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Car Hire from Adelaide Airport

Car Hire at Adelaide Airport

This information is correct as of June 2015. All data are retrieved on June 2015.

Have the freedom to control your own schedule and explore what South Australia has to offer by renting cars through the Adelaide Airport. Skyscanner provides information regarding the car hire services available at the airport, as well as up-to-date information on Adelaide and its airport.

Compare Car Hire Prices at Adelaide Airport

Car Class Compare Car Hire Prices from*
Economy$29.70/ day
Compact$27.00/ day
Intermediate$35.19/ day
Fullsize$43.99/ day
Premium$92.62/ day

*Disclaimer: The price shown above was found on 8 May 2018 for one day of car rental on 8 July 2018. Prices are subject to change and/or availability.

Where to hire a car at Adelaide Airport

There are 6 Car Hire service providers operating at Adelaide Airport, namely Avis, Budget Car Rental, Europcar, Hertz, Thrifty, and Enterprise Rent-a-Car. You will find the car rental desks at the ground level of the terminal, just near the baggage claim area. The ground floor of the multi-storey car park is designed for rental car parking.

What to expect when hiring a car from Adelaide Airport

Most car hire companies will ask you to present your valid driver's license, several identification cards, and a credit card for payment confirmation. Respective car rental company representatives will direct you to the correct parking location to pick up your vehicle. Reservations and arrangements can be made through the airport, or through the respective car rental company websites.

Driving from Adelaide Airport

Downtown Adelaide is easily accessible just 6 kilometres from the airport, which should take less than 15 minutes to arrive. It can be reached by heading out of the airport facility towards the A6 road, which is one of the major highways in the area. Since it is a two-way street, light to moderate traffic can be expected. However at certain intersections, a few hold-ups can be experienced.

Upon entry to the city, travellers will instantly be greeted by the Central Market Arcade, several restaurants, and nearby hotels and hostels. Most, if not all, of the small streets connected to A6/Grote Street are one-way streets, so always check before taking a turn.

Parking in Adelaide

Parking spaces can be found on the central block of the city, within the streets of Southern Terrace and A2, should you need any. Other car parks, meanwhile, are located near the Thorndon Park Reserve, which can be accessed through the A11 and the Montacute Road.

Places to visit by car From Adelaide Airport

Cultural, enigmatic, and sophisticated – that's what Adelaide is. Enjoy this beautiful city and more through these destinations.

The Barossa
Famous worldwide for some of the best Shiraz, the Barossa, along with the Adelaide Hills, are the best places to enjoy some good wine. Go for some wining and dining experience, or simply have a taste of the best bottled spirits and dreams.

The Barossa is some 74 kilometres away from central Adelaide, and can be covered by land through the National Highway A1 and the National Highway M20. Travel time will be at least an hour, depending on the traffic. Upon arrival, several attractions will be offered to you – so make sure to choose wisely to enjoy the full experience.

Kangaroo Island
Detached, windy, calming, and beautiful. That is what Kangaroo Island is. Enjoy this amazing destination with a loved one or with the family.

Kangaroo Island is about 211 kilometres away from central Adelaide. It can be reached by driving towards the M2 and B23, and then riding a ferry to the main island. Cars can be parked at the Victoria Harbour.

Mclaren Vale
The sweet scent of vineyards will fill a traveller's nostrils with this unique destination just south of central Adelaide.

From main Adelaide, take Pulteney Street and South Terrace towards Anzac Highway and A5, then follow through the South Road, A13, and M2 to reach the McLaren Vale.

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