Cheap flights from Melbourne to OR Tambo

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How to find the cheapest flight from
Melbourne (MEL) to OR Tambo (JNB)

All the information you need to plan the best MEL to JNB flight in 2022: compare Melbourne to OR Tambo flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in OR Tambo.
MEL - JNB
Price
R874 - R1 471
JNB
Temperature
10 - 20 °C
JNB
Precipitation
0 - 120 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 31% potential price rise

Cheapest in

February

Best time to find cheap flights, 14% potential price drop

Average price

R18 802

Average for round-trip flights in January 2022

Round-trip from

R13 242

From Melbourne to Johannesburg OR Tambo

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
When is the cheapest time to fly from Melbourne Airport to Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport (MEL - JNB)?

When flying from Melbourne Airport to Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport, the time of day you fly usually plays a role in the price. Save by searching for a flight at midday, which can drop the price by up to 19% versus a flight in the morning.

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

Monday is generally a great day to depart. Flying on this day could help you save up to 91%.

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

The best pricing can be found in the month of February. Prices to Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport from Melbourne Airport average R15 420. You can even find prices in February for less than R15 420, as users have found deals to Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport from as low as R11 121. The month of December appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport from Melbourne Airport. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 44%.

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

To save on the cost of your flight from Melbourne Airport to Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport, book at least 24 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 4% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from R17 802 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as R18 515.

Cheap flights from Melbourne to OR Tambo in January, February 2022

The best prices found for MEL to JNB flights in January, February
14 Feb - 21 Mar
R12 833pp
MEL
Melbourne
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
27 Feb - 14 Mar
R13 151pp
MEL
Melbourne
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
8 Feb - 23 Mar
R13 575pp
MEL
Melbourne
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne

Melbourne to OR Tambo 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to OR Tambo from Melbourne found for this year
9 Mar - 16 Mar
R12 742pp
MEL
Melbourne
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
14 Feb - 21 Mar
R12 833pp
MEL
Melbourne
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
27 Feb - 14 Mar
R13 151pp
MEL
Melbourne
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne

Last-minute flights from Melbourne to OR Tambo

Late deals on return flights to OR Tambo from Melbourne, departing today and this week
27 Jan - 30 Jan
R17 318pp
MEL
Melbourne
Singapore Airlines
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Singapore Airlines
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
27 Jan - 30 Jan
R19 318pp
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Singapore Airlines
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
27 Jan - 30 Jan
R20 742pp
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Singapore Airlines
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne

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Flight FAQs

From Melbourne to OR Tambo

Which airlines flying from Melbourne to Johannesburg OR Tambo have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Qantas Airways and South African are some of the carriers that may have flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for other airlines that may also have this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from Melbourne Airport to Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport for under R12 800 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Melbourne Airport to Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport for under R12 800. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Qatar Airways for just R12 742, but on average you can expect to pay R14 712.

Are there last-minute flights available from Melbourne Airport to Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport for under R17 400?

There are currently 5+ open flights from Melbourne Airport to Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport within the next 7 days for less than R17 400.

How popular is this Melbourne Airport to Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport flight route?

Within the past month, 69 users have taken a look at flights from Melbourne to Johannesburg OR Tambo.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Melbourne Airport to Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport round-trip?

Currently priced at R12 742, Qatar Airways will fly you from Melbourne Airport to Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport and back. In addition to Qatar Airways, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Search Cheapflights for deals from Emirates and Singapore Airlines - these airlines can fly you to your destination from R14 651 and R15 378, respectively. You may be able to fly from Melbourne Airport to Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport for 17% less than the average price by searching for these airlines.

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

When booking a flight from Melbourne Airport to Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport, you may want to consider flying on Etihad Airways, Qantas Airways or Qatar Airways as they are the most popular for this route.

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Do I need a COVID test to fly to OR Tambo from Melbourne?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Melbourne to Johannesburg OR Tambo

Most visitors from Melbourne need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Johannesburg OR Tambo.

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

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

Documents
Health Declaration Form - Must be completed in 48 hours prior to arrival in South Africa.


Do I need a test to fly back to Melbourne from OR Tambo?

Returning to Melbourne from Johannesburg OR Tambo

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

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Destination information for OR Tambo

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Melbourne to OR Tambo.
Today's exchange rate
R1 = R1,00
Average temperature for January in OR Tambo
26.0 °C
Avg rainfall for January in OR Tambo
128.0 mm

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