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Cheap flights from New York to Cairns from $2,260

This is the cheapest return flight price found by a Cheapflights user in the last 72 hours by searching for a flight departing on 2/3. 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.
NYC — CNS
27 Feb — 5 Mar1
1 adult
Tue 27/2
Tue 5/3

Cheap flight deals from New York to Cairns

Discover tips and strategies to find the most affordable flight options for your journey from New York (NYC) 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

December

Cheapest in

May

Average price

$3,788

Round-trip from

$437
High demand for flights, 40% potential price rise
Best time to find cheap flights, 36% potential price drop
Average for round-trip flights in February 2024
From New York (NYC) to Cairns

What is the cheapest month to fly from New York to Cairns?

Flights from New York to Cairns lean towards being more expensive in December. Prices are generally better when you fly from New York to Cairns in May, with the cheapest ticket starting at $2,187.

When is the cheapest time to fly from New York to Cairns (NYC - CNS)?

When flying from New York to Cairns, the time of day you decide to fly out makes little to no difference towards the overall price you’ll pay on tickets.

Cheap Qantas Airways flights from New York to Cairns

Explore cheap flight options specifically provided by Qantas Airways for the route between New York 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.
Consider these cheap Qantas Airways flights we've found departing from New York to Cairns. Be sure to come back soon if the deals available don't appeal to you at this time.
Wed 22/519:20JFK - CNS
2 stops37h 30mQantas Airways
Wed 29/518:55CNS - JFK
2 stops35h 40mQantas Airways
Deal found 22/2$2,574
Sat 27/706:59JFK - CNS
2 stops40h 06mQantas Airways
Sat 3/807:00CNS - JFK
2 stops47h 20mQantas Airways
Deal found 20/2$2,732
Wed 22/519:20JFK - CNS
2 stops32h 55mQantas Airways
Wed 29/518:55CNS - JFK
2 stops35h 40mQantas Airways
Deal found 22/2$2,745
Wed 22/516:00LGA - CNS
2 stops31h 05mQantas Airways
Wed 29/507:00CNS - LGA
2 stops30h 46mQantas Airways
Deal found 22/2$2,802
Wed 22/518:30LGA - CNS
2 stops28h 20mQantas Airways
Wed 29/507:00CNS - LGA
2 stops28h 59mQantas Airways
Deal found 22/2$2,831
Thu 1/818:00JFK - CNS
2 stops28h 50mQantas Airways
Mon 12/806:35CNS - JFK
2 stops36h 48mQantas Airways
Deal found 21/2$2,885
Wed 22/519:20JFK - CNS
2 stops32h 55mQantas Airways
Wed 29/520:30CNS - JFK
3 stops57h 50mQantas Airways
Deal found 22/2$2,933
Sun 30/618:00JFK - CNS
2 stops34h 30mQantas Airways
Sun 14/718:40CNS - JFK
2 stops35h 40mQantas Airways
Deal found 21/2$2,978
Fri 22/318:30JFK - CNS
2 stops27h 35mQantas Airways
Sun 31/320:30CNS - JFK
2 stops33h 50mQantas Airways
Deal found 22/2$3,298

Cheap Air Canada flights from New York to Cairns

Explore cheap flight options specifically provided by Air Canada for the route between New York 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 gander at the lowest prices we've found on Air Canada flights from New York to Cairns. Make sure to examine the flight information before completing your reservation.
Thu 1/817:55EWR - CNS
2 stops29h 15mAir Canada
Mon 12/819:15CNS - EWR
3 stops39h 23mAir Canada
Deal found 21/2$2,517
Thu 1/815:45JFK - CNS
3 stops34h 10mAir Canada
Mon 12/819:15CNS - JFK
3 stops41h 08mAir Canada
Deal found 21/2$2,915
Wed 22/518:30EWR - CNS
3 stops55h 25mAir Canada
Wed 29/506:00CNS - EWR
2 stops25h 09mAir Canada
Deal found 22/2$3,156
Tue 21/514:00EWR - CNS
3 stops35h 55mAir Canada
Wed 29/506:00CNS - EWR
2 stops25h 09mAir Canada
Deal found 22/2$3,305
Wed 22/519:40LGA - CNS
3 stops54h 15mAir Canada
Wed 29/516:35CNS - LGA
3 stops58h 51mAir Canada
Deal found 22/2$3,363
Wed 22/519:30EWR - CNS
3 stops54h 25mAir Canada
Wed 29/516:35CNS - EWR
3 stops61h 08mAir Canada
Deal found 22/2$3,394
Sat 27/715:45JFK - CNS
3 stops34h 10mAir Canada
Sat 3/819:15CNS - JFK
3 stops41h 08mAir Canada
Deal found 20/2$3,446
Tue 21/514:00EWR - CNS
3 stops35h 55mAir Canada
Wed 29/516:35CNS - EWR
3 stops53h 34mAir Canada
Deal found 22/2$3,522

Cheap New York to Cairns flights in February & March 2024

Find cheap flight options from New York 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.
Scroll through some of the best deals on flights from New York to Cairns in 2024. Check back soon for alternative fares.
Sat 2/319:30EWR - CNS
2 stops56h 25mUnited Airlines
Wed 13/306:00CNS - EWR
2 stops24h 45mUnited Airlines
Deal found 20/2$2,260
Thu 29/216:10EWR - CNS
2 stops30h 55mUnited Airlines
Tue 12/306:00CNS - EWR
2 stops24h 45mUnited Airlines
Deal found 20/2$2,325
Sat 2/320:20JFK - CNS
2 stops36h 10mMultiple Airlines
Wed 13/314:00CNS - JFK
2 stops57h 15mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 20/2$2,673
Fri 1/301:25JFK - CNS
2 stops55h 05mMultiple Airlines
Wed 13/314:00CNS - JFK
2 stops57h 15mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 20/2$2,676
Thu 29/220:20JFK - CNS
2 stops44h 55mMultiple Airlines
Tue 12/314:40CNS - JFK
2 stops39h 25mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 20/2$2,815
Wed 28/201:25JFK - CNS
2 stops63h 50mMultiple Airlines
Tue 12/311:40CNS - JFK
2 stops42h 25mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 20/2$2,819
Sat 24/220:20JFK - CNS
2 stops45h 10mQatar Airways
Sun 3/316:50CNS - JFK
2 stops37h 10mQatar Airways
Deal found 21/2$2,836
Fri 8/301:25JFK - CNS
2 stops42h 40mMultiple Airlines
Sun 17/319:45CNS - JFK
2 stops51h 30mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 21/2$2,937
Fri 23/201:25JFK - CNS
2 stops64h 05mMultiple Airlines
Sun 3/316:50CNS - JFK
2 stops37h 10mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 21/2$2,988

New York to Cairns 2024 flight deals

Discover exclusive flight deals for travel between New York 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.
Scroll through some of the best deals on flights from New York to Cairns in 2024. Check back soon for alternative fares.
Sat 2/319:30EWR - CNS
2 stops56h 25mUnited Airlines
Wed 13/306:00CNS - EWR
2 stops24h 45mUnited Airlines
Deal found 20/2$2,260
Thu 29/216:10EWR - CNS
2 stops30h 55mUnited Airlines
Tue 12/306:00CNS - EWR
2 stops24h 45mUnited Airlines
Deal found 20/2$2,325
Thu 1/808:15EWR - CNS
2 stops38h 55mMultiple Airlines
Mon 12/818:55CNS - EWR
2 stops35h 59mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 21/2$2,504
Thu 1/817:55EWR - CNS
2 stops29h 15mAir Canada
Mon 12/819:15CNS - EWR
3 stops39h 23mAir Canada
Deal found 21/2$2,517
Wed 16/1019:20JFK - CNS
2 stops26h 45mQantas Airways
Sat 9/1118:40CNS - JFK
2 stops35h 20mQantas Airways
Deal found 22/2$2,530
Wed 22/519:20JFK - CNS
2 stops37h 30mQantas Airways
Wed 29/518:55CNS - JFK
2 stops35h 40mQantas Airways
Deal found 22/2$2,574
Wed 22/520:47EWR - CNS
2 stops47h 58mAir New Zealand
Wed 29/513:30CNS - EWR
2 stops47h 15mAir New Zealand
Deal found 22/2$2,621
Wed 22/519:20JFK - CNS
2 stops32h 55mQantas Airways
Wed 29/513:30CNS - JFK
2 stops64h 50mQantas Airways
Deal found 22/2$2,670
Sat 2/320:20JFK - CNS
2 stops36h 10mMultiple Airlines
Wed 13/314:00CNS - JFK
2 stops57h 15mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 20/2$2,673

New York to Cairns flights leaving soon

Find last-minute flight options from New York 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 New York to Cairns. Users should be sure to double check the price, date, and time of their last-minute flight.
Sat 2/319:30EWR - CNS
2 stops56h 25mUnited Airlines
Wed 13/306:00CNS - EWR
2 stops24h 45mUnited Airlines
Deal found 20/2$2,260
Thu 29/216:10EWR - CNS
2 stops30h 55mUnited Airlines
Tue 12/306:00CNS - EWR
2 stops24h 45mUnited Airlines
Deal found 20/2$2,325
Sat 2/320:20JFK - CNS
2 stops36h 10mMultiple Airlines
Wed 13/314:00CNS - JFK
2 stops57h 15mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 20/2$2,673
Fri 1/301:25JFK - CNS
2 stops55h 05mMultiple Airlines
Wed 13/314:00CNS - JFK
2 stops57h 15mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 20/2$2,676
Thu 29/220:20JFK - CNS
2 stops44h 55mMultiple Airlines
Tue 12/314:40CNS - JFK
2 stops39h 25mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 20/2$2,815
Wed 28/201:25JFK - CNS
2 stops63h 50mMultiple Airlines
Tue 12/311:40CNS - JFK
2 stops42h 25mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 20/2$2,819
Sat 2/310:40JFK - CNS
2 stops39h 50mMultiple Airlines
Wed 13/312:10CNS - JFK
3 stops44h 45mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 20/2$3,767
Sat 2/306:47EWR - CNS
2 stops30h 43mMultiple Airlines
Wed 13/306:40CNS - EWR
3 stops36h 59mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 20/2$4,125
Thu 29/219:20JFK - CNS
2 stops27h 50mMultiple Airlines
Tue 12/306:00CNS - JFK
3 stops30h 59mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 20/2$4,174

Find flights from New York to Cairns within your budget

Customise your flight search to find flights from New York 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

$2,504 - $4,884

Route

Depart

Return

Price

NewarkCairns

EWR - CNS

EWRCNS

Newark

Thu 1/8

2 stops38h 55m

Cairns

Mon 12/8

2 stops35h 59m

$2,504

NewarkCairns

EWR - CNS

EWRCNS

Newark

Thu 1/8

2 stops29h 15m

Cairns

Mon 12/8

3 stops39h 23m

$2,517

New York John F Kennedy IntlCairns

JFK - CNS

JFKCNS

New York John F Kennedy Intl

Wed 22/5

2 stops37h 30m

Cairns

Wed 29/5

2 stops35h 40m

$2,574

NewarkCairns

EWR - CNS

EWRCNS

Newark

Wed 22/5

2 stops47h 58m

Cairns

Wed 29/5

2 stops47h 15m

$2,621

New York John F Kennedy IntlCairns

JFK - CNS

JFKCNS

New York John F Kennedy Intl

Sat 27/7

2 stops40h 06m

Cairns

Sat 3/8

2 stops47h 20m

$2,732

New York John F Kennedy IntlCairns

JFK - CNS

JFKCNS

New York John F Kennedy Intl

Wed 8/5

2 stops30h 05m

Cairns

Sun 12/5

2 stops54h 55m

$3,421

New York John F Kennedy IntlCairns

JFK - CNS

JFKCNS

New York John F Kennedy Intl

Thu 21/3

2 stops44h 10m

Cairns

Sat 30/3

2 stops48h 45m

$3,508

NewarkCairns

EWR - CNS

EWRCNS

Newark

Sat 9/3

3 stops55h 45m

Cairns

Sun 17/3

3 stops46h 35m

$4,456

New York John F Kennedy IntlCairns

JFK - CNS

JFKCNS

New York John F Kennedy Intl

Wed 31/7

3 stops48h 00m

Cairns

Mon 12/8

2 stops47h 20m

$4,884

Flights are sorted by cheapest first

Deals found on 21/2

Average price of flights to Cairns by month

Plan your trip from New York to Cairns by taking into account the cheapest months to travel. The average price of a one-way flight from New York to Cairns is currently $0 while a return flight costs $3,246. Price data was last updated on 18 February 2024.

Currently, January is the cheapest month in which you can book a flight from New York to Cairns (average of $188). Flying from New York 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.
Get a feel of what it's like to fly with Qantas Airways, Air Canada and Singapore Airlines from New York to Cairns by reading reviews from past customers. In addition to providing an overall rating, users have also rated airlines in terms of entertainment options, comfort, food, crew/service, and boarding process.
8.5
Very Good
1,050 reviews

Overall

8.5

Comfort

8.3

Food

7.8

Entertainment

8.0

Boarding

8.6

Crew

8.8

Reviews

1 / 10

They’re so kind and professional on ANA, I ordered a special meal and they were lovely throughout. Always kind and efficient, felt cared for in the sky

8.5
Very Good
1,050 reviews
8.5
Very Good
1,050 reviews

Overall

8.5

Comfort

8.3

Food

7.8

Entertainment

8.0

Boarding

8.6

Crew

8.8

Reviews

1 / 10

They’re so kind and professional on ANA, I ordered a special meal and they were lovely throughout. Always kind and efficient, felt cared for in the sky

8.3
Very Good
1,486 reviews
8.5
Very Good
1,050 reviews

Overall

8.5

Comfort

8.3

Food

7.8

Entertainment

8.0

Boarding

8.6

Crew

8.8

Reviews

1 / 10

They’re so kind and professional on ANA, I ordered a special meal and they were lovely throughout. Always kind and efficient, felt cared for in the sky

8.3
Very Good
1,557 reviews
8.5
Very Good
1,050 reviews

Overall

8.5

Comfort

8.3

Food

7.8

Entertainment

8.0

Boarding

8.6

Crew

8.8

Reviews

1 / 10

They’re so kind and professional on ANA, I ordered a special meal and they were lovely throughout. Always kind and efficient, felt cared for in the sky

8.3
Very Good
741 reviews
8.5
Very Good
1,050 reviews

Overall

8.5

Comfort

8.3

Food

7.8

Entertainment

8.0

Boarding

8.6

Crew

8.8

Reviews

1 / 10

They’re so kind and professional on ANA, I ordered a special meal and they were lovely throughout. Always kind and efficient, felt cared for in the sky

8.2
Very Good
4,340 reviews
8.5
Very Good
1,050 reviews

Overall

8.5

Comfort

8.3

Food

7.8

Entertainment

8.0

Boarding

8.6

Crew

8.8

Reviews

1 / 10

They’re so kind and professional on ANA, I ordered a special meal and they were lovely throughout. Always kind and efficient, felt cared for in the sky

Related info for your journey

Find useful and relevant information for your journey from New York to Cairns. Access travel guides, tips, and recommendations to enhance your travel experience. Get information about local attractions, weather, transportation options, and more.

What airport do you fly into for flights to Cairns from New York?

Most people fly into Cairns (CNS) if they book a flight to Cairns from New York. On average, Cairns has 0 inbound flights from New York per day from 0 airlines. Cairns is conveniently located just 4.4 km from Cairns’s city centre.

Can I find flights from New York to Cairns for under $2,600 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from New York to Cairns for under $2,600. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $2,504, but on average you can expect to pay $2,908.

Are there last-minute flights available from New York to Cairns for under $2,300?

There are currently 20+ open flights from New York to Cairns within the next 7 days for less than $2,300.

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

Currently priced at $2,517, Air Canada will fly you from New York to Cairns and back. In addition to Air Canada, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Search Cheapflights for deals from Qantas Airways and Air New Zealand - these airlines can fly you to your destination from $2,574 and $2,621, respectively. These flights start at 40% lower than the current average price 3 months from now.

What are the most popular routes from New York to Cairns?

What does JFK to CNS mean?

These are just IATA (International Air Transport Association) codes. They are used in aviation to identify and differentiate airports. That’s why a New York John F Kennedy Intl Airport to Cairns Airport flight would often be abbreviated as a JFK to CNS flight. While you’re still figuring out your travel plans, it’s not a bad idea to learn the names and codes of other airports around these areas: Newark Airport (EWR), New York LaGuardia Airport (LGA), New Windsor Stewart Airport (SWF), New York Skyports SPB Airport (NYS).

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