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Adelaide Travel Information

With a lively combination of country town and free-thinking cosmopolitan center, South Australia capital Adelaide is an easily walkable river-side city surrounded by swaths of lush parklands. The city’s hot art and music scene and multi-ethnic population lends itself to a vibrant urban experience spiced up with loads of fantastic restaurants, beaches, festivals and cultural events.

Adelaide International Airport

Situated about five miles west of the city center, Adelaide International Airport is serviced by numerous domestic and international carriers. Qantas, Virgin Blue and Jet Star provide service from other Australian capitals, and Tiger Air flies in from major capitals with the exceptions of Darwin and Perth. International carriers include Emirates, Malaysia Airlines, Cathay Pacific and Singapore Airlines. Both the international and domestic features have major car rental desks, including Avid, Hertz, Budget and Thrifty. Major hotels and rail and bus stations are connected to the city via the Skylink, buses and the JetBus, linking the airport to West Beach, Glenelg and the northeastern suburbs.

Getting Around

Getting around the city is easy, with its relatively small size and easily navigable neighborhoods. The public network operates through three major zones, while the free CityLoop bus traverses major areas around the city center. Glenelg Tram operates between Victoria Square and the popular seaside suburb of Glenelg.


Pedestrian friendly Adelaide is easy to explore, whether you choose to hoof it or use the efficient bus and tram systems. The geographical heart of the city is historic Victoria Square, lined with grand government and elegant hotels. From here, you can catch the 20 minute tram ride out to the pretty seaside suburb of Glenelg, graced with white sandy beaches and a long fishing pier. To the west of Victoria Square, you’ll find Central Market, oldest continuously operating produce market in Australia.

Where to Stay

Adelaide offers a broad range of accommodations for every style and budget. Big international hotels include Hilton, Crowne Plaza, Sebel and Hyatt, but there are plenty of affordable mid-range hotels, charming bed-and-breakfasts and budget backpacker hostels. Rent a beach house in Glenelg or check out an elegant Adelaide Hills inn.


The Botanic Gardens of Adelaide offer acres of manicured formal gardens, duck ponds, lush lawns and the magnificent Bicentennial Conservatory, home to incredible rainforest species. Take the tram to lively Glenelg Beach or tour the historic winery at Penfolds Magill Estate. First Aboriginal cultural center in the country, Tandanya Aboriginal Cultural Institute offers changing indigenous art exhibits and theatrical and dance performances.


Foodies will love exploring the more than 600 pubs, cafés and restaurants of Adelaide. More upscale establishments are clustered along the main restaurant thoroughfares of Rundle and Gouger streets, while cheaper eateries and nightlife spots lie along Hindley Street. The avenues of chic North Adelaide are lined with exquisite Victorian and Edwardian buildings, many housing upscale cafés, restaurants and bistros. For cheap, delicious multicultural fare from noodles to sushi and cakes, browse the city’s popular Central Markets between Grote and Gouger streets. Take the tram to seaside Glenelg for dazzling alfresco dining.

Nightlife and Cultural

From country music concerts to ballet, experimental theater and opera, Adelaide boasts a lively entertainment scene. Art galleries, bistros, theaters and grand concert halls offer a range of music and dance performances, with many performances held at major concert hall the Adelaide Festival Center. A lively bar and club scene includes wine bars, dance clubs, jazz lounges and a casino.


With an astonishing mix of chic boutiques, designer shops and eclectic galleries, Adelaide is a shopper’s delight. Head to Rundle Mall, the city’s main shopping strip, or browse the opal shops around King William Street. Find trendy frocks around King William Road and the Marion Shopping Center or head out to Harbour Town near the airport for bountiful bargains.


Fantastic festivals abound in lively Adelaide, and it’s best to book far in advance if you’ll be visiting during some of the larger events. Held during three weeks of March in alternating years, the Adelaide Festival is Australia’s largest performing arts festival and includes the Adelaide Fringe Festival and a Writers’ Week. Come experience amazing showcases of dance, visual arts, opera, classical music, cabaret and comedy. Music lovers throng to the city annually in February or March for the legendary WOMADelaide Festival, a world music extravaganza showcasing Australian and international artists


Monthly Average Prices for Return Airfares to Adelaide (AUD)

Melbourne to Adelaide$209$165$157$168  -  -
Brisbane to Adelaide$279$297$255$305  -  -
Sydney to Adelaide$200$199$214$247  -  -
Perth to Adelaide$359$386$431$381  -  -
Cairns to Adelaide$611$572  -  -  -  -
Darwin to Adelaide  -$621  -  -$805  -
Sunshine Coast to Adelaide  -$396$503  -  -  -
Gold Coast to Adelaide  -$401$414  -  -  -
Melbourne (Avalon) to Adelaide$290$321  -  -  -  -
Canberra to Adelaide  -$503  -  -  -  -

Did you know...

  • Subway Meats train station is conveniently located to Adelaide airport.
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  • The cheapest airfare to Adelaide is $774 leaving from Alice Springs.
  • Adelaide has the UTC offset of 34200.

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Flights between Australia and Bali disrupted after Mount Agung eruption - The Sydney Morning Herald
Twelve Jetstar flights, including routes between Denpasar and Sydney, Perth, Melbourne, Adelaide and Cairns, were cancelled. ";Due to volcanic ash cloud caused by Mount Agung in Bali, it is currently not safe to operate flights to or from Denpasar ...
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Bali flights cancelled as volcano erupts - Otago Daily Times
Air New Zealand has cancelled Bali flights today due to an erupting volcano at Mount Agung. Travellers were urged to check their airlines' websites after the volcano began spewing water vapour and ash into the atmosphere on Thursday. Mount Agung is ...
Volcano eruption again causes Bali flight cancelations - Airline Ratings
Jetstar said it had canceled six flights to Bali on Thursday from Sydney, Perth, Cairns, Melbourne and Adelaide. Four return flights to Adelaide, Perth Sydney and Melbourne were also axed. Two flights on their way to Denpasar also returned to Australia ...
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Jetstar, AirAsia flights to Bali among those cancelled as Mount Agung erupts again - ABC News
";Due to a volcanic ash cloud caused by Mount Agung in Bali, it is currently not safe to operate flights to or from Denpasar Airport,"; the statement said. The cancelled Jetstar flights include routes between Denpasar and Sydney, Perth, Melbourne ...
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Fiji Airways to serve Adelaide with Boeing 737 MAX - Australian Aviation
In addition to linking Adelaide with the popular tourist destination of Fiji, the flight also offers South Australians a one-stop option to Honolulu, Los Angeles and San Francisco via Fiji Airways Nadi hub. Aviation thinktank CAPA – Centre for Aviation ...
Big Fat Airline Wrap - Travel Weekly
Commencing in June 2017, this month marks the one-year anniversary of Fiji's National Airline offering year-round, direct flights between Adelaide and the tropical paradise. The launch of the service was the airline's fourth direct service from ...

Airlines that fly to Adelaide :

Adelaide (ADL) is serviced by:

Virgin Australia, Jetstar, Qantas, Tiger

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