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Cairns to Brisbane flights

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Flight DurationFlights between Cairns and Brisbane take, on average, 2 h and 11 m minutes, but the time can vary according to other factors
Cheapest flightCheapest price for a one-way flight between Cairns with Brisbane found by our customers in the last 72 hours
Departing AirportThe airport Cairns International Airport is the departure airport operating flights between Cairns and Brisbane
Arriving AirportFlights departing Cairns with Brisbane as destination arrives at Brisbane Airport

Cheap last minute flights to Brisbane

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Departure Thu, 04 Nov Return Sun, 07 Nov
CNS Cairns
BNE Brisbane
return from £63
Departure Thu, 18 Nov Return Mon, 22 Nov
CNS Cairns
BNE Brisbane
return from £72
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Currency and price comparison
Exchange rate
1.00 GBP = 1.84 AUD
British Pound Sterling Australian Dollar
1 AUD = 0.55 GBP
Last checked on 25 October 2021
Local, one-way ticket

Trains in Brisbane are 10% cheaper than in Cairns.

Mid-priced restaurant

The average meal is 14% more expensive in Brisbane than in Cairns.

Standard daytime start rate

Taxis are 55% more expensive in Brisbane than in Cairns.

Regular cappuccino

Coffee in Brisbane is 3% cheaper than in Cairns.

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

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Frequent asked questions about flights from Cairns to Brisbane

😷 Is it safe to travel from Cairns to Brisbane during the Covid-19 situation?
At Opodo we want to make sure that your travel plans are not affected by any cancelation as well as any possible restrictions Australia may apply when travelling from Cairns. Is your flight cancelled? We've got your back! With our flexible ticket guarantee you can decide if you want to book another flight - free of rebooking fee - or get a full refund!
🔍 How can I find cheap flights from Cairns to Brisbane at Opodo?
The cheapest price for a flight from Cairns to Brisbane is 63£. At Opodo we use different machine learned based methodologies to find our costumers the best option available, considering airline combinations, stopovers and direct flights as well as different criteria for inbound and outbound journeys.
💰 Is Brisbane expensive to visit compared to Cairns?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in Brisbane costs an average of 2.44 GBP, 55% more expensive than Cairns, with a fare of 1.57 GBP, while train tickets costs 10% less in Brisbane: 2.33 GBP against 2.58 GBP in Cairns. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 10.85 GBP in Brisbane, 14% more than the 9.50 GBP in Cairns. The price of the coffee is around 3% cheaper in Brisbane, with an average of 2.49 GBP, while in Cairns the coffee costs 2.56 GBP.
📉 When is the best time to book a flight from Cairns to Brisbane?
The most popular months to book a trip from Cairns to Brisbane are February, January and September, based on the searches of our customers.
📅 When is the best time to travel from Cairns to Brisbane?
The best time of the year to go to Brisbane when flying from Cairns depends on several preference factors like climate, seasonality and, of course, price. When it comes to popularity, March is the top 1º month to fly to Brisbane from Cairns in terms of searches from our customer, followed by November and April. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period, September, July and June are the months with less volume of searchs for the route Cairns -  Brisbane.
🕑 How long does the flight take to go from Cairns to Brisbane?
The total flight time between Cairns and Brisbane is of around 02:11 hours on average, considering an average distance of 1,395 km, for both direct and indirect flights for the route (which may have 1 or more stops in other cities in between).
🛄 Which airports have flights between Cairns and Brisbane?
The main airport route flying between Cairns and Brisbane is: Cairns International Airport (CNS) to Brisbane Airport (BNE). This route is covered by the following airline(s):
  • Virgin Australia.
  • Tiger Airways Australia.
  • Jetstar.
Which are the airlines with flights from Cairns to Brisbane?
Airlines with direct flights departing from Cairns to Brisbane are:
  • Tiger Airways Australia.
  • Virgin Australia.
  • Jetstar.

Brisbane Airport - Latest customer reviews

4.0 /5
Reviews: 1
4.0 /5
Date 2018-11-29 Age 51-70 City Ayr Scotland

Very clean good facilities.

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