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Cheap Flights from Cairns to Darwin, AU, Australia - CNS to DRW Last modified: 27/06/2016 6:58 AM

Popular flights from Cairns to Darwin Last modified: 27/06/2016 6:58 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
19/07/2016 21/07/2016 $418
29/07/2016 05/08/2016 $418
06/09/2016 13/09/2016 $418
Jetstar Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
01/10/2016 05/10/2016 $402
Qantas Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
22/08/2016 27/08/2016 $666
Virgin Australia
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
01/09/2016 05/09/2016 $736
02/09/2016 05/09/2016 $736

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 $601.

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 $563 $709
7-14 days $546 $506
14-21 days $546 $448
21-30 days $602 $418
30-60 days $422 $418
60-90 days $957 $418
90+ days $402 $407

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
$422 $418 $602 $736 $418 $485 $1,122

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
June Cairns Darwin Qantas 30/06/16 4/07/16 0 $863
July Cairns Darwin Airnorth 19/07/16 21/07/16 1 $418
August Cairns Darwin Jetstar 22/08/16 27/08/16 0 $422
September Cairns Darwin Airnorth 6/09/16 13/09/16 1 $418
October Cairns Darwin Jetstar 1/10/16 5/10/16 0 $402
November Cairns Darwin Virgin Australia 3/11/16 10/11/16 1 $618
December Cairns Darwin Jetstar 23/12/16 30/12/16 0 $402
January Cairns Darwin Airnorth 7/01/17 10/01/17 1 $407

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 $573.

The average price for non-stop flights from Cairns to Darwin is $676.

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

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from Cairns to Darwin (CNS to DRW)

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 $293.

The average price for round trip flights from Cairns to Darwin is $559.

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.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Cairns to Darwin?
Answer: Gove, AU

Airlines Flying from Cairns to Darwin (CNS to DRW) Number of flights searched: 25Last modified: 27/06/2016 6:58 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
Airnorth GOV 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 $962
Cairns to Gove Jetstar, Qantas, Airnorth, Tigerair Check Dates
Cairns to Sydney Jetstar, Qantas, Airnorth, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $304
Cairns to Alice Springs Jetstar, Qantas, Airnorth, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $1,053
Cairns to Ayers Rock Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $783
Cairns to Brisbane Jetstar, Qantas, Airnorth, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, Regional Express $201
Cairns to Melbourne Jetstar, Qantas, Airnorth, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $351
Cairns to Broome Jetstar, Qantas, Airnorth, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $1,187
Cairns to Horn Island Qantas $233
Cairns to Weipa Qantas $712
Cairns to Mount Isa Jetstar, Qantas, Virgin Australia, Regional Express $495

Cheap International Flights from Cairns - CNS

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Cairns to Singapore Jetstar Asia, Jetstar, SilkAir, Qantas, Singapore, Tigerair, Scoot, Virgin Australia $900
Cairns to Denpasar Bali Garuda, Jetstar, Qantas, AirAsia Indonesia, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, SkyStar $332
Cairns to Bangkok Jetstar, Bangkok, Qantas, Thai, Virgin Australia $914
Cairns to Hong Kong Cathay, Hong Kong, Jetstar, Qantas, Virgin Australia $661
Cairns to Manila Cebu Pacific, Jetstar, Philippine, Qantas, Virgin Australia $815
Cairns to Kuala Lumpur AirAsia X, Jetstar, Malaysia, Malindo, Qantas, Virgin Australia $894
Cairns to Port Moresby Jetstar, Niugini, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $355
Cairns to Tokyo JAL, Jetstar, All Nippon, Qantas, Virgin Australia $729
Cairns to Jakarta Garuda, Jetstar, Qantas, AirAsia Indonesia, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, SkyStar $1,168
Cairns to London Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Aer Lingus, Jetstar, KLM, Lufthansa, Czech, Austrian, Qantas, Virgin Australia, Virgin Atlantic $1,664

Cheap Domestic Flights to Darwin - DRW

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Townsville to Darwin Jetstar, Qantas, Airnorth, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $600
Townsville to Sydney Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $267
Townsville to Brisbane Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, Regional Express $235
Townsville to Melbourne Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $367
Townsville to Cairns Jetstar, Qantas, Airnorth, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, Regional Express $229
Townsville to Mount Isa Jetstar, Qantas, Virgin Australia, Regional Express $708

Cheap International Flights to Darwin - DRW

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Townsville to Denpasar Bali Garuda, Jetstar, Qantas, AirAsia Indonesia, Airnorth, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, SkyStar $402
Townsville to Singapore Jetstar Asia, Jetstar, SilkAir, Qantas, Singapore, Scoot, Virgin Australia $1,069
Townsville to Manila Cebu Pacific, Jetstar, Philippine, Qantas, Virgin Australia $1,062
Cheap Flights from Cairns to Darwin, AU, Australia, from $402 Round trip from CNS to DRW