Cheap flights from Manchester to Cairns

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The best prices from Manchester to Cairns are usually found in May or March, booked 13 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Monday and return on a Monday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Manchester (MAN) to Cairns (CNS)

All the information you need to plan the best MAN to CNS flight in 2021: compare Manchester to Cairns flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Cairns.
MAN - CNS
Price
£966 - £1,441
CNS
Temperature
21 - 27 °C
CNS
Precipitation
20 - 430 mm

Popular in

July

High demand for flights, 22% potential price rise

Cheapest in

May

Best time to find cheap flights, 14% potential price drop

Average price

£799

Average for round-trip flights in October 2021

Round-trip from

£702

From Manchester 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 Manchester to Cairns?

The best pricing can be found in the month of May. Prices to Cairns from Manchester average £815. You can even find prices in May for less than £815, as users have found deals to Cairns from as low as £637. The month of July appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Cairns from Manchester. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 28%.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Manchester to Cairns (MAN - CNS)?

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from Manchester to Cairns at midday. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 17% on your trip compared to booking a flight in the afternoon.

What is the cheapest day to fly return from Manchester to Cairns?

Flying to your destination on a Thursday can be more expensive, but this shouldn’t discourage you from finding affordable options to get to Cairns. Check prices with Cheapflights to find a great deal for your trip.

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

Find a great deal and save up to 3% by booking at least 14 days prior to your desired departure date, rather than waiting until the week of travel. According to our data, there are a number of flights available from Manchester to Cairns within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at £849.

Cheap flights from Manchester to Cairns in October, November 2021

The best prices found for MAN to CNS flights in October, November
29 Nov - 24 Feb
£932pp
MAN
Manchester
Qantas Airways
   
2 STOPS
CNS
Cairns
CNS
Cairns
Qantas Airways
   
2 STOPS
MAN
Manchester
29 Nov - 24 Feb
£993pp
MAN
Manchester
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
CNS
Cairns
CNS
Cairns
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
MAN
Manchester
25 Nov - 21 Feb
£1,117pp
MAN
Manchester
Qantas Airways
   
2 STOPS
CNS
Cairns
CNS
Cairns
Qantas Airways
   
2 STOPS
MAN
Manchester

Manchester to Cairns 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Cairns from Manchester found for this year
29 Nov - 24 Feb
£932pp
MAN
Manchester
Qantas Airways
   
2 STOPS
CNS
Cairns
CNS
Cairns
Qantas Airways
   
2 STOPS
MAN
Manchester
29 Nov - 24 Feb
£993pp
MAN
Manchester
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
CNS
Cairns
CNS
Cairns
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
MAN
Manchester
25 Nov - 21 Feb
£1,117pp
MAN
Manchester
Qantas Airways
   
2 STOPS
CNS
Cairns
CNS
Cairns
Qantas Airways
   
2 STOPS
MAN
Manchester

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Flight FAQs

From Manchester to Cairns

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

Singapore Airlines, Qantas Airways, and Etihad 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 safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from Manchester to Cairns to control the spread of COVID-19?

Etihad Airways is one of the many airlines that have implemented additional safety measures to control the spread of COVID-19. New policies for travellers booking flights from Manchester 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.

Can I find flights from Manchester to Cairns for under £900 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Manchester to Cairns for under £900. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just £820, but on average you can expect to pay £1,382.

How popular is this Manchester to Cairns flight route?

Within the past month, 713 users have taken a look at flights from Manchester to Cairns.

What is the cheapest airline to fly from Manchester to Cairns return?

Our cheapest airline available from Manchester to Cairns is Qantas Airways. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as £932 on this airline.

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

Finnair, British Airways and Cathay Pacific are the most popular airlines when flying from Manchester to Cairns.

What are the cheapest flights from Manchester to Cairns?

While on average a flight from Manchester to Cairns is generally £1,609, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is £496. When looking at the most popular route, (Manchester - Cairns), you can expect to pay £820 for that flight.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Cairns, Australia

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

Information is based on travel restrictions from Manchester to Cairns

Most visitors from Manchester will not be allowed to enter Cairns.

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

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

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


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

Returning to Manchester 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 Manchester.

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

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Alternative routes for Manchester 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 Manchester to Cairns.
Today's exchange rate
£1 = $1.85
Average temperature for October in Cairns
29.0 °C
Avg rainfall for October in Cairns
46.0 mm

Airports servicing Manchester

Airports servicing Cairns

Top 9 airlines flying from Manchester to Cairns

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Manchester 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
£586 £811 No cancel fee 72%
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Singapore Airlines
£643 £830 No cancel fee 81%
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British Airways
£688 £883 No cancel fee 70%
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Emirates
£718 £906 No cancel fee 75%
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Qantas Airways
£754 £981 No cancel fee 74%
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Etihad Airways
£754 £961 No cancel fee 75%
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Lufthansa
£811 £987 No cancel fee 76%
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SWISS
£823 £1,006 No cancel fee 79%
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Finnair
£971 £1,197 No cancel fee 76%
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