Cheap flights from Sydney to Cairns

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Flight information for Sydney to Cairns
(SYD to CNS)

Find info about flight duration, direct flights, and airports for your flight from Sydney to Cairns
Best price found$219The best flight deal from Sydney to Cairns found on momondo in the last 72 hours is $219
Fastest flight time3h 15mThe fastest flight from Sydney to Cairns takes 3h 15m
Direct flightsFri and SunDirect flights go from Sydney to Cairns on Friday and Sunday. Airlines offering direct flights are: ANA and Virgin Australia.
Airports in Cairns1 airportThere is 1 airport near Cairns: Cairns (CNS)

How to get the cheapest flight ticket from Sydney to Cairns

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 Sydney to Cairns?

March

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

What is the cheapest day to depart Sydney for Cairns?

Wednesday

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

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

in the morning

Sydney to Cairns flights are approximately 18% more expensive in the evening than in the morning

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

Tigerair Australia

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

What is the cheapest Sydney to Cairns flight route?

Sydney Kingsford Smith - Cairns

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

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

38 days before

The cheapest time to buy a flight from Sydney to Cairns is approximately 38 days to departure


Easily compare return flights from Sydney 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 Sydney to Cairns by changing tabs
Jetstar
14 Aug.
SYD11:35Sydney Kingsford Smith
3h 05m
CNS14:40Cairns
20 Aug.
CNS15:20Cairns
2h 50m
SYD18:10Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple Airlines
31 Aug.
SYD07:05Sydney Kingsford Smith
3h 05m
CNS10:10Cairns
7 Sep.
CNS02:30Cairns
2h 55m
SYD05:25Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple Airlines
11 Aug.
SYD08:45Sydney Kingsford Smith
3h 15m
CNS12:00Cairns
14 Aug.
CNS15:20Cairns
2h 50m
SYD18:10Sydney Kingsford Smith
Virgin Australia
18 Aug.
SYD08:45Sydney Kingsford Smith
3h 15m
CNS12:00Cairns
25 Aug.
CNS12:40Cairns
2h 55m
SYD15:35Sydney Kingsford Smith
Virgin Australia
9 Aug.
SYD08:45Sydney Kingsford Smith
3h 15m
CNS12:00Cairns
11 Aug.
CNS12:40Cairns
2h 55m
SYD15:35Sydney Kingsford Smith
Virgin Australia
14 Sep.
SYD15:30Sydney Kingsford Smith
3h 15m
CNS18:45Cairns
17 Sep.
CNS02:30Cairns
2h 55m
SYD05:25Sydney Kingsford Smith

Find the cheapest one-way flights from Sydney to Cairns

If you're looking for one-way flights from Sydney to Cairns, view some of our deals below provided by Jetstar and Virgin Australia
Jetstar
4 Sep.
SYD11:35Sydney Kingsford Smith
3h 05m
CNS14:40Cairns
Jetstar
4 Sep.
SYD11:35Sydney Kingsford Smith
3h 05m
CNS14:40Cairns
Jetstar
14 Aug.
SYD11:35Sydney Kingsford Smith
3h 05m
CNS14:40Cairns

Best airlines flying from Sydney to Cairns

Compare and see reviews for airlines that fly from Sydney to Cairns with momondo
AirlineRatingFree cancellationPrice
Tigerair Australia
PriceFrom $188
Free cancellation
Rating
10.0
Jetstar
PriceFrom $194
Free cancellation
Rating
5.6
Qantas Airways
PriceFrom $226
Free cancellation
Rating
7.4
Virgin Australia
PriceFrom $256
Free cancellation
Rating
8.2

  • Are airlines flying from Sydney Kingsford Smith to Cairns offering flexible cancellation due to COVID-19?

    Due to the global impact of COVID-19, some of our airline partners operating flights from Sydney Kingsford Smith to Cairns, such as Tigerair Australia, Jetstar, 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 Sydney Kingsford Smith to Cairns by plane?

    A flight from Sydney Kingsford Smith to Cairns will travel around 1960.5 km. 3h 00m is a normal flight duration for this route.


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