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

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Visiting Alice Springs

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Ayres Rock to Alice Springs travel information

Alice Springs is far more than the gateway to the Red Centre. It’s a thriving outback oasis famous for the personality of its locals, fascinating ancient culture, stunning landscapes and natural wonders like the Larapinta Trail and the MacDonnell ranges. 

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When to visit

Best time to visit Alice Springs

With sunny skies all year round and a calendar filled with fun and quirky events, Alice Springs is a great destination to visit anytime. However, if you visit during spring (March - May) or autumn (September - November), you’ll enjoy warm, dry days and mild nights.

Flight information

Ayres Rock to Alice Springs flight information

The approximate flight time for direct flights from Ayres Rock to Alice Springs is approximately 50 minuites.

Departure information

Fly Ayres Rock to Alice Springs

Once you’ve purchased your tickets from Ayres Rock (Uluru) to Adelaide, there are a few things you should know so you’re prepared for your upcoming trip. 

What is the main airport called?

Ayres Rock Airport (Connellan. AYQ). Located 6km from Ayres Rock Resort and 16km from Uluru. Complimentary shuttle buses meet most flights and transfer you to your accommodation. There is no taxi service available in the area. Set in the Northern Territory, Ayers Rock Airport is one of the nation’s busiest regional airports, and the main travel hub for visitors wanting to explore Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park. There is one main terminal, which services commercial airlines, as well as private charter aircraft.

Baggage allowance

Passengers on Qantas flights from Ayres Rock to Alice Springs are allocated checked baggage. If you require extra luggage, you can purchase an additional baggage allowance online prior to departure. 

Checking in

Customers travelling from Ayres Rock to Alice Springs can check in online up to 24 hours in advance or check in at the terminal by visiting a kiosk or desk. 

Arrival information

What is the main airport called?

Alice Springs Airport. Alice Springs Airport (ASP)Opens external site in a new window is located in Connellan, just 15 km (9 miles) south of the town centre. A range of retail facilities, services and amenities are available at the airport for visitors. Qantas flights QF400 and above operate from this terminal.

Arriving in Alice Springs

After the friendly staff at Alice Springs Airport greet you on arrival, there are a few easy options to get into town.

Getting into Alice Springs from Alice Springs Airport

Getting into Alice Springs from the airport takes just 15 minutes. Catch the Airport Shuttle Bus, hop in a taxi or hire a car at the terminal when you arrive.

Getting around Alice Springs

Alice Springs is quite flat, so exploring by foot or hiring a bicycle is a great way to see the sights. There are also buses, taxis and hire cars available. 

Why Qantas

The benefits of flying Qantas

Fly from Ayres Rock to Alice Springs with Qantas and start enjoying your trip before you even land with our great service and comfortable cabins.

Seamless check-in

We offer a number of check-in options, so it’s easy to start your trip to Alice Springs your way.

Included baggage

For added peace of mind, baggage is included on all Qantas flights. Use the baggage calculator to find out what is included with your Ayres Rock to Alice Springs fare. 

Can I cancel my flight booking from Ayres Rock to Alice Springs 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

* Flight prices are per adult in Australian Dollars, based on payment at by BPAY made 7 days or more before departure, POLi or Qantas issued UATP. For other payment options a percentage based fee applies, capped at a maximum per passenger of $22 for Domestic or $120 for International travel. Prices are not guaranteed until payment is made. Fares may not be available on all flights or days. Some flights are operated by partner or subsidiary airlines. Prices may fluctuate if taxes or foreign exchange rates change. Passengers booking Premium Economy may be seated in Economy on connecting flights. Check the fare rules for more details before booking. Inclusions vary between flights. All schedules subject to change, including last minute aircraft changes. QantasLink flights operated by Sunstate Airlines (Qld) Pty Ltd ABN 82 009 734 703, Eastern Australia Airlines Pty Ltd ABN 77 001 599 024, and National Jet Systems Pty Ltd ABN 11 008 279 203. Licence No per state: QLD - 407, NSW - 2TA000237, VIC - 30362, SA - TTA155, WA - 9TA52.

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 This offer applies to Qantas operated flights for the following dates: Australian Domestic: booked between 21 May 2020 and 28 February 2022, for travel between 12 June 2020 and 28 February 2022. Trans-Tasman: booked between 15 October 2020 and 28 February 2022, for travel between 16 October 2020 and 28 February 2022. International: booked between 25 February 2021 and 28 February 2022, for travel between 1 November 2021 and 31 December 2022. If you decide to change the date of your travel, we'll waive the change fee. You'll need to change your flight before your scheduled date of departure and select a new travel date within 12 months of your original booking date. When you're ready to rebook, you'll also need to cover any fare increase for your new flight, if applicable. For all changes, your applicable Fare Rules and the Qantas Conditions of Carriage apply.