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Getting to South Australia 3
GETTING TO AND AROUND
Adelaide Airport is eight kilometres
(five miles) from the centre of the city, a
15-minute drive. Adelaide Airport's passenger
terminal services regional, domestic and
international travellers in one building. The
state-of-the-art facility is one of Australia's
most modern, customer friendly airports.
There is a A$2 levy on all taxi fares departing
Adelaide Airport. The average taxi fare from
the city centre to the airport is A$15.
Skylink Shuttle operates between the airport,
city and Adelaide Parklands Rail Terminal at
Adelaide Airport Flyer offers airport transfers
from the outer suburbs and surrounding areas
of Adelaide. www.adelaideairportflyer.com
JetBus links the airport and the city and some
All interstate trains arrive and depart from
Adelaide Parklands Rail Terminal which is
three kilometres (two miles) west of the
city centre. Local taxis and shuttle buses
meet every train. Skylink Airport Shuttle
operates between the Adelaide Parklands
Rail Terminal and the city and airport.
• The Indian Pacific operates between
Sydney, Adelaide and Perth.
• The Ghan operates between Adelaide,
Alice Springs and Dar win.
• The Overland operates between
Melbourne and Adelaide.
See pages 42-43.
All interstate and regional coaches arrive and
depart from the Central Bus Station at
85 Franklin Street, Adelaide.
Greyhound Coaches has connections to
Adelaide from major Australian cities and
offers travel passes designed for independent
Firefly Express also operate services from
Melbourne and Sydney (via Melbourne) to
For regional bus services visit
Adelaide is easily accessed by air with direct flights from Alice Springs, Brisbane, Cairns, Canberra, Darwin,
Gold Coast (Coolangatta), Melbourne, Perth, and Sydney. Regional Express (Rex) operates daily flights from
Melbourne to Mount Gambier.
Virgin Australia provides a flexible service called Virgin Australia Airpass. Those visiting Australia from
overseas with an international carrier, who books through the Virgin Australia Airpass website, will be
eligible for great priced flights around Australia. The Qantas Walkabout Airpass provides savings for travel
between Australian cities in conjunction with flights booked between the United States and Australia with
Qantas or American Airlines. See the Virgin Australia and Qantas websites for more information.
Domestic Air Travel -- Direct flights from Adelaide
APPROX FLIGHT DURATION
AIR NEW ZEALAND
6 FLIGHTS PER WEEK
4 hours 50 minutes
DENPASAR/BALI VIRGIN AUSTRALIA
5 FLIGHTS PER WEEK
12 hours 20 minutes
8 hours 40 minutes
KUALA LUMPUR MALAYSIA AIRLINES
International Air Travel -- Direct flights to Adelaide
Within South Australia Regional Express
(Rex), QANTASLink and Sharp Airlines
offer daily services to regional areas
including Kingscote on Kangaroo Island,
Port Lincoln, Ceduna and Whyalla on
Eyre Peninsula, Mount Gambier in
Limestone Coast, Port Augusta in the
Flinders Ranges and Coober Pedy and
Olympic Dam in the Outback.
Lockers for baggage storage are
located near the car rental offices on
the ground floor of the multi-level car
park at Adelaide Airport. Check luggage
allowances for regional airlines upon
Regional Air Travel from Adelaide
With its central position on the continent of
Australia, South Australia is a great self-drive
destination from or to interstate cities.
See pages 30-41 for suggested interstate
and regional self-drive itineraries.
Approximate drive times and distances can
be found on the map on the inside cover
and in each regional section.
See page 59 for a list of car hire companies
in South Australia.
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