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How to find the cheapest flight from
Cairns (CNS) to Townsville (TSV)

CNS - TSV
Price
$230 - $323
TSV
Temperature
25 - 32 °C
TSV
Rainfall
7 - 269 mm

Popular in

June

High demand for flights, 17% potential price rise

Cheapest in

May

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

Average price

$275

Average for round-trip flights in January 2021

Round-trip from

$230

From Cairns to Townsville

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 Townsville?

Tuesday flights are found to be more expensive to fly from Cairns to Townsville. This shouldn’t discourage you from searching, as you can still find great deals by being flexible with your options. Use our search form to find deals on tickets to Townsville.

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

To save on the cost of your flight from Cairns to Townsville, book at least 51 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 41% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $348 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $396.

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

May is one of the best times of the year to fly to Townsville from Cairns. Prices for May average $297 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $239. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of July. Opting for a May flight can save you 32% on your journey compared to booking in May

When is the cheapest time to fly from Cairns to Townsville (CNS - TSV)?

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from Cairns to Townsville in the afternoon. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 17% on your trip compared to booking a flight at midday.

Cheap flights from Cairns to Townsville in January, February 2021

The best prices found for CNS to TSV flights in January, February
17 Jan - 18 Jan
$299pp
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Cairns
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TSV
Townsville
TSV
Townsville
Rex
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Cairns
17 Jan - 18 Jan
$442pp
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Cairns
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Townsville
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Jetstar
 
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Cairns
17 Jan - 18 Jan
$492pp
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Cairns
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Townsville
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Townsville
Jetstar
 
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Cairns

Cairns to Townsville 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Townsville from Cairns found for this year
17 Jan - 18 Jan
$299pp
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Cairns
Multiple airlines
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TSV
Townsville
TSV
Townsville
Rex
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Cairns
14 Mar - 17 Mar
$355pp
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Cairns
Qantas Airways
Direct
TSV
Townsville
TSV
Townsville
Qantas Airways
Direct
CNS
Cairns
14 Mar - 17 Mar
$356pp
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Cairns
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Townsville
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Cairns

Direct flights to Townsville from Cairns

Save time with Cairns to Townsville direct flight deals
14 Mar - 17 Mar
$355pp
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Cairns
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14 Mar - 17 Mar
$356pp
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Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Cairns to Townsville flights.

Flight FAQs

From Cairns to Townsville

Can I find flights from Cairns to Townsville for under $387 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Cairns to Townsville for under $387. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Qantas Airways for just $355, but on average you can expect to pay $517.

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

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like Qantas Airways and Rex flying from Cairns to Townsville have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

Are there direct flights from Cairns to Townsville for under $387 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 2 direct flights from Cairns to Townsville under $387. A good price for a direct flight from Cairns to Townsville is less than $355.

How popular is this flight route?

This flight path from Cairns to Townsville was viewed by 427 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 Townsville?

In Cairns, there will be greater rainfall in Cairns compared to Townsville over the next 19 days.

Is Cairns weather warmer or cooler than Townsville?

You can imagine temperatures to be in the 32 °C range in January. The weather in Townsville is generally hotter than Cairns's. As flight availability is subject to become more limited as peak season approaches it is ideal to book in a timely manner.

How long does is the flight from Cairns to Townsville?

A quick flight from Cairns to Townsville can take about 55m. Qantas Airways provides one of the quickest options available for as low as $355. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

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

Flying on Qantas Airways is currently your cheapest option to Townsville, with prices starting at $355. Another option worth looking into is Virgin Australia, starting at $589 return.

Alternative routes for Cairns to Townsville

Destination information for Townsville

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Cairns to Townsville
Flight duration
0h 55m
Average temperature for January in Townsville
32.0 °C
Avg rainfall for January in Townsville
202.0 mm

Airports servicing Cairns

Airports servicing Townsville

Hourly flight availability from Cairns to Townsville

Morning 6 AM to midday 41% of flight departures
Afternoon Midday to 6 PM 40% of flight departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 19% of flight departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of flight departures
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Noon
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Weekly flight availability
from Cairns to Townsville
Sunday
2 daily flights
Monday
3 daily flights
Tuesday
5 daily flights
Wednesday
4 daily flights
Thursday
5 daily flights
Friday
3 daily flights
Saturday
1 daily flight
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