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Cheap flights from Cairns to New Zealand from $344

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 18/6. Fares are subject to change and may not be available on all flights or dates of travel. Click the price to replicate the search for this deal.
CNS — AKL
27 May — 3 Jun1
1 adult
Mon 27/5
Mon 3/6

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

Find a great deal and save up to 21% by booking at least 19 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 $763.

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 $836. You can even find prices in October for less than $836, as users have found deals to New Zealand from as low as $579. The month of December 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 28%.

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 Jetstar flights from Cairns to New Zealand

Explore cheap flight options specifically provided by Jetstar for the route between Cairns and New Zealand. 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 551,232 searches. Data last updated 22 May 2024.
Consider these cheap Jetstar flights we've found departing from Cairns to New Zealand. It's recommended that users confirm their flight details before booking.
Sun 2/606:00CNS - AKL
1 stop13h 20mJetstar
Sun 9/622:30AKL - CNS
1 stop11h 55mJetstar
Deal found 21/5$560
Wed 19/606:00CNS - AKL
1 stop13h 20mJetstar
Fri 21/606:15AKL - CNS
1 stop14h 00mJetstar
Deal found 22/5$630
Thu 11/719:10CNS - AKL
1 stop17h 25mJetstar
Sun 14/715:30AKL - CNS
1 stop19h 40mJetstar
Deal found 22/5$648
Sun 2/606:00CNS - AKL
1 stop13h 20mJetstar
Sun 9/622:30AKL - CNS
1 stop11h 55mJetstar
Deal found 21/5$663
Wed 19/606:00CNS - AKL
1 stop13h 20mJetstar
Fri 21/622:30AKL - CNS
2 stops17h 55mJetstar
Deal found 22/5$671
Tue 13/818:55CNS - AKL
1 stop17h 15mJetstar
Sun 25/806:15AKL - CNS
1 stop9h 20mJetstar
Deal found 22/5$674
Tue 6/818:55CNS - AKL
1 stop17h 15mJetstar
Tue 13/806:15AKL - CNS
1 stop14h 00mJetstar
Deal found 22/5$695
Tue 6/818:55CNS - AKL
1 stop17h 15mJetstar
Wed 14/806:15AKL - CNS
1 stop9h 20mJetstar
Deal found 22/5$713
Sun 2/606:00CNS - AKL
1 stop13h 20mJetstar
Sun 9/622:30AKL - CNS
2 stops17h 55mJetstar
Deal found 21/5$752

Cheap Air New Zealand flights from Cairns to New Zealand

Explore cheap flight options specifically provided by Air New Zealand for the route between Cairns and New Zealand. 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 551,232 searches. Data last updated 22 May 2024.
Some of the best deals we've found on Air New Zealand flights travelling from Cairns to New Zealand. Deals frequently update to provide users with more options.
Tue 6/811:55CNS - AKL
Nonstop4h 40mAir New Zealand
Tue 13/807:05AKL - CNS
Nonstop5h 40mAir New Zealand
Deal found 22/5$791
Tue 6/811:55CNS - AKL
Nonstop4h 40mAir New Zealand
Sat 10/807:05AKL - CNS
Nonstop5h 40mAir New Zealand
Deal found 22/5$966
Tue 6/811:55CNS - AKL
Nonstop4h 40mAir New Zealand
Thu 15/807:05AKL - CNS
Nonstop5h 40mAir New Zealand
Deal found 22/5$990
Tue 28/511:55CNS - AKL
Nonstop4h 40mAir New Zealand
Tue 4/607:05AKL - CNS
Nonstop5h 40mAir New Zealand
Deal found 21/5$1,236
Fri 13/913:50CNS - ZQN
2 stops19h 35mAir New Zealand
Sat 21/916:20ZQN - CNS
3 stops23h 35mAir New Zealand
Deal found 21/5$1,417

Cheap Cairns to New Zealand flights in May & June 2024

Find cheap flight options from Cairns to New Zealand specifically for the months of May and June 2024. Explore affordable fares based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 551,232 searches. Prices were last updated on 22 May 2024.
Scroll through some of the best deals on flights from Cairns to New Zealand in 2024. Check back soon for alternative fares.
Sun 2/606:00CNS - AKL
1 stop13h 20mJetstar
Sun 9/622:30AKL - CNS
1 stop11h 55mJetstar
Deal found 21/5$560
Wed 19/606:00CNS - AKL
1 stop13h 20mJetstar
Fri 21/606:15AKL - CNS
1 stop14h 00mJetstar
Deal found 22/5$630
Sun 2/606:00CNS - AKL
1 stop13h 20mJetstar
Sun 9/622:30AKL - CNS
1 stop11h 55mJetstar
Deal found 21/5$663
Wed 19/606:00CNS - AKL
1 stop13h 20mJetstar
Fri 21/622:30AKL - CNS
2 stops17h 55mJetstar
Deal found 22/5$671
Sun 2/606:00CNS - AKL
1 stop13h 20mJetstar
Sun 9/622:30AKL - CNS
2 stops17h 55mJetstar
Deal found 21/5$752
Tue 28/520:50CNS - AKL
1 stop13h 05mMultiple Airlines
Tue 4/613:05AKL - CNS
1 stop21h 20mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 21/5$842
Tue 28/520:50CNS - AKL
1 stop13h 05mMultiple Airlines
Tue 4/607:30AKL - CNS
2 stops26h 55mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 21/5$886
Wed 19/606:00CNS - AKL
2 stops15h 25mMultiple Airlines
Fri 21/622:30AKL - CNS
2 stops17h 55mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 22/5$918
Tue 28/511:55CNS - AKL
Nonstop4h 40mMultiple Airlines
Tue 4/606:15AKL - CNS
1 stop14h 00mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 21/5$1,124

Cairns to New Zealand 2024 flight deals

Discover exclusive flight deals for travel between Cairns and New Zealand in 2024. Find excellent offers based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 551,232 searches. Data last updated 22 May 2024.
Scroll through some of the best deals on flights from Cairns to New Zealand in 2024. Check back soon for alternative fares.
Wed 19/606:00CNS - AKL
1 stop13h 20mJetstar
Fri 21/606:15AKL - CNS
1 stop14h 00mJetstar
Deal found 22/5$630
Wed 12/618:55CNS - AKL
1 stop17h 15mJetstar
Sun 16/622:30AKL - CNS
1 stop11h 55mJetstar
Deal found 22/5$632
Fri 21/606:00CNS - AKL
1 stop13h 20mJetstar
Fri 28/622:30AKL - CNS
1 stop11h 55mJetstar
Deal found 22/5$641
Thu 11/719:10CNS - AKL
1 stop17h 25mJetstar
Sun 14/715:30AKL - CNS
1 stop19h 40mJetstar
Deal found 22/5$648
Wed 19/606:00CNS - AKL
1 stop13h 20mJetstar
Fri 21/622:30AKL - CNS
2 stops17h 55mJetstar
Deal found 22/5$671
Tue 13/818:55CNS - AKL
1 stop17h 15mJetstar
Sun 25/806:15AKL - CNS
1 stop9h 20mJetstar
Deal found 22/5$674
Tue 6/818:55CNS - AKL
1 stop17h 15mJetstar
Tue 13/806:15AKL - CNS
1 stop14h 00mJetstar
Deal found 22/5$695
Tue 6/818:55CNS - AKL
1 stop17h 15mJetstar
Wed 14/806:15AKL - CNS
1 stop9h 20mJetstar
Deal found 22/5$713
Tue 6/816:00CNS - AKL
1 stop17h 55mMultiple Airlines
Mon 12/813:05AKL - CNS
1 stop9h 05mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 22/5$737

Direct flights to New Zealand from Cairns

Discover direct flight options from Cairns to New Zealand. 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 551,232 searches. Data last updated 22 May 2024.
Consider booking one of these non-stop flights heading from Cairns to New Zealand. If you're looking for other options for flights from Cairns to New Zealand, make sure to update the search form at the top of page.
Tue 6/811:55CNS - AKL
Nonstop4h 40mAir New Zealand
Tue 13/807:05AKL - CNS
Nonstop5h 40mAir New Zealand
Deal found 22/5$791
Tue 6/811:55CNS - AKL
Nonstop4h 40mAir New Zealand
Sat 10/807:05AKL - CNS
Nonstop5h 40mAir New Zealand
Deal found 22/5$966
Tue 6/811:55CNS - AKL
Nonstop4h 40mAir New Zealand
Thu 15/807:05AKL - CNS
Nonstop5h 40mAir New Zealand
Deal found 22/5$990

Cairns to New Zealand flights leaving soon

Find last-minute flight options from Cairns to New Zealand for spontaneous travel. Discover available flights and compare prices based on user searches. Secure great deals and offers for spontaneous trips with quick booking options. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 551,232 searches. Data last updated 22 May 2024.
Have a look at some of the flights available from Cairns to New Zealand departing last-minute. Users should examine the flight details to ensure there are no surprises.
Sun 2/606:00CNS - AKL
1 stop13h 20mJetstar
Sun 9/622:30AKL - CNS
1 stop11h 55mJetstar
Deal found 21/5$560
Sun 2/606:00CNS - AKL
1 stop13h 20mJetstar
Sun 9/622:30AKL - CNS
1 stop11h 55mJetstar
Deal found 21/5$663
Sun 2/606:00CNS - AKL
1 stop13h 20mJetstar
Sun 9/622:30AKL - CNS
2 stops17h 55mJetstar
Deal found 21/5$752
Tue 28/520:50CNS - AKL
1 stop13h 05mMultiple Airlines
Tue 4/613:05AKL - CNS
1 stop21h 20mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 21/5$842
Tue 28/520:50CNS - AKL
1 stop13h 05mMultiple Airlines
Tue 4/607:30AKL - CNS
2 stops26h 55mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 21/5$886
Tue 28/511:55CNS - AKL
Nonstop4h 40mMultiple Airlines
Tue 4/606:15AKL - CNS
1 stop14h 00mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 21/5$1,124
Tue 28/506:00CNS - AKL
2 stops23h 35mQantas Airways
Tue 4/613:15AKL - CNS
2 stops22h 00mQantas Airways
Deal found 21/5$1,182
Tue 28/511:55CNS - AKL
Nonstop4h 40mAir New Zealand
Tue 4/607:05AKL - CNS
Nonstop5h 40mAir New Zealand
Deal found 21/5$1,236
Sun 2/609:10CNS - AKL
2 stops11h 45mQantas Airways
Sun 9/618:45AKL - CNS
2 stops19h 20mQantas Airways
Deal found 21/5$1,355

One-way flights to New Zealand from Cairns

Search for one-way flight options from Cairns to New Zealand. 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 551,232 searches. Data last updated 22 May 2024.
If you're seeking multiple options on one-way flights from Cairns to New Zealand, be sure to check out these deals, which are updated often. Those seeking round-trip flights from Cairns to New Zealand should utilise the search form at the top of the page.
Tue 18/606:00CNS - AKL
1 stop27h 55mJetstar
Deal found 22/5$344
Tue 25/618:55CNS - AKL
1 stop17h 15mJetstar
Deal found 22/5$352
Tue 13/812:15CNS - AKL
1 stop24h 20mJetstar
Deal found 22/5$353
Tue 13/810:30CNS - ZQN
1 stop28h 15mVirgin Australia
Deal found 22/5$355
Tue 27/818:55CNS - AKL
1 stop17h 15mJetstar
Deal found 21/5$355
Fri 31/520:50CNS - AKL
1 stop13h 05mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 21/5$372
Wed 14/818:55CNS - AKL
1 stop17h 15mJetstar
Deal found 22/5$375
Mon 24/609:45CNS - AKL
1 stop11h 20mJetstar
Deal found 22/5$376
Fri 9/809:45CNS - AKL
1 stop11h 20mJetstar
Deal found 22/5$378

Find flights from Cairns to New Zealand within your budget

Customise your flight search to find flights from Cairns to New Zealand 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 551,232 searches. Data last updated 22 May 2024.

Fly from

Any airport

Fly to

Any airport

Budget

$630 - $991

Route

Depart

Return

Price

CairnsAuckland Intl

CNS - AKL

CNSAKL

Cairns

Wed 19/6

1 stop13h 20m

Auckland Intl

Fri 21/6

1 stop14h 00m

$630

CairnsAuckland Intl

CNS - AKL

CNSAKL

Cairns

Thu 11/7

1 stop17h 25m

Auckland Intl

Sun 14/7

1 stop19h 40m

$648

CairnsAuckland Intl

CNS - AKL

CNSAKL

Cairns

Wed 19/6

1 stop13h 20m

Auckland Intl

Fri 21/6

2 stops17h 55m

$671

CairnsAuckland Intl

CNS - AKL

CNSAKL

Cairns

Tue 13/8

1 stop17h 15m

Auckland Intl

Sun 25/8

1 stop9h 20m

$674

CairnsQueenstown Intl

CNS - ZQN

CNSZQN

Cairns

Sat 2/11

1 stop14h 50m

Queenstown Intl

Mon 18/11

1 stop23h 35m

$678

CairnsAuckland Intl

CNS - AKL

CNSAKL

Cairns

Tue 6/8

1 stop17h 55m

Auckland Intl

Mon 12/8

1 stop9h 05m

$737

CairnsQueenstown Intl

CNS - ZQN

CNSZQN

Cairns

Fri 13/9

1 stop17h 45m

Queenstown Intl

Sat 21/9

1 stop27h 45m

$761

CairnsAuckland Intl

CNS - AKL

CNSAKL

Cairns

Tue 6/8

Nonstop4h 40m

Auckland Intl

Tue 13/8

Nonstop5h 40m

$791

CairnsAuckland Intl

CNS - AKL

CNSAKL

Cairns

Tue 6/8

2 stops16h 50m

Auckland Intl

Tue 13/8

1 stop17h 45m

$991

Flights are sorted by cheapest first

Deals found on 22/5

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Best time to book a flight from Cairns to New Zealand

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Reviews of airlines servicing New Zealand

Get insights into the airlines that provide service to New Zealand. 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 New Zealand. Reviews last updated 22 May 2024.
Read reviews from past customers who have flown Jetstar, Air New Zealand and Qantas Airways from Cairns to New Zealand. Reviews also offer insight into each airline's entertainment options, comfort, food, crew/service, and boarding process.
8.3
Very Good
617 reviews

Food

7.6

Comfort

8.1

Crew

8.8

Boarding

8.4

Overall

8.3

Entertainment

7.9

Reviews

1 / 10

The crew, food, and entertainment were amazing. The leg room/distance from the row in front of you seems smaller than other airlines which is very uncomfortable.

8.3
Very Good
617 reviews
8.3
Very Good
617 reviews

Food

7.6

Comfort

8.1

Crew

8.8

Boarding

8.4

Overall

8.3

Entertainment

7.9

Reviews

1 / 10

The crew, food, and entertainment were amazing. The leg room/distance from the row in front of you seems smaller than other airlines which is very uncomfortable.

7.8
Good
631 reviews
8.3
Very Good
617 reviews

Food

7.6

Comfort

8.1

Crew

8.8

Boarding

8.4

Overall

8.3

Entertainment

7.9

Reviews

1 / 10

The crew, food, and entertainment were amazing. The leg room/distance from the row in front of you seems smaller than other airlines which is very uncomfortable.

7.7
Good
957 reviews
8.3
Very Good
617 reviews

Food

7.6

Comfort

8.1

Crew

8.8

Boarding

8.4

Overall

8.3

Entertainment

7.9

Reviews

1 / 10

The crew, food, and entertainment were amazing. The leg room/distance from the row in front of you seems smaller than other airlines which is very uncomfortable.

6.8
Okay
632 reviews
8.3
Very Good
617 reviews

Food

7.6

Comfort

8.1

Crew

8.8

Boarding

8.4

Overall

8.3

Entertainment

7.9

Reviews

1 / 10

The crew, food, and entertainment were amazing. The leg room/distance from the row in front of you seems smaller than other airlines which is very uncomfortable.

Related info for your journey

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  • 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.

  • 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 $630, but on average you can expect to pay $760.

  • Are there direct flights from Cairns to New Zealand for under $800 on Cheapflights?

    Cheapflights has 3 direct flights from Cairns to New Zealand under $800. A good price for a direct flight from Cairns to New Zealand is less than $914.

  • Are there last-minute flights available from Cairns to New Zealand for under $600?

    There are currently 11+ open flights from Cairns to New Zealand within the next 7 days for less than $600.

  • How popular is this Cairns to New Zealand flight route?

  • What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Cairns to New Zealand one-way?

    For one-way options, check prices for Jetstar. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $344. Users have also found prices from $355 and $417 on Virgin Australia and Air New Zealand, respectively.

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

  • 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(77%), Singapore Airlines(77%) or Air China(77%), 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 $668 for a flight from Cairns to New Zealand. The cheapest flight overall is $440 while the most popular route, (Cairns - Auckland Intl) is currently priced at $560.

  • What does CNS to AKL mean?

    Cairns Airport is CNS and Auckland Intl Airport is AKL. These codes are created by the International Air Transport Association (IATA) and airlines use them to identify the departing and arrival airports in the flight routes they service. Christchurch Airport (CHC), Wellington Airport (WLG), Queenstown Intl Airport (ZQN), Dunedin Airport (DUD), Nelson Airport (NSN) are other airports near this flight route and their unique identifiers/IATA codes.

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

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

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

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

  • How can I find direct flights from Cairns to New Zealand?

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

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

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

    Many airlines flying from Cairns to New Zealand 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 Cairns to New Zealand?

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

    The Cairns to New Zealand flight deals you see on this page were last updated on 22/5.

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

  • When is the best time to book a flight from Cairns to New Zealand?

    Currently, August is the cheapest month in which you can book a flight from Cairns to New Zealand (average of $257). Flying from Cairns to New Zealand in December is currently the most expensive (average of $328). 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.

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