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Cheap flights from Mackay to Brisbane

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The best prices from Mackay to Brisbane are usually found in February or March, booked 52 days in advance, depart on a Sunday or Monday and return on a Friday

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How to find the cheapest flight from
Mackay (MKY) to Brisbane (BNE)

All the information you need to plan the best MKY to BNE flight in 2021: compare Mackay to Brisbane flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Brisbane.
MKY - BNE
Price
$230 - $289
BNE
Temperature
21 - 29 °C
BNE
Rainfall
28 - 143 mm

Popular in

July

High demand for flights, 13% potential price rise

Cheapest in

February

Best time to find cheap flights, 8% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$230

From Mackay to Brisbane

One-way from

$161

One-way flight from Mackay to Brisbane

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest day to fly return from Mackay to Brisbane?

It’s generally more expensive to depart on a Saturday, if you have to leave on this day you can still search on Cheapflights to find great options that meet your needs.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Mackay to Brisbane?

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 34 days in advance, which can save you up to 33% on flights from Mackay to Brisbane compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 34 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 $202. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $257.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Mackay to Brisbane?

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in June. For low rates, March can be a great choice for travel to Brisbane. Flights to Brisbane from Mackay in March are about $198 on average during March, but can be found for as low as $122.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Mackay to Brisbane (MKY - BNE)?

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from Mackay to Brisbane in the evening. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 22% on your trip compared to booking a flight in the afternoon.

Cheap flights from Mackay to Brisbane in June, July 2021

The best prices found for MKY to BNE flights in June, July
29 Jun - 2 Jul
$257pp
MKY
Mackay
Multiple airlines
Direct
BNE
Brisbane
BNE
Brisbane
Qantas Airways
 
1 STOP
MKY
Mackay
29 Jun - 2 Jul
$261pp
MKY
Mackay
Multiple airlines
Direct
BNE
Brisbane
BNE
Brisbane
Qantas Airways
Direct
MKY
Mackay
22 Jun - 23 Jun
$281pp
MKY
Mackay
Multiple airlines
Direct
BNE
Brisbane
BNE
Brisbane
Virgin Australia
Direct
MKY
Mackay

Mackay to Brisbane 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Brisbane from Mackay found for this year
4 Aug - 11 Aug
$202pp
MKY
Mackay
Jetstar
Direct
BNE
Brisbane
BNE
Brisbane
Jetstar
Direct
MKY
Mackay
4 Aug - 11 Aug
$222pp
MKY
Mackay
Multiple airlines
Direct
BNE
Brisbane
BNE
Brisbane
Qantas Airways
 
1 STOP
MKY
Mackay
25 Sep - 2 Oct
$227pp
MKY
Mackay
Virgin Australia
Direct
BNE
Brisbane
BNE
Brisbane
Virgin Australia
Direct
MKY
Mackay

Direct flights to Brisbane from Mackay

Save time with Mackay to Brisbane direct flight deals
4 Aug - 11 Aug
$202pp
MKY
Mackay
Jetstar
Direct
BNE
Brisbane
BNE
Brisbane
Jetstar
Direct
MKY
Mackay
25 Sep - 2 Oct
$227pp
MKY
Mackay
Virgin Australia
Direct
BNE
Brisbane
BNE
Brisbane
Virgin Australia
Direct
MKY
Mackay
16 Aug - 23 Aug
$254pp
MKY
Mackay
Virgin Australia
Direct
BNE
Brisbane
BNE
Brisbane
Virgin Australia
Direct
MKY
Mackay

Last-minute flights from Mackay to Brisbane

Late deals on return flights to Brisbane from Mackay, departing today and this week
29 Jun - 2 Jul
$257pp
MKY
Mackay
Multiple airlines
Direct
BNE
Brisbane
BNE
Brisbane
Qantas Airways
 
1 STOP
MKY
Mackay
29 Jun - 2 Jul
$261pp
MKY
Mackay
Multiple airlines
Direct
BNE
Brisbane
BNE
Brisbane
Qantas Airways
Direct
MKY
Mackay
30 Jun - 6 Jul
$298pp
MKY
Mackay
Qantas Airways
 
1 STOP
BNE
Brisbane
BNE
Brisbane
Qantas Airways
 
1 STOP
MKY
Mackay

One-way flights to Brisbane from Mackay

The cheapest one-way flights from Mackay to Brisbane
09:20 - 10:50
Jetstar
Direct
1h 30m
MKY - BNE
Jetstar
$161
mytrip.com
13:30 - 15:00
Virgin Australia
Direct
1h 30m
MKY - BNE
Virgin Australia
$284
StudentUniverse
12:55 - 04:00
Qantas Airways
2 stops
39h 05m
MKY - BNE
Qantas Airways
$515
Tripmonster

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">Mackay</span> to <span class="emphasized">Brisbane</span> flights.

Flight FAQs

From Mackay to Brisbane

What airports do I use to fly from Mackay to Brisbane?

To fly from Mackay to Brisbane, you need to book a flight from Mackay (MKY) to Brisbane (BNE). Nonstop flights to Brisbane from Mackay take 1h 20m on average. When it comes time to book airfare, you have a few options: there are 21 outbound flights from Mackay to Brisbane offered by 3 different airlines.

Which airlines flying from Mackay to Brisbane have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of our airline partners flying from Mackay to Brisbane have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. Virgin Australia, Jetstar, and Qantas Airways are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like Virgin Australia with this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from Mackay to Brisbane for under $266 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Mackay to Brisbane for under $266. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Jetstar for just $202, but on average you can expect to pay $318.

Are there direct flights from Mackay to Brisbane for under $266 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 7 direct flights from Mackay to Brisbane under $266. A good price for a direct flight from Mackay to Brisbane is less than $301.

Are there last-minute flights available from Mackay to Brisbane for under $266?

There are currently 18+ open flights from Mackay to Brisbane within the next 7 days for less than $266.

What days are direct flights available from Mackay to Brisbane?

Direct flights can be found on the following days: Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday.

How popular is this flight route?

Flights from Mackay to Brisbane have been viewed 4,734 times in the past calendar month.

How many flights depart from Mackay to Brisbane on average per day?

Per day, 11 flights depart from Mackay to Brisbane on average.
Morning (6am - Midday) - 45% of flight departures
Afternoon (Midday - 6pm) - 36% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 18% of flight departures

Does it rain more in Mackay or Brisbane?

The rainfall in Mackay is generally same as the rainfall in Brisbane. This will continue over the next 11 days.

Is Mackay weather warmer or cooler than Brisbane?

We forecast the temperature to be around the 30 °Cs in January, on average. The temperature in Brisbane is generally colder than in Mackay. Book flights in a timely manner in correlation to your departure date.

How long does is the flight from Mackay to Brisbane?

There are many flights that can get you from Mackay to Brisbane in 1h 30m. Fly via Jetstar, Virgin Australia, or Qantas Airways to get the fastest option. The distance between Mackay and Brisbane is about 803 km. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

What are the cheapest airlines to flying from Mackay to Brisbane return?

Jetstar, at $203, was found to be the cheapest airline from Mackay to Brisbane.Alternate airlines flying return to your destination include Virgin Australia and Qantas Airways. You may be able to fly from Mackay to Brisbane for 19% less than the average price by searching for these airlines.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Mackay to Brisbane one-way?

The cheapest airline one-way is Jetstar, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as $95. However, be on the lookout for offers from Virgin Australia and Qantas Airways, as they are both options that can get you from Mackay to Brisbane for a low price.

Alternative routes for Mackay to Brisbane

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.

Destination information for Brisbane

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Mackay to Brisbane.
Flight duration
1h 32m
Average temperature for June in Brisbane
21.0 °C
Avg rainfall for June in Brisbane
52.0 mm

Airports servicing Mackay

Airports servicing Brisbane

Top 3 airlines flying from Mackay to Brisbane

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Mackay to Brisbane 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
Jetstar
$101 $156 No cancel fee 74%
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Virgin Australia
$155 $223 No cancel fee 80%
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Qantas Airways
$113 $246 No cancel fee 74%
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Hourly flight availability from Mackay to Brisbane

See what time of day planes typically take off from Mackay towards Brisbane.
Morning 6 AM to midday 38% of flight departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 31% of flight departures
Afternoon Midday to 6 PM 31% of flight departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of flight departures
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Weekly flight availability
from Mackay to Brisbane
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Mackay to Brisbane.
Sunday
12 daily flights
Monday
26 daily flights
Tuesday
22 daily flights
Wednesday
22 daily flights
Thursday
24 daily flights
Friday
30 daily flights
Saturday
12 daily flights
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