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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)

OOL - CNS
Price
$221 - $678
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

$295

Average for round-trip flights in October 2020

Round-trip from

$221

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 38 days early can save you up to 23% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 38 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from Gold Coast to Cairns for as little as $408 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 $437 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

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

May is one of the best times of the year to fly to Cairns from Gold Coast. Prices for May average $344 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $200. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December. Opting for a May flight can save you 36% on your journey compared to booking in May

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 12% on the flight price compared to flying in the afternoon, which is usually more expensive.

Cheap flights from Gold Coast to Cairns in October, November 2020

The best prices found for OOL to CNS flights in October, November
4 Nov - 9 Nov
$234pp
OOL
Coolangatta Gold Coast
Jetstar
Direct
CNS
Cairns
CNS
Cairns
Jetstar
Direct
OOL
Coolangatta Gold Coast
16 Nov - 23 Nov
$236pp
OOL
Coolangatta Gold Coast
Jetstar
Direct
CNS
Cairns
CNS
Cairns
Jetstar
Direct
OOL
Coolangatta Gold Coast
29 Oct - 4 Nov
$245pp
OOL
Coolangatta Gold Coast
Jetstar
Direct
CNS
Cairns
CNS
Cairns
Jetstar
Direct
OOL
Coolangatta Gold Coast

Gold Coast to Cairns 2020 flight deals

Cheap flights to Cairns from Gold Coast found for this year
4 Nov - 9 Nov
$234pp
OOL
Coolangatta Gold Coast
Jetstar
Direct
CNS
Cairns
CNS
Cairns
Jetstar
Direct
OOL
Coolangatta Gold Coast
16 Nov - 23 Nov
$236pp
OOL
Coolangatta Gold Coast
Jetstar
Direct
CNS
Cairns
CNS
Cairns
Jetstar
Direct
OOL
Coolangatta Gold Coast
29 Oct - 4 Nov
$245pp
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
4 Nov - 9 Nov
$234pp
OOL
Coolangatta Gold Coast
Jetstar
Direct
CNS
Cairns
CNS
Cairns
Jetstar
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OOL
Coolangatta Gold Coast
16 Nov - 23 Nov
$236pp
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Coolangatta Gold Coast
Jetstar
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CNS
Cairns
CNS
Cairns
Jetstar
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OOL
Coolangatta Gold Coast
7 Dec - 17 Dec
$251pp
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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
4 Nov - 9 Nov
$234pp
OOL
Coolangatta Gold Coast
Jetstar
Direct
CNS
Cairns
CNS
Cairns
Jetstar
Direct
OOL
Coolangatta Gold Coast
5 Nov - 8 Nov
$269pp
OOL
Coolangatta Gold Coast
Jetstar
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CNS
Cairns
CNS
Cairns
Jetstar
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Coolangatta Gold Coast
7 Nov - 11 Nov
$298pp
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Coolangatta Gold Coast
Jetstar
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Cairns
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Cairns
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Coolangatta Gold Coast

One-way flights to Cairns from Gold Coast

The cheapest one-way flights from Gold Coast to Cairns
01:05 - 16:10
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
15h 05m
OOL - CNS
Multiple Airlines
$390
Tripmonster
16:55 - 18:55
Jetstar
3 stops
26h 00m
OOL - CNS
Jetstar
$477
Kiwi.com
11:05 - 15:10
Virgin Australia
3 stops
28h 05m
OOL - CNS
Virgin Australia
$495
Gotogate

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Gold Coast to Cairns flights.

Flight FAQs

From Gold Coast to Cairns

Can I find flights from Gold Coast to Cairns for under $282 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Gold Coast to Cairns for under $282. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Jetstar for just $234, but on average you can expect to pay $289.

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

Virgin Australia is one of the carriers that may have flexible change policies. You can use our site to filter for other airlines that may also have this kind of flexibility.

Are there direct flights from Gold Coast to Cairns for under $282 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Gold Coast to Cairns under $282. A good price for a direct flight from Gold Coast to Cairns is less than $292.

Are there last-minute flights available from Gold Coast to Cairns for under $282?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Gold Coast to Cairns within the next 7 days for less than $282.

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

Direct flights are available for this route on the following days: Friday.

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 same as in Cairns. You can expect this to be the case over the next 10 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 ($235), offers the cheapest pricing from Gold Coast to Cairns. This flight start at 23% 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 $99. Users have also found tickets on Virgin Australia for as little as $283.

Alternative routes for Gold Coast to Cairns

Destination information for Cairns

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Gold Coast to Cairns
Flight duration
2h 20m
Average temperature for October in Cairns
29.0 °C
Avg rainfall for October in Cairns
46.0 mm

Airports servicing Coolangatta

Airports servicing Cairns

Hourly flight availability from Gold Coast to Cairns

Morning 6 AM to midday 63% of flight departures
Afternoon Midday to 6 PM 36% of flight departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of flight departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of flight departures
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Weekly flight availability
from Gold Coast to Cairns
Sunday
4 daily flights
Monday
2 daily flights
Tuesday
4 daily flights
Wednesday
4 daily flights
Thursday
2 daily flights
Friday
4 daily flights
Saturday
2 daily flights
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