Cheap flights from Adelaide to Cairns

Flights starting at £134. Choose between Virgin Australia Airlines, Jetstar Airways, or Qantas to find the best price.

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The distance between Adelaide and Cairns is 2135 km. The most popular airlines for this route are Virgin Australia Airlines, Jetstar Airways, Qantas, and Regional Express. Adelaide and Cairns have 262 direct flights per week.

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Check-in for a flight from Adelaide to Cairns

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingOnline check-in available
Virgin Australia AirlinesVOZVAYesNo
Jetstar AirwaysJSTJQNo0
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QantasQFAQFYesNo
Regional ExpressRXAZLNoNo
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Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from Adelaide to Cairns?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Adelaide and Cairns takes around 3.0 hours.
What is the flight distance between Adelaide and Cairns?
The flight distance between Adelaide and Cairns is 2135 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between Adelaide and Cairns?
Several carriers operate flights between Adelaide and Cairns. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include Jetstar Airways.
What are the most popular routes to and from Adelaide?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Adelaide and Melbourne, Sydney, Manila, Port Lincoln, Bangkok, Brisbane, Ho Chi Minh City, Kuala Lumpur, Perth, Denpasar, Singapore, Hobart, Hanoi, Seoul, Gold Coast, Canberra, Darwin, Tokyo, Mildura, Mount Gambier.
What are the most popular routes to and from Cairns?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Cairns and Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane, Darwin, Townsville, Sunshine Coast Region, Bangkok, Proserpine, Manila, Seoul, Perth, Mount Isa, Denpasar, Uluru, Hanoi, Kuala Lumpur, City of Newcastle, Broome, Singapore, Cebu.
What airports are near Adelaide?
The main airport in Adelaide is Adelaide. It is also served by Adelaide, Kingscote.
What airports are near Cairns?
The main airport in Cairns is Cairns. It is also served by Cairns.
Is it possible to combine flights, buses, and trains in one itinerary when traveling between Adelaide and Cairns?
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What is Virtual Interlining and how do I use it?
Virtual Interlining provides a revolutionary way of traveling. You can combine different modes of transport like flights, trains, and buses into one itinerary. And this often saves money. Thanks to the world's largest carrier database, the Kiwi.com search function enables anyone to mix and match different modes of transport easily.
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