Cheap flights from Sydney to Airlie Beach

The best prices from Sydney Kingsford Smith 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

How to find the cheapest flight from Sydney to Airlie Beach

All the information you need to plan the best SYD to A1R flight in 2022: compare Sydney to Airlie Beach flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Airlie Beach.

SYD - A1R

Price

$219 - $295

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 13% potential price rise

Cheapest in

June

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

Average price

$393

Average for round-trip flights in January 2022

Round-trip from

$304

From Sydney Kingsford Smith to Airlie Beach

How far in advance should I book a flight from Sydney to Airlie Beach?

To save up to 24% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 61 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from Sydney to Airlie Beach from $422 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $479 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

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

The best pricing can be found in the month of June. Prices to Airlie Beach from Sydney average $356. You can even find prices in June for less than $356, as users have found deals to Airlie Beach from as low as $246. The month of December appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Airlie Beach from Sydney. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 14%.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Sydney to Airlie Beach (SYD - A1R)?

Regardless of the time of day you decide to fly, the ticket price will remain around the same. Book flights from Sydney to Airlie Beach as you normally would.

Cheap flights from Sydney to Airlie Beach in January, February 2022

The best prices found for SYD to Airlie Beach flights in January, February
24 Jan. - 28 Jan.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

HTI

Hamilton Island

Nonstop

2h 20m
HTI

Hamilton Island

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

2h 20m
$161

Jetstar

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Deal found 19/1/22

24 Jan. - 26 Jan.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

HTI

Hamilton Island

Nonstop

2h 20m
HTI

Hamilton Island

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

2h 20m
$162

Jetstar

View Deal

Deal found 19/1/22

19 Jan. - 20 Jan.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

HTI

Hamilton Island

Nonstop

2h 20m
HTI

Hamilton Island

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

2h 20m
$166

Jetstar

View Deal

Deal found 18/1/22

Sydney to Airlie Beach 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Airlie Beach from Sydney found for this year
24 Jan. - 28 Jan.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

HTI

Hamilton Island

Nonstop

2h 20m
HTI

Hamilton Island

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

2h 20m
$161

Jetstar

View Deal

Deal found 19/1/22

24 Jan. - 26 Jan.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

HTI

Hamilton Island

Nonstop

2h 20m
HTI

Hamilton Island

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

2h 20m
$162

Jetstar

View Deal

Deal found 19/1/22

19 Jan. - 20 Jan.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

HTI

Hamilton Island

Nonstop

2h 20m
HTI

Hamilton Island

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

2h 20m
$166

Jetstar

View Deal

Deal found 18/1/22

Direct flights to Airlie Beach from Sydney

Save time with Sydney to Airlie Beach direct flight deals
13 Feb. - 18 Feb.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

HTI

Hamilton Island

Nonstop

2h 20m
HTI

Hamilton Island

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

2h 20m
$161

Jetstar

View Deal

Deal found 18/1/22

11 Feb. - 20 Feb.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

HTI

Hamilton Island

Nonstop

2h 20m
HTI

Hamilton Island

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

2h 20m
$186

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 17/1/22

11 Feb. - 14 Feb.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

HTI

Hamilton Island

Nonstop

2h 20m
HTI

Hamilton Island

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

2h 20m
$190

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 20/1/22

Last-minute flights from Sydney to Airlie Beach

Late deals on return flights to Airlie Beach from Sydney, departing today and this week
25 Jan. - 28 Jan.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

HTI

Hamilton Island

Nonstop

2h 20m
HTI

Hamilton Island

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

2h 20m
$168

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 18/1/22

25 Jan. - 28 Jan.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

HTI

Hamilton Island

1 stop

23h 50m
HTI

Hamilton Island

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

2h 20m
$265

Virgin Australia

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Deal found 18/1/22

26 Jan. - 29 Jan.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

HTI

Hamilton Island

Nonstop

2h 30m
HTI

Hamilton Island

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

2h 20m
$302

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 19/1/22

One-way flights to Airlie Beach from Sydney

The cheapest one-way flights from Sydney to Airlie Beach
6 Feb.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

HTI

Hamilton Island

Nonstop

2h 20m
$87

Jetstar

View Deal

Deal found 18/1/22

9 Feb.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

HTI

Hamilton Island

Nonstop

2h 30m
$100

Virgin Australia

View Deal

Deal found 20/1/22

12 Mar.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

HTI

Hamilton Island

Nonstop

2h 20m
$108

Jetstar

View Deal

Deal found 20/1/22

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Sydney to Airlie Beach flights.

Airlie Beach is often overlooked in favour of what’s just offshore – the Great Barrier Reef and the swirling Whitsunday Islands. But this north-east coast of Queensland has spades of character that’s all its own.Bays, lagoons and reefs offer sheltered swimming and snorkelling zones. And on dry land, little Airlie Beach deals out more than its fair share of backpacker hostels, bars and clubs.But how to get there? Just hop on one of the near-daily direct flights from Sydney (Kingsford Smith) Airport.

How long is the flight from Sydney to Airlie Beach?

Around 2 hours 30 minutes direct. Flights with stopovers can last anything from 4 to 54 hours.

Which airlines operate flights from Sydney to Airlie Beach?

Tigerair Australia and Jetstar Airways offer direct flights, while Virgin Australia puts on flights with a stopover in Brisbane.

How frequent are flights between Sydney and Airlie Beach?

Usually at least one Sydney to Airlie Beach flight jets off a day.

Which airports serve Sydney and Airlie Beach?

You’ll fly form Sydney (Kingsford Smith) Airport.Technically, Whitsunday Airport in Shute Harbour is the closest airport to Airlie Beach – but it largely caters for small aircraft.Most flights from Sydney to Airlie Beach land at the nearby Whitsunday Coast Airport (AKA Proserpine Airport).

Which direct flight route between Sydney and Airlie Beach is cheapest?

The cheap direct flights from Sydney to Airlie Beach often take off on a Tuesday.Airlie Beach isn’t just a springboard for the Whitsundays and Great Barrier Reef. This lively town makes the most of its subtropical backdrop, serving up Lions Park – an oceanside lagoon and gardens – and a sweep of hotels and bars that cater for every budget.Conway National Park swoops out from the south edge of town. This is one of the largest rainforests in Australia, starring peaceful beaches and cathedral-quiet trails.Ready to explore the Whitsunday Islands just offshore? Boat trips push off from Shute Harbour and the Port of Airlie.Looking for cheap flights from Sydney to Airlie Beach? Try out our search engine.

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 4 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 $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Sydney to Airlie Beach for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Jetstar for just $161, but on average you can expect to pay $255.

Are there direct flights from Sydney to Airlie Beach for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Sydney to Airlie Beach under $200. A good price for a direct flight from Sydney to Airlie Beach is less than $262.

Are there last-minute flights available from Sydney to Airlie Beach for under $200?

There are currently 14+ open flights from Sydney to Airlie Beach within the next 7 days for less than $200.

How popular is this Sydney to Airlie Beach flight route?

The Sydney Kingsford Smith to Airlie Beach flight path was viewed by 2,327 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

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

For one-way options, check prices for Jetstar. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $87. Users have also found prices from $100 and $930 on Virgin Australia and Qantas Airways, respectively.

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

Before booking your flight from Sydney to Airlie Beach, check out the most popular airlines for this route: Jetstar, Qantas Airways or Tigerair Australia.

What are the cheapest flights from Sydney to Airlie Beach?

The cheapest flight price from Sydney to Airlie Beach is $132. On average you can expect to pay $268. The most popular route, (Sydney Kingsford Smith - Hamilton Island), can usually be booked for $161.

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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.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
Tigerair Australia
Cheapest$152
Average$285
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time81%
COVID-19 safety
Jetstar
Cheapest$156
Average$340
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time74%
COVID-19 safety
Virgin Australia
Cheapest$264
Average$511
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time80%
COVID-19 safety
Qantas Airways
Cheapest$274
Average$505
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time74%
COVID-19 safety

Hourly flight availability from Sydney to Airlie Beach

See what time of day planes typically take off from Sydney to Airlie Beach
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94%of flight departuresMorning6 am to noon
5%of flight departuresAfternoonNoon to 6 pm
0%of flight departuresEvening6 pm to midnight
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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
Sunday7daily flights
Monday4daily flights
Tuesday3daily flights
Wednesday7daily flights
Thursday3daily flights
Friday7daily flights
Saturday3daily flights