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Airlines adjust prices for plane tickets from Alice Springs to Cairns based on the day and time that you book your flight. After analyzing data from all airlines, we have discovered that the best days to book flights are Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays.
There are 7 direct flights from Alice Springs to Cairns.
Qantas Airways provides 100 of the non-stop flights between Alice Springs and Cairns.
|Airlines flying this route:||Qantas Airways Emirates|
|Airports in Alice Springs:||Alice Springs Airport|
|Airports in Cairns:||Cairns International Airport|
|Average duration of direct flights:||4h5m|
Cairns considered the gateway to Australia’s Great Barrier Reef, is a city in tropical Far North Queensland. It’s Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park tells the stories of indigenous Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people with music and dance. Cairns Esplanade, lined with bars and restaurants, has a swimming lagoon. Northwest of the city, Daintree National Park spans mountains rainforest, gorges and beaches. Cairns is a thriving tourist hotspot hugely popular with tourists from all over the world. The city boasts mild winters, gorgeous beaches, stunning scenery, great nightlife and plenty of fun things to see and do.
Tip: Best time to visit Cairns weather-wise is from April to September for the ideal balance of affordable accommodation, warm, dry weather and thin crowds. By popping in after summer, you will completely miss the Christmas crowds and the high humidity, while still being able to enjoy the sunshine and warm days. Plus, you will only pay a fraction of the peak season price.
Land on Cairns
Cairns Airport is an international airport in Cairns, Queensland, Australia. Formerly operated by the Cairns Port Authority, the Queensland Government sold the airport in December 2008 to a private consortium. It is the seventh busiest airport in Australia. The airport is located 7 kilometres of the Cairns central business district, in the suburb of Aeroglen.
The airport lies to the Mount Whitfield to the west and Trinity Bay to the east. The Airport is a hub for Jetstar Airways and Skytrans Airlines. Flight flying between Alice Springs and Cairns includes one, two or four stops. There is no non-stop flight.
Time taken to reach Cairns from Alice Springs vary with the number of stops a flight takes. Usually, Virgin Australia takes an average time of 8 hours 10 minutes to reach Cairns from Alice Springs making only one stop. It charges around 50k for a round trip. Other Airlines are more expensive and usually may make more than one stop. That is needed to be checked accordingly.
Tip: Try to book tickets early to avoid the rush. Early booking will also save money.
Explore the beauty of Cairns
Many sightseers use Cairns as a base for trips to these nearby natural jewels, but the town itself offers plenty of tourists attractions and a pleasant vacation vibe. It is a thriving tourist hotspot with Green Island being one of Cairns’ most loved tourist attractions. Some significant spots which are a must-watch are Great barrier Reef, Cairns Botanical Garden, Palm.
Tip: You can chill at the beaches anytime because Cairns is good for beaches at any time of the year. You must also try Snorkelling, Diving and Watersports.
Shopping and Dining adds extra fun
You’d be forgiven for thinking retail therapy plays second fiddle to other more outdoorsy pursuits during a visit to Cairns. As the springboard to the Great Barrier Reef, Wet Tropical Rainforest and a bounty of waterfalls, shopping kind off falls by the wayside. While travelling to Tropical North Queensland, you can’t skip the opportunity to taste some of the best and freshest seafood that Queensland is famous for as well as experience some of the fantastic outdoor dinings that makes Cairns and Queensland so inviting.
Tip: Take full advantage of the sunny weather and dine alfresco on The Esplanade with everything from modern Australian to the freshest seafood to Asian fusion and more.
Alice Springs to Cairns flights are available, so customise your search to get the best prices for your travel dates. If you’d like to travel on a budget, combine your Alice Springs-Cairns flight booking with discount hotel reservations for great deals.
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