Cheap flights from Wellington to Cairns

WLG — CNS
16 Aug — 23 Aug1
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How to find the cheapest flight from Wellington (WLG) to Cairns (CNS)

All the information you need to plan the best WLG to CNS flight in 2022: compare Wellington to Cairns flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Cairns.

WLG - CNS

Price

$490 - $1,227

CNS

Temperature

21 - 27 °C

CNS

Rainfall

20 - 430 mm

Popular inMarchHigh demand for flights, 41% potential price rise
Cheapest inAugustBest time to find cheap flights, 32% potential price drop
Round-trip from$771From Wellington to Cairns
One-way from$395One-way flight from Wellington to Cairns

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

Departing on a Monday is a good option for securing a great price. You can expect to save up to 18% when planning your travel around this day of the week.

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

August is one of the best times of the year to fly to Cairns from Wellington. Prices for August average $1,140 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $705. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of March. Opting for a August flight can save you 69% 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 in the evening. Doing so could potentially save you 24% on the flight price compared to flying in the afternoon, which is usually more expensive.

Wellington to Cairns 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Cairns from Wellington found for this year
27 Oct - 29 Oct
WLG

Wellington

CNS

Cairns

2 stops

16h 45m
CNS

Cairns

WLG

Wellington

1 stop

14h 35m
$992

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/8/22

27 Oct - 29 Oct
WLG

Wellington

CNS

Cairns

1 stop

17h 40m
CNS

Cairns

WLG

Wellington

1 stop

17h 20m
$1,003

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/8/22

27 Oct - 29 Oct
WLG

Wellington

CNS

Cairns

2 stops

23h 20m
CNS

Cairns

WLG

Wellington

2 stops

16h 25m
$1,075

Qantas Airways

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/8/22

One-way flights to Cairns from Wellington

The cheapest one-way flights from Wellington to Cairns
9 Sep
WLG

Wellington

CNS

Cairns

1 stop

25h 40m
$395

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/8/22

9 Sep
WLG

Wellington

CNS

Cairns

2 stops

22h 50m
$515

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/8/22

25 Sep
WLG

Wellington

CNS

Cairns

2 stops

39h 10m
$682

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/8/22

Related info for your journey

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

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. Qantas Airways, Air New Zealand, and Emirates are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like Qantas Airways with this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from Wellington to Cairns for under $1,000 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Wellington to Cairns for under $1,000. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Jetstar for just $992, but on average you can expect to pay $1,023.

How popular is this Wellington to Cairns flight route?

The Wellington to Cairns flight path was viewed by 108 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

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

Jetstar, at $992, was found to be the cheapest airline from Wellington to Cairns. An alternate airline flying to your destination would be Qantas Airways. Users have found that Jetstar is 13% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

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, Jetstar or Air New Zealand.

What are the cheapest flights from Wellington to Cairns?

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for $617. While the most popular route (Wellington - Cairns) can be booked for $992 on average our data indicates $792 when flying from Wellington to Cairns.

Alternative routes for Wellington to Cairns

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Top 2 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.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
Air New ZealandCheapest$845Average$1,182FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time78%COVID-19 safety
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Qantas AirwaysCheapest$867Average$969FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time74%COVID-19 safety
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