Cheap flights from Cairns to Darwin from $144

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Flight information for Cairns to Darwin
(CNS to DRW)

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Best price found

$144

Fastest flight time

2h 35m

Direct flights

Wed

Airports in Darwin

1 airport
The best one-way flight to Darwin from Cairns in the past 72 hours is $144. The best return flight deal from Cairns to Darwin found on momondo in the last 72 hours is $443.
The fastest flight from Cairns to Darwin takes 2h 35m
Direct flights go from Cairns to Darwin on Wednesday. The only airline offering direct flights is Airnorth.
There is 1 airport near Darwin: Darwin (DRW)

How to get the cheapest flight ticket from Cairns to Darwin

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What is the cheapest month to fly from Cairns to Darwin?

September

The cheapest time of year to fly to Darwin from Cairns is September. The most expensive is June.

What is the cheapest day to depart Cairns for Darwin?

Wednesday

The cheapest day of the week is usually Wednesday. The most expensive is usually Sunday.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Cairns to Darwin?

in the morning

Cairns to Darwin flights are approximately 9% more expensive in the afternoon than in the morning

What is the cheapest airline that flies to Darwin from Cairns?

Jetstar

Airnorth, Jetstar, and Qantas Airways are the most popular carriers operating from Cairns to Darwin

What is the cheapest Cairns to Darwin flight route?

Cairns - Darwin

Fly from Cairns to Darwin for the best Cairns - Darwin flight prices

How far in advance should you book Cairns to Darwin flights?

29 days before

The cheapest time to buy a flight from Cairns to Darwin is approximately 29 days to departure

If you are looking to fly from Cairns to Darwin, you are most likely going to fly from Cairns Airport to Darwin Airport, the most popular airports on that route. In June, $307 is typically the cheapest round trip price you’ll find from Cairns to Darwin which you can find when you fly CNS — DRW.

Cairns Airport (CNS) to Darwin Airport (DRW)$307
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Easily compare return flights from Cairns to Darwin

Below you can see the best fares for your return flight route over the next three months. All fares were found on momondo this week. Browse the quickest and cheapest flights from Cairns to Darwin by changing tabs
Jetstar
20 Dec.
CNS01:00Cairns
2h 30m
DRW03:30Darwin
24 Dec.
DRW14:50Darwin
2h 30m
CNS17:20Cairns
Multiple Airlines
20 Dec.
CNS01:00Cairns
2h 30m
DRW03:30Darwin
24 Dec.
DRW02:20Darwin
3h 30m
1 stop
CNS05:50Cairns
Airnorth
8 Jul.
CNS08:20Cairns
3h 30m
1 stop
DRW11:50Darwin
17 Jul.
DRW03:20Darwin
3h 30m
1 stop
CNS06:50Cairns
Jetstar
8 Jul.
CNS02:10Cairns
2h 35m
DRW04:45Darwin
17 Jul.
DRW04:55Darwin
2h 25m
CNS07:20Cairns
Jetstar
8 Jul.
CNS02:10Cairns
2h 35m
DRW04:45Darwin
17 Jul.
DRW04:55Darwin
2h 25m
CNS07:20Cairns
Jetstar
8 Jul.
CNS02:10Cairns
2h 35m
DRW04:45Darwin
17 Jul.
DRW04:55Darwin
2h 25m
CNS07:20Cairns

Find the cheapest one-way flights from Cairns to Darwin

If you're looking for one-way flights from Cairns to Darwin, view some of our deals below provided by Airnorth, Jetstar and Virgin Australia
Jetstar
25 Jul.
CNS02:10Cairns
2h 35m
DRW04:45Darwin
Virgin Australia
2 Dec.
CNS01:00Cairns
8h 00m
1 stop
DRW09:00Darwin
Airnorth
1 Aug.
CNS12:45Cairns
3h 30m
1 stop
DRW16:15Darwin

Search last-minute flights to Darwin from Cairns

Find and compare return flight prices for your last-minute flight from Cairns to Darwin
Jetstar
8 Jul.
CNS02:10Cairns
2h 35m
DRW04:45Darwin
17 Jul.
DRW04:55Darwin
2h 25m
CNS07:20Cairns
Multiple Airlines
8 Jul.
CNS02:10Cairns
2h 35m
DRW04:45Darwin
17 Jul.
DRW03:20Darwin
3h 30m
1 stop
CNS06:50Cairns
Airnorth
8 Jul.
CNS08:20Cairns
3h 30m
1 stop
DRW11:50Darwin
17 Jul.
DRW03:20Darwin
3h 30m
1 stop
CNS06:50Cairns
Jetstar
8 Jul.
CNS02:10Cairns
2h 35m
DRW04:45Darwin
17 Jul.
DRW04:55Darwin
2h 25m
CNS07:20Cairns
Jetstar
8 Jul.
CNS02:10Cairns
2h 35m
DRW04:45Darwin
17 Jul.
DRW04:55Darwin
2h 25m
CNS07:20Cairns
Multiple Airlines
8 Jul.
CNS02:10Cairns
2h 35m
DRW04:45Darwin
17 Jul.
DRW03:20Darwin
3h 30m
1 stop
CNS06:50Cairns

Best airlines flying from Cairns to Darwin

Compare and see reviews for airlines that fly from Cairns to Darwin with momondo
AirlineRatingFree cancellationPrice
JetstarPriceFrom $199Free cancellationRating
6.9
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AirnorthPriceFrom $318Free cancellationRating
0.0
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Qantas AirwaysPriceFrom $644Free cancellationRating
6.5
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  • Jetstar Flights From Cairns to Darwin

    The lowest priced Jetstar flight from Cairns to Darwin from the last 72 hours was $138. Generally, Jetstar has 7 flights on this route every week with an average price of $220. Jetstar is rated 6.9/10 by our users.

  • Qantas Airways Flights From Cairns to Darwin

    $446 is the best Qantas Airways flight deal from Cairns to Darwin found on momondo over the last 72 hours. The average Qantas Airways ticket price found was closer to $516, however, with flight time and availability significantly affecting the price. Qantas Airways (6.5/10 from 13 user reviews) flies into Darwin from Cairns 14 times in an average week so prices can vary.


Jetstar flights from Cairns to Darwin

Our best Jetstar deals on Cairns to Darwin flight tickets
Jetstar
20 Dec.
CNS01:00Cairns
2h 30m
DRW03:30Darwin
24 Dec.
DRW14:50Darwin
2h 30m
CNS17:20Cairns
Jetstar
8 Jul.
CNS02:10Cairns
2h 35m
DRW04:45Darwin
17 Jul.
DRW04:55Darwin
2h 25m
CNS07:20Cairns
Jetstar
8 Jul.
CNS02:10Cairns
2h 35m
DRW04:45Darwin
17 Jul.
DRW04:55Darwin
2h 25m
CNS07:20Cairns

Airnorth flights from Cairns to Darwin

Our best Airnorth deals on Cairns to Darwin flight tickets
Airnorth
8 Jul.
CNS08:20Cairns
3h 30m
1 stop
DRW11:50Darwin
17 Jul.
DRW03:20Darwin
3h 30m
1 stop
CNS06:50Cairns
Airnorth
8 Jul.
CNS08:20Cairns
3h 30m
1 stop
DRW11:50Darwin
17 Jul.
DRW03:20Darwin
3h 30m
1 stop
CNS06:50Cairns

  • Are airlines flying from Cairns to Darwin offering flexible cancellation due to COVID-19?

    Due to the global impact of COVID-19, some of our airline partners operating flights from Cairns to Darwin, such as Jetstar, Airnorth, and Qantas Airways may have flexible cancellation policies in place. Use our site to search for all of the airlines offering this flexibility to you.

  • How far is Cairns to Darwin by plane?

    There are 1678.3 km between Cairns and Darwin. In terms of flight time, this usually takes a little over 2h 30m.


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