Daily cleaning, installation of cabin HEPA filters on flights to Brisbane
Virgin Australia, Etihad Airways and Singapore Airlines have waived their change and cancellation fees on flights to Brisbane. Confirm policies on booking site.
Etihad Airways does not allow booking a middle seat on flights to Brisbane.
The cheapest airline ticket to Brisbane from Australia in the last 72 hours was $100 one-way, and $130 round-trip on the route from Melbourne to Brisbane. The most popular route is from Melbourne to Brisbane and the cheapest ticket found on this route in the last 72 hours was $130 round-trip.
In general from Australia, Cathay Pacific, China Southern and Emirates fly the most to Brisbane.
Brisbane Airport is 12 kilometres from the centre of Brisbane. View on map.
Brisbane is served by Brisbane Airport, also commonly referred to as Brisbane, Brisbane Airport. The airport code is BNE.
Yes, Novotel Brisbane Hotel is located near both terminals and it is possible to take a transfer bus to get there with heavy suitcases. There is also Pullman Brisbane Airport Hotel, a short walk from the Domestic Terminal, and next to it the budget-friendly ibis Brisbane Airport Hotel.
To transfer between the city and Brisbane Airport you can take the Airtrain, which runs every 15 to 30 minutes and will get you to the city in approximately 20 minutes; tickets are available at the Airtrain desks at the airport and online. Using the shuttle bus service is a convenient option if you want to be dropped off at your hotel, and is especially helpful if you arrive late at night. There are also taxis available 24/7; the fare from the airport to the city centre costs around $45 to $55.
There is free Wi-Fi connection throughout the entire International Terminal and in the main area of the Domestic Terminal that you can access after registering. Qantas passengers who are waiting in the Qantas lounge have access to a separate Wi-Fi service offered by the airline.
Yes, you will find car rental offices at both terminals. It is a good idea to check the airport’s website before your flight to Brisbane in order to compare offers and pick the best deal, as some car rentals are not present at the airport and instead provide transfers from the airport to their office.
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Scores according to KAYAK customer reviews
Cons: "Boarding wasn’t differentiated. Flight departure was delayed but they made up time en route."
Cons: "Have a choice of both sweet & savoury snacks onboard."
Cons: "Lost 2 of 3 bags. Still don’t have them. Some staff very helpful and empathetic. Some staff very rude and abrasive. Didn’t want to take ownership and work to correct the problem. Had a “not my problem” attitude"
Pros: "We eventually got to our destination safely although very stressed"
Cons: "The plane from Sydney to Brisbane was awful. The section where we were seated had a permanent cover over the windows, ours and others near us, over a large section. This was really claustrophobic. It was like being in a closed in tin can. It should be disclosed that the window seat is not a window seat so you have the option to change to somewhere else. The seats are really quite cramped. A huge delay"
Cons: "No complaints"
Cons: "very cramped"
Cons: "Crazy long delay. Wasted a whole extra day at the airport with no help or accommodations. :("
Pros: "Normal standard for that kind of trip"
Pros: "Pillow and blanket made the trip much for comfortable"
Pros: "I loved Qantas's attention to detail and their exceptionally friendly staff. Best airline I've used in recent years."
Pros: "Complimentary Inflight drink and the effort from crew to accommodate English second language passengers in my row."
Cons: "Qantas mucked up my seating and then tried to tell me maybe it was just my use of the booking system."
Pros: "Efficient loading & unloading. Flight was on time."
Cons: "Seats were way too close together!!"
Cons: "Flight attendants and staff were extremely rude and condescending"
Pros: "Friendly Crew"
Cons: "The 3 Hour Delay in Sydney!!!"
Pros: "Not much"
Cons: "Delayed no information"
Pros: "Great at all."
Pros: "I watched heaps of movies and programs."
Pros: "Staff was very accommodating"
Pros: "In flight entertainment had a good selection"
Cons: "Delayed and missed connecting flight. As a result had to pay for a new one. Placed in the last row of economy so I could sit with my partner. Lied to by the check in counter. Disappointed by qantas yet again!"
Pros: "Took off and landed safely"
Cons: "Entertainment is old compared to other airlines. Screen is low resolution."
Pros: "Good service"
Cons: "I hadn't had time to organize Australian currency before flying from Beijing. The flight from Sydney to Brisbane did not take credi card."
Pros: "Snack and Qantas Entertainment app"
Pros: "Everything on time."
Cons: "Average airline compared to Singapore & MZ airlines"
Pros: "Good food, movies and just 10x better than discount airlines"
Pros: "Close to two hours delay leaving Australia"
Cons: "I was surprised that we were flying a different carrier than Emirates"
Pros: "The food and service were excellent!"
Pros: "On time dep and arr."
Cons: "Nothing specific."
Pros: "boarding was quick and efficient"
Cons: "seats were incredibly tight"
Pros: "Nothing to be honest.."
Cons: "food was pathetic, served late, i have always found the Qantas crew to be rude. No change to that. Somethings dont change. this is one of them. I first flew w Qantas in 2005 in business class, and since then i have downgraded. But the attitude hasn't changed. It's as if we are doing service by choosing Qantas...."
Pros: "Customer service was outstanding"
Cons: "There was no Sauvignon blanc on the wine list"
Pros: "Helpful staff, good vegetarian foods"
Pros: "Great flight"
Cons: "Could use a better description of chicken dish. Did not say that it was curry flavors"
Pros: "on time"
Cons: "very rough ride"
Pros: "Friendly service"
Pros: "All good"
Pros: "I liked that they accommodated my dietary restrictions"
Cons: "I didn't like the seating. It was really cramped"
Pros: "The Qantas legs of the flight were their usual stellar levels."
Cons: "The Jet Airways flight was to their usual ok level. Nothing especially wrong with fit, but it was not five-star level."
Pros: "The special meals for my son and daughter were amazing!"
Pros: "Included check-in baggage"
Cons: "Food options on the menu are very limited"
Cons: "Announce the app download well before boarding so that I can get it. I never had a chance"
Pros: "Seats recline far, great for sleeping. Crew members very helpful and cheery. Food was surprisingly good."
Cons: "There was no option through Kayak to choose a meal option, but the standard meals were ok so wasnt the end of the world."
Pros: "Free wifi"
Cons: "Crew attitude/explanation of why not able to move into empty row (exit row). Not a nice attitude."
Cons: "Entertainment system wasn’t working"
Pros: "Toilets were more spacious than normal"
Pros: "fast boarding"
Cons: "better movies"
Pros: "Efficient and comfortable"
Cons: "WiFi didn't work and the movies were dubbed over"
Pros: "Smooth access and staff persona."
Cons: "Long delay before take off."
Cons: "Maybe being offered a cup of tea or coffee would of been nice."
Pros: "Service helpful"
Pros: "Miss Rankin was on board with me. She traveled to the back of the plane to an empty seat next to me from seat 9F."
Cons: "Couldn't check-in from the kayak app..."
Pros: "Thanks Simone and team."
Cons: "Entertainment choices limited"
Pros: "Flight where great"
Pros: "Absolutely nothing?"
Cons: "The staff were very rude. The seats did not recline. The flight sucked. I will NEVER EVER FLY VIRGIN EVER AGAIN!!!!!!!!!!!!!"
Pros: "Smooth flight and on time departure and arrival."
Cons: "Staff need training in using the sound system, speaking slowly and clearly."
Pros: "Flight was comfortable and ran smoothly"
Cons: "It left 50 mins so I got into Brisbane half an hour late"
Pros: "attentive service and relatively comfortable, easy boarding and disembarking"
Cons: "Meal/snack/food was atrocious, was the most disappointing excuse of a snack. We had a choice of a few pieces of cut apple or an extremely thin sad looking granola bar. Expect airlines that offer “full service” to offer something better for the price, also the fact that no fixed TVs or iPads and you have to use your phone to watch movies, at least get a phone holder on the back of the seat."
Pros: "Priority boarding is great"
Pros: "The staff and service was nice and friendly. The plane took off right on time and I liked that it even arrived early. The price was good too."
Cons: "No headphones offered like Qantas."
Pros: "It was a full flight but take off and landing were on time and staff and service was good and friendly."
Pros: "Staff were excellent.... Best flight I've had in a long time"
Cons: "I missed my plane.so i lost money.but you wouldn't care you made money..sad"
Pros: "Great service"
Cons: "legroom too small and food was minor snack."
Cons: "Dropping off bag queue took longer than checking in. Isnt the whole point of drop bag is to avoid waiting? Took so much longer. Nearly an hour on the queue"
Pros: "Great boarding and efficient flight"
Cons: "The crew - unsmiling, unfriendly and seemed to hate their jobs. Food - meusli bar !"
Cons: "Virgin was responsible for our transfer and did very little to help their international travelers"
Pros: "Overall good service"
Pros: "The flight was very good."
Cons: "What I didn't like was having my flight changed from the original 7 pm to 5 hours earlier! It messed up our arrangements and meetings with others."
Pros: "staff onboard the flight were helpful to mum, she said they were really nice"
Cons: "I booked this flight for my mum who has dementia. I was told o pick her up at the excess baggage area, where her walker would be and that she would be brought by staff there via wheelchair. After 45mins and no mum, I asked staff where she was. They said they were waiting for me at the gate as they didn't have enough staff to bring her, and I couldn't take her walker through security, so I had to go there and pick her up (passing 4 staff members with golf carts just sitting and waiting). luckily she wasn't distressed, but when I got to her, the man at the desk was then told over the radio tthat he could bring her down... poorly organised. Not the end of the world, because she was okay, but it could have been really upsetting for her otherwise."
Pros: "The checking-in in Perth domestic terminal was very fast. The flight was less uncomfortable than usual for the economy class."
Cons: "The lack of food options."
Pros: "Like the corporate image & modern design of different facilities etc. The check-in was nice & smooth."
Cons: "No greeting or smile from crew staff (I think it's important as it shows welcoming)."
Pros: "The price."
Cons: "Left late."
Cons: "rude check in staff poor safety issues no comms when diverted to another airport damaged luggage AGAIN..."
Cons: "Crying babies!"
Cons: "no entertainment only back lab was available long ques i only fly virgin at least 6 x times a year"
Pros: "Flight crew were lovely."
Cons: "Got told to "sit back down and don't worry" when our first flight was delayed, after I asked the lady at the gate that we may miss our connecting flight. She put other customers on different flights to make their connections, but when I approached was denied, and ensured we would make out next flight. Missed the next flight and had to wait another 3.5 hours for the next flight, even after explaining the situation to a gentleman at the customer service desk, he said he could not help us, and gave my partner and i am $8 food voucher while we waited as a 'sorry'. Then on the way home another 30 min delay. horrible first experience flying, Was very disappointed in the customer service & missed my brothers wedding. I should have booked Qantas instead of Virgin."
Pros: "Seating was ok and staff friendly"
Cons: "No entertainment or even papers on a 2 hour flight. Refreshment menu is pretty awful and expensive."
Pros: "like that the cabin crew didn't come around and there snacks and refreshments were provided, perhaps it would be good to make a mention of this on the flight before, so everyone is aware though."
Cons: "The flight was delayed and I missed my connecting flight. Had been travelling for 30 hours and just wanted to get home but didn't get home till 4 after the time I meant to arrive."
Pros: "The time it took to get to Brisbane"
Cons: "My bags were tampered with in some way"
Pros: "Agent service"
Cons: "No entertainment"
Pros: "Departed on time. Nice smooth fast flight"
Pros: "Automatic check-in was really easy to use and everything worked very well and looked modern and stylish. Flight was great, very smooth, good service and the airplane was in great condition. Luggage arrived on the belt very quick after landing."
Cons: "WiFi on airplane did not work."
Pros: "Departure on time"
Pros: "Crew were awesome."
Cons: "Free coffee as opposed to paying $4 for an ordinary coffee"
Pros: "Plane was clean. Crew were professional. Ahead of schedule arrival."
Cons: "It's an economy airline, so it has the usual compromises on entertainment and refreshments."
Pros: "The seating was comfortable"
Cons: "Need free movies"
Pros: "unexpectedly about an hour into the flight an announcement came over the loudspeaker. It was something like this : Attention Attention please pull on your oxygen mask when it drops and place it firmly over your mouth and breathe calmly. I was shocked and everyone that I could see looked shocked. Then nothing. It was the announcement that you never want to hear when on an aeroplane. About 5-10 minutes later another announcement that it was an error and a wrong button had been pushed. It certainly was the wrong button to push."
Cons: "Well I thought I was never going to see my family again as there was so much turbulence. At one time I thought the plane was going to tip over. I’m a regular traveler and have traveled the world but never encountered anything like this before. The weather seemed fine . There was no rain or thunder. So what could have caused so much turbulence?"
Pros: "We paid for extra legroom seats because we were so uncomfortable on the flight up to Cairns. It was worth the money to be comfortable. As it happens it was an older plane with more room anyway."
Cons: "No in-flight entertainment, no even access to an App via your own Ipad"
Pros: "Perfect landing!"
Pros: "The staff"
Cons: "The landing was super rocky"
Cons: "Rude service"
Pros: "The end. Getting off the plane."
Cons: "4th Jetstar flight in a row for the holiday that was late. 2nd flight at Melbourtne airport that was delayed over 2 hours after a 3 hour stopover between flights."
Cons: "5 people checked in but didn’t show up at the gate Which made for a late take off so when we landed in Brisbane I didn’t have enough time to even get food or exchange my money as I had planned. Which in the airline industry happens often I understand just crazy how many things went wrong that day."
Pros: "Great staff"
Cons: "Delayed departure"
Pros: "The cabin staff were friendly"
Cons: "Plane was delayed due to excess baggage weight in hull. The baggage had to be unloaded and then reloaded again, while we sat on the tarmac for an hour."
Pros: "Friendly staff"
Cons: "No legroom"
Pros: "Smooth flying and arrived 30 minutes early."
Cons: "40 min delayed!!"
Pros: "Staff very professional, food is decent"
Pros: "Was a short flight"
Cons: "I paid nearly $900 for a trip to Brisbane return. found that it was not what I expected. There was no lounge access. The only food available had to be paid for. They gave no water. I had to pay $4 for a cup of tea. I had to deal with immigration because the flight was international to Bali. Checkin place hard to find because of international flight for domestic destination. Signs misleading. Staff not friendly. Just want money."
Cons: "Lack of legroom."
Pros: "Clean planes."
Cons: "Hidden last minute weight fees on carry ons. In our case an extra $360. This is apparently a common complaint. Terrible scam."
Pros: "Boarded on time"
Cons: "15 mins late departing"
Pros: "Overall good"
Cons: "Staff appear permanently unhappy and like they don't enjoy the job"
Pros: "Good value"
Cons: "Configuration 2 3 2 and seat pitch and reclining"
Cons: "Boarding on tarmac in the rain, no cover over walkway. Smallest and tightest seating in the airline business."
Pros: "It was a good flight, good pilot"
Cons: "The flight was delayed It is a 7+ hour flight I think you could offer some snacks and coffee or tea for free At least one good movie for free Every airline I've chosen to fly with does it but Jetstar It was quite disappointing"
Pros: "I wish all airlines were as professional and prompt."
Pros: "Crew polite and competent."
Cons: "Seating cramped and uncomfortable."
Pros: "Fast check in process, fast boarding"
Cons: "Overpriced excess of luggage. Classic trick only used by the cheapest airline companies."
Cons: "Serve a hot pot pie without cutlery! Charge for coffee and pop, not even getting one free?"
Pros: "Crew really weighted in carry on luggages"
Cons: "They let me through although mine combined up to 8 Kg"
Pros: "Essentially nothing"
Cons: "Inattentive, rude service. TV which I paid extra for didn't work. Rowdy passengers. Call button response >10 minutes"
Cons: "The Australian Jetstar staff at the airport was rude and unhelpful."
Pros: "Very easy check in process. Helpful staff to help with bag check."
Cons: "2h delay"
Cons: "Seats were not the most comfortable. Entertain system could have had more stuff. Food just mediocre."
Pros: "the seats, even in economy plus, do not go back!"
Pros: "The jetstar staff at check in counter were very helpful"
Pros: "Crew were friendly and cheerful."
Cons: "Crew were not aware I had a starter plus package which included a food voucher. This often happens with Jetstar and is annoying when you have paid for the extras. Also flight was delayed and I had to make a connecting flight. Would have been good if crew ensured people did not straggle when boarding with the appropriate announcements."
Cons: "purchased movies but the audio-visual didnt work. I should expect refund."
Pros: "Very friendly service. Departed on time"
Cons: "Long, long walk to get to departure gate. No air-bridges."
Pros: "The staff were very good."
Cons: "I booked a seat and did not get the seat l had booked."
Pros: "simple - get from A to B straight"
Cons: "Not clean"
Pros: "Competitive and cheap prices"
Cons: "Poor service - white wine was served warm and they refused to exchange for another. Poor hygiene - there was crumbs all over the floor and on my seat, and used gum stuck to the seat in front of me."
Pros: "Service pleasant"
Cons: "No entertainment and not even simple beverages"
Cons: "I don't happy to change our flight. We have to arranged all the schedule,if jet star don't fly at that time please do not sell the tickets.(we book the flight at 21:10 changed to 18:15)"
Pros: "See above."
Cons: "See above."
Airlines flying to Brisbane have enacted additional safety measures and adjusted policies to better accommodate travellers. Policies vary by airline.
Daily cleaning, installation of cabin HEPA filters on flights to Brisbane
Masks required on board, masks provided on flights to Brisbane
Social distancing seating
Middle seats unavailable to book on flights to Brisbane
Testing for antibodies, testing for symptoms for flights to Brisbane
Waiving of change fees. Search flexible flights to Brisbane