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Cheap Flights from Darwin to Cairns, AU, Australia - DRW to CNS Last modified: 29/06/2016 1:00 PM

Popular flights from Darwin to Cairns Last modified: 29/06/2016 1:00 PM

We’ve got the inside scoop on finding the best time to fly for the best price. Not sure when to travel for your next vacation? Find details below on when-to-fly and when-to-buy.

Jetstar
DRWCNS
Mon 10/10
nonstop
CNSDRW
Fri 21/10
nonstop
$356
Select
Airnorth
DRWCNS
Tue 19/07
1 stop
CNSDRW
Mon 25/07
1 stop
$418
Select
Airnorth
DRWCNS
Wed 17/08
1 stop
CNSDRW
Mon 22/08
1 stop
$418
Select
Virgin Australia
DRWCNS
Wed 17/08
1 stop
CNSDRW
Mon 22/08
1 stop
$748
Select
Qantas
DRWCNS
Mon 10/10
1 stop
CNSDRW
Fri 21/10
1 stop
$790
Select

How Much Does it Cost to Fly from Darwin to Cairns (DRW to CNS)?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Darwin to Cairns, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $497.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from Darwin to Cairns (DRW to CNS)?

Airlines can adjust prices for plane tickets from Darwin to Cairns 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 Darwin to Cairns

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

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days $975 $1,359
7-14 days $0 $1,224
14-21 days $432 $418
21-30 days $432 $449
30-60 days $414 $418
60-90 days $0 $449
90+ days $356 $483

Cheapest Day To Fly from Darwin to Cairns

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding the cheapest days to fly from Darwin to Cairns.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$414 $418 $418 $775 $414 $563 $472

Non-Stop vs Connecting Flights from Darwin to Cairns (DRW to CNS)

Your Darwin to Cairns 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 Darwin to Cairns is $609.

The average price for non-stop flights from Darwin to Cairns is $702.

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

Nonstop Flight Details from Darwin to Cairns
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
Jetstar 1 0 1 0 1 1 0 19:35 19:35
Qantas 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 20:00 20:00

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from Darwin to Cairns (DRW to CNS)

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 Darwin 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 Darwin to Cairns is $288.

The average price for round trip flights from Darwin to Cairns is $597.

Darwin to Cairns Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is a direct flight from Darwin to Cairns?
Answer: The average Darwin to Cairns flight time is 2 hours and 27 minutes.
Question: How many kilometers are there between Darwin and Cairns?
Answer: The distance from Darwin to Cairns is 1672 kilometers.
Question: How common are direct flights from Darwin to Cairns?
Answer: There are 10 direct flights from Darwin to Cairns.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Darwin to Cairns?
Answer: Qantas Airways provides 60% of the non-stop flights between Darwin and Cairns.

Airports for Your Route

These pages contain information about the major airports in Darwin and Cairns, 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 Darwin - DRW

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Darwin to Townsville Jetstar, Qantas, Airnorth, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $487
Darwin to Brisbane Jetstar, Qantas, Airnorth, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $178
Darwin to Sydney Jetstar, Qantas, Airnorth, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $324
Darwin to Melbourne Jetstar, Qantas, Airnorth, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $355
Darwin to Gove Jetstar, Qantas, Airnorth $1,243
Darwin to Gold Coast Jetstar, Qantas, Airnorth, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $720
Darwin to Adelaide Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $402
Darwin to Ayers Rock Jetstar, Qantas, Virgin Australia $1,620
Darwin to Perth Jetstar, Qantas, Airnorth, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $561
Darwin to Broome Jetstar, Qantas, Airnorth, Virgin Australia $484

Cheap International Flights from Darwin - DRW

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Darwin to Singapore Jetstar Asia, Jetstar, SilkAir, Qantas, Singapore, Tigerair, Tigerair, Scoot, Virgin Australia $429
Darwin to Bangkok Thai AirAsia, Jetstar, Bangkok, Qantas, Thai Lion, Thai, Virgin Australia $722
Darwin to Manila Cebu Pacific, Jetstar, Philippine, Qantas, Virgin Australia, AirAsia Zest $713
Darwin to Denpasar Bali Garuda, Jetstar, Qantas, Citilink, AirAsia Indonesia, Sriwijaya, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, SkyStar $295
Darwin to Jakarta Garuda, Jetstar, Lion Air, Qantas, Citilink, AirAsia Indonesia, Sriwijaya, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, SkyStar $1,040
Darwin to Tokyo Jetstar Japan, JAL, Jetstar, Vanilla, All Nippon, Qantas, Virgin Australia $894
Darwin to Auckland Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $810
Darwin to Hong Kong Cathay, Hong Kong, Jetstar, Qantas, Virgin Australia $1,132
Darwin to London Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Aer Lingus, Jetstar, KLM, Lufthansa, Austrian, Qantas, Virgin Australia, Virgin Atlantic $1,591
Darwin to Honiara FlySolomon, Qantas, Virgin Australia Check Dates
Darwin to Los Angeles American, Hawaiian, Jetstar, Qantas, United, Virgin Australia $1,070
Darwin to Ho Chi Minh City Jetstar, Qantas, Virgin Australia, Vietnam $663
Darwin to Nadi Fiji Airways, Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $948
Darwin to Port Vila Jetstar, Air Vanuatu, Qantas, Virgin Australia $878
Darwin to Delhi Jet Airways, Air India, Qantas, Virgin Australia $1,270
Darwin to Beijing Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Qantas, Virgin Australia, Xinhua, Shenzhen $1,097
Darwin to Shanghai Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Xiamen, China Eastern, Qantas, Virgin Australia, Shenzhen $1,432
Darwin to Wellington Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $883
Darwin to Christchurch Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $921
Darwin to Phuket Thai AirAsia, Jetstar, Bangkok, Qantas, Thai, Virgin Australia $801
Cheap Flights from Darwin to Cairns, AU, Australia, from $356 Round trip from DRW to CNS