Cheap flights from Cairns to Australia

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

Users have found that booking a flight from Cairns to Australia at least 49 days early can save you up to 19% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 49 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from Cairns to Australia for as little as $332 when booking for a departure date within the next two weeks. You can also check prices now. Some users have found airline tickets as low as $360 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

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

The best pricing can be found in the month of March. Prices to Australia from Cairns average $328. You can even find prices in March for less than $328, as users have found deals to Australia from as low as $204. The month of December appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Australia from Cairns. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 28%.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Cairns to Australia (CNS - AU)?

When flying from Cairns to Australia, the time of day you decide to fly out makes little to no difference towards the overall price you’ll pay on tickets.

Cheap flights from Cairns to Australia in May, June 2022

The best prices found for CNS to Australia flights in May, June
29 May - 1 Jun.
CNS

Cairns

BNE

Brisbane

Nonstop

2h 05m
BNE

Brisbane

CNS

Cairns

Nonstop

2h 20m
$177

Jetstar

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Deal found 22/5/22

9 Jun. - 10 Jun.
CNS

Cairns

BNE

Brisbane

Nonstop

2h 05m
BNE

Brisbane

CNS

Cairns

Nonstop

2h 20m
$179

Jetstar

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Deal found 23/5/22

29 May - 2 Jun.
CNS

Cairns

BNE

Brisbane

Nonstop

2h 05m
BNE

Brisbane

CNS

Cairns

Nonstop

2h 20m
$183

Jetstar

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Deal found 23/5/22

Cairns to Australia 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Australia from Cairns found for this year
4 Nov. - 7 Nov.
CNS

Cairns

OOL

Coolangatta Gold Coast

Nonstop

2h 15m
OOL

Coolangatta Gold Coast

CNS

Cairns

Nonstop

2h 25m
$169

Jetstar

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Deal found 21/5/22

18 Aug. - 23 Aug.
CNS

Cairns

BNE

Brisbane

Nonstop

2h 05m
BNE

Brisbane

CNS

Cairns

Nonstop

2h 20m
$170

Jetstar

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Deal found 22/5/22

29 May - 1 Jun.
CNS

Cairns

BNE

Brisbane

Nonstop

2h 05m
BNE

Brisbane

CNS

Cairns

Nonstop

2h 20m
$177

Jetstar

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Deal found 22/5/22

Cheap Virgin Australia flights from Cairns to Australia

22 Jun. - 24 Jun.
CNS

Cairns

BNE

Brisbane

Nonstop

2h 15m
BNE

Brisbane

CNS

Cairns

Nonstop

2h 30m
$207

Virgin Australia

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Deal found 22/5/22

24 Jun. - 26 Jun.
CNS

Cairns

BNE

Brisbane

Nonstop

2h 15m
BNE

Brisbane

CNS

Cairns

Nonstop

2h 30m
$208

Virgin Australia

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Deal found 22/5/22

28 May - 30 May
CNS

Cairns

BNE

Brisbane

Nonstop

2h 15m
BNE

Brisbane

CNS

Cairns

Nonstop

2h 30m
$230

Virgin Australia

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Deal found 23/5/22

Cheap Jetstar flights from Cairns to Australia

4 Nov. - 7 Nov.
CNS

Cairns

OOL

Coolangatta Gold Coast

Nonstop

2h 15m
OOL

Coolangatta Gold Coast

CNS

Cairns

Nonstop

2h 25m
$169

Jetstar

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Deal found 21/5/22

18 Aug. - 23 Aug.
CNS

Cairns

BNE

Brisbane

Nonstop

2h 05m
BNE

Brisbane

CNS

Cairns

Nonstop

2h 20m
$170

Jetstar

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Deal found 22/5/22

29 May - 1 Jun.
CNS

Cairns

BNE

Brisbane

Nonstop

2h 05m
BNE

Brisbane

CNS

Cairns

Nonstop

2h 20m
$177

Jetstar

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Deal found 22/5/22

Direct flights to Australia from Cairns

Save time with Cairns to Australia direct flight deals
4 Nov. - 7 Nov.
CNS

Cairns

OOL

Coolangatta Gold Coast

Nonstop

2h 15m
OOL

Coolangatta Gold Coast

CNS

Cairns

Nonstop

2h 25m
$169

Jetstar

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Deal found 21/5/22

18 Aug. - 23 Aug.
CNS

Cairns

BNE

Brisbane

Nonstop

2h 05m
BNE

Brisbane

CNS

Cairns

Nonstop

2h 20m
$170

Jetstar

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Deal found 22/5/22

9 Jun. - 10 Jun.
CNS

Cairns

BNE

Brisbane

Nonstop

2h 05m
BNE

Brisbane

CNS

Cairns

Nonstop

2h 20m
$179

Jetstar

View Deal

Deal found 23/5/22

Last-minute flights from Cairns to Australia

Late deals on return flights to Australia from Cairns, departing today and this week
29 May - 1 Jun.
CNS

Cairns

BNE

Brisbane

Nonstop

2h 05m
BNE

Brisbane

CNS

Cairns

Nonstop

2h 20m
$177

Jetstar

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Deal found 22/5/22

29 May - 2 Jun.
CNS

Cairns

BNE

Brisbane

Nonstop

2h 05m
BNE

Brisbane

CNS

Cairns

Nonstop

2h 20m
$183

Jetstar

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Deal found 23/5/22

2 Jun. - 5 Jun.
CNS

Cairns

BNE

Brisbane

Nonstop

2h 05m
BNE

Brisbane

CNS

Cairns

Nonstop

2h 20m
$191

Jetstar

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Deal found 23/5/22

One-way flights to Australia from Cairns

The cheapest one-way flights from Cairns to Australia
1 Jun.
CNS

Cairns

BNE

Brisbane

Nonstop

2h 05m
$86

Jetstar

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Deal found 23/5/22

9 Aug.
CNS

Cairns

BNE

Brisbane

Nonstop

2h 05m
$88

Jetstar

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Deal found 22/5/22

30 Jul.
CNS

Cairns

BNE

Brisbane

Nonstop

2h 05m
$89

Jetstar

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Deal found 22/5/22

Related info for your journey

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

What airport do you fly from for flights from Cairns to Australia?

If you book a flight to Australia from Cairns, you will be flying from Cairns, which is the city’s only airport. Cairns (CNS) is located 4.4 km from the centre of Cairns.

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

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like Jetstar, Virgin Australia, and Tigerair Australia flying from Cairns to Australia have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

Can I find flights from Cairns to Australia for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Cairns to Australia for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Jetstar for just $169, but on average you can expect to pay $204.

Are there direct flights from Cairns to Australia for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Cairns to Australia under $200. A good price for a direct flight from Cairns to Australia is less than $204.

Are there last-minute flights available from Cairns to Australia for under $200?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Cairns to Australia within the next 7 days for less than $200.

What days are direct flights available from Cairns to Australia?

Direct flights can be found on the following days: Monday, Tuesday, Friday.

How popular is this Cairns to Australia flight route?

Within the past month, 1,276 users have taken a look at flights from Cairns to Australia.

How many flights depart from Cairns to Australia on average per day?

Travellers can expect 2 flights from Cairns to Australia on average per day.
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 100% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Cairns to Australia?

Airlines like Jetstar and Virgin Australia fly from Cairns to Australia in about 2h 15m. The time it takes to get you to your destination is usually consistent. The distance between Cairns and Australia is about 1983 km. All flights are typically direct.

What are the most popular routes from Cairns to Australia?

Most travellers choose Cairns - Melbourne, Cairns - Brisbane or Cairns - Sydney Kingsford Smith when deciding on the best route from Cairns to Australia.

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

Consider Jetstar, Qantas Airways or Tigerair Australia when booking your flight. These represent the most popular airlines when flying from Cairns to Australia.

What are the most reliable airlines from Cairns to Australia?

Looking for the most reliable airlines to get you to your destination on time? Our data shows these are most likely to get you from Cairns to Australia on time: Delta (90%), Etihad Airways (86%), Air Canada (85%).

What are the cheapest flights from Cairns to Australia?

On average you can expect to pay $468 for a flight from Cairns to Australia. The cheapest flight overall is $79 while the most popular route, (Cairns - Melbourne) is currently priced at $238.

Top 4 airlines flying from Cairns to Australia

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Cairns to Australia choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
JetstarCheapest$109Average$293FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time74%COVID-19 safety
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Virgin AustraliaCheapest$113Average$316FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time80%COVID-19 safety
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Tigerair AustraliaCheapest$142Average$269FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time81%COVID-19 safety
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Qantas AirwaysCheapest$189Average$516FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time74%COVID-19 safety
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Hourly flight availability from Cairns to Australia

See what time of day planes typically take off from Cairns to Australia
13%of flight departuresEarly morningMidnight to 6 am
28%of flight departuresMorning6 am to noon
52%of flight departuresAfternoonNoon to 6 pm
7%of flight departuresEvening6 pm to midnight
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