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Flights From Cairns (CNS) to Brisbane (BNE) from AU$75

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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$75 and round trip flights were AU$178 within the past 7 days, for the period specified. Prices and availability are subject to change. Additional terms apply.

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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 6
Average Flight Time 2 hours 6 mins
Direct Flight Time 2 hours 0 mins
Flight Price AU$178

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

Can I take a flight from Cairns, QLD Airport (CNS-Cairns Intl.) to Brisbane, QLD Airport (BNE) right now?

If you're travelling from Cairns, QLD Airport (CNS-Cairns Intl.) to Brisbane, QLD Airport (BNE) and want to avoid getting caught out, check the Covid-19 Travel Advisor before you book. It's here you'll discover important info on this destination's quarantine and flying restrictions.

How long is the flight from CNS to Brisbane, QLD Airport (BNE)?

On average, the flight time from Cairns Intl. Airport (CNS) to Brisbane Airport (BNE) is a short and sweet 2 hours and 5 minutes. Grab that seat, buckle up and leave the real world wondering where on earth you've disappeared to.

What airlines fly direct from Cairns, QLD Airport (CNS-Cairns Intl.) to Brisbane, QLD Airport (BNE)?

All that’s standing between you and Brisbane is just one, stress-free flight (and perhaps a couple of cold ones from the drinks cart). You can fly straight from CNS to Brisbane, QLD Airport (BNE) with a range of airlines, including Qantas and Virgin Australia.

What happens if I need to change my flight booking to Brisbane, QLD Airport (BNE) due to COVID-19?

If your travel plans to Brisbane, QLD Airport (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, QLD 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 CNS to BNE?

Put your seat belt on, because your ride to Brisbane is ready to leave. A total of 12 flights operate each day between CNS and BNE.

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 holiday 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: Sunday is typically the cheapest day to fly! Looking at flight demand on Wotif in 2020, we found that flights departing on a Sunday generally had the lowest average price, closely followed by flights on a Tuesday. You might want to think twice about flying on a Saturday 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? Boring old Thursday really is the best day to score the cheapest plane tickets. Looking at flight demand on Wotif in 2020, we found that flights purchased on a Thursday had the lowest airfares on average. Booking your plane ticket on a Sunday also seems to score pretty good deals. However, airfares purchased on a Tuesday generally have a higher than average ticket value, so you might want to prepare your budget if you're booking early in the week.

What is the cheapest month to fly?

When comparing airfares booked through Wotif in 2020, our data shows March is one of the cheapest months to fly. On the other hand, the month of June 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 June 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 2020 flight demand trends, you can bag a bargain with some of the cheapest airfares appearing 4 weeks to 3 months prior to travel.

How can I save money on flights?

Looking for clever ways to save on your next trip? Try mixing and matching airlines and fare types. Our data tells us, travellers who booked flights on Wotif in 2020 saved close to 50% off their airfare, when their return flights consisted of two different airlines or fare types.

*According to flight demand on Wotif.com from January to December 2020. 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$178

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 0 mins, too.   

Snap up great deals on flights to Brisbane from Cairns 

Choose from 34 flights a day on average, with prices starting at AU$178 and rising to AU$202 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 October)
  • 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
The price is AU$79 per night from 8 Aug. to 8 Aug.
Located in Hendra, this eco-friendly hotel is 1.2 mi (1.9 km) from DFO Brisbane and within 3 miles (5 km) of Portside Wharf and Brisbane Cruise Terminal. Doomben ...
3.7/5Good! (406 reviews)
"Great location for airport travellers, basic but everything needed for an overnight stay. Clean and comfortable."

Reviewed on 26 Jun. 2021

Ibis Budget Brisbane Airport
ibis Brisbane Airport Hotel
ibis Brisbane Airport Hotel
3.5 out of 5
2 Dryandra Road, Brisbane Airport, QLD
The price is AU$149 per night from 13 Aug. to 13 Aug.
Located in Brisbane Airport, this eco-friendly hotel is within 6 miles (10 km) of DFO Brisbane, Portside Wharf and Doomben Racecourse. Eagle Farm Racecourse ...
4.3/5Excellent! (664 reviews)
"Every think was great"

Reviewed on 26 Jul. 2021

ibis Brisbane Airport Hotel
Pullman Brisbane Airport
Pullman Brisbane Airport
5 out of 5
2B Dryandra Road, Brisbane Airport, QLD
Located in Brisbane Airport, this luxury hotel is within 6 miles (10 km) of DFO Brisbane, Portside Wharf and Doomben Racecourse. Eagle Farm Racecourse and Holt ...
4.7/5Exceptional! (181 reviews)
"Welcoming staff, clean rooms, good food, close to airport. What more could you want!"

Reviewed on 31 Mar. 2020

Pullman 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.