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$403The best flight deal from Cairns to Melbourne found on momondo in the last 72 hours is $403
Fastest flight time3h 20mThe fastest flight from Cairns to Melbourne takes 3h 20m
Direct flightsNoneThere are no direct flights from Cairns to Melbourne. Popular non-direct route for this connection is Cairns - Melbourne.
Airports in Melbourne3 airportsThere are 3 airports near Melbourne: Melbourne Avalon (AVV), Melbourne (MEL), Melbourne Essendon (MEB)

How to get the cheapest flight 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 17% more expensive in the evening than at midday

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

Tigerair Australia
Tigerair Australia, Jetstar, and Virgin 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
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How far in advance should you book Cairns to Melbourne flights?

60 days before
The cheapest time to buy a flight from Cairns to Melbourne is approximately 60 days to departure
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Cairns to Melbourne flight comparison made easy

Below you can see the best fares for your 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
18 Sep.
CNS17:00Cairns
3h 20m
MEL20:20Melbourne
26 Sep.
MEL15:50Melbourne
3h 20m
CNS19:10Cairns
Jetstar
18 Sep.
CNS17:00Cairns
3h 20m
MEL20:20Melbourne
26 Sep.
MEL15:50Melbourne
3h 20m
CNS19:10Cairns
Jetstar
27 May
CNS02:15Cairns
3h 30m
MEL05:45Melbourne
29 May
MEL15:15Melbourne
3h 20m
CNS18:35Cairns

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
1 Jun.
CNS15:10Cairns
3h 25m
MEL18:35Melbourne
Jetstar
24 Oct.
CNS06:20Cairns
3h 25m
MEL09:45Melbourne
Jetstar
21 Jul.
CNS16:10Cairns
3h 25m
MEL19:35Melbourne

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 $177
Free cancellation
Rating
5.6
Tigerair Australia
PriceFrom $180
Free cancellation
Rating
10.0
Qantas Airways
PriceFrom $299
Free cancellation
Rating
7.4
Virgin Australia
PriceFrom $322
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.


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