Flights from Sydney to Cairns

Selected fares from Sydney to Cairns

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Arrival:

CNS

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Thu, Mar 3 - Mon, Mar 7

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SYD

Arrival:

CNS

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Wed, Jan 27 - Wed, Feb 3

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October

Cheapest weekend flights in October from Sydney to Cairns

Leave
Sat, Oct 10
Sydney
(SYD)
Cairns
(CNS)
Virgin Australia
Virgin Australia
Return
Mon, Oct 12
Cairns
(CNS)
Sydney
(SYD)
Virgin Australia
Virgin Australia
Earn $2.53

Lowest roundtrip airfare in October from Sydney to Cairns

Leave
Sat, Oct 24
Sydney
(SYD)
Cairns
(CNS)
Virgin Australia
Virgin Australia
Return
Wed, Oct 28
Cairns
(CNS)
Sydney
(SYD)
Virgin Australia
Virgin Australia
Earn $2.31

November

Cheapest weekend flights in November from Sydney to Cairns

Leave
Fri, Nov 13
Sydney
(SYD)
Cairns
(CNS)
Virgin Australia
Virgin Australia
Return
Mon, Nov 16
Cairns
(CNS)
Sydney
(SYD)
Virgin Australia
Virgin Australia
Earn $2.44

Lowest roundtrip airfare in November from Sydney to Cairns

Leave
Tue, Nov 3
Sydney
(SYD)
Cairns
(CNS)
Virgin Australia
Virgin Australia
Return
Sat, Nov 7
Cairns
(CNS)
Sydney
(SYD)
Virgin Australia
Virgin Australia
Earn $2.33

December

Lowest roundtrip airfare in December from Sydney to Cairns

Leave
Fri, Dec 4
Sydney
(SYD)
Cairns
(CNS)
Virgin Australia
Virgin Australia
Return
Wed, Dec 9
Cairns
(CNS)
Sydney
(SYD)
Virgin Australia
Virgin Australia
Earn $2.33

Best one-week trip in December from Sydney to Cairns

Leave
Thu, Dec 17
Sydney
(SYD)
Cairns
(CNS)
Qantas
Qantas
Return
Thu, Dec 24
Cairns
(CNS)
Sydney
(SYD)
Qantas
Qantas
Earn $2.54

Flights to Cairns

JA Douglas McCurdy Airport

Booking cheap flights from Sydney, Nova Scotia, is easy with Orbitz.com. JA Douglas McCurdy Airport is located almost six miles northeast of Sydney and is the main airport that serves those flying out of the area. Air Canada Express, Air Saint-Pierre, Westjet and Canadian North are major airlines that have planes flying in and out of this airport. Book your flights on Orbitz.com, and you'll find the best deals on flights leaving from JA Douglas McCurdy Airport.

Parking and Transportation

Busses, trains and taxis are available throughout the city of Sydney. As of 2012, the city of Sydney has over 300 bus routes and 302 train stations. Both busses and trains provide direct transportation to JA Douglas McCurdy Airport. City Wide Taxi is a large taxi company that provides flat rates to those traveling to the airport. Your rate will depend on where in the city you are located. JA Douglas McCurdy Airport also has a large parking lot, and there are daily, weekly, monthly and yearly rates available to those who choose to drive. Parking costs $6.50 per day, $39 per week and $156 per month. Yearly parking costs $475.

Airport Dining

JA Douglas McCurdy Airport has a reception area where you can grab a cup of coffee or a bite to eat while waiting on your flight. You can also bring your own food to the reception area if you have time to spare before leaving Sydney. Book your flights from Sydney to anywhere in the world on Orbitz.com to find the best travel deals online.

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.

Interesting facts about flights from Sydney to Cairns

    • 2 direct flights are operating from Sydney to Cairns today.
    • Today's average time for a direct flight is 3h 10m.
    • Qantas flight 924 (9:20 AM GMT, Boeing 737-800 (Winglets) Passenger) is today's earliest available flight from Sydney to Cairns.
    • Qantas flight 926 (1:25 PM GMT, Boeing 737-800 (Winglets) Passenger) is today's latest available flight from Sydney to Cairns.
    • Today's shortest direct flight from Sydney to Cairns (Qantas flight 924, Boeing 737-800 (Winglets) Passenger) takes 3h 10m.
    • Today's longest direct flight from Sydney to Cairns (Qantas flight 924, Boeing 737-800 (Winglets) Passenger) takes 3h 10m.
    • Flights from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Cairns Airport (CNS) are available for this route.

Flight schedule for flights from Sydney to Cairns on Fri, Sep 4, 2015

Departing   Arriving Carrier Flight # Aircraft Flight time

Departing

SYD 6:00 AM

Arriving

CNS 9:10 AM
Jetstar
JQ952
Aircraft 321 Flight time 3hr 10min

Departing

SYD 8:55 AM

Arriving

CNS 12:05 PM
Qantas
QF924
Aircraft 73H Flight time 3hr 10min

Departing

SYD 8:50 AM

Arriving

CNS 12:05 PM
Virgin Australia
VA1413
Aircraft 738 Flight time 3hr 15min

Departing

SYD 7:05 AM

Arriving

CNS 12:10 PM
Qantas/Qantas
QF504/QF782
Aircraft 73H/73H Flight time 5hr 5min

Departing

SYD 7:35 AM

Arriving

CNS 12:10 PM
Qantas/Qantas
QF506/QF782
Aircraft 73H/73H Flight time 4hr 35min

Departing

SYD 7:00 AM

Arriving

CNS 12:10 PM
Virgin Australia/Virgin Australia
VA909/VA779
Aircraft E90/73H Flight time 5hr 10min

Departing

SYD 10:20 AM

Arriving

CNS 1:30 PM
Jetstar
JQ954
Aircraft 320 Flight time 3hr 10min

Departing

SYD 10:35 AM

Arriving

CNS 1:45 PM
Qantas
QF922
Aircraft 73H Flight time 3hr 10min

Departing

SYD 9:20 AM

Arriving

CNS 3:25 PM
Jetstar/Jetstar
JQ812/JQ932
Aircraft 320/320 Flight time 6hr 5min

Departing

SYD 10:00 AM

Arriving

CNS 4:00 PM
Virgin Australia/Virgin Australia
VA931/VA785
Aircraft E90/E90 Flight time 6hr 0min

Departing

SYD 11:00 AM

Arriving

CNS 4:00 PM
Virgin Australia/Virgin Australia
VA935/VA785
Aircraft 73H/E90 Flight time 5hr 0min

Departing

SYD 9:00 AM

Arriving

CNS 4:00 PM
Virgin Australia/Virgin Australia
VA925/VA785
Aircraft 73H/E90 Flight time 7hr 0min

Departing

SYD 10:05 AM

Arriving

CNS 4:25 PM
China Eastern Airlines/China Eastern Airlines
MU4242/MU4251
Aircraft 73H/73H Flight time 6hr 20min