Journey: Adelaide Airport to McLaren Vale

Adelaide Airport, recently named Australia’s best capital city airport is the gateway into the geographically diverse state of South Australia. Within the greater region of Adelaide and its picturesque surrounds, you will find the eminent wine regions and world-renowned cellar doors of South Australia. McLaren Vale is one of these prized regions and is situated approximately 41 kilometres south of the Adelaide city centre. If you’re heading directly to McLaren Vale from the airport, a trip by car will take around 45 minutes depending on traffic.

Public buses run from Adelaide Airport however, this method will significantly increase your journey time, and all lines include a changeover. Taxis and hire cars are an option, although, they can be costly and time inefficient. If public transport and costly meters aren’t suited to your needs, why not opt for a solution that provides ultimate convenience and luxury style comfort; A chauffeur-driven transfer with Hughes. With a vast selection of premium vehicles, our fleet offers the right solution to suit all occasions, catering for small or large groups of up to 20 and any budget type. A Hughes transfer is sure to tick all the boxes.

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

Travel Times

The journey from McLaren Vale to Adelaide Airport offers travellers a scenic passage through quaint suburbs and natural landscapes. The average travel time is around 45 minutes by car. If you need to reach the airport during times of peak traffic, we suggest allowing a little extra time as you may need up to 1 hour and 10 minutes in periods of congestion. By sharing your flight itinerary with us at the time of booking, our chauffeurs will ensure a punctual and efficient pick up for a seamless and convenient airport transfer.

Adelaide Airport

Adelaide Airport has experienced rapid growth in the past years and is a modern and highly functional airport with the capacity to handle millions of domestic and international passengers annually. Its up-to-date features are further enhanced by its ease of navigation and thoughtful layout. Consisting of one single terminal, passengers won’t be overwhelmed by their airport experience. Adding to its convenience are the multitude of easily accessible parking bays spread across two-terminal car parks.

Both the long-distance and terminal car parks are well-signed and located a short distance from the entrance of the terminal. Kerbside stopping bays and pick-up and drop-off areas are easy to locate upon arrival. Guests and visitors will find all they need and more inside the terminals, dining and shopping to their heart’s content with a variety of food outlets and retail stores to entertain awaiting passengers.

McLaren Vale – Renowned wine region

A world-renowned wine region tucked in the outskirts of the Adelaide metropolitan area and centred around the township by the same name as McLaren Vale, this is one South Australian destination you won’t want to miss. A wine enthusiast and food lovers’ paradise set against the backdrop of rolling hills and lush winery estates. McLaren Vale brandishes more than 80 incredible vineyards and offers countless fine dining and culinary opportunities to indulge the senses.

Wine tastings, cellar door and vineyard tours, amazing scenery and endless photography prospects are all specialities of McLaren Vale. And for a change of scenery that is just as stunning, Fleurieu Peninsula is right around the corner, offering some of South Australia’s most incredible stretches of coastline. – Your Hughes chauffeur is available to pick you up 24 hours a day and can drop you at any destination of your choosing. Book with us today to explore the magic of McLaren Vale.