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Canberra to Cairns flights

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Departure Fri, 30 Apr Return Fri, 07 May
CBR Canberra
CNS Cairns
return from £818
Departure Wed, 12 May Return Sat, 15 May
CBR Canberra
CNS Cairns
return from £243
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Last checked on 20 April 2021
Local, one-way ticket

Trains in Cairns are 5% cheaper than in Canberra.

Mid-priced restaurant

A meal in Cairns is 18% cheaper than a meal in Canberra.

Standard daytime start rate

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

Regular cappuccino

Coffee is 4% more expensive in Cairns than in Canberra.

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

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Frequent asked questions about flights from Canberra to Cairns

😷 Is it safe to travel from Canberra to Cairns 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 Canberra. 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 Canberra to Cairns at Opodo?
The cheapest price for a flight from Canberra to Cairns is 243£. 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 Cairns expensive to visit compared to Canberra?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in Cairns costs an average of 1.61 GBP, 42% cheaper than Canberra, with a fare of 2.77 GBP, while train tickets costs 5% less in Cairns: 2.63 GBP against 2.77 GBP in Canberra. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 11.09 GBP in Cairns, 15% less than the 13.03 GBP in Canberra. The price of the coffee is around 4% more expensive in Cairns, with an average of 2.63 GBP , while in Canberra the coffee costs 2.53 GBP.
📉 When is the best time to book a flight from Canberra to Cairns?
The most popular months to book a trip from Canberra to Cairns are June, January and October, based on the searches of our customers.
📅 When is the best time to travel from Canberra to Cairns?
The best time of the year to go to Cairns when flying from Canberra depends on several preference factors like climate, seasonality and, of course, price. When it comes to popularity, July is the top 1º month to fly to Cairns from Canberra in terms of searches from our customer, followed by February and September. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period, June, October and April are the months with less volume of searchs for the route Canberra -  Cairns.
🕑 How long does the flight take to go from Canberra to Cairns?
The total flight time between Canberra and Cairns is of around 04:15 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).
🛄 Which airports have flights between Canberra and Cairns?
The main airport route flying between Canberra and Cairns is: null (null) to null (null). This route is covered by the following airline(s):

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