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Flight information Brisbane to Adelaide

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Average flight time, total distance 1621 kilometres

2h 40min


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Which airlines fly from Brisbane to Adelaide?

Direct flights are available from Brisbane to Adelaide every day of the month, with departures from 6.00am to 7.15pm. All 4 of Australia’s major airlines fly this route:

One-stop flights are also available, but these tend to cost more. Most often, these have a layover in Sydney Airport or Melbourne Airport.

Is there a time difference between Brisbane and Adelaide?

Yes. There is always a half-hour difference between Brisbane and Adelaide. During Daylight Saving Time (observed in South Australia but not Queensland) Brisbane is half an hour behind Adelaide, but during regular months Brisbane is half an hour ahead of Adelaide.

What is the weather like in Adelaide?

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

Adelaide is driest during the summer, whereas Brisbane has its lowest rainfall during the winter months.

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Essential travel information for Adelaide

Australian citizens can board a flight from Brisbane to Adelaide with any form of valid photo ID, such as a passport or driver’s licence.

Departing from Brisbane

Brisbane Airport (BNE) has separate terminals for domestic and international flights. All flights to Adelaide leave from Terminal 2.

Check-in is available on level 1. Once through the security checks, Qantas and QantasLink gates are located at the northern end of the Terminal (Gates 1-25), Jetstar, Tiger Airways and CorporateAir in the Terminal’s centre (Gates 26-32) and Virgin Australia at the southern end of the Terminal (Gates 38-50).

The airport is around 15km from the city centre, which takes about 10 minutes to reach by car in good traffic. For domestic flights, you should try to give yourself an hour at the airport.

Arriving in Adelaide

Adelaide Airport (ADL) has only 1 terminal. Arrival into the airport will be on level 2, and baggage can be collected on level 0.

Once you’ve picked up your luggage, it is only a short trip into the city via car, bus or taxi. There are 6 rental car desks located in the airport terminal, regular bus services and a taxi rank located just outside the terminal.

Return Brisbane to Adelaide flights

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

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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.