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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 Tuesday or Thursday 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 2021: compare London to Cairns flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Cairns.
LON - CNS
Price
£664 - £1,106
CNS
Temperature
26 - 31 °C
CNS
Precipitation
27 - 436 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

Average price

£982

Average for round-trip flights in July 2021

Round-trip from

£664

From London 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 London to Cairns?

Leaving on a Monday is a viable option for saving on travel. Heavily demanded days of the week can typically drive up the prices you see. Booking your travel for a less competitive day can save up to 18% on the overall cost on flights from London to Cairns.

How far in advance should I book a flight from London 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 London to Cairns from £913 1-2 weeks out and tickets from £1,018 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

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

May is one of the best times of the year to fly to Cairns from London. Prices for May average £814 per person but you can even find prices for as low as £552. 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 London to Cairns (LON - CNS)?

Unlike at midday, when flights are generally more expensive, you can save up to 37% on flights from London to Cairns by exploring options for tickets in the morning.

Cheap flights from London to Cairns in July, August 2021

The best prices found for LON to CNS flights in July, August
28 Aug - 4 Sep
£14,536pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
CNS
Cairns
CNS
Cairns
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow

London to Cairns 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Cairns from London found for this year
15 Oct - 1 Jan
£4,666pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
CNS
Cairns
CNS
Cairns
Singapore Airlines
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
15 Oct - 1 Jan
£4,730pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
CNS
Cairns
CNS
Cairns
Singapore Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
15 Oct - 1 Jan
£5,133pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
CNS
Cairns
CNS
Cairns
Qantas Airways
     
3 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow

One-way flights to Cairns from London

The cheapest one-way flights from London to Cairns
09:05 - 13:55
Etihad Airways
2 stops
43h 50m
LHR - CNS
Etihad Airways
£7,432
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Flight FAQs

From London to Cairns

Are flight prices decreasing from London 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 London 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.

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

New policies can now be found on Etihad Airways to help keep travellers safe while flying. New policies for travellers booking flights from London to Cairns include masks being provided and required on board, daily cleaning and sanitisation, use of HEPA filters, pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms, and socially-distanced seating (for a limited time). Keep in mind that policies will vary by airline.

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

Singapore Airlines, Cathay Pacific, and British Airways 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.

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 10 airlines. Cairns is conveniently located just 2.8 mi from Cairns’s city centre.

Can I find flights from London to Cairns for under £4,682 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from London to Cairns for under £4,682. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just £4,666, but on average you can expect to pay £5,609.

Are there direct flights from London to Cairns for under £4,682 on Cheapflights?

There are no direct flights from London to Cairns, but Cheapflights can provide you with all the information you need to find the fastest route with the fewest stops.

Is London weather warmer or cooler than Cairns?

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

How long does is the flight from London to Cairns?

Singapore Airlines, Qantas Airways, and Etihad Airways can get you from London to Cairns in just under 20h 25m. Your travel time can differ by up to 19h 45m. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

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

Etihad Airways, at £5,170, was found to be the cheapest airline from London to Cairns.Alternate airlines flying return to your destination include Qantas Airways and Singapore Airlines.

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

The cheapest airline one-way is Etihad Airways, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as £7,432.

Alternative routes for London 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 London to Cairns.
Today's exchange rate
£1 = $1.89
Average temperature for July in Cairns
26.0 °C
Avg rainfall for July in Cairns
39.0 mm

Airports servicing London

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

Airports servicing Cairns

Top 6 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
£719 £1,062 No cancel fee 72%
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Singapore Airlines
£860 £1,124 No cancel fee 81%
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British Airways
£974 £1,269 No cancel fee 70%
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Emirates
£1,090 £1,375 No cancel fee 75%
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Lufthansa
£1,182 £1,378 No cancel fee 76%
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Etihad Airways
£1,143 £1,647 No cancel fee 75%
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