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

CNS - SFO
Price
$1,117 - $3,686
SFO
Temperature
15 - 25 °C
SFO
Rainfall
0 - 120 mm
Popular in January High demand for flights, 56% potential price rise
Cheapest in August Best time to find cheap flights, 30% potential price drop
Average price $1,117 Average for round-trip flights in August 2020
Round-trip from $1,117 From Cairns to San Francisco
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 San Francisco?

Users have found that flying from Cairns to San Francisco on a Saturday typically leans towards higher prices. However, this doesn’t mean you still can’t find a deal. Flexibility with other aspects of your flight can still land a great price for your trip.

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

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 58 days in advance, which can save you up to 19% on flights from Cairns to San Francisco compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 58 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 $1,870. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $1,923.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Cairns to San Francisco?

March is one of the best times of the year to fly to San Francisco from Cairns. Prices for March average $1,209 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $854. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December. Opting for a March flight can save you 42% on your journey compared to booking in March

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

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from Cairns to San Francisco in the midday. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 27% on your trip compared to booking a flight in the afternoon.

Cairns to San Francisco 2020 flight deals

Cheap flights to San Francisco from Cairns found for this year
5 Dec - 2 Jan
$1,159pp
CNS
Cairns
Singapore Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Singapore Airlines
 
1 STOP
CNS
Cairns
5 Dec - 2 Jan
$1,163pp
CNS
Cairns
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Singapore Airlines
 
1 STOP
CNS
Cairns
5 Dec - 2 Jan
$1,387pp
CNS
Cairns
Virgin Australia
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Virgin Australia
   
2 STOPS
CNS
Cairns

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Flight FAQs

From Cairns to San Francisco

Can I find flights from Cairns to San Francisco for under $1,200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Cairns to San Francisco for under $1,200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Singapore Airlines for just $1,130, but on average you can expect to pay $1,197.

Are there direct flights from Cairns to San Francisco for under $1,100 on Cheapflights?

There are no direct flights from Cairns to San Francisco, but Cheapflights can provide you with all the information you need to find the fastest route with the fewest stops.

How popular is this flight route?

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

Does it rain more in Cairns or San Francisco?

Expected rainfall in Cairns is less than in San Francisco. You can expect this to be the case over the next 10 days.

Is Cairns weather warmer or cooler than San Francisco?

Expect the weather to be around 31 °C on average in January. As the temperature peaks, try to get your plans done early, as flight price and availability will have an impact on your travels. The climate in San Francisco is generally colder than in Cairns.

Destination information for San Francisco

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Today's exchange rate
$1 = $0.72
Average temperature for August in San Francisco
23.0 °C

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