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)

All the information you need to plan the best SYD to JNB flight in 2021: compare Sydney to Johannesburg flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Johannesburg.
SYD - JNB
Price
$1,119 - $1,880
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

$1,119

From Sydney to Johannesburg

One-way from

$1,075

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 $1,504 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 $1,702 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 $947.

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

Unlike in the evening, when flights are generally more expensive, you can save up to 16% on flights from Sydney to Johannesburg by exploring options for tickets in the afternoon.

Cheap flights from Sydney to Johannesburg in May, June 2021

The best prices found for SYD to JNB flights in May, June
10 Jun - 17 Jun
$3,220pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
10 Jun - 17 Jun
$3,312pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
10 Jun - 17 Jun
$3,956pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith

Sydney to Johannesburg 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Johannesburg from Sydney found for this year
12 Nov - 9 Mar
$1,144pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Etihad Airways
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Etihad Airways
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
12 Nov - 9 Mar
$1,146pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Etihad Airways
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Etihad Airways
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
12 Nov - 9 Mar
$1,147pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Etihad Airways
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Etihad Airways
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith

One-way flights to Johannesburg from Sydney

The cheapest one-way flights from Sydney to Johannesburg
18:10 - 10:55
Qatar Airways
1 stop
24h 45m
SYD - JNB
Qatar Airways
$1,076
qatarairways.com
11:00 - 02:10
Singapore Airlines
1 stop
23h 10m
SYD - JNB
Singapore Airlines
$1,155
Travelgenio
17:55 - 03:05
British Airways
2 stops
65h 10m
SYD - JNB
British Airways
$1,341
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Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From Sydney to Johannesburg

Can I find flights from Sydney to Johannesburg for under $3,317 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Sydney to Johannesburg for under $3,317. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $3,220, but on average you can expect to pay $8,336.

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 $3,189 on Cheapflights?

There are no direct flights from Sydney 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 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 greater rainfall in 0 compared to Johannesburg over the next 13 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.

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 $1,030 on Qatar Airways. Other airlines that offer cheap prices include Singapore Airlines from $1,155 and British Airways from $1,341 one-way.

Destination information for Johannesburg

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Sydney to Johannesburg.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = R10.99
Average temperature for May in Johannesburg
20.0 °C
Avg rainfall for May in Johannesburg
25.0 mm

Airports servicing Sydney

Airports servicing Johannesburg

Top 8 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.
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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