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Are there currently restrictions on travel to Adelaide related to COVID-19?
Yes, there are currently restrictions on flights to Adelaide along with the rest of Australia. Before you book or search for flights, consider the following restrictions: Australia has restricted the entry of all travelers, with the exception of Australian nationals and permanent residents and their immediate family members, New Zealand nationals residing in Australia, diplomats accredited to Australia and residing in Australia and their immediate family members, and airline crew. Travelers who are not Australian citizens and returning permanent residents and their immediate family members need to apply for an exemption to enter Australia.
Australia has enacted temporary travel restrictions for flights to Melbourne due to a recent increase in COVID-19 cases.
All international travelers are required to quarantine for 14 days at the first point of entry, unless they're granted an exemption upon request. Quarantines take place in state-designated facilities and fees depend on the state, ranging from $2500 for one adult in the Northern Territory to $3000 for one adult in New South Wales. International flights are currently being diverted away from Victoria. Airline crew are subject to self-isolation until their next scheduled flight.
For more information on quarantine rules in the Australian states, check the following websites:
New South WalesThe Northern TerritoryWestern Australia
Foreign nationals may transit through Australia if the connecting flight is within 72 hours of the arriving flight. They must either have a transit visa or be nationals of a visa-exempt country.
Transit passengers don’t need to apply for an exemption to travel restrictions if they are booked to depart on a connecting flight from the same airport within 72 hours and they are not going to leave the airport. Travelers who plan to leave the airport before boarding their connecting flight or who will be at the airport for longer than 72 hours need to apply for a travel exemption here and will be subject to quarantine until their departing flight. Travelers from New Zealand and Pacific Islanders may not need a travel exemption. More information on transiting Australia is available here.
Travelers planning to travel across Australian state borders should note that some Australian states also have domestic travel restrictions, border restrictions, and quarantine requirements in place. In the case of onward travel within Australia, travelers are advised to check in advance with their travel/accommodation provider.. If you are looking to book a trip to Adelaide and are outside of the restricted areas, please take the proper precautions and stay informed about traveling during COVID-19.
Cheapest Prices for Adelaide flights by month
Currently, April is the cheapest month in which you can book a flight to Adelaide. Flying to Adelaide in January will prove the most costly. There are multiple factors that influence the price of a flight so comparing airlines, departure airports and times can help keep costs down.
When is the best time to fly to Adelaide?
Choose a month below to see average flight price and weather conditions.
LAS - ADL
$890 - $2,206
59 - 82.4 °F
0.67 - 2.32 inches
The best time to fly to Adelaide is during April, but great deals can be found at other times. January tends to be the warmest period in Adelaide so if you are looking for sun or warmer climates then look to fly around this time. June is the wettest if you need to factor this in to your plans.
Which day is cheapest to fly to Adelaide?
The cheapest day to fly to Adelaide is usually Thursday. At the moment, Wednesday is the most expensive.
What time of day is cheapest to fly to Adelaide?
Adelaide flights can be made cheaper if you choose a flight in the afternoon. Booking a flight in the evening will likely mean higher prices.
Adelaide is well known for its expansive history, culture and traditions. Visitors to Adelaide will quickly get a taste of that by discovering the many world-class museums, festivals and sporting events that occur year-round. On top of that, throw in the magnificent Australian wines, the fine, locally produced food and the fantastic laidback and livable vibe of Adelaide, and tourists may be considering a return trip before they even leave.
Adelaide’s beaches are legendary. The best known are Glenelg and Henley Beach, which are a 20-minute drive from the city. The Adelaide Hills, studded with national parks and reserves, are also close to the city too.
Adelaide is a year-round destination and the time of your visit will depend on what you want to do when you get there.
January and February are busy due to school vacations and February and March are also busy as they are popular festival months. For whale watching, June to October is high season on the Eyre and Fleurieu Peninsulas.
There’s not really an off season, although June, July and August temperatures can be chillier.
There are several car-rental desks and Taxi services at the airport. Skylink Shuttle links the airport, city and Adelaide Parklands Rail Terminal (Keswick).
Walking is the best way to explore this beautifully laid-out city, but public transport is reliable and fairly cheap. Buses, trains, a tramline to Glenelg and the O-Bahn busway all help to keep Adelaide moving. The O-Bahn is a guided busway, traveling from the city to Tea Tree Plaza, a suburban shopping center.
Taxis are readily available, either from city taxi stands, hailing them on the street or ordering them by phone.
Biking is also a very popular way to get around the city.
To get a cultural experience, take advantage of the many museums and galleries. Some even offer free admission.
You may want to pack an empty bag on your way to Adelaide. There are lots of specialties you won’t be able to resist, such as a piece of jewelry with South Australian opals, a box or two of Haigh’s chocolates and a dozen or so Chocolate Frogs.
Magill Road is the must-go street for antiques. The historic Maylands Tram Barn is located on Magill Road too.
Australia’s largest railroad museum is the National Railway Museum. It boasts more than 100 exhibits from State, Commonwealth and private railway operators.
Gilles St Market is held on the third Sunday of every month at Gilles Street Primary School in the city. Fashionistas congregate here for designer samples and up-and-coming designers’ fashions, clearance stock, vintage wear, jewelry and accessories.
The Adelaide Dolphin Sanctuary is a little-known gem that covers 45 square miles. The mangroves, seagrass, saltmarsh, tidal flats, tidal creeks and estuarine rivers all provide vital habitat and food for the dolphins. Take a hike along the walking trail or hop aboard one of the cruises that depart regularly from the Port Adelaide Lighthouse on Sundays, public holidays and school vacations.