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

All the information you need to plan the best MEL to MCY flight in 2021: compare Melbourne to Sunshine Coast flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Sunshine Coast.
How far in advance should I book a flight from Melbourne to Sunshine Coast?

Travellers have found it’s best to book a flight 61 days in advance to save up to 24% 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 61 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 Melbourne to Sunshine Coast 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $353, or $389 for flights within the next 24 hours.

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

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in December. For low rates, May can be a great choice for travel to Sunshine Coast. Flights to Sunshine Coast from Melbourne in May are about $304 on average during May, but can be found for as low as $201.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Melbourne to Sunshine Coast (ME1 - KII)?

Regardless of the time of day you decide to fly, the ticket price will remain around the same. Book flights from Melbourne to Sunshine Coast as you normally would.

Cheap flights from Melbourne to Sunshine Coast in October, November 2021

The best prices found for MEL to Sunshine Coast flights in October, November
22 Oct - 24 Oct
$161pp
MEL
Melbourne
Virgin Australia
Direct
MCY
Maroochydore Sunshine Coast
MCY
Maroochydore Sunshine Coast
Virgin Australia
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
22 Oct - 24 Oct
$163pp
MEL
Melbourne
Virgin Australia
Direct
MCY
Maroochydore Sunshine Coast
MCY
Maroochydore Sunshine Coast
Virgin Australia
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
29 Nov - 6 Dec
$200pp
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple airlines
Direct
MCY
Maroochydore Sunshine Coast
MCY
Maroochydore Sunshine Coast
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne

Melbourne to Sunshine Coast 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Sunshine Coast from Melbourne found for this year
22 Oct - 24 Oct
$161pp
MEL
Melbourne
Virgin Australia
Direct
MCY
Maroochydore Sunshine Coast
MCY
Maroochydore Sunshine Coast
Virgin Australia
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
22 Oct - 24 Oct
$163pp
MEL
Melbourne
Virgin Australia
Direct
MCY
Maroochydore Sunshine Coast
MCY
Maroochydore Sunshine Coast
Virgin Australia
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
29 Nov - 6 Dec
$200pp
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple airlines
Direct
MCY
Maroochydore Sunshine Coast
MCY
Maroochydore Sunshine Coast
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne

Direct flights to Sunshine Coast from Melbourne

Save time with Melbourne to Sunshine Coast direct flight deals
12 Nov - 15 Nov
$163pp
MEL
Melbourne
Virgin Australia
Direct
MCY
Maroochydore Sunshine Coast
MCY
Maroochydore Sunshine Coast
Virgin Australia
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
29 Nov - 6 Dec
$200pp
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple airlines
Direct
MCY
Maroochydore Sunshine Coast
MCY
Maroochydore Sunshine Coast
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
31 Dec - 11 Jan
$211pp
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
Direct
MCY
Maroochydore Sunshine Coast
MCY
Maroochydore Sunshine Coast
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne

Last-minute flights from Melbourne to Sunshine Coast

Late deals on return flights to Sunshine Coast from Melbourne, departing today and this week
27 Oct - 30 Oct
$409pp
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
MCY
Maroochydore Sunshine Coast
MCY
Maroochydore Sunshine Coast
Virgin Australia
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
27 Oct - 30 Oct
$776pp
MEL
Melbourne
Virgin Australia
 
1 STOP
MCY
Maroochydore Sunshine Coast
MCY
Maroochydore Sunshine Coast
Virgin Australia
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
27 Oct - 30 Oct
$779pp
MEL
Melbourne
Virgin Australia
   
2 STOPS
MCY
Maroochydore Sunshine Coast
MCY
Maroochydore Sunshine Coast
Virgin Australia
Direct
MEL
Melbourne

One-way flights to Sunshine Coast from Melbourne

The cheapest one-way flights from Melbourne to Sunshine Coast
07:00 - 10:30
Qantas Airways
1 stop
4h 30m
MEL - MCY
Qantas Airways
$193
Bravofly
13:50 - 10:45
Virgin Australia
2 stops
21h 55m
MEL - MCY
Virgin Australia
$361
Wotif
07:45 - 06:10
Multiple Airlines
1 stop
23h 25m
MEL - MCY
Multiple Airlines
$375
Gotogate

Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From Melbourne to Sunshine Coast

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

Some of our airline partners flying from Melbourne to Sunshine Coast have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. Virgin Australia, Jetstar, and Qantas Airways are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like Virgin Australia with this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from Melbourne to Sunshine Coast for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Melbourne to Sunshine Coast for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Virgin Australia for just $163, but on average you can expect to pay $228.

Are there direct flights from Melbourne to Sunshine Coast for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Melbourne to Sunshine Coast under $200. A good price for a direct flight from Melbourne to Sunshine Coast is less than $225.

Are there last-minute flights available from Melbourne to Sunshine Coast for under $500?

There are currently 4+ open flights from Melbourne to Sunshine Coast within the next 7 days for less than $500.

How popular is this Melbourne to Sunshine Coast flight route?

Within the past month, 7,213 users have taken a look at flights from Melbourne to Sunshine Coast.

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

One-way options have recently been found by users for as low as $64 on Jetstar. Other airlines that offer cheap prices include Virgin Australia from $73 and Qantas Airways from $193 one-way.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Melbourne to Sunshine Coast?

When booking a flight from Melbourne to Sunshine Coast, you may want to consider flying on Jetstar, Qantas Airways or Tigerair Australia as they are the most popular for this route.

What are the cheapest flights from Melbourne to Sunshine Coast?

On average you can expect to pay $567 for a flight from Melbourne to Sunshine Coast. The cheapest flight overall is $90 while the most popular route, (Melbourne - Maroochydore Sunshine Coast) is currently priced at $161.

What are the most reliable airlines from Melbourne to Sunshine Coast?

Before booking your flight to Sunshine Coast from Melbourne, have a look at the most reliable airlines to get you to your destination on time: Etihad Airways (97%), Virgin Australia (97%), Singapore Airlines( 97%).

Destination information for Sunshine Coast

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Melbourne to Sunshine Coast.
Flight duration from Melbourne to Sunshine Coast
2h 19m

Airports servicing Melbourne

Avalon (AVV)
Melbourne Essendon (MEB)

Airports servicing

Maroochydore Sunshine Coast (MCY)

Top 4 airlines flying from Melbourne to Sunshine Coast

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Melbourne to 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
Jetstar
$171 $345 No cancel fee 74%
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Tigerair Australia
$177 $260 No cancel fee 81%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Tigerair Australia. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

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Qantas Airways
$194 $349 No cancel fee 74%
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Virgin Australia
$224 $335 No cancel fee 80%
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