Flights from Cairns to Melbourne

Search and find cheap flights from Cairns to Melbourne (Australia, Oceania)
Search and find cheap flights from Cairns to Melbourne (Australia, Oceania)

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Expect to pay
294 AUD for flights from Cairns to Melbourne leaving on 4/05/2017 and returning on 26/05/2017
Low 238 AUD
294 AUD
High 926 AUD
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Best time to book
Cheapest time to buy a ticket for Cairns — Melbourne is approximately 58 days to departure.
Cairns to Melbourne flights are usually cheapest between 1 and 2 months before departure.
Days before departure
Best month
Cheapest time of year to fly to Melbourne from Cairns is January and February. Most expensive are November and December.
The cheapest flights from Cairns to Melbourne are currently available between May and May.
Impact on price
Cheapest airline
According to our data, tigerair Australia, Jetstar Airways and Airnorth Regional are the cheapest airlines to fly this route.
tigerair Australia, Jetstar Airways and Airnorth Regional are the most popular choices flying from Cairns to Melbourne.
Impact on price (additional fees may apply)
tigerair Australia
+1%
Jetstar Airways
+14%
Airnorth Regional
+17%
Virgin Australia
+24%
Qantas Airways
+46%
Best time to fly
Cairns to Melbourne flights are approximately 8% more expensive in the noon than in the evening.
It's generally cheaper to take evening flights from Cairns to Melbourne.
Impact on price
Cheapest day
Friday is normally the most expensive day to fly, whilst Tuesday tends to be the cheapest.
Cheapest day of week is typically Tuesday and the most expensive is typically Friday.
Impact on price
Cheapest route
Fly Cairns - Tullamarine for the best Cairns to Melbourne flight prices saving up to 2% on average.
Cairns - Tullamarine tends to be 2% cheaper than Cairns - Avalon.
We scan 24 sites offering flights from Cairns to Melbourne to find all the best options.
Impact on price
Cairns-Tullamarine
+0%
Cairns-Avalon
+7%
Direct flights
There are direct flights from Cairns to Tullamarine all week with a flight time of 3 hours 20 minutes.
Direct flights available: 140 PER WEEK
Popular non-direct routes for this connection are Cairns - Kingsford Smith - Tullamarine, Cairns - Brisbane - Tullamarine and Cairns - Kingsford Smith - Avalon.
Stop-off cities for indirect flights from Cairns to Tullamarine include Kingsford Smith, Brisbane and Adelaide.
Direct flights available on
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Get there quickly

Direct flights to Melbourne from Cairns
Return trip
Mar 24 - Apr 2
248 AUD
CFDenaTravelAU
CNS CNS
3h 25min
Direct
MEL MEL
MEL MEL
3h 25min
Direct
CNS CNS
Return trip
Mar 24 - Mar 28
308 AUD
CFDenaTravelAU
CNS CNS
3h 25min
Direct
MEL MEL
MEL MEL
3h 25min
Direct
CNS CNS
Return trip
Mar 24 - Mar 25
344 AUD
CFDenaTravelAU
CNS CNS
3h 25min
Direct
MEL MEL
MEL MEL
3h 25min
Direct
CNS CNS

Go right away

Last minute flights from Cairns to Melbourne
Return trip
Mar 24 - Mar 26
358 AUD
CFBYOJetAU
CNS CNS
3h 25min
Direct
MEL MEL
MEL MEL
3h 25min
Direct
CNS CNS
Return trip
Mar 24 - Mar 30
427 AUD
CFEDreamsAU
CNS CNS
3h 25min
Direct
MEL MEL
MEL MEL
3h 20min
Direct
CNS CNS
Return trip
Mar 24 - Mar 31
430 AUD
CFDenaTravelAU
CNS CNS
3h 20min
Direct
MEL MEL
MEL MEL
3h 20min
Direct
CNS CNS

Go for less - experience more

Cheap flights from Cairns to Melbourne
Return trip
Apr 6 - Apr 11
256 AUD
CFExpediaAU
CNS CNS
3h 25min
Direct
MEL MEL
MEL MEL
3h 25min
Direct
CNS CNS
Return trip
Apr 6 - Apr 9
289 AUD
CFDenaTravelAU
CNS CNS
3h 25min
Direct
MEL MEL
MEL MEL
3h 20min
Direct
CNS CNS
Return trip
Apr 6 - Apr 10
325 AUD
CFDenaTravelAU
CNS CNS
3h 25min
Direct
MEL MEL
MEL MEL
3h 20min
Direct
CNS CNS

Coming or going?

Cheap flights from Melbourne to Cairns
Return trip
Mar 24 - Apr 1
246 AUD
CFDenaTravelAU
MEL MEL
3h 25min
Direct
CNS CNS
CNS CNS
3h 25min
Direct
MEL MEL
Return trip
Mar 24 - Mar 30
276 AUD
CFEDreamsAU
MEL MEL
3h 25min
Direct
CNS CNS
CNS CNS
3h 25min
Direct
MEL MEL
Return trip
Mar 24 - Mar 26
318 AUD
CFDenaTravelAU
MEL MEL
3h 25min
Direct
CNS CNS
CNS CNS
3h 25min
Direct
MEL MEL

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So what's it going to cost once you're in Melbourne

Compare the costs of everyday items in Cairns and Melbourne
CAPPUCCINO
Regular
Cairns
4.62 AUD
14%
Melbourne
3.96 AUD
Cappuccino is 14% cheaper in Melbourne than Cairns
MEAL
Inexpensive
Cairns
16.49 AUD
8%
Melbourne
15.14 AUD
Meal is 8.2% cheaper in Melbourne than Cairns
MILK
1 liter
Cairns
6.23 AUD
21%
Melbourne
4.9 AUD
Milk is 21% cheaper in Melbourne than Cairns
BUS
One-way ticket
Cairns
4.39 AUD
11%
Melbourne
3.93 AUD
Bus is 11% cheaper in Melbourne than Cairns
MOVIE THEATER
1 ticket
Cairns
18.24 AUD
-11%
Melbourne
20.18 AUD
movie theater is 11% more expensive in Melbourne than Cairns
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