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Cheap Flights from San Francisco to Cairns, AU, Australia - SFO to CNS Last modified: May 27, 2016 7:44 PM

Popular flights from San Francisco to Cairns Last modified: May 27, 2016 7:44 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.

American Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 19, 2016 Sep 3, 2016 $1,239
Hawaiian Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 19, 2016 Sep 3, 2016 $1,734
Qantas Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 20, 2016 Aug 30, 2016 $1,313
United Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Sep 1, 2016 Sep 10, 2016 $1,160
Virgin Australia
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 20, 2016 Aug 30, 2016 $1,130

How Much Does it Cost to Fly from San Francisco to Cairns (SFO to CNS)?

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 $1,276.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from San Francisco to Cairns (SFO to CNS)?

Airlines can adjust prices for plane 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 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.

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from San Francisco to Cairns

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

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
June San Francisco Cairns Virgin Australia 6/25/16 7/4/16 2 $1,481
July San Francisco Cairns American 7/2/16 7/10/16 2 $1,500
August San Francisco Cairns Virgin Australia 8/20/16 8/30/16 2 $1,130
September San Francisco Cairns United 9/1/16 9/10/16 2 $1,160
October San Francisco Cairns Qantas 10/24/16 10/30/16 1 $1,114
November San Francisco Cairns United 11/19/16 11/27/16 1 $1,564
December San Francisco Cairns Qantas 12/3/16 12/17/16 3 $2,613
February San Francisco Cairns Qantas 2/25/17 3/9/17 1 $1,214

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from San Francisco to Cairns (SFO 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 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 $936.

The average price for round trip flights from San Francisco to Cairns is $1,383.

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 Flying from San Francisco to Cairns (SFO to CNS) Number of flights searched: 280Last modified: May 27, 2016 7:44 PM

Below are the different airlines that fly from San Francisco to Cairns with the average price of their plane tickets. Just remember that different airlines offer different levels of comfort and service, so consider convenience when choosing your airline.

Below is the full flight schedule summary of the next 30 days for flights from San Francisco to Cairns.

San Francisco to Cairns
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Cathay HKG X X X X
Air New Zealand AKL X X X
Philippine MNL X X X X
Qantas SYD X X X X X X
Qantas SYD / BNE X X X X X X

Airports for Your Route

These pages contain information about the major airports in San Francisco 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 San Francisco - SFO

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
San Francisco to New York American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, Sun Country, United, Virgin America $337
San Francisco to Los Angeles American, Alaska, United, Virgin America $132
San Francisco to Chicago American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, United, Virgin America $203
San Francisco to Atlanta American, Alaska, Frontier, United $208
San Francisco to Las Vegas American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, Hawaiian, United, Virgin America $67
San Francisco to Dallas - Ft Worth American, Alaska, Frontier, United, Virgin America $107

Cheap International Flights from San Francisco - SFO

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
San Francisco to Sydney American, Alaska, JetBlue, Hawaiian, Jetstar, Qantas, United, Virgin Australia, Virgin America $1,068
San Francisco to Tokyo American, Alaska, JetBlue, Hawaiian, JAL, All Nippon, United, Virgin America, Island Air $923
San Francisco to Bangkok American, Alaska, JetBlue, Hawaiian, Bangkok, Thai, United $714
San Francisco to London American, Air Berlin, Air France, Alaska, Finnair, Alitalia, JetBlue, British Airways, Condor, Aer Lingus, Iberia, Meridiana, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Thomas Cook, Czech, Austrian, SATA, XL Airways, SAS, Brussels, Jetairfly, Tap Portugal, United, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic, FlexFlight, Great Lakes $976
San Francisco to Hong Kong American, Alaska, JetBlue, Cathay, Hawaiian, Hong Kong, Dragonair, Singapore, United $664
San Francisco to Brisbane American, Alaska, JetBlue, Hawaiian, Jetstar, Qantas, United, Virgin Australia, Virgin America $1,094
San Francisco to Melbourne American, Alaska, JetBlue, Hawaiian, Jetstar, Qantas, United, Virgin Australia, Virgin America $1,059
San Francisco to Manila American, Alaska, JetBlue, Hawaiian, Philippine, United $550
San Francisco to Paris American, Air Berlin, Air France, Alaska, Finnair, Alitalia, JetBlue, British Airways, Condor, OpenSkies, Aer Lingus, Iberia, Meridiana, KLM, Air Malta, Lufthansa, LOT, Thomas Cook, Czech, Austrian, SATA, XL Airways, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, United, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic, Virgin America, FlexFlight $808
San Francisco to Shanghai Sichuan, American, Alaska, Air China, China Southern, Hawaiian, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, United, Shenzhen $553
San Francisco to Delhi Jet Airways, American, Air India, Alaska, JetBlue, Hawaiian, United $807
San Francisco to Beijing American, Alaska, Air China, China Southern, Hawaiian, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, United, Virgin America, Shenzhen $536
San Francisco to Seoul American, Alaska, JetBlue, Hawaiian, Korean, Asiana, Singapore, United, Virgin America $750
San Francisco to Townsville American, Hawaiian, Qantas, United, Virgin Australia, Virgin America $1,408
San Francisco to Singapore American, Alaska, JetBlue, Hawaiian, SilkAir, Singapore, United $776
San Francisco to Denpasar Bali American, Alaska, JetBlue, Garuda, Hawaiian, United $935
San Francisco to Taipei American, Alaska, EVA Air, China Airlines, Hawaiian, United $753
San Francisco to Jakarta American, Alaska, Garuda, Hawaiian, United $746
San Francisco to Auckland American, Alaska, JetBlue, Hawaiian, Air New Zealand, United, Virgin America $602
San Francisco to Mumbai Jet Airways, American, Air India, Alaska, JetBlue, Hawaiian, United $798

Cheap International Flights to Cairns - CNS

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Sacramento to Cairns American, Alaska, Hawaiian, Qantas, United, Virgin Australia $1,915
San Jose to Cairns American, Alaska, Hawaiian, Qantas, United, Virgin Australia $1,360
Oakland to Cairns American, Alaska, Hawaiian, Qantas, United, Virgin Australia $1,291
Sacramento to Sydney American, Alaska, Hawaiian, Qantas, United, Virgin Australia $1,193
Cheap Flights from San Francisco to Cairns, AU, Australia, from $1,130 Round trip from SFO to CNS