Cheap flights from London to Cairns

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The best prices from London to Cairns are usually found in May or November, booked 56 days in advance, depart on a Monday or Wednesday and return on a Wednesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
London (LON) to Cairns (CNS)

All the information you need to plan the best LON to CNS flight in 2022: compare London to Cairns flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Cairns.
LON - CNS
Price
£922 - £1,535
CNS
Temperature
21 - 27 °C
CNS
Rainfall
20 - 430 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 26% potential price rise

Cheapest in

May

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

Round-trip from

£743

From London (LON) to Cairns

One-way from

£590

One-way flight from London (LON) 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 round-trip from London to Cairns?

Users have found that flying from London to Cairns on a Thursday typically leans towards higher prices. However, this doesn’t mean you still can’t find a deal. Flexibility with other aspects of your flight can still land a great price for your trip.

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

Users have found that booking a flight from London to Cairns at least 57 days early can save you up to 20% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 57 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from London to Cairns for as little as £1,022 when booking for a departure date within the next two weeks. You can also check prices now. Some users have found airline tickets as low as £1,138 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

When is the cheapest time to fly from London to Cairns (LON - CNS)?

It’s optimal to fly from London to Cairns in the afternoon. By choosing this option you can save up to 13% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight in the morning.

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

May can be a great time to fly to Cairns from London with a flight ticket averaging about £911. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of May for as cheap as £618. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December.

Cheap flights from London to Cairns in May, June 2022

The best prices found for LON to CNS flights in May, June
20 May - 27 May
£1,172pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Qantas Airways
   
2 STOPS
CNS
Cairns
CNS
Cairns
Qantas Airways
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
20 May - 27 May
£1,234pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Qantas Airways
 
1 STOP
CNS
Cairns
CNS
Cairns
Qantas Airways
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
19 May - 26 May
£1,250pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Emirates
   
2 STOPS
CNS
Cairns
CNS
Cairns
Emirates
   
2 STOPS
LGW
London Gatwick

London to Cairns 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Cairns from London found for this year
2 Nov - 23 Nov
£797pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
CNS
Cairns
CNS
Cairns
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
14 Oct - 11 Nov
£806pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
CNS
Cairns
CNS
Cairns
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
2 Nov - 23 Nov
£814pp
LCY
London City
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
CNS
Cairns
CNS
Cairns
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LCY
London City

One-way flights to Cairns from London

The cheapest one-way flights from London to Cairns
13:00 - 13:20
SWISS
2 stops
38h 20m
LHR - CNS
SWISS
£590
swiss
15:30 - 13:25
Lufthansa
2 stops
60h 55m
LHR - CNS
Lufthansa
£604
Lufthansa
17:05 - 12:20
Singapore Airlines
1 stop
33h 15m
LHR - CNS
Singapore Airlines
£710
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Flight FAQs

From London to Cairns

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

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

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

Qantas Airways, Singapore Airlines, and Cathay Pacific are some of the carriers that may have flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for other airlines that may also have this kind of flexibility.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from London to Cairns for under £800. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just £797, but on average you can expect to pay £982.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from London to Cairns round-trip?

Flying on Qantas Airways is currently your cheapest option to Cairns, with prices starting at £961. Another option worth looking into is Singapore Airlines, starting at £1,068 round trip.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from London to Cairns one-way?

One-way options have recently been found by users for as low as £590 on SWISS. Other airlines that offer cheap prices include Lufthansa from £604 and Singapore Airlines from £692 one-way.

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

Consider Air France, British Airways or Cathay Pacific when booking your flight. These represent the most popular airlines when flying from London to Cairns.

What are the cheapest flights from London to Cairns?

The cheapest flight price from London to Cairns is £759. On average you can expect to pay £2,148. The most popular route, (London Heathrow - Cairns), can usually be booked for £797.

What are the most popular routes from London to Cairns?

The most popular route from London to Cairns is London Heathrow - Cairns. You may also consider London Gatwick - Cairns or London City - Cairns.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Cairns, Australia

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

Information is based on travel restrictions from London to Cairns

Most visitors from London need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Cairns.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from London are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering Cairns.

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

Documents
Travel Authorization Form - Travelers who are not in an exempt category may request an individual exemption to Australia's travel restrictions using this form.

Digital Passenger Declaration - You can start a DPD seven days before your flight to Australia, but you can only submit a DPD within 72 hours before your departure.


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

Returning to London from Cairns

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Cairns are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering London.

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

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Alternative routes for London 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 London to Cairns.
Today's exchange rate
£1 = $1.78
Average temperature for May in Cairns
28.0 °C
Avg rainfall for May in Cairns
83.0 mm

Airports servicing London

Gatwick (LGW)
Stansted (STN)
London City (LCY)
Luton (LTN)
Southend (SEN)

Airports servicing Cairns

Top 7 airlines flying from London to Cairns

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from London 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
£579 £856 No cancel fee 72%
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Singapore Airlines
£772 £1,124 No cancel fee 81%
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Etihad Airways
£793 £1,065 No cancel fee 75%
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British Airways
£865 £982 No cancel fee 70%
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Qantas Airways
£975 £1,217 No cancel fee 74%
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Lufthansa
£1,004 £1,532 No cancel fee 76%
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Japan Airlines
£1,144 £1,336 No cancel fee 79%

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