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Travel Restrictions Between Sydney And Adelaide
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Aiport Information Between Sydney (SYD) And Adelaide (ADL)
Departing Sydney Airport (SYD)
Sydney is home to the busiest airport in Australia, with more than 44 million domestic and international travellers passing through it every year.
There are multiple Sydney Airport parking options are available at all three terminals. Reserve your spot online ahead of time for a cheaper rate.
P1/P2 Car Park: P1/P2 is a multi-storey car park that’s a two- to five-minute walk from the T2 and T3 domestic terminals. Drive-up rates for this Sydney Airport parking lot are $63 AUD per day.
P3 Car Park: This multi-storey car park offers access to the T2 and T3 domestic terminals – each is a five- to eight-minute walk away. The P3 Car Park also has a free 15-minute Express Zone that is perfect for airport drop-offs and pick-ups. Drive-up rates cost $51.90 AUD per day.
Domestic Guaranteed Space Parking: These open-air spots can only be booked online. They’re located two minutes' walk from T2 and T3. Parking rates are $140 AUD for three days and $207 AUD for a week.
Blu Emu Car Park: Domestic travellers can save with this budget Sydney Airport parking option. Blu Emu is an open-air carpark located on Ross Smith Avenue in the airport precinct. It’s 15 minutes from T2 and T3 in a complimentary shuttle bus. The bus departs from Blu Emu every 15 minutes between 3:30am and midnight and every half hour between midnight and 3:30am. Drive-up rates for the Blu Emu car park are $90 AUD for three days and $159 AUD for a week.
P7 Car Park: Walk from the P7 Car Park to T1 International in two to five minutes. Drive-up rates for this multi-storey car park cost $63 AUD per day.
P9 Express Parking: The P9 Car Park is about seven minutes away from T1 International on foot. It also has an Express Zone for drop-offs and pick-ups that’s free for 15 minutes. Drive-up rates for this car park are $63 AUD per day.
International Guaranteed Space Parking: These spots are located on level 2 of the P7 Car Park and are a two-minute walk from T1 International. Spaces in this Sydney Airport parking lot can only be reserved online – rates are $157 AUD for three days and $213 AUD for a week.
Airport Link Train: The Sydney CBD is only 13 minutes from the airport by train. Stations are available in both the international and domestic sections of Sydney Airport arrivals – at the northern end of T1 International and between the domestic terminals T2 and T3. Trains depart every 10 minutes and stop at several stations in Sydney’s CBD, including Central, Wynyard, and Circular Quay. You can change to any of the major Sydney train lines at Central Station to reach your final destination. The Airport Link Train costs $14.90 AUD one-way and can be paid through Opal card or contactless debit and credit cards.
Arriving At Adelaide Airport (ADL)
Adelaide Airport is the main gateway into South Australia for both domestic and international travellers. The airport is located only six kilometres west of Adelaide’s Central Business District. Travellers arriving into Adelaide Airport will be within reach of other top South Australia destinations, including the Barossa Valley, McLaren Vale, Fleurieu Peninsula and Kangaroo Island.
Car hire at Adelaide Airport is available with Avis, Budget, Enterprise, Europcar, Hertz and Thrifty. Travellers needing to hire or pick up a car will find the desks of each rental car company on the ground floor of the airport terminal, adjacent to the baggage claim area. Once you check in at the desk, pick up your hired car on the ground floor of the multi-level car park.
The Undercover Terminal Car Park is a convenient Adelaide Airport parking option, and is only a two- to four-minute walk from the terminal building. Spaces cost $84 AUD for three days and $132 AUD for a week. The Terminal Car Park also has four dedicated spots with charging points for electric cars, available for the same rate. Meet and Greet parking spaces within the car park are ideal for drop-offs and pick-ups and cost $5 AUD for an hour. Save some cash on your Adelaide Airport parking at this outdoor lot. Parks costs $54 AUD for three days and $78 AUD for a week. You can walk to the terminal in less than 10 minutes, or catch the free car park shuttle for a ride directly to the terminal entrance.
JetBus operates two routes from Stop 10 Airport Drive, which is situated just outside Adelaide Airport arrivals. Bus J1 includes stops in Adelaide's CBD, Glenelg, and West Beach, while bus J1X offers an express service into the city centre. Buses depart about every 30 minutes between 5am and 10:55pm on weekdays and between 5am and 11:25pm on weekends. Single-ride JetBus tickets cost $5.60 AUD during peak hours and $3.70 AUD off-peak. Travellers with Metrocards will pay $3.77 AUD during peak and $2.07 AUD off-peak.
Taxis and Ubers are also available to catch just outside Adelaide Airport arrivals.
What’s the best way to get around Adelaide?
Adelaide doesn't have the sprawl of Sydney, which makes getting around the South Australian capital a bit easier. That means after you travel from Sydney to Adelaide flights, you won't have to worry much about how you're going to get from Point A to Points B, C, D and beyond.
Public transportation is run by Adelaide Metro, which presides over the city's bus, train and tram systems. If you're going to be using public transportation often during your stay, the most convenient option might be to pick up a rechargeable metroCARD online. Alternatively, you can buy single MetroTickets on board trains and trams and at many bus interchanges, though you cannot purchase tickets aboard buses themselves. Also, remember that the entire Metro system is cashless, so you'll have to use a credit card to buy tickets or a metroCARD after you fly from Sydney to Adelaide.
All that being said, Adelaide is known for its flatness, making it an excellent landscape for walkers, joggers and cyclists. Consider travelling by foot if you have the time and the weather is nice.
What To Do In Adelaide
There are several different places where you and the little ones can get a front-row look at, and play with, some wonderful wildlife. Head into the gorgeous Adelaide Hills, just 20 minutes' drive from the city centre, to visit Cleland Wildlife Park. There you'll be able to see wombats, koalas, dingoes and more. As opposed to a traditional zoo, many of the animals roam freely in their natural habitats within the grounds.
Even closer to the Adelaide CBD is the Adelaide Zoo. Just a 15-minute walk from the heart of the city, the zoo is home to more than 2,500 animals and has been welcoming visitors for more than 130 years. The tykes will love seeing everything from alligators to meerkats to the quokkas and tigers that call the second-oldest zoo in Australia home.
If you've spent any time in Sydney, you certainly won't be a stranger to its great beaches. But don't forget to pack your swimmers and some sunscreen when you book your cheap flights from Sydney to Adelaide. That's because there are several great beaches within a short trip of the city. Glenelg Beach is about a 20-minute drive or 50-minute tram ride from the CBD. Less than a 15-minute drive up the coast is Henley Beach, while Semaphore Beach is another 15-minute drive north.
You won't have to leave the city limits to find outdoor fun and adventure once you fly from Sydney to Adelaide. TreeClimb gives new meaning to the term urban jungle, with a range of treetop courses and zip lines available for the kids to strap in and explore. As an added bonus, there's education material positioned around the park so children can learn more about the natural habitats in and around Adelaide.
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