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Cheap flights from Sydney to Mackay

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

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How to find the cheapest flight from
Sydney (SYD) to Mackay (MKY)

All the information you need to plan the best SYD to MKY flight in 2021: compare Sydney to Mackay flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Mackay.
SYD - MKY
Price
$301 - $419
MKY
Temperature
21 - 30 °C
MKY
Rainfall
15 - 287 mm

Popular in

July

High demand for flights, 11% potential price rise

Cheapest in

May

Best time to find cheap flights, 20% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$301

From Sydney to Mackay

One-way from

$223

One-way flight from Sydney 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 Sydney to Mackay?

Users have found that flying from Sydney to Mackay on a Saturday 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 Sydney to Mackay?

Users have found that booking a flight from Sydney to Mackay at least 61 days early can save you up to 24% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 61 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from Sydney to Mackay for as little as $416 when booking for a departure date within the next two weeks. You can also check prices now. Some users have found airline tickets as low as $444 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

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

The best pricing can be found in the month of May. Prices to Mackay from Sydney average $375. You can even find prices in May for less than $375, as users have found deals to Mackay from as low as $284. The month of July appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Mackay from Sydney. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 11%.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Sydney to Mackay (SYD - MKY)?

It’s optimal to fly from Sydney to Mackay in the evening. By choosing this option you can save up to 11% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight at midday.

Cheap flights from Sydney to Mackay in May, June 2021

The best prices found for SYD to MKY flights in May, June
1 Jun - 19 Jun
$404pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
MKY
Mackay
MKY
Mackay
Virgin Australia
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
21 Jun - 4 Jul
$430pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
MKY
Mackay
MKY
Mackay
Virgin Australia
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
22 May - 24 May
$461pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Virgin Australia
 
1 STOP
MKY
Mackay
MKY
Mackay
Virgin Australia
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith

Sydney to Mackay 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Mackay from Sydney found for this year
21 Aug - 22 Aug
$379pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Virgin Australia
 
1 STOP
MKY
Mackay
MKY
Mackay
Virgin Australia
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
21 Aug - 22 Aug
$382pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Virgin Australia
 
1 STOP
MKY
Mackay
MKY
Mackay
Virgin Australia
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
1 Jun - 19 Jun
$404pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
MKY
Mackay
MKY
Mackay
Virgin Australia
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith

Last-minute flights from Sydney to Mackay

Late deals on return flights to Mackay from Sydney, departing today and this week
15 May - 18 May
$568pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Qantas Airways
 
1 STOP
MKY
Mackay
MKY
Mackay
Qantas Airways
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
14 May - 16 May
$809pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Qantas Airways
 
1 STOP
MKY
Mackay
MKY
Mackay
Qantas Airways
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
14 May - 16 May
$3,376pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Qantas Airways
 
1 STOP
MKY
Mackay
MKY
Mackay
Qantas Airways
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith

One-way flights to Mackay from Sydney

The cheapest one-way flights from Sydney to Mackay
02:00 - 08:45
Jetstar
1 stop
6h 45m
SYD - MKY
Jetstar
$224
mytrip.com
10:00 - 17:30
Virgin Australia
1 stop
7h 30m
SYD - MKY
Virgin Australia
$230
StudentUniverse
04:20 - 12:45
Qantas Airways
2 stops
8h 25m
SYD - MKY
Qantas Airways

Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From Sydney to Mackay

Can I find flights from Sydney to Mackay for under $382 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Sydney to Mackay for under $382. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Virgin Australia for just $379, but on average you can expect to pay $851.

Which airlines flying from Sydney Kingsford Smith to Mackay have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of the carriers operating flights from Sydney Kingsford Smith 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 Sydney to Mackay for under $382 on Cheapflights?

There are no direct flights from Sydney 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 Sydney to Mackay for under $637?

There are currently 3+ open flights from Sydney to Mackay within the next 7 days for less than $637.

How popular is this flight route?

Flights from Sydney Kingsford Smith to Mackay have been viewed 644 times in the past calendar month.

Does it rain more in Sydney or Mackay?

Sydney will have less rainfall in 2 compared to Mackay over the next 13 days.

Is Sydney weather warmer or cooler than Mackay?

Our data indicates that the weather will be 30 °C on average in the month of January. The temperature in Mackay is typically hotter than in Sydney. If you're traveling when the temperature is at its warmest, push to plan early, as flight price and availability will have an impact on your travels. For the best results, search for flights well in advance or after peak season.

How long does is the flight from Sydney to Mackay?

Departing from Sydney to Mackay will take you 3h 30m. When browsing for deals, the options you’ll see will be for both direct flights and flights with stops.

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

Virgin Australia, at $379, was found to be the cheapest airline from Sydney to Mackay.Alternate airlines flying return to your destination include Qantas Airways and Jetstar.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Sydney to Mackay one-way?

For one-way options, check prices for Jetstar. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $224. Users have also found prices from $230 and $249 on Jetstar and Virgin Australia, respectively.

Destination information for Mackay

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Sydney to Mackay.
Average temperature for May in Mackay
24.0 °C
Avg rainfall for May in Mackay
107.0 mm

Airports servicing Sydney

Airports servicing Mackay

Top 3 airlines flying from Sydney to Mackay

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Sydney 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
$182 $264 No cancel fee 74%
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Virgin Australia
$231 $310 No cancel fee 80%
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Qantas Airways
$269 $380 No cancel fee 74%
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