Cheap flights from Queenstown to Cairns from $354

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Flight information for Queenstown to Cairns
(ZQN to CNS)

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Fastest flight time

11h 35m

Direct flights

None

Airports in Cairns

1 airport
The fastest flight from Queenstown to Cairns takes 11h 35m
There are no direct flights from Queenstown to Cairns. Popular non-direct route for this connection is Queenstown Intl Airport - Cairns Airport.
There is 1 airport near Cairns: Cairns (CNS)

How to get the cheapest flight ticket from Queenstown to Cairns

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

February

The cheapest time of year to fly to Cairns from Queenstown is February. The most expensive is January.

What is the cheapest day to depart Queenstown for Cairns?

Sunday

The cheapest day of the week is usually Sunday. The most expensive is usually Thursday.

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

in the afternoon

Queenstown to Cairns flights are approximately 19% more expensive in the morning than in the afternoon

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

Virgin Australia

Virgin Australia is the most popular carrier operating from Queenstown to Cairns

What is the cheapest Queenstown to Cairns flight route?

Queenstown Intl - Cairns

Fly from Queenstown Intl to Cairns for the best Queenstown - Cairns flight prices

Queenstown Intl Airport (ZQN) to Cairns Airport (CNS)$732
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When travelling from Queenstown to Cairns, the most popular airport to fly into is Cairns Airport. The majority of travellers flying into Cairns Airport from Queenstown are departing from Queenstown Intl Airport. In May, $732 is typically the cheapest round trip price you’ll find from Queenstown to Cairns which you can find when you fly ZQN — CNS.


Easily compare return flights from Queenstown 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 Queenstown to Cairns by changing tabs
Jetstar
21 Jun
ZQN08:15Queenstown Intl
22h 50m
2 stops
CNS07:05Cairns
26 Jun
CNS16:55Cairns
35h 30m
2 stops
ZQN04:25Queenstown Intl
Multiple Airlines
21 Jun
ZQN08:15Queenstown Intl
23h 20m
1 stop
CNS07:35Cairns
26 Jun
CNS14:25Cairns
38h 55m
2 stops
ZQN05:20Queenstown Intl
Jetstar
21 Jun
ZQN08:15Queenstown Intl
22h 50m
2 stops
CNS07:05Cairns
26 Jun
CNS14:25Cairns
38h 00m
3 stops
ZQN04:25Queenstown Intl

Find the cheapest one-way flights from Queenstown to Cairns

If you're looking for one-way flights from Queenstown to Cairns, view some of our deals below provided by Air New Zealand, Jetstar and Virgin Australia
Jetstar
14 Jun
ZQN08:15Queenstown Intl
23h 20m
1 stop
CNS07:35Cairns
Air New Zealand
11 Jul
ZQN07:15Queenstown Intl
25h 50m
2 stops
CNS09:05Cairns
Virgin Australia
9 Nov
ZQN10:40Queenstown Intl
9h 00m
1 stop
CNS19:40Cairns

Best airlines flying from Queenstown to Cairns

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AirlineRatingFree cancellationPrice
Virgin AustraliaPriceFrom $616Free cancellationRating
7.8
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Jetstar flights from Queenstown to Cairns

Our best Jetstar deals on Queenstown to Cairns flight tickets
Jetstar
21 Jun
ZQN08:15Queenstown Intl
22h 50m
2 stops
CNS07:05Cairns
26 Jun
CNS16:55Cairns
35h 30m
2 stops
ZQN04:25Queenstown Intl
Jetstar
21 Jun
ZQN08:15Queenstown Intl
22h 50m
2 stops
CNS07:05Cairns
26 Jun
CNS14:25Cairns
38h 00m
3 stops
ZQN04:25Queenstown Intl

  • Are airlines flying from Queenstown Intl to Cairns offering flexible changes due to COVID-19?

    Due to the global impact of COVID-19, some of our airline partners operating flights from Queenstown Intl to Cairns, such as Virgin Australia may have flexible change policies in place. Use our site to search for all of the airlines offering this flexibility to you.

  • How far is Queenstown Intl to Cairns by plane?

    There are 3780.5 km between Queenstown Intl and Cairns. 22h 50m is a normal flight duration for this route.



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