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

One-way flights were as low as AU$67 and round trip flights were AU$150 within the past 7 days, for the period specified. Prices and availability are subject to change. Additional terms apply.

Flights Review

Feb 8, 2019

Late departure but made up time. Good cheap flight.

Sep 23, 2018

Very friendly staff

Jul 3, 2018

Plane was delayed however the pilot made up the time during flight.

May 9, 2018

FANTASTIC


Cairns to Brisbane Flight Deals from AU$150

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.

Best Days To Fly To BNE From CNS

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Cairns Intl. to Brisbane Information

Find the Cheapest CNS to BNE Flights

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 FromCairns Intl.
Origin AirportCairns
Origin Airport IATA CodeCNS
Traveling ToBrisbane
Destination AirportBrisbane
Destination Airport IATA CodeBNE
Number of Airlines Serving8
Average Flight Time2 hours 9 mins
Direct Flight Time2 hours 5 mins
Flight PriceAU$150

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

Cairns, QLD Airport (CNS-Cairns Intl.) to Brisbane, QLD Airport (BNE) Flying Tips How to survive a long flight:
  • Dehydration is sometimes one of the biggest side effects of a long flight. Kick that to the curb by drinking plenty of water to counteract the low humidity inside the cabin.
  • Your seat will be your world for quite a few hours, so carefully choose where you sit. An aisle seat is perfect for travellers who love to wander the cabin. If you're keen to distance yourself from screaming kiddies, claim a spot toward the back.
  • Try to avoid munching on salty junk food between in-flight meals. If you're prone to getting the munchies, bring some healthy bites such as crackers and protein bars.
  • Use that time in the sky to relax. Finally finish that book, listen to some new music or pull out your diary and start jotting down cool adventure ideas.
  • A decent neck pillow can prevent pain and stiffness. Shop around to find the best design to suit your needs.
What to wear on a long flight:
  • Wear clothes that are comfortable and easy to move around in. Loose T-shirts and casual trousers are a few good options. Wear flat slip-on shoes so you can take them off with ease when passing through security.
  • You might want to consider wearing a pair of compression tights during long plane rides. They can stop leg and foot swelling and minimise your chances of developing the dangerous condition of deep vein thrombosis (DVT).
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

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Find the Perfect Hotel for After Your Flight

Epic Hotels near Brisbane

ibis Brisbane Airport Hotel AU$149
Reviewed on 9 Aug. 2020
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ibis Brisbane Airport Hotel

ibis Brisbane Airport Hotel

2 Dryandra Road, Brisbane Airport, QLD
ibis Brisbane Airport Hotel
     
    4.3 of 5
    3.5 out of 5.0 Stars

    The room was good. Beds are comfy. The shower design could be better as water sprays out onto the floor. Restaurant food was good.

    Pullman Brisbane Airport Get Rates
    Reviewed on 31 Mar. 2020
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    Pullman Brisbane Airport

    Pullman Brisbane Airport

    2B Dryandra Road, Brisbane Airport, QLD
    Pullman Brisbane Airport
       
      4.7 of 5
      5.0 out of 5.0 Stars

      Welcoming staff, clean rooms, good food, close to airport. What more could you want!

      Novena Palms Motel AU$119
      Reviewed on 7 Apr. 2020
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      Novena Palms Motel

      Novena Palms Motel

      757 Nudgee Road, Northgate, QLD
      Novena Palms Motel
         
        4.1 of 5
        4.0 out of 5.0 Stars

        It was just the very best every thing staff room just the best bar stocked as requested bus to take us to airport in morning loved every bit of it and will most certainly be staying there again

        Comfort Inn & Suites Northgate Airport AU$124
        Reviewed on 7 Mar. 2020
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        Comfort Inn & Suites Northgate Airport

        Comfort Inn & Suites Northgate Airport

        186 Toombul Road, Northgate, QLD
        Comfort Inn & Suites Northgate Airport
           
          4.2 of 5
          4.0 out of 5.0 Stars

          Nice and Clean and very hospitable, excellent restaurant and good room service

          Hotels in Nearby Brisbane

          Oaks Brisbane on Charlotte Suites AU$129
          Reviewed on 10 Aug. 2020
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          Oaks Brisbane on Charlotte Suites

          Oaks Brisbane on Charlotte Suites

          128 Charlotte St, Brisbane, QLD
          Oaks Brisbane on Charlotte Suites
             
            4.3 of 5
            4.5 out of 5.0 Stars

            The staff are very friendly and the location is great. The apartment had great views. I would have rated it higher were it not for the cleanliness which let it down a little. Nothing major just not the standard you would expect

            Stamford Plaza Brisbane AU$151
            Reviewed on 29 Jul. 2020
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            Stamford Plaza Brisbane

            Stamford Plaza Brisbane

            Corner of Margaret & Edward Streets, South Brisbane, Brisbane, QLD
            Stamford Plaza Brisbane
               
              4.3 of 5
              5.0 out of 5.0 Stars

              We loved this hotel - quite old-worldly yet classy and deserving of its five stars. Wonderfully convenient location, right in CBD and adjoining the Botanical Gardens as well as being right on the river.

              Oaks Brisbane Aurora Suites AU$132
              Reviewed on 13 Jul. 2020
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              Oaks Brisbane Aurora Suites

              Oaks Brisbane Aurora Suites

              420 Queen St, Brisbane, QLD
              Oaks Brisbane Aurora Suites
                 
                4.2 of 5
                4.5 out of 5.0 Stars

                Once we navigated the car park (entry is in the lane way behind!) the staff were friendly and extremely helpful, nothing was too much trouble. The apartment was perfect for myself and 2 teenage boys. Lots of space and a wonderful corner view of the city and the river. The apartment could do with ...

                Hilton Brisbane AU$119
                Reviewed on 10 Aug. 2020
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                Hilton Brisbane

                Hilton Brisbane

                190 Elizabeth St, Brisbane, QLD
                Hilton Brisbane
                   
                  4.5 of 5
                  5.0 out of 5.0 Stars

                  Professional friendly service. Room was spotlessly clean, well equiped and a great bed. We will certainly be back.

                  Low Priced Brisbane Hotels

                  Ibis Budget Brisbane Airport AU$98
                  Reviewed on 4 Aug. 2020
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                  Ibis Budget Brisbane Airport

                  Ibis Budget Brisbane Airport

                  18 Navigator Place, Cnr. Nudgee Road, Hendra, QLD
                  Ibis Budget Brisbane Airport
                     
                    3.6 of 5
                    2.0 out of 5.0 Stars

                    Friendly, down-to-earth, professional and efficient service. Very convenient close to airport, & car parking services

                    City Edge Brisbane Hotel AU$64
                    Reviewed on 13 Nov. 2019
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                    City Edge Brisbane Hotel

                    City Edge Brisbane Hotel

                    63 Turbot Street, Brisbane, QLD
                    City Edge Brisbane Hotel
                       
                      2.5 of 5
                      3.0 out of 5.0 Stars

                      Soap in the room would have been good and there were no coffee sachets only tea bags

                      Ascot Budget Inn & Residences AU$79
                      Reviewed on 22 Mar. 2020
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                      Ascot Budget Inn & Residences

                      Ascot Budget Inn & Residences

                      143 Nudgee Road, Ascot, QLD
                      Ascot Budget Inn & Residences
                         
                        3.9 of 5
                        2.5 out of 5.0 Stars

                        It was close to my location of work and convenient.

                        ibis Budget Windsor Brisbane AU$75
                        Reviewed on 7 Aug. 2020
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                        ibis Budget Windsor Brisbane

                        ibis Budget Windsor Brisbane

                        159 Lutwyche Road, Windsor, QLD
                        ibis Budget Windsor Brisbane
                           
                          3.8 of 5
                          2.0 out of 5.0 Stars

                          Close to hospital. Good room for price, basic but comfy bed.

                          Luxury Hotels near Brisbane

                          Stamford Plaza Brisbane AU$151
                          Reviewed on 29 Jul. 2020
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                          Stamford Plaza Brisbane

                          Stamford Plaza Brisbane

                          Corner of Margaret & Edward Streets, South Brisbane, Brisbane, QLD
                          Stamford Plaza Brisbane
                             
                            4.3 of 5
                            5.0 out of 5.0 Stars

                            We loved this hotel - quite old-worldly yet classy and deserving of its five stars. Wonderfully convenient location, right in CBD and adjoining the Botanical Gardens as well as being right on the river.

                            Treasury Brisbane AU$149
                            Reviewed on 9 Aug. 2020
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                            Treasury Brisbane

                            Treasury Brisbane

                            130 William Street, Brisbane, QLD
                            Treasury Brisbane
                               
                              4.4 of 5
                              5.0 out of 5.0 Stars

                              Very nice Great breakfast Staff are very helpful

                              Royal On The Park AU$138
                              Reviewed on 3 Aug. 2020
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                              Royal On The Park

                              Royal On The Park

                              152 Alice Street, Brisbane, QLD
                              Royal On The Park
                                 
                                4.4 of 5
                                4.5 out of 5.0 Stars

                                The customer service was outstanding. At all times the staff were professional, friendly, polite & helpful. The Breakfast at the in house restaurant was served quickly and was delicious we all had some thing different and everyone enjoyed their's

                                Sofitel Brisbane Central AU$249
                                Reviewed on 26 Jul. 2020
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                                Sofitel Brisbane Central

                                Sofitel Brisbane Central

                                249 Turbot Street, Brisbane, QLD
                                Sofitel Brisbane Central
                                   
                                  4.5 of 5
                                  5.0 out of 5.0 Stars

                                  Everything was very central to Sofitel. We walked everywhere. Staff were very helpful. Great bar area....(Pina Colada’s were the best) and the restaurant was awesome. Every meal we had was delicious 😋 Highly recommend.

                                  Family Friendly Hotels in Brisbane

                                  Meriton Suites Herschel Street, Brisbane AU$117
                                  Reviewed on 20 Jul. 2020
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                                  Meriton Suites Herschel Street, Brisbane

                                  Meriton Suites Herschel Street, Brisbane

                                  43 Herschel Street, Brisbane, QLD
                                  Meriton Suites Herschel Street, Brisbane
                                     
                                    4.6 of 5
                                    5.0 out of 5.0 Stars

                                    Spacious room, fabulous view, quiet. Manager and staff great communicators, very friendly. I'll definitely be going back.

                                    Aabon Apartments & Motel Get Rates
                                    Reviewed on 11 Mar. 2020
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                                    Aabon Apartments & Motel

                                    Aabon Apartments & Motel

                                    45 Lisson Grove, Wooloowin, QLD
                                    Aabon Apartments & Motel
                                       
                                      4.3 of 5
                                      3.5 out of 5.0 Stars

                                      Close to airport clean n tidy. One night stay. The lady was full of information

                                      The Capitol Apartments AU$179
                                      Reviewed on 5 Mar. 2020
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                                      The Capitol Apartments

                                      The Capitol Apartments

                                      35 Peel St, South Brisbane, QLD
                                      The Capitol Apartments
                                         
                                        4.3 of 5
                                        4.0 out of 5.0 Stars

                                        Good Location very close to Fish Lane, GOMA and the Old Museum.

                                        Oaks Brisbane Festival Suites AU$132
                                        Reviewed on 26 Jul. 2020
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                                        Oaks Brisbane Festival Suites

                                        Oaks Brisbane Festival Suites

                                        108 Albert Street, Brisbane, QLD
                                        Oaks Brisbane Festival Suites
                                           
                                          4.4 of 5
                                          4.5 out of 5.0 Stars

                                          Stayed in room 203 absolutely loved it , private access and easy to get to carpark. Big spacious room, will definitely request for that room.


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