Sydney to Cairns flights

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Departure Tue, 14 Jul Return Thu, 16 Jul
SYD Sydney
CNS Cairns
return from £181
Departure Tue, 21 Jul Return Fri, 24 Jul
SYD Sydney
CNS Cairns
return from £161
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Currency and price comparison
Exchange rate
1.00 GBP = 1.81 AUD
British Pound Sterling Australian Dollar
1 AUD = 0.56 GBP
Last checked on 03 July 2020
Local, one-way ticket

Trains are 11% more expensive in Cairns than in Sydney.

Mid-priced restaurant

A meal in Cairns is 8% cheaper than a meal in Sydney.

Standard daytime start rate

A taxi fare in Cairns is 28% cheaper than in Sydney.

Regular cappuccino

Coffee is 13% more expensive in Cairns than in Sydney.

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
  • ( Palm Beach Spb (LBH)
    How far from city centre: 7 miles
  • ( Bankstown (BWU)
    How far from city centre: 13 miles
Cairns airports
  • ( Cairns International Airport (CNS)
    How far from city centre: 30 miles
K Distance: 1248 miles

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Frequent questions about flights from Sydney to Cairns

How can I find cheap flights from Sydney to Cairns at eDreams?
Our search engines have found flights from 161€ for the route Sydney - Cairns. At eDreams we use different machine learned based methodologies to find our costumers the cheapest 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 Sydney?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in Cairns costs an average of 1.57 GBP euros, 29% cheaper than Sydney, with a fare of 2.21 GBP euros, while train tickets costs 11% more in Cairns: 2.70 GBP euros against 2.43 GBP euros in Sydney. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 9.45 GBP euros in Cairns, 8% less than the 10.26 GBP euros in Sydney. The price of the coffee is around 13% more expensive in Cairns, with an average of 2.50 GBP euros, while in Sydney the coffee costs 2.21 GBP.
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