Cheap flights from New York (NYC) to Cairns (CNS)

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How to find the cheapest flight from
New York (NYC) to Cairns (CNS)

All the information you need to plan the best NYC to CNS flight in 2021: compare New York to Cairns flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Cairns.
NYC - CNS
Price
$1,021 - $1,630
CNS
Temperature
78.8 - 87.8 °F
CNS
Rainfall
1.1 - 17.2 inches

Popular in

July

High demand for flights, 18% potential price rise

Cheapest in

September

Best time to find cheap flights, 24% potential price drop

Average price

$1,102

Average for round-trip flights in May 2021

Round-trip from

$1,021

From New York 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 New York to Cairns?

Wednesday is generally a great day to depart. Flying on this day could help you save up to 32%.

When is the cheapest time to fly from New York to Cairns (NYC - CNS)?

It’s typically best to fly out from New York to Cairns in the morning. Doing so could potentially save you 24% on the flight price compared to flying in the afternoon, which is usually more expensive.

New York to Cairns 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Cairns from New York found for this year
15 Nov - 18 Nov
$2,637pp
EWR
Newark
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CNS
Cairns
CNS
Cairns
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
EWR
Newark
6 Jul - 13 Jul
$3,396pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CNS
Cairns
CNS
Cairns
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
15 Nov - 18 Nov
$3,960pp
EWR
Newark
Singapore Airlines
 
1 STOP
CNS
Cairns
CNS
Cairns
Singapore Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">New York</span> to <span class="emphasized">Cairns</span> flights.

Flight FAQs

From New York to Cairns

Are flight prices decreasing from New York 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 New York 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 New York to Cairns have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Qantas Airways, Virgin Australia, and Cathay Pacific 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.

What airport do you fly into for flights to Cairns from New York?

Cairns (CNS) is the airport you will fly into if you book a flight from New York to Cairns. You should not have trouble finding flights to Cairns from New York; the airport handles an average of 0 inbound flights from New York per day. You should also have plenty of airline options to choose from since 4 airlines have flights to the Cairns airport from New York. It is only a 2.8 mi journey from Cairns (CNS) to Cairns’s city center.

Can I find flights from New York to Cairns for under $3,400 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from New York to Cairns for under $3,400. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $3,396, but on average you can expect to pay $4,703.

Are there nonstop flights from New York to Cairns for under $3,400 on Cheapflights?

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

Is New York weather warmer or cooler than Cairns?

You can imagine temperatures to be in the 88 °F range in January. The weather in Cairns is generally hotter than New York's. As flight availability is subject to become more limited as peak season approaches it is ideal to book in a timely manner.

Destination information for Cairns

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from New York to Cairns.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = $1.28
Average temperature for May in Cairns
82.4 °F
Avg rainfall for May in Cairns
3.3 ″

Airports servicing New York

Newark Intl (EWR)
La Guardia (LGA)

Airports servicing Cairns

Top 3 airlines flying from New York to Cairns

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from New York 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
Qantas Airways
$649 $982 No cancel fee 74%
Virgin Australia
$826 $1,083 No cancel fee 80%
Cathay Pacific
$1,016 $1,221 No cancel fee 72%
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