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Summary info about South Africa flight prices, duration and airlines

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Fastest flight time

14h 30m

Operated By

8 airlines
The best one-way flight price to South Africa from Ireland in the last 72 hours is €395 (Dublin to Johannesburg OR Tambo).
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 14h 30m (Dublin to Cape Town Intl).
There are 8 airlines operating flights to South Africa, including Lufthansa, Air France and KLM.

South Africa flights insights and trends

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What is the cheapest flight to South Africa?

The cheapest flights to South Africa recently found by momondo users are €30 with FlySafair, €123 with Lift, and €351 with Etihad Airways.
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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 (672%) 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 55m 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 31% of those flying into South Africa choose to fly with British Airways. If you’re unable to find tickets with British Airways, then Turkish Airlines and Egypt Air are also popular airlines to fly with.

Cheapest flights to cities in South Africa

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Useful information for your flight to South Africa

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

Flights to South Africa can be found for as cheap as €307 per ticket. However our users tend to find airfares to South Africa for around €1,601 on average. If you’re looking to find a good deal on your flight to South Africa, then you should consider booking if you find anything for €1,558 or less.

The best day to take a flight to South Africa is on Tuesday, followed by Wednesday. Tuesday and Wednesday tend to have the lowest flight prices to South Africa. If your travel dates are flexible, then try to avoid booking on a Saturday, which is known for being the most expensive day of the week to fly to South Africa.

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 Ireland
DepartingDestinationBest TimeBest Price
DublinJohannesburg13h 55m€484
DublinCape Town14h 30m€522
CorkJohannesburg14h 10m€535
DublinPort Elizabeth22h 30m€678
DublinDurban17h 30m€729
DublinGeorge38h 10m€1,499
CorkCape Town35h 45m€1,695

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    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.

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Popular routes landing in South Africa

Compare flights to and from the nearest airports to discover the best prices and most convenient flight times
Dublin to Cape Town Flights
Fastest flight time14h 30m
Cheapest price€522
Dublin to Johannesburg Flights
Fastest flight time13h 55m
Cheapest price€484
Dublin to Durban Flights
Fastest flight time17h 30m
Cheapest price€729
Amsterdam to Johannesburg Flights
Fastest flight time10h 45m
Cheapest price€650
Cork to Cape Town Flights
Fastest flight time35h 45m
Cheapest price€1,695
Dublin to Port Elizabeth Flights
Fastest flight time22h 30m
Cheapest price€678
Barcelona to Cape Town Flights
Fastest flight time18h 20m
Cheapest price€966
Cork to Johannesburg Flights
Fastest flight time14h 10m
Cheapest price€535

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