Cheap flights from Melbourne to Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport

MEL — JNB
14 Aug — 21 Aug1
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The best prices from Melbourne to Johannesburg OR Tambo are usually found in September or February, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Thursday or Wednesday and return on a Monday

How to find the cheapest flight from Melbourne to OR Tambo (JNB)

All the information you need to plan the best ME1 to JNB flight in 2022: compare Melbourne to OR Tambo flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in OR Tambo.

MEL - JNB

Price

$1,040 - $1,720

JNB

Temperature

10 - 20 °C

JNB

Rainfall

0 - 120 mm

Popular inAugustHigh demand for flights, 20% potential price rise
Cheapest inSeptemberBest time to find cheap flights, 25% potential price drop
Average price$2,470Average for round-trip flights in August 2022
Round-trip from$1,493From Melbourne to Johannesburg OR Tambo

What is the cheapest day to fly return from Melbourne to Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport?

Departing on a Wednesday is a good option for securing a great price. You can expect to save up to 10% when planning your travel around this day of the week.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Melbourne to Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport?

To save up to 16% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 59 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 OR Tambo Airport from $2,161 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $2,317 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Melbourne to Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport?

September is one of the best times of the year to fly to Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport from Melbourne. Prices for September average $1,980 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $1,245. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of August. Opting for a September flight can save you 24% on your journey compared to booking in August

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

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from Melbourne to Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport at midday. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 17% on your trip compared to booking a flight in the evening.

Cheap flights from Melbourne to OR Tambo in August, September 2022

The best prices found for Melbourne to JNB flights in August, September
29 Sep. - 16 Oct.
MEL

Melbourne

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

25h 50m
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

22h 40m
$1,933

Singapore Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 7/8/22

28 Sep. - 14 Oct.
MEL

Melbourne

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

42h 30m
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

MEL

Melbourne

2 stops

47h 25m
$1,953

Etihad Airways

Pick Dates

Deal found 6/8/22

29 Sep. - 16 Oct.
MEL

Melbourne

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

37h 00m
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

MEL

Melbourne

2 stops

33h 05m
$2,000

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 7/8/22

Melbourne to OR Tambo 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to OR Tambo from Melbourne found for this year
1 Nov. - 20 Nov.
MEL

Melbourne

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

40h 40m
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

22h 45m
$1,532

Singapore Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/8/22

1 Nov. - 19 Nov.
MEL

Melbourne

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

40h 40m
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

36h 45m
$1,533

Singapore Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 7/8/22

1 Nov. - 19 Nov.
MEL

Melbourne

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

40h 40m
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

36h 45m
$1,630

Singapore Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 7/8/22

Cheap Singapore Airlines flights from Melbourne to OR Tambo

1 Nov. - 20 Nov.
MEL

Melbourne

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

40h 40m
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

22h 45m
$1,532

Singapore Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/8/22

1 Nov. - 19 Nov.
MEL

Melbourne

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

40h 40m
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

36h 45m
$1,533

Singapore Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 7/8/22

1 Nov. - 19 Nov.
MEL

Melbourne

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

40h 40m
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

36h 45m
$1,630

Singapore Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 7/8/22

Cheap Etihad Airways flights from Melbourne to OR Tambo

25 Oct. - 12 Nov.
MEL

Melbourne

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

2 stops

47h 45m
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

35h 00m
$1,670

Etihad Airways

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/8/22

18 Oct. - 26 Nov.
MEL

Melbourne

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

2 stops

47h 30m
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

35h 00m
$1,671

Etihad Airways

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/8/22

21 Oct. - 17 Nov.
MEL

Melbourne

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

42h 30m
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

35h 00m
$1,710

Etihad Airways

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/8/22

Last-minute flights from Melbourne to OR Tambo

Late deals on return flights to OR Tambo from Melbourne, departing today and this week
17 Aug. - 10 Sep.
MEL

Melbourne

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

16h 40m
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

MEL

Melbourne

3 stops

43h 55m
$2,386

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 6/8/22

13 Aug. - 3 Sep.
MEL

Melbourne

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

2 stops

31h 50m
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

MEL

Melbourne

2 stops

61h 00m
$2,550

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 7/8/22

13 Aug. - 3 Sep.
MEL

Melbourne

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

40h 25m
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

22h 40m
$2,652

Singapore Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 7/8/22

One-way flights to OR Tambo from Melbourne

The cheapest one-way flights from Melbourne to OR Tambo
27 Aug.
MEL

Melbourne

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

40h 25m
$1,353

Singapore Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 5/8/22

27 Aug.
MEL

Melbourne

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

3 stops

50h 35m
$1,434

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 5/8/22

27 Aug.
MEL

Melbourne

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

2 stops

31h 50m
$1,436

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 5/8/22

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Melbourne to OR Tambo flights.

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

Singapore Airlines, South African, and Qantas 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.

Can I find flights from Melbourne to Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport for under $1,600 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Melbourne to Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport for under $1,600. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Singapore Airlines for just $1,532, but on average you can expect to pay $1,706.

Are there last-minute flights available from Melbourne to Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport for under $2,400?

There are currently 14+ open flights from Melbourne to Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport within the next 7 days for less than $2,400.

How popular is this Melbourne to Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport flight route?

Flights from Melbourne to Johannesburg OR Tambo have been viewed 3,622 times in the past calendar month.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Melbourne to Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport round-trip?

Currently priced at $1,532, Singapore Airlines will fly you from Melbourne to Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport and back. In addition to Singapore Airlines, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Search Cheapflights for deals from Etihad Airways and Emirates - these airlines can fly you to your destination from $1,670 and $1,714, respectively. Singapore Airlines is 22% cheaper than the average price of flights available within the next 90 days to this destination.

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

One-way options have recently been found by users for as low as $1,353 on Singapore Airlines. Other airlines that offer cheap prices include Qatar Airways from $1,714 and British Airways from $3,437 one-way.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Melbourne to Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport?

Consider Emirates, Etihad Airways or Malaysia Airlines when booking your flight. These represent the most popular airlines when flying from Melbourne to Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport.

What are the cheapest flights from Melbourne to Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport?

While on average a flight from Melbourne to Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport is generally $1,996, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is $1,113. When looking at the most popular route, (Melbourne - Johannesburg OR Tambo), you can expect to pay $1,532 for that flight.

Top 7 airlines flying from Melbourne to OR Tambo

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Melbourne to OR Tambo choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
Etihad AirwaysCheapest$1,127Average$1,607FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time75%COVID-19 safety
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South AfricanCheapest$1,136Average$1,788FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time78%COVID-19 safety
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Qatar AirwaysCheapest$1,233Average$2,234FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time68%COVID-19 safety
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EmiratesCheapest$1,291Average$1,964FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time75%COVID-19 safety
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Singapore AirlinesCheapest$1,308Average$1,791FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time81%COVID-19 safety
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Virgin AustraliaCheapest$1,346Average$1,816FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time80%COVID-19 safety
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Qantas AirwaysCheapest$1,588Average$2,149FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time74%COVID-19 safety
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