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Cheap flights from Gold Coast to Cairns

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The best prices from Gold Coast to Cairns are usually found in May or February, booked 45 days in advance, depart on a Thursday or Wednesday and return on a Thursday

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How to find the cheapest flight from
Gold Coast (OOL) to Cairns (CNS)

All the information you need to plan the best OOL to CNS flight in 2021: compare Gold Coast to Cairns flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Cairns.
OOL - CNS
Price
$203 - $623
CNS
Temperature
26 - 31 °C
CNS
Rainfall
27 - 436 mm

Popular in

July

High demand for flights, 55% potential price rise

Cheapest in

May

Best time to find cheap flights, 27% potential price drop

Average price

$203

Average for round-trip flights in May 2021

Round-trip from

$203

From Gold Coast to Cairns

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 Gold Coast to Cairns?

It’s generally more expensive to depart on a Wednesday, if you have to leave on this day you can still search on Cheapflights to find great options that meet your needs.

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

Users have found that booking a flight from Gold Coast to Cairns at least 39 days early can save you up to 22% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 39 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from Gold Coast to Cairns for as little as $352 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 $383 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Gold Coast to Cairns?

March is one of the best times of the year to fly to Cairns from Gold Coast. Prices for March average $312 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $181. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December. Opting for a March flight can save you 35% on your journey compared to booking in March

When is the cheapest time to fly from Gold Coast to Cairns (OOL - CNS)?

It’s typically best to fly out from Gold Coast to Cairns at midday. Doing so could potentially save you 14% on the flight price compared to flying in the afternoon, which is usually more expensive.

Cheap flights from Gold Coast to Cairns in May, June 2021

The best prices found for OOL to CNS flights in May, June
31 May - 4 Jun
$265pp
OOL
Coolangatta Gold Coast
Jetstar
Direct
CNS
Cairns
CNS
Cairns
Jetstar
Direct
OOL
Coolangatta Gold Coast
23 May - 26 May
$269pp
OOL
Coolangatta Gold Coast
Jetstar
Direct
CNS
Cairns
CNS
Cairns
Jetstar
Direct
OOL
Coolangatta Gold Coast
30 May - 16 Jun
$275pp
OOL
Coolangatta Gold Coast
Jetstar
Direct
CNS
Cairns
CNS
Cairns
Jetstar
Direct
OOL
Coolangatta Gold Coast

Gold Coast to Cairns 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Cairns from Gold Coast found for this year
26 Aug - 31 Aug
$181pp
OOL
Coolangatta Gold Coast
Jetstar
Direct
CNS
Cairns
CNS
Cairns
Jetstar
Direct
OOL
Coolangatta Gold Coast
24 Oct - 31 Oct
$189pp
OOL
Coolangatta Gold Coast
Jetstar
Direct
CNS
Cairns
CNS
Cairns
Jetstar
Direct
OOL
Coolangatta Gold Coast
26 Aug - 30 Aug
$193pp
OOL
Coolangatta Gold Coast
Jetstar
Direct
CNS
Cairns
CNS
Cairns
Jetstar
Direct
OOL
Coolangatta Gold Coast

Direct flights to Cairns from Gold Coast

Save time with Gold Coast to Cairns direct flight deals
26 Aug - 31 Aug
$181pp
OOL
Coolangatta Gold Coast
Jetstar
Direct
CNS
Cairns
CNS
Cairns
Jetstar
Direct
OOL
Coolangatta Gold Coast
24 Oct - 31 Oct
$189pp
OOL
Coolangatta Gold Coast
Jetstar
Direct
CNS
Cairns
CNS
Cairns
Jetstar
Direct
OOL
Coolangatta Gold Coast
26 Aug - 30 Aug
$193pp
OOL
Coolangatta Gold Coast
Jetstar
Direct
CNS
Cairns
CNS
Cairns
Jetstar
Direct
OOL
Coolangatta Gold Coast

Last-minute flights from Gold Coast to Cairns

Late deals on return flights to Cairns from Gold Coast, departing today and this week
23 May - 26 May
$269pp
OOL
Coolangatta Gold Coast
Jetstar
Direct
CNS
Cairns
CNS
Cairns
Jetstar
Direct
OOL
Coolangatta Gold Coast
23 May - 26 May
$343pp
OOL
Coolangatta Gold Coast
Multiple airlines
Direct
CNS
Cairns
CNS
Cairns
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
OOL
Coolangatta Gold Coast
24 May - 16 Jun
$344pp
OOL
Coolangatta Gold Coast
Jetstar
Direct
CNS
Cairns
CNS
Cairns
Jetstar
Direct
OOL
Coolangatta Gold Coast

One-way flights to Cairns from Gold Coast

The cheapest one-way flights from Gold Coast to Cairns
16:55 - 20:05
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
27h 10m
OOL - CNS
Multiple Airlines
$279
Kiwi.com
09:05 - 04:30
Jetstar
2 stops
19h 25m
OOL - CNS
Jetstar
$398
Kiwi.com
04:30 - 07:55
Airnorth
3 stops
27h 25m
OOL - CNS
Airnorth

Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From Gold Coast to Cairns

What airports do I use to fly from Coolangatta to Cairns?

If you book a flight from Coolangatta to Cairns, you will be flying from Gold Coast to Cairns. Flights to Cairns (CNS) from Coolangatta Gold Coast (OOL) take 2h 25m for a nonstop flight. There are 2 flights from Gold Coast to Cairns per day from 3 airlines.

Which airlines flying from Coolangatta Gold Coast to Cairns have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Jetstar, Qantas Airways, and Virgin Australia 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 Gold Coast to Cairns for under $259 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Gold Coast to Cairns for under $259. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Jetstar for just $181, but on average you can expect to pay $236.

Are there direct flights from Gold Coast to Cairns for under $259 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Gold Coast to Cairns under $259. A good price for a direct flight from Gold Coast to Cairns is less than $237.

Are there last-minute flights available from Gold Coast to Cairns for under $388?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Gold Coast to Cairns within the next 7 days for less than $388.

What days are direct flights available from Gold Coast to Cairns?

Direct flights are available for this route on the following days: Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday.

How popular is this flight route?

The Coolangatta Gold Coast to Cairns flight path was viewed by 8,902 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

Does it rain more in Gold Coast or Cairns?

Expected rainfall in Gold Coast is less than in Cairns. You can expect this to be the case over the next 11 days.

Is Gold Coast weather warmer or cooler than Cairns?

Our data indicates that the weather will be 31 °C on average in the month of January. The temperature in Cairns is typically hotter than in Gold Coast. If you're traveling when the temperature is at its warmest, push to plan early, as flight price and availability will have an impact on your travels. For the best results, search for flights well in advance or after peak season.

How long does is the flight from Gold Coast to Cairns?

Airlines like Jetstar fly from Gold Coast to Cairns in about 2h 25m. The time it takes to get you to your destination is usually consistent. Generally, flights for this route are direct.

What is the cheapest airline to fly from Gold Coast to Cairns return?

According to our current data, Jetstar ($182), offers the cheapest pricing from Gold Coast to Cairns. This flight start at 35% lower than the current average price 3 months from now.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Gold Coast to Cairns one-way?

For one-way options, check prices for Jetstar. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $124. Users have also found prices from $209 and $309 on Jetstar and Virgin Australia, respectively.

Alternative routes for Gold Coast to Cairns

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

Destination information for Cairns

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Gold Coast to Cairns.
Flight duration
2h 20m
Average temperature for May in Cairns
28.0 °C
Avg rainfall for May in Cairns
83.0 mm

Airports servicing Coolangatta

Airports servicing Cairns

Hourly flight availability from Gold Coast to Cairns

See what time of day planes typically take off from Gold Coast towards Cairns.
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Weekly flight availability
from Gold Coast to Cairns
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Gold Coast to Cairns.
Sunday
2 daily flights
Monday
2 daily flights
Tuesday
2 daily flights
Wednesday
2 daily flights
Thursday
2 daily flights
Friday
2 daily flights
Saturday
2 daily flights
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