Cheap flights from Mount Isa to Brisbane

Flight information Mount Isa to Brisbane

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Average flight time, total distance 1574 kilometres

2h 10min

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There are lots of reasons why people fly from Mount Isa airport to Brisbane each year, but it’s often because of business, for leisure, or to catch up with friends and family members. Brisbane also hosts many top exhibitions and events annually that draw visitors from around the country and from overseas.

Airlines offering Brisbane flights from Mount Isa

Virgin Australia and Qantas provide airfares to Brisbane from Mount Isa each week. If you need to travel between the two locations, you’ll find a number of flights on offer. If you sign up for our price alerts, we’ll let you know exactly when flight prices change, giving you the best chance of scoring the cheapest airfare.

Mount Isa airport departure information

The small regional airport in Mount Isa is located around 8kms from the town centre, a distance which takes approximately 10-11 minutes to drive. On the day of your flight from Mount Isa to Brisbane, make sure you get to the airport at least half an hour before takeoff so that you can check in and drop off your luggage. You should have some identification, such as a driver’s licence, with you too.

If you want to drive yourself to the airport you’ll find that the terminal has both short and long-term parking options available. Alternatively you can take a taxi, drop off a Mount Isa car hire at the airport, or utilise an airport shuttle service.

When you’re at the terminal waiting for your flight to depart, you may like to pick up some magazines or papers to read on the plane, enjoy a drink at the bar, or buy a snack from the cafe (it serves hot and cold beverages and light refreshments). The building also has ATM facilities, bathrooms and a parent’s room, a telephone, and free Wi-Fi provided throughout the terminal.

Brisbane airport arrivals

After travelling from Mount Isa to Brisbane airport, you’ll have the chance, before you leave, to browse a variety of shops selling clothing, accessories, electronics and more. If you’d like to use other facilities, you’ll find that the airport also has bathrooms; water fountains; baby change rooms; and a multitude of coffee shops, bars and restaurants.

When you’re ready to travel into the Brisbane CBD (around 12kms from the airport), there are multiple transport options available to get you there. If you don’t have somebody picking you up from Brisbane airport, you can take a taxi (a rank is located out the front of the domestic terminal); hop on a public bus; hire a private car; book an airport transfer or rent a vehicle. In addition, there is also the Airtrain, which departs every quarter of an hour during peak hours.

Other important information to note:

Brisbane is typically a bit more expensive than Mount Isa, being a bigger and more populated city. The average price of a meal at an inexpensive restaurant is just $7.50 to $10 in Mount Isa, while in Brisbane it is $20. Additionally, a taxi to or from the airport to the city centre is around $27 in Mount Isa, but $45 to $50 in Brisbane.

Please note: all information is correct as of November 2015.

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