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

SFO — CNS
Dec 6 — Dec 131

What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from San Francisco to Cairns?

Sunday 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.

What is the cheapest month to fly from San Francisco to Cairns?

December can be a great time to fly to Cairns from San Francisco with a flight ticket averaging about $1,648. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of December for as cheap as $910. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of September.

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

When flying from San Francisco to Cairns, the time of day you fly usually plays a role in the price. Save by searching for a flight at noon, which can drop the price by up to 14% versus a flight in the afternoon.

Cheap Air Canada flights from San Francisco to Cairns

Apr 27 - May 16
SFO

San Francisco

CNS

Cairns

2 stops

30h 10m
CNS

Cairns

SFO

San Francisco

2 stops

32h 29m
$1,220

Air Canada

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/30

Apr 27 - May 17
SFO

San Francisco

CNS

Cairns

2 stops

30h 10m
CNS

Cairns

SFO

San Francisco

2 stops

37h 09m
$1,268

Air Canada

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/30

Apr 27 - May 19
SFO

San Francisco

CNS

Cairns

2 stops

30h 10m
CNS

Cairns

SFO

San Francisco

2 stops

32h 29m
$1,339

Air Canada

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/30

Cheap Singapore Airlines flights from San Francisco to Cairns

Apr 24 - May 14
SFO

San Francisco

CNS

Cairns

1 stop

36h 55m
CNS

Cairns

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

32h 25m
$1,538

Singapore Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/30

Apr 24 - May 17
SFO

San Francisco

CNS

Cairns

1 stop

36h 55m
CNS

Cairns

SFO

San Francisco

2 stops

36h 50m
$1,604

Singapore Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/30

Apr 25 - May 14
SFO

San Francisco

CNS

Cairns

1 stop

60h 55m
CNS

Cairns

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

32h 25m
$1,627

Singapore Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/30

One-way flights to Cairns from San Francisco

The cheapest one-way flights from San Francisco to Cairns
May 19
SFO

San Francisco

CNS

Cairns

2 stops

30h 35m
$805

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/28

Jan 22
SFO

San Francisco

CNS

Cairns

3 stops

43h 45m
$893

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/29

May 19
SFO

San Francisco

CNS

Cairns

2 stops

30h 20m
$916

Air Canada

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/29

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about San Francisco to Cairns flights.

Which airlines flying from San Francisco to Cairns have flexible changes 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. Virgin Australia is one of the carriers where you may find flexible change policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like Virgin Australia with this kind of flexibility.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from San Francisco to Cairns for under $1,200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $1,129, but on average you can expect to pay $1,254.

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

Our cheapest airline available from San Francisco to Cairns is Air Canada. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $1,220 on this airline. Additional options worth looking into are Fiji Airways and Singapore Airlines, starting at $1,450 and $1,538 round-trip. You may be able to fly from San Francisco to Cairns for 25% less than the average price by searching for these airlines.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from San Francisco to Cairns one-way?

One-way options have recently been found by users for as low as $916 on Air Canada. Other airlines that offer cheap prices include Air New Zealand from $989 and ANA from $1,214 one-way.

What are the cheapest flights from San Francisco to Cairns?

Looking for the cheapest flight from San Francisco to Cairns? While on average our users pay $2,803, our data indicates the cheapest price to be $1,325. The most popular route (San Francisco - Cairns), is priced around $1,383.

Alternative routes for San Francisco to Cairns

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Top airline flying from San Francisco to Cairns

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from San Francisco to Cairns choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
Virgin AustraliaCheapest$616Average$850FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time80%COVID-19 safety
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