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Cheap flights from Sydney to Cairns

SYD — CNS
22 Apr — 29 Apr1
1 adult
Mon 22/4
Mon 29/4

What is the cheapest day to fly return from Sydney to Cairns?

Travellers have found that booking a Sunday departure is the best way to save up to 14% on the cost of booking your flights compared to booking on days of the week where this route is of high demand.

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

Find a great deal and save up to 43% by booking at least 48 days prior to your desired departure date, rather than waiting until the week of travel. According to our data, there are a number of flights available from Sydney to Cairns within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at ₹ 22,905.

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

Flights from Sydney to Cairns lean towards being more expensive in December. Prices are generally better when you fly from Sydney to Cairns in October, with the cheapest ticket starting at ₹ 9,112.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Sydney to Cairns (SYD - CNS)?

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from Sydney to Cairns is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are in the morning tend to be the most expensive. A flight at midday could potentially save you up to 9% on airfare.

When is the best time to book a flight from Sydney to Cairns?

Use this chart to determine the optimal time to book a return flight from Sydney to Cairns. Price data was last updated on 28 January 2024.
Booking 79 days in advance of your planned departure date is, on average, the best time to get cheap flights from Sydney to Cairns. The general trend is that the closer you book to the departure date, the more expensive your flight will be.
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When is the cheapest time to fly from Sydney to Cairns?

Use this chart to determine the cheapest time to fly return from Sydney to Cairns. Price data was last updated on 14 April 2024.
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Travellers seeking maximum savings on their Sydney to Cairns flight should consider departing on Monday afternoons when fares are most often at their lowest. Monday mornings flights should be avoided if possible as fares are typically the most expensive at this time.
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Related info for your journey

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  • What days are direct flights available from Sydney to Cairns?

    You can find direct flights on the following days: Wednesday.

  • How popular is this Sydney to Cairns flight route?

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

    Travellers can expect 4 flights from Sydney to Cairns on average per day.
    Morning (6am - Noon) - 100% of flight departures

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

    Before booking your flight to Cairns from Sydney, have a look at the most reliable airlines to get you to your destination on time: Qatar Airways (97%), ANA (95%), Etihad Airways( 93%).

  • What does SYD to CNS mean?

    These are just IATA (International Air Transport Association) codes. They are used in aviation to identify and differentiate airports. That’s why a Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport to Cairns Airport flight would often be abbreviated as a SYD to CNS flight.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    Yes. Cheapflights offers flight deals from Sydney to Cairns 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 Sydney to Cairns that allow pets onboard?

    Many airlines flying from Sydney to Cairns 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 Sydney to Cairns?

    Yes, you can often find last-minute deals on Sydney to Cairns 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 2 airlines flying from Sydney to Cairns

Discover the top 2 airlines that operate flights from Sydney to Cairns. 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 411,692 searches. Data last updated 17 April 2024.
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JetstarCheapest₹ 8,110Average₹ 16,697FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time74%
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Virgin AustraliaCheapest₹ 18,077Average₹ 29,058FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time80%
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Find flights from Sydney to Cairns, based on your preferred cabin class, be it economy, premium economy, business, or first class.

Hourly flight availability from Sydney to Cairns

Find hourly flight availability from Sydney to Cairns. Discover flight options and departure times throughout the day, allowing you to choose a departure time that suits your schedule. Data last updated 17 April 2024.
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Weekly flight availability from Sydney to Cairns

Explore weekly flight availability from Sydney to Cairns. 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 17 April 2024.
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