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About Flights to South Africa

Summary info about South Africa flight prices, duration and airlines

Best One-Way Price


Best Return Price


Fastest flight time

26h 00m

Operated By

5 airlines
The best one-way flight price to South Africa from New Zealand in the last 72 hours is $1,019 (Auckland Intl to Johannesburg OR Tambo).
The best return flight price to South Africa from New Zealand in the last 72 hours is $1,837 (Christchurch to Johannesburg OR Tambo).
The fastest flight to South Africa from New Zealand takes 26h 00m (Auckland Intl to Johannesburg OR Tambo).
There are 5 airlines operating flights to South Africa, including Singapore Airlines, Air New Zealand and Qatar Airways.

Cheapest flights to cities in South Africa

Click on the cities below to find out when it's cheapest to fly to South Africa from New Zealand

Useful information for your flight to South Africa

Get up-to-date answers for some of the most frequently asked questions regarding flying to South Africa

When visiting Cape Town International Convention Centre in Cape Town, the closest airport is Cape Town Airport.

The best prices found on momondo for flights to South Africa are:
$47 per person with FlySafair
$150 per person with Airlink
$160 per person with Lift

The flight from New Zealand to South Africa depends on which airports you’re departing from and arriving to, and whether or not you have a layover. If you fly from Auckland Intl (a popular airport in New Zealand) to Johannesburg OR Tambo (the most popular airport in South Africa), then the flight time is 28h 15m on average. If you fly from Christchurch (another popular airport in New Zealand) to Johannesburg OR Tambo, then the average flight time is 34h.

The cost to fly to South Africa varies based on a variety of factors, but you can expect to find prices as low as $1,043 or as high as $9,868. Based on recent airfare data, we’ve found that a ticket to South Africa for $3,130 or less is a good deal, whereas $3,242 is the average cost.

Monday is the best day of the week to fly to South Africa based on flight prices. Tuesday is another affordable option. If you are looking to save money on flights to South Africa, then try to avoid flying out on a Saturday since this is when prices are at their highest.

Recent flights found to popular cities in South Africa

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Cheapest flight routes to South Africa

These routes have the cheapest flights to South Africa found by momondo users in New Zealand
DepartingDestinationBest TimeBest Price
AucklandJohannesburg28h 15m$1,865
AucklandCape Town33h 20m$1,945
ChristchurchCape Town37h 25m$2,163
AucklandDurban32h 50m$2,205
WellingtonJohannesburg59h 35m$2,364
AucklandPort Elizabeth33h 45m$4,416
ChristchurchJohannesburg34h 00m$4,501
HamiltonJohannesburg55h 10m$4,705

Popular routes landing in South Africa

Compare flights to and from the nearest airports to discover the best prices and most convenient flight times
Auckland to Johannesburg Flights
Fastest flight time28h 15m
Cheapest price$1,865
Auckland to Cape Town Flights
Fastest flight time33h 20m
Cheapest price$1,945
Auckland to Durban Flights
Fastest flight time32h 50m
Cheapest price$2,205
Christchurch to Cape Town Flights
Fastest flight time37h 25m
Cheapest price$2,163
Christchurch to Johannesburg Flights
Fastest flight time34h 00m
Cheapest price$4,501
Wellington to Johannesburg Flights
Fastest flight time59h 35m
Cheapest price$2,364
Auckland to Port Elizabeth Flights
Fastest flight time33h 45m
Cheapest price$4,416
Hamilton to Johannesburg Flights
Fastest flight time55h 10m
Cheapest price$4,705

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