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Cheapest Flights from Sydney (SYD) to Cairns (CNS)

One-way flights were as low as AU$95 and round trip flights were AU$207 within the past 7 days, for the period specified. Prices and availability are subject to change. Additional terms apply.

Flights Review

Dec 28, 2019

On time all went well

Jun 1, 2019

I didn’t like the fact that we booked a package deal to Qld including flights and you sat us apart so we had no choice but to pay $5 extra to change seats. That is a rort

Dec 27, 2018

Entertainment could improve

Nov 3, 2018

Some free water would be niice

Sep 1, 2018

Just more leg room be nice

Aug 10, 2018

Cannot remember the name of the young lady that checked our baggage but she was so lovely, friendly and helpful

Jul 12, 2018

Flight on time. Very happy

Jun 12, 2018

very accurately on time

May 18, 2018

Monique our senior hostess was exceptional

Apr 16, 2018

Issue with group check in of baggage but staff were patient and helpful sorting it out.


Sydney to Cairns Flight Deals from AU$207

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

Best Days To Fly To CNS From SYD

Flights Fare Calendar Find minimum fare between Kingsford Smith Intl. and Cairns Intl. Click this button to get previous days data Click this button to get next days data AU$792 AU$679 AU$566 AU$453 AU$339 AU$226 AU$113 AU$0 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 1 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$410 on Virgin Australia Price is AU$435 on Qantas Airways Price is AU$410 on Virgin Australia Price is AU$397 on Virgin Australia Price is AU$442 on Virgin Australia Price is AU$408 on Virgin Australia Price is AU$470 on Virgin Australia Price is AU$370 on Virgin Australia Price is AU$509 on Virgin Australia Price is AU$370 on Virgin Australia Price is AU$400 on Jetstar Price is AU$400 on Jetstar Price is AU$410 on Virgin Australia Price is AU$522 on Virgin Australia Price is AU$514 on Qantas Airways Price is AU$708 on Qantas Airways Price is AU$597 on Virgin Australia Price is AU$534 on Virgin Australia Price is AU$567 on Virgin Australia Price is AU$705 on Virgin Australia Price is AU$740 on Virgin Australia Price is AU$646 on Qantas Airways Price is AU$768 on Virgin Australia Price is AU$792 on Jetstar Price is AU$685 on Jetstar Price is AU$625 on Virgin Australia Price is AU$530 on Virgin Australia Price is AU$530 on Virgin Australia Price is AU$479 on Virgin Australia

Kingsford Smith Intl. to Cairns Intl. Information

Find the Cheapest SYD to CNS Flights

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

Sydney to Cairns Information

Traveling FromKingsford Smith Intl.
Origin AirportSydney
Origin Airport IATA CodeSYD
Traveling ToCairns Intl.
Destination AirportCairns
Destination Airport IATA CodeCNS
Number of Airlines Serving11
Average Flight Time0 hours 57 mins
Direct Flight Time0 hours 55 mins
Flight PriceAU$207
Address:
Cairns QLD
Australia
IATA Code:
CNS
Longitude:
145.754041
Latitude:
-16.876538
Time Zone:
Australia/Brisbane
Address:
Sydney NSW
Australia
IATA Code:
SYD
Longitude:
151.179898
Latitude:
-33.932922
Time Zone:
Australia/Sydney

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Find the Perfect Hotel for After Your Flight

Epic Hotels near Cairns Intl.

Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns AU$127
Reviewed on 29 Nov. 2020
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Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns

Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns

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

    Great view, Great staff, Would recommend to come here all the time 👍😊

    Spacious and Light Beach House - 7 Mins From Cairns CBD Get Rates
    Spacious and Light Beach House - 7 Mins From Cairns CBD

    Spacious and Light Beach House - 7 Mins From Cairns CBD

    5-7 Devlex Court, Cairns, QLD
    Spacious and Light Beach House - 7 Mins From Cairns CBD
       
      0.0 out of 5.0 Stars

      This family-friendly Cairns holiday home is located by the ocean, 2.9 mi (4.7 km) from Mount Whitfield Conservation Park, and within 6 mi (10 km) of Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park and Skyway Rainforest Cableway. Skyrail Rainforest Cableway and Yorkeys Knob Beach are also within 6 miles (10 km).

      Views @ The Edge Luxury Holiday House Get Rates
      Views @ The Edge Luxury Holiday House

      Views @ The Edge Luxury Holiday House

      430 Mayers St, Cairns, QLD
      Views @ The Edge Luxury Holiday House
         
        0.0 out of 5.0 Stars

        Located in Edge Hill, this holiday home is 0.2 mi (0.3 km) from Mount Whitfield Conservation Park and within 3 miles (5 km) of Cairns Esplanade and Cairns Central Shopping Centre. Flecker Botanic Gardens and Tanks Arts Centre are also within 15 minutes.

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        Views at The Edge

        Views at The Edge

        430 Mayers Street, Edge Hill, QLD
        Views at The Edge
           
          0.0 out of 5.0 Stars

          Located in Edge Hill, this holiday home is 0.2 mi (0.3 km) from Mount Whitfield Conservation Park and within 3 miles (5 km) of Cairns Esplanade and Cairns Central Shopping Centre. Flecker Botanic Gardens and Tanks Arts Centre are also within 15 minutes.

          Hotels in Nearby Cairns

          Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns AU$127
          Reviewed on 29 Nov. 2020
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          Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns

          Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns

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

            Great view, Great staff, Would recommend to come here all the time 👍😊

            Shangri-La Hotel, The Marina AU$199
            Reviewed on 30 Oct. 2020
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            Shangri-La Hotel, The Marina

            Shangri-La Hotel, The Marina

            Pierpoint Road, Cairns, QLD
            Shangri-La Hotel, The Marina
               
              4.4 of 5
              5.0 out of 5.0 Stars

              The position was fantastic, close to everything that we wished to see and do. The room was lovely, spacious and had a balcony. There were some necessary concessions to COVID but staff were great and very helpful

              Bailey, a Crystalbrook Collection Hotel and Residence AU$160
              Reviewed on 23 Nov. 2020
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              Bailey, a Crystalbrook Collection Hotel and Residence

              Bailey, a Crystalbrook Collection Hotel and Residence

              163 Abbott Street, Cairns, QLD
              Bailey, a Crystalbrook Collection Hotel and Residence
                 
                4.6 of 5
                5.0 out of 5.0 Stars

                My room and the hotel is very new and lovely. A comfortable room to stay in with one of the best bathrooms I’ve been in for a hotel

                Cairns Plaza Hotel AU$105
                Reviewed on 25 Nov. 2020
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                Cairns Plaza Hotel

                Cairns Plaza Hotel

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

                  Closeness to waterfront and parks. Friendly and helpful reception

                  Low Priced Cairns Intl. Hotels

                  Cairns Sunland Leisure Park AU$56
                  Reviewed on 13 Oct. 2020
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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 Stars

                    I like the pleasent people running it and the location. Usually we stay here and it is great but this time i think they need to upgrade the room we stayed in. It needs a little TLC. But i always love staying there.

                    Aspect Central AU$76
                    Reviewed on 20 Jan. 2020
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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 Stars

                      The property is looking a little tired and little things need to be fixed to show that it is cared for. The air con that I had barely coped with the 36oC day that Cairns was having at the time so it was really too hot to sleep. It was a refridgerated air con that fitted through the wall rather than ...

                      Hides Hotel Cairns AU$81
                      Reviewed on 1 Oct. 2020
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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 Stars

                        Room was clean centre of city staff where friendly

                        Comfort Inn Cairns City AU$80
                        Reviewed on 22 Apr. 2020
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                        Comfort Inn Cairns City

                        Comfort Inn Cairns City

                        183-185 Lake St, Cairns, QLD
                        Comfort Inn Cairns City
                           
                          3.9 of 5
                          4.0 out of 5.0 Stars

                          Clean and central to city. Will be great place to stay after pandemic is over and restaurant facilities are open again.

                          Luxury Hotels near Cairns Intl.

                          Alamanda Palm Cove by Lancemore AU$306
                          Reviewed on 27 Nov. 2020
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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 Stars

                            Well appointed apartments that had everything you could possibly need. All appliances were top of the range

                            Pacific Hotel Cairns Get Rates
                            Reviewed on 23 Sep. 2020
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                            Pacific Hotel Cairns

                            Pacific Hotel Cairns

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

                              Enjoyed time in cairns. Had a very comfortable stay.

                              Pullman Reef Hotel Casino AU$191
                              Reviewed on 14 Sep. 2020
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                              Pullman Reef Hotel Casino

                              Pullman Reef Hotel Casino

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

                                Great location and Junior Suites are beautiful. Service was very high from staff. Amenities were fantastic and very clean. There was very little range / choice on the in room dining menus, very few things to choose from. The breakfast menu again was not great, very few things to choose from and items ...

                                Pullman Cairns International AU$161
                                Reviewed on 29 Nov. 2020
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                                Pullman Cairns International

                                Pullman Cairns International

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

                                  Amazing location. The higher floors over the water have a great view. Lobby is cool.

                                  Family Friendly Hotels in Cairns

                                  Cairns Plaza Hotel AU$105
                                  Reviewed on 25 Nov. 2020
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                                  Cairns Plaza Hotel

                                  Cairns Plaza Hotel

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

                                    Closeness to waterfront and parks. Friendly and helpful reception

                                    Cairns Sunland Leisure Park AU$56
                                    Reviewed on 13 Oct. 2020
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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 Stars

                                      I like the pleasent people running it and the location. Usually we stay here and it is great but this time i think they need to upgrade the room we stayed in. It needs a little TLC. But i always love staying there.

                                      Blue Lagoon Resort AU$225
                                      Reviewed on 18 Oct. 2020
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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 Stars

                                        Great room with great facilities. Really good value for money. We will definitely stay again.

                                        Marlin Cove Resort Get Rates
                                        Reviewed on 3 Oct. 2020
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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 Stars

                                          Nice short walk to beach and restaurants. Great swimming pool for children and great bar-b-que poolside facilities. Apartments spacious with all amenities.


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