Fly from Sydney to Hobart

Feel like a Tasmanian getaway? Fly direct from Sydney to Hobart with Jetstar.

Flight facts

Average direct flight time 1 hour and 55 minutes
Average distance by plane 1550km
Departure airport Sydney Airport (SYD)
Arrival airport Hobart Airport (HBA)
Aircraft Airbus A321, Airbus A320-200

Need to know

Flight time from Sydney to Hobart
The average flight time for direct flights from Sydney to Hobart is 1 hour and 55 minutes.

Distance from Sydney to Hobart by plane
The average distance by plane from Sydney to Hobart is 1150 kilometres.

Time difference between Sydney and Hobart
Sydney 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 at the wharf, Hobart Harbour, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia.

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 in Mount Field National Park near Hobart, Tasmania, Australia.

Horseshoe Falls, Mount Field National Park, near Hobart.

How much is a...

Cappuccino AUD $4
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.

Find the best things to do and places to see in Hobart

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.