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Cheap flights from Darwin to Mackay from $759

This is the cheapest return flight price found by a Cheapflights user in the last 72 hours by searching for a flight to Mackay departing on 31/7. Fares are subject to change and may not be available on all flights or dates of travel. Click the price to replicate the search for this deal.
DRW — MKY
5 Mar — 12 Mar1
1 adult
Tue 5/3
Tue 12/3

Cheap flight deals from Darwin to Mackay

Discover tips and strategies to find the most affordable flight options for your journey from Darwin (DRW) 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 1 March 2024.

Popular in

July

Cheapest in

November

Average price

$1,300

Round-trip from

$359
High demand for flights, 21% potential price rise
Best time to find cheap flights, 32% potential price drop
Average for round-trip flights in February 2024
From Darwin to Mackay

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

Travellers have found that booking a Tuesday departure is the best way to save up to 46% on the cost of booking your flights compared to booking on days of the week where this route is of high demand.

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

November is one of the best times of the year to fly to Mackay from Darwin. Prices for November average $1,032 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $612. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of July. Opting for a November flight can save you 26% on your journey compared to booking in July

When is the cheapest time to fly from Darwin to Mackay (DRW - MKY)?

Unlike in the morning, when flights are generally more expensive, you can save up to 39% on flights from Darwin to Mackay by exploring options for tickets at midday.

Cheap Virgin Australia flights from Darwin to Mackay

Explore cheap flight options specifically provided by Virgin Australia for the route between Darwin and Mackay. Find affordable fares and compare prices with other airlines to secure the best deal for your journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 702,028 searches. Data last updated 1 March 2024.
Check out some of the cheapest Virgin Australia flights we've come across from Darwin to Mackay. Come back soon if you're not finding the exact deal you're looking for.
Thu 1/806:05DRW - MKY
2 stops15h 05mVirgin Australia
Mon 5/806:30MKY - DRW
1 stop7h 45mVirgin Australia
Deal found 28/2$932
Thu 1/806:05DRW - MKY
3 stops15h 05mVirgin Australia
Mon 5/808:25MKY - DRW
2 stops15h 45mVirgin Australia
Deal found 28/2$1,414

Cheap Qantas Airways flights from Darwin to Mackay

Explore cheap flight options specifically provided by Qantas Airways for the route between Darwin and Mackay. Find affordable fares and compare prices with other airlines to secure the best deal for your journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 702,028 searches. Data last updated 1 March 2024.
Browse through some of the cheapest Qantas Airways flights travelling from Darwin to Mackay. Deals frequently update to provide users with more options.
Thu 1/801:15DRW - MKY
2 stops14h 55mQantas Airways
Mon 5/817:05MKY - DRW
2 stops8h 30mQantas Airways
Deal found 28/2$1,035
Wed 31/701:15DRW - MKY
2 stops9h 20mQantas Airways
Mon 5/809:10MKY - DRW
3 stops16h 25mQantas Airways
Deal found 28/2$1,313
Fri 2/813:35DRW - MKY
1 stop7h 00mQantas Airways
Mon 5/817:05MKY - DRW
2 stops8h 30mQantas Airways
Deal found 28/2$1,573
Wed 31/701:15DRW - MKY
2 stops9h 20mQantas Airways
Sun 4/812:45MKY - DRW
2 stops12h 15mQantas Airways
Deal found 28/2$1,819

Darwin to Mackay 2024 flight deals

Discover exclusive flight deals for travel between Darwin and Mackay in 2024. Find excellent offers based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 702,028 searches. Data last updated 1 March 2024.
The lowest fares we've come across on flights travelling from Darwin to Mackay in February and March 2024. More deals are always being added, so be sure to check back regularly.
Wed 31/701:30DRW - MKY
1 stop18h 40mMultiple Airlines
Mon 5/817:20MKY - DRW
1 stop7h 45mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 28/2$759
Wed 31/701:30DRW - MKY
1 stop18h 40mMultiple Airlines
Mon 5/809:10MKY - DRW
2 stops15h 55mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 28/2$818
Wed 31/701:30DRW - MKY
1 stop8h 40mMultiple Airlines
Sun 4/817:30MKY - DRW
1 stop7h 35mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 28/2$879
Wed 4/1213:15DRW - MKY
1 stop20h 50mVirgin Australia
Fri 6/1206:20MKY - DRW
1 stop6h 40mVirgin Australia
Deal found 28/2$905
Sun 1/1213:15DRW - MKY
1 stop22h 30mVirgin Australia
Thu 5/1216:05MKY - DRW
1 stop20h 55mVirgin Australia
Deal found 27/2$927
Thu 1/806:05DRW - MKY
2 stops15h 05mVirgin Australia
Mon 5/806:30MKY - DRW
1 stop7h 45mVirgin Australia
Deal found 28/2$932
Wed 31/701:20DRW - MKY
2 stops18h 50mMultiple Airlines
Mon 5/809:10MKY - DRW
2 stops15h 55mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 28/2$959
Thu 1/801:15DRW - MKY
1 stop8h 55mMultiple Airlines
Sun 4/817:30MKY - DRW
1 stop7h 35mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 28/2$982
Wed 31/701:15DRW - MKY
2 stops9h 20mMultiple Airlines
Sun 4/812:45MKY - DRW
1 stop12h 20mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 28/2$993

Find flights from Darwin to Mackay within your budget

Customise your flight search to find flights from Darwin to Mackay that fit within your specific budget. Explore options based on user searches and filter the results based on your desired price range. Find flights that match your budget for a cost-effective journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 702,028 searches. Data last updated 1 March 2024.

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Budget

$759 - $1,414

Route

Depart

Return

Price

DarwinMackay

DRW - MKY

DRWMKY

Darwin

Wed 31/7

1 stop18h 40m

Mackay

Mon 5/8

1 stop7h 45m

$759

DarwinMackay

DRW - MKY

DRWMKY

Darwin

Wed 31/7

1 stop18h 40m

Mackay

Mon 5/8

2 stops15h 55m

$818

DarwinMackay

DRW - MKY

DRWMKY

Darwin

Wed 31/7

1 stop8h 40m

Mackay

Sun 4/8

1 stop7h 35m

$879

DarwinMackay

DRW - MKY

DRWMKY

Darwin

Thu 1/8

2 stops15h 05m

Mackay

Mon 5/8

1 stop7h 45m

$932

DarwinMackay

DRW - MKY

DRWMKY

Darwin

Wed 31/7

2 stops18h 50m

Mackay

Mon 5/8

2 stops15h 55m

$959

DarwinMackay

DRW - MKY

DRWMKY

Darwin

Thu 1/8

1 stop8h 55m

Mackay

Sun 4/8

1 stop7h 35m

$982

DarwinMackay

DRW - MKY

DRWMKY

Darwin

Thu 1/8

2 stops14h 55m

Mackay

Mon 5/8

2 stops8h 30m

$1,035

DarwinMackay

DRW - MKY

DRWMKY

Darwin

Wed 31/7

2 stops9h 20m

Mackay

Mon 5/8

3 stops16h 25m

$1,313

DarwinMackay

DRW - MKY

DRWMKY

Darwin

Thu 1/8

3 stops15h 05m

Mackay

Mon 5/8

2 stops15h 45m

$1,414

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Deals found on 28/2

When is the cheapest time to fly from Darwin to Mackay?

Use this chart to determine the cheapest time to fly return from Darwin to Mackay. Price data was last updated on 25 February 2024.
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Travellers seeking maximum savings on their Darwin to Mackay flight should consider departing on Wednesday evenings when fares are most often at their lowest. Friday mornings 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 Darwin to Mackay by taking into account the cheapest months to travel. The average price of a one-way flight from Darwin to Mackay is currently $0 while a return flight costs $1,010. Price data was last updated on 25 February 2024.

Currently, July is the cheapest month in which you can book a flight from Darwin to Mackay (average of $152). Flying from Darwin to Mackay in April is currently the most expensive (average of $253). 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

$267

February

$347

March

$312

April

$389

May

$352

June

$355

July

$234

August

$283

September

$375

October

$278

November

$347

December

$341

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

Reviews of airlines servicing Mackay

Get insights into the airlines that provide service to Mackay. Read reviews, discover amenities, and learn about the overall travel experience offered by airlines. Use this information to make informed decisions when choosing an airline for your flight to Mackay. Reviews last updated 1 March 2024.
Read reviews from past customers who have flown Virgin Australia and Qantas Airways from Darwin to Mackay. Reviews also offer insight into each airline's entertainment options, comfort, food, crew/service, and boarding process.

Comfort

7.7

Crew

8.4

Boarding

8.0

Overall

7.9

Food

6.9

Entertainment

7.0

Reviews

1 / 10

Great crew, they were helping us with the kids. Highly recommended!

7.9
Good
774 reviews

Comfort

7.7

Crew

8.4

Boarding

8.0

Overall

7.9

Food

6.9

Entertainment

7.0

Reviews

1 / 10

Great crew, they were helping us with the kids. Highly recommended!

7.8
Good
1,107 reviews

Comfort

7.7

Crew

8.4

Boarding

8.0

Overall

7.9

Food

6.9

Entertainment

7.0

Reviews

1 / 10

Great crew, they were helping us with the kids. Highly recommended!

Related info for your journey

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Can I find flights from Darwin to Mackay for under $800 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Darwin to Mackay for under $800. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $759, but on average you can expect to pay $1,116.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Darwin to Mackay round-trip?

Virgin Australia, at $932, was found to be the cheapest airline from Darwin to Mackay. An alternate airline flying to your destination would be Qantas Airways. Virgin Australia is 9% cheaper than the average price of flights available within the next 90 days to this destination.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Darwin to Mackay?

What does DRW to MKY mean?

This is defined as Darwin Airport (DRW) and Mackay Airport (MKY). Codes like Mackay Airport are often used to just call airports uniquely.

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Top 3 airlines flying from Darwin to Mackay

Discover the top 3 airlines that operate flights from Darwin to Mackay. Compare their services, reliability, and customer satisfaction ratings to choose the airline that best suits your travel preferences and needs. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 702,028 searches. Data last updated 1 March 2024.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-time
Virgin AustraliaCheapest$534Average$825FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time80%
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JetstarCheapest$615Average$771FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time74%
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Qantas AirwaysCheapest$1,185Average$1,310FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time74%
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