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Cheap Flights from Brisbane to Cairns, AU, Australia - BNE to CNS Last modified: 23/07/2016 12:52 AM

Popular flights from Brisbane to Cairns Last modified: 23/07/2016 12:52 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
Fri 26/08
nonstop
CNSBNE
Sat 3/09
nonstop
$161
Select
Virgin Australia
BNECNS
Thu 13/10
nonstop
CNSBNE
Tue 18/10
nonstop
$236
Select
Virgin Australia
BNECNS
Mon 17/10
nonstop
CNSBNE
Thu 20/10
nonstop
$236
Select
Virgin Australia
BNECNS
Wed 19/10
nonstop
CNSBNE
Mon 24/10
nonstop
$236
Select
Virgin Australia
BNECNS
Thu 20/10
nonstop
CNSBNE
Thu 27/10
nonstop
$236
Select
Virgin Australia
BNECNS
Thu 20/10
nonstop
CNSBNE
Tue 25/10
nonstop
$236
Select
Jetstar
BNECNS
Fri 26/08
nonstop
CNSBNE
Sat 3/09
nonstop
$239
Select
Qantas
BNECNS
Fri 26/08
nonstop
CNSBNE
Sat 3/09
nonstop
$319
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 $232.

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 $437
7-14 days $277 $437
14-21 days $241 $437
21-30 days $241 $434
30-60 days $161 $352
60-90 days $236 $351
90+ days $236 $351

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
$221 $259 $236 $236 $161 $241 $263

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
July Brisbane Cairns Jetstar 29/07/16 1/08/16 0 $277
August Brisbane Cairns Tigerair 26/08/16 3/09/16 0 $161
September Brisbane Cairns Tigerair 19/09/16 23/09/16 0 $221
October Brisbane Cairns Virgin Australia 13/10/16 18/10/16 0 $236
November Brisbane Cairns Virgin Australia 2/11/16 9/11/16 0 $236
December Brisbane Cairns Virgin Australia 5/12/16 12/12/16 0 $236
January Brisbane Cairns Virgin Australia 1/01/17 7/01/17 0 $245
February Brisbane Cairns Virgin Australia 9/02/17 16/02/17 0 $259

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
24 25 26 27 28 29 30
$277
31 1 2 3 4 5 6
$277 $287
7 8 9 10 11 12 13
$287 $241
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
$241 $302
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
$302 $271
28 29 30 31 1 2 3
$271

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 $430.

The average price for non-stop flights from Brisbane to Cairns is $268.

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 4 3 3 3 4 4 3 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

More Cheap Flights

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Gold Coast to Cairns Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $285
Sunshine Coast to Cairns Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $578
Bundaberg to Cairns Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $488
Hervey Bay to Cairns Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $604
Ballina to Cairns Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $457
Brisbane to Townsville Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, Regional Express $287
Brisbane to London Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Aer Lingus, Eurowings, NIKI, Iberia, Jetstar, KLM, Air Malta, Lufthansa, Czech, Austrian, Qantas, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, Air Europa, Virgin Australia, Virgin Atlantic $1,389
Brisbane to Proserpine Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $209
Brisbane to Hamilton Island Jetstar, Qantas, Virgin Australia $247
Gold Coast to Townsville Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $510
Brisbane to Mackay Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $223
Brisbane to Sydney Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $109
Brisbane to Tokyo JAL, Jetstar, Vanilla, All Nippon, Qantas, Virgin Australia $940
Brisbane to Port Moresby Jetstar, Niugini, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $572
Sunshine Coast to Townsville Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $572
Brisbane to Bangkok Thai AirAsia, Jetstar, Bangkok, Qantas, Thai, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $766
Hervey Bay to Townsville Jetstar, Qantas, Virgin Australia $829
Bundaberg to Townsville Jetstar, Qantas, Virgin Australia $520
Brisbane to Singapore Jetstar Asia, Emirates, Etihad, Jetstar, SilkAir, Qantas, Singapore, Tigerair, Scoot, Virgin Australia $669
Brisbane to Emerald Qantas, Virgin Australia $252
Brisbane to Rockhampton Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $211
Brisbane to Melbourne Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $120
Gold Coast to Sydney Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $71
Gold Coast to Proserpine Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $580
Brisbane to Jakarta Garuda, Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, SkyStar $755
Gold Coast to Hamilton Island Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $514
Brisbane to Hong Kong Cathay, Hong Kong, Jetstar, Dragonair, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $742
Brisbane to Gladstone Qantas, Virgin Australia $199
Brisbane to Mount Isa Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, Regional Express $656
Brisbane to Shanghai Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Jetstar, Xiamen, China Eastern, Qantas, Virgin Australia, Shenzhen $739

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 95 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 32% of the non-stop flights between Brisbane and Cairns.
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