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Flights from Maroochydore (MCY) to Sydney (SYD)

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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 PayID. A fee applies for other payments. Fares may not be available on all flights or days. Fares displayed are the lowest available and may not apply on direct flights. Some flights are operated by partner or subsidiary airlines.

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Visiting from Sunshine Coast (Maroochydore) to Sydney

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Sunshine Coast to Sydney (MCY to SYD)

A direct flight from Sunshine Coast to Sydney takes approximately 1 hour and 30 minutes.

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When to visit

With mild winters and hot summers, Australia’s Harbour City is enticing at any time of the year. If you’re looking for warm weather without the middle-of-summer heat and holiday crowds, the best time to visit is between September and November or February and April. Temperatures range around 16 to 20°C in autumn. January offers a calendar filled of outdoor events and beaches to enjoy, temperatures range around 27°C in summer.

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Arrival information

What is the main airport called?

Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport (SYD). Is an international airport in Sydney, Australia located 8 km south of the Sydney central business district, in the suburb of Mascot. 

Arriving in Sydney

The warm and friendly Sydney Airport staff will greet you when you land and from there, getting into the CBD and surrounding suburbs is easy.

Getting into Sydney from Sydney Airport

For a quick and affordable option, the Airport Link train will take you to Central Station in about 13 minutes. Alternatively, there are taxis, ride share, transfers, town cars and car hire providers available.

Getting around Sydney

With a reliable and easy-to-use public transport network operating day and night, Sydney is very easy to explore. Purchase a pay-as-you-go Opal from a convenience store or train station and take advantage of the trains, buses, light rail and ferries across the city. Uber and taxis are a handy way to take you to where you want to go or you can rent a car.

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Fly from Sunshine Coast

Once you’ve booked your flights from the Sunshine Coast, the following information will ensure a stress-free journey.

What is the main airport called? 

Sunshine Coast Airport (MCY) is located 9km (5.6 miles) from Maroochydore town centre. 

Baggage allowance

 Passengers on Qantas flights from Sunshine Coast are allocated checked baggage If you need more luggage, you can purchase an additional baggage allowance online prior to departure.      

Checking in 

Ensure you check-in online or via the Qantas App before you arrive at the airport from 24 hours before departure.

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, PayID 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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