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Flights from Cairns to Sydney, Australia Last modified: Jan 22, 2017 1:20 -05:00

Cairns to Sydney Last modified: Jan 22, 2017 1:20 -05:00Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

We've scanned 27,580,655,426 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights to Sydney. Tigerair & Jetstar frequently offer the best deals to Sydney flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

Tigerair
CNSSYD
Fri 3/03
nonstop
SYDCNS
Sun 5/03
nonstop
$211
Jetstar
CNSSYD
Fri 3/03
nonstop
SYDCNS
Sun 5/03
nonstop
$284
Virgin Australia
CNSSYD
Sat 6/05
nonstop
SYDCNS
Mon 8/05
nonstop
$290
Qantas
CNSSYD
Fri 3/03
nonstop
SYDCNS
Sun 5/03
nonstop
$294

How Much is a Flight from Cairns to Sydney? Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Cairns to Sydney, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $297.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from Cairns to Sydney?

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 think FareCompare is the best place to find cheap tickets. Airlines can adjust prices for tickets from Cairns to Sydney 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 Sydney? Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

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

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days $341 $339
7-14 days $341 $341
14-21 days $341 $326
21-30 days $310 $325
30-60 days $211 $314
60-90 days $310 $325
90+ days $290 $314

Cheapest Day To Fly from Cairns to Sydney Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

We've examined 27,588,819,667 itinerary searches that we've seen for departures in the next 90 days and found that the cheapest day to fly from Cairns to Sydney is Friday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$310 $310 $310 $310 $211 $310 $310

Compare Flight Prices from Cairns to Sydney by Month Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

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 Sydney flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
January Cairns Sydney Virgin Australia 27/01/17 7/02/17 1 $339
February Cairns Sydney Virgin Australia 13/02/17 1/03/17 0 $310
March Cairns Sydney Tigerair 3/03/17 5/03/17 0 $211
April Cairns Sydney Virgin Australia 28/04/17 29/04/17 1 $338
May Cairns Sydney Virgin Australia 6/05/17 8/05/17 0 $290
June Cairns Sydney Virgin Australia 22/06/17 1/07/17 1 $370
July Cairns Sydney Jetstar 21/07/17 28/07/17 0 $375
August Cairns Sydney Jetstar 25/08/17 10/09/17 0 $374

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Cairns to Sydney Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

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

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
$400
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
$400 $341
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
$341
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
$310
26 27 28 1 2 3 4
$310

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Cairns to Sydney Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

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 Sydney is $362.

The average price for direct flights from Cairns to Sydney is $374.

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

Weekly Direct Flights from Cairns to Sydney - By Carrier
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
Jetstar 2 3 2 4 3 3 4 07:05 18:05
Qantas 3 2 2 2 3 2 3 10:50 16:00
Tigerair 1 1 2 2 1 1 1 10:00 14:35
Virgin Australia 3 3 3 3 3 3 2 05:10 16:55

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Cairns to Sydney Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

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 Sydney. 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 Sydney is not available.

The average price for round trip flights from Cairns to Sydney is $347.

Cairns to Sydney Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is the flight from Cairns to Sydney?
Answer: The average Cairns to Sydney flight time is 2 hours and 59 minutes.
Question: How far is Sydney from Cairns?
Answer: The distance from Cairns to Sydney is 1,971 kilometers (1,225 miles).
Question: How common are direct flights from Cairns to Sydney?
Answer: There are 63 direct flights from Cairns to Sydney.
Question: What are the most popular Cairns airlines for direct flights from Cairns to Sydney?
Answer: Jetstar Airways provides 31% of the non-stop flights between Cairns and Sydney.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Cairns to Sydney?
Answer: Brisbane, AU

Airlines in Cairns flying to Sydney Last modified: Jan 22, 2017 1:20 -05:00Number of routes searched: 60Number of itineraries searched: 402,399

Wondering which airlines fly out of Cairns to Sydney? We've gathered the average price of Cairns airlines with flights to Sydney. 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 Sydney
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Jetstar -
Qantas -
Tigerair -
Virgin Australia -
Jetstar ADL
Jetstar BNE
Jetstar DRW
Jetstar MEL
Niugini POM
Qantas ASP
Qantas BNE
Qantas DRW
Qantas HTI
Tigerair BNE
Tigerair MEL
Virgin Australia AKL
Virgin Australia BNE
Virgin Australia MEL

Cairns to Sydney Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in Cairns and Sydney. 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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