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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 $260
Distance 1,972 km
Airlines Tigerair Australia, Jetstar, Virgin Australia

Good to know

Low season:
February
Best time to beat the crowds
3%
expected price decrease
High season:
July
Most popular time to fly
11%
expected price increase
Average price:
$310
(avg. price over the last 2 weeks)
Good deal:
$276
or less (return)

When to Book Flights from Cairns to Sydney

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Top tips for finding a cheap flight

Looking for a cheap flight? 25% of our users found flights on this route for $275 or less.
The cheapest flight from Cairns to Sydney was found, on average, 52 days before departure.
Book at least 4 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 February.
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
Non-stop flights from Cairns to Sydney are quick and easy to find with domestic airlines like TigerAir Australia and Jetstar. Flights between the two cities are generally affordable and will arrive at Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport. Sydney Airport serves the entire Sydney area and is located approximately 8 km from the city centre.
Once your flight lands, you can easily reach hotels and destinations in central Sydney by using public transport. One of the most popular ways to reach the city centre is to take the train. Trains leave from the northern end of the terminal approximately every ten minutes and cost around $19.
Renting a car is a good alternative if your travels around Sydney involve areas not served by public transport routes. There is a long list of different rental car agencies that operate at Sydney Airport, including Hertz, Budget and Avis. The car rental kiosks are located on the Arrivals level in Terminal 1.
Parking at Cairns Airport is affordable and accessible compared to other busy Australian airports. All car parks are located a short walk away from the terminals, and can be conveniently booked ahead of time via the Cairns Airport online booking system. Fees for parking start at approximately $7 per day.
If you’re booking a return or transit flight from Cairns to Sydney, you can grab a bite to eat and relax in one of the many airport lounges located at Sydney Airport. There are varying entrance requirements for the seven different lounges, but six of them can be accessed with single-entry passes starting at approximately $50.

FAQs for Booking Flights to Sydney from Cairns

How long does a flight from Cairns to Sydney take?
The average direct flight takes 2h 55m, covering a distance of 1971 km.
How many flights are there between Cairns and Sydney?
There are 350 (direct) flights between Cairns and Sydney per week, averaging 47 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 ($260), Jetstar ($289) and Virgin Australia ($315).
Which airlines fly most frequently between Cairns and Sydney?
Qantas Airways (10 times daily), Jetstar (7 times daily), Air New Zealand (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 Sunday is the most expensive. Flying from Sydney back to Cairns, the best deals are generally found on Wednesday, 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.
Does Cairns Airport offer free Wi-Fi?
Whether you need to make a last-minute booking, get some more information on your destination or finish up some work, you can stay connected with the free Wi-Fi offered in all areas of both Cairns Airport terminals. Access is unlimited and granted after a short and simple registration process.
Does Cairns Airport have parents’ facilities?
If you’re travelling with infants, you can take care of changing, feeding and the rest of your parental responsibilities in one of the several parenting rooms at Cairns Airport. Parents’ facilities are conveniently located both before and after security control in T1 International and T2 Domestic.
How much is a taxi fare to Sydney city centre from the airport?
Taxis can be easily hired at the taxi ranks outside the arrivals area on Level 1 of the terminal building for travellers who prefer a private transfer to their final destination. The duration of the trip between Sydney Airport and the city centre can be anywhere from 20 to 25 minutes, with fares at around $45-55.
Does Sydney Airport have an on-site hotel?
For travellers with early return flights, or those that simply wish to stick close to the terminal, the Mantra Hotel and Ibis Hotel are a short walk from Sydney Airport’s Domestic Terminals 2 & 3. Ibis offers both standard and budget accommodation to serve travellers on any budget. Rates can fluctuate depending on the season, so try to book early for a good price.

Book cheap flights from Cairns to Sydney (return)

Airports
Origin
Cairns
$260
only
$260
Destination
Sydney
$260
only
$260
Wed., 4 Sep.
CNS
Cairns
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
2h 55m
Sun., 8 Sep.
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
CNS
Cairns
3h 10m
Trip: 5 days
Overall 5.3 OK
Based on 11 reviews
Overall
6.6
Boarding
6.8
Comfort
6.3
Crew
7.3
Entertainment
5.2
Food
5.9
CBR
MEL
Excellent 10.0

Pros: Much better than Jetstar in every way , especially the legroom

Cons: Nothing

BNE
MEL
Good 7.5

Pros: Very friendly crew, helpful check-in people

Cons: I don't think any of the seats reclined.

BNE
SYD
Mediocre 3.0

Pros: My seat was not kicked. No crying babies. (Neither was due to the airline).

Cons: Queue Jump was initially ignored, at gate. Flight attendant made sarcastic comments. No food to purchase, not even tea/coffee.

MEL
SYD
Mediocre 2.3

Pros: Only one of the staff was friendly.

Cons: Only allowed 7 kilos of baggage, would have been nice to know that, the charge for my 10 kilo bag was $75, same price as my ticket, you find this out at the gate, what a scam. Flight was 1 hour late. Gate check in lady was yelling at customers to take out headphones and listen to her! Will not use them again.

SYD
OOL
Mediocre 2.0

Pros: Nothing.

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

Fri., 31 May
CNS
Cairns
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
2h 55m
Sun., 2 Jun.
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
CNS
Cairns
3h 10m
Trip: 3 days
Overall 5.3 OK
Based on 132 reviews
Overall
6.3
Boarding
6.6
Comfort
6.1
Crew
6.9
Entertainment
5.1
Food
5.2
CNS
SYD
OK 4.0

Pros: Nothing.

Cons: Plane was an hour late..baggage fees were $344 AUS for two bags, never again, very poor airline.

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 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
Excellent 9.0

Pros: Easy of Boarding

Cons: Jetstar is a low budget airline similar to Jet Blue in the US. When you book ensure that you pay for one or two pieces of luggage if you don't you will get a rude awakening upon check in. We had to pay an extra $200.00 to get our luggage to Cairns. Ensure you buy luggage if you book a Jetstar flight on the internet.

CNS
SYD
Mediocre 3.3

Pros: Customer service at check in desk were very nice. That’s where it ended.

Cons: Poor service and miserable staff.

Thu., 18 Jul.
CNS
Cairns
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
2h 55m
Thu., 25 Jul.
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
CNS
Cairns
3h 15m
Trip: 8 days
7.9GoodShow reviews
Overall 7.9 Good
Based on 59 reviews
Overall
8.0
Boarding
8.1
Comfort
7.9
Crew
8.4
Entertainment
7.3
Food
7.2
LAX
BNE
Excellent 8.0

Pros: Excellent food an si service

Cons: Avoidance of delay as I missed the connecting flight and had to take a later flight when connecting to cairns

CNS
SYD
Excellent 10.0

Pros: Professional service

Cons: Food was not very appetising

LAX
YYZ
Mediocre 3.3

Pros: Nothing the planes are old in comparison to others and the staff were woeful.

Cons: Everything but most of all your staff. Are they there to just collect a pension? More order takes and police then friendly staff serving clients.

CNS
SYD
Good 6.3

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

CFS
SYD
Excellent 10.0

Pros: crew were good and seats of course be improved upon

Thu., 8 Aug.
CNS
Cairns
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
2h 55m
Thu., 15 Aug.
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
CNS
Cairns
3h 10m
Trip: 8 days
Overall 5.3 OK
Based on 11 reviews
Overall
6.6
Boarding
6.8
Comfort
6.3
Crew
7.3
Entertainment
5.2
Food
5.9
MEL
CNS
Good 6.0

Pros: Friendly crew

Cons: A normal glass of water Some snack or pretzel Wifi on board

MEL
ADL
Good 7.3

Pros: Helpful checkin staff and air stewards. Ran on time and would pick Tiger over Jetstar.

MEL
SYD
OK 4.0

Pros: Toastie sandwich was delicious

Cons: Small child continually kicking the back of my seat despite requests to have her stop

MEL
CBR
Excellent 10.0

Pros: Everything went smoothly as on earlier experiences. Friendly and helpful staff at airport.

Cons: The departure gate was not displayed on the electronic board at the airport until an announcement that boarding was 'commencing' which caused some unnecessary anxiety.

BNE
SYD
Good 7.0

Pros: The price.

Cons: Little room and having the seat in front reclined back as soon as possible, and until the very end of the flight. Reclining economy seats in minimal space budget airlines are just plain rediculous. Have those airline bisses never tried their own cattle class?

Fri., 7 Jun.
CNS
Cairns
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
2h 55m
Mon., 10 Jun.
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
CNS
Cairns
3h 10m
Trip: 4 days
Overall 5.3 OK
Based on 132 reviews
Overall
6.3
Boarding
6.6
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 4.0

Pros: We boarded and left on time. Crew was very pleasant.

Cons: They only allow 7kg carry on which forced us to check 2 bags @ $30 each. It's just to extract money. It looked like a reasonable fare but by the time we paid fees, seats and luggage, another airline would be a better choice. They chatged us a $60 "third party" between Queenstown and Cairns. Ridiculous...I won't fly with them 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
Mediocre 2.6

Cons: Rude flight attendants. Overly complicated luggage requirements. No food. No drinks, not even water. No entertainment. Uncomfortable seats. Needless to say, I wouldn't fly Jetstar unless you can get your ticket a lot cheaper than with any other airline.

CNS
SYD
Mediocre 3.3

Pros: Got from point A to B early.

Cons: It's a nickel and dime discount airline. We will never take it again. Passengers should definitely read all the baggage rules prior to purchasing a ticket; we paid $180 in additional bag fees. There is a very strict 7kg carry-on rule. You have to buy everything in board, they will not allow you to take your coffee or hot food on board the plane.

Fri., 11 Oct.
CNS
Cairns
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
2h 55m
Sat., 19 Oct.
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
CNS
Cairns
3h 10m
Trip: 9 days
Overall 5.3 OK
Based on 11 reviews
Overall
6.6
Boarding
6.8
Comfort
6.3
Crew
7.3
Entertainment
5.2
Food
5.9
MEL
CNS
OK 5.0

Pros: Crew is ok

Cons: Ticket is not cheap but even checkin is self service. Luggage fee is so high. No food and even no water on a three hour flight

MEL
SYD
Mediocre 2.5

Pros: There is absolutely nothing about this flight or this airline that I enjoyed in the slightest.

Cons: Everything. The staff was completely unorganized and understaffed and incredibly rude and unhelpful.

CBR
MEL
Excellent 10.0

Pros: Much better than Jetstar in every way , especially the legroom

Cons: Nothing

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

BNE
SYD
Mediocre 3.0

Pros: My seat was not kicked. No crying babies. (Neither was due to the airline).

Cons: Queue Jump was initially ignored, at gate. Flight attendant made sarcastic comments. No food to purchase, not even tea/coffee.

Thu., 30 May
CNS
Cairns
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
2h 55m
Sun., 2 Jun.
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
CNS
Cairns
3h 10m
Trip: 4 days
Overall 5.3 OK
Based on 132 reviews
Overall
6.3
Boarding
6.6
Comfort
6.1
Crew
6.9
Entertainment
5.1
Food
5.2
CNS
SYD
Excellent 9.0

Pros: The crew was friendly and efficient.

Cons: More room both width and depth.

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
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: that it was cheaper than other flights

Cons: that you have to pay for bags by weight and can only take a small carryon and the seats are very tight, no snacks or water, and they didn't announce the flight was boarding at the gate =/

CNS
SYD
Mediocre 3.0

Pros: Departed and arrived on time

Cons: I always travel with a backpack so I don't have to check anything. I fly with it all the time. I have never, ever been told it is too big... that is absurd! An agent stopped me at boarding and weighed it... it was a hair over and they charged me $50 to check it. Really? I can understand charging for roller bags that take up space, but it fits under the seat!

Mon., 27 May
CNS
Cairns
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
5h 05m
Wed., 29 May
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
CNS
Cairns
3h 10m
Trip: 3 days
7.9GoodShow reviews
Overall 7.9 Good
Based on 59 reviews
Overall
8.0
Boarding
8.1
Comfort
7.9
Crew
8.4
Entertainment
7.3
Food
7.2
MEL
SYD
Excellent 8.0

Cons: I really appreciate very comfort seat more legs room than other aircraft and crew member very helpful And regarding food it’s just ok, rest is find

CNS
SYD
Excellent 10.0

Pros: Free luggage check and a meal for a 2.5 hour flight.

ADL
MEL
OK 5.0

Cons: Leaving the day before. Not having just one but three delays and three changes of flights.

MEL
PER
OK 5.0

Cons: Plane arrived late Seats I reserved were not honored Asked to move before takeoff and was told no and then someone else just took the seat

BNE
MEL
Excellent 8.0

Pros: everything was good

Cons: a screen at the seat.

Mon., 17 Jun.
CNS
Cairns
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
2h 55m
Thu., 20 Jun.
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
CNS
Cairns
3h 10m
Trip: 4 days
Overall 5.3 OK
Based on 11 reviews
Overall
6.6
Boarding
6.8
Comfort
6.3
Crew
7.3
Entertainment
5.2
Food
5.9
MEL
PER
Mediocre 3.0

Pros: Punctual, with helpful staff.

Cons: No leg room (, I’m short.) Bad seat pockets, reduced knee room even further with anything in them. Armrests didn’t stay up. -the weighing of all hand luggage was over zealous, and could only be for the purpose of charging extra, if at all possible.

BNE
SYD
Mediocre 2.3

Cons: We did not get on the flight, there was no staff available to check in our bags. Everyone we spoke to was rude and abnoxious at Brisbane airport. The only people were lovely and helpful were the volunteers in the blue shirts who tried to direct us in the right direction. We finally got on a flight and still had to pay for it.

PER
SYD
Excellent 8.0

Pros: It’s on time

MEL
CNS
OK 5.0

Pros: Crew is ok

Cons: Ticket is not cheap but even checkin is self service. Luggage fee is so high. No food and even no water on a three hour flight

MEL
SYD
Mediocre 3.0

Cons: The flight was extremely delayed and appeared to be the turn around time due to the flight arrival time and the passengers on the flight unloading. I note that my departure flight was also delayed significantly. This return flight delay caused me to miss my flight, even though I had a good buffer.

Mon., 27 May
CNS
Cairns
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
5h 05m
Thu., 30 May
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
CNS
Cairns
3h 10m
Trip: 4 days
7.9GoodShow reviews
Overall 7.9 Good
Based on 59 reviews
Overall
8.0
Boarding
8.1
Comfort
7.9
Crew
8.4
Entertainment
7.3
Food
7.2
CNS
SYD
Excellent 10.0

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

Cons: All good!

CNS
SYD
Excellent 8.0

Pros: Pilots got us there safe Flight attendants were clean & attentive Gate area & staff were clean & attentive Also the same with the plane, but that's what I expect... Good experience, but nothing extraordinary

SYD
PER
Excellent 9.3

Cons: No comment all ok

BNE
PER
Excellent 10.0

Pros: Excellent service.Very clean.loved the entertainment. The landing was very good.

Cons: Nothing

CFS
SYD
Excellent 10.0

Pros: crew were good and seats of course be improved upon

Mon., 27 May
CNS
Cairns
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
2h 55m
Mon., 3 Jun.
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
CNS
Cairns
3h 10m
Trip: 8 days
Overall 5.3 OK
Based on 132 reviews
Overall
6.3
Boarding
6.6
Comfort
6.1
Crew
6.9
Entertainment
5.1
Food
5.2
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
Mediocre 2.0

Pros: I am on six jetstar flights and they charged me over 1,000 dollars for bags just a much as my flight from usa to Australia. Totally ridiculous because yoi site does not have a place to add bag charge. Really putting a damper on my trip. I will never use your sitee again. It is not fair to put this extra expense on someone when it could have been taking care of at the beginning. Of you all set your website up right!

CNS
SYD
Excellent 9.0

Pros: The crew was friendly and efficient.

Cons: More room both width and depth.

CNS
SYD
Mediocre 3.6

Cons: Kayak did not disclosed the price quoted did not include fees for luggage. I would never buy a ticket thru Kayak again.

CNS
SYD
Excellent 8.3

Pros: Loading of plane through two doors speeds boarding . Did not take food or entertainment, so I cannot speak to quality of these things.

Cons: Being charged for checked in luggage, and even e most basic of beverages.

Wed., 19 Jun.
CNS
Cairns
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
2h 55m
Wed., 26 Jun.
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
CNS
Cairns
3h 10m
Trip: 8 days
Overall 5.3 OK
Based on 11 reviews
Overall
6.6
Boarding
6.8
Comfort
6.3
Crew
7.3
Entertainment
5.2
Food
5.9
SYD
BNE
Excellent 10.0

Pros: Friendly crew, helpful

Cons: Seat pitch was very tight. Boarding by stairs and not jetway.

MEL
SYD
OK 4.3

Pros: Watching the hand luggage scale being wheeled out by a cranky employee was delightful

Cons: A woman who clearly couldn’t speak English having her weighed parcel thrown off said scale when the worker got too impatient with her. A cup of sunshine wouldn’t have gone astray

MEL
BNE
Excellent 8.0

Pros: all ok.

Cons: nothing

OOL
MEL
Excellent 8.0

Pros: Good service by friendly crew . The flight went quickly , & the landing was top notch.

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.

Thu., 30 May
CNS
Cairns
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
2h 55m
Sat., 1 Jun.
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
CNS
Cairns
3h 10m
Trip: 3 days
7.9GoodShow reviews
Overall 7.9 Good
Based on 59 reviews
Overall
8.0
Boarding
8.1
Comfort
7.9
Crew
8.4
Entertainment
7.3
Food
7.2
CNS
SYD
Excellent 8.0

Pros: Pilots got us there safe Flight attendants were clean & attentive Gate area & staff were clean & attentive Also the same with the plane, but that's what I expect... Good experience, but nothing extraordinary

BNE
PER
Excellent 10.0

Pros: Excellent service.Very clean.loved the entertainment. The landing was very good.

Cons: Nothing

MEL
OOL
Excellent 9.6

Pros: Left and arrived on time. The plane was nice and clean

Cons: Nothing. It was all good

SYD
MEL
Good 7.6

Cons: flight was delayed

MEL
SYD
Excellent 8.0

Cons: I really appreciate very comfort seat more legs room than other aircraft and crew member very helpful And regarding food it’s just ok, rest is find

Thu., 23 May
CNS
Cairns
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
2h 55m
Fri., 24 May
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
CNS
Cairns
3h 10m
Trip: 2 days
Overall 5.3 OK
Based on 11 reviews
Overall
6.6
Boarding
6.8
Comfort
6.3
Crew
7.3
Entertainment
5.2
Food
5.9
SYD
BNE
OK 4.5

Pros: Cabin crew pretty so-so. No food to buy, no tea or coffee. Just water.

Cons: Practically everything!

MEL
CBR
Excellent 10.0

Pros: Everything went smoothly as on earlier experiences. Friendly and helpful staff at airport.

Cons: The departure gate was not displayed on the electronic board at the airport until an announcement that boarding was 'commencing' which caused some unnecessary anxiety.

MEL
OOL
Mediocre 2.0

Cons: This companies business model is high friction. I ended up with two tickets for my daughter on the same flights as one of their affiliates had problems with their website so it told me I wasn’t successful booking when i later found out the message was wrong. In the interim i booked the small flights on Tiger. I called both companies 4 times got the usual Asian call center responses and finally someone had the guts to tell me they would do nothing about it. Just insane and that’s what you will be if you ignore my advice. My daughter ended up with two flights she could never use and they would not do a single thing to help apart from go through their call center script to keep their jobs. You have been warned. Kayak should never refer people to gotogate.com. They offer similar customer service and would also do nothing.

BNE
CNS
OK 5.6

Pros: Price was good. Flight was delayed due to delay in incoming flight, and explanation was clear.

Cons: My poor spine does not like budget airline seats at all.

SYD
BNE
Excellent 10.0

Pros: Friendly crew, helpful

Cons: Seat pitch was very tight. Boarding by stairs and not jetway.

Sat., 8 Jun.
CNS
Cairns
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
2h 55m
Sat., 13 Jul.
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
CNS
Cairns
3h 10m
Trip: 36 days
Overall 5.3 OK
Based on 132 reviews
Overall
6.3
Boarding
6.6
Comfort
6.1
Crew
6.9
Entertainment
5.1
Food
5.2
CNS
SYD
Mediocre 3.3

Pros: Customer service at check in desk were very nice. That’s where it ended.

Cons: Poor service and miserable staff.

CNS
SYD
Mediocre 2.3

Pros: At least the checkin staff member moved me to an earlier flight

Cons: One crew member in particulat chatted loudly for much of the flight - it was annoying. The same person was also unfriendly to passengers for some reason. A big overweight fellow with a piercing nasal voice. Also I was charged an extra $50 for a checked bag - seemed very unfair when if you google 'Jetstar cabin baggage allowance' it says 10 kg!

CNS
SYD
OK 5.0

Pros: Great crew that were all very friendly, Water was provided for free

Cons: Meals are not provided and drinks other than water will cost you My luggage was not automatically transferred into the connecting flight

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 6.0

Pros: Staff and crew

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

Sun., 27 Oct.
CNS
Cairns
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
3h 00m
Thu., 31 Oct.
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
CNS
Cairns
3h 05m
Trip: 5 days
Overall 5.3 OK
Based on 11 reviews
Overall
6.6
Boarding
6.8
Comfort
6.3
Crew
7.3
Entertainment
5.2
Food
5.9
CNS
BNE
Good 6.6

Pros: The window seats are good for sleeping.

Cons: No major issues on this flight.

MEL
SYD
Mediocre 2.5

Pros: There is absolutely nothing about this flight or this airline that I enjoyed in the slightest.

Cons: Everything. The staff was completely unorganized and understaffed and incredibly rude and unhelpful.

BNE
DRW
Mediocre 2.0

Pros: Nothing

Cons: Our Monday evening flight was cancelled (midair so we wasted a night flying halfway there and back). 3 hours waiting to be told the next available flight is Friday evening. Told we would be refunded for accommodation costs up to $120 per night per person. 2 weeks later and yet to see that money. There is no inflight entertainment or food. Hand luggage is weighed at the airport and it is $50 if you are over 7kg

MEL
SYD
OK 4.0

Pros: Toastie sandwich was delicious

Cons: Small child continually kicking the back of my seat despite requests to have her stop

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.

Thu., 30 May
CNS
Cairns
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
2h 55m
Sun., 30 Jun.
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
CNS
Cairns
3h 10m
Trip: 32 days
Overall 5.3 OK
Based on 132 reviews
Overall
6.3
Boarding
6.6
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
Mediocre 2.3

Pros: At least the checkin staff member moved me to an earlier flight

Cons: One crew member in particulat chatted loudly for much of the flight - it was annoying. The same person was also unfriendly to passengers for some reason. A big overweight fellow with a piercing nasal voice. Also I was charged an extra $50 for a checked bag - seemed very unfair when if you google 'Jetstar cabin baggage allowance' it says 10 kg!

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
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.

Sun., 15 Sep.
CNS
Cairns
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
2h 55m
Sun., 22 Sep.
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
CNS
Cairns
3h 10m
Trip: 8 days
Overall 5.3 OK
Based on 11 reviews
Overall
6.6
Boarding
6.8
Comfort
6.3
Crew
7.3
Entertainment
5.2
Food
5.9
MEL
SYD
Poor 0.0

Pros: I couldn't get to the Flight. I was told that the boarding closed. I reached there exact 30 minutes before the Flight. I didn't receive my Itenary Email and Flight Details in Email from BYO Jets.

MEL
PER
Mediocre 3.0

Pros: Punctual, with helpful staff.

Cons: No leg room (, I’m short.) Bad seat pockets, reduced knee room even further with anything in them. Armrests didn’t stay up. -the weighing of all hand luggage was over zealous, and could only be for the purpose of charging extra, if at all possible.

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

MEL
SYD
Excellent 10.0

Pros: Time of boarding and the flight were fast and on time.

Sun., 14 Jul.
CNS
Cairns
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
13h 50m
Sat., 3 Aug.
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
CNS
Cairns
3h 15m
Trip: 21 days
7.9GoodShow reviews
Overall 7.9 Good
Based on 59 reviews
Overall
8.0
Boarding
8.1
Comfort
7.9
Crew
8.4
Entertainment
7.3
Food
7.2
CNS
SYD
Good 7.0

Pros: Accommodating crew, helpful when feeling ill

Cons: Horrible food, no leg room, little room to move

CNS
SYD
OK 4.3

Cons: booked months in advance and put in last row! Really

CNS
SYD
Good 6.6

Cons: I wish that there were places for me to plug in my chargers

BNE
MEL
Excellent 8.0

Pros: everything was good

Cons: a screen at the seat.

CNS
SYD
Excellent 8.0

Pros: Pilots got us there safe Flight attendants were clean & attentive Gate area & staff were clean & attentive Also the same with the plane, but that's what I expect... Good experience, but nothing extraordinary

Fri., 28 Jun.
CNS
Cairns
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
2h 55m
Sun., 30 Jun.
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
CNS
Cairns
3h 10m
Trip: 3 days
Overall 5.3 OK
Based on 11 reviews
Overall
6.6
Boarding
6.8
Comfort
6.3
Crew
7.3
Entertainment
5.2
Food
5.9
BNE
MEL
OK 5.5

Pros: The crews did their best in a bad situation and were informative and engaging. Tiger also have an easy and economical upgrade to cabin baggage weight limit.

Cons: Outbound we were delayed on the tarmac for 45mins as the cabin PA had failed. A tech had to board and reboot the computer system. Our return journey was delayed 80mins as the assigned plane had another technical issue and required replacement. On landing deboarding was delayed a further 10mins as the ground crew had brought the wrong set of steps and couldn't find the correct set. Every time fly tiger I vow it will be the last time, but they are cheap...

BNE
SYD
Mediocre 2.0

Cons: You guys didn't make it clear I didn't have luggage on the way to Brisbane it was included on the way back it wasn't ? So was hit with a unexpected fee for luggage

CBR
MEL
Excellent 10.0

Pros: Much better than Jetstar in every way , especially the legroom

Cons: Nothing

MEL
BNE
Excellent 8.0

Pros: all ok.

Cons: nothing

BNE
SYD
Mediocre 2.3

Cons: We did not get on the flight, there was no staff available to check in our bags. Everyone we spoke to was rude and abnoxious at Brisbane airport. The only people were lovely and helpful were the volunteers in the blue shirts who tried to direct us in the right direction. We finally got on a flight and still had to pay for it.

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