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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, Aug 28 - Thu, Sep 11 $367
MEL CNS Wed, Oct 22 - Mon, Oct 27 $415

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
    Terminal D Qantas
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Cheap flights from Melbourne to Cairns

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Prices are round trip per person (conditions apply)

August

Cheapest weekend flights in August from Melbourne to Cairns

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Fri, Aug 29 Melbourne (MEL) Cairns (CNS) Qantas $444
Earn $4.44
Return Mon, Sep 1 Cairns (CNS) Melbourne (MEL) Qantas

Lowest roundtrip airfare in August from Melbourne to Cairns

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Thu, Aug 28 Melbourne (MEL) Cairns (CNS) Virgin Australia $367
Earn $3.67
Return Thu, Sep 11 Cairns (CNS) Melbourne (MEL) Virgin Australia
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September

Cheapest weekend flights in September from Melbourne to Cairns

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Fri, Sep 12 Melbourne (MEL) Cairns (CNS) Virgin Australia $446
Earn $4.46
Return Sun, Sep 14 Cairns (CNS) Melbourne (MEL) Virgin Australia

Lowest roundtrip airfare in September from Melbourne to Cairns

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Mon, Sep 15 Melbourne (MEL) Cairns (CNS) Virgin Australia $429
Earn $4.29
Return Tue, Sep 23 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 17 Melbourne (MEL) Cairns (CNS) Virgin Australia $430
Earn $4.30
Return Mon, Oct 20 Cairns (CNS) Melbourne (MEL) Virgin Australia

Lowest roundtrip airfare in October from Melbourne to Cairns

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Mon, Oct 27 Melbourne (MEL) Cairns (CNS) Virgin Australia $396
Earn $3.96
Return Mon, Nov 10 Cairns (CNS) Melbourne (MEL) Virgin Australia

Best one-week trip in October from Melbourne to Cairns

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Sun, Oct 5 Melbourne (MEL) Cairns (CNS) Virgin Australia $438
Earn $4.38
Return Sun, Oct 12 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 (4:30 AM GMT, Boeing 737-800 (Winglets) Passenger) is today's earliest available flight from Melbourne to Cairns.
    • Qantas flight 702 (4:30 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.

Aircraft options between Melbourne and Cairns

Equipment Carrier
Boeing 737-800 (Winglets) Passenger Qantas