Cheap flights from New York to Cairns from $2,117

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Flight information for New York to Cairns
(NYC to CNS)

Find info about flight duration, direct flights, and airports for your flight from New York to Cairns
Best Price Found$2,117The best flight deal from New York to Cairns found on momondo in the last 72 hours is $2,117
Fastest flight time28h 45mThe fastest flight from New York to Cairns takes 28h 45m
Direct flightsNoneThere are no direct flights from New York to Cairns. Popular non-direct routes for this connection are New York LaGuardia Airport - Cairns Airport, Newark Airport - Cairns Airport and New York John F Kennedy Intl Airport - Cairns Airport.
Airports in Cairns1 airportThere is 1 airport near Cairns: Cairns (CNS)

How to get the cheapest flight ticket from New York to Cairns

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What is the cheapest month to fly from New York to Cairns?

September

The cheapest time of year to fly to Cairns from New York is September. Most expensive is July

What is the cheapest day to depart New York for Cairns?

Thursday

The cheapest day of the week is typically Thursday. The most expensive is typically Wednesday

When is the cheapest time to fly from New York to Cairns?

in the morning

New York to Cairns flights are approximately 24% more expensive in the afternoon than in the morning

What is the cheapest airline that flies to Cairns from New York?

Qantas Airways

Cathay Pacific, Qantas Airways, and Virgin Australia are the most popular carriers operating from New York to Cairns

What is the cheapest New York to Cairns flight route?

New York John F Kennedy Intl - Cairns

Fly from New York John F Kennedy Intl to Cairns for the best New York - Cairns flight prices


Easily compare round-trip flights from New York to Cairns

Below you can see the best fares for your round-trip flight route over the next three months. All fares were found on momondo this week. Browse the quickest and cheapest flights from New York to Cairns by changing tabs
Singapore Airlines
Dec 9
JFK3:15 pmNew York John F Kennedy Intl
53h 40m
3 stops
CNS8:55 pmCairns
Jan 1
CNS12:20 pmCairns
56h 55m
3 stops
JFK9:15 pmNew York John F Kennedy Intl
Multiple Airlines
Dec 9
JFK3:25 amNew York John F Kennedy Intl
42h 00m
2 stops
CNS9:25 pmCairns
Jan 1
CNS5:00 amCairns
51h 48m
2 stops
JFK8:48 amNew York John F Kennedy Intl
Qantas Airways
Jan 22
JFK1:29 pmNew York John F Kennedy Intl
28h 01m
2 stops
CNS5:30 pmCairns
Feb 5
CNS5:00 amCairns
45h 21m
2 stops
JFK2:21 amNew York John F Kennedy Intl
Singapore Airlines
Dec 9
JFK4:40 pmNew York John F Kennedy Intl
52h 15m
2 stops
CNS8:55 pmCairns
Jan 1
CNS5:35 amCairns
63h 40m
3 stops
JFK9:15 pmNew York John F Kennedy Intl
Multiple Airlines
Dec 8
JFK8:30 pmNew York John F Kennedy Intl
67h 00m
2 stops
CNS3:30 pmCairns
Jan 1
CNS7:35 amCairns
37h 15m
2 stops
JFK8:50 pmNew York John F Kennedy Intl
Qantas Airways
Jan 22
EWR3:15 amNewark
38h 15m
2 stops
CNS5:30 pmCairns
Feb 5
CNS5:00 amCairns
45h 30m
2 stops
EWR2:30 amNewark

Best airlines flying from New York to Cairns

Compare and see reviews for airlines that fly from New York to Cairns with momondo
AirlineRatingFree CancellationPrice
Qantas Airways
PriceFrom $649
Free Cancellation
Rating
7.4
7.7

Boarding

6.8

Comfort

8.6

Crew

6.8

Entertainment

7.3

Food

Reviews

Cons: For a flagship airline, a in seat screen should be a given. This is not a budget airline.

1 / 4
Virgin Australia
PriceFrom $826
Free Cancellation
Rating
8.2
Cathay Pacific
PriceFrom $1,016
Free Cancellation
Rating
8.1
8.2

Boarding

8.0

Comfort

8.4

Crew

8.2

Entertainment

7.8

Food

Reviews

Pros: H good

Cons: Good

1 / 10

  • Are airlines flying from New York to Cairns offering flexible cancellation due to COVID-19?

    Some of our partner airlines flying from New York to Cairns are adopting new policies due to the global impact of COVID-19. Some of the airlines that may be waiving their cancellation fees are Qantas Airways, Virgin Australia, and Cathay Pacific. You can search for the full list of airlines like Qantas Airways that are offering this flexibility.

  • How far is New York to Cairns by plane?

    The straight-line distance from New York to Cairns is 9551.8 mi. Flights usually cover this in 28h 01m, depending on flying conditions and air traffic around both airports.


Can I fly to Cairns from New York right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions from New York to Cairns

Most visitors from New York will not be allowed to enter Cairns.

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

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from New York are not required to quarantine after entering Cairns.

Documents
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 New York from Cairns?

Returning to New York from Cairns

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Cairns must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to New York.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Cairns are not required to quarantine after entering New York.

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.

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