Getting Here

Make your way to Tassie by air or sea.

From there you'll travel to the Blue Derby Mountain Bike Trails by road all whilst soaking up the amazing scenery along the way.


Travel to the Blue Derby Trails by road all whilst soaking up the views provided by The Sideling along the way.

From the Launceston Airport

Travel time: 1hr 30min

Distance: 105 km

Please note that the Tasman Highway between Launceston and Scottsdale (A3), on-route to Derby, has some tight corners. You may prefer to travel via Lilydale on the B81, especially if you're driving a camper van or towing a trailer. This alternative route should only take an extra few minutes.

Click on the Google Maps link below for detailed driving directions from the Launceston Airport.

We recommend checking the latest highway conditions before you leave.

Directions Please

Fly to Tasmania from any major airport in Australia

The closest point of entry to Derby is the Launceston Airport.

Virgin Australia, Jetstar and Qantas all have regular flights in and out of Launceston, including direct flights from Sydney and Melbourne.

Please note: Baggage limits vary between carriers and fare types, so it pays to check whether the limit for your fare will cover your bike box.

Fly here

By Boat

The Spirit of Tasmania sails between Melbourne and Devonport and provides more than just a ferry service to Tasmania and back.

Getting to Derby from the Devonport Terminal

Travel time: 2hr 26min

Distance: 192 km

Further information about the Spirit of Tasmania, please click here.

Directions from the terminal

Airport Transfers

You can pre book a transfer from the airport to the trails by one of the providers listed below

Hire a car or campervan

Make your way to Derby and explore at your own pace and hire a car or campervan with one of our local providers listed below.

Car & Campervan Hire

Know Before You Go

We've prepared a handy list of things to know before you hit the trails, from where to stay and how to book your accommodation in Derby and the nearby towns, when to ride, where to eat and where you can book your bike hire, shuttles and more.

Know Before You Go