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Cheap Flights from Melbourne to Cairns $184.42

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Cheapest Flights from Melbourne to Cairns (MEL to CNS)

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Interesting Facts About Flights from Melbourne to Cairns (MEL to CNS)

Question : How does Melbourne to Cairns stack up against the rest of the world in overall promptness?
Answer : The best way to measure a flight's promptness combines both on-time percentage and total delay minutes. MEL to CNS currently has 2.0 stars out of 5, earning the route one of the lower scores in the world.

Question : Can you cut down on flight costs by changing the day of the week you travel to Cairns?
Answer : In February, Saturday is your lowest-cost day to fly. Having flexibility in your travel plans means you can save, so be sure to plan ahead when possible.

Question : How long does it take to get from MEL to CNS?
Answer : If you're able to take the fastest direct flight (which is offered by Jetstar), you can leave MEL at 6:10 AM AEDT and get to CNS at 8:30 AM AEST (1 hour and 20 minutes). Remember, there is a one-hour time change.

Question : How many departure times from Tullamarine Airport (MEL) to Cairns Airport (CNS) are there on a daily basis?
Answer : On average, you can expect to see six available departure times for this route. You won't have as many options on this route as most others.

Question : Should you take that vacation to Cairns in the next 30 days?
Answer : As of January 23rd, the best day for booking to Cairns (CNS) from Melbourne (MEL) is February 12th. Bookings have been made roughly 25% below the average price for this route.

Question : From Melbourne to Cairns, which day is going to have the most flight times?
Answer : When you're flying from MEL to CNS, the day with the most flight times is Saturday, with 36 different options. The day with the fewest options is Friday with 20 different times.

Question : Should you be aware of any airlines that have a reputation of delays for this route?
Answer : Over the past month, Tigerair Australia is delayed on 100% of flights from Tullamarine Airport (MEL) to Cairns Airport (CNS). If you're on Tigerair Australia, be sure to sign up for the delay notifications to stay up to date with your flight's status.