Adelaide Airport, the airport of Adelaide (ADL), is located on 5,7 km distance from the city centre. From the airport you can be in the city centre of Adelaide within 12-18 minutes by public transport, shuttle bus, Uber or the taxi.
Below you can find an overview of the transport possibilities for Adelaide.
Address Adelaide Airport: 1 James Schofield Dr, Adelaide Airport SA 5950, Australia.
Distance airport – city centre Adelaide: 5.7 km.
IATA code: ADL.
Overview: transport Adelaide Airport
Adelaide Metro bus: AU$3,50-5,40 / € 2,50-4,00 per person one way, duration 18 minutes.
Shuttle bus accommodations and rental companies: prices, times and travel time on request.
Airport City Shuttle: AU$10 / € 7 per person one way, duration depends on the number of stops.
Uber: AU$16-37 / € 11-25, duration 12-15 minutes.
Taxi: AU$25-30 / € 17-20 (excluding AUD$2 / € 1,50 airport tax), duration 12-15 minutes.
From the airport of Adelaide there are 2 buses running to the centre of Adelaide, Glenelg and West Beach.
- JetBus (J1): 7 days a week between the airport, the centre, Glenelg and West Beach. Duration: 18 minutes.
- JetExpress (J1X): from Monday until Friday, only between the airport and the centre. Duration: 18 minutes.
The buses depart from bus stop 10 Airport Road – South East Side (near LOT 50 Sir Donald Bradman Drive at Adelaide Airport). You can buy your ticket from the bus driver.
AU$3.50 / € 2,50 per person one way (Monday – Friday 09.00-15.00h / 09.00am-03.00pm, and on Sundays and public holidays).
AU$5.40 / € 4,00 per person one way (Monday – Friday before 09.00h / 09.00am and after 15.00h / 03.00pm, and on Saturday).
AU$10.20 / € 7 per person (day ticket).
It is also possible to purchase a Metrocard. The costs are AU$5 / € 3,50. With the travel credit you can add on the card, you can travel at reduced rates.
AU$1.99 / € 1,50 per person one way (Monday – Friday 09.00-15.00h / 09.00am-03.00pm, and on Sundays and public holidays).
AU$3.62 / € 2,50 per person one way (Monday – Friday before 09.00h / 09.00am and after 15.00h / 03.00pm, and on Saturday).
In addition to the shuttle bus company below, there are also accommodations and rental companies which bring guests/customers with their own transfer bus for free or at (reduced) costs to/from the airport of Adelaide. Check this in advance with your accommodation or rental company before you book a transfer with another provider.
The Airport City Shuttle, along with the Northern Flyer, is a shuttle service that brings you from door-to-door from Adelaide Airport to several hotels and businesses in Adelaide.
The shuttles operate 7 days a week, approximately every 30 minutes.
Monday – Friday: 08.00-21.00h / 08.00am-09.00pm.
Saturday: 08.00-18.00h / 08.00am-06.00pm.
Sunday: 08.00-17.00h / 08.00am-05.00pm.
The duration of the ride depends on the number of stops.
Airport City Shuttle:
Adelaide Airport – city centre of Adelaide: AU$10 / € 7 per person one way.
The driver will only accept cash. It is not necessary to make a reservation in advance. After your arrival, please make yourself known at the information desk on the ground floor of the terminal, opposite the escalators. You will recognize the desk by the orange TV-screen with City Shuttle.
Adelaide Airport – outside the centre of Adelaide.
You can request the rates via the online request form or via the customer service on (08)72891065 (within Australia) or +61 872 891 065 (7 days a week, 09.00-18.00h / 09.00am-06.00pm).
If you want to use the shuttle from the city to the airport, you need to contact the customer service 24 hours before departure on +61 433 533 718 (7 days a week, 09.00-18.00h / 09.00am-06.00pm).
AU$16-21 / € 11-14. Duration: 12-15 minutes.
AU$29-37 / € 19,50-25. Duration: 12-15 minutes.
If you will be picked up from the airport, the driver will be waiting for you at the Ride Share Pickup area. As soon as you walk out of the terminal and follow the signs Ride Share Pickup area, you will find your driver at the Ride Share Pickup area, located opposite the square and left of the parking garage.
AU$25-30 / € 17-20 (excluding AUD$2 / € 1,50 airport tax). Duration 12-15 minutes.
The taxi stand can be found on the left, within walking distance from the terminal.
All times and prices listed above are subject to changes.
Check the website(s) of the supplier(s) for current departure times, prices and other traveler information.