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Flights from Sydney, Australia to Cairns, Australia

Sydney, Australia to Cairns Last modified: Oct 18, 2017 1:18 -04:00Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

We've scanned 57,014,445,324 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights to Cairns. Tigerair & Jetstar frequently offer the best deals to Cairns flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

Tigerair
SYDCNS
Wed 15/11
nonstop
CNSSYD
Wed 22/11
nonstop
$239
Jetstar
SYDCNS
Wed 10/01
nonstop
CNSSYD
Wed 17/01
nonstop
$272
Virgin Australia
SYDCNS
Mon 15/01
nonstop
CNSSYD
Wed 17/01
nonstop
$278
Qantas
SYDCNS
Fri 2/02
1 stop
CNSSYD
Mon 5/02
1 stop
$323
Air New Zealand
SYDCNS
Fri 2/02
2 stops
CNSSYD
Mon 5/02
2 stops
$777

How Much is a Flight from Sydney, Australia 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 Sydney, Australia to Cairns, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $281.

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

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days $284 $404
7-14 days $259 $381
14-21 days $355 $383
21-30 days $239 $328
30-60 days $249 $330
60-90 days $240 $296
90+ days $240 $314

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

We've examined 57,023,750,892 itinerary searches that we've seen for departures in the next 90 days and found that the cheapest day to fly from Sydney, Australia to Cairns is Wednesday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$269$278$239$351$327$259$240

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

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
October Sydney, Australia Cairns Tigerair 28/10/17 1/11/17 0 $259
November Sydney, Australia Cairns Tigerair 15/11/17 22/11/17 0 $239
December Sydney, Australia Cairns Tigerair 4/12/17 9/12/17 0 $269
January Sydney, Australia Cairns Tigerair 14/01/18 19/01/18 0 $240
February Sydney, Australia Cairns Tigerair 2/02/18 5/02/18 0 $263
March Sydney, Australia Cairns Tigerair 20/03/18 27/03/18 0 $240
April Sydney, Australia Cairns Tigerair 21/04/18 27/04/18 0 $282
May Sydney, Australia Cairns Virgin Australia 13/05/18 16/05/18 0 $278

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Sydney, Australia 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 Sydney, Australia to Cairns. The chart below shows the best last minute deals and cheap flights this weekend we could find.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
$357
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
$357 $309
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
$309 $421
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
$421 $328
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
$328 $381
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
$381

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Sydney, Australia 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 Sydney, Australia to Cairns is $356.

The average price for direct flights from Sydney, Australia to Cairns is $297.

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

Weekly Direct Flights from Sydney, Australia to Cairns - By Carrier
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
Jetstar 3 2 3 2 3 3 2 06:15 21:00
Qantas 3 2 2 2 3 2 3 08:10 13:40
Tigerair 1 2 2 2 1 2 1 07:25 12:00
Virgin Australia 3 3 3 3 3 2 3 08:50 19:15

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Sydney, Australia 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 Sydney, Australia 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 Sydney, Australia to Cairns is not available.

The average price for round trip flights from Sydney, Australia to Cairns is $291.

Sydney, Australia to Cairns Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is the flight from Sydney, Australia to Cairns?
Answer: The average Sydney, Australia to Cairns flight time is 3 hours and 3 minutes.
Question: How far is Cairns from Sydney, Australia?
Answer: The distance from Sydney, Australia to Cairns is 1,971 kilometers (1,225 miles).
Question: How common are direct flights from Sydney, Australia to Cairns?
Answer: There are 66 direct flights from Sydney, Australia to Cairns.
Question: What are the most popular Sydney, Australia airlines for direct flights from Sydney, Australia to Cairns?
Answer: Virgin Australia provides 30% of the non-stop flights between Sydney, Australia and Cairns.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Sydney, Australia to Cairns?
Answer: Brisbane, AU

Airlines in Sydney, Australia flying to Cairns Last modified: Oct 18, 2017 1:18 -04:00Number of routes searched: 65Number of itineraries searched: 1,317,772

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

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

Sydney, Australia to Cairns Airports

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