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Flights from Cairns to Auckland, New Zealand Last modified: 29/09/2016 1:04 AM

Cairns to Auckland Last modified: 29/09/2016 1:04 AM

We've scanned 25,716,102,982 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights from Cairns to Auckland. Virgin Australia & Air New Zealand frequently offer the best deals on Cairns to Auckland flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

Virgin Australia
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Thu 1/12
1 stop
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Sun 11/12
1 stop
$699
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Virgin Australia
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Fri 2/12
1 stop
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Sun 4/12
1 stop
$699
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Virgin Australia
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Wed 18/01
1 stop
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Wed 25/01
1 stop
$699
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Air New Zealand
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Thu 17/11
1 stop
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Wed 7/12
1 stop
$704
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Air New Zealand
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Fri 18/11
1 stop
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Tue 6/12
1 stop
$704
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Air New Zealand
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Tue 22/11
1 stop
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Wed 30/11
1 stop
$704
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Qantas
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Wed 12/10
1 stop
AKLCNS
Wed 19/10
1 stop
$712
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Qantas
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Sat 26/11
1 stop
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Tue 6/12
1 stop
$712
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Jetstar
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Tue 1/11
1 stop
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Wed 2/11
1 stop
$738
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Jetstar
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Mon 14/11
1 stop
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Fri 18/11
1 stop
$738
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How Much is a Flight from Cairns to Auckland?

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 $706.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from Cairns to Auckland?

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 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 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 Cairns to Auckland?

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

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days $0 $725
7-14 days $1,432 $712
14-21 days $1,432 $719
21-30 days $0 $715
30-60 days $0 $704
60-90 days $0 $699
90+ days $861 $664

Cheapest Day To Fly from Cairns to Auckland

We've examined 25,724,431,429 itinerary searches that we've seen for departures in the next 90 days and found that the cheapest day to fly from Cairns to Auckland is Thursday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$704 $704 $710 $699 $699 $708 $708

Compare Flight Prices from Cairns to Auckland 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 Cairns to Auckland flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
September Cairns Auckland Qantas 30/09/16 4/10/16 1 $843
October Cairns Auckland Qantas 12/10/16 19/10/16 1 $712
November Cairns Auckland Air New Zealand 17/11/16 7/12/16 1 $704
December Cairns Auckland Virgin Australia 1/12/16 11/12/16 1 $699
January Cairns Auckland Virgin Australia 18/01/17 25/01/17 1 $699
February Cairns Auckland Jetstar 26/02/17 15/03/17 1 $664
March Cairns Auckland Virgin Australia 2/03/17 16/03/17 1 $699
April Cairns Auckland Virgin Australia 7/04/17 24/04/17 1 $712

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Cairns to Auckland

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

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
$728
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
$728 $716
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
$716
30 31 1 2 3 4 5
$719
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
$719

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Cairns to Auckland

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 Cairns to Auckland is $734.

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

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

Weekly Direct Flights from Cairns to Auckland - By Carrier
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
Air New Zealand 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 10:50 10:50
Philippine 1 1 0 1 1 0 0 08:45 08:45

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Cairns to Auckland

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 $390.

The average price for round trip flights from Cairns to Auckland is $734.

Cairns to Auckland Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is the flight from Cairns to Auckland?
Answer: The average Cairns to Auckland flight time is 4 hours and 31 minutes.
Question: How far is Auckland from Cairns?
Answer: The distance from Cairns to Auckland is 3,619 kilometers (2,249 miles).
Question: How common are direct flights from Cairns to Auckland?
Answer: There are 6 direct flights from Cairns to Auckland.
Question: What are the most popular Cairns airlines for direct flights from Cairns to Auckland?
Answer: Philippine Airlines provides 66% of the non-stop flights between Cairns and Auckland.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Cairns to Auckland?
Answer: Sydney, AU

Airlines in Cairns flying to Auckland Last modified: 29/09/2016 1:04 AMNumber of routes searched: 36Number of itineraries searched: 167,195

Wondering which airlines fly out of Cairns to Auckland? We've gathered the average price of Cairns airlines with flights to Auckland. 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.

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

Cairns to Auckland Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in Cairns and Auckland. 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 Domestic Flights from Cairns - CNS

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Flights from Cairns to Sydney Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $283
Flights from Cairns to Brisbane Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $234
Flights from Cairns to Melbourne Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Airnorth, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $255

Cheap International Flights from Cairns - CNS

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Flights from Cairns to Hamilton Air New Zealand, Virgin Australia Check Dates
Flights from Cairns to Rotorua Air New Zealand, Virgin Australia Check Dates
Flights from Cairns to Whangarei Air New Zealand, Virgin Australia $970
Flights from Cairns to Tauranga Air New Zealand, Virgin Australia Check Dates
Flights from Cairns to Wellington Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Virgin Australia $702
Flights from Cairns to Kerikeri Air New Zealand, Virgin Australia Check Dates
Flights from Cairns to New Plymouth Air New Zealand, Virgin Australia $938
Flights from Cairns to TaupoCheck Dates
Flights from Cairns to Christchurch Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $700
Flights from Cairns to Napier - Hastings Air New Zealand, Virgin Australia Check Dates
Flights from Cairns to Palmerston NorthCheck Dates
Flights from Cairns to Nelson Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Virgin Australia $925
Flights from Cairns to Gisborne Air New Zealand, Virgin Australia Check Dates
Flights from Cairns to Queenstown Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Virgin Australia $860
Flights from Cairns to Blenheim Air New Zealand, Virgin Australia Check Dates
Flights from Cairns to Dunedin Air New Zealand, Virgin Australia $923
Flights from Cairns to Bangkok Cathay, Hong Kong, JAL, Jetstar, Singapore, Virgin Australia $807
Flights from Cairns to Nadi Jetstar, Niugini, Qantas, Virgin Australia $721

Cheap Domestic Flights to Auckland - AKL

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Flights from Townsville to Sydney Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $324
Flights from Townsville to Brisbane Jetstar, Qantas, Virgin Australia $279
Flights from Townsville to Melbourne Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $379

Cheap International Flights to Auckland - AKL

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Flights from Townsville to Auckland Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $672
Flights from Townsville to HamiltonCheck Dates
Flights from Townsville to Wellington Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $738
Flights from Townsville to Christchurch Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $659
Flights from Townsville to Queenstown Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $882
Flights from Townsville to Dunedin Air New Zealand, Virgin Australia $818
Cheap Flights from Cairns to Auckland