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Flight information for Canberra to Cairns
(CBR to CNS)

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Best price found

$191

Fastest flight time

3h 10m

Direct flights

None

Airports in Cairns

1 airport
The best one-way flight to Cairns from Canberra in the past 72 hours is $191. The best return flight deal from Canberra to Cairns found on momondo in the last 72 hours is $669.
The fastest flight from Canberra to Cairns takes 3h 10m
There are no direct flights from Canberra to Cairns. Popular non-direct route for this connection is Canberra Airport - Cairns Airport.
There is 1 airport near Cairns: Cairns (CNS)

How to get the cheapest flight ticket from Canberra to Cairns

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What is the cheapest month to fly from Canberra to Cairns?

May

The cheapest time of year to fly to Cairns from Canberra is May. The most expensive is August.

What is the cheapest day to depart Canberra for Cairns?

Thursday

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

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

in the evening

Canberra to Cairns flights are approximately 21% more expensive at midday than in the evening

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

Jetstar

Alliance Airlines, Jetstar, and Qantas Airways are the most popular carriers operating from Canberra to Cairns

What is the cheapest Canberra to Cairns flight route?

Canberra - Cairns

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

60 days before

The cheapest time to buy a flight from Canberra to Cairns is approximately 60 days to departure

Canberra Airport (CBR) to Cairns Airport (CNS)$488
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When travelling from Canberra to Cairns, the most popular airport to fly into is Cairns Airport. The majority of travellers flying into Cairns Airport from Canberra are departing from Canberra Airport. In May, $488 is typically the cheapest round trip price you’ll find from Canberra to Cairns which you can find when you fly CBR — CNS.


Easily compare return flights from Canberra to Cairns

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 Canberra to Cairns by changing tabs
Jetstar
7 Nov.
CBR08:35Canberra
6h 15m
1 stop
CNS14:50Cairns
11 Nov.
CNS01:00Cairns
10h 30m
1 stop
CBR11:30Canberra
Virgin Australia
9 Jun.
CBR02:20Canberra
17h 00m
1 stop
CNS19:20Cairns
14 Jun.
CNS15:25Cairns
14h 55m
1 stop
CBR06:20Canberra
Multiple Airlines
7 Nov.
CBR01:05Canberra
5h 45m
1 stop
CNS06:50Cairns
11 Nov.
CNS05:00Cairns
8h 50m
2 stops
CBR13:50Canberra
Qantas Airways
9 Jun.
CBR15:45Canberra
12h 45m
1 stop
CNS04:30Cairns
14 Jun.
CNS09:20Cairns
3h 10m
CBR12:30Canberra
Virgin Australia
29 Jun.
CBR05:20Canberra
11h 20m
1 stop
CNS16:40Cairns
17 Jul.
CNS15:25Cairns
13h 10m
1 stop
CBR04:35Canberra
Multiple Airlines
4 Jun.
CBR09:50Canberra
10h 05m
1 stop
CNS19:55Cairns
12 Jun.
CNS03:30Cairns
25h 50m
1 stop
CBR05:20Canberra

Find the cheapest one-way flights from Canberra to Cairns

If you're looking for one-way flights from Canberra to Cairns, view some of our deals below provided by Jetstar, Qantas Airways and Virgin Australia
Jetstar
7 Nov.
CBR08:35Canberra
6h 15m
1 stop
CNS14:50Cairns
Virgin Australia
14 Jun.
CBR05:15Canberra
9h 30m
1 stop
CNS14:45Cairns
Multiple Airlines
14 Jun.
CBR07:30Canberra
12h 25m
2 stops
CNS19:55Cairns

Search last-minute flights to Cairns from Canberra

Find and compare return flight prices for your last-minute flight from Canberra to Cairns
Multiple Airlines
30 May
CBR05:15Canberra
9h 30m
1 stop
CNS14:45Cairns
2 Jun.
CNS02:00Cairns
7h 15m
1 stop
CBR09:15Canberra
Virgin Australia
30 May
CBR03:05Canberra
11h 40m
1 stop
CNS14:45Cairns
2 Jun.
CNS14:35Cairns
15h 15m
1 stop
CBR05:50Canberra
Qantas Airways
30 May
CBR05:40Canberra
8h 00m
2 stops
CNS13:40Cairns
2 Jun.
CNS06:55Cairns
6h 55m
2 stops
CBR13:50Canberra
Virgin Australia
30 May
CBR03:05Canberra
11h 40m
1 stop
CNS14:45Cairns
2 Jun.
CNS08:35Cairns
9h 00m
2 stops
CBR17:35Canberra
Virgin Australia
30 May
CBR02:05Canberra
12h 40m
1 stop
CNS14:45Cairns
2 Jun.
CNS08:35Cairns
9h 00m
2 stops
CBR17:35Canberra
Virgin Australia
31 May
CBR02:05Canberra
8h 35m
1 stop
CNS10:40Cairns
23 Jun.
CNS16:25Cairns
13h 25m
1 stop
CBR05:50Canberra

Best airlines flying from Canberra to Cairns

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AirlineRatingFree cancellationPrice
JetstarPriceFrom $238Free cancellationRating
6.9
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Qantas AirwaysPriceFrom $302Free cancellationRating
7.2
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Virgin AustraliaPriceFrom $379Free cancellationRating
7.8
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Alliance AirlinesPriceFrom $610Free cancellationRating
0.0
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Jetstar flights from Canberra to Cairns

Our best Jetstar deals on Canberra to Cairns flight tickets
Jetstar
7 Nov.
CBR08:35Canberra
6h 15m
1 stop
CNS14:50Cairns
11 Nov.
CNS01:00Cairns
10h 30m
1 stop
CBR11:30Canberra
Jetstar
2 Jul.
CBR07:05Canberra
12h 20m
1 stop
CNS19:25Cairns
11 Jul.
CNS16:10Cairns
14h 20m
1 stop
CBR06:30Canberra

Virgin Australia flights from Canberra to Cairns

Our best Virgin Australia deals on Canberra to Cairns flight tickets
Virgin Australia
30 May
CBR03:05Canberra
11h 40m
1 stop
CNS14:45Cairns
2 Jun.
CNS14:35Cairns
15h 15m
1 stop
CBR05:50Canberra
Virgin Australia
30 May
CBR03:05Canberra
11h 40m
1 stop
CNS14:45Cairns
2 Jun.
CNS08:35Cairns
9h 00m
2 stops
CBR17:35Canberra
Virgin Australia
30 May
CBR02:05Canberra
12h 40m
1 stop
CNS14:45Cairns
2 Jun.
CNS08:35Cairns
9h 00m
2 stops
CBR17:35Canberra

  • Are airlines flying from Canberra to Cairns offering flexible cancellation due to COVID-19?

    Some of our partner airlines flying from Canberra to Cairns are adapting new policies due to the global impact of COVID-19. Some of the airlines that may be waiving their cancellation fees are Virgin Australia, Qantas Airways, and Alliance Airlines. You can search for the full list of airlines such as Virgin Australia that are offering this flexibility.

  • How far is Canberra to Cairns by plane?

    Cairns is 2069.5 km away from Canberra. In terms of flight time, this usually takes a little over 3h 10m.


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