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Adelaide Airport

General information

Adelaide Airport is the largest airport in the state of South Australia and is the fifth busiest airport in Australia. The airport is served by more than 15 airlines, operating domestic and international flights. More than half of the passengers at Adelaide Airport take a flight to Sydney Airport or Melbourne Airport.


Where is Adelaide Airport situated?

Adelaide Airport is located west of Adelaide’s city centre. The airport is easily accessible from the city centre by following Sir Donald Bradman Drive (A6).

How many terminals does Adelaide Airport have?

Adelaide Airport has a large single terminal building. The terminal consists of three floors, Arrivals is on the ground floor (Level 0), Departures on the second floor (Level 2).

Airport Map



The distance from Adelaide Airport to the centre of Adelaide is 7 kilometres. By car, it takes 15 minutes to get to the centre of Adelaide.

From ADL Airport to Adelaide City centre by Car
7 km
15 min

Travel by car

Public transport

It is possible to travel to and from Adelaide Airport by public transport. If you opt for public transport to and from Adelaide Airport you can travel by bus. Visit the Adelaide Airport transportation page for the possibilities.

Public transport

Taxi transfer

A taxi is the quickest and most comfortable way to get to and from Adelaide Airport. The price for a taxi ride from the airport to the centre of Adelaide is about A$ 30.-. Book your taxi at Adelaide Airport and discover the comfort of pre-booked taxis.

From ADL Airport to Adelaide City centre by Taxi
7 km
15 min
A$ 30.-

Book a taxi

Car rental

At Adelaide Airport you can rent a car from car rental companies Avis, Budget, Europcar, Hertz, Thrifty (The Hertz Corporation), Enterprise and local providers. It is most convenient to find and book a car well in advance. By doing so, you can save money and time at the airport.

Airport parking

Adelaide Airport offers various official parking options, from premium to low cost. In addition, alternative parking options are available near the airport. If you want to park as cheaply as possible, it's wise to book online!

Book your parking space

At the airport

Do you want more information about facilities, currency exchange, services, free Wi-Fi, lounges, etc. at Adelaide Airport? Check our at the airport page for a complete overview of all facilities and services at Adelaide Airport.



Departures and arrivals

Looking for departure times and/or arrival times? Find the latest flight status information for flights departing from and arriving at Adelaide Airport.

Flight tickets

Looking for a cheap flight? Use our flight search engine to find and book cheap flights from and to the airport.

Which airlines fly from and to Adelaide Airport?

We offer you a list of airlines at Adelaide Airport. The main airlines at the airport are:

  • Jetstar Airways
  • Regional Express Airlines
  • Qantas
  • Virgin Australia
  • Qatar Airways


Hotels near the airport

Looking for the best hotels near Adelaide Airport? We have selected the best hotels near the airport in different price ranges. Take a look at our accommodations page for more information.


Atura Adelaide Airport, Adelaide

Accessible via a direct walkway link from Adelaide Airport domestic and international check-in areas, Atura Adelaide Airport boasts a 24-hour reception, free WiFi, a fitness centre, business centre and Rydges signature Dream Beds.


Rex Hotel Adelaide, Adelaide

Boasting a restaurant and 3 bars, Rex Hotel Adelaide is just 10 minutes’ drive from both central Adelaide and Glenelg Beach. It offers air-conditioned rooms with tea and coffee making facilities.


The Mile End Hotel, Adelaide

Boasting a restaurant, bar, shared lounge and free WiFi, The Mile End Hotel is situated in Adelaide, 2.4 km from Adelaide Convention Centre and 2.5 km from Rundle Mall. This 3-star motel offers an ATM and luggage storage space.

Hotels in Adalaide

Looking for the best hotels in Adalaide? We have selected the best hotels in the city in different price ranges. Take a look at our accommodations page for more information.


Hilton Adelaide, Adelaide

Set in the heart of Adelaide city overlooking Victoria Square, Hilton Adelaide boasts a heated outdoor swimming pool, a 24-hour fitness centre and a tennis court with a jogging track.


Peppers Waymouth Hotel, Adelaide

Peppers Waymouth Hotel offers spacious modern accommodation with stunning views across the city. Facilities include an indoor swimming pool, fully equipped fitness centre, plus a bar and restaurant.


iStay Precinct Adelaide, Adelaide

Located in the heart of Adelaide, iStay Precinct Adelaide offers self-contained apartments with a private balcony and city views. It features an indoor swimming pool, spa pool and sauna.


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Have you visited Adelaide Airport lately? So far, 1 airport passenger has written an airport review about Adelaide Airport and gave a score of 1 out of 5. Provide other airport travellers with essential airport information and tell us about your airport experience.

Latest airport review

greg champion
1 year ago

Cancelled my carpark reservation 40 mins after I was due to arrive, due to sudden Vic lockdown. Cancelled as soon as notified I could not travel. Two calls from me resulted in two messages that I would be rung back. Waiting 3 days now, to ask for a refund. Reference: ADL-DW-2604425

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