Travelling with your bike
Riding around Adelaide
Planning to ride around Adelaide? Check out the Cycle Instead Journey Planner (opens in new window), where you can generate routes and filter using criteria.
This interactive tool allows you to choose a variety of options that take into consideration your fitness and confidence level, expected road conditions and speed of travel.
Want to bring your bike to Adelaide with your luggage. Each carrier into Adelaide has a policy regarding travelling with your bike as part of luggage. The below links open in new windows.
Singapore Airlines - preferred partner
Great Southern Rail operates The Ghan, Indian Pacific, The Overland and The Southern Spirit train services between various Australian capital cities and regional areas. See Great Southern Rail for details (opens in new window).
VLine operates trains and coaches within Victoria, it's regional areas and Adelaide, South Australia. See VLine's luggage policy for information about travelling with a bike.
Bikes are permitted on most coach services between Australian capital cities but bookings are required.
Getting to your accommodation with a bike
Private transfer, taxi or rental car are three of the best ways to get to and from your accommodation with a bike.
There are many private charter companies which can arrange transfers to and from Adelaide Airport. Private transfers usually provide a door-to-door service to and from your accommodation. You will need to pre-book the transfer and advise you are travelling with a bike.
Des's Mini Buses
Public transport: Adelaide Metro
Bikes are not permitted on Adelaide's public transport buses or trams. Therefore, unfortunately bikes are not permitted on Adelaide Metro's airport services from Adelaide Airport. If you are not travelling with a bike though, Adelaide Metro's airport services are an inexpensive way to get to and from the airport.
Some larger taxis will take packed bikes. Make sure it is in a box or bike bag. There is a taxi rank on the ground level at the front of Adelaide Airport, to the left of the pedestrian plaza as you walk out of the terminal.
Adelaide Airport Flyer operates a door-to-door service seven days a week. It also picks up from Keswick Interstate Railway Terminal upon request. Bookings are essential, with a minimum of 24 hours of notice advised. You must mention that you are travelling with a bike.
Northern Flyer (Airport City Shuttle) are based at the Adelaide Airport and offer a transfer service to the Adelaide CBD every 30-45 minutes. All vehicles are fitted with trailers and can securely transfer you and your bike for $10 per person and $10 per bike. Northern Flyer also cater to small or large groups and private transfers are available.