The cheapest month to fly to Milan from South Africa is in May. Flight prices, which tend to average around R7 438, are often lower during this time because this is during the off-season. The month of March is another great option to travel to Milan, with average flight prices from South Africa averaging around R7 878.
In general, most travellers find the cheapest time to book a flight to Milan is about 43 days prior to their departure date, when tickets on average are R8 829. Keep in mind that you might be able to find cheaper flights to Milan at any time. In fact, our users found flights for as low as R5 799 in the past 72 hours.
On average, the least expensive day to fly to Milan from South Africa is on a Monday. momondo users have found tickets for Monday departures for as low as R8 048. However, this price may fluctuate depending on the airline, the season, and holidays. 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 Milan on Saturday is R9 220.
Our most recent data shows that the best time of day to fly to Milan is at midday. Flights from South Africa to Milan during this time can be as low as R6 971. Flights to Milan are more costly in the evening, with an average ticket price of R9 345. Departure times in the evening fall within the peak daily travel times, which is why tickets can be more expensive.
Finding an alternative and possibly cheaper destination airport near Milan is possible. If you are planning a flight to Milan, consider booking flights to Milan Malpensa Airport (40 km from Milan city centre), Bergamo Orio Al Serio Airport (46 km from Milan city centre) or Parma Airport (112 km from Milan city centre).
Prices vary based on where travellers are departing from, but on average, the cheapest airport to fly to in Milan is Bergamo Orio Al Serio Airport where the average price is R253pp. Users typically find the best prices when using momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool.