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Cheap flights from Cairns to Wellington from $1,028

This is the cheapest return flight price found by a Cheapflights user in the last 72 hours by searching for a flight to Wellington departing on 8/5. Fares are subject to change and may not be available on all flights or dates of travel. Click the price to replicate the search for this deal.
CNS — WLG
4 Mar — 11 Mar1
1 adult
Mon 4/3
Mon 11/3

Cheap flight deals from Cairns to Wellington

Discover tips and strategies to find the most affordable flight options for your journey from Cairns (CNS) to Wellington (WLG). Learn about various techniques such as flexible date searches, comparing prices across and setting up price alerts. Use these methods to find the cheapest flights available for your travel needs. Data last updated 29 February 2024.

Popular in

December

Cheapest in

July

Average price

$1,011

Round-trip from

$882
High demand for flights, 26% potential price rise
Best time to find cheap flights, 20% potential price drop
Average for round-trip flights in February 2024
From Cairns to Wellington

What is the cheapest day to fly return from Cairns to Wellington?

It’s generally more expensive to depart on a Thursday, if you have to leave on this day you can still search on Cheapflights to find great options that meet your needs.

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

July is one of the best times of the year to fly to Wellington from Cairns. Prices for July average $1,147 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $915. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December. Opting for a July flight can save you 34% on your journey compared to booking in December

When is the cheapest time to fly from Cairns to Wellington (CNS - WLG)?

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

Cheap Qantas Airways flights from Cairns to Wellington

Explore cheap flight options specifically provided by Qantas Airways for the route between Cairns and Wellington. Find affordable fares and compare prices with other airlines to secure the best deal for your journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 710,479 searches. Data last updated 29 February 2024.
Wed 8/510:15CNS - WLG
1 stop11h 40mQantas Airways
Sun 12/506:05WLG - CNS
1 stop18h 45mQantas Airways
Deal found 27/2$1,028
Wed 8/510:15CNS - WLG
1 stop11h 40mQantas Airways
Sun 12/506:05WLG - CNS
1 stop14h 10mQantas Airways
Deal found 26/2$1,030
Wed 8/514:35CNS - WLG
2 stops15h 00mQantas Airways
Sun 12/506:05WLG - CNS
1 stop8h 45mQantas Airways
Deal found 27/2$1,102
Wed 8/512:45CNS - WLG
2 stops16h 50mQantas Airways
Sun 12/506:05WLG - CNS
1 stop8h 45mQantas Airways
Deal found 26/2$1,104
Wed 8/514:35CNS - WLG
2 stops15h 00mQantas Airways
Sun 12/512:20WLG - CNS
2 stops12h 15mQantas Airways
Deal found 26/2$1,250

Cairns to Wellington 2024 flight deals

Discover exclusive flight deals for travel between Cairns and Wellington in 2024. Find excellent offers based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 710,479 searches. Data last updated 29 February 2024.
Wed 8/510:15CNS - WLG
1 stop11h 40mQantas Airways
Sun 12/506:05WLG - CNS
1 stop18h 45mQantas Airways
Deal found 27/2$1,028
Wed 8/514:35CNS - WLG
2 stops15h 00mQantas Airways
Sun 12/506:05WLG - CNS
1 stop8h 45mQantas Airways
Deal found 27/2$1,102
Wed 8/514:35CNS - WLG
2 stops15h 00mQantas Airways
Sun 12/512:20WLG - CNS
2 stops12h 15mQantas Airways
Deal found 27/2$1,250

Find flights from Cairns to Wellington within your budget

Customise your flight search to find flights from Cairns to Wellington that fit within your specific budget. Explore options based on user searches and filter the results based on your desired price range. Find flights that match your budget for a cost-effective journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 710,479 searches. Data last updated 29 February 2024.

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CairnsWellington

CNS - WLG

CNSWLG

Cairns

Wed 8/5

1 stop11h 40m

Wellington

Sun 12/5

1 stop18h 45m

$1,028

CairnsWellington

CNS - WLG

CNSWLG

Cairns

Wed 8/5

1 stop11h 40m

Wellington

Sun 12/5

1 stop14h 10m

$1,030

CairnsWellington

CNS - WLG

CNSWLG

Cairns

Wed 8/5

2 stops15h 00m

Wellington

Sun 12/5

1 stop8h 45m

$1,102

CairnsWellington

CNS - WLG

CNSWLG

Cairns

Wed 8/5

2 stops16h 50m

Wellington

Sun 12/5

1 stop8h 45m

$1,104

CairnsWellington

CNS - WLG

CNSWLG

Cairns

Wed 8/5

2 stops15h 00m

Wellington

Sun 12/5

2 stops12h 15m

$1,250

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Deals found on 27/2

When is the cheapest time to fly from Cairns to Wellington?

Use this chart to determine the cheapest time to fly return from Cairns to Wellington. Price data was last updated on 25 February 2024.
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Travellers seeking maximum savings on their Cairns to Wellington flight should consider departing on Friday mornings when fares are most often at their lowest. Thursday mornings flights should be avoided if possible as fares are typically the most expensive at this time.
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Average price of flights to Wellington by month

Plan your trip from Cairns to Wellington by taking into account the cheapest months to travel. The average price of a one-way flight from Cairns to Wellington is currently $0 while a return flight costs $1,103. Price data was last updated on 25 February 2024.

Currently, February is the cheapest month in which you can book a flight from Cairns to Wellington (average of $373). Flying from Cairns to Wellington in September is currently the most expensive (average of $455). There are several factors that can impact the price of a flight, so comparing airlines, departure airports and flight times can provide users with more options.

January

$632

February

$573

March

$613

April

$642

May

$612

June

$667

July

$684

August

$627

September

$699

October

$621

November

$630

December

$687

Temperature and rainfall in Wellington by month

Plan your trip to Wellington by taking into account the average temperature and rainfall totals by month.

WLG

Temperature

9 - 17 °C

Reviews of airlines servicing Wellington

Get insights into the airlines that provide service to Wellington. Read reviews, discover amenities, and learn about the overall travel experience offered by airlines. Use this information to make informed decisions when choosing an airline for your flight to Wellington. Reviews last updated 29 February 2024.
7.8
Good
1,106 reviews

Food

7.3

Overall

7.8

Entertainment

7.6

Comfort

7.5

Crew

8.4

Boarding

7.9

Reviews

1 / 10

More variety on movies and music. Couldn’t locate music on the entertainment system and system is not easy as some other airlines to use.

7.8
Good
1,106 reviews
7.8
Good
1,106 reviews

Food

7.3

Overall

7.8

Entertainment

7.6

Comfort

7.5

Crew

8.4

Boarding

7.9

Reviews

1 / 10

More variety on movies and music. Couldn’t locate music on the entertainment system and system is not easy as some other airlines to use.

Related info for your journey

Find useful and relevant information for your journey from Cairns to Wellington. Access travel guides, tips, and recommendations to enhance your travel experience. Get information about local attractions, weather, transportation options, and more.

Can I find flights from Cairns to Wellington for under $1,100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Cairns to Wellington for under $1,100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Qantas Airways for just $1,028, but on average you can expect to pay $1,102.

What is the cheapest airline to fly from Cairns to Wellington round-trip?

According to our current data, Qantas Airways ($1,028), offers the cheapest pricing from Cairns to Wellington. Qantas Airways is currently priced 10% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

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

What does CNS to WLG mean?

CNS stands for Cairns Airport, while WLG stands for Wellington Airport. These codes are often called IATA codes, a set of identifiers established by IATA (International Air Transport Association) that is widely used by airlines and the aviation industry.

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Top 3 airlines flying from Cairns to Wellington

Discover the top 3 airlines that operate flights from Cairns to Wellington. Compare their services, reliability, and customer satisfaction ratings to choose the airline that best suits your travel preferences and needs. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 710,479 searches. Data last updated 29 February 2024.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-time
JetstarCheapest$811Average$984FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time74%
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Qantas AirwaysCheapest$950Average$1,111FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time74%
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Air New ZealandCheapest$1,006Average$1,494FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time78%
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