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Cairns to Sydney Flights

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Selected fares from Cairns to Sydney

Departure Arrival Travel dates Round-trip
CNS SYD Wed, Feb 18 - Sat, Mar 14 $248
CNS SYD Wed, Feb 18 - Sat, Mar 14 $422

Cairns and Sydney airports and terminals

Airports in Cairns QL, AU
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    Cairns Airport (CNS)

    Distance from City Center: 3.6 miles

    Terminals and carriers for flights from CNS to SYD

    Terminal Carriers
    Terminal 2 Qantas
    Terminal D Qantas
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Airports in Sydney NS, AU
map of airports in Sydney
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    Sydney Airport (SYD)

    Distance from City Center: 5.7 miles

    Terminals and carriers for flights from CNS to SYD

    Terminal Carriers
    Terminal 3 Qantas
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Featured Sydney Airport Hotels

Hotel only $161

Rydges Sydney Airport Hotel

4 stars
4.1 / 5 24 reviews

8 Arrivals Court Map

Book Now and Save

...Opening in 2013 as part of the new International Airport precinct.... Rydges Sydney Airport offers business and leisure travellers greater choice, convenience and comfort.... While this new 4.5... More

Hotel only $118

Stamford Plaza Sydney Airport

5 stars
3.7 / 5 76 reviews

Cnr of Robey and O Riordan St Map

Save 30% on your stay

Sleep in silence near the Sydney airport Whether on a short layover in Sydney or in town for an extended business stay, the lavish Stamford Plaza treats guests with style.... More

Hotel only $108

ibis Sydney Airport

3 stars
3.1 / 5 43 reviews

205 O Riordan Street Map

Rate includes breakfast

Ibis Sydney Airport is located just 1km from the Domestic and 3 km from the International Terminal.... More

Hotel only $146

Mercure Sydney International Airport

4 stars
3.4 / 5 25 reviews

20 Levey Street Map

Rate includes breakfast

...Guests work off the long flight by exploring nearby Cahill Park or Two Valley Trail's walking and bike trails.... Sydney Airport (1.1 mi/1.7 km) Attractions Sydney Convention Center (6.5... More

Hotel only $115

Airport Sydney International Inn

3 stars
2.2 / 5 35 reviews

35 Levey Street Map

...The Airport Sydney International Inn offers guests the seclusion from the noisy airport region, whilst providing the convenience of modern accommodation at an affordable price.Location.... More

Hotel only $117

Holiday Inn SYDNEY AIRPORT

4 stars
2.7 / 5 18 reviews

BOURKE ROAD & O'RIORDAN STREET Map

...Relax at the Holiday Inn Sydney Airport hotel, with easy access to Sydney International Airport terminals and Sydney city centre.... Enjoy a hearty breakfast in Sirocco Restaurant before your... More

August

Lowest roundtrip airfare in August from Cairns to Sydney

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Sun, Aug 24 Cairns (CNS) Sydney (SYD) Virgin Australia $314
Earn $3.14
Return Thu, Aug 28 Sydney (SYD) Cairns (CNS) Virgin Australia
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September

Cheapest weekend flights in September from Cairns to Sydney

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Thu, Sep 11 Cairns (CNS) Sydney (SYD) Virgin Australia $271
Earn $2.71
Return Mon, Sep 15 Sydney (SYD) Cairns (CNS) Virgin Australia

Lowest roundtrip airfare in September from Cairns to Sydney

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Thu, Sep 11 Cairns (CNS) Sydney (SYD) Virgin Australia $271
Earn $2.71
Return Mon, Sep 15 Sydney (SYD) Cairns (CNS) Virgin Australia
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October

Lowest roundtrip airfare in October from Cairns to Sydney

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Sun, Oct 5 Cairns (CNS) Sydney (SYD) Virgin Australia $400
Earn $4.00
Return Fri, Oct 10 Sydney (SYD) Cairns (CNS) Virgin Australia
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Flights to Sydney

Flights from Cairns

Booking flights from Cairns, Australia, is a breeze with Orbitz.com. Travelers can browse the rates of a number of airlines in order to find low-cost airfares from this city. Cairns is serviced by Cairns International Airport (CNS) which is located at Airport Avenue, Cairns. The airport is approximately four miles from the downtown area of the city. Airlines such as Jetstar, Virgin Australia, United and many others operate out of CNS. Orbitz.com can help you plan a budget-friendly trip by finding sales on airline tickets.

Parking at CNS

There are several parking arrangements that can be made at CNS. Travelers can choose from long- and short-term domestic and budget long-term parking. Long-term domestic has a flat rate of $18 per day, while short-term domestic and budget long-term rates start at $3.50 after the first ten minutes.

Airport Transportation Options

Passengers should have no problem finding a way to the airport. CNS offers an array of transportation options to travelers who fly with them. Local shuttle buses, taxis, rental cars and limousines all provide rides to the airport. Rental car companies serving CNS include Europcar, Budget, Hertz and Thrifty.

Restaurants at CNS

CNS provides a variety of eateries and food options for travelers who want to get something to eat while waiting for flights. Those flying out of the international terminal can choose from restaurants such as the Aussie Burger Bar, the Gateway Bar and Bistro and Sails Licensed Bar and Café. Eateries such as Skybury Coffee, Hungry Jacks and Healthy Habits are available to passengers using the domestic terminal. Orbitz.com can help make planning your trip less stressful by finding flights from Cairns for you.

J.A. Douglas McCurdy Sydney Airport

J.A. Douglas McCurdy Sydney Airport is located about six miles northeast of Sydney, Nova Scotia, in the community of Reserve Mines. The airport has two regularly scheduled airlines for passengers: Air Jazz and Air St. Pierre. There are also several charter services. Orbitz.com can help in arranging connecting flights to Sydney from any point of origin. Its travel planner allows you to view all flights into Sydney at the same time, so you are able to choose the low fares that you need. WestJet Airlines and Air Canada Express offer flights between Sydney and Toronto from May to October of each year.

Transportation From the Airport

A taxi service from the airport to Sydney is available by using City Wide Taxi. Fares are metered and vary based on your destination. Avis and Budget car rental companies are located in the airport, and you book them at the same time as you book your trip with Orbitz.com.

Weather in Sydney

Sydney has temperatures ranging from the mid-50s to the mid-70s Fahrenheit in the summer months. The temperatures average from the mid-teens to the mid-30s in winter. Sydney only has about two hours of sunshine in December, so the winter months are not the best time to visit the area. There are over fifteen hours of daylight in the summer, so it is the preferred season for travelers.

Things to Do in Sydney

Sydney is known for its annual Celtic Colors Festival where Celtic music is played, and people can celebrate Celtic music and culture. If you visit in October, be sure to catch a few of the shows. You can also explore the town's Scottish roots in the Highland Village where costumed actors bring the period dwellings to life. You can relax with a walk on the waterfront or gamble to your heart's content at casino Nova Scotia. Let Orbitz.com assist you with finding flights to Sydney and save you money, so you will be able to enjoy all the sights this historic city has to offer.

Interesting facts about flights from Cairns to Sydney

    • 3 direct flights are operating from Cairns to Sydney today.
    • Today's average time for a direct flight is 2h 56m.
    • Qantas flight 925 (7:50 AM GMT, Boeing 767-300 Passenger) is today's earliest available flight from Cairns to Sydney.
    • Qantas flight 927 (12:20 PM GMT, Boeing 737-800 (Winglets) Passenger) is today's latest available flight from Cairns to Sydney.
    • Today's shortest direct flight from Cairns to Sydney (Qantas flight 923, Boeing 767-300 Passenger) takes 2h 55m.
    • Today's longest direct flight from Cairns to Sydney (Qantas flight 927, Boeing 737-800 (Winglets) Passenger) takes 3h 0m.
    • Flights from Cairns Airport (CNS) to Sydney Airport (SYD) are available for this route.

Aircraft options between Cairns and Sydney

Equipment Carrier
Boeing 767-300 Passenger Qantas
Boeing 737-800 (Winglets) Passenger Qantas