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How Much Does it Cost To Fly To Cairns Intl.?

One-way flights were as low as AU$75 and round trip flights were AU$150 within the past 7 days, for the period specified. Prices and availability are subject to change. Additional terms apply.

Virgin Australia
Jetstar
Jetstar
Virgin Australia
Regional Express
Jetstar
Qantas Airways
FlexFlight
Jetstar
Qantas Airways
Jetstar
Virgin Australia
Virgin Australia
Jetstar
Regional Express
Qantas Airways
FlexFlight
Qantas Airways
Jetstar
Virgin Australia

OriginDestinationTravel datesFlights from*
SYDCairns22 Oct. - 25 Oct.AU$216
OOLCairns23 Oct. - 27 Oct.AU$229
MELCairns23 Oct. - 30 Oct.AU$266
BNECairns22 Oct. - 25 Oct.AU$281
ADLCairns23 Oct. - 26 Oct.AU$368
PERCairns22 Oct. - 25 Feb.AU$678
*Prices include taxes and fees

Flights To Cairns Intl.

Once you’ve decided where to go on your next holiday, the fun part begins! Wotif makes it easy (and yes, even fun!) to compare flights to Cairns Intl., so you can get the best deals and save that dough for exploring your new favourite place. Speaking of exploring, it’s time to start planning your itinerary. Whether you love off-the-beaten-path neighbourhoods or busy shopping and dining districts, you’re sure to find what you’re looking for. Hit up top-rated restaurants and hidden local haunts, snap some photos of historic landmarks and make a few friends along the way—starting with your aisle mate on the plane.

No matter where you call home, we’ve got Cairns Intl. flights that will get you from point A to point B in style and comfort. Ready to start packing? It’s OK to be “that passenger” in your matching tracksuit and eye mask, snoozing right up until the final descent. After all, nothing says “holiday” more than a good nap! If you don’t want to surrender a second of your trip to sleep, grab a cup of coffee and chat with fellow travellers or plug in to a flick that takes place in your destination city—it’s like cultural anthropology. For science!

OK, traveller. Let’s do this. Sweet plans? Tick. Craving for adventure? You got it. Entertainment for the flight? Packed. Cheap flights to Cairns Intl.? Book them with Wotif for great deals on travel that fits your schedule and airlines that fit your price range. And last but not least, unforgettable holiday memories? They’re already in the works!

How to book cheap flights

What is the lowest price on Wotif for a flight to Cairns Intl.?

Flights to Cairns Intl. start as low as AU$150. Once you’ve snagged your flight, it’s time to build that itinerary. If your flight touches down in a bustling city, you’ll want a head start, so you can get from jet-way to getaway as quickly as possible. Flying for business? Squeeze in some sightseeing and a snack at a locally loved restaurant between meetings—you’ll have plenty of cash thanks to our cheap business class flights to Cairns Intl.. You know what they say about all work and no play, after all.

What are the most popular airlines that fly to Cairns Intl.?

Virgin Australia, Jetstar, Regional Express, Qantas Airways, FlexFlight. Pack your favourite magazines or stack your video queue for a mini-marathon of that television show your co-workers have been raving about. And if you get hooked a few episodes in, don’t worry; there’s always the return flight to finish the binge. Ready to book cheap flights to Cairns Intl.? Check out our selection of airfares and start putting together a holiday that fits your schedule and price range. We offer sweet deals, so you don’t have to move mountains to see the world. In fact, we’ll help you get to those mountains (or ocean, or forest) today!

What are the cheapest days to fly?

Here’s an insider tip: Sunday is typically the cheapest day to fly! Looking at flight demand on Wotif in 2020, we found that flights departing on a Sunday generally had the lowest average price, closely followed by flights on a Tuesday. You might want to think twice about flying on a Saturday though; generally, our data showed that it had the highest average ticket price.

What is the best day to buy a plane ticket?

Guess what? Boring old Thursday really is the best day to score the cheapest plane tickets. Looking at flight demand on Wotif in 2020, we found that flights purchased on a Thursday had the lowest airfares on average. Booking your plane ticket on a Sunday also seems to score pretty good deals. However, airfares purchased on a Tuesday generally have a higher than average ticket value, so you might want to prepare your budget if you’re booking early in the week.

What is the cheapest month to fly?

When comparing airfares booked through Wotif in 2020, our data shows March is one of the cheapest months to fly. On the other hand, the month of June can be one of the most expensive times to travel, with the highest average ticket price, so it’s best to get in early if June is your preferred travel month.

How far in advance can you book a flight?

Trying to figure out how early you should book your flight? It’s possible to start comparing international airfares on Wotif up to 12 months in advance. However, it does depend on the carrier as not all airlines release their prices that far out. According to Wotif’s 2020 flight demand trends, you can bag a bargain with some of the cheapest airfares appearing 4 weeks to 3 months prior to travel.

How can I save money on flights?

Looking for clever ways to save on your next trip? Try mixing and matching airlines and fare types. Our data tells us, travellers who booked flights on Wotif in 2020 saved close to 50% off their airfare, when their return flights consisted of two different airlines or fare types.

*According to flight demand on Wotif.com from January to December 2020. Savings are subject to change and may vary depending on selections made.

Can I fly to Cairns Intl. (CNS) at the moment?

For all the latest info on the travel situation in Cairns Intl., see our Covid-19 Travel Advisor.

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Hotels in Cairns Intl.

Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns
Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns
4 out of 5
209-217 Abbott Street, Cairns North, QLD
The price is AU$159 per night from 24 Oct. to 24 Oct.
Located in Cairns North, this hotel is steps away from Cairns Private Hospital and Cairns Base Hospital. St Monica's Cathedral and Muddy's Playground are also ...
4.1/5 Very Good! (336 reviews)
"Mold in bathroom. Vie was amazing"

Reviewed on 13 Oct. 2021

Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns
Spacious and light beach house - 7 mins from Cairns CBD
Spacious and light beach house - 7 mins from Cairns CBD
5-7 Devlex Court, Cairns, QLD
This family-friendly Cairns holiday home is located by the ocean, 2.9 mi (4.7 km) from Mount Whitfield Conservation Park, and within 6 mi (10 km) of Skyway Rainforest ...
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Spacious and light beach house - 7 mins from Cairns CBD
Views at The Edge
Views at The Edge
430 Mayers Street, Edge Hill, QLD
Located in Edge Hill, this holiday home is within a 10-minute walk of Mount Whitfield Conservation Park and Flecker Botanic Gardens. Tanks Arts Centre and Red ...
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Views at The Edge
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

^Savings based on all package bookings made with Flight + Hotel on Wotif.com from , as compared to the price of the same components booked separately. Savings will vary based on origin/destination, length of trip, stay dates and selected travel supplier(s). Savings not available on all packages.