Tasmania is Australia's only island state. If you’re flying to Tasmania from mainland Australia, you’ll likely land at Hobart, which is located down south and is the capital of Tasmania. But don’t just stop there; Tasmania is split into seven regions, each offing unique and unforgettable experiences. The East Coast is a popular stop, where visitors can enjoy stunning beaches, including the Bay of Fires and WineGlass Bay. The South West region is a sprawling and incredibly scenic national park. From Hobart, Airlines of Tasmania operates popular scenic and leisure flights to the national parks in the South West.
For more adventure, visit the Bass Strait Islands, two scenic islands (King Island and Flinders Island) sitting between Tasmania and mainland Australia. Sharp Airlines operates regular flights from Hobart and Launceston to these islands.
Sharp Airlines is a regional Australian airline. Although its primary bases are at Melbourne (Essendon Airport) and Adelaide Airport, the airline also has a base at Launceston Airport, Tasmania. Sharp Airlines operates a small number of flights within Tasmania, connecting the main Tasmania Island with the smaller Flinders Island and King Island.
Sharp operates the following scheduled services within Tasmania:
From Flinders Island Airport, to:
From King Island Airport, to:
Airlines of Tasmania (or Par Avion, the commercial name of the airline) is a regional airline based in Hobart, the capital of Tasmania. As well as private charter, the airline operates scheduled passenger services to a number of locations across Tasmania.
Airlines of Tasmania operates the following scheduled services within Tasmania:
From Hobart Cambridge Airport, to:
The two largest airports on Tasmania Island are Hobart International Airport and Launceston Airport. If you’re heading to Tasmania from Australia, you’ll land at one of these two airports.
Hobart International Airport
Hobart International Airport (HBA) is the largest passenger airport on the island, located just 11 miles north-east of the city of Hobart, the capital and most populous city of Tasmania. Most travellers heading to Tasmania from Australia will land at Hobart International Airport. The following airlines fly direct to Hobart from mainland Australia: Jetstar, Link Airways, Qantas, QantasLink, and Virgin Australia.
Launceston Airport (LST) is a regional airport on the outskirts of Launceston, a smaller city in the north of Tasmania. Three airlines currently fly direct to LST from mainland Australia: Jetstar, QantasLink, and Virgin Australia.
Jetstar flies from Hobart to ➡ Adelaide, Brisbane, Gold Coast] Melbourne, and Sydney. The airline also flies from Launceston to ➡ Brisbane, Melbourne, and Sydney.
Link Airways flies from Hobart to ➡ Canberra.
Qantas flies from Hobart to ➡ Melbourne, Perth, and Sydney.
QantasLink flies from Hobart to ➡ Brisbane, Canberra, Melbourne, and Sydney, and from Launceston to ➡ Sydney and Melbourne.
Virgin Australia flies from Hobart to ➡ Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth and Sydney, and from Launceston to ➡ Brisbane, Melbourne, and Sydney.
Tasmania is a large island off the coast from Australia. There are no direct international flights to the island. If you're looking to fly to Tasmania, you'll need to make a connection on mainland Australia. The section above details which airlines fly between Australia and Tasmania, as well as the airports they fly from.