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Flight Routes from Brisbane to Cairns

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Amazing BNE to CNS Flight Deals

The lowest prices to Cairns Intl. within the past 7 days were AU$95 for one-way flights and AU$150 for return flights for the period specified. Prices and availability are subject to change. Additional terms apply.

Wed., 26 May
BNE
Brisbane
CNS
Cairns
AU$95
Jetstar
Wed., 26 May
BNE
Brisbane
CNS
Cairns
AU$104
Jetstar
Sun., 23 May
BNE
Brisbane
CNS
Cairns
AU$112
Jetstar
Thu., 27 May
BNE
Brisbane
CNS
Cairns
AU$122
Jetstar
Wed., 26 May
BNE
Brisbane
CNS
Cairns
AU$134
Jetstar
Sun., 13 Jun.
BNE
Brisbane
CNS
Cairns
AU$135
Virgin Australia
Wed., 6 Oct. - Wed., 20 Oct.
BNE
Brisbane
CNS
Cairns
AU$150
Jetstar
Thu., 22 Jul. - Thu., 29 Jul.
BNE
Brisbane
CNS
Cairns
AU$178
Jetstar
Wed., 6 Oct. - Wed., 20 Oct.
BNE
Brisbane
CNS
Cairns
AU$186
Jetstar
Wed., 26 May - Wed., 2 Jun.
BNE
Brisbane
CNS
Cairns
AU$190
Jetstar
Thu., 22 Jul. - Thu., 29 Jul.
BNE
Brisbane
CNS
Cairns
AU$196
Jetstar
Tue., 25 May - Sun., 30 May
BNE
Brisbane
CNS
Cairns
AU$198
Jetstar

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FAQs about flights from Brisbane, QLD Airport (BNE) to Cairns, QLD Airport (CNS-Cairns Intl.)

Is it possible to fly from Brisbane, QLD Airport (BNE) to Cairns, QLD Airport (CNS-Cairns Intl.) at the moment?

The Covid-19 Travel Advisor will fill you in about any health guidelines and travel advice reports when flying in from Brisbane, QLD Airport (BNE) to Cairns, QLD Airport (CNS-Cairns Intl.).

How long is the flight from BNE to Cairns Intl. Airport (CNS)?

With an average flight time of 2 hours and 22 minutes between Brisbane Airport and Cairns, QLD Airport (CNS-Cairns Intl.), getting to Cairns is as easy as stealing candy from a baby. (Just make sure the baby's not on the plane.)

Are there non-stop flights between BNE and Cairns Airport?

If your plan is to march aboard, guzzle down a few cold ones, then dream away till you hit the tarmac, a direct flight is the only way to go. Qantas and Virgin Australia advertise nonstop routes from Brisbane to Cairns, so your beauty sleep won't be interrupted with any annoying stopovers.

Can I cancel or change my flight to Cairns, QLD Airport (CNS-Cairns Intl.)?

If your Cairns, QLD Airport (CNS-Cairns Intl.) holiday plans have been upended, you may be able to make a no-change-fee cancellation and score a credit for your next lastminute escape. That getaway will just have to wait! Log in to your account to find out what your options are. For more info, head to our Customer Service Portal.

What airlines fly non-stop from Brisbane Airport (BNE) to Cairns Airport?

Getting yourself from Brisbane Airport (BNE) to Cairns, QLD Airport (CNS-Cairns Intl.) is simple, with heaps of airlines providing direct flights. Spend less time at airports and more time livin' it up on your lastminute vacay by browsing these options:

  • Virgin Australia - (VA) with 188 flights every month
  • Alliance Airlines - (QQ) with 60 flights every month
  • Qantas - (QF) with 480 flights every month
  • Jetstar - (JQ) with 193 flights every month
  • Virgin Australia - (VA) with 188 flights every month
  • Jetstar - (JQ) with 193 flights every month
How many flights are flown between Brisbane Airport and CNS?

Around 12 flights cruise the skies between Brisbane Airport (BNE) and Cairns Intl. Airport (CNS) daily. A getaway in Cairns is the kinda thing you can book right up 'til the last second.

What are the cheapest days to book a flight?

Looking at lastminute.com.au travel demand in 2020, Friday is often the best day to book flights, when prices are generally at their cheapest. You may be tempted to wait to finalise your booking early into the week, but our data tells us ticket prices can creep up earlier in the week, especially on Tuesdays. Something to consider when planning your next holiday!

What is the cheapest month to fly?

Here's the lowdown on the lowest airfares: March is the cheapest month to fly. When looking at 2020 flight demand on lastminute.com.au, flights departing in March generally have the lowest ticket prices. As for the most expensive month to fly, our demand data found that on average, airfares are highest in June.

How can I book cheap flights?

Get a little creative when booking your next trip to save big time! You don't have to stick to the one airline or fare type for your return trip, so consider mixing and matching to get the most savings. Is it worth it? Well in 2020, savvy shoppers on lastminute.com.au saved over 45% when they booked return flights with two different airlines or fare types. The good news is we can help you mix and match to find the best deal… just start shopping!

How far in advance can you book a flight?

Itching to book your dream trip? We totally get it. You can start looking at flights on lastminute.com.au as early as 12 months in advance, but just keep in mind some airlines may not release all their available fares that early. But good news for last minute travellers, with 2020 lastminute.com.au data proving spontaneous travellers can still bag a bargain with some of the cheapest airfares appearing 2-4 weeks prior to travel.

How can I save money on airline tickets?

Here's an insider tip—you can save big on flights if you mix and match your airlines and fare types. In fact, travellers who booked flights on lastminute.com.au in 2019 saved over 50% when their return flights consisted of two different airlines or fare types.

*According to flight demand on lastminute.com.au from January to December 2020. Savings are subject to change and may vary depending on selections made.

Brisbane to Cairns Intl. Flight
Origin AirportBrisbane
Origin City NameBrisbane
Destination AirportCairns Intl.
Destination City NameCairns
Number Of Airlines Serving3
Popular AirlineVirgin Australia
Distance1384 km

Last Minute Brisbane to Cairns Flights

If you’re searching for cheap Brisbane to Cairns flights, we’ve got you covered. Whether you’re travelling for business or booking a holiday getaway, Lastminute.com.au sources discount airfares to get you from Brisbane to Cairns, for less.

Booking a flight should be easy and we’re here to help. Use our simple search tool to find early bird fares or cheap last minute flights, including great economy deals or business class tickets. We make it easy to compare arrival and departure times, find check in information, as well as provide flight status details and round the clock customer support. Even if you’ve left getting from Brisbane to Cairns to the last second, finding a flight is easy with Lastminute.com.au!

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