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The COVID-19 (coronavirus) outbreak may impact travel to Cairns. Current restrictions to Cairns are based on Australia travel restrictions.

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When is the best time to fly to Cairns?

What is the cheapest month to fly to Cairns?

The month of May is, on average, the cheapest month to fly to Cairns from United Kingdom, with most prices found around £761. 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 £775.

How far in advance should I book a flight to Cairns?

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 £901. 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 £663 in the past 72 hours.

What is the cheapest day to depart on your flight to Cairns?

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 £794. 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 £937.

What is the cheapest time of day to depart on your flight to Cairns?

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 £832. 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 £1,052. Of course, these prices can vary depending on the time of year and what airport you fly to.

Is there a good place to hike near Cairns?

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.


What are the current travel restrictions for Cairns?

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.


Cairns flight deals found on momondo

Check out some of the best fares from airports in United Kingdom to Cairns found recently by users on momondo
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Quickest
Multiple Airlines
15 Sep
MAN
Manchester
24h 30m
2 stops
CNS
Cairns
6 Oct
CNS
Cairns
23h 55m
1 stop
MAN
Manchester
Singapore Airlines
2 Nov
LHR
London Heathrow
33h 15m
1 stop
CNS
Cairns
18 Nov
CNS
Cairns
23h 10m
1 stop
LHR
London Heathrow
British Airways
2 Nov
LHR
London Heathrow
27h 15m
2 stops
CNS
Cairns
18 Nov
CNS
Cairns
46h 55m
2 stops
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple Airlines
2 Nov
LHR
London Heathrow
30h 30m
2 stops
CNS
Cairns
18 Nov
CNS
Cairns
29h 30m
2 stops
LHR
London Heathrow
Singapore Airlines
2 Nov
LHR
London Heathrow
22h 10m
1 stop
CNS
Cairns
18 Nov
CNS
Cairns
31h 10m
1 stop
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple Airlines
2 Nov
LHR
London Heathrow
30h 30m
2 stops
CNS
Cairns
18 Nov
CNS
Cairns
29h 30m
2 stops
LHR
London Heathrow

Find the cheapest one-way flights to Cairns

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25 Aug
MAN
Manchester
37h 50m
2 stops
CNS
Cairns
Cathay Pacific
1 Aug
MAN
Manchester
39h 30m
2 stops
CNS
Cairns
Emirates
25 Aug
MAN
Manchester
37h 35m
2 stops
CNS
Cairns

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