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Flights from Cairns to Townsville, Australia Last modified: 29/09/2016 1:04 AM

Cairns to Townsville Last modified: 29/09/2016 1:04 AM

We've scanned 25,716,102,982 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights from Cairns to Townsville. Regional Express & Qantas frequently offer the best deals on Cairns to Townsville flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

Regional Express
CNSTSV
Fri 21/10
nonstop
TSVCNS
Sun 23/10
nonstop
$233
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Qantas
CNSTSV
Fri 21/10
nonstop
TSVCNS
Sun 23/10
nonstop
$242
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Virgin Australia
CNSTSV
Fri 21/10
1 stop
TSVCNS
Sun 23/10
1 stop
$569
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Jetstar
CNSTSV
Fri 21/10
1 stop
TSVCNS
Sun 23/10
1 stop
$578
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How Much is a Flight from Cairns to Townsville?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Cairns to Townsville, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $322.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from Cairns to Townsville?

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 Townsville 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 Townsville?

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

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days $0 $0
7-14 days $253 $620
14-21 days $253 $620
21-30 days $233 $569
30-60 days $758 $617
60-90 days $0 $669
90+ days $689 $522

Cheapest Day To Fly from Cairns to Townsville

We've examined 25,724,431,429 itinerary searches that we've seen for departures in the next 90 days and found that the cheapest day to fly from Cairns to Townsville is Friday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$253 $253 $253 $233 $617

Compare Flight Prices from Cairns to Townsville 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 Townsville flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
October Cairns Townsville Regional Express 21/10/16 23/10/16 0 $233
November Cairns Townsville Jetstar 12/11/16 28/11/16 1 $617
December Cairns Townsville Virgin Australia 22/12/16 2/01/17 1 $669
January Cairns Townsville Virgin Australia 18/01/17 22/01/17 1 $573
April Cairns Townsville Virgin Australia 20/04/17 23/04/17 1 $522

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Cairns to Townsville

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

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
$620
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
$620 $233
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
$233

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Cairns to Townsville

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 Townsville is $604.

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

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

Weekly Direct Flights from Cairns to Townsville - By Carrier
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
Qantas 5 5 4 5 5 3 5 06:10 17:30
Regional Express 3 3 3 3 3 0 1 06:45 19:15

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Cairns to Townsville

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 Townsville. 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 Townsville is not available.

The average price for round trip flights from Cairns to Townsville is $604.

Cairns to Townsville Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is the flight from Cairns to Townsville?
Answer: The average Cairns to Townsville flight time is 56 minutes.
Question: How far is Townsville from Cairns?
Answer: The distance from Cairns to Townsville is 284 kilometers (177 miles).
Question: How common are direct flights from Cairns to Townsville?
Answer: There are 43 direct flights from Cairns to Townsville.
Question: What are the most popular Cairns airlines for direct flights from Cairns to Townsville?
Answer: Qantas Airways provides 74% of the non-stop flights between Cairns and Townsville.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Cairns to Townsville?
Answer: Brisbane, AU

Airlines in Cairns flying to Townsville Last modified: 29/09/2016 1:04 AMNumber of routes searched: 27Number of itineraries searched: 4,047

Wondering which airlines fly out of Cairns to Townsville? We've gathered the average price of Cairns airlines with flights to Townsville. 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 Townsville
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Qantas -
Jetstar BNE
Jetstar SYD
Jetstar MEL
Qantas DRW
Qantas WTB

Cairns to Townsville Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in Cairns and Townsville. 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 Proserpine Jetstar, Virgin Australia $467
Flights from Cairns to Hamilton Island Qantas $820
Flights from Cairns to Mackay Qantas $870
Flights from Cairns to Brisbane Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $234
Flights from Cairns to Sydney Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $283
Flights from Cairns to Rockhampton Qantas, Virgin Australia $497
Flights from Cairns to Melbourne Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Airnorth, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $255
Flights from Cairns to Gladstone Virgin Australia Check Dates
Flights from Cairns to Mount Isa Qantas, Regional Express Check Dates
Flights from Cairns to Gold Coast Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $282
Flights from Cairns to Weipa Qantas $700
Flights from Cairns to Alice Springs Qantas $1,111
Flights from Cairns to Horn Island Qantas $723
Flights from Cairns to Darwin Jetstar, Qantas, Airnorth $406
Flights from Cairns to Ayers Rock Qantas $961
Flights from Cairns to Adelaide Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $459

Cheap International Flights from Cairns - CNS

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Flights from Cairns to Port Moresby Niugini, Qantas $360
Flights from Cairns to Bangkok Cathay, Hong Kong, JAL, Jetstar, Singapore, Virgin Australia $762
Flights from Cairns to Singapore Jetstar, SilkAir, Niugini, Singapore, Virgin Australia $757
Flights from Cairns to Hong Kong Cathay, Hong Kong, JAL, Niugini $727
Flights from Cairns to Tokyo JAL, Jetstar, Niugini, Qantas, Singapore $905
Flights from Cairns to London Finnair, British Airways, Cathay, Delta, Emirates, Etihad, China Eastern, Air New Zealand, Philippine, Qantas, Singapore, United, Virgin Australia $1,410
Flights from Cairns to Denpasar Bali Jetstar, Niugini $440
Flights from Cairns to Auckland Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $699

Cheap Domestic Flights to Townsville - TSV

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Flights from Townsville to Cairns Qantas, Regional Express $233
Flights from Townsville to Brisbane Jetstar, Qantas, Virgin Australia $279
Flights from Townsville to Sydney Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $299
Flights from Townsville to Melbourne Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $379
Flights from Townsville to Weipa Qantas $548

Cheap International Flights to Townsville - TSV

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Flights from Townsville to Port Moresby Virgin Australia $982
Cheap Flights from Cairns to Townsville