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Cheap Flights from Melbourne to Cape Town, ZA, South Africa - MEL to CPT Last modified: 28/05/2016 7:25 PM

Popular flights from Melbourne to Cape Town Last modified: 28/05/2016 7:25 PM

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Qantas Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
01/08/2016 15/08/2016 $1,957
South African Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
01/08/2016 15/08/2016 $1,942
Virgin Australia
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
16/08/2016 30/08/2016 $1,937

How Much Does it Cost to Fly from Melbourne to Cape Town (MEL to CPT)?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Melbourne to Cape Town, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $2,007.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from Melbourne to Cape Town (MEL to CPT)?

Airlines can adjust prices for plane tickets from Melbourne to Cape Town based on the day and time that you decide to book your flight. We have collected data from all airlines, and have discovered that the best days to book flights are Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays. Read our article to find more information about the best time to buy airline tickets.

Cheapest Day To Fly from Melbourne to Cape Town

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding the cheapest days to fly from Melbourne to Cape Town.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$1,942 $1,937 $1,993 $2,021 $2,021 $2,119 $2,016

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from Melbourne to Cape Town

The chart below shows the lowest fare by month when flying from Melbourne to Cape Town.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
June Melbourne Cape Town South African 8/06/16 22/06/16 2 $1,993
July Melbourne Cape Town Qantas 24/07/16 31/07/16 2 $2,016
August Melbourne Cape Town Virgin Australia 16/08/16 30/08/16 2 $1,937
September Melbourne Cape Town Qantas 1/09/16 8/09/16 2 $2,018
October Melbourne Cape Town Virgin Australia 20/10/16 2/11/16 2 $1,937
November Melbourne Cape Town Virgin Australia 17/11/16 23/11/16 2 $1,867
December Melbourne Cape Town Qantas 9/12/16 13/12/16 2 $2,266
January Melbourne Cape Town South African 20/01/17 31/01/17 2 $2,223

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from Melbourne to Cape Town (MEL to CPT)

We have found that there is often no price difference between buying a round trip flight versus a one way flight. Increased flexibility is the main benefit when it comes to buying a one way flight from Melbourne to Cape Town. However, booking a round trip flight can be a simpler process. You can compare round trip and one way flights by using our flight comparison.

The average price for one way flights from Melbourne to Cape Town is $1,516.

The average price for round trip flights from Melbourne to Cape Town is $2,024.

Melbourne to Cape Town Flight Questions

Below are some common questions that asked about this flight route:

Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Melbourne to Cape Town?
Answer: Doha, QA

Airlines Flying from Melbourne to Cape Town (MEL to CPT) Number of flights searched: 190Last modified: 28/05/2016 7:25 PM

Below are the different airlines that fly from Melbourne to Cape Town with the average price of their plane tickets. Just remember that different airlines offer different levels of comfort and service, so consider convenience when choosing your airline.

Below is the full flight schedule summary of the next 30 days for flights from Melbourne to Cape Town.

Melbourne to Cape Town
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Emirates DXB X X X X X X X
Emirates KUL / DXB X X X X X X X
Qatar DOH X X X X X X X

Airports for Your Route

These pages contain information about the major airports in Melbourne and Cape Town, so you can feel comfortable knowing how to get around whether you are about to take off or you just landed.

Cheap Domestic Flights from Melbourne - MEL

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Melbourne to Sydney Jetstar, Qantas, Airnorth, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, Regional Express $100

Cheap International Flights from Melbourne - MEL

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Melbourne to London Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Aer Lingus, Eurowings, Iberia, Jetstar, KLM, Lufthansa, Czech, Austrian, Qantas, SAS, Tap Portugal, Air Europa, Virgin Australia, Virgin Atlantic $1,525
Melbourne to Johannesburg Jetstar, Qantas, South African, Virgin Australia $1,701
Melbourne to New York American, Alaska, JetBlue, Hawaiian, Jetstar, Qantas, United, Virgin Australia $1,804
Melbourne to Paris Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Aer Lingus, NIKI, Jetstar, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Austrian, Qantas, SAS, Tap Portugal, Air Europa, Virgin Australia, Virgin Atlantic $1,421
Melbourne to Bangkok Jetstar, Bangkok, Qantas, Thai, Virgin Australia $469
Melbourne to Shanghai Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Jetstar, Xiamen, China Eastern, Qantas, Virgin Australia, Shenzhen $645
Melbourne to Tokyo JAL, Jetstar, All Nippon, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $867
Melbourne to Istanbul Jetstar, Atlasjet, Qantas, Turkish, Virgin Australia $1,649
Melbourne to Port Elizabeth Jetstar, Qantas, South African, Virgin Australia $2,005
Melbourne to Durban Jetstar, Qantas, South African, Virgin Australia $1,992
Melbourne to Dubai Emirates, flydubai, Jetstar, Qantas $1,723
Melbourne to Beijing Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Jetstar, Xiamen, China Eastern, Qantas, Virgin Australia, Shenzhen $645
Melbourne to Jakarta Garuda, Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, SkyStar $676
Melbourne to Singapore Jetstar Asia, Emirates, Jetstar, SilkAir, Qantas, Singapore, Tigerair, Scoot, Virgin Australia $397
Melbourne to Kuala Lumpur AirAsia, AirAsia X, Emirates, Jetstar, Malaysia, Malindo, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $344
Melbourne to Delhi Jet Airways, Air India, Jetstar, Qantas, Virgin Australia $958
Melbourne to Mumbai Jet Airways, Air India, Jetstar, Qantas, Virgin Australia $1,006
Melbourne to Hong Kong Cathay, Hong Kong, Jetstar, Dragonair, Qantas, Virgin Australia $665
Melbourne to Harare Jetstar, Qantas, Virgin Australia $2,211
Melbourne to Amsterdam Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Aer Lingus, Jetstar, KLM, Lufthansa, Austrian, Qantas, SAS, Tap Portugal, Virgin Australia, Virgin Atlantic $1,312
Melbourne to Frankfurt Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Condor, Aer Lingus, Jetstar, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Austrian, Qantas, SAS, Virgin Australia $1,656
Melbourne to Windhoek Jetstar, Qantas, Air Namibia, Virgin Australia Check Dates
Melbourne to Rio de Janeiro TAM, Avianca Brazil, Qantas $1,736
Melbourne to Seoul Jetstar, Korean, Asiana, Qantas, Virgin Australia, Eastar Jet $866
Melbourne to Chicago American, Alaska, Hawaiian, Jetstar, Qantas, United, Virgin Australia $1,583
Melbourne to Rome Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Aer Lingus, NIKI, Jetstar, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Austrian, Qantas, SAS, Tap Portugal, Virgin Australia, Virgin Atlantic $1,409
Melbourne to Dallas - Ft Worth American, Alaska, Jetstar, Qantas, United, Virgin Australia $1,679
Melbourne to Nairobi Jetstar, Kenya, Qantas, Virgin Australia $1,809
Melbourne to Manila Cebu Pacific, Jetstar, Philippine, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $743
Cheap Flights from Melbourne to Cape Town, ZA, South Africa, from $1,398 Round trip from MEL to CPT