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Cairns Melbourne
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Thu, 25 Jul MEL - CNS
£231 £226
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Thu, 05 Sep CNS - MEL
£68 £67
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Flight route information

Distance: 1470 miles
Cairns airports
Cairns International Airport (CNS) How far from city centre: 30 miles
Melbourne airports
Melbourne Airport (MEL) How far from city centre: 7 miles
Avalon Airport (AVV) How far from city centre: 31 miles
Moorabbin (MBW) How far from city centre: 9 miles
Essendon (MEB) How far from city centre: 9 miles

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Prices for tickets from Cairns to Melbourne may fluctuate while you are in the process of booking. While this isn't a common occurrence, it can happen because Opodo operates as an online travel agency, and ticket prices and availability are ultimately determined by the airlines. Therefore, if the airline adjusts prices or if the available tickets are depleted while you are making your reservation, you will receive confirmation within 48 hours after your ticket purchase.

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When booking a flight, you may encounter situations where your desired travel date is unavailable or the flight price has increased beyond your budget. Rest assured, Opodo offers a solution. Explore our last-minute flight deals to find affordable options, especially if you have flexibility with your travel dates. Whether you need to depart on short notice or simply want to discover the cheapest day to fly between Cairns and Melbourne, our last-minute flights section has you covered.

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Frequently asked questions about flights from Cairns to Melbourne

How long does the flight take to go from Cairns to Melbourne?
The total flight time between Cairns and Melbourne is of around 03:25 hours on average, considering an average distance of 2,330 km, for both direct and indirect flights for the route (which may have 1 or more stops in other cities in between).
How can I find cheap flights from Cairns to Melbourne at Opodo?
The cheapest price for a flight from Cairns to Melbourne is 67£. 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.
When is the best time to book a flight from Cairns to Melbourne?
The most popular months to book a trip from Cairns to Melbourne are February, January and July, based on the searches of our customers.
When is the best time to travel from Cairns to Melbourne?
The best time of the year to go to Melbourne when flying from Cairns depends on several preference factors like climate, seasonality and, of course, price. When it comes to popularity, January is the top 1º month to fly to Melbourne from Cairns in terms of searches from our customer, followed by April and March. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period, June, August and September are the months with less volume of searchs for the route Cairns - Melbourne.
Is it possible to purchase a flexible ticket for my flight from Cairns to Melbourne?
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!
Which airports have flights between Cairns and Melbourne?
The main airport route flying between Cairns and Melbourne is: Cairns International Airport (CNS) to Melbourne Airport (MEL). This route is covered by the following airline(s):
  • Jetstar.
  • Tiger Airways Australia.
  • Virgin Australia.
Airlines with indirect flights from Cairns to Melbourne are:
Virgin Australia, stopping in Brisbane for 190 minutes minimum.
Flight Duration 3 h and 25 m Flights between Cairns and Melbourne take, on average, 3 h and 25 m minutes, but the time can vary according to other factors
Cheapest flight £67 Cheapest price for a flight between Cairns and Melbourne found by our customers in the last 72 hours
Departing Airport Cairns International Airport The airport Cairns International Airport is the departure airport operating flights between Cairns and Melbourne
Arriving Airport Melbourne Airport Flights departing Cairns with Melbourne as destination arrive at Melbourne Airport

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