Cheap flights from Cairns to Sydney from $85

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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$85The best one-way flight to Sydney from Cairns in the past 72 hours is $85. The best return flight deal from Cairns to Sydney found on momondo in the last 72 hours is $307.
Fastest flight time3h 00mThe fastest flight from Cairns to Sydney takes 3h 00m
Direct flightsSunDirect flights go from Cairns to Sydney on Sunday. Airlines offering direct flights are: Delta and Virgin Australia.
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
16 Feb.
CNS13:15Cairns
2h 55m
SYD16:10Sydney Kingsford Smith
16 Mar.
SYD11:25Sydney Kingsford Smith
3h 00m
CNS14:25Cairns
Multiple Airlines
18 Feb.
CNS04:55Cairns
3h 00m
SYD07:55Sydney Kingsford Smith
16 Mar.
SYD11:25Sydney Kingsford Smith
3h 00m
CNS14:25Cairns
Virgin Australia
23 Feb.
CNS04:55Cairns
3h 00m
SYD07:55Sydney Kingsford Smith
23 Feb.
SYD10:50Sydney Kingsford Smith
3h 05m
CNS13:55Cairns
Jetstar
10 Feb.
CNS13:15Cairns
2h 55m
SYD16:10Sydney Kingsford Smith
14 Feb.
SYD10:25Sydney Kingsford Smith
3h 00m
CNS13:25Cairns
Jetstar
14 Feb.
CNS13:15Cairns
2h 55m
SYD16:10Sydney Kingsford Smith
16 Mar.
SYD11:25Sydney Kingsford Smith
3h 00m
CNS14:25Cairns
Multiple Airlines
10 Feb.
CNS01:00Cairns
6h 40m
1 stop
SYD07:40Sydney Kingsford Smith
14 Feb.
SYD10:25Sydney Kingsford Smith
3h 00m
CNS13:25Cairns

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
31 May
CNS06:05Cairns
2h 55m
SYD09:00Sydney Kingsford Smith
Virgin Australia
5 Mar.
CNS04:20Cairns
5h 20m
1 stop
SYD09:40Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple Airlines
20 Feb.
CNS11:45Cairns
26h 55m
1 stop
SYD14:40Sydney Kingsford Smith

Search last-minute flights to Sydney from Cairns

Find and compare return flight prices for your last-minute flight from Cairns to Sydney
Jetstar
2 Feb.
CNS13:15Cairns
2h 55m
SYD16:10Sydney Kingsford Smith
5 Feb.
SYD06:35Sydney Kingsford Smith
3h 00m
CNS09:35Cairns
Multiple Airlines
2 Feb.
CNS01:00Cairns
7h 40m
1 stop
SYD08:40Sydney Kingsford Smith
5 Feb.
SYD06:35Sydney Kingsford Smith
3h 00m
CNS09:35Cairns
Virgin Australia
4 Feb.
CNS05:05Cairns
3h 00m
SYD08:05Sydney Kingsford Smith
4 Feb.
SYD11:00Sydney Kingsford Smith
5h 10m
1 stop
CNS16:10Cairns
Jetstar
4 Feb.
CNS02:00Cairns
2h 55m
SYD04:55Sydney Kingsford Smith
6 Feb.
SYD10:25Sydney Kingsford Smith
3h 00m
CNS13:25Cairns
Jetstar
3 Feb.
CNS13:15Cairns
2h 55m
SYD16:10Sydney Kingsford Smith
6 Feb.
SYD10:25Sydney Kingsford Smith
3h 00m
CNS13:25Cairns
Multiple Airlines
4 Feb.
CNS02:00Cairns
2h 55m
SYD04:55Sydney Kingsford Smith
6 Feb.
SYD07:10Sydney Kingsford Smith
10h 55m
1 stop
CNS18:05Cairns

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 $195
Free cancellation
Rating
10.0
Jetstar
PriceFrom $198
Free cancellation
Rating
6.0
Virgin Australia
PriceFrom $236
Free cancellation
Rating
8.5
Qantas Airways
PriceFrom $302
Free cancellation
Rating
7.4

Virgin Australia flights from Cairns to Sydney

Our best Virgin Australia deals on Cairns to Sydney flight tickets
Virgin Australia
23 Feb.
CNS04:55Cairns
3h 00m
SYD07:55Sydney Kingsford Smith
23 Feb.
SYD10:50Sydney Kingsford Smith
3h 05m
CNS13:55Cairns
Virgin Australia
28 Feb.
CNS04:20Cairns
5h 20m
1 stop
SYD09:40Sydney Kingsford Smith
28 Feb.
SYD14:35Sydney Kingsford Smith
3h 05m
CNS17:40Cairns
Virgin Australia
10 Feb.
CNS05:05Cairns
3h 00m
SYD08:05Sydney Kingsford Smith
10 Feb.
SYD11:00Sydney Kingsford Smith
5h 10m
1 stop
CNS16:10Cairns

Jetstar flights from Cairns to Sydney

Our best Jetstar deals on Cairns to Sydney flight tickets
Jetstar
2 Feb.
CNS13:15Cairns
2h 55m
SYD16:10Sydney Kingsford Smith
5 Feb.
SYD06:35Sydney Kingsford Smith
3h 00m
CNS09:35Cairns
Jetstar
4 Feb.
CNS02:00Cairns
2h 55m
SYD04:55Sydney Kingsford Smith
6 Feb.
SYD10:25Sydney Kingsford Smith
3h 00m
CNS13:25Cairns
Jetstar
16 Feb.
CNS13:15Cairns
2h 55m
SYD16:10Sydney Kingsford Smith
16 Mar.
SYD11:25Sydney Kingsford Smith
3h 00m
CNS14:25Cairns

  • 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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