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Cairns to Sydney, Australia Last modified: Jul 23, 2019 3:26 -04:00

We've scanned 48,195,047,545 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights to Sydney, Australia. Virgin Australia & Jetstar frequently offer the best deals to Sydney, Australia flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

Virgin Australia
CNSSYD
Thu 17/10
nonstop
SYDCNS
Thu 24/10
nonstop
Jetstar
CNSSYD
Thu 17/10
nonstop
SYDCNS
Thu 24/10
nonstop
Qantas
CNSSYD
Thu 1/08
1 stop
SYDCNS
Thu 8/08
1 stop
$104
Tigerair
CNSSYD
Fri 9/08
nonstop
SYDCNS
Sun 11/08
nonstop
$322
Air New Zealand
CNSSYD
Sun 29/09
1 stop
SYDCNS
Sat 5/10
1 stop
$899
Singapore
CNSSYD
Mon 19/08
1 stop
SYDCNS
Mon 26/08
1 stop
$8,838

How Much is a Flight from Cairns to Sydney, Australia?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Cairns to Sydney, Australia, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $65.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from Cairns to Sydney, Australia?

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 think FareCompare is the best place to find cheap tickets. Airlines can adjust prices for tickets from Cairns to Sydney, Australia 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 Cairns to Sydney, Australia?

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

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days $337 $72
7-14 days $65 $72
14-21 days $59 $73
21-30 days $65 $75
30-60 days $59 $66
60-90 days $57 $60
90+ days $55 $59

Cheapest Day To Fly from Cairns to Sydney, Australia

We've examined 57,595,778,181 itinerary searches that we've seen for departures in the next 90 days and found that the cheapest day to fly from Cairns to Sydney, Australia is Thursday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$73$65$59$57$59$59$72

Compare Flight Prices from Cairns to Sydney, Australia 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 Cairns to Sydney, Australia flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
July Cairns Sydney, Australia Virgin Australia 24/07/19 5/08/19 1 $72
August Cairns Sydney, Australia Virgin Australia 10/08/19 17/08/19 0 $59
September Cairns Sydney, Australia Virgin Australia 18/09/19 18/09/19 0 $59
October Cairns Sydney, Australia Virgin Australia 17/10/19 24/10/19 0 $57
November Cairns Sydney, Australia Virgin Australia 6/11/19 7/11/19 0 $270
December Cairns Sydney, Australia Virgin Australia 1/12/19 8/12/19 0 $57
January Cairns Sydney, Australia Virgin Australia 11/01/20 16/01/20 0 $55
February Cairns Sydney, Australia Virgin Australia 11/02/20 18/02/20 0 $254

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Cairns to Sydney, Australia

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

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
$435
28 29 30 31 1 2 3
$435 $305
4 5 6 7 8 9 10
$305 $298
11 12 13 14 15 16 17
$298 $386
18 19 20 21 22 23 24
$386 $73
25 26 27 28 29 30 31
$73

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Cairns to Sydney, Australia

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 Cairns to Sydney, Australia is $178.

The average price for direct flights from Cairns to Sydney, Australia is $166.

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

Weekly Direct Flights from Cairns to Sydney, Australia - By Carrier
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
Jetstar 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 02:30 13:45
Qantas 2 2 2 2 3 3 2 01:00 11:55
Tigerair 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 05:55 05:55
Virgin Australia 3 3 3 3 3 3 4 01:00 13:00

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Cairns to Sydney, Australia

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 Cairns to Sydney, Australia. 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 Cairns to Sydney, Australia is $80.

The average price for round trip flights from Cairns to Sydney, Australia is $166.

Cairns to Sydney, Australia Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is the flight from Cairns to Sydney, Australia?
Answer: The average Cairns to Sydney, Australia flight time is 2 hours and 55 minutes.
Question: How far is Sydney, Australia from Cairns?
Answer: The distance from Cairns to Sydney, Australia is 1,971 kilometers (1,225 miles).
Question: How common are direct flights from Cairns to Sydney, Australia?
Answer: There are 65 direct flights from Cairns to Sydney, Australia.
Question: What are the most popular Cairns airlines for direct flights from Cairns to Sydney, Australia?
Answer: Jetstar Airways provides 32% of the non-stop flights between Cairns and Sydney, Australia.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Cairns to Sydney, Australia?
Answer: Brisbane, AU

Airlines in Cairns flying to Sydney, Australia Last modified: Jul 23, 2019 3:26 -04:00Number of routes searched: 86Number of itineraries searched: 4,077,140

Wondering which airlines fly out of Cairns to Sydney, Australia? We've gathered the average price of Cairns airlines with flights to Sydney, Australia. 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.

Cairns to Sydney, Australia
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Jetstar -
Qantas -
Tigerair -
Virgin Australia -
Cathay HKG
Jetstar ADL
Jetstar BNE
Jetstar DRW
Jetstar MEL
Air New Zealand AKL
Qantas BNE
Qantas HTI
Qantas MEL
Singapore SIN
Virgin Australia BNE
Virgin Australia MEL
Virgin Australia SIN

Cairns to Sydney, Australia Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in Cairns and Sydney, Australia. 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 Flights from Cairns to Sydney, Australia