Car Hire Adelaide

Discover Car Rental in Adelaide

Adelaide, the capital of South Australia is a beautiful city by the river that is known for its wine, art, cosmopolitan culture and festivals. With the easy to navigate road system in Adelaide you will have no trouble finding your way around the city with your own hire car!

Collect your car hire at Adelaide International Airport or Domestic Airport, located 15 minutes from the city centre. If you wish to collect your car in the city, we also have downtown locations conveniently located. Choose from a compact car for a short weekend getaway, a sedan for a longer escape or a mini-van for a family packed adventure. Driving in Adelaide is simple, and with our Driving Tips you will be set to drive this beautiful city with ease.

Frequently Asked Questions About Hiring a Car in Adelaide

It takes around 12 minutes, depending on traffic to drive 6km to Adelaide CBD from the Adelaide Airport.

Of course! South Australia has a number of great road trip trails and with the Barossa Valley region only being about an hours drive from Adelaide CBD, why wouldn't you drive out there!

You must be at least 20 years old to hire a car in Adelaide, although the age may vary by car category. Some suppliers have a maximum age limit of 75 years and a young driver surcharge so please be aware of the terms and conditions.

Experience Adelaide

Adelaide Adelaide

The River Torrens runs right next to the city, which helps to give it a temperate, Mediterranean climate. Visit the Adelaide Casino, Parliament House and the South Australian Museum for a touch of culture and historic architecture. Explore the Adelaide Zoo to see the only panda's in Australia and the gorgeous Botanical Gardens for a day of tranquility, or head to Rundle Mall for excellent shopping.

Adelaide is renowned for its festivals, so make sure you don't miss The Fringe Festival and the Adelaide Arts Festival or the Womadelaide, the outdoor music and dance festival.

Hop in your car and head down to Glenelg to wet your toes or play in the sand, walk the pier or enjoy the outdoor dining. Head out to the Adelaide Hills which are full of wildlife sanctuaries, quaint villages, art and craft galleries as well as parks and gardens.

Your rental car can take you out to the Barossa Valley, where you can taste world-famous wines and explore the magnificent countryside. There is so much to see and do in Adelaide and a car hire from DriveAway will help you get to it all at your own pace. Enter your details in the booking engine or contact us today!

Cities (To and From) Distance (Approx. km) Travel Time (Approx. hr)
Adelaide to Port Augusta 300 3.5
Adelaide to Port Lincoln 700 7
Adelaide to Melbourne 730 8

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