Cheap flights from Melbourne to Cape Town from $1,147

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Flight information for Melbourne to Cape Town

Find info about flight duration, direct flights, and airports for your flight from Melbourne to Cape Town

Best price found

$1,147

Fastest flight time

23h 00m

Direct flights

None

Airports in Cape Town

1 airport
The best one-way flight to Cape Town from Melbourne in the past 72 hours is $1,147. The best return flight deal from Melbourne to Cape Town found on momondo in the last 72 hours is $2,118.
The fastest flight from Melbourne to Cape Town takes 23h 00m
There are no direct flights from Melbourne to Cape Town. Popular non-direct route for this connection is Melbourne Airport - Cape Town Intl Airport.
There is 1 airport near Cape Town: Cape Town Intl (CPT)

How to get the cheapest flight ticket from Melbourne to Cape Town

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What is the cheapest month to fly from Melbourne to Cape Town?

February

The cheapest time of year to fly to Cape Town from Melbourne is February. The most expensive is December.

What is the cheapest day to depart Melbourne for Cape Town?

Monday

The cheapest day of the week is usually Monday. The most expensive is usually Wednesday.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Melbourne to Cape Town?

at midday

Melbourne to Cape Town flights are approximately 12% more expensive in the morning than at midday

What is the cheapest airline that flies to Cape Town from Melbourne?

Cathay Pacific

Cathay Pacific, Emirates, and Qatar Airways are the most popular carriers operating from Melbourne to Cape Town

What is the cheapest Melbourne to Cape Town flight route?

Melbourne - Cape Town Intl

Fly from Melbourne to Cape Town Intl for the best Melbourne - Cape Town flight prices

How far in advance should you book Melbourne to Cape Town flights?

60 days before

The cheapest time to buy a flight from Melbourne to Cape Town is approximately 60 days to departure

Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Cape Town Intl Airport (CPT)$1,499
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When you’re planning your trip from Melbourne to Cape Town, the most popular airport-to-airport route is Melbourne Airport to Cape Town Intl Airport. In May, $1,499 is typically the cheapest round trip price you’ll find from Melbourne to Cape Town which you can find when you fly MEL — CPT.


Easily compare return flights from Melbourne to Cape Town

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 Melbourne to Cape Town by changing tabs
Singapore Airlines
7 Sep.
MEL17:45Melbourne
43h 40m
1 stop
CPT13:25Cape Town Intl
12 Oct.
CPT06:40Cape Town Intl
40h 20m
1 stop
MEL23:00Melbourne
Multiple Airlines
3 Oct.
MEL09:30Melbourne
28h 55m
1 stop
CPT14:25Cape Town Intl
1 Nov.
CPT06:00Cape Town Intl
23h 10m
2 stops
MEL05:10Melbourne
Emirates
7 Sep.
MEL08:05Melbourne
31h 30m
2 stops
CPT15:35Cape Town Intl
12 Oct.
CPT14:20Cape Town Intl
27h 05m
1 stop
MEL17:25Melbourne
Qatar Airways
1 Oct.
MEL18:20Melbourne
44h 25m
1 stop
CPT14:45Cape Town Intl
3 Nov.
CPT15:10Cape Town Intl
38h 10m
1 stop
MEL05:20Melbourne
Singapore Airlines
2 Oct.
MEL18:45Melbourne
43h 40m
1 stop
CPT14:25Cape Town Intl
13 Oct.
CPT06:40Cape Town Intl
41h 05m
1 stop
MEL23:45Melbourne
Multiple Airlines
2 Oct.
MEL12:40Melbourne
25h 45m
1 stop
CPT14:25Cape Town Intl
13 Oct.
CPT06:00Cape Town Intl
23h 10m
2 stops
MEL05:10Melbourne

Find the cheapest one-way flights from Melbourne to Cape Town

If you're looking for one-way flights from Melbourne to Cape Town, view some of our deals below provided by Singapore Airlines
Singapore Airlines
1 Sep.
MEL08:20Melbourne
29h 05m
1 stop
CPT13:25Cape Town Intl
Multiple Airlines
1 Sep.
MEL14:25Melbourne
29h 15m
2 stops
CPT19:40Cape Town Intl
Singapore Airlines
1 Sep.
MEL08:20Melbourne
29h 05m
1 stop
CPT13:25Cape Town Intl

Search last-minute flights to Cape Town from Melbourne

Find and compare return flight prices for your last-minute flight from Melbourne to Cape Town
Multiple Airlines
31 May
MEL05:35Melbourne
31h 50m
1 stop
CPT13:25Cape Town Intl
28 Jun.
CPT06:00Cape Town Intl
26h 25m
2 stops
MEL08:25Melbourne
Singapore Airlines
31 May
MEL05:35Melbourne
31h 50m
2 stops
CPT13:25Cape Town Intl
28 Jun.
CPT06:40Cape Town Intl
25h 55m
2 stops
MEL08:35Melbourne
Emirates
31 May
MEL01:15Melbourne
38h 20m
1 stop
CPT15:35Cape Town Intl
28 Jun.
CPT14:20Cape Town Intl
43h 30m
1 stop
MEL09:50Melbourne
Emirates
31 May
MEL01:15Melbourne
38h 20m
1 stop
CPT15:35Cape Town Intl
28 Jun.
CPT14:20Cape Town Intl
43h 30m
1 stop
MEL09:50Melbourne
Singapore Airlines
31 May
MEL19:35Melbourne
41h 50m
2 stops
CPT13:25Cape Town Intl
28 Jun.
CPT06:40Cape Town Intl
25h 55m
2 stops
MEL08:35Melbourne
Multiple Airlines
31 May
MEL11:40Melbourne
25h 45m
1 stop
CPT13:25Cape Town Intl
28 Jun.
CPT06:00Cape Town Intl
26h 25m
2 stops
MEL08:25Melbourne

Best airlines flying from Melbourne to Cape Town

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AirlineRatingFree cancellationPrice
South AfricanPriceFrom $1,169Free cancellationRating
8.1
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Cathay PacificPriceFrom $1,171Free cancellationRating
8.1
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Singapore AirlinesPriceFrom $1,321Free cancellationRating
8.3
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Qatar AirwaysPriceFrom $1,417Free cancellationRating
7.9
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EmiratesPriceFrom $1,461Free cancellationRating
8.6
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Qatar Airways flights from Melbourne to Cape Town

Our best Qatar Airways deals on Melbourne to Cape Town flight tickets
Qatar Airways
1 Oct.
MEL18:20Melbourne
44h 25m
1 stop
CPT14:45Cape Town Intl
3 Nov.
CPT15:10Cape Town Intl
38h 10m
1 stop
MEL05:20Melbourne
Qatar Airways
1 Oct.
MEL18:20Melbourne
44h 25m
1 stop
CPT14:45Cape Town Intl
4 Nov.
CPT15:10Cape Town Intl
38h 10m
1 stop
MEL04:20Melbourne
Qatar Airways
5 Oct.
MEL19:20Melbourne
39h 25m
1 stop
CPT10:45Cape Town Intl
3 Nov.
CPT15:10Cape Town Intl
38h 10m
1 stop
MEL05:20Melbourne

Singapore Airlines flights from Melbourne to Cape Town

Our best Singapore Airlines deals on Melbourne to Cape Town flight tickets
Singapore Airlines
7 Sep.
MEL17:45Melbourne
43h 40m
1 stop
CPT13:25Cape Town Intl
12 Oct.
CPT06:40Cape Town Intl
40h 20m
1 stop
MEL23:00Melbourne
Singapore Airlines
2 Oct.
MEL18:45Melbourne
43h 40m
1 stop
CPT14:25Cape Town Intl
13 Oct.
CPT06:40Cape Town Intl
41h 05m
1 stop
MEL23:45Melbourne
Singapore Airlines
7 Sep.
MEL09:05Melbourne
28h 20m
1 stop
CPT13:25Cape Town Intl
12 Oct.
CPT06:40Cape Town Intl
40h 20m
1 stop
MEL23:00Melbourne

  • Are airlines flying from Melbourne to Cape Town Intl offering flexible cancellation due to COVID-19?

    To ease the stress of booking flights, some of our airline partners flying from Melbourne to Cape Town Intl are responding to the global pandemic. The following airlines may have a flexible cancellation policy to help accommodate travellers: Singapore Airlines, South African, and Cathay Pacific.

  • How far is Melbourne to Cape Town Intl by plane?

    The straight-line distance from Melbourne to Cape Town Intl is 10306.0 km. In terms of flight time, this usually takes a little over 23h 00m.



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