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Cheap Flights to Melbourne from Cairns

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Cairns to Melbourne route information

Origin Airport Cairns Intl.
Destination Airport Tullamarine
Airlines Serving Jetstar, Qantas Airways, Tigerair Australia, Virgin Australia
Flight Price AU$193
Distance 2,300 km

Melbourne

AU$409.77

Cheap CNS to MEL Flights

  • Question : Which airline has the least delays from Cairns to Melbourne?
    Answer : Booking with Jetstar means you will arrive to Melbourne pretty close to the time your ticket states. In fact, this airline has a 73% on-time average.
  • Question : How much is a plane ticket to Melbourne (MEL) from Cairns (CNS)? They range anywhere from $350 to $2,588. Booking in advance can normally help you get the cheapest rate. Remember, booking ahead can save you dollars can use to treat yourself while on your getaway. And who doesn't like to treat themselves?
    Answer : They range anywhere from $350 to $2,588. Booking in advance can normally help you get the cheapest rate. Remember, booking ahead can save you dollars can use to treat yourself while on your getaway. And who doesn't like to treat themselves?
  • Question : How long does it take to fly from Cairns to Melbourne?
    Answer : If you're able to take the direct flight (which is offered by Jetstar), you will be able to leave CNS at 7:20 PM AEST and get to MEL at 11:40 PM AEST (three hours and 20 minutes). Keep in mind, there is a time change of one hour.
  • Question : How long is the flight from CNS to MEL?
    Answer : If you're able to take the direct flight (which is offered by Jetstar), you will be able to leave CNS at 7:20 PM AEST and get to MEL at 11:40 PM AEST (three hours and 20 minutes). Remember, there is a time change of one hour.
  • Question : How many flights are there per day from Cairns to Melbourne?
    Answer : The number of flight times varies by day of the week, but on average, CNS to MEL sees 12 different options. That is higher than the national average of eight.
  • Question : How much time do people spend in Melbourne?
    Answer : The average time spent in Melbourne by passengers from Cairns is three days. However long you decide to stay, give yourself plenty of time to see what makes Melbourne fantastic.

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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

Sep 12, 2018

flight was nearly an hour late departing but we were kept informed from check-in about the problem. Flight crew kept us up to date about reason for delay - bad weather at Melbourne and only one runway in use. This was very helpful.

Aug 22, 2018

Jetstar is classy for a cheap airline

Aug 10, 2018

Disappointed late departure from cairns, nearly missed transfer bus to Geelong

Jul 2, 2018

Flight delayed. Inaccurate info in Qantas Club lounge meant we spent 20 mins twiddling our thumbs waiting at the Gate.

Jul 2, 2018

Only two toilets at rear of plane made it more difficult when meal was served as you had to wait for all meals to be served before you were able to return to seat