The month of August is another great option to travel to Cairns, with average flight prices from United States averaging around $1,059.
According to our data, Tuesday is the cheapest day to fly to Cairns from United States. The lowest ticket price found for a Tuesday departure recently was $1,026. Keep in mind that prices can always vary depending on your route and whether or not you are flying domestic or international. When flying out on a Sunday, the most expensive travel day of the week, you can expect to see flight prices from United States to Cairns for around $1,255.
The cheapest time of day to fly to Cairns is in the morning when flights can be purchased for as low as $1,050. If you have a flexible travel schedule, then try to avoid flying in the evening when prices are $1,256 on average. Flights to Cairns from United States in the evening are generally more expensive because this time of day is more convenient for travelers’ schedules.
Hikers looking for a more family-friendly day in the great outdoors would be best suited to plan their flight to Cairns for June and July, when they can visit South Bank Parklands and enjoy all that the park has to offer.
Finding an alternative and possibly cheaper destination airport near Cairns is possible. If you are planning a flight to Cairns, consider booking flights to Bloomfield Airport (78 mi from Cairns city center).
Currently, Australia travel restrictions include travel to Cairns. Entry restrictions
Australia has restricted the entry of all travelers, with the exception of Australian nationals and permanent residents and their immediate family members, New Zealand nationals residing in Australia, diplomats accredited to Australia and residing in Australia and their immediate family members, and airline crew. Australia has enacted temporary travel restrictions for flights to Melbourne due to a recent increase in COVID-19 cases.Entry requirements
Travelers who are not Australian citizens and returning permanent residents and their immediate family members need to apply for an exemption to enter Australia.Quarantine requirements
All international travelers are required to quarantine for 14 days at the first point of entry, unless they're granted an exemption upon request. Quarantines take place in state-designated facilities and fees depend on the state, ranging from $2500 for one adult in the Northern Territory to $3000 for one adult in New South Wales. International flights are currently being diverted away from Victoria. Airline crew are subject to self-isolation until their next scheduled flight. For more information on quarantine rules in the Australian states, check the following websites: New South Wales, The Northern Territory, Western Australia.Transiting rules
Foreign nationals may transit through Australia if the connecting flight is within 72 hours of the arriving flight. They must either have a transit visa or be nationals of a visa-exempt country. Transit passengers don’t need to apply for an exemption to travel restrictions if they are booked to depart on a connecting flight from the same airport within 72 hours and they are not going to leave the airport. Travelers who plan to leave the airport before boarding their connecting flight or who will be at the airport for longer than 72 hours need to apply for a travel exemption here and will be subject to quarantine until their departing flight. Travelers from New Zealand and Pacific Islanders may not need a travel exemption. More information on transiting Australia is available here.All other info
Travelers planning to travel across Australian state borders should note that some Australian states also have domestic travel restrictions, border restrictions, and quarantine requirements in place. In the case of onward travel within Australia, travelers are advised to check in advance with their travel/accommodation provider.If you are planning to travel to Cairns at this time, it is recommended that you stay up to date on current restrictions and follow proper safety measures while in public.