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How to find the cheapest flight from
Australia to Johannesburg (JNB)

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

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 61 days in advance, which can save you up to 18% on flights from Australia to Johannesburg compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 61 days out may not be for everyone, so we have options available for flights within the next two weeks, with the lowest price starting at $1,626. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $1,839.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Australia to Johannesburg?

Our data shows that February tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Johannesburg from Australia. Users have commonly found prices around $1,438 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $1,023. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in December.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Australia to Johannesburg (AU0 - ZA1)?

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

Cheap flights from Australia to Johannesburg in September, October 2021

The best prices found for Australia to JNB flights in September, October
11 Oct - 17 Oct
$2,491pp
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Malaysia Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
12 Oct - 17 Oct
$2,607pp
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Malaysia Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
12 Oct - 17 Oct
$13,022pp
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Malaysia Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne

Australia to Johannesburg 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Johannesburg from Australia found for this year
27 Nov - 27 Jan
$1,572pp
PER
Perth
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
PER
Perth
20 Dec - 9 Mar
$1,994pp
PER
Perth
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Emirates
 
1 STOP
PER
Perth
20 Dec - 9 Mar
$2,052pp
PER
Perth
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Emirates
 
1 STOP
PER
Perth

One-way flights to Johannesburg from Australia

The cheapest one-way flights from Australia to Johannesburg
16:45 - 11:35
Emirates
1 stop
27h 50m
SYD - JNB
Emirates
$1,033
Travelgenio
18:10 - 10:55
Qatar Airways
1 stop
25h 45m
SYD - JNB
Qatar Airways
$1,056
Travelgenio
19:00 - 02:10
Singapore Airlines
1 stop
39h 10m
BNE - JNB
Singapore Airlines
$1,165
Tripmonster

Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From Australia to Johannesburg

Which airlines flying from Australia to Johannesburg have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

South African, Qantas Airways, and Singapore Airlines are some of the carriers that may have flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for other airlines that may also have this kind of flexibility.

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

New policies can now be found on Etihad Airways to help keep travellers safe while flying. Some of the new policies that have been implemented to accommodate travellers flying from Australia to Johannesburg are improved sanitation, HEPA filters, mask requirements, socially-distanced seating (for a limited time), and pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms. Policies will vary by airline.

Can I find flights from Australia to Johannesburg for under $1,600 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Australia to Johannesburg for under $1,600. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $1,572, but on average you can expect to pay $1,872.

How popular is this Australia to Johannesburg flight route?

Flights from Australia to Johannesburg have been viewed 4,252 times in the past calendar month.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Australia to Johannesburg one-way?

One-way options have recently been found by users for as low as $1,013 on Qatar Airways. Other airlines that offer cheap prices include Emirates from $1,033 and Singapore Airlines from $1,121 one-way.

What are the most popular routes from Australia to Johannesburg?

Most travellers choose Sydney Kingsford Smith - Johannesburg OR Tambo, Melbourne - Johannesburg OR Tambo or Adelaide - Johannesburg OR Tambo when deciding on the best route from Australia to Johannesburg.

What are the cheapest flights from Australia to Johannesburg?

While on average a flight from Australia to Johannesburg is generally $2,585, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is $648. When looking at the most popular route, (Sydney Kingsford Smith - Johannesburg OR Tambo), you can expect to pay $2,235 for that flight.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Australia to Johannesburg?

When booking a flight from Australia to Johannesburg, you may want to consider flying on Cathay Pacific, Emirates or Etihad Airways as they are the most popular for this route.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Johannesburg, South Africa

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Johannesburg from Australia?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Australia to Johannesburg

Most visitors from Australia need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Johannesburg.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Australia must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Johannesburg.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Australia are not required to quarantine after entering Johannesburg.

Documents
Health Declaration Form - Must be completed in 48 hours prior to arrival in South Africa.


Do I need a test to fly back to Australia from Johannesburg?

Returning to Australia from Johannesburg

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Johannesburg must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Australia.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Johannesburg are not required to quarantine after entering Australia.

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Departure points for flights from Australia to Johannesburg

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Destination information for Johannesburg

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Australia to Johannesburg.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = R10.73
Average temperature for September in Johannesburg
25.0 °C
Avg rainfall for September in Johannesburg
20.0 mm

Airports servicing Johannesburg

Lanseria (HLA)

Top 10 airlines flying from Australia to Johannesburg

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Australia to Johannesburg 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
Etihad Airways
$882 $1,295 No cancel fee 75%
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Qatar Airways
$914 $1,220 No cancel fee 68%
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Singapore Airlines
$926 $1,453 No cancel fee 81%
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Qantas Airways
$1,023 $1,677 No cancel fee 74%
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South African
$1,044 $1,672 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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Cathay Pacific
$1,073 $1,544 No cancel fee 72%
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Air Mauritius
$1,095 $1,584 No cancel fee 82%

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

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Emirates
$1,121 $1,664 No cancel fee 75%
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Virgin Australia
$1,293 $1,977 No cancel fee 80%
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Ethiopian Air
$1,335 $1,699 No cancel fee 72%
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