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Johannesburg (JNB) to Melbourne (MEL)

All the information you need to plan the best JNB to MEL flight in 2021: compare Johannesburg to Melbourne flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Melbourne.
JNB - MEL
Price
R12 849 - R17 170
MEL
Temperature
22 - 32 °C
MEL
Rainfall
26 - 170 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

R12 849

From Johannesburg to Melbourne

One-way from

R16 514

One-way flight from Johannesburg 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 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 up to 16% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 61 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from Johannesburg to Melbourne from R16 643 1-2 weeks out and tickets from R16 643 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

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

Our data shows that August tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Melbourne from Johannesburg. Users have commonly found prices around R14 149 for the month, but tickets can be as low as R10 767. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in January.

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

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from Johannesburg to Melbourne in the morning. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 25% on your trip compared to booking a flight in the afternoon.

Cheap flights from Johannesburg to Melbourne in April, May 2021

The best prices found for JNB to MEL flights in April, May
21 Apr - 28 Apr
R28 593pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
21 Apr - 28 Apr
R29 107pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
15 May - 25 May
R41 699pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

Johannesburg to Melbourne 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Melbourne from Johannesburg found for this year
10 Dec - 1 Jan
R14 931pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
9 Nov - 13 Nov
R16 072pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Emirates
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Emirates
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
9 Nov - 13 Nov
R16 129pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qantas Airways
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Qantas Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

One-way flights to Melbourne from Melbourne

The cheapest one-way flights from Johannesburg to Melbourne
3:40 - 11:55
Qatar Airways
1 stop
24h 15m
JNB - MEL
Qatar Airways
R21 050
Vayama
9:50 - 3:55
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
34h 05m
JNB - MEL
Multiple Airlines
R16 515
Flights by SU
22:05 - 13:05
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
31h 00m
JNB - MEL
Multiple Airlines
R51 326
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Flight FAQs

From Johannesburg to Melbourne

Can I find flights from Johannesburg to Melbourne for under R22 818 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Johannesburg to Melbourne for under R22 818. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just R22 504, but on average you can expect to pay R41 657.

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.

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.

Are there direct flights from Johannesburg to Melbourne for under R22 818 on Cheapflights?

There are no direct flights from Johannesburg 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?

Flights from Johannesburg OR Tambo to Melbourne have been viewed 4 249 times in the past calendar month.

Does it rain more in Johannesburg or Melbourne?

When travelling, it's generally smart to pack in preparation for rain or any other conditions that may arise. The rainfall in Johannesburg is roughly similar to Melbourne. You can assume this to be the case over the next 10 days.

Is Johannesburg weather warmer or cooler than Melbourne?

You can imagine temperatures to be in the 26 °C range in January. The weather in Melbourne is generally the same as Johannesburg's. As flight availability is subject to become more limited as peak season approaches it is ideal to book in a timely manner.

How long does is the flight from Johannesburg to Melbourne?

A quick flight from Johannesburg to Melbourne can take about 24h 15m. Qatar Airways provides one of the quickest options available for as low as R27 767. When browsing for deals, the options you’ll see will be for both direct flights and flights with stops.

What are the cheapest airlines to flying from Johannesburg to Melbourne return?

Currently priced at R27 767, Qatar Airways will fly you from Johannesburg to Melbourne and back. In addition to Qatar Airways, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Search Cheapflights for deals from Etihad Airways and Emirates - these airlines can fly you to your destination from R47 989 and R57 544, respectively.

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

For one-way options, check prices for Qatar Airways. According to our data, you can fly for as low as R21 050.

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Destination information for Melbourne

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Johannesburg to Melbourne.
Today's exchange rate
R1 = $0,10
Average temperature for April in Melbourne
27.0 °C
Avg rainfall for April in Melbourne
26.0 mm

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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.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Etihad Airways
R772 R936 No cancel fee 75%
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Singapore Airlines
R766 R957 No cancel fee 81%
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Qatar Airways
R734 R980 No cancel fee 68%
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Cathay Pacific
R892 R1 019 No cancel fee 72%
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Emirates
R902 R1 120 No cancel fee 75%
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Qantas Airways
R854 R1 151 No cancel fee 74%
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South African
R750 R1 228 No cancel fee 78%

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