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
£696 - £1,039
CNS
Temperature
26 - 31 °C
CNS
Rainfall
27 - 436 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

£696

Average for round-trip flights in May 2021

Round-trip from

£696

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 day to fly return from Manchester to Cairns?

Thursday flights are generally found to be more expensive for flights from Manchester to Cairns. This shouldn’t discourage you from searching, as you can still find great deals by being flexible with your options. Use our search form to find deals on tickets to Cairns.

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

Users have found that booking a flight from Manchester 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 Manchester to Cairns for as little as £914 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 £1,019 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

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 £553. 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 35%.

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

It’s optimal to fly from Manchester to Cairns at midday. By choosing this option you can save up to 16% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight in the afternoon.

Manchester to Cairns 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Cairns from Manchester found for this year
17 Nov - 21 Nov
£835pp
MAN
Manchester
Singapore Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CNS
Cairns
CNS
Cairns
Singapore Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MAN
Manchester
17 Nov - 21 Nov
£838pp
MAN
Manchester
Singapore Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CNS
Cairns
CNS
Cairns
Singapore Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MAN
Manchester
29 Dec - 12 Jan
£1,052pp
MAN
Manchester
Singapore Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CNS
Cairns
CNS
Cairns
Singapore Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MAN
Manchester

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Flight FAQs

From Manchester to Cairns

Are flight prices decreasing from Manchester 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 Manchester 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 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.

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.

How popular is this flight route?

This flight path from Manchester to Cairns was viewed by 713 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

Does it rain more in Manchester or Cairns?

In Manchester, there will be less rainfall in Manchester compared to Cairns over the next 16 days.

Is Manchester weather warmer or cooler than Cairns?

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

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 = $1.80
Average temperature for May in Cairns
28.0 °C
Avg rainfall for May in Cairns
83.0 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
£806 £1,117 No cancel fee 72%
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Singapore Airlines
£885 £1,142 No cancel fee 81%
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British Airways
£946 £1,216 No cancel fee 70%
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Emirates
£989 £1,247 No cancel fee 75%
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Etihad Airways
£1,038 £1,323 No cancel fee 75%
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Qantas Airways
£1,037 £1,349 No cancel fee 74%
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Lufthansa
£1,116 £1,358 No cancel fee 76%
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SWISS
£1,132 £1,384 No cancel fee 79%
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Finnair
£1,336 £1,647 No cancel fee 76%
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