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Flights To Cairns

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, 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 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? 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?

Flights to Cairns start as low as . 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. You know what they say about all work and no play, after all.

What are the most popular airlines that fly to Cairns?

. 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? 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: Monday is typically the cheapest day to fly! Looking at flight demand on Wotif in 2021, we found that flights departing on a Monday generally had the lowest average price, closely followed by flights on a Saturday. You might want to think twice about flying on a Thursday 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? It turns out that early in the week is the best time to score the cheapest plane tickets. Looking at flight demand on Wotif in 2021, we found that flights purchased on a Monday had the lowest airfares on average. Booking your plane ticket on the weekend also seems to score pretty good deals. However, airfares purchased on a Friday generally have a higher than average ticket value, so you might want to prepare your budget if you’re booking on that day.

What is the cheapest month to fly?

When comparing airfares booked through Wotif in 2021, our data shows February is one of the cheapest months to fly. On the other hand, the month of December 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 December 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 2021 flight demand trends, you can bag a bargain with some of the cheapest airfares appearing just 1 week prior to travel.

*According to flight demand on Wotif.com from January to December 2021. Savings are subject to change and may vary depending on selections made.

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

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

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Hotels in Cairns

Pacific Hotel Cairns
Pacific Hotel Cairns
4.5 out of 5
Corner Esplanade And Spence Street, Cairns, QLD, 4870
The price is AU$215 per night from 26 May to 27 May
Stay at this 4.5-star luxury hotel in Cairns. Enjoy free WiFi, breakfast and room service. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the comfy rooms in their reviews. ...
4.2/5 Excellent! (198 reviews)
"Close to park on esplanade lots of places to dine nearby"

Reviewed on 14 May 2022

Pacific Hotel Cairns
Crystalbrook Flynn
Crystalbrook Flynn
5 out of 5
85 Esplanade, Cairns, QLD, 4870
The price is AU$245 per night from 30 May to 31 May
Stay at this 5-star luxury hotel in Cairns. Enjoy free WiFi, a full-service spa and breakfast. Popular attractions Cairns Esplanade and Cairns Night Markets ...
4.7/5 Exceptional! (30 reviews)
"I really enjoyed being central to everything.The staff were friendly and very helpful.No allocated parking for your room was disappointing.The only real downside was it was noisy in the mornings with the room cleaning staff dragging furniture and general banging while cleaning the rooms.Overall though ..."

Reviewed on 17 May 2022

Crystalbrook Flynn
Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns
Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns
4 out of 5
209-217 Abbott Street, Cairns North, QLD, 4870
The price is AU$269 per night from 29 May to 30 May
Stay at this 4-star business-friendly hotel in Cairns. Enjoy free WiFi, 3 outdoor pools and breakfast. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the clean rooms ...
4/5 Very Good! (337 reviews)
"Staff were wonderful"

Reviewed on 2 May 2022

Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns
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.