Field of Light, Uluru

Flights from Alice Springs (ASP) to Ayers Rock (Uluru) (AYQ)

We don’t have any offers for your selection at the moment.
View all our current offers

Reasons to fly with Qantas

Dining icon

Food and drinks on every flight

Enjoy a meal or snack every time you fly with us, as well as a range of refreshments including beer and wine.

Inflight dining
Baggage icon

Baggage included in every fare

Pack more into your trip with checked and carry-on baggage included in every fare.

Baggage
Frequent Flyer icon

Frequent Flyer program

Qantas Frequent Flyers can earn and use Qantas Points in Australia and around the world, and earn Status Credits on eligible flights.

Join Frequent Flyer
entertainment icon

Inflight entertainment

Enjoy a range of entertainment on every flight including TV, the latest movies and more.

Inflight entertainment

Visiting from Alice Springs to Ayers Rock (Uluru)

View our Ayers Rock travel guide Uluru rock

Alice Springs to Ayers Rock (Uluru) travel information

Uluru (Ayers Rock) is a magical destination to spend a few days in the Australian desert. Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park is an unforgettable cultural experience that will remain with you long after you’ve left. Surrounded by the dramatic scenery of Kata Tjuta (the Olgas), contrasting ochre dust and unmissable giant rock – the Red Centre is a must visit destination on every Australian itinerary. Uluru is one of Australia’s most recognisable landmarks. Breathe in, see the colours change before your eyes, hear the stories of time in this spiritual place.

View our Ayers Rock travel guide

Flight information

Alice Springs to Ayers Rock (Uluru) flight information

The approximate flight time for direct flights from Alice Springs to Ayers Rock (Uluru) is approximately 50 minutes. 

When to visit

Best time to visit Ayers Rock (Uluru)

Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park has a desert climate, which means clear skies, low average rainfall, high temperatures in summer and cool nights in winter. You can visit Uluru any time of the year. Plan ahead in summer, when high temperatures can mean that walks close early in the day. The average peak for January is 38°C and the record high is 45.4°C. In winter the thermometer can dip below freezing at night. Both Uluru and Kata Tjuta (the Olgas) are stunning at sunrise and sunset, and it’s a wonderful place to celebrate special moments.

Arrival information

When you arrive in Ayers Rock, you'll be welcomed by the friendly airport staff staff with a few easy options to get to your accomodation.

Arriving at Ayers Rock/Connellan Airport

Once you collect your bags from the baggage collection area, there are a number of different transport options available to get you on your way. The airport is located a short 10 minute drive, about 8km from the resorts.

Getting into Ayers Rock

Rent a car from the hire services available at the airport and explore the region at your own pace. There is fairly high demand for cars, so it’s best to book well in advance. Taxis aren’t available at the Ayers Rock Airport, but there are shuttle buses provided by many of the hotels at the resort. 

Getting around Ayers Rock

Private buses, tours and shuttles operate throughout Ayers Rock and car services are also available. The easiest way to get around the resort is by foot, all hotels including the campground are all within a 15 minute walk to the town square. A free shuttle bus circulates the resort daily stopping at all hotels, campground, town square, visitors centre and Uluru Camel Farm. To get out to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park you'll need to hire a car or take a guided tour.

Departure information

Fly from Alice Springs. To ensure a smooth journey, there are a few things you need to know once you’ve booked your tickets.. 

What is the main airport called?

Alice SpringsOpens external site in a new window (ASP) airport services domestic flights only and is located 15km from the town centre. The taxi rank and shuttle service is located outside the terminal.

Baggage allowance

All passengers on Qantas flights from Alice Springs are allocated checked baggage. If you have extra luggage, you can purchase an additional baggage allowance online before departure. 

Checking in

When flying from Alice Springs, ensure you check-in online or via the Qantas App before you arrive at the airport from 24 hours before departure. 

icon earn

Why Qantas

The benefits of flying Qantas

Fly with Qantas and enjoy a comfortable journey from take-off to touch down. 

Included baggage

Enjoy peace of mind knowing baggage is included on all Qantas flights. Find out all you need to know about checked baggage.

Can I cancel my flight booking due to COVID-19?

If your flights were booked through a travel agency or third-party website, please contact them directly to discuss your options.If your plans have changed or you no longer wish to travel, visit Manage Booking to change your travel dates or cancel your flight and request a flight credit to use towards a future flight. Please visit our Booking changes and other options page for more information.If we’ve cancelled your Qantas flight, including your Classic Flight Reward booking, wait to hear from us before changing your booking. We’ll be contacting anyone whose flight has been impacted as soon as possible.

Important Information

^ You must be a member of the Qantas Frequent Flyer program to earn and redeem Qantas Points. A joining fee may apply. Membership and Qantas Points are subject to the Qantas Frequent Flyer program terms and conditions.

++ Status Credits are earned on eligible Qantas, Jetstar, oneworld® member and oneworld connect® airlines only - see the Airline Earning Tables and Qantas Frequent Flyer program Terms and Conditions for details. Status Credits may not be earned on some fare types and booking classes. 

+Meals, beverages, entertainment and offerings vary between flights and cabins. Alcohol offered during select flight times on select flights.