Flights from Cairns to Darwin, Australia

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Cairns to Darwin Last modified: Mar 28, 2023 10:10 -04:00

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How Much is a Flight from Cairns to Darwin?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Cairns to Darwin, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $460.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from Cairns to Darwin?

The best way to find a great deal on airfare is to search multiple sites. When you run a search on FareCompare, we search multiple sites and fare sources all at once so you don't have to - which is why we think FareCompare is the best place to find cheap tickets. Airlines can adjust prices for tickets from Cairns to Darwin based on the day and time that you decide to book your flight. We have collected data from all airlines, and have found that Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays are often the best days to book flights. If you'd like to learn more, read our article about the best time to buy airline tickets.

How far in advance should I book tickets from Cairns to Darwin?

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding how far in advance to book your flight from Cairns to Darwin.

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days $445 $639
7-14 days $445 $693
14-21 days $1,377 $789
21-30 days $445 $715
30-60 days $442 $678
60-90 days $442 $606
90+ days $442 $516

Cheapest Day To Fly from Cairns to Darwin

We've examined 184,663,716 itinerary searches that we've seen for departures in the next 90 days and found that the cheapest day to fly from Cairns to Darwin is Saturday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

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Compare Flight Prices from Cairns to Darwin by Month

Low priced flights are most commonly available by purchasing between one and three months in advance. International or holiday flights may need to be purchased even further in advance. The chart below shows the cheapest flight prices by month for Cairns to Darwin flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
March Cairns Darwin Jetstar 23/03/23 2/04/23 0 $440
April Cairns Darwin Jetstar 23/04/23 26/04/23 0 $442
May Cairns Darwin Jetstar 19/05/23 26/05/23 0 $440
June Cairns Darwin Jetstar 2/06/23 4/06/23 0 $440
July Cairns Darwin Jetstar 31/07/23 2/08/23 0 $442
August Cairns Darwin Jetstar 26/08/23 28/08/23 0 $442
September Cairns Darwin Jetstar 2/09/23 4/09/23 0 $442
October Cairns Darwin Jetstar 11/10/23 13/10/23 0 $442

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Cairns to Darwin

Looking for cheap last minute flights or a weekend getaway? We've got you covered with weekend flight deals from Cairns to Darwin. The chart below shows the best last minute deals and cheap flights this weekend we could find.

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Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Cairns to Darwin

Flights between some cities may be significantly cheaper if you choose a multi-stop airline ticket. Although these connecting flights sacrifice some convenience, on average, travelers save 20%-60% when they choose to fly multi-stop versus a direct flight.

The average price for connecting flights from Cairns to Darwin is $582.

The average price for direct flights from Cairns to Darwin is $442.

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Cairns to Darwin

We have found that there is often no price difference between buying a round trip flight versus a one way flight. Increased flexibility is the main benefit when it comes to buying a one way flight from Cairns to Darwin. However, booking a round trip flight can be a simpler process. You can compare round trip and one way flights by using our flight comparison.

The average price for one way flights from Cairns to Darwin is $230.

The average price for round trip flights from Cairns to Darwin is $467.

Cairns to Darwin Flight Questions

Cairns to Darwin Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in Cairns and Darwin. If your route includes a city with multiple airports, you may be able to find substantial savings by choosing an alternate airport.

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