Flights to Cairns from Melbourne
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- The following fare terms and conditions apply in addition to our Booking Terms and Conditions (available on our website).
- Prices quoted are based on cheapest available at time of advertising and may be higher depending on date of purchase and date of travel.
- Price is subject to availability and may be withdrawn or varied without notice.
- Prices quoted are valid for the travel dates specified, unless otherwise stated or sold out prior.
- All prices are per person (unless stated otherwise). Where companion fares apply, these are subject to two passengers travelling together to the same destination on the same booking.
- Saving (if applicable) is included in the advertised price and unless stated otherwise may not be used with any other offer.
- Seasonal surcharges and blackout dates may apply depending on date of travel.
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- Flights may not be direct or operate daily and may require a mandatory stopover at the customer's own expense.
- Flights may include domestic on-line segments.
- Itineraries may require a waiting period between flights.
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- Unless otherwise stated, advertised price is per person, based on return airfares and prepaid airfare taxes only.
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- Additional levies, government charges & other applicable fees, including additional taxes, surcharges and visa fees specific to your departure date or flight routing, may apply and are beyond our control.
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Flying time from Melbourne to Cairns: 3 hours 15 minutes approximately
Distance from CBD: 7km
Taxi: Around $16 to CBD
Public Transport: Public buses service the airport regularly.
Currency: Australian Dollar
Numerous artists and galleries call Cairns home including landscape photographer Peter Lik and painter Joan Eastman. You can view both local and international artworks at the Cairns Regional Gallery, located by the city's foreshore. The city is also home to a number of independent galleries displaying modern art to aboriginal paintings. Pick up a local photo print on canvas for an artistic souvenir.
A well known landmark supporting the art scene in Cairns is the Centre of Contemporary Art. This modern space features innovative exhibitions and shows by the Indigenous Performing Arts Circle. The centre's cinema also showcases small, non-mainstream movies that support the Australian Film Industry.
For more of the local arts scene, look out for the weekend markets and art fairs.
Cairns Airport (CNS)
For helpful information about getting to and from the airport, check-in information and more have a look at our Cairns Airport Guide.
Airport Accommodation: Staying anywhere in the city area will put you in close proximity to Cairns Airport. Book your Cairns Accommodation.
Airlines that fly to Cairns
Cairns is the primary airport of North Queensland and is serviced by both domestic and international airlines. The airlines that fly to Cairns domestically are listed below:
For more information on airlines that offer flights to Cairns, see our domestic airline page.
You might also be interested in our international airline guide.