Flights From Cairns (CNS) to Brisbane (BNE) from AU$99

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

Airfares from Cairns Intl. to Brisbane for one-way flights were as low as AU$99 and round trip flights were AU$206 within the past 7 days, for the period specified. Prices and availability are subject to change. Additional terms apply.

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Virgin Australia
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Best Day to Book Flight from Cairns (CNS) to Brisbane (BNE)

Cairns to Brisbane Flight Information

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

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

Cairns to Brisbane Information

Traveling From Cairns Intl.
Origin Airport Cairns
Origin Airport IATA Code CNS
Traveling To Brisbane
Destination Airport Brisbane
Destination Airport IATA Code BNE
Number of Airlines Serving 15
Average Flight Time 2 hours 15 mins
Direct Flight Time 2 hours 5 mins
Flight Price AU$206

Frequently asked questions

Can I take a flight from CNS to Brisbane Airport (BNE) right now?
The Covid-19 Travel Advisor is where you need to go for important info on Brisbane Airport (BNE) flying restrictions and quarantine. Look before you book to avoid getting caught in a bind.
How long is the flight from CNS to Brisbane Airport (BNE)?
You’ll barely have time to finish your favourite podcast before touchdown at Brisbane Airport (BNE). The typical flight time from Cairns Airport is only 2 hours and 6 minutes.
What airlines fly direct from CNS to Brisbane Airport?
You don’t have to fret about boring stopovers or your belongings going astray. You can select from several airlines with direct flights from Cairns Airport to BNE, including Qantas and Virgin Australia.
What happens if I need to change my flight booking to Brisbane Airport due to COVID-19?
If your travel plans to BNE have been affected by COVID-19, you may be able to make a no-change-fee cancellation and score a credit that you can use on another flight. Sign in to your Wotif account to see if your booking is eligible. If you still have questions, our Customer Service Portal is the place to go for more info.
Does Wotif offer flights with flexible change policies?
Some airlines offer the option to change your Brisbane Airport (BNE) flight without a fee. That way, you won’t get stung with extra costs — but you’ll have to pay any difference between the old flight and the new one. Stress less by keeping your eye out for the “no change fees” filter when you book.
How many flights are there from Cairns Airport to Brisbane Airport (BNE)?
If you have to get to Brisbane in a jiffy, it’s as good as done. Simply book one of the 13 flights that operate between Cairns Airport and Brisbane Airport each day.
If I'm planning to fly, what are some airlines that have COVID-19 measures and social distancing rules?
There are many airlines that have social distancing rules and use COVID-19 measures, including Qantas, Virgin Australia and Jetstar. Now you can take that long overdue vacation with confidence knowing that strategies, which may include electrostatic cleaning and providing passenger masks, are in place.
What are the cheapest days to fly?
Here’s an insider tip: Monday is typically the cheapest day to fly! Looking at flight demand on Wotif in 2021, we found that flights departing on a Monday generally had the lowest average price, closely followed by flights on a Saturday. You might want to think twice about flying on a Thursday though; generally, our data showed that it had the highest average ticket price.
What is the best day to buy a plane ticket?
Guess what? It turns out that early in the week is the best time to score the cheapest plane tickets. Looking at flight demand on Wotif in 2021, we found that flights purchased on a Monday had the lowest airfares on average. Booking your plane ticket on the weekend also seems to score pretty good deals. However, airfares purchased on a Friday generally have a higher than average ticket value, so you might want to prepare your budget if you’re booking on that day.
What is the cheapest month to fly?
When comparing airfares booked through Wotif in 2021, our data shows February is one of the cheapest months to fly. On the other hand, the month of December can be one of the most expensive times to travel, with the highest average ticket price, so it’s best to get in early if December is your preferred travel month.
How far in advance can you book a flight?
Trying to figure out how early you should book your flight? It’s possible to start comparing international airfares on Wotif up to 12 months in advance. However, it does depend on the carrier as not all airlines release their prices that far out. According to Wotif’s 2021 flight demand trends, you can bag a bargain with some of the cheapest airfares appearing just 1 week prior to travel.*According to flight demand on Wotif.com from January to December 2021. Savings are subject to change and may vary depending on selections made.
Address:
Brisbane QLD,
Australia
IATA code:
BNE
Longitude:
153.109058
Latitude:
-27.403031
Time zone:
Australia/Brisbane
Address:
Cairns QLD,
Australia
IATA code:
CNS
Longitude:
145.754041
Latitude:
-16.876538
Time zone:
Australia/Brisbane

Cairns to Brisbane Flight Deals from AU$206

Considering a quick trip to Brisbane, 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 CNS to BNE. With heaps of cheap fares from Cairns, we guarantee you’ll be arriving to your holiday destination in style without emptying your bank account in the process.

It’s easy to book flights to Brisbane from Cairns  

For a huge choice of flights, simply enter your travel dates and hit search and we’ll hunt out fantastic deals on one-way, return and multi-city airfares to Brisbane from Cairns from 10 different airlines. If you click the ‘direct flights’ box, you see flights that’ll get you to Brisbane in just 2 hour(s) and 5 mins, too.   

Snap up great deals on flights to Brisbane from Cairns 

Choose from 50 flights a day on average, with prices starting at AU$206 and rising to AU$238 depending on the cabin class, travel dates, and airline carrier. And if you’re up for a last-minute getaway, you can get great deals on flights from Cairns to Brisbane today!  

Find cheap airfares to Brisbane from Cairns 

Here are our insider tips for bagging a flight bargain: 

  • Look for midweek flights and late night, early morning arrival and departure times
  • Check out other airports near Cairns and Brisbane
  • Avoid peak season (prices tend to be lower in February)
  • Be flexible with your travel dates and you can usually get cheaper options  

Reasons to book your flights to Brisbane from Cairns with Wotif

Wotif is a super-easy way to find the best flight for you to Brisbane. Get more bang for your buck on flight and hotel or car rental combos and download the free Wotif app to tap into exclusive deals. Book now with Wotif and have a great flight!

 

Great places to stay after flight from Cairns to Brisbane

Ibis Budget Brisbane Airport
Ibis Budget Brisbane Airport
2 out of 5
18 Navigator Place, Cnr. Nudgee Road, Hendra, QLD, 4011
The price is AU$129 per night from 21 Dec. to 22 Dec.
AU$129
per night
21 Dec. - 22 Dec.
Stay at this eco-friendly hotel in Brisbane. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking and breakfast. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the overall value in their ...
3.6/5 Good! (1,000 reviews)
"It was perfect for an overnight near the airport"

Reviewed on 21 Nov. 2022

Ibis Budget Brisbane Airport
ibis Brisbane Airport Hotel
ibis Brisbane Airport Hotel
3.5 out of 5
2 Dryandra Road, Brisbane Airport, QLD, 4008
The price is AU$229 per night from 7 Jan. to 8 Jan.
AU$229
per night
7 Jan. - 8 Jan.
Stay at this 3.5-star business-friendly hotel in Brisbane. Enjoy free WiFi, breakfast and on-site parking. Our guests praise the restaurant and the helpful staff ...
4.4/5 Wonderful! (1,196 reviews)
"Just stayed one night and flew out next morning,restaurant in the hotel is decent,not much options around anyway"

Reviewed on 6 Dec. 2022

ibis Brisbane Airport Hotel
Novotel Brisbane Airport
Novotel Brisbane Airport
4.5 out of 5
6-8 The Circuit, Brisbane Airport, QLD, 4007
The price is AU$229 per night from 18 Dec. to 19 Dec.
AU$229
per night
18 Dec. - 19 Dec.
Stay at this 4.5-star luxury hotel in Brisbane. Enjoy free WiFi, breakfast and 24-hour room service. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the comfy rooms ...
4.3/5 Excellent! (1,000 reviews)
"So close to the airport"

Reviewed on 6 Dec. 2022

Novotel Brisbane Airport
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

^Savings based on all package bookings made with Flight + Hotel on Wotif.com from , as compared to the price of the same components booked separately. Savings will vary based on origin/destination, length of trip, stay dates and selected travel supplier(s). Savings not available on all packages.