Ayers Rock Resort

Getting There

Approximate Flight times/distances within Australia
Approximate Flight times/distances within Australia

Both Jetstar and Virgin Australia fly directly into Ayers Rock Airport from Sydney, Virgin Australia flies daily and Jetstar operates 4 flights per week (Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday).

From 28 June 2014 Jetstar's service to Uluru will change to a daily service from Sydney to Ayers Rock Airport and commencing 29 June Jetstar will introduce a new four times weekly return service from Melbourne Tullamarine to Ayers Rock Airport (Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday).

Qantas operates daily flights to Ayers Rock Airport via Alice Springs from Sydney. Qantas also offers direct flights from Cairns and Alice Springs.

All three airlines offer connecting flights from most capital cities to Ayers Rock Airport.

International guests may like to consider a Qantas Aussie AirPass for a more convenient way to include Ayers Rock (Uluru) in their itinerary.

As an alternative, discover the Red Centre with a fly-drive itinerary. Tiger Airways offers direct flights to Alice Springs from both Sydney and Melbourne. Alice Springs is a 4.5 hour drive to Ayers Rock.

Alice Springs to Ayers Rock Resort is a 1 hour flight or a 4.5 hour drive (450kms).

Contact the Voyages Travel Centre for accommodation, flight, touring, car hire and travel insurance quotes on 1300 134 044 (+612 8296 8010) or email travel@voyages.com.au.

Airport Transfers
Complimentary return coach transfers from Ayers Rock Airport to Voyages Ayers Rock Resort meet every scheduled flight. The return transfer to Ayers Rock Resort Airport collects you from your hotel approximately 2 hours prior to flight departure please check with reception for exact departure times.

Ayers Rock Airport, Yulara (Connellan Airport)
Ayers Rock Airport is conveniently located just six kilometres from Voyages Ayers Rock Resort (10 minutes travel). The airport services both fixed and rotary winged aircraft and receives up to on average 350,000 - 400,000 commercial passengers per year. It's also a popular stopping off point for private pilots and passengers travelling in their own aircraft.

From Ayers Rock Airport, you can enjoy scenic desert flights over Uluru and Kata Tjuta. You will find hire car companies, tour desks, a Qantas desk, a Virgin Blue desk, Ayers Rock Design retail outlet, and an information desk at the airport.

Self Drive

A great way to explore Central Australia is at your own pace. Hertz, Thrifty and Avis car rentals are available at Ayers Rock Resort. You can choose from a range of vehicles including 4WD and standard Sedan options. Pre-booking of hire cars is recommended, contact the Voyages Travel Centre today!

Please refer to the Car Hire page for more information.

For driving maps on Uluru and the surrounding area visit the Travel NT website here.

AAT Kings Coach Transfers

Coach transfers are available and operate services between Ayers Rock Resort, Kings Canyon and Alice Springs. Travel by luxury air-conditioned coach through beautiful desert landscapes. Your driver or guide will provide comprehensive commentary as you pass through the beautiful rugged scenery of the outback. Coach bookings can be made through the Voyages Travel Centre.

From / ToDepartsArrives1 Apr 14 - 31 Mar 15
(2-15 yrs)
Ayers Rock to Kings Canyon1.15pm
(Apr - Sep)
(Oct - Mar)
fr 5.30pm$129$65
Ayers Rock to Alice Springs
Includes a short stop to view the majestic Mt. Conner along the way.
(Apr - Sep)
(Oct - Mar)
fr 6.30pm$159$80
Kings Canyon to Ayers Rock
Departs from the Mobil Service Station at Kings Canyon Resort
(Apr - Sep)
(Oct - Mar)
fr 4.30pm$129$65
Alice Springs to Ayers Rock
Includes a visit to a camel farm for morning tea (own expense) and a short stop to view the majestic Mt. Conner.
from 7.30amfr 1.00pm$159$80

Times should be used as an approximate only. Pick up times should be reconfirmed 24 hours prior to your arrival into the Red Centre. Cancellations within 1- 6 days will incur a 50% cancellation fee. Cancellations within 24 hours of tour date incur a 100% cancellation fee.

Fact Sheets

Click here to download PDF fact sheet Getting There Fact Sheet 1 April 2014 (PDF)

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