There are three ways to get from Adelaide (capital of South Australia) to Kapunda. Train + Bus, Taxi or Car
Train and bus services are via the town of Gawler; Kapunda is 35kms from Gawler.
TRAIN + BUS
Information on regional train services from Adelaide to Gawler are available from the Adelaide Metro Website as below. The Gawler – Kapunda bus timetable is available from the LinkSA website as below.
- Adelaide to Gawler - 59m by train, runs both ways every 30 minutes from the Adelaide Train Station North Terrace Adelaide to Gawler Central Railway Station Gawler
- Gawler to Kapunda - 30m by bus, twice daily from opposite Gawler Central Railway Station to Council Chambers, Main Street, Kapunda
- Kapunda to Gawler – 30m by bus, twice daily from Council Chambers, Main Street, Kapunda to opposite Gawler Central Railway Station
NB. The LinkSA Gawler to Kapunda bus service runs only during South Australia school term dates and Monday - Friday.
Adelaide Metro Train: https://adelaidemetro.com.au/routes/GAW
LinkSA Bus Service: http://linksa.com.au/documents/timetables/15-10-2017/TT-Route-1146-KAP-EVA.pdf
The following businesses operate a fleet of taxis within the region and provide Adelaide Airport transfers. Due to the distance from Adelaide it is suggested that if people prefer to taxi they pool if possible to share a larger taxi vehicle to save on cost.
Barossa and Light Cab Service + 61 400 631 631
Gawler Taxi’s + 61 8 8523 1366
FROM ADELAIDE AIRPORT
Adelaide is one of the nation’s fastest growing international airports. It is a key transport and economic hub for South Australia facilitating over 8 million international and domestic passengers annually.
To catch a train to Gawler, the Adelaide train station is in the city which is 6.5km from the Adelaide airport.
There are dedicated airport bus services – JetExpress (J1X) - from the airport into Adelaide city Mon – Fri., tickets can be purchased directly from the bus driver, or take the J1 or J2 route to D3 stop on Currie Street. The train station is then a quick 10 minute walk.
Taxis and share rides such as UBER are available at the Adelaide airport.
Adelaide Metro Bus: https://www.adelaidemetro.com.au/stops/view/17327
The following companies have desks at the Adelaide airport:
Enterprise Rent a Car: www.enterpriserentacar.com.au
Car Rentals Gawler: Ph.: 0408 783 045
Gawler Car Rentals: http://gawlercarrentals.com/about-us/
There are numerous mini buses and maxi cabs that operate within the region to provide wine tours of the Barossa as over 40% of the Barossa valley is within the Light Region.
Coach Company options that charter for groups:
Greenock Creek Charter (local): https://www.greenockcreekcharter.com/
Ezyway Minibus: https://www.ezywayminibus.com.au/group-travel
For more information please contact the Kapunda Visitor information Centre:
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