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Cheapest Flights from Johannesburg (JNB) to Melbourne (MEL)

One-way flights were as low as AU$45 and round trip flights were AU$89 within the past 7 days, for the period specified. Prices and availability are subject to change. Additional terms apply.

Johannesburg to Melbourne Flight Deals from AU$89

Considering a quick trip to Melbourne, but not sure which is the best route for you? Well, you’re in luck! Wotif has done the hard work, so all you need to do is check out these flights from JNB to MEL. With heaps of cheap fares from Johannesburg, we guarantee you’ll be arriving to your holiday destination in style without emptying your bank account in the process.

O.R. Tambo Intl. to Tullamarine Information

Find the Cheapest JNB to MEL Flights

Work hard, travel harder! Wotif brings you the cheapest Johannesburg to Melbourne flights, making it possible to have a five star holiday without that five star price tag. Browse and compare our top JNB to MEL routes and airport options. So, go ahead and treat yourself, your sweetheart, or the kids to an unforgettable holiday this year.

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Traveling FromO.R. Tambo Intl.
Origin Airport
Origin Airport IATA CodeJNB
Traveling ToTullamarine
Destination Airport
Destination Airport IATA CodeMEL
Number of Airlines Serving
Average Flight Time hours mins
Direct Flight Time hours mins
Flight PriceAU$89

FAQs about flights from O.R. Tambo Intl. (JNB) to Tullamarine (MEL)

How long is the flight from O.R. Tambo Intl. Airport (JNB) to Tullamarine Airport (MEL)?

The journey from JNB to MEL takes around 12 hours and 57 minutes. To put it mildly, it's gonna be a long one. Bring a novel and a few mags to ward off that boredom.

What airlines fly direct from O.R. Tambo Intl. Airport (JNB) to Tullamarine Airport (MEL)?

If you're heading from Johannesburg - Gauteng (province) to Melbourne, prepare for a stopover. S7 Airlines, Qatar Airways and Emirates will all fly you to your destination with just one change of planes. A chance to stretch your cramped legs and go to the loo in a cubicle which you can actually turn around in. Having a layover has its rewards.

What happens if I need to change my flight booking to Melbourne, VIC Airport (MEL-Tullamarine) due to COVID-19?

If your travel plans to Melbourne, VIC Airport (MEL-Tullamarine) have been affected by COVID-19, you may be able to make a no-change-fee cancellation and score a credit that you can use on another flight. Sign in to your Wotif account to see if your booking is eligible. If you still have questions, our Customer Service Portal is the place to go for more info.

Does Wotif offer flights with flexible change policies?

Some airlines offer the option to change your Melbourne, VIC Airport (MEL-Tullamarine) flight without a fee. That way, you won't get stung with extra costs — but you'll have to pay any difference between the old flight and the new one. Stress less by keeping your eye out for the "no change fees" filter when you book.

How many flights are there from Johannesburg Airport to Tullamarine Airport?

Choose from 26 flights that operate each month between O.R. Tambo Intl. Airport (JNB) and Tullamarine Airport (MEL). The only thing standing between you and heaps of epic times in Melbourne is a decision!

What are the cheapest days to fly?

Here's an insider tip: Sunday is typically the cheapest day to fly! Looking at flight demand on Wotif in 2019, we found that flights departing on a Sunday generally had the lowest average price, closely followed by flights on a Monday. You might want to think twice about flying on a Saturday too; generally, our data showed that it had the highest average ticket price.

What is the best day to buy a plane ticket?

Guess what? Boring old Wednesday really is the best day to score the cheapest plane tickets. Looking at flight demand on Wotif in 2019, we found that flights purchased on a Wednesday had the lowest airfares on average. Booking your plane ticket on a Sunday also seems to score pretty good deals. However, airfares purchased on a Saturday generally have a higher than average ticket value, so you might want to prepare your budget if you're booking on a weekend.

What is the cheapest month to fly?

When comparing airfares booked through Wotif in 2019, our data shows October is one of the cheapest months to fly. On the other hand, the December holiday period can be one of the most expensive times to travel, with the highest average ticket price, so it's best to get in early during peak periods.

How far in advance can you book a flight?

Trying to figure out how early you should book your flight? It's possible to start comparing international airfares on Wotif up to 12 months in advance. However, it does depend on the carrier as not all airlines release their prices that far out. According to Wotif's 2019 flight demand trends, last minute planners can still bag a bargain with some of the cheapest airfares appearing 1-3 weeks prior to travel.

How can I save money on flights?

Looking for clever ways to save on your next trip? Try mixing and matching airlines and fare types. Our data tells us, travellers who booked flights on Wotif in 2019 saved close to 55% off their airfare, when their return flights consisted of two different airlines or fare types.

*According to flight demand on from January to December 2019. Savings are subject to change and may vary depending on selections made.

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