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Cheap flights to Brisbane

A sophisticated city with a reputation for culture, Brisbane is home to one of Australia’s finest culinary scenes. With its annual festival, roof top bars and city beaches, there’s always something to do in and around the city.

When to book flights to Brisbane

One of the best times to visit Brisbane is between March and May. This is autumn in the southern hemisphere and temperatures are milder than the scorching summer months, and with little rainfall. But always remember to wear plenty of sunscreen at any time of year.

June to August, which is winter in Brisbane, is also a good time, as is the spring. But bear in mind that if you travel in September, the city hosts a month-long arts festival so flights and accommodation can get booked up early.

From December to March it’s usually easier to find cheap flights and hotels, but it is the rainy season so it’s worth being aware that things can get a little wet.

How to find the best flight deals to Brisbane

If you’re planning on visiting in September, during the festival, then the advice is to book early to get any kind of affordable flights to Brisbane.

However, during the rest of the year, it might be possible to find cheap deals. You simply have to know how to use the Expedia flight search to your advantage.

Use the ‘Show Flexible Dates’ option to see what other deals are available on the days surrounding your preferred flight options. Very often, by making little adjustments, you can make big savings.

Main airports in Brisbane

Brisbane Airport is the main airport serving the city and southeast Queensland, with flights to more than 50 domestic and 30 international destinations. More than 22 million passengers fly in and out of here each year.

The airport has two railway stations, as well as bus links to the city and parking for more than 9,000 cars. There is also an inter-terminal bus connecting the terminals and Skygate shopping precinct.

Which airlines fly to Brisbane?

Flights to Brisbane are available from a number of different carriers.

These include:

  • Quantas
  • Singapore
  • Cathay Pacific
  • Etihad
  • Emirates

How to get to and around Brisbane

The main ways of getting from the airport to the city is by train, with departures running every 15 minutes during peak hours. Travel time is about 30 minutes.

There are several private shuttle firms offering services too, but wait times can be up to an hour. Public bus services connect the airport and the city and are the cheapest way of travelling.

Once in the city, getting around in Brisbane is very simple. It’s an excellent city for walking, especially around the CBD and, if you’re travelling further, you’re never too far from a bus, train or ferry station.

With a network of bike paths, especially along the river, cycling is another popular option. Although some areas of the city are very hilly. The one way system in the city can be a little confusing at first but you’ll soon get used to it, and with plenty of rental car options, self-driving holidays are popular.

What are the must-sees in Brisbane?

Stroll along the South Bank where you’ll find the site of the Expo 88, featuring an artificial beach and parklands. The botanic gardens are just a short 10-minute walk from the city centre, with free guided tours available. If you love animals then the Queensland Zoo is about an hour north of the city, and there’s the Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary where you can make some furry friends.

If you’re feeling really energetic, then Mt Coot-tha is Brisbane’s tallest mountain. There’s a great view from the top out of the city and a restaurant if you need to refresh. And if you don’t feel like walking, you can take a scenic drive to the summit.

Tips for travelling in Brisbane

British citizens will need a visa to travel to Australia. You can either get an eVisitor direct from the Department of Immigration or you can get an Electronic Travel Authority via your airline. In some circumstances you may be asked to undergo a medical test before visas are issued.

Perhaps best known for bureaucracy, scratch the surface of Brussels and you’ll discover a hip, multicultural city, bursting with ideas. Spreading out from its medieval core and majestic Grand Place, Brussels gradually morphs from Art Nouveau to the sharp facades of modern administration centres.

Frequently asked questions

Where can I learn more about changing or cancelling my flight to Brisbane?
For more information about updating your flight to Brisbane or cancelling it, head over to our Customer Service Portal.
How do I find cheap flights to Brisbane that have flexible change policies?
Many airlines offer the option to reschedule your flight without a change fee. All you pay is the difference between the original flight and the new flight you select. When you’re searching for flights to Brisbane, you’ll see a “no change fees” filter for you to select.
Can I fly to Brisbane now?
Make your visit to Brisbane take off without a hitch by first stopping off at our Covid-19 Travel Advisor. This is the easiest way to keep yourself up-to-date about current travel restrictions, including quarantine requirements and the latest health advisory info.
What is the name of Brisbane's airport?
If you’re travelling by plane, you won’t have to worry which airport to choose. Brisbane has just one – Brisbane Airport (BNE).
How far is BNE from central Brisbane?
It’s 13 kilometres from BNE to downtown Brisbane. Make things easier by working out the quickest way of travelling from the airport to the city centre before you touchdown.
What airport is best to fly into Brisbane?
With several airports to take your pick of, Brisbane is the sort of place that’s easy to book a flight to at the last moment. The terminals that handle most of the city’s air travel are Brisbane, QLD Airport (BNE) (13 kilometres from downtown), Coolangatta Airport (OOL) (88 kilometres from downtown) and Sunshine Coast Airport (MCY) (97 kilometres from downtown).
How many airlines fly to Brisbane?
There are 21 air carriers that jet into Brisbane from 57 airports around the world.
Which airlines fly to Brisbane?
Brisbane receives the majority of its flights from Virgin Australia, Jetstar and Qantas with Virgin Australia being the preferred choice of carrier. Melbourne is the most popular city for travellers to depart from.
How many nonstop flights are there to Brisbane?
With roughly 1470 nonstop flights operating each week, you’ll be hitting the tarmac in Brisbane before you can say, “Are we there yet?”
Where are the most popular flights to Brisbane departing from?
The most popular flights to Brisbane take off from Kensington, Richmond and Windsor airports.
How long is the flight to Brisbane Airport?
If it’s Kensington you’re leaving behind, you’ll be midair for around 2 hours and 27 minutes before you touchdown in Brisbane. Runway to runway from Richmond typically takes 1 hour and 59 minutes and from Windsor, it’s 1 hour and 37 minutes.
How to book the cheapest flight to Brisbane?
If you want to save some cash on your trip to Brisbane, then listen up! As every experienced jet-setter will tell you, don’t leave booking until the last minute. Airfares are usually highest just prior to the departure date. Another fantastic way to score the best deal is to research all options. If your destination has several airports, don’t forget to look into the cost of flying into a smaller terminal. Last but not least, be prepared to secure your seat quickly if you stumble on a great price. It might not stick around for too long! With a bit of knowledge and a little luck, the ideal airfare can be yours.
How to survive the flight to Brisbane?
Depending on where you’re coming from, your journey to Brisbane could be simple and straightforward or it could drag on forever. We’ve compiled some handy travel tips that will help you start your next big adventure on a positive note.What to pack in your hand luggage:

  • A plane trip can be a pleasure if you carry the right things. First things first, you’ll need basic toiletries, such as a toothbrush and lip balm, a spare set of clothes and a good book. Secondly, leave space in your carry-on bag for your electronic devices, chargers, your medications and perhaps a quality neck pillow too. Lastly, remember to bring your passport, travel docs and some money.

Do not pack the following items in your hand luggage:

  • While the list of restricted items can differ between air carriers, the general guide to follow is avoid carrying anything sharp, flammable or explosive. This includes things like screwdrivers, knives, aerosol cans and flares. Sports equipment like ice skates, and items that could harm passengers, such as swords and guns, can’t come on board with you either.

What to wear on a flight:

  • Comfort should be your number one priority when picking what to wear during your flight. Consider your choice of footwear with care too, as swollen feet and ankles are a common side effect of flying. Roomy, closed-toed shoes are your best bet.
  • Most travellers are aware of deep vein thrombosis (DVT), a blood clotting condition caused by long periods of inactivity. There’s lots you can do to minimize your risk. Wear compression tights or socks, stay well hydrated and move your legs and feet. Wander around the cabin or perform exercises in your seat.

How to get through airport security fast when flying to Brisbane?
The simple answer is — be prepared. We’ve put together some useful tips for a speedy trip through security. Look out Brisbane, here you come:

  • First things first. Your travel ID and boarding pass will need to be inspected by airport security personnel. Keep them at hand so you don’t hold up the line.
  • After that, both you and your hand luggage will be X-rayed. To speed things up, take off anything that might set the alarms off. Items like your coat, belt and headphones need to go through the machine.
  • All your electronics, including your phone and laptop, are also required to be scanned separately.
  • Don’t forget to remove liquids and gels from your hand luggage. They usually need to be sent through the X-ray machine separately. Each product should be no larger than 3.4 ounces (100 milliliters) and everything must fit in a quart-size (one litre), clear zip-lock bag.
  • Lightweight sneakers are a sensible footwear choice as you’re less likely to be asked to remove them when passing through security. Hiking boots and heavier-style shoes are usually subjected to extra screening.
  • Airlines will not allow any sharp objects in the cabin. If you must bring these kinds of items, pack them safely in your checked baggage.

Flights to Brisbane information
Destination AirportCoolangatta
Destination Airport IATA codeOOL
Destination City NameGold Coast
Flight PriceS$123

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