A strategic location

Located in Adelaide, one of the world’s most liveable cities, Tonsley Innovation District is just 10 kilometres south of Adelaide’s Central Business District (CBD) with a direct rail link and a non-stop road corridor currently undergoing a $7 billion upgrade. Tonsley is also located close to:

  • Adelaide Airport (12km, 20 minutes by car)
  • Flinders Medical Centre (2km, 5 minutes by car or train)
  • Flinders University, Bedford Park Campus (2km, 5 minutes by car or train).


Tonsley Innovation District
6 MAB Eastern Promenade
Tonsley SA 5042

Find Tonsley on Google Maps, explore our Site Map and see how to get to and from Tonsley.


A stunning region

Tonsley is on the doorstep of exciting cultural, sporting, leisure and shopping experiences, all set against a backdrop of hills, open space and the coast.

The world-renowned McLaren Vale and Adelaide Hills wine regions are less than 30 minutes drive from Tonsley.

Stunning beaches, including Glenelg and Brighton, are just 15 minutes away.

The Fleurieu Peninsula, with popular destinations such as Victor Harbour, Goolwa and Port Elliot, is an easy drive via the Southern Expressway. You can also catch a ferry from the peninsula to the world famous nature haven of Kangaroo Island.

Other places of interest nearby include:

To discover more local places to eat, play, shop or stay, see the 7 Days in Marion website.

Getting to and from Tonsley

Travelling to and from Tonsley is easy, whether you plan on riding public transport, cycling or driving.


Tonsley has train and bus transport with a direct rail link and road corridor to the CBD.

The Tonsley Train Station is located on the western side of Tonsley and provides convenient transport to and from the CBD. It operates 7am to 7pm, Monday to Friday.

The FLEX Autonomous Bus operates on the road network at Tonsley and can transport you to and from the Tonsley Train Station. This is a free service.

Buses 719, 721, 721F, 722 and 722F offer regular transport options to and from Tonsley from Stop 23 on South Road. Flinders University also runs a campus-to-campus bus loop for students.

Visit the Adelaide Metro website for timetables and real-time service information.


There are two entrances to Tonsley by car, Tonsley Boulevard via South Road on the east and Alawoona Avenue via Marion Road on the west.

There are several large carparks located at Tonsley (see the Site Map).

  • P1: Parking available to Administration Building tenant employees and visitors
  • P2: Parking available to Flinders University employees, students and visitors
  • P3: Parking available to TAFE SA employees, students and visitors
  • P4: Public parking.


Cyclists have dedicated off-road lanes and shared paths within ring roads at Tonsley.

Secure bicycle storage and repair stations are located in the MAB as well as showers and changing rooms for MAB tenants.

Electric vehicles

A bank of free-to-use electric vehicle (EV) chargers are available at the Tonsley Solar Garage, located on the north eastern corner of Carpark P1.

A fleet of electric and hybrid vehicles are available at Tonsley, including the premium Tesla Model X, through myCar, Adelaide’s first and only green chauffeur service.