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    It takes about 3 hours 36 minutes to fly from Sydney (SYD) to Ayers Rock (AYQ).
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    The earliest flight departs from Sydney (SYD) at 09:30 and arrives in Ayers Rock (AYQ) at 11:35.
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    Airlines with flights from Sydney (SYD) to Ayers Rock (AYQ): Emirates, Jetstar Airways, Virgin Australia, American Airlines, Qantas Airways, Singapore Airlines and Etihad Airways.
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    Jetstar Airways operates 13 direct flights from Sydney (SYD) to Ayers Rock (AYQ).
  • How many airports in Ayers Rock (AYQ)?

    There are 1 airport(s) in Ayers Rock (AYQ): Connellan Airport.

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Flight from Melbourne to Ayers Rock

Ayers Rock or Uluru is a sacred spot in Australia, housed within the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park. A large sandstone formation and in the heart of the Northern Territory, Ayers Rock is known as the Red Centre. This world heritage site is surrounded by of unique local flora and fauna with around 20 species of native mammals like the common brushtail possum, rufous hare-wallaby, malleefowl, reptiles like woma python, red kangaroo, bush turkey and many more. There are several free and paid activities to do near this spiritual locale which will leave you wanderers cleansed and refreshed.

Tip: The best time to visit Uluru is often said to be the colder months ranging from May to September.

Getting to Ayers Rock

Ayers Rock Airport (AYQ) service the city, which is just a 20 minutes drive from Uluru itself. The airport hosts flights to destinations in and around Australia and Southeast Asia. Amongst the multiple flights from Melbourne to Ayers Rock, one can catch direct flights from Melbourne via Melbourne Tullamarine Airport (MEL), by browsing through flights offered by Jet Star, which will have around 3 hours flying time. You can also find cheap flights to Ayers Rock from Melbourne with some connecting flights, offered by Virgin Australia and Jetstar.

Tip: It is important to note that Melbourne is 30 minutes ahead of Ayers Rock so 7:30 pm in Ayers Rock would be Monday, 8 PM in Melbourne.

Take in the Sights: Things to do in Ayers Rock

This spiritual heart of Australia deserves a special place on your bucket list. After a walk around the base of the iconic Uluru, a free 45-minute tour of the Bush Food experience will allow you to taste seasonal fruits, spices and various foods of the natives. You can opt for the Bush Yarn tour to learn about the historical significance and traditional hunting techniques and weapons. Don’t miss out on a quick lesson on boomerang-throwing by aboriginal instructors.

For a relaxing and laid-back experience, try out the garden walk near the Desert Gardens Hotel, complete with a pocket guide. A culture enthusiast should not miss out on the Mani-Mani Indigenous cultural theatre which is open on Wednesdays and Sundays, featuring three-dimensional effects and sounds which will transport you to Central Australia in its ancient avatar. For a nocturnal experience, you should check out the restaurants and bars in Ayers Rock Resort for a colourful evening. For all the shopaholics and collectors, Ayers Rock Resort Shopping Centre, Alice Plaza, and Maruku & Mulgara Retail Galleries are some must-visit places for a quality spend.

Tip: For an ideal trip for a family or romantic experience, spend some quality time on the Valley of the Winds walk or at the Sunset viewing platform near the Ayers Rock Resort.

The best areas for accommodation

For a luxurious and pampered stay after a long and immersed day of trekking, walking and exploration of Ayers Rock, you might like to stay at high-end places like the Desert Gardens Hotel and Ayers Rock Resort amongst other places like Longitude 131. Room at budget-friendly places like Sails in the Desert for a unique and comfortable stay.

Tip: For an extremely affordable stay, try the Outback Pioneer Hotel & Lodge and use the express bus to Uluru.

With only a few Melbourne to Ayers Rock flights, it would be efficient to have a solid plan for your trip 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 – Ayers Rock flight booking with discount hotel reservations for great deals.

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