Enjoy the perfect break in Hobart and the surrounding suberbs. Get a dose of culture at MONA, cruise the Derwent River, spend a day at Salamanca Markets and taste a famous scallop pie or head out to discover national parks, native wildlife, wineries and more. With so much to see and do, there’s something to please everyone in Tasmania’s capital city.View our Hobart travel guide
Flights from Cairns (CNS) to Hobart (HBA)
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Cairns (CNS) to Hobart (HBA)
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Visiting from Cairns to Hobart
Cairns to Hobart flight information
The approximate flight time for flights from Cairns to Hobart is 5 hours and 10 minutes.
When to visit
Hobart has four defined seasons, which will determine when you plan to visit and what activities you’d like to do. January and February are the driest months, with the Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race and Food and Wine festivals running. Temperatures range around 22°C. Autumn is very pleasant with nice sunny days and no humidity. Winter is characterised by Antarctic winds and has some of the country's coldest temperatures, ranging around 6 to 9°C. And although spring is the wettest time of year, Hobart is Australia’s second-driest capital city and a beautiful place to visit.
What is the main airport called?
Hobart Airport.Opens external site in a new window Located 22 km (13.5 miles) from the city centre, Hobart Airport (HBA) is the gateway to Tasmania.
Arriving at Hobart Airport
Once you collect your bags from the baggage carousel, there’s a few transport options available to get you to town. The town is located 22km from Hobart Airport.
Getting into Hobart from Hobart Airport
The SkyBus shuttle is a cheap and easy way to get from Hobart Airport to the city with transfers departing every 30 minutes. There are also car rentals, taxis and Ubers available at the terminal.
Getting around Hobart
Purchase a Metro Greencard or buy single tickets onboard to use the public bus network in Hobart. The Red Decker hop-on, hop-off bus is a great way to see Hobart’s city attractions and when it’s time to visit MONA, there is a private ferry that will take you from Brooke Street Pier to the museum in Claremont and the best way to get there. Alternatively, you may wish to hire a car to see the sights, join one of the many tours and walk around the pretty town.
Fly from Cairns
Fly from Cairns. Once you’ve purchased your tickets from Cairns, there are a few things you should know to ensure you’re as prepared as possible for your upcoming trip.
What is the main airport called?
Cairns Airport.Opens external site in a new window Located 8km (5 miles) from the city centre, Cairns Airport (CNS) is an international airport in Far North Queensland. There are two terminals: Terminal 1 - international airport and Terminal 2 - domestic airport.
Passengers on Qantas flights from Cairns are allocated checked baggage. If you need more luggage, you can purchase an additional baggage allowance online prior to departure.
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