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Cheap Flights to Brisbane from Cairns

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Cairns to Brisbane route information

Origin Airport Cairns Intl.
Destination Airport Brisbane
Airlines Serving Jetstar, Qantas Airways, Tigerair Australia, Virgin Australia
Flight Price AU$171
Distance 1,384 km

Cheap CNS to BNE Flights

  • Question : Can I change the date of my flight?
    Answer : You sure can and you may save yourself some money by changing it. The lowest-cost day to fly in July is Tuesday. Being flexible with your travel days can provide you extra savings when booking.
  • Question : What day of the week has the most flight time options?
    Answer : The day with the most departure times for this route is Thursday with 23 options. Saturday currently offers the least amount of flight times with only 20 options.
  • Question : What is the cheapest date to fly to Brisbane?
    Answer : Jul 23rd has bookings (as of Jul 15th) as cheap as $243. That comes in 29% below the average price for this route. Saving now means you'll have more money in your pocket for your trip.
  • Question : How long does it take to fly from Cairns to Brisbane?
    Answer : Qantas currently holds the quickest travel time with two hours and five minutes. So, you would arrive in Brisbane at 9:20 AM AEST if you left Cairns at 7:15 AM AEST.
  • Question : How many flights are there per day from Cairns to Brisbane?
    Answer : Depending on the day, the number of flight times will change, but on average there are 21. Compared to the average route departing Australia with eight flight times, you'll have more choices than most.
  • Question : What is the cheapest day of the week to fly?
    Answer : The cheapest day to fly from Cairns to Brisbane is on Tuesday. So, if you are trying to save a bit of money on your next business trip look for flights on that day.
  • Question : Which airline has the least delays from Cairns to Brisbane?
    Answer : Booking with Qantas means you will arrive to Brisbane about the time you were supposed to. In fact, this airline has a 92% average for getting there on time. Of course, it never hurts to be prepared. If you’re on Tigerair Australia, be sure to sign up for the delay notifications to stay up to date with your flight’s status.

CNS to BNE Flights

Cairns and Brisbane Airports

Why not head south for a holiday? Flights to Brisbane are easy to come by out of Cairns International Airport (CNS). Qantas, Virgin Blue and Jetstar have several daily flights to multiple cities around Australia, so scoring cheap flights from Cairns to Brisbane is a breeze. Already have your bags packed? Get to the airport via a taxi, which can drop you off at domestic terminal 1, or take the Sunbus. The Airport Connect is another bus service that connects the airport to the Translink public transport network at the north and southbound bus stops at Sheridan Street. Buses leave around every 30 minutes, and luggage trailers are available for those with bigger bags. If you prefer to drive yourself, long- and short-term parking is adjacent to both terminals. Then sit back and enjoy all that Cairns flight deals have to offer!

Once you land at Brisbane Airport (BNE), head to the food and beverage areas on level 2 to take advantage of the strongest free Wi-Fi signals. From there, sort out your transportation. Our selection of rental cars in Brisbane are an excellent option and give you the freedom to go where you want when you want. If you prefer to leave the driving to the professionals, Con-x-ion is a door-to-door coach that will take you directly from the airport into town. Alternatively, Airtrain departs to Brisbane every 15 minutes on peak hours from both terminals. If you have a ride already, get picked up on level 2 arrivals road in front of the terminal, while level 4 departures road is for drop offs. Parking is plentiful with ParkLong, ParkShort, and ParkValet options.

Route Information

On Cairns to Brisbane flights, you traverse almost 1,400 km of coastline in just over two hours. Settle in, order a refreshing beverage, and marvel over being in a completely different location in the time it takes to watch a good movie.

Fly South TodayWhether you’re headed to the Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary or the Queensland Gallery of Modern Art, find cheap flights to Brisbane from Cairns here on Expedia.com.au, and keep extra cash to see all the sights. Search hotels as well as airfare, and book your stay today!

Whether you’re headed to the Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary or the Queensland Gallery of Modern Art, find cheap flights to Brisbane from Cairns here on Expedia.com.au, and keep extra cash to see all the sights. Search hotels as well as airfare, and book your stay today!

Jul 4, 2019

Great staff, excellent additions/extras. Thoroughly satisfied.

Jun 28, 2019

Information on flight good

Feb 12, 2019

3 hours late.

Feb 8, 2019

Friendly feel about the whole experience and staff. Eager to help. Used Tiger again since!

Feb 8, 2019

Clean, efficient and very helpful staff! Thank you!

Feb 6, 2019

I asked not to get restricted reclining seats and and was told our seat were not restricted but all 6 seat were.

Feb 3, 2019

Very kindkys staf. Flying on time

Nov 17, 2018

left on time and arrived earlier than scheduled arrival time

Nov 8, 2018

I have a fractured foot and at every stage of my journey I was supported and empowered ... best airline ever

Oct 9, 2018

Sat in emergency seat. Once seat belt sign was turned off. Flight attendant asked if I wanted my bags down which was nice