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Cairns to Adelaide flights

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Flight Duration Flights between Cairns and Adelaide 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 Cairns with Adelaide found by our customers in the last 72 hours
Departing Airport The airport Cairns International Airport is the departure airport operating flights between Cairns and Adelaide
Arriving Airport Flights departing Cairns with Adelaide as destination arrives at Adelaide Airport

Cheap last minute flights to Adelaide

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Departure Thu, 30 Jun Return Thu, 07 Jul
CNS Cairns
ADL Adelaide
return from £242
Departure Wed, 13 Jul Return Wed, 20 Jul
CNS Cairns
ADL Adelaide
return from £247
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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 Adelaide costs roughly the same as in Cairns.

Mid-priced restaurant

A meal in Adelaide is 13% cheaper than a meal in Cairns.

Standard daytime start rate

Taxis are 64% more expensive in Adelaide than in Cairns.

Regular cappuccino

Coffee in Adelaide is 4% cheaper than in Cairns.

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

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Frequent asked questions about flights from Cairns to Adelaide

😷 Is it safe to travel from Cairns to Adelaide 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 Cairns. 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 Cairns to Adelaide at Opodo?
The cheapest price for a flight from Cairns to Adelaide is 242£. 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 Adelaide expensive to visit compared to Cairns?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in Adelaide costs an average of 2.69 GBP, 64% more expensive than Cairns, with a fare of 1.64 GBP, while train tickets are cheaper, but cost the same in both Adelaide and Cairns: 2.55 GBP. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 9.92 GBP in Adelaide, 13% less than the 11.34 GBP in Cairns. The price of the coffee is around 4% cheaper in Adelaide, with an average of 2.72 GBP, while in Cairns the coffee costs 2.83 GBP.
📉 When is the best time to book a flight from Cairns to Adelaide?
The most popular months to book a trip from Cairns to Adelaide are December, February and March, based on the searches of our customers.
📅 When is the best time to travel from Cairns to Adelaide?
The best time of the year to go to Adelaide when flying from Cairns depends on several preference factors like climate, seasonality and, of course, price. When it comes to popularity, October is the top 1º month to fly to Adelaide from Cairns in terms of searches from our customer, followed by November and May. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period, March, July and April are the months with less volume of searchs for the route Cairns -  Adelaide.
🕑 How long does the flight take to go from Cairns to Adelaide?
The total flight time between Cairns and Adelaide is of around 03:19 hours on average, considering an average distance of 2,200 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 Cairns and Adelaide?
The main airport route flying between Cairns and Adelaide is: Cairns International Airport (CNS) to Adelaide Airport (ADL). This route is covered by the following airline(s):
  • Jetstar.
  • Emirates.
  • Qantas Airways.
Which are the airlines with flights from Cairns to Adelaide?
Airlines with direct flights departing from Cairns to Adelaide are:
  • Jetstar.
  • Virgin Australia.
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