Sydney to Launceston Flights

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Sydney to Launceston Flight Info

Peak season for travel

March
AU$73

Off-season for travel

September
AU$78

Cheapest return ticket price

AU$367
Sydney(SYD) ⇒ Launceston(LST)

Cheapest direct flight price

AU$128
Sydney(SYD) ⇒ Launceston(LST)

Frequently Asked Questions

  • When are flight tickets from Sydney (SYD) to Launceston (LST) the cheapest?

    Airlines adjust prices for flights from Sydney to Launceston based on the date and time of your booking. By analyzing data from all airlines, on Trip.com, you can find the lowest flight prices on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays.
  • How much do flights from Sydney (SYD) to Launceston (LST) cost?

    According to Trip.com's data, the lowest price is around AU$303.
  • How long does it take to fly from Sydney (SYD) to Launceston (LST)?

    It takes about 1 hour 46 minutes to fly from Sydney (SYD) to Launceston (LST).
  • What is the transportation method from the main airport to downtown in Launceston?

    • The distance from Launceston Airport to downtown is about 15km, by taxi about 30 minutes.
  • What time does the earliest flight from Sydney to Launceston depart?

    The earliest flight departs from Sydney (SYD) at 07:20 and arrives in Launceston (LST) at 09:05.
  • What time does the latest flight from Sydney to Launceston depart?

    The latest flight departs from Sydney (SYD) at 17:50 and arrives in Launceston (LST) at 19:30.
  • What are the most popular airlines that fly from Sydney (SYD) to Launceston (LST)?

    Airlines with flights from Sydney (SYD) to Launceston (LST): Virgin Australia, Emirates, Etihad Airways, Hong Kong Airlines, Jetstar Airways, Qantas Airways and Singapore Airlines.
  • What's the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Sydney (SYD) to Launceston (LST)?

    Jetstar Airways operates 153 non-stop flights from Sydney (SYD) to Launceston (LST).
  • How many airports are there in Launceston (LST)?

    There are 1 airport(s) near Launceston (LST): Launceston Airport.
  • What are some travel guidelines for Launceston during the COVID19 pandemic?

    Entry restrictions and flight schedule changes and cancellations are frequently updated and subject to change. If you plan to travel to Launceston, please obtain the most updated information from the airline you plan to book your travels with. You can also refer to COVID19 Country/Region Entry Restrictions for more information.
  • Which airlines offer free date changes for flights to this city during the COVID19 pandemic?

    There are no airlines with flights to this city that provide this service. Please use this information as a reference only and confirm with the airline prior to booking.

Sydney (SYD) to Launceston (LST) Flight Schedule

Flight info.
Departure
Arrival
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Emirates

07:10

SYD

09:00

LST

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Qantas Airways

07:20

SYD

09:05

LST

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Jetstar Airways

07:25

SYD

09:10

LST

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Virgin Australia

09:30

SYD

11:20

LST

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Jetstar Airways

10:25

SYD

12:10

LST

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Hong Kong Airlines

12:20

SYD

14:10

LST

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Virgin Australia

13:30

SYD

15:15

LST

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14:30

SYD

16:20

LST

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Jetstar Airways

15:00

SYD

16:45

LST

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15:10

SYD

17:00

LST

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16:00

SYD

17:45

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Flight from Sydney (SYD) to Launceston (LST)

Once the home to Midland Plain Aboriginal people, Launceston is the second largest city of Tasmania. Launceston is known for its food scene and places a high value on art and design. The city is considered to be one of the best-preserved cityscapes with its elegant architecture that pays homage to the Colonial and Victorian era. Launceston is a perfect blend of country charm with the ever-evolving cosmopolitan city. Surrounded by nature, it offers the ideal vacation spot to those who wish to straddle both worlds.

Tip: It is ideal for visiting Launceston is between December to February as the weather is more predictable. The weather usually remains warm and dry during these months, unlike the rest of the year when it is generally unpredictable.

Getting to Launceston

The city is serviced by Launceston Airport (LST), an airport that serves thousands of travellers each year. The airport is well connected to the rest of the city via car, metro, bus or taxi. But the car is the primary mode of transport in Launceston. Several flights operate the route. Direct flights from Sydney via Sydney Airport (SYD), are offered by Virgin Australian Airlines and JetStar Airways. Cheap flights to Launceston from Sydney are usually the direct flights. The travel time usually lasts for about four hours for connecting flight and over two hours for direct flights.

Tip: There is no time difference between Launceston and Sydney.

Take in the sights of the city

If you love biking and sight-seeing, then head to Design Tasmania which is a museum of contemporary wood design and grab a Dirtbike. Once you have a helmet and a map, you can pedal away to check out Launceston's cultural and heritage hotspots. Do not miss out on the Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery, which is the largest regional gallery in all of Australia. If you love your wines, follow the Tamar River to the north to experience Tasmania's premium wine-growing region that is charming with its quaint villages, riverside towns, vineyards, and orchards. Don’t forget to visit Cataract Gorge, which is a one-off natural formation that is only a short ride away from the city.

Launceston is well known for its nightlife. Some of Australia’s oldest pubs are located here. Head to Bakers Lane and Saint John, which are, know for its pubs. Launceston is known for its fresh produce, so whether it is the local pubs and clubs or the local street food, expect quality food made from fresh local produce.

In Launceston, you'll find local hand-made wares, markets filled with fresh grown local produce and stores selling antiques. The city is filled with shops full of boutique designs. If you are in Launceston on Saturday, head to the Salamanca Market in Hobart, which is the most, visited tourist attraction of Tasmania.

Tip: If you wish to do whale watching, then it is best to be in Tasmania during May, June and July, September, October or November.

The best areas for accommodation

Launceston offers a diverse range of accommodation that is suitable for all. Whether it is a budget stay that you are looking at or a luxurious one, Launceston has it all. If you are in Launceston for the first time, then look for accommodations in East Launceston. Travelling with family, then Trevallyn and Riverside is where you need to be. For those who want to take the path less travelled, Scottsdale is your location. Sydney to Launceston flights are plenty, to get best prices for your travel dates to customise your search. If you’d like to travel on a budget, combine your Sydney-Launceston flight booking with discount hotel reservations for great deals.

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  • Plan Your Trip from Sydney (SYD) to Launceston (LST)

    Launceston attracts thousands of visitors every year for both business and pleasure. Whether you’re taking a last-minute break or a much needed getaway, flights from Sydney to Launceston on Trip.com can help you get there with ease. With Trip.com, you can browse popular airlines with flights to Launceston, check the best season to visit, and preview Launceston attractions before you arrive. With flight deals and exciting attractions waiting for you to explore in Launceston, the best time to book flights from Sydney to Launceston is now! Planning a trip from Sydney to Launceston is easy when you use Trip.com to help you make travel arrangements. Whether you are flying one-way, non-stop, or round-trip, you will find just the flight you need with us. If you want to lock in a great deal for your flights, go for a round-trip flight, if you need flexibility with your itinerary, book a one-way flight to Launceston. With Trip.com, you can search for available flights and hotel rooms, and then make your booking quickly and easily online and on the go. Pack your travel accessories, make a must-see bucket list, and book your flight to Launceston on Trip.com today!

  • A Trip to Remember (SYD—LST)

    Make your journey from Sydney (SYD) to Launceston (LST) a trip to remember by using Trip.com to view Launceston attractions before you arrive. Once you know what to do in Launceston, you can reserve and book in advance for the best travel experience possible. Planning ahead is the most effective way to ensure your whole travel experience goes smoothly. Whether you need help choosing the perfect restaurant, discovering the best places to try local flavors, or finding the most stunning views in town, Trip.com is with you every step of the way for your trip to Launceston.