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Flights from Mackay (MKY) to Canberra (CBR)

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Flight prices are per adult in Australian Dollars, based on payment at qantas.com by BPAY made 7 days or more before departure, or POLi. A fee applies for other payments. Fares may not be available on all flights or days. Some flights are operated by partner or subsidiary airlines. We will do our best to get you where you want to be on time, but we don’t guarantee flight times or schedules and they aren’t part of our contract with you.

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Visiting Canberra

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Mackay to Canberra travel information

Where hipsterdom rubs shoulders with politics, Canberra is full of world-class cultural experiences, superb dining and cool breweries. It's a stately city with a small-town vibe amid a cultural revitalisation, and it happens to be surrounded by serene countryside. 

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When to visit

Best time to visit Canberra

Autumn and Spring are the most popular seasons to visit Canberra as it’s mostly pleasant, with chilly nights and dry and warm days, allowing you to explore the city as best as you can.  Winter is the quietest season of the year for Canberra, as it’s often cold, with heavy fog and frost. 

Flight information

Mackay to Canberra flight information

The approximate flight time for flights from Mackay to Canberra is 3 hours and 50 minutes.

Departure information

Fly Mackay to Canberra

Once you’ve purchased your tickets from Mackay to Canberra, there are a few things you should know to ensure you’re as prepared as possible for your upcoming trip.

What is the main airport called?

Mackay Airport (MKY).Opens external site in a new window Mackay Airport located in South Mackay, Queensland, Australia is a major Australian regional airport that services the city of Mackay, with flights to the cities of Brisbane, Rockhampton, Townsville, Hamilton Island and Cairns. It's centrally located, making it easy to get to and from the city centre.

Baggage allowance

Passengers on Qantas flights from Mackay to Canberra are allocated checked baggage. If you need extra luggage, you can purchase an additional baggage allowance online prior to leaving. 

Checking in

Passengers travelling from Mackay to Canberra can check-in online up to 24 hours in advance, or visit a kiosk to check-in at the airport.

Arrival information

What is the main airport called?

Canberra Airport. Canberra AirportOpens external site in a new window is located 8 km (5 miles) from the city centre and offers flights to Australia's capital cities, as well as Newcastle, the Gold Coast, Wellington (New Zealand) and Singapore. Qantas flights QF400 and above operate from this terminal.

Arriving in Canberra

When your flight from the Mackay to Canberra touches down, you’ll be welcomed by the friendly staff at Canberra Airport. From there, it’s easy to make your way to different parts of Australia's capital city.

Getting into Canberra from Canberra Airport

Canberra Airport is only 15 minutes away from the city, so why not rent a car or hire a taxi from the undercover taxi rank on the ground floor of the terminal building? Transport Canberra also offers a bus service between the airport and city centre. 

Getting around Canberra

Driving is the easiest way to get around Canberra, with lots of parking, no toll ways and minimal traffic, you will go from attraction to attraction in no time. Alternatively, Canberra has an efficient public transport system where you can get to all points of the city with ease on the bus and light rail network.

Why Qantas

The benefits of flying Qantas

Our cabins have been designed with an emphasis on comfort – you'll leave Mackay and arrive in Canberra feeling refreshed and ready to explore the town. 

Seamless check-in

With a number of check-in options designed to suit your needs, it’s easy to get your trip to Canberra off to the right start. Visit a kiosk or desk at Canberra Airport to check in on arrival or use our online and mobile check-in services to check-in for your flight up to 24 hours before departure. 

Included baggage

Baggage is included on your Qantas flight from Mackay to Canberra. Visit the baggage calculator for more information.

Can I cancel my flight booking from Mackay to Canberra due to COVID-19?

If your flights were booked through a travel agency or third-party website, please contact them directly to discuss your options.

If your plans have changed or you no longer wish to travel, visit Manage Booking to change your travel dates or cancel your flight and request a flight credit to use towards a future flight. Please visit our Booking changes and other options page for more information.

If we’ve cancelled your Qantas flight, including your Classic Flight Reward booking, wait to hear from us before changing your booking. We’ll be contacting anyone whose flight has been impacted as soon as possible.

Important information

* Flight prices are per adult in Australian Dollars, based on payment at qantas.com by BPAY made 7 days or more before departure, POLi or Qantas issued UATP. For other payment options a percentage based fee applies, capped at a maximum per passenger of $22 for Domestic or $120 for International travel. Prices are not guaranteed until payment is made. Fares may not be available on all flights or days. Some flights are operated by partner or subsidiary airlines. Prices may fluctuate if taxes or foreign exchange rates change. Passengers booking Premium Economy may be seated in Economy on connecting flights. Check the fare rules for more details before booking. Inclusions vary between flights. All schedules subject to change, including last minute aircraft changes. QantasLink flights operated by Sunstate Airlines (Qld) Pty Ltd ABN 82 009 734 703, Eastern Australia Airlines Pty Ltd ABN 77 001 599 024, and National Jet Systems Pty Ltd ABN 11 008 279 203. Licence No per state: QLD - 407, NSW - 2TA000237, VIC - 30362, SA - TTA155, WA - 9TA52.

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~ This offer applies to Qantas operated flights for the following dates: Australian Domestic: booked between 21 May 2020 and 28 February 2022, for travel between 12 June 2020 and 28 February 2022. Trans-Tasman: booked between 15 October 2020 and 28 February 2022, for travel between 16 October 2020 and 28 February 2022. International: booked between 25 February 2021 and 28 February 2022, for travel between 1 November 2021 and 31 December 2022. If you decide to change the date of your travel, we'll waive the change fee. You'll need to change your flight before your scheduled date of departure and select a new travel date within 12 months of your original booking date. When you're ready to rebook, you'll also need to cover any fare increase for your new flight, if applicable. For all changes, your applicable Fare Rules and the Qantas Conditions of Carriage apply.