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Wellington (WLG) to Cairns (CNS)

All the information you need to plan the best WLG to CNS flight in 2021: compare Wellington to Cairns flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Cairns.
WLG - CNS
Price
$543 - $1,015
CNS
Temperature
21 - 27 °C
CNS
Precipitation
20 - 430 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

$677

Average for round-trip flights in September 2021

Round-trip from

₪543

From Wellington 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 to Cairns?

Departing on a Tuesday is a good option for securing a great price. You can expect to save up to 7% when planning your travel around this day of the week.

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

March is one of the best times of the year to fly to Cairns from Wellington. Prices for March average $726 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $542. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December. Opting for a March flight can save you 39% on your journey compared to booking in March

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

It’s typically best to fly out from Wellington to Cairns at midday. Doing so could potentially save you 10% on the flight price compared to flying in the afternoon, which is usually more expensive.

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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.

How popular is this Wellington to Cairns flight route?

The Wellington to Cairns flight path was viewed by 367 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 Wellington to Cairns?

Before booking your flight from Wellington to Cairns, check out the most popular airlines for this route: Emirates, Air New Zealand or Qantas Airways.

What are the cheapest flights from Wellington to Cairns?

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for $293. While the most popular route (Wellington - Cairns) can be booked for $1,043 on average our data indicates $548 when flying from Wellington to Cairns

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COVID Restrictions

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Do I need a COVID test to fly to Cairns from Wellington?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Wellington to Cairns

Most visitors from Wellington will not be allowed to enter Cairns.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Wellington must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Cairns.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Wellington are not required to quarantine after entering Cairns.

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Do I need a test to fly back to Wellington from Cairns?

Returning to Wellington from Cairns

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Cairns are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering Wellington.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Cairns are not required to quarantine after entering Wellington.

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Alternative routes for Wellington to Cairns

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Destination information for Cairns

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Wellington to Cairns.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = $0.97
Average temperature for September in Cairns
28.0 °C
Avg rainfall for September in Cairns
27.0 mm

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Top 3 airlines flying from Wellington to Cairns

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Wellington 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
Qantas Airways
$506 $894 No cancel fee 74%
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Virgin Australia
$529 $739 No cancel fee 80%
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Air New Zealand
$532 $835 No cancel fee 78%
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