Flights
Hotels
From
To
1 traveler
Unsupported Browser!
Find Flights
Finding cheap flights is simple. More than 36 million people last year saved hundreds by using our flights tool.

Flights
Hotels
Round-trip
One-way
1 traveler
Unsupported Browser!
Find Flights
Finding cheap flights is simple. More than 36 million people last year saved hundreds by using our flights tool.
Did you mean flights from Cairns to Wellington?

Flights from Wellington to Cairns, Australia Last modified: Dec 2, 2016 3:15 -05:00

Wellington to Cairns Last modified: Dec 2, 2016 3:15 -05:00Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

We've scanned 28,425,658,413 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights from Wellington to Cairns. Virgin Australia & Qantas frequently offer the best deals on Wellington to Cairns flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

Virgin Australia
WLGCNS
Fri 24/02
1 stop
CNSWLG
Fri 10/03
1 stop
$762
Qantas
WLGCNS
Fri 24/02
1 stop
CNSWLG
Fri 10/03
1 stop
$832
Air New Zealand
WLGCNS
Tue 28/03
1 stop
CNSWLG
Tue 4/04
1 stop
$890
Jetstar
WLGCNS
Mon 9/01
1 stop
CNSWLG
Wed 18/01
1 stop
$2,363

How Much is a Flight from Wellington to Cairns? Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Wellington to Cairns, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $859.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from Wellington 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 Wellington 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 Wellington to Cairns? Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

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

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days $0 $0
7-14 days $0 $0
14-21 days $0 $1,189
21-30 days $0 $1,189
30-60 days $0 $841
60-90 days $0 $762
90+ days $0 $783

Cheapest Day To Fly from Wellington to Cairns Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

We've examined 28,433,322,629 itinerary searches that we've seen for departures in the next 90 days and found that the cheapest day to fly from Wellington to Cairns is Friday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$973 $762 $841

Compare Flight Prices from Wellington to Cairns by Month Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

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 Wellington to Cairns flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
December Wellington Cairns Qantas 23/12/16 6/01/17 1 $1,189
January Wellington Cairns Virgin Australia 21/01/17 28/01/17 1 $841
February Wellington Cairns Virgin Australia 24/02/17 10/03/17 1 $762
March Wellington Cairns Virgin Australia 28/03/17 4/04/17 1 $831
June Wellington Cairns Virgin Australia 5/06/17 12/06/17 1 $783
August Wellington Cairns Virgin Australia 4/08/17 10/08/17 1 $783
September Wellington Cairns Virgin Australia 6/09/17 16/09/17 1 $783
October Wellington Cairns Virgin Australia 5/10/17 19/10/17 1 $783

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Wellington to Cairns Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

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

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
27 28 29 30 1 2 3
$834
4 5 6 7 8 9 10
$834

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Wellington to Cairns Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

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 Wellington to Cairns is $911.

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

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Wellington to Cairns Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

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 Wellington 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 Wellington to Cairns is $416.

The average price for round trip flights from Wellington to Cairns is $843.

Wellington 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 Wellington to Cairns?
Answer: Sydney, AU

Airlines in Wellington flying to Cairns Last modified: Dec 2, 2016 3:15 -05:00Number of routes searched: 21Number of itineraries searched: 11,231

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

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

Wellington to Cairns Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in Wellington and Cairns. If your route includes a city with multiple airports, you may be able to find substantial savings by choosing an alternate airport.

Farecompare Research Tools

FareCompare's Flight Schedule Search Tool helps you find information about airline schedule filings, including flight numbers, depart times, and travel distance.

Cheap Flights from Wellington to Cairns