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Flights from Chicago to Cairns, Australia

Chicago to Cairns Last modified: May 26, 2017 1:05 -04:00Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

We've scanned 23,675,052,118 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights to Cairns. Virgin Australia & United frequently offer the best deals to Cairns flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

Virgin Australia
CHICNS
Fri 9/1
2 stops
CNSCHI
Sat 9/9
2 stops
$1,656
United
CHICNS
Sat 8/5
2 stops
CNSCHI
Sat 8/12
2 stops
$1,707
China Eastern
CHICNS
Sat 9/16
2 stops
CNSCHI
Sat 9/23
2 stops
$1,909
Air New Zealand
CHICNS
Fri 9/1
2 stops
CNSCHI
Sat 9/9
2 stops
$2,000
Qantas
CHICNS
Sat 9/16
2 stops
CNSCHI
Sat 9/23
2 stops
$2,037
JAL
CHICNS
Sat 8/5
2 stops
CNSCHI
Sat 8/12
2 stops
$4,842

How Much is a Flight from Chicago to Cairns? Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Chicago to Cairns, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $1,957.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from Chicago 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 think FareCompare is the best place to find cheap tickets. Airlines can adjust prices for tickets from Chicago 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 Chicago to Cairns? Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

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

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days $0 $2,113
7-14 days $0 $0
14-21 days $0 $2,407
21-30 days $0 $0
30-60 days $0 $2,007
60-90 days $0 $1,707
90+ days $0 $1,467

Cheapest Day To Fly from Chicago to Cairns Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

We've examined 23,695,097,151 itinerary searches that we've seen for departures in the next 90 days and found that the cheapest day to fly from Chicago to Cairns is Saturday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
 $2,018$2,007$2,093 $1,707 

Compare Flight Prices from Chicago to Cairns by Month Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

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 Chicago to Cairns flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
June Chicago Cairns Virgin Australia 6/28/17 7/5/17 2 $2,007
July Chicago Cairns Virgin Australia 7/25/17 7/31/17 2 $2,018
August Chicago Cairns United 8/5/17 8/12/17 2 $1,707
September Chicago Cairns Virgin Australia 9/1/17 9/9/17 2 $1,656
October Chicago Cairns Air New Zealand 10/14/17 10/28/17 3 $1,781
December Chicago Cairns Virgin Australia 12/1/17 12/14/17 2 $1,781
January Chicago Cairns Qantas 1/1/18 1/8/18 3 $2,740
February Chicago Cairns Qantas 2/26/18 3/12/18 2 $1,467

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Chicago to Cairns Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

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

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
28 29 30 31 1 2 3
$2,234
4 5 6 7 8 9 10
$2,234

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Chicago to Cairns Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

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 Chicago to Cairns is $2,222.

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

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Chicago to Cairns Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

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 Chicago 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 Chicago to Cairns is not available.

The average price for round trip flights from Chicago to Cairns is $1,894.

Chicago 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 Chicago to Cairns?
Answer: Sydney, AU

Airlines in Chicago flying to Cairns Last modified: May 26, 2017 1:05 -04:00Number of routes searched: 2Number of itineraries searched: 64

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

Chicago to Cairns
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Cathay HKG
JAL NRT

Chicago to Cairns Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in Chicago 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 International Flights to Cairns - CNS Last modified: May 26, 2017 1:05 -04:00Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

Cheap Flights from Chicago to Cairns