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Airfares from Cairns Intl. to Auckland Intl. for one-way flights were as low as AU$429 and round trip flights were AU$797 within the past 7 days, for the period specified. Prices and availability are subject to change. Additional terms apply.
Work hard, travel harder! Wotif brings you the cheapest Cairns to Auckland flights, making it possible to have a five star holiday without that five star price tag. Browse and compare our top CNS to AKL routes and airport options. So, go ahead and treat yourself, your sweetheart, or the kids to an unforgettable holiday this year.
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If you're going from Cairns, QLD Airport (CNS-Cairns Intl.) to Auckland Airport (AKL-Auckland Intl.) and want to avoid getting caught out, check the Covid-19 Travel Advisor prior to booking. Here, you'll locate important info on this destination's quarantine and flying restrictions.
The typical flight time from Cairns Intl. Airport (CNS) to Auckland Airport (AKL-Auckland Intl.) is 6 hours and 4 minutes. Locate your seat, chill out and enjoy the in-flight entertainment.
Stale, overpriced muffins, bad WiFi ... Stopovers aren't all that fun. But you don’t have to put up with any of that if you book an airfare with Qantas. The airline operates direct flights from Cairns, QLD Airport (CNS-Cairns Intl.) to AKL.
If your travel plans to Auckland Airport (AKL-Auckland Intl.) have been affected by COVID-19, you may be able to make a no-change-fee cancellation and score a credit that you can use on another flight. Sign in to your Wotif account to see if your booking is eligible. If you still have questions, our Customer Service Portal is the place to go for more info.
Some airlines offer the option to change your Auckland Airport (AKL-Auckland Intl.) flight without a fee. That way, you won't get stung with extra costs — but you'll have to pay any difference between the old flight and the new one. Stress less by keeping your eye out for the "no change fees" filter when you book.
If you want to head to Auckland in a hurry, rest easy. Just pick one of the 8 flights operating on the route between CNS and AKL every day.
There are many airlines that have social distancing rules and use COVID-19 measures, including Air New Zealand, Jetstar and Qantas. Now you can take that long overdue holiday with confidence knowing that strategies, which may include electrostatic cleaning and providing passenger masks, are in place.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Considering a quick trip to Auckland, but not sure which is the best route for you? Well, you’re in luck! Wotif has done the hard work, so all you need to do is check out these flights from CNS to AKL. With heaps of cheap fares from Cairns, we guarantee you’ll be arriving to your holiday destination in style without emptying your bank account in the process.
For a huge choice of flights, simply enter your travel dates and hit search and we’ll hunt out fantastic deals on one-way, return and multi-city airfares to Auckland from Cairns from 10 different airlines. If you click the ‘direct flights’ box, you see flights that’ll get you to Auckland in just hour(s) and mins, too.
Choose from flights a day on average, with prices starting at AU$797 and rising to AU$808 depending on the cabin class, travel dates, and airline carrier. And if you’re up for a last-minute getaway, you can get great deals on flights from Cairns to Auckland today!
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Wotif is a super-easy way to find the best flight for you to Auckland. Get more bang for your buck on flight and hotel or car rental combos and download the free Wotif app to tap into exclusive deals. Book now with Wotif and have a great flight!
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^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.