Hobart Airport Parking

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Parking at Hobart Airport

So you’re taking off from Hobart Airport (HBA) soon. Maybe you’re taking off from Tassie for your annual break in Brisbane, going surfing on the Gold Coast or reuniting with rellies in Auckland?

Whichever exciting destination you’re gracing with your presence, you’ll definitely set your travels off to a good start by driving to the airport – it’s just so much more relaxing. Stick with us for a short while and get the latest information on Hobart airport parking, as well as some handy tips on amenities, facilities, eating and drinking at HBA.

First off though, are you really sure you want to leave Tasmania? Wherever you’re flying to, it must be important for you to leave such an amazing place. The most southerly state capital in Australia, Hobart has sublime scenery, a distinctive culture, cool creative scene and mouth-watering cuisine. And there are lots of unique things to do here, including exploring sea cliffs and spotting dolphins on a Pennicott Wilderness Journey tour, or hiking to the top of Mount Wellington for a bird’s eye view of the city, Tasman Peninsula and Bruny Island. Meanwhile, Hobart’s local markets are perfect for picking up bargains on vintage clothing, retro homeware and more, and the Museum of Old and New Art (MONA) showcases exciting exhibitions all year round.

The nightlife is ace too. And bars like Preachers, Society Salamanca, Willing Bros Wine Merchants and more. If restaurants are more your bag, try locally-sourced produce at Aloft, delicious meatballs at Peppina and Japanese specialities at Glass House.

HBA Airport
HBA Airport

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Raring to go? Ready to grab those oven-ready, hot-off-the-press, smash-hit Hobart Airport parking deals?

When you finally find that perfect HBA parking deal, it’s heady times indeed. And we’ll get there. But – just for a minute – let’s take a breath, step back and take a clear-sighted view of what you really need. Because price is a factor for most of us, but it’s not the only component you need to consider. First and foremost, you should decide which parking is suitable for you and your travel group. Then – and only then – are you ready to look at the top-notch Hobart Airport parking deals we’ve collated for you.

The good news is that all you need is a little thinking time to define your needs (for instance, close proximity to the terminal or an extra-wide bay) because we’ve done the lion’s share of the work in actually researching your parking options. You can thank us later!

Compare parking at Hobart Airport

Hobart Airport has hundreds of parking spaces to suit every type of traveller – from pure pleasure seekers to hardcore businesspeople.

Like any great airport, a positive approach to parking complements its whole customer-centric vision. As the biggest airport in Tasmania, TBA processes 60% of travellers entering the state and is the ninth-busiest passenger airport in the whole of Australia.

Built on former rural land and opened in 1956, it was managed by the Federal Department of Aviation until its privatisation in 1998. TBA has grown since and handles a peak 2.8 million passengers a year. This curfew-free airport is a crucial part of the Tasmanian economy and looks set to make a sterling contribution to the fortunes of the island for generations to come.

What parking is there at Hobart Airport?

There are plenty of good official parking options available at Hobart Airport but it’s often worth a quick check of comparison sites too. For instance Looking4Parking offers decent deals on HBA parking like Valet Park and Ride – Open Air, and Airport Parking – Valet Park and Ride – Undercover.

Let’s take a peek at your official parking choices now.

Valet Parking

When you want a convenient and stress-free Hobart parking option, Valet Parking ticks every box. It’s located in the Premium Parking area and simple to use – just draw your car up at the Valet Office in one of the marked spaces and one of their trained attendants will park your car safely and bring it right back in time for your return, so you can hop in and head home.

HBA Parking
HBA Parking

Premium car park

As the closest parking to the HBA arrivals hall, the Premium car park is perfect for pick-up and drop-off, as well as short- and long-term stays.

Terminal car park

When you want handy parking in close proximity to the terminal, this car park is a great choice and it’s available for both short- and long-term stays.

Long-term car park

A cost-effective choice that’s close to the terminal building, this is ideal for longer stays (as the name suggests).

Drive-up parking

There are two types of drive-up parking available. Firstly, convenient, high-tech parking that’s totally ticketless. Simply use your credit card on entry and exit (same card must be used). Alternatively, there’s ticketed drive-up parking – just press the button and grab a ticket at entry, then pay by card or cash by inserting your ticket before you leave.

Parking for people with disabilities

As you should expect, there’s a robust parking provision for disabled travellers at Hobart Airport. All customers with a seniors card or valid disability permit get 30 minutes free parking in the premium car park – to get into the terminal safely and in plenty of time for flights. If you need to stay for longer than the 30 minutes, you can stay in the Premium car park (at hourly terminal rates) or Long Term rates (if you’re parking overnight). The disabled parking bays in the Premium Car Park are close to the terminal entrance and if you need extra assistance please email Hobart Airport in advance of your arrival at [email protected] – friendly support staff will do their utmost to help.

Directions to Hobart Airport

Hobart Airport is 15 minutes from the centre of Hobart, via the Tasman Highway/A3.

It’s 3 hours and 20 minutes from Bridport, via National Highway 1.

And 4 hours 30 minutes’ drive from Strahan, via Lyell Highway.

For GPS, the address is: Hobart International Airport, Strachan St, Cambridge TAS 7170.

HBA Facilities
HBA Facilities

Facilities at Hobart Airport

Hobart is a well-appointed airport where you can always expect a warm welcome.

HBA is open daily at 4am each day and closes at 10pm (hours are extended to accommodate flights when necessary).

You’ll find self-service kiosks and check-in desks for all carriers bang in the middle of the terminal building and there are plenty of information screens to check your flight arrival gate/baggage carousel.

If you’re travelling with kids in tow, there are lots of toilets and parenting facilities throughout the airport (just follow the signs). If you’re feeling thirsty, find water refill zones at Gate 1 in the arrivals hall as well as the departures lounge/international Gate 6, while you can draw cash from ATMs next to Coal River Farm (more of which shortly) at arrivals hall Gate 1 and in the international area on the left-hand side of the lounge.

The food and drinks options at Hobart are also great, so it’s worth arriving a little early to tempt your taste buds. For instance, Coal River Farm in the arrivals hall specialised in farm to plate local favourites, with delicious dishes infused with authentic local ingredients. From award-winning cheese and chocolates to fresh baguettes and sensational desserts, there really is something for everyone.

For super-healthy fare meanwhile, Liv-eat serves tasty dishes packed with the nutritional riches you need to stay active, refreshed and revived, like brilliantly blended salad bowls and health pots, wraps, smoothies and so much more. If you fancy some pub grub meanwhile, the Cascade Brewery Bar serves perfectly poured pints in those lovely traditional dimpled glasses, with pub grub classics and snacks to line your stomach too.

In terms of shops, Australian Way serves up classy souvenirs, gifts, clothing and headgear – it’s a great place to grab a last-minute gift for friends and relatives at your final destination.

Tasmania & Beyond sells prime produce from across the state meanwhile – like premium wine, food and confectionary, homeware and artisan gifts. This is a superb shop for picking up gifts with a real local flavour.

And last but not least, at Runway News, you can pick up the latest bestseller to read on the beach, local and international newspapers, personal hygiene and first-aid products, stationery, travel adapters and pens.

There you have it – all the top facts on parking at Hobart Airport, with lots of tips on how to make the most of the airport too. Enjoy it when you get there!

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FAQs about car hire at Hobart Airport

Most frequently asked questions about hiring a car at Hobart Airport

Hobart Airport offers short-term parking in a multi-level car park with hourly or daily rates. Long-term parking is available in a secure, fenced area nearby with daily or weekly rates. Premium valet parking is also available for extra convenience, with staff parking your car in a secure area.
To ensure availability of parking and potentially benefit from lower rates, it is advisable to book a parking space beforehand at Hobart Airport. This can be done by reserving through the airport's official website or through third-party sites such as Enjoy Travel.
When modifying or canceling your Hobart Airport Parking reservation online, make sure to do so at least 24 hours prior to your scheduled entry time. It's important to note that cancellation policies may differ depending on the parking option selected. Therefore, it's recommended to thoroughly review the terms and conditions before making the reservation.
Short-term parking rates in the multi-level car park start from AUD 5 for the first half hour and AUD 15 for up to 24 hours. Long-term parking rates in the secure fenced area start from AUD 22 for the first day and AUD 104 for one week.
Yes, Hobart Airport Parking is safe. The airport offers various parking options, including a multi-level car park for short-term parking and a secure fenced area for long-term parking. Additionally, the airport has security measures in place, such as CCTV surveillance and regular patrols by airport security staff.
To ensure availability and potentially receive discounts, it's advisable to make an early reservation for Hobart Airport Parking. By booking in advance, you'll have a greater selection of parking options to choose from.
Yes, you can park at Hobart Airport overnight. The airport offers both short-term and long-term parking options, and rates are charged per hour, day, or week depending on the duration of your stay.
Yes, there is a shuttle bus service available from the parking areas at Hobart Airport to the terminals. The shuttle buses operate regularly, with a frequency of around 10 to 15 minutes during peak times, and they are free of charge.
Yes, Hobart Airport provides designated disabled parking spaces in all of their parking areas. These spaces are conveniently located close to the terminal building, and a valid disabled parking permit must be displayed at all times.
To avoid limited parking spaces and high rates, it is advisable to make a reservation in advance for parking at Hobart Airport. While it is possible to park without prior booking, it's better to secure a spot and potentially save money by booking in advance via Enjoy Travel or other similar platforms.

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