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Flights to Sydney in 2022

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
Popular inDecemberHigh demand for flights, 10% potential price rise
Cheapest inAugustBest time to find cheap flights, 2% potential price drop
Average priceR14 727Average for round-trip flights in May 2022
Round-trip fromR14 081From Johannesburg to Sydney Kingsford Smith
One-way fromR161One-way flight from Johannesburg to Sydney Kingsford Smith (SYD)

Cheap flights to Sydney in May, June 2022

The best prices found for SYD flights for May, June
7 Jun - 7 Sep
R15 809pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Singapore Airlines
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Singapore Airlines
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
7 Jun - 14 Jun
R17 020pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Singapore Airlines
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Singapore Airlines
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
16 May - 23 May
R17 214pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Etihad Airways
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Etihad Airways
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

Sydney 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Sydney found for this year
31 Oct - 12 Nov
R14 065pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Etihad Airways
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Etihad Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
31 Oct - 12 Nov
R14 081pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Etihad Airways
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Etihad Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
31 Oct - 12 Nov
R14 130pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Etihad Airways
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Etihad Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

Last minute flights to Sydney

Late deals on return flights to Sydney, departing today and this week
24 May - 31 May
R19 136pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Emirates
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Emirates
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
22 May - 17 Jun
R19 943pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
22 May - 17 Jun
R20 169pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

COVID Restrictions

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Can I fly to Sydney Kingsford Smith from South Africa right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions from South Africa to Sydney Kingsford Smith

Most visitors from South Africa need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Sydney Kingsford Smith.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from South Africa are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering Sydney Kingsford Smith.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from South Africa are not required to quarantine after entering Sydney Kingsford Smith.

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Travel Authorization Form - Travelers who are not in an exempt category may request an individual exemption to Australia's travel restrictions using this form.

Digital Passenger Declaration - You can start a DPD seven days before your flight to Australia, but you can only submit a DPD within 72 hours before your departure.


Can I fly back to South Africa from Sydney Kingsford Smith?

Returning to South Africa from Sydney Kingsford Smith

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Sydney Kingsford Smith must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 24 hours for Antigen (quick-test) before departing to South Africa.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Sydney Kingsford Smith are not required to quarantine after entering South Africa.

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Cheapest prices for Sydney flights by month

The cheapest ticket to Sydney found for each month in 2022 based on historical flight searches by Cheapflights users.
January
R19 604
February
R17 683
March
R16 956
April
R18 345
May
R18 183
June
R17 214
July
R18 377
August
R16 536
September
R16 681
October
R17 214
November
R17 166
December
R20 218

When is the best time to fly to Kingsford Smith Airport?

Average Sydney Kingsford Smith flight ticket prices and weather conditions for 2022 and 2023 by month.
ZA1 - SYD
Price
R16 529 - R24 792
SYD
Temperature
0 - 24 °C
SYD
Rainfall
84 - 160 mm

Peak season:

In order to book a cheap flight to Sydney, you should aim at making your arrangements at least three months in advance, even further ahead of time if you’re keen on participating in the range of festivals held here annually from New Years until the end of January.

Off season:

Since Sydney has year-round pleasant weather, there isn’t an off season for tourism per se, although there are times during the year that see thinner crowds ushered into the city. It’s safe to say that with the cooler weather in mind, the spring and autumn months are ideal for finding cheap flights to Sydney.

When is the best time to book a flight to Sydney?

Because the flights are generally lengthy, this isn’t a super cheap destination to fly to. However, that does not mean that you won’t be able to score a great travel deal to Sydney. By booking your flights to Sydney at least three months in advance, you may well be able to save a lot of cash on the price of airfare. Between the months of October and November, flights to and from Sydney tend to be a little cheaper than normal price. One of the best ways to ensure you save on the price of your flight tickets to Sydney, however, is by being flexible with your dates for travel.

Which day is cheapest to fly to Sydney?

At the moment, Tuesday is the most economical day to take a flight to Sydney. Saturday is likely to be the most costly.

What time of day is cheapest to fly to Sydney?

Flights in the morning are typically the cheapest time of the day to fly to Sydney. Flights in the afternoon are usually the most expensive.

It might not be the capital of Australia, but Sydney happens to be one of the country’s most visited destinations, and it’s not hard to understand why. Take some acclaimed beaches and mix with a dash of cosmopolitan city vibes, and a landscape that’s undeniably handsome; you’ve got yourself a winning recipe… Sydney is a town that’ll easily blow tourists away with its weather and looks alone. Whether you plan on visiting the iconic Sydney Opera House, getting lost in the great outdoors, learning more about Australia’s Aboriginal heritage, or living it up until the break of dawn with the nighttime entertainment on offer, Sydney has a little something on offer for every kind of traveler out there!

How long is the flight to Sydney?

Johannesburg to Sydney             11 hours, 45 minutes
Durban to Sydney                      14 hours, 45 minutes
Cape Town to Sydney               15 hours, 45 minutes

Which airlines operate flights to Sydney?

There is quite a variety of airlines which all operate cheap flights to and from Sydney. These include British Airways, Malaysia Airlines, Kenya Airways, Egypt Air, and Qatar Airways. Because you’ll be up in the air for a considerable amount of time, picking an airline that offers the most onboard comfort is essential, you want to get the best value for your money here. Make sure you’ve done your research and compare what’s on offer from various airlines. Onboard snacks and drinks may be awesome, but having an amazingly comfy seat can also mean the difference between a good and a great flight.

How do you get from the airport to the city center?

After a long flight to Sydney, you’ll be happy to learn that you can get from the airport to the city center in roughly 13 minutes or so. Trains serve the international and domestic terminals, but there are also a variety of buses that run from and to the airport. The train is your quickest and easiest option to use if you’re pressed for time, but you may also want to consider using a taxi if you don’t mind the fact that this might be one of the most expensive ways to get to the city center.

What airport do you fly into for flights to Sydney?

Sydney Kingsford Smith (SYD), located 7,5 km from the city centre, is the airport you fly into when you book flights to Sydney.

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Find the best Sydney flight deals for you

Cheap tickets to Sydney found by our users in South Africa as recently as May 16, 2022.

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