$133+ Cheap flights from Cairns to Brisbane (CNS - BNE)

This is the cheapest round-trip flight price found by a Cheapflights user in the last 72 hours by searching for a flight departing on 8/21. Fares are subject to change and may not be available on all flights or dates of travel.
CNS — BNE
Jul 27 — Aug 31

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The best prices from Cairns to Brisbane are usually found in May or April, booked 66 days in advance, depart on a Monday or Thursday and return on a Tuesday

Cheap flight deals from Cairns to Brisbane

Discover tips and strategies to find the most affordable flight options for your journey from Cairns (CNS) to Brisbane (BNE). Learn about various techniques such as flexible date searches, comparing prices across and setting up price alerts. Use these methods to find the cheapest flights available for your travel needs. Data last updated July 22, 2024.

Popular in

July

Cheapest in

May

Average price

$214

Round-trip from

$133
(Jetstar)
High demand for flights, 20% potential price rise
Best time to find cheap flights, 19% potential price drop
Average for round-trip flights in July 2024
From Cairns to Brisbane

What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from Cairns to Brisbane?

Flights from Cairns to Brisbane are found to be more expensive on Thursday. This shouldn't discourage you from searching as you can still find great deals by being flexible with your options. Use our search form to find deals on tickets to Brisbane.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Cairns to Brisbane?

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 47 days in advance, which can save you up to 36% on flights from Cairns to Brisbane compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 47 days out may not be for everyone, so we have options available for flights within the next two weeks, with the lowest price starting at $175. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $199.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Cairns to Brisbane?

May is one of the best times of the year to fly to Brisbane from Cairns. Prices for May average $171 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $65. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of July. Opting for a May flight can save you 25% on your journey compared to booking in July

What is the cheapest time of day to fly from CNS to BNE?

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from Cairns to Brisbane in the evening. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 52% on your trip compared to booking a flight in the afternoon.

Cheap Cairns to Brisbane flights in July & August 2024

Find cheap flight options from Cairns to Brisbane specifically for the months of July and August 2024. Explore affordable fares based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 2,674,588 searches. Prices were last updated on July 22, 2024.
Listed are some of the best fares we've found on flights departing from Cairns to Brisbane in 2024. More deals are always being added, so be sure to check back regularly.
This Jetstar deal was found by Cheapflights users on 7/22. Clicking the “Pick Dates” button in this card will allow you to select your dates and further customize your flight criteria. From there, click “Find deals”, make sure Jetstar is selected, and click “Compare selected” under the list of providers to see comparable flight deals.
Wed 8/216:00 amCNS - BNE
Nonstop2h 10mJetstar
Tue 8/276:00 amBNE - CNS
Nonstop2h 25mJetstar
Deal found 7/22$133
This Jetstar deal was found by Cheapflights users on 7/21. Clicking the “Pick Dates” button in this card will allow you to select your dates and further customize your flight criteria. From there, click “Find deals”, make sure Jetstar is selected, and click “Compare selected” under the list of providers to see comparable flight deals.
Thu 8/86:00 amCNS - BNE
Nonstop2h 10mJetstar
Tue 8/136:00 amBNE - CNS
Nonstop2h 25mJetstar
Deal found 7/21$138
This Jetstar deal was found by Cheapflights users on 7/22. Clicking the “Pick Dates” button in this card will allow you to select your dates and further customize your flight criteria. From there, click “Find deals”, make sure Jetstar is selected, and click “Compare selected” under the list of providers to see comparable flight deals.
Thu 8/226:00 amCNS - BNE
Nonstop2h 10mJetstar
Wed 8/286:00 amBNE - CNS
Nonstop2h 25mJetstar
Deal found 7/22$144
This Jetstar deal was found by Cheapflights users on 7/22. Clicking the “Pick Dates” button in this card will allow you to select your dates and further customize your flight criteria. From there, click “Find deals”, make sure Jetstar is selected, and click “Compare selected” under the list of providers to see comparable flight deals.
Mon 8/56:00 amCNS - BNE
Nonstop2h 10mJetstar
Thu 8/86:00 amBNE - CNS
Nonstop2h 25mJetstar
Deal found 7/22$149
This Jetstar deal was found by Cheapflights users on 7/22. Clicking the “Pick Dates” button in this card will allow you to select your dates and further customize your flight criteria. From there, click “Find deals”, make sure Jetstar is selected, and click “Compare selected” under the list of providers to see comparable flight deals.
Fri 8/166:00 amCNS - BNE
Nonstop2h 10mJetstar
Sun 8/186:00 amBNE - CNS
Nonstop2h 25mJetstar
Deal found 7/22$150
This Jetstar deal was found by Cheapflights users on 7/21. Clicking the “Pick Dates” button in this card will allow you to select your dates and further customize your flight criteria. From there, click “Find deals”, make sure Jetstar is selected, and click “Compare selected” under the list of providers to see comparable flight deals.
Sun 8/46:00 amCNS - BNE
Nonstop2h 10mJetstar
Thu 8/86:00 amBNE - CNS
Nonstop2h 25mJetstar
Deal found 7/21$154
This Jetstar deal was found by Cheapflights users on 7/22. Clicking the “Pick Dates” button in this card will allow you to select your dates and further customize your flight criteria. From there, click “Find deals”, make sure Jetstar is selected, and click “Compare selected” under the list of providers to see comparable flight deals.
Mon 8/56:00 amCNS - BNE
Nonstop2h 10mJetstar
Fri 8/96:00 amBNE - CNS
Nonstop2h 25mJetstar
Deal found 7/22$155
This FlightHub deal was found by Cheapflights users on 7/22. Clicking the “Pick Dates” button in this card will allow you to select your dates and further customize your flight criteria. From there, click “Find deals”, make sure FlightHub is selected, and click “Compare selected” under the list of providers to see comparable flight deals.
Thu 8/226:00 amCNS - BNE
Nonstop2h 10mJetstar
Sat 8/242:50 pmBNE - CNS
Nonstop2h 30mJetstar
Deal found 7/22$164
This Trip.com deal was found by Cheapflights users on 7/22. Clicking the “Pick Dates” button in this card will allow you to select your dates and further customize your flight criteria. From there, click “Find deals”, make sure Trip.com is selected, and click “Compare selected” under the list of providers to see comparable flight deals.
Fri 8/28:50 pmCNS - BNE
Nonstop2h 15mMultiple Airlines
Sun 8/46:00 amBNE - CNS
Nonstop2h 25mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 7/22$166

Cairns to Brisbane 2024 flight deals

Discover exclusive flight deals for travel between Cairns and Brisbane in 2024. Find excellent offers based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 2,674,588 searches. Data last updated July 22, 2024.
Listed are some of the best fares we've found on flights departing from Cairns to Brisbane in 2024. More deals are always being added, so be sure to check back regularly.
This Jetstar deal was found by Cheapflights users on 7/22. Clicking the “Pick Dates” button in this card will allow you to select your dates and further customize your flight criteria. From there, click “Find deals”, make sure Jetstar is selected, and click “Compare selected” under the list of providers to see comparable flight deals.
Wed 8/216:00 amCNS - BNE
Nonstop2h 10mJetstar
Sun 8/256:00 amBNE - CNS
Nonstop2h 25mJetstar
Deal found 7/22$133
This Jetstar deal was found by Cheapflights users on 7/21. Clicking the “Pick Dates” button in this card will allow you to select your dates and further customize your flight criteria. From there, click “Find deals”, make sure Jetstar is selected, and click “Compare selected” under the list of providers to see comparable flight deals.
Thu 8/86:00 amCNS - BNE
Nonstop2h 10mJetstar
Tue 8/136:00 amBNE - CNS
Nonstop2h 25mJetstar
Deal found 7/21$138
This Jetstar deal was found by Cheapflights users on 7/22. Clicking the “Pick Dates” button in this card will allow you to select your dates and further customize your flight criteria. From there, click “Find deals”, make sure Jetstar is selected, and click “Compare selected” under the list of providers to see comparable flight deals.
Thu 8/226:00 amCNS - BNE
Nonstop2h 10mJetstar
Wed 8/286:00 amBNE - CNS
Nonstop2h 25mJetstar
Deal found 7/22$144
This Jetstar deal was found by Cheapflights users on 7/22. Clicking the “Pick Dates” button in this card will allow you to select your dates and further customize your flight criteria. From there, click “Find deals”, make sure Jetstar is selected, and click “Compare selected” under the list of providers to see comparable flight deals.
Mon 8/56:00 amCNS - BNE
Nonstop2h 10mJetstar
Thu 8/86:00 amBNE - CNS
Nonstop2h 25mJetstar
Deal found 7/22$149
This Jetstar deal was found by Cheapflights users on 7/22. Clicking the “Pick Dates” button in this card will allow you to select your dates and further customize your flight criteria. From there, click “Find deals”, make sure Jetstar is selected, and click “Compare selected” under the list of providers to see comparable flight deals.
Fri 8/166:00 amCNS - BNE
Nonstop2h 10mJetstar
Sun 8/186:00 amBNE - CNS
Nonstop2h 25mJetstar
Deal found 7/22$150
This Jetstar deal was found by Cheapflights users on 7/21. Clicking the “Pick Dates” button in this card will allow you to select your dates and further customize your flight criteria. From there, click “Find deals”, make sure Jetstar is selected, and click “Compare selected” under the list of providers to see comparable flight deals.
Sun 8/46:00 amCNS - BNE
Nonstop2h 10mJetstar
Thu 8/86:00 amBNE - CNS
Nonstop2h 25mJetstar
Deal found 7/21$154
This Jetstar deal was found by Cheapflights users on 7/22. Clicking the “Pick Dates” button in this card will allow you to select your dates and further customize your flight criteria. From there, click “Find deals”, make sure Jetstar is selected, and click “Compare selected” under the list of providers to see comparable flight deals.
Mon 8/56:00 amCNS - BNE
Nonstop2h 10mJetstar
Fri 8/96:00 amBNE - CNS
Nonstop2h 25mJetstar
Deal found 7/22$155
This Virgin Australia deal was found by Cheapflights users on 7/21. Clicking the “Pick Dates” button in this card will allow you to select your dates and further customize your flight criteria. From there, click “Find deals”, make sure Virgin Australia is selected, and click “Compare selected” under the list of providers to see comparable flight deals.
Wed 9/256:00 amCNS - BNE
Nonstop2h 15mVirgin Australia
Wed 9/255:40 pmBNE - CNS
Nonstop2h 30mVirgin Australia
Deal found 7/21$160
This Jetstar deal was found by Cheapflights users on 7/20. Clicking the “Pick Dates” button in this card will allow you to select your dates and further customize your flight criteria. From there, click “Find deals”, make sure Jetstar is selected, and click “Compare selected” under the list of providers to see comparable flight deals.
Sun 11/106:00 amCNS - BNE
Nonstop2h 10mJetstar
Sat 11/162:55 pmBNE - CNS
Nonstop2h 15mJetstar
Deal found 7/20$162

Cairns to Brisbane flights leaving soon

Find last-minute flight options from Cairns to Brisbane for spontaneous travel. Discover available flights and compare prices based on user searches. Secure great deals and offers for spontaneous trips with quick booking options. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 2,674,588 searches. Data last updated July 22, 2024.
Check out these flights departing soon from Cairns to Brisbane. It's wise to confirm all flight details are correct before booking.
This Qantas Airways deal was found by Cheapflights users on 7/21. Clicking the “Pick Dates” button in this card will allow you to select your dates and further customize your flight criteria. From there, click “Find deals”, make sure Qantas Airways is selected, and click “Compare selected” under the list of providers to see comparable flight deals.
Sat 7/2710:50 amCNS - BNE
2 stops12h 15mMultiple Airlines
Wed 7/3111:15 amBNE - CNS
1 stop7h 00mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 7/21$581
This Qantas Airways deal was found by Cheapflights users on 7/21. Clicking the “Pick Dates” button in this card will allow you to select your dates and further customize your flight criteria. From there, click “Find deals”, make sure Qantas Airways is selected, and click “Compare selected” under the list of providers to see comparable flight deals.
Sat 7/2710:50 amCNS - BNE
2 stops12h 15mMultiple Airlines
Sun 7/2810:15 amBNE - CNS
1 stop8h 00mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 7/21$591
This Qantas Airways deal was found by Cheapflights users on 7/22. Clicking the “Pick Dates” button in this card will allow you to select your dates and further customize your flight criteria. From there, click “Find deals”, make sure Qantas Airways is selected, and click “Compare selected” under the list of providers to see comparable flight deals.
Sat 7/2710:50 amCNS - BNE
2 stops12h 15mMultiple Airlines
Wed 7/317:10 amBNE - CNS
1 stop6h 25mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 7/22$647
This Qantas Airways deal was found by Cheapflights users on 7/22. Clicking the “Pick Dates” button in this card will allow you to select your dates and further customize your flight criteria. From there, click “Find deals”, make sure Qantas Airways is selected, and click “Compare selected” under the list of providers to see comparable flight deals.
Wed 7/316:35 amCNS - BNE
1 stop9h 00mMultiple Airlines
Fri 8/25:35 amBNE - CNS
2 stops13h 50mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 7/22$690
This Qantas Airways deal was found by Cheapflights users on 7/21. Clicking the “Pick Dates” button in this card will allow you to select your dates and further customize your flight criteria. From there, click “Find deals”, make sure Qantas Airways is selected, and click “Compare selected” under the list of providers to see comparable flight deals.
Sat 7/2710:50 amCNS - BNE
2 stops12h 15mQantas Airways
Sun 7/2810:25 amBNE - CNS
2 stops9h 00mQantas Airways
Deal found 7/21$697
This Qantas Airways deal was found by Cheapflights users on 7/21. Clicking the “Pick Dates” button in this card will allow you to select your dates and further customize your flight criteria. From there, click “Find deals”, make sure Qantas Airways is selected, and click “Compare selected” under the list of providers to see comparable flight deals.
Sat 7/2710:50 amCNS - BNE
2 stops12h 15mQantas Airways
Wed 7/315:40 amBNE - CNS
2 stops13h 45mQantas Airways
Deal found 7/21$812

One-way flights to Brisbane from Cairns

Search for one-way flight options from Cairns to Brisbane. Find affordable one-way fares based on user searches. Compare prices and availability to plan your one-way journey according to your preferred dates and budget. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 2,674,588 searches. Data last updated July 22, 2024.
If you're seeking multiple options on one-way flights from Cairns to Brisbane, be sure to check out these deals, which are updated often. Users in need of a round-trip flight from Cairns to Brisbane instead should update the search form at the top of page.
This FlightHub deal was found by Cheapflights users on 7/21. Clicking the “Pick Dates” button in this card will allow you to select your dates and further customize your flight criteria. From there, click “Find deals”, make sure FlightHub is selected, and click “Compare selected” under the list of providers to see comparable flight deals.
Mon 8/266:55 pmCNS - BNE
1 stop15h 55mJetstar
Deal found 7/21$233
This Qantas Airways deal was found by Cheapflights users on 7/22. Clicking the “Pick Dates” button in this card will allow you to select your dates and further customize your flight criteria. From there, click “Find deals”, make sure Qantas Airways is selected, and click “Compare selected” under the list of providers to see comparable flight deals.
Sat 11/96:45 amCNS - BNE
1 stop12h 20mQantas Airways
Deal found 7/22$236
This Virgin Australia deal was found by Cheapflights users on 7/22. Clicking the “Pick Dates” button in this card will allow you to select your dates and further customize your flight criteria. From there, click “Find deals”, make sure Virgin Australia is selected, and click “Compare selected” under the list of providers to see comparable flight deals.
Mon 8/264:35 pmCNS - BNE
1 stop16h 55mVirgin Australia
Deal found 7/22$248
This mytrip.com deal was found by Cheapflights users on 7/21. Clicking the “Pick Dates” button in this card will allow you to select your dates and further customize your flight criteria. From there, click “Find deals”, make sure mytrip.com is selected, and click “Compare selected” under the list of providers to see comparable flight deals.
Mon 12/169:45 amCNS - BNE
2 stops22h 00mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 7/21$249
This mytrip.com deal was found by Cheapflights users on 7/22. Clicking the “Pick Dates” button in this card will allow you to select your dates and further customize your flight criteria. From there, click “Find deals”, make sure mytrip.com is selected, and click “Compare selected” under the list of providers to see comparable flight deals.
Mon 9/29:45 amCNS - BNE
2 stops9h 10mJetstar
Deal found 7/22$255
This FlightHub deal was found by Cheapflights users on 7/21. Clicking the “Pick Dates” button in this card will allow you to select your dates and further customize your flight criteria. From there, click “Find deals”, make sure FlightHub is selected, and click “Compare selected” under the list of providers to see comparable flight deals.
Sat 11/96:45 amCNS - BNE
1 stop4h 20mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 7/21$265
This mytrip.com deal was found by Cheapflights users on 7/21. Clicking the “Pick Dates” button in this card will allow you to select your dates and further customize your flight criteria. From there, click “Find deals”, make sure mytrip.com is selected, and click “Compare selected” under the list of providers to see comparable flight deals.
Thu 10/316:40 amCNS - BNE
2 stops10h 50mJetstar
Deal found 7/21$294
This mytrip.com deal was found by Cheapflights users on 7/22. Clicking the “Pick Dates” button in this card will allow you to select your dates and further customize your flight criteria. From there, click “Find deals”, make sure mytrip.com is selected, and click “Compare selected” under the list of providers to see comparable flight deals.
Sun 9/86:35 amCNS - BNE
2 stops15h 05mJetstar
Deal found 7/22$297
This Virgin Australia deal was found by Cheapflights users on 7/21. Clicking the “Pick Dates” button in this card will allow you to select your dates and further customize your flight criteria. From there, click “Find deals”, make sure Virgin Australia is selected, and click “Compare selected” under the list of providers to see comparable flight deals.
Tue 9/312:10 pmCNS - BNE
2 stops10h 40mVirgin Australia
Deal found 7/21$323

Find flights from Cairns to Brisbane within your budget

Customize your flight search to find flights from Cairns to Brisbane that fit within your specific budget. Explore options based on user searches and filter the results based on your desired price range. Find flights that match your budget for a cost-effective journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 2,674,588 searches. Data last updated July 22, 2024.

Fly from

Any airport

Fly to

Any airport

Budget

$133 - $222

Route

Depart

Return

Price

CairnsBrisbane

CNS - BNE

CNSBNE

Cairns

Wed 8/21

Nonstop2h 10m

Brisbane

Tue 8/27

Nonstop2h 25m

$133

CairnsBrisbane

CNS - BNE

CNSBNE

Cairns

Thu 8/8

Nonstop2h 10m

Brisbane

Tue 8/13

Nonstop2h 25m

$138

CairnsBrisbane

CNS - BNE

CNSBNE

Cairns

Thu 8/22

Nonstop2h 10m

Brisbane

Mon 8/26

Nonstop2h 25m

$144

CairnsBrisbane

CNS - BNE

CNSBNE

Cairns

Mon 8/5

Nonstop2h 10m

Brisbane

Thu 8/8

Nonstop2h 25m

$149

CairnsBrisbane

CNS - BNE

CNSBNE

Cairns

Fri 8/16

Nonstop2h 10m

Brisbane

Sun 8/18

Nonstop2h 25m

$150

CairnsBrisbane

CNS - BNE

CNSBNE

Cairns

Sun 8/4

Nonstop2h 10m

Brisbane

Thu 8/8

Nonstop2h 25m

$154

CairnsBrisbane

CNS - BNE

CNSBNE

Cairns

Wed 9/25

Nonstop2h 15m

Brisbane

Wed 9/25

Nonstop2h 30m

$160

CairnsBrisbane

CNS - BNE

CNSBNE

Cairns

Fri 8/2

Nonstop2h 15m

Brisbane

Sun 8/4

Nonstop2h 25m

$166

CairnsBrisbane

CNS - BNE

CNSBNE

Cairns

Thu 8/15

Nonstop2h 15m

Brisbane

Sun 8/18

Nonstop2h 30m

$222

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How far ahead should I book a flight from Cairns to Brisbane?

Use this chart to determine the optimal time to book a round-trip flight from Cairns to Brisbane. Price data was last updated on July 19, 2024.
The best time to book flights from Cairns to Brisbane is 66 days before your desired departure date. The cost of your flight will likely increase significantly if you book two weeks in advance of your flight.
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What is the cheapest day to fly from Cairns to Brisbane?

Use this chart to determine the cheapest time to fly round-trip from Cairns to Brisbane. Price data was last updated on July 21, 2024.
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Travelers seeking maximum savings on their Cairns to Brisbane flight should consider departing on Friday evenings when fares are most often at their lowest. Saturday at noon flights should be avoided if possible as fares are typically the most expensive at this time.
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Best time to book a flight from Cairns to Brisbane

Have a flexible travel schedule? Discover the best time to fly to Brisbane from Cairns with our price prediction graph.
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Temperature and rainfall in Brisbane by month

Plan your trip to Brisbane by taking into account the average temperature and rainfall totals by month.

BNE

Temperature

59 - 77 °F

If weather is an important factor for your trip to Brisbane, use this chart to help with planning. For those seeking warmer temperatures, January is the ideal time of year to visit, when temperatures reach an average of 77.0 F. Travelers looking to avoid the cold should look outside of July, when temperatures are typically at their lowest (around 59.0 F).

Reviews of airlines servicing Brisbane

Get insights into the airlines that provide service to Brisbane. Read reviews, discover amenities, and learn about the overall travel experience offered by airlines. Use this information to make informed decisions when choosing an airline for your flight to Brisbane. Reviews last updated July 22, 2024.
Get a feel of what it's like to fly with Jetstar, Virgin Australia and Qantas Airways from Cairns to Brisbane by reading reviews from past customers. In addition to providing an overall rating, users have also rated airlines in terms of entertainment options, comfort, food, crew/service, and boarding process.
7.7
Good
558 reviews

Entertainment

6.7

Crew

8.3

Boarding

7.8

Comfort

7.5

Overall

7.7

Food

6.7

Reviews

1 / 10

I felt like I was cattle on a cattle truck. Albeit, a politely treated steer! Packed flight sitting next to morbidly obese couple spilling into my seat; baby screaming behind me; food/drink cart passed me by without offering me anything. Definitely not a flight for a business traveller!

7.7
Good
558 reviews
7.7
Good
558 reviews

Entertainment

6.7

Crew

8.3

Boarding

7.8

Comfort

7.5

Overall

7.7

Food

6.7

Reviews

1 / 10

I felt like I was cattle on a cattle truck. Albeit, a politely treated steer! Packed flight sitting next to morbidly obese couple spilling into my seat; baby screaming behind me; food/drink cart passed me by without offering me anything. Definitely not a flight for a business traveller!

7.6
Good
4,166 reviews
7.7
Good
558 reviews

Entertainment

6.7

Crew

8.3

Boarding

7.8

Comfort

7.5

Overall

7.7

Food

6.7

Reviews

1 / 10

I felt like I was cattle on a cattle truck. Albeit, a politely treated steer! Packed flight sitting next to morbidly obese couple spilling into my seat; baby screaming behind me; food/drink cart passed me by without offering me anything. Definitely not a flight for a business traveller!

7.6
Good
906 reviews
7.7
Good
558 reviews

Entertainment

6.7

Crew

8.3

Boarding

7.8

Comfort

7.5

Overall

7.7

Food

6.7

Reviews

1 / 10

I felt like I was cattle on a cattle truck. Albeit, a politely treated steer! Packed flight sitting next to morbidly obese couple spilling into my seat; baby screaming behind me; food/drink cart passed me by without offering me anything. Definitely not a flight for a business traveller!

6.7
Okay
594 reviews
7.7
Good
558 reviews

Entertainment

6.7

Crew

8.3

Boarding

7.8

Comfort

7.5

Overall

7.7

Food

6.7

Reviews

1 / 10

I felt like I was cattle on a cattle truck. Albeit, a politely treated steer! Packed flight sitting next to morbidly obese couple spilling into my seat; baby screaming behind me; food/drink cart passed me by without offering me anything. Definitely not a flight for a business traveller!

Related info for your journey

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  • What airports do I use to fly from Cairns to Brisbane?

    Booking a flight from Cairns (CNS) to Brisbane (BNE) is your only option if you wish to fly from Cairns to Brisbane. On a typical day, there are 32 flights from Cairns to Brisbane, all of which are around 2h 05m for a nonstop flight. You can also purchase a plane ticket from 2 airlines when you book a flight from Cairns to Brisbane.

  • Can I find flights from Cairns to Brisbane for under $200 on Cheapflights?

    Yes, there are multiple flights from Cairns to Brisbane for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Jetstar for just $133, but on average you can expect to pay $192.

  • Are there nonstop flights from Cairns to Brisbane for under $200 on Cheapflights?

    Cheapflights has at least 16 direct flights from Cairns to Brisbane under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from Cairns to Brisbane is less than $173.

  • Are there last-minute flights available from Cairns to Brisbane for under $600?

    There are currently 6+ open flights from Cairns to Brisbane within the next 7 days for less than $600.

  • What days are nonstop flights available from Cairns to Brisbane?

    Nonstop flights can be found on the following days: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday.

  • How popular is this Cairns to Brisbane flight route?

  • How many flights depart from Cairns to Brisbane on average per day?

    Per day, 7 flights depart from Cairns to Brisbane on average.
    Early Morning (Midnight to 6am) - 43% of flight departures
    Morning (6am - Noon) - 29% of flight departures
    Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 14% of flight departures
    Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 14% of flight departures

  • How long is the flight from Cairns to Brisbane?

    There are many flights that can get you from Cairns to Brisbane in 2h 10m. Fly via Jetstar or Virgin Australia to get the fastest option. Airlines will cover a distance of 870 mi. Generally, flights for this route are nonstop.

  • What are the cheapest airlines flying from Cairns to Brisbane round-trip?

    Flying on Jetstar is currently your cheapest option to Brisbane, with prices starting at $133. Another option worth looking into is Virgin Australia, starting at $160 round trip. You may be able to fly from Cairns to Brisbane for 22% less than the average price by searching for these airlines.

  • What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Cairns to Brisbane one-way?

    The cheapest airline one-way is Jetstar, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as $233. However, be on the lookout for offers from Qantas Airways and Virgin Australia, as they are both options that can get you from Cairns to Brisbane for a low price.

  • What are the most reliable airlines from Cairns to Brisbane?

    The top 3 most reliable airlines when flying from Cairns to Brisbane are Air Canada (93%), United Airlines (90%) and Jetstar (80%).

  • What are the cheapest flights from Cairns to Brisbane?

    While on average a flight from Cairns to Brisbane is generally $537, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is $70. When looking at the most popular route, (Cairns - Brisbane), you can expect to pay $122 for that flight.

  • What does CNS to BNE mean?

    These are just IATA (International Air Transport Association) codes. They are used in aviation to identify and differentiate airports. That’s why a Cairns Airport to Brisbane Airport flight would often be abbreviated as a CNS to BNE flight.

  • Can I find deals for flights from Cairns to Brisbane that include extra baggage allowance?

    The amount of baggage you can bring on your Cairns to Brisbane flight depends on the airline and the type of fare you've chosen. After entering your flight details, you'll be able to view the specific baggage policies for each deal in the search results. Keep in mind that certain deals may offer additional baggage allowance.

  • Can I find deals on flights from Cairns to Brisbane with specific airlines?

    Yes, Cheapflights allows you to browse and filter Cairns to Brisbane flight deals by airline. After entering your origin and destination, use the available filters to view flights offered by airlines.

  • Can I find deals for flights from Cairns to Brisbane that include hotel bookings?

    Yes. In addition to deals on Cairns to Brisbane flights, Cheapflights offers vacation packages that include both flights and hotel.

  • How can I find direct flights from Cairns to Brisbane?

    After entering your origin and destination, apply the non-stop filter on the search result page to find direct flights from Cairns to Brisbane.

  • Can I find deals for business class flights from Cairns to Brisbane?

    Yes. Cheapflights offers flight deals from Cairns to Brisbane by cabin class. In addition to browsing deals, you can also filter by cabin class on the search results page after making a search.

  • Can I find deals for flights from Cairns to Brisbane that allow pets onboard?

    Many airlines flying from Cairns to Brisbane offer the option to travel with pets. After selecting a flight deal, you can find more information about the airline's pet policy on their official website or by contacting the airline directly. Please note that additional fees and restrictions may apply.

  • Can I find deals on last-minute flights from Cairns to Brisbane?

    Yes, you can often find last-minute deals on Cairns to Brisbane flights on Cheapflights. However, these deals can vary and may not always be available. We recommend checking back frequently or signing up for price alerts for the most up-to-date deals.

  • How recently were the Cairns to Brisbane flight deals updated?

    The Cairns to Brisbane flight deals you see on this page were last updated on 7/22.

  • What is the cheapest month to book a flight from Cairns to Brisbane?

    Currently, March is the cheapest month in which you can book a flight from Cairns to Brisbane (average of $1,153). Flying from Cairns to Brisbane in December is currently the most expensive (average of $1,483). There are several factors that can impact the price of a flight, so comparing airlines, departure airports and flight times can provide users with more options.

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Top 2 airlines flying from Cairns to Brisbane

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Virgin AustraliaCheapest$79Average$185FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time80%
JetstarCheapest$94Average$179FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time74%

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