Cheap flights from Brisbane to Launceston

Flight information Brisbane to Launceston

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Average flight time, total distance 1665 kilometres

2h 30min

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Launceston is the second biggest city in Tasmania and is located to the north of the state. Whether you want to book an airline ticket from Brisbane to Launceston for work or leisure, you’ll find that the thriving city is a hub for food and wine, culture, history, architecture and nature.

Airlines offering Launceston flights from Brisbane

Ready to buy a flight ticket to Launceston from Brisbane? If so, Jetstar, Qantas and Virgin Australia all operate direct flights to Launceston. If you’re on the hunt for cheapest flights and airfare deals, sign up to Skycanner’s price alerts so that you’re made aware whenever flight pricing changes.

Brisbane airport departure information

When you’re getting ready for your trip from Brisbane to Launceston, keep in mind that you should arrive at the Brisbane airport a minimum of half an hour before your scheduled flight time so that you don’t miss the check-in window. As well, ensure you have a driver’s licence or other form of I.D. on you to present if needed.

You can make your way to the airport in Brisbane by taking a taxi, organising a private car transfer, using the Airtrain (it runs every 15 minutes in peak periods), or hopping on one of the public buses that runs into and around the city.

Alternatively, if you wish to drive your own car to the airport and leave it there while you travel, you can choose from a number of parking options. There is valet parking, as well as short-term and long-term choices. The airport features both undercover and open-air lots spread around the terminals.

While you wait for your flight to Launceston to depart from Brisbane, you can purchase something to eat or drink at one of the many coffee shops, restaurants and bars in the domestic terminal, as well as the on-site food court. If you’d prefer to spend your time shopping instead, you’ll find plenty of choices within the terminal. There are boutique and franchise stores, plus news agencies, ATMs, bathrooms, water fountains, baby change facilities and the like.

Launceston airport arrivals

Although Launceston airport is only quite a small regional airport, it has enough facilities to satisfy most travellers who arrive at the terminal after a flight. The building has a Newslink store when you can purchase books, newspapers, magazines, various travel essentials, snacks and drinks. In addition, the terminal is also home to two Hudsons Coffee outlets, where you can purchase both non-alcoholic and alcoholic drinks, plus sandwiches, wraps, pastries, sweets and more.

When you are ready to make your way into the Launceston CBD, you have a few modes of transport to choose from. You can hire a car via Skyscanner, or hop in a taxi. Additionally, there is also the Airporter shuttle bus that runs to and from the airport to the city centre.

Other important information to note:

When you travel from Brisbane to Launceston you will find that the cost of living at your destination is very similar from that at your departure point. For example, the average cost of a meal from an inexpensive restaurant in Brisbane is $20, while in Launceston it’s slightly less, at $18. Similarly, the price of a taxi between the airport and the city centre is $45 to $50 in Brisbane, and $35 in Launceston.

Please note: all information is correct as of November 2015.

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