Cheap flights from Melbourne, Australia to Cairns, Australia

Flights starting at £95. Choose between Jetstar Airways, Virgin Australia Airlines, or Qantas to find the best price.

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Travelers usually depart from Melbourne, or Avalon when they travel from Melbourne to Cairns. The distance between Melbourne and Cairns is 2316 km. The most popular airlines for this route are Jetstar Airways, Virgin Australia Airlines, Qantas, Regional Express, and LATAM Airlines. Melbourne and Cairns have 326 direct flights per week.

Weekly direct flights

Discover the top airlines offering direct flights from Melbourne to Cairns in the next month. You’ll find the number of daily direct flights per airline in the table.

Weekly direct flights for Mon 20.05 - Sun 26.05

AirlineMon 20.05Tue 21.05Wed 22.05Thu 23.05Fri 24.05Sat 25.05Sun 26.05
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1---11---11
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Weekly direct flights for Mon 27.05 - Sun 02.06

AirlineMon 27.05Tue 28.05Wed 29.05Thu 30.05Fri 31.05Sat 01.06Sun 02.06
2222222
2122221
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Weekly direct flights for Mon 03.06 - Sun 09.06

AirlineMon 03.06Tue 04.06Wed 05.06Thu 06.06Fri 07.06Sat 08.06Sun 09.06
2221222
1221222
212---111

Weekly direct flights for Mon 10.06 - Sun 16.06

AirlineMon 10.06Tue 11.06Wed 12.06Thu 13.06Fri 14.06Sat 15.06Sun 16.06
3223323
2222222
1111111

Check-in for a flight from Melbourne to Cairns

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingOnline check-in available
Jetstar AirwaysJSTJQNo0
0
Virgin Australia AirlinesVOZVANo0
0
QantasQFAQFYes0
0
Regional ExpressRXAZLNo0
0
LATAM AirlinesLANLAYes0
0

Weather in Cairns

Average Weather

MonthAverage monthly max temperatureAverage monthly min temperature
January30°C24°C
February30°C24°C
March29°C23°C
April27°C22°C
May26°C20°C
June24°C18°C
July24°C18°C
August24°C17°C
September26°C19°C
October28°C21°C
November29°C22°C
December30°C23°C
Hottest Month
30°C
January
Coldest month
17°C
August
Sunny days
287
days per year

14 day forecast

Tuesday
21 May
94%
23°C20°C
28 May
87%
25°C19°C
Wednesday
22 May
89%
24°C19°C
29 May
89%
24°C21°C
Thursday
23 May
87%
26°C20°C
30 May
25°C20°C
Friday
24 May
87%
24°C19°C
31 May
23°C17°C
Saturday
25 May
89%
25°C20°C
1 Jun
24°C17°C
Sunday
26 May
85%
23°C21°C
2 Jun
24°C20°C
Monday
27 May
89%
22°C20°C
3 Jun
88%
23°C21°C

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