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Cheap Flights from Sydney to Cairns

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Sydney to Cairns route information

Origin Airport Kingsford Smith Intl.
Destination Airport Cairns Intl.
Airlines Serving Jetstar, Jetstar with Bag, Qantas Airways, Virgin Australia
Flight Price £154
Distance 1,960 km

Cheap SYD to CNS Flights

  • Question : Which airline has the least delays from Sydney to Cairns?
    Answer : Booking with Jetstar means you will arrive to Cairns approximately the time you were supposed to. In fact, this airline has an 88% average for getting there on time.
  • Question : How long is the flight from SYD to CNS?
    Answer : Qantas currently holds the quickest travel time with three hours. So, you would arrive in Cairns at 11:40 AM AEST if you left Sydney at 9:40 AM AEST. Remember, there is a one-hour time change.
  • Question : From Sydney to Cairns, which day is going to have the most flight times?
    Answer : When you’re flying from SYD to CNS, the day with the most flight times is Wednesday, with 17 different options. However, with 14 flight times, Thursday doesn't offer quite as many options when finding that perfect departure time.
  • Question : How long does it take to fly from Sydney to Cairns?
    Answer : If you are flying on Qantas, your flight will be just about three hours (remember, there is a one-hour time change).
  • Question : What is the cheapest date to fly to Cairns?
    Answer : If you are wanting to save moolah, look at Aug 8th. As of Jul 15th, it's showing the cheapest ticket sales at £133. That is 42% below the average price for this route, so you can spend your savings on some souvenirs.
  • Question : How much is a plane ticket to Cairns (CNS) from Sydney (SYD)? Prices can vary from £133 to £947. Remember, booking ahead can save you pounds you can use to treat yourself while on your getaway. And who doesn't enjoy treating themselves?
    Answer : Prices can vary from £133 to £947. Remember, booking ahead can save you pounds you can use to treat yourself while on your getaway. And who doesn't enjoy treating themselves?
  • Question : Can I change the date of my flight?
    Answer : Yes, you can change your departure or arrival date. If you would like to save some funds in doing so, the lowest-cost day to fly in July is Monday. Having flexibility in your travel plans means you can save more, so be sure to plan ahead when possible.

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Mar 8, 2019

Happy with free in flight wifi

Jan 15, 2019

i left my iPad on the front pockets of the seat and only noticed 10hrs after the trip. I was lucky to get it back, the staff respond quickly and i am most grateful to all the staff that works there. Thanks you!

Jan 6, 2019

Basic domestic airline at reasonable cost

Dec 18, 2018

All good

Aug 1, 2018

It would have been helpful to know in advance we needed to download an app to access entertainment

Feb 25, 2018

Seat belt on clip in side could do with being longer.

Nov 22, 2017

Very efficient airline

Nov 14, 2017

The cabin crew provided exceptional service. Really took care of me and my needs. When hey found out I was flying on my birthday they even gave me a free bottle of bubbly.

Nov 3, 2017

Great flight - looked after by cabin crew.

Apr 13, 2017

Food was a little dry but tasty