Cheap flights Melbourne - Cairns

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Information about the route Melbourne - Cairns

Average price $426
Popular airline Jetstar Airways
Duration 3 hours and 15 minutes
Cheap month April
High season June
Best getaway departing: Saturday, returning: Sunday
Distance 2324 km
Best time to buy 130 days in advance

Cheapest airlines on route Melbourne - Cairns

Code Airline % Searches % being the cheapest
JQ Jetstar Airways 100.3 96.2
VA Virgin Australia 100.3 3.0
QF Qantas 100.2 0.0
Overall ranking and explanation

Frequently asked questions about flights Melbourne - Cairns

How long is the flight from Melbourne to Cairns?

The minimum duration of a flight from Melbourne airport (MEL) in Melbourne to Cairns airport (CNS) in Cairns is 3 hours and 15 minutes. The reverse journey takes 3 hours and 25 minutes.

How far is Melbourne from Cairns?

Cairns is 2324 km away. away from Melbourne.

Which commercial airlines offer non-stop flights from Melbourne to Cairns?

The airlines that operate this route with direct flights are: Etihad Airways, Jetstar Airways, Qantas, Qatar Airways, Singapore and Virgin Australia.

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

The best (cheapest) month to travel from Melbourne to Cairns is April.

In which month do plane tickets from Melbourne to Cairns reach higher prices?

In June, flights from Melbourne to Cairns reach their highest prices.

What is the day of the week when flights from Melbourne to Cairns have the lowest prices?

The cheapest day to travel from Melbourne to Cairns is Friday.

How many days in advance is recommended to book a flight from Melbourne to Cairns?

Booking 130 days before you get the best price from Melbourne to Cairns.

Which airline has the cheapest fares for the from Melbourne to Cairns flight?

The cheapest prices from Melbourne to Cairns are usually offered by Jetstar Airways.

Route price statistics

  • Minimum price: $274
  • Average price: $366
  • Maximum price: $506

Data calculated from 5 searches performed during the last 365 days

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Cairns source


The city has 153,000 inhabitants. The official currency is the Australian Dollar ($). The airport that serves the city is Cairns (4 km). Trabber offers in Cairns 78 hotels for the visitors of this city in Australia.

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