Sydney to Cairns Flights

Sydney to Cairns Flight Info

Peak season for travel

January
£67

Off-season for travel

August
£57

Cheapest return ticket price

£308
Sydney(SYD) ⇒ Cairns(CNS)

Cheapest direct flight price

£107
Sydney(SYD) ⇒ Cairns(CNS)

Frequently Asked Questions

  • When are flight tickets from Sydney (SYD) to Cairns (CNS) the cheapest?

    Airlines adjust prices for flights from Sydney to Cairns based on the date and time of your booking. By analyzing data from all airlines, on Trip.com, you can find the lowest flight prices on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays.
  • How much do flights from Sydney (SYD) to Cairns (CNS) cost?

    According to Trip.com's data, the lowest price is around £240.
  • How long does it take to fly from Sydney (SYD) to Cairns (CNS)?

    It takes about 3 hours 7 minutes to fly from Sydney (SYD) to Cairns (CNS).
  • What is the transportation method from the main airport to downtown in Cairns?

    • The distance from Cairns Airport to downtown is about 5km, by taxi about 20 minutes.
  • What are the most popular airlines that fly from Sydney (SYD) to Cairns (CNS)?

    Airlines with flights from Sydney (SYD) to Cairns (CNS): Jetstar Airways, Virgin Australia, Qantas Airways, American Airlines, Air Canada, Air France and British Airways.
  • What's the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Sydney (SYD) to Cairns (CNS)?

    Jetstar Airways operates 258 non-stop flights from Sydney (SYD) to Cairns (CNS).
  • How many airports are there in Cairns (CNS)?

    There are 1 airport(s) near Cairns (CNS): Cairns Airport.
  • What are some travel guidelines for Cairns during the COVID19 pandemic?

    Entry restrictions and flight schedule changes and cancellations are frequently updated and subject to change. If you plan to travel to Cairns, please obtain the most updated information from the airline you plan to book your travels with. You can also refer to COVID19 Country/Region Entry Restrictions for more information.
  • Which airlines offer free date changes for flights to this city during the COVID19 pandemic?

    There are no airlines with flights to this city that provide this service. Please use this information as a reference only and confirm with the airline prior to booking.

Sydney (SYD) to Cairns (CNS) Flight Schedule

Flight info.
Departure
Arrival
Weekly Schedule
Jetstar Airways

06:05

SYD

09:10

CNS

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Qantas Airways

07:45

SYD

09:50

CNS

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American Airlines

08:10

SYD

11:20

CNS

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Jetstar Airways

08:35

SYD

11:30

CNS

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Virgin Australia

08:50

SYD

12:05

CNS

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Jetstar Airways

09:05

SYD

11:10

CNS

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Qantas Airways

09:30

SYD

12:40

CNS

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Etihad Airways

11:20

SYD

14:35

CNS

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Jetstar Airways

11:30

SYD

13:35

CNS

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Lan Airlines

11:55

SYD

14:05

CNS

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Etihad Airways

12:10

SYD

14:25

CNS

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Qantas Airways

13:05

SYD

16:15

CNS

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Virgin Australia

14:10

SYD

17:25

CNS

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Jetstar Airways

14:35

SYD

17:40

CNS

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Qantas Airways

15:30

SYD

18:40

CNS

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Jetstar Airways

15:40

SYD

18:45

CNS

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Etihad Airways

18:50

SYD

21:05

CNS

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Virgin Australia

19:15

SYD

21:20

CNS

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Qantas Airways

19:50

SYD

23:00

CNS

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