The cheapest times to fly from CNS to ABM are

  • January 1st to July 15th

based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from CNS to ABM is early May. Prices can be as high as $640 for Friday flights during early to mid October, or as low as $414 for Thursday flights around early May.


When to Fly to Bamaga

Flying from Cairns (CNS) to Amberley (ABM) will usually cost between $415 to $476 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early May with an average ticket price of $415. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid October, with an average price of $479. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $64 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $416 can be considered a good price for a round-trip CNS to ABM flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the CNS to ABM route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

CNS to ABM Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the CNS to ABM flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Cairns. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.55, which is above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Thursday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $22 (5%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Thursday and returning a week later will cost an average of $417. Return trip prices are from the ABM to CNS flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from CNS to ABM can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 49 minutes may be realistic.


Alternative Nearby Airports

Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is a nonstop flight from CNS to ABM while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Horn Island Airport (HID) in Horn Island

  • 28 miles (45 km) away from ABM
  • Usually 20.79% less expensive than ABM
  • Nonstop flights available

See CNS to HID flights

Destination alternative #2: Weipa Airport (WEI) in Weipa

  • 125 miles (201 km) away from ABM
  • Usually 10.04% less expensive than ABM
  • Nonstop flights available

See CNS to WEI flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from CNS to ABM? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 2 major airlines flying this route most often: Rex, Skytrans Regional, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Northern Peninsula Airport to Cairns International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 466 miles or 750 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from CNS to ABM?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop CNS to ABM flight is about 1 hour 49 minutes.

How many flights go between Cairns and Amberley?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 1 available flights from CNS to ABM.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeCNS
Origination airport nameCairns International Airport

Return Airport

Destination codeABM
Destination airport nameNorthern Peninsula Airport


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