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The cheapest flights to Cairns Intl. found within the past 7 days were AU$122. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.


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Kingsford Smith Intl. to Cairns Intl. Flight Stats

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

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

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

Sometimes flights zip right on by, sometimes they seem to take forever, sometimes they're somewhere happily in between. Usually, the trip from Sydney, NSW Airport (SYD-Kingsford Smith Intl.) to Cairns, QLD Airport (CNS-Cairns Intl.) takes about 3 hours and 31 minutes. Not too short and not too long, it's the Goldilocks of flight paths.

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

Decided at the eleventh hour to get away for the weekend? There are 4 airlines that fly straight from Sydney to Cairns, including Jetstar and Virgin Australia.

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

Who wants to pass time on a stopover playing games on their phone? You won't have to do that when heading from Sydney to Cairns. Numerous airlines offer direct flights every month. The faves are:

  • Jetstar - (JQ) with 104 flights every month
  • Virgin Australia - (VA) with 106 flights every month
  • Qantas - (QF) with 152 flights every month
  • Tigerair Australia - (TT) with 36 flights every month
How many flights are flown between Sydney Airport and Cairns, QLD Airport (CNS-Cairns Intl.)?

There are approximately 23 flights between Sydney, NSW Airport (SYD-Kingsford Smith Intl.) and Cairns, QLD Airport (CNS-Cairns Intl.) each day. You heard us right, it's never too late to embark on a lastminute escape to Cairns.

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