The cheapest times to fly from CNS to CVG are

  • January 29th to March 25th
  • April 23rd to June 17th (except the week of May 7th)
  • August 6th to September 9th (except the week of August 27th)
  • October 8th to November 25th (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 CVG is late February and early March. Prices can be as high as $2605 for Saturday flights during early January, or as low as $1036 for Wednesday flights around late February and early March.


When to Fly to Cincinnati

Flying from Cairns (CNS) to Cincinnati, OH (CVG) will usually cost between $1136 to $2111 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late February and early March with an average ticket price of $1171. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early January, with an average price of $2334. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1164 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1303 can be considered a good price for a round-trip CNS to CVG flight.

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

CNS to CVG Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the CNS to CVG flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Cairns. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.09, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to CVG, and Sunday the cheapest day to fly back into CNS. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to Cincinnati, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to Cairns. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $103 (6%) 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 $1358. Return trip prices are from the CVG 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 CVG 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 17 minutes may not 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 not usually a nonstop flight from CNS to CVG while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Indianapolis International Airport (IND) in Indianapolis, IN

  • 98 miles (158 km) away from CVG
  • Usually 0.54% less expensive than CVG
  • 2-layover flights available

See CNS to IND flights


Flight Hacking CNS to CVG

Flight hacking is when you book two tickets instead of a layover, sometimes with different airlines. You will need to either bring only a carry-on bag (highly recommended) or leave yourself plenty of time to go through security again. Flight hacking is completely allowed, but airlines don’t always tell you the cheapest way to get from CNS to CVG — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Brisbane (CNS > BNE > CVG)

  • Price for both tickets: $1152
  • Average savings: $151 (11.59%)

See CNS to DFW flights

Hack #2: Dallas/Fort Worth, TX (CNS > DFW > CVG)

  • Price for both tickets: $1262
  • Average savings: $41 (3.15%)

See CNS to BNE flights

Hack #3: Los Angeles, CA (CNS > LAX > CVG)

  • Price for both tickets: $1293
  • Average savings: $10 (0.77%)

See CNS to LAX flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 11 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air France, Air New Zealand, American, Delta, Frontier, Hainan, JAL, Qantas, United, Virgin Australia, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport to Cairns International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 9052 miles or 14568 kilometers.

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

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

How many flights go between Cairns and Cincinnati, OH?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 16 available flights from CNS to CVG.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeCNS
Origination airport nameCairns International Airport

Return Airport

Destination codeCVG
Destination airport nameCincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport
CityCincinnati, OH
Countrythe United States


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