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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 Qantas, Qatar Airways, South African Airways, Fly Safair, and Kulula. Melbourne and Johannesburg have 136 direct flights per week.

Check-in for a flight from Melbourne to Johannesburg

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during booking
QantasQFAQFYes
Qatar AirwaysQTRQRYes
South African AirwaysSAASANo
Fly SafairSFRFAYes
KululaCAWMNYes

Online check-in is not available for these airlines.

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.
What airports are near Melbourne?
The main airport in Melbourne is Melbourne. It is also served by Warrnambool.
What airports are near Johannesburg?
The main airport in Johannesburg is O. R. Tambo International. It is also served by Pilanesberg International, Wonderboom.
What buses and trains depart from Melbourne?
A number of bus and train companies depart from Melbourne, including SKYBUS.
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 Kiwi.com 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 Kiwi.com 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 Qantas, Qatar Airways, South African Airways, Fly Safair, Kulula.
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