Cheap flights from Sydney to Airlie Beach

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The best prices from Sydney to Airlie Beach are usually found in June or March, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Monday and return on a Friday

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How to find the cheapest flight from
Sydney (SYD) to Airlie Beach

All the information you need to plan the best SYD to MKY flight in 2021: compare Sydney to Airlie Beach flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Airlie Beach.
SYD - A1R
Price
$293 - $394
A1R
Temperature
24 - 31 °C
A1R
Rainfall
8 - 201 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 13% potential price rise

Cheapest in

June

Best time to find cheap flights, 15% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$293

From Sydney to Airlie Beach

One-way from

$190

One-way flight from Sydney to Airlie Beach

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
How far in advance should I book a flight from Sydney to Airlie Beach?

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 61 days in advance, which can save you up to 24% on flights from Sydney to Airlie Beach compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 61 days out may not be for everyone, so we have options available for flights within the next two weeks, with the lowest price starting at $406. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $461.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Sydney to Airlie Beach?

June is one of the best times of the year to fly to Airlie Beach from Sydney. Prices for June average $343 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $237. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December. Opting for a June flight can save you 14% on your journey compared to booking in June

Cheap flights from Sydney to Airlie Beach in June, July 2021

The best prices found for SYD to Airlie Beach flights in June, July
10 Jul - 18 Jul
$198pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Jetstar
Direct
HTI
Hamilton Island
HTI
Hamilton Island
Jetstar
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
27 Jul - 29 Jul
$249pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
Direct
HTI
Hamilton Island
HTI
Hamilton Island
Jetstar
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
20 Jul - 27 Jul
$269pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
Direct
HTI
Hamilton Island
HTI
Hamilton Island
Qantas Airways
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith

Sydney to Airlie Beach 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Airlie Beach from Sydney found for this year
10 Jul - 18 Jul
$198pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Jetstar
Direct
HTI
Hamilton Island
HTI
Hamilton Island
Jetstar
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
3 Aug - 5 Aug
$200pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
Direct
HTI
Hamilton Island
HTI
Hamilton Island
Jetstar
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
3 Aug - 5 Aug
$202pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
Direct
HTI
Hamilton Island
HTI
Hamilton Island
Jetstar
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith

Direct flights to Airlie Beach from Sydney

Save time with Sydney to Airlie Beach direct flight deals
10 Jul - 18 Jul
$198pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Jetstar
Direct
HTI
Hamilton Island
HTI
Hamilton Island
Jetstar
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
3 Aug - 5 Aug
$200pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
Direct
HTI
Hamilton Island
HTI
Hamilton Island
Jetstar
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
3 Aug - 5 Aug
$202pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
Direct
HTI
Hamilton Island
HTI
Hamilton Island
Jetstar
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith

Last-minute flights from Sydney to Airlie Beach

Late deals on return flights to Airlie Beach from Sydney, departing today and this week
30 Jun - 1 Jul
$305pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Jetstar
Direct
HTI
Hamilton Island
HTI
Hamilton Island
Jetstar
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
29 Jun - 30 Jun
$319pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Jetstar
Direct
HTI
Hamilton Island
HTI
Hamilton Island
Jetstar
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
30 Jun - 4 Jul
$337pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Jetstar
Direct
HTI
Hamilton Island
HTI
Hamilton Island
Jetstar
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith

One-way flights to Airlie Beach from Sydney

The cheapest one-way flights from Sydney to Airlie Beach
13:30 - 07:30
Multiple Airlines
1 stop
18h 00m
SYD - HTI
Multiple Airlines
$190
Kiwi.com
05:25 - 07:55
Qantas Airways
Direct
2h 30m
SYD - HTI
Qantas Airways
08:05 - 10:35
Jetstar
Direct
2h 30m
SYD - HTI
Jetstar
$200
Jettzy

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">Sydney</span> to <span class="emphasized">Airlie Beach</span> flights.

Flight FAQs

From Sydney to Airlie Beach

What airport do you fly from for flights from Sydney to Airlie Beach?

For a flight from Sydney to Airlie Beach, you will be flying from Kingsford Smith. Sydney Kingsford Smith (SYD) is just 7.5 km from the centre of the city. Kingsford Smith is the only Sydney airport and it handles 0 outbound flights to Airlie Beach per day. 4 airlines have flights to Airlie Beach from Sydney Kingsford Smith on a regular basis.

Which airlines flying from Sydney Kingsford Smith to Airlie Beach have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Jetstar, Virgin Australia, and Qantas Airways are some of the carriers that may have flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for other airlines that may also have this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from Sydney to Airlie Beach for under $267 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Sydney to Airlie Beach for under $267. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Jetstar for just $198, but on average you can expect to pay $222.

Are there direct flights from Sydney to Airlie Beach for under $267 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Sydney to Airlie Beach under $267. A good price for a direct flight from Sydney to Airlie Beach is less than $222.

Are there last-minute flights available from Sydney to Airlie Beach for under $401?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Sydney to Airlie Beach within the next 7 days for less than $401.

Is Sydney weather warmer or cooler than Airlie Beach?

Expect the weather to be around 31 °C on average in January. As the temperature peaks, try to get your plans done early, as flight price and availability will have an impact on your travels. The climate in Airlie Beach is generally hotter than in Sydney.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Sydney to Airlie Beach?

Jetstar, Qantas Airways and Virgin Australia are the most popular airlines when flying from Sydney to Airlie Beach.

What are the cheapest flights from Sydney to Airlie Beach?

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for $189. While the most popular route (Sydney Kingsford Smith - Hamilton Island) can be booked for $198 on average our data indicates $728 when flying from Sydney to Airlie Beach

How long does is the flight from Sydney to Airlie Beach?

A quick flight from Sydney to Airlie Beach can take about 2h 30m. Jetstar provides one of the quickest options available for as low as $198. Generally, flights for this route are direct.

What are the cheapest airlines to flying from Sydney to Airlie Beach return?

Jetstar, at $198, was found to be the cheapest airline from Sydney to Airlie Beach. An alternate airline flying to your destination would be Virgin Australia.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Sydney to Airlie Beach one-way?

The cheapest airline one-way is Virgin Australia, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as $98. However, be on the lookout for offers from Jetstar and Qantas Airways, as they are both options that can get you from Sydney to Airlie Beach for a low price.

Destination information for Airlie Beach

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Sydney to Airlie Beach.
Flight duration
2h 26m
Average temperature for June in Airlie Beach
24.0 °C
Avg rainfall for June in Airlie Beach
26.0 mm

Airports servicing Sydney

Airports servicing Airlie Beach

Top 4 airlines flying from Sydney to Airlie Beach

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Sydney to Airlie Beach choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Tigerair Australia
$110 $205 No cancel fee 81%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Tigerair Australia. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

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Jetstar
$112 $245 No cancel fee 74%
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Qantas Airways
$198 $364 No cancel fee 74%
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Virgin Australia
$190 $369 No cancel fee 80%
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Hourly flight availability from Sydney to Airlie Beach

See what time of day planes typically take off from Sydney towards Airlie Beach.
Morning 6 AM to midday 93% of flight departures
Afternoon Midday to 6 PM 6% of flight departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of flight departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of flight departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Sydney to Airlie Beach
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Sydney to Airlie Beach.
Sunday
11 daily flights
Monday
11 daily flights
Tuesday
5 daily flights
Wednesday
9 daily flights
Thursday
5 daily flights
Friday
11 daily flights
Saturday
7 daily flights
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