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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$1,380Average for round-trip flights in April 2021
Round-trip from$6,182From Sydney to Johannesburg
One-way from$1,392One-way flight from Sydney to Johannesburg

Cheap flights to Africa in April, May 2021

The best prices found for LOS flights for April, May
5 May - 5 Aug
$2,333pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
British Airways
   
2 STOPS
LOS
Lagos Murtala Muhammed
LOS
Lagos Murtala Muhammed
British Airways
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
13 May - 9 Jul
$2,498pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
13 May - 9 Jul
$2,544pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith

Africa 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Africa found for this year
21 Oct - 25 Nov
$1,544pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
CMN
Casablanca Mohamed V
CMN
Casablanca Mohamed V
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
21 Oct - 25 Nov
$1,570pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Etihad Airways
   
2 STOPS
CMN
Casablanca Mohamed V
CMN
Casablanca Mohamed V
Etihad Airways
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
21 Oct - 25 Nov
$1,578pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Etihad Airways
 
1 STOP
CMN
Casablanca Mohamed V
CMN
Casablanca Mohamed V
Etihad Airways
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith

Last minute flights to Africa

Late deals on return flights to Africa, departing today and this week
23 Apr - 31 May
$3,385pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
LOS
Lagos Murtala Muhammed
LOS
Lagos Murtala Muhammed
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
24 Apr - 25 Jun
$3,436pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
LOS
Lagos Murtala Muhammed
LOS
Lagos Murtala Muhammed
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
24 Apr - 25 Jun
$3,437pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
LOS
Lagos Murtala Muhammed
LOS
Lagos Murtala Muhammed
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
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
$1,301
February
$1,109
March
$1,127
April
$1,335
May
$1,207
June
$1,249
July
$1,221
August
$1,211
September
$1,279
October
$1,118
November
$1,141
December
$1,619
At the present moment the cheapest month to fly to Africa is currently February; with December 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?

Average Johannesburg OR Tambo flight ticket prices and weather conditions for 2021 and 2022 by month.
SYD - JNB
Price
$1,109 - $2,125
JNB
Temperature
18 - 26 °C
JNB
Rainfall
4 - 151 mm
Flying to Africa in February 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 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?

Sunday is currently, on average, the cheapest day to fly to Africa. Flying on Friday 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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