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Did you mean flights from Cairns to Adelaide?

Adelaide to Cairns Last modified: Mar 24, 2020 5:33 -04:00

We've scanned 48,195,047,545 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights to Cairns. Jetstar & Virgin Australia frequently offer the best deals to Cairns flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

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Virgin Australia
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1 stop
Fri 8/05
1 stop
Sat 2/05
1 stop
Tue 5/05
1 stop
Air New Zealand
Sun 22/03
1 stop
Tue 31/03
1 stop

How Much is a Flight from Adelaide to Cairns?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Adelaide to Cairns, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $483.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from Adelaide to Cairns?

The best way to find a great deal on airfare is to search multiple sites. When you run a search on FareCompare, we search multiple sites and fare sources all at once so you don't have to - which is why we think FareCompare is the best place to find cheap tickets. Airlines can adjust prices for tickets from Adelaide to Cairns based on the day and time that you decide to book your flight. We have collected data from all airlines, and have found that Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays are often the best days to book flights. If you'd like to learn more, read our article about the best time to buy airline tickets.

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

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding how far in advance to book your flight from Adelaide to Cairns.

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days $475 $573
7-14 days $473 $561
14-21 days $475 $566
21-30 days $475 $537
30-60 days $473 $536
60-90 days $473 $515
90+ days $471 $515

Cheapest Day To Fly from Adelaide to Cairns

We've examined 57,595,778,181 itinerary searches that we've seen for departures in the next 90 days and found that the cheapest day to fly from Adelaide to Cairns is Friday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

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Compare Flight Prices from Adelaide to Cairns by Month

Low priced flights are most commonly available by purchasing between one and three months in advance. International or holiday flights may need to be purchased even further in advance. The chart below shows the cheapest flight prices by month for Adelaide to Cairns flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
February Adelaide Cairns Jetstar 20/02/20 24/02/20 0 $480
March Adelaide Cairns Jetstar 8/03/20 15/03/20 0 $480
April Adelaide Cairns Jetstar 4/04/20 6/04/20 0 $480
May Adelaide Cairns Jetstar 1/05/20 8/05/20 0 $477
June Adelaide Cairns Jetstar 1/06/20 4/06/20 0 $478
July Adelaide Cairns Virgin Australia 27/07/20 2/08/20 1 $488
August Adelaide Cairns Jetstar 19/08/20 29/08/20 1 $480
September Adelaide Cairns Jetstar 11/09/20 18/09/20 0 $510

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Adelaide to Cairns

Looking for cheap last minute flights or a weekend getaway? We've got you covered with weekend flight deals from Adelaide to Cairns. The chart below shows the best last minute deals and cheap flights this weekend we could find.

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$541 $480
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$480 $585
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$585 $583
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$583 $493
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Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Adelaide to Cairns

Flights between some cities may be significantly cheaper if you choose a multi-stop airline ticket. Although these connecting flights sacrifice some convenience, on average, travelers save 20%-60% when they choose to fly multi-stop versus a direct flight.

The average price for connecting flights from Adelaide to Cairns is $586.

The average price for direct flights from Adelaide to Cairns is $492.

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Adelaide to Cairns

We have found that there is often no price difference between buying a round trip flight versus a one way flight. Increased flexibility is the main benefit when it comes to buying a one way flight from Adelaide to Cairns. However, booking a round trip flight can be a simpler process. You can compare round trip and one way flights by using our flight comparison.

The average price for one way flights from Adelaide to Cairns is $249.

The average price for round trip flights from Adelaide to Cairns is $571.

Adelaide to Cairns Flight Questions

Below are some common questions that asked about this flight route:

Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Adelaide to Cairns?
Answer: Sydney, AU

Airlines in Adelaide flying to Cairns Last modified: Mar 24, 2020 5:33 -04:00Number of routes searched: 74Number of itineraries searched: 184,940

Wondering which airlines fly out of Adelaide to Cairns? We've gathered the average price of Adelaide airlines with flights to Cairns. Different airlines offer different levels of comfort and service, so consider convenience when choosing your airline.

Below is the full flight schedule summary showing which days of the week individual carriers offer flights for the next 30 days.

Adelaide to Cairns
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Jetstar -
Jetstar BNE
Jetstar DPS
Jetstar DRW
Jetstar MEL
Air New Zealand AKL
Qantas AYQ
Qantas BNE
Qantas MEL
Qantas SYD
Virgin Australia BNE
Virgin Australia MEL
Virgin Australia SYD

Adelaide to Cairns Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in Adelaide and Cairns. If your route includes a city with multiple airports, you may be able to find substantial savings by choosing an alternate airport.

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Cheap Flights from Adelaide to Cairns