Cheap flights from Johannesburg to Melbourne

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How to find the cheapest flight from
Johannesburg (JNB) to Melbourne (MEL)

All the information you need to plan the best JNB to MEL flight in 2022: compare Johannesburg to Melbourne flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Melbourne.
JNB - MEL
Price
R950 - R1 457
MEL
Temperature
8 - 20 °C
MEL
Rainfall
30 - 60 mm

Popular in

July

High demand for flights, 20% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 18% potential price drop

Round-trip from

R15 772

From Johannesburg to Melbourne

One-way from

R10 841

One-way flight from Johannesburg to Melbourne

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
When is the cheapest time to fly from Johannesburg to Melbourne Airport (JNB - MEL)?

It’s typically best to fly out from Johannesburg to Melbourne Airport in the morning. Doing so could potentially save you 25% on the flight price compared to flying in the afternoon, which is usually more expensive.

What is the cheapest day to fly return from Johannesburg to Melbourne Airport?

Flying to your destination on a Friday can be more expensive, but this shouldn’t discourage you from finding affordable options to get to Melbourne Airport. Check prices with Cheapflights to find a great deal for your trip.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Johannesburg to Melbourne Airport?

The best pricing can be found in the month of August. Prices to Melbourne Airport from Johannesburg average R19 331. You can even find prices in August for less than R19 331, as users have found deals to Melbourne Airport from as low as R14 876. The month of July appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Melbourne Airport from Johannesburg. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 25%.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Johannesburg to Melbourne Airport?

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 48 days in advance, which can save you up to 28% on flights from Johannesburg to Melbourne Airport compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 48 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 R22 197. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from R24 787.

Cheap flights from Johannesburg to Melbourne in August, September 2022

The best prices found for JNB to MEL flights in August, September
18 Sep - 5 Oct
R21 550pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
22 Sep - 23 Mar
R21 716pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Etihad Airways
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Etihad Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
22 Sep - 23 Mar
R21 832pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Etihad Airways
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Etihad Airways
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

Johannesburg to Melbourne 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Melbourne from Johannesburg found for this year
23 Nov - 30 Nov
R16 088pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
30 Dec - 13 Jan
R17 814pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
4 Nov - 17 Jan
R17 831pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Singapore Airlines
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Singapore Airlines
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

Cheap Singapore Airlines flights from Johannesburg to Melbourne

4 Nov - 17 Jan
R17 831pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Singapore Airlines
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Singapore Airlines
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
7 Nov - 28 May
R18 113pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Singapore Airlines
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Singapore Airlines
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
4 Nov - 20 Jan
R18 479pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Singapore Airlines
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Singapore Airlines
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

Cheap Etihad Airways flights from Johannesburg to Melbourne

7 Nov - 18 Jan
R18 495pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Etihad Airways
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Etihad Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
23 Nov - 30 Nov
R18 927pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Etihad Airways
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Etihad Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
26 Nov - 3 Dec
R19 259pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Etihad Airways
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Etihad Airways
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

Last-minute flights from Johannesburg to Melbourne

Late deals on return flights to Melbourne from Johannesburg, departing today and this week
15 Aug - 20 Nov
R23 891pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Etihad Airways
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Etihad Airways
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
15 Aug - 21 Nov
R30 532pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
15 Aug - 21 Nov
R30 831pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Emirates
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Emirates
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

One-way flights to Melbourne from Johannesburg

The cheapest one-way flights from Johannesburg to Melbourne
18:00 - 17:45
Qantas Airways
1 stop
15h 45m
JNB - MEL
Qantas Airways
R10 841
5:15 - 4:50
Etihad Airways
2 stops
38h 35m
JNB - MEL
Etihad Airways
R11 472
Bookingwiz.co.th
3:00 - 18:05
Qatar Airways
1 stop
30h 05m
JNB - MEL
Qatar Airways
R14 428
qatarairways.com

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Flight FAQs

From Johannesburg to Melbourne

Which airlines flying from Johannesburg to Melbourne have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like Qatar Airways, Singapore Airlines, and Qantas Airways flying from Johannesburg to Melbourne have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

Can I find flights from Johannesburg to Melbourne Airport for under R16 100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Johannesburg to Melbourne Airport for under R16 100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Qatar Airways for just R16 088, but on average you can expect to pay R18 479.

Are there last-minute flights available from Johannesburg to Melbourne Airport for under R23 900?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Johannesburg to Melbourne Airport within the next 7 days for less than R23 900.

How popular is this Johannesburg to Melbourne Airport flight route?

This flight path from Johannesburg to Melbourne was viewed by 4 249 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 flying from Johannesburg to Melbourne Airport round-trip?

Cheapflights users have booked flights from Johannesburg to Melbourne Airport round-trip from R16 088. Other airlines that can offer you cheap pricing are Singapore Airlines, from R17 831, and Etihad Airways, from R18 495. These flights start at 16% lower than the current average price 3 months from now.

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

R8 683 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 Etihad Airways and Qantas Airways, with prices starting from R9 264 and R10 841, respectively.

What are the cheapest flights from Johannesburg to Melbourne Airport?

The cheapest flight price from Johannesburg to Melbourne Airport is R9 552. On average you can expect to pay R31 807. The most popular route, (Johannesburg OR Tambo - Melbourne), can usually be booked for R15 656.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Johannesburg to Melbourne Airport?

Emirates, Etihad Airways and KLM are the most popular airlines when flying from Johannesburg to Melbourne Airport.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Melbourne (MEL)

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Melbourne from Johannesburg?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Johannesburg to Melbourne

Most visitors from Johannesburg can enter Melbourne without restrictions.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Johannesburg are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering Melbourne.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Johannesburg are not required to quarantine after entering Melbourne.

Do I need a test to fly back to Johannesburg from Melbourne?

Returning to Johannesburg from Melbourne

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Melbourne are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering Johannesburg.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Melbourne are not required to quarantine after entering Johannesburg.

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Alternative routes for Johannesburg to Melbourne

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.

Top 7 airlines flying from Johannesburg to Melbourne

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Johannesburg to Melbourne 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
South African
R12 448 R20 388 No cancel fee 78%
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Qatar Airways
R14 788 R17 408 No cancel fee 68%
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Emirates
R15 299 R21 496 No cancel fee 75%
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Etihad Airways
R15 492 R20 019 No cancel fee 75%
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Qantas Airways
R15 525 R20 783 No cancel fee 74%
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Singapore Airlines
R16 412 R19 918 No cancel fee 81%
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KLM
R21 625 R24 329 No cancel fee 75%
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