Cheap Flights to Queensland

What can I do in Queensland?

Queensland is home to the spectacular UNESCO-listed Great Barrier Reef and the Daintree Rainforest, two of Australia’s most visited attractions. Then there are the breathtaking Whitsunday Islands, which are rich with wildlife above and below the water, and ringed by pristine beaches.

Visit Brisbane for the cultural side of Queensland, and duck into the bars, restaurants, museums, theatres, and music venues. Or strike out to the Gold Coast where you can enjoy a little family fun at the themeparks, dance the night away at the clubs, or make use of its famous surf spots. 

What airlines fly to Queensland?

When is the best time to book?

How long is the flight to Queensland? 

  • Adelaide to Brisbane – 2.5 hours
  • Darwin to Brisbane – 4 hours
  • Melbourne to Brisbane – 2 hours
  • Perth to Brisbane – 4.5 hours
  • Sydney to Brisbane – 1.5 hours

When is the best time to visit Queensland?

  • The shoulder seasons are the best time to visit this state, when the temperature is around the late teens, early 20s. However, for northern Queensland, visit during the winter, when the days are much drier and cooler.

What are the average costs in Queensland?

  • A cappuccino in Queensland typically costs $4.20. 
  • The currency is in Australian Dollars (AUD).

What airport will I arrive at?

  • Brisbane Airport (BNE) is the primary airport for Queensland, with the Gold Coast Airport (OOL) and the Cairns Airport (CNS) are secondary hubs for travellers wanting to explore the Gold Coast, or the Great Barrier Reef respectively.
  • All airports provide free WiFi, food concessions, shops, and ATMs, though the larger Brisbane Airport provides more facilities, like charging outlets, currency exchange, duty-free outlets, bars, and VIP lounges.

How to get from the airport to town?

  • A taxi from Brisbane Airport into central Brisbane will take you 30 minutes, and cost $30.
  • From the Gold Coast Airport, a taxi to Surfer’s Paradise will cost you $30.
  • From Cairns Airport into central Cairns, expect to pay $25 for a taxi fare. 

Any useful tips?

  • If you are visiting North Queensland, make sure you bring bug spray with DEET in it to protect you from bites.
  • Wear suncream on sunny days, and don’t forget to reapply.
  • Swim in patrolled areas.


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