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Flights to Port Macquarie in 2022

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
Popular inJulyHigh demand for flights, 5% potential price rise
Cheapest inMayBest time to find cheap flights, 2% potential price drop
Average price$269Average for return flights in January 2022
Return from$226From Sydney Kingsford Smith to Port Macquarie
One-way from$109One-way flight from Sydney Kingsford Smith (SYD) to Port Macquarie (PQQ)

Cheap flights to Port Macquarie in January, February 2022

The best prices found for PQQ flights for January, February
30 Jan. - 31 Jan.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

PQQ

Port Macquarie

Nonstop

1h 05m
PQQ

Port Macquarie

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

1h 05m
$222

Rex

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Deal found 24/1/22

18 Feb. - 24 Feb.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

PQQ

Port Macquarie

Nonstop

1h 05m
PQQ

Port Macquarie

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

1h 05m
$226

Rex

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Deal found 21/1/22

25 Jan. - 25 Jan.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

PQQ

Port Macquarie

Nonstop

1h 05m
PQQ

Port Macquarie

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

1h 05m
$244

Rex

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Deal found 22/1/22

Port Macquarie 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Port Macquarie found for this year
30 Jan. - 31 Jan.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

PQQ

Port Macquarie

Nonstop

1h 05m
PQQ

Port Macquarie

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

1h 05m
$222

Rex

View Deal

Deal found 24/1/22

18 Feb. - 24 Feb.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

PQQ

Port Macquarie

Nonstop

1h 05m
PQQ

Port Macquarie

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

1h 05m
$226

Rex

View Deal

Deal found 21/1/22

25 Jan. - 25 Jan.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

PQQ

Port Macquarie

Nonstop

1h 05m
PQQ

Port Macquarie

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

1h 05m
$244

Rex

View Deal

Deal found 22/1/22

Last minute flights to Port Macquarie

Late deals on return flights to Port Macquarie, departing today and this week
30 Jan. - 31 Jan.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

PQQ

Port Macquarie

Nonstop

1h 05m
PQQ

Port Macquarie

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

1h 05m
$222

Rex

View Deal

Deal found 24/1/22

30 Jan. - 31 Jan.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

PQQ

Port Macquarie

2 stops

21h 10m
PQQ

Port Macquarie

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

1h 05m
$598

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 24/1/22

30 Jan. - 31 Jan.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

PQQ

Port Macquarie

1 stop

7h 05m
PQQ

Port Macquarie

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

2 stops

26h 15m
$975

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 24/1/22

What is the cheapest month to fly to Port Macquarie?

The cheapest ticket to Port Macquarie found for each month in 2022 based on historical flight searches by Cheapflights users.

January

$329

February

$326

March

$343

April

$365

May

$330

June

$376

July

$383

August

$347

September

$307

October

$300

November

$371

December

$371

Currently, October is the cheapest month in which you can book a flight to Port Macquarie. Flying to Port Macquarie in July will prove the most costly. There are multiple factors that influence the price of a flight so comparing airlines, departure airports and times can help keep costs down.

When is the best time to fly to Port Macquarie?

Average Port Macquarie flight ticket prices and weather conditions for 2022 and 2023 by month

SYD - PQQ

Price

$300 - $645

PQQ

Temperature

12 - 22 °C

PQQ

Precipitation

80 - 170 mm

When is the best time to book a flight to Port Macquarie?

The price you pay for your flight to Port Macquarie may vary depending on when you book. For the best chance of a lower fare, look to book 54 days in advance of your trip. Fares are likely to increase a fortnight or so before your departure date.

Which day is cheapest to fly to Port Macquarie?

Tuesday is currently, on average, the cheapest day to fly to Port Macquarie. Flying on Saturday will result in higher flight prices.

What time of day is cheapest to fly to Port Macquarie?

Port Macquarie flights can be made cheaper if you choose a flight at midday. Booking a flight in the morning will likely mean higher prices.

When to fly

Some of the best and most popular months to book flights to Port Macquarie are March, September and December. The weather is great during these times, however, this is also the school holiday period, so if you don’t want your holiday overrun with children, perhaps book your flights to Port Macquarie another time. If you do happen to be visiting the town during December, then the Festival of The Sun should not be missed. Grab your camping gear and head down to Port Macquarie’s flagship music event, for three days of chilling by the beach, listening to live Australian and International bands and eating delicious food.

Port Macquarie is one of the best places to go whale watching as it is the second most easterly point in New South Wales. This location allows visitors to be able to have close up encounters with whales just meters away from the coast. Take a flight to Port Macquarie between June and October, in order to catch a glimpse of the whales beginning their northern migration.

Why visit

Port Macquarie lies on the Mid North Coast of New South Wales, a beautiful town with a rich history that stretches back to convict times. Today, cheap flights to Port Macquarie are in demand year-round. The beaches are superb, the climate perfect, development has been low-key and the town has retained its laid-back charm.

In the 1800s, John Oxley, the navigator, sailed along the Hastings River and named the spot where it flows into the Pacific Ocean after Lachlan Macquarie, the Governor of New South Wales. A penal settlement was founded for those who committed secondary crimes in NSW. Some buildings from that time still stand such as St Thomas’s Anglican Church and the museum.

Port Macquarie has stunning beaches, some with rainforest as a backdrop. Town Beach is the most popular, just minutes from the Town Centre, and Flynns Beach is the best family beach, kitted out with shaded areas, playground and picnic spots. Shelly Beach is also great for families while Lighthouse Beach is perfect for surfing and visiting the historic lighthouse that dates from 1879.

One of Port Macquarie’s most popular attractions is the Billabong Koala and Wildlife Park, where visitors can pat the koalas, meanwhile at the Koala Hospital there are daily “Feed, Walk and Talk” tours where visitors can learn about the history of each resident koala.

Timbertown Heritage Theme Park is just a 20-minute drive west of Port Macquarie. It’s one of the main attractions on the Mid North Coast.

Port Macquarie climate

Port Macquarie is widely thought of as one of the most liveable towns in Australia and it is clear to see why through the pleasant, although humid, subtropical climate. The summers are hot and sticky, with an average high temperature of 27 degrees Celsius, while the winters are mild, with an average low temperature of 6 degrees. As a result, the town is popular throughout the year. 

Getting around Port Macquarie

Busways operates about 30 services in the North Coast area. The CBD is compact and the bus route (Shelly Beach to Town Centre) takes in Rocky Beach, Flynns Beach and Nobbys Beach and Lighthouse Beach is not too far from Shelly Beach. For maximum independence or getting into the countryside, a car is recommended.

Getting downtown from the airport

Several rental car companies have desks at Port Macquarie Airport (PQQ). There are taxis and shuttle services too, it’s always a good idea to book your rental car in advance once you have booked your flights, saving you time and money.

What is good to know if travelling to Port Macquarie?

  • Miners Beach is the nudist beach. It is situated on the Port Macquarie Coastal Walk, a 9 km trail through part of Sea Acres Reserve to Lighthouse Beach. 
  • Kooloonbung Creek Nature Park is a 50-hectare site with walking trails and several bird-watching platforms (the reserve is home to about 130 species). The Friends of Kooloonbung Nature Park offer guided tours for a small fee. 
  • Sea Acres Rainforest Centre covers 72 hectares beside Shelly Beach and Miners Beach. There is a boardwalk, enviro theatre and ecology display and in October/November a Bush Tucker tour, which gives participants the opportunity to sample native bush foods and spices. 
  • For scuba-diving and snorkelling, Nobby’s Head, Point Palmer and Racecourse head are popular spots. Divers: The Ballina and John Penn have been declared Historic Shipwrecks. 
  • A camel safari along Lighthouse Beach is a wonderful experience. From the shore you may even spot dolphins frolicking in the waves.

What airport do you fly into for flights to Port Macquarie?

Port Macquarie (PQQ), located 3.3 km from the city centre, is the airport you fly into when you book flights to Port Macquarie. There are 5 flights from Sydney to Port Macquarie per day from 2 different airlines.

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