Cheap flights from Christchurch to Cairns from $365

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Flight information for Christchurch to Cairns
(CHC to CNS)

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Best price found

$365

Fastest flight time

18h 30m

Direct flights

None

Airports in Cairns

1 airport
The best one-way flight to Cairns from Christchurch in the past 72 hours is $365. The best return flight deal from Christchurch to Cairns found on momondo in the last 72 hours is $1,910.
The fastest flight from Christchurch to Cairns takes 18h 30m
There are no direct flights from Christchurch to Cairns. Popular non-direct route for this connection is Christchurch Airport - Cairns Airport.
There is 1 airport near Cairns: Cairns (CNS)

How to get the cheapest flight ticket from Christchurch to Cairns

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

October

The cheapest time of year to fly to Cairns from Christchurch is October. The most expensive is April.

What is the cheapest day to depart Christchurch for Cairns?

Monday

The cheapest day of the week is usually Monday. The most expensive is usually Friday.

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

in the evening

Christchurch to Cairns flights are approximately 33% more expensive at midday than in the evening

What is the cheapest airline that flies to Cairns from Christchurch?

Virgin Australia

Air New Zealand, Qantas Airways, and Virgin Australia are the most popular carriers operating from Christchurch to Cairns

What is the cheapest Christchurch to Cairns flight route?

Christchurch - Cairns

Fly from Christchurch to Cairns for the best Christchurch - Cairns flight prices

If you are looking to fly from Christchurch to Cairns, you are most likely going to fly from Christchurch Airport to Cairns Airport, the most popular airports on that route. In June, $1,205 is typically the cheapest round trip price you’ll find from Christchurch to Cairns which you can find when you fly CHC — CNS.

Christchurch Airport (CHC) to Cairns Airport (CNS)$1,205
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Easily compare return flights from Christchurch to Cairns

Below you can see the best fares for your return flight route over the next three months. All fares were found on momondo this week. Browse the quickest and cheapest flights from Christchurch to Cairns by changing tabs
Qantas Airways
31 Aug
CHC02:00Christchurch
13h 40m
1 stop
CNS15:40Cairns
8 Sep
CNS14:30Cairns
16h 30m
1 stop
CHC07:00Christchurch
Multiple Airlines
19 Jul
CHC02:00Christchurch
20h 20m
2 stops
CNS22:20Cairns
29 Jul
CNS05:55Cairns
12h 35m
1 stop
CHC18:30Christchurch
Qantas Airways
31 Aug
CHC07:00Christchurch
13h 30m
2 stops
CNS20:30Cairns
8 Sep
CNS14:30Cairns
16h 30m
1 stop
CHC07:00Christchurch
Qantas Airways
19 Jul
CHC02:00Christchurch
18h 30m
2 stops
CNS20:30Cairns
29 Jul
CNS14:25Cairns
28h 05m
1 stop
CHC18:30Christchurch
Qantas Airways
19 Jul
CHC02:00Christchurch
18h 30m
2 stops
CNS20:30Cairns
29 Jul
CNS14:25Cairns
28h 05m
1 stop
CHC18:30Christchurch
Qantas Airways
19 Jul
CHC02:00Christchurch
18h 30m
2 stops
CNS20:30Cairns
29 Jul
CNS03:40Cairns
14h 50m
2 stops
CHC18:30Christchurch

Find the cheapest one-way flights from Christchurch to Cairns

If you're looking for one-way flights from Christchurch to Cairns, view some of our deals below provided by Jetstar and Qantas Airways
Jetstar
14 Dec
CHC16:05Christchurch
14h 20m
1 stop
CNS06:25Cairns
Qantas Airways
11 Dec
CHC01:15Christchurch
13h 25m
1 stop
CNS14:40Cairns
Multiple Airlines
18 Dec
CHC14:40Christchurch
26h 40m
2 stops
CNS17:20Cairns

Best airlines flying from Christchurch to Cairns

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AirlineRatingFree cancellationPrice
Virgin AustraliaPriceFrom $548Free cancellationRating
7.7
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Qantas AirwaysPriceFrom $847Free cancellationRating
6.5
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Air New ZealandPriceFrom $855Free cancellationRating
8.7
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Qantas Airways flights from Christchurch to Cairns

Our best Qantas Airways deals on Christchurch to Cairns flight tickets
Qantas Airways
31 Aug
CHC02:00Christchurch
13h 40m
1 stop
CNS15:40Cairns
8 Sep
CNS14:30Cairns
16h 30m
1 stop
CHC07:00Christchurch
Qantas Airways
31 Aug
CHC07:00Christchurch
13h 30m
2 stops
CNS20:30Cairns
8 Sep
CNS14:30Cairns
16h 30m
1 stop
CHC07:00Christchurch
Qantas Airways
19 Jul
CHC02:00Christchurch
18h 30m
2 stops
CNS20:30Cairns
29 Jul
CNS14:25Cairns
28h 05m
1 stop
CHC18:30Christchurch

  • Are airlines flying from Christchurch to Cairns offering flexible cancellation due to COVID-19?

    To ease the stress of booking flights, some of our airline partners flying from Christchurch to Cairns are responding to the global pandemic. The following airlines may have a flexible cancellation policy to help accommodate travellers: Virgin Australia, Qantas Airways, and Air New Zealand.

  • How far is Christchurch to Cairns by plane?

    A flight from Christchurch to Cairns will travel around 3888.2 km. Flights usually cover this in 9h 50m, depending on flying conditions and air traffic around both airports.



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