Cheap flights from Cairns to Airlie Beach

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9 Aug — 16 Aug1
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How to find the cheapest flight from Cairns (CNS) to Airlie Beach

All the information you need to plan the best CNS to A1R flight in 2022: compare Cairns to Airlie Beach flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Airlie Beach.

CNS - A1R

Price

$349 - $811

Popular inSeptemberHigh demand for flights, 39% potential price rise
Cheapest inMarchBest time to find cheap flights, 29% potential price drop
Round-trip from$503From Cairns to Airlie Beach
One-way from$476One-way flight from Cairns to Airlie Beach

How far in advance should I book a flight from Cairns to Airlie Beach?

To save up to 51% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 57 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from Cairns to Airlie Beach from $779 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $884 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Cairns to Airlie Beach?

Our data shows that March tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Airlie Beach from Cairns. Users have commonly found prices around $710 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $414. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in September.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Cairns to Airlie Beach (CNS - A1R)?

Regardless of the time of day you decide to fly, the ticket price will remain around the same. Book flights from Cairns to Airlie Beach as you normally would.

Cheap flights from Cairns to Airlie Beach in August, September 2022

The best prices found for CNS to Airlie Beach flights in August, September
6 Sep. - 11 Sep.
CNS

Cairns

HTI

Hamilton Island

1 stop

8h 00m
HTI

Hamilton Island

CNS

Cairns

1 stop

24h 05m
$714

Virgin Australia

Pick Dates

Deal found 2.8.22

7 Sep. - 11 Sep.
CNS

Cairns

HTI

Hamilton Island

1 stop

8h 00m
HTI

Hamilton Island

CNS

Cairns

1 stop

19h 35m
$726

Virgin Australia

Pick Dates

Deal found 2.8.22

6 Sep. - 11 Sep.
CNS

Cairns

HTI

Hamilton Island

1 stop

8h 00m
HTI

Hamilton Island

CNS

Cairns

2 stops

9h 05m
$788

Virgin Australia

Pick Dates

Deal found 2.8.22

Cairns to Airlie Beach 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Airlie Beach from Cairns found for this year
24 Nov. - 26 Nov.
CNS

Cairns

HTI

Hamilton Island

1 stop

8h 00m
HTI

Hamilton Island

CNS

Cairns

1 stop

19h 20m
$648

Virgin Australia

Pick Dates

Deal found 4.8.22

24 Nov. - 26 Nov.
CNS

Cairns

HTI

Hamilton Island

1 stop

8h 00m
HTI

Hamilton Island

CNS

Cairns

2 stops

20h 10m
$704

Virgin Australia

Pick Dates

Deal found 4.8.22

6 Sep. - 11 Sep.
CNS

Cairns

HTI

Hamilton Island

1 stop

8h 00m
HTI

Hamilton Island

CNS

Cairns

1 stop

24h 05m
$714

Virgin Australia

Pick Dates

Deal found 2.8.22

Cheap Virgin Australia flights from Cairns to Airlie Beach

24 Nov. - 26 Nov.
CNS

Cairns

HTI

Hamilton Island

1 stop

8h 00m
HTI

Hamilton Island

CNS

Cairns

1 stop

19h 20m
$648

Virgin Australia

Pick Dates

Deal found 4.8.22

24 Nov. - 26 Nov.
CNS

Cairns

HTI

Hamilton Island

1 stop

8h 00m
HTI

Hamilton Island

CNS

Cairns

2 stops

20h 10m
$704

Virgin Australia

Pick Dates

Deal found 4.8.22

6 Sep. - 11 Sep.
CNS

Cairns

HTI

Hamilton Island

1 stop

8h 00m
HTI

Hamilton Island

CNS

Cairns

1 stop

24h 05m
$714

Virgin Australia

Pick Dates

Deal found 2.8.22

One-way flights to Airlie Beach from Cairns

The cheapest one-way flights from Cairns to Airlie Beach
14 Jan.
CNS

Cairns

HTI

Hamilton Island

1 stop

8h 00m
$274

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 2.8.22

6 Sep.
CNS

Cairns

HTI

Hamilton Island

1 stop

8h 00m
$283

Virgin Australia

Pick Dates

Deal found 3.8.22

7 Sep.
CNS

Cairns

HTI

Hamilton Island

1 stop

8h 00m
$294

Virgin Australia

Pick Dates

Deal found 3.8.22

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Cairns to Airlie Beach flights.

What airport do you fly from for flights from Cairns to Airlie Beach?

Most people fly from Cairns (CNS) if they book a flight from Cairns to Airlie Beach. On average, Cairns has 0 outbound flights to Airlie Beach per day from 4 airlines. Cairns is conveniently located just 4.4 km from Cairns’s city centre.

Which airlines flying from Cairns to Airlie Beach have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of the carriers operating flights from Cairns to Airlie Beach that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are Virgin Australia and Qantas Airways. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

Can I find flights from Cairns to Airlie Beach for under $700 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Cairns to Airlie Beach for under $700. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Virgin Australia for just $648, but on average you can expect to pay $887.

How popular is this Cairns to Airlie Beach flight route?

Within the past month, 280 users have taken a look at flights from Cairns to Airlie Beach.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Cairns to Airlie Beach one-way?

For one-way options, check prices for Virgin Australia. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $283. Users have also found prices from $400 and $1,463 on Jetstar and Air New Zealand, respectively.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Cairns to Airlie Beach?

When booking a flight from Cairns to Airlie Beach, you may want to consider flying on Jetstar, Qantas Airways or Virgin Australia as they are the most popular for this route.

What are the cheapest flights from Cairns to Airlie Beach?

While on average a flight from Cairns to Airlie Beach is generally $384, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is $297. When looking at the most popular route, (Cairns - Hamilton Island), you can expect to pay $714 for that flight.

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Alternative routes for Cairns to Airlie Beach

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Top 3 airlines flying from Cairns to Airlie Beach

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Cairns to Airlie Beach choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
SkytransCheapest$299Average$368FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-timeN/ACOVID-19 safety
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Virgin AustraliaCheapest$323Average$501FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time80%COVID-19 safety
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Qantas AirwaysCheapest$559Average$597FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time74%COVID-19 safety
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Hourly flight availability from Cairns to Airlie Beach

See what time of day planes typically take off from Cairns to Airlie Beach
34%of flight departuresEarly morningMidnight to 6 am
33%of flight departuresMorning6 am to noon
33%of flight departuresAfternoonNoon to 6 pm
0%of flight departuresEvening6 pm to midnight
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