$107+ Cheap flights from Cairns (CNS) to Melbourne (MEL)

This is the cheapest one-way flight price found by a Cheapflights user in the last 72 hours by searching for a flight departing on 11/1. Fares are subject to change and may not be available on all flights or dates of travel.
CNS — MEL
jul. 27 — ago. 31

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The best prices from Cairns to Melbourne are usually found in April or January, booked 74 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Tuesday and return on a Sunday

Cheap flight deals from Cairns to Melbourne

Discover tips and strategies to find the most affordable flight options for your journey from Cairns (CNS) to Melbourne (MEL). 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 julio 22, 2024.

Popular in

July

Cheapest in

April

Round-trip from

$180
(Jetstar)

One-way from

$107
(Virgin Australia)
High demand for flights, 19% potential price rise
Best time to find cheap flights, 17% potential price drop
From Cairns to Melbourne
One-way flight from Cairns to Melbourne

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

Sunday flights are generally found to be more expensive for flights from Cairns to Melbourne Airport. 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 Melbourne Airport.

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

Travelers have found it’s best to book a flight 51 days in advance to save up to 57% 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 51 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 Melbourne Airport 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $292, or $305 for flights within the next 24 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Cairns to Melbourne Airport?

Our data shows that April tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Melbourne Airport from Cairns. Users have commonly found prices around $263 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $115. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in July.

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

It’s typically best to fly out from Cairns to Melbourne Airport in the morning. Doing so could potentially save you 13% on the flight price compared to flying at noon, which is usually more expensive.

Cheap Cairns to Melbourne flights in July & August 2024

Find cheap flight options from Cairns to Melbourne specifically for the months of July and August 2024. Explore affordable fares based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 2,674,588 searches. Prices were last updated on julio 22, 2024.
Scroll through some of the best deals on flights from Cairns to Melbourne in 2024. For more flight deals, be sure to check back very soon.
This Jetstar deal was found by Cheapflights users on 7/22. Clicking the “Pick Dates” button in this card will allow you to select your dates and further customize your flight criteria. From there, click “Find deals”, make sure Jetstar is selected, and click “Compare selected” under the list of providers to see comparable flight deals.
mar. 8/277:00 amCNS - MEL
Nonstop3h 30mJetstar
jue. 8/292:55 pmMEL - CNS
Nonstop3h 20mJetstar
Deal found 7/22$215
This Jetstar deal was found by Cheapflights users on 7/21. Clicking the “Pick Dates” button in this card will allow you to select your dates and further customize your flight criteria. From there, click “Find deals”, make sure Jetstar is selected, and click “Compare selected” under the list of providers to see comparable flight deals.
lun. 8/197:00 amCNS - MEL
Nonstop3h 30mJetstar
lun. 8/266:35 pmMEL - CNS
Nonstop3h 20mJetstar
Deal found 7/21$220
This Jetstar deal was found by Cheapflights users on 7/21. Clicking the “Pick Dates” button in this card will allow you to select your dates and further customize your flight criteria. From there, click “Find deals”, make sure Jetstar is selected, and click “Compare selected” under the list of providers to see comparable flight deals.
lun. 8/197:00 amCNS - MEL
Nonstop3h 30mJetstar
mié. 8/216:35 pmMEL - CNS
Nonstop3h 20mJetstar
Deal found 7/21$255
This Jetstar deal was found by Cheapflights users on 7/21. Clicking the “Pick Dates” button in this card will allow you to select your dates and further customize your flight criteria. From there, click “Find deals”, make sure Jetstar is selected, and click “Compare selected” under the list of providers to see comparable flight deals.
jue. 8/227:00 amCNS - MEL
Nonstop3h 30mJetstar
mié. 8/286:35 pmMEL - CNS
Nonstop3h 20mJetstar
Deal found 7/21$259
This Virgin Australia deal was found by Cheapflights users on 7/21. Clicking the “Pick Dates” button in this card will allow you to select your dates and further customize your flight criteria. From there, click “Find deals”, make sure Virgin Australia is selected, and click “Compare selected” under the list of providers to see comparable flight deals.
lun. 8/196:00 amCNS - MEL
1 stop5h 20mVirgin Australia
mié. 8/216:05 amMEL - CNS
1 stop7h 05mVirgin Australia
Deal found 7/21$288
This Virgin Australia deal was found by Cheapflights users on 7/21. Clicking the “Pick Dates” button in this card will allow you to select your dates and further customize your flight criteria. From there, click “Find deals”, make sure Virgin Australia is selected, and click “Compare selected” under the list of providers to see comparable flight deals.
lun. 8/194:35 pmCNS - MEL
1 stop5h 30mVirgin Australia
lun. 8/2612:10 pmMEL - CNS
1 stop8h 00mVirgin Australia
Deal found 7/21$291
This Jetstar deal was found by Cheapflights users on 7/20. Clicking the “Pick Dates” button in this card will allow you to select your dates and further customize your flight criteria. From there, click “Find deals”, make sure Jetstar is selected, and click “Compare selected” under the list of providers to see comparable flight deals.
dom. 8/117:00 amCNS - MEL
Nonstop3h 30mJetstar
dom. 8/186:35 pmMEL - CNS
Nonstop3h 20mJetstar
Deal found 7/20$292
This Virgin Australia deal was found by Cheapflights users on 7/20. Clicking the “Pick Dates” button in this card will allow you to select your dates and further customize your flight criteria. From there, click “Find deals”, make sure Virgin Australia is selected, and click “Compare selected” under the list of providers to see comparable flight deals.
dom. 8/114:35 pmCNS - MEL
1 stop5h 30mVirgin Australia
dom. 8/1811:00 amMEL - CNS
1 stop7h 35mVirgin Australia
Deal found 7/20$294
This Jetstar deal was found by Cheapflights users on 7/20. Clicking the “Pick Dates” button in this card will allow you to select your dates and further customize your flight criteria. From there, click “Find deals”, make sure Jetstar is selected, and click “Compare selected” under the list of providers to see comparable flight deals.
dom. 8/117:00 amCNS - MEL
Nonstop3h 30mJetstar
mar. 8/132:55 pmMEL - CNS
Nonstop3h 20mJetstar
Deal found 7/20$320

Cairns to Melbourne 2024 flight deals

Discover exclusive flight deals for travel between Cairns and Melbourne in 2024. Find excellent offers based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 2,674,588 searches. Data last updated julio 22, 2024.
Scroll through some of the best deals on flights from Cairns to Melbourne in 2024. For more flight deals, be sure to check back very soon.
This Jetstar deal was found by Cheapflights users on 7/22. Clicking the “Pick Dates” button in this card will allow you to select your dates and further customize your flight criteria. From there, click “Find deals”, make sure Jetstar is selected, and click “Compare selected” under the list of providers to see comparable flight deals.
mié. 9/47:05 pmCNS - MEL
Nonstop3h 25mJetstar
dom. 9/86:40 pmMEL - CNS
Nonstop3h 20mJetstar
Deal found 7/22$180
This Jetstar deal was found by Cheapflights users on 7/22. Clicking the “Pick Dates” button in this card will allow you to select your dates and further customize your flight criteria. From there, click “Find deals”, make sure Jetstar is selected, and click “Compare selected” under the list of providers to see comparable flight deals.
mar. 8/277:00 amCNS - MEL
Nonstop3h 30mJetstar
jue. 8/292:55 pmMEL - CNS
Nonstop3h 20mJetstar
Deal found 7/22$215
This Jetstar deal was found by Cheapflights users on 7/21. Clicking the “Pick Dates” button in this card will allow you to select your dates and further customize your flight criteria. From there, click “Find deals”, make sure Jetstar is selected, and click “Compare selected” under the list of providers to see comparable flight deals.
lun. 8/197:00 amCNS - MEL
Nonstop3h 30mJetstar
lun. 8/266:35 pmMEL - CNS
Nonstop3h 20mJetstar
Deal found 7/21$220
This Jetstar deal was found by Cheapflights users on 7/21. Clicking the “Pick Dates” button in this card will allow you to select your dates and further customize your flight criteria. From there, click “Find deals”, make sure Jetstar is selected, and click “Compare selected” under the list of providers to see comparable flight deals.
vie. 11/87:35 amCNS - MEL
Nonstop3h 25mJetstar
dom. 11/107:50 pmMEL - CNS
Nonstop3h 20mJetstar
Deal found 7/21$237
This Jetstar deal was found by Cheapflights users on 7/22. Clicking the “Pick Dates” button in this card will allow you to select your dates and further customize your flight criteria. From there, click “Find deals”, make sure Jetstar is selected, and click “Compare selected” under the list of providers to see comparable flight deals.
lun. 9/237:05 pmCNS - MEL
Nonstop3h 25mJetstar
sáb. 9/286:40 pmMEL - CNS
Nonstop3h 20mJetstar
Deal found 7/22$241
This Jetstar deal was found by Cheapflights users on 7/21. Clicking the “Pick Dates” button in this card will allow you to select your dates and further customize your flight criteria. From there, click “Find deals”, make sure Jetstar is selected, and click “Compare selected” under the list of providers to see comparable flight deals.
lun. 8/197:00 amCNS - MEL
Nonstop3h 30mJetstar
mié. 8/216:35 pmMEL - CNS
Nonstop3h 20mJetstar
Deal found 7/21$255
This Jetstar deal was found by Cheapflights users on 7/21. Clicking the “Pick Dates” button in this card will allow you to select your dates and further customize your flight criteria. From there, click “Find deals”, make sure Jetstar is selected, and click “Compare selected” under the list of providers to see comparable flight deals.
jue. 8/227:00 amCNS - MEL
Nonstop3h 30mJetstar
mié. 8/286:35 pmMEL - CNS
Nonstop3h 20mJetstar
Deal found 7/21$259
This Virgin Australia deal was found by Cheapflights users on 7/22. Clicking the “Pick Dates” button in this card will allow you to select your dates and further customize your flight criteria. From there, click “Find deals”, make sure Virgin Australia is selected, and click “Compare selected” under the list of providers to see comparable flight deals.
lun. 9/236:00 amCNS - MEL
1 stop6h 20mVirgin Australia
sáb. 9/2812:10 pmMEL - CNS
1 stop8h 00mVirgin Australia
Deal found 7/22$288
This Virgin Australia deal was found by Cheapflights users on 7/21. Clicking the “Pick Dates” button in this card will allow you to select your dates and further customize your flight criteria. From there, click “Find deals”, make sure Virgin Australia is selected, and click “Compare selected” under the list of providers to see comparable flight deals.
lun. 8/194:35 pmCNS - MEL
1 stop5h 30mVirgin Australia
lun. 8/2612:10 pmMEL - CNS
1 stop8h 00mVirgin Australia
Deal found 7/21$291

One-way flights to Melbourne from Cairns

Search for one-way flight options from Cairns to Melbourne. 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 2,674,588 searches. Data last updated julio 22, 2024.
Some of the best available deals we've found on one-way flights from Cairns to Melbourne. Users in need of a round-trip flight from Cairns to Melbourne instead should update the search form at the top of page.
This Virgin Australia deal was found by Cheapflights users on 7/22. Clicking the “Pick Dates” button in this card will allow you to select your dates and further customize your flight criteria. From there, click “Find deals”, make sure Virgin Australia is selected, and click “Compare selected” under the list of providers to see comparable flight deals.
vie. 11/17:55 pmCNS - MEL
Nonstop3h 25mVirgin Australia
Deal found 7/22$107
This Virgin Australia deal was found by Cheapflights users on 7/21. Clicking the “Pick Dates” button in this card will allow you to select your dates and further customize your flight criteria. From there, click “Find deals”, make sure Virgin Australia is selected, and click “Compare selected” under the list of providers to see comparable flight deals.
vie. 11/159:15 amCNS - MEL
Nonstop3h 25mVirgin Australia
Deal found 7/21$118
This Jetstar deal was found by Cheapflights users on 7/22. Clicking the “Pick Dates” button in this card will allow you to select your dates and further customize your flight criteria. From there, click “Find deals”, make sure Jetstar is selected, and click “Compare selected” under the list of providers to see comparable flight deals.
mié. 10/236:05 pmCNS - MEL
Nonstop3h 25mJetstar
Deal found 7/22$121
This FlightHub deal was found by Cheapflights users on 7/21. Clicking the “Pick Dates” button in this card will allow you to select your dates and further customize your flight criteria. From there, click “Find deals”, make sure FlightHub is selected, and click “Compare selected” under the list of providers to see comparable flight deals.
mar. 12/172:30 pmCNS - MEL
Nonstop3h 30mJetstar
Deal found 7/21$122
This Expedia deal was found by Cheapflights users on 7/22. Clicking the “Pick Dates” button in this card will allow you to select your dates and further customize your flight criteria. From there, click “Find deals”, make sure Expedia is selected, and click “Compare selected” under the list of providers to see comparable flight deals.
dom. 9/157:05 pmCNS - MEL
Nonstop3h 25mJetstar
Deal found 7/22$125
This Virgin Australia deal was found by Cheapflights users on 7/22. Clicking the “Pick Dates” button in this card will allow you to select your dates and further customize your flight criteria. From there, click “Find deals”, make sure Virgin Australia is selected, and click “Compare selected” under the list of providers to see comparable flight deals.
vie. 1/107:55 pmCNS - MEL
Nonstop3h 25mVirgin Australia
Deal found 7/22$128
This Kiwi.com deal was found by Cheapflights users on 7/21. Clicking the “Pick Dates” button in this card will allow you to select your dates and further customize your flight criteria. From there, click “Find deals”, make sure Kiwi.com is selected, and click “Compare selected” under the list of providers to see comparable flight deals.
lun. 1/67:55 pmCNS - MEL
Nonstop3h 25mVirgin Australia
Deal found 7/21$139
This Virgin Australia deal was found by Cheapflights users on 7/20. Clicking the “Pick Dates” button in this card will allow you to select your dates and further customize your flight criteria. From there, click “Find deals”, make sure Virgin Australia is selected, and click “Compare selected” under the list of providers to see comparable flight deals.
lun. 8/56:00 amCNS - MEL
1 stop5h 20mVirgin Australia
Deal found 7/20$144
This Virgin Australia deal was found by Cheapflights users on 7/21. Clicking the “Pick Dates” button in this card will allow you to select your dates and further customize your flight criteria. From there, click “Find deals”, make sure Virgin Australia is selected, and click “Compare selected” under the list of providers to see comparable flight deals.
lun. 8/56:00 amCNS - MEL
1 stop5h 20mVirgin Australia
Deal found 7/21$145

Find flights from Cairns to Melbourne within your budget

Customize your flight search to find flights from Cairns to Melbourne 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 2,674,588 searches. Data last updated julio 22, 2024.

Fly from

Any airport

Fly to

Any airport

Budget

$180 - $538

Route

Depart

Return

Price

CairnsMelbourne

CNS - MEL

CNSMEL

Cairns

mié. 9/4

Nonstop3h 25m

Melbourne

dom. 9/8

Nonstop3h 20m

$180

CairnsMelbourne

CNS - MEL

CNSMEL

Cairns

mar. 8/27

Nonstop3h 30m

Melbourne

jue. 8/29

Nonstop3h 20m

$215

CairnsMelbourne

CNS - MEL

CNSMEL

Cairns

lun. 8/19

Nonstop3h 30m

Melbourne

lun. 8/26

Nonstop3h 20m

$220

CairnsMelbourne

CNS - MEL

CNSMEL

Cairns

vie. 11/8

Nonstop3h 25m

Melbourne

dom. 11/10

Nonstop3h 20m

$237

CairnsMelbourne

CNS - MEL

CNSMEL

Cairns

lun. 9/23

Nonstop3h 25m

Melbourne

sáb. 9/28

Nonstop3h 20m

$241

CairnsMelbourne

CNS - MEL

CNSMEL

Cairns

lun. 9/23

1 stop6h 30m

Melbourne

dom. 9/29

1 stop6h 00m

$288

CairnsMelbourne

CNS - MEL

CNSMEL

Cairns

lun. 8/19

1 stop5h 30m

Melbourne

lun. 8/26

1 stop8h 00m

$291

CairnsMelbourne

CNS - MEL

CNSMEL

Cairns

jue. 9/5

1 stop8h 10m

Melbourne

mié. 9/11

1 stop8h 55m

$378

CairnsMelbourne

CNS - MEL

CNSMEL

Cairns

jue. 9/5

1 stop5h 15m

Melbourne

mié. 9/11

2 stops9h 50m

$538

Flights are sorted by cheapest first

Deals found on 7/22

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

Use this chart to determine the optimal time to book a round-trip flight from Cairns to Melbourne. Price data was last updated on July 19, 2024.
The best time to book flights from Cairns to Melbourne Airport is 74 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 Melbourne Airport?

Use this chart to determine the cheapest time to fly round-trip from Cairns to Melbourne. Price data was last updated on July 21, 2024.
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Travelers seeking maximum savings on their Cairns to Melbourne Airport flight should consider departing on Sunday mornings when fares are most often at their lowest. Friday evenings 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 Melbourne

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

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

MEL

Temperature

46.4 - 68 °F

If weather is an important factor for your trip to Melbourne Airport, use this chart to help with planning. For those seeking warmer temperatures, January is the ideal time of year to visit, when temperatures reach an average of 68.0 F. Travelers looking to avoid the cold should look outside of July, when temperatures are typically at their lowest (around 46.4 F).

Reviews of airlines servicing Melbourne

Get insights into the airlines that provide service to Melbourne. 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 Melbourne. Reviews last updated julio 22, 2024.
Read reviews from past customers who have flown Rex, Qantas Airways and Virgin Australia from Cairns to Melbourne. Users have also rated airlines in terms of entertainment options, comfort, food, crew/service, and boarding process.
9.5
Wonderful
25 reviews

Comfort

8.5

Entertainment

6.6

Food

7.7

Crew

9.6

Boarding

9.2

Overall

9.5

Reviews

1 / 2

Very good. On time, very pleasant staff, more legroom than some other airlines. Our airline of choice

9.5
Wonderful
25 reviews
9.5
Wonderful
25 reviews

Comfort

8.5

Entertainment

6.6

Food

7.7

Crew

9.6

Boarding

9.2

Overall

9.5

Reviews

1 / 2

Very good. On time, very pleasant staff, more legroom than some other airlines. Our airline of choice

7.7
Good
558 reviews
9.5
Wonderful
25 reviews

Comfort

8.5

Entertainment

6.6

Food

7.7

Crew

9.6

Boarding

9.2

Overall

9.5

Reviews

1 / 2

Very good. On time, very pleasant staff, more legroom than some other airlines. Our airline of choice

7.6
Good
906 reviews
9.5
Wonderful
25 reviews

Comfort

8.5

Entertainment

6.6

Food

7.7

Crew

9.6

Boarding

9.2

Overall

9.5

Reviews

1 / 2

Very good. On time, very pleasant staff, more legroom than some other airlines. Our airline of choice

6.7
Okay
594 reviews
9.5
Wonderful
25 reviews

Comfort

8.5

Entertainment

6.6

Food

7.7

Crew

9.6

Boarding

9.2

Overall

9.5

Reviews

1 / 2

Very good. On time, very pleasant staff, more legroom than some other airlines. Our airline of choice

Related info for your journey

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  • What airport do you fly from for flights from Cairns to Melbourne?

    Cairns (CNS) is the airport you will fly out of if you book a flight from Cairns to Melbourne. You should not have trouble finding flights to Melbourne from Cairns; the airport handles an average of 13 outbound flights to Melbourne per day. You should also have plenty of airline options to choose from since 1 airline has flights from the Cairns airport to Melbourne. It is only a 2.8 mi journey to Cairns (CNS) from Cairns’s city center.

  • Can I find flights from Cairns to Melbourne Airport for under $200 on Cheapflights?

    Yes, there are multiple flights from Cairns to Melbourne Airport for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Jetstar for just $180, but on average you can expect to pay $326.

  • Are there nonstop flights from Cairns to Melbourne Airport for under $200 on Cheapflights?

    Cheapflights has at least 11 direct flights from Cairns to Melbourne Airport under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from Cairns to Melbourne Airport is less than $257.

  • What days are nonstop flights available from Cairns to Melbourne Airport?

    You can find nonstop flights on the following days: Wednesday, Friday.

  • How many flights depart from Cairns to Melbourne Airport on average per day?

    5 flight departures from Cairns to Melbourne Airport per day on average.
    Morning (6am - Noon) - 60% of flight departures
    Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 40% of flight departures

  • How long is the flight from Cairns to Melbourne Airport?

    Jetstar, Virgin Australia, and Rex can get you from Cairns to Melbourne Airport in just under 3h 25m. Your travel time can differ by up to 4h 45m. Airlines will cover a distance of 1445 mi. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

  • What are the cheapest airlines flying from Cairns to Melbourne Airport round-trip?

    According to our current data, Jetstar ($180), Virgin Australia ($288), and Rex ($378) offers the cheapest pricing from Cairns to Melbourne Airport. Jetstar is currently priced 31% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

  • What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Cairns to Melbourne Airport one-way?

    For one-way options, check prices for Virgin Australia. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $107. Users have also found prices from $121 and $182 on Jetstar and Qantas Airways, respectively.

  • What are the most reliable airlines from Cairns to Melbourne Airport?

    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 Melbourne Airport on time: Alliance Airlines (100%), Air New Zealand (85%), Etihad Airways (78%).

  • What are the cheapest flights from Cairns to Melbourne Airport?

    While on average a flight from Cairns to Melbourne Airport is generally $183, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is $85. When looking at the most popular route, (Cairns - Melbourne), you can expect to pay $331 for that flight.

  • What does CNS to MEL mean?

    CNS stands for Cairns Airport, while MEL stands for Melbourne Airport. These codes are often called IATA codes, a set of identifiers established by IATA (International Air Transport Association) that is widely used by airlines and the aviation industry.

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

    The amount of baggage you can bring on your Cairns to Melbourne 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 Melbourne with specific airlines?

    Yes, Cheapflights allows you to browse and filter Cairns to Melbourne 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 Melbourne that include hotel bookings?

    Yes. In addition to deals on Cairns to Melbourne flights, Cheapflights offers vacation packages that include both flights and hotel.

  • How can I find direct flights from Cairns to Melbourne?

    After entering your origin and destination, apply the non-stop filter on the search result page to find direct flights from Cairns to Melbourne.

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

    Yes. Cheapflights offers flight deals from Cairns to Melbourne by cabin class. In addition to browsing deals, you can also filter by cabin class on the search results page after making a search.

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

    Many airlines flying from Cairns to Melbourne 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 Melbourne?

    Yes, you can often find last-minute deals on Cairns to Melbourne 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.

  • How recently were the Cairns to Melbourne Airport flight deals updated?

    The Cairns to Melbourne Airport flight deals you see on this page were last updated on 7/22.

  • What is the cheapest month to book a flight from Cairns to Melbourne Airport?

    Currently, March is the cheapest month in which you can book a flight from Cairns to Melbourne Airport (average of $1,062). Flying from Cairns to Melbourne Airport in December is currently the most expensive (average of $1,685). 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.

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Discover the top airline that operate flights from Cairns to Melbourne. Compare their services, reliability, and customer satisfaction ratings to choose the airline that best suits your travel preferences and needs. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 2,674,588 searches. Data last updated julio 22, 2024.
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JetstarCheapest$109Average$272FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time74%

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Find flights from Cairns to Melbourne, based on your preferred cabin class, be it economy, premium economy, business, or first class.

Hourly flight availability from Cairns to Melbourne

Find hourly flight availability from Cairns to Melbourne. Discover flight options and departure times throughout the day, allowing you to choose a departure time that suits your schedule. Data last updated julio 22, 2024.
1%of flight departuresEarly morningMidnight to 6 am
39%of flight departuresMorning6 am to noon
47%of flight departuresAfternoonNoon to 6 pm
13%of flight departuresEvening6 pm to midnight
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Weekly flight availability from Cairns to Melbourne

Explore weekly flight availability from Cairns to Melbourne. 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 julio 22, 2024.
Sunday14daily flights
Monday18daily flights
Tuesday8daily flights
Wednesday9daily flights
Thursday16daily flights
Friday16daily flights
Saturday13daily flights
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