Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park is the spiritual heart of Australia’s Red Centre. Located in the Northern Territory, Uluru is about 450 kilometres away from Alice Springs. There are plenty of ways you can get to Uluru - you can fly, drive or join a tour.
Check out the Northern Territory tourism map of the area - Alice Springs, Kings Canyon and Uluru
You can fly into our airport, called Ayers Rock Airport at Yulara. Jetstar and Virgin Blue fly directly into Ayers Rock Airport from Sydney. Qantas operate daily flights to Ayers Rock Airport via Alice Springs from Sydney. All three airlines offer connecting flights from most capital cities to Ayers Rock Airport. It takes about three hours to fly from Sydney to Uluru.
Lots of people choose to explore Australia’s outback at their own pace by driving the Northern Territory’s famous Red Centre Way. This gives you a chance to explore Uluru, Kings Canyon, the West MacDonnell Ranges and Alice Springs.
It takes about four and a half hours to drive from Alice Springs to Uluru.
You can hire a car at Ayers Rock Airport or at Alice Springs Airport if you don’t have your own vehicle. It’s strongly recommended you organise car hire in advance of your trip. For more information on car hire click here.