Cheap flights from Johannesburg to Melbourne

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The best prices from Johannesburg 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

How to find the cheapest flight from Johannesburg to Melbourne

All the information you need to plan the best ZA1 to ME1 flight in 2021: compare Johannesburg to Melbourne flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Melbourne.

ZA1 - ME1

Price

R901 - R1 204

ME1

Temperature

8 - 20 °C

ME1

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

R14 476

From Johannesburg to Melbourne

One-way from

R9 543

One-way flight from Johannesburg to Melbourne

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

Leaving on a Tuesday 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 4% on the overall cost on flights from Johannesburg to Melbourne.

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

To save on the cost of your flight from Johannesburg to Melbourne, book at least 61 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 16% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from R18 749 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as R18 749.

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

August can be a great time to fly to Melbourne from Johannesburg with a flight ticket averaging about R15 940. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of August for as cheap as R12 130. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of January.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Johannesburg to Melbourne (ZA1 - ME1)?

Unlike in the afternoon, when flights are generally more expensive, you can save up to 25% on flights from Johannesburg to Melbourne by exploring options for tickets in the morning.

One-way flights to Melbourne from Johannesburg

The cheapest one-way flights from Johannesburg to Melbourne
Mar 4
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

25h 20m
R7 953

Qatar Airways

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Deal found 12/3/21

Mar 4
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

AVV

Melbourne Avalon

1 stop

20h 50m
R9 061

Qantas Airways

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Deal found 12/3/21

Mar 1
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

22h 40m
R9 543

Singapore Airlines

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Deal found 12/3/21

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Johannesburg to Melbourne flights.

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 Qantas Airways, Etihad Airways, and Cathay Pacific flying from Johannesburg to Melbourne have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

Can I find flights from Johannesburg to Melbourne for under R17 500 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Johannesburg to Melbourne for under R17 500. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Emirates for just R17 416, but on average you can expect to pay R35 972.

How popular is this Johannesburg to Melbourne flight route?

The Johannesburg to Melbourne flight path 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 round-trip?

Cheapflights users have booked flights from Johannesburg to Melbourne round-trip from R17 416. Other airlines that can offer you cheap pricing are Qatar Airways, from R47 476, and British Airways, from R194 369.

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

The cheapest airlines for a one-way flight from Johannesburg to Melbourne are Qatar Airways (R7 953), Qantas Airways (R9 061), and Singapore Airlines (R9 543).

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

When booking a flight from Johannesburg to Melbourne, you may want to consider flying on Cathay Pacific, Emirates or Etihad Airways as they are the most popular for this route.

What are the cheapest flights from Johannesburg to Melbourne?

On average you can expect to pay R25 986 for a flight from Johannesburg to Melbourne. The cheapest flight overall is R25 658 while the most popular route, (Johannesburg OR Tambo - Melbourne) is currently priced at R17 480.

Can I fly to Melbourne from Johannesburg right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Johannesburg to Melbourne

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

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

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


Can I fly back to Johannesburg from Melbourne?

Returning to Johannesburg from Melbourne

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

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

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.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
Qatar Airways
CheapestR11 792
AverageR15 749
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time68%
COVID-19 safety
South African
CheapestR12 045
AverageR19 729
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time78%
COVID-19 safety
Singapore Airlines
CheapestR12 301
AverageR15 378
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time81%
COVID-19 safety
Etihad Airways
CheapestR12 406
AverageR15 033
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time75%
COVID-19 safety
Qantas Airways
CheapestR13 715
AverageR18 668
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time74%
COVID-19 safety
Cathay Pacific
CheapestR14 324
AverageR16 364
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time72%
COVID-19 safety
Emirates
CheapestR14 495
AverageR17 997
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time75%
COVID-19 safety