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Flights from San Francisco to Cairns, Australia Last modified: Sep 28, 2016 2:37 AM

San Francisco to Cairns Last modified: Sep 28, 2016 2:37 AM

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

China Southern
SFOCNS
Tue 11/1
3 stops
CNSSFO
Sat 11/12
3 stops
$1,321
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United
SFOCNS
Tue 11/1
1 stop
CNSSFO
Sat 11/12
1 stop
$1,522
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American
SFOCNS
Sun 10/23
2 stops
CNSSFO
Mon 10/31
2 stops
$1,599
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American
SFOCNS
Sun 10/23
2 stops
CNSSFO
Mon 11/7
2 stops
$1,599
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Virgin Australia
SFOCNS
Sun 10/23
2 stops
CNSSFO
Mon 11/7
2 stops
$1,638
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Qantas
SFOCNS
Sun 10/23
2 stops
CNSSFO
Mon 10/31
2 stops
$1,639
Select
Air New Zealand
SFOCNS
Wed 11/23
3 stops
CNSSFO
Tue 11/29
3 stops
$1,714
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Singapore
SFOCNS
Thu 10/27
2 stops
CNSSFO
Thu 11/3
2 stops
$1,718
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China Eastern
SFOCNS
Mon 12/26
3 stops
CNSSFO
Mon 1/2
3 stops
$1,902
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China Eastern
SFOCNS
Mon 12/26
2 stops
CNSSFO
Mon 1/2
2 stops
$1,902
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Etihad
SFOCNS
Mon 12/26
2 stops
CNSSFO
Mon 1/2
2 stops
$3,027
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JAL
SFOCNS
Tue 11/1
2 stops
CNSSFO
Sat 11/12
2 stops
$5,188
Select
British Airways
SFOCNS
Thu 12/15
3 stops
CNSSFO
Sat 12/24
3 stops
$6,655
Select

How Much is a Flight from San Francisco to Cairns?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from San Francisco to Cairns, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $1,549.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from San Francisco 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 San Francisco 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 San Francisco to Cairns?

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

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days $0 $1,938
7-14 days $0 $0
14-21 days $0 $1,838
21-30 days $0 $1,442
30-60 days $0 $1,321
60-90 days $0 $1,672
90+ days $0 $1,321

Cheapest Day To Fly from San Francisco 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 San Francisco to Cairns is Tuesday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$1,739 $1,321 $1,578 $1,672 $1,442 $1,568 $1,523

Compare Flight Prices from San Francisco 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 San Francisco to Cairns flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
September San Francisco Cairns Singapore 9/29/16 10/13/16 2 $1,938
October San Francisco Cairns China Southern 10/28/16 11/4/16 3 $1,442
November San Francisco Cairns China Southern 11/1/16 11/12/16 3 $1,321
December San Francisco Cairns United 12/8/16 12/28/16 1 $1,672
January San Francisco Cairns Air New Zealand 1/30/17 2/14/17 2 $1,477
February San Francisco Cairns China Southern 2/16/17 2/20/17 3 $1,321
March San Francisco Cairns United 3/11/17 3/22/17 1 $1,523
June San Francisco Cairns Air New Zealand 6/6/17 6/18/17 1 $1,492

Cheap Last Minute Flights from San Francisco to Cairns

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

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
$1,838
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
$1,838

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from San Francisco 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 San Francisco to Cairns is $2,888.

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

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

The average price for round trip flights from San Francisco to Cairns is $2,888.

San Francisco 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 San Francisco to Cairns?
Answer: Sydney, AU

Airlines in San Francisco flying to Cairns Last modified: Sep 28, 2016 2:37 AMNumber of routes searched: 10Number of itineraries searched: 2,191

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

San Francisco to Cairns
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Qantas SYD
Qantas SYD / BNE
Cathay HKG
Philippine MNL
Singapore SIN
Air New Zealand AKL
Qantas SYD / MEL
JAL HND / KIX
Singapore HKG / SIN
Singapore ICN / SIN

San Francisco to Cairns Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in San Francisco 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 San Francisco - SFO

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Flights from San Francisco to New York American, Alaska, JetBlue, Delta, Frontier, Sun Country, United, Virgin America $267
Flights from San Francisco to Los Angeles American, Alaska, Delta, United, Virgin America $107
Flights from San Francisco to Chicago American, Alaska, JetBlue, Delta, Frontier, United, Virgin America $117
Flights from San Francisco to Atlanta American, Alaska, Delta, Frontier, United $207
Flights from San Francisco to Las Vegas American, JetBlue, Delta, Frontier, United, Virgin America $67
Flights from San Francisco to Dallas - Ft Worth American, Alaska, Delta, Frontier, United, Virgin America $200

Cheap International Flights from San Francisco - SFO

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Flights from San Francisco to Sydney American, Air Canada, British Airways, Air China, Cathay, China Southern, Delta, Etihad, Fiji Airways, Hawaiian, JAL, Korean, Lufthansa, China Eastern, All Nippon, Air New Zealand, Asiana, Qantas, Qatar, Singapore, Turkish, United, Virgin Australia $762
Flights from San Francisco to Tokyo American, Air Canada, Air France, British Airways, EVA Air, Air China, China Airlines, China Southern, Delta, Etihad, Hawaiian, JAL, Korean, KLM, Lufthansa, China Eastern, All Nippon, Asiana, Qantas, Qatar, Singapore, Turkish, United $449
Flights from San Francisco to Bangkok American, Air Berlin, Air Canada, Air France, Air India, Finnair, British Airways, EVA Air, Air China, China Airlines, Cathay, China Southern, Delta, Emirates, Ethiopian, Etihad, Hawaiian, JAL, Korean, KLM, Lufthansa, Swiss, Malaysia, China Eastern, All Nippon, Austrian, Asiana, Philippine, Qantas, Qatar, Brussels, Singapore, Thai, Turkish, United, Srilankan, Vietnam $476
Flights from San Francisco to London Jet Airways, American, Air Berlin, Air Canada, Air France, AeroMexico, Finnair, British Airways, China Southern, Delta, Aer Lingus, Emirates, Etihad, Iberia, JAL, KLM, Lufthansa, China Eastern, Austrian, Qantas, SAS, Brussels, Turkish, Tap Portugal, United, Virgin Atlantic, WestJet, WOW air $630
Flights from San Francisco to Hong Kong American, Air Berlin, Air Canada, Air France, Air India, Finnair, JetBlue, British Airways, EVA Air, Air China, China Airlines, Cathay, China Southern, Delta, Etihad, JAL, Korean, KLM, Lufthansa, Swiss, China Eastern, All Nippon, Austrian, Asiana, Philippine, Qantas, Qatar, Singapore, Turkish, United, Virgin Atlantic $520
Flights from San Francisco to Brisbane American, Air Berlin, Air Canada, British Airways, EVA Air, China Airlines, Delta, Emirates, Etihad, Fiji Airways, Hawaiian, JAL, Korean, Lufthansa, China Eastern, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Singapore, United, Virgin Australia $997
Flights from San Francisco to Melbourne American, British Airways, Air China, China Airlines, Cathay, China Southern, Delta, Emirates, Fiji Airways, JAL, Lufthansa, Malaysia, China Eastern, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Qatar, Singapore, United, Virgin Australia $810
Flights from San Francisco to Manila Air France, EVA Air, Air China, China Airlines, Cathay, China Southern, Delta, Emirates, Etihad, JAL, Korean, China Eastern, All Nippon, Asiana, Philippine, Qantas, Qatar, Singapore, Turkish, United $465
Flights from San Francisco to Paris American, Air Berlin, Air Canada, Air France, AeroMexico, Finnair, British Airways, Delta, Aer Lingus, Etihad, Iberia, JAL, Korean, KLM, Lufthansa, Swiss, China Eastern, XL Airways, SAS, Brussels, Turkish, United, Virgin Atlantic, WOW air $600
Flights from San Francisco to Shanghai American, Air Canada, Air France, Finnair, British Airways, EVA Air, Air China, China Airlines, Cathay, China Southern, Delta, Emirates, Etihad, JAL, Korean, KLM, Lufthansa, China Eastern, All Nippon, Asiana, Philippine, Qantas, Qatar, Singapore, Turkish, United, Virgin Atlantic $486
Flights from San Francisco to Delhi Jet Airways, American, Air Canada, Air France, Air India, Finnair, British Airways, Air China, China Airlines, Cathay, China Southern, Delta, Emirates, Ethiopian, Etihad, JAL, Korean, KLM, Lufthansa, Swiss, China Eastern, All Nippon, Asiana, Qatar, Singapore, Thai, Turkish, United, Virgin Atlantic $506
Flights from San Francisco to Beijing American, Air Berlin, Air Canada, Air France, British Airways, EVA Air, Air China, China Airlines, Cathay, China Southern, Delta, Emirates, Etihad, Hawaiian, JAL, Korean, KLM, Lufthansa, China Eastern, All Nippon, Asiana, Philippine, Qatar, Singapore, Turkish, United $477
Flights from San Francisco to Seoul American, Air India, Finnair, JetBlue, British Airways, EVA Air, Air China, China Airlines, Cathay, China Southern, Delta, Emirates, Etihad, Hawaiian, JAL, Korean, Lufthansa, China Eastern, All Nippon, Asiana, Qantas, Singapore, United $418
Flights from San Francisco to Townsville American, Delta, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $1,925
Flights from San Francisco to Singapore Jet Airways, American, Air Berlin, Air Canada, Air France, Air India, Finnair, JetBlue, British Airways, EVA Air, Air China, China Airlines, Cathay, China Southern, Delta, Aer Lingus, Emirates, Etihad, Fiji Airways, JAL, Korean, KLM, Lufthansa, Swiss, China Eastern, All Nippon, Asiana, Philippine, Qantas, Qatar, Singapore, United, Virgin Atlantic $481
Flights from San Francisco to Denpasar Bali American, Air France, EVA Air, Cathay, China Southern, Delta, Emirates, Garuda, JAL, Korean, KLM, Lufthansa, Malaysia, China Eastern, All Nippon, Air New Zealand, Asiana, Qantas, Qatar, Singapore, Thai, Virgin Australia $607
Flights from San Francisco to Taipei Air Canada, Air France, EVA Air, Air China, China Airlines, Cathay, China Southern, Delta, Emirates, JAL, Korean, KLM, Lufthansa, Malaysia, China Eastern, All Nippon, Asiana, Philippine, Qantas, Singapore, Thai, Turkish, United $531
Flights from San Francisco to Jakarta American, Air Berlin, Air France, British Airways, EVA Air, Air China, China Airlines, Cathay, China Southern, Delta, Emirates, Etihad, Garuda, JAL, Korean, KLM, Lufthansa, Swiss, China Eastern, All Nippon, Asiana, Philippine, Qantas, Qatar, Royal Jordanian, Singapore, Thai, Turkish, United $597
Flights from San Francisco to Auckland American, Air Canada, Air China, Fiji Airways, Hawaiian, Korean, All Nippon, Air New Zealand, Qantas, United $812
Flights from San Francisco to Mumbai Jet Airways, Air Berlin, Air Canada, Air France, Air India, British Airways, Air China, Cathay, Delta, Emirates, Etihad, JAL, Korean, KLM, Lufthansa, Swiss, Malaysia, All Nippon, Qatar, Brussels, Singapore, Thai, Turkish, United, Srilankan, Virgin Atlantic $738

Cheap International Flights to Cairns - CNS

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Flights from Sacramento to CairnsCheck Dates
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Flights from Sacramento to Sydney American, British Airways, China Airlines, Delta, Emirates, Fiji Airways, Hawaiian, JAL, Korean, China Eastern, Qantas, United, Virgin Australia $1,357
Cheap Flights from San Francisco to Cairns