In general, May is the cheapest month to fly from Canada to Cairns. Due to it being the ‘off-season’ during this time, you can expect flight prices to be around C$ 1,494. If you are unable to visit Cairns during the month of May, then departing from Canada during the month October is also very affordable. Most momondo users find prices during this month for around C$ 1,591.
In general, most travellers find the cheapest time to book a flight to Cairns is about 59 days prior to their departure date, when tickets on average are C$ 1,779.
Our data shows that Thursday is the least expensive day to fly to Cairns. Tickets to fly out on this day can be as low as C$ 1,693. Flights from Canada to Cairns on a Saturday will generally be more expensive and average around C$ 2,100. Keep in mind that these prices on both days could fluctuate depending on the season and the demand.
Flying to Cairns from Canada in the afternoon is the least expensive time of day to depart. momondo users have found prices as low as C$ 1,793 when looking at flights departing in the afternoon. Flights in the evening are often more expensive with an average ticket price of C$ 1,959.
Those flying to Cairns could potentially find better pricing at Bloomfield Airport (126 km from Cairns city centre) depending on the month and departure airport.
Based on our data, the most popular airlines that fly to Cairns from Canada are Air Canada, Qantas Airways, Air New Zealand and Virgin Australia. There may also be other airline options depending on where in Canada you’re flying from.