How do I get from Melbourne to Tasmania?

The most affordable way to get from Melbourne to Tasmania is to fly and line 615 bus, which costs $90 – $850 and takes 4h 9m. What is the fastest way to get from Melbourne to Tasmania? The quickest way to get from Melbourne to Tasmania is to fly which costs $95 – $170 and takes 2h 48m.

How long is the ferry ride from Melbourne to Tasmania?

The Melbourne Devonport ferry route connects Australia with Tasmania. Currently there is just the 1 ferry company operating this ferry service, Spirit Of Tasmania. The crossing operates up to 6 times each week with sailing durations from around 9 hours 30 minutes.

Is it cheaper to fly or boat to Tasmania?

The ferry is much more expensive than flying, but you can avoid car rental costs. The break even point for bringing your own car on the ferry is about 10 days of touring. Less than that and it’s cheaper to fly and rent a car.

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How long is the ferry ride to Tasmania?

How long does the trip take? The trip on board Spirit of Tasmania takes approximately 9-11 hours. On days of single sailings, the voyage takes 11 hours.

How much is it to go to Melbourne to Tasmania?

On average you can expect to pay $100 for a flight from Melbourne to Tasmania. The cheapest flight overall is $60 while the most popular route, (Melbourne – Hobart) is currently priced at $73.

Can you stay in your car on the Spirit of Tasmania?

You may take one carry-on bag or suitcase on board and leave the remainder of your luggage in your car. Your vehicle cannot be accessed during the voyage so please take medication and other personal items with you.

How much is a cabin on the Spirit of Tasmania?

Accommodation for passengers (without vehicles) on night sailings ranges from recliners in the lounge ($96) to a four-bed inside cabin (from $96 a person plus $132 a cabin), four-bed porthole cabin (from $96 a person plus $180 a cabin), twin-bed porthole cabin (from $96 a person plus $180 a cabin) and queen-bed deluxe …

What is the best month to visit Tasmania?

The best time to visit Tasmania is between December and February, Australia’s summer season. Though crowds are at their thickest and room rates at their highest, these months offer the most comfortable temperatures for enjoying the island’s abundant outdoor activities.

How long does it take to drive around Tasmania?

The Lap of Tasmania route [map] is around 1,500km long, and we feel that you should allow at least 7 days (this itinerary shows you how). Ideally, we recommend 14 days or more to drive around Tasmania (especially if you are in a caravan).

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Is it easy to drive around Tasmania?

Tasmania is fairly compact and easy to drive around (although there are quite a few hilly bits) and a 1.8 litre should be perfectly safe and have enough power to allow you to cruise around in comfort.

Where do you catch the ferry to Tasmania?

The Spirit of Tasmania ferry sails in both directions between Port Melbourne in the Australian state of Victoria, and Devonport in the state of Tasmania. The ferry crosses Port Phillip Bay and Bass Strait, with a total route measuring 429km (232 nautical miles).

Is it rough on the Spirit of Tasmania?

How rough is the Spirit of Tasmania? The Bass Strait, separating Tasmania from the Mainland, is a very rough patch of water, but for most passengers onboard you’ll barely feel more than a gentle rock.

How do you get from Australia to Tasmania?

As Australia’s only island state, access to Tasmania is by air and sea only. Regular flights depart from Melbourne, Sydney, Adelaide, Gold Coast, Perth, and Brisbane and fly direct to Hobart and Launceston. Direct flights are also available from Melbourne to Burnie, Devonport, King and Flinders Island.

Is there a ferry from South Australia to Tasmania?

Car ferry from Port Melbourne to Devonport.

Is Tasmania under lockdown?

Tasmania is not currently in lockdown.

Can you see Tasmania from Victoria?

If you go to Wilson’s Promontory, on the south-east coast of Victoria on mainland Australia, you can see some islands to the south of it. Those islands are Tasmanian islands.