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Cheapest Flights from Melbourne (MEL) to Cairns (CNS)

Airfares from Tullamarine to Cairns Intl. for one-way flights were as low as AU$118 and round trip flights were AU$235 within the past 7 days, for the period specified. Prices and availability are subject to change. Additional terms apply.

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Melbourne to Cairns Flight Information

Find the Cheapest Flights from Melbourne (MEL) to Cairns (CNS)

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

Melbourne to Cairns Information

Traveling From Tullamarine
Origin Airport Melbourne
Origin Airport IATA Code MEL
Traveling To Cairns Intl.
Destination Airport Cairns
Destination Airport IATA Code CNS
Number of Airlines Serving 9
Average Flight Time 3 hours 20 mins
Direct Flight Time 3 hours 20 mins
Flight Price AU$235

Frequently asked questions

Address:
Cairns QLD,
Australia
IATA code:
CNS
Longitude:
145.754041
Latitude:
-16.876538
Time zone:
Australia/Brisbane
Address:
Melbourne VIC,
Australia
IATA code:
MEL
Longitude:
144.843013
Latitude:
-37.673295
Time zone:
Australia/Sydney

Melbourne to Cairns Flight Deals from AU$235

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 MEL to CNS. With heaps of cheap fares from Melbourne, 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 Cairns from Melbourne  

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 Cairns from Melbourne from 10 different airlines. If you click the ‘direct flights’ box, you see flights that’ll get you to Cairns in just 3 hour(s) and 20 mins, too.   

Snap up great deals on flights to Cairns from Melbourne 

Choose from 19 flights a day on average, with prices starting at AU$235 and rising to AU$281 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 Melbourne to Cairns today!  

Find cheap airfares to Cairns from Melbourne 

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 Melbourne and Cairns
  • Avoid peak season (prices tend to be lower in October)
  • Be flexible with your travel dates and you can usually get cheaper options  

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Great places to stay after flight from Melbourne to Cairns

Cairns Colonial Club Resort
Cairns Colonial Club Resort
4 out of 5
18-26 Cannon Street, Manunda, QLD, 4870
The price is AU$116 per night from 5 Jun. to 6 Jun.
Stay at this 4-star family-friendly hotel in Cairns. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking and 3 outdoor pools. Our guests praise the breakfast and the restaurant in ...
3.9/5 Very Good! (559 reviews)
"Very friendly & welcoming - facilities were clean. Staff at the restuarant were exemplary."

Reviewed on 16 May 2022

Cairns Colonial Club Resort
Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns
Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns
4 out of 5
209-217 Abbott Street, Cairns North, QLD, 4870
The price is AU$269 per night from 29 May to 30 May
Stay at this 4-star business-friendly hotel in Cairns. Enjoy free WiFi, 3 outdoor pools and breakfast. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the clean rooms ...
4/5 Very Good! (337 reviews)
"Staff were wonderful"

Reviewed on 2 May 2022

Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns
Crystalbrook Flynn
Crystalbrook Flynn
5 out of 5
85 Esplanade, Cairns, QLD, 4870
The price is AU$245 per night from 30 May to 31 May
Stay at this 5-star luxury hotel in Cairns. Enjoy free WiFi, a full-service spa and breakfast. Popular attractions Cairns Esplanade and Cairns Night Markets ...
4.7/5 Exceptional! (30 reviews)
"I really enjoyed being central to everything.The staff were friendly and very helpful.No allocated parking for your room was disappointing.The only real downside was it was noisy in the mornings with the room cleaning staff dragging furniture and general banging while cleaning the rooms.Overall though ..."

Reviewed on 17 May 2022

Crystalbrook Flynn
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 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.