Flights from Sydney, Australia to Brisbane, Australia

Did you mean flights from Brisbane to Sydney, Australia?

One of the oldest cities in Australia, Brisbane is the capital of Queensland and the third-most populated city in the country. Winding gently through the city center, the river has boat trips to help you explore the city and decide which delights to visit next. You can feed the dolphins at Tangalooma, stroll through Chinatown, cruise out to the Bay Islands, shop at the Queen Street Mall or wander around the Botanical Gardens. Brisbane is also home to the Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, which looks after more than 130 koalas, crocodiles, platypuses and other Australian wildlife.

Flying to Brisbane

1. Which airports serve Sydney to Brisbane?

Located 8km south of Sydney in the suburb of Masco, Sydney Airport has excellent transportation links to help passengers get to their flights to Brisbane. The Airport Link train takes only 13 minutes from the city center and is at the northern end of the terminal. The journey by car is approximately 25 minutes, and it is also easy to get a taxi, rideshare and shuttle transfers. Brisbane Airport services 31 airlines flying to 50 domestic and 29 international destinations and is 17.4km from the city center. The Airtrain takes 20 minutes from the city center, and there are also ample shuttles and taxis.
The Airtrain is a quick and easy option for getting to and from the airport. Brisbane Airport is just 20 minutes by train from the city. Train services run every 15 minutes during peak times and every 30 minutes during off-peak periods. Airtrain also offers express services to the Gold Cast and connects into the Queensland Rail suburban network. Airtrain is a quick and easy option for getting to and from the airport. Brisbane Airport is just 20 minutes by train from the city. Train services run every 15 minutes during peak times and every 30 minutes during off-peak periods. Airtrain also offers express services to the Gold Cast and connects into the Queensland Rail suburban network.
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2. Which airlines operate flights from Sydney to Brisbane?

Jetstar, Qanatas, Tigerair and Virgin Australia offer daily direct flights from Sydney to Brisbane, with Qantas providing 46% of these.

3. How long is the flight?

The average direct flight from Sydney to Brisbane is one hour and 30 minutes.

4. Climate changes between Sydney and Brisbane

While neither Brisbane or Sydney has cold autumns or winters, their climates are different. Sydney has mild winters and warm summers, with the hottest months of December to February reaching up to 78°F. The coldest months of June to August can reach as low as 46°F.
Brisbane has a subtropical climate, with the summer reaching a maximum of 86°F and the winter dropping to as low as 50°F.

5. Culture differences and need-to-know

Brisbane follows Australian Eastern Standard Time and does not switch to Daylight Savings Time, which other states and territories adopt in the spring and summer. Its international standard time is GMT plus ten hours all year round.
When entering Australia, all foreign passengers except New Zealand citizens need to present a valid passport or other acceptable travel documents, a valid visa or authority to enter the country and a completed and signed Incoming Passenger card.

Brisbane Information

Sydney is an outdoor city with wide green spaces, iconic landmarks, and a lively nightlife. Its popular beaches, including family-friendly Clovelly Beach and Palm Beach, are reachable by a scenic ride around the suburbs. Sydney’s bright blue skies, beautiful buildings, and sunshine are an enticing combination.
Another outdoor city, Brisbane is very green with a subtropical climate and a diverse population. One of the fastest-growing cities in Australia, it is famous for its friendly locals and vibrant urban precincts. Sydney has the Blue Mountains, while Brisbane has the tropics. It is easy to take a walk in the rainforest and then have lunch at South Bank Parklands.

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We've scanned 117,220,093 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights to Brisbane. Jetstar & Virgin Australia frequently offer the best deals to Brisbane flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

Jetstar
SYDBNE
Sun 31/03
nonstop
BNESYD
Sun 14/04
nonstop
$163
Virgin Australia
SYDBNE
Tue 30/04
nonstop
BNESYD
Wed 1/05
nonstop
$213
Multiple Airlines
SYDBNE
Sun 31/03
nonstop
BNESYD
Wed 3/04
nonstop
$289
Qantas
SYDBNE
Tue 26/03
nonstop
BNESYD
Tue 26/03
nonstop
$310
Regional Express
SYDBNE
Wed 27/03
nonstop
BNESYD
Sun 31/03
nonstop
$332

How Much is a Flight from Sydney, Australia to Brisbane?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Sydney, Australia to Brisbane, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $177.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from Sydney, Australia to Brisbane?

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How far in advance should I book tickets from Sydney, Australia to Brisbane?

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding how far in advance to book your flight from Sydney, Australia to Brisbane.

Non Stop versus Connecting
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< 7 days $226 $364
7-14 days $172 $349
14-21 days $177 $289
21-30 days $177 $288
30-60 days $175 $285
60-90 days $177 $288
90+ days $162 $282

Cheapest Day To Fly from Sydney, Australia to Brisbane

We've examined 234,440,186 itinerary searches that we've seen for departures in the next 90 days and found that the cheapest day to fly from Sydney, Australia to Brisbane is Tuesday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

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$175$172$177$177$177 $177

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Sydney, Australia to Brisbane

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Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Sydney, Australia to Brisbane

Flights between some cities may be significantly cheaper if you choose a multi-stop airline ticket. Although these connecting flights sacrifice some convenience, on average, travelers save 20%-60% when they choose to fly multi-stop versus a direct flight.

The average price for connecting flights from Sydney, Australia to Brisbane is not available.

The average price for direct flights from Sydney, Australia to Brisbane is not available.

The chart below shows up to date information regarding non-stop flights from Sydney, Australia to Brisbane.

Weekly Direct Flights from Sydney, Australia to Brisbane - By Carrier
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Virgin Australia 20 19 19 19 20 9 18 01:00 16:30

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Sydney, Australia to Brisbane

We have found that there is often no price difference between buying a round trip flight versus a one way flight. Increased flexibility is the main benefit when it comes to buying a one way flight from Sydney, Australia to Brisbane. However, booking a round trip flight can be a simpler process. You can compare round trip and one way flights by using our flight comparison. Find Flights

Sydney, Australia to Brisbane Flight Questions

Below are some common questions that asked about this flight route:

Question: How long is the flight from Sydney, Australia to Brisbane?
Answer: The average Sydney, Australia to Brisbane flight time is an hour and 30 minutes.
Question: How far is Brisbane from Sydney, Australia?
Answer: The distance from Sydney, Australia to Brisbane is 751 kilometers (467 miles).
Question: How common are direct flights from Sydney, Australia to Brisbane?
Answer: There are 124 direct flights from Sydney, Australia to Brisbane.
Question: What are the most popular Sydney, Australia airlines for direct flights from Sydney, Australia to Brisbane?
Answer: Virgin Australia provides 100% of the non-stop flights between Sydney, Australia and Brisbane.

Sydney, Australia to Brisbane Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in Sydney, Australia and Brisbane. If your route includes a city with multiple airports, you may be able to find substantial savings by choosing an alternate airport.

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