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Cheap flights from Wellington International to Cairns

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Wellington International (WLG) to Cairns (CNS)

WLG - CNS
Price
$529 - $988
CNS
Temperature
26 - 31 °C
CNS
Rainfall
27 - 436 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 28% potential price rise

Cheapest in

March

Best time to find cheap flights, 25% potential price drop

Average price

$890

Average for round-trip flights in January 2021

Round-trip from

$529

From Wellington International to Cairns

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 Wellington International to Cairns?

Travellers have found that booking a Tuesday departure is the best way to save up to 9% 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 Wellington International to Cairns?

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 28 days in advance, which can save you up to 15% on flights from Wellington International to Cairns compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 28 days out may not be for everyone, so we have options available for flights within the next two weeks, with the lowest price starting at $694. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $759.

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

May can be a great time to fly to Cairns from Wellington International with a flight ticket averaging about $647. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of May for as cheap as $473. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Wellington International to Cairns (WLG - CNS)?

It’s optimal to fly from Wellington International to Cairns in the morning. By choosing this option you can save up to 11% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight in the afternoon.

Wellington International to Cairns 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Cairns from Wellington International found for this year
20 Jul - 22 Jul
$1,030pp
WLG
Wellington
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
CNS
Cairns
CNS
Cairns
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
WLG
Wellington
20 Jul - 22 Jul
$1,052pp
WLG
Wellington
Virgin Australia
   
2 STOPS
CNS
Cairns
CNS
Cairns
Virgin Australia
 
1 STOP
WLG
Wellington
20 Jul - 22 Jul
$1,053pp
WLG
Wellington
Virgin Australia
   
2 STOPS
CNS
Cairns
CNS
Cairns
Virgin Australia
 
1 STOP
WLG
Wellington

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

Flight FAQs

From Wellington International to Cairns

How popular is this flight route?

Within the past month, 367 users have taken a look at flights from Wellington to Cairns.

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

Some of our airline partners flying from Wellington to Cairns have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. Virgin Australia, Air New Zealand, and Qantas Airways are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like Virgin Australia with this kind of flexibility.

Does it rain more in Wellington or Cairns?

Wellington will have less rainfall in 2 compared to Cairns over the next 5 days.

Is Wellington weather warmer or cooler than Cairns?

We forecast the temperature to be around the 31 °Cs in January, on average. The temperature in Cairns is generally hotter than in Wellington. Book flights in a timely manner in correlation to your departure date.

Alternative routes for Wellington International to Cairns

Destination information for Cairns

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Wellington International to Cairns
Today's exchange rate
$1 = $0.93
Average temperature for January in Cairns
31.0 °C
Avg rainfall for January in Cairns
322.0 mm

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Airports servicing Cairns

Top 3 airlines flying from Wellington International to Cairns

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Wellington International 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
Virgin Australia
$371 $518 No cancel fee 80%
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Air New Zealand
$373 $586 No cancel fee 78%
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Qantas Airways
$355 $627 No cancel fee 74%
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