Cheap flights from Cairns to Adelaide

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16 Aug — 23 Aug1
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The best prices from Cairns to Adelaide are usually found in November or January, booked 45 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Monday and return on a Wednesday

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

All the information you need to plan the best CNS to ADL flight in 2022: compare Cairns to Adelaide flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Adelaide.

CNS - ADL

Price

$171 - $478

ADL

Temperature

11 - 21 °C

ADL

Rainfall

10 - 60 mm

Popular inJulyHigh demand for flights, 37% potential price rise
Cheapest inNovemberBest time to find cheap flights, 43% potential price drop
Average price$427Average for round-trip flights in August 2022
Round-trip from$244From Cairns to Adelaide

What is the cheapest day to fly return from Cairns to Adelaide?

Leaving on a Monday is a viable option for saving on travel. Heavily demanded days of the week can typically drive up the prices you see. Booking your travel for a less competitive day can save up to 13% on the overall cost on flights from Cairns to Adelaide.

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

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 44 days in advance, which can save you up to 20% on flights from Cairns to Adelaide compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 44 days out may not be for everyone, so we have options available for flights within the next two weeks, with the lowest price starting at $449. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $464.

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

The best pricing can be found in the month of November. Prices to Adelaide from Cairns average $427. You can even find prices in November for less than $427, as users have found deals to Adelaide from as low as $191. The month of July appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Adelaide from Cairns. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 59%.

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

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from Cairns to Adelaide in the morning. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 7% on your trip compared to booking a flight in the afternoon.

Cheap flights from Cairns to Adelaide in August, September 2022

The best prices found for CNS to ADL flights in August, September
25 Aug. - 31 Aug.
CNS

Cairns

ADL

Adelaide

2 stops

10h 55m
ADL

Adelaide

CNS

Cairns

1 stop

6h 15m
$676

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/11/22

25 Aug. - 31 Aug.
CNS

Cairns

ADL

Adelaide

1 stop

9h 55m
ADL

Adelaide

CNS

Cairns

1 stop

10h 50m
$704

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/11/22

25 Aug. - 31 Aug.
CNS

Cairns

ADL

Adelaide

1 stop

9h 55m
ADL

Adelaide

CNS

Cairns

Nonstop

3h 00m
$807

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/11/22

Cairns to Adelaide 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Adelaide from Cairns found for this year
25 Aug. - 31 Aug.
CNS

Cairns

ADL

Adelaide

2 stops

10h 55m
ADL

Adelaide

CNS

Cairns

1 stop

6h 15m
$676

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/11/22

25 Aug. - 31 Aug.
CNS

Cairns

ADL

Adelaide

1 stop

9h 55m
ADL

Adelaide

CNS

Cairns

1 stop

10h 50m
$704

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/11/22

25 Aug. - 31 Aug.
CNS

Cairns

ADL

Adelaide

1 stop

9h 55m
ADL

Adelaide

CNS

Cairns

Nonstop

3h 00m
$807

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/11/22

Cheap Jetstar flights from Cairns to Adelaide

25 Aug. - 31 Aug.
CNS

Cairns

ADL

Adelaide

1 stop

9h 55m
ADL

Adelaide

CNS

Cairns

1 stop

10h 50m
$704

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/11/22

25 Aug. - 31 Aug.
CNS

Cairns

ADL

Adelaide

1 stop

9h 55m
ADL

Adelaide

CNS

Cairns

Nonstop

3h 00m
$807

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/11/22

25 Aug. - 31 Aug.
CNS

Cairns

ADL

Adelaide

2 stops

17h 00m
ADL

Adelaide

CNS

Cairns

2 stops

33h 40m
$943

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/11/22

One-way flights to Adelaide from Cairns

The cheapest one-way flights from Cairns to Adelaide
9 Dec.
CNS

Cairns

ADL

Adelaide

Nonstop

3h 10m
$169

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/10/22

9 Dec.
CNS

Cairns

ADL

Adelaide

1 stop

13h 30m
$215

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/10/22

29 Dec.
CNS

Cairns

ADL

Adelaide

1 stop

9h 40m
$224

Virgin Australia

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/10/22

Related info for your journey

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

What airports do I use to fly from Cairns to Adelaide?

Adelaide is the airport most travellers will use when flying to Adelaide from Cairns. Booking flights from Cairns (CNS) to Adelaide (ADL) should be relatively easy as there are 3 daily flights to Adelaide from 3 different airlines. 3h 10m is how long a flight from Cairns to Adelaide will take if you book a nonstop flight.

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

Some of the carriers operating flights from Cairns to Adelaide that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are Jetstar, Virgin Australia, and Qantas Airways. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

Can I find flights from Cairns to Adelaide for under $700 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Cairns to Adelaide for under $700. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $676, but on average you can expect to pay $782.

How popular is this Cairns to Adelaide flight route?

Within the past month, 675 users have taken a look at flights from Cairns to Adelaide.

What is the cheapest airline to fly from Cairns to Adelaide round-trip?

Currently priced at $704, Jetstar will fly you from Cairns to Adelaide and back. In addition to Jetstar, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip.

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

The cheapest airlines for a one-way flight from Cairns to Adelaide are Jetstar ($169), Virgin Australia ($224), and Qantas Airways ($481).

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Cairns to Adelaide?

When booking a flight from Cairns to Adelaide, you may want to consider flying on Jetstar, Qantas Airways or Virgin Australia as they are the most popular for this route.

What are the most reliable airlines from Cairns to Adelaide?

Looking for the most reliable airlines to get you to your destination on time? Our data shows these are most likely to get you from Cairns to Adelaide on time: Virgin Australia (67%), Qantas Airways (32%), Emirates (32%).

What are the cheapest flights from Cairns to Adelaide?

While on average a flight from Cairns to Adelaide is generally $399, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is $206. When looking at the most popular route, (Cairns - Adelaide), you can expect to pay $389 for that flight.

Alternative routes for Cairns to Adelaide

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Top 3 airlines flying from Cairns to Adelaide

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Cairns to Adelaide choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
Virgin AustraliaCheapest$161Average$423FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time80%COVID-19 safety
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JetstarCheapest$186Average$378FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time74%COVID-19 safety
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Qantas AirwaysCheapest$576Average$806FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time74%COVID-19 safety
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Hourly flight availability from Cairns to Adelaide

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Weekly flight availability from Cairns to Adelaide

See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Cairns to Adelaide
Sunday3daily flights
Monday3daily flights
Tuesday4daily flights
Wednesday4daily flights
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Saturday4daily flights