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Cheap Flights from Cairns to Auckland, NZ, New Zealand - CNS to AKL Last modified: 31/05/2016 12:56 AM

Popular flights from Cairns to Auckland Last modified: 31/05/2016 12:56 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.

Air New Zealand
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
31/08/2016 14/09/2016 $609
Jetstar Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
31/08/2016 14/09/2016 $571
Qantas Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
23/08/2016 31/08/2016 $678
Virgin Australia
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
31/08/2016 14/09/2016 $623

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

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Cairns to Auckland, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $713.

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

Airlines can adjust prices for plane tickets from Cairns to Auckland 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.

Cheapest Day To Fly from Cairns to Auckland

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

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$687 $678 $720 $716 $730 $736 $726

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from Cairns to Auckland

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

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
June Cairns Auckland Qantas 8/06/16 15/06/16 1 $720
July Cairns Auckland Virgin Australia 11/07/16 22/07/16 0 $687
August Cairns Auckland Jetstar 31/08/16 14/09/16 1 $571
September Cairns Auckland Qantas 11/09/16 26/09/16 1 $736
October Cairns Auckland Qantas 12/10/16 24/10/16 1 $730
November Cairns Auckland Air New Zealand 14/11/16 28/11/16 1 $609
December Cairns Auckland Qantas 1/12/16 11/12/16 1 $736
January Cairns Auckland Qantas 26/01/17 8/02/17 1 $673

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

Your Cairns to Auckland 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 Cairns to Auckland is $815.

The average price for non-stop flights from Cairns to Auckland is $953.

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

Nonstop Flight Details from Cairns to Auckland
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
Air New Zealand 0 0 0 1 2 0 2 11:50 12:00
Philippine 1 1 0 1 1 0 0 08:15 08:15

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

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 Cairns to Auckland. 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 Cairns to Auckland is $384.

The average price for round trip flights from Cairns to Auckland is $815.

Cairns to Auckland Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is a direct flight from Cairns to Auckland?
Answer: The average Cairns to Auckland flight time is 4 hours and 48 minutes.
Question: How many kilometers are there between Cairns and Auckland?
Answer: The distance from Cairns to Auckland is 3619 kilometers.
Question: How common are direct flights from Cairns to Auckland?
Answer: There are 7 direct flights from Cairns to Auckland.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Cairns to Auckland?
Answer: Philippine Airlines provides 57% of the non-stop flights between Cairns and Auckland.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Cairns to Auckland?
Answer: Brisbane, AU

Airlines Flying from Cairns to Auckland (CNS to AKL) Number of flights searched: 67Last modified: 31/05/2016 12:56 AM

Below are the different airlines that fly from Cairns to Auckland 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 Cairns to Auckland.

Cairns to Auckland
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Air New Zealand - X X X
Philippine - X X X X
Qantas MEL 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 Cairns and Auckland, so you can feel comfortable knowing how to get around whether you are about to take off or you just landed.

Cheap Domestic Flights from Cairns - CNS

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Cairns to Sydney Jetstar, Qantas, Airnorth, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $254
Cairns to Brisbane Jetstar, Qantas, Airnorth, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, Regional Express $238
Cairns to Melbourne Jetstar, Qantas, Airnorth, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $369

Cheap International Flights from Cairns - CNS

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Cairns to Hamilton Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia Check Dates
Cairns to Rotorua Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia Check Dates
Cairns to Whangarei Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia Check Dates
Cairns to Tauranga Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia Check Dates
Cairns to Wellington Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $733
Cairns to Kerikeri Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia Check Dates
Cairns to New Plymouth Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia Check Dates
Cairns to Taupo Air New Zealand, Virgin Australia Check Dates
Cairns to Christchurch Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $712
Cairns to Napier - Hastings Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia Check Dates
Cairns to Palmerston North Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia Check Dates
Cairns to Nelson Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia Check Dates
Cairns to Gisborne Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia Check Dates
Cairns to Queenstown Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $895
Cairns to Blenheim Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia Check Dates
Cairns to Dunedin Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $931
Cairns to Bangkok Jetstar, Bangkok, Qantas, Thai, Virgin Australia $1,026
Cairns to Nadi Fiji Airways, Jetstar, Qantas, Virgin Australia $757

Cheap Domestic Flights to Auckland - AKL

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Townsville to Sydney Jetstar, Qantas, Airnorth, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $303
Townsville to Brisbane Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, Regional Express $224
Townsville to Melbourne Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $355

Cheap International Flights to Auckland - AKL

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Townsville to Auckland Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $650
Townsville to Hamilton Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia Check Dates
Townsville to Wellington Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $755
Townsville to Christchurch Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $694
Townsville to Queenstown Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $959
Townsville to Dunedin Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia Check Dates
Cheap Flights from Cairns to Auckland, NZ, New Zealand, from $409 Round trip from CNS to AKL