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Cheap Flights from Cairns to Darwin, AU, Australia - CNS to DRW Last modified: 24/05/2016 6:54 AM

Popular flights from Cairns to Darwin Last modified: 24/05/2016 6:54 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.

Airnorth Regional
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
03/06/2016 06/06/2016 $410
Jetstar Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
03/06/2016 06/06/2016 $337
Qantas Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
03/06/2016 06/06/2016 $531
Virgin Australia
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
08/09/2016 11/09/2016 $618

How Much Does it Cost to Fly from Cairns to Darwin (CNS to DRW)?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Cairns to Darwin, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $478.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from Cairns to Darwin (CNS to DRW)?

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

How far in advance should you book flights from Cairns to Darwin

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding how far in advance a flight from Cairns to Darwin should be booked.

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days $413 $418
7-14 days $337 $410
14-21 days $413 $418
21-30 days $413 $418
30-60 days $463 $418
60-90 days $658 $418
90+ days $413 $410

Cheapest Day To Fly from Cairns to Darwin

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

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$413 $418 $413 $418 $337 $926 $418

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from Cairns to Darwin

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

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
May Cairns Darwin Jetstar 30/05/16 13/06/16 0 $413
June Cairns Darwin Jetstar 3/06/16 6/06/16 0 $337
July Cairns Darwin Airnorth 1/07/16 4/07/16 1 $418
August Cairns Darwin Airnorth 17/08/16 29/08/16 1 $418
September Cairns Darwin Airnorth 25/09/16 13/10/16 1 $410
October Cairns Darwin Virgin Australia 2/10/16 8/10/16 1 $843
November Cairns Darwin Jetstar 7/11/16 11/11/16 0 $413
December Cairns Darwin Airnorth 28/12/16 2/01/17 1 $418

Non-Stop vs Connecting Flights from Cairns to Darwin (CNS to DRW)

Your Cairns to Darwin 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 Darwin is $650.

The average price for non-stop flights from Cairns to Darwin is $657.

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

Nonstop Flight Details from Cairns to Darwin
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
Jetstar 1 0 1 0 1 1 0 17:00 17:00
Qantas 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 18:50 18:50

Cairns to Darwin Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is a direct flight from Cairns to Darwin?
Answer: The average Cairns to Darwin flight time is 2 hours and 35 minutes.
Question: How many kilometers are there between Cairns and Darwin?
Answer: The distance from Cairns to Darwin is 1672 kilometers.
Question: How common are direct flights from Cairns to Darwin?
Answer: There are 11 direct flights from Cairns to Darwin.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Cairns to Darwin?
Answer: Qantas Airways provides 63% of the non-stop flights between Cairns and Darwin.

Airlines Flying from Cairns to Darwin (CNS to DRW) Number of flights searched: 23Last modified: 24/05/2016 6:54 AM

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

Cairns to Darwin
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Jetstar - X X X X
Qantas - X X X X X X X

Airports for Your Route

These pages contain information about the major airports in Cairns and Darwin, 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 Kununurra Jetstar, Qantas, Airnorth, Virgin Australia Check Dates
Cairns to Gove Jetstar, Qantas, Airnorth $570
Cairns to Sydney Jetstar, Qantas, Airnorth, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $221
Cairns to Alice Springs Jetstar, Qantas, Airnorth, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $905
Cairns to Ayers Rock Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $789
Cairns to Brisbane Jetstar, Qantas, Airnorth, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, Regional Express $140
Cairns to Melbourne Jetstar, Qantas, Airnorth, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $371
Cairns to Broome Jetstar, Qantas, Airnorth, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $1,151
Cairns to Horn Island Qantas $377
Cairns to Weipa Qantas $733
Cairns to Mount Isa Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, Regional Express $595

Cheap International Flights from Cairns - CNS

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Cairns to Singapore Jetstar Asia, Jetstar, SilkAir, Qantas, Singapore, Scoot, Virgin Australia $682
Cairns to Denpasar Bali Garuda, Jetstar, Qantas, AirAsia Indonesia, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, SkyStar $314
Cairns to Bangkok Jetstar, Bangkok, Qantas, Thai, Virgin Australia $1,013
Cairns to Hong Kong Cathay, Hong Kong, Jetstar, Qantas, Virgin Australia $711
Cairns to Manila Cebu Pacific, Jetstar, Philippine, Qantas $865
Cairns to Kuala Lumpur AirAsia X, Jetstar, Malaysia, Qantas, Virgin Australia $900
Cairns to Port Moresby Jetstar, Niugini, Qantas, Virgin Australia $371
Cairns to Tokyo JAL, Jetstar, All Nippon, Qantas, Virgin Australia $925
Cairns to Jakarta Garuda, Jetstar, Qantas, AirAsia Indonesia, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, SkyStar $1,206
Cairns to London Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Jetstar, KLM, Lufthansa, Austrian, Qantas, SAS, Virgin Australia, Virgin Atlantic $1,778

Cheap Domestic Flights to Darwin - DRW

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Townsville to Darwin Jetstar, Qantas, Airnorth, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $454
Townsville to Sydney Jetstar, Qantas, Airnorth, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $278
Townsville to Brisbane Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, Regional Express $216
Townsville to Melbourne Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $351
Townsville to Cairns Jetstar, Qantas, Airnorth, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, Regional Express $224
Townsville to Mount Isa Jetstar, Qantas, Virgin Australia, Regional Express $741

Cheap International Flights to Darwin - DRW

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Townsville to Denpasar Bali Garuda, Jetstar, Qantas, AirAsia Indonesia, Airnorth, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, SkyStar $414
Townsville to Singapore Jetstar Asia, Jetstar, SilkAir, Qantas, Singapore, Scoot, Virgin Australia $857
Townsville to Manila Cebu Pacific, Jetstar, Philippine, Qantas, Virgin Australia $1,269
Cheap Flights from Cairns to Darwin, AU, Australia, from $244 Round trip from CNS to DRW