Cheap flights to Africa

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Flights to Africa in 2022

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
Popular inAprilHigh demand for flights, 1% potential price rise
Cheapest inJulyBest time to find cheap flights, 0% potential price drop
Average price$3,073Average for return flights in June 2022
Return from$2,608From Auckland Intl to Cairo
One-way from$895One-way flight from Auckland Intl (AKL) to Africa

Cheap flights to Africa in June, July 2022

The best prices found for CAI flights for June, July
23 Jul - 8 Sep
AKL

Auckland Intl

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

2 stops

33h 05m
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

AKL

Auckland Intl

2 stops

42h 30m
$2,138

Etihad Airways

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Deal found 23.6.22

23 Jul - 21 Aug
AKL

Auckland Intl

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

2 stops

33h 05m
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

AKL

Auckland Intl

2 stops

42h 35m
$2,214

Etihad Airways

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Deal found 23.6.22

23 Jul - 8 Sep
AKL

Auckland Intl

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

2 stops

45h 40m
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

AKL

Auckland Intl

1 stop

22h 50m
$2,617

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 23.6.22

Africa 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Africa found for this year
6 Nov - 13 Nov
AKL

Auckland Intl

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

19h 30m
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

AKL

Auckland Intl

1 stop

20h 50m
$1,544

Qantas Airways

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Deal found 23.6.22

6 Nov - 12 Nov
AKL

Auckland Intl

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

19h 30m
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

AKL

Auckland Intl

1 stop

19h 10m
$1,567

Qantas Airways

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Deal found 22.6.22

6 Nov - 11 Nov
AKL

Auckland Intl

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

19h 30m
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

AKL

Auckland Intl

1 stop

19h 10m
$1,585

Qantas Airways

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Deal found 22.6.22

Last minute flights to Africa

Late deals on return flights to Africa, departing today and this week
28 Jun - 12 Jul
AKL

Auckland Intl

CPT

Cape Town Intl

3 stops

35h 50m
CPT

Cape Town Intl

AKL

Auckland Intl

3 stops

49h 20m
$4,965

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 21.6.22

30 Jun - 15 Jul
AKL

Auckland Intl

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

3 stops

31h 40m
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

AKL

Auckland Intl

2 stops

46h 15m
$5,419

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 20.6.22

28 Jun - 12 Jul
AKL

Auckland Intl

CPT

Cape Town Intl

3 stops

35h 50m
CPT

Cape Town Intl

AKL

Auckland Intl

2 stops

39h 40m
$5,551

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 21.6.22

What is the cheapest month to fly to Africa?

The cheapest ticket to Africa found for each month in 2022 based on historical flight searches by Cheapflights users.

January

$1,690

February

$1,633

March

$1,846

April

$2,031

May

$1,942

June

$2,171

July

$1,738

August

$1,700

September

$1,732

October

$1,644

November

$1,642

December

$2,157

Currently, February is the cheapest month in which you can book a flight to Africa. Flying to Africa in June will prove the most costly. There are multiple factors that influence the price of a flight so comparing airlines, departure airports and times can help keep costs down.

When is the best time to fly to Africa?

Average Africa flight ticket prices and weather conditions for 2022 and 2023 by month

AKL - CAI

Price

$2,487 - $3,721

CAI

Temperature

13 - 28 °C

When is the best time to book a flight to Africa?

Booking 16 days in advance of your planned departure date is, on average, the best time to get cheap flights to Africa. The general trend is that the closer you book to the departure date, the more expensive your flight will be.

Which day is cheapest to fly to Africa?

The cheapest day to fly to Africa is usually Saturday. At the moment, Thursday is the most expensive.

What time of day is cheapest to fly to Africa?

Africa flights can be made cheaper if you choose a flight at midday. Booking a flight in the afternoon will likely mean higher prices.

Where are the most popular flight destinations in Africa?

South Africa is the most popular flight destination in Africa. Other popular destinations include Egypt, Zimbabwe, Morocco and Mauritius.

What are the best ways to travel around Africa?

When you book flights to Africa that land in Cape Town, you'll have access to several ways to get around the city. One of the most common forms of transport is the MyCiti buses which operate in and around the city centre and along the coast. Rideshare apps are a more popular and convenient way to travel around the city. If you end up in Johannesburg, you can use the Gautrain which will take you to the city centre from the airport. In the city, the most common way to get around is to use rideshare apps. If your cheap flights to Africa head to Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe, the easiest way to get to major cities is to use Zimbabwe Air flights, while inner-city travel includes bicycles and local taxis.

What are some activities to do in Africa?

Many people think of Africa as one country, but it's much larger and home to 54 countries. The expansive terrain, varied landscape and rich cultural history means Africa is home to thousands of activities and sights to experience. Make your way to Uganda and join in on the only hike in the world where you can trek through the jungle to specifically look for mountain gorillas. The Great Migration happens in mid-July where you'll get to see herds of zebras, wildebeest and gazelles making their way from Masa Mara in Kenya to The Serengeti in Tanzania. If you find yourself in Cape Town, you'll have the chance to explore Table Mountain, one of the seven wonders of the world.

How long is the flight to Africa?

If you're wondering how long flying to Africa will take, you'll first need to know where you're flying to. If you're heading to Johannesburg, you'll find flights from Auckland International Airport to OR Tambo in around 26h with a stopover in Singapore. Singapore Airlines operates flights to Johannesburg from Christchurch in around 29h with stopovers in Auckland and Singapore. If you plan on visiting Victoria Falls, your Africa flight deals are likely to be operated by British Airways or Singapore Airlines, and fly from Auckland to Victoria Falls Airport in around 33h with stopovers in Singapore and Johannesburg. Cheap flights to Africa from Auckland to Cape Town are usually operated by Singapore Airlines in conjunction with British Airways and will get you there in around 32h 55min with stopovers in Singapore and Johannesburg.

What do I need to do before my flight to Africa?

When you book flights to Africa, keep a couple of things in mind before starting your travel. Firstly, compare flights to Africa, airfares, and travel time before deciding on where to go. Once you arrive, you'll need to have local currency on you to pay for transport. Exchange your money before arriving at the airport to avoid lower exchange rates. Ensure your passport is valid and only expires at least three months after your date of arrival.

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