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Townsville to Cairns - Flight Route Details

Learn about aircraft types and distance by airline for flights from Townsville Airport to Cairns Airport.

Origin Townsville Airport (TSV)
Destination Cairns Airport (CNS)
Distance 285.61 kilometers
Interesting Facts About Flights from Townsville to Cairns (TSV to CNS)

(Source: FAA & BTS 2009 Databases)

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Townsville (TSV) to Cairns (CNS) Frequently Asked Questions:

What are the cheapest flights for Townsville (TSV) to Cairns (CNS)?

When booking travel, keep in mind that the cheapest days to book your flight from TSV to CNS fall between Tuesdays and Thursdays. Weekend (Friday- Sunday) flights tend to be the more expensive option, however provides our users with the most affordable routes to Cairns with flexible departure dates and times. If you do have flexibility with your schedule, look for weekday flights first.

Above we have provided a huge range of cheap flight options and airlines for you to choose from, but we get that sometimes it can be hard to narrow down that list. That’s why we’ve provided you with the top three airlines that currently offer the cheapest flights from TSV to CNS:

  • Regional Express has a flight on 1/3 leaving at 8:00 am and returning on 4/3 at 7:10 am for only AU$ 261* per person.
  • Qantas Airways has a flight on 1/3 leaving at 4:15 am and returning on 4/3 at 8:25 am for only AU$ 294* per person.
  • Virgin Australia has a flight on 14/3 leaving at 8:05 pm and returning on 18/3 at 12:10 pm for only AU$ 521* per person.
*Prices vary and will be updated when you view current flight availability results. Deals displayed here are based on flight pricing and availability as of 01/23/2019 and may change as you get closer to the actual flight date. Deals displayed whose dates are in the past are no longer valid.

What airlines fly from Townsville (TSV) to Cairns (CNS)?

Picking the right airline makes ALL the difference when planning an awesome trip, and picking an airline with proven experience flying from Townsville to Cairns can help guarantee a safe and easy flight. We've listed the top airlines frequently flying to Cairns multiple times per month:

  • Qantas (QF) - 97 flights from Townsville to Cairns every month.
  • Regional Express (ZL) - 13 flights from Townsville to Cairns every month.
  • Air Armenia (QN) - 8 flights from Townsville to Cairns every month.
  • Alliance Airlines (QQ) - 8 flights from Townsville to Cairns every month.

What information will I need to provide in order to check-in for my domestic flight from TSV to CNS?

For domestic flights, such as a route from TSV to CNS, we suggest arriving at TSV roughly two hours before your scheduled boarding time. In fact, the earlier the better. Make sure you have your boarding pass and a photo I.D. ready before entering the line for security. Keep in mind that most flights close their gates 10 minutes before the flight is scheduled to depart. Although most airlines require the same documentation for boarding, policies do change from airline to airline. Contact your airline before arrival at the airport with any questions or concerns you may have about policies.

How long is the flight from Townsville (TSV) - Cairns (CNS)?

Flight times are dependent on whether the flight is direct or multi-leg, weather, traffic (even in the sky!), and stacks of other factors. The shortest flight time for a flight from Townsville (TSV) to Cairns (CNS) ranges from 50 minutes to 1 hour 5 minutes. The average flight time to your destination is 54 minutes.

How many flights are flown between TSV and CNS?

There are 4 airlines flying from TSV to CNS, with approximately 30 flights per week.

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