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Getting Here

The most popular way to visit the Outback is by flying into either Ayers Rock (Uluru) Airport or Alice Springs Airport. We have also teamed up with Greyhound Australia to offer fantastic packages from Adelaide, Cairns and Darwin to Alice Springs.

There are daily flights from Sydney and Melbourne into Ayers Rock (Uluru) Airport with either Jetstar or Virgin Australia. These flights are very cheap and start from $195 one way.

You can also fly DAILY with Qantas from Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide, Perth, Darwin, Cairns and Brisbane into Alice Springs Airport.

PLEASE NOTE - ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT AND AYERS ROCK (ULURU) AIRPORT ARE 500KM FROM EACH OTHER (6 HOUR DRIVE)

By Bus

You can travel on the Greyhound bus from Adelaide, Darwin, Cairns and Townsville into Alice Springs: 

Depart from Adelaide at 6pm DAILY and arrive in Alice Springs the following day at 2.30pm.

Depart from Darwin at 11.40am DAILY and arrive in Alice Springs the following day at 9.15am.

Depart from Cairns at 8.15am on Wednesday or Sunday and arrive into Alice Springs the following day at 8.30pm

Depart Townsville at 7.00pm on Wednesday or Sunday and arrive into Alice Springs the following day at 8.30pm

Check out our ‘Packages section on the website’ for the Greyhound Bus + Rock Packages


Jetstar - www.jetstar.com 

Fly in & out of Ayers Rock (Uluru) Airport & flights start FROM $195 one way

See our TOUR PAGE for 2, 3 and 4 day Rock Tour options - Beware booking Jetstar flights as you can be charged a lot for luggage, credit card fees etc.

Jetstar Flight & Rock Package

FREECALL 1800 246 345 TO CONFIRM THE ROCK TOUR CAN PICK YOU UP AT ULURU (AYERS ROCK AIRPORT) ON YOUR SELECTED DAY AND BOOK NOW!!! 

Book your own flight online using your credit card Jetstar is the cheapest airline that fly’s into Ayers Rock (Uluru) Airport from Sydney and Melbourne.  The flights arrive into Ayers Rock (Uluru) Airport between 9.50am or 1:40pm. 

Please note: Flights arrival times will change throughout the year due to day light saving. We can pick up from all flights into Ayers Rock (Uluru) Airport between 11.30am and 14.00pm.

You take our 3 DAY ULURU Tour from Ayers Rock where you will be visiting Uluru sunset, sunrise, Kata Tjuta and Kings Canyon.  You start the tour from here at 12.30pm and finish in Alice Springs on day 3 at 5:00pm staying at YHA Alice Springs on Day 3. 

PLEASE NOTEYOU CAN START AND FINISH THE TOUR AT AYERS ROCK AIRPORT WITH OUR 4 DAY ULURU ITINERARY (START & FINISH AT AYERS ROCK)  BUT YOU HAVE TO ADD $120.00 COST FOR THE 5:30AM SHUTTLE FROM ALICE SPRINGS ON DAY 4…. ARRIVING AT ULURU (AYERS ROCK AIRPORT) AT 11:30AM

Packages quoted are “One Way Flights only” and you book your own flights online using your Credit Card www.jetstar.com Once you have booked your flight arriving into Ayers Rock, you book your 3 Day Uluru Tour online for 12:30pm PICKUP the same day you arrive. Simply add our tour price for the 3 Day Uluru Tour $370.00 to the Jetstar Flight & this becomes your Flight and Rock Package. 

*** Prices are One Way from 01/04/2017*** Prices Start From: Book early as prices vary and change daily. Book early for cheapest flights!

Melbourne to Ayers Rock (Uluru) - Jetstar $590 Total Package ($195 Jetstar Flt One Way + $370 Tour + $25 Uluru Park Fee)
Sydney to Ayers Rock (Uluru) - Jetstar $590 Total Package ($195 Jetstar Flt + $370 Tour + $25 Uluru Park Fee)


Qantas - www.qantas.com.au 

Flying in & out of Alice Springs DAILY from ONLY $250.00!! 

Spending a little more and fly into Alice Springs for $250.00 either for the day before or after The Rock Tour is a much better itinerary and outback experience which allows you to choose the 3 Day Uluru options (Start & Finish in Alice Springs or Start in Alice Springs & Finish in Ayers Rock Uluru) Itinerary 1 or 2. Qantas Airfares are all inclusive and DO NOT HAVE SEVERAL ADD ONS like Jetstar.

Book your own flight online using your credit card Qantas is the only airline that flys into Alice Springs from Adelaide, Brisbane, Cairns, Darwin, Melbourne, Perth and Sydney daily. 

A lot of our customers fly into Alice Springs on Day 1, go on tour Day 2, 3 and 4 and on the 4th day leave the tour at Ayers Rock (Uluru) Airport at 10am and catch a very cheap Jetstar Flight from Ayers Rock (Uluru) Airport to Sydney or Melbourne for as low as $195.

Alternatively you can fly from Melbourne and Sydney into AYERS ROCK (ULURUAIRPORT (our Rock Pick UP itinerary) with both Jetstar and Virgin Australia. You can start the tour from here at 12.30pm and finish in Alice Springs on day 3 at 5pm. This REVERSE Itinerary means you are then searching for flights from Alice Springs to your next destination.

Packages quoted are “One Way Flights only” and you book your own flights online using your Credit Card. Once you have booked your flight to Alice Springs, you book your 3 Day Uluru Tour online for 5.30am departure the next day out of Alice Springs.

Simply add our tour price for the 3 Day Uluru Tour $370.00 to the Qantas Flight & this becomes your Flight and Rock Package. 

*** Prices are One Way from 01/04/2017***

Prices Start From: Book early as prices vary and change daily. Book early for cheapest flights!

Sydney to Alice Springs $694 Total Package ($299 Qantas Flt + $370 Tour + $25 Uluru Park Fee)
Cairns to Alice Springs $804 Total Package ($409 Qantas Flt + $370 Tour + $25 Uluru Park Fee)
Melbourne to Alice Springs $684 Total Package ($289 Qantas Flt + $370 Tour + $25 Uluru Park Fee)
Adelaide to Alice Springs $625 Total Package ($230 Qantas Flt + $370 Tour + $25 Uluru Park Fee)
Perth to Alice Springs $784 Total Package ($389 Qantas Flt + $370 Tour + $25 Uluru Park Fee)
Brisbane to Alice Springs$724 Total Package ($329 Qantas Flt + $370 Tour + $25 Uluru Park Fee)

From Brisbane into Alice Springs  

Direct flights with Qantas are available on Saturday & Sunday only, otherwise the flight goes via Sydney and then into Alice Springs. 

Virgin Australia - www.virginaustralia.com 

Flying in & out of Alice Springs DAILY from ONLY $250.00!! 

Virgin Australia fly into Alice Springs from Adelaide and Darwin 3 times a week on a Monday, Wednesday & Thursday.

Virgin Australia also fly’s into Ayers Rock (Uluru) Airport from Sydney and Melbourne DAILY.


*** Prices are One Way from 01/04/2017***

Prices Start From: Book early as prices vary and change daily. Book early for cheapest flights!

Adelaide to Alice Springs $610 Total Package - ($215 Virgin Flt + $370 Tour + $25 Uluru Park Fee)
Darwin to Alice Springs $700 Total Package - ($305 Virgin Flt + $370 Tour + $25 Uluru Park Fee)
Sydney to Ayers Rock (Uluru) Airport$634 Total Package - ($239 Virgin Flt + $370 Tour + $25 Uluru Park Fee)
Melbourne to Ayers Rock (Uluru) Airport$754 Total Package - ($359 Virgin Flt + $370 Tour + $25 Uluru Park Fee)


By Train

From 1st July 2016 the Ghan only offer the Gold Cabin service from Adelaide or Darwin once a week into Alice Springs. There are no longer backpacker seats available on the Ghan Train. For more information on the Gold Cabins please email us on info@therocktour.com.au for a quote.

VroomVroomVroom - vroomvroomvroom.com.au

If you are travelling to the Outback before your Rock Tour then check out VroomVroomVroom

Explore Alice Springs and its nearby surroundings with a reliable car hire from VroomVroomVroom. They compare rental cars from major brands including Avis, Hertz, Thrifty and Budget. Booking with them assures you of getting the lowest price plus they don’t charge any booking and cancellation fees. 

Talk to our experts

We are available from 5.30am - 9pm daily to help you book the tour that is best for your needs and give you advice on travelling in the red centre. Free call 1800 246 345