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Flights to Cairns Airport

Search for cheap flights to Cairns and book a flight to Australia.

cairns airportThe Cairns Airport (code: CNS) is the 7th busiest airport in Australia, and it is located in the north of Queensland, just 7 kilometers outside of the Cairns city center. A number of shuttles are available on arrival to get you to where you need to go. It runs both domestic and international flights, and it sees a huge draw from tourists looking to experience the Great Barrier Reef and the Daintree Rainforest.

Long distance international flights to Cairns are not available, so when looking for cheap flights to Australia when you ultimate destination is Cairns, you will need to first look for cheap flights to Melbourne or Sydney first. Otherwise, you can get a connecting flight in New Zealand and various parts of Asia to name a few of the alternative options.

Flights from North America and Europe
There are no direct flights from these continents to Cairns since it is a small airport that is not seen as a major hub in the South Pacific. If you would like to make your immediate destination in Australia as that of Cairns, then I suggest looking at the following airlines below and booking flights that connect to their Asia or New Zealand hubs. Otherwise, there are a number of budget airlines that fly to Cairns that you can choose from once you are in the country.

Flights from Asia
There are cheap flights to Cairns from many Asian hubs, such as Singapore, Tokyo, Osaka, Hong Kong, Guam and Port Moresby. The airlines of interest for these flights are QantasLink, Air Niugini, Airlines PNG, Cathay Pacific, Continental Micronesia and JetStar.

Flights from New Zealand
Direct flights to Cairns arrive from Auckland, New Zealand. The airlines of interest for these flights are Air New Zealand, Pacific Blue and United Airlines.

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