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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 2021: 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?

Find a great deal and save up to 9% by booking at least 61 days prior to your desired departure date, rather than waiting until the week of travel. According to our data, there are a number of flights available from South Africa to Sydney within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at R15 245.

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 R14 053. You can even find prices in August for less than R14 053, as users have found deals to Sydney from as low as R11 111. 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 (ZA0 - 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.

South Africa to Sydney 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Sydney from South Africa found for this year
27 Dec - 21 Feb
R27 275pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
27 Dec - 21 Feb
R27 778pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Singapore Airlines
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
26 Dec - 21 Feb
R74 863pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

One-way flights to Kingsford Smith from South Africa

The cheapest one-way flights from South Africa to Sydney
13:25 - 18:30
Emirates
1 stop
43h 05m
CPT - SYD
Emirates
R11 728
DreamWorldTravel
19:20 - 1:10
KLM
2 stops
44h 50m
CPT - SYD
KLM
R19 595
15:00 - 15:40
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
39h 40m
JNB - SYD
Multiple Airlines
R426 943
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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?

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.

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

New policies can now be found on Etihad Airways to help keep travellers safe while flying. Airline carriers are regularly disinfecting and sanitising their aircraft. Masks are provided and are mandatory while on board. Pre-flight testing for symptoms and antibodies, alongside socially-distanced seating (for a limited time) will work towards keeping travellers safer while flying from South Africa to Sydney Kingsford Smith. Policies will vary by airline.

Can I find flights from South Africa to Sydney for under R26 300 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from South Africa to Sydney for under R26 300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Emirates for just R26 213, but on average you can expect to pay R29 888.

How popular is this South Africa to Sydney flight route?

The South Africa to Sydney Kingsford Smith flight path was viewed by 8 742 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

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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 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.

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

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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 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.

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Destination information for Sydney

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from South Africa to Sydney.
Today's exchange rate
R1 = $0,10
Average temperature for September in Sydney
20.0 °C
Avg rainfall for September in Sydney
124.0 mm

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Top 8 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
Etihad Airways
R728 R934 No cancel fee 75%
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Emirates
R840 R1 046 No cancel fee 75%
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Qatar Airways
R785 R1 053 No cancel fee 68%
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Singapore Airlines
R776 R1 084 No cancel fee 81%
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Cathay Pacific
R908 R1 104 No cancel fee 72%
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Qantas Airways
R749 R1 136 No cancel fee 74%
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South African
R794 R1 303 No cancel fee 78%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by South African. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

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Lufthansa
R11 679 R20 232 No cancel fee 76%
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