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Flights from Gold Coast (Coolangatta) (OOL) to Alice Springs (ASP)

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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.

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Baggage included in every fare

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

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Change your travel dates as often as you need

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Visiting from Gold Coast (Coolangatta) to Alice Springs

When to visit

Best time to visit Alice Springs

Let us help you plan your trip to Alice Springs, with an outline if the best time to visit whether it’s for a few days or a longer stay in the NT. weather. Known as the Red Centre for good reason, the summer is particularly hot (20 – 40) °C from December to February, with January being the wettest month. Autumn (March – May) is one of the best times to visit Alice Springs, with warm days and cool nights. Average temperatures range from 12 - 27°. To the other extreme of winter, July being the coolest month. Nighttime temperatures can drop below 0°C and thick frost on the ground can resemble snow.

Arrival information

When your Qantas flight to Alice Springs touches down, you’ll be welcomed by the friendly staff at Alice Springs AirportOpens external site to get your visit to the Central Australia off to the right start. It’s located 14 kilometres from the CBD, about a 15 minute drive.

Arriving at Alice Springs 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. A range of retail facilities, wi-fi, services and amenities are available for visitors to use at the airport.

Getting into Alice Springs

At the airport rental cars, taxis, shuttle bus services are readily available for hire outside the terminal building.

Getting around Alice Springs

Adelaide Metro offers an express bus service called JetExpress between the airport and the city and also offers a convenient JetBus service direct to Glenelg, West Beach and the City, servicing all stops.

Departure information

Fly from the Gold Coast. Once you’ve purchased your tickets from the Gold Coast, there are a few things you should know to ensure you’re as prepared as possible for your upcoming trip.

What is the main airport called?

Gold Coast Airport. Located 21km (13 miles) from Surfers Paradise and 3km (1.8 miles) from Coolangatta, Gold Coast Airport (OOL)Opens external site in a new window is the gateway to southern Queensland. Qantas Flights QF400 and above operate from Terminal 1. 

Baggage allowance

Passengers on Qantas flights from the Gold Coast are allocated a baggage allowance. If you require extra luggage for your time overseas, you can purchase an additional baggage allowance online prior to departure.

Checking in

Ensure you check-in online or via the Qantas App before you arrive at the airport from 24 hours before departure.

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. Use the baggage calculator to find out what is included with your fare. 

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

 This offer applies to Qantas operated flights for the following dates: Australian Domestic: booked between 21 May 2020 and 30 April 2022, for travel between 12 June 2020 and 30 April 2022. Trans-Tasman: booked between 15 October 2020 and 30 June 2022, for travel between 16 October 2020 and 31 December 2022. International: booked between 25 February 2021 and 30 June 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.

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

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