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Flights from Melbourne to Cape Town, South Africa Last modified: Dec 8, 2016 2:09 -05:00

Melbourne to Cape Town Last modified: Dec 8, 2016 2:09 -05:00Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

We've scanned 28,606,896,885 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights from Melbourne to Cape Town. Qatar & Emirates frequently offer the best deals on Melbourne to Cape Town flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

Qatar
MELCPT
Sun 5/02
1 stop
CPTMEL
Wed 15/02
1 stop
$1,477
Emirates
MELCPT
Tue 17/01
2 stops
CPTMEL
Sat 4/02
2 stops
$1,521
Singapore
MELCPT
Sun 26/02
2 stops
CPTMEL
Wed 8/03
2 stops
$1,543
Etihad
MELCPT
Tue 17/01
2 stops
CPTMEL
Wed 1/02
2 stops
$1,562
Turkish
MELCPT
Wed 1/03
2 stops
CPTMEL
Mon 20/03
2 stops
$1,797
Virgin Australia
MELCPT
Sun 26/02
2 stops
CPTMEL
Wed 8/03
2 stops
$1,921

How Much is a Flight from Melbourne to Cape Town? Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

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 $1,542.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from Melbourne to Cape Town?

The best way to find a great deal on airfare is to search multiple sites. When you run a search on FareCompare, we search multiple sites and fare sources all at once so you don't have to - which is why we thinking FareCompare is the best place to find cheap tickets. Airlines can adjust prices for 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 found that Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays are often the best days to book flights. If you'd like to learn more, read our article about the best time to buy airline tickets.

How far in advance should I book tickets from Melbourne to Cape Town? Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding how far in advance to book your flight from Melbourne to Cape Town.

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days $0 $2,523
7-14 days $0 $3,450
14-21 days $0 $2,552
21-30 days $0 $2,013
30-60 days $0 $1,477
60-90 days $0 $1,485
90+ days $0 $1,458

Cheapest Day To Fly from Melbourne to Cape Town Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

We've examined 28,615,420,584 itinerary searches that we've seen for departures in the next 90 days and found that the cheapest day to fly from Melbourne to Cape Town is Sunday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$1,624 $1,521 $1,486 $1,485 $1,675 $1,520 $1,477

Compare Flight Prices from Melbourne to Cape Town by Month Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

Low priced flights are most commonly available by purchasing between one and three months in advance. International or holiday flights may need to be purchased even further in advance. The chart below shows the cheapest flight prices by month for Melbourne to Cape Town flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
December Melbourne Cape Town Cathay 13/12/16 31/12/16 2 $2,523
January Melbourne Cape Town Emirates 17/01/17 4/02/17 2 $1,521
February Melbourne Cape Town Qatar 5/02/17 15/02/17 1 $1,477
March Melbourne Cape Town Qatar 1/03/17 20/03/17 1 $1,486
April Melbourne Cape Town Singapore 21/04/17 28/04/17 2 $1,543
May Melbourne Cape Town Singapore 19/05/17 2/06/17 2 $1,543
June Melbourne Cape Town Singapore 5/06/17 14/06/17 2 $1,517
July Melbourne Cape Town Ethiopian 24/07/17 6/08/17 2 $1,458

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Melbourne to Cape Town Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

Looking for cheap last minute flights or a weekend getaway? We've got you covered with weekend flight deals from Melbourne to Cape Town. The chart below shows the best last minute deals and cheap flights this weekend we could find.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
18 19 20 21 22 23 24
$3,121
25 26 27 28 29 30 31
$3,121

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Melbourne to Cape Town Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

Flights between some cities may be significantly cheaper if you choose a multi-stop airline ticket. Although these connecting flights sacrifice some convenience, on average, travelers save 20%-60% when they choose to fly multi-stop versus a direct flight.

The average price for connecting flights from Melbourne to Cape Town is $1,653.

The average price for direct flights from Melbourne to Cape Town is not available.

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Melbourne to Cape Town Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

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 $1,010.

The average price for round trip flights from Melbourne to Cape Town is $1,597.

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: Johannesburg, ZA

Airlines in Melbourne flying to Cape Town Last modified: Dec 8, 2016 2:09 -05:00Number of routes searched: 5Number of itineraries searched: 9,372

Wondering which airlines fly out of Melbourne to Cape Town? We've gathered the average price of Melbourne airlines with flights to Cape Town. Different airlines offer different levels of comfort and service, so consider convenience when choosing your airline.

Below is the full flight schedule summary showing which days of the week individual carriers offer flights for the next 30 days.

Melbourne to Cape Town
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Emirates DXB
Qatar DOH
Singapore SIN
Emirates SIN / DXB
Singapore SIN / JNB

Melbourne to Cape Town Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in Melbourne and Cape Town. If your route includes a city with multiple airports, you may be able to find substantial savings by choosing an alternate airport.

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Cheap Domestic Flights from Melbourne - MEL Last modified: Dec 8, 2016 2:09 -05:00Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

FlightsLowest Price
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