Cheap Flights from Gold Coast to Cairns
Flights from Gold Coast to Cairns are operated by 2 airliners – Qantas Airways and Jetstar Airways. The most popular are provided by Qantas Airways. They operate around 1 flight a day departing from Gold Coast and arriving at Cairns. In the morning there is 5 flights, 0 flights in the evening and 0 flights at night with the earliest departuare at 08:30 and latest departure at 11:30. Please be aware that flight times and the number of flights will vary between summer and winter months. The most common flight number for this flight is QF 245 and QF 5966.
Other airliners offer less frequent flights but departure times may be more desirable. Jetstar Airways offers 1 flight a day from Gold Coast to Cairns between the hours of 08:30 and 11:30. The flight numbers for these flights are JQ 23 and JQ 966.
Qantas Airways flight prices from Gold Coast to Cairns can be found at www.qantasairways.com
Below you find a list of all the airliners that operate flights from Gold Coast to Cairns and how many flights depart on a per day basis.
You will find alternative routes from Gold Coast to Cairns that require 1 or more stops. On some occassions the timing may be more convenient or a quicker route. The table below shows some of the alternative route that are possible.
Return flight are operated by 2 airliners which include Qantas Airways and Jetstar Airways. More information on return flights can be found on our Flights from Cairns to Gold Coast page.
Alternative routes to Cairns
As a substitute, you will discover that Brisbane International also give flights to Cairns which could be more fitting for you. Brisbane International has around 83 flights a week though you will find the number of flights vary from month to month so check with the airline currier for the most up to date information.
If you wish to look at this alternative solution then remember Brisbane is around 96 kilometers (60 miles) from Gold Coast. Choosing this root would probably require you look at alternative travel arrangement or look at alternative airport parking where costs could vary from airport parking provided at Gold Coast. More information can be found at Flights from Brisbane to Cairns. Flights to Cairns are also available from Brisbane International; 58 flights a day depart from the airport.
Arriving at Cairns
If a friend or relative is collecting you at Cairns then make sure they visit our Cairns Airport Arrivals page that gives all needed about the flight arrival; planning the trip can useful should there a delay. Alternatively, if you choose to hire a car then visit our page which will give you the cheapest car hire quote from all companies based at Cairns.
Make an allowance for the time difference when you arrive at Cairns. Cairns has a time zone of GMT -10.0 compared to the time zone of Gold Coast which is GMT +10.0.
The center of Cairns is situated about 5 km (3 miles) from Cairns Airport. If you are traveling into the city then you should find it easy with taxis and alternative transport positioned at the airport. Accommodation in Cairns should be easy to find if you are looking for a place to stay. The population of Cairns itself is more than 154,200 so there will be a number of hostels and hotels available although its always advised to sort you accommodation out before you depart.