From family-friendly Caloundra, all the way up the coast, past Noosa to the Great Sandy National Park, you have Queensland’s naturally beautiful Sunshine Coast. There’s a lot to discover, with the Sunshine Coast encompassing delightful towns and villages in the hinterland too, such as Montville and Maleny. This laid-back region gives you stretches of unspoilt beaches, pristine national parks, cosy mountain chalets, fine dining in places like Hastings Street – and great coffee is never hard to find. It's time to plan a visit to the Sunshine Coast.View our Sunshine Coast travel guide
Reasons to fly with Qantas
Visiting from Albury to Sunshine Coast (Maroochydore)
Albury to the Sunshine Coast flight information
The approximate flight time for flights from Albury to the Sunshine Coast (Maroochydore) is 3 hours and 15 minutes.
When to visit
The Sunshine Coast is named just that, as the region shines all year round, making it popular holiday destination to enjoy the great outdoors. During summer (December to February) daytime temperatures average around 17°C to 28°C, with warm weather making it the best time of the year to make the most of the glorious beaches. It's tropical weather during this time, with rainfall in the afternoon from the Queensland storms, cooling the hot day down. Spring is also a nice time to visit with less rainfall, clear skies and crisp mornings, ranging from 9°C to 22°C.
What is the main airport called?
Sunshine Coast Airport (MCY)Opens in a new tab or window is located 9km (5.6 miles) from Maroochydore town centre.
Arriving in the Sunshine Coast
After the friendly staff at Sunshine Coast Airport greet you on arrival, there are a few easy options to discover the Sunshine Coast region.
Getting into Sunshine Coast from Sunshine Coast Airport
Transport options to the Sunshine Coast region include Con-X-ion Airport Transfers, private cars, taxi, and rideshare share options. To best way to explore further afield for example to Noosa is to hire a car.
Getting around Sunshine Coast
Travel on the convenient Sunbus, which takes you to all suburbs, major shopping centres and around region easily. Otherwise you can hire a car to give you the freedom to explore or use a rideshare service. Walking and cycling along the many well-pathed paths is also an easy way to get around the Sunshine Coast.
Fly from Albury
Fly from Albury. To ensure a smooth journey, there are a few things you need to know once you’ve booked your tickets.
What is the main airport called?
Albury airport (ABX).Opens in a new tab or window It is 4.4km from the town centre, in New South Wales. The airport also serves Albury's adjacent twin city of Wodonga.
Passengers on Qantas flights from Albury are allocated checked baggage. If you need more luggage, you can purchase an additional baggage allowance online prior to departure.
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