McLaren Vale is an appealing destination for so many reasons, which include its food, wine, and scenery. But getting the best of them all is hard without reliable transport from Adelaide Airport to McLaren Vale. You could go for the traditional options, like public transport or taxis, but the cost simply doesn’t match the service you receive, and in the case of public transport, the travel times are simply too great. That leaves the option of a hire car, but driving yourself into some of Australia’s most well-regarded wine country leaves you with less opportunity to enjoy the wine, and more time spent navigating unfamiliar back roads. Luckily, you can enjoy the convenience of private transport without the price tag by choosing a private transfer from Car Australia. We will get you from Adelaide Airport to McLaren Vale in comfort and style, leaving you refreshed and energised from the moment you set foot in your destination.
More vehicle types available from our partner Hughes:
Big on style and performance, we have some of the world’s truly great sedans including BMW, Mercedes and Audi luxury models.
- Book Via Hughes
Luxury finally meets size. Come and experience our market-leading large coach service. Fantastic coach drivers perfectly match our new fleet of coaches.
- Book Via Hughes
McLaren Vale to Adelaide Airport: Your guide
If you haven’t spent a lot of time in the McLaren Vale area, then planning ahead could be tricky. To help you fill in the gaps in your itinerary, we’ve listed a few helpful hints below.
Pick Up and Other Information
Going the distance
McLaren Vale is about 40km away from Adelaide Airport, which means that it’s just a little too far for public transport to be convenient. But with the right transport, you can get from Adelaide Airport to McLaren Vale in just 50 minutes. In fact, your trip could be as few as 40 minutes if you get a smooth and traffic free run. With Car Australia, you get the local knowledge of a professional chauffeur, which means that any peak hour traffic delays are effectively navigated, to save you time and get you to your destination sooner. With our transfers, your trip is unlikely to exceed 60 minutes even during peak travel periods.
Adelaide Airport is the first stop for many wine-lovers and holidaymakers from interstate and abroad. And when it comes to first impressions, Adelaide Airport does the South Australian capital plenty of favours. The airport is comprised of a single terminal, which caters for domestic and international flights alike. It is surrounded by an abundance of parking options, which take in long term and short term periods, and offer 48 dedicated disabled access spaces. When you get inside the terminal, there’s free Wi-Fi on offer to keep you entertained before your flight leaves. All you need to do is select ‘Adelaide Airport Free Wi-Fi’ and follow the prompts to join. If you’ve got a longer period in transit ahead of you, you can enjoy the Atura Hotel, which is connected to the airport check in areas by a direct walkway. For intermediate layovers of 4-6 hours, you can make use of the terminal’s terrific transit facilities, which include showers, postal services, shopping, restaurants, and cafes.
McLaren Vale has a hard earned reputation as one of Australia’s finest wine producing regions, and if you’ve sampled some of its produce you’ll know why. The area is located on some of the continent’s most fertile soil, and the climate is perfectly suited to growing grapes of wide variety. Such is the area’s reputation that it has even been included in the Great Wine Capitals of the World, with over 88 cellar doors standing as a testament to that. Shiraz constitutes more than half of the total wine produced in the region, but there are plenty of varietals for those in search of lighter options too! To see what McLaren Vale has to offer, book with Car Australia today.