Cheap flights from New Zealand to South Africa

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How to find the cheapest flight from
New Zealand to South Africa

All the information you need to plan the best null to JNB flight in 2021: compare New Zealand to South Africa flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in South Africa.
How far in advance should I book a flight from New Zealand to South Africa?

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 24 days in advance, which can save you up to 2% on flights from New Zealand to South Africa compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 24 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 R1 736. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from R1 781.

What is the cheapest month to fly from New Zealand to South Africa?

May is one of the best times of the year to fly to South Africa from New Zealand. Prices for May average R1 727 per person but you can even find prices for as low as R1 291. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of September. Opting for a May flight can save you 16% on your journey compared to booking in May

Cheap flights from New Zealand to South Africa in July, August 2021

The best prices found for New Zealand to South Africa flights in July, August
29 Jul - 5 Aug
R15 287pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Qatar Airways
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qatar Airways
   
2 STOPS
AKL
Auckland Intl
14 Aug - 21 Aug
R16 118pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Qatar Airways
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qatar Airways
   
2 STOPS
AKL
Auckland Intl
7 Aug - 14 Aug
R16 163pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Qatar Airways
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qatar Airways
   
2 STOPS
AKL
Auckland Intl

New Zealand to South Africa 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to South Africa from New Zealand found for this year
29 Jul - 5 Aug
R15 287pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Qatar Airways
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qatar Airways
   
2 STOPS
AKL
Auckland Intl
14 Aug - 21 Aug
R16 118pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Qatar Airways
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qatar Airways
   
2 STOPS
AKL
Auckland Intl
7 Aug - 14 Aug
R16 163pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Qatar Airways
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qatar Airways
   
2 STOPS
AKL
Auckland Intl

Last-minute flights from New Zealand to South Africa

Late deals on return flights to South Africa from New Zealand, departing today and this week
1 Aug - 2 Aug
R17 157pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qatar Airways
   
2 STOPS
AKL
Auckland Intl
30 Jul - 1 Aug
R18 062pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Emirates
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Emirates
   
2 STOPS
AKL
Auckland Intl
30 Jul - 1 Aug
R21 773pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
AKL
Auckland Intl

One-way flights to South Africa from New Zealand

The cheapest one-way flights from New Zealand to South Africa
14:40 - 6:40
Qatar Airways
2 stops
50h 00m
AKL - CPT
Qatar Airways
R10 776
Travelgenio
13:15 - 12:05
Multiple Airlines
3 stops
57h 50m
AKL - CPT
Multiple Airlines
R15 644
Flyus
20:10 - 6:20
Malaysia Airlines
2 stops
45h 10m
AKL - CPT
Malaysia Airlines
R19 844
Travelgenio

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">New Zealand</span> to <span class="emphasized">South Africa</span> flights.

Flight FAQs

From New Zealand to South Africa

Can I find flights from New Zealand to South Africa for under R16 326 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from New Zealand to South Africa for under R16 326. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Qatar Airways for just R16 118, but on average you can expect to pay R17 780.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from New Zealand to South Africa to control the spread of COVID-19?

Etihad Airways is one of the many airlines that have implemented additional safety measures to control the spread of COVID-19. Some of the new policies that have been implemented to accommodate travellers flying from New Zealand to South Africa are improved sanitation, HEPA filters, mask requirements, socially-distanced seating (for a limited time), and pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms. Policies will vary by airline.

Which airlines flying from New Zealand to South Africa have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of our airline partners flying from New Zealand to South Africa have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. Qantas Airways, Emirates, and Qatar Airways are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like Qantas Airways with this kind of flexibility.

Are there direct flights from New Zealand to South Africa for under R16 326 on Cheapflights?

There are no direct flights from New Zealand to South Africa, but Cheapflights can provide you with all the information you need to find the fastest route with the fewest stops.

Are there last-minute flights available from New Zealand to South Africa for under R17 810?

There are currently 5+ open flights from New Zealand to South Africa within the next 7 days for less than R17 810.

How popular is this flight route?

Flights from New Zealand to South Africa have been viewed 74 times in the past calendar month.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from New Zealand to South Africa?

The most popular airlines flying from New Zealand to South Africa are Cathay Pacific, Emirates and Etihad Airways. Something to consider prior to booking your flight.

What are the most popular routes from New Zealand to South Africa?

When deciding which route to take from New Zealand to South Africa, consider Auckland Intl - Johannesburg OR Tambo, Auckland Intl - Cape Town Intl or Auckland Intl - Port Elizabeth, as they are the most popular.

What are the cheapest flights from New Zealand to South Africa?

The cheapest flight price from New Zealand to South Africa is R7 642. On average you can expect to pay R21 215. The most popular route, (Auckland Intl - Johannesburg OR Tambo), can usually be booked for R15 258.

How long does is the flight from New Zealand to South Africa?

A quick flight from New Zealand to South Africa can take about 19h 20m. Qantas Airways provides one of the quickest options available for as low as R73 912. 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 New Zealand to South Africa return?

According to our current data, Qatar Airways (R16 118), and Emirates (R16 845) offers the cheapest pricing from New Zealand to South Africa.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from New Zealand to South Africa one-way?

The cheapest airline one-way is Qatar Airways, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as R10 775. However, be on the lookout for offers from Emirates and Malaysia Airlines, as they are both options that can get you from New Zealand to South Africa for a low price.

Destination points for flights from New Zealand to South Africa

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Destination information for South Africa

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from New Zealand to South Africa.
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Top 5 airlines flying from New Zealand to South Africa

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from New Zealand to South Africa 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
Emirates
R785 R975 No cancel fee 75%
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Cathay Pacific
R1 002 R1 208 No cancel fee 72%
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Qantas Airways
R783 R1 347 No cancel fee 74%
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Singapore Airlines
R680 R1 357 No cancel fee 81%
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Qatar Airways
R810 R1 574 No cancel fee 68%
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