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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 Wednesday

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Mackay (MKY) to Brisbane (BNE)

MKY - BNE
Price
$225 - $282
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

$225

From Mackay to Brisbane

One-way from

$174

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 $198. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $251.

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 $193 on average during March, but can be found for as low as $120.

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 23% on your trip compared to booking a flight in the afternoon.

Cheap flights from Mackay to Brisbane in March, April 2021

6 Apr - 9 Apr
$195pp
MKY
Mackay
Jetstar
Direct
BNE
Brisbane
BNE
Brisbane
Jetstar
Direct
MKY
Mackay
30 Apr - 2 May
$233pp
MKY
Mackay
Jetstar
Direct
BNE
Brisbane
BNE
Brisbane
Jetstar
Direct
MKY
Mackay
20 Mar - 21 Mar
$240pp
MKY
Mackay
Jetstar
Direct
BNE
Brisbane
BNE
Brisbane
Jetstar
Direct
MKY
Mackay

Mackay to Brisbane 2021 flight deals

19 Aug - 22 Aug
$126pp
MKY
Mackay
Multiple airlines
Direct
BNE
Brisbane
BNE
Brisbane
Jetstar
Direct
MKY
Mackay
13 Jul - 20 Jul
$130pp
MKY
Mackay
Jetstar
Direct
BNE
Brisbane
BNE
Brisbane
Jetstar
Direct
MKY
Mackay
6 Apr - 9 Apr
$195pp
MKY
Mackay
Jetstar
Direct
BNE
Brisbane
BNE
Brisbane
Jetstar
Direct
MKY
Mackay

Direct flights to Brisbane from Mackay

19 Aug - 22 Aug
$126pp
MKY
Mackay
Multiple airlines
Direct
BNE
Brisbane
BNE
Brisbane
Jetstar
Direct
MKY
Mackay
13 Jul - 20 Jul
$130pp
MKY
Mackay
Jetstar
Direct
BNE
Brisbane
BNE
Brisbane
Jetstar
Direct
MKY
Mackay
6 Apr - 9 Apr
$195pp
MKY
Mackay
Jetstar
Direct
BNE
Brisbane
BNE
Brisbane
Jetstar
Direct
MKY
Mackay

Last-minute flights from Mackay to Brisbane

12 Mar - 12 Mar
$304pp
MKY
Mackay
Multiple airlines
Direct
BNE
Brisbane
BNE
Brisbane
Jetstar
Direct
MKY
Mackay
12 Mar - 14 Mar
$324pp
MKY
Mackay
Virgin Australia
Direct
BNE
Brisbane
BNE
Brisbane
Virgin Australia
Direct
MKY
Mackay
12 Mar - 14 Mar
$325pp
MKY
Mackay
Jetstar
Direct
BNE
Brisbane
BNE
Brisbane
Jetstar
Direct
MKY
Mackay

One-way flights to Brisbane from Mackay

03:30 - 05:00
Virgin Australia
Direct
1h 30m
MKY - BNE
Virgin Australia
$175
StudentUniverse
09:45 - 11:10
Jetstar
Direct
1h 25m
MKY - BNE
Jetstar
$177
mytrip.com
07:30 - 19:40
Multiple Airlines
3 stops
36h 10m
MKY - BNE
Multiple Airlines
$798
Gotogate

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Flight FAQs

From Mackay to Brisbane

Can I find flights from Mackay to Brisbane for under $130 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Mackay to Brisbane for under $130. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $126, but on average you can expect to pay $230.

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.

Are there direct flights from Mackay to Brisbane for under $130 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 16 direct flights from Mackay to Brisbane under $130. A good price for a direct flight from Mackay to Brisbane is less than $266.

Are there last-minute flights available from Mackay to Brisbane for under $390?

There are currently 12+ open flights from Mackay to Brisbane within the next 7 days for less than $390.

How popular is this flight route?

Flights from Mackay to Brisbane have been viewed 188 times in the past calendar month.

Does it rain more in Mackay or Brisbane?

The rainfall in Mackay is generally less than the rainfall in Brisbane. This will continue over the next 14 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 25m. Fly via Jetstar, Virgin Australia, or Qantas Airways to get the fastest option. All flights are typically direct.

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

Jetstar, at $130, 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 46% 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 $82. 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

Destination information for Brisbane

Flight duration
1h 32m
Average temperature for March in Brisbane
28.0 °C
Avg rainfall for March in Brisbane
86.0 mm

Airports servicing Mackay

Airports servicing Brisbane

Top 3 airlines flying from Mackay to Brisbane

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

Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 45% of flight departures
Morning 6 AM to midday 41% of flight departures
Afternoon Midday to 6 PM 14% of flight departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of flight departures
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Weekly flight availability
from Mackay to Brisbane
Sunday
10 daily flights
Monday
28 daily flights
Tuesday
24 daily flights
Wednesday
24 daily flights
Thursday
24 daily flights
Friday
28 daily flights
Saturday
17 daily flights
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