Horn Island to Cairns Flights


Horn Island to Cairns Flight Info

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Horn Island(HID) ⇒ Cairns(CNS)

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Horn Island(HID) ⇒ Cairns(CNS)

Frequently Asked Questions

  • When are flight tickets from Horn Island (HID) to Cairns (CNS) the cheapest?

    Airlines adjust prices for flights from Horn Island to Cairns 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 long does it take to fly from Horn Island (HID) to Cairns (CNS)?

    It takes about 1 hour 40 minutes to fly from Horn Island (HID) to Cairns (CNS).
  • What is the transportation method from the main airport to downtown in Cairns?

    • The distance from Cairns Airport to downtown is about 5km, by taxi about 20 minutes.
  • What are the most popular airlines that fly from Horn Island (HID) to Cairns (CNS)?

    Airlines with flights from Horn Island (HID) to Cairns (CNS): Qantas Airways.
  • What's the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Horn Island (HID) to Cairns (CNS)?

    Qantas Airways operates 50 non-stop flights from Horn Island (HID) to Cairns (CNS).
  • How many airports are there in Cairns (CNS)?

    There are 1 airport(s) near Cairns (CNS): Cairns Airport.
  • What are some travel guidelines for Cairns 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 Cairns, 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.

Horn Island (HID) to Cairns (CNS) Flight Schedule

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Flight from Horn Island to Cairns

A tropical paradise on the Far North of Queensland, Cairns typically acts as the gateway to the nearby tropical rainforest and more importantly, the Great Barrier Reef.

Tip: If you’re booking accommodation for the weekend, you may need to book well in advance to get the best rooms.

Getting to Cairns

The Cairns Airport serves the city and is just about 7 kilometres from CBD. Qantas Airlines provides service from Horn Island to Cairns. Air Armenia also has direct flights to Cairns. 

Tip: Booking 60 – 90 days in advance will help you get cheap flights from Horn Island to Cairns

Things to do in Cairns

Cairns is the ultimate nature-lover’s paradise. The once in a lifetime experience of a visit to the Great Barrier Reef is a must-do when you are in Cairns. One of the world’s 7 natural wonders, it is the birds-eye coral reef system in the world and is the lifeline to some of the most colourful and beautiful species in the world. The reef is a network of 600 continental islands. A visit to Cairns must involve a full-day cruise to the Great Barrier Reef complete with snorkelling and cultural storytelling from the original inhabitants of the islands. You could also book a scenic flight to get a birds eye view of the scenic islands.

You could also take a trip to Kurunda for a 2-hour scenic train journey that meanders through the dense forest. You could also land straight into the middle of the rainforest and walk amidst the plush green using the Skyrail Rainforest Cableway.

Tip: Pack sunscreen and your favourite sunscreen as you’re sure to be spending a lot of time at the beach. A sombrero and sarongs would also come in handy.

Events and Dining in Cairns:

Start your journey in Cairns by taking a walk along the Cairns Esplanade, the heart of the city. The Esplanade offers a swimming lagoon and barbecue areas that help you get the true luxury experience. For a quaint night on the day of arrival, you could choose to have dinner on a cruise with the freshest seafood amidst the stars and the sea.

Find the most amazing and trendy cafes along Grafton and Spence streets where you can treat yourself to some chilli eggs, French toast, coconut lattes and even vegan dishes.

Tip: The esplanade usually hosts several flea markets for 2-hour shopping experience. If you are at Cairns during the weekend, head over to Rusty’s Markets where you can stock up on the freshest dairy, seafood, and fruits.

As there is only one carrier that provides service for Horn Island to Cairns flights, advance booking is recommended. The flights are not on daily schedule and we recommend that you plan your trip well in advance. If you are travelling on a budget, combine your Horn Island-Cairns flight booking with hotel reservations for great deals.

Plan your visit with Trip.com to truly enjoy the sights and sounds of this beautiful city.

  • Plan Your Trip from Horn Island (HID) to Cairns (CNS)

    Cairns 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 Horn Island to Cairns on Trip.com can help you get there with ease. With Trip.com, you can browse popular airlines with flights to Cairns, check the best season to visit, and preview Cairns attractions before you arrive. With flight deals and exciting attractions waiting for you to explore in Cairns, the best time to book flights from Horn Island to Cairns is now! Planning a trip from Horn Island to Cairns 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 Cairns. 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 Cairns on Trip.com today!

  • A Trip to Remember (HID—CNS)

    Make your journey from Horn Island (HID) to Cairns (CNS) a trip to remember by using Trip.com to view Cairns attractions before you arrive. Once you know what to do in Cairns, 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 Cairns.