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

Popular flights from Sunshine Coast to Melbourne

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
Aug 22, 2016 Aug 26, 2016 AUD298
Qantas Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 22, 2016 Aug 26, 2016 AUD313
Virgin Australia
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 25, 2016 Jul 9, 2016 AUD253
Jul 22, 2016 Jul 26, 2016 AUD253
Jul 28, 2016 Jul 30, 2016 AUD253
Aug 4, 2016 Aug 9, 2016 AUD253
Aug 5, 2016 Aug 15, 2016 AUD253

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 AUD277.

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 AUD327 AUD367
7-14 days AUD290 AUD368
14-21 days AUD272 AUD335
21-30 days AUD272 AUD328
30-60 days AUD253 AUD322
60-90 days AUD253 AUD311
90+ days AUD253 AUD311

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
AUD344 AUD307 AUD259 AUD253 AUD253 AUD253 AUD272

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
April Sunshine Coast Melbourne Virgin Australia 4/30/16 5/15/16 0 AUD328
May Sunshine Coast Melbourne Virgin Australia 5/20/16 5/24/16 0 AUD272
June Sunshine Coast Melbourne Virgin Australia 6/25/16 7/9/16 0 AUD253
July Sunshine Coast Melbourne Virgin Australia 7/22/16 7/26/16 0 AUD253
August Sunshine Coast Melbourne Virgin Australia 8/4/16 8/9/16 0 AUD253
September Sunshine Coast Melbourne Virgin Australia 9/7/16 9/14/16 0 AUD290
October Sunshine Coast Melbourne Jetstar 10/14/16 10/16/16 0 AUD310
November Sunshine Coast Melbourne Virgin Australia 11/23/16 11/28/16 0 AUD292

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
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
AUD307
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
AUD307
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
AUD272
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
AUD272 AUD272
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
AUD272 AUD274
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
AUD274

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 AUD396.

The average price for non-stop flights from Sunshine Coast to Melbourne is AUD280.

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 2 2 2 3 3 2 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 AUD186.

The average price for round trip flights from Sunshine Coast to Melbourne is AUD369.

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 25 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 64% 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)

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, Tigerair, Virgin Australia AUD197

Cheap Domestic Flights to Melbourne - MEL

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Brisbane to Melbourne Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia AUD159
Gold Coast to Melbourne Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia AUD187
Ballina to Melbourne Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, Regional Express AUD315
Bundaberg to Melbourne Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia AUD363
Hervey Bay to Melbourne Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia AUD472
Lismore to Melbourne Jetstar, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, Regional Express Check Dates
Brisbane to Sydney Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia AUD111
Gold Coast to Sydney Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia AUD99
Brisbane to Canberra Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia AUD253
Brisbane to Albury Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia AUD334
Brisbane to Adelaide Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia AUD172
Brisbane to Launceston Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia AUD278
Brisbane to Hobart Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia AUD272
Brisbane to Wagga Wagga Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia AUD443
Ballina to Sydney Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, Regional Express AUD145
Hervey Bay to Sydney Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia AUD238
Gold Coast to Canberra Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia AUD247
Brisbane to Devonport Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia AUD563
Brisbane to Mildura Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia AUD472
Brisbane to Newcastle Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia AUD140
Gold Coast to Adelaide Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia AUD256
Bundaberg to Sydney Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia AUD322
Hervey Bay to Albury Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia Check Dates
Gold Coast to Launceston Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia AUD299
Gold Coast to Hobart Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia AUD313

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, Tap Portugal, Air Europa, Virgin Australia, Virgin Atlantic AUD1,411
Brisbane to Bangkok Jetstar, Bangkok, Qantas, Thai, Virgin Australia AUD766
Brisbane to Tokyo JAL, Jetstar, All Nippon, Qantas, Virgin Australia AUD914
Brisbane to Singapore Jetstar Asia, Emirates, Etihad, Jetstar, SilkAir, Qantas, Singapore, Tigerair, Scoot, Virgin Australia AUD709
Cheap Flights from Sunshine Coast to Melbourne, AU, Australia, from AUD192 Round trip from MCY to MEL