Search and find cheap flights to South Africa

Return
1 adult
Economy
From?
To?
Tue 24/5
Tue 31/5

Deals available from 900+ travel sites.

About Flights to South Africa

Summary info about South Africa flight prices, duration and airlines

Best One-Way Price

$1,058

Best Return Price

$1,334

Fastest flight time

18h 10m

Operated By

3 airlines
The best one-way flight price to South Africa from Australia in the last 72 hours is $1,058 (Perth to Johannesburg OR Tambo).
The best return flight price to South Africa from Australia in the last 72 hours is $1,334 (Sydney Kingsford Smith to Johannesburg OR Tambo).
The fastest flight to South Africa from Australia takes 18h 10m (Perth to Johannesburg OR Tambo).
There are 3 airlines operating flights to South Africa, including Qantas Airways, Singapore Airlines and Etihad Airways.

Cheapest flights to cities in South Africa

Click on the cities below to find out when it's cheapest to fly to South Africa from Australia
Johannesburg
Johannesburg

Useful information for your flight to South Africa

Get up-to-date answers for some of the most frequently asked questions regarding flying to South Africa

The closest airport to Camps Bay Beach is Cape Town Airport, which is located in Cape Town. If you plan on visiting or staying in this area, landing at Cape Town Airport will be your best bet.

The best prices found on momondo for flights to South Africa are:
$83 per person with FlySafair
$104 per person with Kulula
$112 per person with Airlink

On average, it takes 14h 05m to fly from Australia to South Africa if you fly out of Sydney Kingsford Smith (the most popular airport in Australia) and into Johannesburg OR Tambo (the most popular airport in South Africa). If you’re flying out of Melbourne and into Johannesburg OR Tambo, then the flight time is around 19h 40m.

The cost to fly to South Africa varies based on a variety of factors, but you can expect to find prices as low as $914 or as high as $14,673. Based on recent airfare data, we’ve found that a ticket to South Africa for $3,289 or less is a good deal, whereas $3,509 is the average cost.

Flying to South Africa on a Sunday or Thursday is your best option since this is when flight prices tend to be at their lowest for the week. The most expensive day of the week to fly to South Africa is on a Friday.



Popular cities and sights

Looking to visit South Africa? Check out these cities and spend time seeing some of the most popular sights in the country

Recent flights found to popular cities in South Africa

Find flights to these popular cities in South Africa from your nearest airport.

Cheapest flight routes to South Africa

These routes have the cheapest flights to South Africa found by momondo users in Australia
DepartingDestinationBest TimeBest Price
PerthJohannesburg18h 10m$1,276
AdelaideJohannesburg19h 10m$1,353
SydneyJohannesburg14h 05m$1,407
NewcastleJohannesburg47h 30m$1,423
MelbourneJohannesburg19h 40m$1,424
SydneyDurban23h 25m$1,490
PerthCape Town21h 25m$1,493
MelbourneCape Town28h 55m$1,494
BrisbaneJohannesburg20h 05m$1,507
BrisbaneCape Town32h 35m$1,547
PerthPort Elizabeth38h 05m$1,547
SydneyCape Town29h 00m$1,561
SydneyPort Elizabeth28h 25m$1,590
BrisbaneDurban26h 45m$1,591
PerthDurban22h 20m$1,683
DarwinJohannesburg33h 40m$1,733

Popular routes landing in South Africa

Compare flights to and from the nearest airports to discover the best prices and most convenient flight times
Sydney to Johannesburg Flights
Fastest flight time14h 05m
Cheapest price$1,407
Perth to Johannesburg Flights
Fastest flight time18h 10m
Cheapest price$1,276
Brisbane to Johannesburg Flights
Fastest flight time20h 05m
Cheapest price$1,507
Melbourne to Johannesburg Flights
Fastest flight time19h 40m
Cheapest price$1,424
Sydney to Cape Town Flights
Fastest flight time29h 00m
Cheapest price$1,561
Perth to Durban Flights
Fastest flight time22h 20m
Cheapest price$1,683
Adelaide to Cape Town Flights
Fastest flight time34h 55m
Cheapest price$1,936
Brisbane to Cape Town Flights
Fastest flight time32h 35m
Cheapest price$1,547
Melbourne to Durban Flights
Fastest flight time24h 30m
Cheapest price$1,763
Brisbane to Durban Flights
Fastest flight time26h 45m
Cheapest price$1,591
Melbourne to Cape Town Flights
Fastest flight time28h 55m
Cheapest price$1,494
Perth to Port Elizabeth Flights
Fastest flight time38h 05m
Cheapest price$1,547
Amsterdam to Johannesburg Flights
Fastest flight time10h 40m
Cheapest price$876
Adelaide to Johannesburg Flights
Fastest flight time19h 10m
Cheapest price$1,353
Paris to Johannesburg Flights
Fastest flight time10h 40m
Cheapest price$1,160
Launceston to Johannesburg Flights
Fastest flight time49h 00m
Cheapest price$1,747
Perth to Cape Town Flights
Fastest flight time21h 25m
Cheapest price$1,493
Newcastle to Cape Town Flights
Fastest flight time34h 40m
Cheapest price$2,558
Darwin to Johannesburg Flights
Fastest flight time33h 40m
Cheapest price$1,733
Coolangatta to Johannesburg Flights
Fastest flight time32h 10m
Cheapest price$2,631

Start planning your trip to South Africa


Why use momondo?

To find the flight that best suits your needs, momondo gathers a range of flights from a large pool of different airlines and agents; you can then use our insights and filters to find and book the right flight to South Africa.

All flight searches to South Africa on momondo can be filtered to show those which offer flexible booking policies.

momondo offers useful filters to help you find the right flight. Choose specific flight times, airports or even what payment method you prefer. We have numerous options to help you book your ideal flight to South Africa.

If you are simply researching potential flights to South Africa, momondo offers a useful price alert feature which will track prices for flights to South Africa and alert you when they change.


Here's why travellers choose to use momondo
Flexible Travel
momondo understands the need for flexibility and we have a filter specifically for flights with no change fees.
Expert Insights
Data driven insights designed to help you find a great flight deal. From the cheapest time to depart to how far in advance to book.
Price Alerts
Track the price of your preferred flight route and be notified when it changes.