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
326 AUD for flights from Cairns to Melbourne leaving on 30/08/2017 and returning on 22/09/2017
Low 223 AUD
326 AUD
High 562 AUD
Choose my own dates
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 May. Most expensive are July and December.
Currently the cheapest days to fly this route are between August and September.
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
+14%
Airnorth Regional
+17%
Virgin Australia
+27%
Qantas Airways
+48%
Best time to fly
Cairns to Melbourne flights are approximately 11% 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 Sunday.
Sunday 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 1% on average.
Of the possible routes between Cairns and Melbourne best prices tend to be found on Cairns - Tullamarine.
We've got 29 booking sites supporting this and nearby routes.
Impact on price
Cairns-Tullamarine
+0%
Cairns-Avalon
+4%
Direct flights
There are direct flights from Cairns to Tullamarine all week with a flight time of 3 hours 20 minutes.
Direct flights available: 162 PER WEEK
Popular non-direct routes for this connection are Cairns - Kingsford Smith - Tullamarine, Cairns - Brisbane - Tullamarine and Cairns - Kingsford Smith - Avalon.
You can fly from Cairns to Tullamarine indirect via Kingsford Smith, Brisbane or Coolangatta.
Direct flights available on
Sunday
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
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Saturday

Get there quickly

Direct flights to Melbourne from Cairns
Return trip
Jul 25 - Jul 29
339 AUD
MyHolidaysAU
CNS CNS
3h 20min
Direct
MEL MEL
MEL MEL
3h 20min
Direct
CNS CNS
Return trip
Jul 23 - Jul 24
379 AUD
CFDenaTravelAU
CNS CNS
3h 25min
Direct
MEL MEL
MEL MEL
3h 25min
Direct
CNS CNS
Return trip
Jul 25 - Aug 2
424 AUD
CFGotoGateAULCC
CNS CNS
3h 20min
Direct
MEL MEL
MEL MEL
3h 20min
Direct
CNS CNS

Go right away

Last minute flights from Cairns to Melbourne
Return trip
Jul 24 - Jul 27
498 AUD
KiwiAU
CNS CNS
13h 35min
1 stop
MEL MEL
MEL MEL
7h 10min
1 stop
CNS CNS
Return trip
Jul 24 - Jul 26
532 AUD
KiwiAU
CNS CNS
13h 35min
1 stop
MEL MEL
MEL MEL
3h 20min
Direct
CNS CNS
Return trip
Jul 23 - Jul 26
539 AUD
KiwiAU
CNS CNS
27h 40min
1 stop
MEL MEL
MEL MEL
15h 0min
1 stop
CNS CNS

Go for less - experience more

Cheap flights from Cairns to Melbourne
Return trip
Aug 9 - Aug 23
379 AUD
KiwiAU
CNS CNS
7h 55min
1 stop
MEL MEL
MEL MEL
3h 25min
Direct
CNS CNS
Return trip
Aug 8 - Aug 13
409 AUD
CFGotoGateAULCC
CNS CNS
3h 20min
Direct
MEL MEL
MEL MEL
3h 20min
Direct
CNS CNS
Return trip
Aug 6 - Aug 6
454 AUD
CFGotoGateAULCC
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
Jul 23 - Aug 6
319 AUD
CFEDreamsAU
MEL MEL
3h 25min
Direct
CNS CNS
CNS CNS
5h 0min
1 stop
MEL MEL
Return trip
Jul 23 - Jul 28
329 AUD
CFDenaTravelAU
MEL MEL
3h 25min
Direct
CNS CNS
CNS CNS
3h 25min
Direct
MEL MEL
Return trip
Jul 23 - Aug 1
344 AUD
CFEDreamsAU
MEL MEL
3h 25min
Direct
CNS CNS
CNS CNS
3h 20min
Direct
MEL MEL

Weather forecast for Melbourne

Going soon? Be prepared for the weather in Melbourne.

Thursday, Thursday, 20 July 2017

11°C
4°C

Friday, Friday, 21 July 2017

16°C
5°C

Saturday, Saturday, 22 July 2017

17°C
9°C

Sunday, Sunday, 23 July 2017

18°C
10°C

Monday, Monday, 24 July 2017

14°C
8°C

Tuesday, Tuesday, 25 July 2017

16°C
10°C

Wednesday, Wednesday, 26 July 2017

15°C
5°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
4.66 AUD
16%
Melbourne
3.93 AUD
Cappuccino is 16% cheaper in Melbourne than Cairns
MEAL
Inexpensive
Cairns
15 AUD
%
Melbourne
14.98 AUD
Meal is 0.097% cheaper in Melbourne than Cairns
MILK
1 liter
Cairns
5.43 AUD
6%
Melbourne
5.08 AUD
Milk is 6.4% cheaper in Melbourne than Cairns
BUS
One-way ticket
Cairns
4.5 AUD
11%
Melbourne
3.99 AUD
Bus is 11% cheaper in Melbourne than Cairns
MOVIE THEATER
1 ticket
Cairns
16.8 AUD
-19%
Melbourne
19.96 AUD
movie theater is 19% more expensive in Melbourne than Cairns
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