Sydney to Launceston Flights

Sydney (SYD) to Launceston (LST) Flight Information

Below are some common questions asked about this flight route:
  • When can I book the cheapest flight from Sydney to Launceston?

    Airlines adjust prices for plane tickets based on the day and time that you book your flight. After analyzing data from all airlines, we have discovered that the best days to book flights from Sydney to Launceston are Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays.

  • What are the airlines flying from Sydney to Launceston?

    Airlines flying from Sydney to Launceston include Hong Kong Airlines,Etihad Airways,Qantas Airways,Emirates,Jetstar Airways,Virgin Australia,Singapore Airlines.

  • What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Sydney to Launceston?

    Jetstar Airways provides 104 of the non-stop flights between Sydney and Launceston.

  • How many airports are there in Launceston?

    There are 1 airports in Launceston - Launceston Airport.

  • Average duration of direct flights:

    1h46m

  • Airports at destination:

    LST

  • Flight route:

    SYD ✈ LST

  • Price starting from:

    From AU$137

Sydney (SYD) to Launceston (LST) Flight Schedule

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Emirates

07:10

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09:00

LST

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09:05

LST

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SYD

09:10

LST

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09:30

SYD

11:20

LST

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10:25

SYD

12:10

LST

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12:20

SYD

14:10

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13:30

SYD

15:15

LST

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14:30

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16:20

LST

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15:00

SYD

16:45

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Emirates

15:10

SYD

17:00

LST

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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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Roundtrip vs One-Way Flights from Sydney (SYD) to Launceston (LST)

There is usually no major price difference between buying a roundtrip flight versus a one-way flight. Increased flexibility is the main benefit when it comes to buying a one-way flight from Sydney(SYD) to Launceston(LST). However, booking a roundtrip flight is a simpler process. You can compare roundtrip and one-way flights by using our flight comparison tool.