Cheap flights from Sydney to Cairns from €74

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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

€74

Fastest flight time

3h 15m

Direct flights

Sat

Airports in Cairns

1 airport
The best one-way flight to Cairns from Sydney in the past 72 hours is €74. The best return flight deal from Sydney to Cairns found on momondo in the last 72 hours is €152.
The fastest flight from Sydney to Cairns takes 3h 15m
Direct flights go from Sydney to Cairns on Saturday. Airlines offering direct flights are: United Airlines and Virgin Australia.
There is 1 airport near Cairns: Cairns (CNS)

How to get the cheapest flight ticket from Sydney to Cairns

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What is the cheapest month to fly from Sydney to Cairns?

January

The cheapest time of year to fly to Cairns from Sydney is January. The most expensive is September.

What is the cheapest day to depart Sydney for Cairns?

Saturday

The cheapest day of the week is usually Saturday. The most expensive is usually Monday.

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

at midday

Sydney to Cairns flights are approximately 42% more expensive in the evening than at midday

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?

28 days before

The cheapest time to buy a flight from Sydney to Cairns is approximately 28 days to departure

If you are looking to fly from Sydney to Cairns, you are most likely going to fly from Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport to Cairns Airport, the most popular airports on that route. The least expensive flight option from Sydney to Cairns will typically be SYD — CNS during the month of July with an average price of €173 RT.

Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport (SYD) to Cairns Airport (CNS)€173
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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
4 Aug
SYD11:40Sydney Kingsford Smith
3h 05m
CNS14:45Cairns
11 Aug
CNS03:20Cairns
2h 55m
SYD06:15Sydney Kingsford Smith
Virgin Australia
26 Nov
SYD05:50Sydney Kingsford Smith
3h 05m
CNS08:55Cairns
7 Dec
CNS06:30Cairns
3h 00m
SYD09:30Sydney Kingsford Smith
Jetstar
3 Aug
SYD10:40Sydney Kingsford Smith
3h 05m
CNS13:45Cairns
6 Aug
CNS03:20Cairns
2h 55m
SYD06:15Sydney Kingsford Smith
Jetstar
4 Oct
SYD16:05Sydney Kingsford Smith
3h 05m
CNS19:10Cairns
25 Oct
CNS13:25Cairns
2h 50m
SYD16:15Sydney Kingsford Smith
Virgin Australia
26 Nov
SYD09:50Sydney Kingsford Smith
3h 05m
CNS12:55Cairns
7 Dec
CNS06:40Cairns
5h 10m
1 stop
SYD11:50Sydney Kingsford Smith
Jetstar
28 Jul
SYD11:40Sydney Kingsford Smith
3h 05m
CNS14:45Cairns
30 Jul
CNS02:50Cairns
2h 55m
SYD05:45Sydney 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
7 Aug
SYD02:00Sydney Kingsford Smith
3h 05m
CNS05:05Cairns
Virgin Australia
7 Oct
SYD11:30Sydney Kingsford Smith
3h 15m
CNS14:45Cairns
Jetstar
17 Aug
SYD11:40Sydney Kingsford Smith
3h 05m
CNS14:45Cairns

Search last-minute flights to Cairns from Sydney

Find and compare return flight prices for your last-minute flight from Sydney to Cairns
Virgin Australia
14 Jul
SYD02:00Sydney Kingsford Smith
5h 55m
1 stop
CNS07:55Cairns
21 Jul
CNS07:50Cairns
8h 50m
1 stop
SYD16:40Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple Airlines
14 Jul
SYD02:00Sydney Kingsford Smith
3h 05m
CNS05:05Cairns
21 Jul
CNS14:25Cairns
2h 50m
SYD17:15Sydney Kingsford Smith
Qantas Airways
14 Jul
SYD10:35Sydney Kingsford Smith
3h 05m
CNS13:40Cairns
25 Jul
CNS05:10Cairns
4h 35m
1 stop
SYD09:45Sydney Kingsford Smith
Virgin Australia
14 Jul
SYD08:30Sydney Kingsford Smith
3h 15m
CNS11:45Cairns
21 Jul
CNS09:50Cairns
7h 50m
1 stop
SYD17:40Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple Airlines
13 Jul
SYD10:35Sydney Kingsford Smith
3h 05m
CNS13:40Cairns
21 Jul
CNS14:25Cairns
2h 50m
SYD17:15Sydney Kingsford Smith
Qantas Airways
12 Jul
SYD14:05Sydney Kingsford Smith
4h 25m
1 stop
CNS18:30Cairns
21 Jul
CNS02:00Cairns
4h 15m
1 stop
SYD06:15Sydney Kingsford Smith

Jetstar flights from Sydney to Cairns

Our best Jetstar deals on Sydney to Cairns flight tickets
Jetstar
4 Aug
SYD11:40Sydney Kingsford Smith
3h 05m
CNS14:45Cairns
11 Aug
CNS03:20Cairns
2h 55m
SYD06:15Sydney Kingsford Smith
Jetstar
3 Aug
SYD10:40Sydney Kingsford Smith
3h 05m
CNS13:45Cairns
6 Aug
CNS03:20Cairns
2h 55m
SYD06:15Sydney Kingsford Smith
Jetstar
4 Oct
SYD16:05Sydney Kingsford Smith
3h 05m
CNS19:10Cairns
25 Oct
CNS13:25Cairns
2h 50m
SYD16:15Sydney Kingsford Smith

Virgin Australia flights from Sydney to Cairns

Our best Virgin Australia deals on Sydney to Cairns flight tickets
Virgin Australia
26 Nov
SYD05:50Sydney Kingsford Smith
3h 05m
CNS08:55Cairns
7 Dec
CNS06:30Cairns
3h 00m
SYD09:30Sydney Kingsford Smith
Virgin Australia
26 Nov
SYD09:50Sydney Kingsford Smith
3h 05m
CNS12:55Cairns
7 Dec
CNS06:40Cairns
5h 10m
1 stop
SYD11:50Sydney Kingsford Smith
Virgin Australia
12 Oct
SYD02:00Sydney Kingsford Smith
6h 45m
1 stop
CNS08:45Cairns
23 Oct
CNS14:25Cairns
2h 55m
SYD17:20Sydney Kingsford Smith

  • Are airlines flying from Sydney Kingsford Smith to Cairns offering flexible changes 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 Virgin Australia may have flexible change 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?

    The straight-line distance from Sydney Kingsford Smith to Cairns is 1960.5 km. Typically, this will take 3h 05m by plane in normal conditions.


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