Getting from the Airport to your destination

Adelaide Airport is the main airport servicing Adelaide and the state of South Australia. It is an international airport that sees more than 8.5 million passengers through its halls annually. Adelaide Airport is situated adjacent to the lovely beachside suburb of West Beach and is a brief 7.1 kilometres west of Adelaide CBD. Adelaide Airport’s convenient location means that a car ride into the city will take on average 15 minutes.

Travellers have multiple transport options available, with a bus via the Adelaide metro as well as a dedicated city shuttle, both departing from the airport. For travellers navigating heavy luggage and tight schedules, or whose needs simply can’t be met by public transport, there is a complete and direct solution equipped to handle all your transport needs: a Hughes private transfer. We have a large selection of premium and elite vehicles from the world’s leading manufacturers to get you from Adelaide airport to the city. Sedans, SUV’s, minibuses, people movers and luxury coaches are all available to facilitate your every requirement and budget type. To make a booking and track your upcoming transfer in real-time, simply download our mobile app. Alternatively, head to the ‘book now’ tab on our website or give us a call.

Our Fleet

Whether you are looking for a luxury limousine or premium sedan experience or want to move a large group easily and in comfort, Hughes can help. We have vehicle options for 1 – 61 passengers and an extensive fleet to accommodate all your transport needs.

Not sure what vehicle’s suit your needs? Contact our friendly team on 1300 615 165 or to discuss your requirements.

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Executive Sedans

Perfect for 1-3 passengers with minimal luggage, our executive sedans are well-appointed for your comfort.

3 Passengers

2 Suitcases

2 Small Bags

Premium Sedans

Perfect for 1-3 passengers with minimal luggage, our premium sedans include the latest prestige models with top of the line features.

3 Passengers

2 Suitcases

2 Small Bags

Premium SUVs

Perfect for 1- 3 passengers with up to 5 suitcases, our premium SUVs include the latest prestige models with top of the line features.

3 Passengers

5 Suitcases

3 Small Bags

People Movers

Perfect for up to 6 passengers with standard luggage, our people movers are luxurious and roomy, with ergonomic design for your comfort.

6 Passengers

6 Suitcases

41 Small Bags

Luxury Minibuses

Perfect for up 9 - 14 passengers with a trailer option for additional luggage, our Mercedes Sprinter minibuses are a luxurious option for groups.

9 - 14 Passengers

Small Coach

Perfect for up 21 - 54 passengers with standard luggage with a trailer option for additional luggage, our air-conditioned, luxury coaches are a great option for larger groups.

21 - 54 Passengers

Journey travel times

Adelaide is the energetic capital city of South Australia, and as such, is prone to peak periods of traffic throughout its bustling city streets. Our highly skilled private chauffeurs are specially trained to handle city traffic and guarantee to always have you on the fastest route to your destination. During off-peak times, your driver can see you arriving in as little as 8 minutes. In periods of heavy traffic your trip may extend up to 28 minutes.

Peak Hour Travel Time:

  • Airport to city – between 12 and 28 minutes
  • City to airport – between 15 and 28 minutes

Off-Peak Travel Time:

  • Airport to city – between 8 and 12 minutes
  • City to airport – between 8 and 12 minutes

Adelaide Airport

As Australia’s fifth busiest Airport, Adelaide International Airport has the benefit of being a modern and well-appointed transit facility, equipped with all the modern features. Despite its prevalence, Adelaide Airport is straightforward to navigate and manages to avoid the hectic airport rush often associated with major capital city airports. Consisting of only one airport terminal shared by both domestic and international passengers, guests will have no trouble finding where to go.

There are ample curbside stopping bays out the front of the terminal plaza, along with designated pick up and drop off zones and disability parking spots. Adelaide Airport has both a terminal and long-term car park on-site, each within close proximity to the terminal entrance. Some of the features you can expect to find include, a wide variety of cafes and food outlets, retail, speciality and duty-free stores as well excellent airport amenities and free terminal Wi-Fi.

Adelaide CBD

Adelaide city is the thriving heart of the greater Adelaide region. Alive with culture, diversity, entertainment and delicious food, Adelaide offers its visitors a unique urban experience and passage into the stunning lands of South Australia. Leading universities and esteemed educational institutions have led to a prevalent population of students and young professionals, giving Adelaide a resounding vibrancy and creative aspect.

Adelaide has a rapidly emerging arts and culture scene, complete with immersive festivals, captivating nightlife, events and social occasions. Lush botanical gardens, parklands and gorgeous tree-lined terraces work to create the dynamic environment in which urban meets nature. And for those wanting an out of city experience, Adelaide’s famed wine regions are just a stone’s throw away. All of this can be seen and more with the help of a Hughes private transfer – simply let us know where you would like to go next.