Getting there & away
The main bus companies (and their terminals) operating to/from Hobart are Redline Coaches (1300 360 000; www.tasredline.com.au; Transit Centre, 199 Collins St; 9am-5.30pm Mon-Fri, to 3pm Sat, to 4pm Sun) and TassieLink (1300 300 520; www.tassielink.com.au; Hobart Bus Terminal, 64 Brisbane St; 7am-6pm Sun-Fri, to 4pm Sat).
Additionally, Hobart Coaches (13 22 01; www.hobartcoaches.com.au) has regular services to/from Richmond, New Norfolk and Kingston, south along the D’Entrecasteaux Channel and to Cygnet. Timetable and fare information is available online or from Metro Tasmania’s Metro Shop.
There are no direct international flights to/from Tasmania. Airlines with services between Hobart and the mainland are Qantas (13 13 13; www.qantas.com.au),Jetstar (13 15 38; www.jetstar.com.au) and Virgin Blue (13 67 89; www.virginblue.com.au).