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Cairns

Min / Max Temperature (°C)
LOWEST

16 °C

AVG

24 °C

HIGHEST

32 °C

Rainfall (mm)
LOWEST

30 mm

AVG

180.8 mm

HIGHEST

450 mm

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You’ve searched for flights from Sydney to Cairns. five flights go to or via Cairns every week, and we've searched them all to make it easy for you to compare your options. On average, Qantas has the cheapest flights, so look out for them in your search results.

When you fly 1974 km from Sydney to Cairns, you can choose from one airlines. Flights are most expensive during high season, and you can expect accommodation prices to be higher then too. Last-minute deals do crop up, but it's best to book in advance to avoid disappointment.

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 Qantas, as they're the most popular airlines for this journey.

Flights from Sydney to Cairns usually take about 5 hrs 30 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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