Where is the Barossa Valley?

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 expanses of vineyards, farmland and historic villages and towns and is flanked by rolling hills.

The Barossa Valley is a region spanning 40 kilometres square and is easiest explored by car.

 Find your way around the Barossa

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Barossa Valley Map South Australia

How to get to the Barossa from Adelaide city or Adelaide Airport

Hire 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. There are a number of routes that you can take from the Adelaide Airport to the Barossa. We suggest the direct route via the Northern Expressway to Tanunda. Travel time is approximately 1 hr 15 minutes, distance 85km

The Barossa Valley region is easiest explored by car. There is no public transport within the Barossa itself, so if you do not have a car, you will need to rely on taxis to get around or you can book one of our recommended Barossa wine tour companies which can do Adelaide-Barossa transfers and provide transfers around the Barossa during your stay.

Adelaide Airport / City transfers

Adelaide Airbus Flyer
Door to door pick up
One way and return to Adelaide city and Adelaide airport
Operating times: 7 days
Advance booking required - minimum 24 hours notice
Phone: 0456 984 414

Car transfers


There are two taxi services that operate in the Barossa 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: 0400 631 631

Barossa Taxis

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

Restaurant transfer service

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

For more information on getting to the Barossa and getting around once here, visit Barossa.com