In general, August is the cheapest month to fly from South Africa to Adelaide. Due to it being the ‘off-season’ during this time, you can expect flight prices to be around R12 617. If you’re not able to fly to Adelaide in August, then May is your next best option. Flight prices from South Africa to Adelaide during May average around R13 616.
Most flyers found that booking tickets 56 days in advance of their planned departure date is the best time to get cheap flights to Adelaide. During this timeframe, flight prices are around R14 383.
The cheapest day to depart on your flight to Adelaide is on a Sunday when prices can be found for as low as R14 652. This is often the case because there is less demand to fly during this day of the week. When flying out on a Wednesday, the most expensive travel day of the week, you can expect to see flight prices from South Africa to Adelaide for around R15 375.
Flying to Adelaide from South Africa at midday is the least expensive time of day to depart. momondo users have found prices as low as R14 541 when looking at flights departing at midday. Flights to Adelaide are more costly in the evening, with an average ticket price of R15 739. Departure times in the evening fall within the peak daily travel times, which is why tickets can be more expensive.
Those flying to Adelaide could potentially find better pricing at Kingscote Airport (131 km from Adelaide city centre), depending on the month and departure airport.