Adelaide airport is an international airport that lies adjacent to West beach and is the fifth busiest airport in Australia. Port Pirie is a port city on the east coast of southern Australia, around 225 kilometres from the airport. Depending on the time of day and mode of transport you choose, it can take approximately 2hours 40 minutes to get from the airport to Port Pirie. There is a range of options to make this journey including public transport (buses) and taxis. However, these can be expensive, not to mention the delays in travelling by bus.

The easiest and most convenient way is to use a Car Australia transfer. We provide convenient and reliable airport transfers without the premium price tag. Our experienced chauffeur can pick you up from the airport and drop you at your chosen point in Port Pirie in our range of chauffeur driven modern sedans and people movers. Our services can be booked 24/7 by calling us or via our website and we provide instant quotes. For bigger groups over 20, you can also book with our partner company, Hughes.


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Getting ready – Adelaide airport to Port Pirie

To help you plan your journey, we have put together a few useful insights including travel times and airport information.

Pick Up and Other Information

Journey travel times

Knowing how long it will take to get from the airport to Port Pirie will help you plan your trip. On average the journey from Adelaide airport to Port Pirie takes around 2 hours and 50 minutes. However, these times can vary slightly when travelling during peak hours (up to 3 hours). During less busy times, the journey takes around 2 hours and 30 minutes.

Navigating Adelaide Airport

Adelaide airport has a single passenger terminal equipped to handle both domestic international flights. Air New Zealand, Cathay Pacific, Jetstar, Qantas, Singapore Airlines and Virgin are some of the airlines operating from Adelaide airport.

There are 2 main car parks at the airport and both can be booked online to save up to 30% on your parking:

  • Terminal Car Park – THis ia a multi-level undercover car park which is the closest to the terminal. It is ideal for business travellers and dropping off friends & family. This car park also has 48 disability parking spaces and 4 parking spaces for electric cars on Level 2.
  • Long Term Car Park – This car park is around a 5-minute shuttle bus ride or a 10-minute walk to the terminal. The car park has free of charge luggage trolleys for your convenience.

There is Free Wi-FI all over the airport as well as excellent transit facilities. These include toilets, showers, postal services, retail shopping, restaurants and cafes. If you have a longer transit (over 4 hours). There is also duty-free shipping located at level 2 (international departures). The airport offers the Altura hotel which has a direct walkway linking the domestic & international check-in with the airport. Finally, the airport also has REX airline lounge, Virgin airline lounge and Qantas lounge.

Port Pirie Information

Port Pirie on the east coast of South Australia has a rich history dating back to 1845. It is South Australia’s second-largest port city. It has a number of heritage-listed buildings including the post office, railway station and Second World War Memorial Gates. It provides the perfect stop for a night in case you are travelling to explore the Flinders Ranges, Outback and Eyre Peninsula. Things to do in Port Pirie include exploring the Port Pirie Cultural Precinct, visiting the Port Pirie Molfettesi Fishing Boat Museum and exploring homes and public buildings on the Heritage Trail.