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Cheap Flights from Sunshine Coast to Melbourne, AU, Australia - MCY to MEL Last modified: 02/07/2016 1:23 AM

Popular flights from Sunshine Coast to Melbourne Last modified: 02/07/2016 1:23 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.

Virgin Australia
MCYMEL
Fri 5/08
nonstop
MELMCY
Wed 10/08
nonstop
$289
Select
Jetstar
MCYMEL
Tue 12/07
nonstop
MELMCY
Thu 14/07
nonstop
$305
Select
Jetstar
MCYMEL
Sat 16/07
nonstop
MELMCY
Thu 21/07
nonstop
$305
Select
Jetstar
MCYMEL
Tue 30/08
nonstop
MELMCY
Sun 4/09
nonstop
$305
Select
Qantas
MCYMEL
Sat 16/07
1 stop
MELMCY
Thu 21/07
1 stop
$497
Select

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

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Sunshine Coast to Melbourne, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $321.

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

Airlines can adjust prices for plane tickets from Sunshine Coast to Melbourne 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 Sunshine Coast to Melbourne

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

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days $325 $373
7-14 days $305 $332
14-21 days $305 $332
21-30 days $352 $399
30-60 days $289 $328
60-90 days $313 $341
90+ days $313 $337

Cheapest Day To Fly from Sunshine Coast to Melbourne

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

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$358 $305 $336 $329 $289 $305 $325

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from Sunshine Coast to Melbourne

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

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
July Sunshine Coast Melbourne Jetstar 12/07/16 14/07/16 0 $305
August Sunshine Coast Melbourne Virgin Australia 5/08/16 10/08/16 0 $289
September Sunshine Coast Melbourne Virgin Australia 2/09/16 4/09/16 0 $313
October Sunshine Coast Melbourne Jetstar 20/10/16 23/10/16 0 $329
November Sunshine Coast Melbourne Jetstar 8/11/16 10/11/16 0 $329
December Sunshine Coast Melbourne Jetstar 1/12/16 8/12/16 0 $313
January Sunshine Coast Melbourne Virgin Australia 25/01/17 1/02/17 0 $431
March Sunshine Coast Melbourne Virgin Australia 5/03/17 17/03/17 0 $360

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

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 Sunshine Coast to Melbourne.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
$478
10 11 12 13 14 15 16
$478 $352
17 18 19 20 21 22 23
$352 $397
24 25 26 27 28 29 30
$397 $360
31 1 2 3 4 5 6
$360 $336
7 8 9 10 11 12 13
$336

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

Your Sunshine Coast to Melbourne 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 Sunshine Coast to Melbourne is $415.

The average price for non-stop flights from Sunshine Coast to Melbourne is $313.

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

Nonstop Flight Details from Sunshine Coast to Melbourne
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
Jetstar 2 3 2 3 3 2 3 08:45 17:30
Virgin Australia 1 1 1 1 2 2 1 12:25 13:50

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

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 Sunshine Coast to Melbourne. 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 Sunshine Coast to Melbourne is $153.

The average price for round trip flights from Sunshine Coast to Melbourne is $388.

Sunshine Coast to Melbourne Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is a direct flight from Sunshine Coast to Melbourne?
Answer: The average Sunshine Coast to Melbourne flight time is 2 hours and 30 minutes.
Question: How many kilometers are there between Sunshine Coast and Melbourne?
Answer: The distance from Sunshine Coast to Melbourne is 1451 kilometers.
Question: How common are direct flights from Sunshine Coast to Melbourne?
Answer: There are 27 direct flights from Sunshine Coast to Melbourne.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Sunshine Coast to Melbourne?
Answer: Jetstar Airways provides 66% of the non-stop flights between Sunshine Coast and Melbourne.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Sunshine Coast to Melbourne?
Answer: Sydney, AU

Airports for Your Route

These pages contain information about the major airports in Sunshine Coast and Melbourne, 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 Sunshine Coast - MCY

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Sunshine Coast to Sydney Jetstar, Qantas, Virgin Australia $199

Cheap Domestic Flights to Melbourne - MEL

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Brisbane to Melbourne Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $120
Gold Coast to Melbourne Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $120
Ballina to Melbourne Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, Regional Express $329
Bundaberg to Melbourne Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $429
Hervey Bay to Melbourne Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $379
Lismore to Melbourne Jetstar, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, Regional Express Check Dates
Brisbane to Sydney Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $100
Gold Coast to Sydney Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $144
Brisbane to Canberra Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $244
Brisbane to Albury Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $362
Brisbane to Adelaide Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $202
Brisbane to Launceston Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $316
Brisbane to Hobart Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $253
Brisbane to Wagga Wagga Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $491
Ballina to Sydney Jetstar, Qantas, Virgin Australia, Regional Express $156
Hervey Bay to Sydney Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $279
Gold Coast to Canberra Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $254
Brisbane to Devonport Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair $1,018
Brisbane to Mildura Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, Regional Express $428
Brisbane to Newcastle Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $125
Gold Coast to Adelaide Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $253
Bundaberg to Sydney Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $384
Hervey Bay to Albury Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia Check Dates
Gold Coast to Launceston Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $336
Gold Coast to Hobart Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $325

Cheap International Flights to Melbourne - MEL

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Brisbane to London Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Aer Lingus, NIKI, Iberia, Jetstar, KLM, Air Malta, Lufthansa, Czech, Austrian, Qantas, SAS, Tap Portugal, Air Europa, Virgin Australia, Virgin Atlantic $1,505
Brisbane to Bangkok Jetstar, Bangkok, Qantas, Thai, Virgin Australia $625
Brisbane to Tokyo JAL, Jetstar, All Nippon, Qantas, Virgin Australia $655
Brisbane to Singapore Jetstar Asia, Emirates, Etihad, Jetstar, SilkAir, Qantas, Singapore, Tigerair, Scoot, Virgin Australia $679
Cheap Flights from Sunshine Coast to Melbourne, AU, Australia, from $289 Round trip from MCY to MEL