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Heathrow (LHR) to Cairns (CNS)

All the information you need to plan the best LHR to CNS flight in 2021: compare Heathrow to Cairns flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Cairns.
LHR - CNS
Price
£921 - £1,558
CNS
Temperature
21 - 27 °C
CNS
Precipitation
20 - 430 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 28% potential price rise

Cheapest in

May

Best time to find cheap flights, 18% potential price drop

Average price

£830

Average for round-trip flights in October 2021

Round-trip from

£676

From London Heathrow 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 month to fly from London Heathrow Airport to Cairns?

Flights from London Heathrow Airport to Cairns lean towards being more expensive in December. Prices are generally better when you fly from London Heathrow Airport to Cairns in May, with the cheapest ticket starting at £563.

When is the cheapest time to fly from London Heathrow Airport to Cairns (LHR - CNS)?

Regardless of the time of day you decide to fly, the ticket price will remain around the same. Book flights from London Heathrow Airport to Cairns as you normally would.

How far in advance should I book a flight from London Heathrow Airport to Cairns?

Travellers have found it’s best to book a flight 57 days in advance to save up to 20% compared to booking the same week of travel. As your travel date approaches, the cost of this flight route may potentially increase. While opting to book 57 days out may not be an option for all, there are still additional ways to secure a deal in the near future. You might find a flight from London Heathrow Airport to Cairns 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as £930, or £1,037 for flights within the next 24 hours.

Cheap flights from Heathrow to Cairns in October, November 2021

The best prices found for LHR to CNS flights in October, November
18 Nov - 18 Dec
£1,626pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
CNS
Cairns
CNS
Cairns
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
15 Oct - 22 Oct
£5,775pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Qantas Airways
   
2 STOPS
CNS
Cairns
CNS
Cairns
Qantas Airways
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
18 Nov - 18 Dec
£7,214pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Etihad Airways
   
2 STOPS
CNS
Cairns
CNS
Cairns
Etihad Airways
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow

London Heathrow to Cairns 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Cairns from Heathrow found for this year
18 Nov - 18 Dec
£1,626pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
CNS
Cairns
CNS
Cairns
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
21 Dec - 15 Jan
£1,983pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Qantas Airways
 
1 STOP
CNS
Cairns
CNS
Cairns
Qantas Airways
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
21 Dec - 15 Jan
£1,993pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
CNS
Cairns
CNS
Cairns
Etihad Airways
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow

One-way flights to Cairns from London Heathrow

The cheapest one-way flights from Heathrow to Cairns
06:20 - 07:00
Qantas Airways
1 stop
38h 40m
LHR - CNS
Qantas Airways
£811
DreamWorldTravel
06:20 - 07:00
Qantas Airways
1 stop
38h 40m
LHR - CNS
Qantas Airways
£884
DreamWorldTravel
06:20 - 07:00
Qantas Airways
1 stop
38h 40m
LHR - CNS
Qantas Airways
£958
DreamWorldTravel

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Flight FAQs

From Heathrow to Cairns

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

Most people fly into Cairns (CNS) if they book a flight to Cairns from London Heathrow. On average, Cairns has 0 inbound flights from London Heathrow per day from 9 airlines. Cairns is conveniently located just 2.8 mi from Cairns’s city centre.

Which airlines flying from London Heathrow to Cairns have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

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

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from London Heathrow to Cairns to control the spread of COVID-19?

Airlines globally have implemented additional safety measures to accommodate you. Etihad Airways is one of them. Airline carriers are regularly disinfecting and sanitising their aircraft. Masks are provided and are mandatory while on board. Pre-flight testing for symptoms and antibodies, alongside socially-distanced seating (for a limited time) will work towards keeping travellers safer while flying from London Heathrow to Cairns. Policies will vary by airline.

Can I find flights from London Heathrow Airport to Cairns for under £800 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from London Heathrow Airport to Cairns for under £800. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just £742, but on average you can expect to pay £2,442.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from London Heathrow Airport to Cairns return?

Our cheapest airline available from London Heathrow Airport to Cairns is Qantas Airways. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as £1,035 on this airline. An additional option worth looking into is American Airlines, starting at £5,472.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from London Heathrow Airport to Cairns?

The most popular airlines flying from London Heathrow Airport to Cairns are Air France, British Airways and Cathay Pacific. Something to consider prior to booking your flight.

What are the cheapest flights from London Heathrow Airport to Cairns?

The cheapest flight price from London Heathrow Airport to Cairns is £377. On average you can expect to pay £1,328. The most popular route, (London Heathrow - Cairns), can usually be booked for £742.

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Do I need a COVID test to fly to Cairns from Heathrow?

Information is based on travel restrictions from London Heathrow to Cairns

Most visitors from London Heathrow will not be allowed to enter Cairns.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from London Heathrow must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Cairns.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from London Heathrow are not required to quarantine after entering Cairns.

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Do I need a test to fly back to Heathrow from Cairns?

Returning to London Heathrow from Cairns

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Cairns must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to London Heathrow.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Cairns are not required to quarantine after entering London Heathrow.

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Alternative routes for Heathrow to Cairns

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Destination information for Cairns

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Heathrow to Cairns.
Today's exchange rate
£1 = $1.86
Average temperature for October in Cairns
29.0 °C
Avg rainfall for October in Cairns
46.0 mm

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Top 5 airlines flying from London Heathrow to Cairns

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Heathrow 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
Cathay Pacific
£607 £834 No cancel fee 72%
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Singapore Airlines
£631 £824 No cancel fee 81%
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British Airways
£714 £931 No cancel fee 70%
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Etihad Airways
£838 £1,208 No cancel fee 75%
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Lufthansa
£867 £1,011 No cancel fee 76%
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