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Cheap flights from Sydney to Mackay from $173

This is the cheapest one-way flight price, found on 30/11. Prices may vary by date and flight preferences.
SYD — MKY
5 Dec — 12 Dec1
1 adult
Tue 5/12
Tue 12/12

The best prices from Sydney Kingsford Smith to Mackay are usually found in February or May, booked 79 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Thursday and return on a Monday

Flights from Mackay to Sydney

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

Discover tips and strategies to find the most affordable flight options for your journey from Sydney (SYD) 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 December 2023.

Popular in

December

Cheapest in

February

Round-trip from

$349

One-way from

$276
High demand for flights, 8% potential price rise
Best time to find cheap flights, 9% potential price drop
From Sydney Kingsford Smith to Mackay
One-way flight from Sydney Kingsford Smith to Mackay

SYD - MKY

Price

$231 - $527

MKY

Temperature

16 - 26 °C

MKY

Rainfall

10 - 310 mm

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

Travellers have found that booking a Tuesday departure is the best way to save up to 7% on the cost of booking your flights compared to booking on days of the week where this route is of high demand.

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

Travellers have found it’s best to book a flight 58 days in advance to save up to 58% compared to booking the same week of travel. As your travel date approaches, the cost of this flight route may potentially increase. While opting to book 58 days out may not be an option for all, there are still additional ways to secure a deal in the near future. You might find a flight from Sydney to Mackay 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $489, or $579 for flights within the next 24 hours.

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

The best pricing can be found in the month of February. Prices to Mackay from Sydney average $469. You can even find prices in February for less than $469, as users have found deals to Mackay from as low as $353. The month of December 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 8%.

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

Unlike in the afternoon, when flights are generally more expensive, you can save up to 7% on flights from Sydney to Mackay by exploring options for tickets in the morning.

Cheap Jetstar flights from Sydney to Mackay

Explore cheap flight options specifically provided by Jetstar for the route between Sydney 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 716,436 searches. Data last updated 1 December 2023.
Take a look at some of the lowest-priced Jetstar flights heading from Sydney to Mackay. Be sure to come back soon if the deals available don't appeal to you at this time.

Cheap Qantas Airways flights from Sydney to Mackay

Explore cheap flight options specifically provided by Qantas Airways for the route between Sydney 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 716,436 searches. Data last updated 1 December 2023.
Browse through some of the cheapest Qantas Airways flights travelling from Sydney to Mackay. If these deals don't fit your criteria, make sure to check back soon as new deals are always added.

Cheap Sydney to Mackay flights in December & January 2023

Find cheap flight options from Sydney to Mackay specifically for the months of December and January 2023. Explore affordable fares based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 716,436 searches. Prices were last updated on 1 December 2023.
The lowest fares we've come across on flights travelling from Sydney to Mackay in November and December 2023. For more flight deals, be sure to check back very soon.

Sydney to Mackay 2023 flight deals

Discover exclusive flight deals for travel between Sydney and Mackay in 2023. Find excellent offers based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 716,436 searches. Data last updated 1 December 2023.
The lowest fares we've come across on flights travelling from Sydney to Mackay in November and December 2023. For more flight deals, be sure to check back very soon.

Sydney to Mackay flights leaving soon

Find last-minute flight options from Sydney to Mackay for spontaneous travel. Discover available flights and compare prices based on user searches. Secure great deals and offers for spontaneous trips with quick booking options. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 716,436 searches. Data last updated 1 December 2023.
Check out these flights departing soon from Sydney to Mackay. Users should double check the flight they book to ensure it matches the day, time, and destination they're looking for.

One-way flights to Mackay from Sydney

Search for one-way flight options from Sydney to Mackay. Find affordable one-way fares based on user searches. Compare prices and availability to plan your one-way journey according to your preferred dates and budget. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 716,436 searches. Data last updated 1 December 2023.
If you're seeking multiple options on one-way flights from Sydney to Mackay, be sure to check out these deals, which are updated often. Users needing a return flight from Sydney to Mackay should utilise the search form above.

Find flights from Sydney to Mackay within your budget

Customise your flight search to find flights from Sydney 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 716,436 searches. Data last updated 1 December 2023.

Fly from

Any airport

Fly to

Any airport

Budget

$510 - $2,158

Route

Depart

Return

Price

Sydney Kingsford SmithMackay

SYD - MKY

SYDMKY

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Fri 26/1

1 stop7h 45m

Mackay

Mon 29/1

1 stop7h 25m

$510

Sydney Kingsford SmithMackay

SYD - MKY

SYDMKY

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Fri 8/3

1 stop4h 00m

Mackay

Sun 10/3

1 stop5h 15m

$590

Sydney Kingsford SmithMackay

SYD - MKY

SYDMKY

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Sat 30/12

1 stop6h 50m

Mackay

Thu 3/10

1 stop5h 30m

$710

Sydney Kingsford SmithMackay

SYD - MKY

SYDMKY

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Mon 1/1

2 stops11h 20m

Mackay

Thu 4/1

1 stop5h 45m

$715

Sydney Kingsford SmithMackay

SYD - MKY

SYDMKY

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Fri 8/3

1 stop4h 00m

Mackay

Sun 10/3

2 stops9h 40m

$763

Sydney Kingsford SmithMackay

SYD - MKY

SYDMKY

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Fri 26/1

2 stops6h 50m

Mackay

Mon 29/1

1 stop7h 25m

$768

Sydney Kingsford SmithMackay

SYD - MKY

SYDMKY

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Mon 1/1

1 stop10h 30m

Mackay

Thu 4/1

1 stop7h 15m

$857

Sydney Kingsford SmithMackay

SYD - MKY

SYDMKY

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Sat 30/12

1 stop6h 50m

Mackay

Thu 3/10

2 stops6h 50m

$940

Sydney Kingsford SmithMackay

SYD - MKY

SYDMKY

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Mon 1/1

2 stops22h 40m

Mackay

Thu 4/1

2 stops18h 15m

$2,158

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Deals found on 30/11

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 December 2023.
To help decide which airline to fly from Sydney to Mackay, see what other customers have to say about Jetstar, Qantas Airways and Virgin Australia. Users can see the overall rating for each airline as well as how each is rated in terms of entertainment options, comfort, food, crew/service, and boarding process.
8.2
Very Good
62 reviews

Overall

8.2

Boarding

8.6

Food

7.1

Entertainment

6.9

Comfort

8.2

Crew

8.7

Reviews

1 / 10

Unfortunately there was a screaming child on the flight. No ones fault but literally hurt my ears and made them crackle. I didn’t eat or drink on the flight.

8.2
Very Good
62 reviews
8.2
Very Good
62 reviews

Overall

8.2

Boarding

8.6

Food

7.1

Entertainment

6.9

Comfort

8.2

Crew

8.7

Reviews

1 / 10

Unfortunately there was a screaming child on the flight. No ones fault but literally hurt my ears and made them crackle. I didn’t eat or drink on the flight.

8.0
Very Good
74 reviews
8.2
Very Good
62 reviews

Overall

8.2

Boarding

8.6

Food

7.1

Entertainment

6.9

Comfort

8.2

Crew

8.7

Reviews

1 / 10

Unfortunately there was a screaming child on the flight. No ones fault but literally hurt my ears and made them crackle. I didn’t eat or drink on the flight.

7.2
Good
222 reviews
8.2
Very Good
62 reviews

Overall

8.2

Boarding

8.6

Food

7.1

Entertainment

6.9

Comfort

8.2

Crew

8.7

Reviews

1 / 10

Unfortunately there was a screaming child on the flight. No ones fault but literally hurt my ears and made them crackle. I didn’t eat or drink on the flight.

6.5
Okay
92 reviews
8.2
Very Good
62 reviews

Overall

8.2

Boarding

8.6

Food

7.1

Entertainment

6.9

Comfort

8.2

Crew

8.7

Reviews

1 / 10

Unfortunately there was a screaming child on the flight. No ones fault but literally hurt my ears and made them crackle. I didn’t eat or drink on the flight.

Related info for your journey

Find useful and relevant information for your journey from Sydney to Mackay. Access travel guides, tips, and recommendations to enhance your travel experience. Get information about local attractions, weather, transportation options, and more.

Can I find flights from Sydney to Mackay for under $600 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Sydney to Mackay for under $600. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Jetstar for just $510, but on average you can expect to pay $890.

Are there last-minute flights available from Sydney to Mackay for under $600?

There are currently 6+ open flights from Sydney to Mackay within the next 7 days for less than $600.

How popular is this Sydney to Mackay flight route?

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

Flying on Jetstar is currently your cheapest option to Mackay, with prices starting at $510. Additional round-trip tickets that might be worth considering are offered by Qantas Airways and Air New Zealand, with the lowest prices starting at $590 and $2,158, respectively.

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

The cheapest airlines for a one-way flight from Sydney to Mackay are Jetstar ($173), Virgin Australia ($276), and Qantas Airways ($472).

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

What does SYD to MKY mean?

SYD stands for Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport, while MKY stands for Mackay Airport. These codes are often called IATA codes, a set of identifiers established by IATA (International Air Transport Association) that is widely used by airlines and the aviation industry.

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Top 3 airlines flying from Sydney to Mackay

Discover the top 3 airlines that operate flights from Sydney 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 716,436 searches. Data last updated 1 December 2023.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-time
JetstarCheapest$314Average$423FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time74%
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Virgin AustraliaCheapest$348Average$469FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time80%
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Qantas AirwaysCheapest$510Average$731FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time74%
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