Cheap flights from Cairns to Darwin

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The distance between Cairns and Darwin is 1676 km. The most popular airlines for this route are Jetstar Airways, Qantas, and Airnorth. Cairns and Darwin have 36 direct flights per week.

Weekly flights

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Number of flights3447-810

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Jetstar Airways on Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays.

Airnorth on Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays.

Check-in for a flight from Cairns to Darwin

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingAirport check-in closesOnline check-in available
Jetstar AirwaysJSTJQNoUnknownNo
QantasQFAQFYesUnknownNo
AirnorthANOTLYesUnknownNo

Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from Cairns to Darwin?

A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Cairns and Darwin takes around 2.9 hours.

What is the flight distance between Cairns and Darwin?

The flight distance between Cairns and Darwin is 1676 km.

What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between Cairns and Darwin?

Several carriers operate flights between Cairns and Darwin. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include Airnorth, Jetstar Airways.

What are the most popular routes to and from Cairns?

Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Cairns and Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide, Gold Coast, Darwin International, Townsville, Newcastle, Horn Island, Weipa, Brisbane West Wellcamp.

What are the most popular routes to and from Darwin?

Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Darwin and Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide, Cairns, Gold Coast, Broome International, East Kimberley Regional, Gove, RAAF Base Tindal, Maningrida.

What airports are near Cairns?

The main airport in Cairns is Cairns. It is also served by Cairns.

What airports are near Darwin?

The main airport in Darwin is Darwin International. It is also served by Darwin International.

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