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Glasgow (GLA) to Cairns (CNS)

All the information you need to plan the best GLA to CNS flight in 2021: compare Glasgow to Cairns flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Cairns.
What is the cheapest day to fly return from Glasgow to Cairns?

It’s generally more expensive to depart on a Friday, if you have to leave on this day you can still search on Cheapflights to find great options that meet your needs.

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

To save on the cost of your flight from Glasgow to Cairns, book at least 57 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 20% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from £899 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as £1,002.

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

May is one of the best times of the year to fly to Cairns from Glasgow. Prices for May average £801 per person but you can even find prices for as low as £544. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December. Opting for a May flight can save you 35% on your journey compared to booking in May

When is the cheapest time to fly from Glasgow to Cairns (GG1 - CNS)?

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from Glasgow to Cairns is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are in the evening tend to be the most expensive. A flight at midday could potentially save you up to 20% on airfare.

Glasgow to Cairns 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Cairns from Glasgow found for this year
28 Nov - 2 Dec
£1,288pp
GLA
Glasgow Intl
Qantas Airways
   
2 STOPS
CNS
Cairns
CNS
Cairns
Qantas Airways
   
2 STOPS
GLA
Glasgow Intl
28 Nov - 2 Dec
£1,290pp
GLA
Glasgow Intl
Qantas Airways
   
2 STOPS
CNS
Cairns
CNS
Cairns
Qantas Airways
   
2 STOPS
GLA
Glasgow Intl
28 Nov - 2 Dec
£1,293pp
GLA
Glasgow Intl
Qantas Airways
   
2 STOPS
CNS
Cairns
CNS
Cairns
Qantas Airways
   
2 STOPS
GLA
Glasgow Intl

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Flight FAQs

From Glasgow to Cairns

Are flight prices decreasing from Glasgow 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 Glasgow 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 Glasgow to Cairns have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of the carriers operating flights from Glasgow to Cairns that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are British Airways, Qantas Airways, and Emirates. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

What airport do you fly into for flights to Cairns from Glasgow?

Cairns (CNS), located 2.8 mi from the city centre, is the airport you fly into when you book flights from Glasgow to Cairns. 4 airlines have flights to Cairns from Glasgow on a regular basis. Booking flights from Glasgow to Cairns should not be difficult; the airport handles an average of 0 inbound flights from Glasgow per day.

Is Glasgow weather warmer or cooler than Cairns?

Temperatures around the 31 °Cs can be experienced in January. The weather in Cairns is hotter than in Glasgow. Plan for potential changes in flight availability as peak weather approaches in this location.

Alternative routes for Glasgow 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 Glasgow to Cairns.
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Average temperature for May in Cairns
28.0 °C
Avg rainfall for May in Cairns
83.0 mm

Airports servicing Glasgow

Glasgow Intl (GLA)
Prestwick (PIK)

Airports servicing Cairns

Top 4 airlines flying from Glasgow to Cairns

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Glasgow 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
£984 £1,175 No cancel fee 70%
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Emirates
£1,070 £1,219 No cancel fee 75%
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Singapore Airlines
£961 £1,250 No cancel fee 81%
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Qantas Airways
£1,038 £1,332 No cancel fee 74%
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