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Cheap flights from Sydney to Cairns from $118

This is the cheapest one-way flight price found by a Cheapflights user in the last 72 hours by searching for a flight departing on 26/4. Fares are subject to change and may not be available on all flights or dates of travel. Click the price to replicate the search for this deal.
SYD — CNS
23 Apr — 30 Apr1
1 adult
Tue 23/4
Tue 30/4

The best prices from Sydney Kingsford Smith to Cairns are usually found in October or August, booked 79 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Wednesday and return on a Thursday

Cheap flight deals from Sydney to Cairns

Discover tips and strategies to find the most affordable flight options for your journey from Sydney (SYD) to Cairns (CNS). Learn about various techniques such as flexible date searches, comparing prices across and setting up price alerts. Use these methods to find the cheapest flights available for your travel needs. Data last updated 18 April 2024.

Popular in

December

Cheapest in

October

Round-trip from

$291

One-way from

$165
High demand for flights, 27% potential price rise
Best time to find cheap flights, 19% potential price drop
From Sydney Kingsford Smith to Cairns
One-way flight from Sydney Kingsford Smith to Cairns

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

Users have found that flying from Sydney to Cairns on a Thursday typically leans towards higher prices. However, this doesn’t mean you still can’t find a deal. Flexibility with other aspects of your flight can still land a great price for your trip.

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

Find a great deal and save up to 43% by booking at least 48 days prior to your desired departure date, rather than waiting until the week of travel. According to our data, there are a number of flights available from Sydney to Cairns within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at $426.

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

October can be a great time to fly to Cairns from Sydney with a flight ticket averaging about $398. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of October for as cheap as $169. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Sydney to Cairns (SYD - CNS)?

When flying from Sydney to Cairns, the time of day you fly usually plays a role in the price. Save by searching for a flight at midday, which can drop the price by up to 13% versus a flight in the evening.

Cheap Rex flights from Sydney to Cairns

Explore cheap flight options specifically provided by Rex for the route between Sydney and Cairns. Find affordable fares and compare prices with other airlines to secure the best deal for your journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 595,970 searches. Data last updated 18 April 2024.
Take a peek at the cheapest Rex flights we've detected travelling from Sydney to Cairns. Deals update often to give you more flight options matching your criteria
Mon 29/407:10SYD - CNS
1 stop9h 45mRex
Mon 29/421:40CNS - SYD
1 stop13h 25mRex
Deal found 16/4$402
Wed 22/507:10SYD - CNS
1 stop7h 50mRex
Thu 6/613:15CNS - SYD
1 stop5h 20mRex
Deal found 17/4$450
Wed 24/409:15SYD - CNS
1 stop5h 45mRex
Mon 29/421:40CNS - SYD
1 stop13h 25mRex
Deal found 18/4$471
Sun 28/419:30SYD - CNS
1 stop21h 25mRex
Mon 29/421:40CNS - SYD
1 stop13h 25mRex
Deal found 16/4$533
Tue 28/520:00SYD - CNS
2 stops19h 00mRex
Thu 6/613:15CNS - SYD
1 stop5h 20mRex
Deal found 17/4$548

Cheap Jetstar flights from Sydney to Cairns

Explore cheap flight options specifically provided by Jetstar for the route between Sydney and Cairns. Find affordable fares and compare prices with other airlines to secure the best deal for your journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 595,970 searches. Data last updated 18 April 2024.
Some of the best deals we've found on Jetstar flights travelling from Sydney to Cairns. Ensure the flight price, dates, time, and airline match your criteria before you book.
Sun 28/419:45SYD - CNS
Nonstop3h 05mJetstar
Thu 2/518:55CNS - SYD
Nonstop2h 55mJetstar
Deal found 17/4$244
Thu 16/519:45SYD - CNS
Nonstop3h 05mJetstar
Mon 20/518:55CNS - SYD
Nonstop2h 55mJetstar
Deal found 17/4$245
Fri 10/519:45SYD - CNS
Nonstop3h 05mJetstar
Sun 12/518:55CNS - SYD
Nonstop2h 55mJetstar
Deal found 16/4$249
Wed 1/519:45SYD - CNS
Nonstop3h 05mJetstar
Tue 7/518:55CNS - SYD
Nonstop2h 55mJetstar
Deal found 17/4$253
Thu 9/519:45SYD - CNS
Nonstop3h 05mJetstar
Mon 13/518:55CNS - SYD
Nonstop2h 55mJetstar
Deal found 18/4$255
Sat 18/515:10SYD - CNS
Nonstop3h 05mJetstar
Wed 22/518:55CNS - SYD
Nonstop2h 55mJetstar
Deal found 18/4$259
Fri 10/519:45SYD - CNS
Nonstop3h 05mJetstar
Wed 22/516:10CNS - SYD
Nonstop2h 55mJetstar
Deal found 17/4$263
Thu 9/506:10SYD - CNS
Nonstop3h 05mJetstar
Sun 12/518:55CNS - SYD
Nonstop2h 55mJetstar
Deal found 18/4$264
Wed 1/519:45SYD - CNS
Nonstop3h 05mJetstar
Wed 8/518:55CNS - SYD
Nonstop2h 55mJetstar
Deal found 18/4$266

Cheap Sydney to Cairns flights in April & May 2024

Find cheap flight options from Sydney to Cairns specifically for the months of April and May 2024. Explore affordable fares based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 595,970 searches. Prices were last updated on 18 April 2024.
The lowest fares we've come across on flights travelling from Sydney to Cairns in April and May 2024. Check back in a little while for more flight options.
Sun 28/419:45SYD - CNS
Nonstop3h 05mJetstar
Thu 2/518:55CNS - SYD
Nonstop2h 55mJetstar
Deal found 17/4$244
Thu 16/519:45SYD - CNS
Nonstop3h 05mJetstar
Mon 20/518:55CNS - SYD
Nonstop2h 55mJetstar
Deal found 17/4$245
Fri 10/519:45SYD - CNS
Nonstop3h 05mJetstar
Sun 12/518:55CNS - SYD
Nonstop2h 55mJetstar
Deal found 16/4$249
Wed 1/519:45SYD - CNS
Nonstop3h 05mJetstar
Tue 7/518:55CNS - SYD
Nonstop2h 55mJetstar
Deal found 17/4$253
Thu 9/519:45SYD - CNS
Nonstop3h 05mJetstar
Mon 13/518:55CNS - SYD
Nonstop2h 55mJetstar
Deal found 18/4$255
Sat 18/515:10SYD - CNS
Nonstop3h 05mJetstar
Wed 22/518:55CNS - SYD
Nonstop2h 55mJetstar
Deal found 18/4$259
Fri 10/519:45SYD - CNS
Nonstop3h 05mJetstar
Wed 22/516:10CNS - SYD
Nonstop2h 55mJetstar
Deal found 17/4$263
Thu 9/506:10SYD - CNS
Nonstop3h 05mJetstar
Sun 12/518:55CNS - SYD
Nonstop2h 55mJetstar
Deal found 18/4$264
Wed 1/519:45SYD - CNS
Nonstop3h 05mJetstar
Wed 8/518:55CNS - SYD
Nonstop2h 55mJetstar
Deal found 18/4$266

Sydney to Cairns 2024 flight deals

Discover exclusive flight deals for travel between Sydney and Cairns in 2024. Find excellent offers based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 595,970 searches. Data last updated 18 April 2024.
The lowest fares we've come across on flights travelling from Sydney to Cairns in April and May 2024. Check back in a little while for more flight options.
Sun 28/419:45SYD - CNS
Nonstop3h 05mJetstar
Thu 2/518:55CNS - SYD
Nonstop2h 55mJetstar
Deal found 17/4$244
Thu 16/519:45SYD - CNS
Nonstop3h 05mJetstar
Mon 20/518:55CNS - SYD
Nonstop2h 55mJetstar
Deal found 17/4$245
Fri 10/519:45SYD - CNS
Nonstop3h 05mJetstar
Sun 12/518:55CNS - SYD
Nonstop2h 55mJetstar
Deal found 16/4$249
Wed 1/519:45SYD - CNS
Nonstop3h 05mJetstar
Tue 7/518:55CNS - SYD
Nonstop2h 55mJetstar
Deal found 17/4$253
Thu 9/519:45SYD - CNS
Nonstop3h 05mJetstar
Mon 13/518:55CNS - SYD
Nonstop2h 55mJetstar
Deal found 18/4$255
Sat 18/515:10SYD - CNS
Nonstop3h 05mJetstar
Wed 22/518:55CNS - SYD
Nonstop2h 55mJetstar
Deal found 18/4$259
Fri 10/519:45SYD - CNS
Nonstop3h 05mJetstar
Wed 22/516:10CNS - SYD
Nonstop2h 55mJetstar
Deal found 17/4$263
Thu 9/506:10SYD - CNS
Nonstop3h 05mJetstar
Sun 12/518:55CNS - SYD
Nonstop2h 55mJetstar
Deal found 18/4$264
Wed 1/519:45SYD - CNS
Nonstop3h 05mJetstar
Wed 8/518:55CNS - SYD
Nonstop2h 55mJetstar
Deal found 18/4$266

Direct flights to Cairns from Sydney

Discover direct flight options from Sydney to Cairns. Find direct flights with no stopovers, providing a convenient travel experience. Explore direct flight options based on user searches, and compare prices and availability for your desired travel dates. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 595,970 searches. Data last updated 18 April 2024.
For a shorter flight, select one of these non-stop flights from Sydney to Cairns. Those looking to potentially save on 1 or 2-stop flights from Sydney to Cairns should utilise the search form at the top of the page.
Sun 28/419:45SYD - CNS
Nonstop3h 05mJetstar
Thu 2/518:55CNS - SYD
Nonstop2h 55mJetstar
Deal found 17/4$244
Thu 16/519:45SYD - CNS
Nonstop3h 05mJetstar
Mon 20/518:55CNS - SYD
Nonstop2h 55mJetstar
Deal found 17/4$245
Fri 10/519:45SYD - CNS
Nonstop3h 05mJetstar
Sun 12/518:55CNS - SYD
Nonstop2h 55mJetstar
Deal found 16/4$249
Wed 1/519:45SYD - CNS
Nonstop3h 05mJetstar
Tue 7/518:55CNS - SYD
Nonstop2h 55mJetstar
Deal found 17/4$253
Thu 9/519:45SYD - CNS
Nonstop3h 05mJetstar
Mon 13/518:55CNS - SYD
Nonstop2h 55mJetstar
Deal found 18/4$255
Sat 18/515:10SYD - CNS
Nonstop3h 05mJetstar
Wed 22/518:55CNS - SYD
Nonstop2h 55mJetstar
Deal found 18/4$259
Fri 10/519:45SYD - CNS
Nonstop3h 05mJetstar
Wed 22/516:10CNS - SYD
Nonstop2h 55mJetstar
Deal found 17/4$263
Thu 9/506:10SYD - CNS
Nonstop3h 05mJetstar
Sun 12/518:55CNS - SYD
Nonstop2h 55mJetstar
Deal found 18/4$264
Wed 1/519:45SYD - CNS
Nonstop3h 05mJetstar
Wed 8/518:55CNS - SYD
Nonstop2h 55mJetstar
Deal found 18/4$266

Sydney to Cairns flights leaving soon

Find last-minute flight options from Sydney to Cairns for spontaneous travel. Discover available flights and compare prices based on user searches. Secure great deals and offers for spontaneous trips with quick booking options. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 595,970 searches. Data last updated 18 April 2024.
Have a look at some of the last-minute flights available departing from Sydney to Cairns. It's wise to confirm all flight details are correct before booking.
Sun 28/419:45SYD - CNS
Nonstop3h 05mJetstar
Thu 2/518:55CNS - SYD
Nonstop2h 55mJetstar
Deal found 17/4$244
Fri 26/415:10SYD - CNS
Nonstop3h 05mJetstar
Fri 3/518:55CNS - SYD
Nonstop2h 55mJetstar
Deal found 16/4$275
Fri 26/419:45SYD - CNS
Nonstop3h 05mJetstar
Sat 4/518:55CNS - SYD
Nonstop2h 55mJetstar
Deal found 16/4$301
Sun 28/406:10SYD - CNS
Nonstop3h 05mJetstar
Sat 4/518:55CNS - SYD
Nonstop2h 55mJetstar
Deal found 18/4$304
Sun 28/419:45SYD - CNS
Nonstop3h 05mJetstar
Wed 1/516:00CNS - SYD
1 stop6h 15mJetstar
Deal found 16/4$312
Fri 26/419:45SYD - CNS
Nonstop3h 05mJetstar
Tue 30/409:00CNS - SYD
1 stop23h 35mJetstar
Deal found 18/4$326
Fri 26/406:10SYD - CNS
Nonstop3h 05mJetstar
Wed 1/516:00CNS - SYD
1 stop6h 15mJetstar
Deal found 16/4$336
Fri 26/415:10SYD - CNS
Nonstop3h 05mMultiple Airlines
Thu 2/509:20CNS - SYD
1 stop4h 20mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 16/4$340
Sun 28/406:10SYD - CNS
Nonstop3h 05mJetstar
Wed 1/518:55CNS - SYD
Nonstop2h 55mJetstar
Deal found 16/4$343

One-way flights to Cairns from Sydney

Search for one-way flight options from Sydney to Cairns. Find affordable one-way fares based on user searches. Compare prices and availability to plan your one-way journey according to your preferred dates and budget. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 595,970 searches. Data last updated 18 April 2024.
Take a look at some of the best available options we've come across on one-way flights from Sydney to Cairns. For those needing a return trip from Sydney, there is a search form available above.
Fri 26/419:45SYD - CNS
Nonstop3h 05mJetstar
Deal found 17/4$118
Tue 30/406:10SYD - CNS
Nonstop3h 05mJetstar
Deal found 17/4$120
Tue 16/719:45SYD - CNS
Nonstop3h 05mJetstar
Deal found 17/4$121
Thu 9/506:10SYD - CNS
Nonstop3h 05mJetstar
Deal found 17/4$123
Fri 26/415:10SYD - CNS
Nonstop3h 05mJetstar
Deal found 17/4$124
Mon 6/506:10SYD - CNS
Nonstop3h 05mJetstar
Deal found 18/4$126
Sat 1/615:10SYD - CNS
Nonstop3h 05mJetstar
Deal found 17/4$127
Tue 23/419:45SYD - CNS
Nonstop3h 05mJetstar
Deal found 18/4$129
Fri 3/519:45SYD - CNS
Nonstop3h 05mJetstar
Deal found 17/4$130

Find flights from Sydney to Cairns within your budget

Customise your flight search to find flights from Sydney to Cairns that fit within your specific budget. Explore options based on user searches and filter the results based on your desired price range. Find flights that match your budget for a cost-effective journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 595,970 searches. Data last updated 18 April 2024.

Fly from

Any airport

Fly to

Any airport

Budget

$244 - $539

Route

Depart

Return

Price

Sydney Kingsford SmithCairns

SYD - CNS

SYDCNS

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Sun 28/4

Nonstop3h 05m

Cairns

Thu 2/5

Nonstop2h 55m

$244

Sydney Kingsford SmithCairns

SYD - CNS

SYDCNS

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Thu 16/5

Nonstop3h 05m

Cairns

Mon 20/5

Nonstop2h 55m

$245

Sydney Kingsford SmithCairns

SYD - CNS

SYDCNS

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Fri 10/5

Nonstop3h 05m

Cairns

Sun 12/5

Nonstop2h 55m

$249

Sydney Kingsford SmithCairns

SYD - CNS

SYDCNS

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Wed 1/5

Nonstop3h 05m

Cairns

Tue 7/5

Nonstop2h 55m

$253

Sydney Kingsford SmithCairns

SYD - CNS

SYDCNS

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Wed 5/6

Nonstop3h 05m

Cairns

Wed 12/6

1 stop7h 30m

$272

Sydney Kingsford SmithCairns

SYD - CNS

SYDCNS

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Sun 1/9

1 stop11h 10m

Cairns

Sun 8/9

Nonstop3h 00m

$275

Sydney Kingsford SmithCairns

SYD - CNS

SYDCNS

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Wed 1/5

1 stop6h 10m

Cairns

Sun 5/5

Nonstop2h 55m

$354

Sydney Kingsford SmithCairns

SYD - CNS

SYDCNS

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Mon 29/4

1 stop9h 45m

Cairns

Mon 29/4

1 stop13h 25m

$402

Sydney Kingsford SmithCairns

SYD - CNS

SYDCNS

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Wed 22/5

1 stop11h 30m

Cairns

Tue 4/6

1 stop8h 40m

$539

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Deals found on 17/4

When is the best time to book a flight from Sydney to Cairns?

Use this chart to determine the optimal time to book a return flight from Sydney to Cairns. Price data was last updated on 28 January 2024.
Booking 79 days in advance of your planned departure date is, on average, the best time to get cheap flights from Sydney to Cairns. The general trend is that the closer you book to the departure date, the more expensive your flight will be.
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When is the cheapest time to fly from Sydney to Cairns?

Use this chart to determine the cheapest time to fly return from Sydney to Cairns. Price data was last updated on 14 April 2024.
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Midday
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Travellers seeking maximum savings on their Sydney to Cairns flight should consider departing on Tuesday at midday when fares are most often at their lowest. Wednesday at midday flights should be avoided if possible as fares are typically the most expensive at this time.
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Average price of flights to Cairns by month

Plan your trip from Sydney to Cairns by taking into account the cheapest months to travel. The average price of a one-way flight from Sydney to Cairns is currently $124 while a return flight costs $315. Price data was last updated on 14 April 2024.

Currently, January is the cheapest month in which you can book a flight from Sydney to Cairns (average of $188). Flying from Sydney to Cairns in June is currently the most expensive (average of $278). There are several factors that can impact the price of a flight, so comparing airlines, departure airports and flight times can provide users with more options.

January

$292

February

$294

March

$297

April

$326

May

$334

June

$432

July

$387

August

$329

September

$342

October

$304

November

$308

December

$309

Temperature and rainfall in Cairns by month

Plan your trip to Cairns by taking into account the average temperature and rainfall totals by month.

CNS

Temperature

21 - 27 °C

Reviews of airlines servicing Cairns

Get insights into the airlines that provide service to Cairns. Read reviews, discover amenities, and learn about the overall travel experience offered by airlines. Use this information to make informed decisions when choosing an airline for your flight to Cairns. Reviews last updated 18 April 2024.
Read reviews from past customers who have flown Rex, Jetstar and Virgin Australia from Sydney to Cairns. Users have also rated airlines in terms of entertainment options, comfort, food, crew/service, and boarding process.
9.1
Wonderful
26 reviews

Entertainment

6.1

Crew

9.3

Food

7.4

Boarding

8.8

Comfort

8.2

Overall

9.1

Reviews

1 / 2

Very good. On time, very pleasant staff, more legroom than some other airlines. Our airline of choice

9.1
Wonderful
26 reviews
9.1
Wonderful
26 reviews

Entertainment

6.1

Crew

9.3

Food

7.4

Boarding

8.8

Comfort

8.2

Overall

9.1

Reviews

1 / 2

Very good. On time, very pleasant staff, more legroom than some other airlines. Our airline of choice

7.8
Good
690 reviews
9.1
Wonderful
26 reviews

Entertainment

6.1

Crew

9.3

Food

7.4

Boarding

8.8

Comfort

8.2

Overall

9.1

Reviews

1 / 2

Very good. On time, very pleasant staff, more legroom than some other airlines. Our airline of choice

7.7
Good
1,018 reviews
9.1
Wonderful
26 reviews

Entertainment

6.1

Crew

9.3

Food

7.4

Boarding

8.8

Comfort

8.2

Overall

9.1

Reviews

1 / 2

Very good. On time, very pleasant staff, more legroom than some other airlines. Our airline of choice

6.9
Okay
681 reviews
9.1
Wonderful
26 reviews

Entertainment

6.1

Crew

9.3

Food

7.4

Boarding

8.8

Comfort

8.2

Overall

9.1

Reviews

1 / 2

Very good. On time, very pleasant staff, more legroom than some other airlines. Our airline of choice

Related info for your journey

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  • What airports do I use to fly from Sydney to Cairns?

    If you book a flight from Sydney to Cairns, you will be flying from Kingsford Smith to Cairns. Flights to Cairns (CNS) from Sydney Kingsford Smith (SYD) take 3h 05m for a nonstop flight. There are 20 flights from Kingsford Smith to Cairns per day from 3 airlines.

  • Can I find flights from Sydney to Cairns for under $300 on Cheapflights?

    Yes, there are multiple flights from Sydney to Cairns for under $300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Jetstar for just $244, but on average you can expect to pay $269.

  • Are there direct flights from Sydney to Cairns for under $300 on Cheapflights?

    Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Sydney to Cairns under $300. A good price for a direct flight from Sydney to Cairns is less than $272.

  • Are there last-minute flights available from Sydney to Cairns for under $300?

    There are currently 20+ open flights from Sydney to Cairns within the next 7 days for less than $300.

  • How popular is this Sydney to Cairns flight route?

  • What is the cheapest airline to fly from Sydney to Cairns round-trip?

    Cheapflights users have booked flights from Sydney to Cairns round-trip from $244. Jetstar is currently priced 38% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

  • What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Sydney to Cairns one-way

    The cheapest airline one-way is Jetstar, with whom users have recently found tickets for as little as $118. However, be on the lookout for offers from Virgin Australia and Rex, as they are both options that can get you from Sydney to Cairns for a low price.

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

  • What are the most reliable airlines from Sydney to Cairns?

    Before booking your flight to Cairns from Sydney, have a look at the most reliable airlines to get you to your destination on time: Qatar Airways (97%), ANA (95%), Etihad Airways( 93%).

  • What are the cheapest flights from Sydney to Cairns?

    While on average a flight from Sydney to Cairns is generally $1,198, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is $126. When looking at the most popular route, (Sydney Kingsford Smith - Cairns), you can expect to pay $242 for that flight.

  • What does SYD to CNS mean?

    Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport is SYD and Cairns Airport is CNS. These codes are created by the International Air Transport Association (IATA) and airlines use them to identify the departing and arrival airports in the flight routes they service.

  • Can I find deals for flights from Sydney to Cairns that include extra baggage allowance?

    The amount of baggage you can bring on your Sydney to Cairns flight depends on the airline and the type of fare you've chosen. After entering your flight details, you'll be able to view the specific baggage policies for each deal in the search results. Keep in mind that certain deals may offer additional baggage allowance.

  • Can I find deals on flights from Sydney to Cairns with specific airlines?

    Yes, Cheapflights allows you to browse and filter Sydney to Cairns flight deals by airline. After entering your origin and destination, use the available filters to view flights offered by airlines.

  • Can I find deals for flights from Sydney to Cairns that include hotel bookings?

    Yes. In addition to deals on Sydney to Cairns flights, Cheapflights offers holiday packages that include both flights and hotel.

  • How can I find direct flights from Sydney to Cairns?

    After entering your origin and destination, apply the non-stop filter on the search result page to find direct flights from Sydney to Cairns.

  • Can I find deals for business class flights from Sydney to Cairns?

    Yes. Cheapflights offers flight deals from Sydney to Cairns by cabin class. In addition to browsing deals, you can also filter by cabin class on the search results page after making a search.

  • Can I find deals for flights from Sydney to Cairns that allow pets onboard?

    Many airlines flying from Sydney to Cairns offer the option to travel with pets. After selecting a flight deal, you can find more information about the airline's pet policy on their official website or by contacting the airline directly. Please note that additional fees and restrictions may apply.

  • Can I find deals on last-minute flights from Sydney to Cairns?

    Yes, you can often find last-minute deals on Sydney to Cairns flights on Cheapflights. However, these deals can vary and may not always be available. We recommend checking back frequently or signing up for price alerts for the most up-to-date deals.

  • How recently were the Sydney to Cairns flight deals updated?

    The Sydney to Cairns flight deals you see on this page were last updated on 18/4.

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Virgin AustraliaCheapest$157Average$370FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time80%
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Hourly flight availability from Sydney to Cairns

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