Brisbane to Cairns flights

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Departure Fri, 28 Aug Return Sun, 30 Aug
BNE Brisbane
CNS Cairns
return from £105
Departure Thu, 03 Sep Return Sun, 06 Sep
BNE Brisbane
CNS Cairns
return from £100
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Currency and price comparison
Exchange rate
1.00 GBP = 1.82 AUD
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1 AUD = 0.56 GBP
Last checked on 13 August 2020
Train
Local, one-way ticket
25%

Trains are 25% more expensive in Cairns than in Brisbane.

Brisbane
£2.19
Cairns
£2.74
Meal
Mid-priced restaurant
0%

A meal in Cairns costs roughly the same as in Brisbane.

Brisbane
£10.97
Cairns
£10.97
Taxi
Standard daytime start rate
27%

A taxi fare in Cairns is 27% cheaper than in Brisbane.

Brisbane
£2.19
Cairns
£1.59
Coffee
Regular cappuccino
2%

Coffee is 2% more expensive in Cairns than in Brisbane.

Brisbane
£2.47
Cairns
£2.52
Brisbane airports
  • ( Brisbane Airport (BNE)
    How far from city centre: 13 miles
Cairns airports
  • ( Cairns International Airport (CNS)
    How far from city centre: 30 miles
K Distance: 885 miles

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Frequent asked questions about flights from Brisbane to Cairns

How can I find cheap flights from Brisbane to Cairns at eDreams?
Our search engines have found flights from 100€ for the route Brisbane - Cairns. At eDreams we use different machine learned based methodologies to find our costumers the cheapest option available, considering airline combinations, stopovers and direct flights as well as different criteria for inbound and outbound journeys.
Is Cairns expensive to visit compared to Brisbane?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in Cairns costs an average of 1.61 GBP, 27% cheaper than Brisbane, with a fare of 2.22 GBP, while train tickets costs 25% more in Cairns: 2.77 GBP against 2.22 GBP in Brisbane. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 11.09 GBP in both Cairns and Brisbane. The price of the coffee is around 2% more expensive in Cairns, with an average of 2.55 GBP , while in Brisbane the coffee costs 2.50 GBP.
When is the best time to book a flight from Brisbane to Cairns?
According to real customer data from our website, the most popular months to book a trip from Brisbane to Cairns are August, October and September.
When is the best time to travel from Brisbane to Cairns?
The best time of the year to go to Cairns when flying from Brisbane depends on several preference factors like climate, seasonality and, of course, price. When it comes to popularity, December is the top 1 month to fly to  Cairns from Brisbane in terms of searches from our cutomer, followed by August and April. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period May, June and January are the months with less volume of searchs for the route Brisbane -  Cairns.
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