Flights from Townsville to Cairns, Australia

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Townsville to Cairns Last modified: Jan 22, 2024 8:14 -05:00

We've scanned 115,678,683 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights to Cairns. Qantas frequently offer the best deals to Cairns flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

Qantas
TSVCNS
Fri 16/02
nonstop
CNSTSV
Fri 23/02
nonstop
$409

How Much is a Flight from Townsville to Cairns?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Townsville to Cairns, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $1,050.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from Townsville 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 Townsville 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 Townsville to Cairns?

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

Cheapest Day To Fly from Townsville to Cairns

We've examined 231,357,366 itinerary searches that we've seen for departures in the next 90 days and found that the cheapest day to fly from Townsville to Cairns is Wednesday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$1,175$1,175$422$1,175$1,175 $1,175

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Townsville 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 Townsville to Cairns is not available.

The average price for direct flights from Townsville to Cairns is $1,095.

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

Weekly Direct Flights from Townsville to Cairns - By Carrier
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
Regional Express 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 03:35 13:00

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Townsville 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 Townsville 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 Townsville to Cairns is $208.

The average price for round trip flights from Townsville to Cairns is $1,095.

Townsville to Cairns Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is the flight from Townsville to Cairns?
Answer: The average Townsville to Cairns flight time is an hour and 5 minutes.
Question: How far is Cairns from Townsville?
Answer: The distance from Townsville to Cairns is 284 kilometers (177 miles).
Question: How common are direct flights from Townsville to Cairns?
Answer: There are 3 direct flights from Townsville to Cairns.
Question: What are the most popular Townsville airlines for direct flights from Townsville to Cairns?
Answer: Regional Express provides 100% of the non-stop flights between Townsville and Cairns.

Townsville to Cairns Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in Townsville 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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