Flights From Melbourne (MEL) to Maroochydore (MCY) from AU$136

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Cheapest Flights from Melbourne (MEL) to Maroochydore (MCY)

Airfares from Tullamarine to Sunshine Coast for one-way flights were as low as AU$136 and round trip flights were AU$212 within the past 7 days, for the period specified. Prices and availability are subject to change. Additional terms apply.


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Melbourne to Maroochydore Flight Information

Find the Cheapest Flights from Melbourne (MEL) to Maroochydore (MCY)

Work hard, travel harder! Wotif brings you the cheapest Melbourne to Maroochydore flights, making it possible to have a five star holiday without that five star price tag. Browse and compare our top MEL to MCY routes and airport options. So, go ahead and treat yourself, your sweetheart, or the kids to an unforgettable holiday this year.

Melbourne to Sunshine Coast Information

Traveling From
Origin Airport
Origin Airport IATA Code
Traveling To
Sunshine Coast
Destination Airport
Sunshine Coast
Destination Airport IATA Code
Number of Airlines Serving
Average Flight Time
2 hours 20 mins
Direct Flight Time
2 hours 15 mins
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Frequently asked questions

Can I take a flight from Tullamarine Airport to Sunshine Coast Airport right now?
The first step in planning a flight from Tullamarine Airport (MEL) to Sunshine Coast Airport (MCY) is to have a squiz at our Covid-19 Travel Advisor. Here, you’ll find all you need to know about flying restrictions, quarantine and other important policies.
How long is the flight from MEL to Sunshine Coast Airport?
With a typical travel time of 2 hours and 17 minutes between Melbourne and Sunshine Coast, you’ve got just enough time to scan the in-flight mag before hitting the tarmac.
What airlines fly direct from Tullamarine Airport (MEL) to MCY?
You can skip the pressure of running through an unfamiliar airport to make your connecting flight when jetsetting from Melbourne to Sunshine Coast. Numerous airlines have nonstop flights. Check out Virgin Australia and Qantas to get you started.
What happens if I need to change my flight booking to MCY due to COVID-19?
If your travel plans to Sunshine Coast Airport have been affected by COVID-19, you may be able to make a no-change-fee cancellation and score a credit that you can use on another flight. Sign in to your Wotif account to see if your booking is eligible. If you still have questions, our Customer Service Portal is the place to go for more info.
Does Wotif offer flights with flexible change policies?
Some airlines offer the option to change your Sunshine Coast Airport (MCY) flight without a fee. That way, you won’t get stung with extra costs — but you’ll have to pay any difference between the old flight and the new one. Stress less by keeping your eye out for the “no change fees” filter when you book.
How many flights are there from MEL to MCY?
You won’t have to organise your well-earned holiday time around your flight from Melbourne to Sunshine Coast. That’s because there are 10 daily flights for you to pick from. Now how’s that for choice?
If I'm planning to fly, what are some airlines that have COVID-19 measures and social distancing rules?
There are many airlines that have social distancing rules and use COVID-19 measures, including Virgin Australia, Jetstar and Qantas. Now you can take that long overdue vacation with confidence knowing that strategies, which may include electrostatic cleaning and providing passenger masks, are in place.
What are the cheapest days to fly?
Here’s an insider tip: Monday is typically the cheapest day to fly! Looking at flight demand on Wotif in 2021, we found that flights departing on a Monday generally had the lowest average price, closely followed by flights on a Saturday. You might want to think twice about flying on a Thursday though; generally, our data showed that it had the highest average ticket price.
What is the best day to buy a plane ticket?
Guess what? It turns out that early in the week is the best time to score the cheapest plane tickets. Looking at flight demand on Wotif in 2021, we found that flights purchased on a Monday had the lowest airfares on average. Booking your plane ticket on the weekend also seems to score pretty good deals. However, airfares purchased on a Friday generally have a higher than average ticket value, so you might want to prepare your budget if you’re booking on that day.
What is the cheapest month to fly?
When comparing airfares booked through Wotif in 2021, our data shows February is one of the cheapest months to fly. On the other hand, the month of December can be one of the most expensive times to travel, with the highest average ticket price, so it’s best to get in early if December is your preferred travel month.
How far in advance can you book a flight?
Trying to figure out how early you should book your flight? It’s possible to start comparing international airfares on Wotif up to 12 months in advance. However, it does depend on the carrier as not all airlines release their prices that far out. According to Wotif’s 2021 flight demand trends, you can bag a bargain with some of the cheapest airfares appearing just 1 week prior to travel.*According to flight demand on from January to December 2021. Savings are subject to change and may vary depending on selections made.
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Melbourne to Maroochydore Flight Deals from AU$212

Considering a quick trip to Maroochydore, but not sure which is the best route for you? Well, you’re in luck! Wotif has done the hard work, so all you need to do is check out these flights from MEL to MCY. With heaps of cheap fares from Melbourne, we guarantee you’ll be arriving to your holiday destination in style without emptying your bank account in the process.

It’s easy to book flights to Maroochydore from Melbourne  

For a huge choice of flights, simply enter your travel dates and hit search and we’ll hunt out fantastic deals on one-way, return and multi-city airfares to Maroochydore from Melbourne from 10 different airlines. If you click the ‘direct flights’ box, you see flights that’ll get you to Maroochydore in just 2 hour(s) and 15 mins, too.   

Snap up great deals on flights to Maroochydore from Melbourne 

Choose from 15 flights a day on average, with prices starting at AU$212 and rising to AU$252 depending on the cabin class, travel dates, and airline carrier. And if you’re up for a last-minute getaway, you can get great deals on flights from Melbourne to Maroochydore today!  

Find cheap airfares to Maroochydore from Melbourne 

Here are our insider tips for bagging a flight bargain: 

  • Look for midweek flights and late night, early morning arrival and departure times
  • Check out other airports near Melbourne and Maroochydore
  • Avoid peak season (prices tend to be lower in October)
  • Be flexible with your travel dates and you can usually get cheaper options  

Reasons to book your flights to Maroochydore from Melbourne with Wotif

Wotif is a super-easy way to find the best flight for you to Maroochydore. Get more bang for your buck on flight and hotel or car rental combos and download the free Wotif app to tap into exclusive deals. Book now with Wotif and have a great flight!


Great places to stay after flight from Melbourne to Maroochydore

Ramada By Wyndham Marcoola Beach
Ramada By Wyndham Marcoola Beach
4 out of 5
923 David Low Way, Marcoola, QLD
The price is AU$219 per night from 24 Sep to 25 Sep
per night
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Stay at this 4-star beach hotel in Sunshine Coast. Enjoy free parking, a beach locale, and breakfast. Popular attractions Marcoola Beach and Mudjimba Beach are ...
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"So close to the beach. Beautiful facilities. Great pool. Family friendly. Clean. Laundry in our unit. Friendly helpful staff."

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Novotel Sunshine Coast Resort Hotel
Novotel Sunshine Coast Resort Hotel
4 out of 5
270 Ocean Drive, Sunshine Coast, Twin Waters, QLD
The price is AU$234 per night from 15 Oct to 16 Oct
per night
15 Oct - 16 Oct
Stay at this 4-star beach hotel in Sunshine Coast. Enjoy free parking, a beach locale, and breakfast. Our guests praise the pool in our reviews. Popular attractions ...
7.6/10 Good! (1,000 reviews)
"For the money you pay, I was underwhelmed. They really need to have an information book in the room. We had no idea if room service was available, no menu & no idea if a buffet breakfast was available. No fire drill information. You are in the hospitality industry! Make people feel welcome & informed. ..."

Reviewed on 10 Sep. 2023

Novotel Sunshine Coast Resort Hotel
Atlantis Marcoola
Atlantis Marcoola
4 out of 5
903 David Low Way, Marcoola, QLD
Stay at this 4-star beach aparthotel in Sunshine Coast. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking, and a children's pool. Popular attractions Marcoola Beach and Mudjimba ...
9.2/10 Wonderful! (239 reviews)
"Lovely few nights stay, handy location with walking distance to everything you need and fun for the kids onsite"

Reviewed on 3 Sep. 2023

Atlantis Marcoola
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

^Savings based on all package bookings made with Flight + Hotel on from , as compared to the price of the same components booked separately. Savings will vary based on origin/destination, length of trip, stay dates and selected travel supplier(s). Savings not available on all packages.