Flights from Cairns to Melbourne, Australia Last modified: 29/09/2016 1:04 AM
Cairns to Melbourne Last modified: 29/09/2016 1:04 AM
We've scanned 25,716,102,982 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights from Cairns to Melbourne. Jetstar & Tigerair frequently offer the best deals on Cairns to Melbourne flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.
Where To Buy Cheap Flights from Cairns to Melbourne?
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 Melbourne 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 Melbourne?
The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding how far in advance to book your flight from Cairns to Melbourne.
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Cheapest Day To Fly from Cairns to Melbourne
We've examined 25,724,431,429 itinerary searches that we've seen for departures in the next 90 days and found that the cheapest day to fly from Cairns to Melbourne is Wednesday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.
Compare Flight Prices from Cairns to Melbourne 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 Melbourne flights.
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Cheap Last Minute Flights from Cairns to Melbourne
Looking for cheap last minute flights or a weekend getaway? We've got you covered with weekend flight deals from Cairns to Melbourne. The chart below shows the best last minute deals and cheap flights this weekend we could find.
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Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Cairns to Melbourne
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 Melbourne is $466.
The average price for direct flights from Cairns to Melbourne is $342.
The chart below shows up to date information regarding non-stop flights from Cairns to Melbourne.
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One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Cairns to Melbourne
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 Melbourne. 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 Melbourne is $263.
The average price for round trip flights from Cairns to Melbourne is $368.
Cairns to Melbourne Flight Questions
Below are some common questions that asked about this flight route:
Airlines in Cairns flying to Melbourne Last modified: 29/09/2016 1:04 AMNumber of routes searched: 74Number of itineraries searched: 470,905
Wondering which airlines fly out of Cairns to Melbourne? We've gathered the average price of Cairns airlines with flights to Melbourne. 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 Melbourne Airports
These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in Cairns and Melbourne. 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
|Flights from Cairns to Sydney||Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia||$283|
|Flights from Cairns to Albury||Check Dates|
|Flights from Cairns to Adelaide||Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia||$459|
|Flights from Cairns to Canberra||Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia||$536|
|Flights from Cairns to Launceston||Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Virgin Australia||$543|
|Flights from Cairns to Brisbane||Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia||$234|
|Flights from Cairns to Hobart||Jetstar, Virgin Australia||$536|
|Flights from Cairns to Mildura||Check Dates|
|Flights from Cairns to Devonport||Check Dates|
|Flights from Cairns to Newcastle||Jetstar, Qantas, Virgin Australia||$457|
|Flights from Cairns to Gold Coast||Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia||$282|
|Flights from Cairns to Port Macquarie||Virgin Australia||$528|
|Flights from Cairns to Tamworth||Virgin Australia||$466|
|Flights from Cairns to Alice Springs||Qantas||$1,111|
Cheap International Flights from Cairns - CNS
|Flights from Cairns to Auckland||Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia||$699|
|Flights from Cairns to Bangkok||Cathay, Hong Kong, JAL, Jetstar, Singapore, Virgin Australia||$762|
|Flights from Cairns to Singapore||Jetstar, SilkAir, Niugini, Singapore, Virgin Australia||$757|
Cheap Domestic Flights to Melbourne - MEL
|Flights from Townsville to Melbourne||Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia||$379|
|Flights from Townsville to Sydney||Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia||$299|
|Flights from Townsville to Albury||Qantas, Virgin Australia||Check Dates|
|Flights from Townsville to Canberra||Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia||$523|
|Flights from Townsville to Brisbane||Jetstar, Qantas, Virgin Australia||$279|
|Flights from Townsville to Launceston||Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia||$630|
|Flights from Townsville to Adelaide||Jetstar, Qantas, Virgin Australia||$547|
|Flights from Townsville to Hobart||Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia||$622|
|Flights from Townsville to Mildura||Check Dates|
|Flights from Townsville to Newcastle||Jetstar, Qantas, Virgin Australia||$544|
|Flights from Townsville to Gold Coast||Jetstar, Qantas, Virgin Australia||$528|
|Flights from Townsville to Tamworth||Qantas, Virgin Australia||$470|