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Flights from Townsville to Cairns, Australia Last modified: 28/09/2016 2:55 AM

Townsville to Cairns Last modified: 28/09/2016 2:55 AM

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

Regional Express
TSVCNS
Thu 29/09
nonstop
CNSTSV
Sun 2/10
nonstop
$232
Select
Regional Express
TSVCNS
Tue 4/10
nonstop
CNSTSV
Mon 10/10
nonstop
$232
Select
Qantas
TSVCNS
Tue 4/10
1 stop
CNSTSV
Mon 10/10
1 stop
$661
Select

How Much is a Flight from Townsville to Cairns?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Townsville to Cairns, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $342.

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

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

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days $232 $661
7-14 days $255 $0
14-21 days $255 $0
21-30 days $234 $666
30-60 days $234 $666
60-90 days $255 $1,068
90+ days $0 $0

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

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$234 $232 $234 $232 $255 $947 $255

Compare Flight Prices from Townsville 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 Townsville to Cairns flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
September Townsville Cairns Regional Express 29/09/16 2/10/16 0 $232
October Townsville Cairns Regional Express 4/10/16 10/10/16 0 $232
November Townsville Cairns Regional Express 16/11/16 24/11/16 0 $234
December Townsville Cairns Regional Express 19/12/16 23/12/16 0 $255

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Townsville to Cairns

Looking for cheap last minute flights or a weekend getaway? We've got you covered with weekend flight deals from Townsville 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
$232
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
$232
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
$255
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
$255

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Townsville 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 Townsville to Cairns is $683.

The average price for direct flights from Townsville to Cairns is $498.

The chart below shows up to date information regarding non-stop flights from Townsville to Cairns.

Weekly Direct Flights from Townsville to Cairns - By Carrier
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
Qantas 5 5 4 5 5 5 3 07:00 19:10
Regional Express 2 2 2 2 2 0 1 08:15 17:10

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

The average price for round trip flights from Townsville to Cairns is $449.

Townsville to Cairns Flight Questions

Below are some common questions that asked about this flight route:

Question: How long is the flight from Townsville to Cairns?
Answer: The average Townsville to Cairns flight time is 57 minutes.
Question: How far is Cairns from Townsville?
Answer: The distance from Townsville to Cairns is 284 kilometers (177 miles).
Question: How common are direct flights from Townsville to Cairns?
Answer: There are 43 direct flights from Townsville to Cairns.
Question: What are the most popular Townsville airlines for direct flights from Townsville to Cairns?
Answer: Qantas Airways provides 74% of the non-stop flights between Townsville and Cairns.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Townsville to Cairns?
Answer: Brisbane, AU

Airlines in Townsville flying to Cairns Last modified: 28/09/2016 2:55 AMNumber of routes searched: 25Number of itineraries searched: 4,986

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

Townsville to Cairns
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Qantas -
Qantas DRW
Jetstar BNE
Jetstar MEL
Jetstar SYD
Airnorth WTB

Townsville to Cairns Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in Townsville 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 Townsville - TSV

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Flights from Townsville to Brisbane Jetstar, Qantas, Virgin Australia $281
Flights from Townsville to Sydney Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $298
Flights from Townsville to Melbourne Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $381

Cheap International Flights from Townsville - TSV

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Flights from Townsville to Port Moresby Virgin Australia $856

Cheap Domestic Flights to Cairns - CNS

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Flights from Hamilton Island to Cairns Qantas $982
Flights from Proserpine to Cairns Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Virgin Australia $514
Flights from Cairns to Townsville Jetstar, Qantas, Virgin Australia, Regional Express $232
Flights from Cairns to Hamilton Island Qantas $831
Flights from Cairns to Proserpine Jetstar, Virgin Australia $467
Flights from Cairns to Brisbane Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $235
Flights from Cairns to Sydney Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $285
Flights from Cairns to Weipa Qantas $737
Flights from Proserpine to Brisbane Jetstar, Qantas, Virgin Australia $220
Flights from Cairns to Melbourne Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Airnorth, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $276
Flights from Cairns to Horn Island Qantas $728
Flights from Cairns to Rockhampton Qantas, Virgin Australia $502
Flights from Cairns to Gold Coast Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $285
Flights from Cairns to Alice Springs Qantas $863
Flights from Cairns to Gladstone Virgin Australia $520
Flights from Hamilton Island to Sydney Jetstar, Qantas, Virgin Australia $356
Flights from Cairns to Darwin Jetstar, Qantas, Airnorth $406
Flights from Proserpine to Sydney Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $400
Flights from Cairns to Ayers Rock Qantas $1,126

Cheap International Flights to Cairns - CNS

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Flights from Cairns to Port Moresby Niugini, Qantas $363
Flights from Cairns to Bangkok Cathay, Hong Kong, JAL, Jetstar, Singapore, Virgin Australia $768
Flights from Cairns to Singapore Jetstar, SilkAir, Niugini, Singapore, Virgin Australia $656
Flights from Cairns to Hong Kong Cathay, Hong Kong, JAL, Niugini $732
Flights from Cairns to Tokyo JAL, Jetstar, Niugini, Qantas, Singapore $912
Flights from Cairns to Lae Niugini Check Dates
Flights from Cairns to Denpasar Bali Jetstar, Niugini $444
Cheap Flights from Townsville to Cairns