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The best prices from Melbourne to Mackay are usually found in May or April, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Thursday or Wednesday and return on a Wednesday

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

MEL - MKY
Price
$376 - $493
MKY
Temperature
21 - 30 °C
MKY
Rainfall
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

Average price

$442

Average for round-trip flights in January 2021

Round-trip from

$376

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 to Mackay?

Users have found that flying from Melbourne to Mackay on a Sunday typically leans towards higher prices. However, this doesn’t mean you still can’t find a deal. Flexibility with other aspects of your flight can still land a great price for your trip.

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

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 61 days in advance, which can save you up to 24% on flights from Melbourne to Mackay compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 61 days out may not be for everyone, so we have options available for flights within the next two weeks, with the lowest price starting at $422. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $451.

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

Our data shows that May tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Mackay from Melbourne. Users have commonly found prices around $381 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $289. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in July.

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

Unlike in the evening, when flights are generally more expensive, you can save up to 7% on flights from Melbourne to Mackay by exploring options for tickets at midday.

Cheap flights from Melbourne to Mackay in January, February 2021

The best prices found for MEL to MKY flights in January, February
30 Jan - 6 Feb
$445pp
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
 
1 STOP
MKY
Mackay
MKY
Mackay
Jetstar
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
22 Feb - 26 Feb
$471pp
MEL
Melbourne
Virgin Australia
 
1 STOP
MKY
Mackay
MKY
Mackay
Virgin Australia
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
23 Feb - 2 Mar
$484pp
MEL
Melbourne
Virgin Australia
 
1 STOP
MKY
Mackay
MKY
Mackay
Virgin Australia
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne

Melbourne to Mackay 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Mackay from Melbourne found for this year
13 Jun - 16 Jun
$357pp
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
 
1 STOP
MKY
Mackay
MKY
Mackay
Jetstar
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
26 Jul - 31 Jul
$359pp
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
 
1 STOP
MKY
Mackay
MKY
Mackay
Jetstar
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
26 Jul - 31 Jul
$390pp
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
   
2 STOPS
MKY
Mackay
MKY
Mackay
Jetstar
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne

Last-minute flights from Melbourne to Mackay

Late deals on return flights to Mackay from Melbourne, departing today and this week
30 Jan - 6 Feb
$445pp
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Melbourne
Jetstar
 
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Mackay
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Mackay
Jetstar
 
1 STOP
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Melbourne
30 Jan - 6 Feb
$515pp
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Melbourne
2 Feb - 6 Feb
$539pp
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Melbourne
Virgin Australia
 
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Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From Melbourne to Mackay

Can I find flights from Melbourne to Mackay for under $388 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Melbourne to Mackay for under $388. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Jetstar for just $357, but on average you can expect to pay $770.

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.

Are there direct flights from Melbourne to Mackay for under $388 on Cheapflights?

There are no direct flights from Melbourne to Mackay, but Cheapflights can provide you with all the information you need to find the fastest route with the fewest stops.

Are there last-minute flights available from Melbourne to Mackay for under $518?

There are currently 12+ open flights from Melbourne to Mackay within the next 7 days for less than $518.

How popular is this flight route?

The Melbourne to Mackay flight path was viewed by 2,331 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

Does it rain more in Melbourne or Mackay?

When travelling, we recommend packing in preparation to handle common weather conditions. The rainfall in Melbourne is typically less than Mackay. We can gather that this will continue over the next 11 days.

Is Melbourne weather warmer or cooler than Mackay?

You can imagine temperatures to be in the 30 °C range in January. The weather in Mackay is generally hotter than Melbourne's. As flight availability is subject to become more limited as peak season approaches it is ideal to book in a timely manner.

How long does is the flight from Melbourne to Mackay?

There are many flights that can get you from Melbourne to Mackay in 4h 25m. Fly via Virgin Australia, Qantas Airways, or Jetstar to get the fastest option. Both multi-stop and direct flights can be found to your destination and back.

What are the cheapest airlines to flying from Melbourne to Mackay return?

Currently priced at $358, Jetstar will fly you from Melbourne to Mackay and back. In addition to Jetstar, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Search Cheapflights for deals from Virgin Australia and Qantas Airways - these airlines can fly you to your destination from $456 and $508, respectively. These flights start at 18% lower than the current average price 3 months from now.

Alternative routes for Melbourne to Mackay

Destination information for Mackay

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Melbourne to Mackay
Average temperature for January in Mackay
30.0 °C
Avg rainfall for January in Mackay
221.0 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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