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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.
Adelaide Airport Flyer offers airport transfers
from the outer suburbs and surrounding
areas of Adelaide (must be pre-booked).
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 meet every train.
• The Indian Pacific operates between
Sydney, Adelaide and Perth.
• The Ghan operates between Adelaide,
Alice Springs and Darwin.
• 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, Dar win,
Gold Coast (Coolangatta), Melbourne, Perth, and Sydney. Regional Express (Rex) operates daily flights from
Melbourne to Mount Gambier.
Qantas Walkabout Pass
There is so much to see and do in Australia! If you book the Australian domestic flights at the same time
as the Qantas international flights, you could save with the Qantas Walkabout Pass.
With the Qantas Walkabout Pass customise your trip and get a great deal on all Australian domestic flights.
With more than 30 destinations to choose from, the Qantas Walkabout Pass is a great way to see more
and save. To book your domestic flights and benefit from the Qantas Walkabout Pass savings, choose the
multi-city option when making the Qantas international flight booking.
For more information go to www.qantas.com.au
Domestic Air Travel – Direct flights from Adelaide
APPROX FLIGHT DURATION
AIR NEW ZEALAND
6 FLIGHTS PER WEEK
4 hours 50 minutes
3 FLIGHTS PER WEEK
5 FLIGHTS PER WEEK
3 FLIGHTS PER WEEK
5 hours 20 minutes
12 hours 20 minutes
4 FLIGHTS PER WEEK
8 hours 40 minutes
AIR ASIA X
5 FLIGHTS PER WEEK
7 hours 20 minutes
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 58 for a list of car hire companies
in South Australia.
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