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Cheap Flights from Cairns to Darwin, AU, Australia - CNS to DRW Last modified: 29/07/2016 1:25 AM

Popular flights from Cairns to Darwin Last modified: 29/07/2016 1:25 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.

Jetstar
CNSDRW
Sat 27/08
nonstop
DRWCNS
Sat 3/09
nonstop
$405
Select
Airnorth
CNSDRW
Tue 8/11
1 stop
DRWCNS
Tue 22/11
1 stop
$422
Select
Virgin Australia
CNSDRW
Thu 3/11
1 stop
DRWCNS
Mon 7/11
1 stop
$580
Select
Virgin Australia
CNSDRW
Fri 11/11
1 stop
DRWCNS
Mon 21/11
1 stop
$580
Select
Qantas
CNSDRW
Sat 3/09
1 stop
DRWCNS
Fri 9/09
1 stop
$682
Select

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 $504.

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 $924 $762
7-14 days $507 $483
14-21 days $0 $0
21-30 days $405 $450
30-60 days $444 $444
60-90 days $931 $931
90+ days $414 $416

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
$852 $444 $483 $450 $444 $405 $450

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
August Cairns Darwin Jetstar 27/08/16 3/09/16 0 $405
September Cairns Darwin Jetstar 2/09/16 3/09/16 0 $444
October Cairns Darwin Virgin Australia 8/10/16 15/10/16 2 $886
November Cairns Darwin Airnorth 8/11/16 22/11/16 1 $422
December Cairns Darwin Airnorth 1/12/16 10/12/16 1 $416
January Cairns Darwin Virgin Australia 2/01/17 11/01/17 1 $757
March Cairns Darwin Jetstar 4/03/17 6/03/17 0 $414
April Cairns Darwin Virgin Australia 5/04/17 9/04/17 1 $769

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 $615.

The average price for non-stop flights from Cairns to Darwin is $648.

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: 29/07/2016 1:25 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, Tigerair, Virgin Australia Check Dates
Cairns to Gove Jetstar, Qantas, Airnorth, Tigerair $535
Cairns to Sydney Jetstar, Qantas, Airnorth, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $177
Cairns to Alice Springs Jetstar, Qantas, Airnorth, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $887
Cairns to Ayers Rock Jetstar, Qantas, Airnorth, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $658
Cairns to Brisbane Jetstar, Qantas, Airnorth, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, Regional Express $209
Cairns to Melbourne Jetstar, Qantas, Airnorth, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $342
Cairns to Broome Jetstar, Qantas, Airnorth, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $826
Cairns to Horn Island Qantas $714
Cairns to Weipa Qantas $665
Cairns to Mount Isa Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, Regional Express $492

Cheap International Flights from Cairns - CNS

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Cairns to Singapore Jetstar Asia, Jetstar, SilkAir, Qantas, Singapore, Tigerair, Scoot, Virgin Australia $705
Cairns to Denpasar Bali Garuda, Jetstar, Qantas, AirAsia Indonesia, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, SkyStar $302
Cairns to Bangkok Jetstar, Bangkok, Qantas, Thai, Virgin Australia $920
Cairns to Hong Kong Cathay, Hong Kong, Jetstar, Dragonair, Qantas, Virgin Australia $698
Cairns to Manila Cebu Pacific, Jetstar, Philippine, Qantas, Virgin Australia $827
Cairns to Kuala Lumpur Jetstar, Malaysia, Malindo, Qantas, Virgin Australia $898
Cairns to Port Moresby Jetstar, Niugini, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $361
Cairns to Tokyo JAL, Jetstar, All Nippon, Qantas, Virgin Australia $902
Cairns to Jakarta Garuda, Jetstar, Qantas, Virgin Australia $969
Cairns to London Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Eurowings, Jetstar, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Czech, Austrian, Qantas, SAS, Tap Portugal, Virgin Australia, Virgin Atlantic $1,413

Cheap Domestic Flights to Darwin - DRW

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Townsville to Darwin Jetstar, Qantas, Airnorth, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $521
Townsville to Sydney Jetstar, Qantas, Airnorth, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $289
Townsville to Brisbane Jetstar, Qantas, Airnorth, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, Regional Express $269
Townsville to Melbourne Jetstar, Qantas, Airnorth, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $343
Townsville to Cairns Jetstar, Qantas, Airnorth, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, Regional Express $248
Townsville to Mount Isa Jetstar, Qantas, Virgin Australia, Regional Express $729

Cheap International Flights to Darwin - DRW

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Townsville to Denpasar Bali Garuda, Jetstar, Qantas, AirAsia Indonesia, Airnorth, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, SkyStar $382
Townsville to Singapore Jetstar Asia, Jetstar, SilkAir, Qantas, Singapore, Airnorth, Tigerair, Scoot, Virgin Australia $940
Townsville to Manila Cebu Pacific, Jetstar, Philippine, Qantas, Virgin Australia $1,138
Cheap Flights from Cairns to Darwin, AU, Australia, from $405 Round trip from CNS to DRW