Cheap flights from Sydney to Johannesburg

SYD — JNB
22 May — 29 May1
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The best prices from Sydney Kingsford Smith 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

How to find the cheapest flight from Sydney to Johannesburg

All the information you need to plan the best SYD to ZA1 flight in 2022: compare Sydney to Johannesburg flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Johannesburg.

SYD - JNB

Price

$877 - $1,474

JNB

Temperature

10 - 20 °C

JNB

Rainfall

0 - 120 mm

Popular inDecemberHigh demand for flights, 29% potential price rise
Cheapest inFebruaryBest time to find cheap flights, 16% potential price drop
Round-trip from$1,265From Sydney Kingsford Smith to Johannesburg
One-way from$1,047One-way flight from Sydney Kingsford Smith to Johannesburg

What is the cheapest day to fly return from Sydney to Johannesburg?

Flying to your destination on a Thursday 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 Sydney to Johannesburg?

Find a great deal and save up to 18% by booking at least 61 days prior to your desired departure date, rather than waiting until the week of travel. According to our data, there are a number of flights available from Sydney to Johannesburg within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at $1,701.

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

Our data shows that February tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Johannesburg from Sydney. Users have commonly found prices around $1,505 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $1,070. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in December.

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

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from Sydney to Johannesburg is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are in the evening tend to be the most expensive. A flight in the afternoon could potentially save you up to 16% on airfare.

Cheap flights from Sydney to Johannesburg in May, June 2022

The best prices found for SYD to Johannesburg flights in May, June
22 May - 14 Jun.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

42h 20m
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

32h 25m
$1,648

Emirates

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Deal found 14/5/22

24 May - 31 May
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

42h 20m
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

26h 55m
$1,658

Emirates

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Deal found 14/5/22

24 May - 14 Jun.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

42h 20m
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

32h 25m
$1,659

Emirates

View Deal

Deal found 15/5/22

Sydney to Johannesburg 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Johannesburg from Sydney found for this year
1 Nov. - 11 Nov.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

35h 05m
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

28h 20m
$1,376

Singapore Airlines

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Deal found 17/5/22

2 Oct. - 2 Nov.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

30h 15m
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

24h 10m
$1,483

Singapore Airlines

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Deal found 16/5/22

31 Oct. - 13 Nov.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

20h 00m
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

24h 10m
$1,485

Singapore Airlines

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Deal found 17/5/22

Cheap Qantas Airways flights from Sydney to Johannesburg

10 Oct. - 31 Oct.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Nonstop

14h 05m
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

11h 45m
$1,698

Qantas Airways

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Deal found 16/5/22

7 Nov. - 3 Dec.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Nonstop

14h 05m
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

11h 45m
$1,702

Qantas Airways

View Deal

Deal found 17/5/22

Cheap Emirates flights from Sydney to Johannesburg

22 May - 14 Jun.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

42h 20m
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

32h 25m
$1,648

Emirates

View Deal

Deal found 14/5/22

24 May - 31 May
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

42h 20m
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

26h 55m
$1,658

Emirates

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Deal found 14/5/22

24 May - 14 Jun.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

42h 20m
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

32h 25m
$1,659

Emirates

View Deal

Deal found 15/5/22

Direct flights to Johannesburg from Sydney

Save time with Sydney to Johannesburg direct flight deals
10 Oct. - 31 Oct.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Nonstop

14h 05m
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

11h 45m
$1,698

Qantas Airways

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Deal found 16/5/22

3 Oct. - 31 Oct.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Nonstop

14h 05m
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

11h 45m
$1,728

Qantas Airways

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Deal found 16/5/22

30 Oct. - 8 Nov.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Nonstop

14h 05m
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

11h 45m
$1,731

Qantas Airways

View Deal

Deal found 14/5/22

Last-minute flights from Sydney to Johannesburg

Late deals on return flights to Johannesburg from Sydney, departing today and this week
22 May - 14 Jun.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

42h 20m
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

32h 25m
$1,648

Emirates

View Deal

Deal found 14/5/22

24 May - 31 May
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

42h 20m
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

26h 55m
$1,658

Emirates

View Deal

Deal found 14/5/22

24 May - 14 Jun.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

42h 20m
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

32h 25m
$1,659

Emirates

View Deal

Deal found 15/5/22

One-way flights to Johannesburg from Sydney

The cheapest one-way flights from Sydney to Johannesburg
7 Oct.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

24h 40m
$1,047

Etihad Airways

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Deal found 14/5/22

8 Jun.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

25h 45m
$1,102

Singapore Airlines

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Deal found 15/5/22

7 Oct.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Nonstop

14h 05m
$1,111

Qantas Airways

View Deal

Deal found 14/5/22

Related info for your journey

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

What airport do you fly from for flights from Sydney to Johannesburg?

Located just 7.5 km from the city centre, Sydney Kingsford Smith is the airport most travellers will use when flying to Johannesburg from Sydney. Booking flights from Kingsford Smith (SYD) to Johannesburg should be relatively easy as there are 0 daily outbound flights to Johannesburg from 8 different airlines.

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

Singapore Airlines, Qantas Airways, and South African 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.

Can I find flights from Sydney to Johannesburg for under $1,400 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Sydney to Johannesburg for under $1,400. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Singapore Airlines for just $1,376, but on average you can expect to pay $1,548.

Are there direct flights from Sydney to Johannesburg for under $1,700 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Sydney to Johannesburg under $1,700. A good price for a direct flight from Sydney to Johannesburg is less than $1,809.

Are there last-minute flights available from Sydney to Johannesburg for under $1,700?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Sydney to Johannesburg within the next 7 days for less than $1,700.

How popular is this Sydney to Johannesburg flight route?

This flight path from Sydney Kingsford Smith to Johannesburg was viewed by 4,252 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 flying from Sydney to Johannesburg round-trip?

According to our current data, Singapore Airlines ($1,376), Etihad Airways ($1,525), and Qantas Airways ($1,698) offers the cheapest pricing from Sydney to Johannesburg. These flights start at 8% lower than the current average price 3 months from now.

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

To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with Etihad Airways, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at $1,047. Singapore Airlines flights start at $1,102 while deals on Qantas Airways start at $1,111 one-way.

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

British Airways, Emirates and Etihad Airways are the most popular airlines when flying from Sydney to Johannesburg.

What are the cheapest flights from Sydney to Johannesburg?

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for $1,181. While the most popular route (Sydney Kingsford Smith - Johannesburg OR Tambo) can be booked for $1,362 on average our data indicates $3,987 when flying from Sydney to Johannesburg.

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Top 5 airlines flying from Sydney to Johannesburg

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Sydney to Johannesburg choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
Etihad AirwaysCheapest$1,157Average$1,452FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time75%COVID-19 safety
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South AfricanCheapest$1,187Average$1,858FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time78%COVID-19 safety
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Qatar AirwaysCheapest$1,254Average$1,885FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time68%COVID-19 safety
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Singapore AirlinesCheapest$1,310Average$1,787FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time81%COVID-19 safety
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EmiratesCheapest$1,313Average$1,658FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time75%COVID-19 safety
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Hourly flight availability from Sydney to Johannesburg

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Weekly flight availability from Sydney to Johannesburg

See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Sydney to Johannesburg
Sunday0daily flights
Monday2daily flights
Tuesday0daily flights
Wednesday2daily flights
Thursday0daily flights
Friday0daily flights
Saturday2daily flights