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BOS — BNE
Apr 21 — Apr 281
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Flights to Brisbane in 2024

Find the latest flights to Brisbane in 2024, with up-to-date prices and availability. In the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made a total of 626 079 searches and data was last updated on 16 April 2024.

Popular in

January

Cheapest in

March

Average price

R24 871

Return from

R18 287

One-way from

R8 925
High demand for flights, 7% potential price rise
Best time to find cheap flights, 1% potential price drop
Average for return flights in April 2024
From Johannesburg to Brisbane
One-way flight from Johannesburg to Brisbane (BNE)

Average price of flights to Brisbane by month

Plan your trip to Brisbane by taking into account the cheapest months to travel. The average price of a one-way flight to Brisbane is currently R0 while a return flight costs R0. Price data was last updated on 14 April 2024.

Currently, February is the cheapest month in which you can book a flight to Brisbane (average of R1 034). Flying to Brisbane in December will prove the most costly (average of R1 290). There are multiple factors that influence the price of a flight so comparing airlines, departure airports and times can help keep costs down.

January

R24 243

February

R19 676

March

R21 598

April

R22 930

May

R22 530

June

R23 976

July

R24 490

August

R24 471

September

R24 300

October

R22 759

November

R22 454

December

R24 547

Peak season:

July through August is Brisbane’s peak tourist season, but you may want to consider taking a cheap flight to Brisbane from June through November if you’re keen on doing some whale watching. Although the weather is hot and sunny year-round in Brisbane, traveling here during the peak season may see you paying more for flights and accommodation, so do keep your itinerary in mind before booking your flights.

Off season:

Between the months of December and February, Brisbane gets quite humid, but it’s nothing that South Africans can’t handle. Flying to Brisbane during this “off season” can be a great way to help you save on airfare and accommodation costs.

Temperature and rainfall in Brisbane by month

Plan your trip to Brisbane by taking into account the average temperature and rainfall totals by month.

BNE

Temperature

15 - 25 °C

If weather is an important factor for your trip to Brisbane, use this chart to help with planning. For those seeking warmer temperatures, January is the ideal time of year to visit, when temperatures reach an average of 25.0 C. Travellers hoping to avoid the cold should look outside of July, when temperatures are typically at their lowest (around 15.0 C).

When is the best time to book a flight to Brisbane?

Use this chart to determine the optimal time to book a return flight to Brisbane. Price data was last updated on 28 January 2024.

Saving cash when it comes to flight tickets may be easier said than done, even more so when it comes to finding the ideal time for booking cheap flights to Brisbane from South Africa. On average, the cheapest flight tickets between SA and Australia are being booked at least four months ahead of time, and with a potential saving of around R4000, it’s a tip you can’t afford to ignore. Make sure you reserve your flight tickets well in advance to avoid overpaying for late bookings.

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When is the cheapest time to fly to Brisbane?

Use this chart to determine the cheapest time to fly return to Brisbane. Price data was last updated on 14 April 2024.
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Users looking for the lowest fares to Brisbane should consider flying on Sunday mornings, when prices are typically cheapest. Budget-minded travellers will want to avoid Saturday afternoons, when prices are usually at their highest.
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Reviews of airlines servicing Brisbane

Get insights into the airlines that provide service to Brisbane. Read reviews, discover amenities, and learn about the overall travel experience offered by airlines. Use this information to make informed decisions when choosing an airline for your flight to Brisbane. Reviews last updated 16 April 2024.
To help decide which airline to fly to Brisbane, see what other customers have to say about Cathay Pacific, Etihad Airways and Qatar Airways. Users can see the overall rating for each airline as well as how each is rated in terms of entertainment options, comfort, food, crew/service, and boarding process.
8,3
Very Good
1 487 reviews

Crew

8,7

Overall

8,3

Entertainment

8,2

Comfort

8,1

Food

7,8

Boarding

8,4

Reviews

1 / 10

Everything went smoothly, the staff was friendly, the special meal was correct. It was with Singapore Airlines for the first two legs (Penang to Singapore then Singapore to LAX). The final leg of LAX to BWI was with United.

8,3
Very Good
1 487 reviews
8,3
Very Good
1 487 reviews

Crew

8,7

Overall

8,3

Entertainment

8,2

Comfort

8,1

Food

7,8

Boarding

8,4

Reviews

1 / 10

Everything went smoothly, the staff was friendly, the special meal was correct. It was with Singapore Airlines for the first two legs (Penang to Singapore then Singapore to LAX). The final leg of LAX to BWI was with United.

8,1
Very Good
4 092 reviews
8,3
Very Good
1 487 reviews

Crew

8,7

Overall

8,3

Entertainment

8,2

Comfort

8,1

Food

7,8

Boarding

8,4

Reviews

1 / 10

Everything went smoothly, the staff was friendly, the special meal was correct. It was with Singapore Airlines for the first two legs (Penang to Singapore then Singapore to LAX). The final leg of LAX to BWI was with United.

7,9
Good
1 647 reviews
8,3
Very Good
1 487 reviews

Crew

8,7

Overall

8,3

Entertainment

8,2

Comfort

8,1

Food

7,8

Boarding

8,4

Reviews

1 / 10

Everything went smoothly, the staff was friendly, the special meal was correct. It was with Singapore Airlines for the first two legs (Penang to Singapore then Singapore to LAX). The final leg of LAX to BWI was with United.

7,8
Good
1 142 reviews
8,3
Very Good
1 487 reviews

Crew

8,7

Overall

8,3

Entertainment

8,2

Comfort

8,1

Food

7,8

Boarding

8,4

Reviews

1 / 10

Everything went smoothly, the staff was friendly, the special meal was correct. It was with Singapore Airlines for the first two legs (Penang to Singapore then Singapore to LAX). The final leg of LAX to BWI was with United.

7,7
Good
4 493 reviews
8,3
Very Good
1 487 reviews

Crew

8,7

Overall

8,3

Entertainment

8,2

Comfort

8,1

Food

7,8

Boarding

8,4

Reviews

1 / 10

Everything went smoothly, the staff was friendly, the special meal was correct. It was with Singapore Airlines for the first two legs (Penang to Singapore then Singapore to LAX). The final leg of LAX to BWI was with United.

Acclaimed as one of Australia’s most sun-drenched destinations; Brisbane is a warm and friendly city, boasting some very fascinating architecture, all serenely rounded off by the meandering river that runs through the city center. Since Brisbane is the gateway to the Gold Coast of Australia, it’s not hard to understand why thousands of tourists take cheap flights here annually to get their summer fix sorted. Short and sweet? Brisbane offers you a certain character and style, catering to every tourist out there’s need, which might see you lose your heart to the Aussie gem!

What is good to know if travelling to Brisbane?

  • If you’re keen on picking up some great souvenirs for the family members back home, why not swing by Queensland’s oldest craft market, the North Pine Country Market? Everything and anything, ranging from leather goods to handmade beauty products can be purchased in the passageways of the market.  
  • Families traveling to Brisbane should definitely consider paying a visit to one of the world’s best zoos, the Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, featuring more than 100 koala bears.
  • For a great nature escape, you should head down to the hinterland to see Mount Tamborine and the Lamington Plateau villages in their rainforest-like settings. You can also pay a visit to Mount Nebo and Mount Glorious, which are two the most serene locations bordering the d’Aguilar National Park.
  • To get the feel of Brisbane local life, head down to New Farm’s Merthyr Bowls Club, where you can kick off your shoes, grab yourself a beer, and go barefoot bowling on the grass the way only Brisbane locals can!
  • Calling all foodies: on Friday and Saturday evenings, the old Hamilton Wharf comes alive as East Street Markets, which is essentially an array of fast-food joints (aptly disguised as containers) serving up some of the most delectable munchies you’ll find in Brisbane, and it’s all perfectly rounded off by live music and entertainment to keep everyone occupied!

Related info for your journey

  • How long is the flight to Brisbane?

    Johannesburg to Brisbane 14 hours, 50 minutes Durban to Brisbane 17 hours, 50 minutes Cape Town to Brisbane 18 hours, 50 minutes

  • Which airlines operate flights to Brisbane?

    Singapore Airlines, South African Airways, Qantas, Etihad Airways, and Emirates all offer cheap flights to Brisbane. Although there are airlines out there, which focus more on providing their passengers with superior onboard comfort, these airlines may well be out of reach in terms of your budget. You’ll need to consider whether a cheap flight ticket or more comfort is the most important aspect of great traveling experiences. You may also find that being more flexible with your travel dates can help you save a considerable amount of cash with regards to flight tickets!

  • How do you get from the airport to the city center?

    The Brisbane Airtrain provides a shuttle service, running between the airport, the city center, and the Gold Coast. You can use of the Airtrain, which departs every 15 minutes during business hours. Alternatively, you can also use the airport transfer services which meet arriving flight passengers at the airport, providing a door-to-door service or a one-way trip to the city center.

  • What does BNE mean?

    Brisbane Airport is BNE. This code is created by the International Air Transport Association (IATA) and airlines use IATA codes to identify the departing or arrival airports in the flight routes they service.

  • What airport do you fly into for flights to Brisbane?

    Brisbane (BNE), located 12,3 km from the city centre, is the airport you fly into when you book flights to Brisbane.

  • Can I find cheaper flights to Brisbane if I am willing to have stopovers?

    Yes, flights with stopovers are often cheaper than direct flights. Keep an eye out for flight deals to Brisbane on Cheapflights that require 1 or 2 stops for potential cost savings.

  • What is the best airline to fly to Brisbane?

    Based on reviews from Cheapflights users, Qatar Airways is rated the highest out of the airlines that fly to Brisbane.

  • What is the cheapest airport to fly to in Brisbane?

    Brisbane Airport is currently the cheapest airport to fly to in Brisbane. One-way flights to Brisbane Airport typically cost R951, while return flights cost around R2 325.

  • How much is a return flight to Brisbane?

    A return flight to Brisbane will typically cost around R171, however they can be found for as little as R122.

  • Where does the fastest flight to Brisbane depart from?

    For those looking to save time traveling to Brisbane, Cape Town offers the quickest one-way flight (22 hours 25 minutes).

  • Does Brisbane Airport have car hire?

    Yes. Those touching down at Brisbane Airport can take advantage of the car hire services offered upon their arrival.

  • Are there hotels close to Brisbane Airport?

    Yes. Brisbane Airport has hotels nearby for those requiring accommodations. ibis Brisbane Airport is the closest property to Brisbane Airport (0,0 km away from Brisbane Airport).

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