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Cheap flights from Cairns to Mackay

CNS — MKY
27 Feb — 5 Mar1
1 adult
Tue 27/2
Tue 5/3

The best prices from Cairns to Mackay are usually found in July or May, booked 12 days in advance, depart on a Sunday or Saturday and return on a Wednesday

Cheap flight deals from Cairns to Mackay

Discover tips and strategies to find the most affordable flight options for your journey from Cairns (CNS) to Mackay (MKY). Learn about various techniques such as flexible date searches, comparing prices across and setting up price alerts. Use these methods to find the cheapest flights available for your travel needs. Data last updated 23 February 2024.

Popular in

March

Cheapest in

July

Average price

$648

Round-trip from

$356
High demand for flights, 20% potential price rise
Best time to find cheap flights, 82% potential price drop
Average for round-trip flights in February 2024
From Cairns to Mackay

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

Users have found that leaving on a Saturday can be a cost-effective option. It’s possible to save up to 38% on your flight compared to booking on days when demand is much higher.

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

Travellers have found it’s best to book a flight 13 days in advance to save up to 742% 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 13 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 Cairns to Mackay 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $87, or $733 for flights within the next 24 hours.

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

The best pricing can be found in the month of July. Prices to Mackay from Cairns average $609. You can even find prices in July for less than $609, as users have found deals to Mackay from as low as $99. The month of March 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 25%.

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 16% versus a flight at midday.

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

Use this chart to determine the optimal time to book a return flight from Cairns to Mackay. Price data was last updated on 28 January 2024.
The best time to book flights from Cairns to Mackay is 12 days before your desired departure date. The cost of your flight will likely increase significantly if you book two weeks in advance of your flight.
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When is the cheapest time to fly from Cairns to Mackay?

Use this chart to determine the cheapest time to fly return from Cairns to Mackay. Price data was last updated on 18 February 2024.
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Travellers seeking maximum savings on their Cairns to Mackay flight should consider departing on Sunday mornings when fares are most often at their lowest. Tuesday at midday flights should be avoided if possible as fares are typically the most expensive at this time.
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Average price of flights to Mackay by month

Plan your trip from Cairns to Mackay by taking into account the cheapest months to travel. The average price of a one-way flight from Cairns to Mackay is currently $0 while a return flight costs $0. Price data was last updated on 18 February 2024.

Currently, July is the cheapest month in which you can book a flight from Cairns to Mackay (average of $153). Flying from Cairns to Mackay in April is currently the most expensive (average of $252). There are several factors that can impact the price of a flight, so comparing airlines, departure airports and flight times can provide users with more options.

January

$265

February

$341

March

$328

April

$384

May

$352

June

$352

July

$233

August

$285

September

$372

October

$276

November

$344

December

$338

Temperature and rainfall in Mackay by month

Plan your trip to Mackay by taking into account the average temperature and rainfall totals by month.

MKY

Temperature

16 - 26 °C

Related info for your journey

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What does CNS to MKY mean?

CNS stands for Cairns Airport, while MKY stands for Mackay Airport. These codes are often called IATA codes, a set of identifiers established by IATA (International Air Transport Association) that is widely used by airlines and the aviation industry.

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Top 3 airlines flying from Cairns to Mackay

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Virgin AustraliaCheapest$306Average$543FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time80%
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JetstarCheapest$446Average$538FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time74%
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Qantas AirwaysCheapest$613Average$745FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time74%
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Hourly flight availability from Cairns to Mackay

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Weekly flight availability from Cairns to Mackay

Explore weekly flight availability from Cairns to Mackay. Discover flights operating on different days of the week, giving you the flexibility to choose a travel day that best fits your plans. Compare info to find the most convenient option for your journey. Data last updated 23 February 2024.
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