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The best prices from Manchester to Cairns are usually found in October or September, booked 45 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Sunday and return on a Tuesday

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 2022: compare Manchester to Cairns flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Cairns.
MAN - CNS
Price
£973 - £2,384
CNS
Temperature
21 - 27 °C
CNS
Rainfall
20 - 430 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 40% potential price rise

Cheapest in

October

Best time to find cheap flights, 32% potential price drop

Round-trip from

£800

From Manchester to Cairns

One-way from

£592

One-way flight 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 October. Prices to Cairns from Manchester average £1,171. You can even find prices in October for less than £1,171, as users have found deals to Cairns from as low as £722. The month of December 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 67%.

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

Find a great deal and save up to 19% by booking at least 45 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 £1,388.

What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip 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.

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 in the afternoon. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 15% on your trip compared to booking a flight at midday.

Cheap flights from Manchester to Cairns in June, July 2022

The best prices found for MAN to CNS flights in June, July
26 Jul - 21 Dec
£1,409pp
MAN
Manchester
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
CNS
Cairns
CNS
Cairns
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MAN
Manchester
26 Jul - 21 Dec
£1,685pp
MAN
Manchester
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
CNS
Cairns
CNS
Cairns
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MAN
Manchester
28 Jul - 31 Aug
£1,821pp
MAN
Manchester
Lufthansa
   
2 STOPS
CNS
Cairns
CNS
Cairns
Lufthansa
   
2 STOPS
MAN
Manchester

Manchester to Cairns 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Cairns from Manchester found for this year
20 Oct - 3 Nov
£1,212pp
MAN
Manchester
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
CNS
Cairns
CNS
Cairns
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MAN
Manchester
20 Oct - 3 Nov
£1,216pp
MAN
Manchester
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
CNS
Cairns
CNS
Cairns
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MAN
Manchester
10 Nov - 13 Jan
£1,241pp
MAN
Manchester
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
CNS
Cairns
CNS
Cairns
Singapore Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MAN
Manchester

One-way flights to Cairns from Manchester

The cheapest one-way flights from Manchester to Cairns
02:05 - 13:25
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
26h 20m
MAN - CNS
Multiple Airlines
07:45 - 02:00
Multiple Airlines
3 stops
57h 15m
MAN - CNS
Multiple Airlines
£592
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Flight FAQs

From Manchester to Cairns

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

Qantas Airways, Singapore Airlines, and Lufthansa 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 Manchester to Cairns for under £1,300 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Manchester to Cairns for under £1,300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just £1,212, but on average you can expect to pay £1,306.

How popular is this Manchester to Cairns flight route?

Within the past month, 858 users have taken a look at flights from Manchester to Cairns.

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

Our cheapest airline available from Manchester to Cairns is Singapore Airlines. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as £1,303 on this airline. An additional option worth looking into is Lufthansa, starting at £1,377.

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 £2,314, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is £823. When looking at the most popular route, (Manchester - Cairns), you can expect to pay £1,212 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 need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Cairns.

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

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Manchester 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 Manchester from Cairns?

Returning to Manchester 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 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 = $1.77
Average temperature for June in Cairns
26.0 °C
Avg rainfall for June in Cairns
39.0 mm

Airports servicing Manchester

Airports servicing Cairns

Top 8 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
£663 £918 No cancel fee 72%
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Etihad Airways
£866 £1,213 No cancel fee 75%
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British Airways
£891 £1,116 No cancel fee 70%
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Singapore Airlines
£945 £1,163 No cancel fee 81%
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Finnair
£963 £1,036 No cancel fee 76%
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Qantas Airways
£987 £1,162 No cancel fee 74%
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SWISS
£1,017 £1,130 No cancel fee 79%
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Lufthansa
£1,266 £1,615 No cancel fee 76%
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