Cheap flights from Los Angeles (LAX) to Cairns (CNS) from $847

This is the cheapest one-way flight price found by a Cheapflights user in the last 72 hours by searching for a flight to Cairns departing on 5/10. Fares are subject to change and may not be available on all flights or dates of travel. Click the price to replicate the search for this deal.
LAX — CNS
Mar 5 — Mar 121

Cheap flight deals from Los Angeles to Cairns

Discover tips and strategies to find the most affordable flight options for your journey from Los Angeles (LAX) 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 February 29, 2024.

Popular in

December

Cheapest in

October

Round-trip from

$1,535

One-way from

$1,360
High demand for flights, 39% potential price rise
Best time to find cheap flights, 32% potential price drop
From Los Angeles to Cairns
One-way flight from Los Angeles to Cairns

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

Leaving on a Monday 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 38% on the overall cost on flights from Los Angeles to Cairns.

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 45 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 94% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $1,949 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $2,195.

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, October can be a great choice for travel to Cairns. Flights to Cairns from Los Angeles in October are about $1,958 on average during October, but can be found for as low as $1,322.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Los Angeles to Cairns (LAX - CNS)?

Regardless of the time of day you decide to fly, the ticket price will remain around the same. Book flights from Los Angeles to Cairns as you normally would.

Cheap Air New Zealand flights from Los Angeles to Cairns

Explore cheap flight options specifically provided by Air New Zealand for the route between Los Angeles and Cairns. Find affordable fares and compare prices with other airlines to secure the best deal for your journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 3,314,962 searches. Data last updated February 29, 2024.
Consider these cheap Air New Zealand flights we've found departing from Los Angeles to Cairns. Deals update often to give you more flight options matching your criteria
Sun 4/79:00 pmLAX - CNS
1 stop20h 45mAir New Zealand
Sat 4/1311:55 amCNS - LAX
2 stops42h 00mAir New Zealand
Deal found 2/27$1,215
Wed 4/1010:00 pmLAX - CNS
2 stops27h 30mAir New Zealand
Sun 5/266:00 amCNS - LAX
2 stops24h 20mAir New Zealand
Deal found 2/28$1,228
Thu 4/1110:00 pmLAX - CNS
1 stop19h 45mAir New Zealand
Sat 5/256:40 pmCNS - LAX
2 stops35h 40mAir New Zealand
Deal found 2/29$1,230
Thu 4/1110:00 pmLAX - CNS
2 stops27h 00mAir New Zealand
Sat 5/256:40 pmCNS - LAX
2 stops35h 40mAir New Zealand
Deal found 2/29$1,254
Wed 8/710:00 pmLAX - CNS
2 stops31h 35mAir New Zealand
Sun 8/256:00 amCNS - LAX
3 stops27h 38mAir New Zealand
Deal found 2/28$1,317
Wed 4/1010:00 pmLAX - CNS
2 stops27h 30mAir New Zealand
Sat 5/2511:55 amCNS - LAX
1 stop18h 25mAir New Zealand
Deal found 2/28$1,480
Sun 4/710:00 pmLAX - CNS
1 stop19h 45mAir New Zealand
Sat 4/1311:55 amCNS - LAX
1 stop38h 05mAir New Zealand
Deal found 2/27$1,523
Mon 7/2211:55 pmLAX - CNS
2 stops41h 50mAir New Zealand
Sun 8/49:10 amCNS - LAX
2 stops45h 10mAir New Zealand
Deal found 2/28$1,547
Wed 4/1010:00 pmLAX - CNS
2 stops27h 30mAir New Zealand
Sat 5/256:40 pmCNS - LAX
3 stops46h 38mAir New Zealand
Deal found 2/28$1,601

Cheap Emirates flights from Los Angeles to Cairns

Explore cheap flight options specifically provided by Emirates for the route between Los Angeles and Cairns. Find affordable fares and compare prices with other airlines to secure the best deal for your journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 3,314,962 searches. Data last updated February 29, 2024.
Have a look at some of the cheapest available Emirates flights departing from Los Angeles and landing in Cairns. Check back soon if you're not seeing flights that suit your needs.
Sun 4/74:40 pmLAX - CNS
2 stops51h 25mEmirates
Sat 4/131:45 pmCNS - LAX
3 stops65h 30mEmirates
Deal found 2/27$2,789
Sun 4/74:40 pmLAX - CNS
3 stops51h 25mEmirates
Sat 4/131:45 pmCNS - LAX
3 stops65h 30mEmirates
Deal found 2/27$2,803
Thu 4/114:40 pmLAX - CNS
3 stops51h 25mEmirates
Sat 5/251:45 pmCNS - LAX
3 stops65h 30mEmirates
Deal found 2/29$2,911

Cheap Los Angeles to Cairns flights in February & March 2024

Find cheap flight options from Los Angeles to Cairns specifically for the months of February and March 2024. Explore affordable fares based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 3,314,962 searches. Prices were last updated on February 29, 2024.
These are some of the most attractive deals on flights from Los Angeles to Cairns in 2024. Check back in a little while for more flight options.
Sun 3/105:10 pmLAX - CNS
2 stops31h 25mMultiple Airlines
Sat 4/136:00 amCNS - LAX
2 stops22h 19mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 2/28$1,236
Sun 3/108:55 pmLAX - CNS
2 stops32h 35mAir New Zealand
Sat 4/1311:55 amCNS - LAX
1 stop38h 05mAir New Zealand
Deal found 2/28$1,640
Sun 3/108:55 pmLAX - CNS
2 stops32h 35mAir New Zealand
Sat 4/136:40 pmCNS - LAX
3 stops40h 30mAir New Zealand
Deal found 2/28$2,076
Sun 3/1010:20 pmLAX - CNS
1 stop20h 45mQantas Airways
Sat 4/1312:45 pmCNS - LAX
1 stop22h 45mQantas Airways
Deal found 2/28$2,436
Sat 3/912:05 amLAX - CNS
2 stops40h 10mMultiple Airlines
Sat 4/136:00 amCNS - LAX
2 stops23h 55mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 2/28$2,532
Sat 3/912:05 amLAX - CNS
2 stops40h 10mMultiple Airlines
Sat 4/1312:45 pmCNS - LAX
1 stop22h 45mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 2/28$2,733
Sat 3/912:05 amLAX - CNS
1 stop36h 20mANA
Sat 4/131:15 pmCNS - LAX
1 stop40h 15mANA
Deal found 2/28$13,701

Los Angeles to Cairns 2024 flight deals

Discover exclusive flight deals for travel between Los Angeles and Cairns in 2024. Find excellent offers based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 3,314,962 searches. Data last updated February 29, 2024.
These are some of the most attractive deals on flights from Los Angeles to Cairns in 2024. Check back in a little while for more flight options.
Sun 11/1010:45 pmLAX - CNS
2 stops24h 25mMultiple Airlines
Sun 11/176:00 amCNS - LAX
2 stops23h 50mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 2/27$1,142
Sun 9/110:00 pmLAX - CNS
1 stop19h 45mAir New Zealand
Mon 9/308:30 pmCNS - LAX
2 stops32h 50mAir New Zealand
Deal found 2/27$1,163
Mon 9/211:55 pmLAX - CNS
2 stops28h 25mMultiple Airlines
Mon 9/306:00 amCNS - LAX
2 stops23h 55mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 2/27$1,168
Fri 10/1811:55 pmLAX - CNS
2 stops42h 20mMultiple Airlines
Sat 11/212:00 pmCNS - LAX
2 stops41h 50mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 2/28$1,172
Sun 4/711:55 pmLAX - CNS
2 stops25h 20mMultiple Airlines
Sat 4/136:00 amCNS - LAX
2 stops47h 55mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 2/27$1,173
Sun 4/79:00 pmLAX - CNS
1 stop20h 45mAir New Zealand
Sat 4/1311:55 amCNS - LAX
2 stops42h 00mAir New Zealand
Deal found 2/27$1,215
Wed 4/1010:00 pmLAX - CNS
2 stops27h 30mAir New Zealand
Sun 5/266:00 amCNS - LAX
2 stops24h 20mAir New Zealand
Deal found 2/28$1,228
Thu 4/1110:00 pmLAX - CNS
1 stop19h 45mAir New Zealand
Sat 5/256:40 pmCNS - LAX
2 stops35h 40mAir New Zealand
Deal found 2/29$1,230
Wed 4/1011:55 pmLAX - CNS
2 stops49h 20mMultiple Airlines
Sat 5/256:00 amCNS - LAX
2 stops23h 55mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 2/28$1,233

Los Angeles to Cairns flights leaving soon

Find last-minute flight options from Los Angeles to Cairns for spontaneous travel. Discover available flights and compare prices based on user searches. Secure great deals and offers for spontaneous trips with quick booking options. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 3,314,962 searches. Data last updated February 29, 2024.
Check out these flights departing soon from Los Angeles to Cairns. It's wise to confirm all flight details are correct before booking.
Sun 3/105:10 pmLAX - CNS
2 stops31h 25mMultiple Airlines
Sat 4/136:00 amCNS - LAX
2 stops22h 19mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 2/28$1,236
Sun 3/108:55 pmLAX - CNS
2 stops32h 35mAir New Zealand
Sat 4/1311:55 amCNS - LAX
1 stop38h 05mAir New Zealand
Deal found 2/28$1,640
Sun 3/108:55 pmLAX - CNS
2 stops32h 35mAir New Zealand
Sat 4/136:40 pmCNS - LAX
3 stops40h 30mAir New Zealand
Deal found 2/28$2,076
Sun 3/1010:20 pmLAX - CNS
1 stop20h 45mQantas Airways
Sat 4/1312:45 pmCNS - LAX
1 stop22h 45mQantas Airways
Deal found 2/28$2,436
Sat 3/912:05 amLAX - CNS
2 stops40h 10mMultiple Airlines
Sat 4/136:00 amCNS - LAX
2 stops23h 55mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 2/28$2,532
Sat 3/912:05 amLAX - CNS
2 stops40h 10mMultiple Airlines
Sat 4/1312:45 pmCNS - LAX
1 stop22h 45mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 2/28$2,733
Sat 3/912:05 amLAX - CNS
1 stop36h 20mANA
Sat 4/131:15 pmCNS - LAX
1 stop40h 15mANA
Deal found 2/28$13,701

One-way flights to Cairns from Los Angeles

Search for one-way flight options from Los Angeles to Cairns. 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 3,314,962 searches. Data last updated February 29, 2024.
Some of the best available deals we've found on one-way flights from Los Angeles to Cairns. Those needing a return flight from Los Angeles to Cairns can use the search form above.
Fri 5/1010:30 amLAX - CNS
2 stops25h 40mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 2/28$847
Fri 5/1010:30 amLAX - CNS
1 stop24h 55mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 2/28$864
Fri 5/1011:55 pmLAX - CNS
3 stops29h 55mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 2/28$879
Wed 4/105:10 pmLAX - CNS
2 stops27h 45mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 2/29$893
Wed 4/1011:45 pmLAX - CNS
1 stop20h 05mQantas Airways
Deal found 2/29$1,137
Tue 4/912:30 amLAX - CNS
2 stops39h 10mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 2/29$1,257
Thu 5/912:15 amLAX - CNS
2 stops39h 15mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 2/28$1,325
Wed 4/107:00 amLAX - CNS
3 stops37h 05mQantas Airways
Deal found 2/29$1,360
Thu 5/91:20 amLAX - CNS
1 stop36h 05mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 2/28$8,152

Find flights from Los Angeles to Cairns within your budget

Customize your flight search to find flights from Los Angeles to Cairns 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 3,314,962 searches. Data last updated February 29, 2024.

Fly from

Any airport

Fly to

Any airport

Budget

$1,172 - $2,748

Route

Depart

Return

Price

Los AngelesCairns

LAX - CNS

LAXCNS

Los Angeles

Wed 8/7

2 stops42h 20m

Cairns

Sun 8/25

2 stops23h 55m

$1,172

Los AngelesCairns

LAX - CNS

LAXCNS

Los Angeles

Sun 4/7

2 stops25h 20m

Cairns

Sat 4/13

2 stops47h 55m

$1,173

Los AngelesCairns

LAX - CNS

LAXCNS

Los Angeles

Sun 4/7

1 stop20h 45m

Cairns

Sat 4/13

2 stops42h 00m

$1,215

Los AngelesCairns

LAX - CNS

LAXCNS

Los Angeles

Wed 4/10

2 stops27h 30m

Cairns

Sun 5/26

2 stops24h 20m

$1,228

Los AngelesCairns

LAX - CNS

LAXCNS

Los Angeles

Thu 4/11

1 stop19h 45m

Cairns

Sat 5/25

2 stops35h 40m

$1,230

Los AngelesCairns

LAX - CNS

LAXCNS

Los Angeles

Wed 4/10

2 stops49h 20m

Cairns

Sat 5/25

2 stops23h 55m

$1,233

Los AngelesCairns

LAX - CNS

LAXCNS

Los Angeles

Wed 8/7

1 stop22h 15m

Cairns

Sun 8/25

1 stop26h 20m

$1,454

Los AngelesCairns

LAX - CNS

LAXCNS

Los Angeles

Sat 6/15

1 stop24h 15m

Cairns

Tue 6/18

2 stops41h 45m

$1,476

Los AngelesCairns

LAX - CNS

LAXCNS

Los Angeles

Mon 7/22

2 stops33h 40m

Cairns

Sun 8/4

3 stops37h 10m

$2,748

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Deals found on 2/28

When is the best time to book a flight from Los Angeles to Cairns?

Use this chart to determine the optimal time to book a round-trip flight from Los Angeles to Cairns. Price data was last updated on January 28, 2024.
Booking 44 days in advance of your planned departure date is, on average, the best time to get cheap flights from Los Angeles to Cairns. The general trend is that the closer you book to the departure date, the more expensive your flight will be.
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When is the cheapest time to fly from Los Angeles to Cairns?

Use this chart to determine the cheapest time to fly round-trip from Los Angeles to Cairns. Price data was last updated on February 25, 2024.
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Travelers seeking maximum savings on their Los Angeles to Cairns flight should consider departing on Tuesday evenings when fares are most often at their lowest. Saturday evenings flights should be avoided if possible as fares are typically the most expensive at this time.
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Average price of flights to Cairns by month

Plan your trip from Los Angeles to Cairns by taking into account the cheapest months to travel. The average price of a one-way flight from Los Angeles to Cairns is currently $1,857 while a round-trip flight costs $1,437. Price data was last updated on February 25, 2024.

Currently, February is the cheapest month in which you can book a flight from Los Angeles to Cairns (average of $1,535). Flying from Los Angeles to Cairns in July is currently the most expensive (average of $2,342). 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.

January

$2,293

February

$1,535

March

$1,683

April

$1,956

May

$1,710

June

$1,956

July

$2,342

August

$2,042

September

$1,631

October

$1,753

November

$1,784

December

$1,894

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

Reviews of airlines servicing Cairns

Get insights into the airlines that provide service to Cairns. 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 Cairns. Reviews last updated February 29, 2024.
See what other customers who have flown with Air New Zealand, Emirates and Qantas Airways from Los Angeles to Cairns have to say. Users can see the overall rating for each airline as well as how each is rated in terms of entertainment options, comfort, food, crew/service, and boarding process.
8.5
Very good
1,034 reviews

Entertainment

8.0

Overall

8.5

Crew

8.8

Boarding

8.6

Comfort

8.3

Food

7.8

Reviews

1 / 10

They’re so kind and professional on ANA, I ordered a special meal and they were lovely throughout. Always kind and efficient, felt cared for in the sky

8.5
Very good
1,034 reviews
8.5
Very good
1,034 reviews

Entertainment

8.0

Overall

8.5

Crew

8.8

Boarding

8.6

Comfort

8.3

Food

7.8

Reviews

1 / 10

They’re so kind and professional on ANA, I ordered a special meal and they were lovely throughout. Always kind and efficient, felt cared for in the sky

8.3
Very good
1,558 reviews
8.5
Very good
1,034 reviews

Entertainment

8.0

Overall

8.5

Crew

8.8

Boarding

8.6

Comfort

8.3

Food

7.8

Reviews

1 / 10

They’re so kind and professional on ANA, I ordered a special meal and they were lovely throughout. Always kind and efficient, felt cared for in the sky

8.3
Very good
729 reviews
8.5
Very good
1,034 reviews

Entertainment

8.0

Overall

8.5

Crew

8.8

Boarding

8.6

Comfort

8.3

Food

7.8

Reviews

1 / 10

They’re so kind and professional on ANA, I ordered a special meal and they were lovely throughout. Always kind and efficient, felt cared for in the sky

8.1
Very good
4,318 reviews
8.5
Very good
1,034 reviews

Entertainment

8.0

Overall

8.5

Crew

8.8

Boarding

8.6

Comfort

8.3

Food

7.8

Reviews

1 / 10

They’re so kind and professional on ANA, I ordered a special meal and they were lovely throughout. Always kind and efficient, felt cared for in the sky

7.8
Good
1,107 reviews
8.5
Very good
1,034 reviews

Entertainment

8.0

Overall

8.5

Crew

8.8

Boarding

8.6

Comfort

8.3

Food

7.8

Reviews

1 / 10

They’re so kind and professional on ANA, I ordered a special meal and they were lovely throughout. Always kind and efficient, felt cared for in the sky

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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 $1,172, but on average you can expect to pay $1,407.

Are there last-minute flights available from Los Angeles to Cairns for under $1,300?

There are currently 7+ open flights from Los Angeles to Cairns within the next 7 days for less than $1,300.

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

Flying on Air New Zealand is currently your cheapest option to Cairns, with prices starting at $1,215. Additional round-trip tickets that might be worth considering are offered by Qantas Airways and United Airlines, with the lowest prices starting at $1,454 and $1,476, respectively. These flights start at 37% lower than the current average price 3 months from now.

What does LAX to CNS mean?

This is defined as Los Angeles Airport (LAX) and Cairns Airport (CNS). Codes like Cairns Airport are often used to just call airports uniquely.

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Top 2 airlines flying from Los Angeles to Cairns

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Qantas AirwaysCheapest$1,232Average$1,656FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time74%
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Air New ZealandCheapest$1,489Average$1,720FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time78%
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