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Vancouver (YVR) to Cairns (CNS)

All the information you need to plan the best YVR to CNS flight in 2021: compare Vancouver to Cairns flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Cairns.
8CA - CNS
Price
C$ 1,058 - C$ 2,663
CNS
Temperature
26 - 31 °C
CNS
Rainfall
27 - 436 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$ 1,447

Average for round-trip flights in June 2021

Round-trip from

C$ 1,058

From Vancouver to Cairns

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from Vancouver to Cairns?

Leaving on a Thursday is a viable option for saving on travel. Heavily demanded days of the week can typically drive up the prices you see. Booking your travel for a less competitive day can save up to 57% on the overall cost on flights from Vancouver to Cairns.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Vancouver to Cairns?

Travellers have found it’s best to book a flight 60 days in advance to save up to 14% compared to booking the same week of travel. As your travel date approaches, the cost of this flight route may potentially increase. While opting to book 60 days out may not be an option for all, there are still additional ways to secure a deal in the near future. You might find a flight from Vancouver to Cairns 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as C$ 1,906, or C$ 1,912 for flights within the next 24 hours.

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

The best pricing can be found in the month of May. Prices to Cairns from Vancouver average C$ 1,691. You can even find prices in May for less than C$ 1,691, as users have found deals to Cairns from as low as C$ 1,281. The month of January appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Cairns from Vancouver. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 36%.

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

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from Vancouver to Cairns in the morning. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 29% on your trip compared to booking a flight in the afternoon.

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Flight FAQs

From Vancouver to Cairns

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.

Is Vancouver weather warmer or cooler than Cairns?

You can imagine temperatures to be in the 31 °C range in January. The weather in Cairns is generally hotter than Vancouver's. As flight availability is subject to become more limited as peak season approaches it is ideal to book in a timely manner.

Destination information for Cairns

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Vancouver to Cairns.
Today's exchange rate
C$ 1 = $1.07
Average temperature for June in Cairns
26.0 °C
Avg rainfall for June in Cairns
39.0 mm

Airports servicing Vancouver

Vancouver Intl (YVR)
Vancouver Coal Harbour (CXH)

Airports servicing Cairns

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