Cheap flights from Cairns to Melbourne from $118

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Flight information for Cairns to Melbourne

Find info about flight duration, direct flights, and airports for your flight from Cairns to Melbourne
Best price found$290The best return flight deal from Cairns to Melbourne found on momondo in the last 72 hours is $290. The best one-way flight to Melbourne from Cairns in the past 72 hours is $118
Fastest flight time3h 20mThe fastest flight from Cairns to Melbourne takes 3h 20m
Direct flightsFri and SunDirect flights go from Cairns to Melbourne on Friday and Sunday. 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
16 Dec.
CNS04:35Cairns
3h 20m
MEL07:55Melbourne
15 Jan.
MEL10:45Melbourne
3h 15m
CNS14:00Cairns
Multiple Airlines
21 Dec.
CNS05:15Cairns
3h 20m
MEL08:35Melbourne
4 Jan.
MEL09:20Melbourne
3h 15m
CNS12:35Cairns
Virgin Australia
16 Dec.
CNS11:00Cairns
3h 25m
MEL14:25Melbourne
18 Dec.
MEL12:55Melbourne
3h 25m
CNS16:20Cairns
Jetstar
26 Dec.
CNS13:50Cairns
3h 20m
MEL17:10Melbourne
9 Jan.
MEL10:45Melbourne
3h 15m
CNS14:00Cairns
Jetstar
21 Jan.
CNS11:35Cairns
3h 20m
MEL14:55Melbourne
24 Jan.
MEL10:45Melbourne
3h 15m
CNS14:00Cairns
Multiple Airlines
31 Mar.
CNS07:40Cairns
9h 40m
1 stop
MEL17:20Melbourne
2 Apr.
MEL16:10Melbourne
3h 20m
CNS19:30Cairns

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
Jetstar
29 Dec.
CNS13:50Cairns
3h 20m
MEL17:10Melbourne
Virgin Australia
9 Jan.
CNS06:40Cairns
7h 05m
1 stop
MEL13:45Melbourne
Multiple Airlines
22 Dec.
CNS07:35Cairns
7h 15m
1 stop
AVV14:50Melbourne Avalon

Search last-minute flights to Melbourne from Cairns

Find and compare return flight prices for your last-minute flight from Cairns to Melbourne
Jetstar
11 Dec.
CNS04:35Cairns
3h 20m
MEL07:55Melbourne
13 Dec.
MEL01:30Melbourne
3h 15m
CNS04:45Cairns
Virgin Australia
11 Dec.
CNS07:50Cairns
3h 25m
MEL11:15Melbourne
18 Dec.
MEL12:55Melbourne
3h 25m
CNS16:20Cairns
Multiple Airlines
11 Dec.
CNS04:35Cairns
3h 20m
MEL07:55Melbourne
25 Dec.
MEL09:15Melbourne
8h 35m
1 stop
CNS17:50Cairns
Jetstar
11 Dec.
CNS04:35Cairns
3h 20m
MEL07:55Melbourne
10 Jan.
MEL10:45Melbourne
3h 15m
CNS14:00Cairns
Jetstar
11 Dec.
CNS04:35Cairns
3h 20m
MEL07:55Melbourne
10 Jan.
MEL01:45Melbourne
16h 05m
1 stop
CNS17:50Cairns
Multiple Airlines
11 Dec.
CNS04:35Cairns
3h 20m
MEL07:55Melbourne
18 Dec.
MEL01:10Melbourne
5h 50m
1 stop
CNS07:00Cairns

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 $192
Free cancellation
Rating
5.6
Tigerair Australia
PriceFrom $195
Free cancellation
Rating
10.0
Qantas Airways
PriceFrom $325
Free cancellation
Rating
7.4
Virgin Australia
PriceFrom $349
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?

    Cairns and Melbourne are 2322.4 km apart from one another. Typically, this will take 3h 20m by plane in normal conditions.


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