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About Flights to South Africa

Summary info about South Africa flight prices, duration and airlines

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Best Round-Trip Price


Fastest flight time

18h 20m

Operated By

7 airlines
The best one-way flight price to South Africa from Ireland in the last 72 hours is €586 (Dublin to Cape Town Intl).
The best round-trip flight price to South Africa from Ireland in the last 72 hours is €484 (Dublin to Johannesburg OR Tambo).
The fastest flight to South Africa from Ireland takes 18h 20m (Dublin to Durban King Shaka Intl).
There are 7 airlines operating flights to South Africa, including Lufthansa, KLM and SWISS.

South Africa flights insights and trends

Explore insights for your South Africa flight to craft the best travel plan

What are the most popular cities to visit in South Africa?

South Africa is full of interesting cities to visit if you’re interested in touring the country. The majority of our users (55%) visit Johannesburg more than other cities in the country, but other popular cities in South Africa include Cape Town and Durban.

How long is the flight from Ireland to South Africa?

The average flight duration from Ireland to South Africa depends on which airport you fly into and out of. Flying from Dublin to Johannesburg OR Tambo is 13h 25m on average, while flying from Shannon to Johannesburg OR Tambo is on average. Johannesburg OR Tambo is the most popular airport in South Africa.

Which airlines fly to South Africa?

There are a total of 11 airlines that operate flight routes to South Africa, with British Airways being the most popular option. An estimated 32% of those flying into South Africa choose to fly with British Airways. If you’re unable to find tickets with British Airways, then Qatar Airways and KLM are also popular airlines to fly with.

Popular cities and sights

Looking to visit South Africa? Check out these cities and spend time seeing some of the most popular sights in the country

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 Ireland

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

What is the best airport to land at to visit Camps Bay Beach?

Flying into Cape Town Airport is typically the best way to visit Camps Bay Beach, since it is the closest airport to the area.

What is the cheapest flight to South Africa?

The cheapest flights to South Africa recently found by momondo users are €87 with FlySafair, €346 with Etihad Airways, and €367 with Air Algerie.

What is the most popular airport in South Africa to fly to?

When did momondo last update prices for flights to South Africa?

Prices for flights to South Africa are updated daily.

How many operators does momondo search for flights to South Africa?

How old do you have to be to fly to South Africa?

The minimum age a child must be to fly alone is five but airlines that offer an unaccompanied minor (UNMR) service will have their own age restrictions, including rules around flight length, timings, and stopovers. We always recommend checking with the individual airline you are booking with to travel to South Africa.

What documentation or ID do you need to fly to South Africa?

The travel and health documents you'll need for your trip to South Africa may differ based on your itinerary and personal situation. Typically, you should have several documents on hand, such as a national ID card or driver's licence and a passport that is valid for six months after your intended arrival at South Africa. It is always advisable to seek advice from your airline or a trusted third party, such as IATA.

Recent flights found to popular cities in South Africa

Find flights to these popular cities in South Africa from your nearest airport.

Cheapest flight routes to South Africa

These routes have the cheapest flights to South Africa found by momondo users in Ireland
DepartingDestinationBest TimeBest Price
DublinJohannesburg13h 25m€518
DublinCape Town14h 50m€527
DublinDurban18h 50m€620
CorkJohannesburg14h 00m€655
CorkCape Town40h 55m€704
DublinPort Elizabeth28h 40m€1,045
DublinGeorge22h 50m€1,355

Useful information for finding South Africa flight deals

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  • How do I get Price Alerts for flights to South Africa?

    Search flight deals to South Africa. While viewing offers, you’ll have the option to create a Price Alert.

  • How can I save money on flights to South Africa with momondo?

    By using tools like our “Price Calendar”, you can see the best day to fly round-trip for your travels. Our “Price Forecast” tool uses AI to predict whether you should purchase or hold off on booking for potentially cheaper prices. Explore shows you all flight options from a city or airport to build your own unique adventure. The Discover blog also provides valuable insights for saving money while booking your experience. After searching you can toggle on “Price Alerts” to track prices for your desired flight and book at the ideal moment.

  • How does momondo find its flight prices?

    We aggregate our prices from over 700+ competitors from airlines to OTAs. We operate in over 30 markets worldwide to show you a wide range of travel options.

Why use momondo?

Why should I use momondo to find a flight deal to South Africa?

Finding the right flight to South Africa is quick and easy when you have a range of options in front of you, from reputable agents and recognisable airlines. These options can then be filtered down to find the best fit. That is what momondo does. We make finding flights to South Africa quick and easy, saving you time and money.

Can I find flights to South Africa with flexible booking policies on momondo?

Yes. momondo allows you to filter the results for flights to South Africa to just show those with flexible booking policies.

How can momondo help me find flights to South Africa?

momondo provides multiple filters to help you find the best flight to South Africa. Filter by price, airline, airport, cabin, aircraft, payment method, number of stops and more.

I’m not ready to book a flight to South Africa right now. Can momondo alert me if prices change?

If you are simply researching potential flights to South Africa, momondo offers a useful price alert feature which will track prices for flights to South Africa and alert you when they change.

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