Cheap flights from Cairns to Adelaide

Flight information Cairns to Adelaide

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Average flight time, total distance 2135 kilometres

3h 10min

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1 airport

Which airlines fly from Cairns to Adelaide?

How easy is it to depart from Cairns?

Cairns Airport is one of Queensland’s busiest airports, with 2 easy-to-navigate terminals. Australia.

  • Domestic Terminal (T2) – flights to Adelaide will depart from this terminal.

This airport provides travellers with access to cash machines, gift shops, WiFi, information points, restaurants, and airline lounges. The terminals are connected via a walkway.

Arrive at this airport at least 1 hour before your flight is due to depart.

What do I need before I depart from Cairns?

  • A form of photo-ID is required for domestic air travel.
  • Please be aware, that if you are not an Australian citizen or resident, you may need to carry your passport.

What information do I need to know before arriving in Adelaide?

Adelaide Airport is a single terminal facility, and the primary hub for South Australia and the city of Adelaide.

  • Main Terminal – all flights from Cairns will fly into this terminal.

This terminal has free WiFi, ATMs, cafes, restaurants, shops, executive lounges and information desks.

What is the weather like in Adelaide?

  • Adelaide experiences averages of 29°C in the summertime, and 8-16°C in the wintertime.

Is there a time difference between Cairns and Adelaide?

  • Adelaide is 1.5 hours behind Cairns during Standard Time (ST), and 30 minutes behind Cairns during Daylight Savings Time (DST).

Is Adelaide cheaper than Cairns?

Adelaide and Cairns are fairly comparable in price, barring accommodation, which trends more expensive in Adelaide. However, it is easy to save money in this city, and there are lots of free things to do in Adelaide.

  Cairns Adelaide
Average cost of a meal for 2 people $80 $75
Average cost of a coffee $4.50 $4.15
Average cost of a taxi from the airport to the CBD $25 $25

Please note that the information provided above is accurate as of October 2017

Prices shown on this page are estimated lowest prices only. Found in the last 45 days.