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)

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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 February and May. Most expensive are September and December.
Sydney to Cairns flights are currently cheapest between June and June.
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
+1%
tigerair Australia
+18%
Jetstar Airways
+27%
Virgin Australia
+37%
Qantas Airways
+64%
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 Saturday tends to be the cheapest.
Cheapest day of week is typically Saturday 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: 207 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
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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
2.66 EUR
-22%
Cairns
3.25 EUR
Cappuccino is 22% more expensive in Cairns than Sydney
MEAL
Inexpensive
Sydney
10.55 EUR
2%
Cairns
10.31 EUR
Meal is 2.3% cheaper in Cairns than Sydney
MILK
1 liter
Sydney
4.04 EUR
-2%
Cairns
4.13 EUR
Milk is 2.2% more expensive in Cairns than Sydney
BUS
One-way ticket
Sydney
2.81 EUR
-8%
Cairns
3.02 EUR
Bus is 7.5% more expensive in Cairns than Sydney
MOVIE THEATER
1 ticket
Sydney
14.07 EUR
12%
Cairns
12.37 EUR
movie theater is 12% cheaper in Cairns than Sydney
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