Journey: Adelaide Airport to Cape Jervis

Adelaide Airport is located 6 kilometres west of the city’s CBD, and sits alongside the eastern edge of West Beach. It is Australia’s fifth busiest airport, servicing millions of international and domestic passengers every year.

To drive from Adelaide Airport to Cape Jervis takes about an hour and and 40 minutes, depending on what time you travel. The two main ways to travel between them is by bus (about 3 hours and $35), or by car. If you’re looking for a highly convenient and affordable solution, Car Australia can pick you up in a modern chauffeur-driven vehicle from Adelaide Airport, and take you all the way to Cape Jervis (or for the return journey if you need).

Our goal is to make your trip as comfortable and easy as possible, which we achieve through our huge infrastructure and fleet of vehicles. This also allows us to offer an exceptional level of service for a competitive price. Our fleet contains a range of vehicle sizes, to accommodate various-sized groups, from solo travellers to groups of 20. We also ensure that we use fuel-efficient, environmentally-friendly vehicles (including electric cars), to reduce our carbon footprint as much as possible, and help to fight climate change.

If you’d like to book a vehicle with us, you can do so through our new app, by phone, or on our website. Our app includes GPS tracking so you can keep tabs on your vehicle at all times, and we take bookings 24 hours a day, seven days a week. We can pick you up from anywhere you need in Cape Jervis or at Adelaide Airport.

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

Getting from Cape Jervis to Adelaide Airport

The trip from Cape Jervis to Adelaide Airport takes about an hour and 40 minutes on average. During peak hour, you can expect the trip to take an extra 15 minutes.

Adelaide Airport terminals

Adelaide Airport has one passenger terminal, which caters for both domestic and international flights. Its airlines include:

  • International flights: Air New Zealand, Cathay Pacific, China Southern, Jetstar, Malaysia Airlines, Qatar Airways, Singapore Airlines
  • Domestic flights: Jetstar, Qantas, Rex, Virgin
  • Regional flights: Alliance, Cobham, Qantas, QantasLink, Rex

Adelaide Airport parking and pick-up

There are a few parking options at Adelaide Airport:

  • Terminal Car Park: the terminal’s car park is a multi-level, secure car park that is just a few minutes walk to the terminal (all undercover). This car park is great for business travellers, or people who are keen to meet their family or friends at the arrivals gate. If you need disability parking, there’s 48 spaces to choose from. You can also find four spaces for electric vehicles on level 2.
  • Long Term Car Park (Outdoor): this car park is ideal for those who want to stay for longer than a day. It’s a quick 5-minute shuttle ride to the terminal, which runs from 4:30am to 11:20pm.
  • Pick-up and drop-off: Sir Richard Williams Avenue runs along the front of the terminal, and has the standard pick-up and drop-off days where you can quickly collect or drop people off. Be sure to do so in the far left lane to keep traffic flowing and avoid fines.

Adelaide Airport facilities

As an international airport, Adelaide Airport has tons of great facilities that you can use while waiting for your flight. There’s plenty of shops to spend your hard-earned money, mouth-watering restaurants, and lots of chic bars to relax in. If you need to post something last-minute, you can use the postal services on site.

The Atura Hotel can be accessed directly from the airport if you’d like to get some sleep or just relax by yourself for a few hours. Alternatively, if you’re an airline club member, there’s Rex, Virgin, and Qantas lounges where you can while away your waiting time. Free Wi-Fi is also available in all public areas.

Cape Jervis

Cape Jervis is a small Southern Australian town located near the Western tip of the Fleurieu Peninsula, roughly 88 kms southwest of Cape Jervis. It overlooks the coastline that joins three bodies of water—Gulf St Vincent, Investigator Strait, and Backstairs Passage.

It’s also the starting point for the Heysen Trail—a walking track that goes for a whopping 1,200 kilometres to the Parachilna Gorge in the Flinder Ranges.