Getting to Adelaide


Adelaide is easily accessed by air from all Australian capital cities and international destinations. Adelaide Airport is eight kilometres from the centre of the city, a 15-minute drive. It services regional, domestic and international travellers in one building. The state of the art facility is the newest and most efficient aviation terminal in Australia, incorporating the latest in design and technology.

The South Australian Visitor & Travel Centre runs an information and booking centre in the main airport building. It is open for every domestic and international flight arrival, 365 days of the year. There is a AUD$2 levy on all taxi fares to the airport. The average taxi fare from the city centre to the airport is $AUD$15. Sky link Shuttle operates between the airport, city and Interstate Rail Terminal (Keswick). Cost is $8.50 one way. Jet Bus links the airport and the city and some suburbs.


The main coach terminal in Adelaide is the Central Bus Station at Franklin Street, Adelaide. All interstate and intrastate coaches depart from and arrive at this terminal.

Public transport

You can travel for free within the Adelaide city centre on the Adelaide Free bus, the 99C, and the tram between South Terrace and North Terrace. You'll find route information on the Adelaide Metro website. Adelaide Metro services the greater metropolitan region with trains and buses and the Glenelg tram. Visit the Adelaide Metro website for details of routes and fares.


The interstate trains The Overland, The Ghan and the Indian Pacific arrive and depart from the Keswick Rail Terminal, located on Richmond Road, Keswick three kilometres from the city centre. All three are operated by Great Southern Rail.


All taxis in Adelaide accept major credit cards and Cab charge. There are several companies that offer an alternative to taxis, providing luxury vehicles and uniformed drivers for transfers and touring. On evenings in the city, you can find major taxi ranks on the North Terrace near Sky City casino and also at the corner of Hindley and Morphett Streets. These are manned by taxi concierges Friday and Saturday nights from 11.00pm to 4.00am.


Ride around the city centre on a bike supplied by the Adelaide City Council. Free bike hire is now available 7 days a week from 9am - 5pm. For more information and details of locations visit the Bicycle SA's website.

Or have fun on a bikelfun pedal car designed for adults and older children. Choose from a six seat Tourer or a three seat Roadster. You can hire bike funs at Rymill Park, Adelaide in the East Parklands just east of Rundle Street.

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