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Cheapest Flights from Mackay (MKY) to Cairns (CNS)

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Mackay to Cairns Flight Deals from AU$171

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 MKY to CNS. With heaps of cheap fares from Mackay, we guarantee you’ll be arriving to your holiday destination in style without emptying your bank account in the process.

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Flights Fare Calendar Find minimum fare between Mackay and Cairns Intl. Click this button to get previous days data Click this button to get next days data AU$568 AU$487 AU$406 AU$325 AU$243 AU$162 AU$81 AU$0 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 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 F Price is AU$543 on Qantas Airways Price is AU$540 on Virgin Australia Price is AU$540 on Virgin Australia Price is AU$540 on Virgin Australia Price is AU$567 on Qantas Airways Price is AU$540 on Virgin Australia Price is AU$540 on Virgin Australia Price is AU$540 on Virgin Australia Price is AU$540 on Virgin Australia Price is AU$543 on Virgin Australia Price is AU$511 on Virgin Australia Price is AU$540 on Virgin Australia Price is AU$567 on Qantas Airways Price is AU$511 on Virgin Australia Price is AU$540 on Virgin Australia Price is AU$540 on Virgin Australia Price is AU$482 on Qantas Airways Price is AU$520 on Qantas Airways

Find the Perfect Hotel for After Your Flight

Epic Hotels near Cairns Intl.

Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns AU$129
Reviewed on 20 May 2019
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Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns

Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns

209-217 Abbott Street, Cairns North, QLD
Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns
     
    4.2 of 5
    4.0 out of 5.0

    Loved the location. Staff were very pleasant. We were upgraded which is alway nice to happen.

    Holiday Inn Cairns Harbourside AU$109
    Reviewed on 19 May 2019
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    Holiday Inn Cairns Harbourside

    Holiday Inn Cairns Harbourside

    209-217 The Esplanade, Cairns North, QLD
    Holiday Inn Cairns Harbourside
       
      4.3 of 5
      4.0 out of 5.0

      Great staff and service. Wouldn’t go back as no afl channels.

      Pacific Hotel Cairns AU$149
      Reviewed on 20 May 2019
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      Pacific Hotel Cairns

      Pacific Hotel Cairns

      Corner Esplanade And Spence Street, Cairns, QLD
      Pacific Hotel Cairns
         
        4.4 of 5
        4.5 out of 5.0

        Didn’t like the facked that there was no Foxtel that’s all

        DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Cairns AU$133
        Reviewed on 25 Apr. 2019
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        DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Cairns

        DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Cairns

        121-123 The Esplanade & Florence St, Cairns, QLD
        DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Cairns
           
          4.2 of 5
          4.5 out of 5.0

          The thing I liked most about my time at this property was that no request was too much trouble.

          Hotels in Nearby Cairns

          Pacific Hotel Cairns AU$149
          Reviewed on 20 May 2019
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          Pacific Hotel Cairns

          Pacific Hotel Cairns

          Corner Esplanade And Spence Street, Cairns, QLD
          Pacific Hotel Cairns
             
            4.4 of 5
            4.5 out of 5.0

            Didn’t like the facked that there was no Foxtel that’s all

            Novotel Cairns Oasis Resort AU$154
            Reviewed on 14 May 2019
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            Novotel Cairns Oasis Resort

            Novotel Cairns Oasis Resort

            122 Lake St, Cairns, QLD
            Novotel Cairns Oasis Resort
               
              4.1 of 5
              4.5 out of 5.0

              Room smelt mouldy when we entered. Like water had got into carpet at some stage. Staff great and facilities otherwise clean.

              DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Cairns AU$133
              Reviewed on 25 Apr. 2019
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              DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Cairns

              DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Cairns

              121-123 The Esplanade & Florence St, Cairns, QLD
              DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Cairns
                 
                4.2 of 5
                4.5 out of 5.0

                The thing I liked most about my time at this property was that no request was too much trouble.

                Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns AU$129
                Reviewed on 20 May 2019
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                Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns

                Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns

                209-217 Abbott Street, Cairns North, QLD
                Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns
                   
                  4.2 of 5
                  4.0 out of 5.0

                  Loved the location. Staff were very pleasant. We were upgraded which is alway nice to happen.

                  Low Priced Cairns Intl. Hotels

                  Cairns Sunland Leisure Park AU$49
                  Reviewed on 26 Apr. 2019
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                  Cairns Sunland Leisure Park

                  Cairns Sunland Leisure Park

                  49-61 Little Pease Street, Manoora, QLD
                  Cairns Sunland Leisure Park
                     
                    4.0 of 5
                    4.0 out of 5.0

                    Great value for money. It didn’t feel safe at times with the people residing in the park and the people wandering around the premises looking into peoples cabins. Security would be helpful.

                    Aspect Central AU$74
                    Reviewed on 2 May 2019
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                    Aspect Central

                    Aspect Central

                    209 Sheridan Street, Cairns North, QLD
                    Aspect Central
                       
                      3.9 of 5
                      3.0 out of 5.0

                      I always stay here if doing an overnight for work. It is very cheap, clean and close to food outlets.

                      Hides Hotel Cairns AU$81
                      Reviewed on 8 Apr. 2019
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                      Hides Hotel Cairns

                      Hides Hotel Cairns

                      87 Lake Street, Cairns, QLD
                      Hides Hotel Cairns
                         
                        3.9 of 5
                        3.5 out of 5.0

                        In excellent walking distance to everything to central cairns. The property itself is old but it’s fine for short stays. Attracts a lot of the young backpacker crowd so can get noisy late at night when they come back from the clubs. Staff are friendly and helpful.

                        Comfort Inn Cairns City AU$99
                        Reviewed on 20 Apr. 2019
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                        Comfort Inn Cairns City

                        Comfort Inn Cairns City

                        183-185 Lake St, Cairns, QLD
                        Comfort Inn Cairns City
                           
                          3.8 of 5
                          3.5 out of 5.0

                          Excellent flexibility and service to accommodate guests needs.

                          Luxury Hotels near Cairns Intl.

                          Alamanda Palm Cove by Lancemore AU$249
                          Reviewed on 4 May 2019
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                          Alamanda Palm Cove by Lancemore

                          Alamanda Palm Cove by Lancemore

                          1 Veivers Road, Palm Cove, QLD
                          Alamanda Palm Cove by Lancemore
                             
                            4.7 of 5
                            5.0 out of 5.0

                            Loved the hospitality on check in. The host, a lovely French gentleman, was simply amazing and ultra professional. His manner was a definite asset to this company. We loved the whole place and our suite was exceptional! We will definitely be coming back!

                            Pacific Hotel Cairns AU$149
                            Reviewed on 20 May 2019
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                            Pacific Hotel Cairns

                            Pacific Hotel Cairns

                            Corner Esplanade And Spence Street, Cairns, QLD
                            Pacific Hotel Cairns
                               
                              4.4 of 5
                              4.5 out of 5.0

                              Didn’t like the facked that there was no Foxtel that’s all

                              Pullman Reef Hotel Casino AU$212
                              Reviewed on 29 Jan. 2019
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                              Pullman Reef Hotel Casino

                              Pullman Reef Hotel Casino

                              35-41 Wharf Street, Cairns, QLD
                              Pullman Reef Hotel Casino
                                 
                                4.8 of 5
                                5.0 out of 5.0

                                Wonderful ,So relaxed and comfortable,also loads of fun

                                Pullman Cairns International AU$164
                                Reviewed on 20 May 2019
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                                Pullman Cairns International

                                Pullman Cairns International

                                17 Abbott Street, Cairns, QLD
                                Pullman Cairns International
                                   
                                  4.6 of 5
                                  5.0 out of 5.0

                                  Good location and views, sauna could have been better

                                  Family Friendly Hotels in Cairns

                                  Cairns Plaza Hotel AU$181
                                  Reviewed on 7 May 2019
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                                  Cairns Plaza Hotel

                                  Cairns Plaza Hotel

                                  145 The Esplanade, Cairns, QLD
                                  Cairns Plaza Hotel
                                     
                                    4.2 of 5
                                    3.5 out of 5.0

                                    Great breakfast.walk to everything. Clean .quiet. very nice place. Affordable. Excellent staff...very helpful. I like that you could book tours right at the hotel front desk. And very knowledgeable staff. Thanks for the memories. Loved Cairns...especially the Great Barrier Reef.

                                    Cairns Sunland Leisure Park AU$49
                                    Reviewed on 26 Apr. 2019
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                                    Cairns Sunland Leisure Park

                                    Cairns Sunland Leisure Park

                                    49-61 Little Pease Street, Manoora, QLD
                                    Cairns Sunland Leisure Park
                                       
                                      4.0 of 5
                                      4.0 out of 5.0

                                      Great value for money. It didn’t feel safe at times with the people residing in the park and the people wandering around the premises looking into peoples cabins. Security would be helpful.

                                      Blue Lagoon Resort AU$240
                                      Reviewed on 25 Apr. 2019
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                                      Blue Lagoon Resort

                                      Blue Lagoon Resort

                                      22 - 26 Trinity Beach Road, Trinity Beach, QLD
                                      Blue Lagoon Resort
                                         
                                        4.5 of 5
                                        4.5 out of 5.0

                                        It is not a resort. It is a self serviced apartment service like Airbnb.

                                        Marlin Cove Resort AU$145
                                        Reviewed on 19 May 2019
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                                        Marlin Cove Resort

                                        Marlin Cove Resort

                                        2 Keem St, Trinity Beach, QLD
                                        Marlin Cove Resort
                                           
                                          4.6 of 5
                                          3.5 out of 5.0

                                          Good quiet property, close to amenities Toilet didn't have an exhaust

                                          Mackay to Cairns Intl. Information

                                          Find the Cheapest MKY to CNS Flights

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

                                          Mackay to Cairns Intl. Flight FAQ

                                          Origin Airport IATA Code MKY
                                          Destination Airport IATA Code CNS
                                          Number Of Flight Options 1
                                          Flight Price AU$318
                                          Average Flight Time 2 hours 16 minutes
                                          Address:
                                          Cairns QLD
                                          Australia
                                          IATA Code:
                                          CNS
                                          Longitude:
                                          145.754041
                                          Latitude:
                                          -16.876538
                                          Time Zone:
                                          Australia/Brisbane
                                          Address:
                                          Mackay QLD
                                          Australia
                                          IATA Code:
                                          MKY
                                          Longitude:
                                          149.181789
                                          Latitude:
                                          -21.176284
                                          Time Zone:
                                          Australia/Brisbane

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                                          Frequently Asked Questions

                                          • Question : When should I check in for my flight from Mackay to Cairns Intl.?
                                            Answer : On domestic flights, like Mackay to Cairns Intl., make sure you arrive at the Mackay Airport at least 2 hours before boarding 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 Mackay airport to Cairns Intl. airport.
                                          • Question : How long is the flight from Mackay (MKY) to Cairns Intl. (CNS)?
                                            Answer : If you're flying from MKY to CNS, the flight will take somewhere between 1 hour to 1 hour depending on stops. The average flight time from MKY to CNS is 1 hour. Remember that indirect flights and flights with long layovers will take longer.
                                          • Question : How many flights are there from MKY to CNS?
                                            Answer : With over 2 airlines that fly from MKY to CNS, you are sure to have plenty of choices. There are about 13 flights per week with airfare starting as low as AU$171.
                                          • Question : What are the best deals on roundtrip flights from Mackay to Cairns Intl.?
                                            Answer : If you're looking for a great deal on your next trip from Mackay to Cairns Intl. Wotif has you covered. With flights to Cairns Intl. starting at AU$171 there's no reason not to plan your next holiday with Wotif.
                                          • Question : What airlines fly from Mackay (MKY) to Cairns Intl. (CNS)?
                                            Answer : Certain airlines fly to Cairns Intl. (CNS) from Mackay (MKY) 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:
                                            • Qantas - 12 flights per week between Cairns Intl. and Mackay.
                                            • Alliance Airlines - 1 flight per week between Cairns Intl. and Mackay.
                                          • Question : Where can I find a cheap rental car deal at CNS?
                                            Answer : Book a car hire you can pick up at Cairns Intl. CNS in Cairns 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 Cairns Intl. starting at AU 40.29 per day:
                                            • Sixt has a 5-door Hyundai Accent Compact Car available at Cairns Intl. starting at AU $40.29 per day.*
                                            • Alamo has a 3-door Kia Rio Economy Car available at Cairns Intl. starting at AU $46.43 per day.*
                                            • Firefly has a 5-door Toyota Yaris Economy Car available at Cairns Intl. starting at AU $48.43 per day.*
                                            • Budget has a 3-door Holden Spark Economy Car available at Cairns Intl. starting at AU $51.00 per day.*
                                          • Question : What are the best hotels in Cairns Intl.
                                            Answer : Once you arrive in Cairns 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 Cairns Intl. with the lowest prices. Check out some of the top Cairns Intl. hotels near the action:
                                            • DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Cairns - 4.50 stars - Located in the heart of Cairns, this luxury hotel is 0.1 mi (0.1 km) from Cairns Esplanade and within 3 mi (5 km) of Centenary Lakes Botanic Gardens and Mount Whitfield Conservation Park. Center of Contemporary Arts and Jute Theatre are also within 5 minu
                                            • Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns - 4.00 stars - This family-friendly Cairns North hotel is located on the waterfront, within a 5-minute walk of Cairns Base Hospital and Muddy's Playground. Centenary Lakes Botanic Gardens and Mount Whitfield Conservation Park are also within 3 mi (5 km).
                                            • Shangri-La Hotel- The Marina - 5.00 stars - With its location directly on Marlin Marina, above Pier Shopping Complex, and next to the Esplanade, this hotel is within 1 km of Cairns's city center, convention venue, and watercraft tour terminals.
                                            • Pullman Cairns International - 5.00 stars - A one-block walk from the Esplanade and from the departure terminal for the Barrier Reef, the hotel is also less than five minutes' walk from Cairns' shopping, entertainment, and restaurant district.

                                          *Prices are "from" prices based on the lowest available fare on the sample travel dates for one adult and will be confirmed prior to any payment being made. The price is not guaranteed until paid in full by cleared funds and your tickets are issued. Fees may apply for checked baggage. There may be an additional fee based on your payment type and flight selected. Total purchase price, inclusive of any applicable fees, is displayed on the flight details page prior to booking confirmation. Blackout dates and other restrictions may apply. Fares may be non-refundable (subject to applicable laws) and are not transferable. Name changes may not be permitted. Offers are subject to availability and may be discontinued without notice. Conditions apply.