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Cheap Flights to Africa
|Popular in||December||High demand for flights, 15% potential price rise|
|Cheapest in||October||Best time to find cheap flights, 5% potential price drop|
|Average price||$1,486||Average for round-trip flights in July 2020|
|Round-trip from||$978||From Melbourne to Johannesburg|
Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
Cheapest prices for Africa flights by month
At the present moment the cheapest month to fly to Africa is currently November; with January being the most expensive. Prices will vary depending on multiple factors such as booking in advance, airline and departure airports and times.
When is the best time to fly to Africa?
Choose a month below to see average flight price and weather conditions.
MEL - JNB
$1,189 - $2,190
18 - 26 °C
4 - 151 mm
Flying to Africa in November is usually considered the best time to fly. However, you will find other deals are always available year round. If weather is an important factor for you when considering when to fly to Africa, the warmest period tends to be January, with the wettest being December.
When is the best time to book a flight to Africa?
The price you pay for your flight to Africa may vary depending on when you book. For the best chance of a lower fare, look to book 32 days in advance of your trip. Fares are likely to increase a fortnight or so before your departure date.
Which day is cheapest to fly to Africa?
Thursday is currently, on average, the cheapest day to fly to Africa. Flying on Saturday will result in higher flight prices.
What time of day is cheapest to fly to Africa?
Africa flights can be made cheaper if you choose a flight in the afternoon. Booking a flight in the evening will likely mean higher prices.
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