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Cheap flights from Melbourne to Mackay

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How to find the cheapest flight from
Melbourne (MEL) to Mackay (MKY)

All the information you need to plan the best MEL to MKY flight in 2021: compare Melbourne to Mackay flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Mackay.
MEL - MKY
Price
$396 - $520
MKY
Temperature
21 - 30 °C
MKY
Precipitation
15 - 287 mm

Popular in

June

High demand for flights, 11% potential price rise

Cheapest in

May

Best time to find cheap flights, 14% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$396

From Melbourne to Mackay

One-way from

$311

One-way flight from Melbourne to Mackay

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest day to fly return from Melbourne Airport to Mackay?

Flights from Melbourne Airport to Mackay are generally found to be more expensive on Sunday. This shouldn't discourage you from searching, as you can still find great deals by being flexible with your options. Use our search form to find deals on tickets to Mackay.

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

To save up to 18% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 61 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from Melbourne Airport to Mackay from $509 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $509 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Melbourne Airport to Mackay?

The best pricing can be found in the month of May. Prices to Mackay from Melbourne Airport average $462. You can even find prices in May for less than $462, as users have found deals to Mackay from as low as $340. The month of June appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Mackay from Melbourne Airport. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 12%.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Melbourne Airport to Mackay (MEL - MKY)?

It’s optimal to fly from Melbourne Airport to Mackay at midday. By choosing this option you can save up to 10% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight in the evening.

Melbourne to Mackay 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Mackay from Melbourne found for this year
7 Nov - 11 Nov
$479pp
MEL
Melbourne
Virgin Australia
 
1 STOP
MKY
Mackay
MKY
Mackay
Virgin Australia
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
7 Nov - 11 Nov
$480pp
MEL
Melbourne
Virgin Australia
 
1 STOP
MKY
Mackay
MKY
Mackay
Virgin Australia
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne

One-way flights to Mackay from Melbourne

The cheapest one-way flights from Melbourne to Mackay
04:15 - 11:45
Virgin Australia
2 stops
8h 30m
MEL - MKY
Virgin Australia
$311
Jettzy
02:00 - 12:20
Multiple Airlines
3 stops
11h 20m
MEL - MKY
Multiple Airlines
$565
Gotogate
15:45 - 06:05
Qantas Airways
2 stops
15h 20m
MEL - MKY
Qantas Airways

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Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">Melbourne</span> to <span class="emphasized">Mackay</span> flights.

Flight FAQs

From Melbourne to Mackay

What airport do you fly into for flights to Mackay from Melbourne?

For a flight from Melbourne to Mackay, you will be flying into Mackay. Mackay (MKY) is just 3.3 km from the centre vof the city. Mackay is the only Mackay airport and it handles 0 inbound flights from Melbourne per day. 3 airlines have flights to Mackay from Melbourne on a regular basis.

Which airlines flying from Melbourne to Mackay have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of the carriers operating flights from Melbourne to Mackay that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are Virgin Australia, Qantas Airways, and Jetstar. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

Can I find flights from Melbourne Airport to Mackay for under $500 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Melbourne Airport to Mackay for under $500. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Virgin Australia for just $479, but on average you can expect to pay $479.

How popular is this Melbourne Airport to Mackay flight route?

Within the past month, 876 users have taken a look at flights from Melbourne to Mackay.

What is the cheapest airline to fly from Melbourne Airport to Mackay return?

Our cheapest airline available from Melbourne Airport to Mackay is Virgin Australia. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $479 on this airline.

Alternative routes for Melbourne to Mackay

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

Destination information for Mackay

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Melbourne to Mackay.
Average temperature for September in Mackay
25.0 °C
Avg rainfall for September in Mackay
15.0 mm

Airports servicing Melbourne

Airports servicing Mackay

Top 3 airlines flying from Melbourne to Mackay

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Melbourne to Mackay choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Jetstar
$240 $302 No cancel fee 74%
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Virgin Australia
$260 $353 No cancel fee 80%
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Qantas Airways
$344 $421 No cancel fee 74%
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