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Flights to Africa in 2021

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
Popular inDecemberHigh demand for flights, 17% potential price rise
Cheapest inFebruaryBest time to find cheap flights, 4% potential price drop
Average price$1,402Average for round-trip flights in September 2021
Round-trip from$2,456From Sydney Kingsford Smith to Africa
One-way from$14One-way flight from Sydney Kingsford Smith (SYD) to Africa

Cheap flights to Africa in September, October 2021

The best prices found for JNB flights for September, October
24 Sep - 31 Oct
$2,456pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
4 Oct - 3 Jan
$2,468pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
30 Sep - 1 Dec
$2,798pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
CAI
Cairo
CAI
Cairo
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith

Africa 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Africa found for this year
20 Nov - 15 Feb
$1,613pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
CMN
Casablanca Mohamed V
CMN
Casablanca Mohamed V
Air France
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
20 Nov - 15 Feb
$1,617pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
CMN
Casablanca Mohamed V
CMN
Casablanca Mohamed V
KLM
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
20 Nov - 15 Feb
$1,658pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
CMN
Casablanca Mohamed V
CMN
Casablanca Mohamed V
Air France
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith

Last minute flights to Africa

Late deals on return flights to Africa, departing today and this week
24 Sep - 31 Oct
$2,456pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
24 Sep - 31 Oct
$3,040pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith

Cheapest prices for Africa flights by month

The cheapest ticket to Africa found for each month in 2021 based on historical flight searches by Cheapflights users.
January
$1,354
February
$1,153
March
$1,173
April
$1,390
May
$1,256
June
$1,299
July
$1,271
August
$1,260
September
$1,331
October
$1,163
November
$1,188
December
$1,684
Currently, the cheapest month for flights to Africa is February. The most expensive month for flights is December. The cheapest prices are shown above but prices will vary according to departure times, airlines, class and how early you book.

When is the best time to fly to Africa?

Average Johannesburg flight ticket prices and weather conditions for 2021 and 2022 by month.
SYD - ZA1
Price
$1,154 - $2,211
ZA1
Temperature
18 - 26 °C
ZA1
Precipitation
4 - 151 mm
Flying to Africa in July is usually considered the best time to fly. However, you will find other deals are always available year round. January tends to be the warmest period in Africa so if you are looking for sun or warmer climates then look to fly around this time. December is the wettest if you need to factor this in to your plans.

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 61 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?

The cheapest flights to Africa are usually found when departing on a Sunday. The departure day with the highest cost at present is Friday.

What time of day is cheapest to fly to Africa?

To get the best value, try booking a flight in the afternoon when visiting Africa. Generally the prices will increase for flights in the evening as these tend to have higher demand.

Where are the most popular flight destinations in Africa?

South Africa, Egypt, Kenya, Nigeria and Zimbabwe are the most popular flight destinations in Africa.

Alternative, similarly priced destinations

See alternative destinations where airfare is generally forecast to be close to Africa flight prices.

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