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Flights from Queenstown to Cairns, Australia Last modified: Sep 30, 2016 3:59 -04:00

Queenstown to Cairns Last modified: Sep 30, 2016 3:59 -04:00

We've scanned 26,216,477,370 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights from Queenstown to Cairns. Qantas & Jetstar frequently offer the best deals on Queenstown to Cairns flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

Qantas
ZQNCNS
Fri 18/11
2 stops
CNSZQN
Fri 25/11
2 stops
$957
Select
Jetstar
ZQNCNS
Fri 18/11
1 stop
CNSZQN
Fri 25/11
1 stop
$958
Select
Virgin Australia
ZQNCNS
Fri 2/12
1 stop
CNSZQN
Mon 12/12
1 stop
$1,003
Select
Air New Zealand
ZQNCNS
Fri 18/11
1 stop
CNSZQN
Fri 25/11
1 stop
$1,149
Select

How Much is a Flight from Queenstown to Cairns?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Queenstown to Cairns, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $1,123.

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

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

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days $0 $0
7-14 days $0 $0
14-21 days $0 $0
21-30 days $0 $0
30-60 days $0 $957
60-90 days $0 $1,003
90+ days $0 $1,028

Cheapest Day To Fly from Queenstown to Cairns

We've examined 26,224,294,390 itinerary searches that we've seen for departures in the next 90 days and found that the cheapest day to fly from Queenstown to Cairns is Friday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$1,340 $1,071 $957

Compare Flight Prices from Queenstown 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 Queenstown to Cairns flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
November Queenstown Cairns Qantas 18/11/16 25/11/16 2 $957
December Queenstown Cairns Virgin Australia 2/12/16 12/12/16 1 $1,003
June Queenstown Cairns Qantas 2/06/17 17/06/17 2 $1,028

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Queenstown to Cairns

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

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
18 19 20 21 22 23 24
$1,174
25 26 27 28 29 30 1
$1,174 $1,084
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
$1,084 $956
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
$956 $950
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
$950 $957
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
$957

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Queenstown 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 Queenstown to Cairns is $953.

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

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

The average price for round trip flights from Queenstown to Cairns is $995.

Queenstown 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 Queenstown to Cairns?
Answer: Sydney, AU

Airlines in Queenstown flying to Cairns Last modified: Sep 30, 2016 3:59 -04:00Number of routes searched: 29Number of itineraries searched: 4,223

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

Queenstown to Cairns
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Jetstar MEL
Jetstar OOL
Jetstar SYD
Air New Zealand AKL
Qantas BNE
Qantas SYD
Virgin Australia BNE
Virgin Australia MEL
Virgin Australia SYD
Jetstar MEL / SYD
Jetstar OOL / SYD
Air New Zealand CHC / AKL
Air New Zealand WLG / AKL
Qantas SYD / BNE
Qantas SYD / MEL
Virgin Australia BNE / MEL
Virgin Australia BNE / SYD

Queenstown to Cairns Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in Queenstown 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 from Queenstown - ZQN

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Flights from Queenstown to Auckland Jetstar, Air New Zealand $206

Cheap International Flights from Queenstown - ZQN

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Flights from Queenstown to Sydney Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $664
Flights from Queenstown to Brisbane Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $642
Flights from Queenstown to Melbourne Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $659
Flights from Queenstown to Denpasar Bali Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Singapore, Virgin Australia $1,179
Flights from Queenstown to Singapore Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Singapore $2,193
Flights from Queenstown to Perth Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $1,051
Flights from Queenstown to Bangkok Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Singapore $1,081
Flights from Queenstown to Kuala LumpurCheck Dates
Flights from Queenstown to London American, British Airways, Air China, Emirates, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Singapore, United, Virgin Australia, Virgin Atlantic $1,764
Flights from Queenstown to Tokyo Air China, Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Singapore $1,408
Flights from Queenstown to Los Angeles Emirates, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Singapore, United, Virgin Australia $1,865
Flights from Queenstown to San Francisco Air New Zealand, Qantas, Singapore, United, Virgin Australia Check Dates
Flights from Queenstown to ParisCheck Dates
Flights from Queenstown to Las VegasCheck Dates

Cheap Domestic Flights to Cairns - CNS

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Flights from Dunedin to Auckland Air New Zealand $239
Flights from Dunedin to Wellington Air New Zealand $231

Cheap International Flights to Cairns - CNS

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Flights from Dunedin to Brisbane Air New Zealand, Virgin Australia $553
Flights from Dunedin to Sydney Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $613
Flights from Dunedin to Melbourne Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $646
Flights from Invercargill to Sydney Air New Zealand, Virgin Australia $655
Flights from Dunedin to Singapore Air New Zealand, Qantas, Singapore $2,630
Flights from Dunedin to Bangkok Air China, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Singapore $1,376
Flights from Dunedin to Kuala LumpurCheck Dates
Flights from Dunedin to London Air China, Emirates, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Singapore, United, Virgin Australia $2,330
Flights from Dunedin to Los Angeles Air New Zealand, Qantas, United, Virgin Australia Check Dates
Flights from Dunedin to San Francisco Air New Zealand, Qantas, United, Virgin Australia $2,265
Flights from Dunedin to Las VegasCheck Dates
Flights from Dunedin to FrankfurtCheck Dates
Flights from Invercargill to London Air New Zealand, Singapore Check Dates
Cheap Flights from Queenstown to Cairns