Cheap flights from Brisbane to Cairns

Choose between Qantas, Jetstar Airways, or Regional Express to find the best price

The distance between Brisbane and Cairns is 1393 km. The most popular airlines for this route are Qantas, Jetstar Airways, Regional Express, Virgin Australia Airlines, and Air New Zealand. Brisbane and Cairns have 46 direct flights per week.

Weekly flights

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Number of flights8688-88

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Jetstar Airways on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays.

Qantas on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays.

Virgin Australia Airlines on and Wednesdays.

Check-in for a flight from Brisbane to Cairns

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingAirport check-in closesOnline check-in available
QantasQFAQFYesUnknownNo
Jetstar AirwaysJSTJQNoUnknownNo
Regional ExpressRXAZLNoUnknownNo
Virgin Australia AirlinesVOZVAYesUnknownNo
Air New ZealandANZNZYesUnknownNo

Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from Brisbane to Cairns?

A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Brisbane and Cairns takes around 2.3 hours.

What is the flight distance between Brisbane and Cairns?

The flight distance between Brisbane and Cairns is 1393 km.

What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between Brisbane and Cairns?

Several carriers operate flights between Brisbane and Cairns. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include Jetstar Airways, Virgin Australia Airlines, Qantas.

What are the most popular routes to and from Brisbane?

Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Brisbane and Sydney, Melbourne, Cairns, Hobart International, Whitsunday Coast, Townsville, Mackay, Launceston, Rockhampton, Newcastle, Gladstone.

What are the most popular routes to and from Cairns?

Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Cairns and Sydney, Brisbane, Gold Coast, Darwin International, Townsville, Sunshine Coast, Newcastle, Brisbane West Wellcamp, Weipa, Horn Island, Cooktown.

Which airports are there in Brisbane?

Brisbane is mainly served by Brisbane. But there are other airports nearby, including Brisbane Archerfield Airport.

What airports are near Brisbane?

The main airport in Brisbane is Brisbane. It is also served by Gold Coast, Ballina Byron Gateway, Sunshine Coast, Brisbane West Wellcamp, Lismore.

What airports are near Cairns?

The main airport in Cairns is Cairns. It is also served by Cairns.

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