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Cheap Flights from Cairns to Queenstown, NZ, New Zealand - CNS to ZQN Last modified: 31/05/2016 12:56 AM

Popular flights from Cairns to Queenstown Last modified: 31/05/2016 12:56 AM

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Air New Zealand
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
01/09/2016 08/09/2016 $973
Jetstar Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
16/09/2016 26/09/2016 $895
Qantas Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
01/09/2016 08/09/2016 $922
Virgin Australia
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
01/09/2016 08/09/2016 $906

How Much Does it Cost to Fly from Cairns to Queenstown (CNS to ZQN)?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Cairns to Queenstown, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $1,121.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from Cairns to Queenstown (CNS to ZQN)?

Airlines can adjust prices for plane tickets from Cairns to Queenstown 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.

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from Cairns to Queenstown

The chart below shows the lowest fare by month when flying from Cairns to Queenstown.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
June Cairns Queenstown Qantas 29/06/16 6/07/16 2 $999
July Cairns Queenstown Air New Zealand 8/07/16 10/07/16 2 $1,063
August Cairns Queenstown Qantas 19/08/16 26/08/16 2 $987
September Cairns Queenstown Jetstar 16/09/16 26/09/16 1 $895
October Cairns Queenstown Jetstar 12/10/16 19/10/16 1 $881
December Cairns Queenstown Virgin Australia 26/12/16 5/01/17 2 $1,169
February Cairns Queenstown Jetstar 3/02/17 23/02/17 1 $761
April Cairns Queenstown Virgin Australia 11/04/17 12/04/17 2 $1,076

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from Cairns to Queenstown (CNS to ZQN)

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 Queenstown. 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 Queenstown is $473.

The average price for round trip flights from Cairns to Queenstown is $1,326.

Cairns to Queenstown Flight Questions

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

Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Cairns to Queenstown?
Answer: Sydney, AU

Airlines Flying from Cairns to Queenstown (CNS to ZQN) Number of flights searched: 76Last modified: 31/05/2016 12:56 AM

Below are the different airlines that fly from Cairns to Queenstown 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 Queenstown.

Cairns to Queenstown
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Air New Zealand AKL X X X
Qantas BNE X X X X X X X
Virgin Australia SYD X X X X X X X

Airports for Your Route

These pages contain information about the major airports in Cairns and Queenstown, 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 Sydney Jetstar, Qantas, Airnorth, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $254
Cairns to Melbourne Jetstar, Qantas, Airnorth, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $369
Cairns to Brisbane Jetstar, Qantas, Airnorth, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, Regional Express $238
Cairns to Gold Coast Jetstar, Qantas, Airnorth, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $292
Cairns to Hobart Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $550
Cairns to Adelaide Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $450

Cheap International Flights from Cairns - CNS

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Cairns to Dunedin Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $931
Cairns to Christchurch Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $712
Cairns to Wellington Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $733
Cairns to Auckland Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $571
Cairns to Bangkok Jetstar, Bangkok, Qantas, Thai, Virgin Australia $1,026
Cairns to Singapore Jetstar Asia, Jetstar, SilkAir, Qantas, Singapore, Scoot, Virgin Australia $514
Cairns to London Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Jetstar, KLM, Lufthansa, Czech, Austrian, Qantas, Virgin Australia, Virgin Atlantic $1,889
Cairns to Hong Kong Cathay, Hong Kong, Jetstar, Qantas, Virgin Australia $720
Cairns to Tokyo JAL, Jetstar, All Nippon, Qantas, Virgin Australia $910
Cairns to Los Angeles American, Hawaiian, Jetstar, Qantas, United, Virgin Australia $1,738
Cairns to Nadi Fiji Airways, Jetstar, Qantas, Virgin Australia $757
Cairns to Noumea Jetstar, Qantas, Aircalin, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $1,031
Cairns to Manila Cebu Pacific, Jetstar, Philippine, Qantas $844
Cairns to Kuala Lumpur AirAsia X, Jetstar, Malaysia, Malindo, Qantas, Virgin Australia $989
Cairns to Denpasar Bali Garuda, Jetstar, Qantas, AirAsia Indonesia, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, SkyStar $239
Cairns to Port Moresby Jetstar, Niugini, Qantas, Virgin Australia $374
Cairns to Port Vila Air Vanuatu, Qantas, Virgin Australia $924

Cheap Domestic Flights to Queenstown - ZQN

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Townsville to Sydney Jetstar, Qantas, Airnorth, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $303
Townsville to Melbourne Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $355
Townsville to Brisbane Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, Regional Express $224
Townsville to Adelaide Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $503

Cheap International Flights to Queenstown - ZQN

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Townsville to Christchurch Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $694
Townsville to Auckland Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $650
Townsville to Wellington Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $755
Cheap Flights from Cairns to Queenstown, NZ, New Zealand, from $641 Round trip from CNS to ZQN