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Cairns to Brisbane Flights

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Selected fares from Cairns to Brisbane

Departure Arrival Travel dates Round-trip
CNS BNE Sat, Jan 10 - Sun, Jan 11 $193
CNS BNE Sat, Jan 10 - Sun, Jan 11 $221

Cairns and Brisbane airports and terminals

Airports in Cairns QL, AU
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    Cairns Airport (CNS)

    Distance from City Center: 3.6 miles

    Terminals and carriers for flights from CNS to BNE

    Terminal Carriers
    Terminal 1 Cathay Pacific
    Terminal 2 American Airlines, Qantas, airberlin
    Terminal D Qantas
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Airports in Brisbane QL, AU
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    Brisbane Airport (BNE)

    Distance from City Center: 8.4 miles

    Terminals and carriers for flights from CNS to BNE

    Terminal Carriers
    Terminal D American Airlines, Qantas, airberlin
    Terminal I Cathay Pacific
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January

Cheapest weekend flights in January from Cairns to Brisbane

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Sat, Jan 10 Cairns (CNS) Brisbane (BNE) Virgin Australia $193
Earn $1.93
Return Sun, Jan 11 Brisbane (BNE) Cairns (CNS) Virgin Australia

Lowest roundtrip airfare in January from Cairns to Brisbane

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Sat, Jan 10 Cairns (CNS) Brisbane (BNE) Virgin Australia $193
Earn $1.93
Return Sun, Jan 11 Brisbane (BNE) Cairns (CNS) Virgin Australia
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Flights to Brisbane

Flights from Cairns

Booking flights from Cairns, Australia, is a breeze with Orbitz.com. Travelers can browse the rates of a number of airlines in order to find low-cost airfares from this city. Cairns is serviced by Cairns International Airport (CNS) which is located at Airport Avenue, Cairns. The airport is approximately four miles from the downtown area of the city. Airlines such as Jetstar, Virgin Australia, United and many others operate out of CNS. Orbitz.com can help you plan a budget-friendly trip by finding sales on airline tickets.

Parking at CNS

There are several parking arrangements that can be made at CNS. Travelers can choose from long- and short-term domestic and budget long-term parking. Long-term domestic has a flat rate of $18 per day, while short-term domestic and budget long-term rates start at $3.50 after the first ten minutes.

Airport Transportation Options

Passengers should have no problem finding a way to the airport. CNS offers an array of transportation options to travelers who fly with them. Local shuttle buses, taxis, rental cars and limousines all provide rides to the airport. Rental car companies serving CNS include Europcar, Budget, Hertz and Thrifty.

Restaurants at CNS

CNS provides a variety of eateries and food options for travelers who want to get something to eat while waiting for flights. Those flying out of the international terminal can choose from restaurants such as the Aussie Burger Bar, the Gateway Bar and Bistro and Sails Licensed Bar and Café. Eateries such as Skybury Coffee, Hungry Jacks and Healthy Habits are available to passengers using the domestic terminal. Orbitz.com can help make planning your trip less stressful by finding flights from Cairns for you.

Brisbane Airport Information

You will easily find cheap flights to Brisbane by using Orbitz.com. Brisbane Airport (BNE) is an award-winning airport that serves both domestic and international flights at its two terminals. It is the hub of Virgin Blue. Qantas and Jetstar are also airlines that have set their secondary hubs at this airport, with the latter offering flights at a relatively low cost. Other airlines include Etihad Airways, Emirates, Air Pacific, and Skytrans Airlines. The airport is conveniently located about 11 miles from downtown Brisbane.

Transportation from the Airport

The terminals are connected by an interterminal bus. Let Orbitz.com organize your ground transportation in advance. Alamo, Avis, Hertz, Budget, Thrifty, Zoom, Europcar, Apollo, Andy's, Alpha, Action, Bliss and National are among the car rental companies that are authorized to operate at the airport. They charge daily rates that depend on the category of the vehicle you hire, with the lowest being from AUD $36.51 and the highest being from AUD $99.43. There are also two railway stations that are run by the Airtrain Consortium.

Brisbane Weather Information

Brisbane experiences a humid subtropical climate with moderately warm winters. December, January and February are the hottest months, experiencing annual average temperatures of 77 degrees Fahrenheit. June, July and August mark the winter season, with average temperatures of 61 degrees Fahrenheit.

Popular Attractions in Brisbane

Located just 3.7 miles from the city center, the Brisbane Botanic Gardens at Mt. Coot-tha offer a spectacular view of exotic plants. Other popular sites to visit include the Riverlife Adventure Centre, the State Library of Queensland, the Queensland Performing Arts Centre and the Queensland Museum South Bank. The best time to visit is from September to November, as the weather remains pleasantly warm. Whether you seek cheap flights to Brisbane or hotels with discount rooms, Orbitz.com is your go-to site.

Interesting facts about flights from Cairns to Brisbane

    • 5 direct flights are operating from Cairns to Brisbane today.
    • Today's average time for a direct flight is 2h 11m.
    • Qantas flight 709 (4:10 AM GMT, Boeing 737-800 (Winglets) Passenger) is today's earliest available flight from Cairns to Brisbane.
    • Cathay Pacific flight 103 (11:50 PM GMT, Airbus Industrie A330-300) is today's latest available flight from Cairns to Brisbane.
    • Today's shortest direct flight from Cairns to Brisbane (Qantas flight 649, Boeing 737-800 (Winglets) Passenger) takes 2h 10m.
    • Today's longest direct flight from Cairns to Brisbane (Cathay Pacific flight 103, Airbus Industrie A330-300) takes 2h 15m.
    • Flights from Cairns Airport (CNS) to Brisbane Airport (BNE) are available for this route.

Flight schedule for flights from Cairns to Brisbane on Sun, Dec 28, 2014

Carrier Flight # Departing Arriving Aircraft Flight time
Airport Time Airport Time
Jetstar JQ933 CNS 11:25 PM BNE 1:35 AM 320 2hr 10min
Qantas QF799 CNS 5:30 AM BNE 7:40 AM 73H 2hr 10min
Virgin Australia VA770 CNS 5:45 AM BNE 8:00 AM 73H 2hr 15min
Jetstar JQ929 CNS 6:00 AM BNE 8:10 AM 320 2hr 10min
Virgin Australia VA776 CNS 9:55 AM BNE 12:10 PM 73H 2hr 15min
Jetstar JQ931 CNS 10:10 AM BNE 12:20 PM 320 2hr 10min
Qantas QF709 CNS 10:10 AM BNE 12:20 PM 73H 2hr 10min
Qantas/Qantas QF2301/QF2357 CNS 7:00 AM BNE 1:35 PM DH4/DH4 6hr 35min
Qantas QF649 CNS 12:50 PM BNE 3:00 PM 73H 2hr 10min
Jetstar JQ935 CNS 2:40 PM BNE 4:50 PM 320 2hr 10min
Qantas/Qantas QF2307/QF975 CNS 1:25 PM BNE 6:25 PM DH4/73H 5hr 0min
Jetstar JQ937 CNS 4:45 PM BNE 6:55 PM 320 2hr 10min
Qantas/Qantas QF2307/QF2359 CNS 1:25 PM BNE 7:05 PM DH4/DH4 5hr 40min