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Cheap Flights from Cairns to Sydney, AU, Australia - CNS to SYD Last modified: 27/07/2016 12:58 AM

Popular flights from Cairns to Sydney Last modified: 27/07/2016 12:58 AM

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.

Virgin Australia
CNSSYD
Mon 24/10
1 stop
SYDCNS
Thu 3/11
1 stop
$300
Select
Jetstar
CNSSYD
Sat 22/10
nonstop
SYDCNS
Sat 29/10
nonstop
$360
Select
Qantas
CNSSYD
Mon 24/10
nonstop
SYDCNS
Thu 3/11
nonstop
$574
Select
Qantas
CNSSYD
Thu 3/11
nonstop
SYDCNS
Tue 8/11
nonstop
$574
Select
Qantas
CNSSYD
Tue 8/11
nonstop
SYDCNS
Sun 13/11
nonstop
$574
Select
Qantas
CNSSYD
Fri 18/11
nonstop
SYDCNS
Mon 21/11
nonstop
$574
Select

How Much Does it Cost to Fly from Cairns to Sydney (CNS to SYD)?

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 $327.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from Cairns to Sydney (CNS to SYD)?

Airlines can adjust prices for plane 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 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 Sydney

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

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days $372 $417
7-14 days $379 $363
14-21 days $396 $381
21-30 days $361 $363
30-60 days $361 $363
60-90 days $319 $300
90+ days $253 $277

Cheapest Day To Fly from Cairns to Sydney

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding the cheapest days to fly from Cairns to Sydney.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$300 $331 $332 $331 $331 $331 $331

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from Cairns to Sydney

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

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
July Cairns Sydney Jetstar 30/07/16 2/08/16 0 $408
August Cairns Sydney Virgin Australia 24/08/16 27/08/16 0 $361
September Cairns Sydney Virgin Australia 1/09/16 6/09/16 0 $361
October Cairns Sydney Virgin Australia 24/10/16 3/11/16 1 $300
November Cairns Sydney Virgin Australia 25/11/16 10/12/16 1 $300
December Cairns Sydney Tigerair 11/12/16 22/12/16 0 $264
January Cairns Sydney Virgin Australia 3/01/17 5/01/17 1 $332
February Cairns Sydney Virgin Australia 22/02/17 4/03/17 1 $277

Cheapest Weekend Non-Stop Flights for the Next 30 Days from Cairns to Sydney

If you're ready to take a trip in the next 30 days and want to fly on the weekend, you might be wondering which weekend is the cheapest to fly. The chart below shows up-to-date data regarding weekend flight prices from Cairns to Sydney.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
24 25 26 27 28 29 30
$408
31 1 2 3 4 5 6
$408 $408
7 8 9 10 11 12 13
$408 $417
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
$417 $397
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
$397 $361
28 29 30 31 1 2 3
$361

Non-Stop vs Connecting Flights from Cairns to Sydney (CNS to SYD)

Your Cairns to Sydney 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 Sydney is $445.

The average price for non-stop flights from Cairns to Sydney is $435.

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

Nonstop Flight Details from Cairns to Sydney
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
Jetstar 4 3 3 3 4 4 4 07:10 19:25
Qantas 3 2 2 2 4 3 3 06:15 16:25
Tigerair 1 2 2 2 1 2 1 11:05 15:40
Virgin Australia 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 06:00 18:00

More Cheap Flights

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Townsville to Sydney Jetstar, Qantas, Airnorth, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $258
Cairns to Newcastle Jetstar, Qantas, Airnorth, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $372
Townsville to Newcastle Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $499
Cairns to Canberra Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $523
Townsville to Canberra Jetstar, Qantas, Airnorth, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $457
Cairns to Melbourne Jetstar, Qantas, Airnorth, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $344
Cairns to Brisbane Jetstar, Qantas, Airnorth, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, Regional Express $210
Townsville to Melbourne Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $201
Townsville to Brisbane Jetstar, Qantas, Airnorth, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, Regional Express $254
Cairns to Port Macquarie Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $578
Cairns to Dubbo Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia Check Dates
Townsville to Port Macquarie Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia Check Dates
Cairns to Tamworth Jetstar, Qantas, Airnorth, Tigerair, Virgin Australia Check Dates
Townsville to Tamworth Jetstar, Qantas, Airnorth, Virgin Australia Check Dates
Cairns to Gold Coast Jetstar, Qantas, Airnorth, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $285
Townsville to Wagga Wagga Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $965
Cairns to Coffs Harbour Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $711
Cairns to Wagga Wagga Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia Check Dates
Cairns to Albury Jetstar, Qantas, Virgin Australia Check Dates
Townsville to Coffs Harbour Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $503
Townsville to Albury Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $635
Townsville to Armidale Jetstar, Qantas, Virgin Australia $739
Townsville to Gold Coast Jetstar, Qantas, Airnorth, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $491
Cairns to Adelaide Jetstar, Qantas, Airnorth, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $443
Cairns to Sunshine Coast Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $658
Cairns to Auckland Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $534
Cairns to Ballina Jetstar, Qantas, Virgin Australia $510
Townsville to Ballina Jetstar, Qantas, Virgin Australia Check Dates
Cairns to Launceston Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $596
Cairns to Hervey Bay Jetstar, Qantas, Airnorth, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $944

Airports for Your Route

These pages contain information about the major airports in Cairns and Sydney, so you can feel comfortable knowing how to get around whether you are about to take off or you just landed.

Cairns to Sydney Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is a direct flight from Cairns to Sydney?
Answer: The average Cairns to Sydney flight time is 2 hours and 55 minutes.
Question: How many kilometers are there between Cairns and Sydney?
Answer: The distance from Cairns to Sydney is 1971 kilometers.
Question: How common are direct flights from Cairns to Sydney?
Answer: There are 76 direct flights from Cairns to Sydney.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Cairns to Sydney?
Answer: Jetstar Airways provides 32% 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
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