Launceston airport is the 2nd busiest airport in Tasmania and 13th busiest in Australia. Visitors to Launceston will be relieved to know that major car rental agencies such as: Budget, Hertz, Thrifty, Avis and Europcar are available at the airport, so you can pick your hire car up after your landing and head into town.
Where is the Airport?
Launceston airport is located in an area known as Western Junction, this is about a 25 kilometre drive away from downtown launceston, so your hire car will come in handy for saving on those pesky taxi fares. The airport has actually been growing in popularity, with over a million passengers using the airport during 2011.
Who Flies There?
You can catch a flight to Launceston with the following airlines: Airlines of Tasmania, Australian Air Express, Jetstar, Qantas, Sharp Airlines and Virgin Australia.
Can I Get There From My City?
You can fly to Launceston from the following cities/airports: Cape Barren Island, King Island, Wynyard, Hobart, Melbourne, Flinders Island, Adelaide, Perth, Sydney and depending on the time of year, Brisbane also.
To make it easier to get from the airport to your hotel after arrival, why not hire a car? We can help you find the best deal on the car you want, by comparing all available cars and seeking a good price.
A rental car is an invaluable asset during a stay at Australia’s holiday isle.