Cheap flights from Cairns to New Zealand

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

Find a great deal and save up to 75% by booking at least 61 days prior to your desired departure date, rather than waiting until the week of travel. According to our data, there are a number of flights available from Cairns to New Zealand within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at $1,240.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Cairns to New Zealand?

The best pricing can be found in the month of October. Prices to New Zealand from Cairns average $956. You can even find prices in October for less than $956, as users have found deals to New Zealand from as low as $700. The month of March appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to New Zealand from Cairns. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 40%.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Cairns to New Zealand (CNS - NZ)?

When flying from Cairns to New Zealand, the time of day you decide to fly out makes little to no difference towards the overall price you’ll pay on tickets.

Cheap flights from Cairns to New Zealand in August, September 2022

The best prices found for CNS to New Zealand flights in August, September
12 Sep. - 19 Sep.
CNS

Cairns

AKL

Auckland Intl

1 stop

11h 45m
AKL

Auckland Intl

CNS

Cairns

1 stop

14h 25m
$766

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 10.8.22

25 Aug. - 31 Aug.
CNS

Cairns

AKL

Auckland Intl

1 stop

20h 15m
AKL

Auckland Intl

CNS

Cairns

1 stop

14h 30m
$838

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 11.8.22

7 Sep. - 14 Sep.
CNS

Cairns

AKL

Auckland Intl

1 stop

18h 10m
AKL

Auckland Intl

CNS

Cairns

1 stop

13h 40m
$892

Qantas Airways

Pick Dates

Deal found 08.8.22

Cairns to New Zealand 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to New Zealand from Cairns found for this year
23 Oct. - 29 Oct.
CNS

Cairns

ZQN

Queenstown Intl

1 stop

9h 05m
ZQN

Queenstown Intl

CNS

Cairns

1 stop

8h 10m
$648

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 10.8.22

12 Sep. - 19 Sep.
CNS

Cairns

AKL

Auckland Intl

1 stop

11h 45m
AKL

Auckland Intl

CNS

Cairns

1 stop

14h 25m
$766

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 10.8.22

23 Oct. - 29 Oct.
CNS

Cairns

ZQN

Queenstown Intl

2 stops

10h 35m
ZQN

Queenstown Intl

CNS

Cairns

1 stop

8h 10m
$773

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 10.8.22

Cheap Air New Zealand flights from Cairns to New Zealand

11 Oct. - 18 Oct.
CNS

Cairns

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

4h 25m
AKL

Auckland Intl

CNS

Cairns

Nonstop

5h 50m
$1,100

Air New Zealand

Pick Dates

Deal found 11.8.22

23 Oct. - 29 Oct.
CNS

Cairns

ZQN

Queenstown Intl

2 stops

27h 15m
ZQN

Queenstown Intl

CNS

Cairns

2 stops

22h 30m
$1,102

Air New Zealand

Pick Dates

Deal found 10.8.22

20 Dec. - 10 Jan.
CNS

Cairns

AKL

Auckland Intl

1 stop

27h 05m
AKL

Auckland Intl

CNS

Cairns

2 stops

24h 05m
$1,347

Air New Zealand

Pick Dates

Deal found 09.8.22

Cheap Jetstar flights from Cairns to New Zealand

23 Oct. - 29 Oct.
CNS

Cairns

ZQN

Queenstown Intl

1 stop

9h 05m
ZQN

Queenstown Intl

CNS

Cairns

1 stop

8h 10m
$648

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 10.8.22

12 Sep. - 19 Sep.
CNS

Cairns

AKL

Auckland Intl

1 stop

11h 45m
AKL

Auckland Intl

CNS

Cairns

1 stop

14h 25m
$766

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 10.8.22

1 Dec. - 9 Dec.
CNS

Cairns

AKL

Auckland Intl

1 stop

25h 00m
AKL

Auckland Intl

CNS

Cairns

1 stop

29h 35m
$773

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 10.8.22

Direct flights to New Zealand from Cairns

Save time with Cairns to New Zealand direct flight deals
11 Oct. - 18 Oct.
CNS

Cairns

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

4h 25m
AKL

Auckland Intl

CNS

Cairns

Nonstop

5h 50m
$1,171

Air New Zealand

Pick Dates

Deal found 08.8.22

13 Sep. - 27 Sep.
CNS

Cairns

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

4h 25m
AKL

Auckland Intl

CNS

Cairns

Nonstop

5h 50m
$1,423

Air New Zealand

Pick Dates

Deal found 09.8.22

Last-minute flights from Cairns to New Zealand

Late deals on return flights to New Zealand from Cairns, departing today and this week
16 Aug. - 18 Aug.
CNS

Cairns

AKL

Auckland Intl

1 stop

7h 20m
AKL

Auckland Intl

CNS

Cairns

1 stop

30h 35m
$969

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 08.8.22

16 Aug. - 18 Aug.
CNS

Cairns

AKL

Auckland Intl

2 stops

24h 40m
AKL

Auckland Intl

CNS

Cairns

1 stop

7h 40m
$1,127

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 08.8.22

17 Aug. - 18 Aug.
CNS

Cairns

AKL

Auckland Intl

1 stop

17h 40m
AKL

Auckland Intl

CNS

Cairns

1 stop

14h 50m
$1,137

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 08.8.22

One-way flights to New Zealand from Cairns

The cheapest one-way flights from Cairns to New Zealand
10 Nov.
CNS

Cairns

AKL

Auckland Intl

1 stop

10h 30m
$356

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 10.8.22

10 Nov.
CNS

Cairns

WLG

Wellington

1 stop

23h 35m
$358

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 10.8.22

4 Feb.
CNS

Cairns

AKL

Auckland Intl

1 stop

10h 30m
$361

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 09.8.22

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Cairns to New Zealand flights.

What airport do you fly from for flights from Cairns to New Zealand?

Cairns (CNS), located 4.4 km from the city centre, is the airport you fly out of when you book flights from Cairns to New Zealand.

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

Some of our airline partners flying from Cairns to New Zealand have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. Qantas Airways, Jetstar, and Virgin Australia are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like Qantas Airways with this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from Cairns to New Zealand for under $700 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Cairns to New Zealand for under $700. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Jetstar for just $648, but on average you can expect to pay $914.

Are there direct flights from Cairns to New Zealand for under $1,200 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 2 direct flights from Cairns to New Zealand under $1,200. A good price for a direct flight from Cairns to New Zealand is less than $1,296.

Are there last-minute flights available from Cairns to New Zealand for under $1,000?

There are currently 6+ open flights from Cairns to New Zealand within the next 7 days for less than $1,000.

How popular is this Cairns to New Zealand flight route?

The Cairns to New Zealand flight path was viewed by 543 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

What are the most popular routes from Cairns to New Zealand?

When deciding which route to take from Cairns to New Zealand, consider Cairns - Auckland Intl, Cairns - Christchurch or Cairns - Wellington, as they are the most popular.

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

The most popular airlines flying from Cairns to New Zealand are Emirates, Jetstar and Air New Zealand. Something to consider prior to booking your flight.

What are the most reliable airlines from Cairns to New Zealand?

No one likes to see their flight delayed. When booking a flight from Cairns to New Zealand consider choosing Air New Zealand(46%), Singapore Airlines(46%) or Air China(46%), as they are the most reliable in getting you off to your destination on time.

What are the cheapest flights from Cairns to New Zealand?

On average you can expect to pay $1,015 for a flight from Cairns to New Zealand. The cheapest flight overall is $548 while the most popular route, (Cairns - Auckland Intl) is currently priced at $766.

Destination points for flights from Cairns to New Zealand

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Top 4 airlines flying from Cairns to New Zealand

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Cairns to New Zealand choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
JetstarCheapest$451Average$703FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time74%COVID-19 safety
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Virgin AustraliaCheapest$498Average$752FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time80%COVID-19 safety
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Qantas AirwaysCheapest$675Average$934FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time74%COVID-19 safety
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Air New ZealandCheapest$751Average$1,076FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time78%COVID-19 safety
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