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    Car Rental Hobart

    Hobart Car RentalHobart sits on the River Derwent and is filled with charm and a long list of activities to partake in. The Royal Tasmania Botanical Gardens showcases the island states local flora and the world's only subantarctic plant house. Discover premier art from Australian and internationally renowned artists at The MONA Museum. If you're looking for a unique souvenir head to the Salamanca Markets and watch this space come to life on Saturdays where over 300 stallholders sell produce, arts and crafts and items from all over Tasmania.

    Situated north east of Hobart, Port Arthur is a small town and former convict settlement on the Tasman Peninsula. Located in the beautiful Huon Valley, the Tahune Airwalk allows guests to venture amongst the tall pine trees and various small towns with boutiques, cafes and art galleries, making it a perfect day trip from Hobart.

    Convenient Locations in Hobart

    Our car hire suppliers based in Hobart include Eastcoast, Thrifty, Europcar and Alamo. We have car hire supplier depots located at Hobart Airport, as well as various downtown locations, for your convenience.

    Parking in Hobart's city centre is controlled by on-street parking meters. Parking fees are displayed on the meter, and are in operation from 8:30am - 6:00pm, Monday to Saturday and from 9:00am - 4:00pm on Sunday. The price is approximately $4 per hour for short-term spaces. For longer stays, it is recommended to use off-street secured parking stations. The first 90 minutes are free of charge and then around $3.60 per hour thereafter. There are currently no tolls in Tasmania.

    Frequently Asked Questions about Hiring a Car in Hobart


    How long does it take to get from Hobart CBD to Hobart Airport?

    It takes about 15-20 minutes to get to Hobart Airport from the Hobart CBD, depending on traffic.

    Do I have to slow down in my car if I pass the police in Tasmania?

    By law, you must slow down to 40km/h when passing a stationary or slow-moving emergency services vehicle when they either have their siren on or their lights are flashing. If you would like any further information the official Road Safety Advisory Council (RSAC) website goes into more depth.

    Can I pick up my rental car in Hobart and drop it off somewhere else?

    Yes! Auto Europe offers great rates on one-way car hires in Australia. Use our booking engine to request a free quote and check multiple drop-off locations to find the best rate for your travel plans.

    Useful Driving Distances and Day Trip Ideas in Hobart

    • Hobart to Hobart Airport (15km approx. 20mins)
    • Hobart to Bruny Island (65 km approx. 2 hours)
    • Hobart to Port Arthur (95 km approx. 1hr 20 min)
    • Hobart to Huon Valley (50 km approx. 50 min)
    • Hobart to Tahune Airwalk 90 km approx. 1hr 30min)

    Alternatives To Car Hire in Hobart

    With options such as luxury, motorhome, van hire and more, Auto Europe has the ideal vehicle to accommodate almost any travel plan. From coastal road-trips to camping out in the mountains, use our booking engine at the top of the page to compare rates and start the next step of planning your trip.

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