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How to find the cheapest flight from
Cairns (CNS) to San Francisco (SFO)

All the information you need to plan the best CNS to SFO flight in 2021: compare Cairns to San Francisco flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in San Francisco.
What is the cheapest day to fly return from Cairns to San Francisco?

Users have found that leaving on a Sunday can be a cost-effective option. It’s possible to save up to 40% on your flight compared to booking on days when demand is much higher.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Cairns to San Francisco (CNS - SFO)?

Unlike at midday, when flights are generally more expensive, you can save up to 23% on flights from Cairns to San Francisco by exploring options for tickets in the morning.

Cairns to San Francisco 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to San Francisco from Cairns found for this year
10 Dec - 24 Dec
$7,291pp
CNS
Cairns
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CNS
Cairns
10 Dec - 24 Dec
$7,314pp
CNS
Cairns
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CNS
Cairns
10 Dec - 24 Dec
$7,692pp
CNS
Cairns
Singapore Airlines
     
3 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Singapore Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CNS
Cairns

One-way flights to San Francisco from Cairns

The cheapest one-way flights from Cairns to San Francisco
11:30 - 14:45
Multiple Airlines
1 stop
20h 15m
CNS - SFO
Multiple Airlines
$1,295
Travelgenio
10:05 - 09:45
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
40h 40m
CNS - SFO
Multiple Airlines
$1,107
Orbitz
03:30 - 15:13
Multiple Airlines
3 stops
28h 43m
CNS - SFO
Multiple Airlines
$1,139
Kiwi.com

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">Cairns</span> to <span class="emphasized">San Francisco</span> flights.

Flight FAQs

From Cairns to San Francisco

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

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

Can I find flights from Cairns to San Francisco for under $7,300 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Cairns to San Francisco for under $7,300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $7,291, but on average you can expect to pay $9,245.

How popular is this Cairns to San Francisco flight route?

Within the past month, 98 users have taken a look at flights from Cairns to San Francisco.

What are the cheapest flights from Cairns to San Francisco?

On average you can expect to pay $2,748 for a flight from Cairns to San Francisco. The cheapest flight overall is $866 while the most popular route, (Cairns - San Francisco) is currently priced at $1,976.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Cairns to San Francisco?

Consider Cathay Pacific, Air New Zealand or Qantas Airways when booking your flight. These represent the most popular airlines when flying from Cairns to San Francisco.

COVID Restrictions

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Do I need a COVID test to fly to San Francisco from Cairns?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Cairns to San Francisco

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

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Cairns must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to San Francisco.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Cairns are not required to quarantine after entering San Francisco.

Do I need a test to fly back to Cairns from San Francisco?

Returning to Cairns from San Francisco

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

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from San Francisco are not required to quarantine after entering Cairns.

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Destination information for San Francisco

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Cairns to San Francisco.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = $0.75
Average temperature for October in San Francisco
22.0 °C
Avg rainfall for October in San Francisco
30.0 mm

Airports servicing Cairns

Airports servicing San Francisco

Top 3 airlines flying from Cairns to San Francisco

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Cairns to San Francisco 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
Qantas Airways
$1,031 $1,368 No cancel fee 74%
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Virgin Australia
$1,032 $1,330 No cancel fee 80%
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Singapore Airlines
$1,307 $2,216 No cancel fee 81%
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