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Cheap Flights from Cairns to Port Moresby, PG, Papua New Guinea - CNS to POM

Popular flights from Cairns to Port Moresby

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 Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jul 12, 2016 Jul 19, 2016 AUD867
Air Niugini
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 11, 2016 Aug 12, 2016 AUD398
Aug 11, 2016 Aug 12, 2016 AUD398
Qantas Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 2, 2016 Jun 6, 2016 AUD346
Virgin Australia
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jul 12, 2016 Jul 19, 2016 AUD654

How Much Does it Cost to Fly from Cairns to Port Moresby (CNS to POM)?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Cairns to Port Moresby, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be AUD378.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from Cairns to Port Moresby (CNS to POM)?

Airlines can adjust prices for plane tickets from Cairns to Port Moresby 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 Port Moresby

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding how far in advance a flight from Cairns to Port Moresby should be booked.

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days AUD347 AUD758
7-14 days AUD401 AUD617
14-21 days AUD347 AUD724
21-30 days AUD346 AUD616
30-60 days AUD350 AUD614
60-90 days AUD385 AUD617
90+ days AUD346 AUD610

Non-Stop vs Connecting Flights from Cairns to Port Moresby (CNS to POM)

Your Cairns to Port Moresby 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 Port Moresby is AUD706.

The average price for non-stop flights from Cairns to Port Moresby is AUD372.

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

Nonstop Flight Details from Cairns to Port Moresby
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
Niugini 2 2 1 1 2 2 1 06:00 11:45
Qantas 2 2 2 2 2 1 1 06:20 14:40

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from Cairns to Port Moresby (CNS to POM)

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 Port Moresby. 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 Port Moresby is AUD276.

The average price for round trip flights from Cairns to Port Moresby is AUD566.

Cairns to Port Moresby Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is a direct flight from Cairns to Port Moresby?
Answer: The average Cairns to Port Moresby flight time is an hour and 35 minutes.
Question: How many kilometers are there between Cairns and Port Moresby?
Answer: The distance from Cairns to Port Moresby is 840 kilometers.
Question: How common are direct flights from Cairns to Port Moresby?
Answer: There are 23 direct flights from Cairns to Port Moresby.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Cairns to Port Moresby?
Answer: Qantas Airways provides 52% of the non-stop flights between Cairns and Port Moresby.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Cairns to Port Moresby?
Answer: Brisbane, AU

Airlines Flying from Cairns to Port Moresby (CNS to POM)

Below are the different airlines that fly from Cairns to Port Moresby 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 Port Moresby.

Cairns to Port Moresby
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Niugini - X X X X X X X
Qantas - X X X X X X X
Virgin Australia BNE X X X X X X X

Airports for Your Route

These pages contain information about the major airports in Cairns and Port Moresby, 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 Horn Island Qantas AUD307
Cairns to Sydney Jetstar, Qantas, Airnorth, Tigerair, Virgin Australia AUD226
Cairns to Weipa Qantas AUD710
Cairns to Brisbane Jetstar, Qantas, Airnorth, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, Regional Express AUD163
Cairns to Townsville Jetstar, Qantas, Airnorth, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, Regional Express AUD220
Cairns to Hamilton Island Jetstar, Qantas, Virgin Australia AUD448
Cairns to Melbourne Jetstar, Qantas, Airnorth, Tigerair, Virgin Australia AUD247
Cairns to Proserpine Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia AUD468
Cairns to Darwin Jetstar, Qantas, Airnorth, Tigerair, Virgin Australia AUD381
Cairns to Mackay Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, Regional Express AUD457
Cairns to Gove Jetstar, Qantas, Airnorth, Tigerair AUD584

Cheap International Flights from Cairns - CNS

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Cairns to Lae Airlines PNG, Jetstar, Niugini, Qantas, Virgin Australia AUD491
Cairns to Mount Hagen Niugini, Qantas Check Dates
Cairns to Madang Niugini, Qantas AUD599
Cairns to Rabaul Airlines PNG, Niugini, Qantas AUD722
Cairns to Bangkok Jetstar, Bangkok, Qantas, Thai, Virgin Australia AUD1,014
Cairns to Singapore Jetstar Asia, Jetstar, SilkAir, Qantas, Singapore, Scoot, Virgin Australia AUD859
Cairns to Hong Kong Cathay, Hong Kong, Jetstar, Qantas, Virgin Australia AUD804
Cairns to Tokyo JAL, Jetstar, All Nippon, Qantas, Virgin Australia AUD518
Cairns to Tabubil Niugini, Qantas AUD988
Cairns to Kavieng Niugini, Qantas Check Dates
Cairns to Manila Cebu Pacific, Jetstar, Philippine, Qantas AUD808
Cairns to London Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, Czech, Austrian, Qantas, Virgin Australia, Virgin Atlantic AUD1,713
Cairns to Denpasar Bali Garuda, Jetstar, Qantas, AirAsia Indonesia, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, SkyStar AUD395

Cheap Domestic Flights to Port Moresby - POM

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Townsville to Cairns Jetstar, Qantas, Airnorth, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, Regional Express AUD244
Townsville to Brisbane Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, Regional Express AUD196
Townsville to Weipa Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair AUD1,403
Townsville to Sydney Jetstar, Qantas, Airnorth, Tigerair, Virgin Australia AUD289
Townsville to Melbourne Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia AUD412

Cheap International Flights to Port Moresby - POM

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Townsville to Port Moresby Jetstar, Niugini, Qantas, Virgin Australia Check Dates
Cheap Flights from Cairns to Port Moresby, PG, Papua New Guinea, from AUD266 Round trip from CNS to POM