Best time to beat the crowds (19% less expensive on average)
Most popular time to fly (29% more expensive on average)
(avg. price over the last 2 weeks)
When to book flights from Johannesburg to Cairns
Estimated return price
Average price per month
Flight prices as travel date approaches
Top tips for finding a cheap flight out of Johannesburg
Looking for a cheap flight? 25% of our users found flights on this route for R16 998 or less one-way and R20 842 or less round-trip.
The cheapest flight from Johannesburg to Cairns was found, on average, 87 days before departure.
Book at least 3 weeks before departure in order to get a below-average price.
High season is considered to be June, July and August. The cheapest month to fly is May.
FAQs for booking Johannesburg to Cairns flights
There are no direct flights connecting Johannesburg to Cairns.
We unfortunately don’t have that data for this specific route.
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KAYAK’s flight Price Forecast tool uses historical data to determine whether the price for a flight to Cairns from Johannesburg is likely to change within 7 days, so travellers know whether to wait or book now.
Hacker Fares allow you to combine one-way tickets in order to save you money over a traditional return ticket. You could then fly to Cairns with an airline and back to Johannesburg with another airline.
Sometimes travel dates aren't set in stone. If your preferred travel dates have some wiggle room, flexible dates will show you all the options when flying to Cairns from Johannesburg up to 3 days before/after your preferred dates. You can then pick the flights that suit you best.