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Flights from Townsville (TSV) 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

We've introduced further flexibility on eligible Qantas operated flights. Booking and travel dates apply

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

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Visiting Alice Springs

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Alice Springs travel information

Framed by the MacDonnell Ranges and the never-ending desert landscape, Alice Springs is a thriving, spirited outback centre of Australia famous for the personality of the local people, unique wildlife and natural wonders. The gateway to the Red Centre, sunny skies all year round and a calendar filled with events, it’s a great base for exploring the Northern Territory.

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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.

Why Qantas

The benefits of flying Qantas

Fly to Alice Springs with QantasLink in comfort and arrive feeling refreshed and ready to explore the town.

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 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

Enjoy peace of mind knowing baggage is included on all Qantas flights. Baggage is included on your flight to Alice Springs. Visit our baggage calculator to find out more.

Can I cancel my flight booking 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.