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Cheap flights from Melbourne to Maroochydore/Sunshine Coast

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The best prices from Melbourne to Maroochydore/Sunshine Coast are usually found in May or February, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Wednesday and return on a Friday

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How to find the cheapest flight from
Melbourne (MEL) to Maroochydore/Sunshine Coast (MCY)

All the information you need to plan the best MEL to MCY flight in 2021: compare Melbourne to Maroochydore/Sunshine Coast flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Maroochydore/Sunshine Coast.
MEL - MCY
Price
$251 - $380

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 21% potential price rise

Cheapest in

May

Best time to find cheap flights, 16% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$251

From Melbourne to Maroochydore/Sunshine Coast

One-way from

$223

One-way flight from Melbourne to Maroochydore/Sunshine Coast

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 Maroochydore/Sunshine Coast?

Flying to your destination on a Thursday can be more expensive, but this shouldn’t discourage you from finding affordable options to get to Maroochydore/Sunshine Coast. Check prices with Cheapflights to find a great deal for your trip.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Melbourne to Maroochydore/Sunshine Coast?

To save on the cost of your flight from Melbourne to Maroochydore/Sunshine Coast, book at least 60 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 26% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $261 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $296.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Melbourne to Maroochydore/Sunshine Coast?

June is one of the best times of the year to fly to Maroochydore/Sunshine Coast from Melbourne. Prices for June average $234 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $110. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of January. Opting for a June flight can save you 28% on your journey compared to booking in June

When is the cheapest time to fly from Melbourne to Maroochydore/Sunshine Coast (MEL - MCY)?

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from Melbourne to Maroochydore/Sunshine Coast at midday. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 10% on your trip compared to booking a flight in the afternoon.

Cheap flights from Melbourne to Maroochydore/Sunshine Coast in April, May 2021

The best prices found for MEL to MCY flights in April, May
28 May - 4 Jun
$245pp
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple airlines
Direct
MCY
Maroochydore Sunshine Coast
MCY
Maroochydore Sunshine Coast
Qantas Airways
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
13 Apr - 20 Apr
$249pp
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
Direct
MCY
Maroochydore Sunshine Coast
MCY
Maroochydore Sunshine Coast
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
14 Apr - 21 Apr
$252pp
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple airlines
Direct
MCY
Maroochydore Sunshine Coast
MCY
Maroochydore Sunshine Coast
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne

Melbourne to Maroochydore/Sunshine Coast 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Maroochydore/Sunshine Coast from Melbourne found for this year
20 Jul - 27 Jul
$207pp
MEL
Melbourne
Qantas Airways
Direct
MCY
Maroochydore Sunshine Coast
MCY
Maroochydore Sunshine Coast
Qantas Airways
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
20 Jul - 27 Jul
$210pp
MEL
Melbourne
Qantas Airways
Direct
MCY
Maroochydore Sunshine Coast
MCY
Maroochydore Sunshine Coast
Qantas Airways
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
1 Sep - 8 Sep
$236pp
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
MCY
Maroochydore Sunshine Coast
MCY
Maroochydore Sunshine Coast
Qantas Airways
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MEL
Melbourne

Direct flights to Maroochydore/Sunshine Coast from Melbourne

Save time with Melbourne to Maroochydore/Sunshine Coast direct flight deals
20 Jul - 27 Jul
$207pp
MEL
Melbourne
Qantas Airways
Direct
MCY
Maroochydore Sunshine Coast
MCY
Maroochydore Sunshine Coast
Qantas Airways
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
20 Jul - 27 Jul
$210pp
MEL
Melbourne
Qantas Airways
Direct
MCY
Maroochydore Sunshine Coast
MCY
Maroochydore Sunshine Coast
Qantas Airways
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
1 Sep - 8 Sep
$243pp
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple airlines
Direct
MCY
Maroochydore Sunshine Coast
MCY
Maroochydore Sunshine Coast
Qantas Airways
Direct
MEL
Melbourne

Last-minute flights from Melbourne to Maroochydore/Sunshine Coast

Late deals on return flights to Maroochydore/Sunshine Coast from Melbourne, departing today and this week
24 Apr - 1 May
$258pp
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
Direct
MCY
Maroochydore Sunshine Coast
MCY
Maroochydore Sunshine Coast
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
19 Apr - 22 Apr
$265pp
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
Direct
MCY
Maroochydore Sunshine Coast
MCY
Maroochydore Sunshine Coast
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
24 Apr - 1 May
$272pp
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
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Maroochydore Sunshine Coast
MCY
Maroochydore Sunshine Coast
Jetstar
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Melbourne

One-way flights to Maroochydore/Sunshine Coast from Melbourne

The cheapest one-way flights from Melbourne to Maroochydore/Sunshine Coast
07:10 - 14:45
Virgin Australia
2 stops
7h 35m
MEL - MCY
Virgin Australia
$224
BudgetAir
03:00 - 15:30
Jetstar
2 stops
12h 30m
MEL - MCY
Jetstar
$402
Tripmonster
07:25 - 14:30
Qantas Airways
2 stops
7h 05m
MEL - MCY
Qantas Airways
$592
KAYAK

Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From Melbourne to Maroochydore/Sunshine Coast

Can I find flights from Melbourne to Maroochydore/Sunshine Coast for under $262 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Melbourne to Maroochydore/Sunshine Coast for under $262. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Qantas Airways for just $207, but on average you can expect to pay $255.

Which airlines flying from Melbourne to Maroochydore Sunshine Coast have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Virgin Australia, Jetstar, and Qantas Airways are some of the carriers that may have flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for other airlines that may also have this kind of flexibility.

Are there direct flights from Melbourne to Maroochydore/Sunshine Coast for under $262 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Melbourne to Maroochydore/Sunshine Coast under $262. A good price for a direct flight from Melbourne to Maroochydore/Sunshine Coast is less than $260.

Are there last-minute flights available from Melbourne to Maroochydore/Sunshine Coast for under $262?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Melbourne to Maroochydore/Sunshine Coast within the next 7 days for less than $262.

What days are direct flights available from Melbourne to Sunshine Coast?

Days when direct flights are available for this flight are: Monday, Saturday.

How popular is this flight route?

Flights from Melbourne to Maroochydore Sunshine Coast have been viewed 32,694 times in the past calendar month.

How many flights depart from Melbourne to Maroochydore/Sunshine Coast on average per day?

Travellers can expect 5 flights from Melbourne to Maroochydore Sunshine Coast on average per day.
Morning (6am - Midday) - 40% of flight departures
Afternoon (Midday - 6pm) - 60% of flight departures

Does it rain more in Melbourne or Sunshine Coast?

Expected rainfall in Melbourne is more than in Sunshine Coast. You can expect this to be the case over the next 12 days.

How long does is the flight from Melbourne to Maroochydore/Sunshine Coast?

Jetstar, Qantas Airways, and Virgin Australia can get you from Melbourne to Maroochydore/Sunshine Coast in just under 2h 10m. Your travel time will be generally consistent. The distance from Melbourne to Maroochydore/Sunshine Coast is about 1461 km. Most flights are nonstop.

What are the cheapest airlines to flying from Melbourne to Maroochydore/Sunshine Coast return?

Cheapflights users have booked flights from Melbourne to Maroochydore/Sunshine Coast from $208 return. Other airlines that can offer you cheap pricing are Jetstar, from $259, and Virgin Australia, from $264. Qantas Airways is priced at 30% lower than the current average price of a flight leaving 3 months from now.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Melbourne to Maroochydore/Sunshine Coast one-way?

For one-way options, check prices for Jetstar. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $129. Users have also found prices from $147 and $226 on Jetstar and Virgin Australia, respectively.

Alternative routes for Melbourne to Maroochydore/Sunshine Coast

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

Destination information for Maroochydore/Sunshine Coast

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Melbourne to Maroochydore/Sunshine Coast.
Flight duration
2h 22m

Airports servicing Melbourne

Airports servicing Maroochydore

Top 4 airlines flying from Melbourne to Maroochydore/Sunshine Coast

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Melbourne to Maroochydore/Sunshine Coast 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
Tigerair Australia
$132 $195 No cancel fee 81%

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Jetstar
$128 $233 No cancel fee 74%
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Virgin Australia
$168 $257 No cancel fee 80%
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Qantas Airways
$145 $261 No cancel fee 74%
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Hourly flight availability from Melbourne to Maroochydore/Sunshine Coast

See what time of day planes typically take off from Melbourne towards Maroochydore/Sunshine Coast.
Morning 6 AM to midday 43% of flight departures
Afternoon Midday to 6 PM 40% of flight departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 17% of flight departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of flight departures
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6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Melbourne to Maroochydore/Sunshine Coast
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Melbourne to Maroochydore/Sunshine Coast.
Sunday
12 daily flights
Monday
15 daily flights
Tuesday
13 daily flights
Wednesday
13 daily flights
Thursday
13 daily flights
Friday
13 daily flights
Saturday
15 daily flights
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