The cheapest times to fly from CID to BNE are

  • January 15th to March 4th
  • March 19th to May 13th
  • July 23rd to August 26th
  • October 15th to December 2nd (except the week of November 19th)

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 CID to BNE is early November. Prices can be as high as $3986 for Friday flights during late December, or as low as $1290 for Tuesday flights around early November.


When to Fly to Brisbane

Flying from Cedar Rapids/Iowa City, IA (CID) to Brisbane (BNE) will usually cost between $1424 to $2576 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early November with an average ticket price of $1445. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $3209. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1765 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1724 can be considered a good price for a round-trip CID to BNE flight.

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

CID to BNE Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the CID to BNE flight is more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Cedar Rapids. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.12, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. 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 $265 (13%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1621. Return trip prices are from the BNE to CID 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 CID 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 39 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking CID 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 CID to BNE — but Champion Traveler does!

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

  • Price for both tickets: $1367
  • Average savings: $357 (20.71%)

See CID to LAX flights

Hack #2: Taipei (CID > TPE > BNE)

  • Price for both tickets: $1404
  • Average savings: $321 (18.59%)

See CID to TPE flights

Hack #3: Vancouver (CID > YVR > BNE)

  • Price for both tickets: $1434
  • Average savings: $291 (16.85%)

See CID to YVR flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 8 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air New Zealand, Alaska, American, Delta, Korean Air, Qantas, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Brisbane International Airport to The Eastern Iowa Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 8706 miles or 14011 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop CID to BNE flight is about 16 hour 39 minutes.

How many flights go between Cedar Rapids/Iowa City, IA and Brisbane?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 15 available flights from CID to BNE.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code CID
Origination airport name The Eastern Iowa Airport
City Cedar Rapids/Iowa City, IA
Country the United States
Latitude 41.9
Longitude -91.7

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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