Cheap flights from Cape Town to Melbourne

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The best prices from Cape Town to Melbourne are usually found in May or February, booked 48 days in advance, depart on a Monday or Tuesday and return on a Monday

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

CPT - MEL
Price
R975 - R1 130
MEL
Temperature
22 - 32 °C
MEL
Rainfall
26 - 170 mm
Popular in December High demand for flights, 8% potential price rise
Cheapest in May Best time to find cheap flights, 6% potential price drop
Average price R18 336 Average for round-trip flights in July 2020
Round-trip from R975 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 41 days in advance, which can save you up to 13% on flights from Cape Town to Melbourne compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 41 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 R311 868. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from R326 018.

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

March is one of the best times of the year to fly to Melbourne from Cape Town. Prices for March average R16 782 per person but you can even find prices for as low as R13 561. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December. Opting for a March flight can save you 13% on your journey compared to booking in March

Cheap flights from Cape Town to Melbourne in July, August 2020

The best prices found for CPT to MEL flights in July, August
18 Jul - 22 Jul
R1 053pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
31 Jul - 4 Aug
R1 066pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
18 Jul - 22 Jul
R1 212pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl

Cape Town to Melbourne 2020 flight deals

Cheap flights to Melbourne from Cape Town found for this year
2 Aug - 8 Aug
R992pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Emirates
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Emirates
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
2 Aug - 8 Aug
R1 029pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
18 Jul - 22 Jul
R1 053pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl

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Flight FAQs

From Cape Town to Melbourne

Can I find flights from Cape Town to Melbourne for under R1 000 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Cape Town to Melbourne for under R1 000. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Emirates for just R992, but on average you can expect to pay R3 518.

Are there direct flights from Cape Town to Melbourne for under R1 000 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, 1 531 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 less than the rainfall in Melbourne. This will continue over the next 16 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 July in Melbourne
32.0 °C
Avg rainfall for July in Melbourne
112.0 mm

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