Flights from Melbourne to Cairns

Selected fares from Melbourne to Cairns

Departure Arrival Travel dates Round-trip
MEL CNS Tue, Nov 10 - Thu, Nov 12 $292
MEL CNS Sun, Nov 8 - Sun, Nov 15 $312
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Melbourne and Cairns airports and terminals

Airports in Melbourne VI, AU

map of airports in Melbourne
  • 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

map of airports in Cairns
  • 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
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September

Cheapest weekend flights in September from Melbourne to Cairns

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Thu, Sep 24 Melbourne (MEL) Cairns (CNS) Virgin Australia $372
Earn $3.72
Return Mon, Sep 28 Cairns (CNS) Melbourne (MEL) Virgin Australia

Lowest roundtrip airfare in September from Melbourne to Cairns

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Tue, Sep 8 Melbourne (MEL) Cairns (CNS) Virgin Australia $322
Earn $3.22
Return Mon, Sep 14 Cairns (CNS) Melbourne (MEL) Virgin Australia

Best one-week trip in September from Melbourne to Cairns

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Sat, Sep 26 Melbourne (MEL) Cairns (CNS) Virgin Australia $492
Earn $4.92
Return Sat, Oct 3 Cairns (CNS) Melbourne (MEL) Virgin Australia
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October

Cheapest weekend flights in October from Melbourne to Cairns

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Fri, Oct 30 Melbourne (MEL) Cairns (CNS) Virgin Australia $335
Earn $3.35
Return Mon, Nov 2 Cairns (CNS) Melbourne (MEL) Virgin Australia

Lowest roundtrip airfare in October from Melbourne to Cairns

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Sat, Oct 24 Melbourne (MEL) Cairns (CNS) Virgin Australia $305
Earn $3.05
Return Fri, Oct 30 Cairns (CNS) Melbourne (MEL) Virgin Australia
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November

Lowest roundtrip airfare in November from Melbourne to Cairns

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Tue, Nov 10 Melbourne (MEL) Cairns (CNS) Virgin Australia $292
Earn $2.92
Return Thu, Nov 12 Cairns (CNS) Melbourne (MEL) Virgin Australia

Best one-week trip in November from Melbourne to Cairns

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Sun, Nov 8 Melbourne (MEL) Cairns (CNS) Virgin Australia $308
Earn $3.08
Return Sun, Nov 15 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 (9:20 AM GMT, Boeing 737-800 (Winglets) Passenger) is today's earliest available flight from Melbourne to Cairns.
    • Qantas flight 702 (9:20 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 Wed, Aug 5, 2015

Carrier Flight # Departing Arriving Aircraft Flight time
Airport Time Airport Time
Jetstar JQ944 MEL 6:00 AM CNS 9:20 AM 321 3hr 20min
Qantas/Cathay Pacific QF600/CX146 MEL 6:05 AM CNS 11:30 AM 73H/333 5hr 25min
Singapore Airlines/Cathay Pacific SQ6911/CX146 MEL 6:00 AM CNS 11:30 AM 73H/333 5hr 30min
Virgin Australia/Virgin Australia VA803/VA1413 MEL 6:00 AM CNS 12:05 PM 73H/73H 6hr 5min
Virgin Australia/Virgin Australia VA807/VA1413 MEL 6:30 AM CNS 12:05 PM 738/73H 5hr 35min
Virgin Australia/Virgin Australia VA809/VA1413 MEL 6:45 AM CNS 12:05 PM 73H/73H 5hr 20min
Qantas/Qantas QF600/QF782 MEL 6:05 AM CNS 12:10 PM 73H/73H 6hr 5min
Singapore Airlines/Virgin Australia SQ6911/VA779 MEL 6:00 AM CNS 12:10 PM 73H/E90 6hr 10min
Virgin Australia/Virgin Australia VA303/VA779 MEL 6:00 AM CNS 12:10 PM 73H/E90 6hr 10min
Virgin Australia/Virgin Australia VA309/VA779 MEL 7:00 AM CNS 12:10 PM 73H/E90 5hr 10min
Virgin Australia VA1291 MEL 8:55 AM CNS 12:20 PM 73H 3hr 25min
Bangkok Airways/Qantas PG4585/QF924 MEL 6:30 AM CNS 12:30 PM 737/73H 6hr 0min
Bangkok Airways/Qantas PG4587/QF924 MEL 7:15 AM CNS 12:30 PM 737/73H 5hr 15min