Find flights
When to book
Airlines
FAQs

Cheap flights from Townsville to Cairns from $169

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 24/11. Fares are subject to change and may not be available on all flights or dates of travel.
TSV — CNS
22 Jul — 29 Jul1
1 adult
Mon 22/7
Mon 29/7

Cheap flight deals from Townsville to Cairns

Discover tips and strategies to find the most affordable flight options for your journey from Townsville (TSV) 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 17 July 2024.

Round-trip from

$321

One-way from

$169

Popular in

March

Cheapest in

September
Rex
  • Rex
  • 11/8-20/8
  • Nonstop
  • 2h 05m total
  • Townsville to Cairns
Rex
  • Rex
  • 24/11
  • Nonstop
  • 1h 05m total
  • Townsville to Cairns
High demand for flights, 5% potential price rise
Best time to find cheap flights, 5% potential price drop

Cheap Jetstar flights from Townsville to Cairns

Explore cheap flight options specifically provided by Jetstar for the route between Townsville 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 629,761 searches. Data last updated 17 July 2024.
Wed 4/908:45TSV - CNS
1 stop12h 35mJetstar
Sat 14/918:55CNS - TSV
1 stop14h 45mJetstar
Deal found 17/7$566
Sat 7/921:10TSV - CNS
1 stop11h 15mJetstar
Mon 9/918:55CNS - TSV
1 stop14h 45mJetstar
Deal found 17/7$603
Wed 4/908:45TSV - CNS
1 stop12h 35mJetstar
Sat 14/909:45CNS - TSV
2 stops23h 55mJetstar
Deal found 17/7$643
Fri 9/821:10TSV - CNS
2 stops17h 15mJetstar
Sun 11/806:00CNS - TSV
1 stop26h 10mJetstar
Deal found 16/7$644
Thu 15/821:10TSV - CNS
1 stop24h 10mJetstar
Fri 23/816:00CNS - TSV
1 stop16h 10mJetstar
Deal found 16/7$658
Sat 7/910:20TSV - CNS
2 stops22h 50mJetstar
Mon 9/918:55CNS - TSV
1 stop14h 45mJetstar
Deal found 17/7$696
Wed 4/908:45TSV - CNS
2 stops9h 30mJetstar
Sat 14/916:00CNS - TSV
2 stops17h 40mJetstar
Deal found 17/7$765
Sun 11/810:20TSV - CNS
1 stop12h 30mJetstar
Tue 20/809:45CNS - TSV
2 stops23h 55mJetstar
Deal found 16/7$818
Sat 7/908:45TSV - CNS
2 stops14h 05mJetstar
Mon 9/916:00CNS - TSV
2 stops17h 40mJetstar
Deal found 17/7$925

Townsville to Cairns 2024 flight deals

Discover exclusive flight deals for travel between Townsville and Cairns in 2024. Find excellent offers based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 629,761 searches. Data last updated 17 July 2024.
Wed 4/911:35TSV - CNS
Nonstop0h 55mQantas Airways
Sat 14/906:30CNS - TSV
Nonstop0h 55mQantas Airways
Deal found 17/7$416
Wed 4/921:10TSV - CNS
1 stop11h 15mMultiple Airlines
Sat 14/914:55CNS - TSV
Nonstop0h 55mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 17/7$506
Wed 4/908:45TSV - CNS
1 stop12h 35mJetstar
Sat 14/918:55CNS - TSV
1 stop14h 45mJetstar
Deal found 17/7$566
Sat 7/921:10TSV - CNS
1 stop11h 15mJetstar
Mon 9/918:55CNS - TSV
1 stop14h 45mJetstar
Deal found 17/7$603
Wed 4/908:45TSV - CNS
1 stop12h 35mJetstar
Sat 14/909:45CNS - TSV
2 stops23h 55mJetstar
Deal found 17/7$643
Sat 7/910:20TSV - CNS
2 stops22h 50mJetstar
Mon 9/918:55CNS - TSV
1 stop14h 45mJetstar
Deal found 17/7$696
Wed 4/908:45TSV - CNS
2 stops9h 30mJetstar
Sat 14/916:00CNS - TSV
2 stops17h 40mJetstar
Deal found 17/7$765
Sat 7/908:45TSV - CNS
2 stops14h 05mJetstar
Mon 9/916:00CNS - TSV
2 stops17h 40mJetstar
Deal found 17/7$925

Direct flights to Cairns from Townsville

Discover direct flight options from Townsville 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 629,761 searches. Data last updated 17 July 2024.
Sun 11/810:05TSV - CNS
Nonstop1h 05mRex
Tue 20/807:15CNS - TSV
Nonstop1h 00mRex
Deal found 16/7$321
Fri 9/818:30TSV - CNS
Nonstop0h 55mMultiple Airlines
Sun 11/808:05CNS - TSV
Nonstop1h 00mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 16/7$395
Thu 15/818:00TSV - CNS
Nonstop1h 05mMultiple Airlines
Fri 23/810:50CNS - TSV
Nonstop0h 55mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 16/7$404
Wed 4/911:35TSV - CNS
Nonstop0h 55mQantas Airways
Sat 14/906:30CNS - TSV
Nonstop0h 55mQantas Airways
Deal found 17/7$416

One-way flights to Cairns from Townsville

Search for one-way flight options from Townsville 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 629,761 searches. Data last updated 17 July 2024.
Sun 24/1110:05TSV - CNS
Nonstop1h 05mRex
Deal found 17/7$169
Tue 23/709:15TSV - CNS
Nonstop1h 05mRex
Deal found 16/7$180
Fri 9/818:30TSV - CNS
Nonstop0h 55mQantas Airways
Deal found 17/7$208
Fri 9/821:10TSV - CNS
1 stop11h 15mJetstar
Deal found 17/7$232
Wed 4/921:10TSV - CNS
1 stop11h 15mJetstar
Deal found 17/7$270
Sun 24/1120:20TSV - CNS
1 stop25h 50mJetstar
Deal found 17/7$282
Fri 9/821:10TSV - CNS
2 stops17h 15mJetstar
Deal found 17/7$337
Tue 23/721:10TSV - CNS
1 stop11h 15mJetstar
Deal found 16/7$342
Wed 4/921:10TSV - CNS
2 stops17h 15mJetstar
Deal found 17/7$407

Find flights from Townsville to Cairns within your budget

Customise your flight search to find flights from Townsville 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 629,761 searches. Data last updated 17 July 2024.

Fly from

Any airport

Fly to

Any airport

Budget

$321 - $603

Route

Depart

Return

Price

TownsvilleCairns

TSV - CNS

TSVCNS

Townsville

Sun 11/8

Nonstop1h 05m

Cairns

Tue 20/8

Nonstop1h 00m

$321

TownsvilleCairns

TSV - CNS

TSVCNS

Townsville

Fri 9/8

Nonstop0h 55m

Cairns

Sun 11/8

Nonstop1h 00m

$395

TownsvilleCairns

TSV - CNS

TSVCNS

Townsville

Thu 15/8

Nonstop1h 05m

Cairns

Fri 23/8

Nonstop0h 55m

$404

TownsvilleCairns

TSV - CNS

TSVCNS

Townsville

Fri 9/8

1 stop11h 15m

Cairns

Sun 11/8

Nonstop1h 00m

$410

TownsvilleCairns

TSV - CNS

TSVCNS

Townsville

Wed 4/9

Nonstop0h 55m

Cairns

Sat 14/9

Nonstop0h 55m

$416

TownsvilleCairns

TSV - CNS

TSVCNS

Townsville

Sun 11/8

Nonstop1h 05m

Cairns

Tue 20/8

1 stop14h 35m

$497

TownsvilleCairns

TSV - CNS

TSVCNS

Townsville

Wed 4/9

1 stop11h 15m

Cairns

Sat 14/9

Nonstop0h 55m

$506

TownsvilleCairns

TSV - CNS

TSVCNS

Townsville

Wed 4/9

1 stop12h 35m

Cairns

Sat 14/9

1 stop14h 45m

$566

TownsvilleCairns

TSV - CNS

TSVCNS

Townsville

Sat 7/9

1 stop11h 15m

Cairns

Mon 9/9

1 stop14h 45m

$603

Flights are sorted by cheapest first

Deals found on 16/7

Best time to book a flight from Townsville to Cairns

Have a flexible travel schedule? Discover the best time to fly to Cairns from Townsville with our price prediction graph.
Estimated return price
Rates are based on past data. Find the cheapest month and day to book your flight based on your travel requirements, then search for cheap deals.

Travel insights for flights from Townsville to Cairns

Get recent, data-driven insights about flights from Townsville to Cairns including ideal travel times, pricing trends, and more.

What is the cheapest month to book a flight from Townsville to Cairns?

Currently, December is the cheapest month in which you can book a flight from Townsville to Cairns (average of $159). Flying from Townsville to Cairns in July is currently the most expensive (average of $330). 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.

What is the cheapest time of day to fly from TSV to CNS?

Find hourly flight availability from Townsville to Cairns. Discover flight options and departure times throughout the day, allowing you to choose a departure time that suits your schedule. Data last updated 17 July 2024.

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from Townsville to Cairns in the morning. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 73% on your trip compared to booking a flight in the evening.

Weekly flight availability from Townsville to Cairns

Explore weekly flight availability from Townsville to Cairns. Discover flights operating on different days of the week, giving you the flexibility to choose a travel day that best fits your plans. Compare info to find the most convenient option for your journey. Data last updated 17 July 2024.

The most flights from TSV to CNS are scheduled on a Friday (11 on average). You will have fewer flight options on Sunday, which is when the least amount of flights are scheduled (5 on average).

Rainfall in Cairns by month

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

In terms of precipitation, rainfall in Cairns ranges from 20.0 - 430.0 inches per month. March is typically the wettest month, when rainfall can reach 430.0 mm. July is typically the driest time to visit Cairns when rainfall is around 20.0 mm.

Temperature in Cairns by month

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

If weather is an important factor for your trip to Cairns, use this chart to help with planning. For those seeking warmer temperatures, January is the ideal time of year to visit, when temperatures reach an average of 27.0 C. Travellers hoping to avoid the cold should look outside of June, when temperatures are typically at their lowest (around 21.0 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 17 July 2024.
9.5
Wonderful
25 reviews

Comfort

8.5

Food

7.7

Overall

9.5

Entertainment

6.6

Crew

9.6

Boarding

9.2

Reviews

1 / 2

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

9.5
Wonderful
25 reviews
9.5
Wonderful
25 reviews

Comfort

8.5

Food

7.7

Overall

9.5

Entertainment

6.6

Crew

9.6

Boarding

9.2

Reviews

1 / 2

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

7.6
Good
913 reviews
9.5
Wonderful
25 reviews

Comfort

8.5

Food

7.7

Overall

9.5

Entertainment

6.6

Crew

9.6

Boarding

9.2

Reviews

1 / 2

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

6.8
Okay
591 reviews
9.5
Wonderful
25 reviews

Comfort

8.5

Food

7.7

Overall

9.5

Entertainment

6.6

Crew

9.6

Boarding

9.2

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

Find useful and relevant information for your journey from Townsville to Cairns. Access travel guides, tips, and recommendations to enhance your travel experience. Get information about local attractions, weather, transportation options, and more.
  • 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 7 flights from Townsville to Cairns per day from 2 airlines.

  • Can I find flights from Townsville to Cairns for under $400 on Cheapflights?

    Yes, there are multiple flights from Townsville to Cairns for under $400. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Rex for just $321, but on average you can expect to pay $597.

  • Are there direct flights from Townsville to Cairns for under $400 on Cheapflights?

    Cheapflights has 4 direct flights from Townsville to Cairns under $400. A good price for a direct flight from Townsville to Cairns is less than $383.

  • How popular is this Townsville to Cairns flight route?

  • What are the cheapest airlines flying from Townsville to Cairns round-trip?

    Currently priced at $321, 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 Qantas Airways and Jetstar - these airlines can fly you to your destination from $416 and $566, respectively. You may be able to fly from Townsville to Cairns for 16% 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 $169 on Rex. Other airlines that offer cheap prices include Qantas Airways from $208 and Jetstar from $232 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 Skytrans (100%), Air New Zealand (85%) and Qantas Airways (80%).

  • What are the cheapest flights from Townsville to Cairns?

    On average you can expect to pay $327 for a flight from Townsville to Cairns. The cheapest flight overall is $148 while the most popular route, (Townsville - Cairns) is currently priced at $321.

  • What does TSV to CNS mean?

    These are just IATA (International Air Transport Association) codes. They are used in aviation to identify and differentiate airports. That’s why a Townsville Airport to Cairns Airport flight would often be abbreviated as a TSV to CNS flight.

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

    The amount of baggage you can bring on your Townsville 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 Townsville to Cairns with specific airlines?

    Yes, Cheapflights allows you to browse and filter Townsville 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 Townsville to Cairns that include hotel bookings?

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

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

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

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

    Yes. Cheapflights offers flight deals from Townsville 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 Townsville to Cairns that allow pets onboard?

    Many airlines flying from Townsville 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 Townsville to Cairns?

    Yes, you can often find last-minute deals on Townsville 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 Townsville to Cairns flight deals updated?

    The Townsville to Cairns flight deals you see on this page were last updated on 17/7.

  • What is the cheapest month to book a flight from Townsville to Cairns?

    Currently, December is the cheapest month in which you can book a flight from Townsville to Cairns (average of $159). Flying from Townsville to Cairns in July is currently the most expensive (average of $330). 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.

See more FAQs

Browse thousands of different options on Cheapflights for your next trip

Toggle through the tabs below to find thousands of options on Cheapflights for your next trip.

Top 2 airlines flying from Townsville to Cairns

Discover the top 2 airlines that operate flights from Townsville to Cairns. Compare their services, reliability, and customer satisfaction ratings to choose the airline that best suits your travel preferences and needs. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 629,761 searches. Data last updated 17 July 2024.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-time
RexCheapest$159Average$296FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time86%
Search Rex flights
Qantas AirwaysCheapest$316Average$394FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time74%
Search Qantas Airways flights

Search flights from Townsville to Cairns by cabin class

Find flights from Townsville to Cairns, based on your preferred cabin class, be it economy, premium economy, business, or first class.

Fly with Cheapflights

Find the best flight deals on Cheapflights, where travellers can enjoy low prices and a wide availability of flights to their desired destinations.

How does Cheapflights help users find flights from Townsville to Cairns?

Cheapflights makes it easy to find Townsville to Cairns flights by helping our users search from 900+ travel sites for deals. We also provide you with filters for cabin, price, airline, airports, number of stops, and many more to narrow down that perfect flight.

Why should you use Cheapflights to find cheap flight tickets from Townsville to Cairns?

It’s simple! Cheapflights, which is free to use for everyone, saves millions of users time and money every year by helping them find the cheapest and most suitable flights from Townsville to Cairns.

Can Cheapflights find flights from Townsville to Cairns with no change fees?

Certainly. Search results for flights to Cairns from Townsville shown to you on Cheapflights can be narrowed down with different useful search filters, which includes flexible booking options.

Can Cheapflights notify me if prices for flights from Townsville to Cairns become cheaper?

Not ready to book yet? You can track prices for flights from Townsville to Cairns on Cheapflights with our Price Alert feature and get notified when better prices are available.

100% Free
Cheapflights is completely free to use, so you can start saving the moment you arrive.
Book with Flexibility
Our users can plan ahead with confidence and find flights with no change fees
Travel Smart
Millions of people come to us for their flight needs every year. We help make travel planning easy by providing useful insights and data-driven graphs that can inform your decisions.