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Fares from $134 One Way, $234 Round Trip from Sydney to Cairns Beaches

Prices starting at $234 for return flights and $134 for one-way flights to Cairns Beaches were the cheapest prices found within the past 7 days, for the period specified. Prices and availability are subject to change. Additional terms apply.

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Route Information for Flights from Sydney to Cairns Beaches

Origin Airport IATA CodeSYD
Destination Airport IATA CodeCNS
Distance1225 mi
Direct Flight AirlinesEtihad Airways, Virgin Australia, Singapore Airlines
Earliest Flight Arrival6:55AM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival6:55AM UTC

Flights Review

Oct 16, 2019

For a simple 2 hour flight they offered great snacks on the flight which is unimaginable in America

Jul 22, 2019

but getting in touch with Qantas is impossible so while this flight was fine, the one to Sydney was a mess and I can't get in touch with anyone to talk to them about it.

Nov 26, 2018

Baggage at Cairns airport took a while to come out. Small airport . How hard could it be.

Sep 10, 2018

Cramped seats

Mar 6, 2018

Tasty little chicken-mushroom pie served for snack.

Mar 6, 2018

Seats didn’t recline much at all and were uncomfortable compared to most other business class seats . Plane was older. No wifi was on the plane.

Find Cheap Flights from Sydney to Cairns

JA Douglas McCurdy Airport

Booking cheap flights from Sydney, Nova Scotia, is easy with 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, 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 to find the best travel deals online.

Cairns Airport in Queensland

Cheap flights to Cairns, vacation packages, and more are available at 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 for inexpensive accommodations and cheap flights to Cairns.

Flights from Sydney to Cairns Beaches - Frequently Asked Questions

Are there non-stop flights from Sydney to Cairns Beaches?

You'll find 3 airlines that offer direct services from Sydney, NSW Airport (SYD-Kingsford Smith Intl.) to Cairns, QLD Airport (CNS-Cairns Intl.), so get ready to click that "book" button. One of these carriers will have your ideal flight:

  • Jetstar
  • Qantas
  • Virgin Australia
What is the shortest flight from Sydney to Cairns Beaches?

From Sydney, the eclectic sights and sounds of Cairns Beaches are at least 3 hours and 5 minutes away. Book your favorite seat, or maybe even upgrade to one with a bit more legroom, and get to your destination in pure comfort.

What airlines fly from Sydney to Cairns Beaches most frequently?

Jetstar (JQ) is one of the carriers with the most flights from Sydney, NSW Airport (SYD-Kingsford Smith Intl.) to Cairns, QLD Airport (CNS-Cairns Intl.). It offers 60 services on this route every month. Taking off on a vacation is one of life's biggest pleasures, and this carrier will get you where you need to go. Alternatively, book your favorite seat with Qantas (QF). You'll have 40 monthly flights between Sydney and Cairns Beaches to choose from with this company.

^Savings based on all package bookings with Flight + Hotel made on from January 1, 2019 to December 31, 2019 as compared to the price of the same components booked separately. Savings will vary based on origin/destination, length of trip, stay dates and selected travel supplier(s). Savings not available on all packages.