Flights from Cairns to Brisbane, Australia

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Cairns to Brisbane Last modified: Mar 26, 2024 19:35 -04:00

We've scanned 117,220,093 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights to Brisbane. Jetstar & Virgin Australia frequently offer the best deals to Brisbane flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

Jetstar
CNSBNE
Mon 15/04
nonstop
BNECNS
Fri 19/04
nonstop
$211
Virgin Australia
CNSBNE
Wed 10/04
nonstop
BNECNS
Thu 11/04
nonstop
$264
Regional Express
CNSBNE
Mon 8/04
nonstop
BNECNS
Wed 10/04
nonstop
$294
Multiple Airlines
CNSBNE
Sun 14/04
nonstop
BNECNS
Mon 15/04
nonstop
$347
Qantas
CNSBNE
Wed 10/04
nonstop
BNECNS
Wed 17/04
nonstop
$380

How Much is a Flight from Cairns to Brisbane?

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 $238.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from Cairns to Brisbane?

The best way to find a great deal on airfare is to search multiple sites. When you run a search on FareCompare, we search multiple sites and fare sources all at once so you don't have to - which is why we think FareCompare is the best place to find cheap tickets. Airlines can adjust prices for 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 found that Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays are often the best days to book flights. If you'd like to learn more, read our article about the best time to buy airline tickets.

How far in advance should I book tickets from Cairns to Brisbane?

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding how far in advance to book your flight from Cairns to Brisbane.

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days $279 $446
7-14 days $213 $398
14-21 days $171 $406
21-30 days $249 $388
30-60 days $247 $349
60-90 days $249 $349
90+ days $282 $400

Cheapest Day To Fly from Cairns to Brisbane

We've examined 234,440,186 itinerary searches that we've seen for departures in the next 90 days and found that the cheapest day to fly from Cairns to Brisbane is Monday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$171$249$249$256$249 $249

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Cairns to Brisbane

Looking for cheap last minute flights or a weekend getaway? We've got you covered with weekend flight deals from Cairns to Brisbane. The chart below shows the best last minute deals and cheap flights this weekend we could find.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
7 8 9 10 11 12 13
$285
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
$285 $256
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
$256 $253
28 29 30 31 1 2 3
$253 $249
4 5 6 7 8 9 10
$249 $249
11 12 13 14 15 16 17
$249

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Cairns to Brisbane

Flights between some cities may be significantly cheaper if you choose 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 not available.

The average price for direct flights from Cairns to Brisbane is not available.

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

Weekly Direct Flights from Cairns to Brisbane - By Carrier
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
Virgin Australia 4 4 4 5 5 4 4 00:45 14:55

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Cairns to Brisbane

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 Cairns to Brisbane. 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. Find Flights

Cairns to Brisbane Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is the flight from Cairns to Brisbane?
Answer: The average Cairns to Brisbane flight time is 2 hours and 15 minutes.
Question: How far is Brisbane from Cairns?
Answer: The distance from Cairns to Brisbane is 1,390 kilometers (864 miles).
Question: How common are direct flights from Cairns to Brisbane?
Answer: There are 30 direct flights from Cairns to Brisbane.
Question: What are the most popular Cairns airlines for direct flights from Cairns to Brisbane?
Answer: Virgin Australia provides 100% of the non-stop flights between Cairns and Brisbane.

Cairns to Brisbane Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in Cairns and Brisbane. If your route includes a city with multiple airports, you may be able to find substantial savings by choosing an alternate airport.

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