Cheap flights from Australia to South Africa

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30 May — 6 Jun1
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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 61 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 18% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $1,664 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $1,882.

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

February can be a great time to fly to South Africa from Australia with a flight ticket averaging about $1,472. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of February for as cheap as $1,047. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Australia to South Africa (AU - ZA)?

Regardless of the time of day you decide to fly, the ticket price will remain around the same. Book flights from Australia to South Africa as you normally would.

Cheap flights from Australia to South Africa in May, June 2022

The best prices found for Australia to South Africa flights in May, June
8 Jun. - 7 Aug.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

25h 45m
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

38h 00m
$1,729

Singapore Airlines

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Deal found 25.5.22

28 May - 18 Aug.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

41h 25m
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

37h 40m
$1,858

Singapore Airlines

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Deal found 24.5.22

30 May - 18 Aug.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

25h 25m
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

37h 40m
$1,868

Singapore Airlines

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Deal found 24.5.22

Australia to South Africa 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to South Africa from Australia found for this year
1 Nov. - 23 Nov.
PER

Perth

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

26h 05m
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

PER

Perth

1 stop

19h 25m
$1,240

Singapore Airlines

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Deal found 24.5.22

1 Nov. - 30 Nov.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

38h 05m
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

28h 20m
$1,307

Singapore Airlines

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Deal found 25.5.22

1 Nov. - 13 Nov.
BNE

Brisbane

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

38h 30m
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

BNE

Brisbane

1 stop

24h 45m
$1,381

Singapore Airlines

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Deal found 24.5.22

Cheap Etihad Airways flights from Australia to South Africa

5 Sep. - 19 Sep.
BNE

Brisbane

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

2 stops

68h 55m
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

BNE

Brisbane

2 stops

39h 15m
$1,473

Etihad Airways

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Deal found 24.5.22

13 Sep. - 10 Oct.
BNE

Brisbane

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

2 stops

43h 25m
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

BNE

Brisbane

2 stops

39h 15m
$1,475

Etihad Airways

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Deal found 25.5.22

22 Sep. - 27 Oct.
BNE

Brisbane

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

2 stops

47h 20m
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

BNE

Brisbane

2 stops

39h 00m
$1,483

Etihad Airways

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Deal found 22.5.22

Cheap Emirates flights from Australia to South Africa

21 Sep. - 23 Oct.
MEL

Melbourne

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

37h 00m
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

26h 15m
$1,662

Emirates

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Deal found 23.5.22

21 Sep. - 23 Oct.
MEL

Melbourne

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

27h 00m
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

31h 45m
$1,675

Emirates

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Deal found 24.5.22

22 Sep. - 27 Oct.
BNE

Brisbane

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

27h 15m
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

BNE

Brisbane

1 stop

24h 40m
$1,696

Emirates

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Deal found 22.5.22

Direct flights to South Africa from Australia

Save time with Australia to South Africa direct flight deals
7 Oct. - 5 Nov.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Nonstop

14h 05m
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

11h 45m
$1,753

Qantas Airways

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Deal found 24.5.22

11 Oct. - 19 Oct.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Nonstop

14h 05m
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

11h 45m
$1,860

Qantas Airways

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Deal found 23.5.22

1 Nov. - 30 Nov.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Nonstop

14h 05m
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

11h 45m
$1,868

Qantas Airways

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Deal found 25.5.22

Last-minute flights from Australia to South Africa

Late deals on return flights to South Africa from Australia, departing today and this week
1 Jun. - 8 Jun.
MEL

Melbourne

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

37h 00m
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

31h 50m
$1,817

Emirates

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Deal found 25.5.22

30 May - 18 Aug.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

25h 25m
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

37h 40m
$1,868

Singapore Airlines

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Deal found 24.5.22

31 May - 7 Jun.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

25h 25m
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

19h 10m
$1,952

Singapore Airlines

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Deal found 24.5.22

One-way flights to South Africa from Australia

The cheapest one-way flights from Australia to South Africa
16 Jul.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

3 stops

48h 25m
$960

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 25.5.22

4 Oct.
MEL

Melbourne

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

2 stops

31h 50m
$992

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 23.5.22

22 Aug.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Nonstop

14h 05m
$1,046

Qantas Airways

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Deal found 24.5.22

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Australia to South Africa flights.

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. Singapore Airlines, South African, and Qantas Airways are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like Singapore Airlines with this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from Australia to South Africa for under $1,300 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Australia to South Africa for under $1,300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Singapore Airlines for just $1,240, but on average you can expect to pay $1,439.

Are there direct flights from Australia to South Africa for under $1,800 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Australia to South Africa under $1,800. A good price for a direct flight from Australia to South Africa is less than $2,736.

Are there last-minute flights available from Australia to South Africa for under $1,900?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Australia to South Africa within the next 7 days for less than $1,900.

How popular is this Australia to South Africa flight route?

The Australia to South Africa flight path was viewed by 4,252 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

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

The cheapest airlines for a one-way flight from Australia to South Africa are Qantas Airways ($1,046), Etihad Airways ($1,065), and Singapore Airlines ($1,082).

Destination points for flights from Australia to South Africa

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Top 5 airlines flying from Australia to South Africa

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Australia to South Africa choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
South AfricanCheapest$903Average$1,788FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time78%COVID-19 safety
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Etihad AirwaysCheapest$981Average$1,554FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time75%COVID-19 safety
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Qatar AirwaysCheapest$1,046Average$2,089FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time68%COVID-19 safety
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Cathay PacificCheapest$1,157Average$1,774FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time72%COVID-19 safety
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EmiratesCheapest$1,230Average$1,915FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time75%COVID-19 safety
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