Cheap Flights from Bundaberg to Cairns

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Flight information Bundaberg to Cairns

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Average flight time, total distance 1123 kilometres

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Frequently asked questions

There's one airport in Cairns: Cairns.
The best price found on Skyscanner for a flight from Bundaberg to Cairns is $483. This was found by aggregating across different carriers and is the cheapest price for the whole month.
4h 0min is the average flight time from Bundaberg to Cairns.
There are no airlines that fly directly from Bundaberg to Cairns.

If you plan to book a cheap air ticket from Bundaberg to Cairns in the coming months, you’ll find plenty of attractions at your destination to keep you happy. Cairns is the gateway to the iconic Great Barrier Reef, and as such boats top diving, swimming, snorkelling and sailing spots. As well, the area is home to the acclaimed Tjapukai Aboriginal Culture Park, where you can learn the stories of indigenous Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Airlines offering Cairns flights from Bundaberg

Virgin Australia and Qantas operate weekly direct flights to Cairns from Bundaberg, so if you need to purchase a flight ticket to Cairns on a particular date, you should have no trouble.

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Bundaberg airport departure information

In order to give yourself enough time, you should aim to arrive at the Bundaberg regional airport at least 30 minutes or more before your flight to Cairns so that you can drop your luggage and check in. Always carry a form of I.D. with you when you travel too, so that you can present it to airline staff if asked.

The airport is actually only around ten minutes’ drive from the Bundaberg city centre, so the trip won’t take long. To get to the airport you can drive yourself and park your vehicle at the terminal (there is a public car park right out the front, with disabled parking if required), or hail a taxi instead. The Bundaberg Cab Company runs services to and from the airport each day.

Alternatively, if you’re just visiting the city for a short time and need a vehicle for the duration of your stay, you can book a hire car at great rates, and simply drop the rental back to the airport before you leave.

If you’re feeling peckish while you’re waiting to travel from Bundaberg to Cairns, buy some light refreshments from the kiosk within the terminal.

Cairns airport arrivals

Once you get to Cairns airport after your flight from Bundaberg, you’ll find that the terminal boasts a variety of different shops and restaurants. If you’d like to buy a gift or a souvenir, or have a quick snack, there are plenty of choices.

When it’s time to make your way into the city centre (a ten-minute, approximately 8km drive), you can jump in a taxi, arrange a private transfer, or rent a car via Skyscanner to drive yourself. Alternatively, if you’d prefer to take the bus, you can hop on one of the services which runs between the airport and the suburbs in and around Cairns. Australian Coach airport shuttle buses operate to and from the city (including many Cairns hotels); while Sun Palm Express Coaches take passengers to the Northern Beaches, Cape Tribulation, Port Douglas and Palm Cove.

Other important information to note:

The average cost of living is very similar in Bundaberg and Cairns. The price of a meal from an inexpensive restaurant averages around $15 in both cities, while the cost of a cab to or from the airport to the city centre is roughly $25 in each location.

Please note: all information is correct as of November 2015.

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