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Cheap Flights from Cairns to Auckland, NZ, New Zealand - CNS to AKL

Popular flights from Cairns to Auckland

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
May 5, 2016 May 9, 2016 AUD730
Jetstar Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 7, 2016 May 21, 2016 AUD764
Qantas Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 22, 2016 Aug 27, 2016 AUD693
Virgin Australia
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jul 30, 2016 Aug 15, 2016 AUD704

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 AUD708.

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
AUD704 AUD708 AUD709 AUD710 AUD709 AUD707 AUD710

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
May Cairns Auckland Qantas 5/16/16 5/19/16 1 AUD704
June Cairns Auckland Qantas 6/28/16 7/3/16 1 AUD708
July Cairns Auckland Virgin Australia 7/30/16 8/15/16 1 AUD704
August Cairns Auckland Qantas 8/22/16 8/27/16 1 AUD693
September Cairns Auckland Qantas 9/30/16 10/17/16 1 AUD712
October Cairns Auckland Qantas 10/10/16 10/17/16 1 AUD707
November Cairns Auckland Qantas 11/30/16 12/3/16 1 AUD688
December Cairns Auckland Qantas 12/27/16 1/10/17 1 AUD720

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 AUD720.

The average price for non-stop flights from Cairns to Auckland is AUD0.

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 0 0 1 11:50 11:50
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 AUD389.

The average price for round trip flights from Cairns to Auckland is AUD720.

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 51 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 6 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 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: Brisbane, AU

Airlines Flying from Cairns to Auckland (CNS to AKL)

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
Philippine - X X X X
Qantas BNE 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 AUD299
Cairns to Brisbane Jetstar, Qantas, Airnorth, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, Regional Express AUD235
Cairns to Melbourne Jetstar, Qantas, Airnorth, Tigerair, Virgin Australia AUD240

Cheap International Flights from Cairns - CNS

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Cairns to Hamilton Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia AUD1,031
Cairns to Rotorua Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Tigerair, 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 AUD657
Cairns to Kerikeri Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia Check Dates
Cairns to New Plymouth Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia AUD965
Cairns to Taupo Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia Check Dates
Cairns to Christchurch Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia AUD712
Cairns to Napier - Hastings Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia Check Dates
Cairns to Palmerston North Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia Check Dates
Cairns to Nelson Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Tigerair, 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 AUD820
Cairns to Blenheim Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia Check Dates
Cairns to Dunedin Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia AUD922
Cairns to Bangkok Jetstar, Bangkok, Qantas, Thai, Virgin Australia AUD975
Cairns to Nadi Fiji Airways, Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia AUD812

Cheap Domestic Flights to Auckland - AKL

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Townsville to Sydney Jetstar, Qantas, Airnorth, Tigerair, Virgin Australia AUD295
Townsville to Brisbane Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, Regional Express AUD216
Townsville to Melbourne Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia AUD355

Cheap International Flights to Auckland - AKL

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Townsville to Auckland Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia AUD687
Townsville to Hamilton Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia Check Dates
Townsville to Wellington Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia AUD835
Townsville to Christchurch Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia AUD704
Townsville to Queenstown Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia AUD964
Townsville to Dunedin Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia Check Dates
Cheap Flights from Cairns to Auckland, NZ, New Zealand, from AUD530 Round trip from CNS to AKL