Direct flights from Sydney to Cairns

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SYD

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CNS

Cairns International Airport

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Distance
1,225 miles  ·  (1,971 km)
Flight time
3 hours and 5 minutes
Airlines
  • Jetstar
  • Qantas
  • Virgin Australia
Alliances
  • OneWorld
  • SkyTeam
  • Star Alliance
Classes
  • Economy
  • Premium Economy
  • Business Class
  • First Class
Aircrafts
  • Airbus A320-100/200
  • Airbus A321-100/200
  • Airbus A330-200
  • Boeing 737-800 (winglets)

Sydney to Cairns Flight Schedule

Scan through all non-stop flights from Sydney to Cairns. The full flight schedule below gives an overview of all non-stop flights from SYD to CNS, which includes the daily timetable of every operating airline for the upcoming 12 months.

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Airlines flying from Sydney to Cairns

Airline-specific flight schedules from Sydney to Cairns

In total there are 3 airlines operating nonstop flights from Sydney SYD to Cairns CNS. This section gives an overview of the flight schedules and timetables of every airline with direct flights for this route.

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Jetstar
Jetstar flight schedulefrom Sydney to Cairns

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Qantas
Qantas flight schedulefrom Sydney to Cairns

Qantas is a member of OneWorld
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Virgin Australia
Virgin Australia flight schedulefrom Sydney to Cairns

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Sydney to Cairns Flights

Flights from SYD to CNS are operated 53 times a week, with an average of 8 flights per day. Departure times vary between 06:00 - 20:05. The earliest flight departs at 06:00, the last flight departs at 20:05. However, this depends on the date you are flying so please check with the full flight schedule above to see which departure times are available on your preferred date(s) of travel.

You can fly in Economy and Business Class. Premium Economy and First Class are not available on this route (at least not as a non-stop flight).

The fastest direct flight from Sydney to Cairns takes 3 hours and 5 minutes. The flight distance between Sydney and Cairns is 1,225 miles (or 1,971 km).

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Frequently asked questions - FAQ

How many airports are there in Cairns?

There is 1 airport in Cairns: Cairns International Airport (CNS).

How many flights per week are there from SYD to CNS?

There are 53 flights per week flying from Sydney to Cairns (as of August 2022).

How long does it take to fly from Sydney to Cairns?

3 hours and 5 minutes is the average flight time from Sydney to Cairns.

How far is Cairns from Sydney?

The distance from Sydney to Cairns is 1,225 miles (1,971 kilometers).

What airlines fly nonstop from SYD airport to CNS airport?

Jetstar, Qantas and Virgin Australia are flying nonstop from Sydney to Cairns.

What alliances have direct flights from Sydney to Cairns?

OneWorld is currently the only alliance flying nonstop from Sydney to Cairns.

What classes are available from Sydney to Cairns?

You can fly non-stop in Economy and Business Class.

What aircraft types fly from Sydney to Cairns?

Aircraft types that fly from Sydney to Cairns:

  • Airbus A320-100/200
  • Airbus A321-100/200
  • Airbus A330-200
  • Boeing 737-800 (winglets)

What is the earliest flight departing from Sydney to Cairns?

The earliest flight departs at 06:00 from Sydney and arrives at 09:05 at Cairns.

What is the latest flight available from Sydney to Cairns?

The latest flight departs at 20:05 from Sydney and arrives at 22:05 at Cairns.

Non-stop flights from SYD to CNS

1,225 miles (1,971 km)  ·  3h 5m

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