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Flights to Italy in 2022

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
Popular inAugustHigh demand for flights, 6% potential price rise
Cheapest inMarchBest time to find cheap flights, 2% potential price drop
Average priceR8 805Average for round-trip flights in May 2022
Round-trip fromR6 925From Johannesburg to Italy
One-way fromR161One-way flight from Johannesburg to Italy

Cheap flights to Italy in May, June 2022

The best prices found for FCO flights for May, June
9 Jun - 16 Jun
R7 439pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
FCO
Rome Fiumicino
FCO
Rome Fiumicino
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
24 May - 31 May
R7 503pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
MXP
Milan Malpensa
MXP
Milan Malpensa
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
24 May - 4 Jun
R7 519pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
MXP
Milan Malpensa
MXP
Milan Malpensa
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

Italy 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Italy found for this year
10 Nov - 18 Nov
R7 134pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
SWISS
 
1 STOP
MXP
Milan Malpensa
MXP
Milan Malpensa
SWISS
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
9 Jun - 16 Jun
R7 439pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
FCO
Rome Fiumicino
FCO
Rome Fiumicino
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
17 Aug - 24 Aug
R7 439pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
MXP
Milan Malpensa
MXP
Milan Malpensa
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

Last minute flights to Italy

Late deals on return flights to Italy, departing today and this week
20 May - 27 May
R7 584pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
FCO
Rome Fiumicino
FCO
Rome Fiumicino
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
19 May - 28 May
R7 905pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
FCO
Rome Fiumicino
FCO
Rome Fiumicino
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
19 May - 28 May
R7 969pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
FCO
Rome Fiumicino
FCO
Rome Fiumicino
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Italy

Can I fly to Italy from South Africa right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions from South Africa to Italy

Most visitors from South Africa need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Italy.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from South Africa must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 48 hours for Antigen (quick-test) before departing to Italy.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from South Africa are not required to quarantine after entering Italy.

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COVID-19 Green Certificate - Mandatory to access the inpatient departments of hospitals and nursing homes as visitors. It is useful for staying as carers for non-Covid-19 patients in emergency rooms, health, and social health facilities.


Can I fly back to South Africa from Italy?

Returning to South Africa from Italy

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Italy must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 24 hours for Antigen (quick-test) before departing to South Africa.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Italy are not required to quarantine after entering South Africa.

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Cheapest prices for Italy flights by month

The cheapest ticket to Italy found for each month in 2022 based on historical flight searches by Cheapflights users.
January
R8 499
February
R8 548
March
R8 580
April
R10 347
May
R8 499
June
R8 789
July
R8 885
August
R8 853
September
R9 062
October
R7 985
November
R8 258
December
R9 480

When is the best time to fly to Italy?

Average Rome flight ticket prices and weather conditions for 2022 and 2023 by month.
ZA1 - ROM
Price
R7 101 - R9 679
ROM
Temperature
13 - 32 °C
ROM
Rainfall
6 - 49 mm

Peak season:

Millions of tourists take cheap flights annually to experience ‘la dolce vita,’ a.k.a. The good life of Italy. High season for Italy’s beach resorts run between June and September, but the cities experience peak season from April through October annually. You’ll have to be prepared to fork out more for flight tickets if you’re aiming at visiting Italy during the peak season, and you’ll also have to bear with the crowds and increased entertainment and accommodation rates.

Off season:

Generally speaking, November through March is Italy’s low tourism season. A lot of attractions operate on shorter winter hours during this time, and some beach resorts become deserted, but it can still be a perfect time to find the cheapest flights to Italy. If you’re able to travel to Italy during their winter, try heading Deep South (somewhere like Sicily) where the temperatures remain pleasant year-round.

When is the best time to book a flight to Italy?

Spring and autumn are great shoulder seasons for finding cheap flight deals to Italy. You should be able to find a cheap flight to Italy during the months of April and May or September and October, but starting your search for cheap flights a month in advance will be your best shot at securing the best deal.

Which day is cheapest to fly to Italy?

The cheapest day to fly to Italy is usually Wednesday. At the moment, Saturday is the most expensive.

What time of day is cheapest to fly to Italy?

Italy flights can be made cheaper if you choose a flight in the afternoon. Booking a flight in the evening will likely mean higher prices.

Where are the most popular flight destinations in Italy?

According to our users, the most popular flight destination in Italy is Rome, followed by Milan, Venice, Florence and Naples.

The fantastic food, the captivating countryside, the excellent wine, and the rich history; Italy features all the great reasons why one would want to travel, and you’re bound to fall in love with it every time you visit the romantic country. From the vineyards of Tuscany to the wonder of Florence, the antiquity found in the streets of Rome to the romantic Venice canals, Italy is irresistible for all of these reasons and so much more. With so much to do and see, it might take a few repeat visits to complete the Italian experience!

How long is the flight to Italy?

Johannesburg to Rome            13 hours, 25 minutes
Johannesburg to Milan            13 hours

Which airlines operate flights to Italy?

International flights from South Africa to Italy are serviced by two major port cities: Rome and Milan. The cheapest flights to Italy are often stopover flights and are operated by airlines such as Etihad Airways, Royal Air Maroc, South African Airlines, and Kiwi Intl Airlines. Italy is a popular holiday destination, which is why there are a lot of carriers offering very competitive packages on flights to and from Italy. Be sure to compare deals based on a few different days and times to help you secure the best deal.

How to get from the airport to the city center?

Rome

Upon your arrival at Rome Fiumicino Airport, you’ll have to make your way 26 kilometers towards the city center. One of the cheapest and easiest ways of getting into the heart of town from the airport is via the Leonardo Express train, which departs every 30 minutes from the airport. You may also use one of the metered taxis parked outside of the arrival terminals at the airport.

Milan

If you’re arriving in Italy via the Milan Malpensa Airport and need to get to the city center, you’re going to have to travel 49 kilometers to reach downtown Milan. The Malpensa Express train departs from the airport every 30 minutes and will get you to the city within half-an-hour. Alternatively, you can also make use of one of the private cabs found outside of the arrival terminals.

Alternative, similarly priced destinations

See alternative destinations where airfare is generally forecast to be close to Italy flight prices.

Popular regions to fly to in Italy

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