To & From

AAL provides a choice of transport modes to and from the airport.

These include self-drive, hire cars, taxis and limousines.

A public bus service is also available via Adelaide City through to the north/eastern suburbs, with connections to rail and other bus routes.
Phone (08) 8210 1000 or visit 

Or benefit from the ease of Qantas Valet in Adelaide from $50 per day. Plus Qantas Frequent Flyers earn points.
Located at the end of the Domestic terminal. Bookings not required.


Adelaide Airport’s new multi-level short term car park is now open.

Providing short-term parking for 1650 vehicles, it has direct undercover access to the terminal (T1) via the new link bridge on Level 2.

In addition to the multi-level car park, Adelaide Airport also offers economical longer term parking options.

Please visit our Parking Page for detailed information on all parking choices at Adelaide Airport.


A new taxi rank, effective 5 March 2013, is located left of the pedestrian plaza as you you walk out of the terminal. Concierges provide a safe environment and allocate taxis to passengers.

There is a $2 levy added to fares for taxis leaving the airport.

Click here to view the new taxi pick up location.


Car Rental

Car rental desks are located on the ground level adjacent to the baggage claim area.

The following companies have desks at the airport:
Budget |
Europcar |
Hertz |
Thrifty |
RedSpot Sixt |


Adelaide Airport's car rental vehicles parking is now located on the ground floor of the new multi-level car park.

  • Picking up a rental vehicle:  Your rental company will direct you to the correct parking location.
  • Dropping off a rental vehicle:  Follow the signage to the car rental area on the ground floor of the new multi-level car park.

For any queries on the car rental parking arrangements at Adelaide Airport, please contact your car rental company.

Shuttle Bus

New bus Parking Area location

All buses using Adelaide Airport will now pick up and drop off from a new location.
The new bus parking facilities, part of the car park and pedestrian plaza redevelopment, is to the left hand side of the plaza as you leave the terminal. This applies to all public buses, charter and tour buses and the long term car park shuttle bus.
Click here for map.. 

P Bus Shuttle (Long Term Car Park)

A FREE ‘P Bus’ shuttle service operates between the long term car park and T1 (Terminal 1) with buses running every 20 minutes commencing at 4.30am from the car park. The last departure is 11.20pm from T1. See here for the P Bus timetable.

Nothern Flyer / City Shuttle

Provides an Airport / CBD shuttle service to major hotels and return if required.

This is a seven day service - reservation/ booking is appreciated or contact the Information Booth in the T1 Terminal

The Northern Flyer minibus service also provides transfers door to door from the northern Adelaide suburbs.

Phone Northern Flyer 08 7289 1065  | Mobile 0433 533 718

Adelaide Airport Flyer

Offers door-to-door minibus transfers from/to Adelaide outer suburbs and surrounding areas including but not limited to Victor Harbor, Goolwa, McLaren Vale, Aldinga and Noarlunga areas; Barossa Valley, Gawler, Elizabeth, Salisbury, Paralowie, Mawson Lakes and nearby areas, and Hahndorf, Mount Barker and Murray Bridge.

Door-to-door 7 day service. Reservation is appreciated at least 48 hours prior to travel.

Office hours 0700 – 2100, 7 days a week.

Phone 1300 856 444 or +61 8 8389 3528 | Fax +61 8 8389 3572 | |

Public Transport

Public transport buses – known as the JetBus service - pick up and drop off from the new bus stop location, left hand side of the plaza as you leave the terrminal. Click here for map.

JetBus services travel to and from the city, Glenelg and the north-eastern suburbs.

All JetBuses are Metroticket services. Single trip and daytrip tickets can be purchased from bus drivers.

Click here to go to the Adelaide Metro website. Look for the J1 and J2 route information.


Adelaide Airport Bicycle Facilities

Adelaide Airport is upgrading bicycle facilities to enhance the travel experience for cyclists. 

A bicycle facility has been constructed at the southern end of the old International Terminal Building, approximately 90m from the northern exit of Terminal 1.

Included in the facility are:

Bicycle Service Stations

These units allow for the assembly, disassembly and minor maintenance of bicycles.  The units include a foot pump.

Free Bicycle Parking Facilities

Bicycle racks are provided for parking of up to 12 bikes, this is in addition to the existing bicycle rack area located in the multi-story car park

Bicycle Box ‘Recycling’ Service*

The new facility provides an area where bike boxes that have been discarded by arriving passengers may be stored and made available for collection by departing cyclists. 

*This area will be made available to event organisers free of charge and will only operate during major cycling events in South Australia, for more information please email

Bicycle racks are situated on the ground level of the new short term car park. Click here for ground level map.

Secure Bicycle Parking Facility

A secure storage facility has been  constructed to provide cyclists with a secure location to store their bicycle.

This facility is secured each evening at 2300 and re-opened at 0400.  This facility is currently free of charge, it is intended to implement a fee for service and have the facility secured 24/7.  Bicycles are able to be left in this area for a 2 week period.

In addition to the dedicated Bicycle Facility, Short Term Bicycle Lockers have been installed adjacent to the bicycle rack area in the multi-story car park.  This allows cyclists to preposition a disassembled (and boxed) bicycle at the airport and then retrieve it prior to check-in.

Cycling to and from Adelaide Airport

Cyclists may also find the below links useful when planning your trips to and from Adelaide Airport

Bicycle Facilities to Adelaide City via Linear Park Bike Path

Bicycle Facilities to Glenelg via Anna Meares and Reece Jennings Bike Path

South Australian Government Cycle Instead Journey Planner:



Pick-up and Drop-off Traffic

Vehicles are not permitted to stop at the kerbside except for immediate passenger pick-up and drop-off.

Due to Government security requirements, you must not leave your vehicle unattended at any time. Unattended vehicles can be towed. If you are asked to move your vehicle by an Airport traffic officer, please do so.

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