The cheapest times to fly from CNS to WEI are

  • April 16th to April 29th
  • July 23rd to September 9th
  • September 24th to October 14th
  • December 17th to March 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 WEI is late December. Prices can be as high as $578 for Tuesday flights during early to mid December, or as low as $265 for Thursday flights around late December.


When to Fly to Weipa

Flying from Cairns (CNS) to Weipa (WEI) will usually cost between $320 to $511 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late December with an average ticket price of $333. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid December, with an average price of $423. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $90 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $374 can be considered a good price for a round-trip CNS to WEI flight.

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

CNS to WEI Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the CNS to WEI 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 $0.6, which is above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Thursday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Tuesdays 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 $160 (33%) 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 $330. Return trip prices are from the WEI 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 WEI can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 41 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 WEI while comparing.

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

  • 147 miles (237 km) away from WEI
  • Usually 11.96% less expensive than WEI
  • Nonstop flights available

See CNS to HID flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

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

How far away is it from Weipa Airport to Cairns International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 387 miles or 623 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop CNS to WEI flight is about 1 hour 41 minutes.

How many flights go between Cairns and Weipa?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 3 available flights from CNS to WEI.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeCNS
Origination airport nameCairns International Airport

Return Airport

Destination codeWEI
Destination airport nameWeipa Airport


Other Resources

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