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Information for flights to Cairns from Adelaide

Avg. flight duration 3h 05m
Flights arrive in Cairns
Flights depart from Adelaide
Flight price $351
Distance 2,132 km
Airlines Jetstar, Tigerair Australia, Virgin Australia

Good to know

Low season:
May
Best time to beat the crowds
2%
expected price decrease
High season:
July
Most popular time to fly
8%
expected price increase
Average price:
$381
(avg. price over the last 2 weeks)
Good deal:
$364
or less (return)

When to Book Flights from Adelaide to Cairns

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The cheapest flight from Adelaide to Cairns was found, on average, 90 days before departure.
Book at least 2 weeks before departure in order to get a below-average price.
High season is considered to be June, July and August. The cheapest month to fly is May.
Morning departure is around 19% more expensive than an evening flight, on average*.
*Average of the lowest prices shown in KAYAK’s search results for departures within the next 30 days

FAQs for Booking Flights to Cairns from Adelaide

How long does a flight from Adelaide to Cairns take?
An average non-stop flight takes 3h 00m, covering a distance of 2132 km.
How many flights are there between Adelaide and Cairns?
There are 25 (non-stop) flights between Adelaide and Cairns per week, averaging 3 per day.
Which airlines provide the cheapest flights from Adelaide to Cairns?
In the past 3 days, the cheapest return tickets were found on Jetstar ($351), Tigerair Australia ($538) and Virgin Australia ($552).
Which airlines fly most frequently between Adelaide and Cairns?
Qantas Airways (1 times daily), Emirates (1 times daily), Jetstar (1 times daily) are the most frequent flyers on this route.
What’s the cheapest day of the week to fly from Adelaide to Cairns?
For Adelaide to Cairns, Monday is the cheapest day to fly on average and Saturday is the most expensive. Flying from Cairns back to Adelaide, the best deals are generally found on Thursday, with Tuesday being the most expensive.
Which airports will I be using when flying from Adelaide to Cairns?
When flying out of Adelaide you will be using Adelaide, often referred to as Adelaide Airport. You will be landing at Cairns, also known as Cairns Airport.

Book cheap flights from Adelaide to Cairns (return)

Airports
Origin
Adelaide
$351
only
$351
Destination
Cairns
$351
only
$351
Mon., 28 Jan.
ADL
Adelaide
CNS
Cairns
3h 00m
Sun., 3 Feb.
CNS
Cairns
ADL
Adelaide
3h 10m
Trip: 7 days
Overall 5.5 OK
Based on 10 reviews
Overall
6.2
Boarding
6.5
Comfort
6.0
Crew
6.8
Entertainment
5.1
Food
5.1
ADL
CNS
Excellent 8.0

Cons: Flight delayed over 3 hours but communication was good.

ADL
CNS
Good 7.2

Pros: Awesome lady at check in.

Cons: Just disappointing to need to pay for a cup of coffee. This is just too cheap to feel good about.

ADL
CNS
Mediocre 2.0

Cons: When I booked from USA thru kayak I was told I would have 1 checked bag & 1 carry on . At airport I was charged $682 for luggage cause " I didn't say I was flying with luggage "supposedly opting out of the $ 35.00 fee for luggage. Only other option was to re-book for next day loosing out of bookings in Cairns which was not an option. Many other passengers on our flight faced same predatory practices by Jetstar. Gate agent said website changed to be more transparent. This is not true Luggage fees more than doubled cost of flight. This is only direct flight from Adelaide and you're trapped ."

AYQ
MEL
Mediocre 2.0

Cons: City of Yulara had a city wide communications failure. Other airlines had backup plans to get passengers out with a manual procedure. Jetstar didn't have a manual process and failed to get us on the plane. I missed my connection and they didn't help with my lost ticket. I ended up buying a new international ticket.

AKL
ZQN
OK 4.0

Pros: Cheap.

Cons: No free checked bags. No free drinks - not even water. Limited weight for carryon bags. Choosing a seat costs extra money.

Sat., 29 Dec.
ADL
Adelaide
CNS
Cairns
10h 25m
Mon., 7 Jan.
CNS
Cairns
ADL
Adelaide
3h 10m
Trip: 10 days
6.2GoodShow reviews
Overall 6.2 Good
Based on 315 reviews
Overall
6.5
Boarding
6.6
Comfort
6.1
Crew
7.2
Entertainment
5.1
Food
5.7
CNS
SYD
Good 6.0

Cons: Crew in the air were fine, crew at check in was very unfriendly and tried to say I was over with baggage - 2 bags at 10kg for 2 people - I dont think so.......7kg each

SYD
BNE
Good 6.6

Cons: Having to put my own luggage tags on only to be told by a fit man “ they’re upside down!’l he should’ve put them On !!

OOL
MEL
Excellent 8.0

Pros: Good service by friendly crew . The flight went quickly , & the landing was top notch.

MEL
SYD
Excellent 8.0

Pros: Boarding was quick

Cons: The flight had a lot of turbulence

MEL
SYD
Excellent 8.0

Cons: Delay

Sat., 22 Dec.
ADL
Adelaide
CNS
Cairns
5h 45m
Wed., 26 Dec.
CNS
Cairns
ADL
Adelaide
3h 10m
Trip: 5 days
7.8GoodShow reviews
Overall 7.8 Good
Based on 2,919 reviews
Boarding
8.1
Comfort
7.9
Crew
8.4
Entertainment
7.3
Food
7.2
BNE
CNS
Excellent 10.0

Pros: Took off a bit late but good communication around it. Comfortable easy and accommodating

BNE
SYD
Good 7.3

Cons: My window seat didn’t have a window so was very squashed and felt claustrophobic

SYD
MEL
Excellent 8.0

Cons: Initial temperature was a little low but it improved

SYD
LST
Excellent 9.0

Pros: First time trying the new inflight Wifi - great!

SYD
MEL
Excellent 8.0

Pros: On time

Cons: Nothing

Fri., 18 Jan.
ADL
Adelaide
CNS
Cairns
3h 00m
Sat., 26 Jan.
CNS
Cairns
ADL
Adelaide
3h 10m
Trip: 9 days
Overall 5.5 OK
Based on 10 reviews
Overall
6.2
Boarding
6.5
Comfort
6.0
Crew
6.8
Entertainment
5.1
Food
5.1
MEL
LST
Good 6.0

Cons: Flight delayed by almost an hour.

AYQ
MEL
Mediocre 2.0

Cons: City of Yulara had a city wide communications failure. Other airlines had backup plans to get passengers out with a manual procedure. Jetstar didn't have a manual process and failed to get us on the plane. I missed my connection and they didn't help with my lost ticket. I ended up buying a new international ticket.

ADL
CNS
Good 7.2

Pros: Awesome lady at check in.

Cons: Just disappointing to need to pay for a cup of coffee. This is just too cheap to feel good about.

SYD
AKL
Excellent 10.0

Pros: Good price, nice flight.

Cons: Waited a very long time to get off the plane & be shuttled to the terminal - 20-30 minutes. Flight attendants shouldn't have to go all the way up front or to the back to bring me a cup of tap water. They could have a pitcher or bottle handy for those not purchasing drinks or food.

ADL
CNS
Mediocre 3.6

Pros: Smooth ride

Cons: I'm a thin man and am 5'9" (pretty average height) and I couldn't fit comfortably in my seat. The space between rows was so tight my knees were squished into the seat in front of me.

Sat., 19 Jan.
ADL
Adelaide
CNS
Cairns
3h 00m
Sat., 26 Jan.
CNS
Cairns
ADL
Adelaide
3h 10m
Trip: 8 days
Overall 5.5 OK
Based on 10 reviews
Overall
6.2
Boarding
6.5
Comfort
6.0
Crew
6.8
Entertainment
5.1
Food
5.1
ADL
CNS
Good 7.2

Pros: Awesome lady at check in.

Cons: Just disappointing to need to pay for a cup of coffee. This is just too cheap to feel good about.

MEL
LST
Good 6.0

Cons: Flight delayed by almost an hour.

AYQ
MEL
Mediocre 2.0

Cons: City of Yulara had a city wide communications failure. Other airlines had backup plans to get passengers out with a manual procedure. Jetstar didn't have a manual process and failed to get us on the plane. I missed my connection and they didn't help with my lost ticket. I ended up buying a new international ticket.

ADL
CNS
Mediocre 2.0

Cons: When I booked from USA thru kayak I was told I would have 1 checked bag & 1 carry on . At airport I was charged $682 for luggage cause " I didn't say I was flying with luggage "supposedly opting out of the $ 35.00 fee for luggage. Only other option was to re-book for next day loosing out of bookings in Cairns which was not an option. Many other passengers on our flight faced same predatory practices by Jetstar. Gate agent said website changed to be more transparent. This is not true Luggage fees more than doubled cost of flight. This is only direct flight from Adelaide and you're trapped ."

ADL
CNS
OK 5.5

Cons: I was charged $50 dollars for the check-in luggage that I was not happy. I booked the airticket very early so I was not sure the weight of my luggage would be. I get used to have the free check- in luggage so I forgot about it until I did it at the airport. I prefer the airline to have the charge including the luggage into the airfare than check how many Kg of luggage the customers take at the airport. This makes the procedure of check-in take more time.

Wed., 16 Jan.
ADL
Adelaide
CNS
Cairns
3h 00m
Sat., 19 Jan.
CNS
Cairns
ADL
Adelaide
3h 10m
Trip: 4 days
Overall 5.5 OK
Based on 10 reviews
Overall
6.2
Boarding
6.5
Comfort
6.0
Crew
6.8
Entertainment
5.1
Food
5.1
ADL
CNS
Excellent 8.0

Cons: Flight delayed over 3 hours but communication was good.

ADL
CNS
OK 5.3

Pros: JetStar was the only carrier offering a non-stop from Adelaide to Cairns. That's why we chose it.

Cons: Be aware that you get a 7 kg carry-on allowance, and pay for checked luggage, by weight. Cheapest to buy when you book the ticket, can be purchased before you get to the airport, and very expensive at the airport. Seats are jammed together, very little legroom. Best to know going in that it is a low-cost, no frills, no space airlines.

AYQ
MEL
Mediocre 2.0

Cons: City of Yulara had a city wide communications failure. Other airlines had backup plans to get passengers out with a manual procedure. Jetstar didn't have a manual process and failed to get us on the plane. I missed my connection and they didn't help with my lost ticket. I ended up buying a new international ticket.

ADL
CNS
OK 5.5

Cons: I was charged $50 dollars for the check-in luggage that I was not happy. I booked the airticket very early so I was not sure the weight of my luggage would be. I get used to have the free check- in luggage so I forgot about it until I did it at the airport. I prefer the airline to have the charge including the luggage into the airfare than check how many Kg of luggage the customers take at the airport. This makes the procedure of check-in take more time.

SYD
AKL
Excellent 10.0

Pros: Good price, nice flight.

Cons: Waited a very long time to get off the plane & be shuttled to the terminal - 20-30 minutes. Flight attendants shouldn't have to go all the way up front or to the back to bring me a cup of tap water. They could have a pitcher or bottle handy for those not purchasing drinks or food.

Sat., 19 Jan.
ADL
Adelaide
CNS
Cairns
3h 00m
Sat., 26 Jan.
CNS
Cairns
ADL
Adelaide
3h 10m
Trip: 8 days
Overall 5.5 OK
Based on 10 reviews
Overall
6.2
Boarding
6.5
Comfort
6.0
Crew
6.8
Entertainment
5.1
Food
5.1
ADL
CNS
OK 5.3

Pros: JetStar was the only carrier offering a non-stop from Adelaide to Cairns. That's why we chose it.

Cons: Be aware that you get a 7 kg carry-on allowance, and pay for checked luggage, by weight. Cheapest to buy when you book the ticket, can be purchased before you get to the airport, and very expensive at the airport. Seats are jammed together, very little legroom. Best to know going in that it is a low-cost, no frills, no space airlines.

ADL
CNS
OK 5.5

Cons: I was charged $50 dollars for the check-in luggage that I was not happy. I booked the airticket very early so I was not sure the weight of my luggage would be. I get used to have the free check- in luggage so I forgot about it until I did it at the airport. I prefer the airline to have the charge including the luggage into the airfare than check how many Kg of luggage the customers take at the airport. This makes the procedure of check-in take more time.

ADL
CNS
Mediocre 3.6

Pros: Smooth ride

Cons: I'm a thin man and am 5'9" (pretty average height) and I couldn't fit comfortably in my seat. The space between rows was so tight my knees were squished into the seat in front of me.

ADL
CNS
Excellent 8.0

Cons: Flight delayed over 3 hours but communication was good.

ADL
CNS
Good 7.2

Pros: Awesome lady at check in.

Cons: Just disappointing to need to pay for a cup of coffee. This is just too cheap to feel good about.

Sat., 29 Dec.
ADL
Adelaide
CNS
Cairns
10h 25m
Tue., 8 Jan.
CNS
Cairns
ADL
Adelaide
3h 10m
Trip: 11 days
6.2GoodShow reviews
Overall 6.2 Good
Based on 315 reviews
Overall
6.5
Boarding
6.6
Comfort
6.1
Crew
7.2
Entertainment
5.1
Food
5.7
OOL
MEL
Excellent 8.0

Pros: Good service by friendly crew . The flight went quickly , & the landing was top notch.

BNE
MEL
Good 7.0

Pros: Clean and tidy aircraft, pleasant crew, on time

Cons: wouldnt want a longer journey as the seats are narrow and uncomfortable

CNS
SYD
Good 6.0

Cons: Crew in the air were fine, crew at check in was very unfriendly and tried to say I was over with baggage - 2 bags at 10kg for 2 people - I dont think so.......7kg each

BNE
CNS
OK 5.6

Pros: Price was good. Flight was delayed due to delay in incoming flight, and explanation was clear.

Cons: My poor spine does not like budget airline seats at all.

MEL
SYD
OK 4.3

Pros: Watching the hand luggage scale being wheeled out by a cranky employee was delightful

Cons: A woman who clearly couldn’t speak English having her weighed parcel thrown off said scale when the worker got too impatient with her. A cup of sunshine wouldn’t have gone astray

Sat., 19 Jan.
ADL
Adelaide
CNS
Cairns
3h 00m
Fri., 25 Jan.
CNS
Cairns
ADL
Adelaide
3h 10m
Trip: 7 days
Overall 5.5 OK
Based on 10 reviews
Overall
6.2
Boarding
6.5
Comfort
6.0
Crew
6.8
Entertainment
5.1
Food
5.1
ADL
CNS
Mediocre 3.6

Pros: Smooth ride

Cons: I'm a thin man and am 5'9" (pretty average height) and I couldn't fit comfortably in my seat. The space between rows was so tight my knees were squished into the seat in front of me.

SYD
AKL
Excellent 10.0

Pros: Good price, nice flight.

Cons: Waited a very long time to get off the plane & be shuttled to the terminal - 20-30 minutes. Flight attendants shouldn't have to go all the way up front or to the back to bring me a cup of tap water. They could have a pitcher or bottle handy for those not purchasing drinks or food.

MEL
LST
Good 6.0

Cons: Flight delayed by almost an hour.

AYQ
MEL
Mediocre 2.0

Cons: City of Yulara had a city wide communications failure. Other airlines had backup plans to get passengers out with a manual procedure. Jetstar didn't have a manual process and failed to get us on the plane. I missed my connection and they didn't help with my lost ticket. I ended up buying a new international ticket.

ADL
CNS
OK 5.5

Cons: I was charged $50 dollars for the check-in luggage that I was not happy. I booked the airticket very early so I was not sure the weight of my luggage would be. I get used to have the free check- in luggage so I forgot about it until I did it at the airport. I prefer the airline to have the charge including the luggage into the airfare than check how many Kg of luggage the customers take at the airport. This makes the procedure of check-in take more time.

Sat., 29 Dec.
ADL
Adelaide
CNS
Cairns
10h 25m
Wed., 2 Jan.
CNS
Cairns
ADL
Adelaide
15h 25m
Trip: 5 days
6.2GoodShow reviews
Overall 6.2 Good
Based on 315 reviews
Overall
6.5
Boarding
6.6
Comfort
6.1
Crew
7.2
Entertainment
5.1
Food
5.7
BNE
CNS
Mediocre 2.0

Pros: Nothing.

Cons: Flight time rescheduled meaning we had very little time for connecting flight. Then they checked our luggage in (weighed 8.5kg and only 7 allowed (charged $108). The booking in of the bags meant one of our party missed connecting flight. She arrived at gate while plane was still there and Capt said he would wait but ground staff over-ruled decision. Not happy.

SYD
BNE
Good 6.6

Cons: Having to put my own luggage tags on only to be told by a fit man “ they’re upside down!’l he should’ve put them On !!

MEL
SYD
Excellent 8.0

Cons: Delay

OOL
MEL
Excellent 8.0

Pros: Good service by friendly crew . The flight went quickly , & the landing was top notch.

MEL
SYD
OK 4.3

Pros: Watching the hand luggage scale being wheeled out by a cranky employee was delightful

Cons: A woman who clearly couldn’t speak English having her weighed parcel thrown off said scale when the worker got too impatient with her. A cup of sunshine wouldn’t have gone astray

Thu., 20 Dec.
ADL
Adelaide
CNS
Cairns
3h 00m
Wed., 26 Dec.
CNS
Cairns
ADL
Adelaide
3h 10m
Trip: 7 days
Overall 5.5 OK
Based on 10 reviews
Overall
6.2
Boarding
6.5
Comfort
6.0
Crew
6.8
Entertainment
5.1
Food
5.1
ADL
CNS
Mediocre 3.6

Pros: Smooth ride

Cons: I'm a thin man and am 5'9" (pretty average height) and I couldn't fit comfortably in my seat. The space between rows was so tight my knees were squished into the seat in front of me.

AKL
ZQN
OK 4.0

Pros: Cheap.

Cons: No free checked bags. No free drinks - not even water. Limited weight for carryon bags. Choosing a seat costs extra money.

SYD
AKL
Excellent 10.0

Pros: Good price, nice flight.

Cons: Waited a very long time to get off the plane & be shuttled to the terminal - 20-30 minutes. Flight attendants shouldn't have to go all the way up front or to the back to bring me a cup of tap water. They could have a pitcher or bottle handy for those not purchasing drinks or food.

ADL
CNS
OK 5.3

Pros: JetStar was the only carrier offering a non-stop from Adelaide to Cairns. That's why we chose it.

Cons: Be aware that you get a 7 kg carry-on allowance, and pay for checked luggage, by weight. Cheapest to buy when you book the ticket, can be purchased before you get to the airport, and very expensive at the airport. Seats are jammed together, very little legroom. Best to know going in that it is a low-cost, no frills, no space airlines.

ADL
CNS
OK 5.5

Cons: I was charged $50 dollars for the check-in luggage that I was not happy. I booked the airticket very early so I was not sure the weight of my luggage would be. I get used to have the free check- in luggage so I forgot about it until I did it at the airport. I prefer the airline to have the charge including the luggage into the airfare than check how many Kg of luggage the customers take at the airport. This makes the procedure of check-in take more time.

Sat., 29 Dec.
ADL
Adelaide
CNS
Cairns
10h 25m
Thu., 3 Jan.
CNS
Cairns
ADL
Adelaide
11h 25m
Trip: 6 days
6.2GoodShow reviews
Overall 6.2 Good
Based on 315 reviews
Overall
6.5
Boarding
6.6
Comfort
6.1
Crew
7.2
Entertainment
5.1
Food
5.7
MEL
SYD
OK 4.3

Pros: Watching the hand luggage scale being wheeled out by a cranky employee was delightful

Cons: A woman who clearly couldn’t speak English having her weighed parcel thrown off said scale when the worker got too impatient with her. A cup of sunshine wouldn’t have gone astray

SYD
MEL
Excellent 10.0

Pros: Punctual

Cons: Aircraft not the cleanest

MEL
SYD
Excellent 8.0

Cons: Delay

BNE
CNS
Mediocre 3.6

Pros: Quick flight

Cons: Boring and uncomfortable

CNS
SYD
Good 6.0

Cons: Crew in the air were fine, crew at check in was very unfriendly and tried to say I was over with baggage - 2 bags at 10kg for 2 people - I dont think so.......7kg each

Mon., 31 Dec.
ADL
Adelaide
CNS
Cairns
3h 00m
Mon., 7 Jan.
CNS
Cairns
ADL
Adelaide
3h 10m
Trip: 8 days
Overall 5.5 OK
Based on 10 reviews
Overall
6.2
Boarding
6.5
Comfort
6.0
Crew
6.8
Entertainment
5.1
Food
5.1
ADL
CNS
Mediocre 2.0

Cons: When I booked from USA thru kayak I was told I would have 1 checked bag & 1 carry on . At airport I was charged $682 for luggage cause " I didn't say I was flying with luggage "supposedly opting out of the $ 35.00 fee for luggage. Only other option was to re-book for next day loosing out of bookings in Cairns which was not an option. Many other passengers on our flight faced same predatory practices by Jetstar. Gate agent said website changed to be more transparent. This is not true Luggage fees more than doubled cost of flight. This is only direct flight from Adelaide and you're trapped ."

MEL
LST
Good 6.0

Cons: Flight delayed by almost an hour.

ADL
CNS
Good 7.2

Pros: Awesome lady at check in.

Cons: Just disappointing to need to pay for a cup of coffee. This is just too cheap to feel good about.

SYD
AKL
Excellent 10.0

Pros: Good price, nice flight.

Cons: Waited a very long time to get off the plane & be shuttled to the terminal - 20-30 minutes. Flight attendants shouldn't have to go all the way up front or to the back to bring me a cup of tap water. They could have a pitcher or bottle handy for those not purchasing drinks or food.

ADL
CNS
Excellent 8.0

Cons: Flight delayed over 3 hours but communication was good.

Tue., 1 Jan.
ADL
Adelaide
CNS
Cairns
3h 00m
Mon., 7 Jan.
CNS
Cairns
ADL
Adelaide
3h 10m
Trip: 7 days
Overall 5.5 OK
Based on 10 reviews
Overall
6.2
Boarding
6.5
Comfort
6.0
Crew
6.8
Entertainment
5.1
Food
5.1
ADL
CNS
OK 5.3

Pros: JetStar was the only carrier offering a non-stop from Adelaide to Cairns. That's why we chose it.

Cons: Be aware that you get a 7 kg carry-on allowance, and pay for checked luggage, by weight. Cheapest to buy when you book the ticket, can be purchased before you get to the airport, and very expensive at the airport. Seats are jammed together, very little legroom. Best to know going in that it is a low-cost, no frills, no space airlines.

ADL
CNS
Good 7.2

Pros: Awesome lady at check in.

Cons: Just disappointing to need to pay for a cup of coffee. This is just too cheap to feel good about.

PER
DPS
Good 6.6

Pros: Quick boarding, friendly staff

Cons: No TVs very basic.

MEL
LST
Good 6.0

Cons: Flight delayed by almost an hour.

ADL
CNS
Mediocre 2.0

Cons: When I booked from USA thru kayak I was told I would have 1 checked bag & 1 carry on . At airport I was charged $682 for luggage cause " I didn't say I was flying with luggage "supposedly opting out of the $ 35.00 fee for luggage. Only other option was to re-book for next day loosing out of bookings in Cairns which was not an option. Many other passengers on our flight faced same predatory practices by Jetstar. Gate agent said website changed to be more transparent. This is not true Luggage fees more than doubled cost of flight. This is only direct flight from Adelaide and you're trapped ."

Wed., 2 Jan.
ADL
Adelaide
CNS
Cairns
3h 00m
Mon., 7 Jan.
CNS
Cairns
ADL
Adelaide
3h 10m
Trip: 6 days
Overall 5.5 OK
Based on 10 reviews
Overall
6.2
Boarding
6.5
Comfort
6.0
Crew
6.8
Entertainment
5.1
Food
5.1
ADL
CNS
Excellent 8.0

Cons: Flight delayed over 3 hours but communication was good.

ADL
CNS
Mediocre 2.0

Cons: When I booked from USA thru kayak I was told I would have 1 checked bag & 1 carry on . At airport I was charged $682 for luggage cause " I didn't say I was flying with luggage "supposedly opting out of the $ 35.00 fee for luggage. Only other option was to re-book for next day loosing out of bookings in Cairns which was not an option. Many other passengers on our flight faced same predatory practices by Jetstar. Gate agent said website changed to be more transparent. This is not true Luggage fees more than doubled cost of flight. This is only direct flight from Adelaide and you're trapped ."

AYQ
MEL
Mediocre 2.0

Cons: City of Yulara had a city wide communications failure. Other airlines had backup plans to get passengers out with a manual procedure. Jetstar didn't have a manual process and failed to get us on the plane. I missed my connection and they didn't help with my lost ticket. I ended up buying a new international ticket.

ADL
CNS
OK 5.5

Cons: I was charged $50 dollars for the check-in luggage that I was not happy. I booked the airticket very early so I was not sure the weight of my luggage would be. I get used to have the free check- in luggage so I forgot about it until I did it at the airport. I prefer the airline to have the charge including the luggage into the airfare than check how many Kg of luggage the customers take at the airport. This makes the procedure of check-in take more time.

SYD
AKL
Excellent 10.0

Pros: Good price, nice flight.

Cons: Waited a very long time to get off the plane & be shuttled to the terminal - 20-30 minutes. Flight attendants shouldn't have to go all the way up front or to the back to bring me a cup of tap water. They could have a pitcher or bottle handy for those not purchasing drinks or food.

Tue., 1 Jan.
ADL
Adelaide
CNS
Cairns
3h 00m
Tue., 8 Jan.
CNS
Cairns
ADL
Adelaide
3h 10m
Trip: 8 days
Overall 5.5 OK
Based on 10 reviews
Overall
6.2
Boarding
6.5
Comfort
6.0
Crew
6.8
Entertainment
5.1
Food
5.1
SYD
AKL
Excellent 10.0

Pros: Good price, nice flight.

Cons: Waited a very long time to get off the plane & be shuttled to the terminal - 20-30 minutes. Flight attendants shouldn't have to go all the way up front or to the back to bring me a cup of tap water. They could have a pitcher or bottle handy for those not purchasing drinks or food.

MEL
LST
Good 6.0

Cons: Flight delayed by almost an hour.

ADL
CNS
OK 5.3

Pros: JetStar was the only carrier offering a non-stop from Adelaide to Cairns. That's why we chose it.

Cons: Be aware that you get a 7 kg carry-on allowance, and pay for checked luggage, by weight. Cheapest to buy when you book the ticket, can be purchased before you get to the airport, and very expensive at the airport. Seats are jammed together, very little legroom. Best to know going in that it is a low-cost, no frills, no space airlines.

AYQ
MEL
Mediocre 2.0

Cons: City of Yulara had a city wide communications failure. Other airlines had backup plans to get passengers out with a manual procedure. Jetstar didn't have a manual process and failed to get us on the plane. I missed my connection and they didn't help with my lost ticket. I ended up buying a new international ticket.

ADL
CNS
OK 5.5

Cons: I was charged $50 dollars for the check-in luggage that I was not happy. I booked the airticket very early so I was not sure the weight of my luggage would be. I get used to have the free check- in luggage so I forgot about it until I did it at the airport. I prefer the airline to have the charge including the luggage into the airfare than check how many Kg of luggage the customers take at the airport. This makes the procedure of check-in take more time.

Mon., 31 Dec.
ADL
Adelaide
CNS
Cairns
3h 00m
Tue., 8 Jan.
CNS
Cairns
ADL
Adelaide
3h 10m
Trip: 9 days
Overall 5.5 OK
Based on 10 reviews
Overall
6.2
Boarding
6.5
Comfort
6.0
Crew
6.8
Entertainment
5.1
Food
5.1
ADL
CNS
Excellent 8.0

Cons: Flight delayed over 3 hours but communication was good.

AYQ
MEL
Mediocre 2.0

Cons: City of Yulara had a city wide communications failure. Other airlines had backup plans to get passengers out with a manual procedure. Jetstar didn't have a manual process and failed to get us on the plane. I missed my connection and they didn't help with my lost ticket. I ended up buying a new international ticket.

ADL
CNS
Mediocre 3.6

Pros: Smooth ride

Cons: I'm a thin man and am 5'9" (pretty average height) and I couldn't fit comfortably in my seat. The space between rows was so tight my knees were squished into the seat in front of me.

ADL
CNS
OK 5.5

Cons: I was charged $50 dollars for the check-in luggage that I was not happy. I booked the airticket very early so I was not sure the weight of my luggage would be. I get used to have the free check- in luggage so I forgot about it until I did it at the airport. I prefer the airline to have the charge including the luggage into the airfare than check how many Kg of luggage the customers take at the airport. This makes the procedure of check-in take more time.

MEL
LST
Good 6.0

Cons: Flight delayed by almost an hour.

Tue., 1 Jan.
ADL
Adelaide
CNS
Cairns
3h 00m
Tue., 8 Jan.
CNS
Cairns
ADL
Adelaide
3h 10m
Trip: 8 days
Overall 5.5 OK
Based on 10 reviews
Overall
6.2
Boarding
6.5
Comfort
6.0
Crew
6.8
Entertainment
5.1
Food
5.1
PER
DPS
Good 6.6

Pros: Quick boarding, friendly staff

Cons: No TVs very basic.

AYQ
MEL
Mediocre 2.0

Cons: City of Yulara had a city wide communications failure. Other airlines had backup plans to get passengers out with a manual procedure. Jetstar didn't have a manual process and failed to get us on the plane. I missed my connection and they didn't help with my lost ticket. I ended up buying a new international ticket.

ADL
CNS
OK 5.3

Pros: JetStar was the only carrier offering a non-stop from Adelaide to Cairns. That's why we chose it.

Cons: Be aware that you get a 7 kg carry-on allowance, and pay for checked luggage, by weight. Cheapest to buy when you book the ticket, can be purchased before you get to the airport, and very expensive at the airport. Seats are jammed together, very little legroom. Best to know going in that it is a low-cost, no frills, no space airlines.

ADL
CNS
OK 5.5

Cons: I was charged $50 dollars for the check-in luggage that I was not happy. I booked the airticket very early so I was not sure the weight of my luggage would be. I get used to have the free check- in luggage so I forgot about it until I did it at the airport. I prefer the airline to have the charge including the luggage into the airfare than check how many Kg of luggage the customers take at the airport. This makes the procedure of check-in take more time.

AKL
ZQN
OK 4.0

Pros: Cheap.

Cons: No free checked bags. No free drinks - not even water. Limited weight for carryon bags. Choosing a seat costs extra money.

Wed., 2 Jan.
ADL
Adelaide
CNS
Cairns
3h 00m
Tue., 8 Jan.
CNS
Cairns
ADL
Adelaide
3h 10m
Trip: 7 days
Overall 5.5 OK
Based on 10 reviews
Overall
6.2
Boarding
6.5
Comfort
6.0
Crew
6.8
Entertainment
5.1
Food
5.1
PER
DPS
Good 6.6

Pros: Quick boarding, friendly staff

Cons: No TVs very basic.

AYQ
MEL
Mediocre 2.0

Cons: City of Yulara had a city wide communications failure. Other airlines had backup plans to get passengers out with a manual procedure. Jetstar didn't have a manual process and failed to get us on the plane. I missed my connection and they didn't help with my lost ticket. I ended up buying a new international ticket.

ADL
CNS
Excellent 8.0

Cons: Flight delayed over 3 hours but communication was good.

ADL
CNS
Good 7.2

Pros: Awesome lady at check in.

Cons: Just disappointing to need to pay for a cup of coffee. This is just too cheap to feel good about.

ADL
CNS
Mediocre 3.6

Pros: Smooth ride

Cons: I'm a thin man and am 5'9" (pretty average height) and I couldn't fit comfortably in my seat. The space between rows was so tight my knees were squished into the seat in front of me.

Fri., 1 Feb.
ADL
Adelaide
CNS
Cairns
3h 00m
Fri., 8 Feb.
CNS
Cairns
ADL
Adelaide
3h 10m
Trip: 8 days
Overall 5.5 OK
Based on 10 reviews
Overall
6.2
Boarding
6.5
Comfort
6.0
Crew
6.8
Entertainment
5.1
Food
5.1
ADL
CNS
Mediocre 3.6

Pros: Nothing

Cons: Spent 260 dollars on extra baggage fees, and you had to buy everything on board as an extra charge coffee, juice, anything. Total rip off

PER
DPS
Good 6.6

Pros: Quick boarding, friendly staff

Cons: No TVs very basic.

ADL
CNS
Mediocre 2.0

Cons: When I booked from USA thru kayak I was told I would have 1 checked bag & 1 carry on . At airport I was charged $682 for luggage cause " I didn't say I was flying with luggage "supposedly opting out of the $ 35.00 fee for luggage. Only other option was to re-book for next day loosing out of bookings in Cairns which was not an option. Many other passengers on our flight faced same predatory practices by Jetstar. Gate agent said website changed to be more transparent. This is not true Luggage fees more than doubled cost of flight. This is only direct flight from Adelaide and you're trapped ."

ADL
CNS
Excellent 8.0

Cons: Flight delayed over 3 hours but communication was good.

ADL
CNS
OK 5.3

Pros: JetStar was the only carrier offering a non-stop from Adelaide to Cairns. That's why we chose it.

Cons: Be aware that you get a 7 kg carry-on allowance, and pay for checked luggage, by weight. Cheapest to buy when you book the ticket, can be purchased before you get to the airport, and very expensive at the airport. Seats are jammed together, very little legroom. Best to know going in that it is a low-cost, no frills, no space airlines.

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