To and From the Airport

Alice Springs (ASP):

Location: 14 km/9 Miles South of Town.
Airport Overview: One small terminal divided into departures and arrivals sides. There are 2 baggage reclaim areas - one for domestic and the other for international arrivals.
By Taxi: Taxis wait right outside the domestic baggage reclaim area. Cost: $30-35/15 mins to the Town Centre. Alice Springs Taxis +61 (0)8 8952 1877 or 131 008. Neil's Private Hire Tel +61 (0)419 535 584.


By Limo:
Tailormade Tours & Airport Limousines: Provide airport transfers and private tours. They have a desk near the domestic baggage reclaim belt. Contact: Tel 1800 806 641 or +61 (0)8 8952 1731.
Alice Private Hire: Contact: Tel +61 (0)8 8952 3700.
Desert Private Hire: Contact: Tel +61 (0)8 8953 1600.
Hire Me: Contact: Tel +61 (0)8 8952 2717.
Centre Silver Service: Contact: Tel +61 (0)8 8952 7979.

By Shuttle Van:
Airport Shuttle Bus: Shuttle Vans wait right outside the domestic baggage reclaim area and run to hotels/residences in town and to the Train Station. Timings: Runs 0700-2100. Cost: Single passenger $18 one-way. 2 passengers $29 one way. Family ticket (up to 5 pax) $44. Group ticket (up to 4 adults) $44. Contact: Tel 1 800 62 11 88 or +61 (0)8 8953 0310. For transfer TO the airport, call at least 4 hours prior to departure.
Desert Park Transfers: Shuttle Vans run from the bus park outside the baggage reclaim area to Desert Park. Contact: Tel +61 (0)8 8952 1731.



Rental Cars:
On-Airport Rental Car Providers: Budget (08) 8955 5899, Hertz +61 (0)8 8952 2644, Thrifty, AVIS (08) 8952 3694 & EUROPCAR all have desks in arrivals. The cars are opposite in the short term car park.

Car Parking:
General: The short term car park is right in front of the terminal. The long term car park is 2 mins walk from the terminal. Exit and turn right.
Short Term: 1 hour $4, 2 hrs $5, 4 hrs $7, 8 hrs $9, 12 hrs $13 & 24 hrs $14.
Long Term: 1 night $14, 2-6 nights $9 per night, 7-14 nights $8 per night, 15-30 nights $6 per night, 31-180 nights $4 per night. 1 week price $67, fortnight price $123. The long term car park is locked overnight (30 mins after last flight until 0700).

Cash Services: ATMs/Cash Machines are availabile both before and after security.
Notes: There is a post/mail box after security.
Airport Website: www.alicespringsairport.com.au
Updated Aug12 ADV. Last Visit May09


Ayers Rock/Uluru (AYQ):

Location: 6 km/4 Miles N of Yulara town and 18 km/11 Miles NNW of Ayers Rock/Uluru.
Airport Overview: One small, basic building with parking opposite.
By Taxi: Taxis are not available in the Ayers Rock (Yulara) area, however Uluru Express (+61 8 8956 2162) run a service for those needing individual transfer to their hotels or camp sites.


By Bus:
AAT Kings Bus to Yulara: Free Shuttle Bus operated by AAT Kings meets all flights and drops off at accommodations in nearby Yulara, including the campground. Route: Airport - Desert Gardens Hotel & Emu Walk Apartments - Lost Camel Hotel - Sails in the Desert Hotel - Ayers Rock Campground - The Outback Pioneer Hotel & Lodge - Airport.
Timings: Buses leave the airport once all passengers have claimed bags. Bus passes by all accoms 2 hrs before every flight, except the 1020 QANTAS departure to Alice Springs, which is picked up 90 mins before departure. Note: Other sources say buses pick up for all flights at 90 mins before. Takes 10 mins. Cost: Free. Contact: Tel +61 (0)8 8956 2171 or see the desk in arrivals.
Other Services: AAT Kings also run tours to Uluru/Ayers Rock, Kata Tjuta/The Olgas, Kings Canyon, Alice Springs, Palm Valley etc.

By Shuttle Van: Uluru Express runs a shuttle on demand, between the airport and hotels in Yulara. Cost: $10 for adults and $5 for children. Contact: Tel +61 (0)8 8956 2152 or see the desk at the airport in baggage reclaim.
Rental Cars: Hertz +61 (0)8 8956 2244, Thrifty +61 (0)8 8956 2556 & AVIS (08) 8956 2266 all have desks in the baggage reclaim area.
Car Parking: Free parking right outside the terminal.
Cash Services: No ATM/Cash machine at the airport. There is one in Yulara town.
Updated Aug09. Last Visit May09


Darwin (DRW):

Location: 12 km/8 Miles NE of the City.
By Taxi: A$20-25/10-20 mins to City Centre.


Rental Cars:
On-Airport Rental Car Providers: Budget 8945 2011, COMCAR, Hertz 8945 0999, Territory, Thrifty 8981 8555, AVIS 8945 0662, DELTA & National.

Airport Website: www.darwin-airport.com
Airport Tel No: +61 (0)8 8920 1800.
Updated Aug12 ADV. Visited Airport


Gove (GOV):

Location: 7 km/4 Miles WSW of Yirrkala & 12 km/8 Miles SSE of Nhulunbuy on the Gove Peninsula.
By Taxi: To Nhulunbuy ~A$30.
By Shuttle Van: An airport shuttle meets flights and runs to Nhulunbuy for $7.
Updated Feb05 ADV


Katherine (KTR):

Location: 8 km/5 Miles S of Town.
By Taxi: ~A$18 to town.
Rental Cars: Hertz +61 (0)8 8971 1111. Based in the town.
Updated May09


Tennant Creek (TCA):

Location: 2 km/1 Mile NE of Tenant Creek.
By Taxi: To town ~$5. Tennant Creek Taxi Service +61 (0)8 8962 3626.
Car Parking: Free outside the terminal.
Rental Cars: Thrifty +61 (0)8 8962 2358 is in Tenant Creek town.
Airport Website: www.tennantcreekairport.com.au
Updated May09 www




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