Flights to Uluru from Sydney, offering direct service four times a week. Visitors who want to experience the majesty of Uluru with an Ayers Rock tour but are short on time can fly straight to the heart of Australia.

Ayers Rock Connellan Airport is located just a few kilometres north of Uluru in the small town of Yulara.

It handles regular flights from several Australian destinations, such as Alice Springs, Sydney, Cairns and Darwin. Considering that the nearest major town, Alice Springs, is some 460kms away, flying to Uluru can save considerable travel time.

Flights to Uluru

Jetstar and Virgin Australia operate the only regular flights to Uluru from Sydney, offering direct service four times a week. This convenient route is the easiest way to reach Uluru and begin a tour in Ayers Rock from international destinations across the globe.

Travellers already in Australia can fly from Darwin with Fly Tiwi or from Cairns via Qantaslink. There is also regular service from Alice Springs, just 45 minutes away by air, with Qantaslink.

Connellan Airport is small and easy to navigate. Around 300,000 passengers fly into the airport at Yulara each year, primarily to make the 20-minute drive to Ayers Rock. Don’t expect a huge range of amenities at Connellan Airport, but there are just enough options for food, beverages and sundries to provide for a comfortable onward journey.

Considering that the drive from Alice Springs to Uluru takes around five hours, many travellers jump at the chance to fly straight to Australia’s sacred rock.

Yulara is essentially a travel service town though the Voyages Ayers Rock Resort provides an excellent place to lay over if need be. From the airport at Yulara, there are also scenic flights to Ayers Rock via helicopter or lightweight aircraft for a truly special experience.

3 cities with non-stop flights to Uluru

To Uluru (AYQ)

Alice Springs
 | 55m
 | Qantas
 | 2h 55m
 | Qantas
 | 3h 45m
 | Virgin Australia, Jetstar

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