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Flight information Sydney to Brisbane

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Average flight time, total distance 753 kilometres

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Which airlines fly from Sydney to Brisbane?

Direct flights from Sydney to Brisbane are available with Australia’s 4 leading airlines:

Be aware that if you book a flight with a stop in Melbourne, you often have to change airport before getting on the second leg of your flight. This service is generally not provided by your airline.

Is there a time difference between Sydney and Brisbane?

Yes, but only in summer when Brisbane is 1 hour behind.

What is the weather like in Brisbane?

Brisbane is warmer than Sydney throughout the year, with monthly temperatures averaging 2°C higher.

How expensive is Brisbane?



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Essential travel information for Brisbane

Departing from Sydney

Sydney Airport (SYD) has 3 terminals for departing passengers:

  • Terminal 1: International flights.
  • Terminal 2: Domestic flights with Jetstar, Tigerair, Virgin Australia and others.
  • Terminal 3: Domestic flights with Qantas.

The domestic terminals are within easy walking distance of each other and share facilities such as car parking and a train station. The train connects the airport with the CBD, departing regularly from Central Station, and is the quickest and easiest way to get to the terminals.

Both airports are well stocked with shops, restaurants and cafes. Most of these are found beyond the security checks.

No matter where you’re flying in Australia, it’s recommended that you arrive at the airport an hour before your flight.

Arriving in Brisbane

Brisbane Airport (BNE) has 2 terminals, with each of these being dedicated to either domestic or international flights.

The domestic terminal is split into 3 wings, divided by airline. Virgin flights come in at the far left, Qantas on the far right and all other airlines in the middle.

Each section has its own baggage carousels, information points and ATMs. These converge into the same exits where you can make your way to the taxi rank, the bus stop or the train station for your onward travel into the city.

Return flights from Brisbane to Sydney

Flights from Brisbane to Sydney are available regularly every day. Whether you need a last-minute flight or you’re planning ahead, there’s plenty of options available for cheap fares.

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Please note: all information is correct as of November 2018.

Prices shown on this page are estimated lowest prices only. Found in the last 45 days.