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CHEAPEST ROUTE FROM Auckland TO Cairns
Auckland (AKL) to Cairns (CNS)
Typically, flights to Cairns from Auckland are cheaper when flying from Auckland Intl to Cairns, which has an average price of $721
|CHEAPEST MONTH TO FLY TO CAIRNS FROM AUCKLAND||May||12% cheaper||Flying from Auckland to Cairns costs on average just $631 in May|
|MOST EXPENSIVE MONTH TO FLY TO CAIRNS FROM AUCKLAND||December||26% more expensive||It costs about $906 for flights to Cairns from Auckland in December|
|MOST POPULAR MONTH TO FLY TO CAIRNS FROM AUCKLAND||December||277% more users visited||More momondo users searched in flights to Cairns from Auckland in December than any other month|
In general, May is the cheapest month to fly from New Zealand to Cairns. Due to it being the ‘off-season’ during this time, you can expect flight prices to be around $631. If you aren’t able to travel during the month of May, then book flights to Cairns from New Zealand during June instead. Flights to Cairns in June, while not as cheap as those in May, still average around $642.
Most flyers found that booking tickets 28 days in advance of their planned departure date is the best time to get cheap flights to Cairns. During this timeframe, flight prices are around $721. Keep in mind that you might be able to find cheaper flights to Cairns at any time. In fact, our users found flights for as low as $665 in the past 72 hours.
The cheapest day to depart from New Zealand to Cairns is on a Saturday when prices can be found for as low as $833. When flying out on a Friday, the most expensive travel day of the week, you can expect to see flight prices from New Zealand to Cairns for around $957.
Our most recent data shows that the best time of day to fly to Cairns is in the evening. Flights from New Zealand to Cairns during this time can be as low as $831. Flights at midday are often more expensive, with an average ticket price of $1,165.
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.
Qantas Airways is the airline most momondo users in New Zealand opt for when booking flights to Cairns. Air New Zealand, Virgin Australia and Jetstar are also popular choices when flying to Cairns from New Zealand. Most major airlines flying from New Zealand to Cairns will offer flights on a regular basis, though your options may vary depending on what airport you fly from.
Air New Zealand is a popular choice for users travelling to Cairns. It operates 27 flights every week to Cairns, most often flying from Townsville. Air New Zealand ticket prices will depend on when and where you need to fly from - deals as low as $667 (from Auckland Intl) have been found by momondo users. In 17 reviews, momondo users have rated Air New Zealand at an average score of 8.4/10.
Virgin Australia flights to Cairns can start from as low as $526 (return, from Christchurch, found in the last 72 hours). Over 27 flights that Virgin Australia operates to Cairns in a normal week, prices can vary significantly. The most popular Virgin Australia flight to Cairns is from Brisbane. Virgin Australia has been rated 7.8/10 by momondo users, in 19 reviews.
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