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Cheap Flights from Cairns to Townsville, AU, Australia - CNS to TSV

Popular flights from Cairns to Townsville

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
Apr 5, 2016 Apr 8, 2016 AUD549
Qantas Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Mar 22, 2016 Mar 24, 2016 AUD689
Apr 5, 2016 Apr 8, 2016 AUD689
Regional Express
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Feb 14, 2016 Feb 17, 2016 AUD222
Apr 5, 2016 Apr 8, 2016 AUD222
Virgin Australia
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 20, 2016 May 22, 2016 AUD397

How Much Does it Cost to Fly from Cairns to Townsville (CNS to TSV)?

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 AUD309.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from Cairns to Townsville (CNS to TSV)?

Airlines can adjust prices for plane 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 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 Townsville

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

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days AUD222 AUD710
7-14 days AUD249 AUD587
14-21 days AUD734 AUD549
21-30 days AUD734 AUD518
30-60 days AUD222 AUD549
60-90 days AUD0 AUD0
90+ days AUD222 AUD397

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

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 Townsville.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
AUD734
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
AUD734
28 29 1 2 3 4 5
AUD734
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
AUD734

Non-Stop vs Connecting Flights from Cairns to Townsville (CNS to TSV)

Your Cairns to Townsville 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 Townsville is AUD696.

The average price for non-stop flights from Cairns to Townsville is AUD455.

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

Nonstop Flight Details from Cairns to Townsville
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
Qantas 5 5 5 5 5 3 5 06:15 17:30
Regional Express 3 3 3 3 3 1 1 08:35 19:15

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from Cairns to Townsville (CNS to TSV)

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 AUD266.

The average price for round trip flights from Cairns to Townsville is AUD501.

Cairns to Townsville Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is a direct flight from Cairns to Townsville?
Answer: The average Cairns to Townsville flight time is 58 minutes.
Question: How many kilometers are there between Cairns and Townsville?
Answer: The distance from Cairns to Townsville is 284 kilometers.
Question: How common are direct flights from Cairns to Townsville?
Answer: There are 50 direct flights from Cairns to Townsville.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Cairns to Townsville?
Answer: Qantas Airways provides 66% 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 Flying from Cairns to Townsville (CNS to TSV)

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

Cairns to Townsville
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Qantas - X X X X X X X
Qantas BNE X X X X X X X
Regional Express - X X X X X X X

Airports for Your Route

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

Cheap Domestic Flights from Cairns - CNS

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Cairns to Proserpine Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia AUD422
Cairns to Hamilton Island Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia AUD364
Cairns to Mackay Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia AUD427
Cairns to Brisbane Jetstar, Qantas, Airnorth, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, Regional Express AUD167
Cairns to Sydney Jetstar, Qantas, Airnorth, Tigerair, Virgin Australia AUD218
Cairns to Rockhampton Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia AUD291
Cairns to Melbourne Jetstar, Qantas, Airnorth, Tigerair, Virgin Australia AUD290
Cairns to Gladstone Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia AUD346
Cairns to Mount Isa Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, Regional Express AUD585
Cairns to Gold Coast Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia AUD280
Cairns to Weipa Qantas AUD671
Cairns to Alice Springs Jetstar, Qantas, Airnorth, Tigerair, Virgin Australia AUD720
Cairns to Horn Island Qantas Check Dates
Cairns to Darwin Jetstar, Qantas, Airnorth, Tigerair, Virgin Australia AUD401
Cairns to Ayers Rock Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia AUD601
Cairns to Adelaide Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia AUD391

Cheap International Flights from Cairns - CNS

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Cairns to Port Moresby Jetstar, Niugini, Qantas, Virgin Australia AUD357
Cairns to Bangkok Jetstar, Bangkok, Qantas, Thai, Virgin Australia AUD915
Cairns to Singapore Jetstar Asia, Jetstar, SilkAir, Qantas, Singapore, Scoot, Virgin Australia AUD918
Cairns to Hong Kong Cathay, Hong Kong, Jetstar, Qantas, Virgin Australia AUD879
Cairns to Tokyo JAL, Jetstar, All Nippon, Qantas, Virgin Australia AUD882
Cairns to London Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, British Airways, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, Austrian, Qantas, Virgin Australia, Virgin Atlantic AUD1,669
Cairns to Denpasar Bali Garuda, Jetstar, Qantas, AirAsia Indonesia, Airnorth, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, SkyStar AUD388
Cairns to Auckland Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia AUD534

Cheap Domestic Flights to Townsville - TSV

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Townsville to Cairns Jetstar, Qantas, Airnorth, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, Regional Express AUD222
Townsville to Brisbane Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, Regional Express AUD209
Townsville to Sydney Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia AUD242
Townsville to Melbourne Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia AUD332
Townsville to Weipa Qantas Check Dates

Cheap International Flights to Townsville - TSV

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Townsville to Port Moresby Jetstar, Niugini, Qantas, Airnorth, Virgin Australia Check Dates
Cheap Flights from Cairns to Townsville, AU, Australia, from AUD157 Round trip from CNS to TSV