Launceston is easy accessible by air and sea. Here are some handy links to help you find your way.


Qantas, Jetstar and Virgin Blue operate frequent air services to Tasmania, with many direct flights from Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane to Launceston. Airfare prices vary, but airlines regularly offer specials from Launceston to Melbourne or Sydney for as little as $49 each way. The flying time between Tasmania and Melbourne is only 40 minutes. The newly developed Launceston Airport is only 15 minutes from the City centre.


The Spirit of Tasmania operates overnight and daytime ferries between Melbourne and Devonport (in Tasmania's north west and a 1 hour drive from Launceston). Fare prices vary according to seasonal schedules, starting from around $100 each way for basic passenger seats.


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