Cheap flights from Sunshine Coast to Cairns

MCY — CNS
13 Aug — 20 Aug1
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How far in advance should I book a flight from Sunshine Coast to Cairns?

Users have found that booking a flight from Sunshine Coast to Cairns at least 37 days early can save you up to 17% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 37 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from Sunshine Coast to Cairns for as little as $560 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 $599 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Sunshine Coast to Cairns?

Our data shows that January tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Cairns from Sunshine Coast. Users have commonly found prices around $541 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $342. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in April.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Sunshine Coast to Cairns (KII - CNS)?

When flying from Sunshine Coast to Cairns, the time of day you decide to fly out makes little to no difference towards the overall price you’ll pay on tickets.

Cheap flights from Sunshine Coast to Cairns in August, September 2022

The best prices found for Sunshine Coast to CNS flights in August, September
17 Aug. - 20 Aug.
MCY

Maroochydore Sunshine Coast

CNS

Cairns

1 stop

6h 30m
CNS

Cairns

MCY

Maroochydore Sunshine Coast

1 stop

8h 00m
$494

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 6/8/22

5 Sep. - 12 Sep.
MCY

Maroochydore Sunshine Coast

CNS

Cairns

1 stop

14h 05m
CNS

Cairns

MCY

Maroochydore Sunshine Coast

1 stop

7h 50m
$514

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 6/8/22

29 Aug. - 5 Sep.
MCY

Maroochydore Sunshine Coast

CNS

Cairns

1 stop

6h 30m
CNS

Cairns

MCY

Maroochydore Sunshine Coast

1 stop

12h 25m
$517

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 5/8/22

Sunshine Coast to Cairns 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Cairns from Sunshine Coast found for this year
17 Aug. - 20 Aug.
MCY

Maroochydore Sunshine Coast

CNS

Cairns

1 stop

6h 30m
CNS

Cairns

MCY

Maroochydore Sunshine Coast

1 stop

8h 00m
$494

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 6/8/22

5 Sep. - 12 Sep.
MCY

Maroochydore Sunshine Coast

CNS

Cairns

1 stop

14h 05m
CNS

Cairns

MCY

Maroochydore Sunshine Coast

1 stop

7h 50m
$514

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 6/8/22

29 Aug. - 5 Sep.
MCY

Maroochydore Sunshine Coast

CNS

Cairns

1 stop

6h 30m
CNS

Cairns

MCY

Maroochydore Sunshine Coast

1 stop

12h 25m
$517

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 5/8/22

Cheap Jetstar flights from Sunshine Coast to Cairns

17 Aug. - 20 Aug.
MCY

Maroochydore Sunshine Coast

CNS

Cairns

1 stop

6h 30m
CNS

Cairns

MCY

Maroochydore Sunshine Coast

1 stop

8h 00m
$494

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 6/8/22

29 Aug. - 5 Sep.
MCY

Maroochydore Sunshine Coast

CNS

Cairns

1 stop

6h 30m
CNS

Cairns

MCY

Maroochydore Sunshine Coast

1 stop

12h 25m
$517

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 5/8/22

28 Aug. - 4 Sep.
MCY

Maroochydore Sunshine Coast

CNS

Cairns

1 stop

12h 35m
CNS

Cairns

MCY

Maroochydore Sunshine Coast

1 stop

20h 55m
$638

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 6/8/22

Cheap Virgin Australia flights from Sunshine Coast to Cairns

5 Sep. - 12 Sep.
MCY

Maroochydore Sunshine Coast

CNS

Cairns

2 stops

19h 15m
CNS

Cairns

MCY

Maroochydore Sunshine Coast

2 stops

28h 40m
$599

Virgin Australia

Pick Dates

Deal found 6/8/22

17 Aug. - 20 Aug.
MCY

Maroochydore Sunshine Coast

CNS

Cairns

2 stops

27h 25m
CNS

Cairns

MCY

Maroochydore Sunshine Coast

2 stops

19h 15m
$648

Virgin Australia

Pick Dates

Deal found 6/8/22

29 Sep. - 6 Oct.
MCY

Maroochydore Sunshine Coast

CNS

Cairns

1 stop

9h 35m
CNS

Cairns

MCY

Maroochydore Sunshine Coast

2 stops

9h 00m
$660

Virgin Australia

Pick Dates

Deal found 6/8/22

Last-minute flights from Sunshine Coast to Cairns

Late deals on return flights to Cairns from Sunshine Coast, departing today and this week
17 Aug. - 20 Aug.
MCY

Maroochydore Sunshine Coast

CNS

Cairns

1 stop

6h 30m
CNS

Cairns

MCY

Maroochydore Sunshine Coast

1 stop

8h 00m
$494

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 6/8/22

17 Aug. - 20 Aug.
MCY

Maroochydore Sunshine Coast

CNS

Cairns

2 stops

23h 40m
CNS

Cairns

MCY

Maroochydore Sunshine Coast

1 stop

8h 00m
$541

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 6/8/22

17 Aug. - 20 Aug.
MCY

Maroochydore Sunshine Coast

CNS

Cairns

2 stops

27h 25m
CNS

Cairns

MCY

Maroochydore Sunshine Coast

2 stops

19h 15m
$648

Virgin Australia

Pick Dates

Deal found 6/8/22

One-way flights to Cairns from Sunshine Coast

The cheapest one-way flights from Sunshine Coast to Cairns
9 Sep.
MCY

Maroochydore Sunshine Coast

CNS

Cairns

1 stop

6h 30m
$251

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 7/8/22

9 Sep.
MCY

Maroochydore Sunshine Coast

CNS

Cairns

2 stops

19h 15m
$297

Virgin Australia

Pick Dates

Deal found 7/8/22

9 Sep.
MCY

Maroochydore Sunshine Coast

CNS

Cairns

1 stop

15h 30m
$373

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 6/8/22

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Sunshine Coast to Cairns flights.

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

Cairns (CNS), located 4.4 km from the city centre, is the airport you fly into when you book flights from Sunshine Coast to Cairns.

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

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

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Sunshine Coast to Cairns for under $500. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $490, but on average you can expect to pay $636.

Are there last-minute flights available from Sunshine Coast to Cairns for under $500?

There are currently 3+ open flights from Sunshine Coast to Cairns within the next 7 days for less than $500.

How popular is this Sunshine Coast to Cairns flight route?

Within the past month, 684 users have taken a look at flights from Sunshine Coast to Cairns.

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

The most popular airlines flying from Sunshine Coast to Cairns are Jetstar, Qantas Airways and Alliance Airlines. Something to consider prior to booking your flight.

What are the cheapest flights from Sunshine Coast to Cairns?

On average you can expect to pay $581 for a flight from Sunshine Coast to Cairns. The cheapest flight overall is $197 while the most popular route, (Maroochydore Sunshine Coast - Cairns) is currently priced at $494.

Alternative routes for Sunshine Coast to Cairns

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Departure points for flights from Sunshine Coast to Cairns

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Top 4 airlines flying from Sunshine Coast to Cairns

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Sunshine Coast to Cairns choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
JetstarCheapest$186Average$482FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time74%COVID-19 safety
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Alliance AirlinesCheapest$325Average$487FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-timeN/ACOVID-19 safety
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Virgin AustraliaCheapest$344Average$526FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time80%COVID-19 safety
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Qantas AirwaysCheapest$399Average$833FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time74%COVID-19 safety
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