In general, February is the cheapest month to fly from New Zealand to Mackay. Due to it being the ‘off-season’ during this time, you can expect flight prices to be around $520. If you don’t want to visit Mackay in February, then you should wait until March to fly from New Zealand, when ticket prices are also cheap, with an average price of $522.
On average, the least expensive day to fly to Mackay from New Zealand is on a Tuesday. momondo users have found tickets for Tuesday departures for as low as $626. However, this price may fluctuate depending on the airline, the season, and holidays. The most expensive day to fly to Mackay is Saturday, with ticket prices averaging around $761.
The cheapest time of day to fly to Mackay is in the evening when flights can be purchased for as low as $566. Flights in the morning are often more expensive, with an average ticket price of $672.
Those flying to Mackay could potentially find better pricing at Hamilton Island Airport (90 km from Mackay city centre), Proserpine Whitsunday Coast Airport (98 km from Mackay city centre), Hayman Island Airport (124 km from Mackay city centre) or Moranbah Airport (153 km from Mackay city centre), depending on the month and departure airport.
Mackay Airport has an average price of $315 per person and is typically the cheapest airport to fly into when visiting Mackay. This average price does vary based on departure city. Try momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool to find the cheapest flight.