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Flight information for Wellington to Cairns
(WLG to CNS)

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Best price found

$521

Fastest flight time

28h 10m

Direct flights

None

Airports in Cairns

1 airport
The best one-way flight to Cairns from Wellington in the past 72 hours is $521. The best return flight deal from Wellington to Cairns found on momondo in the last 72 hours is $1,646.
The fastest flight from Wellington to Cairns takes 28h 10m
There are no direct flights from Wellington to Cairns. Popular non-direct route for this connection is Wellington Airport - Cairns Airport.
There is 1 airport near Cairns: Cairns (CNS)

How to get the cheapest flight ticket from Wellington to Cairns

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

August

The cheapest time of year to fly to Cairns from Wellington is August. The most expensive is March.

What is the cheapest day to depart Wellington for Cairns?

Tuesday

The cheapest day of the week is usually Tuesday. The most expensive is usually Saturday.

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

in the evening

Wellington to Cairns flights are approximately 24% more expensive in the afternoon than in the evening

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

Qantas Airways

Air New Zealand and Qantas Airways are the most popular carriers operating from Wellington to Cairns

What is the cheapest Wellington to Cairns flight route?

Wellington - Cairns

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

When you’re planning your trip from Wellington to Cairns, the most popular airport-to-airport route is Wellington Airport to Cairns Airport. The least expensive flight option from Wellington to Cairns will typically be WLG — CNS during the month of August with an average price of $1,028 RT.

Wellington Airport (WLG) to Cairns Airport (CNS)$1,028
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Easily compare return flights from Wellington 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 Wellington to Cairns by changing tabs
Multiple Airlines
1 Dec
WLG03:15Wellington
28h 10m
2 stops
CNS07:25Cairns
8 Dec
CNS07:30Cairns
8h 25m
1 stop
WLG15:55Wellington
Jetstar
1 Dec
WLG03:15Wellington
28h 10m
2 stops
CNS07:25Cairns
8 Dec
CNS05:00Cairns
18h 05m
2 stops
WLG23:05Wellington
Air New Zealand
19 Dec
WLG01:30Wellington
14h 05m
1 stop
CNS15:35Cairns
31 Dec
CNS07:10Cairns
17h 55m
2 stops
WLG01:05Wellington
Qantas Airways
19 Dec
WLG07:05Wellington
23h 15m
2 stops
CNS06:20Cairns
31 Dec
CNS07:45Cairns
25h 20m
2 stops
WLG09:05Wellington
Multiple Airlines
1 Dec
WLG01:30Wellington
12h 15m
1 stop
CNS13:45Cairns
8 Dec
CNS15:40Cairns
14h 50m
1 stop
WLG06:30Wellington
Multiple Airlines
1 Dec
WLG05:45Wellington
14h 45m
3 stops
CNS20:30Cairns
8 Dec
CNS05:00Cairns
18h 40m
2 stops
WLG23:40Wellington

Find the cheapest one-way flights from Wellington to Cairns

If you're looking for one-way flights from Wellington to Cairns, view some of our deals below provided by Jetstar
Jetstar
8 Sep
WLG04:30Wellington
27h 05m
2 stops
CNS07:35Cairns
Multiple Airlines
8 Sep
WLG11:45Wellington
28h 20m
1 stop
CNS16:05Cairns
Multiple Airlines
8 Sep
WLG13:15Wellington
30h 55m
3 stops
CNS20:10Cairns

Best airlines flying from Wellington to Cairns

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AirlineRatingFree cancellationPrice
Air New ZealandPriceFrom $859Free cancellationRating
8.3
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Qantas AirwaysPriceFrom $882Free cancellationRating
6.9
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Jetstar flights from Wellington to Cairns

Our best Jetstar deals on Wellington to Cairns flight tickets
Jetstar
1 Dec
WLG03:15Wellington
28h 10m
2 stops
CNS07:25Cairns
8 Dec
CNS05:00Cairns
18h 05m
2 stops
WLG23:05Wellington
Jetstar
19 Dec
WLG16:40Wellington
14h 45m
1 stop
CNS07:25Cairns
31 Dec
CNS05:00Cairns
23h 35m
1 stop
WLG04:35Wellington

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

    Due to the global impact of COVID-19, some of our airline partners operating flights from Wellington to Cairns, such as Qantas Airways, Air New Zealand, and Emirates may have flexible cancellation policies in place. Use our site to search for all of the airlines offering this flexibility to you.

  • How far is Wellington to Cairns by plane?

    The straight-line distance from Wellington to Cairns is 3870.9 km. In terms of flight time, this usually takes a little over 12h 15m.



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