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The best prices from Gold Coast to Cairns are usually found in January or September, booked 20 days in advance, depart on a Thursday or Wednesday and return on a Thursday

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

OOL - CNS
Price
$263 - $327
CNS
Temperature
26 - 31 °C
CNS
Rainfall
27 - 436 mm
Popular in February High demand for flights, 12% potential price rise
Cheapest in January Best time to find cheap flights, 9% potential price drop
Round-trip from $263 From Gold Coast to Cairns
One-way from $202 One-way flight 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 61 days early can save you up to 21% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 61 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from Gold Coast to Cairns for as little as $558 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 $601 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 $364 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $227. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December. Opting for a March flight can save you 27% 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 in the 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 August, September 2020

The best prices found for OOL to CNS flights in August, September
4 Aug - 12 Aug
$392pp
OOL
Coolangatta Gold Coast
Virgin Australia
 
1 STOP
CNS
Cairns
CNS
Cairns
Virgin Australia
 
1 STOP
OOL
Coolangatta Gold Coast
18 Aug - 24 Aug
$401pp
OOL
Coolangatta Gold Coast
Virgin Australia
 
1 STOP
CNS
Cairns
CNS
Cairns
Virgin Australia
 
1 STOP
OOL
Coolangatta Gold Coast
21 Aug - 24 Aug
$407pp
OOL
Coolangatta Gold Coast
Virgin Australia
   
2 STOPS
CNS
Cairns
CNS
Cairns
Virgin Australia
 
1 STOP
OOL
Coolangatta Gold Coast

Gold Coast to Cairns 2020 flight deals

Cheap flights to Cairns from Gold Coast found for this year
10 Sep - 20 Sep
$134pp
OOL
Coolangatta Gold Coast
Jetstar
Direct
CNS
Cairns
CNS
Cairns
Jetstar
Direct
OOL
Coolangatta Gold Coast
24 Sep - 1 Oct
$175pp
OOL
Coolangatta Gold Coast
Jetstar
Direct
CNS
Cairns
CNS
Cairns
Jetstar
Direct
OOL
Coolangatta Gold Coast
10 Sep - 20 Sep
$232pp
OOL
Coolangatta Gold Coast
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
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
10 Sep - 20 Sep
$134pp
OOL
Coolangatta Gold Coast
Jetstar
Direct
CNS
Cairns
CNS
Cairns
Jetstar
Direct
OOL
Coolangatta Gold Coast
24 Sep - 1 Oct
$175pp
OOL
Coolangatta Gold Coast
Jetstar
Direct
CNS
Cairns
CNS
Cairns
Jetstar
Direct
OOL
Coolangatta Gold Coast
24 Sep - 1 Oct
$247pp
OOL
Coolangatta Gold Coast
Multiple airlines
Direct
CNS
Cairns
CNS
Cairns
Qantas Airways
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
25 Jul - 4 Aug
$409pp
OOL
Coolangatta Gold Coast
Jetstar
 
1 STOP
CNS
Cairns
CNS
Cairns
Jetstar
 
1 STOP
OOL
Coolangatta Gold Coast
25 Jul - 29 Jul
$414pp
OOL
Coolangatta Gold Coast
Jetstar
 
1 STOP
CNS
Cairns
CNS
Cairns
Jetstar
 
1 STOP
OOL
Coolangatta Gold Coast
25 Jul - 2 Aug
$422pp
OOL
Coolangatta Gold Coast
Jetstar
 
1 STOP
CNS
Cairns
CNS
Cairns
Jetstar
 
1 STOP
OOL
Coolangatta Gold Coast

One-way flights to Cairns from Gold Coast

The cheapest one-way flights from Gold Coast to Cairns
09:30 - 12:55
Virgin Australia
1 stop
27h 25m
OOL - CNS
Virgin Australia
$283
DreamWorldTravel
16:35 - 08:40
Multiple Airlines
1 stop
16h 05m
OOL - CNS
Multiple Airlines
04:00 - 10:05
Qantas Airways
1 stop
6h 05m
OOL - CNS
Qantas Airways
$724
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 $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Gold Coast to Cairns for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Jetstar for just $134, but on average you can expect to pay $276.

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

Cheapflights has 6 direct flights from Gold Coast to Cairns under $200. A good price for a direct flight from Gold Coast to Cairns is less than $244.

Are there last-minute flights available from Gold Coast to Cairns for under $500?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Gold Coast to Cairns within the next 7 days for less than $500.

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

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

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 7 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 and Qantas Airways 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 are the cheapest airlines to flying from Gold Coast to Cairns return?

According to our current data, Jetstar ($188), Qantas Airways ($455), and Virgin Australia ($518) offers the cheapest pricing from Gold Coast to Cairns. These flights start at 34% 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 Virgin Australia. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $282. Users have also found prices from $293 and $724 on Virgin Australia and Jetstar, respectively.

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 August in Cairns
26.0 °C
Avg rainfall for August in Cairns
31.0 mm

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