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Cheap flights to Adelaide

Popular in December High demand for flights, 11% potential price rise
Cheapest in February Best time to find cheap flights, 5% potential price drop
Average price $1086 Average for round-trip flights in March 2020
Round-trip from $864 From New York to Adelaide

Cheapest Prices for Adelaide flights by month

January
$1234
February
$1086
March
$1123
April
$1067
May
$1119
June
$1046
July
$1144
August
$1164
September
$1110
October
$1194
November
$1109
December
$1232
Currently, June 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.
NYC - ADL
Price
$1046 - $2247
ADL
Temperature
59 - 82.4 °F
ADL
Rainfall
0.67 - 2.32 inches
The best time to fly to Adelaide is during June, 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.

When is the best time to book flights to Adelaide?

Booking 55 days in advance of your planned departure date is, on average, the best time to get cheap flights to Adelaide. The general trend is that the closer you book to the departure date, the more expensive your flight will be.

Which day is cheapest to fly to Adelaide?

The cheapest day to fly to Adelaide is usually Wednesday. At the moment, Sunday is the most expensive.

What time of day is cheapest to fly?

Adelaide flights can be made cheaper if you choose a flight in the morning. Booking a flight in the afternoon 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.

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Adelaide climate

Adelaide has a Mediterranean climate. Temperatures from December to February average around 85 F, whereas June to August temperatures average around 60F. Rainfall is sparse.

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Best Time to Fly to Adelaide

Adelaide is a year-round destination and the time of your visit will depend on what you want to do when you get there. 

Peak Season: 

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. 

Off Season: 

There’s not really an off season, although June, July and August temperatures can be chillier.

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Getting around Adelaide

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.

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Adelaide Travel Information

  • 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.

 

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Airport for Adelaide