Cheap flights from Brisbane to Cairns

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Flight information for Brisbane to Cairns
(BNE to CNS)

Find info about flight duration, direct flights, and airports for your flight from Brisbane to Cairns
Best price found$211The best flight deal from Brisbane to Cairns found on momondo in the last 72 hours is $211
Fastest flight time2h 20mThe fastest flight from Brisbane to Cairns takes 2h 20m
Direct flightsThu and SunDirect flights go from Brisbane to Cairns on Thursday and Sunday. Airlines offering direct flights are: Singapore Airlines, Qantas Airways and Etihad Airways.
Airports in Cairns1 airportThere is 1 airport near Cairns: Cairns (CNS)

How to get the cheapest flight ticket from Brisbane to Cairns

Look no further. We've gone through all the searches for this route on momondo so you have the important information and insights to find the cheapest flight ticket for your trip

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

March

The cheapest time of year to fly to Cairns from Brisbane is March. The most expensive is July.

What is the cheapest day to depart Brisbane for Cairns?

Wednesday

The cheapest day of the week is usually Wednesday. The most expensive is usually Sunday.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Brisbane to Cairns?

in the afternoon

Brisbane to Cairns flights are approximately 17% more expensive in the morning than in the afternoon

What is the cheapest airline that flies to Cairns from Brisbane?

Tigerair Australia

Jetstar, Qantas Airways, and Tigerair Australia are the most popular carriers operating from Brisbane to Cairns

What is the cheapest Brisbane to Cairns flight route?

Brisbane - Cairns

Fly from Brisbane to Cairns for the best Brisbane - Cairns flight prices

How far in advance should you book Brisbane to Cairns flights?

56 days before

The cheapest time to buy a flight from Brisbane to Cairns is approximately 56 days to departure


Easily compare return flights from Brisbane to Cairns

Below you can see the best fares for your return flight route over the next three months. All fares were found on momondo this week. Browse the quickest and cheapest flights from Brisbane to Cairns by changing tabs
Jetstar
8 Nov.
BNE16:20Brisbane
2h 15m
CNS18:35Cairns
11 Nov.
CNS01:05Cairns
2h 05m
BNE03:10Brisbane
Jetstar
28 Sep.
BNE02:15Brisbane
2h 20m
CNS04:35Cairns
1 Oct.
CNS02:00Cairns
2h 05m
BNE04:05Brisbane
Jetstar
28 Sep.
BNE02:15Brisbane
2h 20m
CNS04:35Cairns
30 Sep.
CNS02:00Cairns
2h 05m
BNE04:05Brisbane
Jetstar
26 Sep.
BNE02:15Brisbane
2h 20m
CNS04:35Cairns
1 Oct.
CNS02:00Cairns
2h 05m
BNE04:05Brisbane
Jetstar
26 Sep.
BNE02:15Brisbane
2h 20m
CNS04:35Cairns
30 Sep.
CNS02:00Cairns
2h 05m
BNE04:05Brisbane
Multiple Airlines
20 Jan.
BNE09:25Brisbane
2h 15m
CNS11:40Cairns
5 Feb.
CNS00:55Cairns
2h 20m
BNE03:15Brisbane

Find the cheapest one-way flights from Brisbane to Cairns

If you're looking for one-way flights from Brisbane to Cairns, view some of our deals below provided by Jetstar and Virgin Australia
Jetstar
6 Oct.
BNE17:45Brisbane
2h 20m
CNS20:05Cairns
Jetstar
27 Sep.
BNE13:20Brisbane
2h 20m
CNS15:40Cairns
Virgin Australia
27 Sep.
BNE06:05Brisbane
5h 55m
1 stop
CNS12:00Cairns

Search last-minute flights to Cairns from Brisbane

Find and compare flight prices for your last-minute flight from Brisbane to Cairns
Jetstar
28 Sep.
BNE02:15Brisbane
2h 20m
CNS04:35Cairns
1 Oct.
CNS02:00Cairns
2h 05m
BNE04:05Brisbane
Jetstar
28 Sep.
BNE02:15Brisbane
2h 20m
CNS04:35Cairns
30 Sep.
CNS02:00Cairns
2h 05m
BNE04:05Brisbane
Jetstar
26 Sep.
BNE02:15Brisbane
2h 20m
CNS04:35Cairns
1 Oct.
CNS02:00Cairns
2h 05m
BNE04:05Brisbane
Jetstar
26 Sep.
BNE02:15Brisbane
2h 20m
CNS04:35Cairns
30 Sep.
CNS02:00Cairns
2h 05m
BNE04:05Brisbane
Multiple Airlines
28 Sep.
BNE04:50Brisbane
2h 25m
CNS07:15Cairns
30 Sep.
CNS13:45Cairns
5h 55m
1 stop
BNE19:40Brisbane
Multiple Airlines
26 Sep.
BNE06:45Brisbane
7h 20m
1 stop
CNS14:05Cairns
1 Oct.
CNS02:00Cairns
2h 05m
BNE04:05Brisbane

Best airlines flying from Brisbane to Cairns

Compare and see reviews for airlines that fly from Brisbane to Cairns with momondo
AirlineRatingFree cancellationPrice
Tigerair Australia
PriceFrom $146
Free cancellation
Rating
10.0
Jetstar
PriceFrom $155
Free cancellation
Rating
5.6
Qantas Airways
PriceFrom $164
Free cancellation
Rating
7.4
Virgin Australia
PriceFrom $194
Free cancellation
Rating
8.2

  • Are airlines flying from Brisbane to Cairns offering flexible cancellation due to COVID-19?

    To ease the stress of booking flights, some of our airline partners flying from Brisbane to Cairns are responding to the global pandemic. The following airlines may have a flexible cancellation policy to help accommodate travellers: Jetstar, Tigerair Australia, and Virgin Australia.

  • How far is Brisbane to Cairns by plane?

    A flight from Brisbane to Cairns will travel around 1388.5 km. 2h 15m is a normal flight duration for this route.


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