Flights from Adelaide to Cairns, Australia

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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 $798.

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
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< 7 days $927 $857
7-14 days $1,084 $1,055
14-21 days $857 $818
21-30 days $857 $455
30-60 days $440 $339
60-90 days $353 $642
90+ days $207 $244

Cheapest Day To Fly from Adelaide to Cairns

We've examined 5,780 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 Tuesday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

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$613$353$959$1,091$927$787$857

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
September Adelaide Cairns 00 17/09/22 20/09/22 0 $787
October Adelaide Cairns 00 9/10/22 12/10/22 0 $857
July Adelaide Cairns Qantas 27/07/22 1/08/22 2 $651
April Adelaide Cairns 00 7/04/22 20/04/22 0 $342
May Adelaide Cairns 00 5/05/22 19/05/22 0 $207
June Adelaide Cairns 00 4/06/22 12/06/22 0 $514
August Adelaide Cairns !! 13/08/22 19/08/22 1 $384
August Adelaide Cairns !! 13/08/22 19/08/22 1 $379

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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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 $1,055.

The average price for direct flights from Adelaide to Cairns is $821.

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 $230.

The average price for round trip flights from Adelaide to Cairns is $821.

Adelaide to Cairns Flight Questions

Adelaide to Cairns Airports

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