Flights from Cairns to Sydney, Australia

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Cairns to Sydney, Australia Last modified: Nov 7, 2022 20:51 -05:00

We've scanned 2,755 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights to Sydney, Australia. 00 frequently offer the best deals to Sydney, Australia flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

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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 $320.

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 $517 $191
7-14 days $414 $884
14-21 days $350 $888
21-30 days $291 $594
30-60 days $266 $193
60-90 days $226 $323
90+ days $250 $187

Cheapest Day To Fly from Cairns to Sydney, Australia

We've examined 5,540 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 Wednesday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

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$306$308$226$291$302$390$408

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
November Cairns Sydney, Australia 00 30/11/22 1/12/22 0 $339
December Cairns Sydney, Australia 00 1/12/22 4/12/22 0 $291
January Cairns Sydney, Australia 00 20/01/23 30/01/23 0 $302
February Cairns Sydney, Australia 00 1/02/23 14/02/23 0 $226
March Cairns Sydney, Australia 00 1/03/23 3/03/23 0 $263
April Cairns Sydney, Australia 00 9/04/23 15/04/23 0 $288
May Cairns Sydney, Australia 00 10/05/23 13/05/23 0 $263
June Cairns Sydney, Australia 00 1/06/23 17/06/23 0 $263

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.

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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 $876.

The average price for direct flights from Cairns to Sydney, Australia is $294.

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
Virgin Australia 3 3 3 3 3 3 2 00:10 12:00

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 $157.

The average price for round trip flights from Cairns to Sydney, Australia is $294.

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 3 hours.
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 20 direct flights from Cairns to Sydney, Australia.
Question: What are the most popular Cairns airlines for direct flights from Cairns to Sydney, Australia?
Answer: Virgin Australia provides 100% of the non-stop flights between Cairns and Sydney, Australia.

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