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Flight information for Australia to South Africa

Find info about flight duration, direct flights, and airports for your flight from Australia to South Africa

Fastest flight time

11h 15m

Direct flights

None
The fastest flight from Australia to South Africa takes 11h 15m
There are no direct flights from Australia to South Africa. Popular non-direct routes for this connection are Melbourne Airport - Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport, Perth Airport - Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport and Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport - Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport.

How to get the cheapest flight ticket from Australia to South Africa

Look no further. We've gone through all the searches for this route on momondo so you have the important information and insights to find the cheapest flight ticket for your trip

What is the cheapest airline that flies to South Africa from Australia?

Etihad Airways

Cathay Pacific, Ethiopian Air, and Etihad Airways are the most popular carriers operating from Australia to South Africa

What is the cheapest Australia to South Africa flight route?

Adelaide - Cape Town Intl

Fly from Adelaide to Cape Town Intl for the best Australia - South Africa flight prices


Easily compare return flights from Australia to South Africa

Below you can see the best fares for your return flight route over the next three months. All fares were found on momondo this week. Browse the quickest and cheapest flights from Australia to South Africa by changing tabs
Singapore Airlines
9 Feb.
PER12:55Perth
18h 15m
1 stop
JNB07:10Johannesburg OR Tambo
28 Feb.
JNB08:45Johannesburg OR Tambo
24h 30m
1 stop
PER09:15Perth
Etihad Airways
31 Oct.
SYD17:30Sydney Kingsford Smith
43h 30m
1 stop
JNB13:00Johannesburg OR Tambo
7 Nov.
JNB05:15Johannesburg OR Tambo
35h 25m
1 stop
SYD16:40Sydney Kingsford Smith
Qatar Airways
3 Nov.
PER18:50Perth
22h 45m
1 stop
JNB17:35Johannesburg OR Tambo
14 Nov.
JNB08:40Johannesburg OR Tambo
22h 45m
1 stop
PER07:25Perth
Qantas Airways
9 Feb.
PER10:00Perth
11h 15m
JNB21:15Johannesburg OR Tambo
28 Feb.
JNB17:00Johannesburg OR Tambo
9h 55m
PER02:55Perth
Multiple Airlines
3 Nov.
PER09:55Perth
31h 40m
2 stops
JNB17:35Johannesburg OR Tambo
14 Nov.
JNB08:40Johannesburg OR Tambo
22h 45m
1 stop
PER07:25Perth
Emirates
5 Nov.
PER18:20Perth
24h 15m
1 stop
JNB17:35Johannesburg OR Tambo
23 Nov.
JNB08:25Johannesburg OR Tambo
21h 55m
1 stop
PER06:20Perth

Find the cheapest one-way flights from Australia to South Africa

If you're looking for one-way flights from Australia to South Africa, view some of our deals below provided by Etihad Airways, Qantas Airways and Qatar Airways
Etihad Airways
18 Oct.
SYD17:20Sydney Kingsford Smith
43h 40m
1 stop
JNB13:00Johannesburg OR Tambo
Multiple Airlines
3 Nov.
SYD04:20Sydney Kingsford Smith
32h 40m
2 stops
JNB13:00Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qatar Airways
7 Feb.
MEL11:15Melbourne
28h 00m
1 stop
CPT15:15Cape Town Intl

Search last-minute flights to South Africa from Australia

Find and compare return flight prices for your last-minute flight from Australia to South Africa
Multiple Airlines
23 Aug.
PER19:00Perth
21h 40m
1 stop
JNB16:40Johannesburg OR Tambo
13 Sep.
JNB09:55Johannesburg OR Tambo
52h 35m
2 stops
PER14:30Perth
Emirates
21 Aug.
PER18:20Perth
23h 55m
1 stop
JNB18:15Johannesburg OR Tambo
7 Sep.
JNB09:40Johannesburg OR Tambo
28h 10m
2 stops
PER13:50Perth
Singapore Airlines
23 Aug.
MEL08:30Melbourne
25h 40m
1 stop
JNB10:10Johannesburg OR Tambo
13 Sep.
JNB09:45Johannesburg OR Tambo
22h 40m
1 stop
MEL08:25Melbourne
Qantas Airways
24 Aug.
SYD05:35Sydney Kingsford Smith
14h 05m
JNB19:40Johannesburg OR Tambo
10 Sep.
JNB13:35Johannesburg OR Tambo
11h 45m
SYD01:20Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple Airlines
24 Aug.
SYD05:50Sydney Kingsford Smith
35h 15m
2 stops
JNB17:05Johannesburg OR Tambo
10 Sep.
JNB19:30Johannesburg OR Tambo
61h 00m
2 stops
SYD08:30Sydney Kingsford Smith
KLM
21 Aug.
PER14:50Perth
56h 30m
3 stops
JNB23:20Johannesburg OR Tambo
7 Sep.
JNB19:10Johannesburg OR Tambo
57h 10m
3 stops
PER04:20Perth

Best airlines flying from Australia to South Africa

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AirlineRatingFree cancellationPrice
South AfricanPriceFrom $907Free cancellationRating
8.1
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Qatar AirwaysPriceFrom $1,051Free cancellationRating
7.9
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Etihad AirwaysPriceFrom $1,113Free cancellationRating
6.5
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Cathay PacificPriceFrom $1,162Free cancellationRating
8.1
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EmiratesPriceFrom $1,260Free cancellationRating
8.4
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Singapore AirlinesPriceFrom $1,275Free cancellationRating
7.9
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Virgin AustraliaPriceFrom $1,329Free cancellationRating
7.5
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Ethiopian AirPriceFrom $1,373Free cancellationRating
7.9
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Qantas AirwaysPriceFrom $1,552Free cancellationRating
7.0
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Air MauritiusPriceFrom $1,608Free cancellationRating
7.6
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Etihad Airways flights from Australia to South Africa

Our best Etihad Airways deals on Australia to South Africa flight tickets
Etihad Airways
31 Oct.
SYD17:30Sydney Kingsford Smith
43h 30m
1 stop
JNB13:00Johannesburg OR Tambo
7 Nov.
JNB05:15Johannesburg OR Tambo
35h 25m
1 stop
SYD16:40Sydney Kingsford Smith
Etihad Airways
5 Feb.
SYD10:50Sydney Kingsford Smith
25h 10m
1 stop
JNB12:00Johannesburg OR Tambo
3 Mar.
JNB05:15Johannesburg OR Tambo
35h 25m
1 stop
SYD16:40Sydney Kingsford Smith
Etihad Airways
31 Oct.
SYD15:30Sydney Kingsford Smith
45h 30m
2 stops
JNB13:00Johannesburg OR Tambo
7 Nov.
JNB05:15Johannesburg OR Tambo
35h 25m
1 stop
SYD16:40Sydney Kingsford Smith

Qatar Airways flights from Australia to South Africa

Our best Qatar Airways deals on Australia to South Africa flight tickets
Qatar Airways
3 Nov.
PER18:50Perth
22h 45m
1 stop
JNB17:35Johannesburg OR Tambo
14 Nov.
JNB08:40Johannesburg OR Tambo
22h 45m
1 stop
PER07:25Perth
Qatar Airways
2 Nov.
PER18:50Perth
22h 40m
1 stop
JNB17:30Johannesburg OR Tambo
9 Nov.
JNB08:40Johannesburg OR Tambo
22h 45m
1 stop
PER07:25Perth
Qatar Airways
9 Nov.
BNE17:10Brisbane
38h 50m
1 stop
CPT08:00Cape Town Intl
9 Feb.
CPT14:10Cape Town Intl
37h 35m
1 stop
BNE03:45Brisbane

  • Are airlines flying from Australia to South Africa offering flexible cancellation due to COVID-19?

    Some of our partner airlines flying from Australia to South Africa are adapting new policies due to the global impact of COVID-19. Some of the airlines that may be waiving their cancellation fees are Singapore Airlines, South African, and Qantas Airways. You can search for the full list of airlines such as Singapore Airlines that are offering this flexibility.



Alternative routes for Australia to South Africa

Compare alternative flights to and from nearby airports and cities to discover the best prices and most convenient flight times
Sydney to Johannesburg Flights
Fastest flight time14h 00m
Cheapest price$1,565
Melbourne to Johannesburg Flights
Fastest flight time25h 35m
Cheapest price$1,550
Perth to Johannesburg Flights
Fastest flight time11h 15m
Cheapest price$1,499
Brisbane to Johannesburg Flights
Fastest flight time24h 30m
Cheapest price$1,718
Sydney to Cape Town Flights
Fastest flight time28h 25m
Cheapest price$1,663
Melbourne to Cape Town Flights
Fastest flight time26h 25m
Cheapest price$1,548
Brisbane to Cape Town Flights
Fastest flight time26h 40m
Cheapest price$1,893
Adelaide to Johannesburg Flights
Fastest flight time32h 30m
Cheapest price$1,669
Darwin to Johannesburg Flights
Fastest flight time41h 15m
Cheapest price$3,019
Perth to Cape Town Flights
Fastest flight time21h 30m
Cheapest price$1,490
Sydney to Durban Flights
Fastest flight time31h 00m
Cheapest price$2,011
Brisbane to Durban Flights
Fastest flight time27h 45m
Cheapest price$2,773

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Why use momondo?

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Yes. All flights to South Africa from Australia on momondo can be compared and filtered by various policies on offer, including flexible booking.

Once you have performed a search for Australia to South Africa flights, momondo helps you find the right one by offering useful filters to narrow down your flight selection. Flights can be filtered by multiple factors such as airline, airport and price; but also by other criteria like aircraft type and payment method.

Yes momondo offers price alerts on flights to South Africa from Australia. After performing a search on this page you should be able to see the price alert set up feature. Simply provide a valid email address and momondo will instantly alert you when prices change.


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