To get to Launceston travelers have a few different options.  The city is served by regular flights from Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane and by a ferry service from Melbourne to nearby Devonport.

Connecting flights to Launceston are available a few times a day on either Virgin Australia, Jetstar , Tiger or Qantas,

The Airporter Shuttle connects to major hotels in the city. Taxis are also readily available at the airport.

If you choose to take the car ferry, The Spirit of Tasmania makes crossings each day from Melbourne to Devonport and back.  In summer there are two crossings each day in each direction.  See the website for schedules and tickets.