Cairns to Auckland Flights

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Cairns to Auckland Flight Info

Peak season for travel

February
AU$329

Cheapest return ticket price

AU$1,087
Cairns(CNS) ⇒ Auckland(AKL)

Cheapest direct flight price

AU$316
Cairns(CNS) ⇒ Auckland(AKL)

Frequently Asked Questions

  • When are flight tickets from Cairns (CNS) to Auckland (AKL) the cheapest?

    Airlines adjust prices for flights from Cairns to Auckland based on the date and time of your booking. By analyzing data from all airlines, on Trip.com, you can find the lowest flight prices on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays.
  • How much do flights from Cairns (CNS) to Auckland (AKL) cost?

    According to Trip.com's data, the lowest price is around AU$752.
  • How long does it take to fly from Cairns (CNS) to Auckland (AKL)?

    It takes about 4 hours 35 minutes to fly from Cairns (CNS) to Auckland (AKL).
  • What is the transportation method from the main airport to downtown in Auckland?

    • The distance from Auckland International Airport to downtown is about 17km, by taxi about 30 minutes.
  • What are the most popular airlines that fly from Cairns (CNS) to Auckland (AKL)?

    Airlines with flights from Cairns (CNS) to Auckland (AKL): Air New Zealand, Virgin Australia, Air China and Singapore Airlines.
  • What's the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Cairns (CNS) to Auckland (AKL)?

    Air New Zealand operates 55 non-stop flights from Cairns (CNS) to Auckland (AKL).
  • How many airports are there in Auckland (AKL)?

    There are 1 airport(s) near Auckland (AKL): Auckland International Airport.
  • What are some travel guidelines for Auckland during the COVID19 pandemic?

    Entry restrictions and flight schedule changes and cancellations are frequently updated and subject to change. If you plan to travel to Auckland, please obtain the most updated information from the airline you plan to book your travels with. You can also refer to COVID19 Country/Region Entry Restrictions for more information.
  • Which airlines offer free date changes for flights to this city during the COVID19 pandemic?

    There are no airlines with flights to this city that provide this service. Please use this information as a reference only and confirm with the airline prior to booking.

Cairns (CNS) to Auckland (AKL) Flight Schedule

Flight info.
Departure
Arrival
RouteWeekly Schedule
Air New Zealand

00:25

CNS

07:00

AKL

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Air China

10:50

CNS

18:25

AKL

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Air New Zealand

11:45

CNS

18:20

AKL

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Air New Zealand

12:50

CNS

20:25

AKL

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Virgin Australia

13:00

CNS

20:35

AKL

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Flight from Cairns to Auckland 

Auckland is a vibrant city located North of New Zealand. Not only is it the most populous city in the country, but also is the most diverse. It is home to approximately 2 million citizens with many migrants from India, England, Pakistan and Bangladesh. The city perfectly defines the phrase “Best of both worlds’, skyscrapers on one end and ocean on the other. Museums, vineyards, volcanoes and mountain peaks, Auckland has it all!

Tip: Plan your holiday anytime between March and May. At this time, the city, as well as the country, is at its liveliest.

How to reach Auckland

Airlines run a consistent schedule, so nothing should interrupt your Cairns-Auckland flight booking plans. Managing 21 million passengers yearly, Auckland Airport is known to be the busiest in the country. There are plenty of flight options when planning your holiday. Direct flights to Auckland take about 4 hours and 30 minutes, operated by Air New Zealand. Qantas Airways and Virgin Australian Airlines are other carriers that fly to Auckland via Brisbane. Cheap flights to Auckland vary as per travel dates.

Tip: Direct flights are always the best option unless you are lucky enough to get a low fare and short connection.

What to explore in Auckland 

Auckland is gifted with alluring sites, both natural and man-made. On your first day, visit the Sky Tower, the 60 story building is a swagger by itself, boasting a bird-eye view of the city. The tower also has a certified bungee-jumping and skywalk spot. Spend time at Toi O Tamaki, an art gallery which exhibits works dating back to the 11th century. Not far from the art gallery, head over to the War Memorial Museum. 

Travelling with kids is a nightmare for many but Auckland Zoo, Tarlton’s Aquarium and Rainbow’s End Amusement Park may change your mind.

If you are an avid hiker, there are umpteen options to choose from, if not one, visit them all. Rangitoto Island, Waiheke Island, One Tree Hill, Kitekite Falls, Mount Victoria and Rotaroa Island offer a perfect blend of scenic spots, hiking trails, waterfalls and recreational spots. You can enjoy water sports or sip an espresso at a hill-top café.

Tip: Auckland has too many options to choose from, plan your trip according to who is accompanying you, and be it your family or friends. Rotaroa Island is a must on your travel checklist!

Where to stay in Auckland and how to get around

If you are new to Auckland, the commute can be a tricky battle. The New Market area is a great place to find a hotel as it is a good public transport hub. Auckland CBD is where I’d recommend for you to stay because of its scenic cityscape and proximity to eateries and shopping centres.

You can get around the city through trams, subways, Uber or if you aren’t lazy, just walk!

Tip: Hotels can be an expensive affair, but with many options including Airbnb’s, you are bound to score an offer.

What else to do in Auckland

Wine tasting! Auckland has many vineyards cum restaurants in almost every other location. Go on a food binge and explore traditional delicacies. Britomart, Auckland City Central and Sylvia Park are recommended. You can even find market squares around the corners and maybe grab a few souvenirs.

Tip: You create your happiness! Find what’s best for you and cherish this beautiful city.

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  • Plan Your Trip from Cairns (CNS) to Auckland (AKL)

    Auckland attracts thousands of visitors every year for both business and pleasure. Whether you’re taking a last-minute break or a much needed getaway, flights from Cairns to Auckland on Trip.com can help you get there with ease. With Trip.com, you can browse popular airlines with flights to Auckland, check the best season to visit, and preview Auckland attractions before you arrive. With flight deals and exciting attractions waiting for you to explore in Auckland, the best time to book flights from Cairns to Auckland is now! Planning a trip from Cairns to Auckland is easy when you use Trip.com to help you make travel arrangements. Whether you are flying one-way, non-stop, or round-trip, you will find just the flight you need with us. If you want to lock in a great deal for your flights, go for a round-trip flight, if you need flexibility with your itinerary, book a one-way flight to Auckland. With Trip.com, you can search for available flights and hotel rooms, and then make your booking quickly and easily online and on the go. Pack your travel accessories, make a must-see bucket list, and book your flight to Auckland on Trip.com today!

  • A Trip to Remember (CNS—AKL)

    Make your journey from Cairns (CNS) to Auckland (AKL) a trip to remember by using Trip.com to view Auckland attractions before you arrive. Once you know what to do in Auckland, you can reserve and book in advance for the best travel experience possible. Planning ahead is the most effective way to ensure your whole travel experience goes smoothly. Whether you need help choosing the perfect restaurant, discovering the best places to try local flavors, or finding the most stunning views in town, Trip.com is with you every step of the way for your trip to Auckland.