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Information for flights to Sydney from Cairns

Avg. flight duration 3h 02m
Flights arrive in Sydney Kingsford Smith
Flights depart from Cairns
Flight price $197
Distance 1,972 km
Airlines Tigerair Australia, Jetstar, Virgin Australia

Good to know

Low season:
May
Best time to beat the crowds
2%
expected price decrease
High season:
July
Most popular time to fly
7%
expected price increase
Average price:
$305
(avg. price over the last 2 weeks)
Good deal:
$272
or less (return)

When to Book Flights from Cairns to Sydney

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Looking for a cheap flight? 25% of our users found flights on this route for $271 or less.
The cheapest flight from Cairns to Sydney was found, on average, 57 days before departure.
Book at least 5 weeks before departure in order to get a below-average price.
High season is considered to be June, July and August. The cheapest month to fly is May.
Morning departure is around 4% cheaper than an evening flight, on average*.
*Average of the lowest prices shown in KAYAK’s search results for departures within the next 30 days

FAQs for Booking Flights to Sydney from Cairns

How long does a flight from Cairns to Sydney take?
An average non-stop flight takes 2h 55m, covering a distance of 1971 km.
How many flights are there between Cairns and Sydney?
There are 340 (non-stop) flights between Cairns and Sydney per week, averaging 49 per day.
Which airlines provide the cheapest flights from Cairns to Sydney?
In the past 3 days, the cheapest return tickets were found on Tigerair Australia ($197), Jetstar ($220) and Multiple Airlines ($275).
Which airlines fly most frequently between Cairns and Sydney?
Virgin Australia (6 times daily), Qantas Airways (5 times daily), Jetstar (4 times daily) are the most frequent flyers on this route.
What’s the cheapest day of the week to fly from Cairns to Sydney?
For Cairns to Sydney, Wednesday is the cheapest day to fly on average and Friday is the most expensive. Flying from Sydney back to Cairns, the best deals are generally found on Sunday, with Friday being the most expensive.
Which airports will I be using when flying from Cairns to Sydney?
When flying out of Cairns you will be using Cairns, often referred to as Cairns Airport. You will be landing at Sydney Kingsford Smith, also known as Sydney Airport.

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Airports
Origin
Cairns
$197
only
$197
Destination
Sydney
$197
only
$197
Wed., 3 Apr.
CNS
Cairns
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
2h 55m
Sat., 6 Apr.
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
CNS
Cairns
3h 10m
Trip: 4 days
Overall 5.3 OK
Based on 11 reviews
Overall
6.5
Boarding
6.6
Comfort
6.2
Crew
7.2
Entertainment
5.1
Food
5.8
CNS
SYD
Good 6.8

Pros: Fast boarding using web check-in. Affordable price

Cons: Nothing to do during flight

CNS
BNE
Good 6.6

Pros: The window seats are good for sleeping.

Cons: No major issues on this flight.

CNS
SYD
Good 6.0

Pros: Cheap Add-ons to customize flight

Cons: Flight crew let's people cut into line Some seats double booked

CNS
SYD
Mediocre 3.0

Cons: Did print barcodes on ticket so had to wait. Paid for queue jump but didn't print out on ticket. Rough landing.

CNS
SYD
Mediocre 2.0

Cons: Flight cancelled without notice Horrible Kiwi never told to tiger air about our tickets. Finally we flew by Virgin Australia.

Fri., 3 May
CNS
Cairns
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
2h 55m
Sun., 5 May
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
CNS
Cairns
3h 10m
Trip: 3 days
Overall 5.3 OK
Based on 123 reviews
Overall
6.2
Boarding
6.5
Comfort
6.1
Crew
6.9
Entertainment
5.1
Food
5.2
CNS
SYD
Mediocre 3.0

Cons: Paid $30 upfront for a 15kg checked bag, was told at counter I could carry on, but unable to refund money. At the gate, was told it was over the 7kg carry on max (was 9.2kg) and required to check... for an additional $60. The $30 I paid previously would not be applied. Complete scam. Friend I was traveling with also paid for a 15kg checked bag upfront, but was only charged $21. I was also concerned about checking as I needed to transfer terminals from domestic to international with a tight connection and since the plane was delayed, had even less time to grab bag, catch train and go thru customs. No consistency. No customer service.

CNS
SYD
OK 4.6

Pros: The flight was only 2 1/2 hours.

Cons: Very small seats. The only thing complimentary was water.

CNS
SYD
Excellent 8.0

Pros: I liked that we left on-time this time. The previous flight a week ago was delayed by 1 hour.

Cons: That they made us dump out our coffee and didn't let us bring it onboard. But, then they didn't offer complimentary coffee or tea or offer water. Providing those refreshments to Guests would cost very little and offering those kinds of amenities goes a long way.

CNS
SYD
Mediocre 2.0

Pros: There was a flight attendant named Linda who was exceeded assisting us with getting to our connection.

Cons: Staff in airport was very rude and only seemed to want to get more money out of people not willing to assist with any kind of resolution to issues. Couldn’t understand paging due to it echoing. I would never recommend using jet star to anyone.

CNS
SYD
Good 6.8

Pros: The base price is very low. We were slightly over ~1kg our allotted 7kg/passenger and they let us go.

Cons: No entertainment on the flight whatsoever. The space in the seat is a bit tight, doesn't recline very much either.

Tue., 12 Feb.
CNS
Cairns
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
7h 05m
Thu., 21 Mar.
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
CNS
Cairns
3h 05m
Trip: 37 days
Overall 0.0 Poor
Based on 0 reviews
Sat., 9 Feb.
CNS
Cairns
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
3h 00m
Tue., 19 Mar.
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
CNS
Cairns
3h 05m
Trip: 38 days
7.8GoodShow reviews
Overall 7.8 Good
Based on 54 reviews
Boarding
8.1
Comfort
7.9
Crew
8.4
Entertainment
7.3
Food
7.2
CNS
SYD
Good 6.3

Cons: No ability to use entertainment unless app downloaded prior to flight.

CNS
SYD
Mediocre 2.0

Cons: I didn't get a ticket through the reservation and had to pay extra at the airport for another seat.

CNS
SYD
Excellent 10.0

Pros: Flight on time and flight attendants were very attentive.

Cons: All good!

CNS
SYD
Excellent 10.0

Pros: There was a medical emergency on board and the crew handled it calmly and quietly. Very professional.

CNS
SYD
Excellent 10.0

Cons: No entertainment except the app, which we did not download.

Tue., 12 Mar.
CNS
Cairns
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
3h 00m
Sun., 17 Mar.
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
CNS
Cairns
3h 05m
Trip: 6 days
Overall 5.3 OK
Based on 11 reviews
Overall
6.5
Boarding
6.6
Comfort
6.2
Crew
7.2
Entertainment
5.1
Food
5.8
CNS
SYD
Mediocre 2.6

Pros: The flight itself was fine.

Cons: Purchase your luggage allowances with your airfare. There are two Tiger Airs, causing some confusion and resulting in us being unable to pay for luggage ahead of time. The longest line ever at check in, get a kiosk and boom, your line is cut in half. Luggage rates made this budget flight equal to what we would have paid for Qantas, with less of the headache.

CNS
SYD
OK 4.0

Pros: Cheap flights

Cons: All the extra costs and pedantic staff

SYD
OOL
Mediocre 2.0

Pros: Nothing.

Cons: Flight delayed about 50 mins. Lost baggage. Pooooooooor.

CNS
SYD
Good 6.0

Pros: Cheap Add-ons to customize flight

Cons: Flight crew let's people cut into line Some seats double booked

CNS
SYD
Good 6.8

Pros: Fast boarding using web check-in. Affordable price

Cons: Nothing to do during flight

Wed., 13 Mar.
CNS
Cairns
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
3h 00m
Sun., 17 Mar.
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
CNS
Cairns
3h 05m
Trip: 5 days
Overall 5.3 OK
Based on 11 reviews
Overall
6.5
Boarding
6.6
Comfort
6.2
Crew
7.2
Entertainment
5.1
Food
5.8
CNS
BNE
Good 6.6

Pros: The window seats are good for sleeping.

Cons: No major issues on this flight.

CNS
SYD
OK 4.0

Pros: Cheap flights

Cons: All the extra costs and pedantic staff

SYD
OOL
Mediocre 2.0

Pros: Nothing.

Cons: Flight delayed about 50 mins. Lost baggage. Pooooooooor.

MEL
SYD
Excellent 8.0

Pros: Boarding was quick

Cons: The flight had a lot of turbulence

CNS
BNE
Excellent 10.0

Pros: Staff were nice and kind.

Cons: Nil.

Fri., 1 Mar.
CNS
Cairns
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
2h 55m
Sat., 9 Mar.
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
CNS
Cairns
3h 05m
Trip: 9 days
Overall 5.3 OK
Based on 123 reviews
Overall
6.2
Boarding
6.5
Comfort
6.1
Crew
6.9
Entertainment
5.1
Food
5.2
CNS
SYD
Excellent 8.0

Pros: I liked that we left on-time this time. The previous flight a week ago was delayed by 1 hour.

Cons: That they made us dump out our coffee and didn't let us bring it onboard. But, then they didn't offer complimentary coffee or tea or offer water. Providing those refreshments to Guests would cost very little and offering those kinds of amenities goes a long way.

CNS
SYD
Good 7.6

Pros: The crew were very friendly and professional Didn’t appreciate having to pay for a cup of coffee.

Cons: The loading process was a bit unorganized. The only organization was the front 12 rows load from the front and back rows loaded from the back of the plane by walking across the tarmac. Would be more efficient if they loaded more like Southwest Airlines.

CNS
SYD
Mediocre 2.0

Pros: There was a flight attendant named Linda who was exceeded assisting us with getting to our connection.

Cons: Staff in airport was very rude and only seemed to want to get more money out of people not willing to assist with any kind of resolution to issues. Couldn’t understand paging due to it echoing. I would never recommend using jet star to anyone.

CNS
SYD
Excellent 9.0

Pros: Comfortable seats and good food. Staff was very courteous and responsive.

Cons: The screens on the consoles acted up every now and then. But the entertainment options were plenty and kept us busy.

CNS
SYD
Excellent 8.6

Cons: Charged for soft drinks

Wed., 27 Mar.
CNS
Cairns
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
3h 00m
Wed., 3 Apr.
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
CNS
Cairns
3h 10m
Trip: 8 days
Overall 5.3 OK
Based on 11 reviews
Overall
6.5
Boarding
6.6
Comfort
6.2
Crew
7.2
Entertainment
5.1
Food
5.8
CNS
SYD
Good 6.0

Cons: Crew in the air were fine, crew at check in was very unfriendly and tried to say I was over with baggage - 2 bags at 10kg for 2 people - I dont think so.......7kg each

CNS
SYD
Good 6.0

Pros: Cheap Add-ons to customize flight

Cons: Flight crew let's people cut into line Some seats double booked

CNS
SYD
OK 4.0

Pros: Cheap flights

Cons: All the extra costs and pedantic staff

CNS
BNE
Excellent 10.0

Pros: Staff were nice and kind.

Cons: Nil.

MEL
SYD
Excellent 8.0

Pros: Boarding was quick

Cons: The flight had a lot of turbulence

Mon., 11 Mar.
CNS
Cairns
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
3h 00m
Sun., 17 Mar.
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
CNS
Cairns
3h 05m
Trip: 7 days
Overall 5.3 OK
Based on 11 reviews
Overall
6.5
Boarding
6.6
Comfort
6.2
Crew
7.2
Entertainment
5.1
Food
5.8
CNS
SYD
Mediocre 2.0

Cons: Flight cancelled without notice Horrible Kiwi never told to tiger air about our tickets. Finally we flew by Virgin Australia.

CNS
SYD
Mediocre 3.0

Cons: Did print barcodes on ticket so had to wait. Paid for queue jump but didn't print out on ticket. Rough landing.

CNS
SYD
Good 6.0

Pros: Cheap Add-ons to customize flight

Cons: Flight crew let's people cut into line Some seats double booked

CNS
BNE
Excellent 10.0

Pros: Staff were nice and kind.

Cons: Nil.

CNS
SYD
Good 6.0

Cons: Crew in the air were fine, crew at check in was very unfriendly and tried to say I was over with baggage - 2 bags at 10kg for 2 people - I dont think so.......7kg each

Mon., 1 Apr.
CNS
Cairns
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
2h 55m
Mon., 8 Apr.
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
CNS
Cairns
3h 10m
Trip: 8 days
Overall 5.3 OK
Based on 123 reviews
Overall
6.2
Boarding
6.5
Comfort
6.1
Crew
6.9
Entertainment
5.1
Food
5.2
CNS
SYD
Good 6.0

Pros: Staff and crew

Cons: Very strict baggage policy you have to be exactly same weight or less with baggage

CNS
SYD
OK 4.6

Pros: The flight was only 2 1/2 hours.

Cons: Very small seats. The only thing complimentary was water.

CNS
SYD
OK 5.0

Pros: Crew

Cons: Ridiculous amount of fees. Fee to select a seat?! Baggage fees are crazy. Not even free peanuts. Won’t fly Jetstar again.

CNS
SYD
Excellent 8.0

Pros: I liked that we left on-time this time. The previous flight a week ago was delayed by 1 hour.

Cons: That they made us dump out our coffee and didn't let us bring it onboard. But, then they didn't offer complimentary coffee or tea or offer water. Providing those refreshments to Guests would cost very little and offering those kinds of amenities goes a long way.

CNS
SYD
Excellent 10.0

Pros: Exit row seating with lots of leg room.

Thu., 14 Feb.
CNS
Cairns
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
2h 55m
Thu., 21 Feb.
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
CNS
Cairns
3h 05m
Trip: 8 days
Overall 5.3 OK
Based on 123 reviews
Overall
6.2
Boarding
6.5
Comfort
6.1
Crew
6.9
Entertainment
5.1
Food
5.2
CNS
SYD
Good 6.0

Pros: Board and disembark available at both the front and back of the plane. Flight and crew were good.

Cons: Seated in last row with non reclining seats despite many open seats. Charged $60 ASD to check each bag with max weight of 15kg for a checked bag (vs other airlines allowing ~23kg and one checked bag free of charge). Drinks and snacks on plane were an extra charge.

CNS
SYD
OK 5.0

Pros: Crew

Cons: Ridiculous amount of fees. Fee to select a seat?! Baggage fees are crazy. Not even free peanuts. Won’t fly Jetstar again.

CNS
SYD
Excellent 9.0

Pros: Comfortable seats and good food. Staff was very courteous and responsive.

Cons: The screens on the consoles acted up every now and then. But the entertainment options were plenty and kept us busy.

CNS
SYD
Good 7.6

Pros: The crew were very friendly and professional Didn’t appreciate having to pay for a cup of coffee.

Cons: The loading process was a bit unorganized. The only organization was the front 12 rows load from the front and back rows loaded from the back of the plane by walking across the tarmac. Would be more efficient if they loaded more like Southwest Airlines.

CNS
SYD
Good 6.8

Pros: The base price is very low. We were slightly over ~1kg our allotted 7kg/passenger and they let us go.

Cons: No entertainment on the flight whatsoever. The space in the seat is a bit tight, doesn't recline very much either.

Fri., 1 Mar.
CNS
Cairns
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
3h 00m
Mon., 11 Mar.
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
CNS
Cairns
3h 05m
Trip: 10 days
Overall 5.3 OK
Based on 11 reviews
Overall
6.5
Boarding
6.6
Comfort
6.2
Crew
7.2
Entertainment
5.1
Food
5.8
CNS
SYD
Good 6.0

Cons: Crew in the air were fine, crew at check in was very unfriendly and tried to say I was over with baggage - 2 bags at 10kg for 2 people - I dont think so.......7kg each

CNS
BNE
Good 6.6

Pros: The window seats are good for sleeping.

Cons: No major issues on this flight.

CNS
SYD
Mediocre 3.0

Cons: Did print barcodes on ticket so had to wait. Paid for queue jump but didn't print out on ticket. Rough landing.

CNS
SYD
Mediocre 2.6

Pros: The flight itself was fine.

Cons: Purchase your luggage allowances with your airfare. There are two Tiger Airs, causing some confusion and resulting in us being unable to pay for luggage ahead of time. The longest line ever at check in, get a kiosk and boom, your line is cut in half. Luggage rates made this budget flight equal to what we would have paid for Qantas, with less of the headache.

CNS
SYD
Good 6.0

Pros: Cheap Add-ons to customize flight

Cons: Flight crew let's people cut into line Some seats double booked

Tue., 26 Mar.
CNS
Cairns
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
3h 00m
Sat., 6 Apr.
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
CNS
Cairns
3h 10m
Trip: 12 days
Overall 5.3 OK
Based on 11 reviews
Overall
6.5
Boarding
6.6
Comfort
6.2
Crew
7.2
Entertainment
5.1
Food
5.8
SYD
OOL
Mediocre 2.0

Pros: Nothing.

Cons: Flight delayed about 50 mins. Lost baggage. Pooooooooor.

CNS
SYD
OK 4.0

Pros: Cheap flights

Cons: All the extra costs and pedantic staff

CNS
SYD
Mediocre 2.6

Pros: The flight itself was fine.

Cons: Purchase your luggage allowances with your airfare. There are two Tiger Airs, causing some confusion and resulting in us being unable to pay for luggage ahead of time. The longest line ever at check in, get a kiosk and boom, your line is cut in half. Luggage rates made this budget flight equal to what we would have paid for Qantas, with less of the headache.

CNS
SYD
Good 6.0

Cons: Crew in the air were fine, crew at check in was very unfriendly and tried to say I was over with baggage - 2 bags at 10kg for 2 people - I dont think so.......7kg each

CNS
SYD
Mediocre 3.0

Cons: Did print barcodes on ticket so had to wait. Paid for queue jump but didn't print out on ticket. Rough landing.

Sun., 14 Jul.
CNS
Cairns
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
2h 55m
Wed., 17 Jul.
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
CNS
Cairns
3h 10m
Trip: 4 days
Overall 5.3 OK
Based on 123 reviews
Overall
6.2
Boarding
6.5
Comfort
6.1
Crew
6.9
Entertainment
5.1
Food
5.2
CNS
SYD
Excellent 9.0

Pros: Comfortable seats and good food. Staff was very courteous and responsive.

Cons: The screens on the consoles acted up every now and then. But the entertainment options were plenty and kept us busy.

CNS
SYD
Mediocre 2.0

Pros: There was a flight attendant named Linda who was exceeded assisting us with getting to our connection.

Cons: Staff in airport was very rude and only seemed to want to get more money out of people not willing to assist with any kind of resolution to issues. Couldn’t understand paging due to it echoing. I would never recommend using jet star to anyone.

CNS
SYD
Good 7.6

Pros: The crew were very friendly and professional Didn’t appreciate having to pay for a cup of coffee.

Cons: The loading process was a bit unorganized. The only organization was the front 12 rows load from the front and back rows loaded from the back of the plane by walking across the tarmac. Would be more efficient if they loaded more like Southwest Airlines.

CNS
SYD
Excellent 10.0

Pros: Exit row seating with lots of leg room.

CNS
SYD
Excellent 8.6

Cons: Charged for soft drinks

Wed., 27 Mar.
CNS
Cairns
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
3h 00m
Sat., 6 Apr.
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
CNS
Cairns
3h 10m
Trip: 11 days
Overall 5.3 OK
Based on 11 reviews
Overall
6.5
Boarding
6.6
Comfort
6.2
Crew
7.2
Entertainment
5.1
Food
5.8
CNS
SYD
Mediocre 3.0

Cons: Did print barcodes on ticket so had to wait. Paid for queue jump but didn't print out on ticket. Rough landing.

CNS
SYD
Good 6.0

Cons: Crew in the air were fine, crew at check in was very unfriendly and tried to say I was over with baggage - 2 bags at 10kg for 2 people - I dont think so.......7kg each

CNS
BNE
Excellent 10.0

Pros: Staff were nice and kind.

Cons: Nil.

CNS
SYD
Mediocre 2.6

Pros: The flight itself was fine.

Cons: Purchase your luggage allowances with your airfare. There are two Tiger Airs, causing some confusion and resulting in us being unable to pay for luggage ahead of time. The longest line ever at check in, get a kiosk and boom, your line is cut in half. Luggage rates made this budget flight equal to what we would have paid for Qantas, with less of the headache.

CNS
SYD
Good 6.8

Pros: Fast boarding using web check-in. Affordable price

Cons: Nothing to do during flight

Thu., 28 Mar.
CNS
Cairns
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
3h 00m
Sat., 6 Apr.
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
CNS
Cairns
3h 10m
Trip: 10 days
Overall 5.3 OK
Based on 11 reviews
Overall
6.5
Boarding
6.6
Comfort
6.2
Crew
7.2
Entertainment
5.1
Food
5.8
CNS
SYD
Good 6.0

Pros: Cheap Add-ons to customize flight

Cons: Flight crew let's people cut into line Some seats double booked

CNS
SYD
Mediocre 3.0

Cons: Did print barcodes on ticket so had to wait. Paid for queue jump but didn't print out on ticket. Rough landing.

CNS
SYD
Mediocre 2.6

Pros: The flight itself was fine.

Cons: Purchase your luggage allowances with your airfare. There are two Tiger Airs, causing some confusion and resulting in us being unable to pay for luggage ahead of time. The longest line ever at check in, get a kiosk and boom, your line is cut in half. Luggage rates made this budget flight equal to what we would have paid for Qantas, with less of the headache.

CNS
SYD
OK 4.0

Pros: Cheap flights

Cons: All the extra costs and pedantic staff

CNS
BNE
Excellent 10.0

Pros: Staff were nice and kind.

Cons: Nil.

Sat., 9 Feb.
CNS
Cairns
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
2h 55m
Thu., 14 Feb.
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
CNS
Cairns
3h 05m
Trip: 6 days
Overall 5.3 OK
Based on 123 reviews
Overall
6.2
Boarding
6.5
Comfort
6.1
Crew
6.9
Entertainment
5.1
Food
5.2
CNS
SYD
Good 6.8

Pros: The base price is very low. We were slightly over ~1kg our allotted 7kg/passenger and they let us go.

Cons: No entertainment on the flight whatsoever. The space in the seat is a bit tight, doesn't recline very much either.

CNS
SYD
Good 6.0

Pros: Staff and crew

Cons: Very strict baggage policy you have to be exactly same weight or less with baggage

CNS
SYD
Excellent 8.6

Cons: Charged for soft drinks

CNS
SYD
Mediocre 2.0

Pros: There was a flight attendant named Linda who was exceeded assisting us with getting to our connection.

Cons: Staff in airport was very rude and only seemed to want to get more money out of people not willing to assist with any kind of resolution to issues. Couldn’t understand paging due to it echoing. I would never recommend using jet star to anyone.

CNS
SYD
Good 6.0

Pros: Board and disembark available at both the front and back of the plane. Flight and crew were good.

Cons: Seated in last row with non reclining seats despite many open seats. Charged $60 ASD to check each bag with max weight of 15kg for a checked bag (vs other airlines allowing ~23kg and one checked bag free of charge). Drinks and snacks on plane were an extra charge.

Fri., 29 Mar.
CNS
Cairns
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
3h 00m
Sat., 6 Apr.
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
CNS
Cairns
3h 10m
Trip: 9 days
Overall 5.3 OK
Based on 11 reviews
Overall
6.5
Boarding
6.6
Comfort
6.2
Crew
7.2
Entertainment
5.1
Food
5.8
CNS
SYD
Mediocre 2.6

Pros: The flight itself was fine.

Cons: Purchase your luggage allowances with your airfare. There are two Tiger Airs, causing some confusion and resulting in us being unable to pay for luggage ahead of time. The longest line ever at check in, get a kiosk and boom, your line is cut in half. Luggage rates made this budget flight equal to what we would have paid for Qantas, with less of the headache.

CNS
SYD
OK 4.0

Pros: Cheap flights

Cons: All the extra costs and pedantic staff

CNS
SYD
Good 6.8

Pros: Fast boarding using web check-in. Affordable price

Cons: Nothing to do during flight

CNS
SYD
Good 6.0

Cons: Crew in the air were fine, crew at check in was very unfriendly and tried to say I was over with baggage - 2 bags at 10kg for 2 people - I dont think so.......7kg each

CNS
SYD
Good 6.0

Pros: Cheap Add-ons to customize flight

Cons: Flight crew let's people cut into line Some seats double booked

Sat., 30 Mar.
CNS
Cairns
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
3h 00m
Sat., 6 Apr.
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
CNS
Cairns
3h 10m
Trip: 8 days
Overall 5.3 OK
Based on 11 reviews
Overall
6.5
Boarding
6.6
Comfort
6.2
Crew
7.2
Entertainment
5.1
Food
5.8
CNS
SYD
Good 6.8

Pros: Fast boarding using web check-in. Affordable price

Cons: Nothing to do during flight

CNS
SYD
Mediocre 2.6

Pros: The flight itself was fine.

Cons: Purchase your luggage allowances with your airfare. There are two Tiger Airs, causing some confusion and resulting in us being unable to pay for luggage ahead of time. The longest line ever at check in, get a kiosk and boom, your line is cut in half. Luggage rates made this budget flight equal to what we would have paid for Qantas, with less of the headache.

CNS
BNE
Good 6.6

Pros: The window seats are good for sleeping.

Cons: No major issues on this flight.

CNS
SYD
Good 6.0

Cons: Crew in the air were fine, crew at check in was very unfriendly and tried to say I was over with baggage - 2 bags at 10kg for 2 people - I dont think so.......7kg each

CNS
BNE
Excellent 10.0

Pros: Staff were nice and kind.

Cons: Nil.

Fri., 8 Feb.
CNS
Cairns
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
2h 55m
Thu., 21 Mar.
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
CNS
Cairns
3h 05m
Trip: 41 days
Overall 5.3 OK
Based on 123 reviews
Overall
6.2
Boarding
6.5
Comfort
6.1
Crew
6.9
Entertainment
5.1
Food
5.2
CNS
SYD
OK 5.0

Pros: Crew

Cons: Ridiculous amount of fees. Fee to select a seat?! Baggage fees are crazy. Not even free peanuts. Won’t fly Jetstar again.

CNS
SYD
Good 6.0

Pros: Board and disembark available at both the front and back of the plane. Flight and crew were good.

Cons: Seated in last row with non reclining seats despite many open seats. Charged $60 ASD to check each bag with max weight of 15kg for a checked bag (vs other airlines allowing ~23kg and one checked bag free of charge). Drinks and snacks on plane were an extra charge.

CNS
SYD
Good 7.6

Pros: The crew were very friendly and professional Didn’t appreciate having to pay for a cup of coffee.

Cons: The loading process was a bit unorganized. The only organization was the front 12 rows load from the front and back rows loaded from the back of the plane by walking across the tarmac. Would be more efficient if they loaded more like Southwest Airlines.

CNS
SYD
Mediocre 2.0

Pros: There was a flight attendant named Linda who was exceeded assisting us with getting to our connection.

Cons: Staff in airport was very rude and only seemed to want to get more money out of people not willing to assist with any kind of resolution to issues. Couldn’t understand paging due to it echoing. I would never recommend using jet star to anyone.

CNS
SYD
Excellent 10.0

Pros: Exit row seating with lots of leg room.

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