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The best prices from Melbourne to Johannesburg are usually found in October or February, booked 32 days in advance, depart on a Thursday or Friday and return on a Monday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Melbourne (MEL) to Johannesburg (JNB)

MEL - JNB
Price
$890 - $1,471
JNB
Temperature
18 - 26 °C
JNB
Rainfall
4 - 151 mm
Popular in December High demand for flights, 31% potential price rise
Cheapest in October Best time to find cheap flights, 13% potential price drop
Round-trip from $890 From Melbourne to Johannesburg
One-way from $689 One-way flight from Melbourne to Johannesburg
Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest day to fly return from Melbourne to Johannesburg?

Flying to your destination on a Friday can be more expensive, but this shouldn’t discourage you from finding affordable options to get to Johannesburg. Check prices with Cheapflights to find a great deal for your trip.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Melbourne to Johannesburg?

To save up to 8% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 33 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from Melbourne to Johannesburg from $2,328 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $2,470 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

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

Our data shows that October tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Johannesburg from Melbourne. Users have commonly found prices around $1,469 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $1,051. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in December.

Cheap flights from Melbourne to Johannesburg in July, August 2020

The best prices found for MEL to JNB flights in July, August
10 Jul - 24 Jul
$1,395pp
MEL
Melbourne
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
10 Jul - 24 Jul
$1,797pp
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
2 Jul - 16 Jul
$1,911pp
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne

Melbourne to Johannesburg 2020 flight deals

Cheap flights to Johannesburg from Melbourne found for this year
14 Sep - 30 Sep
$1,049pp
MEL
Melbourne
Singapore Airlines
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Singapore Airlines
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
14 Sep - 30 Sep
$1,062pp
MEL
Melbourne
Singapore Airlines
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Singapore Airlines
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
14 Sep - 30 Sep
$1,154pp
MEL
Melbourne
Virgin Australia
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Virgin Australia
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne

One-way flights to Johannesburg from Melbourne

The cheapest one-way flights from Melbourne to Johannesburg
19:35 - 02:10
Singapore Airlines
1 stop
38h 35m
MEL - JNB
Singapore Airlines
$991
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04:00 - 13:00
Qantas Airways
1 stop
17h 00m
MEL - JNB
Qantas Airways
$1,149
KAYAK
08:15 - 06:15
Emirates
2 stops
54h 00m
MEL - JNB
Emirates
$1,242
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Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From Melbourne to Johannesburg

Can I find flights from Melbourne to Johannesburg for under $1,100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Melbourne to Johannesburg for under $1,100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Singapore Airlines for just $1,049, but on average you can expect to pay $1,438.

Are there direct flights from Melbourne to Johannesburg for under $1,000 on Cheapflights?

There are no direct flights from Melbourne to Johannesburg, but Cheapflights can provide you with all the information you need to find the fastest route with the fewest stops.

How popular is this flight route?

Flights from Melbourne to Johannesburg OR Tambo have been viewed 3,656 times in the past calendar month.

Does it rain more in Melbourne or Johannesburg?

When travelling, it's generally smart to pack in preparation for rain or any other conditions that may arise. The rainfall in Melbourne is roughly greater than that of Johannesburg. You can assume this to be the case over the next 15 days.

Is Melbourne weather warmer or cooler than Johannesburg?

You can imagine temperatures to be in the 26 °C range in January. The weather in Johannesburg is generally the same as Melbourne's. As flight availability is subject to become more limited as peak season approaches it is ideal to book in a timely manner.

Alternative routes for Melbourne to Johannesburg

Destination information for Johannesburg

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Melbourne to Johannesburg
Today's exchange rate
$1 = R11.86
Average temperature for July in Johannesburg
18.0 °C
Avg rainfall for July in Johannesburg
4.0 mm

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