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Cairns to Auckland flights

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Flight Duration Flights between Cairns and Auckland take, on average, 6 hours minutes, but the time can vary according to other factors
Cheapest flight Cheapest price for a one-way flight between Cairns with Auckland found by our customers in the last 72 hours
Departing Airport The airport Cairns International Airport is the departure airport operating flights between Cairns and Auckland
Arriving Airport Flights departing Cairns with Auckland as destination arrives at Auckland Airport

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Departure Thu, 04 Aug Return Sun, 07 Aug
CNS Cairns
AKL Auckland
return from £392
Departure Wed, 10 Aug Return Fri, 12 Aug
CNS Cairns
AKL Auckland
return from £391
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Currency and price comparison
Exchange rate
1.00 GBP = 1.94 NZD
British Pound Sterling New Zealand Dollar
1 NZD = 0.52 GBP
Last checked on 11 August 2022
Local, one-way ticket

Trains in Auckland are 19% cheaper than in Cairns.

Mid-priced restaurant

A meal in Auckland is 3% cheaper than a meal in Cairns.

Standard daytime start rate

Taxis are 25% more expensive in Auckland than in Cairns.

Regular cappuccino

A coffee in Auckland costs roughly the same as in Cairns.

Cairns airports
  • ( Cairns International Airport (CNS)
    How far from city centre: 30 miles
Auckland airports
  • ( Auckland Airport (AKL)
    How far from city centre: 12 miles
K Distance: 2272 miles

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Frequent asked questions about flights from Cairns to Auckland

😷 Is it safe to travel from Cairns to Auckland during the Covid-19 situation?
At Opodo we want to make sure that your travel plans are not affected by any cancelation as well as any possible restrictions New Zealand may apply when travelling from Cairns. Is your flight cancelled? We've got your back! With our flexible ticket guarantee you can decide if you want to book another flight - free of rebooking fee - or get a full refund!
🔍 How can I find cheap flights from Cairns to Auckland at Opodo?
The cheapest price for a flight from Cairns to Auckland is 391£. At Opodo we use different machine learned based methodologies to find our costumers the best option available, considering airline combinations, stopovers and direct flights as well as different criteria for inbound and outbound journeys.
💰 Is Auckland expensive to visit compared to Cairns?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in Auckland costs an average of 2.08 GBP, 25% more expensive than Cairns, with a fare of 1.66 GBP, while train tickets costs 19% less in Auckland: 2.08 GBP against 2.58 GBP in Cairns. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 12.98 GBP in Auckland, 3% less than the 13.45 GBP in Cairns. The price of the coffee is around the same price in Auckland and Cairns, with an average of 2.87 GBP.
📉 When is the best time to book a flight from Cairns to Auckland?
The most popular months to book a trip from Cairns to Auckland are April, January and August, based on the searches of our customers.
📅 When is the best time to travel from Cairns to Auckland?
The best time of the year to go to Auckland when flying from Cairns depends on several preference factors like climate, seasonality and, of course, price. When it comes to popularity, May is the top 1º month to fly to Auckland from Cairns in terms of searches from our customer, followed by January and March. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period, September, April and October are the months with less volume of searchs for the route Cairns -  Auckland.
🕑 How long does the flight take to go from Cairns to Auckland?
The total flight time between Cairns and Auckland is of around 06:00 hours on average, considering an average distance of 4,177 km, for both direct and indirect flights for the route (which may have 1 or more stops in other cities in between).
🛄 Which airports have flights between Cairns and Auckland?
The main airport route flying between Cairns and Auckland is: Cairns International Airport (CNS) to Auckland Airport (AKL). This route is covered by the following airline(s):
  • Air New Zealand.
  • Singapore Airlines.
Airlines with indirect flights from Cairns to Auckland are:
Airlines with indirect flights from Cairns to Auckland are:
  • Virgin Australia, stoping in Brisbane for 90 minutes minimun.
  • Virgin Australia, with 150 minutes scale in Melbourne.
  • Virgin Australia, with 150 minutes scale in Melbourne.
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