Adelaide is Australia's fifth largest city, which is lucky because it needs all that space to deal with the influx of visitors it tends to attract each year. As the capital city of South Australia, it's proximity makes it a popular holiday destination for Melbournites, as do the cheap Melbourne to Adelaide flights that are available. A quick and affordable place to holiday, Adelaide is located on 20km of coastline between the Gulf of St Vincent and Mount Lofty Ranges, south of Sellicks Beach. Best known for its lovely beaches, chic café culture and international influences, Adelaide is also part of one of the country's best wine growing regions, the Barossa Valley.
Tigerair, Jetstar, Qantas and Virgin Australia all offer direct daily flights from Melbourne to Adelaide taking approximately 1.5 hours. As these flights are all quick domestic trips, airfares do not include in-flight entertainment or refreshments, however these items can be purchased on board the aircraft. The majority of airfares will however include an allowance of 7kg or carry-on luggage as well as 23kg of checked baggage, although depending on the airline you are flying with and your cabin class you may actually be allocated a little more or a little less. It would be wise to confirm these details with your airline of choice at the time of booking your flight.
Cheap Melbourne to Adelaide flights arrive at Adelaide's main airport, the Adelaide International Airport. The facility features a combined domestic and international terminal and is conveniently located just 15 minutes from the city centre. Putting you right in the heart of all of Adelaide's best entertainment, shopping, dining and attractions, the airport is also home to a handy range of ground transportation. Whether you're wanting to catch public transport, arrive private transportation, grab a taxi or hire a car throughout your stay, you will find everything you need at the airport.