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Cheap Flights from Brisbane to Cairns, AU, Australia - BNE to CNS Last modified: 24/06/2016 12:47 PM

Popular flights from Brisbane to Cairns Last modified: 24/06/2016 12:47 PM

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.

Jetstar Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
12/09/2016 15/09/2016 $192
Qantas Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
12/09/2016 15/09/2016 $262
Tigerair Australia
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
12/09/2016 15/09/2016 $141
Virgin Australia
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
14/10/2016 18/10/2016 $197

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 $215.

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 $340 $502
7-14 days $273 $453
14-21 days $196 $421
21-30 days $274 $407
30-60 days $205 $344
60-90 days $141 $344
90+ days $197 $308

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
$141 $252 $215 $196 $171 $252 $269

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
June Brisbane Cairns Virgin Australia 30/06/16 14/07/16 0 $340
July Brisbane Cairns Tigerair 14/07/16 22/07/16 0 $196
August Brisbane Cairns Tigerair 1/08/16 12/08/16 0 $205
September Brisbane Cairns Tigerair 12/09/16 15/09/16 0 $141
October Brisbane Cairns Virgin Australia 14/10/16 18/10/16 0 $197
November Brisbane Cairns Virgin Australia 12/11/16 13/11/16 0 $197
December Brisbane Cairns Virgin Australia 2/12/16 4/12/16 0 $213
January Brisbane Cairns Virgin Australia 6/01/17 13/01/17 0 $232

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
26 27 28 29 30 1 2
$364
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
$364 $300
10 11 12 13 14 15 16
$300 $300
17 18 19 20 21 22 23
$300 $274
24 25 26 27 28 29 30
$274 $269
31 1 2 3 4 5 6
$269

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 $474.

The average price for non-stop flights from Brisbane to Cairns is $212.

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 5 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 $180.

The average price for round trip flights from Brisbane to Cairns is $212.

More Cheap Flights

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Gold Coast to Cairns Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $200
Sunshine Coast to Cairns Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $563
Bundaberg to Cairns Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $579
Hervey Bay to Cairns Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $863
Ballina to Cairns Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $556
Brisbane to Townsville Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, Regional Express $205
Brisbane to London Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Aer Lingus, Iberia, Jetstar, KLM, Lufthansa, Czech, Austrian, Qantas, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, Air Europa, Virgin Australia, Virgin Atlantic $1,464
Brisbane to Proserpine Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $180
Brisbane to Hamilton Island Jetstar, Qantas, Virgin Australia $232
Gold Coast to Townsville Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $451
Brisbane to Mackay Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $180
Brisbane to Sydney Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $108
Brisbane to Tokyo JAL, Jetstar, All Nippon, Qantas, Virgin Australia $829
Brisbane to Port Moresby Jetstar, Niugini, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $453
Sunshine Coast to Townsville Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $514
Brisbane to Bangkok Jetstar, Bangkok, Qantas, Thai, Virgin Australia $770
Hervey Bay to Townsville Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia Check Dates
Bundaberg to Townsville Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia Check Dates
Brisbane to Singapore Jetstar Asia, Emirates, Etihad, Jetstar, SilkAir, Qantas, Singapore, Tigerair, Scoot, Virgin Australia $680
Brisbane to Emerald Qantas, Virgin Australia $199
Brisbane to Rockhampton Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $155
Brisbane to Melbourne Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $155
Gold Coast to Sydney Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $102
Gold Coast to Proserpine Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $506
Brisbane to Jakarta Garuda, Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, SkyStar $837
Gold Coast to Hamilton Island Jetstar, Qantas, Virgin Australia $442
Brisbane to Hong Kong Cathay, Hong Kong, Jetstar, Dragonair, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $750
Brisbane to Gladstone Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $155
Brisbane to Mount Isa Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, Regional Express $429
Brisbane to Shanghai Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Jetstar, Xiamen, China Eastern, Qantas, Virgin Australia, Shenzhen $764

Airlines Flying from Brisbane to Cairns (BNE to CNS) Number of flights searched: 35Last modified: 24/06/2016 12:48 PM

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 98 direct flights from Brisbane to Cairns.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Brisbane to Cairns?
Answer: Virgin Australia provides 32% of the non-stop flights between Brisbane and Cairns.
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