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Adelaide to Cairns flights

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Flight Duration Flights between Adelaide and Cairns take, on average, 3 h and 19 m minutes, but the time can vary according to other factors
Cheapest flight Cheapest price for a one-way flight between Adelaide with Cairns found by our customers in the last 72 hours
Departing Airport The airport Adelaide Airport is the departure airport operating flights between Adelaide and Cairns
Arriving Airport Flights departing Adelaide with Cairns as destination arrives at Cairns International Airport

Cheap last minute flights to Cairns

Latest deals and top flight routes from Adelaide airports.

Departure Tue, 28 Jun Return Tue, 05 Jul
ADL Adelaide
CNS Cairns
return from £200
Departure Tue, 12 Jul Return Thu, 21 Jul
ADL Adelaide
CNS Cairns
return from £228
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Currency and price comparison
Exchange rate
1.00 GBP = 1.76 AUD
British Pound Sterling Australian Dollar
1 AUD = 0.57 GBP
Last checked on 21 June 2022
Local, one-way ticket

A train in Cairns costs roughly the same as in Adelaide.

Mid-priced restaurant

The average meal is 14% more expensive in Cairns than in Adelaide.

Standard daytime start rate

A taxi fare in Cairns is 39% cheaper than in Adelaide.

Regular cappuccino

Coffee is 4% more expensive in Cairns than in Adelaide.

Adelaide airports
  • ( Adelaide Airport (ADL)
    How far from city centre: 4 miles
Cairns airports
  • ( Cairns International Airport (CNS)
    How far from city centre: 30 miles
K Distance: 1338 miles

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Frequent asked questions about flights from Adelaide to Cairns

😷 Is it safe to travel from Adelaide to Cairns during the Covid-19 situation?
At Opodo we want to make sure that your travel plans are not affected by any cancelation as well as any possible restrictions Australia may apply when travelling from Adelaide. Is your flight cancelled? We've got your back! With our flexible ticket guarantee you can decide if you want to book another flight - free of rebooking fee - or get a full refund!
🔍 How can I find cheap flights from Adelaide to Cairns at Opodo?
The cheapest price for a flight from Adelaide to Cairns is 200£. At Opodo we use different machine learned based methodologies to find our costumers the best option available, considering airline combinations, stopovers and direct flights as well as different criteria for inbound and outbound journeys.
💰 Is Cairns expensive to visit compared to Adelaide?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in Cairns costs an average of 1.64 GBP, 39% cheaper than Adelaide, with a fare of 2.69 GBP, while train tickets are cheaper, but cost the same in both Cairns and Adelaide: 2.55 GBP. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 11.34 GBP in Cairns, 14% more than the 9.92 GBP in Adelaide. The price of the coffee is around 4% more expensive in Cairns, with an average of 2.83 GBP , while in Adelaide the coffee costs 2.72 GBP.
📉 When is the best time to book a flight from Adelaide to Cairns?
The most popular months to book a trip from Adelaide to Cairns are October, January and February, based on the searches of our customers.
📅 When is the best time to travel from Adelaide to Cairns?
The best time of the year to go to Cairns when flying from Adelaide depends on several preference factors like climate, seasonality and, of course, price. When it comes to popularity, April is the top 1º month to fly to Cairns from Adelaide in terms of searches from our customer, followed by July and November. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period, May, September and March are the months with less volume of searchs for the route Adelaide -  Cairns.
🕑 How long does the flight take to go from Adelaide to Cairns?
The total flight time between Adelaide and Cairns is of around 03:19 hours on average, considering an average distance of 2,284 km, for both direct and indirect flights for the route (which may have 1 or more stops in other cities in between).
🛄 Which airports have flights between Adelaide and Cairns?
The main airport route flying between Adelaide and Cairns is: Adelaide Airport (ADL) to Cairns International Airport (CNS). This route is covered by the following airline(s):
  • Jetstar.
  • Emirates.
  • Qantas Airways.
Airlines with indirect flights from Adelaide to Cairns are:
Airlines with indirect flights from Adelaide to Cairns are:
  • Virgin Australia, stoping in Brisbane for 80 minutes minimun.
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