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Flights from Auckland to Cairns, Australia Last modified: Jan 21, 2017 0:48 -05:00

Auckland to Cairns Last modified: Jan 21, 2017 0:48 -05:00Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

We've scanned 29,455,725,213 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights to Cairns. Virgin Australia & Qantas frequently offer the best deals to Cairns flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

Virgin Australia
AKLCNS
Mon 20/02
1 stop
CNSAKL
Mon 27/02
1 stop
$656
Qantas
AKLCNS
Thu 16/02
1 stop
CNSAKL
Sat 25/02
1 stop
$708
Jetstar
AKLCNS
Fri 14/04
1 stop
CNSAKL
Sun 23/04
1 stop
$810
Air New Zealand
AKLCNS
Sat 1/04
1 stop
CNSAKL
Wed 12/04
1 stop
$837

How Much is a Flight from Auckland to Cairns? Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

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 $688.

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 think 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? Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

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 $824
7-14 days $0 $735
14-21 days $0 $719
21-30 days $0 $656
30-60 days $0 $656
60-90 days $867 $675
90+ days $604 $640

Cheapest Day To Fly from Auckland to Cairns Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

We've examined 29,464,553,548 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 Monday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$656 $675 $739 $675 $675 $676 $708

Compare Flight Prices from Auckland to Cairns by Month Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

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
January Auckland Cairns Qantas 28/01/17 5/02/17 1 $785
February Auckland Cairns Virgin Australia 20/02/17 27/02/17 1 $656
March Auckland Cairns Virgin Australia 7/03/17 12/03/17 1 $675
April Auckland Cairns Virgin Australia 29/04/17 10/05/17 1 $678
May Auckland Cairns Virgin Australia 25/05/17 29/05/17 1 $657
June Auckland Cairns Virgin Australia 2/06/17 6/06/17 1 $640
July Auckland Cairns Virgin Australia 20/07/17 27/07/17 1 $711
August Auckland Cairns Virgin Australia 20/08/17 26/08/17 0 $604

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Auckland to Cairns Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

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
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
$778
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
$778 $719
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
$719
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
$681
26 27 28 1 2 3 4
$681

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Auckland to Cairns Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

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 $733.

The average price for direct flights from Auckland to Cairns is $911.

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
Philippine 1 1 0 1 1 0 0 19:30 19:30

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Auckland to Cairns Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

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 $309.

The average price for round trip flights from Auckland to Cairns is $681.

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 30 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 4 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 100% 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 in Auckland flying to Cairns Last modified: Jan 21, 2017 0:48 -05:00Number of routes searched: 34Number of itineraries searched: 147,243

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
Air New Zealand -
Virgin Australia -
Cathay HKG
Jetstar MEL
Jetstar OOL
Jetstar SYD
Qantas BNE
Qantas MEL
Qantas SYD
Virgin Australia BNE
Virgin Australia MEL
Virgin Australia SYD

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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