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New Zealand to Cairns (CNS)

All the information you need to plan the best null to CNS flight in 2021: compare New Zealand to Cairns flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Cairns.
How far in advance should I book a flight from New Zealand to Cairns?

Find a great deal and save up to 15% by booking at least 28 days prior to your desired departure date, rather than waiting until the week of travel. According to our data, there are a number of flights available from New Zealand to Cairns within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at $702.

What is the cheapest month to fly from New Zealand to Cairns?

Our data shows that May tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Cairns from New Zealand. Users have commonly found prices around $654 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $479. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in December.

Cheap flights from New Zealand to Cairns in June, July 2021

The best prices found for New Zealand to CNS flights in June, July
30 Jul - 8 Aug
$574pp
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
   
2 STOPS
CNS
Cairns
CNS
Cairns
Air New Zealand
   
2 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch
30 Jul - 8 Aug
$581pp
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
   
2 STOPS
CNS
Cairns
CNS
Cairns
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
CHC
Christchurch
30 Jul - 8 Aug
$587pp
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
CNS
Cairns
CNS
Cairns
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
CHC
Christchurch

New Zealand to Cairns 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Cairns from New Zealand found for this year
30 Jul - 8 Aug
$574pp
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
   
2 STOPS
CNS
Cairns
CNS
Cairns
Air New Zealand
   
2 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch
11 Sep - 28 Sep
$577pp
WLG
Wellington
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
CNS
Cairns
CNS
Cairns
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
WLG
Wellington
30 Jul - 8 Aug
$581pp
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
   
2 STOPS
CNS
Cairns
CNS
Cairns
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
CHC
Christchurch

Direct flights to Cairns from New Zealand

Save time with New Zealand to Cairns direct flight deals
1 Jul - 3 Jul
$819pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Air New Zealand
Direct
CNS
Cairns
CNS
Cairns
Air New Zealand
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl

One-way flights to Cairns from New Zealand

The cheapest one-way flights from New Zealand to Cairns
12:15 - 18:10
Qantas Airways
1 stop
7h 55m
CHC - CNS
Qantas Airways
17:00 - 17:30
Jetstar
3 stops
50h 30m
AKL - CNS
Jetstar
$489
Kiwi.com
07:05 - 18:10
Multiple Airlines
3 stops
13h 05m
CHC - CNS
Multiple Airlines
$662
Gotogate

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Flight FAQs

From New Zealand to Cairns

What airport do you fly into for flights to Cairns from New Zealand?

Located just 4.4 km from the city centre, Cairns (CNS) is the airport most travelers will use when flying to Cairns from New Zealand.

Which airlines flying from New Zealand to Cairns have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like Virgin Australia, Qantas Airways, and Air New Zealand flying from New Zealand to Cairns have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

Can I find flights from New Zealand to Cairns for under $702 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from New Zealand to Cairns for under $702. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Air New Zealand for just $574, but on average you can expect to pay $668.

Are there direct flights from New Zealand to Cairns for under $843 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 1 direct flight from New Zealand to Cairns under $843. A good price for a direct flight from New Zealand to Cairns is less than $819.

How popular is this flight route?

This flight path from New Zealand 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.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from New Zealand to Cairns?

The most popular airlines flying from New Zealand to Cairns are Emirates, Jetstar and Air New Zealand. Something to consider prior to booking your flight.

What are the most popular routes from New Zealand to Cairns?

The most popular route from New Zealand to Cairns is Auckland Intl - Cairns. You may also consider Christchurch - Cairns or Wellington - Cairns.

What are the cheapest flights from New Zealand to Cairns?

On average you can expect to pay $515 for a flight from New Zealand to Cairns. The cheapest flight overall is $211 while the most popular route, (Auckland Intl - Cairns) is currently priced at $700.

How long does is the flight from New Zealand to Cairns?

A quick flight from New Zealand to Cairns can take about 5h 30m. Air New Zealand provides one of the quickest options available for as low as $819. When browsing for deals, the options you’ll see will be for both direct flights and flights with stops.

What are the cheapest airlines to flying from New Zealand to Cairns return?

Air New Zealand, at $575, was found to be the cheapest airline from New Zealand to Cairns.Alternate airlines flying return to your destination include Jetstar and Qantas Airways.

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

$280 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from Jetstar. You may also be able to find cheap deals on Air New Zealand and Qantas Airways, with prices starting from $284 and $312, respectively.

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Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from New Zealand to Cairns.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = $0.93
Average temperature for June in Cairns
26.0 °C
Avg rainfall for June in Cairns
39.0 mm

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Top 5 airlines flying from New Zealand to Cairns

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from New Zealand to Cairns 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
Emirates
$238 $469 No cancel fee 75%
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Jetstar
$217 $480 No cancel fee 74%
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Virgin Australia
$340 $508 No cancel fee 80%
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Qantas Airways
$297 $566 No cancel fee 74%
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Air New Zealand
$373 $596 No cancel fee 78%
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