Cheap flights from Edinburgh to Cairns

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20 nights in Cairns, departing Edinburgh on 14 / Sep / 2024 with British Airways (price found 6 hours ago)

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14 / Sep / 2024 is currently the lowest priced day of the year to fly the Edinburgh/Cairns route. There are around 100 flights on any given week from the UK to Cairns and the cheapest month to fly right now is September.

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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 Edinburgh to Cairns. We've gone through all 100 flights that go to or via Cairns every week, to help you find the cheapest flight. British Airways usually has the best-value flights from Edinburgh, but make sure you compare all your options to get the cheapest flight possible.

When you fly from Edinburgh to Cairns, you'll have six airlines to choose from for your 14965 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.

If you're fairly flexible about when you want to fly to Cairns, searching by month will show you the cheapest times to go. It’s also worth looking out for flights operated by Qatar Airways, British Airways & Emirates, as they're the most popular airlines for this journey.

Flights from Edinburgh to Cairns usually take about 33 hrs 55 mins. Once you've selected your flight, you'll need to fill out your details to book. And don’t forget to look at Netflights’ hotels and car hire – you could save even more money on your trip when you book everything in one go.

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