Cheap flights from Adelaide to Mackay

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The best prices from Adelaide to Mackay are usually found in June or May, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Wednesday and return on a Saturday

How to find the cheapest flight from Adelaide to Mackay

All the information you need to plan the best ADL to MKY flight in 2022: compare Adelaide to Mackay flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Mackay.



$318 - $443



16 - 26 °C



10 - 310 mm

Popular inAugustHigh demand for flights, 12% potential price rise
Cheapest inJuneBest time to find cheap flights, 18% potential price drop
Average price$482Average for round-trip flights in May 2022
Round-trip from$459From Adelaide to Mackay

What is the cheapest day to fly return from Adelaide to Mackay?

Users have found that flying from Adelaide to Mackay on a Saturday typically leans towards higher prices. However, this doesn’t mean you still can’t find a deal. Flexibility with other aspects of your flight can still land a great price for your trip.

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

Travellers have found it’s best to book a flight 61 days in advance to save up to 15% compared to booking the same week of travel. As your travel date approaches, the cost of this flight route may potentially increase. While opting to book 61 days out may not be an option for all, there are still additional ways to secure a deal in the near future. You might find a flight from Adelaide to Mackay 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $609, or $632 for flights within the next 24 hours.

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

Our data shows that June tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Mackay from Adelaide. Users have commonly found prices around $560 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $317. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in August.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Adelaide to Mackay (ADL - MKY)?

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from Adelaide to Mackay in the morning. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 31% on your trip compared to booking a flight at midday.

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Top 2 airlines flying from Adelaide to Mackay

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Adelaide to Mackay choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
Virgin AustraliaCheapest$388Average$514FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time80%COVID-19 safety
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Qantas AirwaysCheapest$545Average$789FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time74%COVID-19 safety
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