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About Flights to Melbourne

Summary info about Melbourne flight prices, duration and airlines

Best One-Way Price

R10 701

Best Return Price

R16 404

Fastest flight time

15h 45m

Operated By

5 airlines
The best one-way flight price to Melbourne from South Africa in the last 72 hours is R10 701 (Johannesburg OR Tambo to Melbourne).
The best return flight price to Melbourne from South Africa in the last 72 hours is R16 404 (Cape Town Intl to Melbourne).
The fastest flight to Melbourne from South Africa takes 15h 45m (Johannesburg OR Tambo to Melbourne).
There are 5 airlines operating flights to Melbourne, including Qantas Airways, Singapore Airlines and Qatar Airways.

Cheapest flights to Melbourne airports

Find the cheapest flights to these Melbourne airports from your nearest city or airport
Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport
Melbourne Airport

CHEAPEST ROUTE FROM Johannesburg TO Melbourne

Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport (JNB) to Melbourne (ME1)

Typically, flights to Melbourne from Johannesburg are cheaper when flying from Johannesburg OR Tambo to Melbourne, which has an average price of R19 059

CHEAPEST MONTH TO FLY TO MELBOURNE FROM JOHANNESBURG OR TAMBO AIRPORTAugust18% cheaperFlying from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to Melbourne costs on average just R15 568 in August
MOST EXPENSIVE MONTH TO FLY TO MELBOURNE FROM JOHANNESBURG OR TAMBO AIRPORTJuly25% more expensiveIt costs about R23 877 for flights to Melbourne from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport in July
MOST POPULAR MONTH TO FLY TO MELBOURNE FROM JOHANNESBURG OR TAMBO AIRPORTJune243% more users visitedMore momondo users searched in flights to Melbourne from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport in June than any other month

When is the best time to fly to Melbourne?

The cheapest month to fly to Melbourne from South Africa is in August. Flight prices, which tend to average around R15 568, are often lower during this time because this is during the off-season. If you aren’t able to travel to Melbourne during the month of August, then flying in October is also cheap. Prices for this month can be found on momondo for an average of R16 355.

In general, most travellers find the cheapest time to book a flight to Melbourne is about 48 days prior to their departure date, when tickets on average are R19 082. Don’t hesitate to check prices now though, because momondo users recently found tickets for as low as R16 404.

The cheapest day to depart on your flight to Melbourne is on a Wednesday when prices can be found for as low as R15 918. This is often the case because there is less demand to fly during this day of the week. Flights from South Africa to Melbourne on a Saturday will generally be more expensive and average around R16 669. Keep in mind that these prices on both days could fluctuate depending on the season and the demand.

Flying to Melbourne from South Africa in the morning is the least expensive time of day to depart. momondo users have found prices as low as R15 978 when looking at flights departing in the morning. In the afternoon is when there is more demand to fly to Melbourne, so prices are often more expensive at around R21 033 per ticket.

Those flying to Melbourne could potentially find better pricing at Melbourne Airport (19 km from Melbourne city centre), Melbourne Avalon Airport (50 km from Melbourne city centre) or Bendigo Airport (132 km from Melbourne city centre), depending on the month and departure airport.

Melbourne Essendon Airport has an average price of R787 per person and is typically the cheapest airport to fly into when visiting Melbourne. This average price does vary based on departure city. Try momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool to find the cheapest flight.



Melbourne flight deals found on momondo

Check out some of the best fares from airports in South Africa to Melbourne found recently by users on momondo
Qatar Airways
Nov 11
CPT7:55Cape Town Intl
25h 10m
1 stop
MEL9:05Melbourne
Feb 3
MEL11:15Melbourne
28h 00m
1 stop
CPT15:15Cape Town Intl
R16 404
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Qatar Airways
Nov 11
CPT7:55Cape Town Intl
25h 10m
1 stop
MEL9:05Melbourne
Feb 3
MEL11:15Melbourne
28h 00m
1 stop
CPT15:15Cape Town Intl
R16 601
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Etihad Airways
Nov 10
JNB5:15Johannesburg OR Tambo
35h 00m
1 stop
MEL16:15Melbourne
Feb 2
MEL9:55Melbourne
26h 05m
1 stop
JNB12:00Johannesburg OR Tambo
R16 699
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Qatar Airways
Nov 15
CPT14:10Cape Town Intl
42h 50m
1 stop
MEL9:00Melbourne
Feb 20
MEL11:15Melbourne
28h 00m
1 stop
CPT15:15Cape Town Intl
R17 174
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Qatar Airways
Nov 11
CPT14:10Cape Town Intl
42h 55m
1 stop
MEL9:05Melbourne
Dec 10
MEL0:00Melbourne
37h 40m
1 stop
CPT13:40Cape Town Intl
R17 273
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Qatar Airways
Dec 30
JNB3:00Johannesburg OR Tambo
30h 05m
1 stop
MEL9:05Melbourne
Jan 13
MEL11:15Melbourne
32h 15m
1 stop
JNB19:30Johannesburg OR Tambo
R17 584
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Find the cheapest one-way flights to Melbourne

If you're looking for one-way flights from South Africa to Melbourne, view some of our deals below provided by Etihad Airways, Qantas Airways and Qatar Airways
Qantas Airways
Nov 5
JNB18:00Johannesburg OR Tambo
15h 45m
1 stop
MEL8:45Melbourne
R10 701
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Qatar Airways
Nov 7
JNB3:00Johannesburg OR Tambo
25h 25m
1 stop
MEL4:25Melbourne
R10 882
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Etihad Airways
Nov 7
JNB5:15Johannesburg OR Tambo
38h 35m
2 stops
MEL19:50Melbourne
R11 324
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Which airlines fly to Melbourne?

Here you can see a selection of the most popular and cheapest airlines for flights to Melbourne

Which airlines fly to Melbourne?

There may be other airlines that fly to Melbourne from South Africa, but the most popular among our users are Qatar Airways, Singapore Airlines, Qantas Airways and Emirates. These airlines should offer flights to Melbourne on a routine basis if you’re flying from one of the more popular airports in South Africa.


Airports near Melbourne

Below you will find all the airports in Melbourne along with their distance from the city centre

Popular routes to Melbourne

Most frequently searched flights to Melbourne along with the cheapest price and shortest flight duration
Johannesburg to Melbourne Flights
Fastest flight time17h 25m
Cheapest priceR15 880
Durban to Melbourne Flights
Fastest flight time26h 50m
Cheapest priceR27 351
Cape Town to Melbourne Flights
Fastest flight time22h 30m
Cheapest priceR17 273
Port Elizabeth to Melbourne Flights
Fastest flight time29h 50m
Cheapest priceR20 813
George to Melbourne Flights
Fastest flight time29h 30m
Cheapest priceR25 876

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