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Wellington to Cairns flights

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Flight Duration Flights between Wellington and Cairns take, on average, 6 h and 17 m minutes, but the time can vary according to other factors
Cheapest flight Cheapest price for a one-way flight between Wellington with Cairns found by our customers in the last 72 hours
High season According to search data from our customers, January is the busiest time to fly from Wellington to Cairns
Airlines flying this route Airline(s) with flights between Wellington to Cairns

Cheap last minute flights to Cairns

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Departure Fri, 02 Sep Return Sun, 04 Sep
WLG Wellington
CNS Cairns
return from £592
Departure Fri, 09 Sep Return Sat, 17 Sep
WLG Wellington
CNS Cairns
return from £525
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Last checked on 16 August 2022
Train
Local, one-way ticket
29%

Trains are 29% more expensive in Cairns than in Wellington.

Wellington
£2.05
Cairns
£2.64
Meal
Mid-priced restaurant
30%

The average meal is 30% more expensive in Cairns than in Wellington.

Wellington
£10.63
Cairns
£13.79
Taxi
Standard daytime start rate
10%

A taxi fare in Cairns is 10% cheaper than in Wellington.

Wellington
£1.99
Cairns
£1.7
Coffee
Regular cappuccino
8%

Coffee is 8% more expensive in Cairns than in Wellington.

Wellington
£2.72
Cairns
£2.93
Wellington airports
  • ( Wellington International Airport (WLG)
    How far from city centre: 4 miles
Cairns airports
  • ( Cairns International Airport (CNS)
    How far from city centre: 30 miles
K Distance: 2440 miles

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Frequent asked questions about flights from Wellington to Cairns

😷 Is it safe to travel from Wellington 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 Wellington. 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 Wellington to Cairns at Opodo?
The cheapest price for a flight from Wellington to Cairns is 525£. 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 Wellington?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in Cairns costs an average of 1.70 GBP, 15% cheaper than Wellington, with a fare of 1.99 GBP, while train tickets costs 29% more in Cairns: 2.64 GBP against 2.05 GBP in Wellington. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 13.79 GBP in Cairns, 30% more than the 10.63 GBP in Wellington. The price of the coffee is around 8% more expensive in Cairns, with an average of 2.93 GBP , while in Wellington the coffee costs 2.72 GBP.
📉 When is the best time to book a flight from Wellington to Cairns?
The most popular months to book a trip from Wellington to Cairns are June, August and December, based on the searches of our customers.
📅 When is the best time to travel from Wellington to Cairns?
The best time of the year to go to Cairns when flying from Wellington 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 Wellington in terms of searches from our customer, followed by May and December. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period, February, September and March are the months with less volume of searchs for the route Wellington -  Cairns.
🕑 How long does the flight take to go from Wellington to Cairns?
The total flight time between Wellington and Cairns is of around 06:17 hours on average, considering an average distance of 3,906 km, for both direct and indirect flights for the route (which may have 1 or more stops in other cities in between).
Airlines with indirect flights from Wellington to Cairns are:
Airlines with indirect flights from Wellington to Cairns are:
  • Virgin Australia, stoping in Sydney for 330 minutes minimun.
  • Qantas Airways, with 195 minutes scale in Sydney.
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