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Mackay to Cairns flights

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Flight Duration Flights between Mackay and Cairns take, on average, 2 h and 53 m minutes, but the time can vary according to other factors
Cheapest flight Cheapest price for a one-way flight between Mackay with Cairns found by our customers in the last 72 hours
Departing Airport The airport Mackay Airport is the departure airport operating flights between Mackay and Cairns
Arriving Airport Flights departing Mackay with Cairns as destination arrives at Cairns International Airport

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Departure Tue, 26 Jul Return Wed, 03 Aug
MKY Mackay
CNS Cairns
return from £205
Departure Thu, 11 Aug Return Mon, 15 Aug
MKY Mackay
CNS Cairns
return from £206
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Last checked on 13 August 2022
Local, one-way ticket

Trains in Cairns are 25% cheaper than in Mackay.

Mid-priced restaurant

The average meal is 18% more expensive in Cairns than in Mackay.

Standard daytime start rate

A taxi in Cairns costs roughly the same as in Mackay.

Regular cappuccino

Coffee in Cairns is 25% cheaper than in Mackay.

Mackay airports
  • ( Mackay Airport (MKY)
    How far from city centre: 2 miles
Cairns airports
  • ( Cairns International Airport (CNS)
    How far from city centre: 30 miles
K Distance: 400 miles

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Frequent asked questions about flights from Mackay to Cairns

😷 Is it safe to travel from Mackay 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 Mackay. 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 Mackay to Cairns at Opodo?
The cheapest price for a flight from Mackay to Cairns is 205£. 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 Mackay?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in Cairns costs an average of 1.66 GBP, the same as in Mackay, while train tickets costs 25% less in Cairns: 2.58 GBP against 3.44 GBP in Mackay. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 13.47 GBP in Cairns, 18% more than the 11.46 GBP in Mackay. The price of the coffee is around 25% cheaper in Cairns, with an average of 2.87 GBP, while in Mackay the coffee costs 3.82 GBP.
📉 When is the best time to book a flight from Mackay to Cairns?
The most popular months to book a trip from Mackay to Cairns are August, October and June, based on the searches of our customers.
📅 When is the best time to travel from Mackay to Cairns?
The best time of the year to go to Cairns when flying from Mackay depends on several preference factors like climate, seasonality and, of course, price. When it comes to popularity, June is the top 1º month to fly to Cairns from Mackay in terms of searches from our customer, followed by October and February. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period, February, October and June are the months with less volume of searchs for the route Mackay -  Cairns.
🕑 How long does the flight take to go from Mackay to Cairns?
The total flight time between Mackay and Cairns is of around 02:53 hours on average, considering an average distance of 1,406 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 Mackay and Cairns?
The main airport route flying between Mackay and Cairns is: Mackay Airport (MKY) to Cairns International Airport (CNS). This route is covered by the following airline(s):
  • Cathay Pacific.
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