Cheap flights from Melbourne to Cairns

1 adult
Sat 21/5
Sat 28/5

Flight information for Melbourne to Cairns

Find info about flight duration, direct flights, and airports for your flight from Melbourne to Cairns

Fastest flight time

3h 20m

Direct flights

Tue, Wed, Fri, Sat and Sun

Airports in Cairns

1 airport
The fastest flight from Melbourne to Cairns takes 3h 20m
Direct flights go from Melbourne to Cairns on Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Airlines offering direct flights are: Cathay Pacific and Etihad Airways.
There is 1 airport near Cairns: Cairns (CNS)

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


The cheapest time of year to fly to Cairns from Melbourne is May. The most expensive is December.

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

in the morning

Melbourne to Cairns flights are approximately 0% more expensive in the morning than in the morning

How far in advance should you book Melbourne to Cairns flights?

37 days before

The cheapest time to buy a flight from Melbourne to Cairns is approximately 37 days to departure

  • How far is Melbourne to Cairns by plane?

    A flight from Melbourne to Cairns will travel around 2322.4 km.

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