Best time to find cheap flights, 5% potential price drop
Average for round-trip flights in April 2020
From Melbourne to Johannesburg
Cheapest prices for Africa flights by month
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?
Choose a month below to see average flight price and weather conditions.
MEL - JNB
$1,387 - $2,620
18 - 26 °C
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 flights 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 Sunday will result in higher flight prices.
What time of day is cheapest to fly?
Africa flights can be made cheaper if you choose a flight in the morning. Booking a flight in the afternoon will likely mean higher prices.