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Cheap Flights from Sunshine Coast to Melbourne, AU, Australia - MCY to MEL Last modified: 29/05/2016 1:23 AM

Popular flights from Sunshine Coast to Melbourne Last modified: 29/05/2016 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.

Jetstar Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
27/06/2016 04/07/2016 $307
Qantas Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
27/07/2016 03/08/2016 $510
Virgin Australia
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
09/08/2016 19/08/2016 $282

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 $305.

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 $386 $436
7-14 days $344 $421
14-21 days $488 $415
21-30 days $307 $336
30-60 days $301 $336
60-90 days $282 $291
90+ days $282 $336

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
$307 $282 $314 $325 $286 $319 $301

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
May Sunshine Coast Melbourne Virgin Australia 31/05/16 7/06/16 0 $386
June Sunshine Coast Melbourne Jetstar 27/06/16 4/07/16 0 $307
July Sunshine Coast Melbourne Virgin Australia 1/07/16 6/07/16 0 $301
August Sunshine Coast Melbourne Virgin Australia 9/08/16 19/08/16 0 $282
September Sunshine Coast Melbourne Virgin Australia 1/09/16 6/09/16 0 $304
October Sunshine Coast Melbourne Virgin Australia 20/10/16 25/10/16 0 $282
November Sunshine Coast Melbourne Jetstar 3/11/16 7/11/16 0 $314
December Sunshine Coast Melbourne Virgin Australia 16/12/16 19/12/16 0 $364

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
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
$405
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
$405 $344
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
$344 $488
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
$488 $319
26 27 28 29 30 1 2
$319 $335
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
$335

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 $405.

The average price for non-stop flights from Sunshine Coast to Melbourne is $300.

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 3 4 3 4 3 4 4 08:45 18:45
Virgin Australia 1 1 1 1 2 2 2 11:45 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 $149.

The average price for round trip flights from Sunshine Coast to Melbourne is $383.

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 35 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 71% 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

Airlines Flying from Sunshine Coast to Melbourne (MCY to MEL) Number of flights searched: 20Last modified: 29/05/2016 1:23 AM

Below are the different airlines that fly from Sunshine Coast to Melbourne 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 Sunshine Coast to Melbourne.

Sunshine Coast to Melbourne
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 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 $172

Cheap Domestic Flights to Melbourne - MEL

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Brisbane to Melbourne Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $133
Gold Coast to Melbourne Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $211
Ballina to Melbourne Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, Regional Express $344
Bundaberg to Melbourne Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $405
Hervey Bay to Melbourne Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $472
Lismore to Melbourne Jetstar, Tigerair, Regional Express $1,214
Brisbane to Sydney Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $117
Gold Coast to Sydney Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $101
Brisbane to Canberra Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $265
Brisbane to Albury Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $357
Brisbane to Adelaide Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $229
Brisbane to Launceston Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $309
Brisbane to Hobart Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $273
Brisbane to Wagga Wagga Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $941
Ballina to Sydney Jetstar, Qantas, Virgin Australia, Regional Express $162
Hervey Bay to Sydney Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $254
Gold Coast to Canberra Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $257
Brisbane to Devonport Jetstar, Qantas Check Dates
Brisbane to Mildura Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, Regional Express $531
Brisbane to Newcastle Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $155
Gold Coast to Adelaide Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $264
Bundaberg to Sydney Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $344
Hervey Bay to Albury Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia Check Dates
Gold Coast to Launceston Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $350
Gold Coast to Hobart Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $379

Cheap International Flights to Melbourne - MEL

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Brisbane to London Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Aer Lingus, Iberia, Jetstar, KLM, Lufthansa, Czech, Austrian, Qantas, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, Air Europa, Virgin Australia, Virgin Atlantic $1,568
Brisbane to Bangkok Jetstar, Bangkok, Qantas, Thai, Virgin Australia $774
Brisbane to Tokyo JAL, Jetstar, All Nippon, Qantas, Virgin Australia $908
Brisbane to Singapore Jetstar Asia, Emirates, Etihad, Jetstar, SilkAir, Qantas, Singapore, Tigerair, Scoot, Virgin Australia $549
Cheap Flights from Sunshine Coast to Melbourne, AU, Australia, from $202 Round trip from MCY to MEL