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$419 Find cheap flights from Cairns to Queenstown

This is the cheapest one-way flight price found by a KAYAK user in the last 72 hours by searching for a flight from Cairns to Queenstown departing on 23/10. Fares are subject to change and may not be available on all flights or dates of travel. Click the price to replicate the search for this deal.
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Flights from Cairns to Queenstown - Travel Insights & Trends

Get data-powered insights and trends into flights from Cairns to Queenstown to help you find the cheapest flights, the best time to fly and much more.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Cairns to Queenstown?

To calculate monthly average prices, KAYAK takes all prices for each month over the last year for flights from Cairns to Queenstown, removes the top 0.1% to account for outliers, and then takes the median of all values for each month.
The cheapest month for flights from Cairns to Queenstown is October, where tickets cost $738 on average. On the other hand, the most expensive months are December and September, where the average cost of tickets is $1,180 and $1,070 respectively.

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Low season

April

High season

August

Cheapest flight

$419
Best time to beat the crowds (12% less expensive on average)
Most popular time to fly and prices are also 0% lower on average.
Flight from Cairns to Queenstown

When to book flights from Cairns to Queenstown

Are your dates flexible? Find out the best times to travel from Cairns to Queenstown based on our flight data from the last year. Discover the cheapest month and even day to fly.
Estimated return price
KAYAK looks at all historical flight data for each date to provide a predicted price for one-way trips or returns with a duration up to 40 days. While we try to provide actual minimum prices for each date, some prices are predictions and actual prices may differ.

FAQs for booking flights from Cairns to Queenstown

  • What is the cheapest flight from Cairns to Queenstown?

    In the last 3 days, the lowest price for a flight from Cairns to Queenstown was $256 for a one-way ticket.

  • Which airports will I be using when flying from Cairns to Queenstown?

    On your way to Queenstown, you’ll fly out from Cairns. You’ll be landing at Queenstown Intl.

  • Which aircraft models fly most regularly from Cairns to Queenstown?

    We unfortunately don’t have that data for this specific route.

  • Which airline alliances offer flights from Cairns to Queenstown?

    oneworld, and Star Alliance are the airline alliances operating flights between Cairns and Queenstown, with oneworld being the most commonly used for this route.

  • How does KAYAK find such low prices on flights from Cairns to Queenstown?

    KAYAK is a travel search engine. That means we look across the web to find the best prices we can find for our users. With over 2 billion flight queries processed yearly, we are able to display a variety of prices and options on flights from Cairns to Queenstown.

  • How does KAYAK's flight Price Forecast tool help me choose the right time to buy my flight ticket from Cairns to Queenstown?

    KAYAK’s flight Price Forecast tool uses historical data to determine whether the price for a flight to Queenstown from Cairns is likely to change within 7 days, so travelers know whether to wait or book now.

  • What is the Hacker Fare option on flights from Cairns to Queenstown?

    Hacker Fares allow you to combine one-way tickets in order to save you money over a traditional return ticket. You could then fly to Queenstown with an airline and back to Cairns with another airline.

  • What is KAYAK's "flexible dates" feature and why should I care when looking for a flight from Cairns to Queenstown?

    Sometimes travel dates aren't set in stone. If your preferred travel dates have some wiggle room, flexible dates will show you all the options when flying to Queenstown from Cairns up to 3 days before/after your preferred dates. You can then pick the flights that suit you best.

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Recent one-way flight deals

 
Only flying one-way? Below are some of the best one-way flight deals from Cairns to Queenstown found on KAYAK in the last 72 hours.
23/10ons
1 stopVirgin Australia
19h 50mCNS-ZQN
$419
8/11fre
1 stopVirgin Australia
20h 50mCNS-ZQN
$429
6/11ons
1 stopVirgin Australia
7h 40mCNS-ZQN
$437
23/10ons
2 stopsJetstar
27h 00mCNS-ZQN
$548
23/10ons
3 stops
24h 05mCNS-ZQN
$612
6/11ons
2 stopsQantas Airways
10h 20mCNS-ZQN
$717
8/11fre
2 stops
36h 25mCNS-ZQN
$826
6/11ons
3 stopsAir New Zealand
21h 05mCNS-ZQN
$973
8/11fre
3 stopsVirgin Australia
22h 55mCNS-ZQN
$1,481

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Cairns - Queenstown Flights

Departure:

Cairns (CNS)Australia

Destination:

Queenstown (ZQN)New Zealand

Return flight deals:

Queenstown - Cairns

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