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Cairns to Sydney - Flight Route Schedule

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Cairns Intl. to Kingsford Smith Intl. Information

Cairns Intl. to Kingsford Smith Intl. Flight FAQ

Origin Airport IATA Code CNS
Destination Airport IATA Code SYD
Number Of Flight Options 1
Flight Price AU$201
Average Flight Time 3 hours 57 minutes
Address:
Sydney NSW
Australia
IATA Code:
SYD
Longitude:
151.179898
Latitude:
-33.932922
Time Zone:
Australia/Sydney
Address:
Cairns QLD
Australia
IATA Code:
CNS
Longitude:
145.754041
Latitude:
-16.876538
Time Zone:
Australia/Brisbane

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • Question : When should I check in for my flight from Cairns Intl. to Kingsford Smith Intl.?
    Answer : On international flights, like Cairns Intl. to Kingsford Smith Intl., make sure you arrive at the Cairns Intl. Airport with at least 3 hours to check your bags, go through security, and find your gate before your flight. Every airline has its own check-in policies and procedures, so make sure to read through those on their website when you book your flight from Cairns Intl. airport to Kingsford Smith Intl. airport.
  • Question : How long is the flight from Cairns Intl. (CNS) to Kingsford Smith Intl. (SYD)?
    Answer : If you're flying from CNS to SYD, the flight will take somewhere between 2 hours, 55 minutes to 3 hours, 10 minutes depending on stops. The average flight time from CNS to SYD is 2 hours, 59 minutes, 16 seconds. Remember that indirect flights and flights with long layovers will take longer.
  • Question : How many flights are there from CNS to SYD?
    Answer : With over 8 airlines that fly from CNS to SYD, you are sure to have plenty of choices. There are about 182 flights per week with airfare starting as low as AU$201.
  • Question : What are the best deals on roundtrip flights from Cairns Intl. to Kingsford Smith Intl.?
    Answer : If you're looking for a great deal on your next trip from Cairns Intl. to Kingsford Smith Intl. Wotif has you covered. With flights to Kingsford Smith Intl. starting at AU$201 there's no reason not to plan your next holiday with Wotif.
  • Question : What airlines fly from Cairns Intl. (CNS) to Kingsford Smith Intl. (SYD)?
    Answer : Certain airlines fly to Kingsford Smith Intl. (SYD) from Cairns Intl. (CNS) more often than others. If you're interested in booking with one of the airlines that flies this route most frequently, check out our selection of airlines below:
    • Jetstar Airways - 61 flight per week between Kingsford Smith Intl. and Cairns Intl..
    • Qantas - 47 flights per week between Kingsford Smith Intl. and Cairns Intl..
    • V Australia Airlines - 41 flight per week between Kingsford Smith Intl. and Cairns Intl..
    • Hainan Airlines - 12 flights per week between Kingsford Smith Intl. and Cairns Intl..
    • Tiger Airways Australia - 9 flights per week between Kingsford Smith Intl. and Cairns Intl..
  • Question : Where can I find a cheap rental car deal at SYD?
    Answer : Book a car hire you can pick up at Kingsford Smith Intl. SYD in Kingsford Smith Intl. as soon as you land. How handy is that? We’ve found some sweet deals on reliable car hires so check out the top rental car deals at Kingsford Smith Intl. starting at NZ 34.00 per day:
    • Sixt has a 3-door Hyundai i20 Compact available at Kingsford Smith Intl. starting at NZ $34.00 per day.*
    • Enterprise has a 5-door Hyundai I20 Compact available at Kingsford Smith Intl. starting at NZ $45.00 per day.*
    • Hertz has a 5-door Toyota Yaris Economy available at Kingsford Smith Intl. starting at NZ $26.00 per day.*
    • Thrifty has a 5-door Toyota Corolla Hatch Compact available at Kingsford Smith Intl. starting at NZ $30.00 per day.*
  • Question : What are the best hotels in Kingsford Smith Intl.
    Answer : Once you arrive in Kingsford Smith Intl. you're going to want an awesome hotel to check into, that's comfy and close to all the important stuff. We've put together a list of some of the top hotels throughout Kingsford Smith Intl. with the lowest prices. Check out some of the top Kingsford Smith Intl. hotels near the action:
    • Travelodge Wynyard - 4.00 stars - The city-center Travelodge Wynyard is within 1 km (0.6 mi) of Circular Quay, the Rocks, and Museum of Contemporary Art. Royal Botanic Gardens and Sydney Opera House are 1.5 km (1 mi) away.
    • Amora Hotel Jamison Sydney - 5.00 stars - This 34-story hotel offers a stylish retreat from busy George Street, with Darling Harbour, Circular Quay, and Hyde Park all within 3 blocks. Wynyard Train Station is a 3-minute walk away.
    • Four Points by Sheraton Sydney; Darling Harbour - 4.00 stars - Located in Sydney's Central Business District, this Darling Harbour hotel is also less than a kilometre from the restaurants, cafes, and bars of Cockle Bay and shopping at the Queen Victoria Building.
    • Four Seasons Hotel Sydney - 5.00 stars - Luxury and panoramic views abound at this Rocks District hotel set within a 5-minute walk of Sydney Harbour, the Sydney Opera House, and the Sydney Harbour Bridge.

Epic Hotels in Sydney

Rydges Sydney Airport Hotel AU$159
Rydges Sydney Airport Hotel

Rydges Sydney Airport Hotel

8 Arrival Court, Sydney International Airport, Mascot, NSW
     
    4.4
    of 5, from 1,102 reviews
    4.0 out of 5.0

    Situated in Mascot, this luxury hotel is within 6 mi (10 km) of Enmore Theatre, University of Sydney, and Royal Prince Alfred Hospital. Capitol Theatre and Sydney Town Hall are also within 9 mi (15 km). International Airport Station is 6 minutes by foot and Wolli Creek Station is 27 minutes.

    Travelodge Hotel Sydney Airport AU$104
    Travelodge Hotel Sydney Airport

    Travelodge Hotel Sydney Airport

    289 King Street, Mascot, NSW
       
      4.3
      of 5, from 362 reviews
      4.5 out of 5.0

      Situated near the airport, this luxury hotel is 2.8 mi (4.4 km) from Westfield Eastgardens and within 6 mi (10 km) of Maroubra Beach and Moore Park Golf Course. Sydney Cricket Ground and Centennial Park are also within 9 mi (15 km). Mascot Station is 10 minutes by foot and Domestic Airport Station is 16 minutes.

      Stamford Plaza Sydney Airport AU$135
      Stamford Plaza Sydney Airport

      Stamford Plaza Sydney Airport

      Corner Of Robey And O Riordan, Mascot, NSW
         
        4.5
        of 5, from 4,143 reviews
        4.5 out of 5.0

        This family-friendly Mascot hotel is located near the airport, 3 mi (4.9 km) from Enmore Theatre, and within 6 mi (10 km) of Coogee Beach and Maroubra Beach. Clovelly Beach and Entertainment Quarter are also within 6 mi (10 km). Domestic Airport Station is 11 minutes by foot and Mascot Station is 11 minutes.

        ibis budget Sydney Airport AU$89
        ibis budget Sydney Airport

        ibis budget Sydney Airport

        5 Ross Smith Avenue, Mascot, NSW
           
          3.8
          of 5, from 4,119 reviews
          2.0 out of 5.0

          Situated in Mascot, this hotel is within 6 mi (10 km) of Enmore Theatre, Coogee Beach, and Maroubra Beach. Royal Prince Alfred Hospital and Crown Street are also within 6 mi (10 km). Domestic Airport Station is 10 minutes by foot and Mascot Station is 17 minutes.


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