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$85 Find cheap flights from Coolangatta to Cairns

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Cheap flight deals from Coolangatta to Cairns (OOL-CNS)

Here are some of the best deals found on KAYAK recently from the most popular airlines for round-trip flights from Coolangatta to Cairns that are departing in the next months. While these flights were available on KAYAK in the last 72 hours, prices and availability are subject to change and deals may expire.
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15:10 - 17:40OOL-CNS
2h 30mdirect
09:45 - 12:00CNS-OOL
2h 15mdirect
$180Jetstar
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Tue, 20 Aug - Tue, 27 Aug
06:40 - 09:10OOL-CNS
2h 30mdirect
09:45 - 12:00CNS-OOL
2h 15mdirect
$232Jetstar
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Thu, 5 Sep - Thu, 12 Sep
06:40 - 09:10OOL-CNS
2h 30mdirect
09:45 - 12:00CNS-OOL
2h 15mdirect
$240Jetstar
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Tue, 27 Aug - Wed, 4 Sep
16:00 - 18:30OOL-CNS
2h 30mdirect
10:15 - 16:40CNS-OOL
6h 25m1 stop
Sat, 21 Sep - Wed, 25 Sep
06:40 - 09:10OOL-CNS
2h 30mdirect
10:15 - 16:40CNS-OOL
6h 25m1 stop
Sun, 22 Sep - Wed, 25 Sep
14:20 - 08:40OOL-CNS
18h 20m2 stops
09:20 - 16:40CNS-OOL
7h 20m2 stops
$674Virgin Australia
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Tue, 27 Aug - Wed, 4 Sep
14:30 - 16:55OOL-CNS
50h 25m2 stops
21:40 - 13:50CNS-OOL
16h 10m2 stops
$807Rex
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Sat, 24 Aug - Mon, 26 Aug
07:05 - 13:55OOL-CNS
30h 50m2 stops
12:45 - 20:20CNS-OOL
7h 35m2 stops
$882Qantas Airways
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Sun, 25 Aug - Wed, 4 Sep
07:05 - 22:35OOL-CNS
15h 30m2 stops
06:00 - 19:20CNS-OOL
13h 20m2 stops
$885Qantas Airways
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Fri, 23 Aug - Tue, 5 Nov
06:00 - 13:10OOL-CNS
7h 10m2 stops
19:15 - 11:40CNS-OOL
16h 25m1 stop
$1,033Virgin Australia
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Sat, 21 Sep - Thu, 26 Sep

Flights from Coolangatta to Cairns - Travel Insights & Trends

Get data-powered insights and trends into flights from Coolangatta to Cairns to help you find the cheapest flights, the best time to fly and much more.

What’s the cheapest day of the week to fly from Coolangatta to Cairns?

The average price of all flights from Coolangatta to Cairns clicked on KAYAK for each day over the last 12 months.
When flying from Coolangatta to Cairns, you should consider leaving on a Monday and avoid Saturdays if you are looking for the best rates. For your return to Coolangatta, you’ll find the best rates on Sundays and the most expensive ones on Saturdays.

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

To calculate monthly average prices, KAYAK takes all prices for each month over the last year for flights from Coolangatta to Cairns, removes the top 0.1% to account for outliers, and then takes the median of all values for each month.
The cheapest month for flights from Coolangatta to Cairns is February, where tickets cost $171 on average. On the other hand, the most expensive months are September and October, where the average cost of tickets is $402 and $356 respectively.

Can I save money by flying with a stopover from Coolangatta to Cairns?

The average price for all direct flights, flights with one stopover, and flights with two stopovers for the route found by users searching on KAYAK in the last 2 weeks.
No, with an average price for the route of $284, prices are generally cheapest when you fly direct.

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

To calculate daily average prices, KAYAK takes all prices for each day before departure over the last year for flights from Coolangatta to Cairns, removes the top 0.1% to account for outliers, and then takes the average of all the values for each month.
To get a below average price on the flight from Coolangatta to Cairns, you should book around 2 weeks before departure. For the absolute cheapest price, our data suggests you should book 117 days before departure.

Which airlines provide the cheapest flights from Coolangatta to Cairns?

The cheapest price for the route for each airline clicked by KAYAK users in the last 72 hours.
The cheapest return flight ticket from Coolangatta to Cairns found by KAYAK users in the last 72 hours was for $180 on Jetstar, followed by Virgin Australia ($674). One-way flight deals have also been found from as low as $85 on Jetstar and from $407 on Qantas Airways.

Which airlines fly direct between Coolangatta and Cairns?

Airline and price data is aggregated from results in KAYAK’s search results from the last 2 weeks for flights from Coolangatta to Cairns.
There is just one airline that flies from Coolangatta to Cairns direct and that is Jetstar. The best one-way deal found from Jetstar for the route is $161.

How many flights are there between Coolangatta and Cairns per day?

Each day, there are between 1 and 2 nonstop flights that take off from Coolangatta and land in Cairns, with an average flight time of 2h 30m. The most common departure time is 06:00 and most flights take off in the morning. Each week, there are 9 flights. The most frequent day of departure is Monday, when 22% of all weekly flights depart. The fewest flights depart on a Wednesday.

Which cabin class options are there for flights between Coolangatta and Cairns?

The average price of flights for each cabin class for the route found by users searching on KAYAK over the last 2 weeks.
There are 2 cabin class options for the route. These are Business and Economy. Perform a search on KAYAK to find the latest prices and availability for all cabin fares, which differ across airlines.

How long does a flight from Coolangatta to Cairns take?

Direct flights cover the 2,387 km separating Coolangatta and Cairns in about 2h 30m.

What’s the earliest departure time from Coolangatta to Cairns?

Early birds can take the earliest flight from Coolangatta at 06:40 and will be landing in Cairns at 09:10.

What’s the latest departure time from Coolangatta to Cairns?

If you prefer to fly at night, the latest flight from Coolangatta to Cairns jets off at 15:10 and lands at 17:40.

Good to know

Low season

April

High season

September

Cheapest flight

$85
Best time to beat the crowds (3% less expensive on average)
Most popular time to fly (41% more expensive on average)
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When to book flights from Coolangatta to Cairns

Are your dates flexible? Find out the best times to travel from Coolangatta to Cairns based on our flight data from the last year. Discover the cheapest month and even day to fly.
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KAYAK looks at all historical flight data for each date to provide a predicted price for one-way trips or returns with a duration up to 40 days. While we try to provide actual minimum prices for each date, some prices are predictions and actual prices may differ.

FAQs for booking flights from Coolangatta to Cairns

  • What is the cheapest flight from Coolangatta to Cairns?

    In the last 3 days, the lowest price for a flight from Coolangatta to Cairns was $57 for a one-way ticket and $121 for a return.

  • Which aircraft models fly most regularly from Coolangatta to Cairns?

    The Airbus A320-100/200 is the aircraft model that flies most regularly on the Coolangatta to Cairns flight route.

  • Which airline alliances offer flights from Coolangatta to Cairns?

    oneworld is the only airline alliance operating flights between Coolangatta and Cairns.

  • On which days can I fly direct from Coolangatta to Cairns?

    There are direct flights from Coolangatta to Cairns on a daily basis.

  • Which is the best airline for flights from Coolangatta to Cairns, Qantas Airways or Virgin Australia?

    The two airlines most popular with KAYAK users for flights from Coolangatta to Cairns are Qantas Airways and Virgin Australia. With an average price for the route of $484 and an overall rating of 7.6, Qantas Airways is the most popular choice. Virgin Australia is also a great choice for the route, with an average price of $588 and an overall rating of 7.6.

  • How does KAYAK find such low prices on flights from Coolangatta to Cairns?

    KAYAK is a travel search engine. That means we look across the web to find the best prices we can find for our users. With over 2 billion flight queries processed yearly, we are able to display a variety of prices and options on flights from Coolangatta to Cairns.

  • How does KAYAK's flight Price Forecast tool help me choose the right time to buy my flight ticket from Coolangatta to Cairns?

    KAYAK’s flight Price Forecast tool uses historical data to determine whether the price for a flight to Cairns from Coolangatta is likely to change within 7 days, so travelers know whether to wait or book now.

  • What is the Hacker Fare option on flights from Coolangatta to Cairns?

    Hacker Fares allow you to combine one-way tickets in order to save you money over a traditional return ticket. You could then fly to Cairns with an airline and back to Coolangatta with another airline.

  • What is KAYAK's "flexible dates" feature and why should I care when looking for a flight from Coolangatta to Cairns?

    Sometimes travel dates aren't set in stone. If your preferred travel dates have some wiggle room, flexible dates will show you all the options when flying to Cairns from Coolangatta up to 3 days before/after your preferred dates. You can then pick the flights that suit you best.

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KAYAK’s top tips for finding a cheap flight from Coolangatta to Cairns

  • Looking for a cheap flight? 25% of our users found flights on this route for $139 or less one-way and $266 or less round-trip.

Prefer to fly direct from Coolangatta Gold Coast to Cairns?

Find which airlines fly direct from Gold Coast to Cairns, which days they fly and book direct flights.

Direct departures

Coolangatta Gold Coast to Cairns

Monday

Jetstar, Qantas Airways

Jetstar, Qantas Airways

Tuesday

Jetstar, Qantas Airways

Jetstar, Qantas Airways

Wednesday

Jetstar, Qantas Airways

Jetstar, Qantas Airways

Thursday

Jetstar, Qantas Airways

Jetstar, Qantas Airways

Friday

Jetstar, Qantas Airways

Jetstar, Qantas Airways

Saturday

Jetstar, Qantas Airways

Jetstar, Qantas Airways

Sunday

Jetstar, Qantas Airways

Jetstar, Qantas Airways

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Direct returns

Cairns to Coolangatta Gold Coast

Monday

Jetstar, Qantas Airways

Jetstar, Qantas Airways

Tuesday

Jetstar, Qantas Airways

Jetstar, Qantas Airways

Wednesday

Jetstar, Qantas Airways

Jetstar, Qantas Airways

Thursday

Jetstar, Qantas Airways

Jetstar, Qantas Airways

Friday

Jetstar, Qantas Airways

Jetstar, Qantas Airways

Saturday

Jetstar, Qantas Airways

Jetstar, Qantas Airways

Sunday

Jetstar, Qantas Airways

Jetstar, Qantas Airways

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Top 4 airlines serving from Coolangatta to Cairns

 
See real verified KAYAK customer reviews for airlines flying from Coolangatta to Cairns. Airline scores are aggregated from all reviews left by passengers on KAYAK after flying with an airline. KAYAK doesn’t show reviews that are older than 5 years. Learn how KAYAK collects reviews.
Need help choosing which airline to fly with from Coolangatta to Cairns? KAYAK airline reviews give an overall score for each airline based on loads of factors, including comfort, boarding, in-flight entertainment and more, to make your decision easier. See airline scores according to verified KAYAK customer reviews.
9.7
BonzaOverall score based on 8 reviews
8.7Entertainment
7.7Food
9.5Boarding
9.7Crew
8.5Comfort
Airline reviews

Boarding could be smoother but that's probably more to do with the airport infrastructure

10.0 ExcellentAnonymous, Oct 2023MCY - CNS
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Boarding could be smoother but that's probably more to do with the airport infrastructure

I liked the friendly team, the roomy comfortable seats, easy to use on flight entertainment, flights on time,

Personal kind attention to all.App was not spot on, but staff able to deal with any requests.Staff were legends !!

2 hrs + delay! Times kept changing, Onboard menu was half depleted, Entertainment wifi was N/A Overall very frustrating flight and I never slate Virgin.

Virgin Australia passed this flight onto Alliance, so my rating and comments are based on my experience with crew, aircraft and available options. Alliance only offers drinks which consisted of tea, coffee and water, free of charge. There was no on board entertainment. The aircraft seating although narrow accommodated my 6 foot 2 body with little discomfort.

When the flight is full out would be good to allow the use of the front toilet as well as the rear. Otherwise it was an uneventful flight.

When I made the booking I was not aware I had to book our checked baggage separately. As we had no checked luggage booking, I had to pay A$120 per bag (total 2 bags) so you can imagine I was not pleased. I am an experienced traveller so something needs to be done to improve the booking app,

Toasties not available (only GF option). Hot drinks not able to be served No usb charging port

Flight departed in time and arrived on time, no issues at all.

Boarding took place at the front and back. Weight of luggage was unclear and cost an arm and a leg.

The flight between Canberra and Coolongatta passed very quickly and was comfortable. The crew were very efficient and helpful. The boarding process is a bit slow and not done by rows. Overall, Virgin does a fairly good job.

The seats are so uncomfortable. The food doesn't exist unless you pay. Disappointed

This time is good . Don’t cancel flight with out early notice .

The flight was delayed over 2 hours. We had to wait on the plane and the air conditioning was turned off. The food was average and the cutlery was wooden!

Perfect. The flight was on time and the crew were very friendly and helpful.

Plane a little late departing, but not an issue. The pilots humour when he said “I will try to make up some time…. I know a few short cuts to Adelaide” made the passengers chuckle. This is what makes Qantas “Australian”.

I have never had a problem with flying Qantas, so this flight was the same as any other.

After British Airways cancelled my London to Sydney and Virgin Australia refused to refund, there was no ways I would try Virgin Australia again, so it was Qantas - what a good flight experience. So much easier to get off an international flight and get a local flight without having to add extra amounts for baggage

The plane was delayed about 3 hours so anything else is immaterial

It was so hot on the plane mixed with being quite turbulent and a rough landing. We all felt very nauseous for hours afterwards. Crew were lovely though.

For a long haul, the flight was good. We left an hour late due to a seat in business class not working. But they made up time and we still got in on time or even early thanks to tailwinds. The crew was friendly. The meals were okay, nothing special.

No internet on international flights in this dsy and age is bad.

Good. BUT the Kayak app kept sending me wrong messages saying that there was a Gate change. That same thing is happening today.

Online checkin was a nightmare. They kept popping me into Chinese language site which I can't understand.

a constant reminder that you need to work harder so you can avoid this airline

Note that food has to be purchased in flight. No free food. And no entertainment in flight. So I’ve treated these two items as okay which, in this case, means neutral/not applicable.

My Dad needed assistance to board the plane. The Jetstar staff were excellent with him and made the experience a lot easier😁

No food taken so can't rate also no entertainment so can't rate.

Boarding was easy and unstressful, though the early "final call" was a bit off-putting. The crew were pleasant, and the seats were comfortable. The prices for food and drink were reasonable, apart from tea and coffee, where simple percolated coffee was charged at espresso prices. Deboarding was OK, though some Jetstar passengers appear to have a bad habit of pushing forward from their assigned rows, making it more difficult to get out for passengers that have paid a premium to sit up-front. Jetstar might want to look to address this to stop it from spreading.

I got to the airport earlier than I expected, and they let me change to an earlier flight with no trouble.

It was a super crowded time to travel out of Melbourne, but the flight was OK

Worst experience ever flying Melbourne to Phuket. 5 hours delayed! Didn’t land till 1am in the morning. Staff were rude and unhelpful

Plane was late leaving darwin so we didn’t get home till 1130pm 2nd time in a fortnight that has happened. Hard when you have to work the next day

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Recent one-way flight deals

 
Only flying one-way? Below are some of the best one-way flight deals from Coolangatta to Cairns found on KAYAK in the last 72 hours.
19/8Mon
directJetstar
2h 30mOOL-CNS
$85
20/8Tue
directJetstar
2h 30mOOL-CNS
$91
10/9Tue
directJetstar
2h 30mOOL-CNS
$98
29/7Mon
directJetstar
2h 30mOOL-CNS
$114
28/7Sun
2 stops
24h 25mOOL-CNS
$378
27/10Sun
1 stop
7h 30mOOL-CNS
$392
28/10Mon
2 stopsQantas Airways
14h 10mOOL-CNS
$407
26/10Sat
2 stopsQantas Airways
7h 55mOOL-CNS
$420
4/1Sat
2 stopsVirgin Australia
8h 40mOOL-CNS
$479
4/1Sat
2 stopsVirgin Australia
8h 40mOOL-CNS
$515

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Last minute flights from Coolangatta to Cairns

Last minute flight, train and bus deals

 
These last-minute flight deals are the cheapest flights found on KAYAK in the last 72 hours for flights from Coolangatta to Cairns that are departing in the next 10 days.
22/7Mon
directJetstar
2h 30mOOL-CNS
4/8Sun
directJetstar
2h 15mCNS-OOL
$312
20/7Sat
directJetstar
2h 30mOOL-CNS
23/7Tue
directJetstar
2h 15mCNS-OOL
$324
20/7Sat
directJetstar
2h 30mOOL-CNS
24/7Wed
directJetstar
2h 15mCNS-OOL
$352
19/7Fri
directJetstar
2h 30mOOL-CNS
23/7Tue
directJetstar
2h 15mCNS-OOL
$353
22/7Mon
directJetstar
2h 30mOOL-CNS
4/8Sun
multi-stopJetstar
15h 30mCNS-OOL
$399
20/7Sat
directJetstar
2h 30mOOL-CNS
24/7Wed
multi-stopJetstar
12h 25mCNS-OOL
$444
20/7Sat
direct
2h 30mOOL-CNS
23/7Tue
multi-stop
16h 05mCNS-OOL
$644
22/7Mon
multi-stopQantas Airways
14h 00mOOL-CNS
4/8Sun
multi-stopQantas Airways
11h 10mCNS-OOL
$1,015
19/7Fri
multi-stopQantas Airways
13h 10mOOL-CNS
23/7Tue
multi-stopQantas Airways
9h 00mCNS-OOL
$1,106
20/7Sat
multi-stopQantas Airways
10h 55mOOL-CNS
24/7Wed
multi-stopQantas Airways
9h 00mCNS-OOL
$1,216

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Coolangatta - Cairns Flights

Departure:

Coolangatta (OOL)Australia

Destination:

Cairns (CNS)Australia

Return flight deals:

Cairns - Coolangatta

Cabin classes:

$2,465
$205

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