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Cheap Flights from Auckland to Cairns, AU, Australia - AKL to CNS Last modified: 24/06/2016 6:39 PM

Popular flights from Auckland to Cairns Last modified: 24/06/2016 6:39 PM

We’ve got the inside scoop on finding the best time to fly for the best price. Not sure when to travel for your next vacation? Find details below on when-to-fly and when-to-buy.

Air New Zealand
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
24/07/2016 5/08/2016 $858
Jetstar Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
11/08/2016 25/08/2016 $850
29/08/2016 11/09/2016 $850
30/08/2016 8/09/2016 $850
2/09/2016 12/09/2016 $850
Qantas Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
29/08/2016 11/09/2016 $609
Virgin Australia
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
24/07/2016 31/07/2016 $654

How Much Does it Cost to Fly from Auckland to Cairns (AKL to CNS)?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Auckland to Cairns, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $640.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from Auckland to Cairns (AKL to CNS)?

Airlines can adjust prices for plane tickets from Auckland to Cairns based on the day and time that you decide to book your flight. We have collected data from all airlines, and have discovered that the best days to book flights are Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays. Read our article to find more information about the best time to buy airline tickets.

How far in advance should you book flights from Auckland to Cairns

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding how far in advance a flight from Auckland to Cairns should be booked.

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days $0 $1,080
7-14 days $871 $794
14-21 days $973 $698
21-30 days $769 $647
30-60 days $769 $613
60-90 days $812 $609
90+ days $775 $615

Cheapest Day To Fly from Auckland to Cairns

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding the cheapest days to fly from Auckland to Cairns.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$609 $613 $647 $688 $626 $648 $645

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from Auckland to Cairns

The chart below shows the lowest fare by month when flying from Auckland to Cairns.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
June Auckland Cairns Qantas 29/06/16 10/07/16 2 $911
July Auckland Cairns Qantas 20/07/16 24/07/16 1 $647
August Auckland Cairns Qantas 29/08/16 11/09/16 1 $609
September Auckland Cairns Qantas 4/09/16 10/09/16 1 $645
October Auckland Cairns Qantas 21/10/16 24/10/16 1 $644
November Auckland Cairns Qantas 12/11/16 26/11/16 1 $721
December Auckland Cairns Virgin Australia 25/12/16 1/01/17 1 $804
January Auckland Cairns Air New Zealand 29/01/17 13/02/17 2 $991

Non-Stop vs Connecting Flights from Auckland to Cairns (AKL to CNS)

Your Auckland to Cairns flight can be significantly cheaper by choosing a multi-stop airline ticket. Although these connecting flights sacrifice some convenience, on average, travelers save 20%-60% when they choose to fly multi-stop versus a direct flight.

The average price for connecting flights from Auckland to Cairns is $772.

The average price for non-stop flights from Auckland to Cairns is $815.

The chart below shows up to date information regarding non-stop flights from Auckland to Cairns.

Nonstop Flight Details from Auckland to Cairns
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
Air New Zealand 0 0 1 1 1 1 1 07:00 07:15
Philippine 1 1 0 1 1 0 0 18:15 18:15

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from Auckland to Cairns (AKL to CNS)

We have found that there is often no price difference between buying a round trip flight versus a one way flight. Increased flexibility is the main benefit when it comes to buying a one way flight from Auckland to Cairns. However, booking a round trip flight can be a simpler process. You can compare round trip and one way flights by using our flight comparison.

The average price for one way flights from Auckland to Cairns is $317.

The average price for round trip flights from Auckland to Cairns is $769.

Auckland to Cairns Flight Questions

Below are some common questions that asked about this flight route:

Question: How long is a direct flight from Auckland to Cairns?
Answer: The average Auckland to Cairns flight time is 5 hours and 36 minutes.
Question: How many kilometers are there between Auckland and Cairns?
Answer: The distance from Auckland to Cairns is 3619 kilometers.
Question: How common are direct flights from Auckland to Cairns?
Answer: There are 9 direct flights from Auckland to Cairns.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Auckland to Cairns?
Answer: Air New Zealand provides 55% of the non-stop flights between Auckland and Cairns.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Auckland to Cairns?
Answer: Brisbane, AU

Airlines Flying from Auckland to Cairns (AKL to CNS) Number of flights searched: 98Last modified: 24/06/2016 6:39 PM

Below are the different airlines that fly from Auckland to Cairns with the average price of their plane tickets. Just remember that different airlines offer different levels of comfort and service, so consider convenience when choosing your airline.

Below is the full flight schedule summary of the next 30 days for flights from Auckland to Cairns.

Auckland to Cairns
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Air New Zealand - X X X X X
Philippine - X X X X
Qantas BNE X X X X X X X
Virgin Australia MEL X X X X X X X

Airports for Your Route

These pages contain information about the major airports in Auckland and Cairns, so you can feel comfortable knowing how to get around whether you are about to take off or you just landed.

Cheap International Flights from Auckland - AKL

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Auckland to Townsville Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $655
Auckland to London Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Aer Lingus, Eurowings, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Air New Zealand, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, Virgin Atlantic $1,652
Auckland to Tokyo JAL, All Nippon, Air New Zealand $961
Auckland to Hamilton Island Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $616
Auckland to Sydney China Airlines, Emirates, Jetstar, LAN, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $340
Auckland to Brisbane China Airlines, Emirates, Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $358
Auckland to Mackay Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $690
Auckland to Proserpine Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $942
Auckland to Bangkok Air New Zealand, Bangkok, Thai $1,081
Auckland to Singapore Jetstar Asia, SilkAir, Air New Zealand, Singapore, Scoot $876
Auckland to Melbourne Emirates, Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $363
Auckland to Shanghai Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Air New Zealand, Shenzhen $808
Auckland to Port Moresby Air New Zealand, Niugini $1,428
Auckland to Kuala Lumpur AirAsia X, Malaysia, Air New Zealand, Malindo $800
Auckland to Gold Coast Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $407
Auckland to Hong Kong Cathay, Hong Kong, Air New Zealand $1,168
Auckland to Rockhampton Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $640
Auckland to Mount Isa Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia Check Dates
Auckland to Sunshine Coast Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $590
Auckland to Gladstone Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia Check Dates
Auckland to Emerald Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $847
Auckland to Seoul Korean, Air New Zealand, Asiana $1,623
Auckland to Manila Cebu Pacific, Air New Zealand, Philippine $939
Auckland to Adelaide Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $608

Cheap International Flights to Cairns - CNS

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
New Plymouth to Cairns Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $896
Hamilton to Cairns Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $1,163
Rotorua to Cairns Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia Check Dates
Tauranga to Cairns Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia Check Dates
Kerikeri to Cairns Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia Check Dates
Rotorua to Sydney Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $637
Cheap Flights from Auckland to Cairns, AU, Australia, from $609 Round trip from AKL to CNS