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How to find the cheapest flight from
Queensland to Cairns (CNS)

All the information you need to plan the best null to CNS flight in 2021: compare Queensland to Cairns flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Cairns.
How far in advance should I book a flight from Queensland to Cairns?

To save on the cost of your flight from Queensland to Cairns, book at least 39 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 22% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $353 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $384.

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

March is one of the best times of the year to fly to Cairns from Queensland. Prices for March average $313 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $182. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December. Opting for a March flight can save you 35% on your journey compared to booking in March

Cheap flights from Queensland to Cairns in June, July 2021

The best prices found for Queensland to CNS flights in June, July
29 Jul - 7 Aug
$157pp
BNE
Brisbane
Jetstar
Direct
CNS
Cairns
CNS
Cairns
Jetstar
Direct
BNE
Brisbane
19 Jul - 28 Jul
$162pp
BNE
Brisbane
Jetstar
Direct
CNS
Cairns
CNS
Cairns
Jetstar
Direct
BNE
Brisbane
28 Jul - 31 Jul
$163pp
BNE
Brisbane
Jetstar
Direct
CNS
Cairns
CNS
Cairns
Jetstar
Direct
BNE
Brisbane

Queensland to Cairns 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Cairns from Queensland found for this year
1 Sep - 13 Sep
$130pp
BNE
Brisbane
Jetstar
Direct
CNS
Cairns
CNS
Cairns
Jetstar
Direct
BNE
Brisbane
3 Aug - 31 Aug
$131pp
BNE
Brisbane
Jetstar
Direct
CNS
Cairns
CNS
Cairns
Jetstar
Direct
BNE
Brisbane
26 Aug - 2 Sep
$135pp
BNE
Brisbane
Jetstar
Direct
CNS
Cairns
CNS
Cairns
Jetstar
Direct
BNE
Brisbane

Direct flights to Cairns from Queensland

Save time with Queensland to Cairns direct flight deals
1 Sep - 13 Sep
$130pp
BNE
Brisbane
Jetstar
Direct
CNS
Cairns
CNS
Cairns
Jetstar
Direct
BNE
Brisbane
26 Aug - 2 Sep
$135pp
BNE
Brisbane
Jetstar
Direct
CNS
Cairns
CNS
Cairns
Jetstar
Direct
BNE
Brisbane
19 Aug - 25 Aug
$138pp
BNE
Brisbane
Jetstar
Direct
CNS
Cairns
CNS
Cairns
Jetstar
Direct
BNE
Brisbane

Last-minute flights from Queensland to Cairns

Late deals on return flights to Cairns from Queensland, departing today and this week
20 Jun - 24 Jun
$304pp
TSV
Townsville
Multiple airlines
Direct
CNS
Cairns
CNS
Cairns
Rex
Direct
TSV
Townsville
19 Jun - 22 Jun
$322pp
BNE
Brisbane
Jetstar
Direct
CNS
Cairns
CNS
Cairns
Jetstar
Direct
BNE
Brisbane
21 Jun - 23 Jun
$342pp
BNE
Brisbane
Jetstar
Direct
CNS
Cairns
CNS
Cairns
Jetstar
Direct
BNE
Brisbane

One-way flights to Cairns from Queensland

The cheapest one-way flights from Queensland to Cairns
10:20 - 15:55
Virgin Australia
1 stop
5h 35m
OOL - CNS
Virgin Australia
$177
BudgetAir
14:15 - 15:10
Qantas Airways
Direct
0h 55m
TSV - CNS
Qantas Airways
$182
CheersTravel
02:10 - 04:30
Jetstar
Direct
2h 20m
BNE - CNS
Jetstar
$185
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Flight FAQs

From Queensland to Cairns

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

If you book a flight to Cairns from Queensland, you will be flying to Cairns, which is the city’s only airport. Cairns (CNS) is located 4.4 km from the centre of Cairns.

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

Some of our airline partners flying from Queensland to Cairns have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. Jetstar, Tigerair Australia, and Virgin Australia are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like Jetstar with this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from Queensland to Cairns for under $130 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Queensland to Cairns for under $130. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Jetstar for just $130, but on average you can expect to pay $160.

Are there direct flights from Queensland to Cairns for under $130 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Queensland to Cairns under $130. A good price for a direct flight from Queensland to Cairns is less than $162.

Are there last-minute flights available from Queensland to Cairns for under $389?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Queensland to Cairns within the next 7 days for less than $389.

What days are direct flights available from Queensland to Cairns?

Direct flights can be found on the following days: Monday, Tuesday.

How popular is this flight route?

Within the past month, 8,902 users have taken a look at flights from Queensland to Cairns.

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

When booking a flight from Queensland to Cairns, you may want to consider flying on Jetstar, Qantas Airways or Tigerair Australia as they are the most popular for this route.

What are the most popular routes from Queensland to Cairns?

While some choose either Coolangatta Gold Coast - Cairns or Maroochydore Sunshine Coast - Cairns, Brisbane - Cairns is the most popular route from Queensland to Cairns.

What are the cheapest flights from Queensland to Cairns?

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for $68. While the most popular route (Brisbane - Cairns) can be booked for $132 on average our data indicates $176 when flying from Queensland to Cairns

What are the most reliable airlines from Queensland to Cairns?

No one likes to see their flight delayed. When booking a flight from Queensland to Cairns consider choosing Virgin Australia(89%), Hawaiian Airlines(88%) or Air New Zealand(85%), as they are the most reliable in getting you off to your destination on time.

How long does is the flight from Queensland to Cairns?

Airlines like Qantas Airways, Rex, and Jetstar fly from Queensland to Cairns in about 55m. The time it takes to get you to your destination is usually consistent. Generally, flights for this route are direct.

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

Our cheapest airline available from Queensland to Cairns is Jetstar. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $130 on this airline.

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

$68 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from Jetstar. You may also be able to find cheap deals on Virgin Australia and Qantas Airways, with prices starting from $129 and $151, respectively.

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Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Queensland to Cairns.
Flight duration
1h 59m
Average temperature for June in Cairns
26.0 °C
Avg rainfall for June in Cairns
39.0 mm

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Top 5 airlines flying from Queensland to Cairns

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Queensland to Cairns choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Rex
$90 $143 No cancel fee 86%

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Tigerair Australia
$106 $158 No cancel fee 81%

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Jetstar
$112 $198 No cancel fee 74%
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Qantas Airways
$119 $319 No cancel fee 74%
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Virgin Australia
$140 $357 No cancel fee 80%
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