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Flights from Sydney (SYD) to Aspen (ASE)

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

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

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Visiting from Sydney to Aspen

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Aspen is home to four ski slopes that offer some of Colorado's best powder runs. There are excellent dining spots at nearly every corner of the historic downtown area. To top it off there is everything to eat, see and experience - making the best mountain vacation ever whichever season you plan to visit this USA city.

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When to visit

The best time to visit Aspen is during winter from December to February. The town dazzles as the mountains are buried under fresh powder, ready for the ski season. Spring is the least crowded season in Aspen. If you’re looking to get away without any crowds, spring is the time to do it. Temperatures range from -6ºC to 15ºC, perfect for hiking. Aspen is full of life during the summer. The snow melts and brings bright, vibrant greenery. With weather averaging in the 20ºC, it’s the perfect time to enjoy the outdoors. 

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Arrival information

What is the main airport called?

Aspen/Pitkin County Airport (ASE).Opens external site in a new window Also known as Sardy Field, is a county-owned public-use airport located 5km northwest of the central business district of Aspen, in Pitkin County, Colorado, United States.

Arriving in Aspen

The staff at Aspen Airport will greet you when you land and assist with your needs. Once you collect your bags from the arrivals area, there are various transport options available to get you on your way.

Getting into Aspen from Aspen Airport

With options ranging from public transport to app-based ride services, you can find a mode of transport to meet your travel needs. Public transport options include a bus service provided by RFTA which is free into Aspen and Snowmass. Follow the signs at the baggage claim exit. Several companies provide car rentals at ASE. Rental car counters are located in the baggage claim/arrivals area of the terminal. Rental car return is conveniently located a few minutes walk from the terminal. Taxis, limousines and hotel shuttles can be met directly outside baggage claim in the ground transportation circle, while ridesharing services can be met directly on the front drive.

Getting around Aspen

The best way to get around Aspen is on foot or by bus. With limited parking and the challenges of driving in winter weather, having a car can be slightly tricky. The Roaring Fork Transportation Authority (RFTA) bus provides safe, convenient service throughout the region. There are free Aspen shuttles are available to get around.

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Departure information

Fly from Sydney

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

What is the main airport called?

Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport (SYD).Opens external site in a new window Is an international airport in Sydney, Australia located 8 km south of the Sydney central business district, in the suburb of Mascot. 

Baggage allowance

Passengers on Qantas flights from Sydney are allocated checked baggage. If you require extra luggage, you can purchase an additional baggage allowance online before departure. 

Checking in

Passengers travelling from Sydney, ensure you check-in online or via the Qantas App before you arrive at the airport from 24 hours before departure.

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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. Visit Booking changes 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 contact anyone whose flight has been impacted as soon as possible.

Important Information

Disclaimer: ^ 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.

Disclaimer: ++ 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. 

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