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The best prices from Cape Town to Melbourne are usually found in August or May, booked 38 days in advance, depart on a Monday or Tuesday and return on a Monday

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How to find the cheapest flight from
Cape Town (CPT) to Melbourne (MEL)

CPT - MEL
Price
R14 821 - R17 213
MEL
Temperature
22 - 32 °C
MEL
Rainfall
26 - 170 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 821

From Cape Town to Melbourne

One-way from

R50 937

One-way flight from Cape Town to Melbourne

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest day to fly return from Cape Town to Melbourne?

Leaving on a Sunday is a viable option for saving on travel. Heavily demanded days of the week can typically drive up the prices you see. Booking your travel for a less competitive day can save up to 7% on the overall cost on flights from Cape Town to Melbourne.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Cape Town to Melbourne?

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 Cape Town to Melbourne 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 776. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from R17 776.

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

August is one of the best times of the year to fly to Melbourne from Cape Town. Prices for August average R15 113 per person but you can even find prices for as low as R11 500. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of January. Opting for a August flight can save you 21% on your journey compared to booking in August

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

It’s optimal to fly from Cape Town to Melbourne in the morning. By choosing this option you can save up to 28% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight in the evening.

Cheap flights from Cape Town to Melbourne in January, February 2021

The best prices found for CPT to MEL flights in January, February
9 Feb - 16 Feb
R39 117pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
9 Feb - 16 Feb
R40 335pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
17 Feb - 24 Feb
R54 700pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl

Cape Town to Melbourne 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Melbourne from Cape Town found for this year
22 Aug - 26 Aug
R16 497pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Singapore Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Singapore Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
22 Aug - 26 Aug
R17 837pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Emirates
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Emirates
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
22 Aug - 26 Aug
R18 934pp
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
13:25 - 10:55
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
36h 30m
CPT - MEL
Multiple Airlines
R50 938
Tripmonster

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Cape Town to Melbourne flights.

Flight FAQs

From Cape Town to Melbourne

Can I find flights from Cape Town to Melbourne for under R39 604 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Cape Town to Melbourne for under R39 604. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just R39 117, but on average you can expect to pay R55 629.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from Cape Town Intl to Melbourne 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. New policies for travellers booking flights from Cape Town Intl 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.

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.

Are there direct flights from Cape Town to Melbourne for under R39 604 on Cheapflights?

There are no direct flights from Cape Town to Melbourne, but Cheapflights can provide you with all the information you need to find the fastest route with the fewest stops.

How popular is this flight route?

Within the past month, 1 523 users have taken a look at flights from Cape Town Intl to Melbourne.

Does it rain more in Cape Town or Melbourne?

The rainfall in Cape Town is generally more than the rainfall in Melbourne. This will continue over the next 7 days.

Is Cape Town weather warmer or cooler than Melbourne?

With an average temperature of 29 °C, peak weather can be found in February. As a traveller, expect to see changes in flight prices during that period. The temperatures in Melbourne are colder than in Cape Town.

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Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Cape Town to Melbourne
Today's exchange rate
R1 = $0,09
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

Top 6 airlines flying from Cape Town 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
Cathay Pacific
R924 R1 067 No cancel fee 72%
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Etihad Airways
R884 R1 068 No cancel fee 75%
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Qatar Airways
R906 R1 111 No cancel fee 68%
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Emirates
R913 R1 125 No cancel fee 75%
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South African
R816 R1 134 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
R884 R1 176 No cancel fee 81%
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