Cheap flights from San Francisco (SFO) to Cairns (CNS)

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How to find the cheapest flight from
San Francisco (SFO) to Cairns (CNS)

SFO - CNS
Price
$1,005 - $1,414
CNS
Temperature
78.8 - 87.8 °F
CNS
Rainfall
1.1 - 17.2 inches

Popular in

August

High demand for flights, 16% potential price rise

Cheapest in

September

Best time to find cheap flights, 16% potential price drop

Average price

$1,171

Average for round-trip flights in March 2021

Round-trip from

$1,005

From San Francisco 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 San Francisco to Cairns?

Thursday flights are found to be more expensive to fly from San Francisco to Cairns. This shouldn’t discourage you from searching, as you can still find great deals by being flexible with your options. Use our search form to find deals on tickets to Cairns.

When is the cheapest time to fly from San Francisco to Cairns (SFO - CNS)?

Unlike in the morning, when flights are generally more expensive, you can save up to 27% on flights from San Francisco to Cairns by exploring options for tickets at noon.

Cheap flights from San Francisco to Cairns in March, April 2021

1 Mar - 8 Mar
$3,228pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
CNS
Cairns
CNS
Cairns
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
1 Mar - 8 Mar
$9,543pp
SFO
San Francisco
Singapore Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CNS
Cairns
CNS
Cairns
Singapore Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco

San Francisco to Cairns 2021 flight deals

8 Oct - 15 Oct
$1,307pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CNS
Cairns
CNS
Cairns
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
8 Oct - 15 Oct
$1,480pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
CNS
Cairns
CNS
Cairns
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
7 Oct - 15 Oct
$1,635pp
SFO
San Francisco
Singapore Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CNS
Cairns
CNS
Cairns
Singapore Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco

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Flight FAQs

From San Francisco to Cairns

Are flight prices decreasing from San Francisco 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 San Francisco 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 San Francisco to Cairns have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of our airline partners flying from San Francisco to Cairns have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. Qantas Airways, Virgin Australia, and Air New Zealand are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like Qantas Airways with this kind of flexibility.

Does it rain more in San Francisco or Cairns?

When traveling, it's generally smart to pack in preparation for rain or any other conditions that may arise. The rainfall in San Francisco is roughly less than Cairns. You can assume this to be the case over the next 14 days.

Is San Francisco 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 San Francisco's. As flight availability is subject to become more limited as peak season approaches it is ideal to book in a timely manner.

Alternative routes for San Francisco to Cairns

Destination information for Cairns

Today's exchange rate
$1 = $1.30
Average temperature for March in Cairns
86.0 °F
Avg rainfall for March in Cairns
14.3 ″

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