10-20 January 2019

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. 

Air 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

Other carriers

Train travel

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. 

Coach travel

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.

Private transfer 

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. 

Tours SA

Des's Mini Buses

Ezylift Minibus

SmartCar

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.

Taxis

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.

Airport Transfers

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 are based at the Adelaide Airport and offer a transfer service to the Adelaide CBD every 30 minutes.All vehicles are fitted with trailers and can securely transfer you and your bike for $10 per person and $5 per bike. Northern Flyer also cater to small or large groups and private transfers are available. 

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