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 57 days to departure.
Normally the best deals on Sydney to Cairns flights are available 1 to 2 months prior to departure.
Days before departure
Best month
Cheapest time of year to fly to Cairns from Sydney is January and February. Most expensive are November and December.
The cheapest flights from Sydney to Cairns are currently available between April and April.
Impact on price
Cheapest airline
According to our data, tigerair, tigerair Australia and Jetstar Airways are the cheapest airlines to fly this route.
momondo users most frequently choose to fly from Sydney to Cairns with either tigerair, tigerair Australia or Jetstar Airways.
Impact on price (additional fees may apply)
tigerair
+2%
tigerair Australia
+24%
Jetstar Airways
+33%
Virgin Australia
+44%
Qantas Airways
+74%
Best time to fly
Sydney to Cairns flights are approximately 6% more expensive in the morning than in the afternoon.
Morning flights tend to be the most expensive.
Impact on price
Cheapest day
Monday is normally the most expensive day to fly, whilst Wednesday tends to be the cheapest.
Cheapest day of week is typically Wednesday and the most expensive is typically Monday.
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: 196 PER WEEK
Popular non-direct routes for this connection are Kingsford Smith - Brisbane - Cairns, Kingsford Smith - Coolangatta - Cairns and Kingsford Smith - Townsville - Cairns.
You can fly from Kingsford Smith to Cairns indirect via Brisbane, Coolangatta or Townsville.
Direct flights available on
Sunday
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
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Saturday

Get there quickly

Direct flights to Cairns from Sydney
Return trip
3 May - 8 May
168 EUR
DenaTravelAU
SYD SYD
3h 10min
Direct
CNS CNS
CNS CNS
2h 55min
Direct
SYD SYD
Return trip
26 Apr - 30 Apr
215 EUR
DenaTravelAU
SYD SYD
3h 10min
Direct
CNS CNS
CNS CNS
2h 55min
Direct
SYD SYD
Return trip
26 Apr - 1 May
257 EUR
KiwiIE
SYD SYD
3h 10min
Direct
CNS CNS
CNS CNS
3h 25min
Direct
SYD SYD

Go for less - experience more

Cheap flights from Sydney to Cairns
Return trip
26 Apr - 30 Apr
215 EUR
DenaTravelAU
SYD SYD
3h 10min
Direct
CNS CNS
CNS CNS
2h 55min
Direct
SYD SYD
Return trip
26 Apr - 1 May
257 EUR
KiwiIE
SYD SYD
3h 10min
Direct
CNS CNS
CNS CNS
3h 25min
Direct
SYD SYD
Return trip
14 Apr - 17 Apr
271 EUR
GotoGateIE
SYD SYD
26h 0min
1 stop
CNS CNS
CNS CNS
4h 50min
1 stop
SYD SYD

Weather forecast for Cairns

Going soon? Be prepared for the weather in Cairns.

Tuesday, 28 February 2017

28°C
23°C

Wednesday, 01 March 2017

30°C
24°C

Thursday, 02 March 2017

28°C
23°C

Friday, 03 March 2017

28°C
24°C

Saturday, 04 March 2017

29°C
24°C

Sunday, 05 March 2017

30°C
25°C

Monday, 06 March 2017

30°C
20°C

Tuesday, 07 March 2017

33°C
24°C

Wednesday, 08 March 2017

33°C
25°C

Thursday, 09 March 2017

33°C
25°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
2.75 EUR
-19%
Cairns
3.27 EUR
Cappuccino is 19% more expensive in Cairns than Sydney
MEAL
Inexpensive
Sydney
10.89 EUR
%
Cairns
10.87 EUR
Meal is 0.18% cheaper in Cairns than Sydney
MILK
1 liter
Sydney
4.2 EUR
%
Cairns
4.21 EUR
Milk is 0.24% more expensive in Cairns than Sydney
BUS
One-way ticket
Sydney
2.9 EUR
-10%
Cairns
3.19 EUR
Bus is 10% more expensive in Cairns than Sydney
MOVIE THEATER
1 ticket
Sydney
14.52 EUR
9%
Cairns
13.22 EUR
movie theater is 9% cheaper in Cairns than Sydney
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