Flights from Darwin to Cairns, Australia

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Darwin to Cairns Last modified: May 23, 2023 2:32 -04:00

We've scanned 0 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights to Cairns. Jetstar & Airnorth frequently offer the best deals to Cairns flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

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How Much is a Flight from Darwin to Cairns?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Darwin to Cairns, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $480.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from Darwin to Cairns?

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 Darwin to Cairns 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 Darwin to Cairns?

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

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days $450 $1,053
7-14 days $407 $746
14-21 days $410 $791
21-30 days $407 $703
30-60 days $410 $702
60-90 days $410 $510
90+ days $410 $506

Cheapest Day To Fly from Darwin to Cairns

We've examined 0 itinerary searches that we've seen for departures in the next 90 days and found that the cheapest day to fly from Darwin to Cairns is Saturday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

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Compare Flight Prices from Darwin to Cairns 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 Darwin to Cairns flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
May Darwin Cairns Jetstar 28/05/23 4/06/23 0 $422
June Darwin Cairns Jetstar 16/06/23 20/06/23 0 $422
July Darwin Cairns Jetstar 14/07/23 21/07/23 0 $425
August Darwin Cairns Jetstar 11/08/23 14/08/23 0 $425
September Darwin Cairns Jetstar 8/09/23 12/09/23 0 $425
October Darwin Cairns Qantas 10/10/23 12/10/23 0 $694
November Darwin Cairns Airnorth 17/11/23 26/11/23 1 $773
December Darwin Cairns Qantas 28/12/23 11/01/24 0 $718

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Darwin to Cairns

Looking for cheap last minute flights or a weekend getaway? We've got you covered with weekend flight deals from Darwin to Cairns. 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 Darwin to Cairns

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 Darwin to Cairns is $720.

The average price for direct flights from Darwin to Cairns is $531.

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Darwin to Cairns

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 Darwin to Cairns. 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 Darwin to Cairns is $211.

The average price for round trip flights from Darwin to Cairns is $558.

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Darwin to Cairns Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in Darwin and Cairns. 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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