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Flights from Auckland to Cairns, Australia Last modified: 25/09/2016 12:36 AM

Auckland to Cairns Last modified: 25/09/2016 12:36 AM

We've scanned 23,629,223,180 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights from Auckland to Cairns. Virgin Australia & Qantas frequently offer the best deals on Auckland to Cairns flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

Virgin Australia
AKLCNS
Mon 23/01
1 stop
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Tue 31/01
1 stop
$775
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Qantas
AKLCNS
Sun 2/10
1 stop
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Tue 11/10
1 stop
$819
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Air New Zealand
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Wed 12/10
1 stop
CNSAKL
Mon 17/10
1 stop
$851
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Air New Zealand
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Mon 31/10
1 stop
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Fri 4/11
1 stop
$851
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Air New Zealand
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Wed 2/11
1 stop
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Wed 16/11
1 stop
$851
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Air New Zealand
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Sun 6/11
1 stop
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Mon 14/11
1 stop
$851
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Air New Zealand
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Sun 6/11
1 stop
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Sat 12/11
1 stop
$851
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Jetstar
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Wed 12/10
1 stop
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Mon 17/10
1 stop
$888
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Jetstar
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Mon 16/01
1 stop
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Sun 22/01
1 stop
$888
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Jetstar
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Mon 23/01
1 stop
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Tue 31/01
1 stop
$888
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How Much is a Flight from Auckland to Cairns?

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 $798.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from Auckland to Cairns?

The best way to find a great deal on airfare is to search multiple sites. When you run a search on FareCompare, we search multiple sites and fare sources all at once so you don't have to - which is why we thinking FareCompare is the best place to find cheap tickets. Airlines can adjust prices for 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 found that Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays are often the best days to book flights. If you'd like to learn more, read our article about the best time to buy airline tickets.

How far in advance should I book tickets from Auckland to Cairns?

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding how far in advance to book your flight from Auckland to Cairns.

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days $0 $833
7-14 days $1,649 $811
14-21 days $0 $809
21-30 days $0 $803
30-60 days $0 $787
60-90 days $0 $783
90+ days $829 $764

Cheapest Day To Fly from Auckland to Cairns

We've examined 23,636,053,052 itinerary searches that we've seen for departures in the next 90 days and found that the cheapest day to fly from Auckland to Cairns is Saturday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$793 $803 $811 $787 $821 $783 $792

Compare Flight Prices from Auckland to Cairns by Month

Low priced flights are most commonly available by purchasing between one and three months in advance. International or holiday flights may need to be purchased even further in advance. The chart below shows the cheapest flight prices by month for Auckland to Cairns flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
September Auckland Cairns Qantas 27/09/16 5/10/16 1 $833
October Auckland Cairns Virgin Australia 31/10/16 4/11/16 1 $793
November Auckland Cairns Virgin Australia 24/11/16 28/11/16 2 $787
December Auckland Cairns Virgin Australia 3/12/16 6/12/16 1 $783
January Auckland Cairns Virgin Australia 23/01/17 31/01/17 1 $775
February Auckland Cairns Virgin Australia 12/02/17 18/02/17 1 $778
March Auckland Cairns Virgin Australia 15/03/17 30/03/17 1 $764
April Auckland Cairns Virgin Australia 28/04/17 5/05/17 1 $785

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Auckland to Cairns

Looking for cheap last minute flights or a weekend getaway? We've got you covered with weekend flight deals from Auckland to Cairns. The chart below shows the best last minute deals and cheap flights this weekend we could find.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
$847
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
$847

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Auckland to Cairns

Flights between some cities may be significantly cheaper if you choose 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 $943.

The average price for direct flights from Auckland to Cairns is not available.

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

Weekly Direct Flights from Auckland to Cairns - By Carrier
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
Air New Zealand 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 07:15 07:15
Philippine 1 1 0 1 1 0 0 19:15 19:15

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Auckland to Cairns

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 not available.

The average price for round trip flights from Auckland to Cairns is $943.

Auckland to Cairns Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is the flight from Auckland to Cairns?
Answer: The average Auckland to Cairns flight time is 5 hours and 38 minutes.
Question: How far is Cairns from Auckland?
Answer: The distance from Auckland to Cairns is 3,619 kilometers (2,249 miles).
Question: How common are direct flights from Auckland to Cairns?
Answer: There are 6 direct flights from Auckland to Cairns.
Question: What are the most popular Auckland airlines for direct flights from Auckland to Cairns?
Answer: Philippine Airlines provides 66% of the non-stop flights between Auckland and Cairns.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Auckland to Cairns?
Answer: Sydney, AU

Airlines in Auckland flying to Cairns Last modified: 25/09/2016 12:36 AMNumber of routes searched: 33Number of itineraries searched: 82,827

Wondering which airlines fly out of Auckland to Cairns? We've gathered the average price of Auckland airlines with flights to Cairns. Different airlines offer different levels of comfort and service, so consider convenience when choosing your airline.

Below is the full flight schedule summary showing which days of the week individual carriers offer flights for the next 30 days.

Auckland to Cairns
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Qantas BNE
Jetstar SYD
Air New Zealand -
Jetstar MEL
Jetstar OOL
Cathay HKG

Auckland to Cairns Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in Auckland and Cairns. If your route includes a city with multiple airports, you may be able to find substantial savings by choosing an alternate airport.

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Cheap International Flights from Auckland - AKL

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Flights from Auckland to Townsville Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $782
Flights from Auckland to London American, Air Canada, British Airways, Air China, Cathay, China Southern, Emirates, Lufthansa, Malaysia, China Eastern, All Nippon, Air New Zealand, Philippine, Qatar, Singapore, Thai, United, Virgin Atlantic $1,483
Flights from Auckland to Tokyo American, British Airways, Air China, Cathay, China Southern, Hong Kong, JAL, Jetstar, Korean, China Eastern, All Nippon, Air New Zealand, Asiana, Qantas, Qatar, Singapore, United $836
Flights from Auckland to Hamilton Island Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $786
Flights from Auckland to Sydney British Airways, China Airlines, Emirates, Hawaiian, Jetstar, Latam Airlines Group, China Eastern, Air New Zealand, Asiana, Qantas, Thai, Virgin Australia $326
Flights from Auckland to Brisbane China Airlines, Emirates, Fiji Airways, Hawaiian, Jetstar, China Eastern, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Thai, Virgin Australia $402
Flights from Auckland to Mackay Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $740
Flights from Auckland to Proserpine Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $916
Flights from Auckland to Bangkok Cathay, China Southern, Emirates, Hong Kong, Jetstar, Korean, Malaysia, China Eastern, All Nippon, Air New Zealand, Singapore, Thai $829
Flights from Auckland to Singapore Cathay, China Southern, Fiji Airways, Jetstar, Malaysia, China Eastern, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Singapore $833
Flights from Auckland to Melbourne Emirates, Fiji Airways, Jetstar, China Eastern, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Thai, Virgin Australia $337
Flights from Auckland to Shanghai Air China, Cathay, China Southern, Hong Kong, Korean, Malaysia, China Eastern, All Nippon, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Singapore $750
Flights from Auckland to Port Moresby Qantas, Virgin Australia $939
Flights from Auckland to Kuala Lumpur British Airways, Cathay, China Southern, AirAsia X, Emirates, Malaysia, Air New Zealand, Singapore, Thai $822
Flights from Auckland to Gold Coast Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $358
Flights from Auckland to Hong Kong Air China, Cathay, Fiji Airways, Hong Kong, Korean, Malaysia, China Eastern, All Nippon, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Singapore, Thai, United $760
Flights from Auckland to Rockhampton Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $923
Flights from Auckland to Mount Isa Qantas, Virgin Australia $1,121
Flights from Auckland to Sunshine Coast Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Virgin Australia $754
Flights from Auckland to Gladstone Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $716
Flights from Auckland to Emerald Air New Zealand, Qantas $747
Flights from Auckland to Seoul Air China, Cathay, China Southern, Hawaiian, Hong Kong, Korean, Malaysia, China Eastern, All Nippon, Air New Zealand, Asiana, Qantas, Qatar, Singapore, Thai $833
Flights from Auckland to Manila Cathay, China Southern, Korean, Malaysia, All Nippon, Air New Zealand, Philippine, Singapore $814
Flights from Auckland to Adelaide Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $723

Cheap International Flights to Cairns - CNS

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Flights from New Plymouth to Cairns Air New Zealand, Virgin Australia Check Dates
Flights from Hamilton to Cairns Air New Zealand, Virgin Australia Check Dates
Flights from Rotorua to CairnsCheck Dates
Flights from Tauranga to Cairns Air New Zealand Check Dates
Flights from Kerikeri to Cairns Air New Zealand, Virgin Australia Check Dates
Flights from Rotorua to Sydney Air New Zealand, Virgin Australia $743
Cheap Flights from Auckland to Cairns