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
313 AUD for flights from Cairns to Melbourne leaving on 4/06/2017 and returning on 23/06/2017
Low 218 AUD
313 AUD
High 621 AUD
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Best time to book
Cheapest time to buy a ticket for Cairns — Melbourne is approximately 60 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 February and September. Most expensive are January and October.
Currently the cheapest days to fly this route are between June and June.
Impact on price
Cheapest airline
According to our data, tigerair Australia, Jetstar Airways and Airnorth Regional are the cheapest airlines to fly this route.
Popular airlines for this route are tigerair Australia, Jetstar Airways and Airnorth Regional.
Impact on price (additional fees may apply)
tigerair Australia
+1%
Jetstar Airways
+13%
Airnorth Regional
+25%
Virgin Australia
+26%
Qantas Airways
+46%
Best time to fly
Cairns to Melbourne flights are approximately 7% 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
Cheapest day of week is typically Tuesday and the most expensive is typically Friday.
Friday is normally the most expensive day to fly, whilst Tuesday tends to be the cheapest.
Impact on price
Cheapest route
Fly Cairns - Tullamarine for the best Cairns to Melbourne flight prices saving up to 2% on average.
Of the possible routes between Cairns and Melbourne best prices tend to be found on Cairns - Tullamarine.
We've got 28 booking sites supporting this and nearby routes.
Impact on price
Cairns-Tullamarine
+0%
Cairns-Avalon
+8%
Direct flights
There are direct flights from Cairns to Tullamarine all week with a flight time of 3 hours 20 minutes.
Direct flights available: 139 PER WEEK
Popular non-direct routes for this connection are Cairns - Kingsford Smith - Tullamarine, Cairns - Brisbane - Tullamarine and Cairns - Coolangatta - Tullamarine.
You can fly from Cairns to Tullamarine indirect via Kingsford Smith, Brisbane or Coolangatta.
Direct flights available on
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Get there quickly

Direct flights to Melbourne from Cairns
Return trip
Apr 26 - May 1
374 AUD
CFEDreamsAU
CNS CNS
3h 20min
Direct
MEL MEL
MEL MEL
3h 25min
Direct
CNS CNS
Return trip
Apr 25 - Apr 27
387 AUD
CFEDreamsAU
CNS CNS
3h 25min
Direct
MEL MEL
MEL MEL
3h 25min
Direct
CNS CNS
Return trip
Apr 25 - May 2
391 AUD
CFGotoGateAULCC
CNS CNS
3h 25min
Direct
MEL MEL
MEL MEL
3h 20min
Direct
CNS CNS

Go right away

Last minute flights from Cairns to Melbourne
Return trip
Apr 26 - Apr 30
326 AUD
CFEDreamsAU
CNS CNS
3h 20min
Direct
MEL MEL
MEL MEL
3h 25min
Direct
CNS CNS
Return trip
Apr 26 - May 1
374 AUD
CFEDreamsAU
CNS CNS
3h 20min
Direct
MEL MEL
MEL MEL
3h 25min
Direct
CNS CNS
Return trip
Apr 27 - May 1
374 AUD
CFEDreamsAU
CNS CNS
5h 35min
1 stop
MEL MEL
MEL MEL
3h 25min
Direct
CNS CNS

Go for less - experience more

Cheap flights from Cairns to Melbourne
Return trip
May 9 - May 16
222 AUD
CFGotoGateAULCC
CNS CNS
3h 25min
Direct
MEL MEL
MEL MEL
3h 20min
Direct
CNS CNS
Return trip
May 9 - May 23
226 AUD
CFDenaTravelAU
CNS CNS
3h 25min
Direct
MEL MEL
MEL MEL
3h 20min
Direct
CNS CNS
Return trip
May 9 - May 14
231 AUD
CFTripstaAU
CNS CNS
3h 25min
Direct
MEL MEL
MEL MEL
3h 25min
Direct
CNS CNS

Coming or going?

Cheap flights from Melbourne to Cairns
Return trip
Apr 25 - May 3
226 AUD
CFGotoGateAULCC
MEL MEL
3h 20min
Direct
CNS CNS
CNS CNS
3h 20min
Direct
MEL MEL
Return trip
Apr 25 - May 10
232 AUD
CFDenaTravelAU
MEL MEL
3h 20min
Direct
CNS CNS
CNS CNS
3h 25min
Direct
MEL MEL
Return trip
Apr 25 - Apr 30
249 AUD
CFGotoGateAULCC
MEL MEL
3h 20min
Direct
CNS CNS
CNS CNS
3h 20min
Direct
MEL MEL

Weather forecast for Melbourne

Going soon? Be prepared for the weather in Melbourne.

Tuesday, Tuesday, 25 April 2017

17°C
10°C

Wednesday, Wednesday, 26 April 2017

10°C
8°C

Thursday, Thursday, 27 April 2017

12°C
10°C

Friday, Friday, 28 April 2017

15°C
11°C

Saturday, Saturday, 29 April 2017

15°C
10°C

Sunday, Sunday, 30 April 2017

15°C
10°C

Monday, Monday, 1 May 2017

16°C
11°C

Tuesday, Tuesday, 2 May 2017

15°C
6°C

Wednesday, Wednesday, 3 May 2017

15°C
8°C

Thursday, Thursday, 4 May 2017

15°C
9°C

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
4.71 AUD
16%
Melbourne
3.97 AUD
Cappuccino is 16% cheaper in Melbourne than Cairns
MEAL
Inexpensive
Cairns
14.99 AUD
-1%
Melbourne
15.16 AUD
Meal is 1.1% more expensive in Melbourne than Cairns
MILK
1 liter
Cairns
5.99 AUD
17%
Melbourne
4.95 AUD
Milk is 17% cheaper in Melbourne than Cairns
BUS
One-way ticket
Cairns
4.4 AUD
9%
Melbourne
3.98 AUD
Bus is 9.4% cheaper in Melbourne than Cairns
MOVIE THEATER
1 ticket
Cairns
17.97 AUD
-12%
Melbourne
20.21 AUD
movie theater is 12% more expensive in Melbourne than Cairns
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