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How to find the cheapest flight from
South Africa to Australia

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

Travellers have found it’s best to book a flight 61 days in advance to save up to 9% 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 61 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 South Africa to Australia 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as R16 098, or R17 008 for flights within the next 24 hours.

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

The best pricing can be found in the month of August. Prices to Australia from South Africa average R14 839. You can even find prices in August for less than R14 839, as users have found deals to Australia from as low as R11 733. The month of December appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Australia from South Africa. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 20%.

Cheap flights from South Africa to Australia in January, February 2021

8 Feb - 11 Feb
R47 583pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Emirates
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
8 Feb - 11 Feb
R54 571pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
24 Feb - 31 Mar
R62 059pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

South Africa to Australia 2021 flight deals

23 Nov - 18 Dec
R13 855pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Cathay Pacific
 
1 STOP
PER
Perth
PER
Perth
Cathay Pacific
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
21 Nov - 16 Dec
R14 188pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
PER
Perth
PER
Perth
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
1 Oct - 25 Oct
R14 219pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Cathay Pacific
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Cathay Pacific
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

Direct flights to Australia from South Africa

13 Apr - 19 Apr
R37 275pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
South African
Direct
PER
Perth
PER
Perth
South African
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
18 Jun - 30 Jun
R38 730pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
South African
Direct
PER
Perth
PER
Perth
South African
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
3 Apr - 10 Apr
R38 836pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
South African
Direct
PER
Perth
PER
Perth
South African
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

One-way flights to Australia from South Africa

17:05 - 8:15
South African
Direct
9h 10m
JNB - PER
South African
R22 935
DreamWorldTravel
15:15 - 2:30
Qatar Airways
1 stop
27h 15m
CPT - SYD
Qatar Airways
R40 868
Travel2Be
14:50 - 18:30
Emirates
1 stop
42h 40m
JNB - SYD
Emirates
R55 936

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Flight FAQs

From South Africa to Australia

Can I find flights from South Africa to Australia for under R15 159 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from South Africa to Australia for under R15 159. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Cathay Pacific for just R14 522, but on average you can expect to pay R22 798.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from South Africa to Australia 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. Some of the new policies that have been implemented to accommodate travellers flying from South Africa to Australia are improved sanitation, HEPA filters, mask requirements, socially-distanced seating (for a limited time), and pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms. Policies will vary by airline.

Which airlines flying from South Africa to Australia have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

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

Are there direct flights from South Africa to Australia for under R37 896 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 4 direct flights from South Africa to Australia under R37 896. A good price for a direct flight from South Africa to Australia is less than R38 609.

How popular is this flight route?

The South Africa to Australia flight path was viewed by 1 036 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 South Africa to Australia?

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

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

While some choose either Johannesburg OR Tambo - Perth or Johannesburg OR Tambo - Melbourne, Johannesburg OR Tambo - Sydney Kingsford Smith is the most popular route from South Africa to Australia.

What are the cheapest flights from South Africa to Australia?

Looking for the cheapest flight from South Africa to Australia? While on average our users pay R22 933, our data indicates the cheapest price to be R7 757. The most popular route (Johannesburg OR Tambo - Sydney Kingsford Smith), is priced around R29 135.

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

For as low as R37 275, South African can have you in Australia from South Africa in 9h 10m. 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 South Africa to Australia return?

According to our current data, Cathay Pacific (R14 522), Singapore Airlines (R22 405), and Qatar Airways (R26 028) offers the cheapest pricing from South Africa to Australia.

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

For one-way options, check prices for South African. According to our data, you can fly for as low as R22 935. Users have also found prices from R26 346 and R55 678 on South African and Qatar Airways, respectively.

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Today's exchange rate
R1 = $0,09
Flight duration
10h 12m

Airports servicing

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Durban (DUR)
East London (ELS)
George (GRJ)
Sabi Sabi (GSS)

Top 9 airlines flying from South Africa to Australia

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Air Mauritius
R699 R913 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 R1 022 No cancel fee 75%
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Qatar Airways
R442 R1 026 No cancel fee 68%
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Emirates
R825 R1 074 No cancel fee 75%
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Singapore Airlines
R637 R1 091 No cancel fee 81%
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Cathay Pacific
R883 R1 106 No cancel fee 72%
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Qantas Airways
R711 R1 134 No cancel fee 74%
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South African
R750 R1 236 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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