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Cheapest flights to Adelaide airports

Find the cheapest flights to these Adelaide airports from your nearest city or airport


Sydney (SYD) to Adelaide (ADL)

Typically, flights to Adelaide from Sydney are cheaper when flying from Sydney Kingsford Smith to Adelaide, which has an average price of $243

CHEAPEST MONTH TO FLY TO ADELAIDE FROM SYDNEYAugust21% cheaperFlying from Sydney to Adelaide costs on average just $192 in August
MOST EXPENSIVE MONTH TO FLY TO ADELAIDE FROM SYDNEYDecember32% more expensiveIt costs about $321 for flights to Adelaide from Sydney in December
MOST POPULAR MONTH TO FLY TO ADELAIDE FROM SYDNEYDecember516% more users visitedMore momondo users searched in flights to Adelaide from Sydney in December than any other month

When is the best time to fly to Adelaide?

Adelaide boasts excellent weather throughout the year, but if you are looking for the best time to visit, try to plan a trip during February – March. At this time you have a comfortable average temperature of 14 – 24 degrees Celsius. Also, there are numerous festivals and activities hosted during this period. The Adelaide Fringe Festival is a must-see at this time of the year. You can take a cruise on the Murray River as well as swim with the sea lions.

  • What is the absolute cheapest flight to Adelaide?

    The best price found on momondo to Adelaide was $81/pp from Melbourne, which is 77% cheaper than the average flight price to Adelaide. To find the cheapest price to Adelaide from your area, use momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool.

  • What is the cheapest month to fly to Adelaide?

    The month of August is, on average, the cheapest month to fly to Adelaide from Australia, with most prices found around $192. If you aren’t able to travel during the month of August, then book flights to Adelaide from Australia during May instead. Flights to Adelaide in May, while not as cheap as those in August, still average around $204.

  • How far in advance should I book a flight to Adelaide?

    The best time to book a flight to Adelaide from Australia is 52 days out, which is when prices tend to be around $243. In the past 72 hours, momondo users found flights from Australia to Adelaide for as low as $93.

  • What is the cheapest day to depart on your flight to Adelaide?

    According to our data, Wednesday is the cheapest day to fly to Adelaide from Australia. The lowest ticket price found for a Wednesday departure recently was $221. Keep in mind that prices can always vary depending on your route and whether or not you are flying domestic or international. If your travel schedule is flexible, try to avoid departing on a Friday because tickets tend to average around $274. These prices are subject to change though, so be sure to set up a Price Alert for flights to Adelaide.

  • What is the cheapest time of day to depart on your flight to Adelaide?

    The cheapest time of day to fly to Adelaide is in the afternoon when flights can be purchased for as low as $237. Flights in the evening are often more expensive, with an average ticket price of $303.

  • Is there a good place to hike near Adelaide?

    If you’re looking to do your hiking in warmer conditions, consider planning your flight to Adelaide for January, February, and March. Parks like Victoria Park are popular hot spots in those months.

  • Is there an alternative airport near Adelaide?

    Finding an alternative and possibly cheaper destination airport near Adelaide is possible. If you are planning a flight to Adelaide, consider booking flights to Kingscote Airport (131 km from Adelaide city centre).

  • Is there a cheaper alternative to flying into Adelaide?

    You can find deals at Kingscote Airport for $356pp on average, but that price can change based on your departure airport. To save money, try momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool.

Adelaide flight deals found on momondo

Check out some of the best fares from airports in Australia to Adelaide found recently by users on momondo
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Virgin Australia
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AVV05:20Melbourne Avalon
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AVV08:00Melbourne Avalon
Virgin Australia
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Find the cheapest one-way flights to Adelaide

If you're looking for one-way flights from Australia to Adelaide, view some of our deals below provided by Jetstar, Rex and Virgin Australia
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Which airlines fly to Adelaide?

Here you can see a selection of the most popular and cheapest airlines for flights to Adelaide
  • Which airlines fly to Adelaide?

    When flying to Adelaide from Australia, momondo travellers will most often fly with one of these popular airlines: Jetstar, Virgin Australia, Tigerair Australia or Qantas Airways. Depending on what airport in Australia you fly from, you may be able to find flights with any of these popular airlines.

Airports near Adelaide

Below you will find all the airports in Adelaide along with their distance from the city centre

Adelaide Airport (ADL)


The Adelaide Metro bus has a double-decker called JetExpress that runs between the airport and city centre. Service is offered hourly during peak travel times. You must have exact change to purchase the ticket from the bus driver. You can buy a Singletrip ($5.30 AUD during peak hours and $3.40 AUD during interpeak hours) or Daytrip ($10 UAD) ticket. Otherwise, purchase a Metrocard for $5 AUD and the fare is approximately $3.54 AUD per peak hour trip. Add at least $5 AUD to your card each time you travel.


The Airport City Shuttle offers door-to-door service from local hotels to the airport. Cost is $10 AUD per person for a one-way trip to city centre.


Taxis from the airport to city centre are the fastest option. There is a $2 AUD levy added to all taxis departing from the airport. The fare to city centre is approximately $25 AUD.


Bike rentals are easily available for free with your passport or driver’s license. The Linear Park Bike Path takes you from the airport’s Bicycle Facility to city centre in approximately 90 minutes. If you travelled with a bicycle, use the service station to assemble your bike before departing.

Car Rentals

You can save money and explore the area driving on your own. Book your rental car with momondo.

Popular routes to Adelaide

Most frequently searched flights to Adelaide along with the cheapest price and shortest flight duration
Coolangatta to Adelaide Flights
Fastest flight time2h 35m
Cheapest price$137
Brisbane to Adelaide Flights
Fastest flight time2h 35m
Cheapest price$144
Hobart to Adelaide Flights
Fastest flight time1h 55m
Cheapest price$151
Sydney to Adelaide Flights
Fastest flight time2h 05m
Cheapest price$165
Perth to Adelaide Flights
Fastest flight time2h 50m
Cheapest price$183
Launceston to Adelaide Flights
Fastest flight time1h 50m
Cheapest price$216
Canberra to Adelaide Flights
Fastest flight time1h 45m
Cheapest price$227
Darwin to Adelaide Flights
Fastest flight time3h 30m
Cheapest price$281
Newcastle to Adelaide Flights
Fastest flight time4h 30m
Cheapest price$300
Cairns to Adelaide Flights
Fastest flight time3h 10m
Cheapest price$328
Alice Springs to Adelaide Flights
Fastest flight time2h 00m
Cheapest price$347
Townsville to Adelaide Flights
Fastest flight time3h 05m
Cheapest price$355
Maroochydore to Adelaide Flights
Fastest flight time5h 35m
Cheapest price$395
Yulara to Adelaide Flights
Fastest flight time7h 45m
Cheapest price$477

How to travel around Adelaide

Connector Bus

The Adelaide Connector Free Bus runs 7 days a week (except on holidays). It is a free option that goes all around downtown. Enjoy your ride on this solar powered bus!


The tram takes you for free from South Terrace to City West and runs throughout the day. If you plan to go further, you will need to buy a ticket or you can use your Metrocard.


Taxis are available throughout city centre and include Independent Taxis, Suburban Taxis, Yellow Cabs, and Adelaide Access Taxis. The fare starts at $3.70 AUD and then increases approximately $1.84 AUD per kilometre and $39.30 AUD per 1-hour wait.


The Adelaide bus lines explore city centre. Purchase a 3-day visitor pass for discounted or concession bus fares. The cost is only $26 AUD, so if you are on a strict budget, this pass is definitely worth it. You have unlimited travel for 3 consecutive days on all bus, train, and tram routes.

Visa requirements for visiting Adelaide

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Best things to do and see in Adelaide

Things to do and Places of Interest in Adelaide

Adelaide is an interesting location to visit in South Australia. The stunning beaches, including Victor Harbour, Normanville, and Kangaroo Island are all must-see spots. The River Torrens Linear Trail is a great walk that goes from the Adelaide Hills to Henley Beach. While in the Adelaide Hills, soak up the story-book style region that is as quaint as it is breathtaking. Visit one of the 200 different wineries in the area for a tasting and tour. At the Cleland Conservation Park, you can see koalas and feed a kangaroo. On Kangaroo Island, you will see the delightful sea lions up close. Shop along the Adelaide Central Markets for delicious gourmet foods, parks, gardens, and more. For a great afternoon stroll, walk around the North Terrace precinct where you will find the National Wine Centre, Botanic Gardens, and several art museums filled with rich history.

Tips and Tricks for Visiting Adelaide

Clubs and Nightlife

Adelaide has a wonderful mix of nightlife opportunities. The Supermild is a hip, retro-style lounge that offers great music, dancing, and excellent service. The modern Transmission Club is an indie nightclub, and if you visit during September, you can enjoy the Transmission Warehouse Party. Nightcall is another popular spot for nightlife activities.


China Town and the central market are vibrant, fun, and open for business all year long. Here you will find exotic foods, great coffee, and local vendors selling Australian goods.

Enjoy the Food

The culinary scene in Adelaide is impressive. You will notice award-winning restaurants and sample world-class wines on Rundle Street, Gouger Street, and O’Connell Street. Also, the Parade at Norwood offers an exciting array of boutique-style restaurants.


There is an event or festival going on almost any time you visit this vibrant city. Check out South Australia’s events page to see what you might find during your visit. For example, every February, there is the Coopers Kangaroo Island Cup, while April has AFL games and September hosts the Adelaide Cabaret Festival.