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Cheap Flights from Cairns to Sydney, AU, Australia - CNS to SYD

Popular flights from Cairns to Sydney

If your flight days are flexible and you looking for a good deal, our charts on cheap flights provide some insight regarding affordable flight options for your next big adventure.

Jetstar Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Mar 12, 2016 Mar 19, 2016 AUD340
Mar 13, 2016 Mar 20, 2016 AUD340
Apr 12, 2016 Apr 19, 2016 AUD340
Apr 14, 2016 Apr 20, 2016 AUD340
Qantas Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Mar 12, 2016 Mar 19, 2016 AUD535
Virgin Australia
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 25, 2016 May 29, 2016 AUD218

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 AUD273.

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 AUD441 AUD428
7-14 days AUD308 AUD359
14-21 days AUD290 AUD355
21-30 days AUD290 AUD349
30-60 days AUD336 AUD356
60-90 days AUD228 AUD256
90+ days AUD218 AUD264

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
AUD256 AUD305 AUD291 AUD233 AUD228 AUD256 AUD340

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
February Cairns Sydney Virgin Australia 2/25/16 2/26/16 0 AUD308
March Cairns Sydney Virgin Australia 3/4/16 3/6/16 0 AUD290
April Cairns Sydney Virgin Australia 4/30/16 5/3/16 0 AUD256
May Cairns Sydney Virgin Australia 5/25/16 5/29/16 0 AUD218
June Cairns Sydney Virgin Australia 6/6/16 6/14/16 0 AUD228
July Cairns Sydney Virgin Australia 7/27/16 7/30/16 0 AUD293
August Cairns Sydney Virgin Australia 8/9/16 8/16/16 0 AUD238
September Cairns Sydney Virgin Australia 9/1/16 9/3/16 0 AUD239

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
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
AUD455
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
AUD455 AUD318
28 29 1 2 3 4 5
AUD318 AUD290
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
AUD290 AUD318
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
AUD318 AUD336
20 21 22 23 24 25 26
AUD336

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 AUD422.

The average price for non-stop flights from Cairns to Sydney is AUD391.

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 2 3 2 3 2 3 3 07:10 12:00
Qantas 3 2 2 2 3 2 3 11:45 16:55
Tigerair 1 1 1 2 1 2 1 10:00 15:05
Virgin Australia 3 3 3 3 3 3 2 05:10 16:55

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 AUD182.

The average price for round trip flights from Cairns to Sydney is AUD391.

More Cheap Flights

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Townsville to Sydney Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia AUD242
Cairns to Newcastle Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia AUD417
Townsville to Newcastle Jetstar, Qantas, Virgin Australia AUD380
Cairns to Canberra Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia AUD534
Townsville to Canberra Jetstar, Qantas, Virgin Australia AUD446
Cairns to Melbourne Jetstar, Qantas, Airnorth, Tigerair, Virgin Australia AUD290
Cairns to Brisbane Jetstar, Qantas, Airnorth, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, Regional Express AUD167
Townsville to Melbourne Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia AUD332
Townsville to Brisbane Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, Regional Express AUD209
Cairns to Port Macquarie Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia Check Dates
Cairns to Dubbo Jetstar, Qantas Check Dates
Townsville to Port Macquarie Jetstar, Qantas, Virgin Australia AUD407
Cairns to Tamworth Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia AUD861
Townsville to Tamworth Jetstar, Qantas, Virgin Australia Check Dates
Cairns to Gold Coast Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia AUD274
Townsville to Wagga Wagga Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia Check Dates
Cairns to Coffs Harbour Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia AUD558
Cairns to Wagga Wagga Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia AUD1,238
Cairns to Albury Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia AUD549
Townsville to Coffs Harbour Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia Check Dates
Townsville to Albury Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia Check Dates
Townsville to Armidale Qantas Check Dates
Townsville to Gold Coast Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia AUD459
Cairns to Adelaide Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia AUD391
Cairns to Sunshine Coast Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia AUD545
Cairns to Auckland Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia AUD534
Cairns to Ballina Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia AUD633
Townsville to Ballina Jetstar, Qantas, Virgin Australia Check Dates
Cairns to Launceston Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia AUD466
Cairns to Hervey Bay Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia AUD871

Airlines Flying from Cairns to Sydney (CNS to SYD)

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 MEL X X X X X X X
Virgin Australia - 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 59 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 64 direct flights from Cairns to Sydney.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Cairns to Sydney?
Answer: Virgin Australia 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
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