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Did you mean flights from Cairns to Canberra?

Canberra to Cairns Last modified: Dec 16, 2019 3:03 -05:00

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

Virgin Australia
Wed 5/02
1 stop
Sat 8/02
1 stop
Wed 5/02
2 stops
Wed 19/02
2 stops
Air New Zealand
Thu 9/04
2 stops
Tue 14/04
2 stops

How Much is a Flight from Canberra to Cairns?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Canberra to Cairns, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $583.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from Canberra 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 think FareCompare is the best place to find cheap tickets. Airlines can adjust prices for tickets from Canberra 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 Canberra to Cairns?

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

Cheapest Day To Fly from Canberra to Cairns

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 Canberra to Cairns is Monday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

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Compare Flight Prices from Canberra 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 Canberra to Cairns flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
December Canberra Cairns Virgin Australia 18/12/19 22/12/19 1 $839
January Canberra Cairns Virgin Australia 28/01/20 31/01/20 1 $587
February Canberra Cairns Virgin Australia 16/02/20 20/02/20 1 $577
March Canberra Cairns Virgin Australia 9/03/20 15/03/20 1 $575
April Canberra Cairns Virgin Australia 23/04/20 26/04/20 1 $583
May Canberra Cairns Virgin Australia 18/05/20 22/05/20 1 $572
June Canberra Cairns Virgin Australia 18/06/20 22/06/20 1 $577
July Canberra Cairns Virgin Australia 3/07/20 11/07/20 1 $549

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Canberra to Cairns

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

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$879 $1,073
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$1,073 $658
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$658 $665
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$665 $591
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Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Canberra 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 Canberra to Cairns is $601.

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

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Canberra 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 Canberra 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 Canberra to Cairns is $293.

The average price for round trip flights from Canberra to Cairns is $601.

Canberra 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 Canberra to Cairns?
Answer: Sydney, AU

Airlines in Canberra flying to Cairns Last modified: Dec 16, 2019 3:03 -05:00Number of routes searched: 48Number of itineraries searched: 132,162

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

Canberra to Cairns
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Qantas BNE
Qantas MEL
Qantas SYD
Virgin Australia BNE
Virgin Australia MEL
Virgin Australia SYD
Qantas ADL / BNE
Qantas ADL / MEL
Virgin Australia ADL / BNE
Virgin Australia ADL / MEL

Canberra to Cairns Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in Canberra 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 Flights from Canberra to Cairns