Cheap flights from Cairns to Sydney

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Flight information for Cairns to Sydney
(CNS to SYD)

Find info about flight duration, direct flights, and airports for your flight from Cairns to Sydney
Best price found$300The best flight deal from Cairns to Sydney found on momondo in the last 72 hours is $300
Fastest flight time2h 50mThe fastest flight from Cairns to Sydney takes 2h 50m
Direct flightsMon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri and SatDirect flights go from Cairns to Sydney on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Airlines offering direct flights are: Jetstar and Emirates.
Airports in Sydney1 airportThere is 1 airport near Sydney: Sydney Kingsford Smith (SYD)

How to get the cheapest flight ticket from Cairns to Sydney

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 Sydney?

March

The cheapest time of year to fly to Sydney from Cairns is March. The most expensive is December.

What is the cheapest day to depart Cairns for Sydney?

Wednesday

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

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

in the evening

Cairns to Sydney flights are approximately 11% more expensive in the afternoon than in the evening

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

Tigerair Australia

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

What is the cheapest Cairns to Sydney flight route?

Cairns - Sydney Kingsford Smith

Fly from Cairns to Sydney Kingsford Smith for the best Cairns - Sydney flight prices

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

48 days before

The cheapest time to buy a flight from Cairns to Sydney is approximately 48 days to departure


Easily compare return flights from Cairns to Sydney

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 Sydney by changing tabs
Jetstar
13 Dec.
CNS13:15Cairns
2h 55m
SYD16:10Sydney Kingsford Smith
20 Dec.
SYD15:25Sydney Kingsford Smith
2h 55m
CNS18:20Cairns
Jetstar
1 Jan.
CNS02:00Cairns
2h 55m
SYD04:55Sydney Kingsford Smith
8 Jan.
SYD15:25Sydney Kingsford Smith
2h 55m
CNS18:20Cairns
Jetstar
24 Nov.
CNS13:15Cairns
2h 55m
SYD16:10Sydney Kingsford Smith
27 Nov.
SYD10:25Sydney Kingsford Smith
3h 00m
CNS13:25Cairns
Jetstar
24 Nov.
CNS13:15Cairns
2h 55m
SYD16:10Sydney Kingsford Smith
27 Nov.
SYD10:25Sydney Kingsford Smith
3h 00m
CNS13:25Cairns
Virgin Australia
1 Oct.
CNS12:40Cairns
2h 55m
SYD15:35Sydney Kingsford Smith
4 Oct.
SYD08:45Sydney Kingsford Smith
3h 15m
CNS12:00Cairns
Virgin Australia
1 Oct.
CNS12:40Cairns
2h 55m
SYD15:35Sydney Kingsford Smith
3 Oct.
SYD08:45Sydney Kingsford Smith
3h 15m
CNS12:00Cairns

Find the cheapest one-way flights from Cairns to Sydney

If you're looking for one-way flights from Cairns to Sydney, view some of our deals below provided by Jetstar and Virgin Australia
Jetstar
30 Nov.
CNS13:15Cairns
2h 55m
SYD16:10Sydney Kingsford Smith
Jetstar
30 Nov.
CNS13:15Cairns
2h 55m
SYD16:10Sydney Kingsford Smith
Jetstar
13 Dec.
CNS13:15Cairns
2h 55m
SYD16:10Sydney Kingsford Smith

Search last-minute flights to Sydney from Cairns

Find and compare flight prices for your last-minute flight from Cairns to Sydney
Virgin Australia
1 Oct.
CNS12:40Cairns
2h 55m
SYD15:35Sydney Kingsford Smith
4 Oct.
SYD08:45Sydney Kingsford Smith
3h 15m
CNS12:00Cairns
Virgin Australia
1 Oct.
CNS12:40Cairns
2h 55m
SYD15:35Sydney Kingsford Smith
3 Oct.
SYD08:45Sydney Kingsford Smith
3h 15m
CNS12:00Cairns
Multiple Airlines
1 Oct.
CNS05:05Cairns
7h 55m
1 stop
SYD13:00Sydney Kingsford Smith
4 Oct.
SYD08:45Sydney Kingsford Smith
3h 15m
CNS12:00Cairns
Virgin Australia
1 Oct.
CNS12:40Cairns
2h 55m
SYD15:35Sydney Kingsford Smith
3 Oct.
SYD04:00Sydney Kingsford Smith
8h 20m
1 stop
CNS12:20Cairns
Multiple Airlines
1 Oct.
CNS05:05Cairns
7h 55m
1 stop
SYD13:00Sydney Kingsford Smith
4 Oct.
SYD04:00Sydney Kingsford Smith
5h 50m
1 stop
CNS09:50Cairns
Multiple Airlines
30 Sep.
CNS02:00Cairns
14h 15m
1 stop
SYD16:15Sydney Kingsford Smith
3 Oct.
SYD08:45Sydney Kingsford Smith
3h 15m
CNS12:00Cairns

Best airlines flying from Cairns to Sydney

Compare and see reviews for airlines that fly from Cairns to Sydney with momondo
AirlineRatingFree cancellationPrice
Tigerair Australia
PriceFrom $190
Free cancellation
Rating
10.0
Jetstar
PriceFrom $192
Free cancellation
Rating
5.6
Virgin Australia
PriceFrom $229
Free cancellation
Rating
8.2
Qantas Airways
PriceFrom $294
Free cancellation
Rating
7.4

  • Are airlines flying from Cairns to Sydney Kingsford Smith 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 Sydney Kingsford Smith, 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 Sydney Kingsford Smith by plane?

    There are 1960.5 km between Cairns and Sydney Kingsford Smith. Flights usually cover this in 2h 55m, depending on flying conditions and air traffic around both airports.


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