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Distance between Adelaide and Cairns

Distance from Adelaide to Cairns is 1320 miles / 2125 kilometers and driving distance is 1845 miles or 2969 kilometers. Travel time by car is about 36 hours 3 minutes.

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City: Adelaide
Country: Australia
Coordinates: 34°55′43″S


City: Cairns
Country: Australia
Coordinates: 16°55′22″S

Time difference between Adelaide and Cairns

The time difference between Adelaide and Cairns is 30 minutes. Cairns is 30 minutes behind Adelaide. Current local time in Adelaide is 15:07 ACDT (2023-12-06) and time in Cairns is 14:37 AEST (2023-12-06).