The cheapest times to fly from CNS to DFW are

  • January 22nd to March 18th
  • April 23rd to June 17th
  • October 15th to November 18th

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 DFW is mid May. Prices can be as high as $2234 for Saturday flights during early January, or as low as $963 for Wednesday flights around mid May.


When to Fly to Dallas

Flying from Cairns (CNS) to Dallas/Fort Worth, TX (DFW) will usually cost between $964 to $1883 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 $992. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early January, with an average price of $2061. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1068 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1045 can be considered a good price for a round-trip CNS to DFW flight.

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

CNS to DFW Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the CNS to DFW flight is priced close to 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 DFW, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into CNS. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to Dallas, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to Cairns. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $127 (7%) 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 $1160. Return trip prices are from the DFW 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 DFW can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 16 hour 7 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 9 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air New Zealand, American, Cathay Pacific, Delta, Fiji Airways, JAL, Qantas, Virgin Australia, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport to Cairns International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 8405 miles or 13527 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop CNS to DFW flight is about 16 hour 7 minutes.

How many flights go between Cairns and Dallas/Fort Worth, TX?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 21 available flights from CNS to DFW.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeCNS
Origination airport nameCairns International Airport

Return Airport

Destination codeDFW
Destination airport nameDallas/Fort Worth International Airport
CityDallas/Fort Worth, TX
Countrythe United States


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