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Melbourne to Cairns Flights

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Selected fares from Melbourne to Cairns

Departure Arrival Travel dates Round-trip
MEL CNS Thu, May 21 - Sun, May 31 $253
MEL CNS Thu, May 21 - Sun, May 31 $268

Melbourne and Cairns airports and terminals

Airports in Melbourne VI, AU
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  • 1

    Melbourne Airport (MEL)

    Distance from City Center: 12.3 miles

    Terminals and carriers for flights from MEL to CNS

    Terminal Carriers
    Terminal 1 Qantas
  • 2

    Avalon (AVV)

    Distance from City Center: 31.1 miles

  • 3

    Geelong Airport (GEX)

    Distance from City Center: 45 miles

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Airports in Cairns QL, AU
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  • 1

    Cairns Airport (CNS)

    Distance from City Center: 3.6 miles

    Terminals and carriers for flights from MEL to CNS

    Terminal Carriers
    Terminal 2 Qantas
    Terminal D Qantas
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February

Cheapest weekend flights in February from Melbourne to Cairns

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Fri, Feb 27 Melbourne (MEL) Cairns (CNS) Virgin Australia $316
Earn $3.16
Return Sun, Mar 1 Cairns (CNS) Melbourne (MEL) Virgin Australia

Lowest roundtrip airfare in February from Melbourne to Cairns

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Fri, Feb 27 Melbourne (MEL) Cairns (CNS) Virgin Australia $316
Earn $3.16
Return Sun, Mar 1 Cairns (CNS) Melbourne (MEL) Virgin Australia

Best one-week trip in February from Melbourne to Cairns

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Sat, Feb 21 Melbourne (MEL) Cairns (CNS) Virgin Australia $335
Earn $3.35
Return Sat, Feb 28 Cairns (CNS) Melbourne (MEL) Virgin Australia
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March

Lowest roundtrip airfare in March from Melbourne to Cairns

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Mon, Mar 2 Melbourne (MEL) Cairns (CNS) Virgin Australia $302
Earn $3.02
Return Wed, Mar 11 Cairns (CNS) Melbourne (MEL) Virgin Australia

Best one-week trip in March from Melbourne to Cairns

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Sat, Mar 21 Melbourne (MEL) Cairns (CNS) Virgin Australia $361
Earn $3.61
Return Sat, Mar 28 Cairns (CNS) Melbourne (MEL) Virgin Australia
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April

Lowest roundtrip airfare in April from Melbourne to Cairns

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Fri, Apr 17 Melbourne (MEL) Cairns (CNS) Virgin Australia $299
Earn $2.99
Return Wed, May 20 Cairns (CNS) Melbourne (MEL) Virgin Australia

Best one-week trip in April from Melbourne to Cairns

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Sat, Apr 11 Melbourne (MEL) Cairns (CNS) Virgin Australia $345
Earn $3.45
Return Sat, Apr 18 Cairns (CNS) Melbourne (MEL) Virgin Australia
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Interesting facts about flights from Melbourne to Cairns

    • 1 direct flights are operating from Melbourne to Cairns today.
    • Today's average time for a direct flight is 3h 25m.
    • Qantas flight 702 (3:45 AM GMT, Boeing 737-800 (Winglets) Passenger) is today's earliest available flight from Melbourne to Cairns.
    • Qantas flight 702 (3:45 AM GMT, Boeing 737-800 (Winglets) Passenger) is today's latest available flight from Melbourne to Cairns.
    • Today's shortest direct flight from Melbourne to Cairns (Qantas flight 702, Boeing 737-800 (Winglets) Passenger) takes 3h 25m.
    • Today's longest direct flight from Melbourne to Cairns (Qantas flight 702, Boeing 737-800 (Winglets) Passenger) takes 3h 25m.
    • Flights from Avalon (AVV), Geelong Airport (GEX), Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Cairns Airport (CNS) are available for this route.

Flight schedule for flights from Melbourne to Cairns on Sun, Feb 1, 2015

Carrier Flight # Departing Arriving Aircraft Flight time
Airport Time Airport Time
Jetstar/Jetstar JQ566/JQ942 MEL 6:00 PM CNS 12:15 AM 320/320 7hr 15min
Jetstar JQ944 MEL 6:00 AM CNS 8:20 AM 321 3hr 20min
Virgin Australia/Virgin Australia VA811/VA1413 MEL 7:00 AM CNS 11:00 AM 73H/73H 5hr 0min
Bangkok Airways/Qantas PG4581/QF924 MEL 6:00 AM CNS 11:05 AM 737/73H 6hr 5min
Bangkok Airways/Qantas PG4583/QF924 MEL 7:00 AM CNS 11:05 AM 737/73H 5hr 5min
Qantas/Qantas QF400/QF924 MEL 6:00 AM CNS 11:05 AM 73H/73H 6hr 5min
Qantas/Qantas QF408/QF924 MEL 7:00 AM CNS 11:05 AM 73H/73H 5hr 5min
Virgin Australia VA1291 MEL 8:55 AM CNS 11:20 AM 73H 3hr 25min
Virgin Australia/Virgin Australia VA309/VA779 MEL 7:00 AM CNS 12:00 PM E90/E90 6hr 0min
Qantas QF702 MEL 9:45 AM CNS 12:10 PM 73H 3hr 25min
Bangkok Airways/Qantas PG4583/QF922 MEL 7:00 AM CNS 12:30 PM 737/73H 6hr 30min
Qantas/Qantas QF408/QF922 MEL 7:00 AM CNS 12:30 PM 73H/73H 6hr 30min
Qantas/Qantas QF414/QF922 MEL 8:00 AM CNS 12:30 PM 73H/73H 5hr 30min