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Cheap flights from Melbourne to South Africa from $1,127

This is the cheapest one-way flight price found by a Cheapflights user in the last 72 hours by searching for a flight departing on 25/7. 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.
MEL — JNB
26 6月 — 3 7月1
1 adult
週三 26/6
週三 3/7

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

Travellers have found it’s best to book a flight 59 days in advance to save up to 6% 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 59 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 Melbourne to South Africa 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $1,937, or $2,133 for flights within the next 24 hours.

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

Our data shows that February tends to be the cheapest month to fly to South Africa from Melbourne. Users have commonly found prices around $2,086 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $1,278. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in December.

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

When flying from Melbourne to South Africa, the time of day you decide to fly out makes little to no difference towards the overall price you’ll pay on tickets.

Cheap Cathay Pacific flights from Melbourne to South Africa

Explore cheap flight options specifically provided by Cathay Pacific for the route between Melbourne and South Africa. 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 601,528 searches. Data last updated 21 6月 2024.
Take a look at some of the lowest-priced Cathay Pacific flights heading from Melbourne to South Africa. It's recommended that users confirm their flight details before booking.
週四 25/714:25MEL - JNB
1 stop25h 15mCathay Pacific
週二 6/811:20JNB - MEL
1 stop26h 55mCathay Pacific
Deal found 20/6$1,892
週四 25/714:25MEL - JNB
1 stop25h 15mCathay Pacific
週日 4/811:20JNB - MEL
1 stop26h 55mCathay Pacific
Deal found 20/6$1,913
週日 28/723:45MEL - JNB
1 stop39h 55mCathay Pacific
週日 4/811:20JNB - MEL
1 stop26h 55mCathay Pacific
Deal found 20/6$1,952
週六 10/807:25MEL - JNB
1 stop32h 15mCathay Pacific
週日 18/811:20JNB - MEL
1 stop39h 55mCathay Pacific
Deal found 18/6$1,955
週三 31/723:45MEL - JNB
1 stop39h 55mCathay Pacific
週三 4/913:35JNB - MEL
2 stops37h 40mCathay Pacific
Deal found 19/6$1,959
週四 25/714:25MEL - JNB
1 stop25h 15mCathay Pacific
週二 6/811:20JNB - MEL
2 stops39h 15mCathay Pacific
Deal found 20/6$1,965

Cheap Emirates flights from Melbourne to South Africa

Explore cheap flight options specifically provided by Emirates for the route between Melbourne and South Africa. 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 601,528 searches. Data last updated 21 6月 2024.
Take a gander at the lowest prices we've found on Emirates flights from Melbourne to South Africa. Check back soon if you're not seeing flights that suit your needs.
週二 10/902:25MEL - JNB
2 stops26h 25mEmirates
週三 18/922:20JNB - MEL
2 stops26h 30mEmirates
Deal found 19/6$1,968
週二 12/1103:25MEL - CPT
2 stops41h 15mEmirates
週四 28/1113:40CPT - MEL
1 stop31h 45mEmirates
Deal found 20/6$1,977
週二 24/902:25MEL - JNB
2 stops26h 25mEmirates
週二 15/1022:20JNB - MEL
2 stops37h 15mEmirates
Deal found 20/6$1,979
週二 12/1103:25MEL - CPT
2 stops41h 15mEmirates
週四 28/1113:40CPT - MEL
1 stop31h 45mEmirates
Deal found 19/6$1,997
週三 31/715:50MEL - JNB
2 stops37h 00mEmirates
週三 4/919:10JNB - MEL
2 stops40h 25mEmirates
Deal found 19/6$2,019
週日 28/705:15MEL - JNB
1 stop23h 35mEmirates
週三 7/813:25JNB - MEL
2 stops46h 10mEmirates
Deal found 20/6$2,097
週三 7/805:15MEL - JNB
1 stop23h 35mEmirates
週三 4/919:10JNB - MEL
2 stops40h 25mEmirates
Deal found 20/6$2,112
週四 18/705:15MEL - JNB
1 stop23h 35mEmirates
週六 27/719:10JNB - MEL
2 stops29h 40mEmirates
Deal found 20/6$2,276
週五 20/905:15MEL - JNB
1 stop23h 35mEmirates
週一 21/1019:10JNB - MEL
1 stop26h 20mEmirates
Deal found 20/6$2,318

Cheap Melbourne to South Africa flights in June & July 2024

Find cheap flight options from Melbourne to South Africa specifically for the months of June and July 2024. Explore affordable fares based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 601,528 searches. Prices were last updated on 21 6月 2024.
The lowest fares we've come across on flights travelling from Melbourne to South Africa in June and July 2024. Check back in a little while for more flight options.
週二 30/712:05MEL - JNB
2 stops33h 00mMultiple Airlines
週二 6/811:20JNB - MEL
1 stop26h 55mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 20/6$1,800
週二 30/712:05MEL - JNB
2 stops33h 00mMultiple Airlines
週日 4/811:20JNB - MEL
1 stop26h 55mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 20/6$1,802
週日 28/715:50MEL - JNB
2 stops29h 15mMultiple Airlines
週三 7/814:30JNB - MEL
2 stops31h 45mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 20/6$1,868
週四 25/714:25MEL - JNB
1 stop25h 15mCathay Pacific
週二 6/811:20JNB - MEL
1 stop26h 55mCathay Pacific
Deal found 20/6$1,892
週三 17/710:20MEL - CPT
3 stops35h 25mMultiple Airlines
週三 24/714:35CPT - MEL
2 stops34h 45mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 19/6$1,896
週日 28/723:35MEL - JNB
1 stop38h 35mSingapore Airlines
週一 5/813:45JNB - MEL
1 stop32h 15mSingapore Airlines
Deal found 20/6$1,896
週五 19/715:50MEL - CPT
2 stops29h 55mMultiple Airlines
週五 26/714:35CPT - MEL
2 stops32h 55mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 20/6$1,911
週一 29/713:30MEL - CPT
2 stops32h 15mMultiple Airlines
週日 4/814:35CPT - MEL
3 stops32h 50mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 20/6$1,913
週四 25/714:25MEL - JNB
1 stop25h 15mCathay Pacific
週日 4/811:20JNB - MEL
1 stop26h 55mCathay Pacific
Deal found 20/6$1,913

Melbourne to South Africa 2024 flight deals

Discover exclusive flight deals for travel between Melbourne and South Africa in 2024. Find excellent offers based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 601,528 searches. Data last updated 21 6月 2024.
The lowest fares we've come across on flights travelling from Melbourne to South Africa in June and July 2024. Check back in a little while for more flight options.
週一 12/819:45MEL - JNB
1 stop17h 00mMultiple Airlines
週二 20/820:55JNB - MEL
1 stop17h 25mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 20/6$1,721
週二 30/712:05MEL - JNB
2 stops33h 00mMultiple Airlines
週二 6/811:20JNB - MEL
1 stop26h 55mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 20/6$1,800
週二 30/712:05MEL - JNB
2 stops33h 00mMultiple Airlines
週日 4/811:20JNB - MEL
1 stop26h 55mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 20/6$1,802
週三 13/1116:40MEL - CPT
2 stops25h 45mSingapore Airlines
週四 28/1110:40CPT - MEL
2 stops39h 10mSingapore Airlines
Deal found 20/6$1,835
週二 12/1100:35MEL - CPT
2 stops41h 50mSingapore Airlines
週三 27/1110:40CPT - MEL
2 stops36h 35mSingapore Airlines
Deal found 19/6$1,848
週二 12/1100:35MEL - CPT
1 stop41h 50mSingapore Airlines
週四 28/1110:40CPT - MEL
1 stop22h 30mSingapore Airlines
Deal found 20/6$1,850
週二 12/1100:35MEL - CPT
1 stop41h 50mMultiple Airlines
週三 27/1112:35CPT - MEL
1 stop25h 30mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 19/6$1,856
週一 12/810:20MEL - JNB
3 stops34h 45mMultiple Airlines
週二 20/814:30JNB - MEL
3 stops32h 55mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 20/6$1,860
週一 12/813:30MEL - CPT
2 stops32h 15mMultiple Airlines
週日 1/914:35CPT - MEL
3 stops32h 50mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 20/6$1,862

Melbourne to South Africa flights leaving soon

Find last-minute flight options from Melbourne to South Africa for spontaneous travel. Discover available flights and compare prices based on user searches. Secure great deals and offers for spontaneous trips with quick booking options. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 601,528 searches. Data last updated 21 6月 2024.
Consider one of these great deals we found on last-minute flights from Melbourne to South Africa. It's wise to confirm all flight details are correct before booking.
週二 25/623:30MEL - CPT
2 stops46h 15mMultiple Airlines
週一 12/814:35CPT - MEL
2 stops31h 40mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 20/6$2,048
週二 25/613:25MEL - CPT
3 stops32h 20mMultiple Airlines
週一 12/814:35CPT - MEL
2 stops31h 40mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 20/6$2,196
週四 27/623:30MEL - JNB
2 stops45h 35mMultiple Airlines
週四 25/708:20JNB - MEL
2 stops39h 10mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 19/6$2,522
週四 27/612:45MEL - JNB
3 stops43h 30mMultiple Airlines
週四 25/709:55JNB - MEL
3 stops39h 35mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 19/6$2,669
週四 27/612:45MEL - JNB
3 stops43h 30mMultiple Airlines
週四 25/713:35JNB - MEL
2 stops35h 55mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 19/6$2,690
週四 27/614:25MEL - JNB
2 stops37h 35mMultiple Airlines
週四 25/714:30JNB - MEL
2 stops31h 45mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 20/6$2,708
週四 27/612:45MEL - JNB
3 stops43h 30mMultiple Airlines
週四 25/709:55JNB - MEL
3 stops39h 35mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 20/6$2,735
週四 27/605:45MEL - JNB
2 stops45h 10mMultiple Airlines
週四 25/720:55JNB - MEL
1 stop24h 35mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 19/6$2,748
週四 27/612:45MEL - JNB
3 stops43h 30mMultiple Airlines
週四 25/713:35JNB - MEL
2 stops35h 55mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 20/6$2,808

One-way flights to South Africa from Melbourne

Search for one-way flight options from Melbourne to South Africa. 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 601,528 searches. Data last updated 21 6月 2024.
If you're seeking multiple options on one-way flights from Melbourne to South Africa, be sure to check out these deals, which are updated often. Those seeking round-trip flights from Melbourne to South Africa should utilise the search form at the top of the page.
週四 25/715:15MEL - JNB
1 stop25h 20mEtihad Airways
Deal found 19/6$1,127
週四 25/710:20MEL - JNB
2 stops34h 45mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 19/6$1,205
週六 14/1214:30MEL - JNB
2 stops31h 35mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 19/6$1,362
週五 13/1200:30MEL - JNB
2 stops45h 35mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 19/6$1,431
週五 13/1212:50MEL - JNB
3 stops44h 25mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 19/6$1,499
週六 14/1213:35MEL - JNB
3 stops39h 25mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 19/6$1,523
週四 12/1200:30MEL - JNB
2 stops27h 30mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 19/6$1,599
週四 12/1201:30MEL - JNB
3 stops28h 45mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 19/6$1,644
週三 24/702:25MEL - JNB
2 stops45h 50mEmirates
Deal found 19/6$1,661

Find flights from Melbourne to South Africa within your budget

Customise your flight search to find flights from Melbourne to South Africa 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 601,528 searches. Data last updated 21 6月 2024.

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$1,650 - $2,144

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MelbourneCape Town Intl

MEL - CPT

MELCPT

Melbourne

週二 13/8

2 stops29h 55m

Cape Town Intl

週六 31/8

2 stops31h 00m

$1,650

MelbourneCape Town Intl

MEL - CPT

MELCPT

Melbourne

週六 9/11

2 stops35h 25m

Cape Town Intl

週二 19/11

2 stops36h 35m

$1,664

MelbourneCape Town Intl

MEL - CPT

MELCPT

Melbourne

週六 10/8

2 stops32h 25m

Cape Town Intl

週日 1/9

3 stops32h 50m

$1,677

MelbourneJohannesburg OR Tambo

MEL - JNB

MELJNB

Melbourne

週四 25/7

1 stop25h 15m

Johannesburg OR Tambo

週二 6/8

1 stop26h 55m

$1,892

Melbourne AvalonJohannesburg OR Tambo

AVV - JNB

AVVJNB

Melbourne Avalon

週五 9/8

1 stop27h 20m

Johannesburg OR Tambo

週四 22/8

1 stop20h 55m

$1,904

MelbourneJohannesburg OR Tambo

MEL - JNB

MELJNB

Melbourne

週二 10/9

2 stops26h 25m

Johannesburg OR Tambo

週三 18/9

2 stops26h 30m

$1,968

MelbourneJohannesburg OR Tambo

MEL - JNB

MELJNB

Melbourne

週三 25/9

1 stop43h 25m

Johannesburg OR Tambo

週三 16/10

2 stops47h 20m

$1,973

MelbourneCape Town Intl

MEL - CPT

MELCPT

Melbourne

週六 9/11

1 stop27h 25m

Cape Town Intl

週二 19/11

1 stop25h 30m

$1,988

MelbourneJohannesburg OR Tambo

MEL - JNB

MELJNB

Melbourne

週五 9/8

2 stops34h 35m

Johannesburg OR Tambo

週四 22/8

2 stops22h 20m

$2,144

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Deals found on 20/6

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Best time to book a flight from Melbourne to South Africa

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Reviews of airlines servicing South Africa

Get insights into the airlines that provide service to South Africa. 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 South Africa. Reviews last updated 21 6月 2024.
Read reviews from past customers who have flown Cathay Pacific, Emirates and Etihad Airways from Melbourne to South Africa. You can also see how each airline stacks up in terms of entertainment options, comfort, food, crew/service, and boarding process.
8.3
Very Good
1,400 reviews

Comfort

8.1

Entertainment

8.1

Food

7.8

Overall

8.3

Boarding

8.4

Crew

8.7

Reviews

1 / 10

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

8.3
Very Good
1,400 reviews
8.3
Very Good
1,400 reviews

Comfort

8.1

Entertainment

8.1

Food

7.8

Overall

8.3

Boarding

8.4

Crew

8.7

Reviews

1 / 10

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

8.1
Very Good
3,844 reviews
8.3
Very Good
1,400 reviews

Comfort

8.1

Entertainment

8.1

Food

7.8

Overall

8.3

Boarding

8.4

Crew

8.7

Reviews

1 / 10

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

7.8
Good
1,004 reviews
8.3
Very Good
1,400 reviews

Comfort

8.1

Entertainment

8.1

Food

7.8

Overall

8.3

Boarding

8.4

Crew

8.7

Reviews

1 / 10

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

7.7
Good
4,267 reviews
8.3
Very Good
1,400 reviews

Comfort

8.1

Entertainment

8.1

Food

7.8

Overall

8.3

Boarding

8.4

Crew

8.7

Reviews

1 / 10

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

7.6
Good
915 reviews
8.3
Very Good
1,400 reviews

Comfort

8.1

Entertainment

8.1

Food

7.8

Overall

8.3

Boarding

8.4

Crew

8.7

Reviews

1 / 10

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

Related info for your journey

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  • Can I find flights from Melbourne to South Africa for under $1,700 on Cheapflights?

    Yes, there are multiple flights from Melbourne to South Africa for under $1,700. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $1,650, but on average you can expect to pay $1,736.

  • Are there last-minute flights available from Melbourne to South Africa for under $2,100?

    There are currently 20+ open flights from Melbourne to South Africa within the next 7 days for less than $2,100.

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

    The cheapest airline one-way is Etihad Airways, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as $1,127. However, be on the lookout for offers from Emirates and Singapore Airlines, as they are both options that can get you from Melbourne to South Africa for a low price.

  • What are the most popular routes from Melbourne to South Africa?

  • What does MEL to JNB mean?

    MEL stands for Melbourne Airport, while JNB stands for Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport. These codes are often called IATA codes, a set of identifiers established by IATA (International Air Transport Association) that is widely used by airlines and the aviation industry. Cape Town Intl Airport (CPT), Durban King Shaka Intl Airport (DUR), Port Elizabeth Airport (PLZ), George Airport (GRJ), Johannesburg Lanseria Airport (HLA) are some additional IATA codes for airports related to your trip.

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

    The amount of baggage you can bring on your Melbourne to South Africa 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 Melbourne to South Africa with specific airlines?

    Yes, Cheapflights allows you to browse and filter Melbourne to South Africa 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 Melbourne to South Africa that include hotel bookings?

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

  • How can I find direct flights from Melbourne to South Africa?

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

  • Can I find deals for business class flights from Melbourne to South Africa?

    Yes. Cheapflights offers flight deals from Melbourne to South Africa 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 Melbourne to South Africa that allow pets onboard?

    Many airlines flying from Melbourne to South Africa 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 Melbourne to South Africa?

    Yes, you can often find last-minute deals on Melbourne to South Africa 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 Melbourne to South Africa flight deals updated?

    The Melbourne to South Africa flight deals you see on this page were last updated on 20/6.

  • What are the most popular airlines that fly from Melbourne to South Africa?

  • What is the cheapest month to book a flight from Melbourne to South Africa?

    Currently, February is the cheapest month in which you can book a flight from Melbourne to South Africa (average of $1,110). Flying from Melbourne to South Africa in December is currently the most expensive (average of $1,736). 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 8 airlines flying from Melbourne to South Africa

Discover the top 8 airlines that operate flights from Melbourne to South Africa. Compare their services, reliability, and customer satisfaction ratings to choose the airline that best suits your travel preferences and needs. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 601,528 searches. Data last updated 21 6月 2024.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-time
Singapore AirlinesCheapest$1,299Average$1,968FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time81%
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Etihad AirwaysCheapest$1,438Average$1,801FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time75%
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Cathay PacificCheapest$1,441Average$2,328FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time72%
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Virgin AustraliaCheapest$1,480Average$2,828FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time80%
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EmiratesCheapest$1,689Average$2,304FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time75%
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Qatar AirwaysCheapest$1,706Average$2,388FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time68%
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Qantas AirwaysCheapest$1,722Average$2,403FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time74%
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Ethiopian AirCheapest$2,126Average$2,422FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time72%
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