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The distance between Cairns and Gold Coast is 1487 km. The most popular airlines for this route are Jetstar Airways, Virgin Australia Airlines, Qantas, and Regional Express. Cairns and Gold Coast have 103 direct flights per week.

Weekly direct flights

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

Virgin Australia Airlines on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays.

Check-in for a flight from Cairns to Gold Coast

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingOnline check-in available
Jetstar AirwaysJSTJQNo0
Closes 1 hours before flight
Virgin Australia AirlinesVOZVAYesNo
QantasQFAQFYesNo
Regional ExpressRXAZLNoNo

Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from Cairns to Gold Coast?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Cairns and Gold Coast takes around 2.3 hours.
What is the flight distance between Cairns and Gold Coast?
The flight distance between Cairns and Gold Coast is 1487 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between Cairns and Gold Coast?
Several carriers operate flights between Cairns and Gold Coast. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include Virgin Australia Airlines, 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, Bangkok, Denpasar, Townsville, Seoul, Sunshine Coast Region, Darwin, Manila, Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City, Kuala Lumpur, Singapore, Adelaide, Perth, London, Chiang Mai, Cebu, Busan.
What are the most popular routes to and from Gold Coast?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Gold Coast and Auckland, Sydney, Melbourne, Christchurch, Wellington, Perth, New Delhi, Queenstown, Manila, Adelaide, London, Singapore, Colombo, Kuala Lumpur, Brisbane, Hanoi, Phuket City, Nelson, Denpasar, Hobart.
What airports are near Cairns?
The main airport in Cairns is Cairns. It is also served by Cairns.
What airports are near Gold Coast?
The main airport in Gold Coast is Gold Coast. It is also served by Brisbane, Gold Coast, Sunshine Coast, Ballina Byron Gateway, Brisbane West Wellcamp, Clarence Valley Regional, Lismore.
Is it possible to combine flights, buses, and trains in one itinerary when traveling between Cairns and Gold Coast?
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