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Cheap flights from Mackay to Cairns

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How to find the cheapest flight from
Mackay (MKY) to Cairns (CNS)

MKY - CNS
Price
$445 - $818
CNS
Temperature
26 - 31 °C
CNS
Rainfall
27 - 436 mm

Popular in

January

High demand for flights, 36% potential price rise

Cheapest in

September

Best time to find cheap flights, 15% potential price drop

Average price

$466

Average for round-trip flights in April 2021

Round-trip from

$445

From Mackay 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 Mackay to Cairns?

It’s generally more expensive to depart on a Thursday, 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 Mackay to Cairns?

Travellers have found it’s best to book a flight 39 days in advance to save up to 22% compared to booking the same week of travel. As your travel date approaches, the cost of this flight route may potentially increase. While opting to book 39 days out may not be an option for all, there are still additional ways to secure a deal in the near future. You might find a flight from Mackay to Cairns 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $357, or $388 for flights within the next 24 hours.

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

March can be a great time to fly to Cairns from Mackay with a flight ticket averaging about $316. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of March for as cheap as $184. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Mackay to Cairns (MKY - CNS)?

Unlike at midday, when flights are generally more expensive, you can save up to 5% on flights from Mackay to Cairns by exploring options for tickets in the morning.

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Flight FAQs

From Mackay to Cairns

How popular is this flight route?

Flights from Mackay to Cairns have been viewed 22 times in the past calendar month.

Does it rain more in Mackay or Cairns?

When travelling, it's generally smart to pack in preparation for rain or any other conditions that may arise. The rainfall in Mackay is roughly less than Cairns. You can assume this to be the case over the next 15 days.

Is Mackay weather warmer or cooler than Cairns?

We forecast the temperature to be around the 31 °Cs in January, on average. The temperature in Cairns is generally hotter than in Mackay. Book flights in a timely manner in correlation to your departure date.

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Destination information for Cairns

Average temperature for April in Cairns
29.0 °C
Avg rainfall for April in Cairns
208.0 mm

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Hourly flight availability from Mackay to Cairns

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Weekly flight availability
from Mackay to Cairns
Sunday
1 daily flight
Monday
2 daily flights
Tuesday
2 daily flights
Wednesday
2 daily flights
Thursday
2 daily flights
Friday
2 daily flights
Saturday
1 daily flight
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