Getting to AVCon
Whether you’re a local or travelling from far away – check out this page for information on travelling to Adelaide and getting to AVCon!
The AVCon 2023 Festival will be running at the Adelaide Convention Center, which is located in the Adelaide CBD. Whether you are local or you are travelling to Adelaide for the Festival, we have created a page with all the information and resources to help you get to the Festival.
Travel via car and parking options
The Adelaide Convention Centre has two undercover car parking options on North Terrace and the Riverbank (accessible from Morphett Street / Festival Drive). These car parks operate 24 hours a day, seven days a week and are fitted with video surveillance and security patrols. For a breakdown of parking costs and maps, check out the Adelaide Convention Centre’s webpage here.
There are also other parking garages managed by Wilson Parking and Upark, which are close to the venue and can be booked online.
Travel via Bus, Train, or Tram
The public transport service, Adelaide Metro, offers a network of bus, tram, and train services throughout the metropolitan area of South Australia. Adelaide Metro fares are the same on buses, trains and trams. On their website, you can plan your trip to AVCon 2023 with Adelaide Metro’s Plan Your Trip page.
You can pay with a rechargeable plastic metroCARD, a paper MetroTicket or, if you’re only using trams, with your credit card or smart device.
For more information about Adelaide Metro fares, check out this page on their website. To find out where you can purchase a metroCARD, check out this page on their website.
Travel via taxi or ridesharing services
You can choose from traditional taxi cab services or one of the many rideshare options available. There are also dedicated accessible services for those in wheelchairs or with accessibility issues.
Adelaide and suburban areas are serviced by three taxi companies:
In addition, Suburban Access Taxis cater for passengers with a disability. Their vehicles are fitted with hydraulic lifts, allowing those in wheelchairs and scooters to be transported securely and respectfully.
Multiple rideshare services are operating in Adelaide. Choose from the traditional Uber, Go Catch or Ola. There’s also Shebah (operated by women, for women) or MyCar for eco-friendly transport. For a complete list of accredited passenger transport services in Adelaide, refer to the Department for Infrastructure and Transport (DIT).
The Adelaide Convention Center has a taxi rank located on North Terrace, close to the convention center entrances.
Travel via E-scooters and share bikes
The City of Adelaide has several services that operate throughout defined areas of the City and North Adelaide. These are excellent options for attendees closer to the venue or staying within the CBD. Check out this page on the City of Adelaide website, which outlines getting started, laws and road rules.
Travel via plane
The main major airport in Adelaide is Adelaide Airport (ADL). All major cities in Australia offer direct flights to this airport, and the airport accepts international flights as well. Depending on where you are travelling from, we recommend checking out your favourite flight site to find the best prices and times.
The Adelaide Airport offers access to Adelaide Metro, rental cars and taxi and rideshare zones. For more information, check out their official website here.
Travel via train
Several of the major cities in Australia offer train services to Adelaide. We recommend checking out the following services sites to get the most up-to-date details, schedules and pricing:
- Servicing Melbourne to Adelaide – The Overland
- Servicing Darwin to Adelaide – The Ghan
- Servicing Sydney to Adelaide – Indian Pacific
- Servicing Brisbane to Adelaide – Great Southern
Travel via bus
Greyhound Australia offers a national coach service around Australia. Greyhound Australia also provides discounts for tertiary students. We recommend checking out their site to get the most up-to-date details, schedules and pricing:
All services terminate at the Adelaide Central Bus Station, a 15-minute walk to the Adelaide Convention Centre and conveniently located in the CBD. Check out the Adelaide Central Bus Station website for more details.
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