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Flights from Sydney (SYD) to Alice Springs (ASP)

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Flight prices are per adult in Australian Dollars, based on payment at qantas.com by BPAY made 7 days or more before departure, or POLi. A fee applies for other payments. Fares may not be available on all flights or days. Some flights are operated by partner or subsidiary airlines. We will do our best to get you where you want to be on time, but we don’t guarantee flight times or schedules and they aren’t part of our contract with you.

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Visiting Alice Springs

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Sydney to Alice Springs travel information

Alice Springs is nestled between the East and West MacDonnell Ranges, ‘Alice’ is famous for its beautiful desert landscapes, colourful outback characters, opportunities for adventure and a strong Aboriginal culture. With natural wonders like the Larapinta Trail and Alice Springs Desert Park there's so many things to do, it’s time to immerse yourself in the Northern Territory.

View our Alice Springs travel guide

When to visit

Best time to visit Alice Springs

Alice Springs has some of the best weather in Australia, boasting clear blue skies all year round. However, as it's in the desert it can get very cold at night, especially from May to October, so make sure you pack for both hot and cold weather. The hottest months are December to February. The wet season stretches from November to April with tropical cyclones, storms and high humidity, though you’ll see wonderful sunsets.

Flight information

Sydney to Alice Springs flight information

The approximate flight time for direct flights from Sydney to Alice Springs is 3 hours and 10 minutes.

How many direct flights go to Alice Springs from Sydney on a daily basis?

On average, there is 1 flight per day from Sydney to Alice Springs

Departure information

Fly Sydney to Alice Springs

Once you’ve purchased your tickets from Sydney to Alice Springs, there are a few things you should know so you’re prepared for your upcoming trip. 

What is the main airport called?

Sydney Airport. Located 9 km (5.5 miles) south of the Sydney CBD, in Mascot, Sydney AirportOpens external site in a new window (SYD) has three terminals: T1 - Sydney international airport (Qantas flights QF1-QF399, oneworld flights and Jetstar international flights), T2 - Sydney domestic airport (Jetstar domestic flights) and T3 - Sydney domestic airport (Qantas Domestic flights QF400 to QF1599 and QantasLink flights QF1600 and above). 

Baggage allowance

All passengers flying from Sydney to Alice Springs are allocated checked baggage. If you require extra luggage, you can buy an additional baggage allowance online prior to departure. 

Checking in

Customers travelling from Sydney to Alice Springs can check in online up to 24 hours in advance or check in at the airport 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 you on your way.  

Getting into Alice Springs from Alice Springs Airport

Getting into Alice Springs from the airport is just a short 15 minute drive. Catch the Airport Shuttle Bus, take a taxi or hire a car at the airport when you arrive.

Getting around Alice Springs

Alice Springs is quite flat, so exploring by walking or hiring a bike is a great way to see the sights. There are also buses, taxis and hire cars available. Booking a tour is another great option to explore the surrounding attractions.

Why Qantas

The reasons to fly Qantas

Fly from Sydney to Alice Springs with Qantas and start enjoying your trip before you even land with our all-inclusive service, baggage and comfortable cabins.

Seamless check-in

With a number of check-in options designed to suit your needs, it’s easy to get your trip to Alice Springs off to the right start. Visit a kiosk or desk at Sydney Airport to check in on arrival or use our online and mobile check-in services to check-in for your flight up to 24 hours before departure. 

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 Sydney to Alice Springs fare. 

Can I cancel my flight booking from Sydney 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 qantas.com 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.