How do I get to Alice Springs?

Alice Springs is accessible by air, coach, rail and road, with daily flights landing at the Alice Springs airport from every major city. The airport is located a short 10-minute drive from the CBD with taxis, shuttle buses and rental cars through our good friends at Thrifty available to travellers.

To find out more about all your travel options, see our page Visit Alice Springs

Where to stay?

Alice Springs offers a wide variety of accommodation options from hotels and motels, caravan parks, bed and breakfasts, and apartments and studios.

To find the most suitable accommodation we recommend talking to the friendly crew at  Tourism Central Australia. They are there to help you answer all your travel and accomodation questions and can even place bookings for you. You can reach them on (08) 8952 5800 or 1800 645 199 or via email or visit their website: has also created a travel site  for the perfect trip to Parrtjima, bringing you awesome flights deals, hotels and travel packages in one place to help plan your journey.

How far away is Uluru?

Uluru is approximately 450kms away from Alice Springs and a six hour drive. Tour operators offer regular transfers and packages to Uluru depending on your needs. View the details at Tourism Central Australia.

What is the weather like in April?

Autumn is one of the best times to visit Alice Springs, with warm days and cool nights. Average temperatures range from 12 - 27°C (53.6 - 80.6°F).

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