Car rental Adelaide Airport (ADL)

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Adelaide Airport, Adelaide, Australia
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Cheapest Car Rental Rates

Premium
Holden Captiva or similar
Holden Captiva
  • 5x
  • 3x
  • 4x
  • No
  • Man.
Atlas Car & Truck Rental
$28.93 / per day
Compact
Kia Rio or similar
Kia Rio
  • 5x
  • 2x
  • 5x
  • No
  • Man.
Europcar
$52.78 / per day
Intermediate
Toyota Corolla or similar
Toyota Corolla
  • 5x
  • 2x
  • 4x
  • No
  • Man.
Europcar
$61.41 / per day
Economy
Toyota Yaris or similar
Toyota Yaris
  • 4x
  • 2x
  • 4x
  • No
  • Man.
Europcar
$68.81 / per day

Most Popular Car Rental Offers

Full-size
Toyota Camry or similar
Toyota Camry
  • 5x
  • 2x
  • 4x
  • No
  • Man.
Europcar
$73.74 / per day
Standard
Nissan X-Trail or similar
Nissan X-Trail
  • 5x
  • 3x
  • 5x
  • No
  • Man.
Europcar
$123.93 / per day
Full-size Elite
Toyota Kluger or similar
Toyota Kluger
  • 5x
  • 4x
  • 5x
  • No
  • Man.
Europcar
$179.78 / per day
Premium
BMW 3 or similar
BMW 3
  • 5x
  • 2x
  • 4x
  • No
  • Man.
Atlas Car & Truck Rental
$62.10 / per day
The above prices are approximate only. They are based on bookings made during the last 48 hours and depend on booking dates, length of rental and car class.

Travel information

Language
English
Currency
AUD
Country code
61
Average car rental length
11 days
Economy car rental price
$50.67 / per day
Traffic direction
Left-hand
Speed limit out of town
80 - 100 km/h
50 - 62 mi/h
Speed limit within town
50 km/h
31 mi/h
Acceptable limit of BAC
0.05%
Adelaide Airport Car Rental

Airport Car Rental

Did you know? Adelaide Airport houses the Vickers Vimy airplane that flew from England to Australia in 1919, a journey that took 28 days.

Top international routes

  • Dubai
  • Singapore
  • Denpasar
  • Hong Kong
  • Doha
  • Kuala Lumpur

Main airlines

Jetstar Airways, Regional Express Airlines, Virgin Australia, Qantas, Tigerair Australia, and Cobham Aviation Services Australia

Terminals

The single Adelaide Airport passenger terminal, also known as T1, serves all domestic and international flights. It was opened in 2005, replacing the older terminal that was much smaller.

Location

Adelaide Airport is about 6 km (3.7 mi) west of the city center. Sir Richard Williams Avenue, Sir Donald Bradman Drive, and Grote Street are the main roads connecting the airport to the city.

Top car rental companies

SIXT, Europcar, Alamo, and Atlas Car & Truck Rental

Car rental desks

Some desks are inside the airport terminal, on the ground floor of the airport, while other rental companies offer free shuttle to their nearby facilities. The exact location of your car rental provider's desk will be listed on your Confirmation Voucher.

Services and Facilities

You’ll find cafeterias, bars, and a restaurant serving Australian cuisine and wine. There are all kinds of shops, including duty-free outlets. You’ll also find ATMs, several currency exchanges, a pharmacy, a first aid center, baby changing rooms, a children’s play area, a prayer room, and a nearby hotel. The airport often hosts free concerts. 24/7 luggage lockers are on the ground floor of the airport, in the car park near the car rental area. The airport is well-equipped for travelers with reduced mobility, and special assistance can be provided, but you should contact your airline in advance if you’d like this service. Do keep in mind that the airport terminal is open from 4:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.

Nearest gas station

Caltex Woolworths gas station, located at 130-132 Marion Road, can be reached in about eight minutes and is open 24/7. While some gas stations are even closer to the airport, travelers give this Caltex gas station the highest rating. There are many other gas stations near Adelaide Airport and in the city.

Popular one-way rentals

  • Sydney (1,382 km / 859 mi)
  • Melbourne (734 km / 456 mi)
  • Canberra (1,167 km / 725 mi)

Airport info

Rating
7.8
  • Getting to the airport 8.3
  • Departure and check-in 8.6
  • Terminal facilities 7.9
  • Wi-Fi connectivity 6.8
  • Restaurants and car rental services 6.5
  • Lounge 6.8

Adelaide Airport (ADL)

  • IATA: ADL
  • ICAO: YPAD
  • Airport name: Adelaide Airport (ADL)
  • Airport type: Public / Civil
  • Airport Size: Medium Airport
  • Elevation AMSL: 6 m / 20 ft
  • Runway Surface: Asphalt / Grooved
  • Aircraft movements (per year): 103,212
  • Passengers (per year): 8,090,000
  • Distance from City: 3.7 miles / 6 km WSW of town
  • Airport Hours: 24 hours a day
  • Phone: +61 8 8308 9211
  • Email: airport@aal.com.au

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When are car rental prices cheapest at Adelaide Airport?

The cost of renting a car at Adelaide Airport depends on the time of year. This graph compares month-to-month price changes to help you find the best deal.
Average Rental Price at Adelaide Airport
$35.99
January
$26.71
February
$43.49
March
$50.04
April
May
$15.46
June
$66.07
July
$14.06
August
September
October
November
$56.09
December
The cheapest time of the year to rent a vehicle at Adelaide Airport is August when prices for an Economy class start from $14.06. You can see that this is 63% cheaper than the yearly’s average and 79% cheaper than renting a car in July (when rental prices start at $66.07 for a Compact class). Knowing this can help you find the best price. But remember that these are average numbers. The exact cost of your rental will depend on your rental length and on how far in advance you book the car. Enter your travel dates at the top of the page to see exact prices and offers!

What’s the most popular rental length at Adelaide Airport?

Travel length differs from one month to another: in May the average rental period is 13 days, while in February, the average rental period is only 7 days.
Average Rental Length at Adelaide Airport
9
January
7
February
8
March
10
April
13
May
9
June
8
July
8
August
8
September
8
October
8
November
8
December

Which is the busiest car rental month at Adelaide Airport?

Travelers are most likely to rent a car at Adelaide Airport in December, while the fewest number of travelers rent in May.
Adelaide Airport Car Rental Popularity by Monthly Searches
130%
January
101%
February
106%
March
76%
April
72%
May
74%
June
89%
July
101%
August
85%
September
105%
October
126%
November
136%
December

Our Customers Reviews

March 18, 2019
Recognize that renting cars offsite takes more time but the savings are worth it if the rental company runs an efficient operations.

Top 8 Suppliers for Adelaide Airport in 2019

National
National
Exceptional 9.2
882344822
JAMES SCHOFIELD DRIVE
Alamo
Alamo
Exceptional 9.1
882344822
JAMES SCHOFIELD DRIVE
Europcar
Europcar
Excellent 8.9
+610881503090
TERMINAL BUILDING
Enterprise
Enterprise
Excellent 8.8
882344822
TERMINAL BUILDING, 1 JAMES SCHOFIELD DRIVE
Keddy
Keddy
Excellent 8.6
+610881503090
TERMINAL BUILDING
EastCoast Car Rentals
EastCoast Car Rentals
Excellent 8.5
0061 1 800 327 826
237 Richmond Road, Richmond, City of West Torrens, South Australia, 5033
SIXT
Excellent 8.3
0061 755 558 908
237 Richmond Rd, Adelaide SA 5033
Atlas Car & Truck Rental
Very good 7.6
0061 1800 808 122 / 0061 383 366 100
328 South Rd, Richmond SA 5033

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