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Cheap flights from Cairns to Auckland from $344

This is the cheapest one-way flight price found by a Cheapflights user in the last 72 hours by searching for a flight departing on 14/4. Fares are subject to change and may not be available on all flights or dates of travel. Click the price to replicate the search for this deal.
CNS — AKL
1 Mar — 8 Mar1
1 adult
Fri 1/3
Fri 8/3

The best prices from Cairns to Auckland Intl are usually found in August or May, booked 71 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Monday and return on a Monday

How to find the cheapest flight from Cairns (CNS) to Auckland (AKL)

Discover tips and strategies to find the most affordable flight options for your journey from Cairns (CNS) to Auckland (AKL). Learn about various techniques such as flexible date searches, comparing prices across and setting up price alerts. Use these methods to find the cheapest flights available for your travel needs. Data last updated 25 February 2024.

Popular in

December

Cheapest in

August

Average price

$1,042

Round-trip from

$304
High demand for flights, 28% potential price rise
Best time to find cheap flights, 17% potential price drop
Average for round-trip flights in February 2024
From Cairns to Auckland Intl

What is the cheapest day to fly return from Cairns to Auckland?

Travellers have found that booking a Friday departure is the best way to save up to 37% on the cost of booking your flights compared to booking on days of the week where this route is of high demand.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Cairns to Auckland?

Users have found that booking a flight from Cairns to Auckland at least 18 days early can save you up to 45% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 18 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from Cairns to Auckland for as little as $1,084 when booking for a departure date within the next two weeks. You can also check prices now. Some users have found airline tickets as low as $1,145 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

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

August is one of the best times of the year to fly to Auckland from Cairns. Prices for August average $1,051 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $629. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December. Opting for a August flight can save you 39% on your journey compared to booking in December

When is the cheapest time to fly from Cairns to Auckland (CNS - AKL)?

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from Cairns to Auckland is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are in the morning tend to be the most expensive. A flight at midday could potentially save you up to 28% on airfare.

Cheap Air New Zealand flights from Cairns to Auckland

Explore cheap flight options specifically provided by Air New Zealand for the route between Cairns and Auckland. Find affordable fares and compare prices with other airlines to secure the best deal for your journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 136,322 searches. Data last updated 25 February 2024.
Check out some of the cheapest Air New Zealand flights we've come across from Cairns to Auckland. Be sure to come back soon if the deals available don't appeal to you at this time.
Sat 18/511:55CNS - AKL
Nonstop4h 40mAir New Zealand
Sat 25/507:05AKL - CNS
Nonstop5h 40mAir New Zealand
Deal found 24/2$895
Sat 18/511:55CNS - AKL
Nonstop4h 40mAir New Zealand
Sat 1/607:05AKL - CNS
Nonstop5h 40mAir New Zealand
Deal found 24/2$932
Tue 9/711:55CNS - AKL
Nonstop4h 40mAir New Zealand
Sat 27/707:05AKL - CNS
Nonstop5h 40mAir New Zealand
Deal found 24/2$939
Thu 22/811:55CNS - AKL
Nonstop4h 40mAir New Zealand
Thu 29/807:05AKL - CNS
Nonstop5h 40mAir New Zealand
Deal found 25/2$984
Wed 15/506:00CNS - AKL
1 stop16h 50mAir New Zealand
Sat 18/507:05AKL - CNS
Nonstop5h 40mAir New Zealand
Deal found 23/2$1,189

Cheap Qantas Airways flights from Cairns to Auckland

Explore cheap flight options specifically provided by Qantas Airways for the route between Cairns and Auckland. Find affordable fares and compare prices with other airlines to secure the best deal for your journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 136,322 searches. Data last updated 25 February 2024.
Have a look at some of the cheapest available Qantas Airways flights departing from Cairns and landing in Auckland. Make sure to examine the flight information before completing your reservation.
Mon 10/606:00CNS - AKL
2 stops23h 35mQantas Airways
Sun 30/618:45AKL - CNS
1 stop30h 05mQantas Airways
Deal found 24/2$1,036
Tue 9/706:00CNS - AKL
2 stops14h 15mQantas Airways
Sat 27/709:50AKL - CNS
1 stop14h 05mQantas Airways
Deal found 24/2$1,074
Wed 15/507:00CNS - AKL
1 stop9h 55mQantas Airways
Sat 18/506:00AKL - CNS
2 stops14h 00mQantas Airways
Deal found 23/2$1,144
Sat 18/510:10CNS - AKL
2 stops34h 05mQantas Airways
Sat 25/516:05AKL - CNS
2 stops28h 10mQantas Airways
Deal found 24/2$1,202
Mon 10/609:10CNS - AKL
2 stops23h 50mQantas Airways
Sun 30/615:45AKL - CNS
2 stops18h 45mQantas Airways
Deal found 24/2$1,286
Sat 2/309:10CNS - AKL
2 stops12h 20mQantas Airways
Sat 9/320:40AKL - CNS
2 stops17h 50mQantas Airways
Deal found 24/2$1,453

Cheap Cairns to Auckland flights in February & March 2024

Find cheap flight options from Cairns to Auckland specifically for the months of February and March 2024. Explore affordable fares based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 136,322 searches. Prices were last updated on 25 February 2024.
These are some of the best deals we've found on flights to Auckland in 2024 at this time. Check back soon for alternative fares.
Sat 2/314:00CNS - AKL
1 stop19h 45mJetstar
Sat 9/307:00AKL - CNS
1 stop29h 05mJetstar
Deal found 24/2$724
Sat 2/309:45CNS - AKL
1 stop10h 45mMultiple Airlines
Sat 9/307:45AKL - CNS
2 stops17h 45mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 24/2$1,095
Mon 26/212:10CNS - AKL
1 stop8h 40mMultiple Airlines
Thu 29/207:00AKL - CNS
1 stop29h 05mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 24/2$1,097
Mon 26/206:00CNS - AKL
1 stop10h 10mMultiple Airlines
Thu 29/207:45AKL - CNS
2 stops15h 25mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 24/2$1,374
Sat 2/309:10CNS - AKL
2 stops12h 20mQantas Airways
Sat 9/320:40AKL - CNS
2 stops17h 50mQantas Airways
Deal found 24/2$1,453
Mon 26/206:30CNS - AKL
3 stops13h 25mQantas Airways
Thu 29/206:05AKL - CNS
1 stop9h 00mQantas Airways
Deal found 24/2$2,838
Mon 26/206:30CNS - AKL
3 stops13h 25mQantas Airways
Thu 29/211:40AKL - CNS
2 stops13h 50mQantas Airways
Deal found 24/2$3,160
Sat 2/309:45CNS - AKL
1 stop10h 45mMultiple Airlines
Fri 8/301:15AKL - CNS
1 stop18h 55mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 24/2$8,635
Sat 2/309:10CNS - AKL
2 stops12h 20mMultiple Airlines
Fri 8/301:15AKL - CNS
1 stop18h 55mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 24/2$8,981

Cairns to Auckland 2024 flight deals

Discover exclusive flight deals for travel between Cairns and Auckland in 2024. Find excellent offers based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 136,322 searches. Data last updated 25 February 2024.
These are some of the best deals we've found on flights to Auckland in 2024 at this time. Check back soon for alternative fares.
Sun 14/406:00CNS - AKL
1 stop13h 20mJetstar
Sat 27/413:05AKL - CNS
1 stop10h 15mJetstar
Deal found 23/2$621
Thu 22/818:55CNS - AKL
1 stop17h 15mJetstar
Thu 29/806:15AKL - CNS
1 stop18h 35mJetstar
Deal found 25/2$695
Sat 18/518:55CNS - AKL
1 stop17h 15mJetstar
Sat 1/606:15AKL - CNS
1 stop14h 00mJetstar
Deal found 24/2$713
Sat 2/314:00CNS - AKL
1 stop19h 45mJetstar
Sat 9/307:00AKL - CNS
1 stop29h 05mJetstar
Deal found 24/2$724
Tue 9/718:55CNS - AKL
1 stop17h 15mJetstar
Sat 27/706:15AKL - CNS
1 stop18h 35mJetstar
Deal found 24/2$729
Wed 15/516:00CNS - AKL
1 stop17h 55mJetstar
Sat 18/513:05AKL - CNS
1 stop24h 10mJetstar
Deal found 23/2$757
Mon 10/606:00CNS - AKL
1 stop27h 55mJetstar
Sun 30/615:30AKL - CNS
1 stop19h 40mJetstar
Deal found 24/2$766
Sun 14/406:00CNS - AKL
1 stop13h 20mMultiple Airlines
Sat 27/407:05AKL - CNS
Nonstop5h 40mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 23/2$778
Sun 17/1118:20CNS - AKL
1 stop16h 50mJetstar
Sun 1/1206:20AKL - CNS
1 stop14h 15mJetstar
Deal found 24/2$829

Direct flights to Auckland from Cairns

Discover direct flight options from Cairns to Auckland. Find direct flights with no stopovers, providing a convenient travel experience. Explore direct flight options based on user searches, and compare prices and availability for your desired travel dates. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 136,322 searches. Data last updated 25 February 2024.
To help reduce your travel time, choose from one of these non-stop flights from Cairns to Auckland. Users can also choose from other Cairns to Auckland flights by using the search form above.
Sat 18/511:55CNS - AKL
Nonstop4h 40mAir New Zealand
Sat 25/507:05AKL - CNS
Nonstop5h 40mAir New Zealand
Deal found 24/2$895
Sat 18/511:55CNS - AKL
Nonstop4h 40mAir New Zealand
Sat 1/607:05AKL - CNS
Nonstop5h 40mAir New Zealand
Deal found 24/2$932
Tue 9/711:55CNS - AKL
Nonstop4h 40mAir New Zealand
Sat 27/707:05AKL - CNS
Nonstop5h 40mAir New Zealand
Deal found 24/2$939
Thu 22/811:55CNS - AKL
Nonstop4h 40mAir New Zealand
Thu 29/807:05AKL - CNS
Nonstop5h 40mAir New Zealand
Deal found 25/2$984

Cairns to Auckland flights leaving soon

Find last-minute flight options from Cairns to Auckland for spontaneous travel. Discover available flights and compare prices based on user searches. Secure great deals and offers for spontaneous trips with quick booking options. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 136,322 searches. Data last updated 25 February 2024.
Consider one of these great deals we found on last-minute flights from Cairns to Auckland. Users should examine the flight details to ensure there are no surprises.
Sat 2/314:00CNS - AKL
1 stop19h 45mJetstar
Sat 9/307:00AKL - CNS
1 stop29h 05mJetstar
Deal found 24/2$724
Sat 2/309:45CNS - AKL
1 stop10h 45mMultiple Airlines
Sat 9/307:45AKL - CNS
2 stops17h 45mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 24/2$1,095
Sat 2/309:10CNS - AKL
2 stops12h 20mQantas Airways
Sat 9/320:40AKL - CNS
2 stops17h 50mQantas Airways
Deal found 24/2$1,453
Sat 2/309:45CNS - AKL
1 stop10h 45mMultiple Airlines
Fri 8/301:15AKL - CNS
1 stop18h 55mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 24/2$8,635
Sat 2/309:10CNS - AKL
2 stops12h 20mMultiple Airlines
Fri 8/301:15AKL - CNS
1 stop18h 55mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 24/2$8,981

One-way flights to Auckland from Cairns

Search for one-way flight options from Cairns to Auckland. Find affordable one-way fares based on user searches. Compare prices and availability to plan your one-way journey according to your preferred dates and budget. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 136,322 searches. Data last updated 25 February 2024.
Take a look at some of the one-way flights we've detected from Cairns to Auckland. Users can also find round-trip Cairns to Auckland flights by using the search form above.
Sun 14/406:00CNS - AKL
1 stop27h 55mJetstar
Deal found 24/2$344
Sat 20/412:00CNS - AKL
1 stop21h 55mJetstar
Deal found 25/2$347
Wed 12/618:55CNS - AKL
1 stop17h 15mJetstar
Deal found 24/2$355
Fri 31/506:00CNS - AKL
1 stop13h 20mJetstar
Deal found 25/2$374
Fri 22/314:00CNS - AKL
1 stop19h 45mJetstar
Deal found 23/2$379
Thu 14/314:00CNS - AKL
1 stop19h 45mJetstar
Deal found 24/2$390
Fri 10/509:45CNS - AKL
1 stop11h 20mJetstar
Deal found 24/2$400
Sun 24/306:00CNS - AKL
1 stop27h 45mJetstar
Deal found 24/2$402
Sun 10/306:00CNS - AKL
1 stop27h 45mJetstar
Deal found 25/2$403

Find flights from Cairns to Auckland within your budget

Customise your flight search to find flights from Cairns to Auckland that fit within your specific budget. Explore options based on user searches and filter the results based on your desired price range. Find flights that match your budget for a cost-effective journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 136,322 searches. Data last updated 25 February 2024.

Fly from

Any airport

Fly to

Any airport

Budget

$621 - $1,084

Route

Departure

Return

Price

CairnsAuckland Intl

CNS - AKL

CNSAKL

Cairns

Sun 14/4

1 stop13h 20m

Auckland Intl

Sat 27/4

1 stop10h 15m

$621

CairnsAuckland Intl

CNS - AKL

CNSAKL

Cairns

Thu 22/8

1 stop17h 15m

Auckland Intl

Thu 29/8

1 stop18h 35m

$695

CairnsAuckland Intl

CNS - AKL

CNSAKL

Cairns

Sat 18/5

1 stop17h 15m

Auckland Intl

Sat 1/6

1 stop14h 00m

$713

CairnsAuckland Intl

CNS - AKL

CNSAKL

Cairns

Tue 9/7

1 stop17h 15m

Auckland Intl

Sat 27/7

1 stop18h 35m

$729

CairnsAuckland Intl

CNS - AKL

CNSAKL

Cairns

Sun 14/4

1 stop13h 20m

Auckland Intl

Sat 27/4

Nonstop5h 40m

$778

CairnsAuckland Intl

CNS - AKL

CNSAKL

Cairns

Sat 18/5

1 stop21h 55m

Auckland Intl

Sat 25/5

Nonstop5h 40m

$829

CairnsAuckland Intl

CNS - AKL

CNSAKL

Cairns

Sat 18/5

Nonstop4h 40m

Auckland Intl

Sat 25/5

Nonstop5h 40m

$895

CairnsAuckland Intl

CNS - AKL

CNSAKL

Cairns

Mon 10/6

2 stops23h 35m

Auckland Intl

Sun 30/6

1 stop30h 05m

$1,036

CairnsAuckland Intl

CNS - AKL

CNSAKL

Cairns

Sat 13/4

1 stop8h 20m

Auckland Intl

Sat 27/4

1 stop23h 50m

$1,084

Flights are sorted by cheapest first

Deals found on 23/2

When is the best time to book a flight from Cairns to Auckland?

Use this chart to determine the optimal time to book a return flight from Cairns to Auckland. Price data was last updated on 28 January 2024.
The price you pay for your flight from Cairns to Auckland may vary depending on when you book. For the best chance of a lower fare, look to book 71 days in advance of your trip. Fares are likely to increase a fortnight or so before your departure date.
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When is the cheapest time to fly from Cairns to Auckland?

Use this chart to determine the cheapest time to fly return from Cairns to Auckland. Price data was last updated on 25 February 2024.
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Midday
Afternoon
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Travellers seeking maximum savings on their Cairns to Auckland flight should consider departing on Friday mornings when fares are most often at their lowest. Friday mornings flights should be avoided if possible as fares are typically the most expensive at this time.
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Average price of flights to Auckland by month

Plan your trip from Cairns to Auckland by taking into account the cheapest months to travel. The average price of a one-way flight from Cairns to Auckland is currently $377 while a return flight costs $820. Price data was last updated on 18 February 2024.

Currently, October is the cheapest month in which you can book a flight from Cairns to Auckland (average of $117). Flying from Cairns to Auckland in April is currently the most expensive (average of $159). There are several factors that can impact the price of a flight, so comparing airlines, departure airports and flight times can provide users with more options.

January

$197

February

$224

March

$255

April

$256

May

$218

June

$221

July

$231

August

$205

September

$224

October

$189

November

$231

December

$229

Temperature and rainfall in Auckland by month

Plan your trip to Auckland by taking into account the average temperature and rainfall totals by month.

AKL

Temperature

11 - 20 °C

Reviews of airlines servicing Auckland

Get insights into the airlines that provide service to Auckland. Read reviews, discover amenities, and learn about the overall travel experience offered by airlines. Use this information to make informed decisions when choosing an airline for your flight to Auckland. Reviews last updated 25 February 2024.
Get a feel of what it's like to fly with Air New Zealand, Qantas Airways and Jetstar from Cairns to Auckland by reading reviews from past customers. Reviews also offer insight into each airline's entertainment options, comfort, food, crew/service, and boarding process.
8.3
Very Good
731 reviews

Boarding

8.4

Crew

8.8

Comfort

8.1

Food

7.7

Entertainment

8.0

Overall

8.3

Reviews

1 / 10

The flight was great and the staff was very friendly and helpful.

8.3
Very Good
731 reviews
8.3
Very Good
731 reviews

Boarding

8.4

Crew

8.8

Comfort

8.1

Food

7.7

Entertainment

8.0

Overall

8.3

Reviews

1 / 10

The flight was great and the staff was very friendly and helpful.

8.1
Very Good
4,324 reviews
8.3
Very Good
731 reviews

Boarding

8.4

Crew

8.8

Comfort

8.1

Food

7.7

Entertainment

8.0

Overall

8.3

Reviews

1 / 10

The flight was great and the staff was very friendly and helpful.

8.0
Very Good
262 reviews
8.3
Very Good
731 reviews

Boarding

8.4

Crew

8.8

Comfort

8.1

Food

7.7

Entertainment

8.0

Overall

8.3

Reviews

1 / 10

The flight was great and the staff was very friendly and helpful.

7.8
Good
1,113 reviews
8.3
Very Good
731 reviews

Boarding

8.4

Crew

8.8

Comfort

8.1

Food

7.7

Entertainment

8.0

Overall

8.3

Reviews

1 / 10

The flight was great and the staff was very friendly and helpful.

6.9
Okay
800 reviews
8.3
Very Good
731 reviews

Boarding

8.4

Crew

8.8

Comfort

8.1

Food

7.7

Entertainment

8.0

Overall

8.3

Reviews

1 / 10

The flight was great and the staff was very friendly and helpful.

Related info for your journey

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Can I find flights from Cairns to Auckland for under $700 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Cairns to Auckland for under $700. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Jetstar for just $621, but on average you can expect to pay $863.

Are there direct flights from Cairns to Auckland for under $900 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 4 direct flights from Cairns to Auckland under $900. A good price for a direct flight from Cairns to Auckland is less than $937.

Are there last-minute flights available from Cairns to Auckland for under $800?

There are currently 5+ open flights from Cairns to Auckland within the next 7 days for less than $800.

How popular is this Cairns to Auckland flight route?

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Cairns to Auckland round-trip?

According to our current data, Jetstar ($621), Air New Zealand ($895), and Qantas Airways ($1,036) offers the cheapest pricing from Cairns to Auckland. Jetstar is 40% cheaper than the average price of flights available within the next 90 days to this destination.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Cairns to Auckland one-way?

To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with Jetstar, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at $344. Qantas Airways flights start at $598 while deals on Fiji Airways start at $710 one-way.

What does CNS to AKL mean?

CNS and AKL are unique codes to identify airports used in the aviation industry. They are defined by IATA (International Air Transport Association) and are commonly called IATA codes. CNS to AKL refers to a flight route from Cairns Airport to Auckland Intl Airport.

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Top airline flying from Cairns to Auckland

Discover the top airline that operate flights from Cairns to Auckland. Compare their services, reliability, and customer satisfaction ratings to choose the airline that best suits your travel preferences and needs. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 136,322 searches. Data last updated 25 February 2024.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-time
JetstarCheapest$634Average$812FlexibilityNo cancel fee<