Flights to South Africa from Sydney

The average price to go to South Africa from Sydney is $ 1616 (round trip). It varies from $ 1509 (Cape Town) to $ 1723 (Johannesburg) depending on the destination. The information below allows you to know the average price of Sydney-South Africa flights on average throughout the year and month by month, as well as the best time to buy your plane tickets for different cities: Cape Town and Johannesburg.

City Average price Cheapest months to travel
Cape Town$ 1509february, march (the cheapest), may, june, august, september, october, november
Johannesburg$ 1723february, march, may (the cheapest), june, august, september, october, november

Round-trip airfare price Sydney-South Africa month by month

Month Average price Our opinion
January$ 1923 to $ 2288high price
February$ 1418 to $ 1520good price
March$ 1282 to $ 1496good price
April$ 1512 to $ 1884fair price
May$ 1286 to $ 1463good price
June$ 1375 to $ 1559good price
July$ 1615 to $ 1837fair price
August$ 1358 to $ 1465good price
September$ 1475 to $ 1670good price
October$ 1471 to $ 1595good price
November$ 1325 to $ 1527good price
December$ 2063 to $ 2375very high price

How are these data calculated?

We have studied a sample of 60000 airfare prices from previous years for flights to South Africa from Sydney and can thus establish precise and credible price variation trends based on different parameters. Of course, prices can vary from year to year, but the seasonal aspect of this data (recurrence of school holidays, events... from year to year) makes these statistics quite reliable.


The GOOD price of a flight to South Africa from Sydney

Average price per month for a round trip flight to Cape Town in South Africa

The average price for a round trip flight from Sydney to Cape Town is $ 1509. You can pay less by using the statistics below and choosing a departure month where the price is usually low (see chart below). For more details, visit the page on the price of Sydney-Cape Town flights.

To get the best price...

take a flight with layover

leave on a tuesday

come back on a tuesday

Data analysis:

Travel to Cape Town in South Africa in march to get the best price ($ 1282, saving $ 227 compared to the average price for the year which is $ 1509). Avoid the month of december which is statistically the most expensive ($ 2063, which is $ 555 more than the average price).

Monthly prices in detail for Sydney-Cape Town and other statistics

Average price per month for a round trip flight to Johannesburg in South Africa

The average price for a round trip flight from Sydney to Johannesburg is $ 1723. You can pay less by using the statistics below and choosing a departure month where the price is usually low (see chart below). For more details, visit the page on the price of Sydney-Johannesburg flights.

To get the best price...

take a flight with layover

leave on a tuesday

come back on a sunday

Data analysis:

Travel to Johannesburg in South Africa in may to get the best price ($ 1463, saving $ 261 compared to the average price for the year which is $ 1723). Avoid the month of december which is statistically the most expensive ($ 2375, which is $ 652 more than the average price).

Monthly prices in detail for Sydney-Johannesburg and other statistics


Top prices Sydney-South Africa

Round tripDatesPrice
Sydney → Johannesburg15-01 to 26-01-2025$ 866 
Sydney → Cape Town06-02 to 13-02-2025$ 1004 
Sydney → Cape Town10-02 to 28-02-2025$ 1011 
Sydney → Cape Town12-02 to 19-02-2025$ 1012 
Sydney → Cape Town15-02 to 28-02-2025$ 1012 
Sydney → Cape Town17-02 to 26-02-2025$ 1002 
Sydney → Cape Town18-02 to 22-02-2025$ 1012 
Sydney → Cape Town04-03 to 25-03-2025$ 1026 
Sydney → Cape Town05-03 to 26-03-2025$ 1031 
Sydney → Cape Town10-03 to 21-03-2025$ 1024 


When to buy plane tickets to go to South Africa (from Sydney)?

The best time to buy your plane ticket from Sydney to Cape Town

The price of tickets to Cape Town fluctuates depending on how far in advance you book. The graph below shows the average price of tickets based on the number of months before departure. Another important factor is the day of booking. According to our calculations, to get a cheaper flight from Sydney to Cape Town, you should buy your ticket on a sunday. For more details, please visit the when to buy plane tickets to Cape Town page.

Data analysis:

Buy your plane ticket to go to Cape Town in South Africa 8 to 9 months before departure to get the best price (the average price in this range is $ 1261 , which is $ 248 savings compared to the overall average price). However, do not buy your ticket 0 to 1 month in advance or you will pay a high price ($ 328 more than the average price).

When to buy your Sydney-Cape Town flight ticket and other statistics

The best time to buy your plane ticket from Sydney to Johannesburg

The price of tickets to Johannesburg fluctuates depending on how far in advance you book. The graph below shows the average price of tickets based on the number of months before departure. Another important factor is the day of booking. According to our calculations, to get a cheaper flight from Sydney to Johannesburg, you should buy your ticket on a tuesday. For more details, please visit the when to buy plane tickets to Johannesburg page.

Data analysis:

Buy your plane ticket to go to Johannesburg in South Africa 9 to 10 months before departure to get the best price (the average price in this range is $ 1425 , which is $ 299 savings compared to the overall average price). However, do not buy your ticket 0 to 1 month in advance or you will pay a high price ($ 528 more than the average price).

When to buy your Sydney-Johannesburg flight ticket and other statistics



Change currency