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Flights Darwin - Cairns

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Last checked on 22 March 2023
Local, one-way ticket

Trains are 5% more expensive in Cairns than in Darwin.

Mid-priced restaurant

The average meal is 17% more expensive in Cairns than in Darwin.

Standard daytime start rate

A taxi fare in Cairns is 48% cheaper than in Darwin.

Regular cappuccino

Coffee is 10% more expensive in Cairns than in Darwin.

Darwin airports
  • ( Darwin International Airport - RAAF Darwin (DRW)
    How far from city centre: 2 kms
Cairns airports
  • ( Cairns International Airport (CNS)
    How far from city centre: 48 kms
K Distance: 1638 kms

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For flights from Darwin to Cairns, how can I find the cheapest price?
On eDreams we use machine learning to find the most economical flight between Darwin and Cairns. By taking into account the combinations of airlines, stopovers, direct flights as well as the various criteria for the journeys, our search engine allows us to offer our customers the best price under the best conditions.
Is Cairns more expensive than Darwin to visit?
Looking at taxi prices, a ride in Cairns costs an average of 1.81 EUR euros, 48% cheaper than Darwin, with a fare of 3.49 EUR euros, while train tickets cost 5% more in Cairns: 1.96 EUR euros against 1.87 EUR euros in Darwin. Comparing the price of a meal, they range from 14.64 EUR euros in Cairns, 17% more than the 12.46 EUR euros in Darwin. The price of a coffee is approximately 10% more expensive in Cairns, with an average of 3.27 EUR euros, while in Darwin the coffee costs 2.96 EUR.
When booking, when is the best time to do so in order to get the best prices for Darwin to Cairns flights?
The most popular month for flights from Darwin to Cairns are: August, July and December.
When is the best time to travel from Darwin to Cairns?
A good period of the year to visit Cairns from Darwin really depends on lots of personal preferences, price being one of the main criteria When it comes to popularity, August is the best month to fly to Cairns from Darwin, basedd on searches from our customers, followed by October and July. If you prefer to avoid the busy season and get away from the crowds December, March and January are the months with fewer searches for the route Darwin -  Cairns.
What is the duration of a flight from Darwin to Cairns?
Flight time, on average, from Darwin to Cairns is usually 02:41 hours on average, at an average distance of 1,684 km, for flights for the route (which may have 1 or more stops in other cities in between).
Which airports have flights between Darwin and Cairns?
The most common route form Darwin to Cairns is: Darwin International Airport - RAAF Darwin (DRW) to Cairns International Airport (CNS). These airlines fly this route:
  • Jetstar.
  • Airnorth.
  • Qantas Airways.
What airlines fly from Darwin to Cairns?
Airlines that have direct flight routes from Darwin to Cairns are:
  • Jetstar.
  • Airnorth.
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