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Cheap flights from Sydney to Sunshine Coast

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The best prices from Sydney to Sunshine Coast are usually found in June or May, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Tuesday and return on a Wednesday

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How to find the cheapest flight from
Sydney (SYD) to Sunshine Coast (MCY)

All the information you need to plan the best SYD to MCY flight in 2021: compare Sydney to Sunshine Coast flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Sunshine Coast.
SYD - MCY
Price
$186 - $300

Popular in

January

High demand for flights, 22% potential price rise

Cheapest in

June

Best time to find cheap flights, 21% potential price drop

Average price

$239

Average for round-trip flights in April 2021

Round-trip from

$186

From Sydney to 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 Sydney to Sunshine Coast?

Users have found that leaving on a Tuesday can be a cost-effective option. It’s possible to save up to 27% on your flight compared to booking on days when demand is much higher.

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

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 60 days in advance, which can save you up to 26% on flights from Sydney to Sunshine Coast compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 60 days out may not be for everyone, so we have options available for flights within the next two weeks, with the lowest price starting at $261. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $296.

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

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in January. For low rates, June can be a great choice for travel to Sunshine Coast. Flights to Sunshine Coast from Sydney in June are about $234 on average during June, but can be found for as low as $110.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Sydney to Sunshine Coast (SYD - MCY)?

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from Sydney to Sunshine Coast in the morning. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 19% on your trip compared to booking a flight in the evening.

Cheap flights from Sydney to Sunshine Coast in April, May 2021

The best prices found for SYD to MCY flights in April, May
29 Apr - 2 May
$105pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Jetstar
Direct
MCY
Maroochydore Sunshine Coast
MCY
Maroochydore Sunshine Coast
Jetstar
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
29 Apr - 3 May
$106pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Jetstar
Direct
MCY
Maroochydore Sunshine Coast
MCY
Maroochydore Sunshine Coast
Jetstar
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
23 May - 27 May
$115pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Jetstar
Direct
MCY
Maroochydore Sunshine Coast
MCY
Maroochydore Sunshine Coast
Jetstar
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith

Sydney to Sunshine Coast 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Sunshine Coast from Sydney found for this year
29 Apr - 2 May
$105pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Jetstar
Direct
MCY
Maroochydore Sunshine Coast
MCY
Maroochydore Sunshine Coast
Jetstar
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
26 Jul - 31 Jul
$106pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Jetstar
Direct
MCY
Maroochydore Sunshine Coast
MCY
Maroochydore Sunshine Coast
Jetstar
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
23 May - 27 May
$115pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Jetstar
Direct
MCY
Maroochydore Sunshine Coast
MCY
Maroochydore Sunshine Coast
Jetstar
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith

Direct flights to Sunshine Coast from Sydney

Save time with Sydney to Sunshine Coast direct flight deals
29 Apr - 2 May
$105pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Jetstar
Direct
MCY
Maroochydore Sunshine Coast
MCY
Maroochydore Sunshine Coast
Jetstar
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
26 Jul - 31 Jul
$106pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Jetstar
Direct
MCY
Maroochydore Sunshine Coast
MCY
Maroochydore Sunshine Coast
Jetstar
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
23 May - 27 May
$115pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Jetstar
Direct
MCY
Maroochydore Sunshine Coast
MCY
Maroochydore Sunshine Coast
Jetstar
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith

Last-minute flights from Sydney to Sunshine Coast

Late deals on return flights to Sunshine Coast from Sydney, departing today and this week
19 Apr - 22 Apr
$160pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Jetstar
Direct
MCY
Maroochydore Sunshine Coast
MCY
Maroochydore Sunshine Coast
Jetstar
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
19 Apr - 2 May
$202pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Jetstar
Direct
MCY
Maroochydore Sunshine Coast
MCY
Maroochydore Sunshine Coast
Jetstar
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
22 Apr - 26 Apr
$210pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Jetstar
Direct
MCY
Maroochydore Sunshine Coast
MCY
Maroochydore Sunshine Coast
Jetstar
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith

One-way flights to Sunshine Coast from Sydney

The cheapest one-way flights from Sydney to Sunshine Coast
11:15 - 04:15
Jetstar
2 stops
17h 00m
SYD - MCY
Jetstar
$300
Gotogate
16:30 - 06:35
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
14h 05m
SYD - MCY
Multiple Airlines
$424
Kiwi.com
03:05 - 11:30
Qantas Airways
2 stops
8h 25m
SYD - MCY
Qantas Airways
$561
Priceline

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Flight FAQs

From Sydney to Sunshine Coast

Can I find flights from Sydney to Sunshine Coast for under $131 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Sydney to Sunshine Coast for under $131. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Jetstar for just $105, but on average you can expect to pay $157.

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

Jetstar, Virgin Australia, 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 Sydney to Sunshine Coast for under $131 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Sydney to Sunshine Coast under $131. A good price for a direct flight from Sydney to Sunshine Coast is less than $157.

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

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

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

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

How popular is this flight route?

Flights from Sydney Kingsford Smith to Maroochydore Sunshine Coast have been viewed 32,243 times in the past calendar month.

How many flights depart from Sydney to Sunshine Coast on average per day?

Travellers can expect 3 flights from Sydney Kingsford Smith to Maroochydore Sunshine Coast on average per day.
Afternoon (Midday - 6pm) - 100% of flight departures

Does it rain more in Sydney or Sunshine Coast?

When travelling, we recommend packing in preparation to handle common weather conditions. The rainfall in Sydney is typically similar to Sunshine Coast. We can gather that this will continue over the next 12 days.

How long does is the flight from Sydney to Sunshine Coast?

Airlines like Jetstar fly from Sydney to Sunshine Coast in about 1h 35m. The time it takes to get you to your destination is usually consistent. Sydney and Sunshine Coast are separated by a distance of 840 km. All flights are typically direct.

What is the cheapest airline to fly from Sydney to Sunshine Coast return?

According to our current data, Jetstar ($105), offers the cheapest pricing from Sydney to Sunshine Coast. This flight start at 55% lower than the current average price 3 months from now.

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

For one-way options, check prices for Jetstar. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $53. Users have also found prices from $94 and $150 on Jetstar and Qantas Airways, respectively.

Destination information for Sunshine Coast

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Sydney to Sunshine Coast.
Flight duration
1h 37m

Airports servicing Sydney

Airports servicing Maroochydore

Top 4 airlines flying from Sydney to Sunshine Coast

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Sydney 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
Tigerair Australia
$86 $151 No cancel fee 81%

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Jetstar
$100 $171 No cancel fee 74%
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Virgin Australia
$118 $210 No cancel fee 80%
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Qantas Airways
$116 $250 No cancel fee 74%
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Hourly flight availability from Sydney to Sunshine Coast

See what time of day planes typically take off from Sydney towards Sunshine Coast.
Morning 6 AM to midday 45% of flight departures
Afternoon Midday to 6 PM 39% of flight departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 16% of flight departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of flight departures
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Weekly flight availability
from Sydney to Sunshine Coast
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Sydney to Sunshine Coast.
Sunday
16 daily flights
Monday
16 daily flights
Tuesday
16 daily flights
Wednesday
16 daily flights
Thursday
16 daily flights
Friday
16 daily flights
Saturday
12 daily flights
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