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Cheap flights from Cairns to Melbourne from $159

This is the cheapest one-way flight price found by a momondo user in the last 72 hours by searching for a flight from Cairns to Melbourne departing on 30/10. Fares may change, and may not be available for all flights or travel dates. Click the price to refresh the search for this deal.
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Easily compare return flights from Cairns to Melbourne

Below you can see the best fares for your return flight route over the next six months. All fares were found on momondo this week. Browse the quickest and cheapest flights from Cairns to Melbourne by changing tabs
Jetstar
5 Sept
CNS07:00Cairns
3h 30m
MEL10:30Melbourne
11 Sept
MEL14:55Melbourne
3h 20m
CNS18:15Cairns
Rex
5 Sept
CNS13:15Cairns
8h 20m
2 stops
MEL21:35Melbourne
11 Sept
MEL07:00Melbourne
8h 00m
2 stops
CNS15:00Cairns
Multiple Airlines
11 Oct
CNS19:25Cairns
3h 30m
MEL23:55Melbourne
15 Oct
MEL19:35Melbourne
3h 20m
CNS21:55Cairns
Virgin Australia
18 Dec
CNS19:45Cairns
3h 25m
MEL00:10Melbourne
25 Dec
MEL11:10Melbourne
5h 50m
1 stop
CNS16:00Cairns
Jetstar
11 Oct
CNS18:05Cairns
3h 25m
MEL22:30Melbourne
15 Oct
MEL19:35Melbourne
3h 20m
CNS21:55Cairns
Rex
5 Sept
CNS13:15Cairns
8h 20m
2 stops
MEL21:35Melbourne
11 Sept
MEL07:00Melbourne
8h 00m
2 stops
CNS15:00Cairns

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 and Virgin Australia
Virgin Australia
30 Oct
CNS19:45Cairns
3h 25m
MEL00:10Melbourne
Jetstar
19 Oct
CNS18:05Cairns
3h 25m
MEL22:30Melbourne
Multiple Airlines
25 July
CNS19:15Cairns
27h 35m
1 stop
AVV22:50Melbourne Avalon

Find the cheapest direct flights from Cairns to Melbourne

Multiple Airlines
11 Oct
CNS19:25Cairns
3h 30m
MEL23:55Melbourne
15 Oct
MEL19:35Melbourne
3h 20m
CNS21:55Cairns
Jetstar
5 Sept
CNS10:10Cairns
3h 25m
MEL13:35Melbourne
11 Sept
MEL14:55Melbourne
3h 20m
CNS18:15Cairns
Multiple Airlines
3 Oct
CNS20:25Cairns
3h 30m
MEL23:55Melbourne
6 Oct
MEL19:35Melbourne
3h 20m
CNS21:55Cairns
Multiple Airlines
4 Oct
CNS20:25Cairns
3h 30m
MEL23:55Melbourne
7 Oct
MEL19:35Melbourne
3h 20m
CNS21:55Cairns
Multiple Airlines
19 July
CNS20:25Cairns
3h 30m
MEL23:55Melbourne
20 July
MEL18:35Melbourne
3h 20m
CNS21:55Cairns
Multiple Airlines
17 July
CNS12:55Cairns
3h 30m
MEL16:25Melbourne
19 July
MEL18:45Melbourne
3h 20m
CNS22:05Cairns

Search last-minute flights to Melbourne from Cairns

Find and compare return flight prices for your last-minute flight from Cairns to Melbourne
Multiple Airlines
19 July
CNS20:25Cairns
3h 30m
MEL23:55Melbourne
20 July
MEL18:35Melbourne
3h 20m
CNS21:55Cairns
Virgin Australia
19 July
CNS20:25Cairns
3h 30m
MEL23:55Melbourne
20 July
MEL12:10Melbourne
8h 00m
1 stop
CNS20:10Cairns
Jetstar
19 July
CNS19:05Cairns
3h 25m
MEL22:30Melbourne
22 July
MEL18:45Melbourne
3h 20m
CNS22:05Cairns
Multiple Airlines
19 July
CNS20:25Cairns
3h 30m
MEL23:55Melbourne
21 July
MEL15:05Melbourne
3h 20m
CNS18:25Cairns
Virgin Australia
19 July
CNS20:25Cairns
3h 30m
MEL23:55Melbourne
21 July
MEL09:10Melbourne
14h 45m
1 stop
CNS23:55Cairns
Multiple Airlines
19 July
CNS08:00Cairns
33h 40m
2 stops
MEL17:40Melbourne
21 July
MEL15:05Melbourne
3h 20m
CNS18:25Cairns

Virgin Australia flights from Cairns to Melbourne

Our best Virgin Australia deals on Cairns to Melbourne flight tickets
Virgin Australia
18 Dec
CNS19:45Cairns
3h 25m
MEL00:10Melbourne
25 Dec
MEL11:10Melbourne
5h 50m
1 stop
CNS16:00Cairns
Virgin Australia
18 Dec
CNS11:40Cairns
6h 35m
1 stop
MEL19:15Melbourne
25 Dec
MEL09:10Melbourne
7h 50m
1 stop
CNS16:00Cairns
Virgin Australia
11 Oct
CNS11:10Cairns
6h 25m
1 stop
MEL18:35Melbourne
15 Oct
MEL10:10Melbourne
7h 00m
1 stop
CNS16:10Cairns

Jetstar flights from Cairns to Melbourne

Our best Jetstar deals on Cairns to Melbourne flight tickets
Jetstar
5 Sept
CNS07:00Cairns
3h 30m
MEL10:30Melbourne
11 Sept
MEL14:55Melbourne
3h 20m
CNS18:15Cairns
Jetstar
11 Oct
CNS18:05Cairns
3h 25m
MEL22:30Melbourne
15 Oct
MEL19:35Melbourne
3h 20m
CNS21:55Cairns
Jetstar
18 Dec
CNS14:30Cairns
3h 30m
MEL19:00Melbourne
25 Dec
MEL19:50Melbourne
3h 20m
CNS22:10Cairns

How to get the cheapest flight ticket from Cairns to Melbourne

Look no further. We've gone through all the searches for this route on momondo so you have the important information and insights to find the cheapest flight ticket for your trip

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

April. The cheapest time of year to fly to Melbourne from Cairns is April. The most expensive is June.

What is the cheapest day to depart Cairns for Melbourne?

Monday. The cheapest day of the week is usually Monday. The most expensive is usually Tuesday.

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

In the evening. Cairns to Melbourne flights are approximately 13% more expensive in the afternoon than in the evening

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

Jetstar. Jetstar, Virgin Australia, and Qantas Airways 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?

57 days before. The cheapest time to buy a flight from Cairns to Melbourne is approximately 57 days to departure

How many flights depart from Cairns to Melbourne on average per day?

As of July 2024, there are 13 flights per week flying from Cairns to Melbourne. The most common time of day flights depart is 09:00, with 51% of flights taking off at midday.

How many flights depart from Cairns to Melbourne on average per week?

The number of flights available between Cairns and Melbourne is 94 per week as of July 2024. The most frequent departure day is Monday, with 19% of weekly flights leaving on this day.

Can stopping save me money on Cairns to Melbourne flights?

No. A direct flight is the cheapest option for a flight between Cairns to Melbourne.

Cheap Cairns to Melbourne flight deals and tips

Find info about flight duration, direct flights, and airports for your flight from Cairns to Melbourne

Best price found

$159

Fastest flight time

3h 25m

Direct flights

Every day

Airports in Melbourne

2 airports
The best one-way flight to Melbourne from Cairns in the past 72 hours is $159. The best return flight deal from Cairns to Melbourne found on momondo in the last 72 hours is $220.
The fastest flight from Cairns to Melbourne takes 3h 25m
Direct flights go from Cairns to Melbourne every day.
There are 2 airports near Melbourne: Melbourne Avalon (AVV), Melbourne (MEL)

  • How far is Cairns to Melbourne by plane?

    Cairns and Melbourne are 2322.4 km apart from one another. Typically, this will take 3h 25m by plane in normal conditions.

  • When did momondo last update prices for flights from Cairns Airport to Melbourne?

    Prices for flights from Cairns Airport to Melbourne are refreshed on a daily basis.

  • How many operators does momondo search for flights from Cairns Airport to Melbourne?

  • How old do you have to be to fly from Cairns Airport to Melbourne?

    The minimum age for a child to fly alone is five, but airlines offering an unaccompanied minor (UNMR) service may have their age restrictions, such as regulations concerning flight duration, timing, and stopovers. It is recommended that you verify with the airline you are booking with for travel from Cairns Airport to Melbourne.

  • What documentation or ID do you need to fly to Melbourne?

    The required travel and health documents for your Melbourne trip may vary depending on your itinerary and personal circumstances. As a general rule, you should carry multiple documents, including a national ID card or driver's licence and a passport valid for six months after your intended arrival at Melbourne. We recommend that you seek guidance from your airline or a reliable third party such as IATA.


Best airlines flying from Cairns to Melbourne

Compare and see reviews for airlines that fly from Cairns to Melbourne with momondo
Airline
Rating
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Virgin AustraliaPriceFrom $159Free cancellationRating
7.6
560 reviews
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JetstarPriceFrom $159Free cancellationRating
6.7
593 reviews
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Qantas AirwaysPriceFrom $423Free cancellationRating
7.6
912 reviews
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Why should I use momondo to find a flight deal from Cairns to Melbourne?

To find the flight that best suits your needs, momondo gathers a range of flights from a large pool of different airlines and agents; you can then use our insights and filters to find and book the right flight to Melbourne from Cairns.

Can I find flights from Cairns to Melbourne with flexible booking policies on momondo?

Yes. All flights to Melbourne from Cairns on momondo can be compared and filtered by various policies on offer, including flexible booking.

How can momondo help me find flights from Cairns to Melbourne?

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