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Flights from Wellington to Cairns, Australia Last modified: 29/09/2016 3:03 AM

Wellington to Cairns Last modified: 29/09/2016 3:03 AM

We've scanned 25,716,102,982 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
Mon 31/10
2 stops
CNSWLG
Tue 8/11
2 stops
$769
Select
Qantas
WLGCNS
Wed 12/10
1 stop
CNSWLG
Wed 19/10
1 stop
$800
Select
Qantas
WLGCNS
Mon 31/10
1 stop
CNSWLG
Tue 8/11
1 stop
$800
Select
Jetstar
WLGCNS
Mon 31/10
1 stop
CNSWLG
Tue 8/11
1 stop
$828
Select
Air New Zealand
WLGCNS
Mon 31/10
1 stop
CNSWLG
Tue 8/11
1 stop
$843
Select
Air New Zealand
WLGCNS
Fri 18/11
1 stop
CNSWLG
Sun 27/11
1 stop
$843
Select

How Much is a Flight from Wellington to Cairns?

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 $847.

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?

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 $800
14-21 days $0 $0
21-30 days $0 $836
30-60 days $0 $769
60-90 days $0 $1,035
90+ days $0 $762

Cheapest Day To Fly from Wellington to Cairns

We've examined 25,724,431,429 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 Monday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$769 $800 $1,035 $780

Compare Flight Prices from Wellington 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 Wellington to Cairns flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
October Wellington Cairns Virgin Australia 31/10/16 8/11/16 2 $769
November Wellington Cairns Virgin Australia 18/11/16 27/11/16 1 $780
December Wellington Cairns Qantas 22/12/16 3/01/17 2 $1,035
January Wellington Cairns Virgin Australia 5/01/17 12/01/17 1 $935
April Wellington Cairns Air New Zealand 1/04/17 15/04/17 1 $836
May Wellington Cairns Qantas 25/05/17 4/06/17 1 $762

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Wellington to Cairns

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
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
$996
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
$996

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Wellington 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 Wellington to Cairns is $810.

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

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Wellington 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 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 not available.

The average price for round trip flights from Wellington to Cairns is $810.

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: 29/09/2016 3:03 AMNumber of routes searched: 20Number of itineraries searched: 5,578

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
Virgin Australia BNE
Qantas SYD
Jetstar MEL
Qantas SYD / BNE
Virgin Australia BNE / SYD
Jetstar OOL
Air New Zealand AKL
Air New Zealand CHC / AKL
Qantas MEL / BNE
Qantas MEL / SYD
Qantas SYD / HTI

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.

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Cheap International Flights from Wellington - WLG

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Flights from Wellington to Townsville Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $803
Flights from Wellington to Brisbane Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $440
Flights from Wellington to Sydney Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Thai, Virgin Australia $398
Flights from Wellington to Hamilton IslandCheck Dates
Flights from Wellington to Melbourne Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Thai, Virgin Australia $403
Flights from Wellington to Proserpine Qantas, Virgin Australia Check Dates
Flights from Wellington to Singapore Fiji Airways, Jetstar, China Eastern, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Singapore $808
Flights from Wellington to Bangkok Air China, Jetstar, China Eastern, Air New Zealand, Asiana, Qantas, Singapore, Thai $993
Flights from Wellington to Gold Coast Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $488
Flights from Wellington to London American, British Airways, Air China, Emirates, Lufthansa, China Eastern, Air New Zealand, Asiana, Qantas, Singapore, Thai, Turkish, United, Virgin Australia, Virgin Atlantic $1,711

Cheap International Flights to Cairns - CNS

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Flights from Christchurch to Cairns Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $725
Flights from Nelson to Cairns Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $913
Flights from Palmerston North to Cairns Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $1,364
Flights from Napier - Hastings to Cairns Air New Zealand, Virgin Australia $1,082
Flights from Christchurch to Townsville Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $766
Flights from Christchurch to Sydney China Airlines, Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Thai, Virgin Australia $329
Flights from Christchurch to Brisbane Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $376
Flights from Christchurch to Hamilton Island Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $817
Flights from Christchurch to Proserpine Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia Check Dates
Flights from Christchurch to Mackay Air New Zealand, Virgin Australia $777
Flights from Christchurch to Melbourne Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $413
Flights from Christchurch to Singapore China Eastern, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Singapore $933
Flights from Christchurch to Bangkok China Airlines, China Southern, Air New Zealand, Asiana, Qantas, Singapore, Thai $1,092
Flights from Christchurch to Tokyo Air China, China Southern, Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Asiana, Qantas, Singapore $1,195
Flights from Christchurch to Gold Coast Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $440
Flights from Napier - Hastings to Brisbane Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $582
Flights from Palmerston North to Brisbane Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $705
Flights from Christchurch to London American, British Airways, Air China, China Airlines, China Southern, Delta, Emirates, Lufthansa, China Eastern, Air New Zealand, Asiana, Qantas, Singapore, Thai, Turkish, United, Virgin Australia, Virgin Atlantic $1,516
Flights from Nelson to Brisbane Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $576
Flights from Christchurch to Port Moresby Qantas, Virgin Australia $1,105
Cheap Flights from Wellington to Cairns