Cheap flights from Perth to Cairns

Flights starting at £161. Choose between Jetstar Airways, Qantas, or Virgin Australia Airlines to find the best price.

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The distance between Perth and Cairns is 3435 km. The most popular airlines for this route are Jetstar Airways, Qantas, and Virgin Australia Airlines. Perth and Cairns have 136 direct flights per week.

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Check-in for a flight from Perth to Cairns

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingOnline check-in available
Jetstar AirwaysJSTJQNo0
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QantasQFAQFYesNo
Virgin Australia AirlinesVOZVAYesNo
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Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from Perth to Cairns?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Perth and Cairns takes around 4.2 hours.
What is the flight distance between Perth and Cairns?
The flight distance between Perth and Cairns is 3435 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between Perth and Cairns?
Several carriers operate flights between Perth and Cairns. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include Qantas, Jetstar Airways.
What are the most popular routes to and from Perth?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Perth and Denpasar, Manila, Melbourne, Bangkok, Sydney, Praya, Lombok, Kuala Lumpur, New Delhi, Brisbane, Jakarta, Ho Chi Minh City, Cebu, Albany, Gold Coast, Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Chennai, Darwin, Esperance, Da Nang.
What are the most popular routes to and from Cairns?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Cairns and Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane, Darwin, Townsville, Sunshine Coast Region, Adelaide, Bangkok, Proserpine, Manila, Seoul, Mount Isa, Denpasar, Uluru, Hanoi, Kuala Lumpur, City of Newcastle, Broome, Singapore, Cebu.
Which airports are there in Perth?
Perth is mainly served by Perth. But there are other airports nearby, including Perth Jandakot Airport.
What airports are near Perth?
The main airport in Perth is Perth. It is also served by Busselton Regional.
What airports are near Cairns?
The main airport in Cairns is Cairns. It is also served by Cairns.
Is it possible to combine flights, buses, and trains in one itinerary when traveling between Perth and Cairns?
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