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Finding a Cheap Car Hire at Hobart Airport is Now Easy

Hobart waterfront, Australia

VroomVroomVroom can help you find a cheap car hire at Hobart Airport. We compare rental cars from leading suppliers including Avis, Budget, Hertz, Europcar, Thrifty and Enterprise. You can easily compare prices to find the cheapest rental car.

Take a self-drive holiday in Tasmania by flying into Hobart Airport and then collecting a really cool car hire. Tasmania is one of the most beautiful states in Australia, with many natural landscapes to enjoy. By booking a rental car, you can enjoy all that Hobart and Tasmania have to offer at your own pace.

Quick Facts on Hiring a Car in Hobart Airport

Available car types​Economy, Compact, Intermediate, Standard, Fullsize, Premium, Luxury, Pickup, Wagon/Estate, Van, SUV
Rental depots​​7
Car rental suppliersAvis, Budget, East Coast, Enterprise, Europcar, Hertz, Thrifty​

Location Overview

Hobart Airport is just a 15-minute drive from Hobart’s city centre. Regarded as the gateway to Tasmania, the airport serves as an ideal base if you want to experience a number of beautiful attractions in the nearby area, including Mount Wellington, the Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens, and the Museum of Old and New Art (MONA). If you have a little more time, Richmond, Clifton Beach, Brighton, Primrose Sands, Port Arthur and the East Coast​ are just a short drive away.

Hobart Airport is open daily from 4 am to 10:30 pm, but please note that they can adjust their opening hours if necessary. The airport closes at night after the last flight, so overnight stays are not permitted in the terminal. Currently, there are five airlines that use the airport, including one international carrier, Singapore Airlines. Check-in desks for all airlines such as Qantas, Jetstar, Tigerair and Virgin Australia are located in the middle of the terminal building.

There are three car parking options at Hobart Airport. These include the main car park, valet parking and saver car park. Main Car Park is only a short walk to the check-in desks and Arrivals. Valet Parking is situated within the main car park directly outside the middle of the terminal building, while Saver Car Park is only a few minutes' walk to the terminal building via an undercover walkway.

Book a car hire from any of these car rental companies available at HBA, so you can make your own way around the city. Major car rental companies such as Avis, Budget, Europcar, Hertz, Enterprise and Thrifty are available on-site and are just a short walk across the road from the central terminal. Some independent car hire providers like East Coast Car Rentals operate only a few minutes drive from the airport. Get the best possible deal by comparing the rates both on and off airport.

Car Rental Overview

Hobart Airport address: Strachan St, Cambridge TAS 7170, Australia

Number of on-site suppliers: 6. Avis, Budget, Europcar, Enterprise, Thrifty and Hertz.

Number of off-site suppliers: 1. East Coast Car Rentals

Car rental opening hours: Car rental is available between 5: 30 am and 12 am at Hobart Airport, 7 days per week.

Which Car Hire Locations are Open Early Or Late in Hobart Airport?

Need to pick up/drop off a hire car early morning or late evening? These depots have extended hours.

Avis logoAvis Hobart Airport:​
Monday to Sunday from 7 am to 11 pm​.
Budget logoBudget Hobart Airport:​
Monday to Sunday from 5:30 am to 12 am​.
Enterprise logoEnterprise Hobart Airport:​
Monday to Thursday and Saturday from 7 am to 10 pm​.
Friday and Sunday from 7 am to 11 pm.​
Europcar logoEuropcar Hobart Airport:​
Monday to Wednesday and Saturday 7 am - 10 pm.
Thursday, Friday and Sunday 7 am - 11 pm.
Hertz logoHertz Hobart Airport:​
Monday to Sunday from 6:30 am to 12 am.​

Customer Reviews and Feedback for Renting at Hobart Airport

The best way to learn about car rental is to hear from previous customer experiences. Our team have reached out to some of our customers who recently rented from Hobart Airport and their experiences are shared below.

Tim (August 2019): Tim picked up his rental car from Enterprise at Hobart Airport. He booked an intermediate car for three days and rated the condition of the car a 9/10. He finds the process of collecting and returning the car easy.

Why Hire a Car at Hobart Airport With VroomVroomVroom?

  • Great rates - We have a Price Promise​ that will help you find the best deal.
  • Easy and quick - Browse through our list of car rental deals and choose the one that will best suit your budget and preference. Fill in the form, make a booking and receive the booking confirmation code right away.
  • Convenience - Instead of falling in line at the rental car counter or taking a shuttle to pick up your rental car, you can directly pick up your hire car at the airport. If you're already in Hobart, you can also book a car to collect from the city centre.​
  • Wide selection of cars - Whether you need an economy car, SUV or a premium vehicle, you can easily find a specific car in our list. Just filter the list to see your preferred vehicle type.
  • Trusted since 2001 - We have been helping people find the perfect rental car for years. Feel free to contact us via chat, email or phone call so we can assist you too! You can also reach out to us on Facebook​ and Twitter​.

Driving Tips in Hobart Airport

Hobart Airport (HBA) is just 17 km from Hobart city, a 15-minute drive on a dual carriage highway. Hobart is unique geographically, set in a stunning location on the banks of the River Derwent, and nestled at the foot of Mt Wellington. To make your driving holiday in Australia safer and enjoyable, take time to read this helpful guide to Australian road safety, rules, and regulations.

FAQs About Hiring a Car From Hobart Airport

Where do I collect my rental car at Hobart Airport?

All rental car counters are conveniently situated inside the Arrivals area. Walk straight off the plane and into your rental. Proceed directly to the counter to get your keys. From there, proceed to the car park where the rental vehicles are located. For further information, please refer to the map here.

Where do I return my rental car at Hobart Airport?

To return your vehicle, simply follow the signs into the airport to ‘Car Rental Return’. Rental cars are to be returned to the same pick-up locations. Once you arrive in the car park, simply follow the signs to your chosen car rental supplier.

Do I have to wash the car before I return?

No. However, you are expected to return the car in the same condition as you received it at the time of rental. Note that only vehicles returned to be excessively dirty are likely to be charged a cleaning fee.

Where is the nearest petrol station to refuel the car at Hobart Airport?

The BP at 3 Holyman Avenue is open 24/7 and is the closest petrol station, with the Caltex at 263 Kennedy Drive just a few hundred metres from Hobart Airport. You can find another BP on Cambridge Road along the Tasman Highway.

Are there tolls when hiring a car from Hobart Airport?

There are no toll roads in Tasmania or in the vicinity of Hobart Airport.

Customer Reviews Hobart Airport Car Hire
Rating: 4.9 / 5 based on 1513 reviews
  • How was your booking experience?
    Reviewer: Andrew H.
    Date: 13 Jul 2019
    Feedback: Vroom offer one of the best online booking experiences compared to other rental car secondary sellers.
    Rating: 5/5 happy
  • How was your booking experience?
    Reviewer: Jerry B.
    Date: 09 Jul 2019
    Feedback: Easy to book
    Rating: 5/5 happy
  • How was your booking experience?
    Reviewer: Thien T. P.
    Date: 03 May 2019
    Feedback: Easy to make a booking.
    Rating: 5/5 happy
  • How was your booking experience?
    Reviewer: brian G.
    Date: 05 Mar 2019
    Feedback: excellent thank you
    Rating: 5/5 happy
  • How was your booking experience?
    Reviewer: Chris R.
    Date: 03 Mar 2019
    Feedback: Great
    Rating: 5/5 happy