General Information

Getting From The Airport


North Terrace is 7kms or 15 minutes’ drive from Adelaide Airport. A taxi fare to the city is approximately $25.00. There is a $2 levy added to fares for taxis leaving the airport.

If you would prefer to pre-book your taxi during your stay in Adelaide please find some contacts of the main taxi companies below:

  • Suburban Taxis – Phone: 08 8400 6280
  • Adelaide Independent Taxis – 13 22 11
  • 13 Cabs Yellow Cabs – 13 22 27

Adelaide Metro Bus

Adelaide Metro Buses operate to/from the Adelaide Airport. It offers an express double decker bus service called JetExpress between the airport and the city. Adelaide Metro also offers a convenient JetBus service to Glenelg, West Beach and the City, servicing all stops en route. Both of these services are Metroticket services. Single trip and daytrip tickets can be purchased from bus drivers. For more information to find your closest service stop click on the links above or alternatively you can call Adelaide Metro Info-line 08 8210 1000.

Shuttle Bus

The Airport offers a door to door Airport City Shuttle Bus from Adelaide Airport to Hotels and Businesses. Bookings are not needed, just make your way to the information and tourism bookings booth and the staff will help you with your booking and inform you of shuttle times which is approximately every 30 minutes.

City Shuttle Bus operating hours are as follows:

  • Monday – Friday from 8am – 9pm
  • Saturdays from 8am – 6pm.
  • Sundays from 8am – 5pm.

The cost is $10 per person each way. Contact City Shuttle for more information on Group bookings 0433 533 718.

Getting Around Adelaide

The Metrocard makes getting around on public transport in Adelaide easy. All you do is simply touch your card on a validator as you board your bus, train or tram and when you enter or exit Adelaide Railway Station. The appropriate fare will then be deducted. Metrocards are available from newsagents, post offices, supermarkets, convenience stores and other selected locations. You can recharge your cards at these outlets or recharge online.

Download the metroMATE App

Getting travel information when you’re on the go is simple. MetroMATE provides real time public transport information; you can see how far away your bus is on a map and know when to leave your current location in time to catch your service.

How to get to North Terrace


Adelaide Convention Centre is a short walk 15 minute from Adelaide City. All of the conference hotels listed on this website are within a 10 minute walk to the venue.


There are three main taxi companies operate in the Adelaide metropolitan area and ranks are located on North Terrace and Morphett Bridge, right on the doorstep of the Central and West Buildings.


There are two undercover car parking options with the North Terrace and the Riverbank car parks. Both are located directly under the Centre and are open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Clearance is 2.0 metres and automated payment stations accept credit/debit cards (1.5% surcharge for Visa, Mastercard, Diners and Amex). Both car parks are fitted with video surveillance camera systems and security patrols these areas.


The ACC is a designated pick up and drop off point for Adelaide Free Bikes – an initiative run by the Adelaide City Council. All you need is a valid driver’s licence, passport or Australian proof of age card!


The historic Adelaide Railway Station is located a 2 minute walk from the ACC.


The free City Connector bus is an easy way of navigating around Adelaide; look out for bus 98c or 98A.


The Tram stop is just in front of the Railway Station.