Adelaide city centre
Adelaide Airport (ADL): 4 mi from city centre
Flights to Adelaide: practical information
Cheap airlines to Adelaide
Welcome to Southern Australia! Most visitors arrive on holidays in Adelaide via Adelaide International AIrport (ADL), just outside the city centre. Find cheap flights to Adelaide onboard Cathay Pacific, Singapore Airlines, Qantas Airways, British Airways, among others.
When to book flights to Adelaide
Adelaide is perfectly located among wine regions, valleys and the beautiful coast. Best time to visit? Summer, December to January, and spring when rain is rare and the festivals kick off.
- Peak season: Spring and summer.
- Low season: Winters, June especially sees a lot of rain.
Expect flights to Adelaide to take at least 21 hours with one stopover.
Experience Adelaide: what to see, what to do
Adelaide, unlike all other Australian state capitals, was founded by free settlers and not convicts. The city hosts its own Fringe Festival, has a buzzing arts scene, is just a short drive from wine country and also has great beaches! What more could you want?
Essentials in Adelaide
Adelaide Zoo: If you're looking to get up close with some of Australia's unique wildlife, this is the place to do it. Adelaide is also one of the very few zoos in the world with giant pandas.
Winery tours: Get yourself an Adelaide car hire and take off to the valleys to taste some of Australia's most spectacular wines. McLaren Vale, Barossa Valley and Clare Valley are all within a short distance, easy to make day-trips for wine lovers.
West Beach: Seeking sand with you sun while visiting Adelaide? Head to West Beach, just a few kilometres from the airport. The swimming conditions here are excellent and there is also a wide range of accommodations nearby too.
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Accommodations in Adelaide
Cheap hotels are more than present in Adelaide. There is a handful of backpacker hostels, mostly around the central bus station as well as a good selection in the mid-range. Find your hotels in Adelaide early, especially if you're visiting when there is a festival or large event taking place.