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Low Price Flights from Darwin to Cairns

  • Darwin Cairns

    Mon, 24 Feb - Thu, 27 Feb

    From AU$205.53
  • Darwin Cairns

    Sat, 7 Mar - Fri, 13 Mar

    From AU$386.37
  • Darwin Cairns

    Sun, 29 Mar - Wed, 1 Apr

    From AU$552.17
  • Darwin Cairns

    Tue, 24 Mar - Thu, 26 Mar

    From AU$618.97
  • Darwin Cairns

    Thu, 27 Feb - Thu, 5 Mar

    From AU$220.14
  • Darwin Cairns

    Wed, 26 Feb - Fri, 28 Feb

    From AU$299.60

Prices shown are for 1 adult ticket including taxes & fees.(As ticket fares can change frequently, these advertised prices are for reference only. The actual prices will be shown at time of booking.)

Darwin to Cairns Flight Information

Below are some common questions asked about this flight route:

When can I book the cheapest flight from Darwin to Cairns?

Airlines adjust prices for plane tickets 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 from Darwin to Cairns are Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays.

What are the airlines flying from Darwin to Cairns?

Airlines flying from Darwin to Cairns include Qantas Airways,Emirates,Jetstar Airways,Airnorth.

What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Darwin to Cairns?

provides 1000 of the non-stop flights between Darwin and Cairns.

How many airports are there in Cairns?

There are 1 airports in Cairns - Cairns International Airport.

Average duration of direct flights: 3h16m
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Darwin to Cairns Flight Schedule

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18:00 DRW 21:00 CNS
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11:35 DRW 14:35 CNS
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Flights from Darwin to Cairns International Airport (CNS)

24 Feb, 11:35 - 27 Feb, 16:15
JQ | Jetstar Airways
2h 30m
DRW - CNS
Nonstop
AU$206
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7 Mar, 07:55 - 13 Mar, 13:20
TL | Airnorth
4h 10m
DRW - CNS
Nonstop
AU$386
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27 Feb, 18:55 - 5 Mar, 16:15
JQ | Jetstar Airways
2h 30m
DRW - CNS
Nonstop
AU$220
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16 Mar, 11:35 - 23 Mar, 09:00
JQ | Jetstar Airways
2h 30m
DRW - CNS
Nonstop
AU$235
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26 Feb, 11:35 - 28 Feb, 16:15
JQ | Jetstar Airways
2h 30m
DRW - CNS
Nonstop
AU$300
Round-trip from
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Prices shown are for 1 adult ticket including taxes & fees.(As ticket fares can change frequently, these advertised prices are for reference only. The actual prices will be shown at time of booking.)

Flight from Darwin to Cairns

The Cairns region is the 4th most popular destination for tourists in Australia after Sydney, Melbourne, and Brisbane. The city is near to Great Barrier Reef, the Wet Tropics of Queensland, and the Atherton Tableland. Cairns considered as the gateway to Great Barrier Reef. Cairns is the major transport hub in the North Queensland region. Stationed at the base of Cape York Peninsula.

Tip: Cairns is good for beaches any time of the year, though it is best from June to October when it's the driest.

How to get there

Cairns International Airport is 7 km north of Cairns City a 10 to 15-minute drive from the city centre. Cairns is the vital transport hub in the North Queensland region. Stationed at the port of Cape York Peninsula, it provides significant transport connecting the Peninsula and Gulf of Carpentaria regions. The Bruce Highway goes for 1,700 km from Bald Hills on the City of Brisbane's northern boundary and terminates in Woree, a southern suburb in Cairns. The Captain Cook Highway commences at Aeroglen, a northern suburb of Cairns, and runs for approximately 76 km northwest to Mossman.

What to see in Cairns

Endure the culture of the Aboriginal Djabugay people and try some Djabugay cuisine. Experience a didgeridoo show, visit a museum with ancient paintings. The Tully River hosts Australian Canoe and White Water Rafting Championships.

You can also seamlessly glide from land to water in an amphibious vehicle. Enjoy this lush tropical rainforest. Or fly over the Skyrail Rainforest Cableway. You can’t go experiencing without visiting the Great Barrier Reef. It’s truly a must when considering the stuff to do in Cairns. There are many ways to travel to the reef. But one of the most recommended things is to take a Voyage with the Sun lover who sends you out on boat out to a vast raft loaded with all of the gear and activities.

Tip: Cairns is good for beaches any time of the year, though it is best from June to October when it's the driest.

Shop and Dine in Cairns

Cairns has a lot of famous shopping locations, from markets offering. Regionally made products to shopping centres with all the newest fashions from your favourite stores. There's a collection of high fashion boutiques providing international and Australian clothes that will have you well dressed. You might look out to some art galleries for something a little more special. Cairns Night Markets is one of the most popular tourist attractions, and it claims 130 stalls and a food court. And it is the ideal place for handmade local gifts & souvenirs.

Tips: Choose when to visit and what to carry on the seasonal climate in Cairns. For more details, Visit a local visitor information centre.

Darwin to Cairns flights are many, so customize your search to get the best prices for your travel dates. If you’d like to travel on a budget, combine your Darwin to cairns flight booking with discount hotel reservations for great deals.

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Roundtrip vs One-Way Flights from Darwin to Cairns

There is usually no major price difference between buying a roundtrip flight versus a one-way flight. Increased flexibility is the main benefit when it comes to buying a one-way flight from Darwin to Cairns. However, booking a roundtrip flight is a simpler process. You can compare roundtrip and one-way flights by using our flight comparison tool.

Travel from Darwin to Cairns

Cairns attracts thousands of visitors every year for both business and pleasure. Planning a trip from Darwin to Cairns is easy when you use Trip.com to help you make travel arrangements. With Trip.com, you can search for available flights and hotel rooms, and then make your booking quickly and easily online.

A Trip to Remember

Make your journey from Darwin to Cairns a trip to remember when you use Trip.com to review city attractions before you arrive. With a preview of what's available at your destination, you can make any necessary reservations in advance for the best travel experience possible.

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