|Popular in||December||High demand for flights, 10% potential price rise|
|Cheapest in||November||Best time to find cheap flights, 3% potential price drop|
|Average price||£1,062||Average for round-trip flights in July 2022|
|Round-trip from||£901||From London to Adelaide|
|One-way from||£8||One-way flight from London to Adelaide (ADL)|
Information is based on travel restrictions from United Kingdom to Adelaide
Most visitors from United Kingdom can enter Adelaide without restrictions.
COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from United Kingdom are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering Adelaide.
Visitors from United Kingdom are not required to quarantine after entering Adelaide.
Returning to United Kingdom from Adelaide
COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Adelaide are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering United Kingdom.
Visitors from Adelaide are not required to quarantine after entering United Kingdom.
LON - ADL
£1,013 - £1,637
15 - 28 °C
17 - 59 mm
You will struggle to find cheap flights to Adelaide during January and February due to school holidays. From February to March there are popular festivals in the city, with the Adelaide Fringe lasting 24 days offer February and March. It’s a great event for art fans to visit as artists from around the world create diverse and varied art exhibitions. Make sure to book your flights to Adelaide in a few months in advance if you want to visit the Fringe though. Whale watching is best between June and October but make sure you book your flights to Adelaide well in advance to avoid huge price increases on your flight tickets.
The coolest months are from June to August but there isn’t really an off season. Whenever you want to visit make sure you secure your flight tickets early for better deals and discounts.
To have the best chances of saving money you should be prepared to book your flights to Adelaide as much as four or five months in advance. The cost of flight tickets soon shoot up and what was half reasonable one day could be three times as much a couple of days later. If you do find cheap flights to Adelaide, don’t hesitate or think it’ll go down in price, book it as soon as you can. If you can be flexible then you can find the cheapest flights to Adelaide but don’t expect too much of a saving during festivals and events. Try to sit on the left hand side of the plane for a chance of great views of the city as you approach however this is very dependable on the wind and weather.
Flights from London to Adelaide: 20 hours 45 minutes
Flights from Manchester to Adelaide: 21 hours 10 minutes
Flights from Birmingham to Adelaide: 21 hours 05 minutes
Flights from Glasgow to Adelaide: 21 hours 20 minutes
Emirates, British Airways, Singapore Airlines and Malaysia all operate flights to Adelaide. Deciding which one to use depends on your own preference for the most part. British Airways offer complimentary snacks and drinks onboard all of their flights, and with long-haul flights to Adelaide you can take advantage of this better. Emirates are a great airline that provide a high standard of service and comfort, as well as top quality in-flight entertainment. Once you’ve decided on your dates of travel, compare a couple of different airlines and see who offers the cheapest flights to Adelaide, and any other benefits they might offer.
You can use the Metro service to get to the city conveniently and easily after your flights to Adelaide. Either the JetExpress or the JetBus are good options, with the JetExpress operating a more direct route. You can buy a ticket from the driver of whichever bus you decide to get on. You can also get a shuttle bus directly to the front door of your hotel, these cost around $10 per person per journey, and you’ll need to book it in advance to be eligible to use it. Taxis are another option but they won’t be cheap. Agree a price before you get in and insist on a receipt so there’s less chance of you being overcharged. If there are a few of you to split the fare though a taxi could be a good option.
Adelaide Airport is the fifth-busiest in Australia, and handles approximately seven million passengers annually. The airport was established in 1955, and the updated international and domestic terminal was opened in 2005. The airport has received numerous awards, including world’s second-best international airport, in the five to 15 million passengers category, in 2006; and in the same year, it was crowned Capital City Airport of the Year at the Australian Aviation Industry Awards in Cairns.
The expansive new terminal building can cope with up to 27 aircraft, including an A380 Airbus, at the same time. There are airline lounges, 14 aerobridges, 42 desks for check-ins and 34 shops. The airport will also receive a brand-new road network and a multi-storey car park, which will more than double its current parking capacity.
The improvements are more than cosmetic – the control tower will almost double in height. Due to these improvements, more major international airlines will undoubtedly make use of the airport. Currently, these include Thai Airways International, Emirates, Etihad Airways and Qatar Airways.
If you book a flight to Adelaide, you will be flying into Adelaide, which is the city’s only airport. Adelaide (ADL) is located 4.1 mi from the centre of Adelaide.