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 14% by booking at least 23 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 $649.

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

The best pricing can be found in the month of May. Prices to New Zealand from Cairns average $625. You can even find prices in May for less than $625, as users have found deals to New Zealand from as low as $464. 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 30%.

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 October, November 2021

The best prices found for CNS to New Zealand flights in October, November
25 Nov. - 9 Dec.
CNS

Cairns

AKL

Auckland Intl

2 stops

23h 25m
AKL

Auckland Intl

CNS

Cairns

1 stop

8h 15m
$968

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 19/10/21

25 Nov. - 9 Dec.
CNS

Cairns

AKL

Auckland Intl

2 stops

26h 55m
AKL

Auckland Intl

CNS

Cairns

2 stops

18h 55m
$1,204

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 19/10/21

25 Nov. - 9 Dec.
CNS

Cairns

AKL

Auckland Intl

3 stops

30h 10m
AKL

Auckland Intl

CNS

Cairns

2 stops

23h 55m
$1,413

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 19/10/21

Cairns to New Zealand 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to New Zealand from Cairns found for this year
16 Dec. - 13 Jan.
CNS

Cairns

WLG

Wellington

1 stop

11h 15m
WLG

Wellington

CNS

Cairns

1 stop

20h 25m
$923

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 20/10/21

10 Dec. - 21 Jan.
CNS

Cairns

AKL

Auckland Intl

1 stop

15h 05m
AKL

Auckland Intl

CNS

Cairns

1 stop

10h 05m
$951

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 18/10/21

10 Dec. - 21 Jan.
CNS

Cairns

AKL

Auckland Intl

2 stops

21h 30m
AKL

Auckland Intl

CNS

Cairns

1 stop

8h 45m
$952

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 18/10/21

Last-minute flights from Cairns to New Zealand

Late deals on return flights to New Zealand from Cairns, departing today and this week
31 Oct. - 7 Nov.
CNS

Cairns

AKL

Auckland Intl

2 stops

25h 50m
AKL

Auckland Intl

CNS

Cairns

2 stops

13h 45m
$8,019

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 19/10/21

31 Oct. - 7 Nov.
CNS

Cairns

AKL

Auckland Intl

2 stops

25h 50m
AKL

Auckland Intl

CNS

Cairns

2 stops

13h 45m
$8,042

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 19/10/21

One-way flights to New Zealand from Cairns

The cheapest one-way flights from Cairns to New Zealand
27 Jan.
CNS

Cairns

AKL

Auckland Intl

1 stop

8h 55m
$336

Jetstar

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Deal found 18/10/21

3 Mar.
CNS

Cairns

WLG

Wellington

1 stop

21h 55m
$344

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 20/10/21

25 Jan.
CNS

Cairns

AKL

Auckland Intl

1 stop

7h 45m
$349

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 18/10/21

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. Virgin Australia, Qantas Airways, and Jetstar are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like Virgin Australia 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 Multiple Airlines for just $627, but on average you can expect to pay $844.

Are there last-minute flights available from Cairns to New Zealand for under $8,100?

There are currently 2+ open flights from Cairns to New Zealand within the next 7 days for less than $8,100.

How popular is this Cairns to New Zealand flight route?

The Cairns to New Zealand flight path was viewed by 1,110 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

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 $336. Users have also found prices from $437 and $465 on Qantas Airways and Virgin Australia, respectively.

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 - Queenstown Intl or Cairns - Christchurch, 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 cheapest flights from Cairns to New Zealand?

On average you can expect to pay $712 for a flight from Cairns to New Zealand. The cheapest flight overall is $267 while the most popular route, (Cairns - Auckland Intl) is currently priced at $637.

Can I fly to New Zealand from Cairns right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Cairns to New Zealand

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

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

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

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Managed Isolation Allocation system voucher - Travelers are required to obtain a Managed Isolation Allocation system voucher confirming their place in a managed isolation facility before boarding a flight to New Zealand.


Can I fly back to Cairns from New Zealand?

Returning to Cairns from New Zealand

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

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

Destination points for flights from Cairns to New Zealand

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Top 5 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
Jetstar
Cheapest$273
Average$626
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time74%
COVID-19 safety
Emirates
Cheapest$347
Average$663
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time75%
COVID-19 safety
Air New Zealand
Cheapest$381
Average$735
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time78%
COVID-19 safety
Qantas Airways
Cheapest$397
Average$795
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time74%
COVID-19 safety
Virgin Australia
Cheapest$459
Average$698
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time80%
COVID-19 safety