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Cheap Flights to Melbourne from Cairns

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Cheap CNS to MEL Flights

  • How much time do people spend in Melbourne?

    The average time spent hanging out in Melbourne by travellers from Cairns is four days. However long you decide to stay, give yourself plenty of time to see what makes Melbourne fantastic.
  • From Cairns to Melbourne, which day of the week is going to have the most flight times?

    The day with the most departure times for this route is Thursday with 22 options. The day with the fewest number of times is Wednesday with 11 options.
  • How long does it take to fly from Cairns to Melbourne?

    If you're able to take the direct flight (which is offered by Jetstar), you will be able to leave CNS at 6:45 AM AEST and get to MEL at 10:05 AM AEDT (three hours and 20 minutes).
  • How many flights are there per day from Cairns to Melbourne?

    The number does differ by the day of the week, but on average, you can expect 15 different choice of flight times when you book. Compared to the average route departing AU with eight flight times, you'll have more options than most.
  • Which airline has the least delays from Cairns to Melbourne?

    Booking with Qantas means you will arrive to Melbourne pretty close to the time your ticket states. In fact, this airline has a 71% on-time average.
  • How long is the flight from CNS to MEL?

    Jetstar can take you there in three hours and 20 minutes. So, if you were to leave Cairns at 6:45 AM AEST, you would arrive in Melbourne at 10:05 AM AEDT. Giving you enough time for you to catch up on your reading before your plane touches down.
  • What is the cheapest day of the week to fly from Cairns to Melbourne?

    The cheapest day to fly to Melbourne from Cairns is on Thursday. So, if you are trying to save some cash on your next trip look for flights on Thursday.

Melbourne Flights

If you’ve been planning a romantic holiday with a partner, itching for an adventurous solo escape to one of the globe’s most fascinating destinations, or just looking to soak up some local history and culture, flights from Cairns to Melbourne provide the perfect getaway. Not only can you cross some must-visit sites off your bucket list, tour the landmarks and indulge in some delectable local specialities, you can do it without busting your budget, as Expedia makes it easy to find cheap airfare from CNS to MEL, whether you’re looking to fly one way, non stop or round trip.

Booking deals on cheap airlines means more spending money for your holiday – think of all the mouth-watering meals, refreshing cocktails and shopping trips you’ll enjoy with the savings afforded by cheap airfare – so click through Expedia’s selection of flights from Cairns to Melbourne and you’re sure to find a trip that tickles your fancy, even if you’re searching at the last minute.

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Jan 12, 2020

Not happy that flight was changed and had long stop over in Sydney when we had booked a direct flight. It wasted the first day of our holiday.

Jan 7, 2020

Not a great flight, my ears hurt so bad upon landing.

Dec 31, 2019

Very impressed. Left on time, arrived on time. Great service, friendly staff.

Dec 1, 2019

My luggage got seriously damaged

Aug 20, 2019

Selected option of having boarding pass sent by SMS when doing online check-in. The number was correct but no SMS ever arrived, which was a bit of an inconvenience. Staff were great though, just the IT guys at fault ha ha

Feb 18, 2019

Would prefer seat screen to watch movies

Jan 19, 2019

Very strict weight limits. Checked bag was 5kg under but checked bag was 1.2 over and had to move items

Dec 24, 2018

WiFi did not work for an hour

Sep 24, 2018

Not happy with the later flight being cancelled and having to fly out at 6.15am, after a function which finished late the night before.

Sep 20, 2018

Flight on time - always a bonus