Cheap flights from Cairns to Darwin (CNS - DRW)

CNS — DRW
Jun 18 — Jun 251

The best prices from Cairns to Darwin are usually found in November or October, booked 30 days in advance, depart on a Monday or Wednesday and return on a Tuesday

Cheap flight deals from Cairns to Darwin

Discover tips and strategies to find the most affordable flight options for your journey from Cairns (CNS) to Darwin (DRW). 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 June 13, 2024.

Popular in

August

Cheapest in

November

Average price

$377

Round-trip from

$1,339
High demand for flights, 36% potential price rise
Best time to find cheap flights, 25% potential price drop
Average for round-trip flights in June 2024
From Cairns to Darwin

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

Thursday flights are found to be more expensive to fly from Cairns to Darwin. 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 Darwin.

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

Travelers have found it’s best to book a flight 31 days in advance to save up to 66% compared to booking the same week of travel. As your travel date approaches, the cost of this flight route may potentially increase. While opting to book 31 days out may not be an option for all, there are still additional ways to secure a deal in the near future. You might find a flight from Cairns to Darwin 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $236, or $431 for flights within the next 24 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Cairns to Darwin?

Our data shows that November tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Darwin from Cairns. Users have commonly found prices around $295 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $199. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in August.

What is the cheapest time of day to fly from CNS to DRW?

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

How far ahead should I book a flight from Cairns to Darwin?

Use this chart to determine the optimal time to book a round-trip flight from Cairns to Darwin. Price data was last updated on June 12, 2024.
The best time to book flights from Cairns to Darwin is 30 days before your desired departure date. The cost of your flight will likely increase significantly if you book two weeks in advance of your flight.
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What is the cheapest day to fly from Cairns to Darwin?

Use this chart to determine the cheapest time to fly round-trip from Cairns to Darwin. Price data was last updated on June 9, 2024.
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Travelers seeking maximum savings on their Cairns to Darwin flight should consider departing on Tuesday mornings when fares are most often at their lowest. Friday mornings flights should be avoided if possible as fares are typically the most expensive at this time.
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Best time to book a flight from Cairns to Darwin

Have a flexible travel schedule? Discover the best time to fly to Darwin from Cairns with our price prediction graph.
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Temperature and rainfall in Darwin by month

Plan your trip to Darwin by taking into account the average temperature and rainfall totals by month.

DRW

Temperature

77 - 84.2 °F

If weather is an important factor for your trip to Darwin, use this chart to help with planning. For those seeking warmer temperatures, November is the ideal time of year to visit, when temperatures reach an average of 84.2 F. Travelers looking to avoid the cold should look outside of June, when temperatures are typically at their lowest (around 77.0 F).

Related info for your journey

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  • What are the most reliable airlines from Cairns to Darwin?

    Looking for the most reliable airlines to get you to your destination on time? Our data shows these are most likely to get you from Cairns to Darwin on time: Fiji Airways (100%), Alliance Airlines (85%), Qantas Airways (71%).

  • What does CNS to DRW mean?

    Great question - CNS to DRW just means Cairns Airport to Darwin Airport. Now you’ll know what these unique codes when you look for flights!

  • Can I find deals for flights from Cairns to Darwin that include extra baggage allowance?

    The amount of baggage you can bring on your Cairns to Darwin flight depends on the airline and the type of fare you've chosen. After entering your flight details, you'll be able to view the specific baggage policies for each deal in the search results. Keep in mind that certain deals may offer additional baggage allowance.

  • Can I find deals on flights from Cairns to Darwin with specific airlines?

    Yes, Cheapflights allows you to browse and filter Cairns to Darwin flight deals by airline. After entering your origin and destination, use the available filters to view flights offered by airlines.

  • Can I find deals for flights from Cairns to Darwin that include hotel bookings?

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  • Can I find deals for business class flights from Cairns to Darwin?

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  • Can I find deals for flights from Cairns to Darwin that allow pets onboard?

    Many airlines flying from Cairns to Darwin offer the option to travel with pets. After selecting a flight deal, you can find more information about the airline's pet policy on their official website or by contacting the airline directly. Please note that additional fees and restrictions may apply.

  • Can I find deals on last-minute flights from Cairns to Darwin?

    Yes, you can often find last-minute deals on Cairns to Darwin flights on Cheapflights. However, these deals can vary and may not always be available. We recommend checking back frequently or signing up for price alerts for the most up-to-date deals.

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Top airline flying from Cairns to Darwin

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JetstarCheapest$216Average$269FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time74%

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Hourly flight availability from Cairns to Darwin

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9%of flight departuresEvening6 pm to midnight
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Weekly flight availability from Cairns to Darwin

Explore weekly flight availability from Cairns to Darwin. Discover flights operating on different days of the week, giving you the flexibility to choose a travel day that best fits your plans. Compare info to find the most convenient option for your journey. Data last updated June 13, 2024.
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