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The best prices from Perth to Cairns are usually found in February or March, booked 36 days in advance, depart on a Monday or Friday and return on a Thursday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Perth (PER) to Cairns (CNS)

PER - CNS
Price
$450 - $691
CNS
Temperature
26 - 31 °C
CNS
Rainfall
27 - 436 mm
Popular in December High demand for flights, 19% potential price rise
Cheapest in February Best time to find cheap flights, 19% potential price drop
Round-trip from R450 From Perth to Cairns
One-way from R260 One-way flight from Perth 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 Perth to Cairns?

Tuesday flights are found to be more expensive to fly from Perth to Cairns. This shouldn’t discourage you from searching, as you can still find great deals by being flexible with your options. Use our search form to find deals on tickets to Cairns.

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

To save up to 21% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 61 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from Perth to Cairns from $532 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $573 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Perth 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 Perth in March are about $356 on average during March, but can be found for as low as $221.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Perth to Cairns (PER - CNS)?

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from Perth to Cairns is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are in the morning tend to be the most expensive. A flight in the afternoon could potentially save you up to 11% on airfare.

Cheap flights from Perth to Cairns in September, October 2020

The best prices found for PER to CNS flights in September, October
28 Oct - 4 Nov
$395pp
PER
Perth
Jetstar
 
1 STOP
CNS
Cairns
CNS
Cairns
Jetstar
Direct
PER
Perth
26 Oct - 2 Nov
$447pp
PER
Perth
Virgin Australia
 
1 STOP
CNS
Cairns
CNS
Cairns
Virgin Australia
 
1 STOP
PER
Perth
29 Oct - 5 Nov
$477pp
PER
Perth
Virgin Australia
 
1 STOP
CNS
Cairns
CNS
Cairns
Virgin Australia
 
1 STOP
PER
Perth

Perth to Cairns 2020 flight deals

Cheap flights to Cairns from Perth found for this year
15 Dec - 22 Dec
$361pp
PER
Perth
Jetstar
Direct
CNS
Cairns
CNS
Cairns
Jetstar
Direct
PER
Perth
15 Dec - 22 Dec
$391pp
PER
Perth
Jetstar
 
1 STOP
CNS
Cairns
CNS
Cairns
Jetstar
Direct
PER
Perth
1 Nov - 8 Nov
$394pp
PER
Perth
Jetstar
 
1 STOP
CNS
Cairns
CNS
Cairns
Jetstar
Direct
PER
Perth

Direct flights to Cairns from Perth

Save time with Perth to Cairns direct flight deals
15 Dec - 22 Dec
$361pp
PER
Perth
Jetstar
Direct
CNS
Cairns
CNS
Cairns
Jetstar
Direct
PER
Perth

One-way flights to Cairns from Perth

The cheapest one-way flights from Perth to Cairns
10:45 - 12:40
Jetstar
1 stop
23h 55m
PER - CNS
Jetstar
$356
CheapFaresNow
05:00 - 07:55
Airnorth
3 stops
24h 55m
PER - CNS
Airnorth
$400
CheapFaresNow
09:40 - 08:20
Virgin Australia
1 stop
20h 40m
PER - CNS
Virgin Australia
$524
KAYAK

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Perth to Cairns flights.

Flight FAQs

From Perth to Cairns

Can I find flights from Perth to Cairns for under $400 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Perth to Cairns for under $400. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Jetstar for just $361, but on average you can expect to pay $433.

Are there direct flights from Perth to Cairns for under $400 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 1 direct flight from Perth to Cairns under $400. A good price for a direct flight from Perth to Cairns is less than $361.

How popular is this flight route?

The Perth to Cairns flight path was viewed by 1,803 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

Does it rain more in Perth or Cairns?

When travelling, we recommend packing in preparation to handle common weather conditions. The rainfall in Perth is typically greater than that of Cairns. We can gather that this will continue over the next 18 days.

Is Perth weather warmer or cooler than Cairns?

Temperatures around the 32 °Cs can be experienced in January. The weather in Cairns is colder than in Perth. Plan for potential changes in flight availability as peak weather approaches in this location.

How long does is the flight from Perth to Cairns?

For as low as $494, Jetstar can have you in Cairns from Perth in 4h 15m. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

What are the cheapest airlines to flying from Perth to Cairns return?

Flying on Jetstar is currently your cheapest option to Cairns, with prices starting at $494. Additional return tickets that might be worth considering are offered by Virgin Australia and Qantas Airways, with the lowest prices starting at $574 and $665, respectively. These flights start at 11% lower than the current average price 3 months from now.

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

For one-way options, check prices for Virgin Australia. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $315. Users have also found prices from $333 and $334 on Virgin Australia and Qantas Airways, respectively.

Alternative routes for Perth to Cairns

Destination information for Cairns

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Perth to Cairns
Flight duration
4h 32m
Average temperature for September in Cairns
28.0 °C
Avg rainfall for September in Cairns
27.0 mm

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