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Alternative Airlines makes it easy to book your flights to, or within, Tasmania. Search for flights between Australia and Tasmania, then book your tickets at the best price.

A beach in Tasmania

Airlines that fly within Tasmania

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.

Airlines that fly within Tasmania

Sharp Airlines

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:

  • Launceston (Launceston Airport)
  • Hobart (Hobart Airport)

From King Island Airport, to:

  • Launceston (Launceston Airport)
  • Wynyard (Burnie Airport)
  • Hobart (Hobart Airport)

Airlines of Tasmania

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:

  • Launceston Airport
  • Cape Barren Island
  • Strahan Airport
  • Flinders Island Airport

Airlines that fly to Tasmania (from Australia)

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

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

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

Virgin Australia flies from Hobart to ➡ Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth and Sydney, and from Launceston to ➡ Brisbane, Melbourne, and Sydney.

International Flights to Tasmania

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.

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Is a passport required when travelling to Tasmania from Australia?

Although isolated, Tasmania is a state of Australia. Therefore, a passport is not required to fly from Australia to Tasmania, and Tasmania's passport requirements state that a passport is not required to visit Tasmania from the mainland. However, but for practical purposes, it is recommended that you carry your passport with you, as you will need one to enter back into Australia. If you are a foreign national visiting the country, a visa might also be required; those travelling for tourism or business for less than 90 days can opt to obtain a 'Electronic Travel Authority (ETA)' for a small fee.

Can I book my Tasmanian flights online?

Alternative Airlines offers an easy online booking your flights for your trip to Tasmania. Book flights to Tasmania from mainland Australia, then onwards to discover the other stunning nearby islands. We let you pay for your flights the way you want, whether that's using USD or Australian Dollar (or over 170 other currencies!), or the payment method you'd prefer - whether that's HummPayPal, or Affirm.

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