Cheap flights from Canberra to Mackay

16 Aug — 23 Aug1
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The best prices from Canberra to Mackay are usually found in February or March, booked 25 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Tuesday and return on a Wednesday

How to find the cheapest flight from Canberra (CBR) to Mackay (MKY)

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



$262 - $459



16 - 26 °C



10 - 310 mm

Popular inAprilHigh demand for flights, 17% potential price rise
Cheapest inFebruaryBest time to find cheap flights, 31% potential price drop
Average price$507Average for round-trip flights in August 2022
Round-trip from$373From Canberra to Mackay

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

Users have found that leaving on a Tuesday can be a cost-effective option. It’s possible to save up to 41% on your flight compared to booking on days when demand is much higher.

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

To save on the cost of your flight from Canberra to Mackay, book at least 26 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 39% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $605 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $712.

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

February is one of the best times of the year to fly to Mackay from Canberra. Prices for February average $540 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $343. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of April. Opting for a February flight can save you 21% on your journey compared to booking in April

When is the cheapest time to fly from Canberra to Mackay (CBR - MKY)?

When flying from Canberra 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 28% versus a flight at midday.

Related info for your journey

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

How popular is this Canberra to Mackay flight route?

This flight path from Canberra to Mackay was viewed by 211 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

Alternative routes for Canberra to Mackay

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Top 2 airlines flying from Canberra to Mackay

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Canberra 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$376Average$442FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time80%COVID-19 safety
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Qantas AirwaysCheapest$608Average$696FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time74%COVID-19 safety
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