Mount Isa to Cairns Flights

Mount Isa to Cairns Flight Info

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Mount Isa(ISA) ⇒ Cairns(CNS)

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Mount Isa(ISA) ⇒ Cairns(CNS)

Frequently Asked Questions

  • When are flight tickets from Mount Isa (ISA) to Cairns (CNS) the cheapest?

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

    According to's data, the lowest price is around AU$628.
  • How long does it take to fly from Mount Isa (ISA) to Cairns (CNS)?

    It takes about 2 hours to fly from Mount Isa (ISA) 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 time does the earliest flight from Mount Isa to Cairns depart?

    The earliest flight departs from Mount Isa (ISA) at 09:15 and arrives in Cairns (CNS) at 15:10.
  • What time does the latest flight from Mount Isa to Cairns depart?

    The latest flight departs from Mount Isa (ISA) at 18:20 and arrives in Cairns (CNS) at 20:20.
  • What are the most popular airlines that fly from Mount Isa (ISA) to Cairns (CNS)?

    Airlines with flights from Mount Isa (ISA) to Cairns (CNS): Regional Express.
  • What's the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Mount Isa (ISA) to Cairns (CNS)?

    Regional Express operates 48 non-stop flights from Mount Isa (ISA) 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.

Mount Isa (ISA) to Cairns (CNS) Flight Schedule

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Flight from Mount Isa to Cairns

Cairns is the place to be if you love being outside. Best known for the Great Barrier Reef, it is a paradise for those who want to enjoy the simple pleasures of nature and who love the ocean. It is a city known to be laid back and is also the tropical north of Queensland. City life is just as wonderful as the outdoors, so if you like to enjoy urban life, you won’t be left wanting either. 

Tip: Visit Cairns from June to the middle of October as this is the dry season and you will be able to enjoy warm days with lovely cool breezes. 

Getting to Cairns

Cairns International Airport is a busy place since there are tourists coming in from all over the world as well as from other states and cities in Australia to enjoy the natural beauty the city provides. It is only a ten to fifteen-minute drive from the centre of the city, so you won’t be wasting too much time travelling from the airport to your hotel of choice. 

There are Regional Express Airlines as well as Qantas Airways flights available from Mount Isa to Cairns. The Mount Isa to Cairns flight is only one hour and twenty-eight minutes and so you will be able to get direct flights to Cairns. 

Tip: Book your flight tickets a few months in advance for the best deals on tickets. 

Activities and Attractions

If you are a foodie and you love sampling good food and drinks, you will not be disappointed with the many cafes that are lining Grafton Street and Spence Street. Fresh and organic produce are available and the seafood is divine.

Go to the place where the two heritages of two cultures meet. You can learn a lot about the aboriginal culture as well as the Torres Strait Island culture when you visit Cairns. The rainforest activities are often full of aboriginal culture and you can even learn how to find medicinal herbs, bush plants and take a hike into the rainforest. Taste the one of a kind cuisine inside the rainforest and enjoy the glorious and ancient music of the natives.

The Great Barrier Reef is an exceptionally wonderful sight to see and you will not find anything like it anywhere in the world, so don’t miss the opportunity to get a close up look at its beauty. Go snorkelling and diving and look at the amazing ocean life that surround this majestic piece of nature. If you really love the ocean and have always craved a seafaring adventure, you can even book yourself a liveaboard diving and snorkelling cruise and have the adventure of your dreams. If that is not enough to get you excited, you will also be able to hear ancient and fantastic tales from the Indigenous owners who have some connection with the places you visit. The Great Barrier Reef can also be viewed from the air.

Tip: This beautiful place requires you to pack carefully and match your shoes and clothing to the activities you have in mind. It is best if you make an itinerary for everything you want to do to make it easier to decide on what to carry with you. 

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