The month of March is, on average, the cheapest month to fly to Melbourne from South Africa, with most prices found around R15 884. If you’re not able to fly to Melbourne in March, then February is your next best option. Flight prices from South Africa to Melbourne during February average around R15 918.
You are more likely to see cheaper flights to Melbourne from South Africa when booking 42 days ahead of your departure date. In general, you can expect to find flights to Melbourne for around R16 759 when searching 42 days out. However, in the past 72 hours, people saw flights from South Africa for as low as R14 696.
The cheapest day to depart from South Africa to Melbourne is on a Wednesday when prices can be found for as low as R16 482. Be sure to avoid booking your departure on a Saturday as prices are generally higher than usual. According to our data, the average ticket price to Melbourne on Saturday is R17 296.
Our most recent data shows that the best time of day to fly to Melbourne is in the evening. Flights from South Africa to Melbourne during this time can be as low as R16 518. Flights in the afternoon are often more expensive, with an average ticket price of R21 174.