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The best prices from Sydney to Port Douglas are usually found in March or May, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Tuesday and return on a Wednesday

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How to find the cheapest flight from
Sydney (SYD) to Port Douglas (CNS)

SYD - CNS
Price
$236 - $424
CNS
Temperature
26 - 31 °C
CNS
Rainfall
27 - 436 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 26% potential price rise

Cheapest in

March

Best time to find cheap flights, 25% potential price drop

Average price

$335

Average for round-trip flights in January 2021

Round-trip from

$236

From Sydney to Port Douglas

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 Sydney to Port Douglas?

Travellers have found that booking a Tuesday departure is the best way to save up to 11% on the cost of booking your flights compared to booking on days of the week where this route is of high demand.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Sydney to Port Douglas?

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 39 days in advance, which can save you up to 22% on flights from Sydney to Port Douglas compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 39 days out may not be for everyone, so we have options available for flights within the next two weeks, with the lowest price starting at $353. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $384.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Sydney to Port Douglas?

Our data shows that March tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Port Douglas from Sydney. Users have commonly found prices around $313 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $182. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in December.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Sydney to Port Douglas (SYD - CNS)?

It’s optimal to fly from Sydney to Port Douglas in the morning. By choosing this option you can save up to 20% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight in the evening.

Cheap flights from Sydney to Port Douglas in January, February 2021

The best prices found for SYD to CNS flights in January, February
3 Feb - 7 Feb
$245pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Jetstar
Direct
CNS
Cairns
CNS
Cairns
Jetstar
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
4 Feb - 7 Feb
$266pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Jetstar
Direct
CNS
Cairns
CNS
Cairns
Jetstar
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
29 Jan - 5 Feb
$276pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Jetstar
Direct
CNS
Cairns
CNS
Cairns
Jetstar
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith

Sydney to Port Douglas 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Port Douglas from Sydney found for this year
3 Feb - 7 Feb
$245pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Jetstar
Direct
CNS
Cairns
CNS
Cairns
Jetstar
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
18 Mar - 28 Mar
$254pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Jetstar
Direct
CNS
Cairns
CNS
Cairns
Jetstar
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
27 Mar - 31 Mar
$257pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Jetstar
Direct
CNS
Cairns
CNS
Cairns
Jetstar
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith

Direct flights to Port Douglas from Sydney

Save time with Sydney to Port Douglas direct flight deals
3 Feb - 7 Feb
$245pp
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Sydney Kingsford Smith
Jetstar
Direct
CNS
Cairns
CNS
Cairns
Jetstar
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SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
18 Mar - 28 Mar
$254pp
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Sydney Kingsford Smith
Jetstar
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CNS
Cairns
CNS
Cairns
Jetstar
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SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
27 Mar - 31 Mar
$257pp
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Sydney Kingsford Smith
Jetstar
Direct
CNS
Cairns
CNS
Cairns
Jetstar
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith

Last-minute flights from Sydney to Port Douglas

Late deals on return flights to Port Douglas from Sydney, departing today and this week
22 Jan - 24 Jan
$321pp
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Sydney Kingsford Smith
Jetstar
Direct
CNS
Cairns
CNS
Cairns
Jetstar
Direct
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Sydney Kingsford Smith
22 Jan - 24 Jan
$322pp
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Sydney Kingsford Smith
Jetstar
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Cairns
CNS
Cairns
Jetstar
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Sydney Kingsford Smith
23 Jan - 30 Jan
$344pp
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Sydney Kingsford Smith
Virgin Australia
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Cairns
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Virgin Australia
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Sydney Kingsford Smith

One-way flights to Port Douglas from Sydney

The cheapest one-way flights from Sydney to Port Douglas
16:00 - 12:15
Virgin Australia
2 stops
20h 15m
SYD - CNS
Virgin Australia
$326
Gotogate
03:05 - 09:45
Qantas Airways
2 stops
6h 40m
SYD - CNS
Qantas Airways
$337
mytrip.com
08:20 - 18:55
Jetstar
3 stops
35h 35m
SYD - CNS
Jetstar
$457
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Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Sydney to Port Douglas flights.

Flight FAQs

From Sydney to Port Douglas

Can I find flights from Sydney to Port Douglas for under $260 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Sydney to Port Douglas for under $260. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Jetstar for just $245, but on average you can expect to pay $300.

Which airlines flying from Sydney Kingsford Smith to Cairns have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

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

Are there direct flights from Sydney to Port Douglas for under $260 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Sydney to Port Douglas under $260. A good price for a direct flight from Sydney to Port Douglas is less than $306.

Are there last-minute flights available from Sydney to Port Douglas for under $389?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Sydney to Port Douglas within the next 7 days for less than $389.

How popular is this flight route?

Within the past month, 12,160 users have taken a look at flights from Sydney Kingsford Smith to Cairns.

Does it rain more in Sydney or Cairns?

When travelling, we recommend packing in preparation to handle common weather conditions. The rainfall in Sydney is typically less than Cairns. We can gather that this will continue over the next 16 days.

Is Sydney weather warmer or cooler than Cairns?

Temperatures around the 31 °Cs can be experienced in January. The weather in Cairns is hotter than in Sydney. Plan for potential changes in flight availability as peak weather approaches in this location.

How long does is the flight from Sydney to Port Douglas?

Airlines like Jetstar and Virgin Australia fly from Sydney to Port Douglas in about 3h. The time it takes to get you to your destination is usually consistent. Most flights are nonstop.

What are the cheapest airlines to flying from Sydney to Port Douglas return?

Jetstar, at $246, was found to be the cheapest airline from Sydney to Port Douglas. An alternate airline flying to your destination would be Virgin Australia. Users have found that Jetstar is 21% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Sydney to Port Douglas one-way?

$126 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from Jetstar. You may also be able to find cheap deals on Virgin Australia and Qantas Airways, with prices starting from $174 and $230, respectively.

Destination information for Port Douglas

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Sydney to Port Douglas
Flight duration
2h 58m
Average temperature for January in Port Douglas
31.0 °C
Avg rainfall for January in Port Douglas
322.0 mm

Airports servicing Sydney

Airports servicing Cairns

Top 4 airlines flying from Sydney to Port Douglas

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Sydney to Port Douglas 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
Tigerair Australia
$139 $212 No cancel fee 81%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Tigerair Australia. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

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Jetstar
$143 $261 No cancel fee 74%
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Virgin Australia
$189 $305 No cancel fee 80%
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Qantas Airways
$167 $344 No cancel fee 74%
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Hourly flight availability from Sydney to Port Douglas

Morning 6 AM to midday 68% of flight departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 17% of flight departures
Afternoon Midday to 6 PM 14% of flight departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of flight departures
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Weekly flight availability
from Sydney to Port Douglas
Sunday
14 daily flights
Monday
8 daily flights
Tuesday
15 daily flights
Wednesday
9 daily flights
Thursday
15 daily flights
Friday
14 daily flights
Saturday
16 daily flights
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