St Helens travel guide

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You're Going to Love St Helens

With a population of 2,000, St Helens is a must-see destination in Tasmania, Australia. It is among the most popular tourist destinations in the country. Consider staying at least one whole day in St Helens to see all of its attractions.

When to visit St Helens

St Helens in June
Estimated hotel price
$93
1 night at 3-star hotel
St Helens in June
Estimated hotel price
$93
1 night at 3-star hotel

Looking for warm weather? Then head to St Helens in January, when the average temperature is 17 °C, and the highest can go up to 23 °C. The coldest month, on the other hand, is July, when it can get as cold as 3 °C, with an average temperature of 8 °C. You’re likely to see more rain in June, when precipitation is around 70 mm. In contrast, January is usually the driest month of the year in St Helens, with an average rainfall of 50 mm.

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How to Get to St Helens

Plane

Although St Helens doesn’t have its own airport, you can fly to Launceston (LST), which is located 89 km from St Helens. Devonport is the most popular, with regular flights from Rex, Etihad Airways, Jetstar and other airlines departing from Australia. The shortest domestic flight to St Helens departs from Melbourne and takes around 1h 05m.

Car

Another option to get to St Helens is to pick up a car hire from Hobart, which is about 189 km from St Helens. You’ll find branches of Bargain Car Rentals and Apex, among others, in Hobart.

Plane

Although St Helens doesn’t have its own airport, you can fly to Launceston (LST), which is located 89 km from St Helens. Devonport is the most popular, with regular flights from Rex, Etihad Airways, Jetstar and other airlines departing from Australia. The shortest domestic flight to St Helens departs from Melbourne and takes around 1h 05m.

Car

Another option to get to St Helens is to pick up a car hire from Hobart, which is about 189 km from St Helens. You’ll find branches of Bargain Car Rentals and Apex, among others, in Hobart.

Airports near St Helens

Airlines serving St Helens

United Airlines
Good (4,951 reviews)
Emirates
Excellent (2,122 reviews)
Qatar Airways
Good (2,454 reviews)
Singapore Airlines
Excellent (924 reviews)
Etihad Airways
Good (832 reviews)
Cathay Pacific
Good (510 reviews)
China Eastern
Good (54 reviews)
Qantas Airways
Good (548 reviews)
Air New Zealand
Good (313 reviews)
Hawaiian Airlines
Good (1,598 reviews)
Virgin Australia
Good (264 reviews)
Jetstar
Good (318 reviews)
Rex
Excellent (22 reviews)
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Where to stay in St Helens

Average rates range from around $157 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to $149 and up for a 5-star experience.

Where to stay in popular areas of St Helens

Most booked hotels in St Helens

Anchor Wheel Motel
1 star
Excellent (9.1, Excellent reviews)
$160+
Georges Bay Apartments
0 stars
Excellent (8.6, Excellent reviews)
$139+

Hiring a car in St Helens

Expect to pay $1.80 per litre in St Helens (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between $21.57 and $28.75.

Expect to pay $1.80 per litre in St Helens (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between $21.57 and $28.75.