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The most popular airlines for this route are Jetstar Airways, Qantas, Air New Zealand, Virgin Australia Airlines, and Regional Express. Cairns and Queenstown have 121 direct flights per week.

Weekly direct flights

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Check-in for a flight from Cairns to Queenstown

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

Frequently asked questions

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, Gold Coast, Singapore, Adelaide, Perth, London, Chiang Mai, Cebu.
What are the most popular routes to and from Queenstown?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Queenstown and Auckland, Wellington, Sydney, Melbourne, Singapore, Perth, Gold Coast, Napier, Brisbane, Christchurch, Darwin, Manila, Kuala Lumpur, Bangkok, Rotorua, Ho Chi Minh City, Tauranga, Adelaide, Tokyo, London.
What airports are near Cairns?
The main airport in Cairns is Cairns. It is also served by Cairns.
What airports are near Queenstown?
The main airport in Queenstown is Queenstown. It is also served by Queenstown, Dunedin, Invercargill.
Is it possible to combine flights, buses, and trains in one itinerary when traveling between Cairns and Queenstown?
Yes, it's possible to combine different modes of transport between Cairns and Queenstown thanks to our Virtual Interlining technology. Making use of not only flights but also trains and buses between Cairns and Queenstown can give rise to new adventures. Read more about how Virtual Interlining works on Kiwi.com Stories.
What is Virtual Interlining and how do I use it?
Virtual Interlining provides a revolutionary way of traveling. You can combine different modes of transport like flights, trains, and buses into one itinerary. And this often saves money. Thanks to the world's largest carrier database, the Kiwi.com search function enables anyone to mix and match different modes of transport easily.
Which airlines fly between Cairns and Queenstown?
Currently, you can fly between Cairns and Queenstown with Jetstar Airways, Qantas, Air New Zealand, Virgin Australia Airlines, Regional Express.
When's the best time to travel between Cairns and Queenstown?
If you don’t have specific dates for your trip between Cairns and Queenstown, you can enter a date range into the departure and return fields. Most carriers on the Kiwi.com website allow you to search and book up to six months from the day of your search. Order the search results by the best, cheapest, or fastest route, or find the cheapest outbound and return combination in the pricing table.
What flights operate between Cairns and Queenstown?
Traveling between Cairns and Queenstown, you can choose between direct (nonstop) flights or flights with one or more stops. You can select the number of stops on your journey, including an overnight stopover, and the duration of the stopover. What's more, you can also select where you want to have your stopover. Want to say "Hi" to a friend in another city en route to your destination? Or fancy a quick round of shopping? Go Multi-City or Nomad and add places to your search that you wish to visit.
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