South Australia is now officially open to all visitors, both from interstate and overseas. However, different requirements apply for different visitors, depending on where you arrive from and your vaccination status. Find out more here.



Are you travelling to the Santos Tour Down Under by air? If you are planning on booking flights and taking your bike, find out more about your airline's baggage policy.


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.

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.


Various coaches/buses travel between Australia's capital cities and regions. Bikes are permitted on most coach services but bookings are required.

For more useful information on how to get to South Australia, visit


The beauty of travelling around South Australia? It's extremely accessible and you can travel from the beach to the hills under an hour!

The 2023 Santos Tour Down Under stages head to regional parts of South Australia like the Adelaide Hills, Fleurieu Peninsla and Barossa regions.

From the Adelaide CBD, our stage starts are only a short drive, bus ride or bike ride away:

Men's ZipTrak Stage 1
Start: Murray Street, Tanunda
Drive: 57 minute drive
Bus Ride: Take the Santos Tour Down Under Spectator Bus
Bike Ride: 66.7km (approximately 3 hours 41 minutes)
Taxi or Uber: $137-$182 

Men's Stage 2
Start: Jetty Road, Brighton

Drive: 25 minute drive
Bus Ride: 48 minutes via the 720 Bus Route
Bike Ride: 15.1km (approximately 51 minutes)
Taxi or Uber: $21-$49

Men's Stage 3
Start: The Parade, Norwood
Drive: 9 minutes
Bus Ride: 21 minutes via the H20, H21 H22 Bus Route
Bike Ride: 3.7km (approximately 15 minutes)
Taxi or Uber: $8-$19

Men's Stage 4
Port Willunga Esplanade, Port Willunga
Drive: 49 minutes 
Bus Ride: Take the Santos Tour Down Under Spectator Bus
Bike Ride: 48.6km (approximately 2 hours and 53 minutes)
Taxi or Uber: $54-$130

Men's Stage 5
Start: King William Road, Unley
Drive: 6 minutes
Bus Ride: 9 minutes via the 200 or 200C Bus Route
Bike Ride: 2.2km (approximately 9 minutes)
Taxi or Uber: $6-11

Please consider road closures during the event when planning your travel.


Take the hassle out of your travel to and from each stage by securing your place on the Santos Tour Down Under Spectator Bus Transfers.

Relax in air-conditioned comfort and take in the panoramic views of South Australia as you travel from Adelaide to the start and finish of each stage.

Buses depart from the Tour Village in Victoria Square / Tarntanyangga.

The bus will take you to the start line where you’ll see the race start at approximately 11:00am. From there, the bus will drive you to the finish like where you’ll catch the race finishes and the podiums before taking you back into the city where you can enjoy the festivities in the Tour Village.



Travelling with your bike

Travelling with your bike

Planning to ride around Adelaide on your bike? We've got all the information about getting here with your bike, accommodation options and public transport.


The Santos Tour Down Under is part of the UCI World Tour

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