Cheap flights from Darwin to Cairns
Flight information Darwin to Cairns
Cheapest return price last month
Flights per week
Average flight time, total distance 1677 kilometres
Most popular airline last month
Which airlines fly from Darwin to Cairns?
- Qantas and Jetstar offer nonstop flights to Cairns, and there is a route that departs daily.
- You should try searching over a whole month, as you will give yourself a lot more flight options and fares.
How easy is it to depart from Darwin?
Darwin Airport is the main airport for the Northern Territory, and it is easy to transfer through this airport’s single terminal.
- Main Terminal – flights to Darwin will depart from this terminal.
There are cash machines, shops, restaurants, information desks, premier lounges, and information desks.
Arrive at this airport at least 1 hour before your flight is due to depart.
What do I need before I depart from Darwin?
- A form of photo-ID is required for domestic air travel.
- Please be aware, that if you are not an Australian citizen or resident, you may need to carry your passport.
What information do I need to know before arriving at Cairns Airport?
Cairns Airport is the gateway airport for the Great Barrier Reef and Daintree Rainforest. There are 2 terminals here.
- Domestic Terminal (T2) – Incoming flights from Darwin will be directed here.
T2 features WiFi access, dining and shopping outlets, airline lounges, and ATMs. If you need to transfer to the International Terminal you can do so via the walkway.
What is the weather like in Cairns?
- Cairns averages 29°C throughout the year, and it has a similar tropical climate to Darwin. Winter is the best time to go to Cairns, when the days are dry and at 18-26°
Is there a time difference between Darwin and Cairns?
- Cairns is 30 minutes ahead of Darwin.
Is Cairns cheaper than Darwin?
Cairns is cheaper than Darwin, roughly 15-50% cheaper, than the NT city. However, you can save even more money in this city by reading our budget guide on Cairns.
Please note that the information provided above is accurate as of November 2017
Prices shown on this page are estimated lowest prices only. Found in the last 45 days.