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Cheapest flights to Cairns airports

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When is the best time to fly to Cairns?

What is the cheapest month to fly to Cairns?

The month of June is another great option to travel to Cairns, with average flight prices from New Zealand averaging around $622.

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

The ideal time to book your flight to Cairns is 28 days in advance, when prices tend to average $698.

What is the cheapest day to depart on your flight to Cairns?

The cheapest day to depart from New Zealand to Cairns is on a Monday when prices can be found for as low as $701. Be sure to avoid booking your departure on a Sunday as prices are generally higher than usual. According to our data, the average ticket price to Cairns on Sunday is $790.

What is the cheapest time of day to depart on your flight to Cairns?

At midday is the cheapest time of day to fly from New Zealand to Cairns when you can find flight prices for as low as $683. Flying to Cairns at midday is an ideal time because this is during off-peak travel hours. Flights in the evening are often more expensive, with an average ticket price of $759.

Is there an alternative airport near Cairns?

Those flying to Cairns could potentially find better pricing at Bloomfield Airport (126 km from Cairns city centre), depending on the month and departure airport.


Cairns flight deals found on momondo

Check out some of the best fares from airports in New Zealand to Cairns found recently by users on momondo
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Best
Quickest
Air New Zealand
18 Apr
WLG
Wellington
9h 45m
1 stop
CNS
Cairns
20 Apr
CNS
Cairns
19h 20m
1 stop
WLG
Wellington
Qantas Airways
18 Apr
WLG
Wellington
23h 25m
1 stop
CNS
Cairns
20 Apr
CNS
Cairns
10h 45m
2 stops
WLG
Wellington
Multiple Airlines
3 Dec
CHC
Christchurch
20h 00m
1 stop
CNS
Cairns
5 Dec
CNS
Cairns
10h 55m
1 stop
CHC
Christchurch
Virgin Australia
15 Apr
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
22h 25m
1 stop
CNS
Cairns
18 Apr
CNS
Cairns
24h 40m
1 stop
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
Air New Zealand
18 Apr
WLG
Wellington
12h 00m
1 stop
CNS
Cairns
20 Apr
CNS
Cairns
19h 20m
1 stop
WLG
Wellington
Qantas Airways
18 Apr
WLG
Wellington
17h 20m
2 stops
CNS
Cairns
20 Apr
CNS
Cairns
15h 50m
1 stop
WLG
Wellington

Find the cheapest one-way flights to Cairns

If you're looking for one-way flights to Cairns, view some of our deals below provided by Jetstar
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Quickest
Jetstar
14 Dec
CHC
Christchurch
20h 00m
1 stop
CNS
Cairns
Qantas Airways
15 Dec
CHC
Christchurch
21h 30m
1 stop
CNS
Cairns
Multiple Airlines
16 Dec
CHC
Christchurch
14h 45m
2 stops
CNS
Cairns

Which airlines fly to Cairns?

Here you can see a selection of the most popular and cheapest airlines for flights to Cairns

Popular routes to Cairns

Most frequently searched flights to Cairns along with the cheapest price and shortest flight duration
Auckland to Cairns Flights
Fastest flight time
5h 30m
Cheapest price
$903
Christchurch to Cairns Flights
Fastest flight time
24h 00m
Cheapest price
$924
Wellington to Cairns Flights
Fastest flight time
12h 00m
Cheapest price
$1,018
Queenstown to Cairns Flights
Fastest flight time
24h 15m
Cheapest price
$1,155
Hamilton to Cairns Flights
Fastest flight time
25h 30m
Cheapest price
$1,247
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