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The lowest prices to Brisbane within the past 7 days were AU$102 for one-way flights and AU$311 for return flights for the period specified. Prices and availability are subject to change. Additional terms apply.

Flights Review

Sep 13, 2018

Was impressed that we took off on time and arrived into Brisbane early due to tailwind

Jul 16, 2018

Unexpectedly, there were no delays or dramas.

Jun 9, 2018

Great flight


Cairns Intl. to Brisbane Flight Stats

Origin Airport Cairns Intl.
Destination Airport Brisbane
Origin City Name Cairns
Destination City Name Brisbane
Distance 1,384 km

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

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

Around 3 hours and 17 minutes. On average, that's the length of time it takes to cruise the skies between Cairns and Brisbane. (That's definitely the last time we use the word "average" when discussing your next epic adventure. Cross our hearts!)

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

So you've chosen to head away at the lastminute. We know you don't want to squander valuable time in airports. Loads of airlines offer direct flights from Cairns to Brisbane each month, so you don't have to deal with the stress of a stopover in between. Suss out these faves:

  • Qantas - (QF) with 147 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

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