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Good to know

Low season

November Best time to beat the crowds (16% less expensive on average)

High season

July Most popular time to fly (16% more expensive on average)

Average price of a return ticket

$192 (avg. price over the last 2 weeks)

Good deal for a return ticket

$164 or less

When to book flights from Cairns to Brisbane

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Top tips for finding a cheap flight

  • Looking for a cheap flight? 25% of our users found flights on this route for $133 or less.
  • The cheapest flight from Cairns to Brisbane was found, on average, 49 days before departure.
  • Book at least 5 weeks before departure in order to get a below-average price.
  • High season is considered to be June, July and August. The cheapest month to fly is November.
  • Morning departure is around 30% more expensive than an evening flight, on average*.
*Average of the lowest prices shown in KAYAK’s search results for departures within the next 30 days

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Top 3 airlines serving Cairns to Brisbane

Scores according to KAYAK customer reviews

7.9
Qantas Airways
Overall score based on 4,856 reviews
8.1
Boarding
7.7
Comfort
8.4
Crew
7.9
Entertainment
7.6
Food
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Book cheap flights from Cairns to Brisbane

Recent return flight deals

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Jetstar
2h 10m
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Jetstar
2h 15m
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Multiple Airlines
2h 05m
CNS - BNE
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Multiple Airlines
2h 20m
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Virgin Australia
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Virgin Australia
2h 20m
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Jetstar
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Virgin Australia
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Virgin Australia
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Multiple Airlines
2h 05m
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Multiple Airlines
5h 30m
BNE - CNS
14/11
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Qantas Airways
2h 10m
CNS - BNE
14/11
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Qantas Airways
2h 20m
BNE - CNS
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Jetstar
2h 05m
CNS - BNE
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Jetstar
2h 20m
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Virgin Australia
2h 20m
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Virgin Australia
2h 20m
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Multiple Airlines
2h 05m
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5/10
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Multiple Airlines
2h 30m
BNE - CNS
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Qantas Airways
2h 05m
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Qantas Airways
2h 25m
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26/9
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Jetstar
2h 05m
CNS - BNE
29/9
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Jetstar
2h 20m
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26/9
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Multiple Airlines
2h 05m
CNS - BNE
29/9
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2h 25m
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25/9
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Virgin Australia
2h 15m
CNS - BNE
2/10
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Virgin Australia
2h 30m
BNE - CNS
26/9
Sat.
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Jetstar
2h 05m
CNS - BNE
29/9
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Jetstar
2h 20m
BNE - CNS
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Recent one-way flight deals

21/10
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Jetstar
2h 05m
CNS - BNE
22/10
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Virgin Australia
2h 15m
CNS - BNE
8/10
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Qantas Airways
2h 05m
CNS - BNE
22/9
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Jetstar
2h 05m
CNS - BNE
22/9
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Jetstar
2h 05m
CNS - BNE
14/10
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Jetstar
2h 05m
CNS - BNE
22/10
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Multiple Airlines
6h 15m
CNS - BNE
22/10
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Jetstar
2h 05m
CNS - BNE
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Virgin Australia
2h 15m
CNS - BNE
23/9
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Jetstar
2h 05m
CNS - BNE
22/10
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Qantas Airways
2h 05m
CNS - BNE
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Virgin Australia
2h 15m
CNS - BNE
26/10
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Jetstar
2h 10m
CNS - BNE
14/10
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Qantas Airways
2h 05m
CNS - BNE
26/10
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Virgin Australia
2h 20m
CNS - BNE
22/10
Thu.
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Jetstar
2h 05m
CNS - BNE
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Thu.
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Qantas Airways
5h 25m
CNS - BNE
15/11
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Jetstar
2h 10m
CNS - BNE
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Jetstar
2h 05m
CNS - BNE
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Virgin Australia
2h 15m
CNS - BNE
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