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About Flights to South Africa

Summary info about South Africa flight prices, duration and airlines

Best One-Way Price

€295

Best Return Price

€466

Fastest flight time

14h 55m

Operated By

6 airlines
The best one-way flight price to South Africa from Ireland in the last 72 hours is €295 (Dublin to Johannesburg OR Tambo).
The best return flight price to South Africa from Ireland in the last 72 hours is €466 (Dublin to Johannesburg OR Tambo).
The fastest flight to South Africa from Ireland takes 14h 55m (Dublin to Johannesburg OR Tambo).
There are 6 airlines operating flights to South Africa, including Air France, KLM and Turkish Airlines.

South Africa flights insights and trends

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How much are flights to South Africa?

Flights to South Africa can be found for as cheap as €332 per ticket. However our users tend to find airfares to South Africa for around €1,619 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 €1,583 or less.
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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 (545%) 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 40m 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 12 airlines that operate flight routes to South Africa, with British Airways being the most popular option. An estimated 21% 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 Ethiopian Air 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

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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.

The cheapest flights to South Africa recently found by momondo users are €57 with FlySafair, €88 with Kulula, and €94 with British Airways.

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 40m€466
DublinCape Town14h 00m€522
CorkCape Town16h 25m€599
DublinDurban17h 55m€636
DublinPort Elizabeth23h 15m€744
DublinGeorge24h 20m€1,179
CorkJohannesburg14h 40m€1,309

Popular routes landing in South Africa

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Dublin to Cape Town Flights
Fastest flight time14h 00m
Cheapest price€522
Dublin to Johannesburg Flights
Fastest flight time13h 40m
Cheapest price€466
Dublin to Durban Flights
Fastest flight time17h 55m
Cheapest price€636
Cork to Johannesburg Flights
Fastest flight time14h 40m
Cheapest price€1,309
Cork to Cape Town Flights
Fastest flight time16h 25m
Cheapest price€599
Amsterdam to Johannesburg Flights
Fastest flight time10h 40m
Cheapest price€668
Dublin to Port Elizabeth Flights
Fastest flight time23h 15m
Cheapest price€744
Barcelona to Cape Town Flights
Fastest flight time15h 25m
Cheapest price€461

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