Cheap Flights to Cairns from Brisbane

Prices were available within the past 7 days and starts at AU$112 for one-way flights and AU$186 for round trip, for the period specified. Prices and availability are subject to change. Additional terms apply.

Reviews from verified customers

Feb 25, 2020

Easy, smooth no drama

Jan 27, 2020

great staff friendly and most helpful

Jan 26, 2020

No a fan of no airline screens. If one has to bring their own equipment then the airline needs to provide power.

Nov 7, 2019

Ground staff left me sat in a wheelchair while they checked passager's in for the next flight out then didnt come back to me, another passengef pushed me through to the baggage carousel as i had been left for over 30 minutes.

Oct 6, 2019

The Assistant at the Bag Tag Kiosk was very pleasant and helpfull in contrast to a similar Assistant about a month ago. Unfortunately age can make using such facilities a bit of a challenge whether real or feared.

Oct 1, 2019

Food choices looked fine but wouldn't like to to travel more than 2 hours in the seats. Not enough space to even think of reclining seat so get a bit stiff after a while

Sep 23, 2019

Value for money

Aug 19, 2019

I was constantly kicked in the back by the passenger behind me. It wasn't a comfortable flight.

Mar 22, 2019

VA is an exceptional airline in the australian region

Mar 5, 2019

The gentleman at the check in counter was very sweet and helpful!

Brisbane to Cairns route information

Origin Airport Brisbane
Destination Airport Cairns Intl.
Airlines Serving Jetstar, Qantas Airways, Virgin Australia
Flight Price AU$186
Distance 1,384 km

Cheap BNE to CNS Flights

BNE to CNS Flights

Brisbane and Cairns Airports

Brisbane to Cairns flights journey the eastern length of Queensland over some beautiful coastal views. Until the 1970s, Brisbane was served by Eagle Farm Airport, which was used by the Air Force during WWII. Now, Brisbane Airport (BNE) is the third-busiest airport in Australia and sees more than 20 million passengers per year. It houses many shops and cafes, and even boasts an indoor lawn on which to picnic or rest on layovers. Serving 26 airlines, the airport is a hub for several major lines, and Brisbane airfare is very competitive.

Grab cheap flights from Brisbane to Cairns and then head 14 km north of the city centre to the airport. Long- and short-term parking is available at the international and domestic terminals. Because you scored such cheap flights to Cairns, splurge on valet parking and let them take care of your ride. From long-term parking, ride the AirPark shuttle and reach your terminal in five minutes. If you get a ride, drop off is easy on the Level 4 departures road. On return, you can get picked up on Level 2, or your ride can wait in inexpensive short-term parking near the terminals.

At Cairns Airport (CNS), you’re 7 km north of CBD, and Cairns car rentals are the easiest way to reach the city. If you prefer that others do the driving, Con-x-ion coaches take you door-to-terminal at Brisbane, or Airtrain departs every 15 minutes during peak hours from both Gold Coast and Brisbane to the terminals. In Cairns, you can grab a taxi at the airport, or take one of the shuttle buses that serve many of the surrounding areas.

Route Information

Flights from Brisbane to Cairns take passengers 1,700 km in two hours and hug the coast of the Coral Sea. As a major hub for Virgin Australia and a secondary hub for Qantas and Jetstar, many cheap flights to Cairns from Brisbane originate at BNE.

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