Cairns to Brisbane flights from £61

Flights starting at £61. Choose between Virgin Australia Airlines, Qantas, or Jetstar Airways to find the best price.

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Cheapest one-way trip

£65

Cheapest nonstop round-trip

£61

Cheapest round-trip

£131

Average round-trip

£139

Nonstop flights in February

£61 – £235

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Cairns CNSBrisbane BNE

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£67

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Book your trip to arrive at Brisbane, Brisbane Train Station, Brisbane - Roma Street, or Brisbane - Albion. The distance between Cairns and Brisbane is 1393 km. The most popular airlines for this route are Virgin Australia Airlines, Qantas, Jetstar Airways, and Regional Express. Cairns and Brisbane have 94 direct flights per week.

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Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from Cairns to Brisbane?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Cairns and Brisbane takes around 2.2 hours.
What is the flight distance between Cairns and Brisbane?
The flight distance between Cairns and Brisbane is 1393 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between Cairns and Brisbane?
Several carriers operate flights between Cairns and Brisbane. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include Virgin Australia Airlines, Jetstar Airways, Qantas.
What are the most popular routes to and from Cairns?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Cairns and Sydney, Melbourne, Bangkok, Denpasar, Townsville, Seoul, Sunshine Coast Region, Darwin, Manila, Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City, Kuala Lumpur, Gold Coast, Singapore, Adelaide, Perth, London, Chiang Mai, Cebu, Busan.
What are the most popular routes to and from Brisbane?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Brisbane and Melbourne, Sydney, Proserpine, Manila, Denpasar, Auckland, Perth, Adelaide, Darwin, New Delhi, Taipei, Bangkok, Townsville, Ho Chi Minh City, Coffs Harbour, London, Mackay, City of Newcastle, Wellington, Rockhampton.
What airports are near Cairns?
The main airport in Cairns is Cairns. It is also served by Cairns.
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.
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