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There are 2 ways to get from Bangkok to Cairns by plane

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Fly from Suvarnabhumi  •  14h 19m

  1. Fly from Suvarnabhumi (BKK) to Cairns (CNS) BKK - CNS

$323 - $1,028

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Fly from Don Muang  •  15h 57m

  1. Fly from Don Muang (DMK) to Cairns (CNS) DMK - CNS

$301 - $978

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bangkok to Cairns is to fly which costs ฿6500 - ฿22000 and takes 15h 57m.

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The quickest way to get from Bangkok to Cairns is to fly which costs ฿7000 - ฿23000 and takes 14h 19m.

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The distance between Bangkok and Cairns is 6028 km.

It takes approximately 14h 19m to get from Bangkok to Cairns, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Suvarnabhumi Airport to Cairns Airport. The quickest flight takes 14h 35m and has one stopover.

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Cairns is 3h ahead of Bangkok. It is currently 6:17 AM in Bangkok and 9:17 AM in Cairns.

SilkAir, Virgin Australia, Jetstar Asia Airways and four other airlines offer flights from Suvarnabhumi Airport to Cairns Airport.

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There are 504+ hotels available in Cairns. Prices start at $150 AUD per night.

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The best way to get from Bangkok to Suvarnabhumi Airport is to train which takes 26 min and costs ฿40 - ฿55.

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Map of how to get from Bangkok to Cairns.
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  • Distance: 6027.7 km
  • Duration: 14h 19m

What companies run services between Bangkok, Thailand and Cairns, QLD, Australia?

Qantas, Jetstar and six other airlines fly from Bangkok to Cairns hourly.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Cairns via Sydney
Ave. Duration
14h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $4,800
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Cairns via Melbourne
Ave. Duration
16h 45m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$430 - $1,400
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Cairns via Singapore Changi, Ngurah Rai
Ave. Duration
14h 35m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,000
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Cairns via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
12h 59m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,400
Flights from Don Muang to Cairns via Ngurah Rai
Ave. Duration
13h
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $950
Flights from Don Muang to Cairns via Kuala Lumpur, Ngurah Rai
Ave. Duration
12h 45m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $950
Flights from Don Muang to Cairns via Singapore Changi, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
17h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$600 - $7,500
Flights from Don Muang to Cairns via Osaka Kansai
Ave. Duration
20h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$420 - $1,400
Flights from Don Muang to Cairns via Singapore Changi, Ngurah Rai
Ave. Duration
15h 15m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$290 - $950
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Cairns via Melbourne
Ave. Duration
16h 45m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$430 - $1,400
Flights from Don Muang to Cairns via Ngurah Rai
Ave. Duration
13h
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $950
Flights from Don Muang to Cairns via Kuala Lumpur, Ngurah Rai
Ave. Duration
12h 45m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $950
Flights from Don Muang to Cairns via Osaka Kansai
Ave. Duration
20h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$420 - $1,400
Singapore Airlines
Website
singaporeair.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Cairns via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
17h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $1,300
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Cairns via Singapore Changi, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
17h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,300
Flights from Don Muang to Cairns via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
15h 20m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,200
Flights from Don Muang to Cairns via Kuala Lumpur, Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
16h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $1,200
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Cairns via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
17h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $1,300
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Cairns via Singapore Changi, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
17h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,300
Flights from Don Muang to Cairns via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
15h 20m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,200
Flights from Don Muang to Cairns via Kuala Lumpur, Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
16h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $1,200
SilkAir
Website
silkair.com
Flights from Don Muang to Cairns via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
15h 20m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,200
Flights from Don Muang to Cairns via Kuala Lumpur, Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
16h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $1,200

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