Access by road to the Fleurieu Peninsula is less than 45 minutes from the City of Adelaide, the capital of South Australia.

Travel from Adelaide using the Southern Expressway, via McLaren Vale – the Gateway to the Fleurieu. Access from the Adelaide Hills using the South Eastern Freeway via Echunga to Meadows, or via Mt Barker to Strathalbyn. 

An interpreted touring route, the Fleurieu Way, circles the Peninsula, linking the Great Ocean Road and the Adelaide metro area to the Fleurieu. Self Drive Touring routes.

2WD and 4WD Cars - 2WD is suitable for travelling throughout most of the Fleurieu. A number of beaches allow vehicle access, such as Moana, Silver Sands, Sellicks and Aldinga. For the Coorong National Park and Goolwa Beach you will need a 4WD. Some sections of Deep Creek Conservation Park are also restricted to 4WD access.

Hire Car - There are hire cars available in the region – contact local Visitor Information Centres for details. Alternatively, pick up a hire car from Adelaide city and airport locations. 

By Coach - A number of bus and coach operators run services from Adelaide to towns on the Fleurieu Peninsula. South Australia's public transport system, Adelaide Metro, also operates a service from Adelaide to McLaren Vale and Strathalbyn.

There are also morning and afternoon coach connections between Adelaide and Cape Jervis to meet the Kangaroo Island ferry. For timetables visit SeaLink.

There is a daily bus service from Adelaide to Goolwa that passes through a number of towns along the way. Visit LinkSA for more information.

By Train - There are metropolitan public train services operating between Adelaide and Seaford (the start of the Fleurieu).

By Plane - The Fleurieu Peninsula has airstrips in Aldinga and Goolwa, which are used by private and charter aircrafts. Adelaide Airport is located 15 minutes from the Adelaide CBD and around an hour's drive from the Fleurieu Peninsula.