The cheapest times to fly from GRR to BNE are

  • January 29th to March 18th
  • April 9th to May 6th
  • July 30th to December 2nd (except the weeks of October 1st, October 8th, and 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 GRR to BNE is late August to early September. Prices can be as high as $3879 for Saturday flights during late December, or as low as $1120 for Tuesday flights around late August to early September.


When to Fly to Brisbane

Flying from Grand Rapids, MI (GRR) to Brisbane (BNE) will usually cost between $1303 to $2617 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late August to early September with an average ticket price of $1278. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $3203. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1926 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1600 can be considered a good price for a round-trip GRR to BNE flight.

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

GRR to BNE Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the GRR to BNE flight is more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Grand Rapids. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.11, 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. Saturdays 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 $185 (10%) 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 $1579. Return trip prices are from the BNE to GRR 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 GRR 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 17 hour 14 minutes may not be realistic.


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

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

  • Price for both tickets: $1376
  • Average savings: $225 (14.03%)

See GRR to LAX flights

Hack #2: Vancouver (GRR > YVR > BNE)

  • Price for both tickets: $1403
  • Average savings: $198 (12.34%)

See GRR to YVR flights

Hack #3: San Francisco, CA (GRR > SFO > BNE)

  • Price for both tickets: $1466
  • Average savings: $135 (8.41%)

See GRR to SFO flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 10 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air New Zealand, Alaska, American, Delta, Korean Air, Qantas, SAS, United, Virgin Australia, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Brisbane International Airport to Gerald R. Ford International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 9026 miles or 14526 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop GRR to BNE flight is about 17 hour 14 minutes.

How many flights go between Grand Rapids, MI and Brisbane?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 18 available flights from GRR to BNE.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code GRR
Origination airport name Gerald R. Ford International Airport
City Grand Rapids, MI
Country the United States
Latitude 42.9
Longitude -85.5

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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