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Hobart International Airport is located 28 km east of the city at Llanherne. Most flights from Hobart are to Melbourne, but there are some direct flights to Sydney and Brisbane.

The shuttle bus operates between Hobart CBD and Hobart Airport for every arrival/departure. The Hobart bus shuttle service departs outside the terminal after the arrival of every flight. Price for a single ticket is $17.00 and for a return ticket $30.00. www.tasredline.com.au

There are a number of taxi firms you can choose from. The taxi rank is located right outside the domestic terminal building.

AddressHobart International Airport, Hobart
Phone+61 3 6216 1600
More InfoPrices updated June 2013

Public transport

The Metro, operated by Metropolitan Tasmania, runs a bus system from downtown Hobart to the surrounding suburbs daily from 6am to midnight.

Day passes (Day Rover) are available from $5 and single tickets from $2.80 depending on distance (valid within Hobart only).

PhoneMetro’s Hotline +61 13 2201
More InfoPrices updated June 2013


It is easy to call a taxi, hire one from a stand or flag down in the street.

Taxi Combined
+61 13 10 08
$3.40 when meter is started and the kilometre rate is $1.84 per kilometre.

Yellow Cabs Hobart
+61 13 19 24

There is also Hobart Yellow Water Cabs. This water taxi allows easy access to many riverside areas. Services leave from the waterfront area at Waterman’s Dock in Hobart.

Hobart Water Taxis
+61 407 036 268

More InfoPrices updated June 2013


Post offices are located throughout the city and stamps are available from newsagents. The main Post Office is at the corner of Elizabeth and Macquarie Streets.

AddressElizabeth Street, Hobart
Phone+61 13 13 18
Opening hoursMonday to Friday 8.30am - 5.30pm, Saturday to Sunday Closed


Macquarie Pharmacy

Address180 Macquarie Street, Hobart
Phone+61 3 6223 2339


Country code: +61

Area code: 03