The cheapest times to fly from CNS to ATL are

  • January 22nd to March 18th
  • April 23rd to June 17th
  • July 16th to July 29th
  • October 15th to November 18th (except the week of October 22nd)

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 ATL is mid May. Prices can be as high as $2438 for Saturday flights during early January, or as low as $1019 for Wednesday flights around mid May.


When to Fly to Atlanta

Flying from Cairns (CNS) to Atlanta, GA (ATL) will usually cost between $1031 to $2073 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid May with an average ticket price of $1076. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early January, with an average price of $2231. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1155 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1215 can be considered a good price for a round-trip CNS to ATL flight.

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

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CNS to ATL Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the CNS to ATL flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Cairns. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.08, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to ATL, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into CNS. Saturdays 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 $163 (8%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Wednesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1232. Return trip prices are from the ATL to CNS flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

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Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

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Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from CNS to ATL can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 17 hour 25 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 11 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air New Zealand, American, Cathay Pacific, Delta, Fiji Airways, JAL, Qantas, United, Virgin Atlantic, Virgin Australia, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport to Cairns International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 9129 miles or 14692 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop CNS to ATL flight is about 17 hour 25 minutes.

How many flights go between Cairns and Atlanta, GA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 9 available flights from CNS to ATL.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code CNS
Origination airport name Cairns International Airport
City Cairns
Country Australia
Latitude -16.9
Longitude 145.8

Return Airport

Destination code ATL
Destination airport name Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport
City Atlanta, GA
Country the United States
Latitude 33.6
Longitude -84.4


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