Melbourne to Alice Springs Flights


Melbourne to Alice Springs Flight Info

Peak season for travel


Off-season for travel


Cheapest return ticket price

Melbourne(AVV) ⇒ Alice Springs(ASP)

Cheapest direct flight price

Melbourne(MEL) ⇒ Alice Springs(ASP)

Frequently Asked Questions

  • When are flight tickets from Melbourne (MEL) to Alice Springs (ASP) the cheapest?

    Airlines adjust prices for flights from Melbourne to Alice Springs based on the date and time of your booking. By analyzing data from all airlines, on, you can find the lowest flight prices on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays.
  • How much do flights from Melbourne (MEL) to Alice Springs (ASP) cost?

    According to's data, the lowest price is around AU$676.
  • How long does it take to fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Alice Springs (ASP)?

    It takes about 2 hours 59 minutes to fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Alice Springs (ASP).
  • What time does the earliest flight from Melbourne to Alice Springs depart?

    The earliest flight departs from Melbourne (MEL) at 09:45 and arrives in Alice Springs (ASP) at 10:55.
  • What are the most popular airlines that fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Alice Springs (ASP)?

    Airlines with flights from Melbourne (MEL) to Alice Springs (ASP): Qantas Airways, Emirates, Lan Airlines, Air New Zealand and Virgin Australia.
  • What's the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Melbourne (MEL) to Alice Springs (ASP)?

    Qantas Airways operates 69 non-stop flights from Melbourne (MEL) to Alice Springs (ASP).
  • How many airports are there in Alice Springs (ASP)?

    There are 1 airport(s) near Alice Springs (ASP): Alice Springs Airport.
  • What are some travel guidelines for Alice Springs during the COVID19 pandemic?

    Entry restrictions and flight schedule changes and cancellations are frequently updated and subject to change. If you plan to travel to Alice Springs, please obtain the most updated information from the airline you plan to book your travels with. You can also refer to COVID19 Country/Region Entry Restrictions for more information.
  • Which airlines offer free date changes for flights to this city during the COVID19 pandemic?

    There are no airlines with flights to this city that provide this service. Please use this information as a reference only and confirm with the airline prior to booking.

Melbourne (MEL) to Alice Springs (ASP) Flight Schedule

Flight info.
RouteWeekly Schedule
Qantas Airways





Melbourne to Alice SpringsSMTWTF-Search
Virgin Australia





Melbourne to Alice Springs-------Search
Virgin Australia





Melbourne to Alice Springs----T--Search
Flight from Melbourne to Alice Springs

Known as the heart of the red centre, Alice Springs is an oasis in the most real sense of the word. Reddish dirt and enchanting mountain ranges surround this beautiful art and events centric city.

The iconic red sands being home to the rich Australian aboriginal and outback culture, some things you should not miss are the dining experiences under the stars, a helicopter ride over the mountain ranges and witnessing the colour-blotted sky over the Uluru-Kata Tjuta during a sunrise or sunset. With some spectacular natural wonders spread across its base as part of the Northern Territory’s outback, Alice Springs with its hauntingly beautiful mountain ranges and caves like Uluru-Kata Tjuta, Kings Canyon, West MacDonnell and Larapinta Trail for trekking will carry you away.

Tip: It is often said that autumn ranging from March to May is the best time to visit Alice Springs with temperatures ranging from around 12 – 28 degrees Celsius. In the winter from June to August, where you might encounter thick frost on the ground.

Getting to Alice Springs

The city is serviced by Alice Springs Airport (ASP), the 18th busiest airport in Australia. There are two runways at the airport, and it operates 24 hours a day. In 2016 – 17, there have been upwards of 617,000 passengers moving through ASP with around 7,200 aircraft movements.

Several flights operate the route to Alice Springs. For direct flights from Melbourne via Melbourne Tullamarine Airport (MEL), browse through flights offered by Qantas Airlines, which will have around 3 hours flying time. To find cheap flights to Alice Springs from Houston, look for the connecting flights offered by Virgin Australia and Jet Star among others.

Tip: It is important to note that Melbourne is 30 minutes ahead of Alice Springs so Tuesday 1:30 am at Melbourne would be Tuesday, 1:00 am in Alice Springs.

Take in the sights of the city

There are a handy list of things to do and places to go and sights to see in Alice Springs. Explore unique flora and fauna in the Alice Springs Desert Park, take in the bigger picture with a hilltop view from the Anzac memorial, get in touch with your wild side with some majestically slimy creatures at the Alice Springs Reptile Centre and revel in the beauty of nature in the Olive Pink Botanic Garden.

Alice Spring’s top must do the most obvious of all. An enchanting hot air balloon will leave you feeling exuberant to the point of ecstasy. Sometimes a picnic in the skies at dawn is just what the heart needs for a high which will never simmer down. Educate and enter into a trance with the aboriginal art trail at the numerous art galleries studded with detailed works from above 20 remote communities of the land, and lose yourself in the stories of the locals. For a laid back scene of nightlife, visit some of the low-key taverns and gaming centres at the edge of the city. Shopping enthusiasts can grab some great local treats and goods at the Yeperenye Shopping Centre and the Alice Plaza amongst other shops and malls across the city.

Tip: If you’ve got some quality time to spend, check out 3-day or 5-day camping trips to Ayers Rock or get a day or half-day highlights trip across the city.

The best areas for accommodation

Want a great place to stay with no hassle with your budget? Alice Springs welcomes everyone with open arms. Luxury camping and ranch stays are a speciality here for those who want to try the great outdoors with a touch of modern lifestyle at night. As for budget-friendly options, there are several backpacker resorts and tourist parks not far off the centre of this city, which are hygienic, comfortable and affordable as well.

Tip: For an extraordinary experience, stay at one of the grand caravan and ranch sites around the outback for a unique feel.

There is a proper frequency of Melbourne to Alice Springs flights, so it is wise to plan your trip early and customise your search to get the best prices for your travel dates. If you’d like to travel on a budget, combine your Melbourne-Alice Springs flight booking with discount hotel reservations for great deals.

To experience an exquisite intermingling of the great-outdoors and rich culture, visit Alice Springs with

  • Plan Your Trip from Melbourne (MEL) to Alice Springs (ASP)

    Alice Springs attracts thousands of visitors every year for both business and pleasure. Whether you’re taking a last-minute break or a much needed getaway, flights from Melbourne to Alice Springs on can help you get there with ease. With, you can browse popular airlines with flights to Alice Springs, check the best season to visit, and preview Alice Springs attractions before you arrive. With flight deals and exciting attractions waiting for you to explore in Alice Springs, the best time to book flights from Melbourne to Alice Springs is now! Planning a trip from Melbourne to Alice Springs is easy when you use to help you make travel arrangements. Whether you are flying one-way, non-stop, or round-trip, you will find just the flight you need with us. If you want to lock in a great deal for your flights, go for a round-trip flight, if you need flexibility with your itinerary, book a one-way flight to Alice Springs. With, you can search for available flights and hotel rooms, and then make your booking quickly and easily online and on the go. Pack your travel accessories, make a must-see bucket list, and book your flight to Alice Springs on today!

  • A Trip to Remember (MEL—ASP)

    Make your journey from Melbourne (MEL) to Alice Springs (ASP) a trip to remember by using to view Alice Springs attractions before you arrive. Once you know what to do in Alice Springs, you can reserve and book in advance for the best travel experience possible. Planning ahead is the most effective way to ensure your whole travel experience goes smoothly. Whether you need help choosing the perfect restaurant, discovering the best places to try local flavors, or finding the most stunning views in town, is with you every step of the way for your trip to Alice Springs.