$325+ Cheap flights from Cairns (CNS) to Auckland (AKL)

This is the cheapest one-way flight price found by a Cheapflights user in the last 72 hours by searching for a flight departing on 11/6. Fares are subject to change and may not be available on all flights or dates of travel.
CNS — AKL
jul. 23 — jul. 301

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The best prices from Cairns to Auckland Intl are usually found in February or March, booked 75 days in advance, depart on a Thursday or Tuesday and return on a Monday

Cheap flight deals from Cairns to Auckland

Discover tips and strategies to find the most affordable flight options for your journey from Cairns (CNS) to Auckland (AKL). Learn about various techniques such as flexible date searches, comparing prices across and setting up price alerts. Use these methods to find the cheapest flights available for your travel needs. Data last updated julio 18, 2024.

Popular in

December

Cheapest in

February

Round-trip from

$396
(Jetstar)

One-way from

$325
(FlightHub)
High demand for flights, 25% potential price rise
Best time to find cheap flights, 14% potential price drop
From Cairns to Auckland Intl
One-way flight from Cairns to Auckland Intl

What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from Cairns to Auckland?

Users have found that flying from Cairns to Auckland on a Wednesday typically leans towards higher prices. However, this doesn’t mean you still can’t find a deal. Flexibility with other aspects of your flight can still land a great price for your trip.

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

Find a great deal and save up to 29% by booking at least 19 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 Cairns to Auckland within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at $495.

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

Flights from Cairns to Auckland lean towards being more expensive in December. Prices are generally better when you fly from Cairns to Auckland in February, with the cheapest ticket starting at $333.

What is the cheapest time of day to fly from CNS to AKL?

When flying from Cairns to Auckland, the time of day you decide to fly out makes little to no difference towards the overall price you’ll pay on tickets.

Cheap Cairns to Auckland flights in July & August 2024

Find cheap flight options from Cairns to Auckland specifically for the months of July and August 2024. Explore affordable fares based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 2,689,020 searches. Prices were last updated on julio 18, 2024.
Listed are some of the best fares we've found on flights departing from Cairns to Auckland in 2024. Check back regularly for other flight deals.
This Qantas Airways deal was found by Cheapflights users on 7/17. Clicking the “Pick Dates” button in this card will allow you to select your dates and further customize your flight criteria. From there, click “Find deals”, make sure Qantas Airways is selected, and click “Compare selected” under the list of providers to see comparable flight deals.
sáb. 8/3112:45 pmCNS - AKL
1 stop8h 40mQantas Airways
mié. 9/46:15 amAKL - CNS
1 stop7h 50mQantas Airways
Deal found 7/17$685
This Qantas Airways deal was found by Cheapflights users on 7/17. Clicking the “Pick Dates” button in this card will allow you to select your dates and further customize your flight criteria. From there, click “Find deals”, make sure Qantas Airways is selected, and click “Compare selected” under the list of providers to see comparable flight deals.
sáb. 8/3112:45 pmCNS - AKL
2 stops16h 50mQantas Airways
vie. 9/66:15 amAKL - CNS
1 stop7h 50mQantas Airways
Deal found 7/17$1,015

Cairns to Auckland 2024 flight deals

Discover exclusive flight deals for travel between Cairns and Auckland in 2024. Find excellent offers based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 2,689,020 searches. Data last updated julio 18, 2024.
Listed are some of the best fares we've found on flights departing from Cairns to Auckland in 2024. Check back regularly for other flight deals.
This Jetstar deal was found by Cheapflights users on 7/16. Clicking the “Pick Dates” button in this card will allow you to select your dates and further customize your flight criteria. From there, click “Find deals”, make sure Jetstar is selected, and click “Compare selected” under the list of providers to see comparable flight deals.
mié. 9/49:45 amCNS - AKL
1 stop11h 20mJetstar
sáb. 9/78:40 pmAKL - CNS
1 stop14h 40mJetstar
Deal found 7/16$396
This Jetstar deal was found by Cheapflights users on 7/17. Clicking the “Pick Dates” button in this card will allow you to select your dates and further customize your flight criteria. From there, click “Find deals”, make sure Jetstar is selected, and click “Compare selected” under the list of providers to see comparable flight deals.
mié. 10/239:45 amCNS - AKL
1 stop10h 20mJetstar
mié. 10/301:55 pmAKL - CNS
1 stop10h 20mJetstar
Deal found 7/17$405
This Qantas Airways deal was found by Cheapflights users on 7/16. Clicking the “Pick Dates” button in this card will allow you to select your dates and further customize your flight criteria. From there, click “Find deals”, make sure Qantas Airways is selected, and click “Compare selected” under the list of providers to see comparable flight deals.
lun. 9/22:35 pmCNS - AKL
2 stops15h 00mQantas Airways
lun. 9/96:15 amAKL - CNS
1 stop7h 50mQantas Airways
Deal found 7/16$681
This Qantas Airways deal was found by Cheapflights users on 7/17. Clicking the “Pick Dates” button in this card will allow you to select your dates and further customize your flight criteria. From there, click “Find deals”, make sure Qantas Airways is selected, and click “Compare selected” under the list of providers to see comparable flight deals.
mar. 9/32:35 pmCNS - AKL
2 stops15h 00mQantas Airways
mié. 9/43:30 pmAKL - CNS
1 stop9h 05mQantas Airways
Deal found 7/17$684
This Qantas Airways deal was found by Cheapflights users on 7/17. Clicking the “Pick Dates” button in this card will allow you to select your dates and further customize your flight criteria. From there, click “Find deals”, make sure Qantas Airways is selected, and click “Compare selected” under the list of providers to see comparable flight deals.
sáb. 8/3112:45 pmCNS - AKL
1 stop8h 40mQantas Airways
mié. 9/46:15 amAKL - CNS
1 stop7h 50mQantas Airways
Deal found 7/17$685
This Booking.com deal was found by Cheapflights users on 7/17. Clicking the “Pick Dates” button in this card will allow you to select your dates and further customize your flight criteria. From there, click “Find deals”, make sure Booking.com is selected, and click “Compare selected” under the list of providers to see comparable flight deals.
mié. 10/236:40 pmCNS - AKL
1 stop27h 10mAir New Zealand
mié. 10/308:45 pmAKL - CNS
2 stops26h 05mAir New Zealand
Deal found 7/17$876
This Qantas Airways deal was found by Cheapflights users on 7/17. Clicking the “Pick Dates” button in this card will allow you to select your dates and further customize your flight criteria. From there, click “Find deals”, make sure Qantas Airways is selected, and click “Compare selected” under the list of providers to see comparable flight deals.
sáb. 8/3112:45 pmCNS - AKL
2 stops16h 50mQantas Airways
vie. 9/66:15 amAKL - CNS
1 stop7h 50mQantas Airways
Deal found 7/17$1,015
This Qantas Airways deal was found by Cheapflights users on 7/17. Clicking the “Pick Dates” button in this card will allow you to select your dates and further customize your flight criteria. From there, click “Find deals”, make sure Qantas Airways is selected, and click “Compare selected” under the list of providers to see comparable flight deals.
lun. 9/22:35 pmCNS - AKL
1 stop6h 50mQantas Airways
sáb. 9/76:15 amAKL - CNS
1 stop7h 50mQantas Airways
Deal found 7/17$1,039
This Booking.com deal was found by Cheapflights users on 7/17. Clicking the “Pick Dates” button in this card will allow you to select your dates and further customize your flight criteria. From there, click “Find deals”, make sure Booking.com is selected, and click “Compare selected” under the list of providers to see comparable flight deals.
mié. 10/2312:30 pmCNS - AKL
2 stops25h 55mMultiple Airlines
mié. 10/302:00 pmAKL - CNS
2 stops24h 45mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 7/17$1,446

One-way flights to Auckland from Cairns

Search for one-way flight options from Cairns to Auckland. Find affordable one-way fares based on user searches. Compare prices and availability to plan your one-way journey according to your preferred dates and budget. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 2,689,020 searches. Data last updated julio 18, 2024.
Some of the best available deals we've found on one-way flights from Cairns to Auckland. Users in need of a round-trip flight from Cairns to Auckland instead should update the search form at the top of page.
This FlightHub deal was found by Cheapflights users on 7/18. Clicking the “Pick Dates” button in this card will allow you to select your dates and further customize your flight criteria. From there, click “Find deals”, make sure FlightHub is selected, and click “Compare selected” under the list of providers to see comparable flight deals.
mié. 11/69:45 amCNS - AKL
1 stop11h 25mJetstar
Deal found 7/18$325
This FlightHub deal was found by Cheapflights users on 7/17. Clicking the “Pick Dates” button in this card will allow you to select your dates and further customize your flight criteria. From there, click “Find deals”, make sure FlightHub is selected, and click “Compare selected” under the list of providers to see comparable flight deals.
mié. 11/69:45 amCNS - AKL
1 stop11h 25mJetstar
Deal found 7/17$333
This Fiji Airways deal was found by Cheapflights users on 7/18. Clicking the “Pick Dates” button in this card will allow you to select your dates and further customize your flight criteria. From there, click “Find deals”, make sure Fiji Airways is selected, and click “Compare selected” under the list of providers to see comparable flight deals.
mié. 11/66:00 amCNS - AKL
2 stops14h 40mFiji Airways
Deal found 7/18$507
This Fiji Airways deal was found by Cheapflights users on 7/17. Clicking the “Pick Dates” button in this card will allow you to select your dates and further customize your flight criteria. From there, click “Find deals”, make sure Fiji Airways is selected, and click “Compare selected” under the list of providers to see comparable flight deals.
mié. 11/66:00 amCNS - AKL
2 stops27h 30mFiji Airways
Deal found 7/17$509
This Qantas Airways deal was found by Cheapflights users on 7/17. Clicking the “Pick Dates” button in this card will allow you to select your dates and further customize your flight criteria. From there, click “Find deals”, make sure Qantas Airways is selected, and click “Compare selected” under the list of providers to see comparable flight deals.
mar. 8/136:00 amCNS - AKL
3 stops13h 10mQantas Airways
Deal found 7/17$627
This Qantas Airways deal was found by Cheapflights users on 7/17. Clicking the “Pick Dates” button in this card will allow you to select your dates and further customize your flight criteria. From there, click “Find deals”, make sure Qantas Airways is selected, and click “Compare selected” under the list of providers to see comparable flight deals.
mié. 11/69:10 amCNS - AKL
3 stops19h 25mQantas Airways
Deal found 7/17$792
This Air New Zealand deal was found by Cheapflights users on 7/18. Clicking the “Pick Dates” button in this card will allow you to select your dates and further customize your flight criteria. From there, click “Find deals”, make sure Air New Zealand is selected, and click “Compare selected” under the list of providers to see comparable flight deals.
jue. 10/106:00 amCNS - AKL
1 stop8h 15mAir New Zealand
Deal found 7/18$887
This Air New Zealand deal was found by Cheapflights users on 7/17. Clicking the “Pick Dates” button in this card will allow you to select your dates and further customize your flight criteria. From there, click “Find deals”, make sure Air New Zealand is selected, and click “Compare selected” under the list of providers to see comparable flight deals.
jue. 10/106:00 amCNS - AKL
1 stop8h 15mAir New Zealand
Deal found 7/17$888
This Qantas Airways deal was found by Cheapflights users on 7/18. Clicking the “Pick Dates” button in this card will allow you to select your dates and further customize your flight criteria. From there, click “Find deals”, make sure Qantas Airways is selected, and click “Compare selected” under the list of providers to see comparable flight deals.
sáb. 8/176:30 amCNS - AKL
3 stops14h 25mQantas Airways
Deal found 7/18$1,019

Find flights from Cairns to Auckland within your budget

Customize your flight search to find flights from Cairns to Auckland that fit within your specific budget. Explore options based on user searches and filter the results based on your desired price range. Find flights that match your budget for a cost-effective journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 2,689,020 searches. Data last updated julio 18, 2024.

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Fly to

Any airport

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$396 - $1,446

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Return

Price

CairnsAuckland Intl

CNS - AKL

CNSAKL

Cairns

mié. 9/4

1 stop11h 20m

Auckland Intl

sáb. 9/7

1 stop14h 40m

$396

CairnsAuckland Intl

CNS - AKL

CNSAKL

Cairns

mié. 10/23

1 stop10h 20m

Auckland Intl

mié. 10/30

1 stop10h 20m

$405

CairnsAuckland Intl

CNS - AKL

CNSAKL

Cairns

lun. 9/2

2 stops15h 00m

Auckland Intl

lun. 9/9

1 stop7h 50m

$681

CairnsAuckland Intl

CNS - AKL

CNSAKL

Cairns

mar. 9/3

2 stops15h 00m

Auckland Intl

mié. 9/4

1 stop9h 05m

$684

CairnsAuckland Intl

CNS - AKL

CNSAKL

Cairns

sáb. 8/31

1 stop8h 40m

Auckland Intl

sáb. 9/7

1 stop7h 50m

$685

CairnsAuckland Intl

CNS - AKL

CNSAKL

Cairns

mié. 10/23

1 stop27h 10m

Auckland Intl

mié. 10/30

2 stops26h 05m

$876

CairnsAuckland Intl

CNS - AKL

CNSAKL

Cairns

sáb. 8/31

2 stops16h 50m

Auckland Intl

vie. 9/6

1 stop7h 50m

$1,015

CairnsAuckland Intl

CNS - AKL

CNSAKL

Cairns

lun. 9/2

1 stop6h 50m

Auckland Intl

sáb. 9/7

1 stop7h 50m

$1,039

CairnsAuckland Intl

CNS - AKL

CNSAKL

Cairns

mié. 10/23

2 stops25h 55m

Auckland Intl

mié. 10/30

2 stops24h 45m

$1,446

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Deals found on 7/16

How far ahead should I book a flight from Cairns to Auckland?

Use this chart to determine the optimal time to book a round-trip flight from Cairns to Auckland. Price data was last updated on July 12, 2024.
Booking 75 days in advance of your planned departure date is, on average, the best time to get cheap flights from Cairns to Auckland. The general trend is that the closer you book to the departure date, the more expensive your flight will be.
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What is the cheapest day to fly from Cairns to Auckland?

Use this chart to determine the cheapest time to fly round-trip from Cairns to Auckland. Price data was last updated on July 14, 2024.
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Travelers seeking maximum savings on their Cairns to Auckland flight should consider departing on Saturday mornings when fares are most often at their lowest. Thursday mornings flights should be avoided if possible as fares are typically the most expensive at this time.
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Best time to book a flight from Cairns to Auckland

Have a flexible travel schedule? Discover the best time to fly to Auckland from Cairns with our price prediction graph.
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Temperature and rainfall in Auckland by month

Plan your trip to Auckland by taking into account the average temperature and rainfall totals by month.

AKL

Temperature

51.8 - 68 °F

If weather is an important factor for your trip to Auckland, use this chart to help with planning. For those seeking warmer temperatures, January is the ideal time of year to visit, when temperatures reach an average of 68.0 F. Travelers looking to avoid the cold should look outside of July, when temperatures are typically at their lowest (around 51.8 F).

Reviews of airlines servicing Auckland

Get insights into the airlines that provide service to Auckland. Read reviews, discover amenities, and learn about the overall travel experience offered by airlines. Use this information to make informed decisions when choosing an airline for your flight to Auckland. Reviews last updated julio 18, 2024.
To help decide which airline to fly from Cairns to Auckland, see what other customers have to say about Jetstar and Qantas Airways. Reviews also offer insight into each airline's entertainment options, comfort, food, crew/service, and boarding process.
8.3
Very good
566 reviews

Food

7.6

Crew

8.7

Overall

8.3

Boarding

8.4

Comfort

8.2

Entertainment

7.8

Reviews

1 / 10

Terrible. Boarding pass priority boarding. Got no service, no food which looked yucky, why seat people in first class then treat them low class?

8.3
Very good
566 reviews
8.3
Very good
566 reviews

Food

7.6

Crew

8.7

Overall

8.3

Boarding

8.4

Comfort

8.2

Entertainment

7.8

Reviews

1 / 10

Terrible. Boarding pass priority boarding. Got no service, no food which looked yucky, why seat people in first class then treat them low class?

8.0
Very good
228 reviews
8.3
Very good
566 reviews

Food

7.6

Crew

8.7

Overall

8.3

Boarding

8.4

Comfort

8.2

Entertainment

7.8

Reviews

1 / 10

Terrible. Boarding pass priority boarding. Got no service, no food which looked yucky, why seat people in first class then treat them low class?

7.6
Good
913 reviews
8.3
Very good
566 reviews

Food

7.6

Crew

8.7

Overall

8.3

Boarding

8.4

Comfort

8.2

Entertainment

7.8

Reviews

1 / 10

Terrible. Boarding pass priority boarding. Got no service, no food which looked yucky, why seat people in first class then treat them low class?

6.8
Okay
591 reviews
8.3
Very good
566 reviews

Food

7.6

Crew

8.7

Overall

8.3

Boarding

8.4

Comfort

8.2

Entertainment

7.8

Reviews

1 / 10

Terrible. Boarding pass priority boarding. Got no service, no food which looked yucky, why seat people in first class then treat them low class?

Related info for your journey

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  • Can I find flights from Cairns to Auckland for under $400 on Cheapflights?

    Yes, there are multiple flights from Cairns to Auckland for under $400. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Jetstar for just $396, but on average you can expect to pay $1,248.

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

    Cheapflights users have booked flights from Cairns to Auckland round-trip from $396. Other airlines that can offer you cheap pricing are Qantas Airways, from $681, and Air New Zealand, from $876. Jetstar is 27% cheaper than the average price of flights available within the next 90 days to this destination.

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

    To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with Jetstar, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at $325. Fiji Airways flights start at $507 while deals on Qantas Airways start at $627 one-way.

  • What are the most reliable airlines from Cairns to Auckland?

    Consider Air New Zealand (90%), Singapore Airlines (90%) or Air China (90%) when booking your flight. These represent the most reliable airlines when flying from Cairns to Auckland.

  • What are the cheapest flights from Cairns to Auckland?

    The cheapest flight price from Cairns to Auckland is $315. On average you can expect to pay $330. The most popular route, (Cairns - Auckland Intl), can usually be booked for $333.

  • What does CNS to AKL mean?

    Great question - CNS to AKL just means Cairns Airport to Auckland Intl Airport. Now you’ll know what these unique codes when you look for flights!

  • Can I find deals for flights from Cairns to Auckland that include extra baggage allowance?

    The amount of baggage you can bring on your Cairns to Auckland flight depends on the airline and the type of fare you've chosen. After entering your flight details, you'll be able to view the specific baggage policies for each deal in the search results. Keep in mind that certain deals may offer additional baggage allowance.

  • Can I find deals on flights from Cairns to Auckland with specific airlines?

    Yes, Cheapflights allows you to browse and filter Cairns to Auckland flight deals by airline. After entering your origin and destination, use the available filters to view flights offered by airlines.

  • Can I find deals for flights from Cairns to Auckland that include hotel bookings?

    Yes. In addition to deals on Cairns to Auckland flights, Cheapflights offers vacation packages that include both flights and hotel.

  • How can I find direct flights from Cairns to Auckland?

    After entering your origin and destination, apply the non-stop filter on the search result page to find direct flights from Cairns to Auckland.

  • Can I find deals for business class flights from Cairns to Auckland?

    Yes. Cheapflights offers flight deals from Cairns to Auckland by cabin class. In addition to browsing deals, you can also filter by cabin class on the search results page after making a search.

  • Can I find deals for flights from Cairns to Auckland that allow pets onboard?

    Many airlines flying from Cairns to Auckland offer the option to travel with pets. After selecting a flight deal, you can find more information about the airline's pet policy on their official website or by contacting the airline directly. Please note that additional fees and restrictions may apply.

  • Can I find deals on last-minute flights from Cairns to Auckland?

    Yes, you can often find last-minute deals on Cairns to Auckland flights on Cheapflights. However, these deals can vary and may not always be available. We recommend checking back frequently or signing up for price alerts for the most up-to-date deals.

  • How recently were the Cairns to Auckland flight deals updated?

    The Cairns to Auckland flight deals you see on this page were last updated on 7/17.

  • What is the cheapest month to book a flight from Cairns to Auckland?

    Currently, January is the cheapest month in which you can book a flight from Cairns to Auckland (average of $1,044). Flying from Cairns to Auckland in July is currently the most expensive (average of $1,474). There are several factors that can impact the price of a flight, so comparing airlines, departure airports and flight times can provide users with more options.

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Top 2 airlines flying from Cairns to Auckland

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JetstarCheapest$373Average$473FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time74%
Air New ZealandCheapest$549Average$588FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time78%

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