Cheap flights from Townsville to Cairns

TSV — CNS
16 Aug — 23 Aug1
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The best prices from Townsville to Cairns are usually found in January or February, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Monday or Thursday and return on a Friday

How to find the cheapest flight from Townsville (TSV) to Cairns (CNS)

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

TSV - CNS

Price

$192 - $230

CNS

Temperature

21 - 27 °C

CNS

Rainfall

20 - 430 mm

Popular inJuneHigh demand for flights, 7% potential price rise
Cheapest inJanuaryBest time to find cheap flights, 10% potential price drop
Round-trip from$273From Townsville to Cairns
One-way from$179One-way flight from Townsville to Cairns

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

Sunday is generally a great day to depart. Flying on this day could help you save up to 16%.

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

To save up to 16% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 61 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from Townsville to Cairns from $305 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $338 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

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

January is one of the best times of the year to fly to Cairns from Townsville. Prices for January average $304 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $251. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of June. Opting for a January flight can save you 7% on your journey compared to booking in June

When is the cheapest time to fly from Townsville to Cairns (TSV - CNS)?

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from Townsville to Cairns in the afternoon. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 12% on your trip compared to booking a flight at midday.

Cheap flights from Townsville to Cairns in August, September 2022

The best prices found for TSV to CNS flights in August, September
12 Aug. - 14 Aug.
TSV

Townsville

CNS

Cairns

Nonstop

1h 05m
CNS

Cairns

TSV

Townsville

Nonstop

1h 00m
$244

Rex

Pick Dates

Deal found 10/8/22

12 Aug. - 14 Aug.
TSV

Townsville

CNS

Cairns

Nonstop

1h 05m
CNS

Cairns

TSV

Townsville

Nonstop

1h 00m
$268

Rex

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/8/22

12 Aug. - 15 Aug.
TSV

Townsville

CNS

Cairns

Nonstop

1h 05m
CNS

Cairns

TSV

Townsville

Nonstop

1h 00m
$271

Rex

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/8/22

Townsville to Cairns 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Cairns from Townsville found for this year
12 Aug. - 14 Aug.
TSV

Townsville

CNS

Cairns

Nonstop

1h 05m
CNS

Cairns

TSV

Townsville

Nonstop

1h 00m
$244

Rex

Pick Dates

Deal found 10/8/22

12 Aug. - 14 Aug.
TSV

Townsville

CNS

Cairns

Nonstop

1h 05m
CNS

Cairns

TSV

Townsville

Nonstop

1h 00m
$268

Rex

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/8/22

12 Aug. - 15 Aug.
TSV

Townsville

CNS

Cairns

Nonstop

1h 05m
CNS

Cairns

TSV

Townsville

Nonstop

1h 00m
$271

Rex

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/8/22

Cheap Rex flights from Townsville to Cairns

9 Sep. - 11 Sep.
TSV

Townsville

CNS

Cairns

Nonstop

1h 05m
CNS

Cairns

TSV

Townsville

Nonstop

1h 00m
$244

Rex

Pick Dates

Deal found 10/8/22

25 Aug. - 4 Sep.
TSV

Townsville

CNS

Cairns

Nonstop

1h 05m
CNS

Cairns

TSV

Townsville

Nonstop

1h 00m
$271

Rex

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/8/22

Direct flights to Cairns from Townsville

Save time with Townsville to Cairns direct flight deals
9 Sep. - 11 Sep.
TSV

Townsville

CNS

Cairns

Nonstop

1h 05m
CNS

Cairns

TSV

Townsville

Nonstop

1h 00m
$244

Rex

Pick Dates

Deal found 10/8/22

25 Aug. - 4 Sep.
TSV

Townsville

CNS

Cairns

Nonstop

1h 05m
CNS

Cairns

TSV

Townsville

Nonstop

1h 00m
$271

Rex

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/8/22

One-way flights to Cairns from Townsville

The cheapest one-way flights from Townsville to Cairns
4 Oct.
TSV

Townsville

CNS

Cairns

Nonstop

0h 55m
$179

Qantas Airways

Pick Dates

Deal found 10/8/22

4 Oct.
TSV

Townsville

CNS

Cairns

1 stop

11h 35m
$219

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 10/8/22

4 Oct.
TSV

Townsville

CNS

Cairns

2 stops

18h 35m
$447

Virgin Australia

Pick Dates

Deal found 10/8/22

Related info for your journey

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

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

If you book a flight from Townsville to Cairns, you will be flying from Townsville to Cairns. Flights to Cairns (CNS) from Townsville (TSV) take 1h 05m for a nonstop flight. There are 9 flights from Townsville to Cairns per day from 2 airlines.

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

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like Qantas Airways and Rex flying from Townsville to Cairns have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Townsville to Cairns for under $300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Rex for just $244, but on average you can expect to pay $627.

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

Cheapflights has 2 direct flights from Townsville to Cairns under $300. A good price for a direct flight from Townsville to Cairns is less than $256.

How popular is this Townsville to Cairns flight route?

This flight path from Townsville to Cairns was viewed by 719 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 Townsville to Cairns round-trip?

Currently priced at $244, Rex will fly you from Townsville to Cairns and back. In addition to Rex, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Check Cheapflights for deals on Qantas Airways for as low as $1,094. You may be able to fly from Townsville to Cairns for 19% less than the average price by searching for these airlines.

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

One-way options have recently been found by users for as low as $179 on Qantas Airways. Other airlines that offer cheap prices include Jetstar from $219 and Virgin Australia from $447 one-way.

What are the most reliable airlines from Townsville to Cairns?

The top 3 most reliable airlines when flying from Townsville to Cairns are Rex (100%), Qantas Airways (73%) and Air New Zealand (72%).

What are the cheapest flights from Townsville to Cairns?

On average you can expect to pay $325 for a flight from Townsville to Cairns. The cheapest flight overall is $155 while the most popular route, (Townsville - Cairns) is currently priced at $244.

Alternative routes for Townsville to Cairns

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

Top 2 airlines flying from Townsville to Cairns

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Townsville to Cairns choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
RexCheapest$193Average$244FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time86%COVID-19 safety
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Qantas AirwaysCheapest$290Average$329FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time74%COVID-19 safety
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Hourly flight availability from Townsville to Cairns

See what time of day planes typically take off from Townsville to Cairns
3%of flight departuresEarly morningMidnight to 6 am
50%of flight departuresMorning6 am to noon
47%of flight departuresAfternoonNoon to 6 pm
0%of flight departuresEvening6 pm to midnight
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Weekly flight availability from Townsville to Cairns

See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Townsville to Cairns
Sunday11daily flights
Monday9daily flights
Tuesday10daily flights
Wednesday10daily flights
Thursday11daily flights
Friday12daily flights
Saturday6daily flights