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

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How far in advance should I book tickets from Sydney, Australia to Cairns?

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 $359 $389
7-14 days $315 $482
14-21 days $317 $434
21-30 days $315 $434
30-60 days $356 $418
60-90 days $341 $394
90+ days $356 $394

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

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
July Sydney, Australia Cairns Jetstar 2/07/20 9/07/20 0 $394
August Sydney, Australia Cairns Jetstar 2/08/20 6/08/20 0 $394
September Sydney, Australia Cairns Jetstar 1/09/20 3/09/20 0 $394
October Sydney, Australia Cairns Virgin Australia 19/10/20 29/10/20 0 $356
November Sydney, Australia Cairns Virgin Australia 2/11/20 12/11/20 0 $356
December Sydney, Australia Cairns Virgin Australia 1/12/20 4/12/20 0 $363
January Sydney, Australia Cairns Jetstar 14/01/21 16/01/21 0 $372
February Sydney, Australia Cairns Virgin Australia 5/02/21 7/02/21 0 $385

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Sydney, Australia to Cairns

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

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$437
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
$437 $429
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
$429 $396
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
$396 $429
30 31 1 2 3 4 5
$429 $445
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
$445

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Sydney, Australia 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 Sydney, Australia to Cairns is $446.

The average price for direct flights from Sydney, Australia to Cairns is $407.

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 2 2 4 2 4 01:05 10:40
Qantas 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 04:30 08:05
Virgin Australia 2 2 2 3 3 2 3 03:50 13:50

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Sydney, Australia 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 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 $186.

The average price for round trip flights from Sydney, Australia to Cairns is $396.

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 9 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 49 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: Jetstar Airways provides 36% of the non-stop flights between Sydney, Australia and Cairns.

Airlines in Sydney, Australia flying to Cairns Last modified: Aug 8, 2020 5:32 -04:00Number of routes searched: 0Number of itineraries searched: 0

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.

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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