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Flights from Cairns to Queenstown, New Zealand Last modified: 24/09/2016 1:05 AM

Cairns to Queenstown Last modified: 24/09/2016 1:05 AM

We've scanned 21,800,526,162 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights from Cairns to Queenstown. Jetstar & Virgin Australia frequently offer the best deals on Cairns to Queenstown flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

Jetstar
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Sun 23/10
1 stop
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Sat 29/10
1 stop
$771
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Virgin Australia
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Tue 13/12
1 stop
ZQNCNS
Fri 16/12
1 stop
$864
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Air New Zealand
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Mon 9/01
1 stop
ZQNCNS
Wed 18/01
1 stop
$936
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How Much is a Flight from Cairns to Queenstown?

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 $938.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from Cairns to Queenstown?

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 Queenstown 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 Queenstown?

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding how far in advance to book your flight from Cairns to Queenstown.

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days $0 $0
7-14 days $0 $0
14-21 days $0 $0
21-30 days $0 $771
30-60 days $0 $873
60-90 days $0 $864
90+ days $0 $866

Cheapest Day To Fly from Cairns to Queenstown

We've examined 21,808,054,587 itinerary searches that we've seen for departures in the next 90 days and found that the cheapest day to fly from Cairns to Queenstown is Sunday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$902 $864 $899 $880 $1,379 $869 $771

Compare Flight Prices from Cairns to Queenstown 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 Queenstown flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
October Cairns Queenstown Jetstar 23/10/16 29/10/16 1 $771
November Cairns Queenstown Jetstar 22/11/16 1/12/16 1 $873
December Cairns Queenstown Virgin Australia 13/12/16 16/12/16 1 $864
January Cairns Queenstown Virgin Australia 30/01/17 12/02/17 1 $931
February Cairns Queenstown Virgin Australia 24/02/17 28/02/17 2 $962
March Cairns Queenstown Virgin Australia 4/03/17 7/03/17 2 $866
May Cairns Queenstown Virgin Australia 11/05/17 18/05/17 2 $1,039
June Cairns Queenstown Virgin Australia 26/06/17 5/07/17 2 $1,017

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Cairns to Queenstown

Looking for cheap last minute flights or a weekend getaway? We've got you covered with weekend flight deals from Cairns to Queenstown. The chart below shows the best last minute deals and cheap flights this weekend we could find.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
18 19 20 21 22 23 24
$972
25 26 27 28 29 30 1
$972 $988
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
$988 $944
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
$944 $968
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
$968 $783
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
$783

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Cairns to Queenstown

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 Queenstown is $907.

The average price for direct flights from Cairns to Queenstown is not available.

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Cairns to Queenstown

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 $585.

The average price for round trip flights from Cairns to Queenstown is $907.

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 in Cairns flying to Queenstown Last modified: 24/09/2016 1:05 AMNumber of routes searched: 24Number of itineraries searched: 809

Wondering which airlines fly out of Cairns to Queenstown? We've gathered the average price of Cairns airlines with flights to Queenstown. 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 Queenstown
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Jetstar SYD
Qantas BNE
Jetstar MEL
Jetstar OOL
Qantas BNE / SYD
Qantas MEL / SYD
Virgin Australia BNE / MEL
Air New Zealand AKL
Air New Zealand AKL / CHC
Air New Zealand AKL / WLG
Qantas DRW / SYD
Qantas TSV / BNE
Virgin Australia MEL / BNE
Virgin Australia SYD / BNE
Virgin Australia SYD / MEL

Cairns to Queenstown Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in Cairns and Queenstown. 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 Sydney Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $261
Flights from Cairns to Melbourne Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Airnorth, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $270
Flights from Cairns to Brisbane Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $172
Flights from Cairns to Gold Coast Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $283
Flights from Cairns to Hobart Jetstar, Virgin Australia $477
Flights from Cairns to Adelaide Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $447

Cheap International Flights from Cairns - CNS

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Flights from Cairns to Dunedin Air New Zealand, Virgin Australia $851
Flights from Cairns to Christchurch Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $687
Flights from Cairns to Wellington Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Virgin Australia $671
Flights from Cairns to Auckland Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $684
Flights from Cairns to Bangkok Cathay, Hong Kong, Jetstar, Philippine, Singapore, Virgin Australia $676
Flights from Cairns to Singapore Jetstar, SilkAir, Niugini, Singapore, Virgin Australia $771
Flights from Cairns to London Finnair, British Airways, Cathay, Delta, Emirates, Etihad, China Eastern, Air New Zealand, Philippine, Qantas, Singapore, United, Virgin Australia $1,405
Flights from Cairns to Hong Kong Cathay, Hong Kong, JAL, Niugini $725
Flights from Cairns to Tokyo JAL, Jetstar, Niugini, Qantas $903
Flights from Cairns to Los Angeles Cathay, Delta, Emirates, JAL, China Eastern, Air New Zealand, Philippine, Qantas, Singapore, United, Virgin Australia $1,414
Flights from Cairns to Nadi Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Niugini, Qantas, Virgin Australia $722
Flights from Cairns to NoumeaCheck Dates
Flights from Cairns to Manila Philippine $822
Flights from Cairns to Kuala Lumpur SilkAir, China Eastern, Singapore, Virgin Australia $1,041
Flights from Cairns to Denpasar Bali Jetstar, Niugini $441
Flights from Cairns to Port Moresby Niugini, Qantas $413
Flights from Cairns to Port Vila Niugini, Virgin Australia $1,294

Cheap Domestic Flights to Queenstown - ZQN

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Flights from Townsville to Sydney Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $259
Flights from Townsville to Melbourne Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $361
Flights from Townsville to Brisbane Jetstar, Qantas, Virgin Australia $248
Flights from Townsville to Adelaide Jetstar, Qantas, Virgin Australia $460

Cheap International Flights to Queenstown - ZQN

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Flights from Townsville to Christchurch Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $707
Flights from Townsville to Auckland Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $697
Flights from Townsville to Wellington Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $708
Cheap Flights from Cairns to Queenstown