How to Reach Hobart - The Easiest Way to Reach Hobart


  • The easiest way to get to Hobart is by air. Quanta’s  Airlines flies directly to Hobart as do some of the more local airlines.
  • Spirit of Tasmania runs ferries from Melbourne and Devonport to the island of Hobart.
  • If you’re already in the Tasmanian region, you could catch a bus to Hobart; check with Metro as for their schedule.


  • Hobart is a relatively small place so getting around isn’t all that much of a task.
  • From the city centre, every major tourist attraction is approximately 15 minutes on foot.
  • The local transport network of Hobart is excellent and extremely well connected. If you don’t want to hire a car or bicycle, just map out the stations (metro and bus) closest to the attractions you’re visiting so you don’t waste time asking for help and directions.
  • You could hire a car from a dealership and drive around Hobart. Parking is relatively easy to find and parking meters are timed and metered regularly.
  • Another option would be to hail a cab. Although it might cost a little more, it’s the most convenient way to get from point A to point B.

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Modes of Transportation in Hobart

Know about the preferred mode of transport, average time spent and average distance traveled for commute in Hobart. The most preferred mode of transport in Hobart is Car.

Average distance: 12.81 km Average time: 20 min

  • Car 69.23%
    Driving 18.89 min Walking 0.67 min Overall average time for 16.06 kms 19.56 min
  • Bus/Trolleybus 15.38%
    Bus 20 min Waiting 2.5 min Walking 0.5 min Overall average time for 8.75 kms 23 min
  • Walking 15.38%
    Walking 17.5 min Driving 1.5 min Overall average time for 2.25 kms 19 min

How to Reach Hobart from Nearby Cities

Route Distance Time
Launceston to Hobart 136.85 km 2 hours 16 mins
Morwell to Hobart 444.57 km 7 hours 24 mins
Clayton north to Hobart 519.91 km 8 hours 39 mins
Vermont to Hobart 522.5 km 8 hours 42 mins
Ringwood to Hobart 523.06 km 8 hours 43 mins
Blackburn to Hobart 526.17 km 8 hours 46 mins
Glen iris to Hobart 527.62 km 8 hours 47 mins
Box hill to Hobart 527.66 km 8 hours 47 mins
South yarra to Hobart 532.39 km 8 hours 52 mins
Richmond to Hobart 533.81 km 8 hours 53 mins
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