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How to find the cheapest flight from
Australia to South Africa

How far in advance should I book a flight from Australia to South Africa?

To save on the cost of your flight from Australia to South Africa, book at least 32 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 8% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $1,584 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $1,679.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Australia to South Africa?

October can be a great time to fly to South Africa from Australia with a flight ticket averaging about $1,426. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of October for as cheap as $1,026. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December.

Cheap flights from Australia to South Africa in October, November 2020

The best prices found for Australia to South Africa flights in October, November
30 Nov - 19 Jan
$2,572pp
BNE
Brisbane
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
BNE
Brisbane
30 Nov - 19 Jan
$2,576pp
BNE
Brisbane
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
BNE
Brisbane
30 Nov - 19 Jan
$2,577pp
BNE
Brisbane
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
BNE
Brisbane

Australia to South Africa 2020 flight deals

Cheap flights to South Africa from Australia found for this year
9 Dec - 17 Jan
$1,902pp
MEL
Melbourne
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
10 Dec - 20 Mar
$2,019pp
BNE
Brisbane
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2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
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Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
BNE
Brisbane
10 Dec - 20 Mar
$2,093pp
BNE
Brisbane
Qatar Airways
 
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JNB
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JNB
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Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
BNE
Brisbane

Last-minute flights from Australia to South Africa

Late deals on return flights to South Africa from Australia, departing today and this week
1 Nov - 1 Dec
$3,626pp
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Perth
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2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
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Perth
6 Nov - 1 Dec
$3,816pp
BNE
Brisbane
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1 STOP
JNB
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3 STOPS
BNE
Brisbane
1 Nov - 2 Nov
$8,184pp
BNE
Brisbane
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2 STOPS
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One-way flights to South Africa from Australia

The cheapest one-way flights from Australia to South Africa
09:45 - 01:10
Singapore Airlines
1 stop
47h 25m
BNE - JNB
Singapore Airlines
14:20 - 11:30
Emirates
2 stops
53h 10m
BNE - JNB
Emirates
$5,971
Gotogate
09:45 - 08:05
Multiple Airlines
3 stops
54h 20m
BNE - JNB
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$6,712
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Useful info, stats and facts about Australia to South Africa flights.

Flight FAQs

From Australia to South Africa

Can I find flights from Australia to South Africa for under $1,404 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Australia to South Africa for under $1,404. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Qatar Airways for just $1,315, but on average you can expect to pay $1,591.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from Australia to South Africa 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 Australia to South Africa 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 Australia to South Africa have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of our airline partners flying from Australia to South Africa have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. Emirates, Cathay Pacific, and Qatar Airways are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like Emirates with this kind of flexibility.

Are there direct flights from Australia to South Africa for under $1,263 on Cheapflights?

There are no direct flights from Australia to South Africa, but Cheapflights can provide you with all the information you need to find the fastest route with the fewest stops.

Are there last-minute flights available from Australia to South Africa for under $3,650?

There are currently 4+ open flights from Australia to South Africa within the next 7 days for less than $3,650.

How popular is this flight route?

This flight path from Australia to South Africa was viewed by 1,549 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 Australia to South Africa?

Before booking your flight from Australia to South Africa, check out the most popular airlines for this route: Cathay Pacific, Emirates or Etihad Airways.

What are the most popular routes from Australia to South Africa?

Most travellers choose Melbourne - Cape Town Intl, Melbourne - Durban King Shaka Intl or Sydney Kingsford Smith - Cape Town Intl when deciding on the best route from Australia to South Africa.

What are the cheapest flights from Australia to South Africa?

Looking for the cheapest flight from Australia to South Africa? While on average our users pay $1,547, our data indicates the cheapest price to be $961. The most popular route (Melbourne - Cape Town Intl), is priced around $1,797.

How long does is the flight from Australia to South Africa?

Airlines like Singapore Airlines, Qatar Airways, and Etihad Airways fly from Australia to South Africa in about 22h 15m. The time it takes to get you to your destination can typically vary by up to 6h 30m. Both multi-stop and direct flights can be found to your destination and back.

What are the cheapest airlines to flying from Australia to South Africa return?

Our cheapest airline available from Australia to South Africa is Qatar Airways. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $1,316 on this airline. Additional options worth looking into are Cathay Pacific and Singapore Airlines, starting at $1,494 and $1,862 round-trip.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Australia to South Africa one-way?

One-way options have recently been found by users for as low as $1,119 on Singapore Airlines. Another option is Emirates, who have fights from $1,329.

Destination points for flights from Australia to South Africa

Destination information for South Africa

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Australia to South Africa
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Cape Town (CPT)
Durban (DUR)
East London (ELS)
George (GRJ)
Sabi Sabi (GSS)
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