Cheap flights from Cairns to Adelaide

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The best prices from Cairns to Adelaide 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 (ADL)

All the information you need to plan the best CNS to ADL flight in 2021: compare Cairns to Adelaide flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Adelaide.
CNS - ADL
Price
$326 - $579
ADL
Temperature
15 - 28 °C
ADL
Rainfall
17 - 59 mm

Popular in

July

High demand for flights, 28% potential price rise

Cheapest in

May

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

Round-trip from

$326

From Cairns to Adelaide

One-way from

$327

One-way flight from Cairns to Adelaide

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?

Users have found that leaving on a Tuesday can be a cost-effective option. It’s possible to save up to 23% on your flight compared to booking on days when demand is much higher.

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

To save on the cost of your flight from Cairns to Adelaide, book at least 51 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 19% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $252 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $296.

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

The best pricing can be found in the month of August. Prices to Adelaide from Cairns average $236. You can even find prices in August for less than $236, as users have found deals to Adelaide from as low as $144. The month of December 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 32%.

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

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from Cairns to Adelaide is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are in the afternoon tend to be the most expensive. A flight at midday could potentially save you up to 12% on airfare.

Cheap flights from Cairns to Adelaide in April, May 2021

The best prices found for CNS to ADL flights in April, May
23 Apr - 27 Apr
$398pp
CNS
Cairns
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
ADL
Adelaide
ADL
Adelaide
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
CNS
Cairns
8 May - 10 May
$473pp
CNS
Cairns
Jetstar
 
1 STOP
ADL
Adelaide
ADL
Adelaide
Jetstar
   
2 STOPS
CNS
Cairns
8 May - 10 May
$508pp
CNS
Cairns
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
ADL
Adelaide
ADL
Adelaide
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
CNS
Cairns

Cairns to Adelaide 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Adelaide from Cairns found for this year
1 Jun - 5 Jun
$330pp
CNS
Cairns
Jetstar
Direct
ADL
Adelaide
ADL
Adelaide
Jetstar
 
1 STOP
CNS
Cairns
23 Apr - 27 Apr
$398pp
CNS
Cairns
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
ADL
Adelaide
ADL
Adelaide
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
CNS
Cairns
1 Jun - 5 Jun
$425pp
CNS
Cairns
Jetstar
Direct
ADL
Adelaide
ADL
Adelaide
Jetstar
Direct
CNS
Cairns

Direct flights to Adelaide from Cairns

Save time with Cairns to Adelaide direct flight deals
1 Jun - 5 Jun
$425pp
CNS
Cairns
Jetstar
Direct
ADL
Adelaide
ADL
Adelaide
Jetstar
Direct
CNS
Cairns
8 May - 10 May
$768pp
CNS
Cairns
Jetstar
Direct
ADL
Adelaide
ADL
Adelaide
Jetstar
Direct
CNS
Cairns

One-way flights to Adelaide from Adelaide

The cheapest one-way flights from Cairns to Adelaide
16:00 - 17:25
Virgin Australia
2 stops
25h 55m
CNS - ADL
Virgin Australia
$328
DreamWorldTravel
02:00 - 16:55
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
15h 25m
CNS - ADL
Multiple Airlines
$357
Kiwi.com
02:00 - 09:25
Qantas Airways
2 stops
7h 55m
CNS - ADL
Qantas Airways

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">Cairns</span> to <span class="emphasized">Adelaide</span> flights.

Flight FAQs

From Cairns to Adelaide

Can I find flights from Cairns to Adelaide for under $388 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Cairns to Adelaide for under $388. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Jetstar for just $330, but on average you can expect to pay $537.

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.

Are there direct flights from Cairns to Adelaide for under $517 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 2 direct flights from Cairns to Adelaide under $517. A good price for a direct flight from Cairns to Adelaide is less than $596.

How popular is this flight route?

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

Does it rain more in Cairns or Adelaide?

In Cairns, there will be greater rainfall in Cairns compared to Adelaide over the next 19 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?

A quick flight from Cairns to Adelaide can take about 3h 15m. Jetstar provides one of the quickest options available for as low as $330. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

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

According to our current data, Jetstar ($330), and Virgin Australia ($527) offers the cheapest pricing from Cairns to Adelaide. These flights start at 20% lower than the current average price 3 months from now.

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

For one-way options, check prices for Jetstar. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $99. Users have also found prices from $277 and $386 on Jetstar and Virgin Australia, respectively.

Alternative routes for Cairns to Adelaide

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.

Destination information for Adelaide

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Cairns to Adelaide.
Flight duration
3h 07m
Average temperature for April in Adelaide
22.0 °C
Avg rainfall for April in Adelaide
29.0 mm

Airports servicing Cairns

Airports servicing Adelaide

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.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Qantas Airways
$240 $304 No cancel fee 74%
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Jetstar
$225 $325 No cancel 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

See what time of day planes typically take off from Cairns towards Adelaide.
Morning 6 AM to midday 66% of flight departures
Afternoon Midday to 6 PM 33% of flight departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of flight departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of flight departures
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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.
Sunday
1 daily flight
Monday
1 daily flight
Tuesday
0 flights
Wednesday
1 daily flight
Thursday
0 flights
Friday
1 daily flight
Saturday
1 daily flight
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