Adelaide airport (ADL)

Location details, contact information, airlines, departure and arrival flight status, transportation, facilities and services, parking, special passenger amenities, nearby hotels and answers to passengers' frequently asked questions.


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Adelaide airport (ADL)

Adelaide Airport, opened in 1954, is one of the busiest in Australia. It operates with domestic destinations and some international flights in Oceania, Asia and the Middle East.

Official Website:
Number of Terminals - 1 - Open from 4:00 am to 11:00 pm.
Annual passenger traffic: 6.7 million passengers went through it during 2022.
+61 883 089 211. E-mail: [email protected] Information and tourist desk on the ground floor, available between 8:00 am and 8:00 pm. Passengers can also request assistance from airport ambassadors in the baggage reclaim hall and the check-in area of level 2.


The airport is located 8 km (5 miles) to the west of Adelaide.

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Accommodation near Adelaide airport (ADL)

Some accommodations in the surroundings operate shuttle buses to and from the airport.

Adelaide Airport Motel (0.8 km/0.5 miles)
Atura Adelaide Airport (0.9 km/0.6 miles)
Aviators Lodge (1.8 km/1.1 miles)
Lockleys Hotel (2.1 km/1.3 miles)
Rex Hotel (2.5 km/1.6 miles)


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Public and private transportation

Ride-sharing - Services such as Uber pick-up passengers to the left of the short-term car park.

Bus - Adelaide Metro (Tel +61 882 101 000) operates the JetExpress service to the city every 30 minutes from Monday to Friday, with stops at several key locations and hotels and a journey time of about 25 min. There are also several regular lines (JetBus): J1 - Glenelg Interchange, West Beach, Harbour Town Centre, Brooklyn Park, Cowandilla, Hilton, Golden Grove, Salisbury Heights; J2 - Harbour Town, West Beach, Brooklyn Park, Tea Tree Plaza, Golden Grove; J7 - West Lakes Centre, Marion Centre, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Findon and Morphett (weekdays only); J8 - West Lakes Centre, Marion Centre, Torrens, Arndale Centre, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Findon, Morphett (Mondays through Fridays). Buses leave from the stop left of the pedestrian plaza and tickets can be acquired on board.
Airport City Shuttle (Tel +61 433 533 718) offers door-to-door transfers from the enclosure to several hotels and destinations in all city suburbs; they operate Mondays through Fridays between 8:00 am and 9:00 pm, Saturdays from 8:00 am to 6:00 pm and Sundays from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm.

Taxi - Ranks are located to the left of the pedestrian plaza when exiting the terminal. The trip to the city centre takes around 15-20 minutes.

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Car rental agencies

Car rental counters are found on the ground floor, next to the baggage reclaim area.

Avis (Tel +61 881 542 444 - 6:00 am to 10:30 pm)
Budget (Tel +61 882 344 900 - 6:00 am to 11:00 pm)
Enterprise (Tel +61 882 344 822 - 6:30 am to 10:30 pm)
Europcar (Tel +61 881 503 090 - 6:30 am to 10:30 pm)
Hertz (Tel +61 882 344 566 - 6:00 am to 11:00 pm)
Thrifty (Tel +61 882 343 029 - 6:00 am to 11:00 pm)


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Parking services at Adelaide airport (ADL)

There are short- and long-term areas. More information: Tel +61 883 089 380. Rates

Terminal Car Park - Multi-storey facility opposite the terminal, with direct connection through a covered bridge on level 2. It has a guidance system to lead you to empty bays, charging stations for electric vehicles and spaces for motorcycles on every level.
Long Term Car Park - Situated 10 minutes away from the main building, with free shuttle service every 20 min. between 4:30 am and 11:20 pm.


Facilities for passengers with special needs

Persons with a disability or who require special assistance can call Tel +61 883 089 380 / 438 890 024 from 4:30 am to 11:00 pm prior to their visit to the airport. Inform your airline or travel agent about your needs at the time of your booking. There are accessible counters, induction loops for the hearing-impaired, people movers to help customers reach their required departure gate, escalators, lifts, moving walkways, designated parking spaces, proper signage, adapted restrooms and telephones, ramps and airbridges.

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Latest updates: March 25, 2023