Cheap flights from Mackay to Brisbane

Flight information Mackay to Brisbane

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Average flight time, total distance 798 kilometres

1h 25min


1 airport

Which airlines fly from Mackay to Brisbane?

How easy is it to depart on flights from Mackay to Brisbane?

Mackay Airport is an important airport in Northern Queensland, and offers numerous flights to Brisbane each day. Mackay Airport has 1 modern terminal.

  • Main Terminal – all flights from Mackay to Brisbane depart from this terminal.

There are cafés and bars within the terminal building, as well as a newsagency, a tech accessory store, a couple of VIP lounges, ATMs, and free WiFi.

Arrive at Mackay Airport at least 1 hour before your flight to Brisbane is due to depart.

What do I need before I fly from Mackay to Brisbane?

  • A form of photo-ID is required for domestic air travel.
  • Please be aware that if you’re not an Australian citizen or resident, you may need to carry your passport.

What is Brisbane Airport like?

Brisbane Airport is larger than Mackay Airport and offers plenty of domestic and international routes. This airport has 2 terminals.

  • Domestic Terminal – handles all incoming flights from Mackay to Brisbane.

Brisbane’s Domestic Terminal offers access to charging stations, free WiFi, cash machines, as well as dining and shopping outlets. Transfers to the International Terminal are via a free shuttle service or the AirTrain. Please note, the AirTrain charges $5 per person unless you are flying with Virgin Australia, in which case the fee is waived.

What is the weather like in Brisbane?

  • Brisbane is cooler than Mackay, but only really in winter when the average days fall between 11-21°C. In summer, you can expect averages between 21-29°C.

Is there a time difference between Mackay and Brisbane?

  • There is no time difference between Mackay and Brisbane

Is Brisbane cheaper than Mackay?

Brisbane is cheaper than Mackay when it comes to dining, but accommodation can be more expensive. Check out cheap hotels in Brisbane with Skyscanner to save money when you book a stay. Then learn about this city by reading our local’s guide to Brisbane.

  Mackay Brisbane
Average cost of a meal for 2 people $110 $75
Average cost of a coffee $5.00 $4.30
Average cost of a taxi from the airport to the CBD $25 $45-55

What about return flights from Brisbane to Mackay? 

Try using the Return button when you book your outbound flights to Brisbane or read up on this route by heading to our Brisbane to Mackay page.

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Please note that the information provided above is accurate as of November 2018


Prices shown on this page are estimated lowest prices only. Found in the last 45 days.