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Cheap flights from Cairns to London

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How to find the cheapest flight from
Cairns (CNS) to London (LON)

All the information you need to plan the best CNS to LON flight in 2021: compare Cairns to London flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in London.
CNS - LON
Price
$1,223 - $1,876
LON
Temperature
9 - 23 °C
LON
Precipitation
35 - 71 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 23% potential price rise

Cheapest in

April

Best time to find cheap flights, 16% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$1,223

From Cairns to London

One-way from

$955

One-way flight from Cairns to London

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest day to fly return from Cairns to London?

Leaving on a Tuesday is a viable option for saving on travel. Heavily demanded days of the week can typically drive up the prices you see. Booking your travel for a less competitive day can save up to 16% on the overall cost on flights from Cairns to London.

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

Travellers have found it’s best to book a flight 43 days in advance to save up to 37% compared to booking the same week of travel. As your travel date approaches, the cost of this flight route may potentially increase. While opting to book 43 days out may not be an option for all, there are still additional ways to secure a deal in the near future. You might find a flight from Cairns to London 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $1,679, or $2,115 for flights within the next 24 hours.

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

Flights from Cairns to London lean towards being more expensive in December. Prices are generally better when you fly from Cairns to London in April, with the cheapest ticket starting at $1,130.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Cairns to London (CNS - LON)?

It’s optimal to fly from Cairns to London in the morning. By choosing this option you can save up to 19% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight in the evening.

Cairns to London 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to London from Cairns found for this year
26 Dec - 26 Jan
$2,257pp
CNS
Cairns
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CNS
Cairns
26 Dec - 26 Jan
$2,333pp
CNS
Cairns
Qantas Airways
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
LHR
London Heathrow
Qantas Airways
     
3 STOPS
CNS
Cairns
26 Dec - 26 Jan
$2,471pp
CNS
Cairns
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
LHR
London Heathrow
Qantas Airways
 
1 STOP
CNS
Cairns

One-way flights to London from Cairns

The cheapest one-way flights from Cairns to London
12:40 - 02:25
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
46h 45m
CNS - LHR
Multiple Airlines
$955
Trip.com
16:15 - 07:45
Multiple Airlines
3 stops
48h 30m
CNS - LHR
Multiple Airlines
$1,256
Kiwi.com
09:35 - 19:05
Multiple Airlines
3 stops
42h 30m
CNS - LGW
Multiple Airlines
$1,268
Kiwi.com

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Flight FAQs

From Cairns to London

What airport do you fly from for flights from Cairns to London?

Most people fly from Cairns (CNS) if they book a flight from Cairns to London. On average, Cairns has 0 outbound flights to London per day from 5 airlines. Cairns is conveniently located just 4.4 km from Cairns’s city centre.

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

Some of the carriers operating flights from Cairns to London that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are Singapore Airlines, Etihad Airways, and Virgin Australia. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from Cairns to London to control the spread of COVID-19?

Etihad Airways is one of the many airlines that have implemented additional safety measures to control the spread of COVID-19. New policies for travellers booking flights from Cairns to London include masks being provided and required on board, daily cleaning and sanitisation, use of HEPA filters, pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms, and socially-distanced seating (for a limited time). Keep in mind that policies will vary by airline.

Can I find flights from Cairns to London for under $2,100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Cairns to London for under $2,100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Qantas Airways for just $2,063, but on average you can expect to pay $2,307.

What is the cheapest airline to fly from Cairns to London return?

Flying on Qantas Airways is currently your cheapest option to London, with prices starting at $2,063.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for London, England

Do I need a COVID test to fly to London from Cairns?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Cairns to London

Most visitors from Cairns need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter London.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Cairns must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to London.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Cairns are not required to quarantine after entering London.

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Mandatory passenger locator form - Submit the form any time in the 48 hours before arriving in the UK. Show the form when checking in your plane, train or ferry to the UK.

Managed quarantine package for Scotland - All travelers arriving directly to Scotland are required to book their Managed Quarantine Package prior to travel.

COVID-19 testing package - All travelers must book and pay for a COVID-19 Testing Package prior to travel to England and Scotland.


Do I need a test to fly back to Cairns from London?

Returning to Cairns from London

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from London must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Cairns.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from London are not required to quarantine after entering Cairns.

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Alternative routes for Cairns to London

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Destination information for London

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Cairns to London.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = £0.53
Average temperature for September in London
20.0 °C
Avg rainfall for September in London
49.0 mm

Airports servicing Cairns

Airports servicing London

Gatwick (LGW)
Stansted (STN)
London City (LCY)
Luton (LTN)
Southend (SEN)

Top 5 airlines flying from Cairns to London

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Cairns to London choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Etihad Airways
$796 $1,150 No cancel fee 75%
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Singapore Airlines
$747 $1,175 No cancel fee 81%
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Emirates
$857 $1,210 No cancel fee 75%
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Virgin Australia
$835 $1,225 No cancel fee 80%
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Cathay Pacific
$1,037 $1,270 No cancel fee 72%
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