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Cheap Flights from Cairns to Sydney, AU, Australia - CNS to SYD Last modified: 30/08/2016 12:54 AM

Popular flights from Cairns to Sydney Last modified: 30/08/2016 12:54 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.

Jetstar
CNSSYD
Fri 18/11
nonstop
SYDCNS
Mon 21/11
nonstop
$227
Select
Tigerair
CNSSYD
Fri 18/11
nonstop
SYDCNS
Mon 21/11
nonstop
$239
Select
Virgin Australia
CNSSYD
Mon 14/11
1 stop
SYDCNS
Wed 16/11
1 stop
$304
Select
Virgin Australia
CNSSYD
Fri 18/11
1 stop
SYDCNS
Mon 21/11
1 stop
$304
Select
Virgin Australia
CNSSYD
Wed 30/11
1 stop
SYDCNS
Sat 3/12
1 stop
$304
Select
Qantas
CNSSYD
Fri 18/11
nonstop
SYDCNS
Mon 21/11
nonstop
$382
Select
Niugini
CNSSYD
Tue 8/11
1 stop
SYDCNS
Sat 19/11
1 stop
$1,193
Select
Niugini
CNSSYD
Fri 11/11
1 stop
SYDCNS
Mon 14/11
1 stop
$1,193
Select
Niugini
CNSSYD
Fri 25/11
1 stop
SYDCNS
Mon 28/11
1 stop
$1,193
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 $311.

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 $377 $402
7-14 days $377 $362
14-21 days $382 $382
21-30 days $375 $329
30-60 days $316 $317
60-90 days $227 $304
90+ days $281 $280

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
$304 $333 $322 $316 $227 $317 $348

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
August Cairns Sydney Virgin Australia 31/08/16 1/09/16 1 $426
September Cairns Sydney Virgin Australia 24/09/16 28/09/16 1 $329
October Cairns Sydney Virgin Australia 20/10/16 27/10/16 0 $316
November Cairns Sydney Jetstar 18/11/16 21/11/16 0 $227
December Cairns Sydney Virgin Australia 21/12/16 8/01/17 1 $365
January Cairns Sydney Virgin Australia 15/01/17 25/01/17 1 $322
February Cairns Sydney Virgin Australia 20/02/17 26/02/17 1 $280
March Cairns Sydney Virgin Australia 17/03/17 22/03/17 1 $332

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
28 29 30 31 1 2 3
$377
4 5 6 7 8 9 10
$377 $377
11 12 13 14 15 16 17
$377 $472
18 19 20 21 22 23 24
$472 $479
25 26 27 28 29 30 1
$479 $652
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
$652

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 $526.

The average price for non-stop flights from Cairns to Sydney is $289.

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 5 4 4 4 6 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 15:15
Virgin Australia 3 3 3 3 3 4 3 06:00 18:00

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from Cairns to Sydney (CNS to SYD)

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 $239.

The average price for round trip flights from Cairns to Sydney is $468.

More Cheap Flights

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Townsville to Sydney Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $272
Cairns to Newcastle Jetstar, Qantas, Virgin Australia $452
Townsville to Newcastle Jetstar, Qantas, Virgin Australia $504
Cairns to Canberra Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $655
Townsville to Canberra Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $481
Cairns to Melbourne Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Airnorth, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $329
Cairns to Brisbane Jetstar, Niugini, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, Regional Express $162
Townsville to Melbourne Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $367
Townsville to Brisbane Jetstar, Qantas, Virgin Australia, Regional Express $183
Cairns to Port Macquarie Qantas, Virgin Australia Check Dates
Cairns to Dubbo Qantas Check Dates
Townsville to Port Macquarie Qantas, Virgin Australia Check Dates
Cairns to Tamworth Qantas, Virgin Australia Check Dates
Townsville to Tamworth Qantas, Virgin Australia $489
Cairns to Gold Coast Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $300
Townsville to Wagga Wagga Qantas Check Dates
Cairns to Coffs Harbour Qantas, Virgin Australia $541
Cairns to Wagga Wagga Qantas $1,267
Cairns to Albury Qantas, Virgin Australia Check Dates
Townsville to Coffs Harbour Qantas, Virgin Australia Check Dates
Townsville to Albury Qantas, Virgin Australia $630
Townsville to ArmidaleCheck Dates
Townsville to Gold Coast Jetstar, Qantas, Virgin Australia $548
Cairns to Adelaide Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $439
Cairns to Sunshine Coast Jetstar, Qantas, Virgin Australia $553
Cairns to Auckland Cathay, Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $705
Cairns to Ballina Jetstar, Virgin Australia Check Dates
Townsville to Ballina Jetstar, Virgin Australia Check Dates
Cairns to Launceston Jetstar, Qantas, Virgin Australia $504
Cairns to Hervey Bay Qantas, Virgin Australia $844

Airlines Flying from Cairns to Sydney (CNS to SYD) Number of flights searched: 42Last modified: 30/08/2016 12:54 AM

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

Cairns to Sydney
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Jetstar - X X X X X X X
Qantas - X X X X X X X
Qantas BNE X X X X X X X
Virgin Australia - 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 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 82 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 36% 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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