Cheap flights from South Africa to Sydney

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How to find the cheapest flight from
South Africa to Sydney (SYD)

All the information you need to plan the best null to SYD flight in 2022: compare South Africa to Sydney flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Sydney.
How far in advance should I book a flight from South Africa to Sydney?

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 56 days in advance, which can save you up to 27% on flights from South Africa to Sydney compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 56 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 R22 927. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from R26 827.

What is the cheapest month to fly from South Africa to Sydney?

The best pricing can be found in the month of October. Prices to Sydney from South Africa average R20 344. You can even find prices in October for less than R20 344, as users have found deals to Sydney from as low as R15 618. The month of January appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Sydney from South Africa. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 15%.

When is the cheapest time to fly from South Africa to Sydney (ZA - SYD)?

When flying from South Africa to Sydney, the time of day you decide to fly out makes little to no difference towards the overall price you’ll pay on tickets.

Cheap flights from South Africa to Sydney in August, September 2022

The best prices found for South Africa to SYD flights in August, September
7 Sep - 2 Nov
R21 140pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Singapore Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Singapore Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
7 Sep - 8 Nov
R21 255pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Singapore Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Singapore Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
7 Sep - 5 Nov
R22 255pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Singapore Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Singapore Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl

South Africa to Sydney 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Sydney from South Africa found for this year
23 Nov - 31 Jan
R14 765pp
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 - 30 Jan
R14 847pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Etihad Airways
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Etihad Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
2 Nov - 1 Feb
R14 897pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Etihad Airways
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Etihad Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

Cheap Qatar Airways flights from South Africa to Sydney

21 Nov - 13 Mar
R16 683pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
24 Nov - 31 Jan
R17 633pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
23 Nov - 30 Nov
R18 092pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl

Cheap Etihad Airways flights from South Africa to Sydney

23 Nov - 31 Jan
R14 765pp
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 - 30 Jan
R14 847pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Etihad Airways
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Etihad Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
2 Nov - 1 Feb
R14 897pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Etihad Airways
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Etihad Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

Direct flights to Sydney from South Africa

Save time with South Africa to Sydney direct flight deals
5 Nov - 16 Nov
R21 075pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qantas Airways
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Qantas Airways
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
5 Nov - 16 Nov
R21 173pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qantas Airways
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Qantas Airways
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
5 Nov - 16 Nov
R21 435pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qantas Airways
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Qantas Airways
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

Last-minute flights from South Africa to Sydney

Late deals on return flights to Sydney from South Africa, departing today and this week
20 Aug - 16 Sep
R33 153pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Emirates
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Emirates
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
20 Aug - 16 Sep
R33 333pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Emirates
     
3 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Emirates
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
18 Aug - 25 Aug
R33 366pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Emirates
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

One-way flights to Kingsford Smith from South Africa

The cheapest one-way flights from South Africa to Sydney
6:20 - 6:25
Etihad Airways
2 stops
39h 05m
JNB - SYD
Etihad Airways
R10 832
Bookingwiz.co.th
7:55 - 13:45
Qatar Airways
1 stop
44h 50m
CPT - SYD
Qatar Airways
R11 881
travelstart.co.za
13:25 - 2:00
Emirates
1 stop
27h 35m
CPT - SYD
Emirates
R13 225
travelstart.co.za

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Flight FAQs

From South Africa to Sydney

What airport do you fly into for flights to Sydney from South Africa?

For a flight from South Africa to Sydney, you will be flying into Kingsford Smith. Sydney Kingsford Smith (SYD) is just 7,5 km from the centre of the city.

Which airlines flying from South Africa to Sydney Kingsford Smith have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Singapore Airlines, Qatar Airways, and Qantas Airways 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 South Africa to Sydney for under R14 800 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from South Africa to Sydney for under R14 800. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Etihad Airways for just R14 765, but on average you can expect to pay R16 388.

Are there direct flights from South Africa to Sydney for under R21 100 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from South Africa to Sydney under R21 100. A good price for a direct flight from South Africa to Sydney is less than R23 812.

Are there last-minute flights available from South Africa to Sydney for under R33 200?

There are currently 20+ open flights from South Africa to Sydney within the next 7 days for less than R33 200.

How popular is this South Africa to Sydney flight route?

Within the past month, 8 742 users have taken a look at flights from South Africa to Sydney Kingsford Smith.

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

For one-way options, check prices for Etihad Airways. According to our data, you can fly for as low as R10 259. Users have also found prices from R10 455 and R10 767 on Singapore Airlines and Qatar Airways, respectively.

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

Before booking your flight from South Africa to Sydney, check out the most popular airlines for this route: British Airways, Air China or Emirates.

What are the cheapest flights from South Africa to Sydney?

Looking for the cheapest flight from South Africa to Sydney? While on average our users pay R30 349, our data indicates the cheapest price to be R10 131. The most popular route (Johannesburg OR Tambo - Sydney Kingsford Smith), is priced around R14 765.

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Do I need a COVID test to fly to Sydney from South Africa?

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

Most visitors from South Africa can enter Sydney Kingsford Smith without restrictions.

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.

Do I need a test to fly back to South Africa from Sydney?

Returning to South Africa from Sydney Kingsford Smith

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

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

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Top 10 airlines flying from South Africa to Sydney Kingsford Smith

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from South Africa to Sydney 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
South African
R13 007 R21 352 No cancel fee 78%
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Etihad Airways
R13 582 R16 838 No cancel fee 75%
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Emirates
R14 265 R19 517 No cancel fee 75%
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Qatar Airways
R14 364 R18 238 No cancel fee 68%
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Cathay Pacific
R15 093 R18 361 No cancel fee 72%
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Qantas Airways
R15 266 R22 364 No cancel fee 74%
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Singapore Airlines
R16 632 R20 883 No cancel fee 81%
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British Airways
R18 160 R49 549 No cancel fee 70%
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KLM
R21 814 R27 270 No cancel fee 75%
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United Airlines
R241 985 R248 773 No cancel fee 69%
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