Cheap flights from Adelaide to Cairns

ADL — CNS
13 Aug — 20 Aug1
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The best prices from Adelaide to Cairns are usually found in November or January, booked 38 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Monday and return on a Tuesday

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

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

ADL - CNS

Price

$196 - $439

CNS

Temperature

21 - 27 °C

CNS

Rainfall

20 - 430 mm

Popular inJulyHigh demand for flights, 31% potential price rise
Cheapest inNovemberBest time to find cheap flights, 35% potential price drop
Average price$540Average for round-trip flights in August 2022
Round-trip from$284From Adelaide to Cairns

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

Flying to your destination on a Thursday can be more expensive, but this shouldn’t discourage you from finding affordable options to get to Cairns. Check prices with Cheapflights to find a great deal for your trip.

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

To save up to 5% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 37 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from Adelaide to Cairns from $459 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $483 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

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

November can be a great time to fly to Cairns from Adelaide with a flight ticket averaging about $439. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of November for as cheap as $197. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of July.

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

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from Adelaide to Cairns is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are in the evening tend to be the most expensive. A flight in the morning could potentially save you up to 20% on airfare.

Cheap flights from Adelaide to Cairns in August, September 2022

The best prices found for ADL to CNS flights in August, September
18 Sep. - 22 Sep.
ADL

Adelaide

CNS

Cairns

Nonstop

3h 00m
CNS

Cairns

ADL

Adelaide

Nonstop

3h 20m
$425

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/8/22

8 Sep. - 26 Sep.
ADL

Adelaide

CNS

Cairns

1 stop

15h 30m
CNS

Cairns

ADL

Adelaide

Nonstop

3h 15m
$499

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 7/8/22

8 Sep. - 26 Sep.
ADL

Adelaide

CNS

Cairns

Nonstop

3h 00m
CNS

Cairns

ADL

Adelaide

Nonstop

3h 15m
$529

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 7/8/22

Adelaide to Cairns 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Cairns from Adelaide found for this year
4 Dec. - 14 Dec.
ADL

Adelaide

CNS

Cairns

Nonstop

3h 00m
CNS

Cairns

ADL

Adelaide

Nonstop

3h 10m
$336

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 5/8/22

4 Dec. - 14 Dec.
ADL

Adelaide

CNS

Cairns

1 stop

15h 30m
CNS

Cairns

ADL

Adelaide

Nonstop

3h 10m
$373

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 5/8/22

12 Oct. - 26 Oct.
ADL

Adelaide

CNS

Cairns

1 stop

8h 00m
CNS

Cairns

ADL

Adelaide

1 stop

10h 00m
$419

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 5/8/22

Cheap Virgin Australia flights from Adelaide to Cairns

24 Sep. - 1 Oct.
ADL

Adelaide

CNS

Cairns

Nonstop

3h 10m
CNS

Cairns

ADL

Adelaide

Nonstop

3h 20m
$570

Virgin Australia

Pick Dates

Deal found 7/8/22

28 Dec. - 1 Jan.
ADL

Adelaide

CNS

Cairns

1 stop

10h 20m
CNS

Cairns

ADL

Adelaide

1 stop

9h 40m
$592

Virgin Australia

Pick Dates

Deal found 6/8/22

28 Dec. - 1 Jan.
ADL

Adelaide

CNS

Cairns

Nonstop

3h 10m
CNS

Cairns

ADL

Adelaide

1 stop

9h 40m
$608

Virgin Australia

Pick Dates

Deal found 6/8/22

Cheap Jetstar flights from Adelaide to Cairns

4 Dec. - 14 Dec.
ADL

Adelaide

CNS

Cairns

Nonstop

3h 00m
CNS

Cairns

ADL

Adelaide

Nonstop

3h 10m
$336

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 5/8/22

4 Dec. - 14 Dec.
ADL

Adelaide

CNS

Cairns

1 stop

15h 30m
CNS

Cairns

ADL

Adelaide

Nonstop

3h 10m
$373

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 5/8/22

12 Oct. - 26 Oct.
ADL

Adelaide

CNS

Cairns

1 stop

8h 00m
CNS

Cairns

ADL

Adelaide

1 stop

10h 00m
$419

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 5/8/22

Direct flights to Cairns from Adelaide

Save time with Adelaide to Cairns direct flight deals
4 Dec. - 14 Dec.
ADL

Adelaide

CNS

Cairns

Nonstop

3h 00m
CNS

Cairns

ADL

Adelaide

Nonstop

3h 10m
$336

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 5/8/22

12 Oct. - 26 Oct.
ADL

Adelaide

CNS

Cairns

Nonstop

3h 00m
CNS

Cairns

ADL

Adelaide

Nonstop

3h 15m
$486

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 5/8/22

4 Jan. - 7 Jan.
ADL

Adelaide

CNS

Cairns

Nonstop

3h 00m
CNS

Cairns

ADL

Adelaide

Nonstop

3h 15m
$495

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 6/8/22

Last-minute flights from Adelaide to Cairns

Late deals on return flights to Cairns from Adelaide, departing today and this week
16 Aug. - 19 Aug.
ADL

Adelaide

CNS

Cairns

1 stop

10h 50m
CNS

Cairns

ADL

Adelaide

1 stop

19h 50m
$570

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 5/8/22

16 Aug. - 19 Aug.
ADL

Adelaide

CNS

Cairns

1 stop

10h 50m
CNS

Cairns

ADL

Adelaide

1 stop

19h 50m
$573

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 5/8/22

16 Aug. - 20 Aug.
ADL

Adelaide

CNS

Cairns

1 stop

10h 50m
CNS

Cairns

ADL

Adelaide

1 stop

10h 35m
$589

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 5/8/22

One-way flights to Cairns from Adelaide

The cheapest one-way flights from Adelaide to Cairns
16 Nov.
ADL

Adelaide

CNS

Cairns

Nonstop

3h 00m
$175

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 7/8/22

12 Jan.
ADL

Adelaide

CNS

Cairns

Nonstop

3h 00m
$178

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 6/8/22

13 Jan.
ADL

Adelaide

CNS

Cairns

Nonstop

3h 00m
$179

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 6/8/22

Related info for your journey

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

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

Cairns is the airport most travellers will use when flying to Cairns from Adelaide. Booking flights from Adelaide (ADL) to Cairns (CNS) should be relatively easy as there are 3 daily flights to Cairns from 4 different airlines. 3h 00m is how long a flight from Adelaide to Cairns will take if you book a nonstop flight.

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

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like Jetstar, Virgin Australia, and Qantas Airways flying from Adelaide to Cairns have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

Can I find flights from Adelaide to Cairns for under $400 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Adelaide to Cairns for under $400. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Jetstar for just $336, but on average you can expect to pay $482.

Are there direct flights from Adelaide to Cairns for under $400 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Adelaide to Cairns under $400. A good price for a direct flight from Adelaide to Cairns is less than $616.

Are there last-minute flights available from Adelaide to Cairns for under $600?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Adelaide to Cairns within the next 7 days for less than $600.

How popular is this Adelaide to Cairns flight route?

Flights from Adelaide to Cairns have been viewed 5,056 times in the past calendar month.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Adelaide to Cairns round-trip?

Cheapflights users have booked flights from Adelaide to Cairns round-trip from $336. Another airline that can offer you cheap pricing is Virgin Australia. Jetstar is priced at 23% lower than the current average price of a flight leaving 3 months from now.

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

Before booking your flight from Adelaide to Cairns, check out the most popular airlines for this route: Jetstar, Qantas Airways or Tigerair Australia.

What are the most reliable airlines from Adelaide to Cairns?

The top 3 most reliable airlines when flying from Adelaide to Cairns are Virgin Australia (92%), Emirates (52%) and Qantas Airways (40%).

What are the cheapest flights from Adelaide to Cairns?

The cheapest flight price from Adelaide to Cairns is $200. On average you can expect to pay $948. The most popular route, (Adelaide - Cairns), can usually be booked for $336.

Alternative routes for Adelaide to Cairns

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Top 4 airlines flying from Adelaide to Cairns

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Adelaide to Cairns choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
Virgin AustraliaCheapest$191Average$428FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time80%COVID-19 safety
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JetstarCheapest$195Average$389FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time74%COVID-19 safety
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Tigerair AustraliaCheapest$202Average$407FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time81%COVID-19 safety
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Qantas AirwaysCheapest$395Average$626FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time74%COVID-19 safety
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Hourly flight availability from Adelaide to Cairns

See what time of day planes typically take off from Adelaide to Cairns
1%of flight departuresEarly morningMidnight to 6 am
87%of flight departuresMorning6 am to noon
12%of flight departuresAfternoonNoon to 6 pm
0%of flight departuresEvening6 pm to midnight
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Noon
6 PM

Weekly flight availability from Adelaide to Cairns

See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Adelaide to Cairns
Sunday3daily flights
Monday3daily flights
Tuesday4daily flights
Wednesday4daily flights
Thursday3daily flights
Friday3daily flights
Saturday4daily flights