Where is the Barossa Valley?

Barossa Map South Australia

Barossa Map

The Barossa is an easy hour’s drive north east of the Adelaide, the capital city of South Australia. This picturesque regional area encompasses the Barossa Valley floor, which is covered in large epanses of vineyards, farmland and historic villages and towns and is flanked by rolling hills.

 

>> View travel times around the Barossa

>> Download the Barossa Touring Map

>> Download the Barossa Regional Guide and individual town maps

 

 

 

How to get from Adelaide city or Airport

Hire Cars / Private Car

The easiest transport option for getting to and from the Barossa is to jump into a hire a car (or your own car) from Adelaide airport or Adelaide city; as you can see from the map, the Barossa Valley is a largish region spanning 40 kilometres square. There are a number of routes that you can take from the Adelaide Airport to the Barossa. We suggest the direct route via Port Wakefield Road and Northern Expressway to Tanunda.

Adelaide Airport / City transfers

Adelaide Airport Flyer
Door to door pick up
One way and return to Adelaide city and Adelaide airport
Operating times: 7 days
Advance booking required – minimum 48hrs notice
Phone: 1300 856 444

Winery Tour Companies

Barossa Taste Sensations Jonathan 0457 101 487
Barossa Unique Tours Tony 0438 623 342 
Daimler Tours John and Libby 08 8524 9047
Tour Barossa  Getaways 08 8563 1000

Public Transport

The public transport to and from the Barossa isn’t very extensive! The Barossa is accessible via train and bus services. But, as there is no public transport within the Barossa itself, if you do not have a car, you will need to rely on taxi to get from Tanunda to Stonewell Cottages (3km out of Tanunda) and/or use one of the winery tour companies which can do Adelaide-Barossa transfers and provide transfers around the Barossa.

Trains

There is the Adelaide Metro train service that runs from Adelaide Central Train Station to Gawler return.
Link SA Bus service provides a connection and from Gawler to the Barossa towns.

>> View Adelaide Metro Train Timetable

Bus

Link SA Bus Service
Departs from Adelaide Bus station, 85 Franklin St – Tanunda and other main Barossa towns
Daily service (no service Xmas day)
(Link SA creates special transport service routes for major Barossa events such as Day on Green and Barossa Gourmet weekend)
Adelaide phone bookings 08 8415 5579 (All other enquires 08 8564 3022)

>>View Link SA Bus Timetable

 

Getting around the Barossa

As there is no public transport within the Barossa itself, if you do not have a car, you will need to rely on taxi to get from Tanunda to Stonewell Cottages (3km out of Tanunda) and/or use one of the winery tour companies (as stated above) which can do Adelaide-Barossa transfers, and provide transfers around the Barossa.

>> View the travel times around the Barossa

>> Download the Barossa Touring Map

>> Download the Barossa Regional Guide and individual town maps.

Taxis

There are  taxi services that operate in the Barossa/Gawler region. Booking ahead is strongly recommended.

Barossa and Light Cabs

Sunday – Thursday to Midnight
Friday and Saturday till 3am.
Restaurant and airport transfers
7 seater available
Pre-book advisable
Phone: Greg 0400 631 631

Barossa Taxis

Restaurant and airport transfers
Wheelchair accessible vehicles available
Pre-book advisable
Phone: Bruce 0411 150 850

Gawler Hire Car

Monday – Thurs 6am – 11pm
Friday and Saturday 24hrs
3 cars available
Must pre-book
Phone: Phil 0408 826 717 or 85231 366

Other transport options

Barossa Dial-A-Ride

Door to Door bus service between Angaston, Nuriootpa, Tanunda
Monday to Friday 8:30am to 4:00pm (Not Public Holidays)
Pre-booked Door to Door service
Minimum 2 hours notice appreciated
Phone: 8564 2212 for bookings

The Wined-Up Bus

12 seat bus
Available outside of business hours only
(not available before 5pm Mon – Fri)
Personal pick up, personalised tours
Transfers to Adelaide
Advance bookings only – Must pre-book
Phone: Paul 0428 994 599

Restaurant transfer service

Stonewell Cottages provide a free return transfer to Appellation when booking our Celebration Package or our Barossa Flavours Package.

   
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