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Flights from Nelson to Cairns, Australia Last modified: 28/09/2016 2:13 AM

Nelson to Cairns Last modified: 28/09/2016 2:13 AM

We've scanned 26,771,905,517 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights from Nelson to Cairns. Qantas & Virgin Australia frequently offer the best deals on Nelson to Cairns flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

Qantas
NSNCNS
Tue 4/10
2 stops
CNSNSN
Sun 9/10
2 stops
$1,053
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Virgin Australia
NSNCNS
Tue 4/10
2 stops
CNSNSN
Sun 9/10
2 stops
$1,315
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How Much is a Flight from Nelson to Cairns?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Nelson to Cairns, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $1,053.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from Nelson 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 Nelson 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 Nelson to Cairns?

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

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days $0 $1,053
7-14 days $0 $0
14-21 days $0 $0
21-30 days $0 $0
30-60 days $0 $0
60-90 days $0 $0
90+ days $0 $0

Cheapest Day To Fly from Nelson to Cairns

We've examined 26,779,839,826 itinerary searches that we've seen for departures in the next 90 days and found that the cheapest day to fly from Nelson to Cairns is Tuesday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$1,053

Compare Flight Prices from Nelson 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 Nelson to Cairns flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
October Nelson Cairns Qantas 4/10/16 9/10/16 2 $1,053

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Nelson to Cairns

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

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
25 26 27 28 29 30 1
$1,200
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
$1,200

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Nelson 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 Nelson to Cairns is $1,103.

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

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Nelson 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 Nelson 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 Nelson to Cairns is not available.

The average price for round trip flights from Nelson to Cairns is $1,103.

Nelson 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 Nelson to Cairns?
Answer: Auckland, NZ

Airlines in Nelson flying to Cairns Last modified: 28/09/2016 2:13 AMNumber of routes searched: 3Number of itineraries searched: 421

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

Nelson to Cairns
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Air New Zealand AKL
Air New Zealand CHC / AKL
Air New Zealand WLG / AKL

Nelson to Cairns Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in Nelson 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 from Nelson - NSN

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Flights from Nelson to Brisbane Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $674

Cheap International Flights to Cairns - CNS

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Flights from Christchurch to Cairns Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $735
Flights from Wellington to Cairns Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $785
Flights from Christchurch to Sydney China Airlines, Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Thai, Virgin Australia $335
Flights from Christchurch to Brisbane Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $378
Flights from Wellington to Brisbane Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $409
Flights from Wellington to Sydney Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Thai, Virgin Australia $404
Flights from Christchurch to Melbourne Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Thai, Virgin Australia $404
Flights from Wellington to Melbourne Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Thai, Virgin Australia $409
Flights from Christchurch to Singapore China Eastern, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Singapore, Virgin Australia $935
Flights from Christchurch to Bangkok China Airlines, China Southern, Air New Zealand, Asiana, Qantas, Singapore, Thai $1,097
Flights from Christchurch to Tokyo Air China, China Southern, Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Asiana, Qantas, Singapore $1,109
Flights from Wellington to Singapore Jetstar, China Eastern, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Singapore $813
Flights from Wellington to Bangkok Air China, Jetstar, China Eastern, Air New Zealand, Asiana, Qantas, Singapore, Thai $999
Flights from Christchurch to London American, British Airways, Air China, China Airlines, China Southern, Delta, Emirates, Lufthansa, China Eastern, Air New Zealand, Asiana, Qantas, Singapore, Thai, Turkish, United, Virgin Australia, Virgin Atlantic $1,560
Flights from Wellington to London American, British Airways, Air China, Emirates, Lufthansa, China Eastern, Air New Zealand, Asiana, Qantas, Singapore, Thai, Turkish, United, Virgin Australia, Virgin Atlantic $1,696
Flights from Christchurch to Port Moresby Qantas, Virgin Australia $967
Flights from Christchurch to Kuala Lumpur China Airlines, Emirates, China Eastern, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Singapore, Thai $1,093
Flights from Wellington to Tokyo Air China, Delta, Jetstar, China Eastern, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Singapore, Thai $1,241
Flights from Wellington to Kuala Lumpur China Eastern, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Singapore, Thai $1,145
Flights from Christchurch to Manila Air China, China Southern, China Eastern, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Singapore $1,105
Flights from Wellington to Manila China Eastern, Air New Zealand, Asiana, Qantas, Singapore, Thai, Turkish $1,007
Flights from Christchurch to Hong Kong China Airlines, China Southern, Emirates, China Eastern, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Singapore $1,116
Flights from Christchurch to Adelaide Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Singapore, Virgin Australia $709
Flights from Wellington to Adelaide Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Singapore $676
Flights from Christchurch to Denpasar Bali Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Singapore, Virgin Australia $837
Flights from Wellington to Hong Kong Air China, China Eastern, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Singapore, Thai $1,257
Flights from Wellington to Denpasar Bali Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Singapore, Virgin Australia $953
Flights from Christchurch to Darwin Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $971
Flights from Wellington to Darwin Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $1,187
Cheap Flights from Nelson to Cairns