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Cheap flights from Cairns to Auckland

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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

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How to find the cheapest flight from
Cairns (CNS) to Auckland (AKL)

All the information you need to plan the best CNS to AKL flight in 2021: compare Cairns to Auckland flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Auckland.
CNS - AKL
Price
$532 - $837
AKL
Temperature
14 - 24 °C
AKL
Precipitation
20 - 57 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

Average price

$666

Average for round-trip flights in September 2021

Round-trip from

$532

From Cairns to Auckland Intl

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
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 $666 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $759.

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 $476.

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.

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Flight FAQs

From Cairns to Auckland

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 Qantas Airways for just $806, but on average you can expect to pay $828.

How popular is this Cairns to Auckland flight route?

Flights from Cairns to Auckland Intl have been viewed 1,110 times in the past calendar month.

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

Qantas Airways, at $806, was found to be the cheapest airline from Cairns to Auckland..

COVID Restrictions

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Do I need a COVID test to fly to Auckland from Cairns?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Cairns to Auckland Intl

Most visitors from Cairns can enter Auckland Intl without restrictions.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Cairns are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering 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.


Do I need a test to fly back to Cairns from Auckland?

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.

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Alternative routes for Cairns to Auckland

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

Destination information for Auckland

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Cairns to Auckland.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = $1.04
Average temperature for September in Auckland
16.0 °C
Avg rainfall for September in Auckland
31.0 mm

Airports servicing Cairns

Airports servicing Auckland

Top 5 airlines flying from Cairns to Auckland Intl

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.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Jetstar
$204 $412 No cancel fee 74%
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Virgin Australia
$344 $468 No cancel fee 80%
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Emirates
$282 $519 No cancel fee 75%
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Qantas Airways
$297 $541 No cancel fee 74%
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Air New Zealand
$286 $551 No cancel fee 78%
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