Buses from Alice Springs to Uluru in 2022

A great option to get around between Alice Springs to Uluru and return is to book bus transfers. Below we have detailed the different options to get around, including both luxury and cheaper bus transfer options.

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How Far from Alice Springs to Uluru?

The road trip from Alice Springs to Uluru (to the gateway touwnship of Yulara) on the main Stuart and Lasseter Highways consists of a drive of 446 km / 277 mi / 4:30 hrs as shown in the below map.

Buses from Alice Springs to Uluru

Below we have detailed the options to catch a bus from Alice Springs to Ayers Rock.

Luxury Coach Transfer from Alice Springs to Uluru

AATKings offers daily luxury coach transfers from selected hotels in Alice Springs to Ayers Rock Resort on every day of the week except for some Mondays.

The daily service typically departs Alice Springs at 7am and arrives in Ayers Rock Resort at 1pm. You will stop at the Atila Road House near Mt Connor along the way where you can purchase food and drinks.

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Luxury Coach Transfer from Uluru to Alice Springs

AATKings offers daily luxury coach transfers from Uluru to Alice Springs, on every day of the week except for most Thursdays.

The daily service typically departs Ayers Rock Resort at 12:30pm and arrives in your Alice Springs hotel between 7 and 7.30pm. You will change buses at Angus Downs, and stop at Erlunda road house where you can purchase food and drinks along the way.

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On the Road to Uluru, NT
On the Road to Uluru, NT

Budget Coach Transfer from Alice Springs to Uluru and return

Emu Run offer Alice Springs to Uluru or return transfers on a budget coach, including a stop at Erlunda Road House each way where you can purchase food and drinks.

The Alice Springs to Uluru bus service operates on Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday each week and typically departs from your Alice Springs hotel between 6-7am, and arrives at the Outback Pioneer Hotel in Ayers Rock Resort at approximately 11:45am.

The Uluru to Alice Springs bus service operates on Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday each week and typically departs from the Outback Pioneer Hotel in Ayers Rock Resort between 6 – 7.30pm, and arrives at your Alice Springs hotel at approximately midnight.

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Cheap Bush Bus Transfer from Alice Springs to Uluru and Return

The cheap bus from Alice Springs to Uluru is the Bush Bus, which operates on Wednesday and Saturday each week, as part of their route from Alice Springs to Docker River (Kaltukatjara). Pick ups in Alice Spring start from 7am, door to door. The bus can stop in Erlunda on request (for food and drinks), and arrives in Yulara at 1.45pm.

The return service from Yulara to Alice Springs operates on Thursday and Sunday each week with a stop on request at either Curtin Springs or Erlunda. Pick up from Yulara is at midday, with arrival in Alice Springs (door to door) at 5.30pm.

Ensure you book your tickets in advance. Check out the Bush Bus Website for the latest information about the route and timetable options and for details on how to book your tickets.

Bus Alice Springs to Uluru

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