Flights from Cairns to Adelaide

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Cheap Cairns to Adelaide Flights

Adelaide is one of Australia's best city breaks. It's renowned as a top food and wine destination and plays host to countless festivals throughout the year.

With nine flights a week from Cairns to Adelaide, you can discover this part of South Australia in just 3h 10min. Book your trip with either Jetstar, Qantas or Virgin Australia and use Webjet to find the cheapest dates to fly.

Ready to head for the skies? Here's everything you need to know about flying from Cairns to Adelaide without a hitch.

Departing from Cairns Airport

All flights from Cairns to Adelaide will depart from the domestic terminal. Inside you'll find a departure lounge with free WiFi, restaurants, shops and ATMs.

Getting to Cairns Airport

Take the local bus. A regular service runs from the city centre to the Sheridan Street bus stop where you can catch the Airport Connector for only AUD 4.

If you're staying at select hostels or hotels in Cairns, you can use the airport shuttle bus. A one-way trip from the city will cost between AUD 15-17 per person.

Metered taxis and ride-sharing services like Uber are also available, but the most expensive.

Parking at Cairns Airport

If you want to leave your car at the airport, reserve your space online. You'll save 40% on the total price.

  • The Weekender: This parking lot is the perfect option for short trips to Adelaide. It's close to the terminal building and rates for the weekend are only AUD 55.
  • Weekly Stay: For longer trips away, you'll find much more favourable rates here. Prices for a seven-day stay start at AUD 77.

Arriving at Adelaide Airport

Getting from Adelaide Airport to Your Hotel

The most affordable way to get to the city centre is with the Airport City Shuttle. A one-way trip costs AUD 10, and you'll be dropped off outside of your hotel.

Another budget-friendly option is the local bus. JetBus and JetExpress both run regular services to and from Adelaide Airport.

If you don't want to waste any time getting to your hotel, take a cab. The taxi rank is located to the left of the pedestrian plaza, or you can use the airport's free WiFi to request a ride with Uber.

For travellers that want to hire a car, head to the ground level of the arrivals terminal. You'll find several car companies here with a variety of options to choose from.

Things to Do in Adelaide

  • Wander around the River Torrens. Its shoreline boasts picturesque grassy knolls, scenic trails and delicious eateries.
  • Learn about Adelaide's past. Go to North Terrace and visit the city's war memorials, State Library and Art Gallery.
  • Experience Adelaide's foodie scene at its best. The Adelaide Central Market has been around for over 100 years and has 80 stalls, cafes and restaurants for you to explore.
  • Get out of the city and visit Adelaide Hills. It's only a short drive away and is full of beautiful hiking trails and scenery.

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