Cheap flights from Cairns to Auckland

The best prices from Cairns to Auckland Intl are usually found in May or February, booked 22 days in advance, depart on a Monday or Thursday and return on a Thursday

How to find the cheapest flight from Cairns to Auckland

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

CNS - AKL

Price

$389 - $612

AKL

Temperature

11 - 20 °C

AKL

Precipitation

70 - 130 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 23% potential price rise

Cheapest in

May

Best time to find cheap flights, 17% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$537

From Cairns to Auckland Intl

One-way from

$396

One-way flight from Cairns to Auckland Intl

What is the cheapest day to fly return from Cairns to Auckland?

Travellers have found that booking a Sunday departure is the best way to save up to 6% on the cost of booking your flights compared to booking on days of the week where this route is of high demand.

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

To save on the cost of your flight from Cairns to Auckland, book at least 23 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 14% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $673 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $767.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Cairns to Auckland?

Flights from Cairns to Auckland lean towards being more expensive in December. Prices are generally better when you fly from Cairns to Auckland in May, with the cheapest ticket starting at $481.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Cairns to Auckland (CNS - AKL)?

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from Cairns to Auckland is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are in the evening tend to be the most expensive. A flight in the morning could potentially save you up to 17% on airfare.

Cheap flights from Cairns to Auckland in January, February 2022

The best prices found for CNS to AKL flights in January, February
15 Feb. - 22 Mar.
CNS

Cairns

AKL

Auckland Intl

1 stop

11h 45m
AKL

Auckland Intl

CNS

Cairns

1 stop

8h 20m
$884

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 18/1/22

15 Feb. - 22 Mar.
CNS

Cairns

AKL

Auckland Intl

2 stops

20h 05m
AKL

Auckland Intl

CNS

Cairns

1 stop

8h 20m
$968

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 18/1/22

21 Jan. - 23 Jan.
CNS

Cairns

AKL

Auckland Intl

1 stop

7h 45m
AKL

Auckland Intl

CNS

Cairns

1 stop

15h 35m
$1,077

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 19/1/22

Cairns to Auckland 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Auckland from Cairns found for this year
15 Feb. - 22 Mar.
CNS

Cairns

AKL

Auckland Intl

1 stop

11h 45m
AKL

Auckland Intl

CNS

Cairns

1 stop

8h 20m
$884

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 18/1/22

15 Feb. - 22 Mar.
CNS

Cairns

AKL

Auckland Intl

2 stops

20h 05m
AKL

Auckland Intl

CNS

Cairns

1 stop

8h 20m
$968

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 18/1/22

21 Jan. - 23 Jan.
CNS

Cairns

AKL

Auckland Intl

1 stop

7h 45m
AKL

Auckland Intl

CNS

Cairns

1 stop

15h 35m
$1,077

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 19/1/22

One-way flights to Auckland Intl from Cairns

The cheapest one-way flights from Cairns to Auckland
28 Mar.
CNS

Cairns

AKL

Auckland Intl

1 stop

11h 00m
$396

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 18/1/22

28 Mar.
CNS

Cairns

AKL

Auckland Intl

1 stop

11h 00m
$405

Qantas Airways

View Deal

Deal found 19/1/22

28 Mar.
CNS

Cairns

AKL

Auckland Intl

2 stops

21h 35m
$494

Qantas Airways

View Deal

Deal found 19/1/22

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Cairns to Auckland flights.

Which airlines flying from Cairns to Auckland Intl have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Virgin Australia, Air New Zealand, and Qantas Airways are some of the carriers that may have flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for other airlines that may also have this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from Cairns to Auckland for under $900 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Cairns to Auckland for under $900. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $884, but on average you can expect to pay $985.

How popular is this Cairns to Auckland flight route?

The Cairns to Auckland Intl flight path was viewed by 1,110 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

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

The most popular airlines flying from Cairns to Auckland are Emirates, Jetstar and Air New Zealand. Something to consider prior to booking your flight.

What are the cheapest flights from Cairns to Auckland?

The cheapest flight price from Cairns to Auckland is $834. On average you can expect to pay $834. The most popular route, (Cairns - Auckland Intl), can usually be booked for $884.

Can I fly to Auckland Intl from Cairns right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Cairns to Auckland Intl

Most visitors from Cairns need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Auckland Intl.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Cairns are not required to quarantine after entering Auckland Intl.

Documents
Managed Isolation Allocation system voucher - Travelers are required to obtain a Managed Isolation Allocation system voucher confirming their place in a managed isolation facility before boarding a flight to New Zealand.


Can I fly back to Cairns from Auckland Intl?

Returning to Cairns from Auckland Intl

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Auckland Intl must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Cairns.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Auckland Intl are not required to quarantine after entering Cairns.

Alternative routes for Cairns to Auckland

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.

Top 5 airlines flying from Cairns to Auckland

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Cairns to Auckland choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
Jetstar
Cheapest$282
Average$570
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time74%
COVID-19 safety
Emirates
Cheapest$390
Average$717
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time75%
COVID-19 safety
Air New Zealand
Cheapest$395
Average$762
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time78%
COVID-19 safety
Qantas Airways
Cheapest$411
Average$748
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time74%
COVID-19 safety
Virgin Australia
Cheapest$475
Average$646
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time80%
COVID-19 safety