How do you get from Alice Springs to Uluru?

How do I get to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park? You can drive, fly or take a guided tour. The drive from Alice Springs to Uluru takes around 4.5 hours (460 km), while a trip from Kings Canyon will take you approximately 3 hours (306 km). You can fly to Ayers Rock Airport from most major cities in Australia.

Is there a train from Alice Springs to Uluru?

Travel from Alice Springs to Ayers Rock Resort by coach. Take in the rugged desert landscapes, passing through the beautiful MacDonnell Ranges….Alice Springs To Uluṟu Transfer.

Duration: 6 Hours
Includes: One way transfer
Departs: 7:00am daily
Returns: Approx. 1:00pm

Is the road from Alice Springs to Ayers Rock sealed?

The drive between Alice Springs and Uluru is an absolute must-do, taking travellers through the heart of the country. And it’s not a long one, either – the one-way trip from Alice Springs to Uluru is just 450km/5.5 hours on fully-sealed roads.

Where do you stop between Ayers Rock and Alice Springs?

199km: Erldunda Roadhouse – Where the Stuart & Lasseter Highways Meet. Erldunda Roadhouse is a very popular stop for people driving from Alice Springs to Ayers Rock.

How many days do you need at Uluru?

three days
Given the wide variety of activities on offer, we recommend staying at least three days to give yourself time to explore, learn, go on some adventures and take your time to understand this special place. But don’t worry if you’re only here for a short visit.

Is Uluru closed Covid?

To mitigate the spread of Covid-19, Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park is closed to visitors and other non-essential travellers until 11.59 pm 18 June 2020. This closure is under the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Regulations.

Does the Ghan go to Uluru?

Where does the Ghan stop? The Ghan Expedition starts in Darwin and stops at Katherine, Alice Springs, Uluru (optional upgrade), Manguri, Coober Pedy and Adelaide.

Can you hire a car at Uluru?

Yes, you can rent a car from Ayres Rock (Uluru) and return it to Alice Springs. A one-way fee and minimum duration may apply.

Is it better to fly into Uluru or Alice Springs?

Our suggestion is to fly into Alice Springs, spend a day there and then drive to Uluru spend a couple of nights and fly out from there.

Do you need a car when visiting Uluru?

Getting around Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park is easy. All roads are sealed, so driving around the park in a normal 2WD vehicle is not a problem. If you don’t have your own vehicle to get around, you can rent one at the airport, join one of the many bus tours or purchase an Uluru hop on hop off bus pass.

What is the best time of year to visit Uluru?

The best time to come is between May and September, when the maximum temperature during the day is usually between 20°C and 30°C. The cool weather means it is safer and much more pleasant to walk, and there is very little rain.

Can you still walk on Ayers Rock?

Climbing is banned, but there’s plenty to do during a visit to Uluru. Since Australia’s rusty-red monolith, Uluru, was handed back to its original owners in 1977, the Anangu people have welcomed visitors to walk its 9.4 kilometer (5.8 mile) circumference and soak up its spiritual presence.