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Flights from Sunshine Coast (Maroochydore) (MCY) to Melbourne (MEL)

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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 Melbourne

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Sunshine Coast to Melbourne travel information

A trendy town where small bars and hatted restaurants meet thrilling sporting events and an abundance of art – Melbourne rarely disappoints. From the winding city laneways to the massive museums and diverse suburbs, there’s so much to discover in the Victorian capital.

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When to visit

Best time to visit Melbourne

Melbourne can be enjoyed all year round, just be prepared for some unpredictable weather. Generally, the city experiences a warm summer, pleasant spring, mild autumn and crisp winter. 

Flight information

Sunshine Coast to Melbourne flight information

The approximate flight time for direct flights from the Sunshine Coast to Melbourne is 2 hours and 15 minutes.

Departure information

Fly from the Sunshine Coast to Melbourne

Get ready for your upcoming trip from the Sunshine Coast to Melbourne using the following information.  

What is the main airport called?

Sunshine Coast Airport. Sunshine Coast AirportOpens external site in a new window (MCY) is located 9km (5.6 miles) from Maroochydore’s town centre. Qantas flights QF400 and above operate from this terminal. 

Baggage allowance

When flying from the Sunshine Coast to Melbourne, passengers are allocated checked baggage. If extra luggage is needed, it can be purchased online before departure.  

Checking in

Passengers travelling from the Sunshine Coast to Melbourne can check-in online up to 24 hours in advance or check-in at the terminal.  

Arrival information

What is the main airport called?

Melbourne Airport. Located 20 km (12.5 miles) from the city centre, Melbourne Domestic AirportOpens external site in a new window (MEL), also known as Tullamarine Airport, is the main airport serving the state of Victoria. Qantas operates from two terminals in Melbourne T1 - domestic and T2 - international. 

Arriving in Melbourne

Once you touch down in Melbourne, you’ll be greeted by the friendly airport staff. Then there are multiple transport options available to get you on your way.  

Getting into Melbourne from Melbourne Airport

The most convenient way to reach Melbourne city centre is via taxi or rideshare, which can be accessed from beyond the terminal building. Otherwise, the SkyBus is cheap and connects the airport to Southern Cross Station.  

Getting around Melbourne

Melbourne’s city centre is easy to navigate on foot, but for faster trips around the CBD, free trams are available. For longer journeys, purchase a reloadable myki card and enjoy unlimited access to Melbourne’s network of trains, buses and trams for the duration of your stay.  

Why Qantas

The benefits of flying Qantas

We want to ensure you enjoy the trip from the Sunshine Coast to Melbourne and arrive feeling refreshed and ready to experience everything the city offers.  

Seamless check-in

Get your trip to Melbourne off to the right start with a check-in option that best suits your needs. Visit a kiosk or desk at Melbourne 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 flight from the Sunshine Coast to Melbourne. Visit our baggage calculator to find out more.

Can I cancel my flight booking from Sunshine Coast to Melbourne 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.