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Flight information Adelaide to Brisbane

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Average flight time, total distance 1621 kilometres

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Which airlines fly from Adelaide to Brisbane?

Direct flights are available from Adelaide to Brisbane every day of the month, with departures from 6am to 7.30pm. All 4 of Australia’s major airlines fly this route:

One-stop flights are also available, but these tend to be more expensive. Most often, they have a layover in Sydney Airport.

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Is there a time difference between Adelaide and Brisbane?

Yes. Brisbane is half an hour ahead of Adelaide in summer but half an hour behind in winter.

What is the weather like in Brisbane?

Brisbane is slightly warmer than Adelaide. There’s a difference of 1°C in the summer and 4°C in winter.

In terms of rain, Adelaide gets most of its wet weather in the winter while Brisbane is rainier in the summer.

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Essential travel information for Brisbane

Australian citizens can board a flight from Adelaide to Brisbane with any form of valid photo ID.

Departing from Adelaide

Adelaide Airport (ADL) has a single terminal for all flights. In 2006, it was named the world’s 2nd best international airport.

The airport is less than 7km from the city centre and can be reached by car, bus or taxi. Bus routes J1, J1X, J2 and J8 all make a stop at the terminal. For flights to Brisbane, you should aim to be at the airport 1 hour before departure.

The check-in desks for the airport are on Level 2. Once you go through security, you’ll find the bulk of the airport’s shops, cafes and restaurants by the departure gates. Airline lounges are also in this area – Qantas Club members should turn right for their lounge, while Virgin Australia passengers need to turn left.

Arriving in Brisbane

Brisbane Airport (BNE) is Australia’s 3rd busiest airport, handling almost 3 times as many annual passengers as Adelaide.

Brisbane has 2 terminals: one for domestic and one for international flights. Arrivals from Adelaide will enter the Domestic Terminal on Level 1. This terminal has 3 hubs for arriving flights: Virgin Australia on the left, Qantas on the right and all other airlines in the centre. Passengers from these flights converge in the centre, where you can pick up your luggage, take out money and organise onward travel.

Passengers have the choice of taxi, train, bus and car hire at Brisbane Airport. The drive into the CBD takes around 10 minutes in good traffic.

Return flights from Brisbane to Adelaide

When you return for your flight back to Adelaide, make sure to pay attention to road markings that take you to the domestic, rather than the international terminal.

Departures leave from Level 2. You’ll find the majority of airport facilities by the departure gates.

For more information about this route, see our guide on flights from Brisbane to Adelaide.

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Please note: all information is correct as of November 2018.

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