Cheap flights from OR Tambo to Melbourne

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The best prices from Johannesburg OR Tambo to Melbourne are usually found in August or May, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Monday and return on a Tuesday

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

All the information you need to plan the best JNB to MEL flight in 2021: compare OR Tambo to Melbourne flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Melbourne.
JNB - MEL
Price
R901 - R1 204
MEL
Temperature
8 - 20 °C
MEL
Precipitation
30 - 60 mm

Popular in

January

High demand for flights, 18% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 9% potential price drop

Round-trip from

R13 300

From Johannesburg OR Tambo to Melbourne

One-way from

R11 056

One-way flight from Johannesburg OR Tambo to Melbourne

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
How far in advance should I book a flight from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport 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 61 days in advance, which can save you up to 16% on flights from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to Melbourne Airport 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 R17 227. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from R17 227.

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

The best pricing can be found in the month of August. Prices to Melbourne Airport from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport average R14 646. You can even find prices in August for less than R14 646, as users have found deals to Melbourne Airport from as low as R11 145. The month of January appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Melbourne Airport from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 21%.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to Melbourne Airport (JNB - MEL)?

It’s typically best to fly out from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport 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.

Cheap flights from OR Tambo to Melbourne in October, November 2021

The best prices found for JNB to MEL flights in October, November
17 Nov - 24 Nov
R15 603pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
13 Nov - 20 Nov
R16 592pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
17 Nov - 24 Nov
R16 695pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

Johannesburg OR Tambo to Melbourne 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Melbourne from OR Tambo found for this year
21 Dec - 29 Jan
R15 440pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
17 Nov - 24 Nov
R15 603pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
13 Nov - 20 Nov
R16 592pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

One-way flights to Melbourne from Johannesburg OR Tambo

The cheapest one-way flights from OR Tambo to Melbourne
3:00 - 13:20
Qatar Airways
1 stop
25h 20m
JNB - MEL
Qatar Airways
R11 056
Travel2Be
16:45 - 16:05
Etihad Airways
2 stops
38h 20m
JNB - MEL
Etihad Airways
R11 337
8:25 - 14:35
Emirates
2 stops
45h 10m
JNB - MEL
Emirates
R11 912

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Flight FAQs

From OR Tambo to Melbourne

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

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

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

New policies can now be found on Etihad Airways to help keep travellers safe while flying. New policies for travellers booking flights from Johannesburg OR Tambo to Melbourne include masks being provided and required on board, daily cleaning and sanitisation, use of HEPA filters, pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms, and socially-distanced seating (for a limited time). Keep in mind that policies will vary by airline.

Can I find flights from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to Melbourne Airport for under R15 500 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to Melbourne Airport for under R15 500. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Qatar Airways for just R15 440, but on average you can expect to pay R16 813.

How popular is this Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to Melbourne Airport flight route?

This flight path from Johannesburg OR Tambo 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 OR Tambo Airport to Melbourne Airport return?

Qatar Airways, at R15 440, was found to be the cheapest airline from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to Melbourne Airport.Alternate airlines flying return to your destination include Emirates and Singapore Airlines.

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

For one-way options, check prices for Emirates. According to our data, you can fly for as low as R8 444. Users have also found prices from R8 473 and R10 510 on Emirates and Qatar Airways, respectively.

What are the cheapest flights from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to Melbourne Airport?

While on average a flight from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to Melbourne Airport is generally R24 663, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is R8 418. When looking at the most popular route, (Johannesburg OR Tambo - Melbourne), you can expect to pay R15 130 for that flight.

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

Before booking your flight from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to Melbourne Airport, check out the most popular airlines for this route: Cathay Pacific, Emirates or Etihad Airways.

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COVID Restrictions

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Do I need a COVID test to fly to Melbourne from OR Tambo?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Johannesburg OR Tambo to Melbourne

Most visitors from Johannesburg OR Tambo will not be allowed to enter Melbourne.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Johannesburg OR Tambo must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Melbourne.

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

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Travel Authorization Form - Travelers who are not in an exempt category may request an individual exemption to Australia's travel restrictions using this form.


Do I need a test to fly back to OR Tambo from Melbourne?

Returning to Johannesburg OR Tambo from Melbourne

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Melbourne must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Johannesburg OR Tambo.

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

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Destination information for Melbourne

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from OR Tambo to Melbourne.
Today's exchange rate
R1 = $0,10
Average temperature for October in Melbourne
19.0 °C
Avg rainfall for October in Melbourne
48.0 mm

Airports servicing Johannesburg

Airports servicing Melbourne

Top 7 airlines flying from Johannesburg OR Tambo to Melbourne

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from OR Tambo 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
Qatar Airways
R10 834 R14 470 No cancel fee 68%
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South African
R11 067 R18 127 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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Singapore Airlines
R11 302 R14 129 No cancel fee 81%
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Etihad Airways
R11 399 R13 812 No cancel fee 75%
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Qantas Airways
R12 601 R16 991 No cancel fee 74%
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Cathay Pacific
R13 160 R15 035 No cancel fee 72%
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Emirates
R13 318 R16 535 No cancel fee 75%
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