Flights From Cairns (CNS) to Port Moresby (POM) from AU$722

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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$722 and round trip flights were AU$543 within the past 7 days, for the period specified. Prices and availability are subject to change. Additional terms apply.

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Best Day to Book Flight from Cairns (CNS) to Port Moresby (POM)

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.

Cairns to Port Moresby Information

Traveling From
Cairns Intl.
Origin Airport
Origin Airport IATA Code
Traveling To
Jackson Intl.
Destination Airport
Port Moresby
Destination Airport IATA Code
Number of Airlines Serving
Average Flight Time
1 hours 25 mins
Direct Flight Time
1 hours 25 mins
Flight Price

Frequently asked questions

Can I take a flight from Cairns Intl. Airport (CNS) to POM right now?
Our Covid-19 Travel Advisor is where you should go for info on POM quarantine and flying restrictions. Look before you fly to avoid getting stuck in a bind.
How long is the flight from Cairns Airport to POM?
Flying from Cairns Airport to Port Moresby Intl. Airport? Then you’ll have roughly 5 hours and 10 minutes to kill in the air. Pack your carry-on bag with things to keep yourself amused, as well as a good neck pillow, and time will (hopefully) zip by.
What airlines fly direct from Cairns Airport to Port Moresby Intl. Airport?
Kick off your holiday as soon as possible with Air Niugini. The airline operates nonstop flights between Cairns Airport and Jackson Intl. Airport (POM), so you’ll be exploring in Port Moresby before you know it.
What happens if I need to change my flight booking to Port Moresby Intl. Airport due to COVID-19?
If your travel plans to Jackson Intl. Airport (POM) 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 Jackson Intl. Airport (POM) 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 I'm planning to fly, what are some airlines that have COVID-19 measures and social distancing rules?
There are many airlines that have social distancing rules and use COVID-19 measures, including Air Niugini, Qantas and Philippine Airlines. Now you can take that long overdue vacation with confidence knowing that strategies, which may include electrostatic cleaning and providing passenger masks, are in place.
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 from January to December 2021. Savings are subject to change and may vary depending on selections made.
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Cairns to Port Moresby Flight Deals from AU$543

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 1 hour(s) and 25 mins, too.   

Snap up great deals on flights to Port Moresby from Cairns 

Choose from 1 flights a day on average, with prices starting at AU$543 and rising to AU$1,205 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 October)
  • 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

Wotif is a super-easy way to find the best flight for you to Port Moresby. 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!


Great places to stay after flight from Cairns to Port Moresby

Gateway Hotel
Gateway Hotel
3.5 out of 5
Jacksons Parade, Port Moresby
The price is AU$222 per night from 25 Sep to 26 Sep
per night
25 Sep - 26 Sep
Stay at this 3.5-star spa hotel in Port Moresby. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking, and 4 restaurants. Popular attractions PNG Football Stadium and Hubert Murray ...
7.2/10 Good! (81 reviews)
"Close to the airport. I didn't like the room. Smelt moldy and the shower was ridled in mould"

Reviewed on 19 Jul. 2023

Gateway Hotel
Airways Hotel
Airways Hotel
5 out of 5
Jacksons Parade, Jackson Intl Airport, Port Moresby
The price is AU$319 per night from 26 Sep to 27 Sep
per night
26 Sep - 27 Sep
Stay at this 5-star luxury hotel in Port Moresby. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking, and 3 restaurants. Popular attractions PNG Football Stadium and Hubert Murray ...
8.8/10 Excellent! (221 reviews)
"Staff were friendly and attentive providing top class service. Lots of fun things to do with the kids - tennis, table tennis, squash, pool. Felt like we were at a resort not a hotel."

Reviewed on 6 Jul. 2023

Airways Hotel
The Stanley Hotel & Suites
The Stanley Hotel & Suites
5 out of 5
Sir John Guise Drive, Waigan, Port Moresby
The price is AU$334 per night from 3 Oct to 4 Oct
per night
3 Oct - 4 Oct
Stay at this 5-star luxury hotel in Port Moresby. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking, and 2 restaurants. Popular attractions Hubert Murray Stadium and Parliament ...
8.8/10 Excellent! (99 reviews)
"conveniently located with a great service and accommodation, Staff were excellent."

Reviewed on 31 Aug. 2023

The Stanley Hotel & Suites
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.