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The distance between Canberra and Cairns is 2079 km. The most popular airlines for this route are Qantas, Virgin Australia Airlines, Regional Express, and Alliance Airlines. Canberra and Cairns have 60 direct flights per week.

Weekly flights

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Number of flights1381213-77

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Qantas on Tuesdays, Saturdays, and Sundays.

Alliance Airlines on Mondays, and Fridays.

Check-in for a flight from Canberra to Cairns

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingAirport check-in closesOnline check-in available
QantasQFAQFYesUnknownNo
Virgin Australia AirlinesVOZVAYesUnknownNo
Regional ExpressRXAZLNoUnknownNo
Alliance AirlinesUTYQQNoUnknownNo

Frequently asked questions

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

A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Canberra and Cairns takes around 4.0 hours.

What is the flight distance between Canberra and Cairns?

The flight distance between Canberra and Cairns is 2079 km.

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

Several carriers operate flights between Canberra and Cairns. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include Alliance Airlines, Qantas.

What are the most popular routes to and from Canberra?

Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Canberra and Melbourne, Brisbane.

What are the most popular routes to and from Cairns?

Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Cairns and Sydney, Madrid, Uluru, Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, Barcelona, Bangkok, Brisbane, Osaka, Melbourne, Proserpine, Hamburg, Athens, Queenstown, Bengaluru, Darwin, Bogotá, Chiang Mai, Mexico City, Cancún.

What airports are near Canberra?

The main airport in Canberra is Canberra. It is also served by Sydney, Canberra, Wagga Wagga, Bathurst, Merimbula, Moruya, Orange, Cooma–Snowy Mountains, Illawarra Regional.

What airports are near Cairns?

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

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