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Johannesburg (JNB) to Australia

All the information you need to plan the best JNB to SYD flight in 2021: compare Johannesburg to Australia flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Australia.
How far in advance should I book a flight from Johannesburg to Australia?

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 61 days in advance, which can save you up to 10% on flights from Johannesburg to Australia compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 61 days out may not be for everyone, so we have options available for flights within the next two weeks, with the lowest price starting at R15 538. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from R16 415.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Johannesburg to Australia?

August is one of the best times of the year to fly to Australia from Johannesburg. Prices for August average R14 322 per person but you can even find prices for as low as R11 324. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December. Opting for a August flight can save you 20% on your journey compared to booking in August

Johannesburg to Australia 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Australia from Johannesburg found for this year
1 Sep - 2 Dec
R24 550pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Malaysia Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Malaysia Airlines
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
28 Nov - 2 Jan
R29 159pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
BNE
Brisbane
BNE
Brisbane
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
28 Nov - 2 Jan
R30 256pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Singapore Airlines
   
2 STOPS
BNE
Brisbane
BNE
Brisbane
Singapore Airlines
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

One-way flights to Australia from Johannesburg

The cheapest one-way flights from Johannesburg to Australia
9:50 - 16:15
Qatar Airways
2 stops
45h 25m
JNB - MEL
Qatar Airways
R13 519
Vayama
17:10 - 11:55
British Airways
2 stops
34h 45m
JNB - MEL
British Airways
R26 643
Expedia
9:45 - 1:10
Singapore Airlines
1 stop
33h 25m
JNB - PER
Singapore Airlines
R57 059
DreamWorldTravel

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Flight FAQs

From Johannesburg to Australia

What airport do you fly from for flights from Johannesburg to Australia?

Johannesburg OR Tambo (JNB), located 20,7 km from the city centre, is the airport you fly out of when you book flights from Johannesburg to Australia.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from Johannesburg OR Tambo to Australia to control the spread of COVID-19?

Airlines globally have implemented additional safety measures to accommodate you. Etihad Airways is one of them. Airline carriers are regularly disinfecting and sanitising their aircraft. Masks are provided and are mandatory while on board. Pre-flight testing for symptoms and antibodies, alongside socially-distanced seating (for a limited time) will work towards keeping travellers safer while flying from Johannesburg OR Tambo to Australia. Policies will vary by airline.

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

Some of the carriers operating flights from Johannesburg OR Tambo to Australia that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are Qantas Airways, South African, and Emirates. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

Can I find flights from Johannesburg to Australia for under R23 409 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Johannesburg to Australia for under R23 409. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Qantas Airways for just R23 277, but on average you can expect to pay R26 876.

Are there direct flights from Johannesburg to Australia for under R23 409 on Cheapflights?

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

How popular is this flight route?

This flight path from Johannesburg OR Tambo to Australia was viewed by 8 742 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 Johannesburg to Australia?

The most popular airlines flying from Johannesburg to Australia are Air China, Cathay Pacific and Emirates. Something to consider prior to booking your flight.

What are the most popular routes from Johannesburg to Australia?

The most popular route from Johannesburg to Australia is Johannesburg OR Tambo - Sydney Kingsford Smith. You may also consider Johannesburg OR Tambo - Brisbane or Johannesburg OR Tambo - Perth.

What are the cheapest flights from Johannesburg to Australia?

The cheapest flight price from Johannesburg to Australia is R7 486. On average you can expect to pay R22 456. The most popular route, (Johannesburg OR Tambo - Sydney Kingsford Smith), can usually be booked for R31 866.

How long does is the flight from Johannesburg to Australia?

For as low as R23 277, Qantas Airways can have you in Australia from Johannesburg in 16h. When browsing for deals, the options you’ll see will be for both direct flights and flights with stops.

What are the cheapest airlines to flying from Johannesburg to Australia return?

According to our current data, Qantas Airways (R23 277), Malaysia Airlines (R24 550), and Emirates (R25 764) offers the cheapest pricing from Johannesburg to Australia.

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

R13 519 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from Qatar Airways. You may also be able to find cheap deals on British Airways and Etihad Airways, with prices starting from R26 642 and R27 549, respectively.

Destination points for flights from Johannesburg to Australia

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Airports servicing Johannesburg

Top 9 airlines flying from Johannesburg to Australia

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Johannesburg to Australia 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
Air Mauritius
R737 R928 No cancel fee 82%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Air Mauritius. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

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Etihad Airways
R728 R940 No cancel fee 75%
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Qatar Airways
R734 R971 No cancel fee 68%
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Singapore Airlines
R637 R973 No cancel fee 81%
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Emirates
R825 R1 029 No cancel fee 75%
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Cathay Pacific
R888 R1 041 No cancel fee 72%
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Qantas Airways
R711 R1 139 No cancel fee 74%
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South African
R750 R1 227 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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Lufthansa
R11 679 R20 232 No cancel fee 76%
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