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Cheapest flights to cities in Australia

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

Useful information for your flight to Australia

Get up-to-date answers for some of the most frequently asked questions regarding flying to Australia
  • What are the most popular cities to visit in Australia?

    Some of the world’s most well-traveled cities are in Australia. The most popular city to travel to in Australia is Sydney, which momondo users choose as their landing destination 627% more often than other cities. The next most popular cities in Australia are Perth and Brisbane.

  • What is the cheapest flight to Australia?

    The best prices found on momondo for flights to Australia are:
    R1 305 per person with Jetstar
    R1 568 per person with Tigerair Australia
    R1 759 per person with Virgin Australia

  • How long is the flight from South Africa to Australia?

    On average, it takes 11h 45m to fly from South Africa to Australia if you fly out of Johannesburg OR Tambo (the most popular airport in South Africa) and into Sydney Kingsford Smith (the most popular airport in Australia). If you’re flying out of Cape Town Intl and into Sydney Kingsford Smith, then the flight time is around 25h 05m.

  • What is the most popular airport in Australia to fly to?

    If you’re unsure where to fly to in Australia, we recommend booking a flight that arrives at the popular Sydney Kingsford Smith airport, which services Sydney and its surrounding areas. In the last 12 months, 41% of momondo travellers booking flights to Australia chose to fly into Sydney Kingsford Smith.

  • How much are flights to Australia?

    Flights to Australia have been found on momondo for as low as R6 441 per ticket recently. However, the average price tends to be R21 278 and anything for R19 900 or less is a good deal. R49 691 is the most expensive flight we’ve seen in the past week, though you may be able to avoid this price depending on what airport you fly from, what airline you choose, and how far in advance you book your flights.

  • What is the best day of the week to fly to Australia?

    If your travel plans are flexible and you’re looking to save money on flights to Australia, then be sure to book your departure on a Tuesday. Flying out on a Tuesday, as well as a Sunday, is your best option. Departing on a Saturday tends to be the most expensive day of the week to fly to Australia.

Popular cities and sights

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

Recent flights found to popular cities in Australia

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

Cheapest flight routes to Australia

These routes have the cheapest flights to Australia found by momondo users in South Africa
DepartingDestinationBest TimeBest Price
JohannesburgPerth19h 25mR12 573
JohannesburgSydney11h 45mR13 589
JohannesburgMelbourne24h 15mR13 774
Cape TownSydney25h 05mR14 020
JohannesburgBrisbane15h 55mR14 343
Cape TownBrisbane24h 50mR15 590
Cape TownMelbourne36h 45mR15 898
Cape TownAdelaide37h 55mR16 159
JohannesburgCairns31h 05mR16 452
JohannesburgAdelaide45h 25mR17 313
Cape TownHobart57h 30mR18 406
GeorgeMelbourne67h 30mR20 638
DurbanMelbourne35h 20mR29 317
Port ElizabethMelbourne22h 10mR46 292

Popular routes landing in Australia

Compare flights to and from the nearest airports to discover the best prices and most convenient flight times
Cape Town to Melbourne Flights
Fastest flight time38h 10m
Cheapest priceR15 605
Johannesburg to Perth Flights
Fastest flight time19h 25m
Cheapest priceR12 573
Johannesburg to Melbourne Flights
Fastest flight time19h 55m
Cheapest priceR13 774
Johannesburg to Sydney Flights
Fastest flight time11h 45m
Cheapest priceR13 589
Johannesburg to Brisbane Flights
Fastest flight time15h 55m
Cheapest priceR14 343
Cape Town to Sydney Flights
Fastest flight time27h 45m
Cheapest priceR14 020
Durban to Melbourne Flights
Fastest flight time35h 20m
Cheapest priceR29 317
Johannesburg to Adelaide Flights
Fastest flight time45h 25m
Cheapest priceR17 313
Cape Town to Brisbane Flights
Fastest flight time25h 15m
Cheapest priceR15 590
Johannesburg to Cairns Flights
Fastest flight time50h 15m
Cheapest priceR17 837
Port Elizabeth to Melbourne Flights
Fastest flight time22h 10m
Cheapest priceR46 292
Cape Town to Adelaide Flights
Fastest flight time37h 55m
Cheapest priceR16 159
Cape Town to Hobart Flights
Fastest flight time57h 30m
Cheapest priceR18 406
George to Melbourne Flights
Fastest flight time67h 30m
Cheapest priceR20 638

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