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Flights from Cairns to Darwin, Australia

Cairns to Darwin Last modified: Aug 24, 2017 1:18 -04:00Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

We've scanned 27,734,309,187 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights to Darwin. Qantas & Airnorth frequently offer the best deals to Darwin flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

Qantas
CNSDRW
Mon 11/09
1 stop
DRWCNS
Wed 13/09
1 stop
$433
Airnorth
CNSDRW
Sat 23/09
2 stops
DRWCNS
Mon 25/09
2 stops
$444
Jetstar
CNSDRW
Mon 18/09
nonstop
DRWCNS
Wed 20/09
nonstop
$450

How Much is a Flight from Cairns to Darwin? 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 Cairns to Darwin, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $476.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from Cairns to Darwin?

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 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 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 Darwin? 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 Cairns to Darwin.

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days $1,026 $581
7-14 days $1,024 $961
14-21 days $532 $433
21-30 days $450 $433
30-60 days $451 $444
60-90 days $451 $433
90+ days $451 $474

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

We've examined 27,747,299,985 itinerary searches that we've seen for departures in the next 90 days and found that the cheapest day to fly from Cairns to Darwin is Monday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$433$616$451$476$433$444 

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

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
August Cairns Darwin Jetstar 30/08/17 31/08/17 1 $581
September Cairns Darwin Qantas 11/09/17 13/09/17 1 $433
October Cairns Darwin Qantas 27/10/17 4/11/17 1 $433
November Cairns Darwin Jetstar 22/11/17 27/11/17 0 $451
December Cairns Darwin Qantas 25/12/17 28/12/17 1 $994
January Cairns Darwin Jetstar 20/01/18 5/02/18 0 $451
March Cairns Darwin Airnorth 16/03/18 18/03/18 1 $476
April Cairns Darwin Airnorth 24/04/18 4/05/18 1 $851

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Cairns to Darwin 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 Cairns to Darwin. The chart below shows the best last minute deals and cheap flights this weekend we could find.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
27 28 29 30 31 1 2
$1,012
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
$1,012
10 11 12 13 14 15 16
$476
17 18 19 20 21 22 23
$476 $433
24 25 26 27 28 29 30
$433

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Cairns to Darwin 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 Cairns to Darwin is $723.

The average price for direct flights from Cairns to Darwin is $795.

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

Weekly Direct Flights from Cairns to Darwin - By Carrier
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
Jetstar 1 0 1 0 1 1 0 09:20 09:20
Qantas 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 18:55 18:55

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Cairns to Darwin 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 Cairns to Darwin. 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 Darwin is $117.

The average price for round trip flights from Cairns to Darwin is $651.

Cairns to Darwin Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is the flight from Cairns to Darwin?
Answer: The average Cairns to Darwin flight time is 2 hours and 35 minutes.
Question: How far is Darwin from Cairns?
Answer: The distance from Cairns to Darwin is 1,672 kilometers (1,039 miles).
Question: How common are direct flights from Cairns to Darwin?
Answer: There are 11 direct flights from Cairns to Darwin.
Question: What are the most popular Cairns airlines for direct flights from Cairns to Darwin?
Answer: Qantas Airways provides 63% of the non-stop flights between Cairns and Darwin.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Cairns to Darwin?
Answer: Brisbane, AU

Airlines in Cairns flying to Darwin Last modified: Aug 24, 2017 1:18 -04:00Number of routes searched: 65Number of itineraries searched: 17,980

Wondering which airlines fly out of Cairns to Darwin? We've gathered the average price of Cairns airlines with flights to Darwin. 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 Darwin
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Jetstar -
Qantas -
Airnorth -
Jetstar ADL
Jetstar BNE
Jetstar DPS
Jetstar MEL
Qantas ASP
Qantas BNE
Qantas GOV
Qantas MEL
Airnorth GOV
Airnorth WTB
Tigerair BNE
Virgin Australia BNE
Virgin Australia MEL
Virgin Australia SYD

Cairns to Darwin Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in Cairns and Darwin. 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 to Darwin - DRW Last modified: Aug 24, 2017 1:18 -04:00Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

Cheap International Flights to Darwin - DRW Last modified: Aug 24, 2017 1:18 -04:00Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

Cheap Flights from Cairns to Darwin