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Cairns to Brisbane Flight Information

Below are some common questions asked about this flight route:

When can I book the cheapest flight from Cairns to Brisbane?

Airlines adjust prices for plane tickets from Cairns to Brisbane based on the day and time that you book your flight. After analyzing data from all airlines, we have discovered that the best days to book flights are Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays.

How frequent are direct flights from Cairns to Brisbane?

There are 98 direct flights from Cairns to Brisbane.

What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Cairns to Brisbane?

Virgin Australia provides 32 of the non-stop flights between Cairns and Brisbane.

Airlines flying this route:
Airports in Cairns:
Airports in Brisbane:
Average duration of direct flights: 2h9m

Cairns to Brisbane Flight Schedule

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Flights from Cairns to Brisbane Airport (BNE)

7 Jan, 07:30 - 14 Jan, 07:10
JQ | Jetstar Airways
2h 10m
CNS - BNE
Nonstop
AU$140
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4 Dec, 18:35 - 8 Dec, 07:10
TT | Tigerair Australia
2h 15m
CNS - BNE
Nonstop
AU$154
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26 Feb, 12:40 - 2 Mar, 15:40
VA | Virgin Australia
2h 15m
CNS - BNE
Nonstop
AU$185
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5 Mar, 14:25 - 8 Mar, 16:20
QF | Qantas Airways
2h 10m
CNS - BNE
Nonstop
AU$233
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29 Nov, 06:30 - 4 Dec, 15:45
PX | Air Niugini
11h 40m
CNS - BNE
1 stop
AU$677
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Prices shown are for 1 adult ticket including taxes & fees.(As ticket fares can change frequently, these advertised prices are for reference only. The actual prices will be shown at time of booking.)

Flight from Cairns to Brisbane

If you love nature, beautiful skylines and great food, Brisbane is just the place for you. Brisbane is a modern and sizeable multicultural city located in Queensland. It has a subtropical climate and is also referred as the Sunshine state due to its climate. Brisbane is one of the fastest-growing Australian cities and is known for its booming artwork, great outdoor cafes, history, wildlife, vibrant urban precincts, and great locals. Brisbane also holds some of the best festivals which include stuff from drama to music to food.

Tip: if you want to do more in Brisbane visit during August, it is when the city holds several food festivals.

Getting to Brisbane

The city manages its flights through the Brisbane Airport which handles thousands of people every day. The Airport has two terminals, that is the domestic and the international terminal. The airport is clean and equipped with plenty of lounges for the passengers additionally the airport has souvenir shops, plenty of eating options and a great friendly staff.

Several flights operate from Cairns to Brisbane, and there are plenty of direct flights to Brisbane offered by various Airlines such as the Qantas Airways.

For cheap flights from Cairns, browse through the flights provided by the Tigerairways or Virgin Australia. A typical Cairns to Brisbane flight takes up to two hours.

Tip: The security staff at the Airport is very strict, and have their policies regarding luggage, check out their website before packing.

Sights in the city

The capital of Queensland is less travelled compared to Melbourne and Sydney but is a hidden gem in Australia. This city is a perfect place to see and experience Australia while spending a lot less. The Moreton Island and the Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mount Coot-tha are a heaven for nature lovers, those who love wildlife should head out to the Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary and spend time with Koalas and other Australian animals. To experience the culture of Brisbane's head out to the Customs House and the cultural Precinct and see the multi-culture of the city. Adventure junkies should head out and try bridge adventure climb and various theme parks in the city. The city also has several excellent museums and art centres which showcase the history and booming artwork. The beaches and river cruise in Brisbane is another popular tourists attractions.

Tip: If you want to see the whole of the city’s highlights in one day take a full day sighting tour which will allow you to see the city from different angles.

Shop and dine in Brisbane

The Queen Street Mall is a paradise for shoppers, and it has more than 700 retailers selling local, national, and international brands. The area also has many arcades, which makes shopping fun, every Wednesday the street holds a farmer’s market that sells local produce. For dining. Due to its multi-culture, the city also has variety of eating options which can’t be missed.

Tip: Be sure to try out the local cuisines in Brisbane and its beer.

Accommodation

Brisbane is a great city and offers a variety of accommodation option for tourists, and tourist can choose from a variety of hotels, homestays and designer boutiques to stay. Brisbane’s Central Business District is the centre of lots of sights and attractions, tourists who enjoy music, shopping and nightlife should visit here. The south bank area and suburb area has hotels close to nature and provides beautiful view.

Tip: For the best stay, the house at holiday parks located a little outside the city centre.

Cairns to Brisbane flights are a frequent plan and book your travel in advance to get the best deals. Combine your Cairns to Brisbane flight booking with discount hotel reservation for the best deals.

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Roundtrip vs One-Way Flights from Cairns to Brisbane

There is usually no major price difference between buying a roundtrip flight versus a one-way flight. Increased flexibility is the main benefit when it comes to buying a one-way flight from Cairns to Brisbane. However, booking a roundtrip flight is a simpler process. You can compare roundtrip and one-way flights by using our flight comparison tool.

Direct vs Connecting Flights from Cairns to Brisbane

The average price for connecting flights from Cairns to Brisbane is AUD 245.14.The average price for direct flights from Cairns to Brisbane is AUD 282.33.

Travel from Cairns to Brisbane

Brisbane attracts thousands of visitors every year for both business and pleasure. Planning a trip from Cairns to Brisbane is easy when you use Trip.com to help you make travel arrangements. With Trip.com, you can search for available flights and hotel rooms, and then make your booking quickly and easily online.

A Trip to Remember

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