Cheap flights from OR Tambo to Cairns

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How to find the cheapest flight from OR Tambo to Cairns

All the information you need to plan the best JNB to CNS flight in 2021: compare OR Tambo to Cairns flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Cairns.

JNB - CNS

Price

R894 - R1 245

CNS

Temperature

21 - 27 °C

CNS

Precipitation

20 - 430 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 19% potential price rise

Cheapest in

March

Best time to find cheap flights, 11% potential price drop

Average price

R14 918

Average for round-trip flights in October 2021

Round-trip from

R13 377

From Johannesburg OR Tambo to Cairns

What is the cheapest day to fly return from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to Cairns?

Departing on a Tuesday is a good option for securing a great price. You can expect to save up to 29% when planning your travel around this day of the week.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to Cairns?

The best pricing can be found in the month of March. Prices to Cairns from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport average R15 068. You can even find prices in March for less than R15 068, as users have found deals to Cairns from as low as R11 985. The month of December appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Cairns from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 23%.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to Cairns (JNB - CNS)?

Unlike in the afternoon, when flights are generally more expensive, you can save up to 28% on flights from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to Cairns by exploring options for tickets in the morning.

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about OR Tambo to Cairns flights.

What airport do you fly into for flights to Cairns from Johannesburg OR Tambo?

For a flight from Johannesburg OR Tambo to Cairns, you will be flying into Cairns. Cairns (CNS) is just 4,4 km from the centre vof the city. Cairns is the only Cairns airport and it handles 0 inbound flights from Johannesburg OR Tambo per day. 4 airlines have flights to Cairns from Johannesburg OR Tambo on a regular basis.

Which airlines flying from Johannesburg OR Tambo to Cairns have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like Singapore Airlines, Qantas Airways, and Cathay Pacific flying from Johannesburg OR Tambo to Cairns have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

Can I find flights from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to Cairns for under R17 800 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to Cairns for under R17 800. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just R17 746, but on average you can expect to pay R21 083.

How popular is this Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to Cairns flight route?

Within the past month, 208 users have taken a look at flights from Johannesburg OR Tambo to Cairns.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to Cairns?

The most popular airlines flying from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to Cairns are Cathay Pacific, Emirates and Qantas Airways. Something to consider prior to booking your flight.

What are the cheapest flights from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to Cairns?

The cheapest flight price from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to Cairns is R13 123. On average you can expect to pay R13 457. The most popular route, (Johannesburg OR Tambo - Cairns), can usually be booked for R17 746.

Other flights from OR Tambo

Can I fly to Cairns from Johannesburg OR Tambo right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Johannesburg OR Tambo to Cairns

Most visitors from Johannesburg OR Tambo will not be allowed to enter Cairns.

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

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Johannesburg OR Tambo 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.


Can I fly back to Johannesburg OR Tambo from Cairns?

Returning to Johannesburg OR Tambo from Cairns

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

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Cairns are not required to quarantine after entering Johannesburg OR Tambo.

Alternative routes for OR Tambo to Cairns

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.
OR Tambo to Brisbanefrom R11 510 pp

Top 3 airlines flying from OR Tambo to Cairns

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from OR Tambo to Cairns choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
Singapore Airlines
CheapestR12 272
AverageR15 464
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time81%
COVID-19 safety
Cathay Pacific
CheapestR14 569
AverageR16 170
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time72%
COVID-19 safety
Qantas Airways
CheapestR14 643
AverageR18 844
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time74%
COVID-19 safety