Cheap flights from South Africa to Australia from $774

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Flight information for South Africa to Australia

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

Fastest flight time

9h 55m

Direct flights

None
The fastest flight from South Africa to Australia takes 9h 55m
There are no direct flights from South Africa to Australia. Popular non-direct routes for this connection are Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport - Perth Airport, Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport - Brisbane Airport and Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport - Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport.

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

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 Australia from South Africa?

Cathay Pacific

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

What is the cheapest South Africa to Australia flight route?

Johannesburg OR Tambo - Perth

Fly from Johannesburg OR Tambo to Perth for the best South Africa - Australia flight prices


Easily compare return flights from South Africa to Australia

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 South Africa to Australia by changing tabs
Qatar Airways
8 Nov.
JNB08:40Johannesburg OR Tambo
22h 45m
1 stop
PER07:25Perth
15 Nov.
PER17:50Perth
22h 45m
1 stop
JNB16:35Johannesburg OR Tambo
Singapore Airlines
8 Nov.
JNB08:45Johannesburg OR Tambo
28h 10m
1 stop
PER12:55Perth
14 Nov.
PER20:10Perth
35h 00m
1 stop
JNB07:10Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qantas Airways
5 Nov.
JNB18:00Johannesburg OR Tambo
23h 05m
1 stop
SYD16:05Sydney Kingsford Smith
2 Feb.
SYD05:25Sydney Kingsford Smith
18h 50m
1 stop
JNB00:15Johannesburg OR Tambo
Multiple Airlines
8 Nov.
JNB16:35Johannesburg OR Tambo
40h 45m
2 stops
PER09:20Perth
15 Nov.
PER17:50Perth
22h 45m
1 stop
JNB16:35Johannesburg OR Tambo
Etihad Airways
4 Nov.
JNB06:15Johannesburg OR Tambo
35h 25m
1 stop
SYD17:40Sydney Kingsford Smith
29 Jan.
SYD10:50Sydney Kingsford Smith
25h 10m
1 stop
JNB12:00Johannesburg OR Tambo
Air Mauritius
29 Nov.
JNB08:35Johannesburg OR Tambo
13h 35m
1 stop
PER22:10Perth
30 Nov.
PER08:05Perth
28h 45m
1 stop
JNB12:50Johannesburg OR Tambo

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

If you're looking for one-way flights from South Africa to Australia, view some of our deals below provided by Etihad Airways, Qantas Airways and Qatar Airways
Etihad Airways
21 Nov.
JNB05:15Johannesburg OR Tambo
35h 25m
1 stop
SYD16:40Sydney Kingsford Smith
Singapore Airlines
9 Nov.
JNB08:45Johannesburg OR Tambo
28h 10m
1 stop
PER12:55Perth
Qatar Airways
31 Dec.
CPT14:10Cape Town Intl
42h 55m
1 stop
MEL09:05Melbourne

Search last-minute flights to Australia from South Africa

Find and compare return flight prices for your last-minute flight from South Africa to Australia
Multiple Airlines
25 Aug.
JNB09:40Johannesburg OR Tambo
24h 10m
1 stop
MEL09:50Melbourne
21 Nov.
MEL07:50Melbourne
31h 05m
2 stops
JNB14:55Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qatar Airways
27 Aug.
JNB03:15Johannesburg OR Tambo
25h 05m
1 stop
BNE04:20Brisbane
25 Sep.
BNE18:40Brisbane
37h 00m
1 stop
JNB07:40Johannesburg OR Tambo
Singapore Airlines
25 Aug.
JNB09:45Johannesburg OR Tambo
36h 05m
1 stop
MEL21:50Melbourne
21 Nov.
MEL17:30Melbourne
40h 40m
1 stop
JNB10:10Johannesburg OR Tambo
Emirates
24 Aug.
JNB09:40Johannesburg OR Tambo
31h 50m
1 stop
MEL17:30Melbourne
13 Sep.
MEL01:15Melbourne
37h 00m
1 stop
JNB14:15Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qantas Airways
23 Aug.
JNB13:40Johannesburg OR Tambo
11h 45m
SYD01:25Sydney Kingsford Smith
30 Aug.
SYD05:35Sydney Kingsford Smith
14h 05m
JNB19:40Johannesburg OR Tambo
Etihad Airways
25 Aug.
JNB06:20Johannesburg OR Tambo
45h 05m
2 stops
SYD03:25Sydney Kingsford Smith
1 Sep.
SYD16:00Sydney Kingsford Smith
67h 55m
2 stops
JNB11:55Johannesburg OR Tambo

Best airlines flying from South Africa to Australia

Compare and see reviews for airlines that fly from South Africa to Australia with momondo
AirlineRatingFree cancellationPrice
South AfricanPriceFrom $964Free cancellationRating
8.1
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Etihad AirwaysPriceFrom $1,196Free cancellationRating
6.5
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Cathay PacificPriceFrom $1,263Free cancellationRating
8.1
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EmiratesPriceFrom $1,291Free cancellationRating
8.4
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Qatar AirwaysPriceFrom $1,311Free cancellationRating
7.9
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Singapore AirlinesPriceFrom $1,357Free cancellationRating
7.9
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Qantas AirwaysPriceFrom $1,368Free cancellationRating
7.0
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Qantas Airways flights from South Africa to Australia

Our best Qantas Airways deals on South Africa to Australia flight tickets
Qantas Airways
5 Nov.
JNB18:00Johannesburg OR Tambo
23h 05m
1 stop
SYD16:05Sydney Kingsford Smith
2 Feb.
SYD05:25Sydney Kingsford Smith
18h 50m
1 stop
JNB00:15Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qantas Airways
10 Feb.
JNB11:35Johannesburg OR Tambo
11h 50m
SYD23:25Sydney Kingsford Smith
6 May
SYD05:35Sydney Kingsford Smith
14h 05m
JNB19:40Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qantas Airways
12 Feb.
JNB11:35Johannesburg OR Tambo
11h 50m
SYD23:25Sydney Kingsford Smith
3 May
SYD05:35Sydney Kingsford Smith
14h 05m
JNB19:40Johannesburg OR Tambo

Etihad Airways flights from South Africa to Australia

Our best Etihad Airways deals on South Africa to Australia flight tickets
Etihad Airways
4 Nov.
JNB06:15Johannesburg OR Tambo
35h 25m
1 stop
SYD17:40Sydney Kingsford Smith
29 Jan.
SYD10:50Sydney Kingsford Smith
25h 10m
1 stop
JNB12:00Johannesburg OR Tambo
Etihad Airways
11 Nov.
JNB05:15Johannesburg OR Tambo
35h 25m
1 stop
SYD16:40Sydney Kingsford Smith
16 Nov.
SYD10:50Sydney Kingsford Smith
25h 10m
1 stop
JNB12:00Johannesburg OR Tambo
Etihad Airways
28 Oct.
JNB06:15Johannesburg OR Tambo
36h 00m
1 stop
SYD18:15Sydney Kingsford Smith
25 Jan.
SYD10:50Sydney Kingsford Smith
25h 10m
1 stop
JNB12:00Johannesburg OR Tambo

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

    To ease the stress of booking flights, some of our airline partners flying from South Africa to Australia are responding to the global pandemic. The following airlines may have a flexible cancellation policy to help accommodate travellers: Singapore Airlines, South African, and Qantas Airways.



Alternative routes for South Africa to Australia

Compare alternative flights to and from nearby airports and cities to discover the best prices and most convenient flight times
Johannesburg to Sydney Flights
Fastest flight time11h 45m
Cheapest price$1,457
Johannesburg to Melbourne Flights
Fastest flight time24h 10m
Cheapest price$1,380
Johannesburg to Brisbane Flights
Fastest flight time15h 55m
Cheapest price$1,408
Johannesburg to Perth Flights
Fastest flight time9h 55m
Cheapest price$1,283
Cape Town to Sydney Flights
Fastest flight time35h 15m
Cheapest price$1,650
Cape Town to Brisbane Flights
Fastest flight time24h 50m
Cheapest price$1,435
Johannesburg to Adelaide Flights
Fastest flight time23h 20m
Cheapest price$1,414
Durban to Melbourne Flights
Fastest flight time26h 45m
Cheapest price$2,273
Cape Town to Melbourne Flights
Fastest flight time25h 45m
Cheapest price$1,444
Cape Town to Hobart Flights
Fastest flight time36h 00m
Cheapest price$2,189
Port Elizabeth to Melbourne Flights
Fastest flight time29h 50m
Cheapest price$1,810
Johannesburg to Cairns Flights
Fastest flight time41h 40m
Cheapest price$5,958

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