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Cheap Flights from Darwin to Cairns, AU, Australia - DRW to CNS Last modified: 24/07/2016 1:05 AM

Popular flights from Darwin to Cairns Last modified: 24/07/2016 1:05 AM

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Jetstar
DRWCNS
Wed 21/09
nonstop
CNSDRW
Wed 28/09
nonstop
$345
Select
Airnorth
DRWCNS
Wed 24/08
1 stop
CNSDRW
Mon 29/08
1 stop
$415
Select
Airnorth
DRWCNS
Tue 20/09
1 stop
CNSDRW
Thu 22/09
1 stop
$415
Select
Airnorth
DRWCNS
Wed 21/09
1 stop
CNSDRW
Wed 28/09
1 stop
$415
Select
Virgin Australia
DRWCNS
Tue 1/11
1 stop
CNSDRW
Sat 5/11
1 stop
$613
Select
Qantas
DRWCNS
Fri 12/08
1 stop
CNSDRW
Sat 20/08
1 stop
$774
Select
Qantas
DRWCNS
Mon 22/08
1 stop
CNSDRW
Mon 29/08
1 stop
$774
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 $413.

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 $496 $622
7-14 days $0 $0
14-21 days $470 $533
21-30 days $386 $417
30-60 days $345 $415
60-90 days $377 $453
90+ days $349 $419

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from Darwin to Cairns

The chart below shows the lowest fare by month when flying from Darwin to Cairns.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
July Darwin Cairns Jetstar 30/07/16 5/08/16 0 $496
August Darwin Cairns Jetstar 22/08/16 29/08/16 0 $386
September Darwin Cairns Jetstar 21/09/16 28/09/16 0 $345
October Darwin Cairns Virgin Australia 13/10/16 22/10/16 1 $728
November Darwin Cairns Airnorth 3/11/16 6/11/16 1 $453
December Darwin Cairns Airnorth 18/12/16 4/01/17 1 $453
January Darwin Cairns Jetstar 20/01/17 27/01/17 0 $349
March Darwin Cairns Virgin Australia 3/03/17 14/03/17 1 $679

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 $621.

The average price for non-stop flights from Darwin to Cairns is $616.

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

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 26 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 11 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 63% 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 $559
Darwin to Brisbane Jetstar, Qantas, Airnorth, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $326
Darwin to Sydney Jetstar, Qantas, Airnorth, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $399
Darwin to Melbourne Jetstar, Qantas, Airnorth, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $364
Darwin to Gove Jetstar, Qantas, Airnorth $626
Darwin to Gold Coast Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $629
Darwin to Adelaide Jetstar, Qantas, Airnorth, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $372
Darwin to Ayers Rock Jetstar, Qantas, Airnorth, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $1,040
Darwin to Perth Jetstar, Qantas, Airnorth, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $364
Darwin to Broome Jetstar, Qantas, Airnorth, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $656

Cheap International Flights from Darwin - DRW

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Darwin to Singapore Jetstar Asia, Jetstar, SilkAir, Qantas, Singapore, Tigerair, Tigerair, Scoot, Virgin Australia $278
Darwin to Bangkok Thai AirAsia, Jetstar, Bangkok, Qantas, Thai Lion, Thai, Virgin Australia $656
Darwin to Manila Cebu Pacific, Jetstar, Philippine, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, AirAsia Zest $713
Darwin to Denpasar Bali Garuda, Jetstar, Qantas, Citilink, AirAsia Indonesia, Sriwijaya, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, SkyStar $358
Darwin to Jakarta Garuda, Jetstar, Lion Air, Qantas, AirAsia Indonesia, Sriwijaya, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, SkyStar $712
Darwin to Tokyo Jetstar Japan, JAL, Jetstar, Vanilla, All Nippon, Qantas, Virgin Australia $921
Darwin to Auckland Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $708
Darwin to Hong Kong Cathay, Hong Kong, Dragonair, Qantas, Virgin Australia $684
Darwin to London Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Eurowings, Jetstar, KLM, Lufthansa, Austrian, Qantas, SAS, Brussels, Virgin Australia, Virgin Atlantic $1,436
Darwin to Honiara FlySolomon, Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia Check Dates
Darwin to Los Angeles American, Alaska, Hawaiian, Jetstar, Qantas, United, Virgin Australia $1,057
Darwin to Ho Chi Minh City Jetstar, Qantas, Virgin Australia, Vietnam $621
Darwin to Nadi Fiji Airways, Jetstar, Qantas, Virgin Australia $931
Darwin to Port Vila Jetstar, Air Vanuatu, Qantas, Virgin Australia $1,183
Darwin to Delhi Jet Airways, Air India, Qantas, Virgin Australia $961
Darwin to Beijing Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Xiamen, China Eastern, Qantas, Virgin Australia, Shenzhen $1,028
Darwin to Shanghai Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Xiamen, China Eastern, Qantas, Virgin Australia $1,333
Darwin to Wellington Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $928
Darwin to Christchurch Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $839
Darwin to Phuket Thai AirAsia, Jetstar, Bangkok, Qantas, Thai, Virgin Australia $726
Cheap Flights from Darwin to Cairns, AU, Australia, from $345 Round trip from DRW to CNS