Separated from the mainland of Australia by 240km of water known as the Bass Strait, Tasmania is an island home to fascinating flora and fauna, rich history and heritage and world-renowned food and wine. A diverse destination, Tasmania is home to a number of distinctive regions that offer a variety of experiences to suit all travellers, making is a popular holiday destination. Cheap flights to Tasmania are convenient with services operating out of the majority of Australian cities. Australia's smallest state, Tasmania is a beautiful holiday destination home to stunning landscapes and wilderness. Tasmania is also home to a substantial combined international and domestic airport that sees cheap flights to Tasmania arriving from all over the country.
Although it is known as an international airport, there are currently no flights to Tasmania that operate internationally. The last international operations concluded in 1998 with a service to Christchurch in New Zealand. Although the airport has maintained customs and immigration facilities, currently the only cheap flights to Tasmania operate domestically. There are a number of domestic airlines that operate flights to Tasmania including Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Blue and Jetstar. Direct flights to Tasmania arriving from domestic destinations include Brisbane, the Gold Coast, Sydney, Canberra and Melbourne.
Cheap flights to Tasmania arrive at T1, or Terminal 1 as it is formally known, at the combined international and domestic terminal of the Hobart International Airport. Located in Tasmania's capital, the Hobart International Airport is just 20 minutes from the city CBD and is a ground floor building consisting of a number of public facilities, shopping and food and beverage options as well as administration areas, check-in counters, security screening sections and a departure lounge. There are also a number of car hire, taxi, shuttle bus and public transport services that operate from the airport.