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Cheap flights from Tullamarine Intl to Cairns

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The best prices from Tullamarine Intl to Cairns are usually found in May or February, booked 42 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Wednesday and return on a Thursday

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How to find the cheapest flight from
Tullamarine Intl (MEL) to Cairns (CNS)

All the information you need to plan the best MEL to CNS flight in 2021: compare Tullamarine Intl to Cairns flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Cairns.
MEL - CNS
Price
$235 - $430
CNS
Temperature
26 - 31 °C
CNS
Rainfall
27 - 436 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 27% potential price rise

Cheapest in

May

Best time to find cheap flights, 25% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$235

From Tullamarine Intl to Cairns

One-way from

$189

One-way flight from Tullamarine Intl 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 Tullamarine Intl to Cairns?

Monday is generally a great day to depart. Flying on this day could help you save up to 10%.

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

Find a great deal and save up to 22% by booking at least 39 days prior to your desired departure date, rather than waiting until the week of travel. According to our data, there are a number of flights available from Tullamarine Intl to Cairns within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at $352.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Tullamarine Intl to Cairns?

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in December. For low rates, March can be a great choice for travel to Cairns. Flights to Cairns from Tullamarine Intl in March are about $312 on average during March, but can be found for as low as $181.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Tullamarine Intl to Cairns (MEL - CNS)?

It’s optimal to fly from Tullamarine Intl to Cairns in the morning. By choosing this option you can save up to 12% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight in the evening.

Cheap flights from Tullamarine Intl to Cairns in May, June 2021

The best prices found for MEL to CNS flights in May, June
25 May - 2 Jun
$277pp
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
Direct
CNS
Cairns
CNS
Cairns
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
11 May - 15 May
$291pp
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
Direct
CNS
Cairns
CNS
Cairns
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
11 May - 15 May
$304pp
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
Direct
CNS
Cairns
CNS
Cairns
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne

Tullamarine Intl to Cairns 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Cairns from Tullamarine Intl found for this year
10 Nov - 18 Nov
$155pp
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
Direct
CNS
Cairns
CNS
Cairns
Jetstar
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
18 Oct - 28 Oct
$169pp
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
Direct
CNS
Cairns
CNS
Cairns
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
2 Oct - 16 Oct
$190pp
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
Direct
CNS
Cairns
CNS
Cairns
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne

Direct flights to Cairns from Tullamarine Intl

Save time with Tullamarine Intl to Cairns direct flight deals
18 Oct - 28 Oct
$169pp
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
Direct
CNS
Cairns
CNS
Cairns
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
2 Oct - 16 Oct
$190pp
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
Direct
CNS
Cairns
CNS
Cairns
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
25 May - 2 Jun
$277pp
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
Direct
CNS
Cairns
CNS
Cairns
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne

Last-minute flights from Tullamarine Intl to Cairns

Late deals on return flights to Cairns from Tullamarine Intl, departing today and this week
11 May - 15 May
$291pp
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
Direct
CNS
Cairns
CNS
Cairns
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
11 May - 15 May
$304pp
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
Direct
CNS
Cairns
CNS
Cairns
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
11 May - 15 May
$305pp
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
Direct
CNS
Cairns
CNS
Cairns
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne

One-way flights to Cairns from Tullamarine Intl

The cheapest one-way flights from Tullamarine Intl to Cairns
09:55 - 13:20
Airnorth
1 stop
27h 25m
MEL - CNS
Airnorth
$189
DreamWorldTravel
08:00 - 14:45
Multiple Airlines
1 stop
6h 45m
MEL - CNS
Multiple Airlines
$222
Kiwi.com
11:00 - 17:20
Virgin Australia
1 stop
6h 20m
MEL - CNS
Virgin Australia
$231
Agoda.com

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Flight FAQs

From Tullamarine Intl to Cairns

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

If you book a flight from Melbourne to Cairns, you will be flying from Melbourne to Cairns. Flights to Cairns (CNS) from Melbourne (MEL) take 3h 15m for a nonstop flight. There are 15 flights from Melbourne to Cairns per day from 4 airlines.

Which airlines flying from Melbourne to Cairns have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of the carriers operating flights from Melbourne to Cairns that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are Jetstar, Tigerair Australia, and Virgin Australia. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

Can I find flights from Tullamarine Intl to Cairns for under $259 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Tullamarine Intl to Cairns for under $259. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Jetstar for just $169, but on average you can expect to pay $301.

Are there direct flights from Tullamarine Intl to Cairns for under $259 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Tullamarine Intl to Cairns under $259. A good price for a direct flight from Tullamarine Intl to Cairns is less than $302.

Are there last-minute flights available from Tullamarine Intl to Cairns for under $388?

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

What days are direct flights available from Melbourne to Cairns?

You can find direct flights on the following days: Tuesday.

How popular is this flight route?

Within the past month, 15,071 users have taken a look at flights from Melbourne to Cairns.

How many flights depart from Tullamarine Intl to Cairns on average per day?

Travellers can expect 2 flights from Melbourne to Cairns on average per day.
Early Morning (Midnight to 6am) - 100% of flight departures

Does it rain more in Melbourne or Cairns?

Melbourne will have less rainfall in 2 compared to Cairns over the next 13 days.

Is Melbourne weather warmer or cooler than Cairns?

You can imagine temperatures to be in the 31 °C range in January. The weather in Cairns is generally hotter than Melbourne's. As flight availability is subject to become more limited as peak season approaches it is ideal to book in a timely manner.

How long does is the flight from Tullamarine Intl to Cairns?

There are many flights that can get you from Tullamarine Intl to Cairns in 3h 15m. Fly via Jetstar to get the fastest option. The distance from Tullamarine Intl to Cairns is about 2326 km. Generally, flights for this route are direct.

What is the cheapest airline to fly from Tullamarine Intl to Cairns return?

Our cheapest airline available from Tullamarine Intl to Cairns is Jetstar. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $170 on this airline. Jetstar is priced at 46% lower than the current average price of a flight leaving 3 months from now.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Tullamarine Intl to Cairns one-way?

For one-way options, check prices for Airnorth. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $169. Users have also found prices from $170 and $209 on Airnorth and Jetstar, respectively.

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Destination information for Cairns

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Tullamarine Intl to Cairns.
Flight duration
3h 24m
Average temperature for May in Cairns
28.0 °C
Avg rainfall for May in Cairns
83.0 mm

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Top 4 airlines flying from Tullamarine Intl to Cairns

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Tullamarine Intl to Cairns choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Tigerair Australia
$144 $239 No cancel fee 81%

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Jetstar
$150 $271 No cancel fee 74%
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Virgin Australia
$238 $376 No cancel fee 80%
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Qantas Airways
$209 $406 No cancel fee 74%
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Hourly flight availability from Tullamarine Intl to Cairns

See what time of day planes typically take off from Tullamarine Intl towards Cairns.
Morning 6 AM to midday 61% of flight departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 13% of flight departures
Afternoon Midday to 6 PM 13% of flight departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 13% of flight departures
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Weekly flight availability
from Tullamarine Intl to Cairns
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Tullamarine Intl to Cairns.
Sunday
16 daily flights
Monday
16 daily flights
Tuesday
14 daily flights
Wednesday
14 daily flights
Thursday
16 daily flights
Friday
16 daily flights
Saturday
16 daily flights
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