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Cheap flights from Cairns to Sydney from $127

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 Sydney departing on 8/7. 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 Sydney

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 Sydney by changing tabs
Jetstar
19 June
CNS18:55Cairns
2h 55m
SYD21:50Sydney Kingsford Smith
25 June
SYD06:10Sydney Kingsford Smith
3h 05m
CNS09:15Cairns
Multiple Airlines
14 Aug
CNS06:35Cairns
3h 00m
SYD09:35Sydney Kingsford Smith
15 Aug
SYD13:00Sydney Kingsford Smith
10h 55m
1 stop
CNS23:55Cairns
Virgin Australia
22 July
CNS09:20Cairns
4h 20m
1 stop
SYD13:40Sydney Kingsford Smith
25 July
SYD08:00Sydney Kingsford Smith
5h 10m
1 stop
CNS13:10Cairns
Jetstar
14 Aug
CNS06:35Cairns
3h 00m
SYD09:35Sydney Kingsford Smith
15 Aug
SYD19:45Sydney Kingsford Smith
3h 05m
CNS22:50Cairns
Jetstar
5 July
CNS18:55Cairns
2h 55m
SYD21:50Sydney Kingsford Smith
12 July
SYD19:45Sydney Kingsford Smith
3h 05m
CNS22:50Cairns
Rex
11 July
CNS13:15Cairns
5h 20m
1 stop
SYD18:35Sydney Kingsford Smith
14 July
SYD20:00Sydney Kingsford Smith
20h 55m
2 stops
CNS16:55Cairns

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
8 July
CNS18:55Cairns
2h 55m
SYD21:50Sydney Kingsford Smith
Virgin Australia
24 July
CNS16:35Cairns
2h 55m
SYD19:30Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple Airlines
27 Aug
CNS09:45Cairns
6h 15m
1 stop
SYD16:00Sydney Kingsford Smith

Find the cheapest direct flights from Cairns to Sydney

Jetstar
19 June
CNS18:55Cairns
2h 55m
SYD21:50Sydney Kingsford Smith
25 June
SYD06:10Sydney Kingsford Smith
3h 05m
CNS09:15Cairns
Multiple Airlines
28 June
CNS19:15Cairns
2h 55m
SYD22:10Sydney Kingsford Smith
14 July
SYD06:10Sydney Kingsford Smith
3h 05m
CNS09:15Cairns
Jetstar
14 Aug
CNS06:35Cairns
3h 00m
SYD09:35Sydney Kingsford Smith
15 Aug
SYD19:45Sydney Kingsford Smith
3h 05m
CNS22:50Cairns
Jetstar
5 July
CNS18:55Cairns
2h 55m
SYD21:50Sydney Kingsford Smith
12 July
SYD19:45Sydney Kingsford Smith
3h 05m
CNS22:50Cairns
Jetstar
5 July
CNS18:55Cairns
2h 55m
SYD21:50Sydney Kingsford Smith
12 July
SYD19:45Sydney Kingsford Smith
3h 05m
CNS22:50Cairns
Multiple Airlines
28 June
CNS19:15Cairns
2h 55m
SYD22:10Sydney Kingsford Smith
14 July
SYD06:10Sydney Kingsford Smith
3h 05m
CNS09:15Cairns

Search last-minute flights to Sydney from Cairns

Find and compare return flight prices for your last-minute flight from Cairns to Sydney
Multiple Airlines
14 June
CNS19:15Cairns
2h 55m
SYD22:10Sydney Kingsford Smith
16 June
SYD19:45Sydney Kingsford Smith
3h 05m
CNS22:50Cairns
Virgin Australia
14 June
CNS20:50Cairns
11h 20m
1 stop
SYD08:10Sydney Kingsford Smith
16 June
SYD08:00Sydney Kingsford Smith
15h 55m
1 stop
CNS23:55Cairns
Multiple Airlines
14 June
CNS19:15Cairns
2h 55m
SYD22:10Sydney Kingsford Smith
16 June
SYD06:10Sydney Kingsford Smith
3h 05m
CNS09:15Cairns
Multiple Airlines
14 June
CNS20:50Cairns
11h 20m
1 stop
SYD08:10Sydney Kingsford Smith
16 June
SYD19:45Sydney Kingsford Smith
3h 05m
CNS22:50Cairns
Multiple Airlines
14 June
CNS20:50Cairns
11h 50m
1 stop
SYD08:40Sydney Kingsford Smith
16 June
SYD19:45Sydney Kingsford Smith
3h 05m
CNS22:50Cairns
Virgin Australia
14 June
CNS20:50Cairns
12h 50m
1 stop
SYD09:40Sydney Kingsford Smith
16 June
SYD09:00Sydney Kingsford Smith
14h 55m
1 stop
CNS23:55Cairns

Virgin Australia flights from Cairns to Sydney

Our best Virgin Australia deals on Cairns to Sydney flight tickets
Virgin Australia
22 July
CNS09:20Cairns
4h 20m
1 stop
SYD13:40Sydney Kingsford Smith
25 July
SYD08:00Sydney Kingsford Smith
5h 10m
1 stop
CNS13:10Cairns
Virgin Australia
6 July
CNS13:50Cairns
4h 50m
1 stop
SYD18:40Sydney Kingsford Smith
8 July
SYD19:00Sydney Kingsford Smith
4h 55m
1 stop
CNS23:55Cairns
Virgin Australia
6 July
CNS06:00Cairns
10h 40m
1 stop
SYD16:40Sydney Kingsford Smith
13 July
SYD08:00Sydney Kingsford Smith
12h 10m
1 stop
CNS20:10Cairns

Rex flights from Cairns to Sydney

Our best Rex deals on Cairns to Sydney flight tickets
Rex
11 July
CNS13:15Cairns
5h 20m
1 stop
SYD18:35Sydney Kingsford Smith
14 July
SYD20:00Sydney Kingsford Smith
20h 55m
2 stops
CNS16:55Cairns
Rex
11 July
CNS13:15Cairns
19h 15m
2 stops
SYD08:30Sydney Kingsford Smith
14 July
SYD20:00Sydney Kingsford Smith
20h 55m
2 stops
CNS16:55Cairns

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 July.

What is the cheapest day to depart Cairns for Sydney?

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

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

In the afternoon. Cairns to Sydney flights are approximately 12% more expensive in the morning than in the afternoon

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

Virgin Australia. Jetstar, Qantas Airways, and Virgin 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?

32 days before. The cheapest time to buy a flight from Cairns to Sydney is approximately 32 days to departure

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

As of June 2024, there are 19 flights per week flying from Cairns to Sydney. The most common time of day flights depart is 11:00, with 46% of flights taking off in the afternoon.

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

The number of flights available between Cairns and Sydney is 133 per week as of June 2024. The most frequent departure day is Sunday, with 20% of weekly flights leaving on this day.

Can stopping save me money on Cairns to Sydney flights?

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

Cheap Cairns to Sydney (CNS to SYD) flight deals and tips

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

Best price found

$127

Fastest flight time

2h 55m

Direct flights

Every day

Airports in Sydney

1 airport
The best one-way flight to Sydney from Cairns in the past 72 hours is $127. The best return flight deal from Cairns to Sydney found on momondo in the last 72 hours is $255.
The fastest flight from Cairns to Sydney takes 2h 55m
Direct flights go from Cairns to Sydney every day.
There is 1 airport near Sydney: Sydney Kingsford Smith (SYD)

  • 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.

  • When did momondo last update prices for flights from Cairns Airport to Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport?

    Prices for flights from Cairns Airport to Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport are updated daily.

  • How many operators does momondo search for flights from Cairns Airport to Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport?

  • How old do you have to be to fly from Cairns Airport to Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport?

    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 Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport.

  • What documentation or ID do you need to fly to Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport?

    The required travel and health documents for your Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport 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 Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport. We recommend that you seek guidance from your airline or a reliable third party such as IATA.


Best airlines flying from Cairns to Sydney

Compare and see reviews for airlines that fly from Cairns to Sydney with momondo
Airline
Rating
Free cancellation
Price
Virgin AustraliaPriceFrom $149Free cancellationRating
7.6
606 reviews
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JetstarPriceFrom $167Free cancellationRating
6.7
619 reviews
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Qantas AirwaysPriceFrom $257Free cancellationRating
7.6
932 reviews
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  • Virgin Australia Flights From Cairns to Sydney

    Virgin Australia is one of the most popular airlines flying from Cairns to Sydney, operating 17 flights/week on average for this route. A good Virgin Australia flight deal for Cairns to Sydney starts from $99 round-trip, up to an average price of $218. Our users have rated Virgin Australia at 7.6/10.

  • Qantas Airways Flights From Cairns to Sydney

    Across 932 Qantas Airways reviews on momondo, the average score is 7.6/10. Qantas Airways flies from Cairns to Sydney about 14 times each week, with ticket deals ranging from $171 to $396. Price data is based on momondo searches in the last 72 hours.


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

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

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