Cheap flights from Townsville to Cairns

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How to find the cheapest flight from Townsville to Cairns

All the information you need to plan the best TSV to CNS flight in 2021: compare Townsville to Cairns flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Cairns.

TSV - CNS

Price

$193 - $219

CNS

Temperature

21 - 27 °C

CNS

Precipitation

20 - 430 mm

Popular in

July

High demand for flights, 8% potential price rise

Cheapest in

March

Best time to find cheap flights, 5% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$258

From Townsville to Cairns

One-way from

$114

One-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 21%.

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

March is one of the best times of the year to fly to Cairns from Townsville. Prices for March average $271 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $245. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of July. Opting for a March flight can save you 8% on your journey compared to booking in March

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 16% on your trip compared to booking a flight at midday.

Cheap flights from Townsville to Cairns in October, November 2021

The best prices found for TSV to CNS flights in October, November
26 Oct. - 1 Nov.
TSV

Townsville

CNS

Cairns

Nonstop

0h 55m
CNS

Cairns

TSV

Townsville

Nonstop

1h 00m
$300

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 23/10/21

26 Oct. - 1 Nov.
TSV

Townsville

CNS

Cairns

1 stop

20h 10m
CNS

Cairns

TSV

Townsville

Nonstop

1h 00m
$466

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 23/10/21

26 Oct. - 1 Nov.
TSV

Townsville

CNS

Cairns

Nonstop

0h 55m
CNS

Cairns

TSV

Townsville

2 stops

19h 35m
$518

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 23/10/21

Townsville to Cairns 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Cairns from Townsville found for this year
26 Oct. - 1 Nov.
TSV

Townsville

CNS

Cairns

Nonstop

0h 55m
CNS

Cairns

TSV

Townsville

Nonstop

1h 00m
$300

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 23/10/21

26 Oct. - 1 Nov.
TSV

Townsville

CNS

Cairns

1 stop

20h 10m
CNS

Cairns

TSV

Townsville

Nonstop

1h 00m
$466

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 23/10/21

26 Oct. - 1 Nov.
TSV

Townsville

CNS

Cairns

Nonstop

0h 55m
CNS

Cairns

TSV

Townsville

2 stops

19h 35m
$518

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 23/10/21

Direct flights to Cairns from Townsville

Save time with Townsville to Cairns direct flight deals
2 Jan. - 6 Jan.
TSV

Townsville

CNS

Cairns

Nonstop

1h 05m
CNS

Cairns

TSV

Townsville

Nonstop

1h 00m
$195

Rex

View Deal

Deal found 24/10/21

One-way flights to Cairns from Townsville

The cheapest one-way flights from Townsville to Cairns
25 Nov.
TSV

Townsville

CNS

Cairns

Nonstop

1h 05m
$95

Rex

View Deal

Deal found 24/10/21

4 Nov.
TSV

Townsville

CNS

Cairns

Nonstop

1h 05m
$114

Rex

View Deal

Deal found 24/10/21

2 Nov.
TSV

Townsville

CNS

Cairns

Nonstop

0h 55m
$154

Qantas Airways

View Deal

Deal found 25/10/21

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 0h 55m for a nonstop flight. There are 6 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 $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Townsville to Cairns for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Rex for just $195, but on average you can expect to pay $707.

Are there direct flights from Townsville to Cairns for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 1 direct flight from Townsville to Cairns under $200. A good price for a direct flight from Townsville to Cairns is less than $195.

What days are direct flights available from Townsville to Cairns?

Days when direct flights are available for this flight are: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday.

How popular is this Townsville to Cairns flight route?

This flight path from Townsville to Cairns was viewed by 539 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

How many flights depart from Townsville to Cairns on average per day?

9 flight departures from Townsville to Cairns per day on average.
Early Morning (Midnight to 6am) - 11% of flight departures
Morning (6am - Midday) - 44% of flight departures
Afternoon (Midday - 6pm) - 44% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Townsville to Cairns?

For as low as $195, Rex can have you in Cairns from Townsville in 55m. The distance between Townsville and Cairns is about 285 km. When browsing for deals, the options you’ll see will be for both direct flights and flights with stops.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Townsville to Cairns return?

Currently priced at $195, Rex will fly you from Townsville to Cairns and back. In addition to Rex, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Search Cheapflights for deals from Virgin Australia and Qantas Airways - these airlines can fly you to your destination from $506 and $740, respectively. You may be able to fly from Townsville to Cairns for 27% 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 $95 on Rex. Other airlines that offer cheap prices include Qantas Airways from $154 and Jetstar from $240 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 (92%) and Air New Zealand (92%).

What are the cheapest flights from Townsville to Cairns?

On average you can expect to pay $208 for a flight from Townsville to Cairns. The cheapest flight overall is $115 while the most popular route, (Townsville - Cairns) is currently priced at $195.

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
Rex
Cheapest$120
Average$191
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time86%
COVID-19 safety
Qantas Airways
Cheapest$207
Average$286
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time74%
COVID-19 safety

Hourly flight availability from Townsville to Cairns

See what time of day planes typically take off from Townsville to Cairns
1%of flight departuresEarly morningMidnight to 6 am
48%of flight departuresMorning6 am to noon
51%of flight departuresAfternoonNoon to 6 pm
0%of flight departuresEvening6 pm to midnight
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM

Weekly flight availability from Townsville to Cairns

See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Townsville to Cairns
Sunday3daily flights
Monday9daily flights
Tuesday6daily flights
Wednesday6daily flights
Thursday8daily flights
Friday9daily flights
Saturday4daily flights