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Cheap flights from Newcastle to Cairns from $231

This is the cheapest return flight price found by a Cheapflights user in the last 72 hours by searching for a flight departing on 21/9. 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.
NTL — CNS
20 Jul — 27 Jul1
1 adult
Sat 20/7
Sat 27/7

The best prices from Newcastle Williamtown to Cairns are usually found in May or June, booked 15 days in advance, depart on a Saturday or Monday and return on a Wednesday

Cheap flight deals from Newcastle to Cairns

Discover tips and strategies to find the most affordable flight options for your journey from Newcastle (NTL) 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 15 July 2024.

Round-trip from

$231

Popular in

December

Cheapest in

May

Average price

$445
Jetstar
  • Jetstar
  • 21/9-28/9
  • Nonstop
  • 5h 40m total
  • Newcastle to Cairns
High demand for flights, 16% potential price rise
Best time to find cheap flights, 25% potential price drop
Average for round-trip flights in July 2024

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

Flying to your destination on a Thursday can be more expensive, but this shouldn’t discourage you from finding affordable options to get to Cairns. Check prices with Cheapflights to find a great deal for your trip.

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

Travellers have found it’s best to book a flight 16 days in advance to save up to 46% 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 16 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 Newcastle to Cairns 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $329, or $329 for flights within the next 24 hours.

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

May is one of the best times of the year to fly to Cairns from Newcastle. Prices for May average $401 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $199. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December. Opting for a May flight can save you 19% on your journey compared to booking in December

What is the cheapest time of day to fly from NTL to CNS?

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from Newcastle to Cairns is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are in the afternoon tend to be the most expensive. A flight in the morning could potentially save you up to 19% on airfare.

Cheap Jetstar flights from Newcastle to Cairns

Explore cheap flight options specifically provided by Jetstar for the route between Newcastle 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 626,186 searches. Data last updated 15 July 2024.
Consider these cheap Jetstar flights we've found departing from Newcastle to Cairns. Be sure to come back soon if the deals available don't appeal to you at this time.
Sat 21/911:30NTL - CNS
Nonstop2h 55mJetstar
Sat 28/908:10CNS - NTL
Nonstop2h 45mJetstar
Deal found 14/7$231
Thu 8/811:30NTL - CNS
Nonstop2h 55mJetstar
Tue 13/812:15CNS - NTL
1 stop6h 20mJetstar
Deal found 15/7$286
Tue 10/919:10NTL - CNS
1 stop14h 00mJetstar
Sat 14/908:10CNS - NTL
Nonstop2h 45mJetstar
Deal found 15/7$307
Tue 27/807:50NTL - CNS
1 stop13h 30mJetstar
Sat 31/808:10CNS - NTL
Nonstop2h 45mJetstar
Deal found 15/7$310
Wed 14/816:00NTL - CNS
1 stop5h 20mJetstar
Thu 22/808:10CNS - NTL
Nonstop2h 45mJetstar
Deal found 15/7$324
Sat 21/911:30NTL - CNS
Nonstop2h 55mJetstar
Sat 28/909:45CNS - NTL
1 stop8h 50mJetstar
Deal found 14/7$330
Tue 13/816:00NTL - CNS
1 stop5h 20mJetstar
Tue 20/809:45CNS - NTL
1 stop8h 50mJetstar
Deal found 13/7$351
Thu 12/911:30NTL - CNS
Nonstop2h 55mJetstar
Tue 17/906:00CNS - NTL
1 stop9h 25mJetstar
Deal found 14/7$357
Thu 8/807:50NTL - CNS
1 stop9h 30mJetstar
Tue 13/812:15CNS - NTL
1 stop6h 20mJetstar
Deal found 15/7$382

Cheap Virgin Australia flights from Newcastle to Cairns

Explore cheap flight options specifically provided by Virgin Australia for the route between Newcastle 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 626,186 searches. Data last updated 15 July 2024.
Some of the lowest-priced Virgin Australia flights we've found at this time heading from Newcastle to Cairns. Ensure the flight price, dates, time, and airline match your criteria before you book.
Sun 22/915:25NTL - CNS
1 stop8h 30mVirgin Australia
Sat 28/906:00CNS - NTL
1 stop4h 40mVirgin Australia
Deal found 14/7$466
Fri 2/815:25NTL - CNS
1 stop8h 30mVirgin Australia
Sun 11/820:50CNS - NTL
1 stop22h 00mVirgin Australia
Deal found 14/7$494
Thu 12/911:15NTL - CNS
1 stop12h 40mVirgin Australia
Tue 17/920:50CNS - NTL
2 stops17h 05mVirgin Australia
Deal found 14/7$708
Wed 14/815:25NTL - CNS
2 stops20h 00mVirgin Australia
Thu 22/809:20CNS - NTL
1 stop5h 30mVirgin Australia
Deal found 15/7$828
Tue 13/815:25NTL - CNS
1 stop17h 15mVirgin Australia
Wed 21/816:35CNS - NTL
2 stops22h 15mVirgin Australia
Deal found 14/7$839
Fri 2/815:25NTL - CNS
1 stop4h 45mVirgin Australia
Sun 11/816:35CNS - NTL
2 stops18h 05mVirgin Australia
Deal found 15/7$921
Wed 14/815:25NTL - CNS
2 stops20h 00mVirgin Australia
Thu 22/806:00CNS - NTL
2 stops7h 50mVirgin Australia
Deal found 15/7$1,132
Tue 13/814:30NTL - CNS
2 stops25h 40mVirgin Australia
Wed 21/812:10CNS - NTL
2 stops25h 40mVirgin Australia
Deal found 14/7$1,153
Sat 21/906:55NTL - CNS
2 stops11h 40mVirgin Australia
Sat 28/915:00CNS - NTL
2 stops17h 20mVirgin Australia
Deal found 14/7$1,588

Cheap Newcastle to Cairns flights in July & August 2024

Find cheap flight options from Newcastle to Cairns specifically for the months of July and August 2024. Explore affordable fares based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 626,186 searches. Prices were last updated on 15 July 2024.
Check out some of the best flight deals from Newcastle to Cairns in 2024. More deals are always being added, so be sure to check back regularly.
Thu 8/811:30NTL - CNS
Nonstop2h 55mJetstar
Tue 13/812:15CNS - NTL
1 stop6h 20mJetstar
Deal found 15/7$286
Tue 27/807:50NTL - CNS
1 stop13h 30mJetstar
Sat 31/808:10CNS - NTL
Nonstop2h 45mJetstar
Deal found 15/7$310
Wed 14/816:00NTL - CNS
1 stop5h 20mJetstar
Thu 22/808:10CNS - NTL
Nonstop2h 45mJetstar
Deal found 15/7$324
Thu 8/807:50NTL - CNS
1 stop9h 30mJetstar
Tue 13/812:15CNS - NTL
1 stop6h 20mJetstar
Deal found 15/7$382
Tue 27/807:50NTL - CNS
1 stop13h 30mJetstar
Sat 31/806:00CNS - NTL
1 stop9h 25mJetstar
Deal found 15/7$420
Thu 8/820:35NTL - CNS
2 stops22h 00mMultiple Airlines
Tue 13/812:15CNS - NTL
1 stop6h 20mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 15/7$479
Fri 2/806:55NTL - CNS
1 stop17h 00mVirgin Australia
Sun 11/820:50CNS - NTL
1 stop22h 00mVirgin Australia
Deal found 15/7$494
Wed 14/816:00NTL - CNS
1 stop5h 20mJetstar
Thu 22/809:00CNS - NTL
1 stop6h 25mJetstar
Deal found 15/7$535
Tue 27/819:10NTL - CNS
2 stops18h 25mJetstar
Sat 31/809:00CNS - NTL
1 stop6h 25mJetstar
Deal found 15/7$565

Newcastle to Cairns 2024 flight deals

Discover exclusive flight deals for travel between Newcastle and Cairns in 2024. Find excellent offers based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 626,186 searches. Data last updated 15 July 2024.
Check out some of the best flight deals from Newcastle to Cairns in 2024. More deals are always being added, so be sure to check back regularly.
Thu 8/811:30NTL - CNS
Nonstop2h 55mJetstar
Tue 13/812:15CNS - NTL
1 stop6h 20mJetstar
Deal found 15/7$286
Tue 10/919:10NTL - CNS
1 stop14h 00mJetstar
Sat 14/908:10CNS - NTL
Nonstop2h 45mJetstar
Deal found 15/7$307
Tue 27/807:50NTL - CNS
1 stop13h 30mJetstar
Sat 31/808:10CNS - NTL
Nonstop2h 45mJetstar
Deal found 15/7$310
Wed 14/816:00NTL - CNS
1 stop5h 20mJetstar
Thu 22/808:10CNS - NTL
Nonstop2h 45mJetstar
Deal found 15/7$324
Thu 8/807:50NTL - CNS
1 stop9h 30mJetstar
Tue 13/812:15CNS - NTL
1 stop6h 20mJetstar
Deal found 15/7$382
Tue 10/919:10NTL - CNS
1 stop14h 00mJetstar
Sat 14/909:45CNS - NTL
1 stop8h 50mJetstar
Deal found 15/7$397
Tue 27/807:50NTL - CNS
1 stop13h 30mJetstar
Sat 31/806:00CNS - NTL
1 stop9h 25mJetstar
Deal found 15/7$420
Thu 8/820:35NTL - CNS
2 stops22h 00mMultiple Airlines
Tue 13/812:15CNS - NTL
1 stop6h 20mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 15/7$479
Fri 2/806:55NTL - CNS
1 stop17h 00mVirgin Australia
Sun 11/820:50CNS - NTL
1 stop22h 00mVirgin Australia
Deal found 15/7$494

Direct flights to Cairns from Newcastle

Discover direct flight options from Newcastle 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 626,186 searches. Data last updated 15 July 2024.
Consider booking one of these non-stop flights heading from Newcastle to Cairns. Search for alternative flights from Newcastle to Cairns by utilising the search form above.
Sat 21/911:30NTL - CNS
Nonstop2h 55mJetstar
Sat 28/908:10CNS - NTL
Nonstop2h 45mJetstar
Deal found 14/7$231

Find flights from Newcastle to Cairns within your budget

Customise your flight search to find flights from Newcastle 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 626,186 searches. Data last updated 15 July 2024.

Fly from

Any airport

Fly to

Any airport

Budget

$231 - $466

Route

Depart

Return

Price

Newcastle WilliamtownCairns

NTL - CNS

NTLCNS

Newcastle Williamtown

Sat 21/9

Nonstop2h 55m

Cairns

Sat 28/9

Nonstop2h 45m

$231

Newcastle WilliamtownCairns

NTL - CNS

NTLCNS

Newcastle Williamtown

Thu 8/8

Nonstop2h 55m

Cairns

Tue 13/8

1 stop6h 20m

$286

Newcastle WilliamtownCairns

NTL - CNS

NTLCNS

Newcastle Williamtown

Tue 10/9

1 stop14h 00m

Cairns

Sat 14/9

Nonstop2h 45m

$307

Newcastle WilliamtownCairns

NTL - CNS

NTLCNS

Newcastle Williamtown

Tue 27/8

1 stop13h 30m

Cairns

Sat 31/8

Nonstop2h 45m

$310

Newcastle WilliamtownCairns

NTL - CNS

NTLCNS

Newcastle Williamtown

Wed 14/8

1 stop5h 20m

Cairns

Thu 22/8

Nonstop2h 45m

$324

Newcastle WilliamtownCairns

NTL - CNS

NTLCNS

Newcastle Williamtown

Sat 21/9

Nonstop2h 55m

Cairns

Sat 28/9

1 stop8h 50m

$330

Newcastle WilliamtownCairns

NTL - CNS

NTLCNS

Newcastle Williamtown

Sun 22/9

1 stop8h 30m

Cairns

Sat 28/9

Nonstop2h 45m

$369

Newcastle WilliamtownCairns

NTL - CNS

NTLCNS

Newcastle Williamtown

Sat 21/9

1 stop6h 15m

Cairns

Sat 28/9

1 stop23h 25m

$458

Newcastle WilliamtownCairns

NTL - CNS

NTLCNS

Newcastle Williamtown

Sun 22/9

1 stop8h 30m

Cairns

Sat 28/9

1 stop4h 40m

$466

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How far ahead should I book a flight from Newcastle to Cairns?

Use this chart to determine the optimal time to book a return flight from Newcastle to Cairns. Price data was last updated on 12 July 2024.
The best time to book flights from Newcastle to Cairns is 15 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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What is the cheapest day to fly from Newcastle to Cairns?

Use this chart to determine the cheapest time to fly return from Newcastle to Cairns. Price data was last updated on 7 July 2024.
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Travellers seeking maximum savings on their Newcastle to Cairns flight should consider departing on Saturday mornings when fares are most often at their lowest. Monday afternoons flights should be avoided if possible as fares are typically the most expensive at this time.
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Best time to book a flight from Newcastle to Cairns

Have a flexible travel schedule? Discover the best time to fly to Cairns from Newcastle with our price prediction graph.
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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

If weather is an important factor for your trip to Cairns, use this chart to help with planning. For those seeking warmer temperatures, January is the ideal time of year to visit, when temperatures reach an average of 27.0 C. Travellers hoping to avoid the cold should look outside of June, when temperatures are typically at their lowest (around 21.0 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 15 July 2024.
To help decide which airline to fly from Newcastle to Cairns, see what other customers have to say about Jetstar, Virgin Australia and Qantas Airways. Users have also rated airlines in terms of entertainment options, comfort, food, crew/service, and boarding process.

Comfort

7.5

Food

6.7

Boarding

7.8

Overall

7.7

Crew

8.3

Entertainment

6.7

Reviews

1 / 10

I felt like I was cattle on a cattle truck. Albeit, a politely treated steer! Packed flight sitting next to morbidly obese couple spilling into my seat; baby screaming behind me; food/drink cart passed me by without offering me anything. Definitely not a flight for a business traveller!

7.7
Good
560 reviews

Comfort

7.5

Food

6.7

Boarding

7.8

Overall

7.7

Crew

8.3

Entertainment

6.7

Reviews

1 / 10

I felt like I was cattle on a cattle truck. Albeit, a politely treated steer! Packed flight sitting next to morbidly obese couple spilling into my seat; baby screaming behind me; food/drink cart passed me by without offering me anything. Definitely not a flight for a business traveller!

7.6
Good
912 reviews

Comfort

7.5

Food

6.7

Boarding

7.8

Overall

7.7

Crew

8.3

Entertainment

6.7

Reviews

1 / 10

I felt like I was cattle on a cattle truck. Albeit, a politely treated steer! Packed flight sitting next to morbidly obese couple spilling into my seat; baby screaming behind me; food/drink cart passed me by without offering me anything. Definitely not a flight for a business traveller!

6.8
Okay
593 reviews

Comfort

7.5

Food

6.7

Boarding

7.8

Overall

7.7

Crew

8.3

Entertainment

6.7

Reviews

1 / 10

I felt like I was cattle on a cattle truck. Albeit, a politely treated steer! Packed flight sitting next to morbidly obese couple spilling into my seat; baby screaming behind me; food/drink cart passed me by without offering me anything. Definitely not a flight for a business traveller!

Related info for your journey

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  • Can I find flights from Newcastle to Cairns for under $300 on Cheapflights?

    Yes, there are multiple flights from Newcastle to Cairns for under $300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Jetstar for just $231, but on average you can expect to pay $383.

  • Are there direct flights from Newcastle to Cairns for under $300 on Cheapflights?

    Cheapflights has 1 direct flight from Newcastle to Cairns under $300. A good price for a direct flight from Newcastle to Cairns is less than $231.

  • How popular is this Newcastle to Cairns flight route?

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

    Jetstar, at $231, was found to be the cheapest airline from Newcastle to Cairns. An alternate airline flying to your destination would be Virgin Australia. Jetstar is 42% cheaper than the average price of flights available within the next 90 days to this destination.

  • What are the cheapest flights from Newcastle to Cairns?

    Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for $229. While the most popular route (Newcastle Williamtown - Cairns) can be booked for $231 on average our data indicates $305 when flying from Newcastle to Cairns.

  • What does NTL to CNS mean?

    This is defined as Newcastle Williamtown Airport (NTL) and Cairns Airport (CNS). Codes like Cairns Airport are often used to just call airports uniquely.

  • Can I find deals for flights from Newcastle to Cairns that include extra baggage allowance?

    The amount of baggage you can bring on your Newcastle to Cairns flight depends on the airline and the type of fare you've chosen. After entering your flight details, you'll be able to view the specific baggage policies for each deal in the search results. Keep in mind that certain deals may offer additional baggage allowance.

  • Can I find deals on flights from Newcastle to Cairns with specific airlines?

    Yes, Cheapflights allows you to browse and filter Newcastle to Cairns flight deals by airline. After entering your origin and destination, use the available filters to view flights offered by airlines.

  • Can I find deals for flights from Newcastle to Cairns that include hotel bookings?

    Yes. In addition to deals on Newcastle to Cairns flights, Cheapflights offers holiday packages that include both flights and hotel.

  • How can I find direct flights from Newcastle to Cairns?

    After entering your origin and destination, apply the non-stop filter on the search result page to find direct flights from Newcastle to Cairns.

  • Can I find deals for business class flights from Newcastle to Cairns?

    Yes. Cheapflights offers flight deals from Newcastle to Cairns by cabin class. In addition to browsing deals, you can also filter by cabin class on the search results page after making a search.

  • Can I find deals for flights from Newcastle to Cairns that allow pets onboard?

    Many airlines flying from Newcastle to Cairns offer the option to travel with pets. After selecting a flight deal, you can find more information about the airline's pet policy on their official website or by contacting the airline directly. Please note that additional fees and restrictions may apply.

  • Can I find deals on last-minute flights from Newcastle to Cairns?

    Yes, you can often find last-minute deals on Newcastle to Cairns flights on Cheapflights. However, these deals can vary and may not always be available. We recommend checking back frequently or signing up for price alerts for the most up-to-date deals.

  • How recently were the Newcastle to Cairns flight deals updated?

    The Newcastle to Cairns flight deals you see on this page were last updated on 15/7.

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

  • What is the cheapest month to book a flight from Newcastle to Cairns?

    Currently, January is the cheapest month in which you can book a flight from Newcastle to Cairns (average of $188). Flying from Newcastle to Cairns in July is currently the most expensive (average of $248). 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.

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JetstarCheapest$215Average$334FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time74%
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