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Cheap flights from Maroochydore to Cairns from $184

This is the cheapest one-way flight price found by a Cheapflights user in the last 72 hours by searching for a flight departing on 24/7. Fares are subject to change and may not be available on all flights or dates of travel. Click the price to replicate the search for this deal.
MCY — CNS
27 Feb — 5 Mar1
1 adult
Tue 27/2
Tue 5/3

The best prices from Maroochydore Sunshine Coast to Cairns are usually found in May or November, booked 55 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Sunday and return on a Tuesday

Cheap flight deals from Maroochydore to Cairns

Discover tips and strategies to find the most affordable flight options for your journey from Maroochydore (MCY) to Cairns (CNS). Learn about various techniques such as flexible date searches, comparing prices across and setting up price alerts. Use these methods to find the cheapest flights available for your travel needs. Data last updated 23 February 2024.

Popular in

January

Cheapest in

May

Round-trip from

$437

One-way from

$222
High demand for flights, 43% potential price rise
Best time to find cheap flights, 36% potential price drop
From Maroochydore Sunshine Coast to Cairns
One-way flight from Maroochydore Sunshine Coast to Cairns

What is the cheapest day to fly return from Maroochydore to Cairns?

Departing on a Monday is a good option for securing a great price. You can expect to save up to 134% when planning your travel around this day of the week.

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

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 56 days in advance, which can save you up to 51% on flights from Maroochydore to Cairns compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 56 days out may not be for everyone, so we have options available for flights within the next two weeks, with the lowest price starting at $283. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $325.

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

The best pricing can be found in the month of May. Prices to Cairns from Maroochydore average $362. You can even find prices in May for less than $362, as users have found deals to Cairns from as low as $123. The month of January appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Cairns from Maroochydore. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 74%.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Maroochydore to Cairns (MCY - CNS)?

It’s optimal to fly from Maroochydore to Cairns in the afternoon. By choosing this option you can save up to 66% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight at midday.

Cheap Jetstar flights from Maroochydore to Cairns

Explore cheap flight options specifically provided by Jetstar for the route between Maroochydore and Cairns. Find affordable fares and compare prices with other airlines to secure the best deal for your journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 690,988 searches. Data last updated 23 February 2024.
Take a peek at the cheapest Jetstar flights we've detected travelling from Maroochydore to Cairns. Come back soon if you're not finding the exact deal you're looking for.
Fri 15/318:00MCY - CNS
1 stop14h 00mJetstar
Tue 19/318:20CNS - MCY
1 stop13h 35mJetstar
Deal found 21/2$494
Sat 23/308:30MCY - CNS
1 stop9h 05mJetstar
Thu 28/318:20CNS - MCY
1 stop23h 05mJetstar
Deal found 22/2$683
Fri 22/318:00MCY - CNS
1 stop14h 00mJetstar
Thu 28/306:40CNS - MCY
1 stop7h 15mJetstar
Deal found 21/2$687
Thu 21/314:35MCY - CNS
2 stops18h 30mJetstar
Thu 28/306:40CNS - MCY
1 stop7h 15mJetstar
Deal found 21/2$757
Sat 23/314:35MCY - CNS
2 stops18h 30mJetstar
Thu 28/318:20CNS - MCY
1 stop23h 05mJetstar
Deal found 22/2$843
Sat 23/314:35MCY - CNS
2 stops18h 30mJetstar
Thu 28/309:45CNS - MCY
2 stops28h 10mJetstar
Deal found 22/2$954
Thu 21/314:35MCY - CNS
2 stops18h 30mJetstar
Thu 28/309:45CNS - MCY
2 stops7h 40mJetstar
Deal found 21/2$974
Fri 22/318:00MCY - CNS
2 stops17h 15mJetstar
Thu 28/309:45CNS - MCY
2 stops7h 40mJetstar
Deal found 21/2$1,023

Cheap Virgin Australia flights from Maroochydore to Cairns

Explore cheap flight options specifically provided by Virgin Australia for the route between Maroochydore and Cairns. Find affordable fares and compare prices with other airlines to secure the best deal for your journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 690,988 searches. Data last updated 23 February 2024.
Some of the lowest-priced Virgin Australia flights we've found at this time heading from Maroochydore to Cairns. Deals frequently update to provide users with more options.
Fri 15/316:20MCY - CNS
2 stops23h 40mVirgin Australia
Tue 19/306:00CNS - MCY
2 stops26h 45mVirgin Australia
Deal found 21/2$724
Fri 15/309:30MCY - CNS
3 stops10h 40mVirgin Australia
Tue 19/306:00CNS - MCY
2 stops9h 40mVirgin Australia
Deal found 21/2$1,068
Thu 21/312:20MCY - CNS
3 stops10h 50mVirgin Australia
Thu 28/306:00CNS - MCY
2 stops9h 40mVirgin Australia
Deal found 21/2$1,690
Sat 23/309:30MCY - CNS
2 stops9h 25mVirgin Australia
Thu 28/306:00CNS - MCY
3 stops9h 40mVirgin Australia
Deal found 22/2$1,955
Fri 22/316:20MCY - CNS
2 stops6h 50mVirgin Australia
Thu 28/306:00CNS - MCY
3 stops9h 40mVirgin Australia
Deal found 21/2$1,983
Thu 21/312:20MCY - CNS
3 stops10h 50mVirgin Australia
Thu 28/306:00CNS - MCY
3 stops9h 40mVirgin Australia
Deal found 21/2$2,255

Cheap Maroochydore to Cairns flights in February & March 2024

Find cheap flight options from Maroochydore to Cairns specifically for the months of February and March 2024. Explore affordable fares based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 690,988 searches. Prices were last updated on 23 February 2024.
Check out some of the best flight deals from Maroochydore to Cairns in 2024. For more flight deals, be sure to check back very soon.
Thu 29/217:45MCY - CNS
Nonstop2h 20mBonza
Mon 4/314:20CNS - MCY
Nonstop2h 05mBonza
Deal found 21/2$459
Fri 23/207:00MCY - CNS
Nonstop2h 20mBonza
Sun 25/218:55CNS - MCY
Nonstop2h 05mBonza
Deal found 21/2$469
Fri 15/318:00MCY - CNS
1 stop14h 00mJetstar
Tue 19/318:20CNS - MCY
1 stop13h 35mJetstar
Deal found 21/2$494
Mon 11/307:00MCY - CNS
Nonstop2h 20mBonza
Mon 25/314:20CNS - MCY
Nonstop2h 05mBonza
Deal found 20/2$538
Thu 29/214:35MCY - CNS
1 stop27h 00mMultiple Airlines
Mon 4/318:20CNS - MCY
1 stop14h 25mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 21/2$550
Thu 21/317:45MCY - CNS
Nonstop2h 20mBonza
Thu 28/320:40CNS - MCY
Nonstop1h 44mBonza
Deal found 21/2$552
Fri 15/311:35MCY - CNS
1 stop6h 00mMultiple Airlines
Tue 19/306:00CNS - MCY
2 stops7h 55mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 21/2$559
Mon 11/308:30MCY - CNS
2 stops24h 35mJetstar
Mon 25/318:20CNS - MCY
1 stop13h 35mJetstar
Deal found 20/2$613
Mon 11/308:30MCY - CNS
1 stop9h 05mJetstar
Mon 25/318:20CNS - MCY
1 stop13h 35mJetstar
Deal found 20/2$626

Maroochydore to Cairns 2024 flight deals

Discover exclusive flight deals for travel between Maroochydore and Cairns in 2024. Find excellent offers based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 690,988 searches. Data last updated 23 February 2024.
Check out some of the best flight deals from Maroochydore to Cairns in 2024. For more flight deals, be sure to check back very soon.
Thu 29/217:45MCY - CNS
Nonstop2h 20mBonza
Mon 4/314:20CNS - MCY
Nonstop2h 05mBonza
Deal found 21/2$459
Fri 23/207:00MCY - CNS
Nonstop2h 20mBonza
Sun 25/218:55CNS - MCY
Nonstop2h 05mBonza
Deal found 21/2$469
Fri 14/620:25MCY - CNS
1 stop12h 50mJetstar
Tue 18/610:15CNS - MCY
1 stop9h 30mJetstar
Deal found 21/2$485
Fri 15/318:00MCY - CNS
1 stop14h 00mJetstar
Tue 19/318:20CNS - MCY
1 stop13h 35mJetstar
Deal found 21/2$494
Mon 11/307:00MCY - CNS
Nonstop2h 20mBonza
Mon 25/314:20CNS - MCY
Nonstop2h 05mBonza
Deal found 20/2$538
Thu 29/214:35MCY - CNS
1 stop27h 00mMultiple Airlines
Mon 4/318:20CNS - MCY
1 stop14h 25mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 21/2$550
Thu 21/317:45MCY - CNS
Nonstop2h 20mBonza
Thu 28/320:40CNS - MCY
Nonstop1h 44mBonza
Deal found 21/2$552
Fri 15/311:35MCY - CNS
1 stop6h 00mMultiple Airlines
Tue 19/306:00CNS - MCY
2 stops7h 55mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 21/2$559
Sat 31/808:20MCY - CNS
1 stop14h 30mJetstar
Tue 3/906:35CNS - MCY
1 stop9h 05mJetstar
Deal found 20/2$591

Direct flights to Cairns from Maroochydore

Discover direct flight options from Maroochydore to Cairns. Find direct flights with no stopovers, providing a convenient travel experience. Explore direct flight options based on user searches, and compare prices and availability for your desired travel dates. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 690,988 searches. Data last updated 23 February 2024.
To help reduce your travel time, choose from one of these non-stop flights from Maroochydore to Cairns. Users can also choose from other Maroochydore to Cairns flights by using the search form above.
Thu 29/217:45MCY - CNS
Nonstop2h 20mBonza
Mon 4/314:20CNS - MCY
Nonstop2h 05mBonza
Deal found 21/2$459
Mon 11/307:00MCY - CNS
Nonstop2h 20mBonza
Mon 25/314:20CNS - MCY
Nonstop2h 05mBonza
Deal found 20/2$538
Thu 21/317:45MCY - CNS
Nonstop2h 20mBonza
Thu 28/320:40CNS - MCY
Nonstop1h 44mBonza
Deal found 21/2$552

Maroochydore to Cairns flights leaving soon

Find last-minute flight options from Maroochydore to Cairns for spontaneous travel. Discover available flights and compare prices based on user searches. Secure great deals and offers for spontaneous trips with quick booking options. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 690,988 searches. Data last updated 23 February 2024.
Consider one of these great deals we found on last-minute flights from Maroochydore to Cairns. Users should be sure to double check the price, date, and time of their last-minute flight.
Thu 29/217:45MCY - CNS
Nonstop2h 20mBonza
Mon 4/314:20CNS - MCY
Nonstop2h 05mBonza
Deal found 21/2$459
Thu 29/214:35MCY - CNS
1 stop27h 00mMultiple Airlines
Mon 4/318:20CNS - MCY
1 stop14h 25mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 21/2$550
Thu 29/211:35MCY - CNS
1 stop6h 00mMultiple Airlines
Mon 4/321:40CNS - MCY
2 stops16h 15mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 21/2$681
Thu 29/209:30MCY - CNS
2 stops10h 40mMultiple Airlines
Mon 4/319:45CNS - MCY
2 stops13h 00mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 21/2$881

One-way flights to Cairns from Maroochydore

Search for one-way flight options from Maroochydore to Cairns. Find affordable one-way fares based on user searches. Compare prices and availability to plan your one-way journey according to your preferred dates and budget. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 690,988 searches. Data last updated 23 February 2024.
Take a look at some of the best available options we've come across on one-way flights from Maroochydore to Cairns. Those seeking round-trip flights from Maroochydore to Cairns should utilise the search form at the top of the page.
Wed 24/708:30MCY - CNS
1 stop9h 45mJetstar
Deal found 21/2$184
Wed 12/616:20MCY - CNS
1 stop6h 30mJetstar
Deal found 21/2$222
Wed 24/711:20MCY - CNS
2 stops10h 00mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 21/2$258
Wed 12/616:00MCY - CNS
2 stops7h 55mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 21/2$291
Wed 24/711:20MCY - CNS
3 stops12h 00mVirgin Australia
Deal found 21/2$472
Wed 12/612:40MCY - CNS
3 stops11h 15mVirgin Australia
Deal found 21/2$546

Find flights from Maroochydore to Cairns within your budget

Customise your flight search to find flights from Maroochydore to Cairns that fit within your specific budget. Explore options based on user searches and filter the results based on your desired price range. Find flights that match your budget for a cost-effective journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 690,988 searches. Data last updated 23 February 2024.

Fly from

Any airport

Fly to

Any airport

Budget

$494 - $757

Route

Depart

Return

Price

Maroochydore Sunshine CoastCairns

MCY - CNS

MCYCNS

Maroochydore Sunshine Coast

Fri 15/3

1 stop14h 00m

Cairns

Tue 19/3

1 stop13h 35m

$494

Maroochydore Sunshine CoastCairns

MCY - CNS

MCYCNS

Maroochydore Sunshine Coast

Thu 21/3

Nonstop2h 20m

Cairns

Thu 28/3

Nonstop1h 44m

$552

Maroochydore Sunshine CoastCairns

MCY - CNS

MCYCNS

Maroochydore Sunshine Coast

Fri 15/3

1 stop6h 00m

Cairns

Tue 19/3

2 stops7h 55m

$559

Maroochydore Sunshine CoastCairns

MCY - CNS

MCYCNS

Maroochydore Sunshine Coast

Sat 23/3

1 stop9h 05m

Cairns

Thu 28/3

1 stop23h 05m

$683

Maroochydore Sunshine CoastCairns

MCY - CNS

MCYCNS

Maroochydore Sunshine Coast

Fri 22/3

1 stop14h 00m

Cairns

Thu 28/3

1 stop7h 15m

$687

Maroochydore Sunshine CoastCairns

MCY - CNS

MCYCNS

Maroochydore Sunshine Coast

Thu 21/3

1 stop25h 15m

Cairns

Thu 28/3

1 stop23h 05m

$718

Maroochydore Sunshine CoastCairns

MCY - CNS

MCYCNS

Maroochydore Sunshine Coast

Fri 15/3

2 stops23h 40m

Cairns

Tue 19/3

2 stops26h 45m

$724

Maroochydore Sunshine CoastCairns

MCY - CNS

MCYCNS

Maroochydore Sunshine Coast

Sat 23/3

1 stop6h 35m

Cairns

Thu 28/3

Nonstop1h 44m

$748

Maroochydore Sunshine CoastCairns

MCY - CNS

MCYCNS

Maroochydore Sunshine Coast

Thu 21/3

2 stops18h 30m

Cairns

Thu 28/3

1 stop7h 15m

$757

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When is the best time to book a flight from Maroochydore to Cairns?

Use this chart to determine the optimal time to book a return flight from Maroochydore to Cairns. Price data was last updated on 28 January 2024.
The best time to book flights from Maroochydore to Cairns is 55 days before your desired departure date. The cost of your flight will likely increase significantly if you book two weeks in advance of your flight.
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When is the cheapest time to fly from Maroochydore to Cairns?

Use this chart to determine the cheapest time to fly return from Maroochydore to Cairns. Price data was last updated on 18 February 2024.
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Travellers seeking maximum savings on their Maroochydore to Cairns flight should consider departing on Tuesday afternoons when fares are most often at their lowest. Saturday afternoons flights should be avoided if possible as fares are typically the most expensive at this time.
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Average price of flights to Cairns by month

Plan your trip from Maroochydore to Cairns by taking into account the cheapest months to travel. The average price of a one-way flight from Maroochydore to Cairns is currently $329 while a return flight costs $658. Price data was last updated on 18 February 2024.

Currently, January is the cheapest month in which you can book a flight from Maroochydore to Cairns (average of $188). Flying from Maroochydore to Cairns in June is currently the most expensive (average of $276). There are several factors that can impact the price of a flight, so comparing airlines, departure airports and flight times can provide users with more options.

January

$286

February

$290

March

$335

April

$306

May

$346

June

$421

July

$373

August

$320

September

$326

October

$297

November

$297

December

$305

Temperature and rainfall in Cairns by month

Plan your trip to Cairns by taking into account the average temperature and rainfall totals by month.

CNS

Temperature

21 - 27 °C

Reviews of airlines servicing Cairns

Get insights into the airlines that provide service to Cairns. Read reviews, discover amenities, and learn about the overall travel experience offered by airlines. Use this information to make informed decisions when choosing an airline for your flight to Cairns. Reviews last updated 23 February 2024.
See what other customers who have flown with Jetstar, Virgin Australia and Bonza from Maroochydore to Cairns have to say. Reviews also offer insight into each airline's entertainment options, comfort, food, crew/service, and boarding process.

Overall

7.9

Entertainment

7.0

Food

6.9

Crew

8.4

Comfort

7.7

Boarding

8.0

Reviews

1 / 10

Great crew, they were helping us with the kids. Highly recommended!

7.9
Good
787 reviews

Overall

7.9

Entertainment

7.0

Food

6.9

Crew

8.4

Comfort

7.7

Boarding

8.0

Reviews

1 / 10

Great crew, they were helping us with the kids. Highly recommended!

6.9
Okay
808 reviews

Overall

7.9

Entertainment

7.0

Food

6.9

Crew

8.4

Comfort

7.7

Boarding

8.0

Reviews

1 / 10

Great crew, they were helping us with the kids. Highly recommended!

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Can I find flights from Maroochydore to Cairns for under $500 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Maroochydore to Cairns for under $500. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Jetstar for just $494, but on average you can expect to pay $1,023.

Are there direct flights from Maroochydore to Cairns for under $500 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 3 direct flights from Maroochydore to Cairns under $500. A good price for a direct flight from Maroochydore to Cairns is less than $515.

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

There are currently 4+ open flights from Maroochydore to Cairns within the next 7 days for less than $500.

How popular is this Maroochydore to Cairns flight route?

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Maroochydore to Cairns round-trip?

Cheapflights users have booked flights from Maroochydore to Cairns round-trip from $494. Other airlines that can offer you cheap pricing are Bonza, from $552, and Virgin Australia, from $724.

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

What are the cheapest flights from Maroochydore to Cairns?

The cheapest flight price from Maroochydore to Cairns is $80. On average you can expect to pay $237. The most popular route, (Maroochydore Sunshine Coast - Cairns), can usually be booked for $440.

What does MCY to CNS mean?

Great question - MCY to CNS just means Maroochydore Sunshine Coast Airport to Cairns Airport. Now you’ll know what these unique codes when you look for flights!

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Top 4 airlines flying from Maroochydore to Cairns

Discover the top 4 airlines that operate flights from Maroochydore to Cairns. Compare their services, reliability, and customer satisfaction ratings to choose the airline that best suits your travel preferences and needs. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 690,988 searches. Data last updated 23 February 2024.
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BonzaCheapest$156Average$253FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time79%
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JetstarCheapest$224Average$381FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time74%
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Virgin AustraliaCheapest$256Average$669FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time80%
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Qantas AirwaysCheapest$391Average$1,101FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time74%
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Hourly flight availability from Maroochydore to Cairns

Find hourly flight availability from Maroochydore to Cairns. Discover flight options and departure times throughout the day, allowing you to choose a departure time that suits your schedule. Data last updated 23 February 2024.
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