Melbourne to Sunshine Coast Flights

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Melbourne to Sunshine Coast Flight Info

Peak season for travel

March
AU$105

Off-season for travel

October
AU$126

Cheapest return ticket price

AU$419
Melbourne(AVV) ⇒ Sunshine Coast(MCY)

Cheapest direct flight price

AU$197
Melbourne(MEL) ⇒ Sunshine Coast(MCY)

Frequently Asked Questions

  • When are flight tickets from Melbourne (MEL) to Sunshine Coast (MCY) the cheapest?

    Airlines adjust prices for flights from Melbourne to Sunshine Coast based on the date and time of your booking. By analyzing data from all airlines, on Trip.com, you can find the lowest flight prices on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays.
  • How much do flights from Melbourne (MEL) to Sunshine Coast (MCY) cost?

    According to Trip.com's data, the lowest price is around AU$365.
  • How long does it take to fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Sunshine Coast (MCY)?

    It takes about 2 hours 18 minutes to fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Sunshine Coast (MCY).
  • What time does the earliest flight from Melbourne to Sunshine Coast depart?

    The earliest flight departs from Melbourne (MEL) at 06:00 and arrives in Sunshine Coast (MCY) at 08:15.
  • What time does the latest flight from Melbourne to Sunshine Coast depart?

    The latest flight departs from Melbourne (MEL) at 18:30 and arrives in Sunshine Coast (MCY) at 19:40.
  • What are the most popular airlines that fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Sunshine Coast (MCY)?

    Airlines with flights from Melbourne (MEL) to Sunshine Coast (MCY): Jetstar Airways, Virgin Australia, Emirates, Etihad Airways, Hong Kong Airlines, Air New Zealand, Qantas Airways and Singapore Airlines.
  • What's the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Melbourne (MEL) to Sunshine Coast (MCY)?

    Virgin Australia operates 270 non-stop flights from Melbourne (MEL) to Sunshine Coast (MCY).
  • How many airports are there in Sunshine Coast (MCY)?

    There are 1 airport(s) near Sunshine Coast (MCY): Maroochydore Airport.
  • What are some travel guidelines for Sunshine Coast during the COVID19 pandemic?

    Entry restrictions and flight schedule changes and cancellations are frequently updated and subject to change. If you plan to travel to Sunshine Coast, please obtain the most updated information from the airline you plan to book your travels with. You can also refer to COVID19 Country/Region Entry Restrictions for more information.
  • Which airlines offer free date changes for flights to this city during the COVID19 pandemic?

    There are no airlines with flights to this city that provide this service. Please use this information as a reference only and confirm with the airline prior to booking.

Melbourne (MEL) to Sunshine Coast (MCY) Flight Schedule

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Departure
Arrival
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Jetstar Airways

06:00

MEL

08:15

MCY

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Hong Kong Airlines

07:00

MEL

08:20

MCY

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Qantas Airways

08:30

MEL

09:45

MCY

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Jetstar Airways

08:40

MEL

11:00

MCY

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Etihad Airways

09:30

MEL

10:50

MCY

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Etihad Airways

10:25

MEL

11:45

MCY

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10:30

MEL

11:50

MCY

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Virgin Australia

10:35

MEL

11:55

MCY

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Qantas Airways

11:40

MEL

12:55

MCY

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Virgin Australia

11:50

MEL

13:10

MCY

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12:30

MEL

14:50

MCY

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13:50

MEL

15:10

MCY

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14:30

MEL

15:50

MCY

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Qantas Airways

16:15

MEL

17:30

MCY

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Virgin Australia

16:45

MEL

18:05

MCY

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17:05

MEL

18:25

MCY

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Flight from Melbourne to Sunshine Coast

Sunshine Coast, as the name suggests, is famous around the world for the extremely long coastline. This coastline covers up to 100 kilometers and is filled with beaches, stylish villages and coastal towns along the way.

Sunshine Coast is the area encompassed between the coastal city of Caloundra, to the Great Sandy National Park. This vast area has been made famous for its architecturally beautiful and cozy town and village designs. It is also renowned for its perfect spots for surfing. Along with the spectacular beaches, you can also enjoy the thrilling experience of the vast rural hinterlands available in the region. Sunshine Coast may be a trendy tourist destination, but it is not a very bustling and populated place such as other cities like Brisbane or Sydney. You can enjoy both types of environments in Sunshine Coast.

Tip: If you want to enjoy the local atmosphere and are looking for high-density, bustling places, try the villages and towns along the coastline. However, if you want a quieter experience, try the remote hinterlands.

Getting to Sunshine Coast

Sunshine Coast Airport (MCY) is also sometimes known as Maroochydore Airport is just 10 minutes away from the heart of Sunshine Coast in Coolum. It is the 15thbusiest airport in Australia, handling approximately 2500 passengers per day. The airport offers a variety of connections to the city in the form of a shuttle bus service, a public bus service, taxi services and rental car services. It also offers to park for passengers.

There are several flights that operate the route from Melbourne’s Tullamarine Airport (MEL) to Sunshine Coast’s Maroochydore Airport (MCY). Direct flights to Sunshine Coast are provided by Virgin Australia, Jetstar, Qantas and Tigerair. To find a cheap flight from Melbourne, look for the connecting flights offered by Virgin Australia. Flight duration usually range from 2 hours and 10 minutes to 2 hours and 15 minutes.

Tip: For travel within Sunshine Coast, try the local Sun Bus network which has minibuses that operate to and from the major beaches and towns.

Places to stay in Sunshine Coast

There are many great places to stay at during your trip to Sunshine Coast. People prefer staying in the Noosa region of Sunshine Coast since it is full of beaches and great restaurants. You can also stay at Mooloolaba, which is known for its night-life and pubs. To enjoy the serene beauty of nature, you can choose to stay in the Caloundra region. All these areas are significant for tourists to visit, and you cannot go wrong by staying in any of these regions.

Tip: Rather than staying at commercial hotels, you can experience local life and atmosphere by staying at resorts in the hinterlands.

Things to do in Sunshine Coast

There are multiple things to do in Sunshine Coast. One of the most prominent tourist attractions are the beaches of Noosa. These beaches come in all shapes and sizes, which means there is a perfect beach for everyone to find. There are also waterfalls in a lot of the regions of Sunshine Coast such as Mooloolaba, Montville and Maleny. These waterfalls are not a tourist attraction because a lot of tourists are unaware. There’s also the beautiful Glass House Mountains with unusual volcanic land-forms.

Tip: Getting a local tour guide in Sunshine Coast will help you in seeking out the best places for relaxation and enjoy on your trip.

Dining and Shopping in Sunshine Coast

Sunshine Coast offers everything in terms of shopping. From local markets with fresh produce and artisan work to cutting-edge and sophisticated retail shops and boutiques. Eumundi Market and the Caloundra Street Fair are markets that are a must-try for any visitor.

Noosa is the most popular place for dining options. With high-end gourmet food and local restaurants present to help you understand their eating culture. The plethora of restaurants and variety of cuisines present make Noosa the perfect destination for your dining needs.

Tip: The restaurants near the beaches are often the most crowded, but also serve the best dining experience.

Trip.com allows you to book Melbourne to Sunshine Coast flights and discounted hotel accommodation through the website. By customizing your search options and filters, you can get the best prices for the dates of your travel. Trip.com will help you to plan the perfect trip with the biggest savings on deals you get. Melbourne to Sunshine Coast flight booking has never been easier and more reliable!

If you are looking to travel from Melbourne to Sunshine Coast, definitely check out Trip.com to help you with the best local attractions coupled with the greatest savings to make your trip a memorable experience.

  • Plan Your Trip from Melbourne (MEL) to Sunshine Coast (MCY)

    Sunshine Coast attracts thousands of visitors every year for both business and pleasure. Whether you’re taking a last-minute break or a much needed getaway, flights from Melbourne to Sunshine Coast on Trip.com can help you get there with ease. With Trip.com, you can browse popular airlines with flights to Sunshine Coast, check the best season to visit, and preview Sunshine Coast attractions before you arrive. With flight deals and exciting attractions waiting for you to explore in Sunshine Coast, the best time to book flights from Melbourne to Sunshine Coast is now! Planning a trip from Melbourne to Sunshine Coast is easy when you use Trip.com to help you make travel arrangements. Whether you are flying one-way, non-stop, or round-trip, you will find just the flight you need with us. If you want to lock in a great deal for your flights, go for a round-trip flight, if you need flexibility with your itinerary, book a one-way flight to Sunshine Coast. With Trip.com, you can search for available flights and hotel rooms, and then make your booking quickly and easily online and on the go. Pack your travel accessories, make a must-see bucket list, and book your flight to Sunshine Coast on Trip.com today!

  • A Trip to Remember (MEL—MCY)

    Make your journey from Melbourne (MEL) to Sunshine Coast (MCY) a trip to remember by using Trip.com to view Sunshine Coast attractions before you arrive. Once you know what to do in Sunshine Coast, you can reserve and book in advance for the best travel experience possible. Planning ahead is the most effective way to ensure your whole travel experience goes smoothly. Whether you need help choosing the perfect restaurant, discovering the best places to try local flavors, or finding the most stunning views in town, Trip.com is with you every step of the way for your trip to Sunshine Coast.