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Cairns Sydney
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Wed, 17 Jul CNS - SYD
Sun, 21 Jul SYD - CNS
£166 £163
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Thu, 25 Jul CNS - SYD
£58 £56
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£158 £155
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Flight route information

Distance: 1248 miles
Cairns airports
Cairns International Airport (CNS) How far from city centre: 30 miles
Sydney airports
Sydney Airport (Kingsford Smith Airport) (SYD) How far from city centre: 5 miles
Rose Bay Spb (RSE) How far from city centre: 5 miles
Bankstown (BWU) How far from city centre: 13 miles
Palm Beach Spb (LBH) How far from city centre: 7 miles

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2. Can the price of my tickets from Cairns to Sydney change during the booking process?

Prices for tickets from Cairns to Sydney 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.

3. Can I book last-minute flights from Cairns to Sydney on Opodo?

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 Sydney, our last-minute flights section has you covered.

4. How to make my reservation through the Opodo search engine?

Opodo provides you with all the useful information about the flights covering the route between Cairns to Sydney airports. Preparing for your trip is very easy! All you have to do is enter into Opodo search engine your departure and destination airports, the dates of travel, and the number of passengers. A list of all available flights will appear on your screen in a matter of seconds! For your convenience, you can sort it according to your preferences, such as time, price, or duration of the trip.


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Frequently asked questions about flights from Cairns to Sydney

How long does the flight take to go from Cairns to Sydney?
The total flight time between Cairns and Sydney is of around 02:58 hours on average, considering an average distance of 1,975 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 Sydney at Opodo?
The cheapest price for a flight from Cairns to Sydney is 56£. 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 Sydney?
The most popular months to book a trip from Cairns to Sydney are June, January and July, based on the searches of our customers.
When is the best time to travel from Cairns to Sydney?
The best time of the year to go to Sydney when flying from Cairns depends on several preference factors like climate, seasonality and, of course, price. When it comes to popularity, December is the top 1º month to fly to Sydney from Cairns in terms of searches from our customer, followed by August and April. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period, May, June and September are the months with less volume of searchs for the route Cairns - Sydney.
Is it possible to purchase a flexible ticket for my flight from Cairns to Sydney?
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 Sydney?
The main airport route flying between Cairns and Sydney is: Cairns International Airport (CNS) to Sydney Airport (Kingsford Smith Airport) (SYD). This route is covered by the following airline(s):
  • Tiger Airways Australia.
  • Jetstar.
  • Virgin Australia.
Airlines with indirect flights from Cairns to Sydney are:
Qantas Airways, stopping in Brisbane for 70 minutes minimum.
Flight Duration 2 h and 58 m Flights between Cairns and Sydney take, on average, 2 h and 58 m minutes, but the time can vary according to other factors
Cheapest flight £56 Cheapest price for a flight between Cairns and Sydney 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 Sydney
Arriving Airport Sydney Airport (Kingsford Smith Airport) Flights departing Cairns with Sydney as destination arrive at Sydney Airport (Kingsford Smith Airport)

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