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Flight information Adelaide to Sydney

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Average flight time, total distance 1165 kilometres

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Which airlines fly from Adelaide to Sydney?

Flights to Sydney are one of the most popular options from Adelaide, with more than 20 direct flights available each day. These are provided by:

One-way flights to Sydney tend to be cheapest on Wednesdays or Thursdays.

Is there a time difference between Adelaide and Sydney?

Yes. Sydney is 30 minutes ahead of Adelaide: when it’s 1pm in Sydney, it’s 12.30pm in Adelaide.

What is the weather like in Sydney?

Sydney is slightly cooler than Adelaide in the summer, but a couple of degrees warmer in the winter. Sydney is also a little drier too, but its rain is more evenly spread throughout the year.

How expensive is Sydney?



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Essential travel information for Sydney

For flights to Sydney, you can get on your plane with a passport or other form of photo ID such as a driving licence.

Departing from Adelaide

Adelaide Airport (ADL) has a single terminal that is located 7km from the city centre. By car or taxi, this trip should take less than 10 minutes, but by bus it may take twice as long.

For domestic flights, you should aim to be at the airport an hour early to give yourself ample time to check in, drop your bags and pass through security.

The majority of shops and restaurants at Adelaide Airport are found after security. You’ll also find airport lounges, toilets and a children’s play area in this section.

Arriving in Sydney

Sydney Airport (SYD) is Australia’s busiest airport, with 3 terminals for incoming flights. Domestic flights with Qantas land at Terminal 3 while all other flights from Adelaide land at Terminal 2.

The quickest way to Sydney CBD is to get a train from the airport to Central Station. Depending on where your hotel is, you may be able to walk from the station or connect with another train. Public transport in Sydney is cheaper if you have an Opal card.

Trains to Sydney take around 10 minutes, while taxis and buses take longer, especially in peak times.

Return flights from Sydney to Adelaide

Plan your trip to Sydney Airport carefully when you are returning to Adelaide. In peak traffic conditions, the roads to the airport can get heavily congested, which adds considerable time to your journey.

Find out more about flights from Sydney to Adelaide and what to expect on your way back.

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

Prices shown on this page are estimated lowest prices only. Found in the last 45 days.