Cheap flights from South Africa to Sydney

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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 61 days in advance, which can save you up to 9% on flights from South Africa to Sydney 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 R16 296. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from R17 216.

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

The best pricing can be found in the month of August. Prices to Sydney from South Africa average R15 021. You can even find prices in August for less than R15 021, as users have found deals to Sydney from as low as R11 876. The month of December 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 20%.

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 January, February 2022

The best prices found for South Africa to SYD flights in January, February
Feb 28 - May 28
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

36h 10m
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

25h 45m
R13 518

Qatar Airways

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Deal found 1/15/22

Jan 27 - Feb 3
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

2 stops

33h 00m
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

46h 10m
R14 071

Emirates

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Deal found 1/16/22

Feb 28 - May 28
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

2 stops

29h 10m
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

25h 45m
R14 807

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 1/15/22

South Africa to Sydney 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Sydney from South Africa found for this year
May 3 - May 10
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

25h 15m
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

26h 15m
R13 457

Qatar Airways

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Deal found 1/15/22

Mar 9 - Mar 16
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

25h 45m
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

26h 50m
R13 488

Qatar Airways

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Deal found 1/14/22

Feb 28 - May 28
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

36h 10m
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

25h 45m
R13 518

Qatar Airways

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Deal found 1/15/22

Direct flights to Sydney from South Africa

Save time with South Africa to Sydney direct flight deals
Mar 9 - Mar 16
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

11h 45m
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Nonstop

14h 00m
R14 362

Qantas Airways

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Deal found 1/14/22

Mar 20 - Apr 25
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

11h 45m
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Nonstop

14h 05m
R14 838

Qantas Airways

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Deal found 1/16/22

Mar 11 - Mar 20
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

11h 45m
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Nonstop

14h 00m
R15 406

Qantas Airways

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Deal found 1/15/22

Last-minute flights from South Africa to Sydney

Late deals on return flights to Sydney from South Africa, departing today and this week
Jan 21 - Jan 28
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

2 stops

33h 00m
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

2 stops

33h 25m
R16 219

Emirates

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Deal found 1/14/22

Jan 21 - Jan 28
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

2 stops

33h 00m
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

46h 10m
R16 296

Emirates

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Deal found 1/14/22

Jan 26 - Feb 2
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

2 stops

39h 10m
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

26h 50m
R16 572

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 1/16/22

One-way flights to Sydney Kingsford Smith from South Africa

The cheapest one-way flights from South Africa to Sydney
May 2
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

25h 15m
R7 749

Qatar Airways

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Deal found 1/14/22

May 2
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

2 stops

27h 45m
R8 961

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 1/14/22

Feb 8
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

3 stops

33h 00m
R9 268

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 1/16/22

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about South Africa to Sydney flights.

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?

Qantas Airways, Etihad Airways, and Emirates 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 R13 500 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from South Africa to Sydney for under R13 500. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Qatar Airways for just R13 457, but on average you can expect to pay R14 424.

Are there direct flights from South Africa to Sydney for under R14 400 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from South Africa to Sydney under R14 400. A good price for a direct flight from South Africa to Sydney is less than R20 730.

Are there last-minute flights available from South Africa to Sydney for under R16 300?

There are currently 20+ open flights from South Africa to Sydney within the next 7 days for less than R16 300.

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 Qatar Airways. According to our data, you can fly for as low as R7 749. Users have also found prices from R9 513 and R9 652 on Qantas Airways and Singapore Airlines, 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: Air China, Cathay Pacific 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 R25 830, our data indicates the cheapest price to be R6 422. The most popular route (Johannesburg OR Tambo - Sydney Kingsford Smith), is priced around R13 457.

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 will not be allowed to enter Sydney Kingsford Smith.

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


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) test taken 72 hours before departing to South Africa.

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

Departure points for flights from South Africa to Sydney

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Top 8 airlines flying from South Africa to Sydney

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.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
Etihad Airways
CheapestR11 178
AverageR14 334
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time75%
COVID-19 safety
Qantas Airways
CheapestR11 495
AverageR17 426
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time74%
COVID-19 safety
Singapore Airlines
CheapestR11 912
AverageR16 630
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time81%
COVID-19 safety
Qatar Airways
CheapestR12 052
AverageR16 163
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time68%
COVID-19 safety
South African
CheapestR12 179
AverageR19 992
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time78%
COVID-19 safety
Emirates
CheapestR12 890
AverageR16 044
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time75%
COVID-19 safety
Cathay Pacific
CheapestR13 930
AverageR16 944
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time72%
COVID-19 safety
Lufthansa
CheapestR179 213
AverageR310 452
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time76%
COVID-19 safety

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