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This is the cheapest one-way flight price found by a KAYAK user in the last 72 hours by searching for a flight departing on 24/4. Fares are subject to change and may not be available on all flights or dates of travel. Click the price to replicate the search for this deal.
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These are the airlines KAYAK users have selected most often from within our search results for flights to Melbourne
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Cheap flight deals to Melbourne

Here are some of the best deals found on KAYAK recently from the most popular airlines for round-trip flights to Melbourne that are departing in the next months. While these flights were available on KAYAK in the last 72 hours, prices and availability are subject to change and deals may expire.
9:25 - 18:25JNB-MEL
24h 00m1 stop
15:15 - 17:00MEL-JNB
33h 45m1 stop
R16 906Qatar Airways
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Tue, Mar 19 - Tue, Jul 30
9:50 - 19:05JNB-MEL
24h 15m1 stop
20:00 - 8:30MEL-JNB
68h 30m2 stops
R17 484Etihad Airways
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Thu, Mar 14 - Mon, Apr 15
7:30 - 18:25JNB-MEL
25h 55m1 stop
15:15 - 17:00MEL-JNB
33h 45m1 stop
R17 850Qatar Airways
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Sun, Mar 17 - Tue, Jul 30
9:50 - 22:05JNB-MEL
28h 15m2 stops
17:10 - 8:30MEL-JNB
47h 20m2 stops
R18 159Etihad Airways
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Mon, Apr 15 - Tue, Apr 23
11:20 - 23:00JNB-MEL
26h 40m1 stop
16:15 - 7:35MEL-JNB
47h 20m2 stops
R20 106Cathay Pacific
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Fri, Mar 15 - Wed, Jul 10
11:20 - 23:00JNB-MEL
26h 40m1 stop
14:25 - 7:35MEL-JNB
25h 10m1 stop
R20 337Cathay Pacific
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Tue, Mar 12 - Thu, Jul 11
16:35 - 19:40CPT-MEL
43h 05m2 stops
21:20 - 11:50MEL-CPT
46h 30m2 stops
R22 323Turkish Airlines
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Mon, Apr 29 - Mon, May 13
16:35 - 19:40CPT-MEL
43h 05m2 stops
21:20 - 11:50MEL-CPT
46h 30m2 stops
R22 708Turkish Airlines
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Mon, Apr 29 - Wed, May 15
13:25 - 6:25JNB-MEL
32h 00m1 stop
5:15 - 16:15MEL-JNB
43h 00m1 stop
R22 843Emirates
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Fri, Mar 15 - Wed, Jun 19
13:25 - 23:20JNB-MEL
24h 55m1 stop
2:25 - 10:15MEL-JNB
39h 50m2 stops
R22 939Emirates
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Mon, Mar 18 - Tue, Jun 18

Flights to Melbourne - Travel Insights & Trends

Get data-powered insights and trends into flights to Melbourne to help you find the cheapest flights, the best time to fly and much more.

What is the cheapest day to fly to Melbourne?

The average price of all flights to Melbourne clicked on KAYAK for each day over the last 12 months.
Based on KAYAK data, the cheapest day to fly to Melbourne is Sunday where tickets can be as cheap as R24 140. On the other hand, the most expensive day to fly is Saturday, where prices are R25 758 on average.

What is the cheapest time of day to fly to Melbourne?

The average price for all flights to Melbourne depending on the time of departure, clicked by users on KAYAK in the last 2 weeks.
The cheapest time of day to fly to Melbourne is generally in the morning, when flights cost R20 981 on average. The most expensive time of day to fly to Melbourne is generally in the evening, which is peak travel time and where the average cost of a ticket is R28 806.

How far in advance should I book a flight to Melbourne?

To calculate daily average prices, KAYAK takes all prices for each day before departure over the last year for flights to Melbourne, removes the top 0.1% to account for outliers, and then takes the average of all the values for each month.
To get a below average price, you should book around 3 weeks before departure. For the absolute cheapest price, our data suggests you should book 53 days before departure.

Which is the cheapest airport to fly into in Melbourne?

Prices will differ depending on the departure airport, but generally, the cheapest airport to fly to in Melbourne is Melbourne Avalon Airport, with an average flight price of R2 809.

How many airports are there in Melbourne?

There are 5 airports in Melbourne: Melbourne Airport (Tullamarine) (MEL), Melbourne Avalon Airport (AVV), Bendigo Airport (BXG), Melbourne Essendon Airport (MEB) and Melbourne Moorabbin Airport (MBW). The busiest airport is Melbourne Airport (Tullamarine) (MEL), with 97% of all flights arriving there.

How long is the flight to Melbourne?

The duration of your flight to Melbourne depends on your departure and arrival airports. Obviously any flights that include a layover will also be longer. The most popular routes to Melbourne on KAYAK are from Johannesburg, which takes 15h 40m, Cape Town, which takes 22h 30m, Port Elizabeth, which takes 29h 50m, and George, which takes 31h 00m.

How many long-haul flights are there to Melbourne each week?

Each week there are around 490 long-haul flights (6-12 hour flight duration), 192 medium-haul (3-6 hour flight duration) and 2 586 short-haul (up to 3 hour flight duration) flights to Melbourne. The most long-haul flights depart from Singapore.

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Cheapest flight

R10 564
Flight from Cape Town to Melbourne

When to book flights to Melbourne

Are your dates flexible? Find out the best times to travel to Melbourne based on our flight data from the last year. Discover the cheapest month and even day to fly.
Estimated return price
KAYAK looks at all historical flight data for each date to provide a predicted price for one-way trips or returns with a duration up to 40 days. The information is for flights to Melbourne based on your location. While we try to provide actual minimum prices for each date, some prices are predictions and actual prices may differ.

FAQs - booking Melbourne flights

  • Which Melbourne airport is closest to central Melbourne?

    Melbourne is served by 4 major airports. Melbourne Essendon (11 km) is the closest to the centre of Melbourne. Melbourne Airport (Tullamarine) is 19 km from the centre, Melbourne Moorabbin is 22 km away from the centre, and Melbourne Avalon is 50 km away from the centre.

  • How does KAYAK find such low prices on flights to Melbourne?

    KAYAK is a travel search engine. That means we look across the web to find the best prices we can find for our users. With over 2 billion flight queries processed yearly, we are able to display a variety of prices and options on flights to Melbourne.

  • How does KAYAK's flight Price Forecast tool help me choose the right time to buy my flight ticket to Melbourne?

    KAYAK’s flight Price Forecast tool uses historical data to determine whether the price for a flight to Melbourne is likely to change within 7 days, so travellers know whether to wait or book now.

  • What is the Hacker Fare option on flights to Melbourne?

    Hacker Fares allow you to combine one-way tickets in order to save you money over a traditional round-trip ticket. You could then fly to Melbourne with an airline and back with another airline.

  • What is KAYAK's "flexible dates" feature and why should I care when looking for a flight to Melbourne?

    Sometimes travel dates aren't set in stone. If your preferred travel dates have some wiggle room, flexible dates will show you all the options when flying to Melbourne up to 3 days before/after your preferred dates. You can then pick the flights that suit you best.

  • Which airline offers the most flights to Melbourne?

    Of the 7 airlines that fly to Melbourne, Qantas Airways offers the most flights, with around 1 187 per week, followed by Virgin Australia with 630 flights per week.

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Top tips for finding cheap flights to Melbourne

  • Book at least 1 week before departure in order to get a below-average price.
  • High season is considered to be January, February and December. The cheapest month to fly from South Africa is March.
  • Enter your preferred departure airport and travel dates into the search form above to unlock the latest Melbourne flight deals.

Prefer to fly direct to Melbourne?

Find which airlines fly direct to Melbourne, which days they fly and book direct flights.

Direct departures

South Africa to Melbourne

Monday

ANA, Aegean Airlines, Air Canada, +72 more

ANA, Aegean Airlines, +73 more

Tuesday

ANA, Aegean Airlines, Air Canada, +73 more

ANA, Aegean Airlines, +74 more

Wednesday

ANA, Aegean Airlines, Air Canada, +71 more

ANA, Aegean Airlines, +72 more

Thursday

ANA, Aegean Airlines, Air Canada, +75 more

ANA, Aegean Airlines, +76 more

Friday

ANA, Aegean Airlines, Air Canada, +73 more

ANA, Aegean Airlines, +74 more

Saturday

ANA, Aegean Airlines, Air Canada, +73 more

ANA, Aegean Airlines, +74 more

Sunday

ANA, Aegean Airlines, Air Canada, +73 more

ANA, Aegean Airlines, +74 more

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Direct returns

Melbourne to South Africa

Monday

ANA, Aegean Airlines, Air Canada, +72 more

ANA, Aegean Airlines, +73 more

Tuesday

ANA, Aegean Airlines, Air Canada, +73 more

ANA, Aegean Airlines, +74 more

Wednesday

ANA, Aegean Airlines, Air Canada, +71 more

ANA, Aegean Airlines, +72 more

Thursday

ANA, Aegean Airlines, Air Canada, +75 more

ANA, Aegean Airlines, +76 more

Friday

ANA, Aegean Airlines, Air Canada, +73 more

ANA, Aegean Airlines, +74 more

Saturday

ANA, Aegean Airlines, Air Canada, +73 more

ANA, Aegean Airlines, +74 more

Sunday

ANA, Aegean Airlines, Air Canada, +73 more

ANA, Aegean Airlines, +74 more

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Book Cheap Melbourne Plane Tickets

Recent return flight deals

 
These are the cheapest return flights to Melbourne found on KAYAK in the last 72 hours.
19/3Tue
1 stopQatar Airways
24h 00mJNB-MEL
30/7Tue
1 stopQatar Airways
33h 45mMEL-JNB
R16 906
14/3Thu
1 stopEtihad Airways
24h 15mJNB-MEL
15/4Mon
2 stopsEtihad Airways
68h 30mMEL-JNB
R17 484
17/3Sun
1 stopQatar Airways
25h 55mJNB-MEL
30/7Tue
1 stopQatar Airways
33h 45mMEL-JNB
R17 850
15/4Mon
2 stopsEtihad Airways
28h 15mJNB-MEL
23/4Tue
2 stopsEtihad Airways
47h 20mMEL-JNB
R18 159
15/3Fri
1 stopCathay Pacific
26h 40mJNB-MEL
10/7Wed
2 stopsCathay Pacific
47h 20mMEL-JNB
R20 106
12/3Tue
1 stopCathay Pacific
26h 40mJNB-MEL
11/7Thu
1 stopCathay Pacific
25h 10mMEL-JNB
R20 337
29/4Mon
2 stopsTurkish Airlines
43h 05mCPT-MEL
13/5Mon
2 stopsTurkish Airlines
46h 30mMEL-CPT
R22 323
29/4Mon
2 stopsTurkish Airlines
43h 05mCPT-MEL
15/5Wed
2 stopsTurkish Airlines
46h 30mMEL-CPT
R22 708
15/3Fri
1 stopEmirates
32h 00mJNB-MEL
19/6Wed
1 stopEmirates
43h 00mMEL-JNB
R22 843
18/3Mon
1 stopEmirates
24h 55mJNB-MEL
18/6Tue
2 stopsEmirates
39h 50mMEL-JNB
R22 939

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Recent one-way flight deals

 
Only flying one-way? Below are some of the best deals for one-way flights to Melbourne found on KAYAK in the last 72 hours.
24/4Wed
1 stopQatar Airways
26h 30mCPT-MEL
R10 564
16/3Sat
3 stops
48h 20mJNB-MEL
R11 508
15/3Fri
3 stops
45h 15mJNB-MEL
R11 547
24/4Wed
2 stops
32h 40mCPT-MEL
R12 530
15/3Fri
2 stopsRwandAir
34h 55mJNB-MEL
R12 549
24/4Wed
3 stops
32h 20mCPT-MEL
R12 549
15/6Sat
2 stopsCathay Pacific
37h 40mJNB-MEL
R13 320
16/3Sat
1 stopEmirates
40h 00mJNB-MEL
R13 378
16/3Sat
2 stopsEmirates
64h 45mJNB-MEL
R13 436
15/6Sat
1 stopEmirates
23h 10mJNB-MEL
R17 137

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Recent domestic flight deals

17/8Sat
directJetstar
2h 15mOOL-MEL
25/8Sun
directJetstar
2h 00mMEL-OOL
R1 369
13/3Wed
directJetstar
1h 35mSYD-AVV
3/4Wed
directJetstar
1h 20mAVV-SYD
R1 426
9/4Tue
directRex
1h 10mCBR-MEL
10/4Wed
directRex
1h 05mMEL-CBR
R2 969
12/3Tue
directRex
1h 35mSYD-MEL
19/3Tue
directRex
1h 30mMEL-SYD
R2 969
5/8Mon
directVirgin Australia
2h 25mOOL-MEL
11/8Sun
directVirgin Australia
2h 05mMEL-OOL
R3 046
20/4Sat
directVirgin Australia
1h 35mSYD-MEL
21/4Sun
directVirgin Australia
1h 25mMEL-SYD
R3 412
2/5Thu
directQantas Airways
1h 20mADL-MEL
10/5Fri
directQantas Airways
1h 20mMEL-ADL
R3 528
27/3Wed
direct
1h 15mADL-MEL
31/3Sun
direct
1h 25mMEL-ADL
R3 624
15/3Fri
direct
1h 20mADL-MEL
17/3Sun
direct
1h 20mMEL-ADL
R3 663
8/5Wed
directQantas Airways
2h 20mOOL-MEL
14/5Tue
directQantas Airways
2h 05mMEL-OOL
R3 952

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Last minute flights to Melbourne

Last minute flight, train and bus deals

 
These last-minute flight deals are the cheapest flights found on KAYAK in the last 72 hours for flights to Melbourne that are departing in the next 10 days.
1/3Fri
multi-stopQatar Airways
24h 10mJNB-MEL
15/3Fri
multi-stopQatar Airways
32h 10mMEL-JNB
R18 371
1/3Fri
multi-stopEtihad Airways
61h 30mJNB-MEL
15/3Fri
multi-stopEtihad Airways
43h 50mMEL-JNB
R19 335
1/3Fri
multi-stopEtihad Airways
40h 15mJNB-MEL
15/3Fri
multi-stopEtihad Airways
68h 30mMEL-JNB
R20 819
1/3Fri
multi-stopEmirates
26h 35mJNB-MEL
14/3Thu
multi-stopEmirates
26h 25mMEL-JNB
R23 595
1/3Fri
multi-stopCathay Pacific
41h 15mJNB-MEL
14/3Thu
multi-stopCathay Pacific
41h 40mMEL-JNB
R24 077
1/3Fri
multi-stop
40h 15mJNB-MEL
15/3Fri
multi-stop
44h 25mMEL-JNB
R25 445
1/3Fri
multi-stop
36h 10mJNB-MEL
15/3Fri
multi-stop
44h 25mMEL-JNB
R26 737
1/3Fri
multi-stop
40h 15mJNB-MEL
14/3Thu
multi-stop
41h 15mMEL-JNB
R27 874
29/2Thu
multi-stopRwandAir
58h 55mJNB-MEL
15/3Fri
multi-stopRwandAir
38h 05mMEL-JNB
R29 031
1/3Fri
multi-stopSingapore Airlines
19h 25mJNB-MEL
14/3Thu
multi-stopSingapore Airlines
38h 35mMEL-JNB
R37 609

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Flights to Melbourne

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