Cheap flights from Cairns to Brisbane from $97

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Flight information for Cairns to Brisbane
(CNS to BNE)

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Best price found

$97

Fastest flight time

2h 10m

Direct flights

None

Airports in Brisbane

1 airport
The best one-way flight to Brisbane from Cairns in the past 72 hours is $97. The best return flight deal from Cairns to Brisbane found on momondo in the last 72 hours is $297.
The fastest flight from Cairns to Brisbane takes 2h 10m
There are no direct flights from Cairns to Brisbane. Popular non-direct route for this connection is Cairns Airport - Brisbane Airport.
There 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?

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

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 Monday.

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

In the evening. Cairns to Brisbane flights are approximately 61% more expensive in the afternoon than in the evening

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

Jetstar. Jetstar, Qantas Airways, 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?

54 days before. The cheapest time to buy a flight from Cairns to Brisbane is approximately 54 days to departure

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

As of November 2023, 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 38% of daily flights taking off at midday.

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

As of November 2023, 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.

What cabin class options are available on Cairns to Brisbane flights?

There are 2 cabin classes available to choose from on Cairns to Brisbane flights. Cabin price and availability will vary by airline so perform a search above to find the right deals for you.

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.

If you are looking to fly from Cairns to Brisbane, you are most likely going to fly from Cairns Airport to Brisbane Airport, the most popular airports on that route. When travelling from Cairns, it is helpful to have an alternative airport to fly into when you land in Brisbane. Good options for arrival airports in Brisbane, you can try Coolangatta Gold Coast Airport (in Coolangatta) or Maroochydore Sunshine Coast Airport (in Maroochydore). The least expensive flight option from Cairns to Brisbane will typically be CNS ā€” OOL during the month of November with an average price of $175 RT.

Cairns Airport (CNS) to Brisbane Airport (BNE)$195
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Cairns Airport (CNS) to Coolangatta Gold Coast Airport (OOL)$175
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Cairns Airport (CNS) to Maroochydore Sunshine Coast Airport (MCY)$186
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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
Jetstar
25 Jan
CNS06:00Cairns
2h 10m
BNE08:10Brisbane
29 Jan
BNE21:15Brisbane
2h 15m
CNS23:30Cairns
Virgin Australia
24 Feb
CNS06:00Cairns
2h 20m
BNE08:20Brisbane
28 Feb
BNE11:40Brisbane
2h 20m
CNS14:00Cairns
Multiple Airlines
17 Feb
CNS14:40Cairns
2h 20m
BNE17:00Brisbane
18 Feb
BNE06:10Brisbane
11h 25m
1 stop
CNS17:35Cairns
Jetstar
10 Jan
CNS06:00Cairns
2h 10m
BNE08:10Brisbane
14 Jan
BNE21:35Brisbane
2h 15m
CNS23:50Cairns
Jetstar
10 Dec
CNS06:00Cairns
2h 10m
BNE08:10Brisbane
14 Dec
BNE21:15Brisbane
2h 15m
CNS23:30Cairns
Virgin Australia
25 Jan
CNS15:30Cairns
6h 30m
1 stop
BNE22:00Brisbane
29 Jan
BNE17:50Brisbane
2h 20m
CNS20:10Cairns

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
3 Dec
CNS06:30Cairns
2h 10m
BNE08:40Brisbane
Virgin Australia
24 Feb
CNS11:40Cairns
2h 20m
BNE14:00Brisbane
Jetstar
25 Dec
CNS14:00Cairns
2h 15m
BNE16:15Brisbane

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 Dec
CNS06:30Cairns
2h 10m
BNE08:40Brisbane
7 Dec
BNE21:15Brisbane
2h 15m
CNS23:30Cairns
Multiple Airlines
3 Dec
CNS18:50Cairns
4h 15m
1 stop
BNE23:05Brisbane
7 Dec
BNE21:15Brisbane
2h 15m
CNS23:30Cairns
Multiple Airlines
3 Dec
CNS18:50Cairns
4h 15m
1 stop
BNE23:05Brisbane
7 Dec
BNE06:40Brisbane
9h 15m
1 stop
CNS15:55Cairns
Multiple Airlines
3 Dec
CNS18:05Cairns
5h 00m
1 stop
BNE23:05Brisbane
7 Dec
BNE13:10Brisbane
9h 00m
2 stops
CNS22:10Cairns

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
JetstarPriceFrom $125Free cancellationRating
6.6
103 reviews
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Virgin AustraliaPriceFrom $144Free cancellationRating
7.0
138 reviews
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Qantas AirwaysPriceFrom $250Free cancellationRating
7.3
132 reviews
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  • Qantas Airways Flights From Cairns to Brisbane

    Across 41 Qantas Airways flights from Cairns to Brisbane this week, the average price was $323, with the best Qantas Airways deals starting from $165 round-trip. 132 users have rated Qantas Airways on momondo, with an average score of 7.3/10.

  • Virgin Australia Flights From Cairns to Brisbane

    The best Virgin Australia deal for Cairns to Brisbane flight tickets found on momondo in the last 72 hours was $95, round-trip. It should be noted that an average Virgin Australia flight deal for this route in this time was higher, at $203 round-trip. Virgin Australia operates 25 flights out of Cairns into Brisbane in an average week, so prices vary by time and availability. 138 Virgin Australia reviews by users on momondo have scored the airline at 7.0/10.


Jetstar flights from Cairns to Brisbane

Our best Jetstar deals on Cairns to Brisbane flight tickets
Jetstar
3 Dec
CNS06:30Cairns
2h 10m
BNE08:40Brisbane
7 Dec
BNE21:15Brisbane
2h 15m
CNS23:30Cairns
Jetstar
25 Jan
CNS06:00Cairns
2h 10m
BNE08:10Brisbane
29 Jan
BNE21:15Brisbane
2h 15m
CNS23:30Cairns
Jetstar
10 Jan
CNS06:00Cairns
2h 10m
BNE08:10Brisbane
14 Jan
BNE21:35Brisbane
2h 15m
CNS23:50Cairns

Virgin Australia flights from Cairns to Brisbane

Our best Virgin Australia deals on Cairns to Brisbane flight tickets
Virgin Australia
24 Feb
CNS06:00Cairns
2h 20m
BNE08:20Brisbane
28 Feb
BNE11:40Brisbane
2h 20m
CNS14:00Cairns
Virgin Australia
25 Jan
CNS15:30Cairns
6h 30m
1 stop
BNE22:00Brisbane
29 Jan
BNE17:50Brisbane
2h 20m
CNS20:10Cairns
Virgin Australia
28 Dec
CNS06:00Cairns
2h 20m
BNE08:20Brisbane
6 Jan
BNE06:10Brisbane
2h 20m
CNS08:30Cairns

  • 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.


Alternative routes for Cairns to Brisbane

Compare alternative flights to and from nearby airports and cities to discover the best prices and most convenient flight times
Brisbane to Cairns Flights
Fastest flight time2h 15m
Cheapest price$195
Brisbane to Hamilton Island Flights
Fastest flight time1h 40m
Cheapest price$280
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Fastest flight time1h 15m
Cheapest price$167
Cairns to Coolangatta Flights
Fastest flight time2h 10m
Cheapest price$175
Coolangatta to Cairns Flights
Fastest flight time2h 25m
Cheapest price$163
Brisbane to Townsville Flights
Fastest flight time1h 55m
Cheapest price$204
Brisbane to Mackay Flights
Fastest flight time1h 30m
Cheapest price$189
Townsville to Brisbane Flights
Fastest flight time1h 45m
Cheapest price$204
Brisbane to Proserpine Flights
Fastest flight time1h 40m
Cheapest price$134
Maroochydore to Cairns Flights
Fastest flight time2h 20m
Cheapest price$529
Rockhampton to Brisbane Flights
Fastest flight time1h 10m
Cheapest price$237
Proserpine to Brisbane Flights
Fastest flight time1h 30m
Cheapest price$146

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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.

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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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