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Canberra to Cairns Flights

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Selected fares from Canberra to Cairns

Departure Arrival Travel dates Round-trip
CBR CNS Sun, Aug 17 - Mon, Aug 25 $516
CBR CNS Sun, Aug 17 - Mon, Aug 25 $585

Canberra and Cairns airports and terminals

Airports in Canberra AC, AU
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    Canberra Airport (CBR)

    Distance from City Center: 3.8 miles

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Airports in Cairns QL, AU
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    Cairns Airport (CNS)

    Distance from City Center: 3.6 miles

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August

Lowest roundtrip airfare in August from Canberra to Cairns

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Sun, Aug 17 Canberra (CBR) Cairns (CNS) Virgin Australia $516
Earn $5.16
Return Mon, Aug 25 Cairns (CNS) Canberra (CBR) Virgin Australia
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Flights to Cairns

Canberra Airport in Canberra, AC, Australia

Orbitz.com enables you to book cheap flights from Canberra online. These flights originate from Canberra Airport, which is used by four airlines for flights to Melbourne, Sydney and other locations within Australia.

Parking at Canberra Airport

Canberra Airport offers two multilevel covered parking facilities with 1,200 spaces each, as well as two open-air parking lots with 400 spaces each. Special parking spots that provide 10 minutes of free parking to drivers who are dropping passengers off at the airport are also available. Parking rates for the covered facilities start at $1.80 AUD for 20 minutes, and long-term parking rates begin at $23 AUD per day. The open-air parking rates start at $1.50 AUD for 20 minutes, and the daily rate is $19 AUD.

Getting to Canberra Airport

Taking the shuttle bus from the city center to the airport costs $10 AUD. The journey takes 15 minutes during off-peak hours in the early morning and takes 30 minutes during the afternoon rush hour. The shuttle operates until early evening, and it runs once every half-hour on weekdays and once an hour on weekends. Buses to the airport are also available from nearby ski areas. Taxi rides from the center of the city are available from three recommended taxi operators, and the approximate fare is $45 AUD.

Restaurants at Canberra Airport

Hudsons Coffee offers its signature coffee along with a selection of sandwiches, snacks and desserts, and you will find two Hudsons in the departure lounge. Tuk Chop features sandwiches and Oriental food, and Velluto in the arrivals hall is convenient for packaged snacks. Using Orbitz.com to book your selection of cheap flights from Canberra will leave you with extra money that you can use to buy gifts or something to read in the RELAY gift and book shop.

Cairns Airport in Queensland

Cheap flights to Cairns, vacation packages, and more are available at Orbitz.com to help you plan your Queensland vacation. You'll arrive at Cairns Airport, located about 4 miles north of downtown Cairns. The airport handles both domestic and international flights. Airlines served by Cairns Airport include Qantas, Jetstar, Cathay Pacific, and United Airlines.

Transportation from the Airport

Many travelers arriving at Cairns Airport opt to take a taxi into town. A typical fare from the airport to downtown Cairns is approximately $25. Both the international and domestic terminals have a designated taxi queue. Travelers may also opt to privately book a limousine transfer to their hotel. Another alternative is to rent a car from Avis, Budget, Europcar, or another car rental agency located at the airport. Shuttle bus transport service from Sun Palm Transport Group to designated locations in town is another option.

Weather Conditions in Cairns

Cairns is a tropical city, so temperatures tend to be fairly mild all year long. The winter months, which occur between May and August in the southern hemisphere, tend to have average temperatures ranging from the 60s at night into the high 70s during the day. The summer months of December through February have night lows in the 70s and daytime highs in the high 80s.

Visitor Attractions in Cairns

Outdoor activities in Cairns are always popular. Visitors can choose from wildlife tours, whitewater rafting, snorkeling trips, and rainforest hikes. No matter what time of year you choose to visit Queensland, count on Orbitz.com for inexpensive accommodations and cheap flights to Cairns.