It's easy to get to Tonsley, and Adelaide. Here's what you need to know.
Powering the change to a circular economy conference is held at Tonsley Innovation District, in the Flinders Building, and under the 'MAB' (the former Main Assembly Building), a short trip from the city centre by metro, bus and taxi.
Our conference dinner is be held in the city, so that's another reason to stay nearby.
TRAVEL TO TONSLEY
Whether you come by train, bus or car, the trip to Tonsley from the city centre takes about 20 minutes. The Tonsley address is 1284 South Road, Tonsley, 5042.
Trains run every half hour from Adelaide Railway Station straight to Tonsley Innovation District. Adelaide Railway Station is on North Terrace in the city centre.
Take the Tonsley line and make sure you get off at Clovelly Park station (not Tonsley station). The District is a short walk from the station, and we'll have volunteers to show you the way. Download timetables and maps from the Adelaide Metro website. A metroCARD visitor pass will give you unlimited travel on Adelaide Metro buses, trains and trams for 3 days for $26.60, and can be purchased from the main Adelaide Railway Station.
mycar offers transfers in their hybrid and Tesla fleet. They will not only provide you a 5% discount for your transfers to and from the airport and/or Tonsley in their hybrid and Tesla fleet, but they will also facilitate car sharing between conference delegates. Just say you are with Powering the change and whether you would like to car pool. The shared cost for a Lexus Hybrid transfer from the city centre to Tonsley is estimated at $67.50, and for a Tesla $91.20. When booking, provide the address 1284 South Road, Tonsley, 5042. Ask to be dropped off at the Flinders Building in the Tonsley Innovation District (you'll see this building from the entrance).
Taxis from the CBD to Tonsley can be hailed from your hotel or from taxi ranks around town. Fares to Tonsley are approximately $25-30 one way. Ask for Tonsley Innovation District (in Clovelly Park) and be dropped off at the Flinders University building. Provide the address 1284 South Road, Tonsley, 5042. Ask to be dropped off at the Flinders Building in the Tonsley Innovation District (you'll see this building from the entrance).
UBER also operates in Adelaide - use their mobile app to request a ride. Provide the address 1284 South Road, Tonsley, 5042. Ask to be dropped off at the Flinders Building in the Tonsley Innovation District (you'll see this building from the entrance).
Buses run to Tonsley from the CBD near Victoria Square. Bus fares will be the same as those listed above for the train, and also require a Metrocard or Metroticket. Take the 721 or 719 from Grote St, near Victoria Square. Visit the Adelaide Metro website for timetables for route 719 and route 721. Buy your ticket in advance from a convenience store or get a single trip from the bus driver. A three-day metroCARD visitor pass can be purchased for $26.60 from the Adelaide Railway Station and selected outlets.
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