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Flights from Canberra to Cairns, Australia Last modified: 29/09/2016 12:57 AM

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Canberra to Cairns Last modified: 29/09/2016 12:57 AM

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

Virgin Australia
CBRCNS
Wed 14/12
1 stop
CNSCBR
Mon 26/12
1 stop
$487
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Qantas
CBRCNS
Sun 25/12
2 stops
CNSCBR
Sat 31/12
2 stops
$642
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How Much is a Flight from Canberra to Cairns?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Canberra to Cairns, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $667.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from Canberra to Cairns?

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 Canberra to Cairns 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 Canberra to Cairns?

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

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days $0 $905
7-14 days $0 $584
14-21 days $0 $608
21-30 days $0 $562
30-60 days $0 $552
60-90 days $0 $487
90+ days $0 $487

Cheapest Day To Fly from Canberra to Cairns

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 Canberra to Cairns is Wednesday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$1,136 $578 $487 $694 $573 $557 $642

Compare Flight Prices from Canberra to Cairns 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 Canberra to Cairns flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
October Canberra Cairns Virgin Australia 22/10/16 26/10/16 1 $562
November Canberra Cairns Virgin Australia 2/11/16 7/11/16 1 $552
December Canberra Cairns Virgin Australia 14/12/16 26/12/16 1 $487
January Canberra Cairns Virgin Australia 7/01/17 14/01/17 1 $536
February Canberra Cairns Virgin Australia 1/02/17 8/02/17 1 $487
March Canberra Cairns Virgin Australia 10/03/17 13/03/17 1 $487
April Canberra Cairns Virgin Australia 23/04/17 30/04/17 1 $549
May Canberra Cairns Virgin Australia 12/05/17 15/05/17 1 $534

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Canberra to Cairns

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

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
$584
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
$584 $694
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
$694

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Canberra to Cairns

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 Canberra to Cairns is $596.

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

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Canberra to Cairns

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 Canberra to Cairns. 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 Canberra to Cairns is not available.

The average price for round trip flights from Canberra to Cairns is $596.

Canberra to Cairns Flight Questions

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

Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Canberra to Cairns?
Answer: Sydney, AU

Airlines in Canberra flying to Cairns Last modified: 29/09/2016 12:57 AMNumber of routes searched: 28Number of itineraries searched: 13,436

Wondering which airlines fly out of Canberra to Cairns? We've gathered the average price of Canberra airlines with flights to Cairns. 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.

Canberra to Cairns
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Qantas SYD
Qantas BNE
Qantas MEL
Qantas SYD / HTI
Virgin Australia ADL / BNE
Virgin Australia ADL / MEL
Qantas BNE / MKY

Canberra to Cairns Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in Canberra and Cairns. 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 to Cairns - CNS

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Flights from Sydney to Cairns Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $242
Flights from Sydney to Townsville Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $299
Flights from Sydney to Proserpine Jetstar, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $384
Flights from Sydney to Hamilton Island Jetstar, Virgin Australia $336
Flights from Sydney to Brisbane Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $117
Flights from Sydney to Mackay Jetstar, Virgin Australia $367
Flights from Sydney to Melbourne Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, Regional Express $100
Flights from Sydney to Gold Coast Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $115
Flights from Sydney to Alice Springs Qantas, Virgin Australia $514
Flights from Sydney to Rockhampton Qantas $379
Flights from Sydney to GladstoneCheck Dates
Flights from Sydney to Sunshine Coast Jetstar, Virgin Australia $199
Flights from Sydney to Hervey Bay Virgin Australia $289
Flights from Sydney to Ballina Jetstar, Qantas, Virgin Australia, Regional Express $154
Flights from Sydney to Ayers Rock Jetstar, Qantas, Virgin Australia $419

Cheap International Flights to Cairns - CNS

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Flights from Sydney to Shanghai Sichuan, Cebu Pacific, Air China, China Airlines, Cathay, China Southern, AirAsia X, Garuda, JAL, Jetstar, Korean, Xiamen, Malaysia, China Eastern, All Nippon, Air New Zealand, Asiana, Philippine, Qantas, Singapore, Thai, Virgin Australia $437
Flights from Sydney to Bangkok Cebu Pacific, British Airways, China Airlines, China Southern, Emirates, Garuda, JAL, Jetstar, Korean, Malaysia, China Eastern, All Nippon, Bangkok, Philippine, Qantas, Singapore, Thai, Scoot, Srilankan, Virgin Australia $504
Flights from Sydney to Beijing Sichuan, Cebu Pacific, British Airways, Air China, China Airlines, Cathay, China Southern, AirAsia X, Garuda, Hainan, JAL, Korean, Xiamen, China Eastern, All Nippon, Air New Zealand, Philippine, Qantas, Singapore, Thai, Virgin Australia $266
Flights from Sydney to Singapore British Airways, Garuda, Jetstar, China Eastern, Air New Zealand, Philippine, Qantas, Singapore, Thai, Scoot, Srilankan, Virgin Australia $418
Flights from Sydney to Port Moresby Niugini, Qantas, Virgin Australia $704
Flights from Sydney to Jakarta Garuda, Malaysia, Qantas, Singapore, Virgin Australia $641
Flights from Sydney to Kuala Lumpur Air France, British Airways, Air China, China Airlines, Cathay, China Southern, AirAsia X, Emirates, Etihad, Garuda, JAL, Jetstar, Korean, Malaysia, China Eastern, All Nippon, Bangkok, Philippine, Qantas, Qatar, Singapore, Thai, Srilankan, Virgin Australia, Vietnam $625
Flights from Sydney to Seoul Air China, China Airlines, Cathay, China Southern, Garuda, Korean, Malaysia, China Eastern, Asiana, Philippine, Qantas, Singapore, Thai, United, Virgin Australia $685
Flights from Sydney to Hong Kong Cebu Pacific, Air China, China Airlines, Cathay, China Southern, Emirates, Garuda, Jetstar, Xiamen, China Eastern, Air New Zealand, Asiana, Bangkok, Philippine, Niugini, Qantas, Qatar, Singapore, Thai, Virgin Australia, Vietnam, Virgin Atlantic $497
Flights from Sydney to Manila Cebu Pacific, China Airlines, Cathay, China Southern, Etihad, Jetstar, Korean, Xiamen, China Eastern, Philippine, Niugini, Qantas, Qatar, Singapore $655
Flights from Sydney to Paris Jet Airways, American, Air Berlin, Air Canada, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Air China, Cathay, China Southern, Delta, Aer Lingus, Emirates, Ethiopian, Etihad, Garuda, NIKI, Hainan, JAL, Korean, KLM, Kenya, Latam Airlines Group, Lufthansa, Swiss, China Eastern, All Nippon, Austrian, Asiana, Qantas, Qatar, Singapore, Thai, Turkish, United, Srilankan, Virgin Australia, Vietnam $936
Flights from Sydney to New York American, Air Berlin, Air Canada, Finnair, British Airways, Air China, Cathay, China Southern, Delta, Emirates, Etihad, Hawaiian, JAL, Air Serbia, Korean, Latam Airlines Group, Lufthansa, China Eastern, All Nippon, Air New Zealand, Asiana, Philippine, Qantas, Qatar, South African, Singapore, United, Virgin Australia $1,187
Flights from Sydney to Los Angeles American, Air Canada, British Airways, Air China, China Airlines, Cathay, China Southern, Delta, Fiji Airways, Hawaiian, JAL, Korean, China Eastern, Air New Zealand, Asiana, Philippine, Qantas, Singapore, United, Virgin Australia $938
Flights from Sydney to Denpasar Bali China Southern, Emirates, Garuda, Jetstar, China Eastern, Qantas, Singapore, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $560
Flights from Sydney to Guangzhou Sichuan, Cebu Pacific, Air China, China Airlines, Cathay, China Southern, Delta, Garuda, Hainan, JAL, Jetstar, Korean, Xiamen, China Eastern, Qantas, Singapore, Thai, Scoot, Virgin Australia $268
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