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Cheap flights from Cairns to Perth

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The best prices from Cairns to Perth are usually found in February or March, booked 47 days in advance, depart on a Thursday or Friday and return on a Monday

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How to find the cheapest flight from
Cairns (CNS) to Perth (PER)

All the information you need to plan the best CNS to PER flight in 2021: compare Cairns to Perth flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Perth.
CNS - PER
Price
$459 - $642
PER
Temperature
18 - 32 °C
PER
Rainfall
6 - 142 mm

Popular in

July

High demand for flights, 17% potential price rise

Cheapest in

February

Best time to find cheap flights, 14% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$459

From Cairns to Perth

One-way from

$294

One-way flight from Cairns to Perth

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 Perth?

Flying to your destination on a Monday can be more expensive, but this shouldn’t discourage you from finding affordable options to get to Perth. Check prices with Cheapflights to find a great deal for your trip.

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

To save up to 23% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 61 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from Cairns to Perth from $540 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $592 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

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

May can be a great time to fly to Perth from Cairns with a flight ticket averaging about $479. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of May for as cheap as $291. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Cairns to Perth (CNS - PER)?

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from Cairns to Perth is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are at midday tend to be the most expensive. A flight in the afternoon could potentially save you up to 9% on airfare.

Cheap flights from Cairns to Perth in June, July 2021

The best prices found for CNS to PER flights in June, July
26 Jul - 5 Aug
$505pp
CNS
Cairns
Virgin Australia
Direct
PER
Perth
PER
Perth
Virgin Australia
 
1 STOP
CNS
Cairns
26 Jul - 5 Aug
$524pp
CNS
Cairns
Multiple airlines
Direct
PER
Perth
PER
Perth
Qantas Airways
 
1 STOP
CNS
Cairns
26 Jul - 5 Aug
$555pp
CNS
Cairns
Multiple airlines
Direct
PER
Perth
PER
Perth
Jetstar
   
2 STOPS
CNS
Cairns

Cairns to Perth 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Perth from Cairns found for this year
14 Nov - 28 Nov
$301pp
CNS
Cairns
Multiple airlines
Direct
PER
Perth
PER
Perth
Jetstar
Direct
CNS
Cairns
18 Aug - 25 Aug
$337pp
CNS
Cairns
Virgin Australia
Direct
PER
Perth
PER
Perth
Virgin Australia
Direct
CNS
Cairns
20 Oct - 10 Nov
$348pp
CNS
Cairns
Virgin Australia
Direct
PER
Perth
PER
Perth
Virgin Australia
Direct
CNS
Cairns

Direct flights to Perth from Cairns

Save time with Cairns to Perth direct flight deals
14 Nov - 28 Nov
$301pp
CNS
Cairns
Multiple airlines
Direct
PER
Perth
PER
Perth
Jetstar
Direct
CNS
Cairns
18 Aug - 25 Aug
$337pp
CNS
Cairns
Virgin Australia
Direct
PER
Perth
PER
Perth
Virgin Australia
Direct
CNS
Cairns
20 Oct - 10 Nov
$348pp
CNS
Cairns
Virgin Australia
Direct
PER
Perth
PER
Perth
Virgin Australia
Direct
CNS
Cairns

Last-minute flights from Cairns to Perth

Late deals on return flights to Perth from Cairns, departing today and this week
1 Jul - 1 Aug
$706pp
CNS
Cairns
Multiple airlines
Direct
PER
Perth
PER
Perth
Qantas Airways
 
1 STOP
CNS
Cairns
1 Jul - 1 Aug
$708pp
CNS
Cairns
Qantas Airways
 
1 STOP
PER
Perth
PER
Perth
Qantas Airways
 
1 STOP
CNS
Cairns
1 Jul - 1 Aug
$716pp
CNS
Cairns
Multiple airlines
Direct
PER
Perth
PER
Perth
Qantas Airways
 
1 STOP
CNS
Cairns

One-way flights to Perth from Cairns

The cheapest one-way flights from Cairns to Perth
02:00 - 12:50
Virgin Australia
1 stop
12h 50m
CNS - PER
Virgin Australia
$294
StudentUniverse
08:25 - 08:15
Airnorth
2 stops
25h 50m
CNS - PER
Airnorth
$439
Gotogate
16:10 - 18:55
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
28h 45m
CNS - PER
Multiple Airlines
$506
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Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From Cairns to Perth

Can I find flights from Cairns to Perth for under $399 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Cairns to Perth for under $399. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $301, but on average you can expect to pay $517.

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

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

Are there direct flights from Cairns to Perth for under $399 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 5 direct flights from Cairns to Perth under $399. A good price for a direct flight from Cairns to Perth is less than $423.

Are there last-minute flights available from Cairns to Perth for under $798?

There are currently 8+ open flights from Cairns to Perth within the next 7 days for less than $798.

How popular is this flight route?

The Cairns to Perth flight path was viewed by 797 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

Does it rain more in Cairns or Perth?

Cairns will have less rainfall in 2 compared to Perth over the next 12 days.

Is Cairns weather warmer or cooler than Perth?

Temperatures around the 32 °Cs can be experienced in January. The weather in Perth is hotter than in Cairns. Plan for potential changes in flight availability as peak weather approaches in this location.

How long does is the flight from Cairns to Perth?

A quick flight from Cairns to Perth can take about 5h. Virgin Australia provides one of the quickest options available for as low as $479. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

What are the cheapest airlines to flying from Cairns to Perth return?

According to our current data, Virgin Australia ($337), Jetstar ($602), and Qantas Airways ($708) offers the cheapest pricing from Cairns to Perth. Virgin Australia is 37% cheaper than the average price of flights available within the next 90 days to this destination.

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

$167 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from Virgin Australia. You may also be able to find cheap deals on Jetstar and Airnorth, with prices starting from $207 and $328, respectively.

Alternative routes for Cairns to Perth

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

Destination information for Perth

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Cairns to Perth.
Flight duration
4h 46m
Average temperature for June in Perth
19.0 °C
Avg rainfall for June in Perth
130.0 mm

Airports servicing Cairns

Airports servicing Perth

Top 3 airlines flying from Cairns to Perth

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Cairns to Perth 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
Jetstar
$184 $354 No cancel fee 74%
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Virgin Australia
$384 $433 No cancel fee 80%
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Qantas Airways
$233 $557 No cancel fee 74%
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