Cheap flights from OR Tambo to Melbourne

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The best prices from OR Tambo 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

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OR Tambo (JNB) to Melbourne (MEL)

All the information you need to plan the best JNB to MEL flight in 2021: compare OR Tambo to Melbourne flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Melbourne.
JNB - MEL
Price
R13 372 - R17 869
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

R13 372

From OR Tambo to Melbourne

One-way from

R57 690

One-way flight from OR Tambo 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 OR Tambo to Melbourne?

Departing on a Tuesday is a good option for securing a great price. You can expect to save up to 4% when planning your travel around this day of the week.

How far in advance should I book a flight from OR Tambo 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 OR Tambo 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 320. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from R17 320.

What is the cheapest month to fly from OR Tambo to Melbourne?

August can be a great time to fly to Melbourne from OR Tambo with a flight ticket averaging about R14 725. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of August for as cheap as R11 205. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of January.

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

It’s typically best to fly out from OR Tambo to Melbourne in the morning. Doing so could potentially save you 25% on the flight price compared to flying in the afternoon, which is usually more expensive.

Cheap flights from OR Tambo to Melbourne in July, August 2021

The best prices found for JNB to MEL flights in July, August
24 Jul - 27 Jul
R84 375pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
24 Jul - 30 Jul
R84 568pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
24 Jul - 27 Jul
R85 800pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

OR Tambo to Melbourne 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Melbourne from OR Tambo found for this year
23 Sep - 30 Sep
R62 068pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
23 Sep - 30 Sep
R62 825pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
24 Jul - 27 Jul
R84 375pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

One-way flights to Melbourne from OR Tambo

The cheapest one-way flights from OR Tambo to Melbourne
9:45 - 17:35
Singapore Airlines
1 stop
22h 50m
JNB - MEL
Singapore Airlines
R57 690
3:40 - 11:55
Qatar Airways
1 stop
24h 15m
JNB - MEL
Qatar Airways
R70 959
Globehunters
17:45 - 15:55
Etihad Airways
2 stops
62h 10m
JNB - MEL
Etihad Airways
R86 097

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Flight FAQs

From OR Tambo to Melbourne

Can I find flights from OR Tambo to Melbourne for under R23 747 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from OR Tambo to Melbourne for under R23 747. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Qantas Airways for just R23 301, but on average you can expect to pay R31 672.

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 OR Tambo to Melbourne for under R23 747 on Cheapflights?

There are no direct flights from OR Tambo 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 less than Melbourne. You can assume this to be the case over the next 1 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 OR Tambo to Melbourne?

There are many flights that can get you from OR Tambo to Melbourne in 16h. Fly via Qantas Airways, Singapore Airlines, or Qatar Airways to get the fastest option. 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 OR Tambo to Melbourne return?

Our cheapest airline available from OR Tambo to Melbourne is Qantas Airways. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as R23 301 on this airline. Additional options worth looking into are Emirates and Cathay Pacific, starting at R25 795 and R26 240 round-trip.

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

To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with Qatar Airways, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at R13 714. Etihad Airways flights start at R27 947 while deals on Singapore Airlines start at R57 690 one-way.

Alternative routes for OR Tambo to Melbourne

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.

Destination information for Melbourne

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from OR Tambo to Melbourne.
Today's exchange rate
R1 = $0,10
Average temperature for July in Melbourne
32.0 °C
Avg rainfall for July in Melbourne
112.0 mm

Airports servicing Johannesburg

Airports servicing Melbourne

Top 7 airlines flying from OR Tambo to Melbourne

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from OR Tambo 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%

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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