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The best prices from Melbourne to Johannesburg are usually found in February or May, booked 23 days in advance, depart on a Thursday or Friday and return on a Monday

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

MEL - JNB
Price
$1,232 - $2,074
JNB
Temperature
18 - 26 °C
JNB
Rainfall
4 - 151 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 31% potential price rise

Cheapest in

February

Best time to find cheap flights, 14% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$1,232

From Melbourne to Johannesburg

One-way from

$1,268

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 4% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 24 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 $1,657 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $1,723 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

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

Our data shows that February tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Johannesburg from Melbourne. Users have commonly found prices around $1,435 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $1,035. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in December.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Melbourne to Johannesburg (MEL - JNB)?

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from Melbourne to Johannesburg in the afternoon. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 5% on your trip compared to booking a flight in the evening.

Cheap flights from Melbourne to Johannesburg in October, November 2020

The best prices found for MEL to JNB flights in October, November
9 Nov - 13 Jan
$2,445pp
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
9 Nov - 12 Jan
$2,547pp
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
9 Nov - 13 Jan
$2,652pp
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Etihad Airways
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne

Melbourne to Johannesburg 2020 flight deals

Cheap flights to Johannesburg from Melbourne found for this year
9 Nov - 13 Jan
$2,445pp
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
9 Nov - 12 Jan
$2,547pp
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
9 Nov - 13 Jan
$2,652pp
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Etihad Airways
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne

Last-minute flights from Melbourne to Johannesburg

Late deals on return flights to Johannesburg from Melbourne, departing today and this week
8 Nov - 13 Jan
$3,073pp
MEL
Melbourne
Singapore Airlines
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Singapore Airlines
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
8 Nov - 12 Jan
$9,826pp
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Etihad Airways
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
8 Nov - 13 Jan
$10,696pp
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Singapore Airlines
 
1 STOP
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Melbourne

One-way flights to Johannesburg from Melbourne

The cheapest one-way flights from Melbourne to Johannesburg
17:30 - 11:30
Emirates
1 stop
27h 00m
MEL - JNB
Emirates
$1,268
Gotogate
17:30 - 09:50
Qatar Airways
1 stop
25h 20m
MEL - JNB
Qatar Airways
$1,422
Travel2Be
19:35 - 05:15
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
66h 40m
MEL - JNB
Multiple Airlines
$20,831
Travelgenio

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Melbourne to Johannesburg flights.

Flight FAQs

From Melbourne to Johannesburg

Can I find flights from Melbourne to Johannesburg for under $2,538 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Melbourne to Johannesburg for under $2,538. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $2,445, but on average you can expect to pay $4,122.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from Melbourne to Johannesburg OR Tambo 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 Johannesburg OR Tambo. Policies will vary by airline.

Which airlines flying from Melbourne to Johannesburg OR Tambo have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Cathay Pacific, Emirates, and Qatar Airways 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.

Are there direct flights from Melbourne to Johannesburg for under $2,397 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.

Are there last-minute flights available from Melbourne to Johannesburg for under $3,102?

There are currently 3+ open flights from Melbourne to Johannesburg within the next 7 days for less than $3,102.

How popular is this flight route?

Flights from Melbourne to Johannesburg OR Tambo have been viewed 3,622 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 less than 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.

How long does is the flight from Melbourne to Johannesburg?

For as low as $2,942, Singapore Airlines can have you in Johannesburg from Melbourne in 62h 35m.

What is the cheapest airline to fly from Melbourne to Johannesburg return?

According to our current data, Singapore Airlines ($2,942), offers the cheapest pricing from Melbourne to Johannesburg.

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

For one-way options, check prices for Emirates. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $1,268. Users have also found prices from $1,422 and $1,471 on Emirates and Qatar Airways, respectively.

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 = R11.57
Average temperature for October in Johannesburg
26.0 °C
Avg rainfall for October in Johannesburg
79.0 mm

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