Cheap flights from Cairns to Mackay

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How to find the cheapest flight from Cairns to Mackay

All the information you need to plan the best CNS to MKY flight in 2021: compare Cairns to Mackay flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Mackay.



$255 - $466



16 - 26 °C



10 - 310 mm

Popular in


High demand for flights, 19% potential price rise

Cheapest in


Best time to find cheap flights, 32% potential price drop

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Average for round-trip flights in October 2021

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From Cairns to Mackay

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

Users have found that leaving on a Wednesday can be a cost-effective option. It’s possible to save up to 16% on your flight compared to booking on days when demand is much higher.

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

The best pricing can be found in the month of May. Prices to Mackay from Cairns average $502. You can even find prices in May for less than $502, as users have found deals to Mackay from as low as $341. The month of February appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Mackay from Cairns. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 24%.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Cairns to Mackay (CNS - MKY)?

When flying from Cairns to Mackay, the time of day you fly usually plays a role in the price. Save by searching for a flight in the morning, which can drop the price by up to 12% versus a flight in the afternoon.

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Cairns to Mackay flights.

How popular is this Cairns to Mackay flight route?

This flight path from Cairns to Mackay was viewed by 165 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

Alternative routes for Cairns to Mackay

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

Top 2 airlines flying from Cairns to Mackay

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Cairns to Mackay choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
Qantas Airways
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
COVID-19 safety
Virgin Australia
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
COVID-19 safety

Hourly flight availability from Cairns to Mackay

See what time of day planes typically take off from Cairns to Mackay
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Weekly flight availability from Cairns to Mackay

See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Cairns to Mackay
Sunday1daily flight
Monday2daily flights
Tuesday2daily flights
Wednesday2daily flights
Thursday2daily flights
Friday2daily flights
Saturday1daily flight