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Cheapest Flights from Hamilton Island (HTI) to Cairns (CNS)

One-way flights were as low as AU$89 and round trip flights were AU$178 within the past 7 days, for the period specified. Prices and availability are subject to change. Additional terms apply.


Hamilton Island to Cairns Flight Deals from AU$178

Considering a quick trip to Cairns, 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 HTI to CNS. With heaps of cheap fares from Hamilton Island, we guarantee you’ll be arriving to your holiday destination in style without emptying your bank account in the process.

Best Day to Book Flight from Hamilton Island (HTI) to Cairns (CNS)

Flights Fare Calendar Find minimum fare between Great Barrier Reef and Cairns Intl. Click this button to get previous days data Click this button to get next days data AU$823 AU$705 AU$588 AU$470 AU$353 AU$235 AU$118 AU$0 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 T W T F S S M T W T F S S M T W T F S S M T W T F S S M T W T Price is AU$800 on Jetstar Price is AU$823 on Qantas Airways Price is AU$776 on Virgin Australia Price is AU$592 on Virgin Australia

Hamilton Island to Cairns Flight Information

Find the Cheapest Flights from Hamilton Island (HTI) to Cairns (CNS)

Work hard, travel harder! Wotif brings you the cheapest Hamilton Island to Cairns flights, making it possible to have a five star holiday without that five star price tag. Browse and compare our top HTI to CNS routes and airport options. So, go ahead and treat yourself, your sweetheart, or the kids to an unforgettable holiday this year.

to Information

Traveling FromGreat Barrier Reef
Origin Airport
Origin Airport IATA CodeHTI
Traveling ToCairns Intl.
Destination Airport
Destination Airport IATA CodeCNS
Number of Airlines Serving
Average Flight Time hours mins
Direct Flight Time hours mins
Flight PriceAU$178

FAQs about flights from Great Barrier Reef (HTI) to Cairns Intl. (CNS)

How long is the flight from Great Barrier Reef Airport (HTI) to Cairns Intl. Airport (CNS)?

Travelling from Great Barrier Reef Airport (HTI) to Cairns Intl. Airport (CNS)? Then you'll have around 3 hours and 50 minutes to while away in the air. Load up your carry-on bag with things to occupy yourself, along with a plush neck pillow, and the time will fly by.

What airlines fly direct from Great Barrier Reef Airport (HTI) to Cairns Intl. Airport (CNS)?

If you're headed from Hamilton Island to Cairns, get ready for a stopover. Qantas, Virgin Australia and Etihad Airways will all get you to your destination with just one change of aircraft. An opportunity to stretch your legs and go to the toilet in a cubicle which you can actually turn around in. Having a break between flights has its rewards.

What happens if I need to change my flight booking to Cairns, QLD Airport (CNS-Cairns Intl.) due to COVID-19?

If your travel plans to Cairns, QLD Airport (CNS-Cairns 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 Cairns, QLD Airport (CNS-Cairns 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.

How many flights are there from Great Barrier Reef Airport to Cairns Intl. Airport (CNS)?

If you're keen to travel to Cairns in a flash, it's as good as done. Just book one of the 4 flights operating on the route between Great Barrier Reef Airport (HTI) and Cairns Intl. Airport (CNS) every day.

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 2019, we found that flights departing on a Sunday generally had the lowest average price, closely followed by flights on a Monday. You might want to think twice about flying on a Saturday too; 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 Wednesday really is the best day to score the cheapest plane tickets. Looking at flight demand on Wotif in 2019, we found that flights purchased on a Wednesday 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 Saturday generally have a higher than average ticket value, so you might want to prepare your budget if you're booking on a weekend.

What is the cheapest month to fly?

When comparing airfares booked through Wotif in 2019, our data shows October is one of the cheapest months to fly. On the other hand, the December holiday period can be one of the most expensive times to travel, with the highest average ticket price, so it's best to get in early during peak periods.

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 2019 flight demand trends, last minute planners can still bag a bargain with some of the cheapest airfares appearing 1-3 weeks 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 2019 saved close to 55% 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 2019. Savings are subject to change and may vary depending on selections made.

Address:
Cairns QLD
Australia
IATA Code:
CNS
Longitude:
145.754041
Latitude:
-16.876538
Time Zone:
Australia/Brisbane
Address:
Hamilton Island QLD
Australia
IATA Code:
HTI
Longitude:
148.948474
Latitude:
-20.35175
Time Zone:
Australia/Brisbane

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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.