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Cairns, AU (CNS) Sydney, AU (SYD)
Thu., 06-06 - Mon., 06-10
Virgin Australia - Roundtrip, Economy
US$247
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Melbourne, AU (MEL) Sydney, AU (SYD)
Tue., 10-08 - Tue., 10-15
Jetstar Airways - Australia & New Zealand - Roundtrip, Economy
US$136
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Coffs Harbour, AU (CFS) Sydney, AU (SYD)
Mon., 11-04 - Fri., 11-08
Virgin Australia - Roundtrip, Economy
US$157
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Brisbane, AU (BNE) Sydney, AU (SYD)
Mon., 08-26 - Tue., 08-27
Virgin Australia - Roundtrip, Economy
US$158
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Perth, AU (PER) Sydney, AU (SYD)
Wed., 07-24 - Thu., 07-25
Virgin Australia - Roundtrip, Economy
US$274
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Beijing, CN (BJS) Sydney, AU (SYD)
Mon., 09-09 - Fri., 09-13
Sichuan Airlines - Roundtrip, Economy
US$316
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Shanghai, CN (SHA) Sydney, AU (SYD)
Thu., 10-17 - Tue., 11-05
Sichuan Airlines - Roundtrip, Economy
US$316
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Chengdu, CN (CTU) Sydney, AU (SYD)
Sat., 11-02 - Sat., 11-09
Multiple Airlines - Roundtrip, Economy
US$337
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Route information

  • Cairns, Australia is 1,976 km from Sydney
  • There are 35 daily flights from Cairns, Australia to Sydney
  • There are 43 weekly flights from Cairns, Australia to Sydney
  • 36 non-stop flights are operating from Cairns, Australia to Sydney today
  • Qantas has the most nonstop flights between Cairns, Australia and Sydney
  • Brisbane, Australia - Brisbane Intl is the most popular connection for one stop flights between Cairns, Australia and Sydney

In-Flight information

  • The average flying time for a direct flight from Cairns, Australia to Sydney is 2 hours 59 minutes
  • Most direct flights leave around 5:10 AEST
  • Etihad Airways flight 6617 is today's earliest flight from Cairns, Australia to Sydney (5:10 AEST, Boeing 737 all pax models)
  • Jetstar Airways - Australia & New Zealand flight 949 is today's latest flight from Cairns, Australia to Sydney (18:15 AEST, Airbus A320-100/200)
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Arrival information

  • Sydney is 8 km from Kingsford Smith Airport (Sydney, Australia).
  • Kingsford Smith Airport (Sydney, Australia)
    • Right now, 90 airlines operate out of Kingsford Smith Airport.
    • Kingsford Smith Airport offers nonstop flights to 100 cities.
    • Every week, at least 6,840 domestic flights and 3,057 international flights depart from Kingsford Smith Airport.
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