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Hobart Airport (HBA)


Domestic Terminal,
(Metro), Hobart Tas, TS, Tasmania, 7001, Australia


(61) 3 6215 7100

Hours of Operation:

Mon - Sun 5:00 AM - 11:30 PM

If flying in, the rental counter is within the terminal with a short walk to the car lot.


Location Information
Fastbreak Service
Fastbreak Pick up: Proceed to the Budget Fastbreak line or Budget rental counter. Present your driver licence and receive your rental agreement and keys.

Fastbreak Return: Park the vehicle and lock it. If a return agent is not available in the rental car park, proceed to the rental counter/office with your vehicle keys, mileage and fuel level. You can access your receipt online within 72 hours of returning your vehicle.
General Directions
COUNTER: Opposite baggage carousels.
CARS: Exit the terminal, turn right, and follow the green poles.
RETURNS: Drive towards the main car park entrance, following the car rental return signs. Take the slip lane to the left and enter the car rental car park.

Budget Car Rental at Hobart Airport

Hobart is the capital of Tasmania, and one of the most popular tourist destinations in Australia. Located on the banks of the Derwent River, Hobart is a small but lively city that acts as an important gateway to the rest of Tasmania.

Hobart Airport is the lifeblood of the city, with this impressive facility helping millions of visitors to get in and out of the city every year. Budget Australia offers car hire services at Hobart Airport, making it easier than ever for people to experience the amazing natural and cultural wonders of Tasmania.

Budget car hire location at Hobart Airport

Budget car hire is located at the Domestic Terminal, Hobart, Tasmania, 7001. The rental counter is within the terminal, which is a single domestic and international terminal servicing mostly Australian destinations. Hobart Airport is easy to navigate, with Budget and other car rental counters located in the Arrivals area next to the Check-in area. Due to the relatively small size of this airport, the car lots are just a short walk away from the rental counter.

Hobart Airport information

Hobart Airport is located 17 km north east of the city centre in the suburb of Cambridge. It's easy to access the airport via the Tasman Highway, which is also known as the A3. The airport consists of a conjoined international and domestic terminal servicing multiple destinations across Australia.

While there has not been a regular international service at the airport since the late 1990s, customs and immigration facilities still exist in case of future expansion. Along with being a busy commercial airport, the Australian Antarctic Division also offers regular flights to Antarctica through Skytraders.

Things to see and do around Hobart Airport

There are lots of things to see and do around Hobart Airport, with the city of Hobart fairly close and a number of regional attractions just a short drive away. While the Hobart city centre is about 17 km away, it is accessible as you won't experience the same level of traffic as you do in other state capitals. Hobart is a great city to drive around and explore with a rental car.

It's also easy for visitors to experience a number of beautiful natural attractions in the nearby area, including Clifton Beach, Primrose Sands, and Boomer Bay. In the city itself, you can visit Mt Wellington, the Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens, and the amazing MONA modern art gallery. If you have a little more time, Tasman Peninsula and the Port Arthur historic site are just a short drive away.

Nearby petrol stations

There are multiple petrol stations close to the airport, including two that are so close you can still almost see the runway. The BP at 3 Holyman Ave is the nearest petrol station, with the Caltex at 263 Kennedy Drive just a few hundred metres down the road.

Further afield but closer to Hobart City, along the Tasman Highway you can find another BP on Cambridge Road. If you're heading away from Hobart, you can find a Caltex on the Highway and Midway Point and a Coles Express a little further down the road at Sorell.

Fleet information for Budget Hobart Airport

The Budget office at Hobart Airport has an extensive range of cars and other vehicles to choose from, including smaller compact cars, sedans, wagons, and SUVs in all shapes and sizes. Tasmania provides a number of great opportunities for driving, with lots of people exploring the island by road.

If you plan on heading north or venturing into the national parks, having a sturdy and reliable vehicle by your side is absolutely crucial. Whether you're a solo traveller, a couple looking for something economical, or a large family in need of a full-size wagon, Budget is sure to have something that's perfect for your needs.

Distances between Hobart Airport, Hobart City, attractions and destinations

Hobart Airport to Hobart CBD 17 km
Hobart City to Mt Wellington 17 km
Hobart City to Tasman Peninsula 95 km
Hobart City to Port Arthur 101 km
Hobart City to Launceston 200 km
Hobart City to Franklin-Gordon Wild Rivers National Park 180 km


How many airports are there in Hobart?

Hobart Airport is the only airport located in the city of Hobart, with four other airports found across Tasmania in Burnie, Devonport, Queenstown, and Launceston.

How much does a taxi cost from Hobart airport to the city?

A taxi fare from the Hobart CBD to the airport costs around AU$50 so rent a car for the most economic option! 

How far is Hobart Airport from the city centre?

Hobart Airport is located in Cambridge which is 17 km north of Hobart CBD.

How much does it cost to hire a car from Budget Hobart Airport?

Budget takes pride in our great prices. To get an obligation free quote for a Hobart Airport car rental enter your details in our search form.

Where is the Budget counter located at Hobart Airport?

The budget car rental counter is located in the airport terminal, to the right past the Qantas counter.

What is the most popular car hire to hire from Hobart Airport?

Thanks to its compact size, the Suzuki Swift or similar, in the compact category, is one of the most popular hire cars available from Hobart Airport.

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