Getting here is easy
Adelaide is South Australia’s capital city. It is easily accessed by air from all Australian capital cities and international destinations. Adelaide Airport is only 8 kilometres (5 miles) from the centre of the city, a 15 minute drive.
Adelaide Airport (ADL) services regional, domestic and international travellers. The state of the art facility is the newest and most efficient aviation terminal in Australia, incorporating the latest in design and technology.
Getting to and from the airport
There is a $AUD2 levy on all taxi fares to and from the airport. The average taxi fare from the city centre to the airport is $AUD15. JetBus provides transport between the airport, Adelaide city and some suburbs.
Air travel from outside Australia
Qantas Airways, Singapore Airlines, Air New Zealand, Malaysia Airlines, Cathay Pacific and Pacific Blue fly to Adelaide from various countries. British Airways offers international access to Adelaide through code-shared services with Qantas Airways.
Virgin Australia provides a great flexible service called Virgin Australia Airpass. If you’re visiting Australia from overseas with an international carrier, who books through the Virgin Blue Airpass website, you’ll be eligible for great priced flights around Australia, Asia and the South Pacific. Check their website for the latest information.
Air travel within Australia
Several international airlines travel to South Australia. Qantas Airways, Virgin Australia and Jetstar offer frequent daily services to Adelaide Airport from Australia's capital cities.
Domestic flight times (direct) are:
Melbourne - Adelaide: 1 hour 5 minutes
Sydney - Adelaide: 1 hour 40 minutes
Canberra - Adelaide: 1 hour 40 minutes
Brisbane - Adelaide: 2 hours 30 minutes
Perth - Adelaide: 3 hours 10 minutes
Darwin - Adelaide: 3 hours 35 minutes
Alice Springs - Adelaide: 2 hours
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