Located on the banks of the Derwent River, Hobart is the capital of Tasmania and is situated at the base of Mt Wellington. A popular holiday destination, particularly with tourists from Melbourne, Hobart offers a relaxed atmosphere and pleasant location by the river as well as cheap Melbourne to Hobart flights that make it an affordable and attractive holiday destination. Featuring plenty of colourful gardens, striking sandstone buildings and heritage parks, boating and yachting are some of the most popular ways to enjoy Hobart on the river. Nearby Salamanca is also popular for its Saturday markets and the city of Hobart is renowned for its major festivals and events including the world famous December yacht race.
Tigerair, Jetstar, Qantas and Virgin Australia all offer cheap Melbourne to Hobart flights daily taking approximately 1.5 hours. Due to the brief nature of these domestic Melbourne to Hobart flights your airfare will not include any entertainment or refreshments although you are able to purchase them once you board the plane. Generally airfares will include baggage allowances of up to 7kg or carry-on and 23kg of checked luggage although this does depend on the airline you're flying with and the fare type that you purchase. We recommend you confirm these details at the time of booking your flight to avoid disappointment or any extra charges upon check-in.
A combined international and domestic airport, Hobart International Airport is situated just 20 minutes outside the city and is where cheap Melbourne to Hobart flights arrive. Home to a convenient range of public amenities, the airport also features a number of shopping and duty free outlets as well as a number of dining options. The airport also offers a wide range of transport options including a taxi rank, shuttle bus services, public transport and a number of car hire companies.
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