The cheapest times to fly from MIA to MCY are

  • January 29th to May 6th
  • July 30th to October 7th
  • October 29th to November 11th

based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from MIA to MCY is early to mid September. Prices can be as high as $3699 for Sunday flights during late December, or as low as $1607 for Thursday flights around early to mid September.


When to Fly to Sunshine Coast Regional

Flying from Miami, FL (MIA) to Maroochydore (MCY) will usually cost between $1708 to $2989 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid September with an average ticket price of $1757. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $3374. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1617 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $2024 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MIA to MCY flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the MIA to MCY route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

MIA to MCY Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the MIA to MCY flight is more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Miami. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.14, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Thursday is usually the cheapest day to fly to MCY, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into MIA. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly to Sunshine Coast Regional, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to Miami. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $324 (14%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Thursday and returning a week later will cost an average of $2031. Return trip prices are from the MCY to MIA flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from MIA to MCY can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 17 hour 27 minutes may not be realistic.


Alternative Nearby Airports

Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is not usually a nonstop flight from MIA to MCY while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Brisbane International Airport (BNE) in Brisbane

  • 54 miles (87 km) away from MCY
  • Usually 15.00% less expensive than MCY
  • 1-layover flights available

See MIA to BNE flights

Destination alternative #2: Gold Coast Airport (OOL) in Gold Coast

  • 111 miles (179 km) away from MCY
  • Usually 7.58% less expensive than MCY
  • 2-layover flights available

See MIA to OOL flights


Flight Hacking MIA to MCY

Flight hacking is when you book two tickets instead of a layover, sometimes with different airlines. You will need to either bring only a carry-on bag (highly recommended) or leave yourself plenty of time to go through security again. Flight hacking is completely allowed, but airlines don’t always tell you the cheapest way to get from MIA to MCY — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Los Angeles, CA (MIA > LAX > MCY)

  • Price for both tickets: $1606
  • Average savings: $418 (20.65%)

See MIA to LAX flights

Hack #2: Sydney (MIA > SYD > MCY)

  • Price for both tickets: $1634
  • Average savings: $390 (19.27%)

See MIA to SYD flights

Hack #3: Singapore (MIA > SIN > MCY)

  • Price for both tickets: $1641
  • Average savings: $383 (18.92%)

See MIA to SIN flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from MIA to MCY? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 8 major airlines flying this route most often: Air New Zealand, American, Delta, LATAM, Qantas, Singapore Airlines, United, Virgin Australia, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Sunshine Coast Airport to Miami International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 9150 miles or 14725 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from MIA to MCY?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop MIA to MCY flight is about 17 hour 27 minutes.

How many flights go between Miami, FL and Maroochydore?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 20 available flights from MIA to MCY.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code MIA
Origination airport name Miami International Airport
City Miami, FL
Country the United States
Latitude 25.8
Longitude -80.3

Return Airport

Destination code MCY
Destination airport name Sunshine Coast Airport
City Maroochydore
Country Australia
Latitude -26.6
Longitude 153.1


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