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Ayers Rock to Alice Springs Shuttle Bus

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Image of Uluru Ayers Rock Ayers Rock is some 460 kilometers distance from Alice Springs and you can take the daily shuttle bus from the Rock to Alice Springs, with some marvellous free sightseeing along the way.

The bus is a luxury airconditioned coach, so you will travel the distance in comfort.

The Ayers Rock to Alice Springs shuttel bus will save you lots of money, even if you are just travelling to Alice Springs to fly straight out.

It's a good trip and the best thing about it is you can save money by organising your own travel and discount flights to and from Alice Springs, as flights into or out of Ayers Rock Airport are expensive.

Ormiston Gorge in West MacDonnell Ranges. Sit back and watch the fascinating desert terrain as you travel in airconditioned comfort between Ayers Rock and Alice Springs.

There's not much you can do along the way than perhaps counting kangaroos, so plan to have a good book, a fully charged iPad or an interesting partner who can talk the ears off a magpie to make the time fly past.

It's not that bad and if you think about the money you are saving, instead of flying out directly from Ayers Rock Airport, the time will pass quickly.

The daily shuttle bus is the affordable transfer option between the two Central Australian towns and provides a unique sightseeing tour while travelling the desert highway.

How far is Alice Springs from Ayers Rock?

The distance between Ayers Rock and Alice Springs is 460 kms. Departing Ayers Rock Resort just after midday, the shuttle bus journey takes around 6 hours and you will arrive in Alice Springs at approx 6.30pm.

Along the way you will see Mt Conner, the third mighty monolith of the desert region, travel via Curtain Springs, Erldunda and view the magnificent West McDonnell Ranges.

Shuttle Includes (just so you don't get too bored):

  • One-way transfer from Ayers Rock to Alice Springs
  • Shuttle Bus Touring by luxury, air-conditioned coach
  • Interesting commentary by driver
  • See the third mighty monolith of the desert, Mt Conner
  • See the West MacDonnell Ranges
  • Travel the famed Stuart Highway
  • See vast 'Outback' cattle stations