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Jan 1, 2020

No leg room, fell over trying to get to my seat because no space.

Oct 17, 2018

In flight entertainment won't work hard to entertain a disabled girl for a 2hr flight

Oct 16, 2018

Wasn’t offered any free upgrades!

May 20, 2018

Air pressure? We had really painful ears worst experienced for a long while

May 1, 2018

Great service and nice to get a free snack and water/juice

Mar 25, 2018

A world away from Tiger....

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Brisbane to Cairns Intl. Flight Stats

Origin Airport Brisbane
Destination Airport Cairns Intl.
Origin City Name Brisbane
Destination City Name Cairns
Number Of Airlines Serving 2
Distance 1,384 km
Popular Airline Virgin Australia

Flights from Brisbane Airport to Cairns Intl. Airport - Frequently Asked Questions

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

Approximately 3 hours and 33 minutes. On average, that's how long it takes to fly between Brisbane and Cairns. (That's absolutely the last time we mention the word "average" when chatting about your next epic adventure. No joke!)

Are there non-stop flights between Brisbane, QLD (BNE) and Cairns, QLD (CNS-Cairns Intl.)?

If your strategy is to hop aboard, indulge in a few brewskis, then hibernate till you hit the tarmac, flying direct is the only way to go. Qantas and Virgin Australia have nonstop routes from Brisbane to Cairns, so you won't have to interrupt your peaceful slumber with any annoying stopovers.

What airlines fly non-stop from Brisbane, QLD Airport (BNE) to Cairns, QLD Airport (CNS-Cairns Intl.)?

Who wants to pass time sitting in some random airport while mindlessly browsing social media on their phone? You can skip that when heading from Brisbane to Cairns. Numerous airlines fly direct each month. Popular choices are:

  • Qantas - (QF) with 158 flights every month
  • Virgin Australia - (VA) with 106 flights every month
  • Jetstar - (JQ) with 99 flights every month
  • Tigerair Australia - (TT) with 31 flights every month
How many flights are flown between Brisbane, QLD (BNE) and Cairns, QLD (CNS-Cairns Intl.)?

Select from 24 flights between Brisbane, QLD (BNE) and Cairns, QLD (CNS-Cairns Intl.) per day. You'll have no hassles landing a flight to Cairns if you've decided at the lastminute to go on holiday.

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