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Cheap Flights from Melbourne to Sunshine Coast, AU, Australia - MEL to MCY

Popular flights from Melbourne to Sunshine Coast

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
Jun 3, 2016 Jun 8, 2016 AUD237
Jul 7, 2016 Jul 13, 2016 AUD237
Jul 8, 2016 Jul 13, 2016 AUD237
Jul 9, 2016 Jul 13, 2016 AUD237
Qantas Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 3, 2016 Jun 8, 2016 AUD286
Virgin Australia
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jul 9, 2016 Jul 13, 2016 AUD253
Jul 10, 2016 Jul 22, 2016 AUD253
Jul 26, 2016 Aug 3, 2016 AUD253
Jul 27, 2016 Aug 2, 2016 AUD253
Jul 27, 2016 Aug 3, 2016 AUD253

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 AUD248.

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 AUD328 AUD384
7-14 days AUD277 AUD331
14-21 days AUD281 AUD331
21-30 days AUD271 AUD331
30-60 days AUD237 AUD275
60-90 days AUD237 AUD294
90+ days AUD253 AUD292

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
AUD271 AUD253 AUD253 AUD237 AUD237 AUD237 AUD253

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 5/28/16 6/5/16 0 AUD271
June Melbourne Sunshine Coast Jetstar 6/3/16 6/8/16 0 AUD237
July Melbourne Sunshine Coast Jetstar 7/7/16 7/13/16 0 AUD237
August Melbourne Sunshine Coast Virgin Australia 8/17/16 9/3/16 0 AUD253
September Melbourne Sunshine Coast Jetstar 9/6/16 9/14/16 0 AUD306
October Melbourne Sunshine Coast Qantas 10/18/16 10/24/16 0 AUD286
November Melbourne Sunshine Coast Virgin Australia 11/15/16 11/23/16 0 AUD271
December Melbourne Sunshine Coast Jetstar 12/19/16 12/20/16 0 AUD363

Cheapest Weekend Non-Stop Flights for the Next 30 Days from Melbourne to Sunshine Coast

If you're ready to take a trip in the next 30 days and want to fly on the weekend, you might be wondering which weekend is the cheapest to fly. The chart below shows up-to-date data regarding weekend flight prices from Melbourne to Sunshine Coast.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
AUD361
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
AUD361 AUD311
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
AUD311
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
AUD361
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
AUD361 AUD271
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
AUD271

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 AUD427.

The average price for non-stop flights from Melbourne to Sunshine Coast is AUD274.

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 2 2 2 3 3 2 06:00 14:45
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 AUD178.

The average price for round trip flights from Melbourne to Sunshine Coast is AUD387.

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 25 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 64% 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)

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 AUD158
Melbourne to Gold Coast Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia AUD154
Melbourne to Hervey Bay Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia AUD424
Melbourne to Sydney Jetstar, Qantas, Airnorth, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, Regional Express AUD111
Melbourne to Ballina Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, Regional Express AUD278
Melbourne to Bundaberg Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia AUD404
Melbourne to Coffs Harbour Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia AUD294
Melbourne to Gladstone Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia AUD396
Melbourne to Lismore Jetstar, Tigerair, Regional Express AUD638
Melbourne to Rockhampton Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia AUD361
Melbourne to Newcastle Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, Regional Express AUD149
Melbourne to Hamilton Island Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia AUD325
Melbourne to Port Macquarie Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia AUD327
Melbourne to Proserpine Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia AUD362
Melbourne to Armidale Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Regional Express AUD1,161
Melbourne to Mackay Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia AUD396
Melbourne to Cairns Jetstar, Qantas, Airnorth, Tigerair, Virgin Australia AUD250
Melbourne to Canberra Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia AUD191
Melbourne to Tamworth Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia AUD358

Cheap International Flights from Melbourne - MEL

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Melbourne to London Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Aer Lingus, Iberia, Jetstar, KLM, Lufthansa, Czech, Austrian, Qantas, SAS, Tap Portugal, Air Europa, Virgin Australia, Virgin Atlantic AUD1,426
Melbourne to Tokyo JAL, Jetstar, All Nippon, Qantas, Virgin Australia AUD668
Melbourne to Shanghai Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Jetstar, Xiamen, China Eastern, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, Shenzhen AUD650
Melbourne to Bangkok Jetstar, Bangkok, Qantas, Thai, Virgin Australia AUD487
Melbourne to New York American, Hawaiian, Jetstar, Qantas, United, Virgin Australia, Great Lakes AUD1,423
Melbourne to Jakarta Garuda, Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, SkyStar AUD512
Melbourne to Beijing Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Hainan, Jetstar, Xiamen, China Eastern, Qantas, Virgin Australia, Shenzhen AUD650

Cheap Domestic Flights to Sunshine Coast - MCY

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Albury to Brisbane Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, Regional Express AUD324
Albury to Gold Coast Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, Regional Express AUD329
Albury to Sydney Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, Regional Express AUD175
Albury to Bundaberg Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, Regional Express Check Dates
Cheap Flights from Melbourne to Sunshine Coast, AU, Australia, from AUD180 Round trip from MEL to MCY