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Cheap flights from Cape Town to Melbourne Airport from $1,866

This is the cheapest return flight price found by a Cheapflights user in the last 72 hours by searching for a flight departing on 23/6. Fares are subject to change and may not be available on all flights or dates of travel. Click the price to replicate the search for this deal.
CPT — MEL
24 Jun — 1 Jul1
1 adult
Mon 24/6
Mon 1/7

The best prices from Cape Town Intl to Melbourne are usually found in March or May, booked 84 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Saturday and return on a Tuesday

Cheap flight deals from Cape Town to Melbourne

Discover tips and strategies to find the most affordable flight options for your journey from Cape Town (CPT) to Melbourne (MEL). Learn about various techniques such as flexible date searches, comparing prices across and setting up price alerts. Use these methods to find the cheapest flights available for your travel needs. Data last updated 19 June 2024.

Popular in

January

Cheapest in

March

Average price

$2,025

Round-trip from

$199
High demand for flights, 8% potential price rise
Best time to find cheap flights, 9% potential price drop
Average for round-trip flights in June 2024
From Cape Town Intl to Melbourne

What is the cheapest day to fly return from Cape Town to Melbourne Airport?

Leaving on a Monday is a viable option for saving on travel. Heavily demanded days of the week can typically drive up the prices you see. Booking your travel for a less competitive day can save up to 5% on the overall cost on flights from Cape Town to Melbourne Airport.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Cape Town to Melbourne Airport?

Travellers have found it’s best to book a flight 40 days in advance to save up to 12% compared to booking the same week of travel. As your travel date approaches, the cost of this flight route may potentially increase. While opting to book 40 days out may not be an option for all, there are still additional ways to secure a deal in the near future. You might find a flight from Cape Town to Melbourne Airport 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $1,936, or $1,948 for flights within the next 24 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Cape Town to Melbourne Airport?

Our data shows that March tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Melbourne Airport from Cape Town. Users have commonly found prices around $1,943 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $1,413. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in January.

What is the cheapest time of day to fly from CPT to MEL?

It’s typically best to fly out from Cape Town to Melbourne Airport in the morning. Doing so could potentially save you 10% on the flight price compared to flying in the afternoon, which is usually more expensive.

Cheap Qatar Airways flights from Cape Town to Melbourne

Explore cheap flight options specifically provided by Qatar Airways for the route between Cape Town and Melbourne. Find affordable fares and compare prices with other airlines to secure the best deal for your journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 596,880 searches. Data last updated 19 June 2024.
Take a peek at the cheapest Qatar Airways flights we've detected travelling from Cape Town to Melbourne. Come back soon if you're not finding the exact deal you're looking for.
Sun 1/1218:25CPT - MEL
1 stop43h 40mQatar Airways
Sun 12/116:00MEL - CPT
1 stop27h 30mQatar Airways
Deal found 18/6$2,192
Sun 1/1218:25CPT - MEL
1 stop43h 40mQatar Airways
Sun 12/115:10MEL - CPT
2 stops52h 20mQatar Airways
Deal found 18/6$2,237

Cheap Emirates flights from Cape Town to Melbourne

Explore cheap flight options specifically provided by Emirates for the route between Cape Town and Melbourne. Find affordable fares and compare prices with other airlines to secure the best deal for your journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 596,880 searches. Data last updated 19 June 2024.
Have a look at some of the cheapest available Emirates flights departing from Cape Town and landing in Melbourne. Ensure the flight price, dates, time, and airline match your criteria before you book.
Sun 1/1213:40CPT - MEL
1 stop24h 40mEmirates
Sat 11/103:25MEL - CPT
2 stops46h 20mEmirates
Deal found 18/6$2,245
Sun 1/1218:25CPT - MEL
2 stops41h 10mEmirates
Sat 11/103:25MEL - CPT
2 stops46h 20mEmirates
Deal found 18/6$2,290
Sun 1/1213:40CPT - MEL
1 stop24h 40mEmirates
Sun 12/122:30MEL - CPT
1 stop27h 15mEmirates
Deal found 18/6$2,381
Sun 1/1213:40CPT - MEL
1 stop31h 45mEmirates
Sun 12/112:10MEL - CPT
2 stops32h 30mEmirates
Deal found 18/6$2,391

Cheap Cape Town to Melbourne flights in June & July 2024

Find cheap flight options from Cape Town to Melbourne specifically for the months of June and July 2024. Explore affordable fares based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 596,880 searches. Prices were last updated on 19 June 2024.
Scroll through some of the best deals on flights from Cape Town to Melbourne in 2024. Check back soon for alternative fares.
Sun 23/607:25CPT - MEL
2 stops30h 50mMultiple Airlines
Sat 27/714:25MEL - CPT
2 stops29h 40mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 18/6$1,866
Sun 23/607:25CPT - MEL
2 stops30h 50mMultiple Airlines
Sun 28/723:45MEL - CPT
2 stops48h 55mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 18/6$1,904
Sat 22/620:20CPT - MEL
2 stops41h 55mMultiple Airlines
Fri 26/707:25MEL - CPT
2 stops35h 25mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 18/6$2,052
Sat 22/620:20CPT - MEL
3 stops43h 15mMultiple Airlines
Fri 26/707:25MEL - CPT
2 stops35h 25mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 18/6$2,215
Sun 23/618:20CPT - MEL
1 stop27h 10mEmirates
Sat 27/721:15MEL - CPT
1 stop27h 35mEmirates
Deal found 18/6$2,230
Sun 23/618:20CPT - MEL
1 stop27h 10mEmirates
Sat 27/702:25MEL - CPT
2 stops46h 25mEmirates
Deal found 18/6$2,240
Sun 23/618:20CPT - MEL
2 stops41h 15mEmirates
Fri 26/702:25MEL - CPT
2 stops46h 25mEmirates
Deal found 18/6$2,251
Sat 22/616:35CPT - MEL
2 stops43h 05mMultiple Airlines
Thu 25/700:30MEL - CPT
3 stops45h 15mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 18/6$2,374
Sun 23/607:25CPT - MEL
2 stops30h 50mMultiple Airlines
Sun 28/718:25MEL - CPT
1 stop71h 00mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 18/6$2,379

Cape Town to Melbourne 2024 flight deals

Discover exclusive flight deals for travel between Cape Town and Melbourne in 2024. Find excellent offers based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 596,880 searches. Data last updated 19 June 2024.
Scroll through some of the best deals on flights from Cape Town to Melbourne in 2024. Check back soon for alternative fares.
Sun 23/607:25CPT - MEL
2 stops30h 50mMultiple Airlines
Sat 27/714:25MEL - CPT
2 stops29h 40mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 18/6$1,866
Sun 23/607:25CPT - MEL
2 stops30h 50mMultiple Airlines
Sun 28/723:45MEL - CPT
2 stops48h 55mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 18/6$1,904
Sat 22/620:20CPT - MEL
2 stops41h 55mMultiple Airlines
Fri 26/707:25MEL - CPT
2 stops35h 25mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 18/6$2,052
Sun 1/1218:25CPT - MEL
1 stop43h 40mQatar Airways
Sun 12/116:00MEL - CPT
1 stop27h 30mQatar Airways
Deal found 18/6$2,192
Sat 22/620:20CPT - MEL
3 stops43h 15mMultiple Airlines
Fri 26/707:25MEL - CPT
2 stops35h 25mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 18/6$2,215
Sun 23/618:20CPT - MEL
1 stop27h 10mEmirates
Sat 27/721:15MEL - CPT
1 stop27h 35mEmirates
Deal found 18/6$2,230
Sun 1/1218:25CPT - MEL
1 stop43h 40mQatar Airways
Sun 12/115:10MEL - CPT
2 stops52h 20mQatar Airways
Deal found 18/6$2,237
Sun 23/618:20CPT - MEL
1 stop27h 10mEmirates
Sat 27/702:25MEL - CPT
2 stops46h 25mEmirates
Deal found 18/6$2,240
Sun 1/1213:40CPT - MEL
1 stop24h 40mEmirates
Sat 11/103:25MEL - CPT
2 stops46h 20mEmirates
Deal found 18/6$2,245

One-way flights to Melbourne from Cape Town

Search for one-way flight options from Cape Town to Melbourne. Find affordable one-way fares based on user searches. Compare prices and availability to plan your one-way journey according to your preferred dates and budget. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 596,880 searches. Data last updated 19 June 2024.
Take a look at some of the one-way flights we've detected from Cape Town to Melbourne. Users needing a return flight from Cape Town to Melbourne should utilise the search form above.
Thu 27/613:05CPT - MEL
1 stop32h 25mEmirates
Deal found 18/6$7,636
Thu 27/613:05CPT - MEL
2 stops46h 30mEmirates
Deal found 18/6$7,647
Thu 27/617:20CPT - MEL
3 stops42h 15mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 18/6$8,794

Find flights from Cape Town to Melbourne within your budget

Customise your flight search to find flights from Cape Town to Melbourne that fit within your specific budget. Explore options based on user searches and filter the results based on your desired price range. Find flights that match your budget for a cost-effective journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 596,880 searches. Data last updated 19 June 2024.

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$2,192 - $3,336

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Return

Price

Cape Town IntlMelbourne

CPT - MEL

CPTMEL

Cape Town Intl

Sun 1/12

1 stop43h 40m

Melbourne

Sun 12/1

1 stop27h 30m

$2,192

Cape Town IntlMelbourne

CPT - MEL

CPTMEL

Cape Town Intl

Sun 1/12

1 stop43h 40m

Melbourne

Sun 12/1

2 stops52h 20m

$2,237

Cape Town IntlMelbourne

CPT - MEL

CPTMEL

Cape Town Intl

Sun 1/12

1 stop24h 40m

Melbourne

Sat 11/1

2 stops46h 20m

$2,245

Cape Town IntlMelbourne

CPT - MEL

CPTMEL

Cape Town Intl

Sun 1/12

2 stops22h 30m

Melbourne

Sun 12/1

2 stops71h 00m

$2,280

Cape Town IntlMelbourne

CPT - MEL

CPTMEL

Cape Town Intl

Sun 1/12

2 stops41h 10m

Melbourne

Sat 11/1

2 stops46h 20m

$2,290

Cape Town IntlMelbourne

CPT - MEL

CPTMEL

Cape Town Intl

Sun 1/12

2 stops36h 20m

Melbourne

Sun 12/1

2 stops41h 50m

$2,326

Cape Town IntlMelbourne

CPT - MEL

CPTMEL

Cape Town Intl

Sat 30/11

2 stops46h 15m

Melbourne

Sun 12/1

2 stops41h 50m

$2,358

Cape Town IntlMelbourne

CPT - MEL

CPTMEL

Cape Town Intl

Sun 1/12

3 stops35h 40m

Melbourne

Sat 11/1

2 stops41h 15m

$2,397

Cape Town IntlMelbourne

CPT - MEL

CPTMEL

Cape Town Intl

Sat 30/11

3 stops44h 55m

Melbourne

Sun 12/1

2 stops41h 50m

$3,336

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Deals found on 18/6

How far ahead should I book a flight from Cape Town to Melbourne Airport?

Use this chart to determine the optimal time to book a return flight from Cape Town to Melbourne. Price data was last updated on 14 June 2024.
To ensure you get the cheapest price possible for a flight from Cape Town to Melbourne Airport, you should look to book at least 84 days in advance of your intended travel date. The price of your flight may increase if you delay and leave booking until a week or so before departure.
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What is the cheapest day to fly from Cape Town to Melbourne Airport?

Use this chart to determine the cheapest time to fly return from Cape Town to Melbourne. Price data was last updated on 16 June 2024.
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Travellers seeking maximum savings on their Cape Town to Melbourne Airport flight should consider departing on Thursday mornings when fares are most often at their lowest. Thursday afternoons flights should be avoided if possible as fares are typically the most expensive at this time.
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Best time to book a flight from Cape Town to Melbourne

Have a flexible travel schedule? Discover the best time to fly to Melbourne from Cape Town with our price prediction graph.
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Temperature and rainfall in Melbourne by month

Plan your trip to Melbourne by taking into account the average temperature and rainfall totals by month.

MEL

Temperature

8 - 20 °C

If weather is an important factor for your trip to Melbourne Airport, use this chart to help with planning. For those seeking warmer temperatures, January is the ideal time of year to visit, when temperatures reach an average of 20.0 C. Travellers hoping to avoid the cold should look outside of July, when temperatures are typically at their lowest (around 8.0 C).

Reviews of airlines servicing Melbourne

Get insights into the airlines that provide service to Melbourne. Read reviews, discover amenities, and learn about the overall travel experience offered by airlines. Use this information to make informed decisions when choosing an airline for your flight to Melbourne. Reviews last updated 19 June 2024.
See what other customers who have flown with Qatar Airways, Emirates and Singapore Airlines from Cape Town to Melbourne have to say. Reviews also offer insight into each airline's entertainment options, comfort, food, crew/service, and boarding process.
8.3
Very Good
1,401 reviews

Comfort

8.1

Boarding

8.4

Crew

8.7

Food

7.8

Overall

8.3

Entertainment

8.2

Reviews

1 / 10

Best airlines in the world, staff excellent, crew excellent and friendly and helpful.

8.3
Very Good
1,401 reviews
8.3
Very Good
1,401 reviews

Comfort

8.1

Boarding

8.4

Crew

8.7

Food

7.8

Overall

8.3

Entertainment

8.2

Reviews

1 / 10

Best airlines in the world, staff excellent, crew excellent and friendly and helpful.

8.1
Very Good
3,850 reviews
8.3
Very Good
1,401 reviews

Comfort

8.1

Boarding

8.4

Crew

8.7

Food

7.8

Overall

8.3

Entertainment

8.2

Reviews

1 / 10

Best airlines in the world, staff excellent, crew excellent and friendly and helpful.

7.9
Good
1,442 reviews
8.3
Very Good
1,401 reviews

Comfort

8.1

Boarding

8.4

Crew

8.7

Food

7.8

Overall

8.3

Entertainment

8.2

Reviews

1 / 10

Best airlines in the world, staff excellent, crew excellent and friendly and helpful.

7.7
Good
4,271 reviews
8.3
Very Good
1,401 reviews

Comfort

8.1

Boarding

8.4

Crew

8.7

Food

7.8

Overall

8.3

Entertainment

8.2

Reviews

1 / 10

Best airlines in the world, staff excellent, crew excellent and friendly and helpful.

7.5
Good
1,674 reviews
8.3
Very Good
1,401 reviews

Comfort

8.1

Boarding

8.4

Crew

8.7

Food

7.8

Overall

8.3

Entertainment

8.2

Reviews

1 / 10

Best airlines in the world, staff excellent, crew excellent and friendly and helpful.

Related info for your journey

Find useful and relevant information for your journey from Cape Town to Melbourne. Access travel guides, tips, and recommendations to enhance your travel experience. Get information about local attractions, weather, transportation options, and more.
  • What airport do you fly from for flights from Cape Town to Melbourne?

    Cape Town Intl (CPT), located 15.6 km from the city centre, is the airport you fly out of when you book flights from Cape Town to Melbourne. 3 airlines have flights from Cape Town Intl to Melbourne on a regular basis. Booking flights from Cape Town Intl to Melbourne should not be difficult; the airport handles an average of 0 outbound flights to Melbourne per day.

  • Can I find flights from Cape Town to Melbourne Airport for under $2,200 on Cheapflights?

    Yes, there are multiple flights from Cape Town to Melbourne Airport for under $2,200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Qatar Airways for just $2,192, but on average you can expect to pay $2,696.

  • What are the cheapest airlines flying from Cape Town to Melbourne Airport round-trip?

    According to our current data, Qatar Airways ($2,192), Emirates ($2,245), and Singapore Airlines ($2,280) offers the cheapest pricing from Cape Town to Melbourne Airport.

  • What does CPT to MEL mean?

    This is defined as Cape Town Intl Airport (CPT) and Melbourne Airport (MEL). Codes like Melbourne Airport are often used to just call airports uniquely.

  • Can I find deals for flights from Cape Town to Melbourne that include extra baggage allowance?

    The amount of baggage you can bring on your Cape Town to Melbourne flight depends on the airline and the type of fare you've chosen. After entering your flight details, you'll be able to view the specific baggage policies for each deal in the search results. Keep in mind that certain deals may offer additional baggage allowance.

  • Can I find deals on flights from Cape Town to Melbourne with specific airlines?

    Yes, Cheapflights allows you to browse and filter Cape Town to Melbourne flight deals by airline. After entering your origin and destination, use the available filters to view flights offered by airlines.

  • Can I find deals for flights from Cape Town to Melbourne that include hotel bookings?

    Yes. In addition to deals on Cape Town to Melbourne flights, Cheapflights offers holiday packages that include both flights and hotel.

  • How can I find direct flights from Cape Town to Melbourne?

    After entering your origin and destination, apply the non-stop filter on the search result page to find direct flights from Cape Town to Melbourne.

  • Can I find deals for business class flights from Cape Town to Melbourne?

    Yes. Cheapflights offers flight deals from Cape Town to Melbourne by cabin class. In addition to browsing deals, you can also filter by cabin class on the search results page after making a search.

  • Can I find deals for flights from Cape Town to Melbourne that allow pets onboard?

    Many airlines flying from Cape Town to Melbourne offer the option to travel with pets. After selecting a flight deal, you can find more information about the airline's pet policy on their official website or by contacting the airline directly. Please note that additional fees and restrictions may apply.

  • Can I find deals on last-minute flights from Cape Town to Melbourne?

    Yes, you can often find last-minute deals on Cape Town to Melbourne flights on Cheapflights. However, these deals can vary and may not always be available. We recommend checking back frequently or signing up for price alerts for the most up-to-date deals.

  • How recently were the Cape Town to Melbourne Airport flight deals updated?

    The Cape Town to Melbourne Airport flight deals you see on this page were last updated on 18/6.

  • What are the most popular airlines that fly from Cape Town to Melbourne Airport?

  • What is the cheapest month to book a flight from Cape Town to Melbourne Airport?

    Currently, May is the cheapest month in which you can book a flight from Cape Town to Melbourne Airport (average of $132). Flying from Cape Town to Melbourne Airport in December is currently the most expensive (average of $175). There are several factors that can impact the price of a flight, so comparing airlines, departure airports and flight times can provide users with more options.

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Top 3 airlines flying from Cape Town to Melbourne

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Singapore AirlinesCheapest$1,428Average$1,840FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time81%
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Qatar AirwaysCheapest$1,518Average$2,018FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time68%
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EmiratesCheapest$1,862Average$2,006FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time75%
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