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Flights From Cairns (CNS) to Port Moresby (POM) from AU$269

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Cheapest Flights from Cairns (CNS) to Port Moresby (POM)

Airfares from Cairns Intl. to Jackson Intl. for one-way flights were as low as AU$269 and round trip flights were AU$511 within the past 7 days, for the period specified. Prices and availability are subject to change. Additional terms apply.

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Cairns to Port Moresby Flight Information

Find the Cheapest Flights from Cairns (CNS) to Port Moresby (POM)

Work hard, travel harder! Wotif brings you the cheapest Cairns to Port Moresby flights, making it possible to have a five star holiday without that five star price tag. Browse and compare our top CNS to POM 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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Traveling From Cairns Intl.
Origin Airport
Origin Airport IATA Code CNS
Traveling To Jackson Intl.
Destination Airport
Destination Airport IATA Code POM
Number of Airlines Serving
Average Flight Time hours mins
Direct Flight Time hours mins
Flight Price AU$511

FAQs about flights from Cairns Intl. (CNS) to Jackson Intl. (POM)

Can I take a flight from Cairns, QLD Airport (CNS-Cairns Intl.) to Port Moresby Airport (POM-Jackson Intl.) right now?

Our Covid-19 Travel Advisor is where you need to go for important info on Port Moresby Airport (POM-Jackson Intl.) quarantine and flying restrictions. Check before you fly to avoid getting caught in a bind.

What happens if I need to change my flight booking to Port Moresby Airport (POM-Jackson Intl.) due to COVID-19?

If your travel plans to Port Moresby Airport (POM-Jackson 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.

Does Wotif offer flights with flexible change policies?

Some airlines offer the option to change your Port Moresby Airport (POM-Jackson 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.

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 from January to December 2020. Savings are subject to change and may vary depending on selections made.

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Cairns to Port Moresby Flight Deals from AU$511

Considering a quick trip to Port Moresby, 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 POM. 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.

It’s easy to book flights to Port Moresby from Cairns  

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 Port Moresby from Cairns from 10 different airlines. If you click the ‘direct flights’ box, you see flights that’ll get you to Port Moresby in just hour(s) and mins, too.   

Snap up great deals on flights to Port Moresby from Cairns 

Choose from flights a day on average, with prices starting at AU$511 and rising to AU$650 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 Port Moresby today!  

Find cheap airfares to Port Moresby from Cairns 

Here are our insider tips for bagging a flight bargain: 

  • Look for midweek flights and late night, early morning arrival and departure times
  • Check out other airports near Cairns and Port Moresby
  • Avoid peak season (prices tend to be lower in March)
  • Be flexible with your travel dates and you can usually get cheaper options  

Reasons to book your flights to Port Moresby from Cairns with Wotif

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Great places to stay after flight from Cairns to Port Moresby

The Hideaway Hotel
The Hideaway Hotel
3 out of 5
459 Tamara Road, Port Moresby
The price is AU$116 per night from 6 Aug. to 6 Aug.
Situated in Port Moresby, this spa hotel is within 3 miles (5 km) of PNG Football Stadium, Port Moresby Nature Park and Hubert Murray Stadium. Parliament House ...
3/5 (5 reviews)
"Great location, older property, could do with a facelift over a few years would be a good idea"

Reviewed on 19 Dec. 2019

The Hideaway Hotel
Airways Hotel
Airways Hotel
5 out of 5
Jacksons Parade, Jackson Intl Airport, Port Moresby
The price is AU$285 per night from 27 Aug. to 27 Aug.
This family-friendly Port Moresby hotel is located near the airport, 2.7 mi (4.4 km) from Port Moresby Nature Park, and within 6 mi (10 km) of Port Moresby Golf ...
4.5/5Wonderful! (48 reviews)
"Shame i couldn't enjoy it more such a short stay staff were very good and facilities great"

Reviewed on 2 Jan. 2019

Airways Hotel
Gateway Hotel
Gateway Hotel
3.5 out of 5
Jacksons Parade, Port Moresby
The price is AU$188 per night from 7 Aug. to 7 Aug.
Situated near the airport, this hotel is within 3 mi (5 km) of Port Moresby Nature Park, Parliament House and Port Moresby Golf Club. Hubert Murray Stadium is ...
3.5/5Good! (2 reviews)
Disappointing Stay
"Air conditioning didn't work, had to ask twice before it was fixed. Safe was locked open, had to ask twice before it was fixed. No hot water, had to ask twice before it was fixed. 4 out of the 5 days we stayed there our room was not made up until the evening, had to ask twice to have it made up. ..."

Reviewed on 20 Sep. 2016

Gateway Hotel
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 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.