Cheap flights from Cape Town to Melbourne

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Cape Town (CPT) to Melbourne (MEL)

All the information you need to plan the best CPT to MEL flight in 2022: compare Cape Town to Melbourne flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Melbourne.
CPT - ME1
Price
R973 - R1 130
ME1
Temperature
8 - 20 °C
ME1
Precipitation
30 - 60 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 8% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 6% potential price drop

Round-trip from

R14 817

From Cape Town Intl to Melbourne

One-way from

R9 350

One-way flight from Cape Town Intl 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 Cape Town to Melbourne?

To save up to 3% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 38 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from Cape Town to Melbourne from R16 477 1-2 weeks out and tickets from R17 071 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

What is the cheapest day to fly return from Cape Town to Melbourne?

Saturday flights are generally found to be more expensive for flights from Cape Town to Melbourne. This shouldn’t discourage you from searching, as you can still find great deals by being flexible with your options. Use our search form to find deals on tickets to Melbourne.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Cape Town to Melbourne?

The best pricing can be found in the month of August. Prices to Melbourne from Cape Town average R15 763. You can even find prices in August for less than R15 763, as users have found deals to Melbourne from as low as R12 198. The month of December appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Melbourne from Cape Town. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 9%.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Cape Town to Melbourne (CPT - ME1)?

When flying from Cape Town to Melbourne, the time of day you fly usually plays a role in the price. Save by searching for a flight in the morning, which can drop the price by up to 48% versus a flight in the evening.

Cheap flights from Cape Town to Melbourne in January, February 2022

The best prices found for CPT to MEL flights in January, February
8 Feb - 15 Feb
R51 502pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
6 Feb - 14 Feb
R51 609pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
8 Feb - 14 Feb
R51 883pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl

Cape Town Intl to Melbourne 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Melbourne from Cape Town found for this year
15 Mar - 30 Apr
R15 244pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Singapore Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Singapore Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
24 Mar - 8 May
R15 442pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
25 Mar - 7 May
R15 502pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl

One-way flights to Melbourne from Cape Town

The cheapest one-way flights from Cape Town to Melbourne
6:40 - 17:25
Singapore Airlines
2 stops
25h 45m
CPT - MEL
Singapore Airlines
R9 350
Schipholtickets
14:10 - 13:20
Qatar Airways
1 stop
38h 10m
CPT - MEL
Qatar Airways
R15 228
13:25 - 1:10
Emirates
2 stops
50h 45m
CPT - MEL
Emirates
R36 426

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">Cape Town</span> to <span class="emphasized">Melbourne</span> flights.

Flight FAQs

From Cape Town to Melbourne

What airport do you fly from for flights from Cape Town to Melbourne?

Located just 15,6 km from the city centre, Cape Town Intl is the airport most travellers will use when flying to Melbourne from Cape Town. Booking flights from Cape Town Intl (CPT) to Melbourne should be relatively easy as there are 0 daily outbound flights to Melbourne from 6 different airlines.

Which airlines flying from Cape Town Intl to Melbourne have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like Emirates, Cathay Pacific, and Singapore Airlines flying from Cape Town Intl to Melbourne have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

Can I find flights from Cape Town to Melbourne for under R15 300 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Cape Town to Melbourne for under R15 300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Singapore Airlines for just R15 244, but on average you can expect to pay R16 447.

How popular is this Cape Town to Melbourne flight route?

Flights from Cape Town Intl to Melbourne have been viewed 1 523 times in the past calendar month.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Cape Town to Melbourne round-trip?

According to our current data, Singapore Airlines (R15 244), Qatar Airways (R15 442), and Emirates (R17 543) offers the cheapest pricing from Cape Town to Melbourne. Singapore Airlines is currently priced 3% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Cape Town to Melbourne one-way?

For one-way options, check prices for Qatar Airways. According to our data, you can fly for as low as R8 909. Users have also found prices from R9 350 and R10 995 on Singapore Airlines and Emirates, respectively.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Cape Town to Melbourne?

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

What are the cheapest flights from Cape Town to Melbourne?

While on average a flight from Cape Town to Melbourne is generally R37 922, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is R21 735. When looking at the most popular route, (Cape Town Intl - Melbourne), you can expect to pay R15 442 for that flight.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Melbourne, Australia

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Melbourne from Cape Town?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Cape Town Intl to Melbourne

Most visitors from Cape Town Intl will not be allowed to enter Melbourne.

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

Documents
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 Cape Town from Melbourne?

Returning to Cape Town Intl from Melbourne

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

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Melbourne are not required to quarantine after entering Cape Town Intl.

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Destination information for Melbourne

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Cape Town to Melbourne.
Today's exchange rate
R1 = $0,10
Average temperature for January in Melbourne
22.0 °C
Avg rainfall for January in Melbourne
28.0 mm

Airports servicing Cape Town

Airports servicing Melbourne

Avalon (AVV)
Melbourne Essendon (MEB)

Top 6 airlines flying from Cape Town Intl to Melbourne

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Cape Town 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 433 R17 268 No cancel fee 78%
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Etihad Airways
R13 455 R16 258 No cancel fee 75%
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Singapore Airlines
R13 458 R17 912 No cancel fee 81%
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Qatar Airways
R13 801 R16 912 No cancel fee 68%
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Emirates
R13 905 R17 127 No cancel fee 75%
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Cathay Pacific
R14 068 R16 251 No cancel fee 72%
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