Cheap flights from Cairns to Darwin

CNS — DRW
16 Aug — 23 Aug1
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The best prices from Cairns to Darwin are usually found in September or August, booked 31 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Saturday and return on a Wednesday

How to find the cheapest flight from Cairns (CNS) to Darwin (DRW)

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

CNS - DRW

Price

$208 - $340

DRW

Temperature

25 - 29 °C

DRW

Rainfall

0 - 400 mm

Popular inJulyHigh demand for flights, 15% potential price rise
Cheapest inSeptemberBest time to find cheap flights, 28% potential price drop
Average price$343Average for round-trip flights in August 2022
Round-trip from$296From Cairns to Darwin

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

Departing on a Tuesday is a good option for securing a great price. You can expect to save up to 42% when planning your travel around this day of the week.

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

To save on the cost of your flight from Cairns to Darwin, book at least 30 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 22% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $433 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $524.

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

Our data shows that September tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Darwin from Cairns. Users have commonly found prices around $411 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $201. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in July.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Cairns to Darwin (CNS - DRW)?

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from Cairns to Darwin is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are at midday tend to be the most expensive. A flight in the evening could potentially save you up to 23% on airfare.

Cheap flights from Cairns to Darwin in August, September 2022

The best prices found for CNS to DRW flights in August, September
28 Sep. - 3 Oct.
CNS

Cairns

DRW

Darwin

Nonstop

2h 35m
DRW

Darwin

CNS

Cairns

Nonstop

2h 25m
$335

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/8/22

22 Sep. - 24 Sep.
CNS

Cairns

DRW

Darwin

Nonstop

2h 35m
DRW

Darwin

CNS

Cairns

Nonstop

2h 25m
$469

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/8/22

28 Sep. - 3 Oct.
CNS

Cairns

DRW

Darwin

Nonstop

2h 35m
DRW

Darwin

CNS

Cairns

1 stop

3h 30m
$528

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/8/22

Cairns to Darwin 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Darwin from Cairns found for this year
1 Dec. - 5 Dec.
CNS

Cairns

DRW

Darwin

Nonstop

2h 30m
DRW

Darwin

CNS

Cairns

Nonstop

2h 30m
$303

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/8/22

28 Sep. - 3 Oct.
CNS

Cairns

DRW

Darwin

Nonstop

2h 35m
DRW

Darwin

CNS

Cairns

Nonstop

2h 25m
$335

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/8/22

1 Dec. - 5 Dec.
CNS

Cairns

DRW

Darwin

1 stop

10h 45m
DRW

Darwin

CNS

Cairns

Nonstop

2h 30m
$417

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/8/22

Cheap Jetstar flights from Cairns to Darwin

1 Dec. - 5 Dec.
CNS

Cairns

DRW

Darwin

Nonstop

2h 30m
DRW

Darwin

CNS

Cairns

Nonstop

2h 30m
$303

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/8/22

28 Sep. - 3 Oct.
CNS

Cairns

DRW

Darwin

Nonstop

2h 35m
DRW

Darwin

CNS

Cairns

Nonstop

2h 25m
$335

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/8/22

1 Dec. - 5 Dec.
CNS

Cairns

DRW

Darwin

1 stop

10h 45m
DRW

Darwin

CNS

Cairns

Nonstop

2h 30m
$417

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/8/22

Cheap Airnorth flights from Cairns to Darwin

9 Jan. - 15 Jan.
CNS

Cairns

DRW

Darwin

1 stop

3h 30m
DRW

Darwin

CNS

Cairns

1 stop

3h 30m
$652

Airnorth

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/8/22

28 Sep. - 3 Oct.
CNS

Cairns

DRW

Darwin

1 stop

3h 30m
DRW

Darwin

CNS

Cairns

1 stop

3h 30m
$729

Airnorth

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/8/22

22 Sep. - 24 Sep.
CNS

Cairns

DRW

Darwin

1 stop

3h 30m
DRW

Darwin

CNS

Cairns

1 stop

3h 30m
$743

Airnorth

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/8/22

Direct flights to Darwin from Cairns

Save time with Cairns to Darwin direct flight deals
1 Dec. - 5 Dec.
CNS

Cairns

DRW

Darwin

Nonstop

2h 30m
DRW

Darwin

CNS

Cairns

Nonstop

2h 30m
$303

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/8/22

28 Sep. - 3 Oct.
CNS

Cairns

DRW

Darwin

Nonstop

2h 35m
DRW

Darwin

CNS

Cairns

Nonstop

2h 25m
$335

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/8/22

22 Sep. - 24 Sep.
CNS

Cairns

DRW

Darwin

Nonstop

2h 35m
DRW

Darwin

CNS

Cairns

Nonstop

2h 25m
$469

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/8/22

Last-minute flights from Cairns to Darwin

Late deals on return flights to Darwin from Cairns, departing today and this week
19 Aug. - 1 Sep.
CNS

Cairns

DRW

Darwin

Nonstop

2h 35m
DRW

Darwin

CNS

Cairns

1 stop

3h 30m
$594

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/8/22

19 Aug. - 31 Aug.
CNS

Cairns

DRW

Darwin

Nonstop

2h 35m
DRW

Darwin

CNS

Cairns

2 stops

21h 35m
$661

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/8/22

19 Aug. - 31 Aug.
CNS

Cairns

DRW

Darwin

Nonstop

2h 35m
DRW

Darwin

CNS

Cairns

1 stop

20h 45m
$689

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/8/22

One-way flights to Darwin from Cairns

The cheapest one-way flights from Cairns to Darwin
10 Jan.
CNS

Cairns

DRW

Darwin

Nonstop

2h 30m
$142

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 10/8/22

10 Jan.
CNS

Cairns

DRW

Darwin

Nonstop

2h 30m
$144

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/8/22

27 Aug.
CNS

Cairns

DRW

Darwin

Nonstop

2h 35m
$155

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/8/22

Related info for your journey

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

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

To fly from Cairns to Darwin, you need to book a flight from Cairns (CNS) to Darwin (DRW). Nonstop flights to Darwin from Cairns take 2h 35m on average. When it comes time to book airfare, you have a few options: there are 2 outbound flights from Cairns to Darwin offered by 3 different airlines.

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

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

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Cairns to Darwin for under $400. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Jetstar for just $303, but on average you can expect to pay $574.

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

Cheapflights has 3 direct flights from Cairns to Darwin under $400. A good price for a direct flight from Cairns to Darwin is less than $369.

Are there last-minute flights available from Cairns to Darwin for under $600?

There are currently 9+ open flights from Cairns to Darwin within the next 7 days for less than $600.

How popular is this Cairns to Darwin flight route?

Within the past month, 626 users have taken a look at flights from Cairns to Darwin.

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

Our cheapest airline available from Cairns to Darwin is Jetstar. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $303 on this airline. Additional options worth looking into are Airnorth and Virgin Australia, starting at $652 and $772 round-trip. Jetstar is priced at 26% lower than the current average price of a flight leaving 3 months from now.

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

The cheapest airline one-way is Jetstar, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as $142. However, be on the lookout for offers from Airnorth and Qantas Airways, as they are both options that can get you from Cairns to Darwin for a low price.

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

Jetstar, Qantas Airways and Airnorth are the most popular airlines when flying from Cairns to Darwin.

What are the cheapest flights from Cairns to Darwin?

While on average a flight from Cairns to Darwin is generally $694, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is $362. When looking at the most popular route, (Cairns - Darwin), you can expect to pay $335 for that flight.

Alternative routes for Cairns to Darwin

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

Top 3 airlines flying from Cairns to Darwin

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Cairns to Darwin choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
JetstarCheapest$197Average$315FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time74%COVID-19 safety
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AirnorthCheapest$450Average$587FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-timeN/ACOVID-19 safety
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Qantas AirwaysCheapest$635Average$883FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time74%COVID-19 safety
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Hourly flight availability from Cairns to Darwin

See what time of day planes typically take off from Cairns to Darwin
9%of flight departuresEarly morningMidnight to 6 am
91%of flight departuresMorning6 am to noon
0%of flight departuresAfternoonNoon to 6 pm
0%of flight departuresEvening6 pm to midnight
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Weekly flight availability from Cairns to Darwin

See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Cairns to Darwin
Sunday4daily flights
Monday3daily flights
Tuesday2daily flights
Wednesday3daily flights
Thursday2daily flights
Friday3daily flights
Saturday3daily flights