Cheap flights to Alice Springs

Flights to Alice Springs in 2022

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
Popular inNovemberHigh demand for flights, 14% potential price rise
Cheapest inJulyBest time to find cheap flights, 4% potential price drop
Average price$1,053Average for return flights in January 2022

Can I fly to Alice Springs from New Zealand right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions from New Zealand to Alice Springs

Most visitors from New Zealand need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Alice Springs.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from New Zealand must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Alice Springs.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from New Zealand are not required to quarantine after entering Alice Springs.

Documents
Travel Authorization Form - Travelers who are not in an exempt category may request an individual exemption to Australia's travel restrictions using this form.


Can I fly back to New Zealand from Alice Springs?

Returning to New Zealand from Alice Springs

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Alice Springs are not required to quarantine after entering New Zealand.

Which day is cheapest to fly to Alice Springs?

The cheapest day to fly to Alice Springs is usually Thursday. At the moment, Friday is the most expensive.

What time of day is cheapest to fly to Alice Springs?

Alice Springs flights can be made cheaper if you choose a flight at midday. Booking a flight in the evening will likely mean higher prices.

How long is the flight to Alice Springs?

You can fly to Alice Springs, Australia, from Auckland International Airport (AKL) with a flight time ranging between 25h and 36h, with the quickest route taking about 25h 25min and the longest flight route at roughly 35h 20min. Wellington Airport (WLG) offers routes ranging between 45h 20min and 54h 20min. Alice Springs flight deals are also available from Christchurch Airport (CHC) to Alice Springs Airport (ASP), with a journey time averaging between 42h 25min and 48h 35min; however, the fares from this airport are more economical.

Are there direct flights to Alice Springs?

Unfortunately, direct flights from New Zealand to Alice Springs-Santa Teresa Airport, Alice Springs, are not available. However, you can find flight routes from Wellington, Christchurch and Auckland, all with either two or three  layovers. You could choose a route from Wellington Airport via Auckland and Sydney Kingsford Smith (SYD), with roughly 12h 40min and 23h 05min layover times respectively, amounting to a total journey time of around 43h 20min. Christchurch Airport offers a similar journey duration of about 43h 35min, also with transfers in Auckland and Sydney. Auckland International offers flight routes with two or three layover options. Choose a route via Perth Airport (PER) and Adelaide Airport (ADL) with a total journey time of roughly 28h 50min, or a route with three transfers via Perth, Melbourne (MEL) and Adelaide, with around the same journey time. The second leg of this journey is an overnight flight.

How do you get from Alice Springs Airport to the city centre?

Alice Springs Airport is situated around 14.5 km from the city centre. It is possible to take a shuttle bus service from the airport into the city centre for an approximate fare of A$ 18 (NZ$ 19) and a usual journey time of half an hour. Alternatively, you could take a taxi, which will get you there in around 15min; however, at a more expensive price of roughly A$ 45 (NZ$ 47). Uber also operates in the area and works out significantly cheaper than the town taxis.

What are some things to do in Alice Springs?

Alice Springs is one of Australia’s most famous outback towns and generally considered to be the spiritual heart of Australia, with ancient Aboriginal culture and art, set amongst dramatic landscapes of red desert sands and diverse wildlife. If you enjoy hiking, Larapinta Trail is one of the most noted treks, showcasing spectacular views of the national park. You can also take a hot air balloon trip, if you prefer, or simply visit the Cultural Precinct in the town, where you can visit an array of museums, sacred sites and galleries, to experience the rich Aboriginal heritage and culture.

Do I need a passport or visa to fly to Alice Springs?

All citizens of New Zealand will need a full valid passport to visit Australia. A visa is not a requirement for entering Australia as a New Zealand national; only if you are planning to study or work will you need to apply for a Special Category visa on entry, which should entitle you to stay for unlimited periods of time.

What airport do you fly into for flights to Alice Springs?

Travelers will need to book flights to Alice Springs (ASP) if they wish to fly to Alice Springs. The Alice Springs airport is 11.9 km from the city center.

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