Flights from Sydney Airport SYD to Cairns Airport CNS

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Returns from £114.36

One-way from £60.73

Flights are offered by 19 airline companies if you are flying to Cairns to Kingsford Smith. The distance covered when flying from Kingsford Smith to Cairns Australia is 1,973 Km (1,226 Miles) with the travel time being around 3 Hours 8 Minutes. SYD is the Airport code for Kingsford Smith and CNS is for Cairns Australia.

The cost of ticket prices to Cairns Australia can vary quite considerably if you travel at certain times of the week especially at weekends. It is normally worth booking flights well in advance if possible to get the best deal to Cairns Australia perhaps midweek or late evening. Please book in advance if you want to take advantage of the best prices airlines have to offer as prices normally increase as time goes on.

Please see below the airlines that fly from Kingsford Smith (SYD) to Cairns (CNS) and the amount of daily flights in operation.

Flights Chart
AirlinerMoTuWeThFrSaSuFirst FlightLast FlightFlights
Qantas535455508:0017:40VIEW FLIGHTS
Singapore Airlines332233309:5516:45VIEW FLIGHTS
Jetstar323233308:0017:35VIEW FLIGHTS
Etihad Airways333222209:5516:45VIEW FLIGHTS
Hawaiian Airlines222222209:5516:45VIEW FLIGHTS
Virgin Australia222122209:5516:45VIEW FLIGHTS
Emirates212222211:3517:40VIEW FLIGHTS
China Eastern Airlines212222211:3517:40VIEW FLIGHTS
Cathay Pacific212222211:3517:40VIEW FLIGHTS
British Airways212222211:3517:40VIEW FLIGHTS
Air New Zealand212222211:3517:40VIEW FLIGHTS
United Airlines221122214:0516:45VIEW FLIGHTS
Qatar Airways111111109:5510:15VIEW FLIGHTS
American Airlines111111111:3511:35VIEW FLIGHTS
All Nippon Airways111111109:5510:15VIEW FLIGHTS
Air France111111111:3511:35VIEW FLIGHTS
Air Canada111111114:0516:45VIEW FLIGHTS
China Southern Airlines101111117:4017:40VIEW FLIGHTS
Virgin Austraila000100010:1510:15VIEW FLIGHTS

Qantas offer the most direct flights from Kingsford Smith to Cairns with an average of 32 flights a week. The earliest flights are operated at 08:00 and the latest flights operated at 17:40 and the most common flight numbers are QF5870, QF5872, QF5876 and QF922

For more details regarding Qantas flight information and bookings you can visit them at qantas.com.au

Please see below the times of flights. These times and frequency may vary at different times of the year please visit the website for more information.

Flights Time In WeekDays
DayFlight TimesFlights
Monday
08:00
AirlineFlightNo
QantasQF5870
JetstarJQ950
09:55
AirlineFlightNo
Singapore AirlinesSQ6658
Hawaiian AirlinesHA4069
All Nippon AirwaysNH6409
Virgin AustraliaVA1413
Qatar AirwaysQR7204
Etihad AirwaysEY6838
11:35
AirlineFlightNo
Air New ZealandNZ7922
China Eastern AirlinesMU4096
Air FranceAF9677
American AirlinesAA7347
British AirwaysBA7468
Cathay PacificCX9024
EmiratesEK5393
QantasQF922
13:30
AirlineFlightNo
QantasQF5872
JetstarJQ952
14:05
AirlineFlightNo
United AirlinesUA7420
United AirlinesUA7432
Singapore AirlinesSQ6654
Singapore AirlinesSQ6656
Air CanadaAC2759
Hawaiian AirlinesHA4071
Virgin AustraliaVA1419
Etihad AirwaysEY6375
Etihad AirwaysEY6507
17:35
AirlineFlightNo
QantasQF5876
JetstarJQ956
17:40
AirlineFlightNo
Air New ZealandNZ7926
China Southern AirlinesCZ7559
China Eastern AirlinesMU4098
British AirwaysBA7470
Cathay PacificCX9029
EmiratesEK5477
QantasQF926
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Tuesday
08:00
AirlineFlightNo
QantasQF5870
JetstarJQ950
10:15
AirlineFlightNo
Singapore AirlinesSQ6658
Hawaiian AirlinesHA4069
All Nippon AirwaysNH6409
Virgin AustraliaVA1413
Qatar AirwaysQR7204
Etihad AirwaysEY6838
11:35
AirlineFlightNo
Air New ZealandNZ7922
China Eastern AirlinesMU4096
Air FranceAF9677
American AirlinesAA7347
British AirwaysBA7468
Cathay PacificCX9024
EmiratesEK5393
QantasQF922
14:05
AirlineFlightNo
United AirlinesUA7420
United AirlinesUA7432
Singapore AirlinesSQ6654
Singapore AirlinesSQ6656
Air CanadaAC2759
Hawaiian AirlinesHA4071
Virgin AustraliaVA1419
Etihad AirwaysEY6375
Etihad AirwaysEY6507
17:35
AirlineFlightNo
QantasQF5876
JetstarJQ956
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Wednesday
08:00
AirlineFlightNo
QantasQF5870
JetstarJQ950
10:15
AirlineFlightNo
Singapore AirlinesSQ6658
Hawaiian AirlinesHA4069
All Nippon AirwaysNH6409
Virgin AustraliaVA1413
Qatar AirwaysQR7204
Etihad AirwaysEY6838
11:35
AirlineFlightNo
Air New ZealandNZ7922
China Eastern AirlinesMU4096
Air FranceAF9677
American AirlinesAA7347
British AirwaysBA7468
Cathay PacificCX9024
EmiratesEK5393
QantasQF922
13:30
AirlineFlightNo
QantasQF5872
JetstarJQ952
14:05
AirlineFlightNo
United AirlinesUA7420
Singapore AirlinesSQ6654
Air CanadaAC2759
Hawaiian AirlinesHA4071
Virgin AustraliaVA1419
Etihad AirwaysEY6375
Etihad AirwaysEY6507
17:35
AirlineFlightNo
QantasQF5876
JetstarJQ956
17:40
AirlineFlightNo
Air New ZealandNZ7926
China Southern AirlinesCZ7559
China Eastern AirlinesMU4098
British AirwaysBA7470
Cathay PacificCX9029
EmiratesEK5477
QantasQF926
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Thursday
08:00
AirlineFlightNo
QantasQF5870
JetstarJQ950
10:15
AirlineFlightNo
Singapore AirlinesSQ6658
Hawaiian AirlinesHA4069
All Nippon AirwaysNH6409
Qatar AirwaysQR7204
Etihad AirwaysEY6838
Virgin AustrailaVA1413
11:35
AirlineFlightNo
Air New ZealandNZ7922
China Eastern AirlinesMU4096
Air FranceAF9677
American AirlinesAA7347
British AirwaysBA7468
Cathay PacificCX9024
EmiratesEK5393
QantasQF922
16:45
AirlineFlightNo
United AirlinesUA7394
Singapore AirlinesSQ6654
Air CanadaAC2759
Hawaiian AirlinesHA4073
Virgin AustraliaVA1421
Etihad AirwaysEY6839
17:35
AirlineFlightNo
QantasQF5876
JetstarJQ956
17:40
AirlineFlightNo
Air New ZealandNZ7926
China Southern AirlinesCZ7559
China Eastern AirlinesMU4098
British AirwaysBA7470
Cathay PacificCX9029
EmiratesEK5477
QantasQF926
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Friday
08:00
AirlineFlightNo
QantasQF5870
JetstarJQ950
09:55
AirlineFlightNo
Singapore AirlinesSQ6658
Hawaiian AirlinesHA4069
All Nippon AirwaysNH6409
Virgin AustraliaVA1413
Qatar AirwaysQR7204
Etihad AirwaysEY6838
11:35
AirlineFlightNo
Air New ZealandNZ7922
China Eastern AirlinesMU4096
Air FranceAF9677
American AirlinesAA7347
British AirwaysBA7468
Cathay PacificCX9024
EmiratesEK5393
QantasQF922
13:30
AirlineFlightNo
QantasQF5872
JetstarJQ952
14:05
AirlineFlightNo
United AirlinesUA7420
United AirlinesUA7432
Singapore AirlinesSQ6654
Singapore AirlinesSQ6656
Air CanadaAC2759
Hawaiian AirlinesHA4071
Virgin AustraliaVA1419
Etihad AirwaysEY6507
17:35
AirlineFlightNo
QantasQF5876
JetstarJQ956
17:40
AirlineFlightNo
Air New ZealandNZ7926
China Southern AirlinesCZ7559
China Eastern AirlinesMU4098
British AirwaysBA7470
Cathay PacificCX9029
EmiratesEK5477
QantasQF926
VIEW FLIGHTS
Saturday
08:00
AirlineFlightNo
QantasQF5870
JetstarJQ950
10:15
AirlineFlightNo
Singapore AirlinesSQ6658
Hawaiian AirlinesHA4069
All Nippon AirwaysNH6409
Virgin AustraliaVA1413
Qatar AirwaysQR7204
Etihad AirwaysEY6838
11:35
AirlineFlightNo
Air New ZealandNZ7922
China Eastern AirlinesMU4096
Air FranceAF9677
American AirlinesAA7347
British AirwaysBA7468
Cathay PacificCX9024
EmiratesEK5393
QantasQF922
13:30
AirlineFlightNo
QantasQF5872
JetstarJQ952
14:05
AirlineFlightNo
United AirlinesUA7420
United AirlinesUA7432
Singapore AirlinesSQ6654
Singapore AirlinesSQ6656
Air CanadaAC2759
Hawaiian AirlinesHA4071
Virgin AustraliaVA1419
Etihad AirwaysEY6507
17:35
AirlineFlightNo
QantasQF5876
JetstarJQ956
17:40
AirlineFlightNo
Air New ZealandNZ7926
China Southern AirlinesCZ7559
China Eastern AirlinesMU4098
British AirwaysBA7470
Cathay PacificCX9029
EmiratesEK5477
QantasQF926
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Sunday
08:00
AirlineFlightNo
QantasQF5870
JetstarJQ950
10:15
AirlineFlightNo
Singapore AirlinesSQ6658
Hawaiian AirlinesHA4069
All Nippon AirwaysNH6409
Virgin AustraliaVA1413
Qatar AirwaysQR7204
Etihad AirwaysEY6838
11:35
AirlineFlightNo
Air New ZealandNZ7922
China Eastern AirlinesMU4096
Air FranceAF9677
American AirlinesAA7347
British AirwaysBA7468
Cathay PacificCX9024
EmiratesEK5393
QantasQF922
13:30
AirlineFlightNo
QantasQF5872
JetstarJQ952
14:05
AirlineFlightNo
United AirlinesUA7420
United AirlinesUA7432
Singapore AirlinesSQ6654
Singapore AirlinesSQ6656
Air CanadaAC2759
Hawaiian AirlinesHA4071
Virgin AustraliaVA1419
Etihad AirwaysEY6507
17:35
AirlineFlightNo
QantasQF5876
JetstarJQ956
17:40
AirlineFlightNo
Air New ZealandNZ7926
China Southern AirlinesCZ7559
China Eastern AirlinesMU4098
British AirwaysBA7470
Cathay PacificCX9029
EmiratesEK5477
QantasQF926
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Flight Price FAQ - Sydney (SYD) to Cairns (CNS)

DIRECT Jetstar
What is the cheapest direct flight one way from Sydney SYD to Cairns CNS?
The cheapest direct flight one way from Sydney SYD to Cairns CNS is £60.73 ($77 €71.07)
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DIRECT Jetstar
What is the cheapest direct return flight from Sydney SYD to Cairns CNS?
The cheapest direct return flight from Sydney SYD to Cairns CNS is £114.36 ($145 €133.84)
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What is the cheapest flight one way from Sydney SYD to Cairns CNS?
The cheapest flight one way from Sydney SYD to Cairns CNS is £86.76 ($110 €101.54)
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What is the cheapest return flight from Sydney SYD to Cairns CNS?
The cheapest return flight from Sydney SYD to Cairns CNS is £146.70 ($186 €171.69)
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Flight Info FAQ - Sydney (SYD) to Cairns (CNS)

Who flies from Sydney to Cairns?
The following airlines fly from Sydney (SYD) to Cairns (CNS): Air Canada, Air France, Air New Zealand, All Nippon Airways, American Airlines, British Airways, Cathay Pacific, China Eastern Airlines, China Southern Airlines, Emirates, Etihad Airways, Hawaiian Airlines, Jetstar, Qantas, Qatar Airways, Singapore Airlines, United Airlines, Virgin Austraila, Virgin Australia.
How far is the flight from Sydney to Cairns?
The flight from Sydney to Cairns is 1,973KM or 1,226 miles.
How long does the flight from Sydney to Cairns to take?
The flight from Sydney to Cairns takes 3 Hours 8 Minutes.

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