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The best prices from Auckland International to Cairns International are usually found in May or June, booked 28 days in advance, depart on a Monday or Wednesday and return on a Monday

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

AKL - CNS
Price
$571 - $820

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 20% potential price rise

Cheapest in

May

Best time to find cheap flights, 12% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$571

From Auckland International to Cairns International

One-way from

$656

One-way flight from Auckland International to Cairns International

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest day to fly return from Auckland International to Cairns International?

Flying to your destination on a Saturday can be more expensive, but this shouldn’t discourage you from finding affordable options to get to Cairns International. Check prices with Cheapflights to find a great deal for your trip.

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

Users have found that booking a flight from Auckland International to Cairns International at least 28 days early can save you up to 15% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 28 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from Auckland International to Cairns International for as little as $700 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 $765 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

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

May can be a great time to fly to Cairns International from Auckland International with a flight ticket averaging about $652. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of May for as cheap as $477. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December.

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

It’s typically best to fly out from Auckland International to Cairns International at midday. Doing so could potentially save you 11% on the flight price compared to flying in the evening, which is usually more expensive.

Auckland International to Cairns International 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Cairns International from Auckland International found for this year
10 Oct - 12 Oct
$841pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Virgin Australia
 
1 STOP
CNS
Cairns
CNS
Cairns
Virgin Australia
 
1 STOP
AKL
Auckland Intl
10 Oct - 12 Oct
$842pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Virgin Australia
 
1 STOP
CNS
Cairns
CNS
Cairns
Virgin Australia
 
1 STOP
AKL
Auckland Intl
10 Oct - 12 Oct
$915pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Air New Zealand
Direct
CNS
Cairns
CNS
Cairns
Air New Zealand
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl

One-way flights to Cairns International from Auckland International

The cheapest one-way flights from Auckland International to Cairns International
07:05 - 07:50
Jetstar
2 stops
27h 45m
AKL - CNS
Jetstar
$657
Kiwi.com
11:15 - 08:35
Qantas Airways
1 stop
24h 20m
AKL - CNS
Qantas Airways
$834
Kiwi.com
03:45 - 18:55
Multiple Airlines
3 stops
42h 10m
AKL - CNS
Multiple Airlines
$1,145
Gotogate

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Useful info, stats and facts about Auckland International to Cairns International flights.

Flight FAQs

From Auckland International to Cairns International

How popular is this flight route?

This flight path from Auckland Intl to Cairns was viewed by 1,548 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

Which airlines flying from Auckland Intl to Cairns have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of the carriers operating flights from Auckland Intl to Cairns that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are Virgin Australia, Air New Zealand, and Qantas Airways. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

Does it rain more in Auckland or Cairns?

The rainfall in Auckland is generally more than the rainfall in Cairns. This will continue over the next 7 days.

Is Auckland weather warmer or cooler than Cairns?

With an average temperature of 31 °C, peak weather can be found in January. As a traveller, expect to see changes in flight prices during that period. The temperatures in Cairns are hotter than in Auckland.

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

The cheapest airline one-way is Jetstar, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as $592. Check flights for Qantas Airways, as they currently have the next best price.

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Top 5 airlines flying from Auckland International to Cairns International

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Auckland International to Cairns International choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.

Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Jetstar
$247 $432 No cancel fee 74%
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Virgin Australia
$354 $456 No cancel fee 80%
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Qantas Airways
$297 $526 No cancel fee 74%
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Emirates
$397 $554 No cancel fee 75%
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Air New Zealand
$409 $606 No cancel fee 78%
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