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Cheap flights from Sydney to Johannesburg

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The best prices from Sydney to Johannesburg are usually found in February or May, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Sunday or Thursday and return on a Sunday

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How to find the cheapest flight from
Sydney (SYD) to Johannesburg (JNB)

SYD - JNB
Price
$1,123 - $1,888
JNB
Temperature
18 - 26 °C
JNB
Rainfall
4 - 151 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 29% potential price rise

Cheapest in

February

Best time to find cheap flights, 16% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$1,123

From Sydney to Johannesburg

One-way from

$1,241

One-way flight from Sydney 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 Sydney to Johannesburg?

Flights from Sydney to Johannesburg are generally found to be more expensive on Thursday. This shouldn't discourage you from searching, as you can still find great deals by being flexible with your options. Use our search form to find deals on tickets to Johannesburg.

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

Users have found that booking a flight from Sydney to Johannesburg at least 61 days early can save you up to 18% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 61 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from Sydney to Johannesburg for as little as $1,510 when booking for a departure date within the next two weeks. You can also check prices now. Some users have found airline tickets as low as $1,708 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

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

Flights from Sydney to Johannesburg lean towards being more expensive in December. Prices are generally better when you fly from Sydney to Johannesburg in February, with the cheapest ticket starting at $950.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Sydney to Johannesburg (SYD - JNB)?

Unlike in the morning, when flights are generally more expensive, you can save up to 13% on flights from Sydney to Johannesburg by exploring options for tickets in the afternoon.

Cheap flights from Sydney to Johannesburg in March, April 2021

5 Mar - 12 Mar
$6,120pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
5 Mar - 12 Mar
$6,137pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
5 Mar - 12 Mar
$6,300pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith

Sydney to Johannesburg 2021 flight deals

13 Aug - 10 Sep
$1,160pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
13 Aug - 10 Sep
$1,194pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
12 Aug - 9 Sep
$1,196pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith

Direct flights to Johannesburg from Sydney

8 Jul - 7 Aug
$2,054pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Qantas Airways
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qantas Airways
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
15 Jul - 13 Aug
$2,075pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Qantas Airways
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qantas Airways
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
15 Jul - 12 Aug
$2,117pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Qantas Airways
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qantas Airways
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith

One-way flights to Johannesburg from Sydney

16:15 - 03:10
Etihad Airways
2 stops
42h 55m
SYD - JNB
Etihad Airways
$1,241
Travelgenio
12:10 - 02:10
Singapore Airlines
1 stop
23h 00m
SYD - JNB
Singapore Airlines
$1,248
CheapFaresNow
18:10 - 10:50
Qatar Airways
1 stop
24h 40m
SYD - JNB
Qatar Airways
$1,621
qatarairways.com

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Flight FAQs

From Sydney to Johannesburg

Can I find flights from Sydney to Johannesburg for under $1,281 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Sydney to Johannesburg for under $1,281. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Qatar Airways for just $1,160, but on average you can expect to pay $1,429.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from Sydney Kingsford Smith to Johannesburg OR Tambo to control the spread of COVID-19?

Etihad Airways is one of the many airlines that have implemented additional safety measures to control the spread of COVID-19. New policies for travellers booking flights from Sydney Kingsford Smith to Johannesburg OR Tambo include masks being provided and required on board, daily cleaning and sanitisation, use of HEPA filters, pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms, and socially-distanced seating (for a limited time). Keep in mind that policies will vary by airline.

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

Qantas Airways, South African, and Etihad 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 Sydney to Johannesburg for under $2,177 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 4 direct flights from Sydney to Johannesburg under $2,177. A good price for a direct flight from Sydney to Johannesburg is less than $2,090.

How popular is this flight route?

Flights from Sydney Kingsford Smith to Johannesburg OR Tambo have been viewed 4,252 times in the past calendar month.

Does it rain more in Sydney or Johannesburg?

Sydney will have the same amount of rainfall in 1 compared to Johannesburg over the next 15 days.

Is Sydney weather warmer or cooler than Johannesburg?

We forecast the temperature to be around the 27 °Cs in January, on average. The temperature in Johannesburg is generally colder than in Sydney. Book flights in a timely manner in correlation to your departure date.

How long does is the flight from Sydney to Johannesburg?

Departing from Sydney to Johannesburg will take you 14h 05m. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

What are the cheapest airlines to flying from Sydney to Johannesburg return?

Currently priced at $1,161, Qatar Airways will fly you from Sydney to Johannesburg and back. In addition to Qatar Airways, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Search Cheapflights for deals from Cathay Pacific and Singapore Airlines - these airlines can fly you to your destination from $1,613 and $1,695, respectively. Qatar Airways is 13% cheaper than the average price of flights available within the next 90 days to this destination.

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

One-way options have recently been found by users for as low as $1,062 on Singapore Airlines. Other airlines that offer cheap prices include Etihad Airways from $1,227 and Qatar Airways from $1,619 one-way.

Destination information for Johannesburg

Today's exchange rate
$1 = R11.70
Flight duration
12h 55m
Average temperature for March in Johannesburg
25.0 °C
Avg rainfall for March in Johannesburg
102.0 mm

Airports servicing Sydney

Airports servicing Johannesburg

Top 8 airlines flying from Sydney to Johannesburg

Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Qatar Airways
$718 $825 No cancel fee 68%
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Etihad Airways
$686 $980 No cancel fee 75%
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Singapore Airlines
$730 $1,050 No cancel fee 81%
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Emirates
$884 $1,132 No cancel fee 75%
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Cathay Pacific
$829 $1,159 No cancel fee 72%
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Qantas Airways
$773 $1,273 No cancel fee 74%
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South African
$823 $1,288 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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Virgin Australia
$1,168 $1,644 No cancel fee 80%
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