Cheap Flights from San Francisco to Cairns

Cheap flights from San Francisco to Cairns

The average rate of a flight from San Francisco to Cairns is $1,938. Also you can expect to get approximately 20 thousand award miles for such a flight. Interesting fact that the best price ever found for the same route is $1,332, it was a Eastern Australia Airlines flight discovered by our users on But the cheapest airfare discovered in the past year is also good, as little as $1,468 r/t for a China Eastern Airlines flight found for August 2013 on Faregeek.

The ideal time to take a flight from San Francisco to Cairns

High season is around November to March in Cairns so tickets will probably be really expensive in that period. Assuming that you are searching for budget prices, we recommend you travel during May to September, over off season, when airlines tickets become more affordable. We say that altogether the right time to travel to the city from San Francisco is between seasons, in April and October.

Helpful advice about cheap flights from San Francisco to Cairns

  • The city of Cairns has only 1 airport, namely Cairns Airport.
  • The longest potential flight distance between San Francisco and Cairns is exactly 11,572 miles.
  • The longest flight coming into Cairns is 9,076 miles long and it departs from Nhulunbuy, Gove.
  • The one single airport of the city is located circa 4 miles away from downtown Cairns.
  • The shortest flight taking off in Cairns is 181 miles long and arrives to Townsville.