Cheap flights from Edinburgh to Cairns

Return
Economy
Edinburgh (EDI)
Cairns (CNS)
Depart
Return
Any month
Compare vs Cheapflights |

How to find the cheapest flight from
Edinburgh (EDI) to Cairns (CNS)

All the information you need to plan the best EDI to CNS flight in 2021: compare Edinburgh to Cairns flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Cairns.
EDI - CNS
Price
£724 - £1,218
CNS
Temperature
26 - 31 °C
CNS
Rainfall
27 - 436 mm

Popular in

January

High demand for flights, 28% potential price rise

Cheapest in

April

Best time to find cheap flights, 17% potential price drop

Average price

£724

Average for round-trip flights in April 2021

Round-trip from

£724

From Edinburgh 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 return from Edinburgh to Cairns?

Flights from Edinburgh to Cairns are generally found to be more expensive on Tuesday. This shouldn't discourage you from searching, as you can still find great deals by being flexible with your options. Use our search form to find deals on tickets to Cairns.

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

To save up to 20% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 57 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from Edinburgh to Cairns from £910 1-2 weeks out and tickets from £1,014 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

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

Our data shows that May tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Cairns from Edinburgh. Users have commonly found prices around £811 for the month, but tickets can be as low as £551. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in December.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Edinburgh to Cairns (EDI - CNS)?

It’s typically best to fly out from Edinburgh to Cairns at midday. Doing so could potentially save you 17% on the flight price compared to flying in the morning, which is usually more expensive.

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">Edinburgh</span> to <span class="emphasized">Cairns</span> flights.

Flight FAQs

From Edinburgh to Cairns

Are flight prices decreasing from Edinburgh to Cairns due to COVID-19 (coronavirus)?

At this time, Cheapflights has noticed price decreases for many domestic flights due to COVID-19. Travel is not necessarily recommended at this time, and flights may be prone to cancellation: please check with local authorities in both Edinburgh and Cairns for travel alerts, and be sure to review the airline's cancellation policy and travel advisories before booking. For more information, please view our post on what to know about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and travel.

Which airlines flying from Edinburgh Turnhouse to Cairns have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of our airline partners flying from Edinburgh Turnhouse to Cairns have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. Singapore Airlines, British Airways, and Qantas Airways are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like Singapore Airlines with this kind of flexibility.

How popular is this flight route?

The Edinburgh Turnhouse to Cairns flight path was viewed by 110 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

Does it rain more in Edinburgh or Cairns?

Expected rainfall in Edinburgh is more than in Cairns. You can expect this to be the case over the next 13 days.

Is Edinburgh weather warmer or cooler than Cairns?

Our data indicates that the weather will be 31 °C on average in the month of January. The temperature in Cairns is typically hotter than in Edinburgh. If you're traveling when the temperature is at its warmest, push to plan early, as flight price and availability will have an impact on your travels. For the best results, search for flights well in advance or after peak season.

Alternative routes for Edinburgh to Cairns

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.

Destination information for Cairns

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Edinburgh to Cairns.
Today's exchange rate
£1 = $1.81
Average temperature for April in Cairns
29.0 °C
Avg rainfall for April in Cairns
208.0 mm

Airports servicing Edinburgh

Airports servicing Cairns

Top 3 airlines flying from Edinburgh to Cairns

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Edinburgh to Cairns choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
British Airways
£1,032 £1,232 No cancel fee 70%
Search British Airways flights
Singapore Airlines
£961 £1,250 No cancel fee 81%
Search Singapore Airlines flights
Qantas Airways
£1,038 £1,306 No cancel fee 74%
Search Qantas Airways flights
Home Oceania Australia Queensland Cairns Cheap flights from Edinburgh to Cairns
  • Return
  • One-way
  • Multi-city
  • Economy
  • Premium Economy
  • Business
  • First
  • Multiple
Economy
  • Economy
  • Premium Economy
  • Business
  • First
Economy
  • Economy
  • Premium Economy
  • Business
  • First
Economy
  • Economy
  • Premium Economy
  • Business
  • First
Economy
  • Economy
  • Premium Economy
  • Business
  • First
Economy
  • Economy
  • Premium Economy
  • Business
  • First
Economy
  • Economy
  • Premium Economy
  • Business
  • First