Flights from Melbourne (MEL) to Hobart (HBA)

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Travel Restrictions Between Melbourne and Hobart

Travelling domestically has changed due to the evolving situation with COVID-19. Before you take off on a flight from Melbourne to Hobart, you need to do a little planning and preparation. It's important understand if there are any potential border restrictions or additional quarantine requirements set by the Tasmanian Government on travellers from Victoria.

Before you book, make sure to check for airline and government restrictions. Things can change quickly, so you should double-check every time — even if you've travelled between Melbourne and Hobart recently. It's important that you comply with all airline and government travel requirements. Find more information regarding domestic travel restrictions, visit our COVID-19 Travel Hub.


Airport Information Between Melbourne (MEL) and Hobart (HBA)

Departing Melbourne Airport (MEL)

Tullamarine Airport is the primary airport in the Victorian capital city of Melbourne. It is Australia’s second busiest airport and the country’s busiest 24/7 airport. There are more than 35 million Melbourne Tullamarine Airport arrivals in an average year. This number includes domestic passengers as well as international travellers arriving on flights to Melbourne. Melbourne Tullamarine Airport is easy accessible from the city. It’s about 20 kilometres northwest of Melbourne’s CBD and is only a 20-minute drive away without traffic.

If you’re travelled with checked luggage, we recommend that you arrive at Tullamarine Airport at least 60–90 minutes prior to your flight time. Check-in is at least 45–60 minutes prior departure for most airlines and waiting times in queues can get extremely long if you need to weigh and check-in bags. Melbourne actually has two airports, with Tullamarine being the main gateway to the Victorian capital city. Melbourne Avalon Airport is a smaller airport located near Geelong and the Bellarine Peninsula. Make sure when you book your ticket that you choose the right one!

Catch the SkyBus for a quick connection from the city centre to Melbourne Tiullamarine airport.

There are three different types of Melbourne Tullamarine Airport parking available. Visitors can reserve a spot online in advance for the best rates.

Terminal Car Park: This is the most convenient of the Melbourne Tullamarine Airport parking options. There’s a shared Terminal Car Park for Terminals 1, 2, and 3 and a separate car park for Terminal 4. Each car park is about 100 metres away from the terminals, just a couple minutes' walk. The Terminal Car Parks have covered parking and also have designated pick-up and drop-offs zones. These zones are free for the first 15 minutes, and cars can remain parked for up to three hours. Drive-up rates for longer stays are $147 AUD for three days and $343 AUD for a week.

Premium Car Park: Premium parking spaces are located within each of the Terminal Car Parks. These covered spots offer the quickest access to the airport terminals. Drive-up rates for premium parking start from $237 AUD for three days and $553 AUD for a week. Guests can park themselves, or use valet parking for an additional fee. You can even book a hand car wash so your car will be sparkling clean when you get back from your trip.

Value Car Park: This open-air car park is the most affordable of the Melbourne Tullamarine Airport parking options. It is located further awayfrom the terminals, but a free bus connects it to each of the terminals every 15 minutes between 5am and midnight. Drive-up rates for the Value Car Park are $36 AUD for three days and $84 AUD for a week

Arriving at Hobart Airport (HBA)

The trip over the Bass Strait from Melbourne to Hobart only takes around 1 hour 15 minutes. When you arrive in Hobart, it is only a short trip of 17km to get from Hobart Airport to the city centre. The cheapest mode of transportation to CBD hotels is the route 750 bus. The 20-minute ride from Hobart Airport to the CBD is quite affordable at around $5. The SkyBus is located just outside baggage claim and can get you to the CBD in 15 minutes with an afforable one-way fare under $20. The taxi queue is also located outside the baggage claim area. The trip will take about 20 minutes depending on traffic and fares can vary greatly from around $40–65 to get to the CBD. Uber runs out of HBA with fares starting from $30 to get to the CBD.

Want to hire a car, campervan or motorhome while in Hobart? You can compare and book a hire car in Hobart with Webjet. Otherwise, you can head to the arrivals area, and you'll find seven rental companies that can help you find the best deal for your trip.


Tips for First-Time Travellers on Flights Melbourne to Hobart

Go Prepared To Eat

If you’ve booked flights Melbourne to Hobart, make sure you board your flights with a good appetite. Hobart has a stellar eating and drinking scene, with everything from cracking local farmers’ markets, to cosy cafes, waterfront eateries, fine dining establishments, and organic and artisan grocers. Those travelling to Tasmania on Melbourne to Hobart return flights with their eyes trained on experiencing some of the city’s more well-known diners should consider making reservations before departing.

Buy A Park Pass

If you are booking your flights Melbourne to Hobart to enjoy the great outdoors and explore Tasmania’s world-renowned natural reserves, parks and hiking trails, think about buying a Park Pass. These passes are available for purchase at Hobart Airport (HBA) and grants you ready entry into many parks. The pass will cost you around $90 AUD, but is a worthwhile expense for lovers of Mother Nature, keen hikers or those with a hankering to soak up fresh Tasmanian air. You can also buy your Park Pass online, if you’d like to take care of that straight after you’ve locked in your cheap flights Melbourne to Hobart with Webjet.

The Narrow Roads of Hobart

Planning on renting a car and driving yourself around once your flights Melbourne to Hobart land? Take extra care on the routes you plan on tackling, as the roads in Tasmania have a reputation for being narrow and full of bends and turns. Make sure you download the maps you’ll be using on your trip, with the free WiFi available at Hobart Airport (HBA).


The Cost of Visiting Hobart


The next natural step in planning your Tasmanian holiday after booking flights from Melbourne is finding accommodation in Hobart. The city has a range of accommodation to suit every budget, no matter if you’re looking to splurge using the money saved on cheap flights to Hobart from Melbourne, or if you’re happy staying somewhere a little less centrally located or with basic amenities. Budget travellers with Melbourne to Hobart flights can look to spend around $50 for hostel (or bunk) accommodation, while some of the more expensive hotels can cost up to $350 AUD per night. Browse through Hobart accommodation options on Webjet once your flights to Hobart from Melbourne have been confirmed.


One of the most popular options for holiday-makers travelling on flights Melbourne to Hobart to get around is renting a car. Not only does this mean you can create your own schedule while away, but it also gives you the freedom to take day trips and excursions out of the city. A rental car can be added to your booking when you purchase plane tickets to Hobart from Melbourne on Webjet. Another option for getting around Hobart is taxi. The fare from Hobart Airport (HBA) into the city centre usually costs around $45 AUD.


Who To Do in Hobart from Melbourne

Walk Along the Waterfront

Hobart’s historic waterfront precinct is a go-to for many travellers, not just those on the Apple Isle courtesy of cheap flights to Hobart from Melbourne. The area is dotted with great cafes and restaurants, as well as galleries and a weekly market. The harbour itself is filled with local fishing boats. Take a walk when you arrive to get a fill of ocean air (just add a serving of fish and chips to complete the picture), or return at dusk for a romantic stroll.

Salamanca Markets

The weekend Salamanca Markets are a city institution, so it’s little surprise a visit to this bustling marketplace ranks so highly on the holiday wishlist of those visiting on cheap flights Melbourne to Hobart. Head down on a Saturday morning, pick up a coffee or hot drink, and wander through the myriad of stalls, perusing everything from organic produce to handicrafts, souvenirs and other gourmet goodies.

Cascade Brewery

Hobart is home to the oldest brewery in the country. A tour around the historic grounds is great fun, and the incredible insight about beer-making methods will give any beer-connoisseur a better understanding of how this brew is made in different regions of the country. Tours start from about $30 AUD per person, and you can book your tickets online once you’ve locked in your Melbourne to Hobart return flights.

Visit MONA

The Museum of Old and New Art (MONA) is an eye-opening experience, no matter if you’re a seasoned gallery-goer or an art novice. This brilliant museum is actually a private collection, open to the public, and displays its pieces in a way that is designed to challenge conventionality. Since opening in 2011, MONA has become a hallmark attraction for Hobart; it is so popular that some travellers book Melbourne to Hobart flights just to visit. MONA is located on the fringe of Hobart and can be reached by car, or by taking the specially-run MONA ferry that departs from the harbour.


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