Cheap flights from Canberra to Cairns (CBR - CNS)

CBR — CNS
Jun 25 — Jul 21

The best prices from Canberra to Cairns are usually found in August or January, booked 84 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Wednesday and return on a Monday

Cheap flight deals from Canberra to Cairns

Discover tips and strategies to find the most affordable flight options for your journey from Canberra (CBR) to Cairns (CNS). 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 June 20, 2024.

Popular in

September

Cheapest in

August

Average price

$416

Round-trip from

$1,458
High demand for flights, 15% potential price rise
Best time to find cheap flights, 5% potential price drop
Average for round-trip flights in June 2024
From Canberra to Cairns

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

It’s generally more expensive to depart on a Thursday, if you have to leave on this day you can still search on Cheapflights to find great options that meet your needs.

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

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 33 days in advance, which can save you up to 47% on flights from Canberra to Cairns compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 33 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 $408. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $493.

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

Flights from Canberra to Cairns lean towards being more expensive in September. Prices are generally better when you fly from Canberra to Cairns in August, with the cheapest ticket starting at $298.

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

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from Canberra to Cairns is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are in the morning tend to be the most expensive. A flight at noon could potentially save you up to 14% on airfare.

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

Use this chart to determine the optimal time to book a round-trip flight from Canberra to Cairns. Price data was last updated on June 14, 2024.
To ensure you get the cheapest price possible for a flight from Canberra to Cairns, you should look to book at least 84 days in advance of your intended travel date. The price of your flight may increase if you delay and leave booking until a week or so before departure.
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What is the cheapest day to fly from Canberra to Cairns?

Use this chart to determine the cheapest time to fly round-trip from Canberra to Cairns. Price data was last updated on June 16, 2024.
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Travelers seeking maximum savings on their Canberra to Cairns flight should consider departing on Friday afternoons when fares are most often at their lowest. Saturday 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 Canberra to Cairns

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

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

CNS

Temperature

69.8 - 80.6 °F

If weather is an important factor for your trip to Cairns, 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 80.6 F. Travelers looking to avoid the cold should look outside of June, when temperatures are typically at their lowest (around 69.8 F).

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  • What does CBR to CNS mean?

    CBR stands for Canberra Airport, while CNS stands for Cairns Airport. These codes are often called IATA codes, a set of identifiers established by IATA (International Air Transport Association) that is widely used by airlines and the aviation industry.

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

    The amount of baggage you can bring on your Canberra to Cairns 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 Canberra to Cairns with specific airlines?

    Yes, Cheapflights allows you to browse and filter Canberra to Cairns 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 Canberra to Cairns that include hotel bookings?

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

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

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

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

    Yes. Cheapflights offers flight deals from Canberra to Cairns 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 Canberra to Cairns that allow pets onboard?

    Many airlines flying from Canberra to Cairns 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 Canberra to Cairns?

    Yes, you can often find last-minute deals on Canberra to Cairns 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.

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Virgin AustraliaCheapest$269Average$460FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time80%

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