The cheapest times to fly from SYD to ASP are

  • January 1st to May 27th (except the weeks of February 12th, February 26th, March 12th, April 9th, and April 23rd)
  • June 11th to July 15th (except the week of June 25th)
  • August 20th to September 16th
  • November 26th to December 9th

based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from SYD to ASP is late January and early February. Prices can be as high as $593 for Sunday flights during mid December, or as low as $383 for Tuesday flights around late January and early February.


When to Fly to Alice Springs

Flying from Sydney (SYD) to Alice Springs (ASP) will usually cost between $384 to $533 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January and early February with an average ticket price of $417. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $499. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $83 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $452 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SYD to ASP flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the SYD to ASP route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

SYD to ASP Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SYD to ASP flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Sydney. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.22, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $121 (23%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $398. Return trip prices are from the ASP to SYD flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from SYD to ASP can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 3 hour 15 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Hacking SYD to ASP

Flight hacking is when you book two tickets instead of a layover, sometimes with different airlines. You will need to either bring only a carry-on bag (highly recommended) or leave yourself plenty of time to go through security again. Flight hacking is completely allowed, but airlines don’t always tell you the cheapest way to get from SYD to ASP — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Adelaide (SYD > ADL > ASP)

  • Price for both tickets: $451
  • Average savings: $2 (0.33%)

See SYD to ADL flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from SYD to ASP? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 6 major airlines flying this route most often: Air New Zealand, Emirates, LATAM, Qantas, Singapore Airlines, Virgin Australia, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Alice Springs Airport to Sydney International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1256 miles or 2021 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from SYD to ASP?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SYD to ASP flight is about 3 hour 15 minutes.

How many flights go between Sydney and Alice Springs?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 72 available flights from SYD to ASP.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code SYD
Origination airport name Sydney International Airport
City Sydney
Country Australia
Latitude -33.9
Longitude 151.2

Return Airport

Destination code ASP
Destination airport name Alice Springs Airport
City Alice Springs
Country Australia
Latitude -23.8
Longitude 133.9


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