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Cairns to Canberra flights

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Flight Duration Flights between Cairns and Canberra take, on average, 3 h and 50 m minutes, but the time can vary according to other factors
Cheapest flight Cheapest price for a one-way flight between Cairns with Canberra found by our customers in the last 72 hours
High season According to search data from our customers, August is the busiest time to fly from Cairns to Canberra
Airlines flying this route Airline(s) with flights between Cairns to Canberra

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Departure Mon, 22 Aug Return Tue, 30 Aug
CNS Cairns
CBR Canberra
return from £277
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Last checked on 15 August 2022
Local, one-way ticket

Trains in Canberra are 31% cheaper than in Cairns.

Mid-priced restaurant

A meal in Canberra is 6% cheaper than a meal in Cairns.

Standard daytime start rate

Taxis are 81% more expensive in Canberra than in Cairns.

Regular cappuccino

Coffee in Canberra is 4% cheaper than in Cairns.

Cairns airports
  • ( Cairns International Airport (CNS)
    How far from city centre: 30 miles
Canberra airports
  • ( Canberra International Airport (CBR)
    How far from city centre: 8 miles
K Distance: 1315 miles

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Frequent asked questions about flights from Cairns to Canberra

😷 Is it safe to travel from Cairns to Canberra 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 Australia 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 Canberra at Opodo?
The cheapest price for a flight from Cairns to Canberra is 277£. 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 Canberra expensive to visit compared to Cairns?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in Canberra costs an average of 3.08 GBP, 81% more expensive than Cairns, with a fare of 1.70 GBP, while train tickets costs 31% less in Canberra: 1.83 GBP against 2.64 GBP in Cairns. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 12.91 GBP in Canberra, 6% less than the 13.79 GBP in Cairns. The price of the coffee is around 4% cheaper in Canberra, with an average of 2.82 GBP, while in Cairns the coffee costs 2.93 GBP.
📉 When is the best time to book a flight from Cairns to Canberra?
The most popular months to book a trip from Cairns to Canberra are October, August and June, based on the searches of our customers.
📅 When is the best time to travel from Cairns to Canberra?
The best time of the year to go to Canberra when flying from Cairns depends on several preference factors like climate, seasonality and, of course, price. When it comes to popularity, August is the top 1º month to fly to Canberra from Cairns in terms of searches from our customer, followed by November and October. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period, June, September and July are the months with less volume of searchs for the route Cairns -  Canberra.
🕑 How long does the flight take to go from Cairns to Canberra?
The total flight time between Cairns and Canberra is of around 03:50 hours on average, considering an average distance of 2,223 km, for both direct and indirect flights for the route (which may have 1 or more stops in other cities in between).
Airlines with indirect flights from Cairns to Canberra are:
Airlines with indirect flights from Cairns to Canberra are:
  • Virgin Australia, stoping in Sydney for 90 minutes minimun.
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