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Cheap Flights from Sydney to Cairns Beaches & Flight Information
Origin Airport IATA codeSYD
Destination Airport IATA codeCNS
Number Of Flight Options1
Average Flight Time2 hours 54 mins

Cairns Beaches CNS Flight Information

Traveling From Sydney
Origin Airport IATA Code SYD
Traveling To Cairns Beaches
Destination Airport IATA Code CNS
Number of Airlines Serving 16
Available Airlines
Distance 1972 km
Direct Flight Time 1 0
Flight Price

Frequently asked questions

Is it possible to fly from Sydney to Cairns Beaches right now?
Our Covid-19 Travel Advisor will inform you of any flying restrictions or health advisories if you’re planning to book a flight to Cairns Beaches from Sydney sometime soon.
Is there a direct flight between Sydney and Cairns Beaches?
One hassle-free plane journey. One memorable holiday. Pick from reputable airlines, including Jetstar and Virgin Australia, that fly direct from Sydney, NSW (SYD-Kingsford Smith Intl.) to Cairns Intl. Airport (CNS).
How long is a direct flight from Sydney to Cairns Beaches?
If you’re the kind of jetsetter who enjoys getting chummy with their seat mate, you’ll have roughly 3 hours and 8 minutes to do so during your nonstop Sydney to Cairns Beaches flight. This trip of 1,250 miles can sometimes zoom by in 3 hours and 5 minutes, which is still enough time to make a new friend or two.
Can I cancel my flight booking to Cairns Beaches due to COVID-19?
As an ebookers customer, you may be eligible for a no-change-fee cancellation for your Cairns Beaches booking and a credit that you can use for another flight. Your account is the place to go to see if your reservation has this flexibility. If you have any more questions, our Customer Service Portal is here to help.
What are the best airports for Sydney to Cairns Beaches flights?
Jet out of Sydney, NSW (SYD-Kingsford Smith Intl.) and then disembark at Cairns Intl. Airport (CNS). That’s what you’ll probably be doing if you fly from Sydney to Cairns Beaches.
What are some of the most popular airlines flying from Sydney to Cairns Beaches?
If you’re journeying from Sydney to Cairns Beaches and want top-notch service and great in-flight entertainment options, one of these well-known air carriers might just be right up your alley.

  • Jetstar with 347 flights every month.
  • The Flying Kangaroo with 104 flights every month.
  • Virgin Australia with 86 flights every month.
  • Air New Zealand with 21 flights every month.

How many flights are there from Sydney to Cairns Beaches?
You’ve got lots of choice when it comes to travelling from Sydney to Cairns Beaches. With approximately 18 flights running every day, the time to go is up to you.
Is it possible to fly on an airline that employs social distancing and other COVID-19 measures?
Getting to your destination comfortably and confidently is as important as having a great holiday once you get there. Take the stress out of flying by choosing The Flying Kangaroo, Jetstar or Virgin Australia. They all employ social distancing rules and have COVID-19 measures in place, which may be capped capacity flights and keeping the middle seat empty.
What are the cheapest days to book a flight?
This is one is easy to remember: Ticket Thursdays. We found that tickets booked on a Thursday resulted in the best deal on average in 2021. However, Friday can be the worst day to purchase plane tickets, as it was the day with the highest average ticket price based on flight demand on ebookers in 2021.
What are the cheapest days to fly?
When analysing flight demand on ebookers in 2021, Friday turned out to be the cheapest day to fly, with Tuesday as a close second. That’s definitely something to consider when booking your next trip! Thinking of traveling mid-week? It turns out that Wednesdays generally had the most expensive airline tickets, so keep this in mind when planning for your next trip.*According to flight demand on ebookers.com from January to December 2021. Savings are subject to change and may vary depending on selections made.

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Our advanced search tools and comprehensive filters help you find a flight that fits your budget. To search for cheap flights, just enter your travel dates and sort your results by price. With all available tickets listed lowest price first, it’s easy to select the one that’s easiest on your wallet.  

To find the cheapest flights from Sydney to Cairns Beaches, you can also travel outside peak season. The more flexible you can be on travel dates, the easier it is to find those cheap flight tickets. We know, for example, that the cheapest time to travel between Sydney to Cairns Beaches is . In the current list of deals available, prices start at and can rise to for return flights.  

Find the best flight from Sydney to Cairns Beaches  

Every day between Sydney and Cairns Beaches, 33 flights from 16 airlines jet back and forth. And with ebookers, you can book tickets for any one of those flights. If you book a direct flight with American Airlines, Qatar Airways, Air Canada, Air France, Emirates, Jetstar, China Eastern Airlines, Virgin Australia, United Airlines, Air New Zealand, Etihad Airways, LATAM Airlines, Qantas, ANA, Singapore Airlines, British Airways, you’ll arrive safely in your destination in around 1hours. If you can think of a quicker way to cover the 1972 km between null and null, let us know! 

Flights from Sydney to Cairns Beaches — a great choice on great deals 

We only need a little information to give you a lot of choice. Just tell us when you’re planning your family holiday, long weekend, luxury getaway or quick business trip, and we’ll do the rest. And to keep your choice-making easy, we’ve given you plenty of ways to narrow down your search. Choose one-way, roundtrip or multi city flights, select your preferred airline, your time of arrival and departure and cabin class using the filters.  

Once you’ve told us what you want, we’ll show you what’s on offer. All you need to do is take your pick and start packing.  

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We want the experience of booking your flight from Sydney to Cairns Beaches to be as simple as possible. That’s why we designed our search and filter options to make your life easy. Whether you are travelling on business or for pleasure, ebookers has you covered. 

When you’re ready to book, our service is always fast and transparent. We know plans change, so we have a range of flexible booking options. Choose between refundable bookings and flights with no charges should you need to rearrange and travel stress-free. 

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Imagine Drift Palm Cove

Imagine Drift Palm Cove

4 out of 5
Cnr Veivers Rd Williams Esp, Palm Cove, QLD, 4879
Stay at this 4-star luxury aparthotel in Cairns. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking and a beach locale. Our guests praise the comfy rooms in their reviews. Popular ...
4.2/5 Very Good! (626 reviews)
"Perfect location & very friendly staff. The room was tidy & had the perfect layout for our family. The outside pools, spa & garden area was also very beautiful. While the rooms could do with a refresh & deep clean, it's nothing in the scheme of things."

Reviewed on 16 Sep 2022

Fitzroy Island Resort

Fitzroy Island Resort

4.5 out of 5
Fitzroy Island via Cairns, Fitzroy Island, QLD, 4870
Stay at this 4.5-star luxury resort in Fitzroy Island. Enjoy free WiFi, 2 restaurants and a beach locale. Our guests praise the breakfast and the helpful staff ...
4.1/5 Very Good! (815 reviews)
"Great spot"

Reviewed on 31 Jul 2022

Peppers Beach Club and Spa - Palm Cove

Peppers Beach Club and Spa - Palm Cove

5 out of 5
123 Williams Esplanade, Palm Cove, QLD, 4879
Stay at this 5-star luxury hotel in Cairns. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking and 3 outdoor pools. Our guests praise the pool and the helpful staff in their reviews. ...
4.5/5 Wonderful! (923 reviews)
"Great location. Property is a bit tired and in need of a spruce up. Staff very friendly"

Reviewed on 12 Sep 2022

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Blue Lagoon Resort

Blue Lagoon Resort

4.5 out of 5
22 - 26 Trinity Beach Road, Trinity Beach, QLD, 4879
Stay at this 4.5-star luxury hotel in Cairns. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking and 2 outdoor pools. Our guests praise the pool and the helpful staff in their reviews. ...
4.4/5 Wonderful! (997 reviews)
"Pools were great. Location terrific. Apartment conditions good. Furniture needing updated. Bed soft, Couch and lounge chair worn"

Reviewed on 28 Sep 2022

Sea Change Beachfront Apartments

Sea Change Beachfront Apartments

5 out of 5
31-35 Vasey Esplanade, Trinity Beach, QLD, 4879
Stay at this 5-star luxury aparthotel in Cairns. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking and a beach locale. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the property condition ...
4.8/5 Exceptional! (1,024 reviews)
"Second time staying at this property and hope to stay again in the near future. Perfect stay, what holidays should be about. Spacious, clean and comfortable rooms, great ocean views from the balcony, great pool, excellent location right in front of the beach with many dining options at walkable distance. ..."

Reviewed on 29 Sep 2022

Mantra Amphora

Mantra Amphora

4.5 out of 5
49-63 Williams Esplanade, Palm Cove, QLD, 4879
Stay at this 4.5-star luxury hotel in Cairns. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking and a children's pool. Our guests praise the pool and the helpful staff in their ...
4.2/5 Very Good! (817 reviews)
"Great location. Staff could have been friendlier. A bbq area would have been good."

Reviewed on 22 Sep 2022

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*Savings based on all holiday package bookings with Flight + Hotel on ebookers.com from January 2017 to December 2017, as compared to the price of the same components booked separately. Savings will vary based on origin/destination, length of trip, stay dates and selected travel supplier(s). Savings not available on all packages. For Free Flight or 100% Off Flight deals, package savings is greater than or equal to the current cost of one component, when both are priced separately.

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