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How to find the cheapest flight from
Melbourne (MEL) to Port Elizabeth (PLZ)

All the information you need to plan the best MEL to PLZ flight in 2021: compare Melbourne to Port Elizabeth flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Port Elizabeth.
What is the cheapest day to fly return from Melbourne Airport to Port Elizabeth?

Users have found that leaving on a Wednesday can be a cost-effective option. It’s possible to save up to 37% on your flight compared to booking on days when demand is much higher.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Melbourne Airport to Port Elizabeth?

March is one of the best times of the year to fly to Port Elizabeth from Melbourne Airport. Prices for March average $1,738 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $1,291. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December. Opting for a March flight can save you 48% on your journey compared to booking in March

When is the cheapest time to fly from Melbourne Airport to Port Elizabeth (MEL - PLZ)?

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from Melbourne Airport to Port Elizabeth is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are in the morning tend to be the most expensive. A flight in the evening could potentially save you up to 29% on airfare.

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Flight FAQs

From Melbourne to Port Elizabeth

What airport do you fly into for flights to Port Elizabeth from Melbourne?

Located just 2.8 km from the city centre, Port Elizabeth is the airport most travellers will use when flying to Port Elizabeth from Melbourne. Booking flights from Melbourne to Port Elizabeth (PLZ) should be relatively easy as there are 0 daily inbound flights from Melbourne from 3 different airlines.

How popular is this Melbourne Airport to Port Elizabeth flight route?

This flight path from Melbourne to Port Elizabeth was viewed by 174 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Melbourne Airport to Port Elizabeth?

When booking a flight from Melbourne Airport to Port Elizabeth, you may want to consider flying on Cathay Pacific, Qatar Airways or South African as they are the most popular for this route.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Port Elizabeth, South Africa

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Port Elizabeth from Melbourne?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Melbourne to Port Elizabeth

Most visitors from Melbourne need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Port Elizabeth.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Melbourne must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Port Elizabeth.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Melbourne are not required to quarantine after entering Port Elizabeth.

Documents
Health Declaration Form - Must be completed in 48 hours prior to arrival in South Africa.


Do I need a test to fly back to Melbourne from Port Elizabeth?

Returning to Melbourne from Port Elizabeth

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Port Elizabeth must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Melbourne.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Port Elizabeth are not required to quarantine after entering Melbourne.

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Alternative routes for Melbourne to Port Elizabeth

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Destination information for Port Elizabeth

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Melbourne to Port Elizabeth.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = R10.72
Average temperature for September in Port Elizabeth
22.0 °C
Avg rainfall for September in Port Elizabeth
62.0 mm

Airports servicing Melbourne

Airports servicing Port Elizabeth

Top 3 airlines flying from Melbourne to Port Elizabeth

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Melbourne to Port Elizabeth 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
$1,172 $1,481 No cancel fee 68%
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South African
$1,238 $1,872 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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Cathay Pacific
$1,466 $2,736 No cancel fee 72%
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