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Flights from Cairns to Darwin, Australia Last modified: 25/09/2016 1:01 AM

Cairns to Darwin Last modified: 25/09/2016 1:01 AM

We've scanned 23,629,223,180 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights from Cairns to Darwin. Jetstar & Airnorth frequently offer the best deals on Cairns to Darwin flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

Jetstar
CNSDRW
Wed 5/10
nonstop
DRWCNS
Sat 8/10
nonstop
$347
Select
Airnorth
CNSDRW
Fri 11/11
1 stop
DRWCNS
Sun 20/11
1 stop
$454
Select
Airnorth
CNSDRW
Wed 28/12
1 stop
DRWCNS
Thu 12/01
1 stop
$454
Select
Qantas
CNSDRW
Wed 28/12
1 stop
DRWCNS
Wed 4/01
1 stop
$469
Select

How Much is a Flight from Cairns to Darwin?

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 $437.

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 thinking 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?

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 $0 $500
7-14 days $347 $473
14-21 days $0 $473
21-30 days $410 $469
30-60 days $960 $454
60-90 days $465 $473
90+ days $962 $454

Cheapest Day To Fly from Cairns to Darwin

We've examined 23,636,053,052 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 Wednesday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$410 $473 $347 $473 $454 $465

Compare Flight Prices from Cairns to Darwin by Month

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
September Cairns Darwin Qantas 30/09/16 7/10/16 1 $500
October Cairns Darwin Jetstar 5/10/16 8/10/16 0 $347
November Cairns Darwin Airnorth 11/11/16 20/11/16 1 $454
December Cairns Darwin Airnorth 28/12/16 12/01/17 1 $454
January Cairns Darwin Airnorth 27/01/17 29/01/17 1 $454
February Cairns Darwin Qantas 4/02/17 10/02/17 1 $473
March Cairns Darwin Jetstar 14/03/17 17/03/17 1 $558
June Cairns Darwin Jetstar 9/06/17 13/06/17 1 $467

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Cairns to Darwin

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
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
$1,101
30 31 1 2 3 4 5
$1,101

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Cairns to Darwin

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 $465.

The average price for direct flights from Cairns to Darwin is $685.

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 17:00 17:00
Qantas 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 19:10 19:10

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Cairns to Darwin

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 not available.

The average price for round trip flights from Cairns to Darwin is $445.

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: Sydney, AU

Airlines in Cairns flying to Darwin Last modified: 25/09/2016 1:01 AMNumber of routes searched: 51Number of itineraries searched: 9,098

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
Airnorth GOV
Qantas ASP
Qantas TSV
Jetstar -
Jetstar BNE
Jetstar SYD
Jetstar MEL
Jetstar ADL

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 from Cairns - CNS

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Flights from Cairns to Kununurra Airnorth Check Dates
Flights from Cairns to Gove Qantas, Airnorth $650
Flights from Cairns to Sydney Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $267
Flights from Cairns to Alice Springs Qantas $1,075
Flights from Cairns to Ayers Rock Qantas $773
Flights from Cairns to Brisbane Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $157
Flights from Cairns to Melbourne Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Airnorth, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $340
Flights from Cairns to Broome Airnorth Check Dates
Flights from Cairns to Horn Island Qantas $728
Flights from Cairns to Weipa Qantas $739
Flights from Cairns to Mount Isa Qantas, Regional Express $682

Cheap International Flights from Cairns - CNS

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Flights from Cairns to Singapore Jetstar, SilkAir, Niugini, Singapore, Virgin Australia $635
Flights from Cairns to Denpasar Bali Jetstar, Niugini $444
Flights from Cairns to Bangkok Cathay, Hong Kong, Jetstar, Philippine, Singapore, Virgin Australia $684
Flights from Cairns to Hong Kong Cathay, Hong Kong, JAL, Niugini $731
Flights from Cairns to Manila Philippine $829
Flights from Cairns to Kuala Lumpur SilkAir, China Eastern, Singapore, Virgin Australia $853
Flights from Cairns to Port Moresby Niugini, Qantas $412
Flights from Cairns to Tokyo JAL, Jetstar, Niugini, Qantas $911
Flights from Cairns to Jakarta Cathay, Singapore, Virgin Australia $939
Flights from Cairns to London Finnair, British Airways, Cathay, Delta, Emirates, Etihad, China Eastern, Air New Zealand, Philippine, Qantas, Singapore, United, Virgin Australia $1,410

Cheap Domestic Flights to Darwin - DRW

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Flights from Townsville to Darwin Qantas, Airnorth $495
Flights from Townsville to Sydney Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $259
Flights from Townsville to Brisbane Jetstar, Qantas, Virgin Australia $282
Flights from Townsville to Melbourne Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $356
Flights from Townsville to Cairns Qantas, Regional Express $231
Flights from Townsville to Mount Isa Qantas, Regional Express Check Dates

Cheap International Flights to Darwin - DRW

Cheap Flights from Cairns to Darwin