Flights from Cairns to Melbourne

Search and find cheap flights from Cairns to Melbourne (Australia, Oceania)
Search and find cheap flights from Cairns to Melbourne (Australia, Oceania)

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Expect to pay
332 AUD for flights from Cairns to Melbourne leaving on 2/11/2017 and returning on 24/11/2017
Low 228 AUD
332 AUD
High 574 AUD
Choose my own dates
Best time to book
Cheapest time to buy a ticket for Cairns — Melbourne is approximately 60 days to departure.
Normally the best deals on Cairns to Melbourne flights are available 1 to 2 months prior to departure.
Days before departure
Best month
Cheapest time of year to fly to Melbourne from Cairns is February and May. Most expensive are September and December.
Cairns to Melbourne flights are currently cheapest between November and November.
Impact on price
Cheapest airline
According to our data, tigerair Australia, Airnorth Regional and Jetstar Airways are the cheapest airlines to fly this route.
momondo users most frequently choose to fly from Cairns to Melbourne with either tigerair Australia, Airnorth Regional or Jetstar Airways.
Impact on price (additional fees may apply)
tigerair Australia
+1%
Airnorth Regional
+1%
Jetstar Airways
+13%
Virgin Australia
+22%
Qantas Airways
+45%
Best time to fly
Cairns to Melbourne flights are approximately 11% more expensive in the noon than in the evening.
Noon flights tend to be the most expensive.
Impact on price
Cheapest day
Sunday is normally the most expensive day to fly, whilst Tuesday tends to be the cheapest.
Cheapest day of week is typically Tuesday and the most expensive is typically Sunday.
Impact on price
Cheapest route
Fly Cairns - Tullamarine for the best Cairns to Melbourne flight prices saving up to 1% on average.
Cairns - Tullamarine tends to be 1% cheaper than Cairns - Avalon.
momondo compares flights to Melbourne from Cairns from 27 different sites.
Impact on price
Cairns-Tullamarine
+0%
Cairns-Avalon
+3%
Direct flights
There are direct flights from Cairns to Tullamarine all week with a flight time of 3 hours 20 minutes.
Direct flights available: 168 PER WEEK
Popular non-direct routes for this connection are Cairns - Kingsford Smith - Tullamarine, Cairns - Brisbane - Tullamarine and Cairns - Kingsford Smith - Avalon.
You can fly from Cairns to Tullamarine indirect via Kingsford Smith, Brisbane or Coolangatta.
Direct flights available on
Sunday
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday

Get there quickly

Direct flights to Melbourne from Cairns
Return trip
Sep 22 - Oct 8
231 AUD
CFDenaTravelAU
CNS CNS
3h 25min
Direct
MEL MEL
MEL MEL
3h 25min
Direct
CNS CNS
Return trip
Sep 22 - Sep 29
355 AUD
CFEDreamsAU
CNS CNS
3h 25min
Direct
MEL MEL
MEL MEL
3h 25min
Direct
CNS CNS
Return trip
Sep 22 - Oct 2
380 AUD
CFExpediaAU
CNS CNS
3h 25min
Direct
MEL MEL
MEL MEL
3h 25min
Direct
CNS CNS

Go right away

Last minute flights from Cairns to Melbourne
Return trip
Sep 22 - Sep 29
355 AUD
CFEDreamsAU
CNS CNS
3h 25min
Direct
MEL MEL
MEL MEL
3h 25min
Direct
CNS CNS
Return trip
Sep 22 - Sep 26
460 AUD
CFEDreamsAU
CNS CNS
3h 25min
Direct
MEL MEL
MEL MEL
8h 15min
1 stop
CNS CNS
Return trip
Sep 22 - Sep 24
529 AUD
CFTripstaAU
CNS CNS
3h 25min
Direct
MEL MEL
MEL MEL
10h 20min
1 stop
CNS CNS

Go for less - experience more

Cheap flights from Cairns to Melbourne
Return trip
Oct 5 - Oct 8
432 AUD
KiwiAU
CNS CNS
8h 25min
1 stop
MEL MEL
MEL MEL
3h 20min
Direct
CNS CNS
Return trip
Oct 5 - Oct 10
472 AUD
KiwiAU
CNS CNS
13h 5min
1 stop
MEL MEL
MEL MEL
14h 25min
1 stop
CNS CNS
Return trip
Oct 5 - Oct 9
499 AUD
KiwiAU
CNS CNS
13h 5min
1 stop
MEL MEL
MEL MEL
6h 35min
1 stop
CNS CNS

Coming or going?

Cheap flights from Melbourne to Cairns
Return trip
Sep 22 - Oct 23
436 AUD
CFGotoGateAULCC
MEL MEL
3h 20min
Direct
CNS CNS
CNS CNS
3h 25min
Direct
MEL MEL
Return trip
Sep 22 - Sep 26
512 AUD
GotoGateAULCC
MEL MEL
3h 20min
Direct
CNS CNS
CNS CNS
3h 25min
Direct
MEL MEL
Return trip
Sep 22 - Sep 23
542 AUD
CheapoairAU
MEL MEL
3h 25min
Direct
CNS CNS
CNS CNS
3h 25min
Direct
MEL MEL

Weather forecast for Melbourne

Going soon? Be prepared for the weather in Melbourne.

Wednesday, Wednesday, 30 August 2017

12°C
6°C

Thursday, Thursday, 31 August 2017

15°C
5°C

Friday, Friday, 1 September 2017

18°C
10°C

Saturday, Saturday, 2 September 2017

19°C
13°C

Sunday, Sunday, 3 September 2017

18°C
7°C

Monday, Monday, 4 September 2017

12°C
6°C

Tuesday, Tuesday, 5 September 2017

13°C
7°C

So what's it going to cost once you're in Melbourne

Compare the costs of everyday items in Cairns and Melbourne
CAPPUCCINO
Regular
Cairns
4.63 AUD
15%
Melbourne
3.93 AUD
Cappuccino is 15% cheaper in Melbourne than Cairns
MEAL
Inexpensive
Cairns
14.93 AUD
%
Melbourne
14.93 AUD
Meal is 0% cheaper in Melbourne than Cairns
MILK
1 liter
Cairns
5.65 AUD
12%
Melbourne
4.96 AUD
Milk is 12% cheaper in Melbourne than Cairns
BUS
One-way ticket
Cairns
4.48 AUD
9%
Melbourne
4.08 AUD
Bus is 9% cheaper in Melbourne than Cairns
MOVIE THEATER
1 ticket
Cairns
16.71 AUD
-19%
Melbourne
19.9 AUD
movie theater is 19% more expensive in Melbourne than Cairns
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