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Perth to Cairns flights

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Flight Duration Flights between Perth and Cairns take, on average, 4 h and 43 m minutes, but the time can vary according to other factors
Cheapest flight Cheapest price for a one-way flight between Perth with Cairns found by our customers in the last 72 hours
Departing Airport The airport Perth Airport is the departure airport operating flights between Perth and Cairns
Arriving Airport Flights departing Perth with Cairns as destination arrives at Cairns International Airport

Cheap last minute flights to Cairns

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Departure Fri, 27 May Return Sun, 29 May
PER Perth
CNS Cairns
return from £185
Departure Fri, 10 Jun Return Thu, 16 Jun
PER Perth
CNS Cairns
return from £252
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Exchange rate
1.00 GBP = 1.78 AUD
British Pound Sterling Australian Dollar
1 AUD = 0.57 GBP
Last checked on 15 May 2022
Local, one-way ticket

A train in Cairns costs roughly the same as in Perth.

Mid-priced restaurant

A meal in Cairns is 10% cheaper than a meal in Perth.

Standard daytime start rate

A taxi fare in Cairns is 52% cheaper than in Perth.

Regular cappuccino

Coffee is 5% more expensive in Cairns than in Perth.

Perth airports
  • ( Perth Airport (PER)
    How far from city centre: 6 miles
  • ( Jandakot (JAD)
    How far from city centre: 9 miles
Cairns airports
  • ( Cairns International Airport (CNS)
    How far from city centre: 30 miles
K Distance: 2136 miles

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Frequent asked questions about flights from Perth to Cairns

😷 Is it safe to travel from Perth 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 Perth. 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 Perth to Cairns at Opodo?
The cheapest price for a flight from Perth to Cairns is 185£. 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 Perth?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in Cairns costs an average of 1.64 GBP, 52% cheaper than Perth, with a fare of 3.45 GBP, while train tickets are cheaper, but cost the same in both Cairns and Perth: 2.54 GBP. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 10.18 GBP in Cairns, 10% less than the 11.31 GBP in Perth. The price of the coffee is around 5% more expensive in Cairns, with an average of 2.76 GBP , while in Perth the coffee costs 2.62 GBP.
📉 When is the best time to book a flight from Perth to Cairns?
The most popular months to book a trip from Perth to Cairns are November, January and October, based on the searches of our customers.
📅 When is the best time to travel from Perth to Cairns?
The best time of the year to go to Cairns when flying from Perth depends on several preference factors like climate, seasonality and, of course, price. When it comes to popularity, January is the top 1º month to fly to Cairns from Perth in terms of searches from our customer, followed by December and October. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period, August, June and April are the months with less volume of searchs for the route Perth -  Cairns.
🕑 How long does the flight take to go from Perth to Cairns?
The total flight time between Perth and Cairns is of around 04:43 hours on average, considering an average distance of 3,705 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 Perth and Cairns?
The main airport route flying between Perth and Cairns is: Perth Airport (PER) to Cairns International Airport (CNS). This route is covered by the following airline(s):
  • Jetstar.
  • Qantas Airways.
  • Emirates.
Airlines with indirect flights from Perth to Cairns are:
Airlines with indirect flights from Perth to Cairns are:
  • Virgin Australia, stoping in Sydney for 90 minutes minimun.
  • Qantas Airways, with 65 minutes scale in Brisbane.
  • Qantas Airways, with 65 minutes scale in Brisbane.
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