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Cheap Flights from Brisbane to Cairns, AU, Australia - BNE to CNS Last modified: 28/08/2016 1:02 AM

Popular flights from Brisbane to Cairns Last modified: 28/08/2016 1:02 AM

We’ve got the inside scoop on finding the best time to fly for the best price. Not sure when to travel for your next vacation? Find details below on when-to-fly and when-to-buy.

Tigerair
BNECNS
Thu 24/11
nonstop
CNSBNE
Tue 29/11
nonstop
$120
Select
Jetstar
BNECNS
Sat 3/12
nonstop
CNSBNE
Wed 7/12
nonstop
$162
Select
Virgin Australia
BNECNS
Wed 26/10
nonstop
CNSBNE
Mon 31/10
nonstop
$237
Select
Virgin Australia
BNECNS
Wed 26/10
nonstop
CNSBNE
Sat 29/10
nonstop
$237
Select
Virgin Australia
BNECNS
Wed 26/10
nonstop
CNSBNE
Fri 28/10
nonstop
$237
Select
Virgin Australia
BNECNS
Tue 1/11
nonstop
CNSBNE
Fri 4/11
nonstop
$237
Select
Virgin Australia
BNECNS
Wed 2/11
nonstop
CNSBNE
Fri 11/11
nonstop
$237
Select
Qantas
BNECNS
Fri 25/11
nonstop
CNSBNE
Tue 29/11
nonstop
$274
Select
Qantas
BNECNS
Sat 3/12
nonstop
CNSBNE
Wed 7/12
nonstop
$274
Select
Niugini
BNECNS
Wed 28/09
1 stop
CNSBNE
Sat 1/10
1 stop
$962
Select
Niugini
BNECNS
Thu 29/09
1 stop
CNSBNE
Sun 2/10
1 stop
$962
Select
Niugini
BNECNS
Fri 30/09
1 stop
CNSBNE
Sat 8/10
1 stop
$962
Select
Niugini
BNECNS
Fri 30/09
1 stop
CNSBNE
Sun 2/10
1 stop
$962
Select
Niugini
BNECNS
Fri 30/09
1 stop
CNSBNE
Wed 5/10
1 stop
$962
Select

How Much Does it Cost to Fly from Brisbane to Cairns (BNE to CNS)?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Brisbane to Cairns, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $199.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from Brisbane to Cairns (BNE to CNS)?

Airlines can adjust prices for plane tickets from Brisbane to Cairns based on the day and time that you decide to book your flight. We have collected data from all airlines, and have discovered that the best days to book flights are Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays. Read our article to find more information about the best time to buy airline tickets.

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

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding how far in advance a flight from Brisbane to Cairns should be booked.

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days $277 $412
7-14 days $277 $412
14-21 days $293 $412
21-30 days $261 $458
30-60 days $237 $369
60-90 days $120 $369
90+ days $162 $358

Cheapest Day To Fly from Brisbane to Cairns

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding the cheapest days to fly from Brisbane to Cairns.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$237 $166 $237 $120 $139 $237 $250

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from Brisbane to Cairns

The chart below shows the lowest fare by month when flying from Brisbane to Cairns.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
August Brisbane Cairns Jetstar 31/08/16 5/09/16 0 $277
September Brisbane Cairns Jetstar 22/09/16 25/09/16 0 $261
October Brisbane Cairns Virgin Australia 26/10/16 28/10/16 0 $237
November Brisbane Cairns Tigerair 24/11/16 29/11/16 0 $120
December Brisbane Cairns Jetstar 3/12/16 7/12/16 0 $162
January Brisbane Cairns Virgin Australia 11/01/17 16/01/17 0 $237
February Brisbane Cairns Virgin Australia 4/02/17 15/02/17 0 $237
March Brisbane Cairns Virgin Australia 3/03/17 15/03/17 0 $237

Cheapest Weekend Non-Stop Flights for the Next 30 Days from Brisbane to Cairns

If you're ready to take a trip in the next 30 days and want to fly on the weekend, you might be wondering which weekend is the cheapest to fly. The chart below shows up-to-date data regarding weekend flight prices from Brisbane to Cairns.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
28 29 30 31 1 2 3
$303
4 5 6 7 8 9 10
$303 $303
11 12 13 14 15 16 17
$303 $322
18 19 20 21 22 23 24
$322 $261
25 26 27 28 29 30 1
$261 $397
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
$397

Non-Stop vs Connecting Flights from Brisbane to Cairns (BNE to CNS)

Your Brisbane to Cairns flight can be significantly cheaper by choosing a multi-stop airline ticket. Although these connecting flights sacrifice some convenience, on average, travelers save 20%-60% when they choose to fly multi-stop versus a direct flight.

The average price for connecting flights from Brisbane to Cairns is $544.

The average price for non-stop flights from Brisbane to Cairns is $199.

The chart below shows up to date information regarding non-stop flights from Brisbane to Cairns.

Nonstop Flight Details from Brisbane to Cairns
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
Cathay 0 0 1 1 0 1 1 11:10 11:10
Jetstar 5 4 4 4 5 5 4 07:00 21:30
Qantas 5 4 4 4 5 4 5 07:00 19:15
Tigerair 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 12:35 12:35
Virgin Australia 4 4 5 5 5 4 4 07:00 19:50

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from Brisbane to Cairns (BNE to CNS)

We have found that there is often no price difference between buying a round trip flight versus a one way flight. Increased flexibility is the main benefit when it comes to buying a one way flight from Brisbane to Cairns. However, booking a round trip flight can be a simpler process. You can compare round trip and one way flights by using our flight comparison.

The average price for one way flights from Brisbane to Cairns is $215.

The average price for round trip flights from Brisbane to Cairns is $351.

More Cheap Flights

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Gold Coast to Cairns Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $286
Sunshine Coast to Cairns Jetstar, Qantas, Virgin Australia $609
Bundaberg to Cairns Qantas, Virgin Australia $496
Hervey Bay to Cairns Qantas, Virgin Australia $646
Ballina to Cairns Jetstar, Virgin Australia $518
Brisbane to Townsville Jetstar, Qantas, Virgin Australia, Regional Express $277
Brisbane to London Jet Airways, Aegean, American, Air Berlin, Air Canada, Air France, Finnair, British Airways, EVA Air, China Airlines, Cathay, China Southern, Delta, Emirates, Etihad, JAL, Air Serbia, Korean, KLM, Lufthansa, Swiss, China Eastern, Air New Zealand, Austrian, Philippine, Qantas, South African, SAS, Singapore, Thai, Turkish, United, Srilankan, Virgin Australia, Virgin Atlantic $1,283
Brisbane to Proserpine Jetstar, Qantas, Virgin Australia $202
Brisbane to Hamilton Island Jetstar, Qantas, Virgin Australia $285
Gold Coast to Townsville Jetstar, Qantas, Virgin Australia $568
Brisbane to Mackay Jetstar, Qantas, Virgin Australia $224
Brisbane to Sydney Fiji Airways, Jetstar, Qantas, Aircalin, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $100
Brisbane to Tokyo Air Canada, British Airways, EVA Air, Air China, China Airlines, Cathay, China Southern, Hawaiian, JAL, Jetstar, Korean, Lufthansa, China Eastern, Air New Zealand, Bangkok, Philippine, Niugini, Qantas, Aircalin, Singapore, Thai, Virgin Australia $775
Brisbane to Port Moresby FlySolomon, Philippine, Niugini, Qantas, Virgin Australia $574
Sunshine Coast to Townsville Jetstar, Qantas, Virgin Australia $641
Brisbane to Bangkok British Airways, EVA Air, China Airlines, Cathay, China Southern, Emirates, Etihad, Jetstar, Korean, China Eastern, Bangkok, Philippine, Qantas, Singapore, Thai, Virgin Australia $727
Hervey Bay to Townsville Qantas, Virgin Australia Check Dates
Bundaberg to Townsville Qantas, Virgin Australia $1,890
Brisbane to Singapore EVA Air, China Airlines, Cathay, China Southern, Emirates, Etihad, Fiji Airways, Jetstar, Korean, Lufthansa, China Eastern, Philippine, Niugini, Qantas, Singapore, Thai, Virgin Australia $580
Brisbane to Emerald Qantas, Virgin Australia $293
Brisbane to Rockhampton Qantas, Virgin Australia $202
Brisbane to Melbourne Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Aircalin, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $157
Gold Coast to Sydney Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $96
Gold Coast to Proserpine Jetstar, Qantas, Virgin Australia $695
Brisbane to Jakarta EVA Air, China Airlines, Cathay, China Southern, Etihad, Korean, China Eastern, Bangkok, Philippine, Qantas, Singapore, Thai, Virgin Australia $761
Gold Coast to Hamilton Island Jetstar, Qantas, Virgin Australia $568
Brisbane to Hong Kong British Airways, EVA Air, China Airlines, Cathay, China Southern, Emirates, Fiji Airways, Korean, Lufthansa, China Eastern, Air New Zealand, Bangkok, Philippine, Niugini, Qantas, Singapore, Thai, Virgin Australia $779
Brisbane to Gladstone Qantas, Virgin Australia $182
Brisbane to Mount Isa Qantas, Virgin Australia, Regional Express $634
Brisbane to Shanghai EVA Air, Air China, China Airlines, Cathay, China Southern, JAL, Korean, China Eastern, Air New Zealand, Philippine, Qantas, Singapore, Thai, Virgin Australia $783

Airlines Flying from Brisbane to Cairns (BNE to CNS) Number of flights searched: 34Last modified: 28/08/2016 1:02 AM

Below are the different airlines that fly from Brisbane to Cairns with the average price of their plane tickets. Just remember that different airlines offer different levels of comfort and service, so consider convenience when choosing your airline.

Below is the full flight schedule summary of the next 30 days for flights from Brisbane to Cairns.

Brisbane to Cairns
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Jetstar - X X X X X X X
Qantas - X X X X X X X
Virgin Australia - X X X X X X X

Airports for Your Route

These pages contain information about the major airports in Brisbane and Cairns, so you can feel comfortable knowing how to get around whether you are about to take off or you just landed.

Brisbane to Cairns Flight Questions

Below are some common questions that asked about this flight route:

Question: How long is a direct flight from Brisbane to Cairns?
Answer: The average Brisbane to Cairns flight time is 2 hours and 26 minutes.
Question: How many kilometers are there between Brisbane and Cairns?
Answer: The distance from Brisbane to Cairns is 1392 kilometers.
Question: How common are direct flights from Brisbane to Cairns?
Answer: There are 104 direct flights from Brisbane to Cairns.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Brisbane to Cairns?
Answer: Qantas Airways provides 29% of the non-stop flights between Brisbane and Cairns.
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