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Travelers usually depart from Melbourne, Avalon, Essendon, or Melbourne-Southern Cross when they travel from Melbourne to Johannesburg. Book your trip to arrive at O. R. Tambo International, or Lanseria International. The most popular airlines for this route are Qatar Airways, Fly Safair, Emirates, Jetstar Airways, and Scoot. Melbourne and Johannesburg have 247 direct flights per week.

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NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingOnline check-in available
Qatar AirwaysQTRQRYes0
Fly SafairSFRFAYes0
Jetstar AirwaysJSTJQNo0

South Africa COVID-19 travel restrictions

Latest COVID-19 travel restrictions in South Africa – 01/2023
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Most travelers from Melbourne (AUS), MEL can enter South Africa, but there are restrictions.


Travel restrictions
  • Travel is allowed
  • Proof of negative pre-departure COVID-19 test results is not required
  • Quarantine is not required
Visa requirements
  • Visa is not required


Visa requirements
  • Visa is not required

Information is provided as guidance only and accurate at the time of publishing. Always check government websites and airline materials before booking and traveling.

Learn more about COVID-19 restrictions in South Africa in our dedicated Stories article.

Frequently asked questions

What are the most popular routes to and from Melbourne?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Melbourne and Sydney, Denpasar, Brisbane, Gold Coast, Cairns, Perth, Manila, Bangkok, Auckland, Hobart, Adelaide, Ho Chi Minh City, Phuket City, Ahmedabad, Christchurch, New Delhi, Kuala Lumpur, Singapore, City of Launceston, Kathmandu.
What are the most popular routes to and from Johannesburg?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Johannesburg and Cape Town, Durban, Port Elizabeth, London, George, Harare, East London, Manchester, Bulawayo, Bloemfontein, Lusaka, Accra, Denpasar, Ho Chi Minh City, Kuala Lumpur, Entebbe, Dar es Salaam, Gaborone, Tokyo, Hangzhou.
Which airports are there in Melbourne?
Melbourne is mainly served by Melbourne. But there are other airports nearby, including Avalon, Essendon, Melbourne Moorabbin Airport.
Is it possible to combine flights, buses, and trains in one itinerary when traveling between Melbourne and Johannesburg?
Yes, it's possible to combine different modes of transport between Melbourne and Johannesburg thanks to our Virtual Interlining technology. Making use of not only flights but also trains and buses between Melbourne and Johannesburg can give rise to new adventures. Read more about how Virtual Interlining works on Stories.
What is Virtual Interlining and how do I use it?
Virtual Interlining provides a revolutionary way of traveling. You can combine different modes of transport like flights, trains, and buses into one itinerary. And this often saves money. Thanks to the world's largest carrier database, the search function enables anyone to mix and match different modes of transport easily.
Which airlines fly between Melbourne and Johannesburg?
Currently, you can fly between Melbourne and Johannesburg with Qatar Airways, Fly Safair, Emirates, Jetstar Airways, Scoot.
When's the best time to travel between Melbourne and Johannesburg?
If you don’t have specific dates for your trip between Melbourne and Johannesburg, you can enter a date range into the departure and return fields. Most carriers on the website allow you to search and book up to six months from the day of your search. Order the search results by the best, cheapest, or fastest route, or find the cheapest outbound and return combination in the pricing table.
What flights operate between Melbourne and Johannesburg?
Traveling between Melbourne and Johannesburg, you can choose between direct (nonstop) flights or flights with one or more stops. You can select the number of stops on your journey, including an overnight stopover, and the duration of the stopover. What's more, you can also select where you want to have your stopover. Want to say "Hi" to a friend in another city en route to your destination? Or fancy a quick round of shopping? Go Multi-City or Nomad and add places to your search that you wish to visit.
What time do nonstop (direct) flights between Melbourne and Johannesburg depart?
This depends on the airline's flight schedule. You can easily select your preferred departure time when you search on our website or mobile app. Choose the time of day you wish to depart from Melbourne, such as morning, afternoon, evening, or night, or select the exact hours for departure.
What time do nonstop (direct) flights between Melbourne and Johannesburg arrive?
What time do flights between Melbourne and Johannesburg depart?
What time do flights between Melbourne and Johannesburg arrive?

Planning a trip? Thanks to our Virtual Interlining algorithm, we offer billions of route combinations between any A and any B in the world by plane, train, and bus. Find the cheapest routes and best deals for you, as well as the best dates on which to travel.

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