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Cheap Flights from Cairns to Brisbane, AU, Australia - CNS to BNE Last modified: 27/07/2016 12:58 AM

Popular flights from Cairns to Brisbane Last modified: 27/07/2016 12:58 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
Thu 13/10
nonstop
BNECNS
Mon 17/10
nonstop
$210
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Virgin Australia
CNSBNE
Fri 14/10
nonstop
BNECNS
Tue 25/10
nonstop
$210
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Virgin Australia
CNSBNE
Wed 16/11
nonstop
BNECNS
Mon 21/11
nonstop
$210
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Virgin Australia
CNSBNE
Sat 19/11
nonstop
BNECNS
Sat 26/11
nonstop
$210
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Tigerair
CNSBNE
Thu 22/09
nonstop
BNECNS
Thu 29/09
nonstop
$216
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Jetstar
CNSBNE
Thu 22/09
nonstop
BNECNS
Thu 29/09
nonstop
$229
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Qantas
CNSBNE
Thu 22/09
nonstop
BNECNS
Thu 29/09
nonstop
$343
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Airnorth
CNSBNE
Sun 23/10
2 stops
BNECNS
Tue 25/10
2 stops
$983
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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 $240.

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 $288 $471
7-14 days $288 $436
14-21 days $312 $444
21-30 days $274 $433
30-60 days $216 $428
60-90 days $210 $337
90+ days $210 $323

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
$232 $288 $274 $210 $210 $230 $230

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
July Cairns Brisbane Jetstar 31/07/16 5/08/16 0 $308
August Cairns Brisbane Jetstar 21/08/16 27/08/16 0 $274
September Cairns Brisbane Tigerair 22/09/16 29/09/16 0 $216
October Cairns Brisbane Virgin Australia 13/10/16 17/10/16 0 $210
November Cairns Brisbane Virgin Australia 16/11/16 21/11/16 0 $210
December Cairns Brisbane Virgin Australia 7/12/16 8/12/16 0 $230
January Cairns Brisbane Tigerair 10/01/17 20/01/17 0 $230
February Cairns Brisbane Virgin Australia 4/02/17 7/02/17 0 $253

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
24 25 26 27 28 29 30
$385
31 1 2 3 4 5 6
$385 $312
7 8 9 10 11 12 13
$312 $312
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
$312 $284
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
$284 $278
28 29 30 31 1 2 3
$278

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 $600.

The average price for non-stop flights from Cairns to Brisbane is $336.

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 4 3 3 3 4 4 3 06:00 14:40
Qantas 5 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 97 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 31% of the non-stop flights between Cairns and Brisbane.

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 $285
Cairns to Sunshine Coast Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $658
Cairns to Sydney Jetstar, Qantas, Airnorth, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $300
Cairns to Hervey Bay Jetstar, Qantas, Airnorth, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $944
Cairns to Bundaberg Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $568
Cairns to Gladstone Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $518
Cairns to Melbourne Jetstar, Qantas, Airnorth, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $344
Cairns to Rockhampton Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $510
Cairns to Newcastle Jetstar, Qantas, Airnorth, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $372
Cairns to Mackay Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $462
Cairns to Hamilton Island Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $538
Cairns to Emerald Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia Check Dates
Cairns to Proserpine Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $479
Cairns to Townsville Jetstar, Qantas, Airnorth, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, Regional Express $174
Cairns to Canberra Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $523

Cheap International Flights from Cairns - CNS

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Cairns to Auckland Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $534
Cairns to Bangkok Jetstar, Bangkok, Qantas, Thai, Virgin Australia $928

Cheap Domestic Flights to Brisbane - BNE

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Townsville to Brisbane Jetstar, Qantas, Airnorth, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, Regional Express $254
Townsville to Gold Coast Jetstar, Qantas, Airnorth, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $491
Townsville to Sunshine Coast Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia Check Dates
Townsville to Sydney Jetstar, Qantas, Airnorth, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $258
Townsville to Hervey Bay Jetstar, Qantas, Airnorth, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $725
Townsville to Bundaberg Jetstar, Qantas, Virgin Australia $1,067
Townsville to Gladstone Jetstar, Qantas, Virgin Australia $587
Townsville to Rockhampton Jetstar, Qantas, Airnorth, Virgin Australia, Regional Express $482
Townsville to Melbourne Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $201
Townsville to Newcastle Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $499
Townsville to Mackay Jetstar, Qantas, Virgin Australia $578
Townsville to Emerald Jetstar, Qantas, Virgin Australia $631
Townsville to Canberra Jetstar, Qantas, Airnorth, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $457
Cheap Flights from Cairns to Brisbane, AU, Australia, from $210 Round trip from CNS to BNE