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Cheap Flights from Auckland to Cairns, AU, Australia - AKL to CNS Last modified: 28/07/2016 12:54 AM

Popular flights from Auckland to Cairns Last modified: 28/07/2016 12:54 AM

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.

Virgin Australia
AKLCNS
Fri 18/11
2 stops
CNSAKL
Fri 25/11
2 stops
$761
Select
Qantas
AKLCNS
Fri 18/11
1 stop
CNSAKL
Fri 25/11
1 stop
$811
Select
Jetstar
AKLCNS
Fri 18/11
1 stop
CNSAKL
Fri 25/11
1 stop
$817
Select
Air New Zealand
AKLCNS
Fri 16/09
nonstop
CNSAKL
Fri 23/09
nonstop
$828
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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 $802.

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 $1,044 $827
7-14 days $938 $822
14-21 days $1,044 $822
21-30 days $837 $815
30-60 days $828 $822
60-90 days $938 $774
90+ days $837 $738

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
$817 $792 $824 $792 $792 $774 $819

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
July Auckland Cairns Qantas 29/07/16 4/08/16 1 $827
August Auckland Cairns Virgin Australia 26/08/16 2/09/16 1 $815
September Auckland Cairns Virgin Australia 4/09/16 16/09/16 1 $822
October Auckland Cairns Virgin Australia 22/10/16 2/11/16 1 $774
November Auckland Cairns Virgin Australia 18/11/16 25/11/16 2 $761
December Auckland Cairns Air New Zealand 27/12/16 13/01/17 1 $858
January Auckland Cairns Virgin Australia 24/01/17 28/01/17 1 $791
February Auckland Cairns Virgin Australia 24/02/17 28/02/17 1 $758

Cheapest Weekend Non-Stop Flights for the Next 30 Days from Auckland to Cairns

If you're ready to take a trip in the next 30 days and want to fly on the weekend, you might be wondering which weekend is the cheapest to fly. The chart below shows up-to-date data regarding weekend flight prices from Auckland to Cairns.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
28 29 30 31 1 2 3
$938
4 5 6 7 8 9 10
$938

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 $825.

The average price for non-stop flights from Auckland to Cairns is $832.

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 0 1 1 1 1 07:00 07:15
Philippine 1 1 0 1 1 0 0 18:15 18:15

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 8 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 50% 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: 96Last modified: 28/07/2016 12:54 AM

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
Philippine - X X X X
Qantas SYD X X X X X X X
Virgin Australia SYD 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, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $787
Auckland to London 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, FlexFlight $1,728
Auckland to Tokyo JAL, All Nippon, Air New Zealand $913
Auckland to Hamilton Island Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $788
Auckland to Sydney China Airlines, Emirates, Jetstar, Latam Airlines Group, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $337
Auckland to Brisbane China Airlines, Emirates, Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $368
Auckland to Mackay Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $751
Auckland to Proserpine Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $841
Auckland to Bangkok Air New Zealand, Bangkok, Thai $936
Auckland to Singapore Jetstar Asia, SilkAir, Air New Zealand, Singapore, Scoot $976
Auckland to Melbourne Emirates, Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $330
Auckland to Shanghai Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Air New Zealand, Shenzhen $684
Auckland to Port Moresby Air New Zealand, Niugini $1,496
Auckland to Kuala Lumpur Malaysia, Air New Zealand $1,076
Auckland to Gold Coast Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $337
Auckland to Hong Kong Cathay, Hong Kong, Dragonair, Air New Zealand $1,217
Auckland to Rockhampton Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $714
Auckland to Mount Isa Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $1,036
Auckland to Sunshine Coast Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $629
Auckland to Gladstone Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $741
Auckland to Emerald Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia Check Dates
Auckland to Seoul Korean, Air New Zealand, Asiana $1,651
Auckland to Manila Cebu Pacific, Air New Zealand, Philippine $969
Auckland to Adelaide Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $683

Cheap International Flights to Cairns - CNS

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
New Plymouth to Cairns Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia Check Dates
Hamilton to Cairns Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia Check Dates
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 $761
Cheap Flights from Auckland to Cairns, AU, Australia, from $761 Round trip from AKL to CNS