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Cheapest Flights from Brisbane (BNE) to Cairns (CNS)

One-way flights were as low as AU$95 and round trip flights were AU$182 within the past 7 days, for the period specified. Prices and availability are subject to change. Additional terms apply.

Flights Review

Nov 5, 2019

Flight was on time.

Sep 18, 2019

All smooth. Very satisfied.

Sep 15, 2019

Pleasantly surprised. Plane was not canceled or delayed. Arrived at destination on time. Thanks.

Aug 28, 2019

Excellent staff service

Aug 5, 2019

Pity that we didn't get a food voucher as we were so late leaving 21/2 hours late

Oct 3, 2018

Very enjoyable trip will fly again

Mar 24, 2018

Excellent


Brisbane to Cairns Flight Deals from AU$182

Considering a quick trip to Cairns, but not sure which is the best route for you? Well, you’re in luck! Wotif has done the hard work, so all you need to do is check out these flights from BNE to CNS. With heaps of cheap fares from Brisbane, we guarantee you’ll be arriving to your holiday destination in style without emptying your bank account in the process.

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Brisbane to Cairns Intl. Information

Find the Cheapest BNE to CNS Flights

Work hard, travel harder! Wotif brings you the cheapest Brisbane to Cairns flights, making it possible to have a five star holiday without that five star price tag. Browse and compare our top BNE to CNS routes and airport options. So, go ahead and treat yourself, your sweetheart, or the kids to an unforgettable holiday this year.

Brisbane to Cairns Information

Traveling FromBrisbane
Origin AirportBrisbane
Origin Airport IATA CodeBNE
Traveling ToCairns Intl.
Destination AirportCairns
Destination Airport IATA CodeCNS
Number of Airlines Serving9
Average Flight Time2 hours 26 mins
Direct Flight Time2 hours 20 mins
Flight PriceAU$182

FAQs about flights from Brisbane (BNE) to Cairns Intl. (CNS)

Brisbane, QLD Airport (BNE) to Cairns, QLD Airport (CNS-Cairns Intl.) Flying Tips How to survive a long flight:
  • Step away from that super strong coffee or even that tempting coldie. Water should be the drink you reach for. If you're not all that into plain ol' H2O, add a handful of herbs and berries to boost the taste (or just buy some flavoured water).
  • Window, aisle, rear or front? Select your seat wisely. Business travellers will value an aisle seat toward the front of the plane to exit as quickly as possible. Don't like turbulence? Grab a seat over the wing.
  • Stuff your carry-on bag with healthy goodies. If you'd like something to munch on in place of a greasy plane meal, you'll have a picnic at your fingertips and have done your health a favour too.
  • Bring your own entertainment like some puzzles or colouring books. If you're not into the in-flight movies, you'll have some other options to last you through the ride.
  • Don't step off that plane with a stiff neck and shoulders or a headache — invest in a quality travel pillow. This important piece of kit will support your neck and encourage good posture.
What to wear on a long flight:
  • If you're flying from a cool to warm climate, or vice versa, you'll have to dress appropriately. Dress in layers that can be taken off or added to on the aircraft and in the airport. Make sure your clothes are comfortable and practical.
  • For some travellers, blood clots can be a risk during long-distance flights. You can prevent deep vein thrombosis by wandering the cabin and pulling on some compression socks to encourage circulation. You can also do some leg lifts and roll your ankles in your seat.
Address:
Cairns QLD
Australia
IATA Code:
CNS
Longitude:
145.754041
Latitude:
-16.876538
Time Zone:
Australia/Brisbane
Address:
Brisbane QLD
Australia
IATA Code:
BNE
Longitude:
153.109058
Latitude:
-27.403031
Time Zone:
Australia/Brisbane

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Find the Perfect Hotel for After Your Flight

Epic Hotels near Cairns Intl.

Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns AU$130
Reviewed on 8 Aug. 2020
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Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns

Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns

209-217 Abbott Street, Cairns North, QLD
Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns
     
    4.0 of 5
    4.0 out of 5.0 Stars

    They are doing some Reno’s in the lobby. They gave us a free upgrade. Rooms are comfortable but a bit dated in the bathroom and cabinets area. Good water pressure. Very affordable and would definitely stay there again.

    Trinity Beach Hideaway 4 Bedrooms Get Rates
    Trinity Beach Hideaway 4 Bedrooms

    Trinity Beach Hideaway 4 Bedrooms

    Cairns Beaches, Whitfield, QLD
    Trinity Beach Hideaway 4 Bedrooms
       
      0.0 out of 5.0 Stars

      Situated in Whitfield, this holiday home is within 3 miles (5 km) of Tanks Arts Centre, Red Arrow Walk and Flecker Botanic Gardens. Mount Whitfield Conservation Park and Skydive The Reef Cairns are also within 3 miles (5 km).

      Poinciana Lodge Secluded Holiday House Get Rates
      Poinciana Lodge Secluded Holiday House

      Poinciana Lodge Secluded Holiday House

      28 Collins Ave, Edge Hill, QLD
      Poinciana Lodge Secluded Holiday House
         
        0.0 out of 5.0 Stars

        Situated in Edge Hill, this holiday home is 0.1 mi (0.1 km) from Mount Whitfield Conservation Park and within 3 miles (5 km) of Cairns Esplanade and Cairns Marlin Marina. Cairns Central Shopping Centre and Reef Fleet Terminal are also within 3 miles (5 km).

        Spacious and Light Beach House - 7 Mins From Cairns CBD Get Rates
        Spacious and Light Beach House - 7 Mins From Cairns CBD

        Spacious and Light Beach House - 7 Mins From Cairns CBD

        5-7 Devlex Court, Machans Beach, QLD
        Spacious and Light Beach House - 7 Mins From Cairns CBD
           
          0.0 out of 5.0 Stars

          Located by the ocean, this family-friendly holiday home is within 6 mi (10 km) of Skydive The Reef Cairns, Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park, and Skyway Rainforest Cableway. Skyrail Rainforest Cableway and Yorkeys Knob Beach are also within 6 miles (10 km).

          Hotels in Nearby Cairns

          Pacific Hotel Cairns AU$125
          Reviewed on 5 Aug. 2020
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          Pacific Hotel Cairns

          Pacific Hotel Cairns

          Corner Esplanade And Spence Street, Cairns, QLD
          Pacific Hotel Cairns
             
            4.2 of 5
            4.5 out of 5.0 Stars

            We upgraded our room and the views were fantastic. The room was large and the bed comfy, the bathroom good.

            Shangri-La Hotel, The Marina AU$225
            Reviewed on 3 Aug. 2020
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            Shangri-La Hotel, The Marina

            Shangri-La Hotel, The Marina

            Pierpoint Road, Cairns, QLD
            Shangri-La Hotel, The Marina
               
              4.3 of 5
              5.0 out of 5.0 Stars

              Our bed was amazingly comfortable, the staff were wonderful and accommodating. The view was beautiful. We had a great time and would stay again!

              Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns AU$130
              Reviewed on 8 Aug. 2020
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              Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns

              Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns

              209-217 Abbott Street, Cairns North, QLD
              Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns
                 
                4.0 of 5
                4.0 out of 5.0 Stars

                They are doing some Reno’s in the lobby. They gave us a free upgrade. Rooms are comfortable but a bit dated in the bathroom and cabinets area. Good water pressure. Very affordable and would definitely stay there again.

                Peppers Beach Club and Spa - Palm Cove AU$208
                Reviewed on 7 Aug. 2020
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                Peppers Beach Club and Spa - Palm Cove

                Peppers Beach Club and Spa - Palm Cove

                123 Williams Esplanade, Palm Cove, QLD
                Peppers Beach Club and Spa - Palm Cove
                   
                  4.6 of 5
                  5.0 out of 5.0 Stars

                  Your hotel is all class, i would thoroughly recommend it

                  Low Priced Cairns Intl. Hotels

                  Cairns Sunland Leisure Park AU$54
                  Reviewed on 9 Aug. 2020
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                  Cairns Sunland Leisure Park

                  Cairns Sunland Leisure Park

                  49-61 Little Pease Street, Manoora, QLD
                  Cairns Sunland Leisure Park
                     
                    4.0 of 5
                    4.0 out of 5.0 Stars

                    Quiet, friendly, very welcoming value for money ķkkķ

                    Aspect Central AU$76
                    Reviewed on 20 Jan. 2020
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                    Aspect Central

                    Aspect Central

                    209 Sheridan Street, Cairns North, QLD
                    Aspect Central
                       
                      3.9 of 5
                      3.0 out of 5.0 Stars

                      The property is looking a little tired and little things need to be fixed to show that it is cared for. The air con that I had barely coped with the 36oC day that Cairns was having at the time so it was really too hot to sleep. It was a refridgerated air con that fitted through the wall rather than ...

                      Hides Hotel Cairns AU$92
                      Reviewed on 19 Apr. 2020
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                      Hides Hotel Cairns

                      Hides Hotel Cairns

                      87 Lake Street, Cairns, QLD
                      Hides Hotel Cairns
                         
                        3.9 of 5
                        3.5 out of 5.0 Stars

                        Quality Service clean and tidy please I will definitely be staying again.

                        Comfort Inn Cairns City AU$89
                        Reviewed on 22 Apr. 2020
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                        Comfort Inn Cairns City

                        Comfort Inn Cairns City

                        183-185 Lake St, Cairns, QLD
                        Comfort Inn Cairns City
                           
                          3.9 of 5
                          4.0 out of 5.0 Stars

                          Clean and central to city. Will be great place to stay after pandemic is over and restaurant facilities are open again.

                          Luxury Hotels near Cairns Intl.

                          Alamanda Palm Cove by Lancemore Get Rates
                          Reviewed on 30 Oct. 2019
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                          Alamanda Palm Cove by Lancemore

                          Alamanda Palm Cove by Lancemore

                          1 Veivers Road, Palm Cove, QLD
                          Alamanda Palm Cove by Lancemore
                             
                            4.7 of 5
                            5.0 out of 5.0 Stars

                            Amazing service from time of arrival to time of departure from Cederic. He made us feel welcome and always checking to see if everything was ok. Nothing was too much to organise. Rooms very clean and also the pools were spotless. Can highly recommend Alamanda Palm Cove.

                            Pacific Hotel Cairns AU$125
                            Reviewed on 5 Aug. 2020
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                            Pacific Hotel Cairns

                            Pacific Hotel Cairns

                            Corner Esplanade And Spence Street, Cairns, QLD
                            Pacific Hotel Cairns
                               
                              4.2 of 5
                              4.5 out of 5.0 Stars

                              We upgraded our room and the views were fantastic. The room was large and the bed comfy, the bathroom good.

                              Pullman Reef Hotel Casino AU$199
                              Reviewed on 18 Mar. 2020
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                              Pullman Reef Hotel Casino

                              Pullman Reef Hotel Casino

                              35-41 Wharf Street, Cairns, QLD
                              Pullman Reef Hotel Casino
                                 
                                4.8 of 5
                                5.0 out of 5.0 Stars

                                Very helpful staff polite and willing to go that little bit extra for us

                                Pullman Cairns International AU$183
                                Reviewed on 9 May 2020
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                                Pullman Cairns International

                                Pullman Cairns International

                                17 Abbott Street, Cairns, QLD
                                Pullman Cairns International
                                   
                                  4.3 of 5
                                  5.0 out of 5.0 Stars

                                  Staff attention, Carpet needs attention.otherwise great

                                  Family Friendly Hotels in Cairns

                                  Cairns Plaza Hotel AU$130
                                  Reviewed on 23 Mar. 2020
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                                  Cairns Plaza Hotel

                                  Cairns Plaza Hotel

                                  145 The Esplanade, Cairns, QLD
                                  Cairns Plaza Hotel
                                     
                                    4.1 of 5
                                    3.5 out of 5.0 Stars

                                    Cleanliness- rooms serviced everyday - staff friendly and breakfast good value Disappointed that was required to pay to take pool towel off premises to go on a snorkelling trip to the Great Barrier Reef - was his policy should be reviewed Michael

                                    Cairns Sunland Leisure Park AU$54
                                    Reviewed on 9 Aug. 2020
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                                    Cairns Sunland Leisure Park

                                    Cairns Sunland Leisure Park

                                    49-61 Little Pease Street, Manoora, QLD
                                    Cairns Sunland Leisure Park
                                       
                                      4.0 of 5
                                      4.0 out of 5.0 Stars

                                      Quiet, friendly, very welcoming value for money ķkkķ

                                      Blue Lagoon Resort AU$275
                                      Reviewed on 14 Mar. 2020
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                                      Blue Lagoon Resort

                                      Blue Lagoon Resort

                                      22 - 26 Trinity Beach Road, Trinity Beach, QLD
                                      Blue Lagoon Resort
                                         
                                        4.5 of 5
                                        4.5 out of 5.0 Stars

                                        Stayed here numerous times and never disappointed.

                                        Marlin Cove Resort AU$135
                                        Reviewed on 5 Jul. 2020
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                                        Marlin Cove Resort

                                        Marlin Cove Resort

                                        2 Keem St, Trinity Beach, QLD
                                        Marlin Cove Resort
                                           
                                          4.6 of 5
                                          3.5 out of 5.0 Stars

                                          Great family place, good price. Beds need an update.


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