The month of May is, on average, the cheapest month to fly to Cairns from United Kingdom, with most prices found around £735. If you aren’t able to travel during the month of May, then book flights to Cairns from United Kingdom during November instead. Flights to Cairns in November, while not as cheap as those in May, still average around £749.
We recommend purchasing flights from United Kingdom to Cairns 60 days ahead of your departure date because this is when momondo users tend to see the best flight rates. On average, our users have found flights to Cairns for £870. Keep in mind that you might be able to find cheaper flights to Cairns at any time. In fact, our users found flights for as low as £711 in the past 72 hours.
On average, the least expensive day to fly to Cairns from United Kingdom is on a Tuesday. momondo users have found tickets for Tuesday departures for as low as £767. However, this price may fluctuate depending on the airline, the season, and holidays. When flying out on a Friday, the most expensive travel day of the week, you can expect to see flight prices from United Kingdom to Cairns for around £905.
In the morning is the cheapest time of day to fly from United Kingdom to Cairns when you can find flight prices for as low as £804. Flying to Cairns in the morning is an ideal time because this is during off-peak travel hours. Try not to purchase tickets at midday because they tend to be around £1,016. Of course, these prices can vary depending on the time of year and what airport you fly to.
If you’re looking to do your hiking in warmer conditions, consider planning your flight to Cairns for June and July. Parks like South Bank Parklands are popular hot spots in those months.
Finding an alternative and possibly cheaper destination airport near Cairns is possible. If you are planning a flight to Cairns, consider booking flights to Bloomfield Airport (78 mi from Cairns city centre).
Currently, Australia travel restrictions include travel to Cairns. Australia has restricted the entry of all travelers, with the exception of Australian nationals and permanent residents and their immediate family members, New Zealand nationals residing in Australia, diplomats accredited to Australia and residing in Australia and their immediate family members, and airline crew. Nationals of the Cook Islands, Fiji, French Polynesia, Kiribati, the Marshall Islands, Micronesia (Federated States), Nauru, New Caledonia, New Zealand, Niue, Palau, Papua New Guinea, American Samoa, the Solomon Islands, Tonga, Tuvalu, and Vanuatu can transit through Australia to a third country without a visa. The same applies to travelers who reside in the Cook Islands, French Polynesia, or New Caledonia. The onward flight must be within 72 hours of their arrival in Australia. If there are less than 8 hours between flights, travelers must stay in the international transit area of the airport and have documents required for the next destination. If there are more than 8 hours between flights, travelers must stay in mandatory quarantine at a state designated facility until the time of the departing flight. All travelers entering Australia must self-isolate for a period of 14 days from their arrival into Australia. If the duration of their stay is less than 14 days, they must self-isolate for the entire duration. Airline crew who are nationals or residents of Australia must self-isolate at their place of residence (or hotel) between flights, or for 14 days, whichever is shorter. Airline crew who are not nationals or residents of Australia must self-isolate in their hotel on arrival until their next flight. Nationals of Australia are not allowed to travel out of Australia, except for people who regularly reside in another country, airline and maritime crew, freight personnel, offshore facility personnel, government personnel, and Australian Defence Force personnel. If you are planning to travel to Cairns at this time, it is recommended that you stay up to date on current restrictions and follow proper safety measures while in public.