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Cheap flights from Cairns to Whitsunday Islands from $586

This is the cheapest one-way flight price found by a Cheapflights user in the last 72 hours by searching for a flight departing on 28/4. 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 — HTI
23 Apr — 30 Apr1
1 adult
Tue 23/4
Tue 30/4

What is the cheapest month to fly from Cairns to Whitsunday Islands?

Flights from Cairns to Whitsunday Islands lean towards being more expensive in September. Prices are generally better when you fly from Cairns to Whitsunday Islands in August, with the cheapest ticket starting at $520.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Cairns to Whitsunday Islands (CNS - KJP)?

When flying from Cairns to Whitsunday Islands, the time of day you decide to fly out makes little to no difference towards the overall price you’ll pay on tickets.

Cheap Cairns to Whitsunday Islands flights in April & May 2024

Find cheap flight options from Cairns to Whitsunday Islands specifically for the months of April and May 2024. Explore affordable fares based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 595,970 searches. Prices were last updated on 18 April 2024.
Fri 10/506:00CNS - HTI
1 stop7h 25mMultiple Airlines
Thu 16/512:45HTI - CNS
1 stop10h 05mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 17/4$704
Fri 10/506:00CNS - HTI
1 stop7h 25mMultiple Airlines
Thu 16/514:05HTI - CNS
2 stops8h 45mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 17/4$730
Fri 10/516:00CNS - HTI
2 stops46h 30mMultiple Airlines
Thu 16/514:05HTI - CNS
2 stops28h 30mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 17/4$968
Fri 10/513:50CNS - HTI
3 stops23h 50mMultiple Airlines
Thu 16/514:50HTI - CNS
2 stops9h 05mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 17/4$1,625

Cairns to Whitsunday Islands 2024 flight deals

Discover exclusive flight deals for travel between Cairns and Whitsunday Islands in 2024. Find excellent offers based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 595,970 searches. Data last updated 18 April 2024.
Fri 10/506:00CNS - HTI
1 stop7h 25mMultiple Airlines
Thu 16/512:45HTI - CNS
1 stop10h 05mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 17/4$704
Fri 10/506:00CNS - HTI
1 stop7h 25mMultiple Airlines
Thu 16/514:05HTI - CNS
2 stops8h 45mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 17/4$730
Sun 15/1214:45CNS - HTI
1 stop23h 25mVirgin Australia
Thu 19/1212:40HTI - CNS
1 stop7h 30mVirgin Australia
Deal found 16/4$760
Sun 15/1217:35CNS - HTI
1 stop20h 35mVirgin Australia
Thu 19/1212:40HTI - CNS
1 stop7h 30mVirgin Australia
Deal found 17/4$761
Sun 15/1219:45CNS - HTI
2 stops18h 25mVirgin Australia
Thu 19/1212:40HTI - CNS
1 stop7h 30mVirgin Australia
Deal found 17/4$808
Fri 10/516:00CNS - HTI
2 stops46h 30mMultiple Airlines
Thu 16/514:05HTI - CNS
2 stops28h 30mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 17/4$968
Sun 15/1219:45CNS - HTI
2 stops18h 25mVirgin Australia
Thu 19/1210:15HTI - CNS
2 stops9h 55mVirgin Australia
Deal found 16/4$993
Sun 15/1219:45CNS - HTI
2 stops18h 25mVirgin Australia
Thu 19/1210:15HTI - CNS
2 stops9h 55mVirgin Australia
Deal found 17/4$994
Fri 10/513:50CNS - HTI
3 stops23h 50mMultiple Airlines
Thu 16/514:50HTI - CNS
2 stops9h 05mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 17/4$1,625

One-way flights to Whitsunday Islands from Cairns

Search for one-way flight options from Cairns to Whitsunday Islands. Find affordable one-way fares based on user searches. Compare prices and availability to plan your one-way journey according to your preferred dates and budget. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 595,970 searches. Data last updated 18 April 2024.
Sun 28/406:00CNS - HTI
1 stop7h 40mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 18/4$586
Sun 28/407:00CNS - HTI
2 stops29h 05mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 18/4$739
Sun 28/412:45CNS - HTI
3 stops23h 20mQantas Airways
Deal found 18/4$1,337

Find flights from Cairns to Whitsunday Islands within your budget

Customise your flight search to find flights from Cairns to Whitsunday Islands 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 595,970 searches. Data last updated 18 April 2024.

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CairnsHamilton Island

CNS - HTI

CNSHTI

Cairns

Fri 10/5

1 stop7h 25m

Hamilton Island

Thu 16/5

1 stop10h 05m

$704

CairnsHamilton Island

CNS - HTI

CNSHTI

Cairns

Fri 10/5

1 stop7h 25m

Hamilton Island

Thu 16/5

2 stops8h 45m

$730

CairnsHamilton Island

CNS - HTI

CNSHTI

Cairns

Fri 10/5

2 stops46h 30m

Hamilton Island

Thu 16/5

2 stops28h 30m

$968

CairnsHamilton Island

CNS - HTI

CNSHTI

Cairns

Fri 10/5

3 stops23h 50m

Hamilton Island

Thu 16/5

2 stops9h 05m

$1,625

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Reviews of airlines servicing Whitsunday Islands

Get insights into the airlines that provide service to Whitsunday Islands. 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 Whitsunday Islands. Reviews last updated 18 April 2024.
7.7
Good
1,018 reviews

Boarding

7.8

Overall

7.7

Comfort

7.5

Entertainment

7.5

Crew

8.3

Food

7.2

Reviews

1 / 10

An extremely overweight person booked the middle seat, right next to me. Something needs to be done in this industry to PREVENT this from being allowed.

7.7
Good
1,018 reviews
7.7
Good
1,018 reviews

Boarding

7.8

Overall

7.7

Comfort

7.5

Entertainment

7.5

Crew

8.3

Food

7.2

Reviews

1 / 10

An extremely overweight person booked the middle seat, right next to me. Something needs to be done in this industry to PREVENT this from being allowed.

Cairns to Whitsunday Islands Travel Guide

The Whitsunday Islands is a chain of over 70 islands that swirl around the north-east coast of Queensland.
For many of the X people who visit, the Whitsundays is just a super scenic launch pad for boat trips to the Great Barrier Reef. But that’s not all it’s good for. Many islands take a Maldives-style approach of having one hotel apiece. Which means that you can easily find a white-gold sweep of sand that’s just for you.
Getting there is easy, too – just hop on a direct flight from Cairns. It only takes just over an hour.

The Whitsunday Islands, in north-eastern Queensland, is a utopia for beach lovers.
The main island, Hamilton Island, stars luxury oceanside hotels and wildlife-friendly bushwalks. Whitsunday Island lays out one of the eco-friendliest beaches in the world. Long Island is a pindrop-quiet collection of sandy trails and coral reefs. And then there’s Hook Island – a rugged island pieced together from rugged peninsulas.
The Whitsundays are also the nearest islands to the massive Great Barrier Reef, home to some of th best scuba diving and snorkelling territory in the world.

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  • How long is the flight from Cairns to the Whitsunday Islands?

    Around 1 hour 10 minutes direct to the main island, Hamilton Island. Indirect flights include at least one stop, and usually last between 5 and 8 hours.

  • Which airlines operate flights from Cairns to the Whitsunday Islands?

    Qantas Airways and Virgin Australia fly direct. Jetstar Airlines offers indirect flights via Sydney.

  • How frequent are flights between Cairns and the Whitsunday Islands?

    Direct flights from Cairns to the Whitsundays depart at least once a day. Fly indirect for more choice – there around 10 flights with stopovers every day.

  • Which airports serve Cairns and the Whitsunday Islands?

    You’ll fly from Cairns Airport.Despite their names, Whitsunday Airport and Whitsunday Coast Airport (AKA Proserpine Airport) sit on the nearby mainland. Great Barrier Reef Airport (AKA Hamilton Island Airport) is the only airport that’s actually on the Whitsunday Islands.

  • Which direct flight route between Cairns and the Whitsunday Islands is cheapest?

    The cheap flights from Cairns to the Whitsundays usually land at the Great Barrief Reef Airport on Hamilton Island. Weekend flights are particularly cheap.

  • What airport do you fly from for flights from Cairns to Whitsunday Islands?

    Located just 4.4 km from the city centre, Cairns (CNS) is the airport most travellers will use when flying to Whitsunday Islands from Cairns.

  • Can I find flights from Cairns to Whitsunday Islands for under $800 on Cheapflights?

    Yes, there are multiple flights from Cairns to Whitsunday Islands for under $800. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $704, but on average you can expect to pay $1,007.

  • What does CNS to HTI mean?

    CNS and HTI are unique codes to identify airports used in the aviation industry. They are defined by IATA (International Air Transport Association) and are commonly called IATA codes. CNS to HTI refers to a flight route from Cairns Airport to Hamilton Island Airport. Hayman Island Airport (HIS), Long Island Airport (HAP), Hook Island Airport (HIH) are other airports near this flight route and their unique identifiers/IATA codes.

  • Can I find deals for flights from Cairns to Whitsunday Islands that include extra baggage allowance?

    The amount of baggage you can bring on your Cairns to Whitsunday Islands flight depends on the airline and the type of fare you've chosen. After entering your flight details, you'll be able to view the specific baggage policies for each deal in the search results. Keep in mind that certain deals may offer additional baggage allowance.

  • Can I find deals on flights from Cairns to Whitsunday Islands with specific airlines?

    Yes, Cheapflights allows you to browse and filter Cairns to Whitsunday Islands flight deals by airline. After entering your origin and destination, use the available filters to view flights offered by airlines.

  • Can I find deals for flights from Cairns to Whitsunday Islands that include hotel bookings?

    Yes. In addition to deals on Cairns to Whitsunday Islands flights, Cheapflights offers holiday packages that include both flights and hotel.

  • How can I find direct flights from Cairns to Whitsunday Islands?

    After entering your origin and destination, apply the non-stop filter on the search result page to find direct flights from Cairns to Whitsunday Islands.

  • Can I find deals for business class flights from Cairns to Whitsunday Islands?

    Yes. Cheapflights offers flight deals from Cairns to Whitsunday Islands by cabin class. In addition to browsing deals, you can also filter by cabin class on the search results page after making a search.

  • Can I find deals for flights from Cairns to Whitsunday Islands that allow pets onboard?

    Many airlines flying from Cairns to Whitsunday Islands offer the option to travel with pets. After selecting a flight deal, you can find more information about the airline's pet policy on their official website or by contacting the airline directly. Please note that additional fees and restrictions may apply.

  • Can I find deals on last-minute flights from Cairns to Whitsunday Islands?

    Yes, you can often find last-minute deals on Cairns to Whitsunday Islands flights on Cheapflights. However, these deals can vary and may not always be available. We recommend checking back frequently or signing up for price alerts for the most up-to-date deals.

  • How recently were the Cairns to Whitsunday Islands flight deals updated?

    The Cairns to Whitsunday Islands flight deals you see on this page were last updated on 17/4.

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