Cheap flights from Cairns to Brisbane from $85

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Flight information for Cairns to Brisbane
(CNS to BNE)

Find info about flight duration, direct flights, and airports for your flight from Cairns to Brisbane
Best price found$85The best one-way flight to Brisbane from Cairns in the past 72 hours is $85. The best return flight deal from Cairns to Brisbane found on momondo in the last 72 hours is $191.
Fastest flight time2h 05mThe fastest flight from Cairns to Brisbane takes 2h 05m
Direct flightsMon, Tue and SunDirect flights go from Cairns to Brisbane on Monday, Tuesday and Sunday. Airlines offering direct flights are: Jetstar and Air New Zealand.
Airports in Brisbane1 airportThere is 1 airport near Brisbane: Brisbane (BNE)

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?

February

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

What is the cheapest day to depart Cairns for Brisbane?

Wednesday

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

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

in the afternoon

Cairns to Brisbane flights are approximately 18% more expensive in the morning than in the afternoon

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

Tigerair Australia

Jetstar, Qantas Airways, and Tigerair 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?

41 days before

The cheapest time to buy a flight from Cairns to Brisbane is approximately 41 days to departure


Easily compare return flights from Cairns to Brisbane

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 Cairns to Brisbane by changing tabs
Jetstar
25 Jun.
CNS02:00Cairns
2h 05m
BNE04:05Brisbane
14 Jul.
BNE04:50Brisbane
2h 25m
CNS07:15Cairns
Multiple Airlines
25 Jun.
CNS13:40Cairns
14h 50m
1 stop
BNE04:30Brisbane
14 Jul.
BNE17:35Brisbane
2h 20m
CNS19:55Cairns
Virgin Australia
11 Feb.
CNS05:05Cairns
5h 25m
1 stop
BNE10:30Brisbane
14 Feb.
BNE09:20Brisbane
2h 20m
CNS11:40Cairns
Jetstar
21 Feb.
CNS02:00Cairns
2h 05m
BNE04:05Brisbane
28 Feb.
BNE01:30Brisbane
2h 20m
CNS03:50Cairns
Jetstar
9 Feb.
CNS02:00Cairns
2h 05m
BNE04:05Brisbane
13 Feb.
BNE01:30Brisbane
2h 20m
CNS03:50Cairns
Jetstar
16 Feb.
CNS02:00Cairns
2h 05m
BNE04:05Brisbane
17 Feb.
BNE01:30Brisbane
2h 20m
CNS03:50Cairns

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 and Virgin Australia
Jetstar
15 Feb.
CNS02:00Cairns
2h 05m
BNE04:05Brisbane
Virgin Australia
1 Feb.
CNS01:00Cairns
2h 20m
BNE03:20Brisbane
Jetstar
4 Feb.
CNS02:00Cairns
2h 05m
BNE04:05Brisbane

Search last-minute flights to Brisbane from Cairns

Find and compare return flight prices for your last-minute flight from Cairns to Brisbane
Jetstar
3 Feb.
CNS02:00Cairns
2h 05m
BNE04:05Brisbane
6 Feb.
BNE01:30Brisbane
2h 20m
CNS03:50Cairns
Multiple Airlines
1 Feb.
CNS01:00Cairns
2h 20m
BNE03:20Brisbane
3 Feb.
BNE01:30Brisbane
2h 20m
CNS03:50Cairns
Jetstar
4 Feb.
CNS02:00Cairns
2h 05m
BNE04:05Brisbane
8 Feb.
BNE08:30Brisbane
2h 15m
CNS10:45Cairns
Virgin Australia
5 Feb.
CNS05:05Cairns
6h 25m
1 stop
BNE11:30Brisbane
7 Feb.
BNE05:05Brisbane
23h 20m
1 stop
CNS04:25Cairns
Jetstar
2 Feb.
CNS02:00Cairns
2h 05m
BNE04:05Brisbane
5 Feb.
BNE08:30Brisbane
2h 15m
CNS10:45Cairns
Jetstar
4 Feb.
CNS02:00Cairns
2h 05m
BNE04:05Brisbane
4 Feb.
BNE08:30Brisbane
2h 15m
CNS10:45Cairns

Best airlines flying from Cairns to Brisbane

Compare and see reviews for airlines that fly from Cairns to Brisbane with momondo
AirlineRatingFree cancellationPrice
Tigerair Australia
PriceFrom $140
Free cancellation
Rating
10.0
Jetstar
PriceFrom $163
Free cancellation
Rating
6.0
Qantas Airways
PriceFrom $177
Free cancellation
Rating
7.4
Virgin Australia
PriceFrom $183
Free cancellation
Rating
8.5

Jetstar flights from Cairns to Brisbane

Our best Jetstar deals on Cairns to Brisbane flight tickets
Jetstar
25 Jun.
CNS02:00Cairns
2h 05m
BNE04:05Brisbane
14 Jul.
BNE04:50Brisbane
2h 25m
CNS07:15Cairns
Jetstar
21 Feb.
CNS02:00Cairns
2h 05m
BNE04:05Brisbane
28 Feb.
BNE01:30Brisbane
2h 20m
CNS03:50Cairns
Jetstar
9 Feb.
CNS02:00Cairns
2h 05m
BNE04:05Brisbane
13 Feb.
BNE01:30Brisbane
2h 20m
CNS03:50Cairns

Virgin Australia flights from Cairns to Brisbane

Our best Virgin Australia deals on Cairns to Brisbane flight tickets
Virgin Australia
11 Feb.
CNS05:05Cairns
5h 25m
1 stop
BNE10:30Brisbane
14 Feb.
BNE09:20Brisbane
2h 20m
CNS11:40Cairns
Virgin Australia
25 Jun.
CNS07:40Cairns
7h 50m
2 stops
BNE15:30Brisbane
14 Jul.
BNE16:05Brisbane
2h 30m
CNS18:35Cairns
Virgin Australia
9 Feb.
CNS05:05Cairns
8h 25m
1 stop
BNE13:30Brisbane
13 Feb.
BNE12:05Brisbane
16h 10m
1 stop
CNS04:15Cairns

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

    Some of our partner airlines flying from Cairns to Brisbane are adapting new policies due to the global impact of COVID-19. Some of the airlines that may be waiving their cancellation fees are Jetstar, Tigerair Australia, and Virgin Australia. You can search for the full list of airlines such as Jetstar that are offering this flexibility.

  • 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 05m.


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