Cheap flights from Melbourne to Hobart
Fly from Melbourne to Hobart
One quick flight but a whole world away. Fly direct from Melbourne to Hobart with Jetstar.
|Average direct flight time||1 hour and 15 minutes|
|Average distance by plane||750km|
|Departure airport||Melbourne Airport (MEL)|
|Arrival airport||Hobart Airport (HBA)|
|Aircraft||Airbus A321, Airbus A320-200|
Need to know
Flight time from Melbourne to Hobart
The average flight time for direct flights from Melbourne to Hobart is 1 hour and 15 minutes.
Distance from Melbourne to Hobart by plane
The average distance by plane from Melbourne to Hobart is 750 kilometres.
Time difference between Melbourne and Hobart
Melbourne and Hobart are in the same time zone (AEST: UTC +10).
Number of airports in Hobart
There’s one airport: Hobart Airport (HBA).
Distance from Hobart airport to the city centre
The airport is 17 kilometres from Hobart city centre.
Transport from Hobart airport to the city centre
Transport options are car, taxi, rideshare, SkyBus or public bus.
Fishing boats, Hobart harbour.
Hobart travel tips
How long should I spend in Hobart?
Hobart is a fascinating town and you could spend a lot of time here. But if your schedule is tight, you can pack a whole lot of Hobart into just 48 hours.
Where is the best hiking in Tasmania?
You’re spoilt for choice when it comes to the great outdoors. Have a look at these top five hiking spots in Tasmania.
Is Hobart expensive to visit?
Not if you’ve got some tricks up your sleeve: dive into free art, local markets, scenic hiking trails, and more fun things to do in Hobart on a budget.
What are the best bars in Hobart?
Try these 8 top Hobart bars at happy hour for a taste of what Tasmania does best, without blowing your budget.
What are some fun things for kids to do in Hobart?
There’s everything from bike riding and mountain climbing to museums and herbariums. Check out our top 5 free things for kids to do in Hobart.
Horseshoe Falls, Mount Field National Park, near Hobart.
|Entry to MONA||AUD $20–28|
|Lunch and drinks at a mid-range restaurant||AUD $30–60|
|Room at a 3-star hotel||AUD $90–150|
|Taxi from the airport||Around AUD $50 to the city centre.|
Things to do in Hobart
Wedged within a wilderness of mountains and rivers, Hobart’s city-centre mix of colonial architecture and reinvented industrial buildings is a surprise package. Just behind the postcard views of 19th-century sandstone warehouses and bright sails on the water are moody bars, swanky restaurants, and the unmissable Mona – Museum of Old and New Art.
Weather and when to go
Hobart is a great place to visit at any time of the year, though the mercury drops significantly in winter. The warmest time to come is during the summer months (December–February), although evenings can be cool. The winter months (May–August), when the days are shorter and temperatures can range from 4–8°C, are quieter.