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Cairns to Wellington flights

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Flight Duration Flights between Cairns and Wellington take, on average, 5 h and 56 m minutes, but the time can vary according to other factors
Cheapest flight Cheapest price for a one-way flight between Cairns with Wellington 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 Wellington
Best time to book According to real data July is the most popular time to book a flight to Wellington when departing from Cairns

Cheap last minute flights to Wellington

Latest deals and top flight routes from Cairns airports.

Departure Fri, 24 Jun Return Sun, 26 Jun
CNS Cairns
WLG Wellington
return from £546
Departure Wed, 06 Jul Return Wed, 13 Jul
CNS Cairns
WLG Wellington
return from £548
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Currency and price comparison
Exchange rate
1.00 GBP = 1.92 NZD
British Pound Sterling New Zealand Dollar
1 NZD = 0.53 GBP
Last checked on 11 August 2022
Local, one-way ticket

Trains in Wellington are 21% cheaper than in Cairns.

Mid-priced restaurant

A meal in Wellington is 2% cheaper than a meal in Cairns.

Standard daytime start rate

Taxis are 17% more expensive in Wellington than in Cairns.

Regular cappuccino

Coffee in Wellington is 6% cheaper than in Cairns.

Cairns airports
  • ( Cairns International Airport (CNS)
    How far from city centre: 30 miles
Wellington airports
  • ( Wellington International Airport (WLG)
    How far from city centre: 4 miles
K Distance: 2440 miles

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Frequent asked questions about flights from Cairns to Wellington

😷 Is it safe to travel from Cairns to Wellington 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 Wellington at Opodo?
The cheapest price for a flight from Cairns to Wellington is 546£. 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 Wellington expensive to visit compared to Cairns?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in Wellington costs an average of 1.96 GBP, 17% more expensive than Cairns, with a fare of 1.67 GBP, while train tickets costs 21% less in Wellington: 2.05 GBP against 2.60 GBP in Cairns. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 9.91 GBP in Wellington, 2% less than the 10.10 GBP in Cairns. The price of the coffee is around 6% cheaper in Wellington, with an average of 2.65 GBP, while in Cairns the coffee costs 2.81 GBP.
📉 When is the best time to book a flight from Cairns to Wellington?
The most popular months to book a trip from Cairns to Wellington are July, June and December, based on the searches of our customers.
📅 When is the best time to travel from Cairns to Wellington?
The best time of the year to go to Wellington 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 Wellington from Cairns in terms of searches from our customer, followed by December and November. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period, January, March and May are the months with less volume of searchs for the route Cairns -  Wellington.
🕑 How long does the flight take to go from Cairns to Wellington?
The total flight time between Cairns and Wellington is of around 05:56 hours on average, considering an average distance of 4,053 km, for both direct and indirect flights for the route (which may have 1 or more stops in other cities in between).
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