The idyllic city of Adelaide, Australia, is a wonderful destination to explore, made easier by a number of transport options on offer.
Before You Begin
The Adelaide Metro is the city’s public transport service and covers trams, buses and trains. Purchasing the metroCARD Visitor Pass or the normal metroCARD is not only convenient but cost-effective too.
Trams provide access not only in the city centre but to suburbs like Glenelg too. Those staying at centrally located holiday apartments Adelaide has to offer can easily access this service. There is also a free city centre tram service that passes key sites like the Adelaide Central Market and Rundle Mall.
Another easy way to get around the city is by way of public buses. The Adelaide Central Bus Station, around a two to three-minute walk from iStay Precinct is the main terminus for long-distance services, while you do get a free City Connector bus service; this route is ideal to get to attractions like the Adelaide Zoo and the South Australian Museum.
For travel that takes you outside the city, trains are particularly convenient. Within the city, you can make use of the Adelaide Railway Station to reach destinations like Semaphore (a beachside suburb) and Port Adelaide.
Rideshare Services & Taxis
Smartphone users can make use of apps such as Go Catch and Uber, while Shebah is an all-women rideshare service that’s available too. Alternatively, you can catch taxis from one of the three taxi companies that one can make use of within the city.