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Travel & Accommodation

 

Travel to Adelaide

Travel to Adelaide couldn’t be easier. The city is well serviced by air, rail and bus services. Qantas, Virgin and Jetstar operate regular domestic flight services from almost all major Australian cities. Flights to Adelaide from Tasmania are via Sydney and Melbourne.

International flight services operate direct to: Singapore (Singapore airlines), Kuala Lumpur (Malaysian Airlines), Auckland (Air New Zealand), Dubai (Emirates), Hong Kong (Cathay Pacific) and there is easy connections to the rest of the world particularly through Sydney and Melbourne.

Registrants are encouraged to check as soon as possible with airline or travel websites to ensure flight availability.

 

Adelaide Airport and City Transfers

Adelaide Airport is just 7km (15 minutes) from the City Centre. There are several options for travel in to the city. If you wish to use public transport to/ from Adelaide Airport, Adelaide Metro offers an express double decker bus service called JetExpress between the airport and the city. Single trip and daytrip tickets can be purchased from bus drivers. There is a designated taxi rank located at the left of the pedestrian plaza as you walk out of the terminal. Expect to pay approximately $20-25 for a15 minute taxi trip into the centre of Adelaide. Please refer to the Adelaide Airport website for further details.

 

Accommodation

The two major conference venues, the National Wine Centre and Tandanya, are within an easy 10 minute walking distance from many CBD hotels. Please download the map for further details.

Suggested nearby Hotels with indicative pricing for three nights as at 11 May 2015:

  • Majestic Roof Garden Hotel, Frome Street from $525
  • Crowne Plaza Adelaide, Hindmarsh Square from $529
  • Mantra, Hindmarsh Square from $478
  • Mantra on Frome, Frome Street from $435
  • Ibis Adelaide, Flinders Street from $348

 

Things to see and do in Adelaide

The city centre is surrounded by parklands and is a blend of historic buildings, wide streets, parklands, vibrant cafes and restaurants. Adelaide lies between rolling hills to the east and sandy beaches to the west. With a population of just over one million, Adelaide is easily assessable for those who want to extend their stay.

Adelaide’s visitor information centre is located in James Place, just opposite the Myer Centre in Rundle Mall. There are lots of suggestions on their website.

There is also a booking portal for various tours available through the Adelaide Convention Bureau.