Hobart waterfront at sunset, Salamanca Pier

Flights from Queenstown (ZQN) to Hobart (HBA)

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Visiting from Queenstown to Hobart

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Enjoy the perfect escape in Hobart. Get inspired at MONA, cruise the Derwent River, spend a day at Salamanca Markets 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.

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Fly Queenstown to Hobart (ZQN to HBA)

The approximate time for a flight from Queenstown to Hobart is 7 hours and 50 minutes, including connection time.

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.

Arrival information

What is the main airport called?

Hobart Airport.Opens in a new tab or 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.

Departure information

Fly from Queenstown

Once you’ve purchased your tickets from Queenstown, 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? 

Queenstown Airport (ZQN). It's the gateway to the lower South Island and located 15 minutes from downtown Queenstown. It's easy to get to the city centre with shuttles, taxi services, buses and rental cars available at the airport. 

Baggage allowance

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

Checking in 

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Included baggage

Enjoy peace of mind knowing baggage is included on all Qantas flights. Find out all you need to know about checked baggage.

Food and drinks on every flight

Enjoy a meal or snack every time you fly with us, as well as a range of refreshments including beer and wine+.

Inflight entertainment

Enjoy a range of entertainment on every flight including TV, the latest movies and more+.

Important Information

For payment options other than PayPal or Qantas issued UATP, a card payment fee applies per passenger, per booking of NZ$7 for Trans-Tasman travel, and NZ$30 for international travel. For bookings made via Qantas Contact Centres (including through web chat and social media) or through Qantas airport locations, a fee of NZ$45 per passenger, per booking is applicable for Trans-Tasman and Australian domestic bookings and NZ$77 for international bookings. A NZ$30 surcharge per sector applies for peak-day travel (AKL-JFK on Fri/Sat/Sun, JFK-AKL on Thu/Fri/Sat). Some agents may charge service fees and/or fees for card payments which vary. Selected travel dates and days apply and fares may not be available on all flights or days. Offers subject to availability. Food, beverage and entertainment offerings vary between flights. All schedules subject to change, including last minute aircraft changes. Prices correct as at 10 March 2023 but may fluctuate if carrier charges, taxes, fees or currency rates change. Black-out dates apply. Visit qantas.com for full conditions. 

Disclaimer: ^ You must be a member of the Qantas Frequent Flyer program to earn and redeem Qantas Points. A joining fee may apply. Membership and Qantas Points are subject to the Qantas Frequent Flyer program terms and conditions.

Disclaimer: ++ Status Credits are earned on eligible Qantas, Jetstar, oneworld® member and oneworld connect® airlines only - see the Airline Earning Tables and Qantas Frequent Flyer program Terms and Conditions for details. Status Credits may not be earned on some fare types and booking classes. 

Disclaimer: +Meals, beverages, entertainment and offerings vary between flights and cabins. Alcohol offered during select flight times on select flights.