Cheap flights from Chicago (CHI) to Cairns (CNS)

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How to find the cheapest flight from
Chicago (CHI) to Cairns (CNS)

CHI - CNS
Price
$918 - $2,697
CNS
Temperature
78.8 - 87.8 °F
CNS
Rainfall
1.1 - 17.2 inches

Popular in

January

High demand for flights, 40% potential price rise

Cheapest in

October

Best time to find cheap flights, 44% potential price drop

Average price

$1,708

Average for round-trip flights in April 2021

Round-trip from

$918

From Chicago 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 round-trip from Chicago to Cairns?

Travelers have found that booking a Saturday departure is the best way to save up to 65% on the cost of booking your flights compared to booking on days of the week where this route is of high demand.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Chicago to Cairns (CHI - CNS)?

It’s optimal to fly from Chicago to Cairns in the evening. By choosing this option you can save up to 26% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight in the morning.

Cheap flights from Chicago to Cairns in April, May 2021

9 Apr - 16 Apr
$3,839pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
CNS
Cairns
CNS
Cairns
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
9 Apr - 16 Apr
$3,936pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
CNS
Cairns
CNS
Cairns
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
9 Apr - 16 Apr
$4,471pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CNS
Cairns
CNS
Cairns
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Chicago to Cairns 2021 flight deals

17 Nov - 21 Nov
$1,634pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Singapore Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CNS
Cairns
CNS
Cairns
Singapore Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
17 Nov - 21 Nov
$1,643pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Singapore Airlines
     
3 STOPS
CNS
Cairns
CNS
Cairns
Singapore Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
17 Nov - 21 Nov
$1,675pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Singapore Airlines
     
3 STOPS
CNS
Cairns
CNS
Cairns
Singapore Airlines
     
3 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Related info for your journey

Flight FAQs

From Chicago to Cairns

Are flight prices decreasing from Chicago to Cairns due to COVID-19 (coronavirus)?

At this time, Cheapflights has noticed price decreases for many domestic flights due to COVID-19. Travel is not necessarily recommended at this time, and flights may be prone to cancellation: please check with local authorities in both Chicago and Cairns for travel alerts, and be sure to review the airline's cancellation policy and travel advisories before booking. For more information, please view our post on what to know about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and travel.

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

Qantas Airways and Air New Zealand are some of the carriers that may have flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for other airlines that may also have this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from Chicago to Cairns for under $1,900 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Chicago to Cairns for under $1,900. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Singapore Airlines for just $1,826, but on average you can expect to pay $5,656.

Are there nonstop flights from Chicago to Cairns for under $1,800 on Cheapflights?

There are no nonstop flights from Chicago to Cairns, but Cheapflights can provide you with all the information you need to find the fastest route with the fewest stops.

Is Chicago weather warmer or cooler than Cairns?

Our data indicates that the weather will be 88 °F on average in the month of January. The temperature in Cairns is typically hotter than in Chicago. If you're traveling when the temperature is at its warmest, push to plan early, as flight price and availability will have an impact on your travels. For the best results, search for flights well in advance or after peak season.

How long is the flight from Chicago to Cairns?

A quick flight from Chicago to Cairns can take about 26h 05m. Qantas Airways provides one of the quickest options available for as low as $12,779. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

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

Currently priced at $1,826, Singapore Airlines will fly you from Chicago to Cairns and back. In addition to Singapore Airlines, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Check Cheapflights for deals on Qantas Airways for as low as $6,877.

Destination information for Cairns

Today's exchange rate
$1 = $1.32
Average temperature for April in Cairns
84.2 °F
Avg rainfall for April in Cairns
8.2 ″

Airports servicing Chicago

Chicago Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

Airports servicing Cairns

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