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Cairns to Phuket flights

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Flight Duration Flights between Cairns and Phuket take, on average, 10 h and 57 m minutes, but the time can vary according to other factors
Cheapest flight Cheapest price for a one-way flight between Cairns with Phuket found by our customers in the last 72 hours
High season According to search data from our customers, September is the busiest time to fly from Cairns to Phuket
Airlines flying this route Airline(s) with flights between Cairns to Phuket

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Departure Tue, 23 Aug Return Tue, 30 Aug
CNS Cairns
HKT Phuket
return from £796
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Exchange rate
1.00 GBP = 43.24 THB
British Pound Sterling Thai Baht
1 THB = 0.03 GBP
Last checked on 15 August 2022
Local, one-way ticket

Trains in Phuket are 70% cheaper than in Cairns.

Mid-priced restaurant

A meal in Phuket is 81% cheaper than a meal in Cairns.

Standard daytime start rate

A taxi fare in Phuket is 42% cheaper than in Cairns.

Regular cappuccino

Coffee in Phuket is 28% cheaper than in Cairns.

Cairns airports
  • ( Cairns International Airport (CNS)
    How far from city centre: 30 miles
Phuket airports
  • ( Phuket International Airport (HKT)
    How far from city centre: 18 miles
K Distance: 3633 miles

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Frequent asked questions about flights from Cairns to Phuket

😷 Is it safe to travel from Cairns to Phuket 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 Thailand 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 Phuket at Opodo?
The cheapest price for a flight from Cairns to Phuket is 796£. 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 Phuket expensive to visit compared to Cairns?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in Phuket costs an average of 0.99 GBP, 42% cheaper than Cairns, with a fare of 1.70 GBP, while train tickets costs 73% less in Phuket: 0.70 GBP against 2.64 GBP in Cairns. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 2.57 GBP in Phuket, 81% less than the 13.80 GBP in Cairns. The price of the coffee is around 28% cheaper in Phuket, with an average of 2.12 GBP, while in Cairns the coffee costs 2.94 GBP.
📉 When is the best time to book a flight from Cairns to Phuket?
The most popular months to book a trip from Cairns to Phuket are April, August and July, based on the searches of our customers.
📅 When is the best time to travel from Cairns to Phuket?
The best time of the year to go to Phuket when flying from Cairns depends on several preference factors like climate, seasonality and, of course, price. When it comes to popularity, September is the top 1º month to fly to Phuket from Cairns in terms of searches from our customer, followed by December and August. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period, January, April and May are the months with less volume of searchs for the route Cairns -  Phuket.
🕑 How long does the flight take to go from Cairns to Phuket?
The total flight time between Cairns and Phuket is of around 10:57 hours on average, considering an average distance of 8,225 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 Phuket are:
Airlines with indirect flights from Cairns to Phuket are:
  • Emirates, stoping in Brisbane for 270 minutes minimun.
  • Emirates, with 135 minutes scale in Singapore.
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