The cheapest times to fly from ALO to BNE are

  • February 12th to March 18th
  • April 9th to August 5th (except the week of July 9th)
  • October 29th to November 18th (except the week of November 5th)

based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from ALO to BNE is late May. Prices can be as high as $4871 for Friday flights during mid December, or as low as $1495 for Wednesday flights around late May.


When to Fly to Brisbane

Flying from Waterloo, IA (ALO) to Brisbane (BNE) will usually cost between $1818 to $3763 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late May with an average ticket price of $1863. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $4295. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $2432 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1958 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ALO to BNE flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the ALO to BNE route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

ALO to BNE Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ALO to BNE flight is more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Waterloo. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.14, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to BNE, and Monday the cheapest day to fly back into ALO. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $311 (12%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Wednesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $2126. Return trip prices are from the BNE to ALO flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from ALO to BNE can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 16 hour 36 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking ALO to BNE

Flight hacking is when you book two tickets instead of a layover, sometimes with different airlines. You will need to either bring only a carry-on bag (highly recommended) or leave yourself plenty of time to go through security again. Flight hacking is completely allowed, but airlines don’t always tell you the cheapest way to get from ALO to BNE — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Los Angeles, CA (ALO > LAX > BNE)

  • Price for both tickets: $1397
  • Average savings: $561 (28.65%)

See ALO to LAX flights

Hack #2: San Francisco, CA (ALO > SFO > BNE)

  • Price for both tickets: $1472
  • Average savings: $486 (24.82%)

See ALO to SFO flights

Hack #3: New York, NY (ALO > JFK > BNE)

  • Price for both tickets: $1543
  • Average savings: $416 (21.22%)

See ALO to JFK flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from ALO to BNE? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 5 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Alaska, American, Singapore Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Brisbane International Airport to Waterloo Regional Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 8676 miles or 13963 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from ALO to BNE?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ALO to BNE flight is about 16 hour 36 minutes.

How many flights go between Waterloo, IA and Brisbane?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 7 available flights from ALO to BNE.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code ALO
Origination airport name Waterloo Regional Airport
City Waterloo, IA
Country the United States
Latitude 42.6
Longitude -92.4

Return Airport

Destination code BNE
Destination airport name Brisbane International Airport
City Brisbane
Country Australia
Latitude -27.4
Longitude 153.1


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