How far is Cairns from Brisbane?
There are several ways to calculate distances between Brisbane and Cairns. Here are two common methods:Vincenty's formula (applied above)
- 862.294 miles
- 1387.728 kilometers
- 749.313 nautical miles
Vincenty's formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points on the earth’s surface, using an ellipsoidal model of the earth.Haversine formula
- 864.404 miles
- 1391.124 kilometers
- 751.147 nautical miles
The haversine formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points assuming a spherical earth (great-circle distance – the shortest distance between two points).
Estimated flight time from Brisbane Airport (BNE) to Cairns Airport (CNS) is 2 hours 7 minutes.
Time difference and current local times
There is no time difference between Brisbane and Cairns.
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 140 kg (310 pounds).
Brisbane to Cairns flight path
Shortest flight path between Brisbane Airport (BNE) and Cairns Airport (CNS).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Brisbane (BNE) → Cairns (CNS).