Ballina to Cairns Flight Duration

Find flight duration times from Ballina to Cairns, compare live flight prices and book your tickets.

What is the flight duration from Ballina to Cairns?
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Average flight time is 2 hours 28 minutes

The fastest flight time from Ballina to Cairns is 2 hours 28 minutes

Ballina to Cairns flight duration breakdown

Average flight duration 2 hours 28 minutes
Shortest flight duration Not available
Longest flight duration Not available
The average flight time from Ballina to Cairns is 2 hours 28 minutes. However, the duration of flights can differ depending on weather conditions, flight path and congestion in the air. This means individual flight times can be quicker, but on occasion, they can also be longer.

The distance from Ballina to Cairns is 962 miles / 1,548 km

Ballina airports

Ballina has 1 airport: Ballina Byron Gateway Airport (BNK)

If you don't fancy flying from Ballina there are a number of airports nearby that fly to Cairns: Gold Coast Airport (OOL), Brisbane Airport (BNE), Sunshine Coast Airport (MCY), Hervey Bay Airport (HVB) and Newcastle Airport (NTL).

Cairns airports

Cairns has 1 airport: Cairns Airport (CNS)

If you don't fancy flying from Cairns there are a number of airports nearby that fly to Ballina: Townsville Airport (TSV), Proserpine Whitsunday Coast Airport (PPP), Mackay Airport (MKY), Hervey Bay Airport (HVB), Sunshine Coast Airport (MCY), Brisbane Airport (BNE) and Alice Springs Airport (ASP).

We found some additional routes that may be of interest to you: Brisbane to Cairns, Sunshine Coast to Cairns, Inverell to Cairns, Sydney to Cairns, Melbourne to Port Douglas, Cairns to Lizard Island National Park and Sunshine Coast to Lizard Island National Park.

Ballina & Cairns local times and timezones

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Ballina, Australia is 0 hours ahead of Cairns, Australia

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Ballina to Cairns FAQs

How long does it take to fly from Ballina to Cairns?

On average, the flight time from Ballina to Cairns is 2 hours 28 minutes. But remember, flight times can vary slightly depending on weather conditions, flight path and congestion in the air.

This means that your flight from Ballina to Cairns could be longer or shorter than the average flight time.

What is the distance between Ballina and Cairns?

The distance between Ballina and Cairns is 962 miles or 1,548 km.

What is the shortest flight duration from Ballina to Cairns?

The shortest flight time from Ballina to Cairns is 2 hours 28 minutes. However, flight times can vary depending on weather conditions, air congestion and flight path, so this time is never guaranteed.

Can I fly from Ballina to Cairns?

The average flight time from Ballina to Cairns is 2 hours 28 minutes. Nearby airport to consider flying from include: Ballina Byron Gateway Airport (BNK) Check ticket prices and review carrier requirements carefully before booking your trip.

What is the timezone difference between Ballina and Cairns?

The time zone difference between Ballina and Cairns is 0 hours.