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Cairns (CNS) to San Francisco (SFO)

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 61 days in advance, which can save you up to 5% on flights from Cairns to San Francisco compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 61 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 $1,032. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $1,037.

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 $998 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $692. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December. Opting for a March flight can save you 56% 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 at 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 2021 flight deals

17 Nov - 21 Nov
$1,625pp
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17 Nov - 21 Nov
$1,633pp
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17 Nov - 21 Nov
$1,637pp
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From Cairns to San Francisco

Can I find flights from Cairns to San Francisco for under $4,666 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Cairns to San Francisco for under $4,666. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Singapore Airlines for just $4,652, but on average you can expect to pay $6,686.

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.

Are there direct flights from Cairns to San Francisco for under $4,666 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 19 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.

How long does is the flight from Cairns to San Francisco?

For as low as $4,689, Singapore Airlines can have you in San Francisco from Cairns in 32h 10m. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

What are the cheapest airlines to flying from Cairns to San Francisco return?

According to our current data, Singapore Airlines ($4,652), and Qantas Airways ($5,918) offers the cheapest pricing from Cairns to San Francisco.

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Destination information for San Francisco

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Average temperature for February in San Francisco
16.0 °C
Avg rainfall for February in San Francisco
91.0 mm

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Top 3 airlines flying from Cairns to San Francisco

Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Virgin Australia
$773 $996 No cancel fee 80%
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Qantas Airways
$772 $1,024 No cancel fee 74%
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Singapore Airlines
$979 $1,659 No cancel fee 81%
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