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Cheap Flights from Auckland to Cairns, AU, Australia - AKL to CNS Last modified: 29/08/2016 12:40 AM

Popular flights from Auckland to Cairns Last modified: 29/08/2016 12:40 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
Sun 30/10
1 stop
CNSAKL
Thu 3/11
1 stop
$637
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Jetstar
AKLCNS
Thu 20/10
1 stop
CNSAKL
Thu 27/10
1 stop
$656
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Qantas
AKLCNS
Mon 5/09
1 stop
CNSAKL
Sat 10/09
1 stop
$708
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Qantas
AKLCNS
Thu 8/09
1 stop
CNSAKL
Thu 15/09
1 stop
$708
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Qantas
AKLCNS
Mon 12/09
1 stop
CNSAKL
Wed 14/09
1 stop
$708
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Qantas
AKLCNS
Thu 15/09
1 stop
CNSAKL
Thu 22/09
1 stop
$708
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Qantas
AKLCNS
Wed 5/10
1 stop
CNSAKL
Wed 12/10
1 stop
$708
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Air New Zealand
AKLCNS
Thu 20/10
1 stop
CNSAKL
Thu 27/10
1 stop
$719
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Cathay
AKLCNS
Thu 20/10
1 stop
CNSAKL
Thu 27/10
1 stop
$6,176
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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 $666.

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 $848 $755
7-14 days $848 $708
14-21 days $829 $697
21-30 days $1,536 $807
30-60 days $770 $652
60-90 days $0 $637
90+ days $815 $659

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
$674 $687 $670 $656 $670 $665 $637

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
September Auckland Cairns Virgin Australia 15/09/16 22/09/16 1 $697
October Auckland Cairns Virgin Australia 30/10/16 3/11/16 1 $637
November Auckland Cairns Virgin Australia 2/11/16 9/11/16 2 $670
December Auckland Cairns Virgin Australia 4/12/16 5/12/16 2 $694
January Auckland Cairns Virgin Australia 22/01/17 31/01/17 2 $674
February Auckland Cairns Virgin Australia 24/02/17 8/03/17 2 $674
March Auckland Cairns Virgin Australia 5/03/17 13/03/17 2 $670
April Auckland Cairns Qantas 6/04/17 10/04/17 1 $739

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 $1,782.

The average price for non-stop flights from Auckland to Cairns is $850.

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 19:15 19:15

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: 29/08/2016 12:40 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 BNE 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 $702
Auckland to London American, Air Canada, Finnair, British Airways, Air China, China Airlines, Cathay, China Southern, Delta, Emirates, Etihad, Korean, KLM, Latam Airlines Group, Lufthansa, Swiss, Malaysia, China Eastern, All Nippon, Air New Zealand, Austrian, Asiana, Philippine, Qantas, Qatar, South African, SAS, Singapore, Thai, Turkish, United, Virgin Australia, Virgin Atlantic $1,562
Auckland to Tokyo American, Air Canada, British Airways, Air China, China Airlines, Cathay, China Southern, AirAsia X, Hawaiian, Hong Kong, JAL, Jetstar, Korean, Lufthansa, Malaysia, China Eastern, All Nippon, Air New Zealand, Asiana, Philippine, Qantas, Qatar, Aircalin, SAS, Singapore, Thai, Air Tahiti Nui, United $819
Auckland to Hamilton Island Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $702
Auckland to Sydney Air China, China Airlines, Cathay, China Southern, Emirates, Fiji Airways, Hawaiian, Jetstar, Korean, Latam Airlines Group, Malaysia, China Eastern, Air Vanuatu, All Nippon, Air New Zealand, Asiana, Philippine, Qantas, Aircalin, Thai, Virgin Australia $317
Auckland to Brisbane China Airlines, Cathay, China Southern, Emirates, Fiji Airways, Hawaiian, Jetstar, Korean, China Eastern, Air Vanuatu, Air New Zealand, Philippine, Qantas, Aircalin, Thai, Virgin Australia $358
Auckland to Mackay Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $655
Auckland to Proserpine Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $728
Auckland to Bangkok Air China, China Airlines, Cathay, China Southern, Emirates, Hong Kong, Jetstar, Korean, Malaysia, China Eastern, All Nippon, Air New Zealand, Asiana, Philippine, Qantas, Qatar, Singapore, Thai $804
Auckland to Singapore Air China, China Airlines, Cathay, China Southern, Fiji Airways, Jetstar, Korean, Lufthansa, Malaysia, China Eastern, All Nippon, Air New Zealand, Philippine, Qantas, Singapore, Thai, Virgin Australia $811
Auckland to Melbourne Cathay, China Southern, Emirates, Fiji Airways, Jetstar, Malaysia, China Eastern, Air New Zealand, Philippine, Qantas, Qatar, Aircalin, Thai, Virgin Australia $317
Auckland to Shanghai Air Canada, Air China, China Airlines, Cathay, China Southern, AirAsia X, Hong Kong, Jetstar, Korean, Malaysia, China Eastern, All Nippon, Air New Zealand, Asiana, Philippine, Qantas, Singapore, Thai, United $739
Auckland to Port Moresby Qantas, Virgin Australia $785
Auckland to Kuala Lumpur British Airways, Air China, China Airlines, Cathay, China Southern, AirAsia X, Emirates, Jetstar, Korean, Malaysia, China Eastern, All Nippon, Air New Zealand, Philippine, Qantas, Qatar, Singapore, Thai $801
Auckland to Gold Coast Hong Kong, Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $353
Auckland to Hong Kong Air Canada, Air China, China Airlines, Cathay, China Southern, Fiji Airways, Hong Kong, Jetstar, Korean, Lufthansa, Malaysia, China Eastern, All Nippon, Air New Zealand, Austrian, Asiana, Philippine, Qantas, Singapore, Thai, United $764
Auckland to Rockhampton Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $746
Auckland to Mount Isa Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $1,105
Auckland to Sunshine Coast Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $558
Auckland to Gladstone Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $576
Auckland to Emerald Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $662
Auckland to Seoul American, Air Canada, Air China, China Airlines, Cathay, China Southern, AirAsia X, Hawaiian, Jetstar, Korean, Lufthansa, Malaysia, China Eastern, All Nippon, Air New Zealand, Asiana, Philippine, Qantas, Singapore, Thai, United $804
Auckland to Manila Air China, China Airlines, Cathay, China Southern, Jetstar, Korean, Malaysia, China Eastern, All Nippon, Air New Zealand, Asiana, Philippine, Qantas, Qatar, Singapore, Thai, United $793
Auckland to Adelaide Cathay, China Southern, Jetstar, Malaysia, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $601

Cheap International Flights to Cairns - CNS

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
New Plymouth to Cairns Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia Check Dates
Hamilton to Cairns Air New Zealand, Virgin Australia Check Dates
Rotorua to Cairns Virgin Australia Check Dates
Tauranga to Cairns Air New Zealand, Virgin Australia Check Dates
Kerikeri to Cairns Air New Zealand, Virgin Australia Check Dates
Rotorua to Sydney Air New Zealand, Virgin Australia $627
Cheap Flights from Auckland to Cairns, AU, Australia, from $637 Round trip from AKL to CNS