Cheap flights from Vancouver to Cairns

How to find the cheapest flight from Vancouver to Cairns

All the information you need to plan the best 8CA to CNS flight in 2022: compare Vancouver to Cairns flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Cairns.

8CA - CNS

Price

C$ 867 - C$ 2,183

CNS

Temperature

21 - 27 °C

CNS

Precipitation

20 - 430 mm

Popular in

January

High demand for flights, 39% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 35% potential price drop

Average price

C$ 2,732

Average for round-trip flights in January 2022

Round-trip from

C$ 1,085

From Vancouver to Cairns

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

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in January. For low rates, August can be a great choice for travel to Cairns. Flights to Cairns from Vancouver in August are about C$ 1,677 on average during August, but can be found for as low as C$ 1,085.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Vancouver to Cairns (8CA - CNS)?

When flying from Vancouver to Cairns, the time of day you decide to fly out makes little to no difference towards the overall price you’ll pay on tickets.

Cheap flights from Vancouver to Cairns in January, February 2022

The best prices found for Vancouver to CNS flights for January, February
1 Feb. - 15 Feb.
YVR

Vancouver Intl

CNS

Cairns

2 stops

28h 25m
CNS

Cairns

YVR

Vancouver Intl

2 stops

43h 19m
C$ 2,238

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 1/19/22

1 Feb. - 15 Feb.
YVR

Vancouver Intl

CNS

Cairns

3 stops

30h 46m
CNS

Cairns

YVR

Vancouver Intl

2 stops

55h 33m
C$ 2,899

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 1/19/22

Vancouver to Cairns 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Cairns from Vancouver found for this year
22 Jun. - 6 Jul.
YVR

Vancouver Intl

CNS

Cairns

2 stops

28h 10m
CNS

Cairns

YVR

Vancouver Intl

2 stops

25h 15m
C$ 1,787

Air New Zealand

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Deal found 1/19/22

22 Jun. - 5 Jul.
YVR

Vancouver Intl

CNS

Cairns

2 stops

28h 10m
CNS

Cairns

YVR

Vancouver Intl

1 stop

31h 00m
C$ 1,826

Air New Zealand

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Deal found 1/19/22

19 May - 22 May
YVR

Vancouver Intl

CNS

Cairns

1 stop

45h 10m
CNS

Cairns

YVR

Vancouver Intl

2 stops

37h 53m
C$ 1,843

American Airlines

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Deal found 1/16/22

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Vancouver to Cairns flights.

What airport do you fly into for flights to Cairns from Vancouver?

Cairns (CNS) is the airport you will fly into if you book a flight from Vancouver to Cairns. You should not have trouble finding flights to Cairns from Vancouver; the airport handles an average of 0 inbound flights from Vancouver per day. You should also have plenty of airline options to choose from since 3 airlines have flights to the Cairns airport from Vancouver. It is only a 4.4 km journey from Cairns (CNS) to Cairns’s city centre.

Which airlines flying from Vancouver to Cairns have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like Air Canada, Qantas Airways, and Cathay Pacific flying from Vancouver to Cairns have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

Can I find flights from Vancouver to Cairns for under C$ 1,800 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Vancouver to Cairns for under C$ 1,800. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Air New Zealand for just C$ 1,787, but on average you can expect to pay C$ 1,990.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Vancouver to Cairns round-trip?

Cheapflights users have booked flights from Vancouver to Cairns round-trip from C$ 1,787. Other airlines that can offer you cheap pricing are American Airlines, from C$ 1,843, and Qantas Airways, from C$ 2,080.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Vancouver to Cairns?

When booking a flight from Vancouver to Cairns, you may want to consider flying on Air Canada, Cathay Pacific or Qantas Airways as they are the most popular for this route.

Can I fly to Cairns from Vancouver right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Vancouver to Cairns

Most visitors from Vancouver will not be allowed to enter Cairns.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Vancouver must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Cairns.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Vancouver are not required to quarantine after entering Cairns.

Documents
Travel Authorization Form - Travelers who are not in an exempt category may request an individual exemption to Australia's travel restrictions using this form.


Can I fly back to Vancouver from Cairns?

Returning to Vancouver from Cairns

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Cairns must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Vancouver.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Cairns are not required to quarantine after entering Vancouver.

Alternative routes for Vancouver to Cairns

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.
Victoria to Brisbanefrom C$ 1,012 pp
Kelowna to Brisbanefrom C$ 1,195 pp

Top 2 airlines flying from Vancouver to Cairns

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Vancouver to Cairns choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
Qantas Airways
CheapestC$ 1,181
AverageC$ 1,661
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time74%
COVID-19 safety
Air Canada
CheapestC$ 1,308
AverageC$ 1,717
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time67%
COVID-19 safety