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Cheap Flights from Melbourne to Sunshine Coast, AU, Australia - MEL to MCY Last modified: 25/05/2016 1:25 AM

Popular flights from Melbourne to Sunshine Coast Last modified: 25/05/2016 1:25 AM

We’ve got the inside scoop on finding the best time to fly for the best price. Not sure when to travel for your next vacation? Find details below on when-to-fly and when-to-buy.

Jetstar Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
15/07/2016 24/07/2016 $240
16/07/2016 24/07/2016 $240
17/07/2016 24/07/2016 $240
Qantas Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
15/07/2016 24/07/2016 $293
16/07/2016 24/07/2016 $293
17/07/2016 24/07/2016 $293
Virgin Australia
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
22/08/2016 25/08/2016 $237

How Much Does it Cost to Fly from Melbourne to Sunshine Coast (MEL to MCY)?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Melbourne to Sunshine Coast, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $252.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from Melbourne to Sunshine Coast (MEL to MCY)?

Airlines can adjust prices for plane tickets from Melbourne to Sunshine Coast based on the day and time that you decide to book your flight. We have collected data from all airlines, and have discovered that the best days to book flights are Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays. Read our article to find more information about the best time to buy airline tickets.

How far in advance should you book flights from Melbourne to Sunshine Coast

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding how far in advance a flight from Melbourne to Sunshine Coast should be booked.

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days $325 $391
7-14 days $259 $305
14-21 days $326 $329
21-30 days $302 $329
30-60 days $240 $306
60-90 days $237 $295
90+ days $273 $319

Cheapest Day To Fly from Melbourne to Sunshine Coast

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding the cheapest days to fly from Melbourne to Sunshine Coast.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$237 $284 $265 $259 $240 $240 $240

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from Melbourne to Sunshine Coast

The chart below shows the lowest fare by month when flying from Melbourne to Sunshine Coast.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
May Melbourne Sunshine Coast Virgin Australia 28/05/16 7/06/16 0 $325
June Melbourne Sunshine Coast Jetstar 2/06/16 4/06/16 0 $259
July Melbourne Sunshine Coast Jetstar 15/07/16 24/07/16 0 $240
August Melbourne Sunshine Coast Virgin Australia 22/08/16 25/08/16 0 $237
September Melbourne Sunshine Coast Jetstar 1/09/16 15/09/16 0 $284
October Melbourne Sunshine Coast Virgin Australia 5/10/16 19/10/16 0 $309
November Melbourne Sunshine Coast Virgin Australia 9/11/16 16/11/16 0 $294
December Melbourne Sunshine Coast Virgin Australia 20/12/16 30/12/16 0 $284

Non-Stop vs Connecting Flights from Melbourne to Sunshine Coast (MEL to MCY)

Your Melbourne to Sunshine Coast flight can be significantly cheaper by choosing a multi-stop airline ticket. Although these connecting flights sacrifice some convenience, on average, travelers save 20%-60% when they choose to fly multi-stop versus a direct flight.

The average price for connecting flights from Melbourne to Sunshine Coast is $322.

The average price for non-stop flights from Melbourne to Sunshine Coast is $281.

The chart below shows up to date information regarding non-stop flights from Melbourne to Sunshine Coast.

Nonstop Flight Details from Melbourne to Sunshine Coast
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
Jetstar 2 3 2 3 3 4 3 06:00 16:00
Virgin Australia 1 1 1 1 2 2 1 09:30 10:55

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from Melbourne to Sunshine Coast (MEL to MCY)

We have found that there is often no price difference between buying a round trip flight versus a one way flight. Increased flexibility is the main benefit when it comes to buying a one way flight from Melbourne to Sunshine Coast. However, booking a round trip flight can be a simpler process. You can compare round trip and one way flights by using our flight comparison.

The average price for one way flights from Melbourne to Sunshine Coast is $181.

The average price for round trip flights from Melbourne to Sunshine Coast is $281.

Melbourne to Sunshine Coast Flight Questions

Below are some common questions that asked about this flight route:

Question: How long is a direct flight from Melbourne to Sunshine Coast?
Answer: The average Melbourne to Sunshine Coast flight time is 2 hours and 16 minutes.
Question: How many kilometers are there between Melbourne and Sunshine Coast?
Answer: The distance from Melbourne to Sunshine Coast is 1451 kilometers.
Question: How common are direct flights from Melbourne to Sunshine Coast?
Answer: There are 26 direct flights from Melbourne to Sunshine Coast.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Melbourne to Sunshine Coast?
Answer: Jetstar Airways provides 65% of the non-stop flights between Melbourne and Sunshine Coast.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Melbourne to Sunshine Coast?
Answer: Sydney, AU

Airlines Flying from Melbourne to Sunshine Coast (MEL to MCY) Number of flights searched: 20Last modified: 25/05/2016 1:25 AM

Below are the different airlines that fly from Melbourne to Sunshine Coast with the average price of their plane tickets. Just remember that different airlines offer different levels of comfort and service, so consider convenience when choosing your airline.

Below is the full flight schedule summary of the next 30 days for flights from Melbourne to Sunshine Coast.

Melbourne to Sunshine Coast
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Jetstar - X X X X X X X
Qantas SYD X X X X X X
Virgin Australia - X X X X X X X

Airports for Your Route

These pages contain information about the major airports in Melbourne and Sunshine Coast, so you can feel comfortable knowing how to get around whether you are about to take off or you just landed.

Cheap Domestic Flights from Melbourne - MEL

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Melbourne to Brisbane Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $162
Melbourne to Gold Coast Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $167
Melbourne to Hervey Bay Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $465
Melbourne to Sydney Jetstar, Qantas, Airnorth, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, Regional Express $120
Melbourne to Ballina Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, Regional Express $273
Melbourne to Bundaberg Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $405
Melbourne to Coffs Harbour Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $352
Melbourne to Gladstone Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $365
Melbourne to Lismore Jetstar, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, Regional Express $1,020
Melbourne to Rockhampton Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $426
Melbourne to Newcastle Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, Regional Express $156
Melbourne to Hamilton Island Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $329
Melbourne to Port Macquarie Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $384
Melbourne to Proserpine Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $409
Melbourne to Armidale Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, Regional Express $503
Melbourne to Mackay Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $397
Melbourne to Cairns Jetstar, Qantas, Airnorth, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $224
Melbourne to Canberra Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $217
Melbourne to Tamworth Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $320

Cheap International Flights from Melbourne - MEL

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Melbourne to London Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Aer Lingus, Eurowings, Iberia, Jetstar, KLM, Lufthansa, Czech, Austrian, Qantas, SAS, Tap Portugal, Air Europa, Virgin Australia, Virgin Atlantic $1,514
Melbourne to Tokyo JAL, Jetstar, All Nippon, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $822
Melbourne to Shanghai Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Jetstar, Xiamen, China Eastern, Qantas, Virgin Australia, Shenzhen $657
Melbourne to Bangkok Jetstar, Bangkok, Qantas, Thai, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $516
Melbourne to New York American, Alaska, Hawaiian, Jetstar, Qantas, United, Virgin Australia, Great Lakes $1,808
Melbourne to Jakarta Garuda, Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, SkyStar $592
Melbourne to Beijing Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Jetstar, Xiamen, China Eastern, Qantas, Virgin Australia, Shenzhen $651

Cheap Domestic Flights to Sunshine Coast - MCY

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Albury to Brisbane Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, Regional Express $329
Albury to Gold Coast Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, Regional Express $343
Albury to Sydney Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, Regional Express $174
Albury to Bundaberg Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia Check Dates
Cheap Flights from Melbourne to Sunshine Coast, AU, Australia, from $170 Round trip from MEL to MCY