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Cheap Flights from Cairns to Brisbane, AU, Australia - CNS to BNE Last modified: 23/08/2016 12:50 AM

Popular flights from Cairns to Brisbane Last modified: 23/08/2016 12:50 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.

Virgin Australia
CNSBNE
Fri 18/11
nonstop
BNECNS
Tue 22/11
nonstop
$239
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Virgin Australia
CNSBNE
Wed 23/11
nonstop
BNECNS
Thu 24/11
nonstop
$239
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Virgin Australia
CNSBNE
Thu 24/11
nonstop
BNECNS
Mon 28/11
nonstop
$239
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Virgin Australia
CNSBNE
Wed 30/11
nonstop
BNECNS
Mon 5/12
nonstop
$239
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Jetstar
CNSBNE
Tue 30/08
nonstop
BNECNS
Tue 13/09
nonstop
$279
Select
Jetstar
CNSBNE
Thu 1/09
nonstop
BNECNS
Mon 5/09
nonstop
$279
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Jetstar
CNSBNE
Sun 25/09
nonstop
BNECNS
Wed 28/09
nonstop
$279
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Jetstar
CNSBNE
Wed 5/10
nonstop
BNECNS
Sat 8/10
nonstop
$279
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Jetstar
CNSBNE
Wed 30/11
nonstop
BNECNS
Mon 5/12
nonstop
$279
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Qantas
CNSBNE
Wed 12/10
nonstop
BNECNS
Mon 17/10
nonstop
$545
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Qantas
CNSBNE
Thu 13/10
nonstop
BNECNS
Mon 17/10
nonstop
$545
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Qantas
CNSBNE
Fri 14/10
nonstop
BNECNS
Sun 16/10
nonstop
$545
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Qantas
CNSBNE
Fri 14/10
nonstop
BNECNS
Mon 17/10
nonstop
$545
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Qantas
CNSBNE
Thu 20/10
nonstop
BNECNS
Sun 23/10
nonstop
$545
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Airnorth
CNSBNE
Wed 28/09
2 stops
BNECNS
Sun 16/10
2 stops
$1,168
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Airnorth
CNSBNE
Mon 3/10
2 stops
BNECNS
Sun 23/10
2 stops
$1,168
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Airnorth
CNSBNE
Tue 4/10
2 stops
BNECNS
Sun 23/10
2 stops
$1,168
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Airnorth
CNSBNE
Fri 4/11
2 stops
BNECNS
Sun 6/11
2 stops
$1,168
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Airnorth
CNSBNE
Sat 19/11
2 stops
BNECNS
Sat 26/11
2 stops
$1,168
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How Much Does it Cost to Fly from Cairns to Brisbane (CNS to BNE)?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Cairns to Brisbane, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $263.

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

Airlines can adjust prices for plane tickets from Cairns to Brisbane 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 Cairns to Brisbane

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

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days $304 $451
7-14 days $279 $400
14-21 days $293 $432
21-30 days $304 $405
30-60 days $248 $337
60-90 days $239 $337
90+ days $239 $322

Cheapest Day To Fly from Cairns to Brisbane

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

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$269 $269 $269 $248 $239 $260 $279

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from Cairns to Brisbane

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

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
August Cairns Brisbane Jetstar 30/08/16 13/09/16 0 $279
September Cairns Brisbane Jetstar 1/09/16 5/09/16 0 $279
October Cairns Brisbane Virgin Australia 20/10/16 23/10/16 0 $248
November Cairns Brisbane Virgin Australia 18/11/16 22/11/16 0 $239
December Cairns Brisbane Virgin Australia 11/12/16 14/12/16 0 $248
January Cairns Brisbane Virgin Australia 9/01/17 13/01/17 0 $260
February Cairns Brisbane Virgin Australia 5/02/17 10/02/17 0 $248
April Cairns Brisbane Virgin Australia 12/04/17 19/04/17 0 $396

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

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 Cairns to Brisbane.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
$376
28 29 30 31 1 2 3
$376 $279
4 5 6 7 8 9 10
$279 $293
11 12 13 14 15 16 17
$293 $304
18 19 20 21 22 23 24
$304 $322
25 26 27 28 29 30 1
$322

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

Your Cairns to Brisbane 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 Cairns to Brisbane is $697.

The average price for non-stop flights from Cairns to Brisbane is $354.

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

Nonstop Flight Details from Cairns to Brisbane
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
Cathay 0 0 1 1 0 1 1 07:45 07:45
Jetstar 5 4 4 4 5 5 4 06:00 22:20
Qantas 6 4 4 4 5 4 5 05:30 19:25
Tigerair 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 15:30 17:05
Virgin Australia 4 4 5 5 5 4 4 05:50 19:55

Cairns to Brisbane Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is a direct flight from Cairns to Brisbane?
Answer: The average Cairns to Brisbane flight time is 2 hours and 8 minutes.
Question: How many kilometers are there between Cairns and Brisbane?
Answer: The distance from Cairns to Brisbane is 1392 kilometers.
Question: How common are direct flights from Cairns to Brisbane?
Answer: There are 104 direct flights from Cairns to Brisbane.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Cairns to Brisbane?
Answer: Qantas Airways provides 29% of the non-stop flights between Cairns and Brisbane.

Airlines Flying from Cairns to Brisbane (CNS to BNE) Number of flights searched: 34Last modified: 23/08/2016 12:51 AM

Below are the different airlines that fly from Cairns to Brisbane 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 Cairns to Brisbane.

Cairns to Brisbane
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 Cairns and Brisbane, so you can feel comfortable knowing how to get around whether you are about to take off or you just landed.

Cheap Domestic Flights from Cairns - CNS

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Cairns to Gold Coast Jetstar, Qantas, Airnorth, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $289
Cairns to Sunshine Coast Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $546
Cairns to Sydney Jetstar, Qantas, Airnorth, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $305
Cairns to Hervey Bay Jetstar, Qantas, Airnorth, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $666
Cairns to Bundaberg Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $490
Cairns to Gladstone Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $437
Cairns to Melbourne Jetstar, Qantas, Airnorth, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $349
Cairns to Rockhampton Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $641
Cairns to Newcastle Jetstar, Qantas, Airnorth, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $445
Cairns to Mackay Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $511
Cairns to Hamilton Island Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $562
Cairns to Emerald Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia Check Dates
Cairns to Proserpine Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $715
Cairns to Townsville Jetstar, Qantas, Airnorth, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, Regional Express $226
Cairns to Canberra Jetstar, Qantas, Airnorth, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $541

Cheap International Flights from Cairns - CNS

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Cairns to Auckland Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $561
Cairns to Bangkok Jetstar, Bangkok, Qantas, Thai, Virgin Australia $901

Cheap Domestic Flights to Brisbane - BNE

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Townsville to Brisbane Jetstar, Qantas, Airnorth, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, Regional Express $285
Townsville to Gold Coast Jetstar, Qantas, Airnorth, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $570
Townsville to Sunshine Coast Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $654
Townsville to Sydney Jetstar, Qantas, Airnorth, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $284
Townsville to Hervey Bay Jetstar, Qantas, Airnorth, Tigerair, Virgin Australia Check Dates
Townsville to Bundaberg Jetstar, Qantas, Virgin Australia $668
Townsville to Gladstone Jetstar, Qantas, Airnorth, Virgin Australia $633
Townsville to Rockhampton Jetstar, Qantas, Airnorth, Virgin Australia $497
Townsville to Melbourne Jetstar, Qantas, Airnorth, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $333
Townsville to Newcastle Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $559
Townsville to Mackay Jetstar, Qantas, Virgin Australia $442
Townsville to Emerald Jetstar, Qantas, Virgin Australia Check Dates
Townsville to Canberra Jetstar, Qantas, Airnorth, Virgin Australia $422
Cheap Flights from Cairns to Brisbane, AU, Australia, from $239 Round trip from CNS to BNE