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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 to Africa?

To save on the cost of your flight from Melbourne to Africa, book at least 24 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 4% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $1,608 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $1,672.

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

February can be a great time to fly to Africa from Melbourne with a flight ticket averaging about $1,392. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of February for as cheap as $1,004. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Melbourne to Africa (ME1 - AF0)?

Regardless of the time of day you decide to fly, the ticket price will remain around the same. Book flights from Melbourne 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
1 Oct - 1 Jan
$2,259pp
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
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
16 Nov - 20 May
$1,675pp
MEL
Melbourne
Lufthansa
   
2 STOPS
CAI
Cairo
CAI
Cairo
Lufthansa
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
17 Nov - 19 May
$1,784pp
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
CAI
Cairo
CAI
Cairo
Austrian Airlines
   
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
17:55 - 10:30
Qatar Airways
1 stop
25h 35m
MEL - JNB
Qatar Airways
$997
Gotogate
19:35 - 01:10
Singapore Airlines
1 stop
38h 35m
MEL - JNB
Singapore Airlines
$1,118
CheapFaresNow
20:35 - 09:10
Turkish Airlines
2 stops
67h 35m
MEL - MRU
Turkish Airlines
$1,976
Tripmonster

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 Emirates, Etihad Airways, 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 to Africa for under $1,400 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Melbourne to Africa for under $1,400. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $1,383, but on average you can expect to pay $1,766.

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

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

How popular is this Melbourne to Africa flight route?

The Melbourne to Africa flight path 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 to Africa one-way?

$997 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from Qatar Airways. You may also be able to find cheap deals on Singapore Airlines and Emirates, with prices starting from $1,118 and $1,316, respectively.

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

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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%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by South African. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

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