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Flights to Sunshine Coast in 2021

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
Popular inJanuaryHigh demand for flights, 13% potential price rise
Cheapest inJuneBest time to find cheap flights, 3% potential price drop
Average price$189Average for round-trip flights in June 2021
Round-trip from$104From Sydney Kingsford Smith to Sunshine Coast
One-way from$13One-way flight from Sydney to Sunshine Coast

Cheap flights to Sunshine Coast in June, July 2021

The best prices found for MCY flights for June, July
22 Jun - 23 Jun
$128pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Jetstar
Direct
MCY
Maroochydore Sunshine Coast
MCY
Maroochydore Sunshine Coast
Jetstar
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
9 Jul - 16 Jul
$129pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Jetstar
Direct
MCY
Maroochydore Sunshine Coast
MCY
Maroochydore Sunshine Coast
Jetstar
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
20 Jul - 27 Jul
$140pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
Direct
MCY
Maroochydore Sunshine Coast
MCY
Maroochydore Sunshine Coast
Virgin Australia
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith

Sunshine Coast 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Sunshine Coast found for this year
14 Sep - 17 Sep
$102pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Jetstar
Direct
MCY
Maroochydore Sunshine Coast
MCY
Maroochydore Sunshine Coast
Jetstar
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
14 Sep - 17 Sep
$104pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Jetstar
Direct
MCY
Maroochydore Sunshine Coast
MCY
Maroochydore Sunshine Coast
Jetstar
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
19 Aug - 26 Aug
$105pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Jetstar
Direct
MCY
Maroochydore Sunshine Coast
MCY
Maroochydore Sunshine Coast
Jetstar
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith

Last minute flights to Sunshine Coast

Late deals on return flights to Sunshine Coast, departing today and this week
29 Jun - 1 Jul
$150pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Jetstar
Direct
MCY
Maroochydore Sunshine Coast
MCY
Maroochydore Sunshine Coast
Jetstar
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
27 Jun - 30 Jun
$169pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Jetstar
Direct
MCY
Maroochydore Sunshine Coast
MCY
Maroochydore Sunshine Coast
Jetstar
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
29 Jun - 2 Jul
$190pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Jetstar
Direct
MCY
Maroochydore Sunshine Coast
MCY
Maroochydore Sunshine Coast
Jetstar
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith

Cheapest prices for Sunshine Coast flights by month

The cheapest ticket to Sunshine Coast found for each month in 2021 based on historical flight searches by Cheapflights users.
January
$263
February
$241
March
$253
April
$276
May
$214
June
$241
July
$270
August
$271
September
$285
October
$282
November
$256
December
$258
Currently, the cheapest month for flights to Sunshine Coast is May. The most expensive month for flights is September. The cheapest prices are shown above but prices will vary according to departure times, airlines, class and how early you book.

When is the best time to fly to Sunshine Coast?

Average Maroochydore Sunshine Coast flight ticket prices and weather conditions for 2021 and 2022 by month.
SYD - MCY
Price
$214 - $422

Peak season

Holidaymakers love to take cheap flights to the Sunshine Coast for destinations such as Noosa, Maroochydore, Mooloolaba and Caloundra. The 60 km idyllic stretch of coast starts an hour north of Brisbane and ends at Cooloola, the jumping off point for Fraser Island. The Sunshine Coast offers great natural beauty and is well set up for tourism with plenty of resort style accommodation both in the lush hinterland and in the seaside towns all along the coastline. Noosa offers a more luxurious seaside escape, while the laid-back town of Caloundra is perfect for outdoor activities such as: surfing, kayaking and fishing. The peak tourist time, when the majority of sun-seekers arrive on flights to the Sunshine Coast, is the Christmas period up until the third week of January. This is a popular destination for families during school holidays and long weekends such as Easter, so you’ll need to book flights and accommodation well in advance.

 

Off Season

The low season is from after Easter through to mid-September. This is becoming an increasingly popular time to visit and when many visitors seek flights to the Sunshine Coast from the cooler southern states to relax on sunny beaches.

 

When is the best time to book a flight to Sunshine Coast?

You should be able to get a reasonably priced flight to the Sunshine Coast at any time of year. In general in the low season months between June and September are the best times to look for the cheapest flights to the Sunshine Coast. If you want to fully appreciate the numerous beaches and outdoor activities the area offers, then October to February, outside of school holidays can offer flight ticket bargains.

 

Which day is cheapest to fly to Sunshine Coast?

Wednesday is currently, on average, the cheapest day to fly to Sunshine Coast. Flying on Friday will result in higher flight prices.

What time of day is cheapest to fly to Sunshine Coast?

Sunshine Coast flights can be made cheaper if you choose a flight in the morning. Booking a flight in the evening will likely mean higher prices.

How long is the flight to the Sunshine Coast?

Flights from Sydney to the Sunshine Coast – 1 hr 35 mins

Flights from Melbourne to the Sunshine Coast – 2 hrs 20 mins

Flights from Brisbane to the Sunshine Coast – 3 hrs 50 mins

Flights from Perth to the Sunshine Coast – 7 hrs 30 mins

 

Which airlines operate flights to the Sunshine Coast?

There are direct daily flights from Sydney and Melbourne to the Sunshine Coast operated by Virgin Australia and Jetstar. Air New Zealand operates a couple of flights a week to the Sunshine Coast from Auckland.

 

How to get from the airport to the city centre?

Your flight will land at the Sunshine Coast Airport (MCY) located in Marcoola. The main resort town of Maroochydore is 10 km south and connected by public bus route 622. For those travelling outside of Maroochydore, two shuttle operators can take passengers to destinations throughout the Sunshine Coast. Taxis are also available at the airport but can be costly, it’s cheaper to take a bus or a shuttle. Many visitors to the Sunshine Coast prefer to rent a car for independent means of transport, and there are several rental car companies that operate out of Sunshine Coast Airport.

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