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Cheap flights from Cairns to Victoria, Australia

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The best prices from Cairns to Victoria, Australia are usually found in May or April, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Thursday or Friday and return on a Tuesday

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How to find the cheapest flight from
Cairns (CNS) to Victoria, Australia (MEL)

CNS - MEL
Price
$233 - $376

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 24% potential price rise

Cheapest in

May

Best time to find cheap flights, 18% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$233

From Cairns to Victoria, Australia

One-way from

$262

One-way flight from Cairns to Victoria, Australia

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 Victoria, Australia?

Saturday flights are found to be more expensive to fly from Cairns to Victoria, Australia. 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 Victoria, Australia.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Cairns to Victoria, Australia?

Users have found that booking a flight from Cairns to Victoria, Australia at least 33 days early can save you up to 20% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 33 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from Cairns to Victoria, Australia for as little as $188 when booking for a departure date within the next two weeks. You can also check prices now. Some users have found airline tickets as low as $219 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Cairns to Victoria, Australia?

February can be a great time to fly to Victoria, Australia from Cairns with a flight ticket averaging about $184. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of February for as cheap as $101. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of June.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Cairns to Victoria, Australia (CNS - MEL)?

It’s optimal to fly from Cairns to Victoria, Australia in the afternoon. By choosing this option you can save up to 14% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight in the morning.

Cheap flights from Cairns to Victoria, Australia in January, February 2021

The best prices found for CNS to MEL flights in January, February
30 Jan - 6 Feb
$307pp
CNS
Cairns
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
Direct
CNS
Cairns
30 Jan - 6 Feb
$360pp
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Cairns
Jetstar
 
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MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
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Cairns
17 Feb - 21 Feb
$418pp
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Cairns
Virgin Australia
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Melbourne
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Melbourne
Virgin Australia
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Cairns

Cairns to Victoria, Australia 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Victoria, Australia from Cairns found for this year
30 Jan - 6 Feb
$307pp
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Cairns
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Melbourne
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Melbourne
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Cairns
1 Apr - 4 Apr
$309pp
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Cairns
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Melbourne
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Melbourne
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Cairns
1 Apr - 4 Apr
$355pp
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Cairns
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Melbourne
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Melbourne
Qantas Airways
 
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Cairns

Direct flights to Victoria, Australia from Cairns

Save time with Cairns to Victoria, Australia direct flight deals
30 Jan - 6 Feb
$307pp
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Melbourne
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Melbourne
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1 Apr - 4 Apr
$309pp
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15 Jul - 19 Jul
$374pp
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Last-minute flights from Cairns to Victoria, Australia

Late deals on return flights to Victoria, Australia from Cairns, departing today and this week
30 Jan - 6 Feb
$307pp
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Cairns
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Melbourne
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Melbourne
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Cairns
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$360pp
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30 Jan - 6 Feb
$454pp
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One-way flights to Victoria, Australia from Cairns

The cheapest one-way flights from Cairns to Victoria, Australia
01:00 - 08:45
Jetstar
2 stops
30h 45m
CNS - MEL
Jetstar
$262
Kiwi.com
02:00 - 14:05
Multiple Airlines
3 stops
11h 05m
CNS - MEL
Multiple Airlines
$539
Gotogate
02:00 - 14:35
Qantas Airways
3 stops
12h 35m
CNS - MEL
Qantas Airways
$1,326
Bravofly

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Cairns to Victoria, Australia flights.

Flight FAQs

From Cairns to Victoria, Australia

Can I find flights from Cairns to Victoria, Australia for under $388 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Cairns to Victoria, Australia for under $388. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Jetstar for just $307, but on average you can expect to pay $567.

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

Some of our airline partners flying from Cairns to Melbourne have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. Jetstar, Tigerair Australia, and Virgin Australia are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like Jetstar with this kind of flexibility.

Are there direct flights from Cairns to Victoria, Australia for under $388 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 5 direct flights from Cairns to Victoria, Australia under $388. A good price for a direct flight from Cairns to Victoria, Australia is less than $365.

Are there last-minute flights available from Cairns to Victoria, Australia for under $388?

There are currently 5+ open flights from Cairns to Victoria, Australia within the next 7 days for less than $388.

What days are direct flights available from Cairns to Melbourne?

Direct flights are available for this route on the following days: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday.

How popular is this flight route?

This flight path from Cairns to Melbourne was viewed by 2,995 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

How many flights depart from Cairns to Victoria, Australia on average per day?

Per day, 7 flights depart from Cairns to Melbourne on average.
Morning (6am - Midday) - 14% of flight departures
Afternoon (Midday - 6pm) - 43% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 43% of flight departures

Does it rain more in Cairns or Melbourne?

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

Is Cairns weather warmer or cooler than Melbourne?

Our data indicates that the weather will be 31 °C on average in the month of January. The temperature in Melbourne is typically colder than in Cairns. If you're traveling when the temperature is at its warmest, push to plan early, as flight price and availability will have an impact on your travels. For the best results, search for flights well in advance or after peak season.

How long does is the flight from Cairns to Victoria, Australia?

Jetstar, Virgin Australia, and Qantas Airways can get you from Cairns to Victoria, Australia in just under 3h 20m. Your travel time can differ by up to 1h 35m. The distance between Cairns and Victoria, Australia is about 2326 km. When browsing for deals, the options you’ll see will be for both direct flights and flights with stops.

What are the cheapest airlines to flying from Cairns to Victoria, Australia return?

Our cheapest airline available from Cairns to Victoria, Australia is Jetstar. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $307 on this airline. Additional options worth looking into are Virgin Australia and Qantas Airways, starting at $419 and $833 round-trip.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Cairns to Victoria, Australia one-way?

$98 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 $206 and $1,326, respectively.

Alternative routes for Cairns to Victoria, Australia

Destination information for Victoria, Australia

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Cairns to Victoria, Australia
Flight duration
3h 23m

Airports servicing Cairns

Airports servicing Melbourne

Top 4 airlines flying from Cairns to Victoria, Australia

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Cairns to Victoria, Australia 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
$140 $216 No cancel fee 81%

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Jetstar
$137 $248 No cancel fee 74%
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Virgin Australia
$249 $337 No cancel fee 80%
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Qantas Airways
$232 $385 No cancel fee 74%
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Hourly flight availability from Cairns to Victoria, Australia

Morning 6 AM to midday 46% of flight departures
Afternoon Midday to 6 PM 44% of flight departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 9% of flight departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of flight departures
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Weekly flight availability
from Cairns to Victoria, Australia
Sunday
15 daily flights
Monday
13 daily flights
Tuesday
11 daily flights
Wednesday
12 daily flights
Thursday
8 daily flights
Friday
13 daily flights
Saturday
15 daily flights
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