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Min / Max Temperature (°C)

16 °C


24 °C


32 °C

Rainfall (mm)

30 mm


180.8 mm


450 mm

Key facts about Cairns

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You’ve searched for flights from Auckland to Cairns. We've gone through all 20 flights that go to or via Cairns every week, to help you find the cheapest flight. Qantas usually has the best-value flights from Auckland, but make sure you compare all your options to get the cheapest flight possible.

When you fly from Auckland to Cairns, you'll have two airlines to choose from for your 3622 km journey. If you're planning to fly in peak season, make sure you book in advance to get a reasonable price. Or you could hold on and try to get a last-minute bargain.

Air New Zealand & Qantas are the most popular airlines for flying from Auckland to Cairns, so look out for their deals and offers. To find the best price, try searching by month. Or, if you want to bag a last-minute offer, keep an eye on Netflights to monitor the prices.

Flights from Auckland to Cairns normally take 8 hrs 10 mins. Make sure you check what refreshments or meals are included, so you can plan your journey. Before you book, why not check out our hotel and car hire options? We have some hotels close to the airport – handy if you're arriving late at night, or flying back very early.

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