Flights from Sydney to Cairns

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

Looking for the best tickets for Sydney to Cairns?

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Best time to book
Cheapest time to buy a ticket for Sydney — Cairns is approximately 54 days to departure.
Sydney to Cairns flights are usually cheapest between 1 and 2 months before departure.
Days before departure
Best month
Cheapest time of year to fly to Cairns from Sydney is February and May. Most expensive are September and December.
Currently the cheapest days to fly this route are between October and October.
Impact on price
Cheapest airline
According to our data, FlyScoot, tigerair Australia and Jetstar Airways are the cheapest airlines to fly this route.
Popular airlines for this route are FlyScoot, tigerair Australia and Jetstar Airways.
Impact on price (additional fees may apply)
FlyScoot
+1%
tigerair Australia
+9%
Jetstar Airways
+22%
Virgin Australia
+37%
Qantas Airways
+61%
Best time to fly
Sydney to Cairns flights are approximately 8% more expensive in the morning than in the afternoon.
It's generally cheaper to take afternoon flights from Sydney to Cairns.
Impact on price
Cheapest day
Cheapest day of week is typically Tuesday and the most expensive is typically Friday.
Friday is normally the most expensive day to fly, whilst Tuesday tends to be the cheapest.
Impact on price
Direct flights
There are direct flights from Kingsford Smith to Cairns all week with a flight time of 2 hours 55 minutes.
Direct flights available: 311 PER WEEK
Popular non-direct routes for this connection are Kingsford Smith - Coolangatta - Cairns, Kingsford Smith - West Wellcamp - Cairns and Kingsford Smith - Adelaide - Cairns.
Stop-off cities for indirect flights from Kingsford Smith to Cairns include Coolangatta, West Wellcamp and Adelaide.
Direct flights available on
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Get there quickly

Direct flights to Cairns from Sydney
Return trip
19 Oct - 23 Oct
196 EUR
TripstaIE
SYD SYD
3h 15min
Direct
CNS CNS
CNS CNS
2h 55min
Direct
SYD SYD
Return trip
21 Sep - 30 Sep
313 EUR
GotoGateIELCC
SYD SYD
3h 10min
Direct
CNS CNS
CNS CNS
2h 55min
Direct
SYD SYD

Go right away

Last minute flights from Sydney to Cairns
Return trip
21 Sep - 30 Sep
313 EUR
GotoGateIELCC
SYD SYD
3h 10min
Direct
CNS CNS
CNS CNS
2h 55min
Direct
SYD SYD

Go for less - experience more

Cheap flights from Sydney to Cairns
Return trip
18 Oct - 22 Oct
212 EUR
TripstaIE
SYD SYD
3h 15min
Direct
CNS CNS
CNS CNS
8h 40min
1 stop
SYD SYD
Return trip
19 Oct - 22 Oct
212 EUR
TripstaIE
SYD SYD
3h 15min
Direct
CNS CNS
CNS CNS
8h 40min
1 stop
SYD SYD
Return trip
21 Sep - 30 Sep
313 EUR
GotoGateIELCC
SYD SYD
3h 10min
Direct
CNS CNS
CNS CNS
2h 55min
Direct
SYD SYD

Weather forecast for Cairns

Going soon? Be prepared for the weather in Cairns.

Thursday, 17 August 2017

29°C
16°C

Friday, 18 August 2017

29°C
18°C

Saturday, 19 August 2017

29°C
19°C

Sunday, 20 August 2017

27°C
16°C

Monday, 21 August 2017

27°C
16°C

Tuesday, 22 August 2017

28°C
17°C

Wednesday, 23 August 2017

29°C
20°C

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

Compare the costs of everyday items in Sydney and Cairns
CAPPUCCINO
Regular
Sydney
2.6 EUR
-19%
Cairns
3.09 EUR
Cappuccino is 19% more expensive in Cairns than Sydney
MEAL
Inexpensive
Sydney
10.08 EUR
%
Cairns
10.08 EUR
Meal is 0% cheaper in Cairns than Sydney
MILK
1 liter
Sydney
3.82 EUR
-4%
Cairns
3.97 EUR
Milk is 3.9% more expensive in Cairns than Sydney
BUS
One-way ticket
Sydney
2.69 EUR
-12%
Cairns
3.02 EUR
Bus is 12% more expensive in Cairns than Sydney
MOVIE THEATER
1 ticket
Sydney
13.44 EUR
20%
Cairns
10.69 EUR
movie theater is 20% cheaper in Cairns than Sydney
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