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Cheap flights from Perth to Cairns

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The best prices from Perth to Cairns are usually found in May or June, booked 57 days in advance, depart on a Monday or Saturday and return on a Thursday

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Perth (PER) to Cairns (CNS)

PER - CNS
Price
$437 - $664
CNS
Temperature
26 - 31 °C
CNS
Rainfall
27 - 436 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 20% potential price rise

Cheapest in

May

Best time to find cheap flights, 17% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$437

From Perth to Cairns

One-way from

$362

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 22% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 39 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 $357 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $388 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 $316 on average during March, but can be found for as low as $184.

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 13% on airfare.

Cheap flights from Perth to Cairns in April, May 2021

16 Apr - 23 Apr
$405pp
PER
Perth
Jetstar
Direct
CNS
Cairns
CNS
Cairns
Jetstar
Direct
PER
Perth
30 Apr - 9 May
$440pp
PER
Perth
Jetstar
Direct
CNS
Cairns
CNS
Cairns
Jetstar
Direct
PER
Perth
15 Apr - 16 Apr
$450pp
PER
Perth
Jetstar
Direct
CNS
Cairns
CNS
Cairns
Jetstar
Direct
PER
Perth

Perth to Cairns 2021 flight deals

16 Apr - 23 Apr
$405pp
PER
Perth
Jetstar
Direct
CNS
Cairns
CNS
Cairns
Jetstar
Direct
PER
Perth
5 Nov - 12 Nov
$419pp
PER
Perth
Jetstar
Direct
CNS
Cairns
CNS
Cairns
Jetstar
Direct
PER
Perth
7 Oct - 16 Oct
$429pp
PER
Perth
Jetstar
Direct
CNS
Cairns
CNS
Cairns
Jetstar
Direct
PER
Perth

Direct flights to Cairns from Perth

7 Oct - 16 Oct
$429pp
PER
Perth
Jetstar
Direct
CNS
Cairns
CNS
Cairns
Jetstar
Direct
PER
Perth
30 Apr - 9 May
$440pp
PER
Perth
Jetstar
Direct
CNS
Cairns
CNS
Cairns
Jetstar
Direct
PER
Perth
9 Sep - 17 Sep
$445pp
PER
Perth
Jetstar
Direct
CNS
Cairns
CNS
Cairns
Jetstar
Direct
PER
Perth

Last-minute flights from Perth to Cairns

17 Apr - 23 Apr
$567pp
PER
Perth
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
CNS
Cairns
CNS
Cairns
Jetstar
Direct
PER
Perth
17 Apr - 23 Apr
$699pp
PER
Perth
Qantas Airways
 
1 STOP
CNS
Cairns
CNS
Cairns
Qantas Airways
 
1 STOP
PER
Perth
17 Apr - 8 May
$749pp
PER
Perth
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
CNS
Cairns
CNS
Cairns
Jetstar
 
1 STOP
PER
Perth

One-way flights to Cairns from Perth

13:55 - 18:35
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
26h 40m
PER - CNS
Multiple Airlines
$363
Gotogate
14:15 - 08:35
Qantas Airways
2 stops
16h 20m
PER - CNS
Qantas Airways
$372
CheersTravel
03:00 - 07:20
Virgin Australia
2 stops
26h 20m
PER - CNS
Virgin Australia
$378
Wotif

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Flight FAQs

From Perth to Cairns

Can I find flights from Perth to Cairns for under $394 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Perth to Cairns for under $394. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Jetstar for just $346, but on average you can expect to pay $491.

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

Jetstar, Virgin Australia, and Qantas Airways are some of the carriers that may have flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for other airlines that may also have this kind of flexibility.

Are there direct flights from Perth to Cairns for under $525 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Perth to Cairns under $525. A good price for a direct flight from Perth to Cairns is less than $495.

Are there last-minute flights available from Perth to Cairns for under $656?

There are currently 7+ open flights from Perth to Cairns within the next 7 days for less than $656.

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 less than Cairns. We can gather that this will continue over the next 9 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 $347, Jetstar can have you in Cairns from Perth in 4h 10m. All flights are typically direct.

What is the cheapest airline to fly from Perth to Cairns return?

Flying on Jetstar is currently your cheapest option to Cairns, with prices starting at $347. This flight start at 34% 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 Jetstar. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $108. Users have also found prices from $292 and $340 on Jetstar and Virgin Australia, respectively.

Alternative routes for Perth to Cairns

Destination information for Cairns

Flight duration
4h 37m
Average temperature for April in Cairns
29.0 °C
Avg rainfall for April in Cairns
208.0 mm

Airports servicing Perth

Airports servicing Cairns

Top 3 airlines flying from Perth to Cairns

Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Jetstar
$215 $386 No cancel fee 74%
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Virgin Australia
$379 $447 No cancel fee 80%
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Qantas Airways
$239 $520 No cancel fee 74%
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Hourly flight availability from Perth to Cairns

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