Adelaide Airport

Travel Guide Oceania Australia South Australia Adelaide Adelaide Airport



Adelaide Airport (ADL) is located about 8 kilometres from the city centre of Adelaide, and it is the main gateway to South Australia.

For more information about other airports throughout the world, also see the list of airports.



Getting there and away

  • Catching the public transport bus is the cheapest option for getting into the city. The local public transport system, Adelaide Metro, includes a service called JetBus connecting the airport to Glenelg, West Beach, and the North Eastern suburbs. You can either by a single pass for the journey or a daytrip or multitrip ticket if you intend to make more trips on Adelaide's public transport system. A standard single ticket costs $4.10 at peak hours and $2.50 between peak hours, from 9.01am till 3:00pm Mon-Fri.
  • The Skylink Airport Shuttle (tel: (08) 8332 0528) runs every 30 minutes Monday-Saturday and every 60 minutes on Sundays and public holidays. A trip to the city centre costs $7.50 one way and takes about 35 minutes to reach the final stop. Both JetBus and the Skylink Airport Shuttle leave from the southern end of Level 2 at Terminal 1.
  • Taxis are another option, costing about $20 for a one-way trip taking 15-25 minutes, depending on traffic.
  • It's also possible to rent cars at the airport and there are numerous options with companies like Hertz, Avis, Budget and Europcar.



Airlines, Destinations and Terminals

There is one main terminal. For more information about airlines, als see the list of airlines or the details about flying with budget airlines.

  • Air New Zealand - Auckland
  • Alliance Airlines - Port Augusta, Prominent Hill
  • Cathay Pacific Airways - Hong Kong
  • Jetstar Airways - Brisbane, Cairns, Darwin, Gold Coast, Melbourne, Perth, Sydney
  • Malaysia Airlines - Kuala Lumpur
  • Cobham - Ballera, Moomba
  • Qantas Airways - Alice Springs, Brisbane, Canberra, Darwin, Melbourne, Perth, Singapore, Sydney
  • Qantas operated by QantasLink - Port Lincoln
  • Qantas operated by Alliance Airlines for Qantaslink - Olympic Dam
  • Qantaslink operated by Cobham - Kalgoorlie
  • Regional Express Airlines - Broken Hill, Ceduna, Coober Pedy, Kingscote (Kangaroo Island), Mount Gambier, Port Lincoln, Whyalla
  • Sharp Airlines - Avalon, Mildura, Port Augusta, Portland (Victoria), Mt Gambier, Prominent Hill
  • Singapore Airlines - Singapore
  • Tiger Airways Australia - Alice Springs, Avalon, Brisbane , Canberra, Gold Coast, Hobart Melbourne, Sydney
  • Virgin Blue - Brisbane, Broome, Canberra, Gold Coast, Melbourne, Perth, Sydney
  • Virgin Blue operated by Pacific Blue - Denpasar



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