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Cheap flights from Melbourne to Africa

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How to find the cheapest flight from
Melbourne (MEL) to Africa

All the information you need to plan the best MEL to JNB flight in 2021: compare Melbourne to Africa flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Africa.
How far in advance should I book a flight from Melbourne Airport to Africa?

Travellers have found it’s best to book a flight 24 days in advance to save up to 4% compared to booking the same week of travel. As your travel date approaches, the cost of this flight route may potentially increase. While opting to book 24 days out may not be an option for all, there are still additional ways to secure a deal in the near future. You might find a flight from Melbourne Airport to Africa 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $1,608, or $1,672 for flights within the next 24 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Melbourne Airport to Africa?

Flights from Melbourne Airport to Africa lean towards being more expensive in December. Prices are generally better when you fly from Melbourne Airport to Africa in February, with the cheapest ticket starting at $1,004.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Melbourne Airport to Africa (MEL - AF0)?

Regardless of the time of day you decide to fly, the ticket price will remain around the same. Book flights from Melbourne Airport to Africa as you normally would.

Cheap flights from Melbourne to Africa in September, October 2021

The best prices found for MEL to Africa flights in September, October
1 Oct - 11 Mar
$1,796pp
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
CAI
Cairo
CAI
Cairo
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
17 Oct - 15 Jan
$2,271pp
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
EBB
Entebbe
EBB
Entebbe
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
26 Oct - 30 Nov
$2,282pp
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
CAI
Cairo
CAI
Cairo
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne

Melbourne to Africa 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Africa from Melbourne found for this year
30 Nov - 28 May
$1,772pp
MEL
Melbourne
Qantas Airways
   
2 STOPS
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
Qantas Airways
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
30 Nov - 28 May
$1,773pp
MEL
Melbourne
Qantas Airways
   
2 STOPS
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
NBO
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl
Qantas Airways
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
1 Oct - 11 Mar
$1,796pp
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
CAI
Cairo
CAI
Cairo
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne

Last-minute flights from Melbourne to Africa

Late deals on return flights to Africa from Melbourne, departing today and this week
25 Sep - 31 Oct
$2,931pp
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne

One-way flights to Africa from Melbourne

The cheapest one-way flights from Melbourne to Africa
20:35 - 09:10
Turkish Airlines
2 stops
67h 35m
MEL - MRU
Turkish Airlines
$1,976
Tripmonster
17:30 - 04:10
Emirates
1 stop
41h 40m
MEL - MRU
Emirates
20:00 - 08:40
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
67h 40m
MEL - MRU
Multiple Airlines

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">Melbourne</span> to <span class="emphasized">Africa</span> flights.

Flight FAQs

From Melbourne to Africa

Which airlines flying from Melbourne to Africa have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of the carriers operating flights from Melbourne to Africa that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are Etihad Airways, Emirates, and South African. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from Melbourne to Africa to control the spread of COVID-19?

Airlines globally have implemented additional safety measures to accommodate you. Etihad Airways is one of them. Airline carriers are regularly disinfecting and sanitising their aircraft. Masks are provided and are mandatory while on board. Pre-flight testing for symptoms and antibodies, alongside socially-distanced seating (for a limited time) will work towards keeping travellers safer while flying from Melbourne to Africa. Policies will vary by airline.

Can I find flights from Melbourne Airport to Africa for under $1,500 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Melbourne Airport to Africa for under $1,500. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $1,431, but on average you can expect to pay $1,846.

Are there last-minute flights available from Melbourne Airport to Africa for under $3,000?

There are currently 1+ open flights from Melbourne Airport to Africa within the next 7 days for less than $3,000.

How popular is this Melbourne Airport to Africa flight route?

This flight path from Melbourne to Africa was viewed by 3,622 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Melbourne Airport to Africa one-way?

To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with Emirates, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at $1,316. Turkish Airlines flights start at $1,976 while deals on SWISS start at $7,742 one-way.

Destination points for flights from Melbourne to Africa

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Destination information for Africa

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Melbourne to Africa.
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Airports servicing Melbourne

Top 10 airlines flying from Melbourne to Africa

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Melbourne to Africa choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Qatar Airways
$663 $1,056 No cancel fee 68%
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Air France
$654 $1,083 No cancel fee 77%
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Oman Air
$860 $1,095 No cancel fee 76%
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Royal Jordanian
$885 $1,096 No cancel fee 61%
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KLM
$1,060 $1,130 No cancel fee 75%
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Austrian Airlines
$1,054 $1,131 No cancel fee 78%
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Singapore Airlines
$735 $1,145 No cancel fee 81%
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Cathay Pacific
$824 $1,163 No cancel fee 72%
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Egypt Air
$829 $1,226 No cancel fee N/A
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South African
$791 $1,227 No cancel fee 78%

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