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The best prices from Cairns to Adelaide International are usually found in May or January, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Saturday and return on a Monday

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How to find the cheapest flight from
Cairns (CNS) to Adelaide International (ADL)

CNS - ADL
Price
$345 - $613

Popular in

July

High demand for flights, 28% potential price rise

Cheapest in

May

Best time to find cheap flights, 21% potential price drop

Average price

$402

Average for round-trip flights in November 2020

Round-trip from

$345

From Cairns to Adelaide International

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest day to fly return from Cairns to Adelaide International?

Saturday flights are found to be more expensive to fly from Cairns to Adelaide International. This shouldn’t discourage you from searching, as you can still find great deals by being flexible with your options. Use our search form to find deals on tickets to Adelaide International.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Cairns to Adelaide International?

Travellers have found it’s best to book a flight 51 days in advance to save up to 20% compared to booking the same week of travel. As your travel date approaches, the cost of this flight route may potentially increase. While opting to book 51 days out may not be an option for all, there are still additional ways to secure a deal in the near future. You might find a flight from Cairns to Adelaide International 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $267, or $313 for flights within the next 24 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Cairns to Adelaide International?

August is one of the best times of the year to fly to Adelaide International from Cairns. Prices for August average $249 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $152. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December. Opting for a August flight can save you 32% on your journey compared to booking in August

When is the cheapest time to fly from Cairns to Adelaide International (CNS - ADL)?

It’s optimal to fly from Cairns to Adelaide International in the afternoon. By choosing this option you can save up to 18% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight in the evening.

Cheap flights from Cairns to Adelaide International in November, December 2020

The best prices found for CNS to ADL flights in November, December
23 Dec - 2 Jan
$701pp
CNS
Cairns
Jetstar
 
1 STOP
ADL
Adelaide
ADL
Adelaide
Jetstar
 
1 STOP
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Cairns
23 Dec - 2 Jan
$705pp
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Adelaide
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Cairns
23 Dec - 2 Jan
$713pp
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Cairns
Jetstar
Direct
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Adelaide
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Adelaide
Jetstar
 
1 STOP
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Cairns

Cairns to Adelaide International 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Adelaide International from Cairns found for next year
23 Dec - 2 Jan
$701pp
CNS
Cairns
Jetstar
 
1 STOP
ADL
Adelaide
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Adelaide
Jetstar
 
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23 Dec - 2 Jan
$705pp
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23 Dec - 2 Jan
$713pp
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Direct flights to Adelaide International from Cairns

Save time with Cairns to Adelaide International direct flight deals
23 Dec - 2 Jan
$820pp
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Jetstar
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23 Dec - 2 Jan
$843pp
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23 Dec - 2 Jan
$844pp
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One-way flights to Adelaide International from Cairns

The cheapest one-way flights from Cairns to Adelaide International
01:00 - 09:50
Jetstar
3 stops
32h 20m
CNS - ADL
Jetstar
$475
Gotogate
01:00 - 07:00
Virgin Australia
3 stops
29h 30m
CNS - ADL
Virgin Australia
$533
Virgin Australia
01:00 - 07:05
Multiple Airlines
1 stop
29h 35m
CNS - ADL
Multiple Airlines
$750
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Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Cairns to Adelaide International flights.

Flight FAQs

From Cairns to Adelaide International

Can I find flights from Cairns to Adelaide International for under $547 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Cairns to Adelaide International for under $547. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Virgin Australia for just $475, but on average you can expect to pay $636.

Which airlines flying from Cairns to Adelaide have flexible changes due to COVID-19?

One of the carriers operating flights from Cairns to Adelaide that may be offering flexible change policies is Virgin Australia. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

Are there direct flights from Cairns to Adelaide International for under $821 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 3 direct flights from Cairns to Adelaide International under $821. A good price for a direct flight from Cairns to Adelaide International is less than $835.

What days are direct flights available from Cairns to Adelaide?

You can find direct flights on the following days: Sunday.

How popular is this flight route?

Within the past month, 557 users have taken a look at flights from Cairns to Adelaide.

How many flights depart from Cairns to Adelaide International on average per day?

2 flight departures from Cairns to Adelaide per day on average.
Morning (6am - Midday) - 100% of flight departures

Does it rain more in Cairns or Adelaide?

In Cairns, there will be greater rainfall in Cairns compared to Adelaide over the next 13 days.

Is Cairns weather warmer or cooler than Adelaide?

We forecast the temperature to be around the 31 °Cs in January, on average. The temperature in Adelaide is generally colder than in Cairns. Book flights in a timely manner in correlation to your departure date.

How long does is the flight from Cairns to Adelaide International?

Departing from Cairns to Adelaide International will take you 3h 10m. The distance between Cairns and Adelaide International is about 2144 km. When browsing for deals, the options you’ll see will be for both direct flights and flights with stops.

What are the cheapest airlines to flying from Cairns to Adelaide International return?

Cheapflights users have booked flights from Cairns to Adelaide International from $475 return. Another airline that can offer you cheap pricing is Jetstar.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Cairns to Adelaide International one-way?

For one-way options, check prices for Jetstar. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $192. Users have also found tickets on Virgin Australia for as little as $288.

Alternative routes for Cairns to Adelaide International

Destination information for Adelaide International

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Cairns to Adelaide International
Flight duration
3h 07m

Airports servicing Cairns

Airports servicing Adelaide

Top 3 airlines from Cairns to Adelaide International

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Cairns to Adelaide International choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.

Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Qantas Airways
$240 $304 No change fee 74%
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Jetstar
$225 $325 No change fee 74%
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Virgin Australia
$252 $406 No cancel fee 80%
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Hourly flight availability from Cairns to Adelaide International

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Weekly flight availability
from Cairns to Adelaide International
Sunday
1 daily flight
Monday
3 daily flights
Tuesday
0 flights
Wednesday
1 daily flight
Thursday
1 daily flight
Friday
3 daily flights
Saturday
1 daily flight
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