Cheap flights from Sydney, Australia to Cairns, Australia

Flights starting at £75. Choose between Virgin Australia Airlines, Jetstar Airways, or Qantas to find the best price.

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Tips to know when travelling to Cairns

The distance between Sydney and Cairns is 1975 km. The most popular airlines for this route are Virgin Australia Airlines, Jetstar Airways, Qantas, Regional Express, and Malaysia Airlines. Sydney and Cairns have 215 direct flights per week.

Weekly direct flights

Discover the top airlines offering direct flights from Sydney 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 13.05 - Sun 19.05

AirlineMon 13.05Tue 14.05Wed 15.05Thu 16.05Fri 17.05Sat 18.05Sun 19.05
323---323
322---322
111---111

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
3233323
3322223
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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
3233323
3223323
1111111

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
3233323
2123323
---213221

Check-in for a flight from Sydney to Cairns

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingOnline check-in available
Virgin Australia AirlinesVOZVANo0
0
Jetstar AirwaysJSTJQNo0
0
QantasQFAQFYes0
0
Regional ExpressRXAZLNo0
0
Malaysia AirlinesMASMHNo0
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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