Hobart waterfront at sunset, Salamanca Pier

Flights from Melbourne (MEL) to Hobart (HBA)

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Flight prices are per adult in Australian Dollars, based on payment at qantas.com by BPAY made 7 days or more before departure, or PayID. A fee applies for other payments. Fares may not be available on all flights or days. Fares displayed may not always show the most up-to-date fare availability and may not apply on direct flights. Select a date and continue searching to view available seats with Qantas and our partner airlines.

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Visiting from Melbourne to Hobart

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Melbourne to Hobart (MEL to HBA)

The approximate time for flights from Melbourne to Hobart is 1 hour and 15 minutes.

How many direct flights go to Hobart from Melbourne on a daily basis?

On average, there are 4 flights per day from Melbourne to Hobart, and a total of 27 flights per week. 

What day of the week has more flights from Melbourne to Hobart?

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday have the highest number of daily flights from Melbourne to Hobart.

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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.

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Arrival information

What is the main airport called?

Hobart Airport. 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.

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Departure information

Fly from Melbourne

Once you’ve got your tickets from Melbourne, there are a few things you should know to ensure you’re as prepared as possible for your flight.  

What is the main airport called? 

Melbourne Airport. Located 20 km (12.5 miles) from the city centre, Melbourne Domestic Airport (MEL), also known as Tullamarine Airport, is the main airport serving the state of Victoria. Qantas operates from two terminals in Melbourne T1 - domestic and T2 - international.

Baggage allowance

 Passengers on Qantas flights from Melbourne are allocated checked baggage If you need more luggage, you can purchase an additional baggage allowance online prior to departure.      

Checking in 

Ensure you check-in online or via the Qantas App before you arrive at the airport from 24 hours before departure.

Important information

* Flight prices are per adult in Australian Dollars, based on payment at qantas.com by BPAY made 7 days or more before departure, PayID or Qantas issued UATP. For other payment options a percentage based fee applies, capped at a maximum per passenger of $22 for Domestic or $120 for International travel. Prices are not guaranteed until payment is made. Fares may not be available on all flights or days.  Some flights are operated by partner or subsidiary airlines. Prices may fluctuate if taxes or foreign exchange rates change. Passengers booking Premium Economy may be seated in Economy on connecting flights. Check the fare rules for more details before booking. Inclusions vary between flights. All schedules subject to change, including last minute aircraft changes. QantasLink flights operated by Sunstate Airlines (Qld) Pty Ltd ABN 82 009 734 703, Eastern Australia Airlines Pty Ltd ABN 77 001 599 024, and National Jet Systems Pty Ltd ABN 11 008 279 203. Licence No per state: QLD - 407, NSW - 2TA000237, VIC - 30362, SA - TTA155, WA - 9TA52.

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