Cheap flights from Los Angeles (LAX) to Cairns (CNS)

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The best prices from Los Angeles to Cairns are usually found in November or August, booked 50 days in advance, depart on a Saturday or Monday and return on a Tuesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Los Angeles (LAX) to Cairns (CNS)

All the information you need to plan the best LAX to CNS flight in 2022: compare Los Angeles to Cairns flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Cairns.
LAX - CNS
Price
$800 - $1,652
CNS
Temperature
69.8 - 80.6 °F
CNS
Precipitation
0.8 - 16.9 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 37% potential price rise

Cheapest in

November

Best time to find cheap flights, 23% potential price drop

Average price

$1,139

Average for round-trip flights in January 2022

Round-trip from

$800

From Los Angeles to Cairns

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
When is the cheapest time to fly from Los Angeles to Cairns (LAX - CNS)?

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from Los Angeles 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 3% on airfare.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Los Angeles to Cairns?

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in December. For low rates, November can be a great choice for travel to Cairns. Flights to Cairns from Los Angeles in November are about $1,042 on average during November, but can be found for as low as $599.

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

To save on the cost of your flight from Los Angeles to Cairns, book at least 51 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 5% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $1,100 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $1,120.

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

Leaving on a Friday is a viable option for saving on travel. Heavily demanded days of the week can typically drive up the prices you see. Booking your travel for a less competitive day can save up to 85% on the overall cost on flights from Los Angeles to Cairns.

Cheap flights from Los Angeles to Cairns in January, February 2022

The best prices found for LAX to CNS flights for January, February
25 Feb - 5 Mar
$1,166pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CNS
Cairns
CNS
Cairns
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
25 Feb - 5 Mar
$1,215pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CNS
Cairns
CNS
Cairns
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
28 Jan - 4 Feb
$1,216pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CNS
Cairns
CNS
Cairns
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles

Los Angeles to Cairns 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Cairns from Los Angeles found for this year
14 Mar - 18 Mar
$1,132pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
CNS
Cairns
CNS
Cairns
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
14 Mar - 18 Mar
$1,164pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CNS
Cairns
CNS
Cairns
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
25 Feb - 5 Mar
$1,166pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CNS
Cairns
CNS
Cairns
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles

One-way flights to Cairns from Los Angeles

The cheapest one-way flights from Los Angeles to Cairns
5:50 pm - 12:25 pm
Qantas Airways
1 Stop
24h 35m
LAX - CNS
Qantas Airways
$826
Kiwi.com
5:50 pm - 8:35 am
Qantas Airways
1 Stop
20h 45m
LAX - CNS
Qantas Airways
$843
Flyus
3:15 pm - 6:35 am
Qantas Airways
1 Stop
21h 20m
LAX - CNS
Qantas Airways
$844
Flyus

Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From Los Angeles to Cairns

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

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like Virgin Australia, Qantas Airways, and Air New Zealand flying from Los Angeles to Cairns have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

Can I find flights from Los Angeles to Cairns for under $1,200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Los Angeles to Cairns for under $1,200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $1,131, but on average you can expect to pay $1,229.

What are the cheapest flights from Los Angeles to Cairns?

While on average a flight from Los Angeles to Cairns is generally $870, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is $510. When looking at the most popular route, (Los Angeles - Cairns), you can expect to pay $1,132 for that flight.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Los Angeles to Cairns?

The most popular airlines flying from Los Angeles to Cairns are Delta, Air New Zealand and Qantas Airways. Something to consider prior to booking your flight.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Cairns, Australia

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Cairns from Los Angeles?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Los Angeles to Cairns

Most visitors from Los Angeles will not be allowed to enter Cairns.

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

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

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Travel Authorization Form - Travelers who are not in an exempt category may request an individual exemption to Australia's travel restrictions using this form.


Do I need a test to fly back to Los Angeles from Cairns?

Returning to Los Angeles from Cairns

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Cairns must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 24 hours before departing to Los Angeles.

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

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Alternative routes for Los Angeles 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 Los Angeles to Cairns.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = $1.39
Average temperature for January in Cairns
87.8 °F
Avg rainfall for January in Cairns
12.7 ″

Airports servicing Los Angeles

Airports servicing Cairns

Top 4 airlines flying from Los Angeles to Cairns

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Los Angeles 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
Virgin Australia
$548 $842 No cancel fee 80%
Qantas Airways
$601 $1,347 No cancel fee 74%
Air New Zealand
$740 $983 No cancel fee 78%
Delta
$811 $1,129 No cancel fee N/A
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