Wineglass Beach Wineglass Bay – Image courtesy of Garry Moore/Tourism Tasmania

How to get to Wineglass Bay

Wineglass Bay sits in Freycinet National Park on the east coast of Tasmania, around 198km (123mi) northeast of Hobart, the capital of the Australian state of Tasmania.

The small town of Coles Bay is the main entry point to Wineglass Bay and Freycinet National Park.

The most convenient route to Wineglass Bay and Freycinet National Park is by air to Hobart Airport (HBA) followed by rental car to Coles Bay, a distance of about 183km (113mi), taking around 2 hours 30 minutes.

From Coles Bay, Wineglass Bay is just a short walk from the visitors carpark.

Note: There are no international flights to Hobart Airport. From international destinations this requires first flying into either Melbourne Airport or Sydney Airport, followed by a connecting flight to Hobart Airport.


Flight times to Hobart

The following are the most convenient flights to Hobart Airport (HBA).

Within Australia: Qantas, Virgin Australia, Jetstar and Scoot Tigerair operate frequent daily direct flights to Hobart.

Adelaide to Hobart is 1 hr 55 min, direct flight
Brisbane to Hobart is 2 hrs 50 min, direct flight
Melbourne to Hobart is 1 hr 15 min, direct flight
Sydney to Hobart is 1 hr 55 min, direct flight
Perth to Hobart is 4 hrs, direct flight

Canberra to Hobart is 3 hrs 15 min, connecting flightˆ
Darwin to Hobart is 6 hrs 20 min, connecting flightˆ


From New Zealand: Air New Zealand, Qantas, Jetstar and Virgin Australia offer the most convenient daily flights to Hobart.

Auckland to Hobart is 6 hrs 40 min, connecting flightˆ


From China: Air China, China Eastern Airlines, Qantas, Jetstar and Cathay Pacific offer the most convenient flights to Hobart.

Beijing to Hobart is 16 hrs 20 min, connecting flightˆ
Hong Kong to Hobart is 11 hrs 20 min, connecting flightˆ
Shanghai to Hobart is 13 hrs 30 min, connecting flightˆ


From Singapore: Singapore Airlines, Qantas, Virgin Australia and Scoot Tigerair operate the most convenient daily flights to Hobart.

Singapore to Hobart is 9 hrs 30 min, connecting flightˆ


From United Kingdom: British Airways, Emirates, Singapore Airlines and Qantas offer the most convenient daily flights to Hobart.

London to Hobart is 23 hrs 55 min, connecting flightˆ
Manchester to Hobart is 26 hrs 15 min, connecting flightˆ


From France: Singapore Airlines, Emirates and Qantas offer the most convenient daily flights to Hobart.

Paris to Hobart is 24 hrs 25 min, connecting flightˆ


From Germany: Singapore Airlines, Etihad, Emirates, Lufthansa and Scoot Tigerair offer the most convenient flights to Hobart.

Berlin to Hobart is 25 hrs 25 min, connecting flightsˆ
Dusseldorf to Hobart is 23 hrs 55 min, connecting flightsˆ
Frankfurt to Hobart is 23 hrs 15 min, connecting flightsˆ
Hamburg to Hobart is 26 hrs 30 min, connecting flightsˆ
Munich to Hobart is 24 hrs 20 min, connecting flightsˆ


From United States: Delta Air Lines, Qantas, American Airlines, United Airlines and Virgin Australia offer the most convenient daily scheduled flights to Hobart.

Atlanta to Hobart is 24 hrs 20 min, connecting flightˆ
Boston to Hobart is 25 hrs 5 min, connecting flightˆ
Chicago to Hobart is 23 hrs 52 min, connecting flightˆ
Dallas-Fort Worth to Hobart is 21 hrs 50 min, connecting flightˆ
New York to Hobart is 25 hrs 20 min, connecting flightˆ
Los Angeles to Hobart is 17 hrs 55 min, connecting flightˆ
San Francisco to Hobart is 19 hrs 5 min, connecting flightˆ


From Canada: Air Canada, Qantas and Virgin Australia offer the most convenient daily scheduled flights to Hobart.

Toronto to Hobart is 24 hrs 25 min, connecting flightˆ
Montreal to Hobart is 24 hrs 25 min, connecting flightˆ
Vancouver to Hobart is 18 hrs 20 min, connecting flightˆ

(ˆincludes transfer time.)


Flying in

Hobart Airport (HBA) is located about 18km (11mi) northeast of the city centre.

Skybus operates an hourly service between the airport and Hobart's Brooke Street Pier, taking about 30 minutes.

Taxis and hire cars are also available, with several car rental agencies located in the terminal buildings.


Entry requirements to Australia

UK, USA and Canadian nationals must have a passport valid for intended period of stay. A visa is required, except for those with Electronic Travel Authority (ETA). New Zealand citizens are granted a Special Category Visa on arrival.


Getting around Freycinet National Park

Freycinet National Park can be accessed by vehicle, bicycle or on foot, with some parking restrictions on camper vans.

The national park borders the town of Coles Bay, which has an excellent visitor information centre with excellent local information about the park, including walking and cycling tracks.

Wineglass Bay carpark is just a short drive from Coles Bay, with the bay itself just a short walk away.


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Latest update: How to get to Wineglass Bay: 1 December, 2020


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