Cheap flights from Perth to Cairns

PER — CNS
16 Aug — 23 Aug1
Return
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The best prices from Perth to Cairns are usually found in January or December, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Friday or Sunday and return on a Sunday

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

All the information you need to plan the best PER to CNS flight in 2022: compare Perth to Cairns flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Cairns.

PER - CNS

Price

$281 - $513

CNS

Temperature

21 - 27 °C

CNS

Rainfall

20 - 430 mm

Popular inAprilHigh demand for flights, 21% potential price rise
Cheapest inJanuaryBest time to find cheap flights, 31% potential price drop
Round-trip from$400From Perth to Cairns
One-way from$338One-way flight from Perth to Cairns

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

Departing on a Thursday is a good option for securing a great price. You can expect to save up to 18% when planning your travel around this day of the week.

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

Users have found that booking a flight from Perth to Cairns at least 61 days early can save you up to 53% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 61 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from Perth to Cairns for as little as $762 when booking for a departure date within the next two weeks. You can also check prices now. Some users have found airline tickets as low as $830 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

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

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in April. For low rates, January can be a great choice for travel to Cairns. Flights to Cairns from Perth in January are about $577 on average during January, but can be found for as low as $300.

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

Unlike in the morning, when flights are generally more expensive, you can save up to 42% on flights from Perth to Cairns by exploring options for tickets in the afternoon.

Cheap flights from Perth to Cairns in August, September 2022

The best prices found for PER to CNS flights in August, September
7 Sep. - 14 Sep.
PER

Perth

CNS

Cairns

Nonstop

4h 10m
CNS

Cairns

PER

Perth

Nonstop

5h 10m
$524

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/8/22

5 Sep. - 12 Sep.
PER

Perth

CNS

Cairns

Nonstop

4h 10m
CNS

Cairns

PER

Perth

Nonstop

5h 10m
$568

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/8/22

7 Sep. - 12 Sep.
PER

Perth

CNS

Cairns

Nonstop

4h 10m
CNS

Cairns

PER

Perth

Nonstop

5h 10m
$601

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 10/8/22

Perth to Cairns 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Cairns from Perth found for this year
16 Nov. - 20 Nov.
PER

Perth

CNS

Cairns

Nonstop

4h 15m
CNS

Cairns

PER

Perth

Nonstop

5h 00m
$498

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 10/8/22

7 Sep. - 14 Sep.
PER

Perth

CNS

Cairns

Nonstop

4h 10m
CNS

Cairns

PER

Perth

Nonstop

5h 10m
$524

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/8/22

17 Nov. - 20 Nov.
PER

Perth

CNS

Cairns

1 stop

8h 35m
CNS

Cairns

PER

Perth

Nonstop

5h 00m
$564

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 10/8/22

Cheap Jetstar flights from Perth to Cairns

16 Nov. - 20 Nov.
PER

Perth

CNS

Cairns

Nonstop

4h 15m
CNS

Cairns

PER

Perth

Nonstop

5h 00m
$498

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 10/8/22

7 Sep. - 14 Sep.
PER

Perth

CNS

Cairns

Nonstop

4h 10m
CNS

Cairns

PER

Perth

Nonstop

5h 10m
$524

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/8/22

5 Sep. - 12 Sep.
PER

Perth

CNS

Cairns

Nonstop

4h 10m
CNS

Cairns

PER

Perth

Nonstop

5h 10m
$563

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/8/22

Cheap Qantas Airways flights from Perth to Cairns

21 Aug. - 28 Sep.
PER

Perth

CNS

Cairns

1 stop

21h 15m
CNS

Cairns

PER

Perth

1 stop

17h 30m
$756

Qantas Airways

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/8/22

19 Aug. - 28 Sep.
PER

Perth

CNS

Cairns

1 stop

7h 15m
CNS

Cairns

PER

Perth

1 stop

17h 30m
$758

Qantas Airways

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/8/22

Direct flights to Cairns from Perth

Save time with Perth to Cairns direct flight deals
16 Nov. - 20 Nov.
PER

Perth

CNS

Cairns

Nonstop

4h 15m
CNS

Cairns

PER

Perth

Nonstop

5h 00m
$498

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 10/8/22

7 Sep. - 14 Sep.
PER

Perth

CNS

Cairns

Nonstop

4h 10m
CNS

Cairns

PER

Perth

Nonstop

5h 10m
$524

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/8/22

11 Jan. - 15 Jan.
PER

Perth

CNS

Cairns

Nonstop

4h 15m
CNS

Cairns

PER

Perth

Nonstop

5h 00m
$537

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/8/22

Last-minute flights from Perth to Cairns

Late deals on return flights to Cairns from Perth, departing today and this week
19 Aug. - 28 Sep.
PER

Perth

CNS

Cairns

Nonstop

4h 10m
CNS

Cairns

PER

Perth

Nonstop

5h 10m
$611

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/8/22

21 Aug. - 28 Sep.
PER

Perth

CNS

Cairns

1 stop

21h 15m
CNS

Cairns

PER

Perth

Nonstop

5h 10m
$625

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/8/22

19 Aug. - 28 Sep.
PER

Perth

CNS

Cairns

1 stop

7h 15m
CNS

Cairns

PER

Perth

Nonstop

5h 10m
$627

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/8/22

One-way flights to Cairns from Perth

The cheapest one-way flights from Perth to Cairns
15 Jan.
PER

Perth

CNS

Cairns

Nonstop

4h 35m
$197

Virgin Australia

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/8/22

25 Jan.
PER

Perth

CNS

Cairns

Nonstop

4h 15m
$208

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/8/22

11 Nov.
PER

Perth

CNS

Cairns

Nonstop

4h 15m
$225

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/8/22

Related info for your journey

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

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

You will need to book a flight from Perth to Cairns if you want to fly from Perth to Cairns. At least 3 different airlines have flights from Perth (PER) to Cairns (CNS) on a regular basis. There is 1 flight to Cairns from the Perth airport per day. If you manage to book one that is nonstop, then you can expect the flight time from PER to CNS to be around 4h 10m.

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.

Can I find flights from Perth to Cairns for under $500 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Perth to Cairns for under $500. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Jetstar for just $498, but on average you can expect to pay $594.

Are there direct flights from Perth to Cairns for under $500 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Perth to Cairns under $500. A good price for a direct flight from Perth to Cairns is less than $716.

Are there last-minute flights available from Perth to Cairns for under $700?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Perth to Cairns within the next 7 days for less than $700.

How popular is this Perth to Cairns flight route?

This flight path from Perth to Cairns was viewed by 2,596 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

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

According to our current data, Jetstar ($498), and Virgin Australia ($545) offers the cheapest pricing from Perth to Cairns. You may be able to fly from Perth to Cairns for 13% less than the average price by searching for these airlines.

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

Jetstar, Qantas Airways and Virgin Australia are the most popular airlines when flying from Perth to Cairns.

What are the most reliable airlines from Perth to Cairns?

Looking for the most reliable airlines to get you to your destination on time? Our data shows these are most likely to get you from Perth to Cairns on time: Qantas Airways (0%), Emirates (0%), Jetstar (0%).

What are the cheapest flights from Perth to Cairns?

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for $269. While the most popular route (Perth - Cairns) can be booked for $477 on average our data indicates $1,231 when flying from Perth to Cairns.

Alternative routes for Perth to Cairns

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.

Top 3 airlines flying from Perth to Cairns

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Perth to Cairns choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
JetstarCheapest$206Average$513FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time74%COVID-19 safety
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Virgin AustraliaCheapest$263Average$432FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time80%COVID-19 safety
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Qantas AirwaysCheapest$659Average$800FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time74%COVID-19 safety
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Hourly flight availability from Perth to Cairns

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Weekly flight availability from Perth to Cairns

See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Perth to Cairns
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Monday3daily flights
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Friday3daily flights
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