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Flights to Mackay in 2021

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
Popular inJulyHigh demand for flights, 2% potential price rise
Cheapest inMayBest time to find cheap flights, 1% potential price drop
Average price$414Average for return flights in October 2021
Return from$299From Sydney Kingsford Smith to Mackay

Cheap flights to Mackay in October, November 2021

The best prices found for MKY flights for October, November
9 Nov. - 19 Nov.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

MKY

Mackay

1 stop

5h 15m
MKY

Mackay

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

5h 10m
$406

Virgin Australia

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9 Nov. - 19 Nov.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

MKY

Mackay

2 stops

22h 05m
MKY

Mackay

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

7h 15m
$556

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 22/10/21

9 Nov. - 19 Nov.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

MKY

Mackay

2 stops

19h 10m
MKY

Mackay

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

2 stops

23h 00m
$1,825

Qantas Airways

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Deal found 22/10/21

Mackay 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Mackay found for this year
19 Dec. - 9 Jan.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

MKY

Mackay

1 stop

4h 15m
MKY

Mackay

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

6h 45m
$359

Virgin Australia

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Deal found 24/10/21

22 Dec. - 29 Dec.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

MKY

Mackay

1 stop

13h 25m
MKY

Mackay

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

7h 10m
$380

Virgin Australia

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Deal found 23/10/21

18 Dec. - 8 Jan.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

MKY

Mackay

1 stop

20h 15m
MKY

Mackay

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

4h 45m
$387

Virgin Australia

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Deal found 24/10/21

Cheapest prices for Mackay flights by month

The cheapest ticket to Mackay found for each month in 2021 based on historical flight searches by Cheapflights users.

January

$344

February

$270

March

$265

April

$285

May

$274

June

$256

July

$274

August

$265

September

$261

October

$285

November

$312

December

$348

Currently, the cheapest month for flights to Mackay is June. The most expensive month for flights is December. The cheapest prices are shown above but prices will vary according to departure times, airlines, class and how early you book.

When is the best time to fly to Mackay?

Average Mackay flight ticket prices and weather conditions for 2021 and 2022 by month

SYD - MKY

Price

$256 - $508

MKY

Temperature

16 - 26 °C

MKY

Precipitation

10 - 310 mm

Peak season

When the temperatures start dipping in the southern states, check out cheap flights to Mackay, a coastal town situated between Brisbane and Cairns in north Queensland. Blessed with warm weather year round, the region has over 30 pristine sandy beaches and is surrounded by subtropical rainforest. Adventurers search for flights to Mackay for the array of outdoor activities on offer such as reef swimming, fishing charters, guided eco tours and flying fox rides. High season in Mackay runs from December to the end of January, and peaking again around Easter. booking a flight to Mackay makes an ideal base for visiting the Great Barrier Reef islands and whale-watching is possible from July to November with charters and tours to view the annual migration up the east coast of Australia. The town of Mackay offers art deco buildings, palm-lined streets and quirky restaurants and cafes, and can easily accommodate those wanting relaxing weekend break or longer getaway.

 

Off Season

The low season, which is also the best time to book cheap flights to Mackay, follows Easter (March or April) and runs until mid-September. Winter is becoming a popular time to visit Mackay as it is warm and sunny with temperatures hovering between 21C and 25C.

 

When is the best time to book a flight to Mackay?

Mid-January to Easter is shoulder season in Mackay and is also the best time to book flights if you want to avoid the majority of the crowds but still catch events. Choose your holiday dates between February and May if you want to get the cheapest flights to Mackay. For the driest months go for August and September.

 

Which day is cheapest to fly to Mackay?

At the moment, Saturday is the most economical day to take a flight to Mackay. Sunday is likely to be the most costly.

What time of day is cheapest to fly to Mackay?

To get the best value, try booking a flight in the evening when visiting Mackay. Generally the prices will increase for flights at midday as these tend to have higher demand.

How long is the flight to Mackay?

Flights from Sydney to Mackay – 2 hrs 20 mins

Flights from Melbourne to Mackay – 4 hrs 17 mins

Flights from Adelaide to Mackay – 1 hrs 30 mins

Flights from Perth to Mackay – 7 hrs 35 mins

 

Which airlines operate flights to Mackay?

Qantas, Virgin Australia, Jetstar are the three domestic airlines that operate direct flights to Mackay. Towns serviced by these airlines are: Sydney, Brisbane, Rockhampton, Townsville. If flying from other Australian destinations flights to Mackay connect via Sydney or Brisbane.

 

How to get from the airport to the city centre?

Mackay Airport (MKY) is situated approximately 6 km south of the town, and it takes around 10 minutes to reach the centre. Taxis and buses are available and there are several car-rental companies at Mackay Airport.

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Mackay climate

 

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When is the best time to fly to Mackay?

 

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Getting around Mackay

  

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What is good to know if travelling to Mackay?

• Mackay is renowned for having some of the best beaches on the east coast. Discover more hidden spots where you can take a dip around Australia.

• Queensland offers some of the most stunning scenery in the country, check out some of these things to do as you travel around the Sunshine State.

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What airport do you fly into for flights to Mackay?

For a flight to Mackay, you will be flying into Mackay. Mackay (MKY) is just 3.3 km from the centre of the city.