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Cheap flights from Cairns to Brisbane from $188

This is the cheapest return flight price found by a momondo user in the last 72 hours by searching for a flight from Cairns to Brisbane departing on 22/8. Fares may change, and may not be available for all flights or travel dates. Click the price to refresh the search for this deal.
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Easily compare return flights from Cairns to Brisbane

Below you can see the best fares for your return flight route over the next six months. All fares were found on momondo this week. Browse the quickest and cheapest flights from Cairns to Brisbane by changing tabs
Rex
22 Aug
CNS13:15Cairns
2h 45m
BNE16:00Brisbane
26 Aug
BNE13:55Brisbane
3h 00m
CNS16:55Cairns
Jetstar
8 Aug
CNS06:00Cairns
2h 10m
BNE08:10Brisbane
16 Aug
BNE06:00Brisbane
2h 25m
CNS08:25Cairns
Multiple Airlines
22 July
CNS20:50Cairns
2h 15m
BNE23:05Brisbane
26 July
BNE19:00Brisbane
2h 20m
CNS21:20Cairns
Virgin Australia
25 July
CNS06:00Cairns
2h 15m
BNE08:15Brisbane
28 July
BNE21:25Brisbane
2h 30m
CNS23:55Cairns
Jetstar
9 Aug
CNS06:00Cairns
2h 10m
BNE08:10Brisbane
13 Aug
BNE06:00Brisbane
2h 25m
CNS08:25Cairns
Jetstar
2 Aug
CNS06:00Cairns
2h 10m
BNE08:10Brisbane
30 Aug
BNE06:00Brisbane
2h 25m
CNS08:25Cairns

Find the cheapest one-way flights from Cairns to Brisbane

If you're looking for one-way flights from Cairns to Brisbane, view some of our deals below provided by Jetstar, Qantas Airways and Virgin Australia
Jetstar
12 Aug
CNS08:10Cairns
9h 05m
1 stop
BNE17:15Brisbane
Qantas Airways
21 July
CNS20:30Cairns
2h 10m
BNE22:40Brisbane
Virgin Australia
21 July
CNS20:50Cairns
2h 15m
BNE23:05Brisbane

Find the cheapest direct flights from Cairns to Brisbane

Rex
22 Aug
CNS13:15Cairns
2h 45m
BNE16:00Brisbane
26 Aug
BNE13:55Brisbane
3h 00m
CNS16:55Cairns
Jetstar
23 Aug
CNS06:00Cairns
2h 10m
BNE08:10Brisbane
27 Aug
BNE19:00Brisbane
2h 20m
CNS21:20Cairns
Multiple Airlines
22 July
CNS20:50Cairns
2h 15m
BNE23:05Brisbane
26 July
BNE19:00Brisbane
2h 20m
CNS21:20Cairns
Virgin Australia
25 July
CNS06:00Cairns
2h 15m
BNE08:15Brisbane
28 July
BNE21:25Brisbane
2h 30m
CNS23:55Cairns
Jetstar
29 July
CNS06:00Cairns
2h 10m
BNE08:10Brisbane
2 Aug
BNE19:00Brisbane
2h 20m
CNS21:20Cairns
Jetstar
2 Aug
CNS06:00Cairns
2h 10m
BNE08:10Brisbane
30 Aug
BNE06:00Brisbane
2h 25m
CNS08:25Cairns

Search last-minute flights to Brisbane from Cairns

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Multiple Airlines
17 July
CNS20:30Cairns
2h 10m
BNE22:40Brisbane
19 July
BNE21:25Brisbane
2h 30m
CNS23:55Cairns
Jetstar
20 July
CNS06:00Cairns
2h 10m
BNE08:10Brisbane
23 July
BNE06:00Brisbane
2h 25m
CNS08:25Cairns
Multiple Airlines
17 July
CNS20:30Cairns
2h 10m
BNE22:40Brisbane
19 July
BNE21:25Brisbane
2h 30m
CNS23:55Cairns
Multiple Airlines
17 July
CNS20:30Cairns
2h 10m
BNE22:40Brisbane
18 July
BNE08:40Brisbane
2h 30m
CNS11:10Cairns
Jetstar
17 July
CNS18:55Cairns
12h 35m
1 stop
BNE07:30Brisbane
21 July
BNE06:00Brisbane
2h 25m
CNS08:25Cairns
Multiple Airlines
17 July
CNS20:30Cairns
2h 10m
BNE22:40Brisbane
21 July
BNE06:00Brisbane
2h 25m
CNS08:25Cairns

Jetstar flights from Cairns to Brisbane

Our best Jetstar deals on Cairns to Brisbane flight tickets
Jetstar
8 Aug
CNS06:00Cairns
2h 10m
BNE08:10Brisbane
16 Aug
BNE06:00Brisbane
2h 25m
CNS08:25Cairns
Jetstar
9 Aug
CNS06:00Cairns
2h 10m
BNE08:10Brisbane
13 Aug
BNE06:00Brisbane
2h 25m
CNS08:25Cairns
Jetstar
2 Aug
CNS06:00Cairns
2h 10m
BNE08:10Brisbane
30 Aug
BNE06:00Brisbane
2h 25m
CNS08:25Cairns

Qantas Airways flights from Cairns to Brisbane

Our best Qantas Airways deals on Cairns to Brisbane flight tickets
Qantas Airways
7 Sept
CNS13:45Cairns
9h 20m
2 stops
BNE23:05Brisbane
11 Sept
BNE07:55Brisbane
14h 25m
1 stop
CNS22:20Cairns
Qantas Airways
7 Sept
CNS13:45Cairns
9h 20m
2 stops
BNE23:05Brisbane
11 Sept
BNE05:40Brisbane
13h 45m
2 stops
CNS19:25Cairns
Qantas Airways
24 July
CNS10:50Cairns
12h 15m
2 stops
BNE23:05Brisbane
28 July
BNE10:25Brisbane
7h 55m
2 stops
CNS18:20Cairns

How to get the cheapest flight ticket from Cairns to Brisbane

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 Cairns to Brisbane?

May. The cheapest time of year to fly to Brisbane from Cairns is May. The most expensive is September.

What is the cheapest day to depart Cairns for Brisbane?

Thursday. The cheapest day of the week is usually Thursday. The most expensive is usually Friday.

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

In the evening. Cairns to Brisbane flights are approximately 13% more expensive at midday than in the evening

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

Rex. Rex, Jetstar, and Virgin Australia are the most popular carriers operating from Cairns to Brisbane

What is the cheapest Cairns to Brisbane flight route?

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

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

46 days before. The cheapest time to buy a flight from Cairns to Brisbane is approximately 46 days to departure

How many flights depart from Cairns to Brisbane on average per day?

As of July 2024, 32 flights take off from Cairns and land in Brisbane each day. The most common flight departure time for this route is 05:00, with 36% of daily flights taking off at midday.

How many flights depart from Cairns to Brisbane on average per week?

As of July 2024, there are 224 flights per week flying from Cairns to Brisbane. The most common day of the week flights depart is Friday, with 18% of flights taking off on this day.

Can stopping save me money on Cairns to Brisbane flights?

No. A direct flight is the cheapest option for a flight between Cairns to Brisbane.

How have Cairns to Brisbane flight prices changed over time?

As of July 2024, prices for Cairns to Brisbane flights are approximately 1% cheaper when compared to flights at the same time last year.

Cheap Cairns to Brisbane (CNS to BNE) flight deals and tips

Find info about flight duration, direct flights, and airports for your flight from Cairns to Brisbane

Best price found

$260

Fastest flight time

2h 10m

Direct flights

Every day

Airports in Brisbane

1 airport
The best one-way flight to Brisbane from Cairns in the past 72 hours is $260. The best return flight deal from Cairns to Brisbane found on momondo in the last 72 hours is $188.
The fastest flight from Cairns to Brisbane takes 2h 10m
Direct flights go from Cairns to Brisbane every day.
There is 1 airport near Brisbane: Brisbane (BNE)

  • How far is Cairns to Brisbane by plane?

    The straight-line distance from Cairns to Brisbane is 1388.5 km. By plane, this route typically takes 2h 10m.

  • When did momondo last update prices for flights from Cairns Airport to Brisbane Airport?

    Prices for flights from Cairns Airport to Brisbane Airport refresh daily.

  • How many operators does momondo search for flights from Cairns Airport to Brisbane Airport?

  • How old do you have to be to fly from Cairns Airport to Brisbane Airport?

    The minimum age a child must be to fly alone is five but airlines that offer an unaccompanied minor (UNMR) service will have their own age restrictions, including rules around flight length, timings, and stopovers. We always recommend checking with the individual airline you are booking with to travel from Cairns Airport to Brisbane Airport.

  • What documentation or ID do you need to fly to Brisbane Airport?

    The necessary travel and health documents for your Brisbane Airport trip may vary depending on your travel plans and individual circumstances. Generally, you should have various documents, such as a national ID card or driver's licence and a passport that is valid for six months beyond your scheduled arrival date. We recommend seeking advice from your airline or a trusted third party, such as IATA.


Best airlines flying from Cairns to Brisbane

Compare and see reviews for airlines that fly from Cairns to Brisbane with momondo
Airline
Rating
Free cancellation
Price
RexPriceFrom $86Free cancellationRating
9.4
25 reviews
Search Rex flights
Virgin AustraliaPriceFrom $117Free cancellationRating
7.6
563 reviews
Search Virgin Australia flights
JetstarPriceFrom $129Free cancellationRating
6.7
595 reviews
Search Jetstar flights
Qantas AirwaysPriceFrom $226Free cancellationRating
7.6
913 reviews
Search Qantas Airways flights
  • Virgin Australia Flights From Cairns to Brisbane

    Across 25 Virgin Australia flights from Cairns to Brisbane this week, the average price was $176, with the best Virgin Australia deals starting from $79 round-trip. 563 users have rated Virgin Australia on momondo, with an average score of 7.6/10.

  • Qantas Airways Flights From Cairns to Brisbane

    The best Qantas Airways deal for Cairns to Brisbane flight tickets found on momondo in the last 72 hours was $152, round-trip. It should be noted that an average Qantas Airways flight deal for this route in this time was higher, at $305 round-trip. Qantas Airways operates 41 flights out of Cairns into Brisbane in an average week, so prices vary by time and availability. 913 Qantas Airways reviews by users on momondo have scored the airline at 7.6/10.


Why use momondo?

Why should I use momondo to find a flight deal from Cairns to Brisbane?

momondo collates all your flight options in one place and lets you filter them to find the perfect flight from Cairns to Brisbane. momondo saves you time and could save you money on your trip.

Can I find flights from Cairns to Brisbane with flexible booking policies on momondo?

momondo does allow users to show only those flights to Brisbane from Cairns which offer a flexible booking policy as well as other useful filters and features.

How can momondo help me find flights from Cairns to Brisbane?

Once you have performed a search for Cairns to Brisbane flights, momondo helps you find the right one by offering useful filters to narrow down your flight selection. Flights can be filtered by multiple factors such as airline, airport and price; but also by other criteria like aircraft type and payment method.

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