Cheap flights from Cairns to Melbourne

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Flight information for Cairns to Melbourne
(CNS to MEL)

Find info about flight duration, direct flights, and airports for your flight from Cairns to Melbourne
Best price found$378The best flight deal from Cairns to Melbourne found on momondo in the last 72 hours is $378
Fastest flight time3h 25mThe fastest flight from Cairns to Melbourne takes 3h 25m
Direct flightsSatDirect flights go from Cairns to Melbourne on Saturday. The only airline offering direct flights is Jetstar.
Airports in Melbourne3 airportsThere are 3 airports near Melbourne: Melbourne Avalon (AVV), Melbourne (MEL), Melbourne Essendon (MEB)

How to get the cheapest flight ticket from Cairns to Melbourne

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

May

The cheapest time of year to fly to Melbourne from Cairns is May. The most expensive is December.

What is the cheapest day to depart Cairns for Melbourne?

Thursday

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

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

at midday

Cairns to Melbourne flights are approximately 16% more expensive in the evening than at midday

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

Tigerair Australia

Jetstar, Qantas Airways, and Tigerair Australia are the most popular carriers operating from Cairns to Melbourne

What is the cheapest Cairns to Melbourne flight route?

Cairns - Melbourne

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

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

34 days before

The cheapest time to buy a flight from Cairns to Melbourne is approximately 34 days to departure


Easily compare return flights from Cairns to Melbourne

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 Melbourne by changing tabs
Jetstar
CNSCairns
3h 25m
MELMelbourne

Find the cheapest one-way flights from Cairns to Melbourne

If you're looking for one-way flights from Cairns to Melbourne, view some of our deals below provided by Jetstar
Jetstar
CNSCairns
3h 25m
MELMelbourne

Best airlines flying from Cairns to Melbourne

Compare and see reviews for airlines that fly from Cairns to Melbourne with momondo
AirlineRatingFree cancellationPrice
Jetstar
PriceFrom $186
Free cancellation
Rating
5.6
Tigerair Australia
PriceFrom $189
Free cancellation
Rating
10.0
Qantas Airways
PriceFrom $315
Free cancellation
Rating
7.4
Virgin Australia
PriceFrom $338
Free cancellation
Rating
8.2

  • Are airlines flying from Cairns to Melbourne 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 Melbourne, such as Jetstar, Tigerair Australia, and Virgin Australia 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 Melbourne by plane?

    The straight-line distance from Cairns to Melbourne is 2322.4 km. Flights usually cover this in 3h 25m, depending on flying conditions and air traffic around both airports.


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