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How Much Does it Cost To Fly To Cairns?

The cheapest prices found with in the last 7 days for return flights were $136 and $86 for one-way flights to Cairns for the period specified. Prices and availability are subject to change. Additional terms apply

OriginDestinationTravel DatesFlights From*
BNECairnsDec 17 - Dec 20$136
SYDCairnsJan 18 - Jan 23$171
MELCairnsFeb 7 - Feb 14$171
OOLCairnsDec 25 - Dec 28$171
ADLCairnsJan 21 - Jan 24$223
AKLCairnsMar 13 - Mar 19$627
KIXCairnsFeb 23 - May 2$1,230
NRTCairnsDec 22 - Dec 30$2,956
*Prices include taxes and fees
OriginDestinationTravel DatesFlights From*
BNECairnsDec 10 - Dec 12$173
SYDCairnsDec 12 - Dec 15$178
*Prices include taxes and fees

Cairns Flight Information

Traveling to Cairns
Lowest Price $136
Number of Airlines Serving
Airlines Serving Jetstar, Alaska Airlines, Fiji Airways
Number of Daily Flights
Airlines with Direct Flights

Find The Perfect Hotel For After Your Flight

Amazing Cairns Accommodation Deals

Cairns Sunland Leisure Park

Cairns Sunland Leisure Park

3 out of 5
49-61 Little Pease Street, Manoora, QLD
The price is $36 per night from Dec 15 to Dec 15
Located in Manoora, this holiday park is 0.2 mi (0.3 km) from Anderson Street Conservation Park and within 3 mi (5 km) of Cairns Esplanade and Cairns Central ...
3.5/5 Good! (2 reviews)
GOOD family place to stay
"The bungalow was super comfortable,price very affordable,not to close to the Esplanade but across the street there is a bus#123 that take you straight to city cairns.Can do laundry at any time and very quiet place,close to lots of little places to eat and a bowling"

Reviewed on Jul 5, 2017

Cairns Sunland Leisure Park
Aspect Central

Aspect Central

3 out of 5
209 Sheridan Street, Cairns North, QLD
The price is $52 per night from Dec 16 to Dec 16
Located in Cairns North, this motel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Cairns Esplanade Charles Street Parkland and Cairns Esplanade. Cairns Central Shopping Centre and ...
4/5 Very Good! (2 reviews)
Nice People, Nice Place.
"Centrally Located. I used as central location to wait for friends to get into town."

Reviewed on Nov 24, 2012

Aspect Central
Hides Hotel Cairns

Hides Hotel Cairns

3.5 out of 5
87 Lake Street, Cairns, QLD
The price is $66 per night from Dec 15 to Dec 15
Located in Cairns Central Business District, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of The Cultural Place and Cairns Esplanade. Esplanade Lagoon and Cairns Central ...
Hides Hotel Cairns
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Comfort Inn Cairns City

Comfort Inn Cairns City

4 out of 5
183-185 Lake St, Cairns, QLD
The price is $63 per night from Dec 21 to Dec 21
Located in the heart of Cairns, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Cairns Private Hospital, Cairns Performing Arts Centre, and Cairns Base Hospital. Cairns ...
Comfort Inn Cairns City
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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Reef Palms Motel

Reef Palms Motel

3.5 out of 5
41-47 Digger Street, Cairns North, QLD
The price is $60 per night from Dec 9 to Dec 9
Located in Cairns North, this motel is within 2 mi (3 km) of Cairns Esplanade Charles Street Parkland, Cairns Esplanade, and Cairns Central Shopping Centre. ...
Reef Palms Motel
Gilligan's Backpackers Hotel & Resort

Gilligan's Backpackers Hotel & Resort

2 out of 5
57-89 Grafton Street, Cairns, QLD
The price is $44 per night from Dec 9 to Dec 9
Located in Cairns Central Business District, this hostel is within a 15-minute walk of The Cultural Place and Cairns Esplanade. Cairns Central Shopping Centre ...
Gilligan's Backpackers Hotel & Resort
Lazy Duck Hostel

Lazy Duck Hostel

2 out of 5
136 Grafton St, Cairns, QLD
Located in Cairns Central Business District, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Cairns Performing Arts Centre and Cairns Esplanade. Cairns Central Shopping ...
Lazy Duck Hostel
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Njoy! Travellers Resort - Hostel

Njoy! Travellers Resort - Hostel

1 out of 5
141 Sheridan Street, Cairns, QLD
Situated in Cairns, this hostel is within a 15-minute walk of Cairns Performing Arts Centre and Cairns Esplanade. Cairns Central Shopping Centre and Esplanade ...
Njoy! Travellers Resort - Hostel
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

Luxury Hotels in Cairns

Alamanda Palm Cove by Lancemore

Alamanda Palm Cove by Lancemore

5 out of 5
1 Veivers Road, Palm Cove, QLD
The price is $309 per night from Dec 15 to Dec 15
Nestled on the beach, this Palm Cove aparthotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Kuranda National Park and Palm Cove Beach. Clifton Beach is 1.8 mi (2.9 km) away.
5/5 Exceptional! (2 reviews)
"Beautiful property in a nice location. Our suite was very spacious and had every amenity we needed."

Reviewed on Mar 19, 2019

Alamanda Palm Cove by Lancemore
Pacific Hotel Cairns

Pacific Hotel Cairns

4.5 out of 5
Corner Esplanade And Spence Street, Cairns, QLD
Located in Cairns Central Business District, this luxury hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Cairns Night Markets, Cairns Marlin Marina, and Cairns Esplanade. ...
4/5 Very Good! (1 review)
Nice hotel in Cairns
"This was a nice hotel with a great location next to the Reef Terminal. It was also conveniently located close to lots of restaurants, shops, and the Esplanade. The room was a good size, as was the bathroom. I didn't love the color of the light in the bathroom, it was surgically bright / white. I ..."

Reviewed on May 28, 2017

Pacific Hotel Cairns
Pullman Reef Hotel Casino

Pullman Reef Hotel Casino

5 out of 5
35-41 Wharf Street, Cairns, QLD
The price is $179 per night from Dec 9 to Dec 9
This family-friendly Cairns hotel is located on the waterfront, within a 10-minute walk of Reef Hotel Casino and Cairns Esplanade. Esplanade Lagoon and Cairns ...
5/5 Exceptional! (1 review)
"We cannot say enough nice things about this hotel and it's staff. We came in tired and cranky after missing our flight and being delayed on our trip for 24 hours. Not only did the staff jump right in to help us get checked in, the concierge, Jason, jumped right into action to get our activities booked ..."

Reviewed on Aug 18, 2019

Pullman Reef Hotel Casino
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Pullman Cairns International

Pullman Cairns International

5 out of 5
17 Abbott Street, Cairns, QLD
The price is $172 per night from Dec 10 to Dec 10
Located in Cairns Central Business District, this luxury hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Cairns Zoom and Wildlife Dome and Cairns Esplanade. Reef Hotel Casino ...
3/5 (2 reviews)
"The Pullman was in a good location and had a nice swimming pool and warm tubs. It would have been nice if the warm tubs were hot tubs, but they did not heat up enough."

Reviewed on Aug 10, 2019

Pullman Cairns International
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

Family Friendly Hotels in Cairns

Cairns Plaza Hotel
Great for families

Cairns Plaza Hotel

3.5 out of 5
145 The Esplanade, Cairns, QLD
The price is $83 per night from Dec 15 to Dec 15
Situated in Cairns, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Muddy's Playground and Cairns Esplanade. Esplanade Lagoon and Reef Hotel Casino are also within ...
4.8/5 Exceptional! (5 reviews)
Families like: outdoor pools, extra beds/cribs, laundry
Travelers say...
"Great property. Easy checkin. Good location with easy access to shopping and restaurants."

Reviewed on Oct 16, 2019

Cairns Plaza Hotel
Cairns Sunland Leisure Park
Great for families

Cairns Sunland Leisure Park

3 out of 5
49-61 Little Pease Street, Manoora, QLD
The price is $36 per night from Dec 15 to Dec 15
Located in Manoora, this holiday park is 0.2 mi (0.3 km) from Anderson Street Conservation Park and within 3 mi (5 km) of Cairns Esplanade and Cairns Central ...
3.5/5 Good! (2 reviews)
Families like: kids pool, kitchen, playground, laundry
GOOD family place to stay
"The bungalow was super comfortable,price very affordable,not to close to the Esplanade but across the street there is a bus#123 that take you straight to city cairns.Can do laundry at any time and very quiet place,close to lots of little places to eat and a bowling"

Reviewed on Jul 5, 2017

Cairns Sunland Leisure Park
Blue Lagoon Resort
Great for families

Blue Lagoon Resort

4.5 out of 5
22 - 26 Trinity Beach Road, Trinity Beach, QLD
The price is $143 per night from Dec 19 to Dec 19
Located in Trinity Beach, this luxury hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Trinity Beach and Kewarra Beach. Smithfield Conservation Park and Earl Hill Conservation ...
4.5/5 Wonderful! (2 reviews)
Families like: outdoor pools, kitchen, babysitting, close to beach
Fantastic place!!!
"If I could rate Blue Lagoon with more than a 5, I would!! This is one of the nicest places I have stayed, EVER. The staff was friendly, helpful and very professional; Karen was outstanding. The place is gorgeous and the room/suite extremely nice. A beautiful pool area and a nice restaurant on site ..."

Reviewed on Feb 25, 2018

Blue Lagoon Resort
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Marlin Cove Resort
Great for families

Marlin Cove Resort

3.5 out of 5
2 Keem St, Trinity Beach, QLD
The price is $129 per night from Dec 9 to Dec 9
This family-friendly Cairns aparthotel is located near the airport, within 1 mi (2 km) of Trinity Beach and Kewarra Beach. Smithfield Conservation Park and Earl ...
Marlin Cove Resort
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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FAQs about Cairns Flights

Can I catch a flight to Cairns at the moment?

For up-to-the-minute and in-depth info regarding flights bound for Cairns, head to our Covid-19 Travel Advisor. All you need to know about current quarantine requirements and travel restrictions is all here in one convenient place.

Which airlines fly to Cairns?

Get ready to buckle up and take to the skies aboard one of the 10 airlines that fly into Cairns. A few of the most respectable carriers include:

  • Qantas
  • Jetstar
  • Virgin Australia
If I am not able to travel due to COVID-19, can I change my booking to a later date?

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What airport is best to fly into Cairns?

There's no risk of ending up at the wrong airport in Cairns, as there's just one servicing the city. CNS is about 4 mi from all the action downtown.

Places to visit in Cairns

Need some vacation inspiration? Don't go home without spending some time at Esplanade Lagoon, and Centenary Lakes Botanic Gardens.

Watch as friends greet each other, or simply take a break from the daily grind at Cairns Esplanade. Want some more ideas? Bag a bargain, carry out some errands or just enjoy browsing the wide range of stores available at Cairns Central Shopping Centre. And that's not all there is. Admire the sailboats and yachts moored in the docks, or simply wander around and take in the scenery at Cairns Marlin Marina. Contact them ahead of time for information.

What airlines currently ensure COVID-19 measures are used and social distancing rules are being enforced?

These are some of the airlines to opt for if you're looking for a carrier that has strict social distancing policies and COVID-19 measures: Qantas, Jetstar and Virgin Australia.

How to get through airport security fast when traveling to Cairns

Make your journey to Cairns a little bit easier by following these useful security tips:

  • Have your boarding pass and travel ID somewhere accessible. They'll be the first things you'll be instructed to produce by airport security staff.
  • Be aware that belts with metal buckles can set off the body scanner's alarms. If you have one on, you may be told to take it off before moving on.
  • Make sure your laptop, phone and other electronic devices are easily accessible. These items need to be sent through the X-ray machine in separate tubs.
  • Flying with a favorite perfume? As long as it's no greater than 3.4 ounces (100 milliliters) and it's stored in a clear zip-lock bag, you can keep it with you in your carry-on luggage.
  • Untie your shoelaces as you approach the body scanner. Depending on the type of shoes you're wearing, security may ask you to take them off.
  • The list of prohibited items is forever changing. Check with your carrier's website to understand what is not allowed on board their flights.

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*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.