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Cheap Flights from Melbourne to Cairns

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Melbourne to Cairns route information

Origin Airport Tullamarine
Destination Airport Cairns Intl.
Airlines Serving Jetstar, Jetstar with Bag, Qantas Airways, Virgin Australia
Flight Price £115
Distance 2,300 km



Cheap MEL to CNS Flights

  • How much is a plane ticket to Cairns (CNS) from Melbourne (MEL)?

    Costs can range from £142 to £377, as prices for MEL to CNS fluctuate less than most routes in Australia. Prices tend to be better the further out you book.
  • What is the cheapest day to fly from Melbourne to Cairns?

    The cheapest day to fly to Cairns from Melbourne is on Saturday. If you are trying to save a bit of money on your next holiday look for flights on that day.
  • How long is the flight from MEL to CNS?

    Jetstar currently holds the quickest travel time with three hours and 20 minutes. For example, you would arrive in Cairns at 10:30 AM AEST if you left Melbourne at 8:10 AM AEST. Remember, there is a one-hour time change.
  • From Melbourne to Cairns, which day is going to have the most flight times?

    With 15 total flight time options, Saturday provides the most flexibility from MEL to CNS. However, with only 11 flight times, Sunday doesn't offer quite as many options when finding that perfect departure time.
  • What is the cheapest date to fly to Cairns?

    As of Sep 16th, the cheapest day to fly from Melbourne to Cairns is Oct 12th. Tickets are currently £142, 46% below the average price.
  • How many flights are there per day from Melbourne to Cairns?

    The number does differ by the day, but on average, you can expect 12 different choice of flight times when you book. The average route departing Australia currently has eight different flight times per day. You'll have more options than the average passenger.
  • How long does it take to fly from Melbourne to Cairns?

    Jetstar currently holds the shortest travel time with three hours and 20 minutes. For example, you would arrive in Cairns at 10:30 AM AEST if you left Melbourne at 8:10 AM AEST. Remember, there is a time change of one hour.

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