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The distance between Cairns and Adelaide is 2135 km. The most popular airlines for this route are Jetstar Airways, Virgin Australia Airlines, Qantas, and Regional Express. Cairns and Adelaide have 84 direct flights per week.

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Qantas on Tuesdays, Saturdays, and Sundays.

Virgin Australia Airlines on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, and Sundays.

Check-in for a flight from Cairns to Adelaide

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingOnline check-in available
Jetstar AirwaysJSTJQNo0
Closes 1 hours before flight
Virgin Australia AirlinesVOZVAYesNo
QantasQFAQFYesNo
Regional ExpressRXAZLNoNo

Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from Cairns to Adelaide?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Cairns and Adelaide takes around 3.2 hours.
What is the flight distance between Cairns and Adelaide?
The flight distance between Cairns and Adelaide is 2135 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between Cairns and Adelaide?
Several carriers operate flights between Cairns and Adelaide. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include Qantas, Virgin Australia Airlines, Jetstar Airways.
What are the most popular routes to and from Cairns?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Cairns and Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Bangkok, Denpasar, Townsville, Seoul, Sunshine Coast Region, Darwin, Manila, Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City, Kuala Lumpur, Gold Coast, Singapore, Perth, London, Chiang Mai, Cebu, Busan.
What are the most popular routes to and from Adelaide?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Adelaide and Sydney, Melbourne, Manila, Kuala Lumpur, Brisbane, Port Lincoln, Bangkok, Perth, Ho Chi Minh City, Hobart, Singapore, New Delhi, Mount Gambier, Denpasar, Canberra, London, Whyalla, Cebu, Hanoi, Tokyo.
What airports are near Cairns?
The main airport in Cairns is Cairns. It is also served by Cairns.
What airports are near Adelaide?
The main airport in Adelaide is Adelaide. It is also served by Adelaide, Kingscote.
Is it possible to combine flights, buses, and trains in one itinerary when traveling between Cairns and Adelaide?
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