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The cheapest flights to Kingsford Smith Intl. found within the past 7 days were AU$190. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.


Cairns Intl. to Kingsford Smith Intl. Flight Stats

Origin Airport Cairns Intl.
Destination Airport Kingsford Smith Intl.
Origin City Name Cairns
Destination City Name Sydney
Number Of Airlines Serving 4
Distance 1,960 km
Popular Airline Jetstar

Flights from Cairns Intl. Airport to Kingsford Smith Intl. Airport - Frequently Asked Questions

How long is the flight from Cairns, QLD Airport (CNS-Cairns Intl.) to Sydney Airport?

Sometimes flights are fast, sometimes they're painfully slow, sometimes they're somewhere in between. On an average day, the flight time from Cairns, QLD Airport (CNS-Cairns Intl.) to Sydney, NSW Airport (SYD-Kingsford Smith Intl.) takes about 3 hours and 20 minutes. Not too short and not too long, it's the Goldilocks of air routes.

Are there non-stop flights between Cairns, QLD Airport (CNS-Cairns Intl.) and Sydney Airport?

Made the decision on the spur of the moment to take yourself away for a little break? There are 5 airlines with direct flights available from Cairns to Sydney, including Jetstar and Virgin Australia.

What airlines fly non-stop from Cairns, QLD Airport (CNS-Cairns Intl.) to Sydney Airport?

So you've decided to head away at the lastminute. We know you don't want to squander your travel time in random airports. Loads of airlines offer direct flights from Cairns to Sydney every month, so you don't have to deal with the hassle of a stopover in between. Suss out these favourites:

  • Jetstar - (JQ) with 107 flights every month
  • Virgin Australia - (VA) with 106 flights every month
  • Qantas - (QF) with 147 flights every month
  • Tigerair Australia - (TT) with 34 flights every month
How many flights are flown between Cairns, QLD Airport (CNS-Cairns Intl.) and Sydney Airport?

Approximately 23 flights operate between Cairns, QLD Airport (CNS-Cairns Intl.) and Sydney, NSW Airport (SYD-Kingsford Smith Intl.) every day. A journey to Sydney is the type of thing you can book right up 'til the lastminute.

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*Prices are "from" prices based on the lowest available fare on the sample travel dates for one adult and will be confirmed prior to any payment being made. The price is not guaranteed until paid in full by cleared funds and your tickets are issued. Fees may apply for checked baggage. There may be an additional fee based on your payment type and flight selected. Total purchase price, inclusive of any applicable fees, is displayed on the flight details page prior to booking confirmation. Blackout dates and other restrictions may apply. Fares may be non-refundable (subject to applicable laws) and are not transferable. Name changes may not be permitted.Offers are subject to availability and may be discontinued without notice. Conditions apply.