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New Zealand to South Africa

All the information you need to plan the best null to JNB flight in 2021: compare New Zealand to South Africa flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in South Africa.
How far in advance should I book a flight from New Zealand to South Africa?

Users have found that booking a flight from New Zealand to South Africa at least 61 days early can save you up to 11% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 61 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from New Zealand to South Africa for as little as $1,642 when booking for a departure date within the next two weeks. You can also check prices now. Some users have found airline tickets as low as $1,734 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

What is the cheapest month to fly from New Zealand to South Africa?

May is one of the best times of the year to fly to South Africa from New Zealand. Prices for May average $1,500 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $1,164. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December. Opting for a May flight can save you 49% on your journey compared to booking in May

Cheap flights from New Zealand to South Africa in June, July 2021

The best prices found for New Zealand to South Africa flights in June, July
29 Jun - 6 Jul
$1,483pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Qatar Airways
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qatar Airways
   
2 STOPS
AKL
Auckland Intl
1 Jul - 8 Jul
$1,489pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Qatar Airways
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qatar Airways
   
2 STOPS
AKL
Auckland Intl
1 Jul - 8 Jul
$1,594pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Emirates
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Emirates
     
3 STOPS
AKL
Auckland Intl

New Zealand to South Africa 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to South Africa from New Zealand found for this year
29 Jun - 6 Jul
$1,483pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Qatar Airways
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qatar Airways
   
2 STOPS
AKL
Auckland Intl
1 Jul - 8 Jul
$1,489pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Qatar Airways
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qatar Airways
   
2 STOPS
AKL
Auckland Intl
1 Jul - 8 Jul
$1,594pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Emirates
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Emirates
     
3 STOPS
AKL
Auckland Intl

Last-minute flights from New Zealand to South Africa

Late deals on return flights to South Africa from New Zealand, departing today and this week
23 Jun - 29 Jun
$1,664pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qatar Airways
   
2 STOPS
AKL
Auckland Intl
23 Jun - 29 Jun
$1,997pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
AKL
Auckland Intl
23 Jun - 29 Jun
$2,307pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qatar Airways
   
2 STOPS
AKL
Auckland Intl

One-way flights to South Africa from New Zealand

The cheapest one-way flights from New Zealand to South Africa
14:40 - 10:55
Qatar Airways
2 stops
30h 15m
AKL - JNB
Qatar Airways
$677
Travel2Be
13:10 - 09:05
Emirates
1 stop
53h 55m
AKL - DUR
Emirates
$969
DreamWorldTravel
10:10 - 02:10
Singapore Airlines
1 stop
50h 00m
AKL - JNB
Singapore Airlines

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Flight FAQs

From New Zealand to South Africa

Can I find flights from New Zealand to South Africa for under $1,545 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from New Zealand to South Africa for under $1,545. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Qatar Airways for just $1,483, but on average you can expect to pay $2,021.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from New Zealand to South Africa to control the spread of COVID-19?

Etihad Airways is one of the many airlines that have implemented additional safety measures to control the spread of COVID-19. Some of the new policies that have been implemented to accommodate travellers flying from New Zealand to South Africa are improved sanitation, HEPA filters, mask requirements, socially-distanced seating (for a limited time), and pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms. Policies will vary by airline.

Which airlines flying from New Zealand to South Africa have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of the carriers operating flights from New Zealand to South Africa that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are Qantas Airways, Singapore Airlines, and Emirates. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

Are there direct flights from New Zealand to South Africa for under $1,545 on Cheapflights?

There are no direct flights from New Zealand to South Africa, but Cheapflights can provide you with all the information you need to find the fastest route with the fewest stops.

Are there last-minute flights available from New Zealand to South Africa for under $1,685?

There are currently 5+ open flights from New Zealand to South Africa within the next 7 days for less than $1,685.

How popular is this flight route?

The New Zealand to South Africa flight path was viewed by 2,543 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from New Zealand to South Africa?

Consider Air China, Cathay Pacific or Emirates when booking your flight. These represent the most popular airlines when flying from New Zealand to South Africa.

What are the most popular routes from New Zealand to South Africa?

When deciding which route to take from New Zealand to South Africa, consider Auckland Intl - Johannesburg OR Tambo, Christchurch - Cape Town Intl or Auckland Intl - Cape Town Intl, as they are the most popular.

What are the cheapest flights from New Zealand to South Africa?

While on average a flight from New Zealand to South Africa is generally $2,639, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is $611. When looking at the most popular route, (Auckland Intl - Johannesburg OR Tambo), you can expect to pay $1,489 for that flight.

How long does is the flight from New Zealand to South Africa?

Airlines like Cathay Pacific, Qatar Airways, and Emirates fly from New Zealand to South Africa in about 27h 30m. The time it takes to get you to your destination can typically vary by up to 2h 50m. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

What are the cheapest airlines to flying from New Zealand to South Africa return?

Flying on Qatar Airways is currently your cheapest option to South Africa, with prices starting at $1,483. Additional return tickets that might be worth considering are offered by Emirates and Singapore Airlines, with the lowest prices starting at $1,594 and $2,065, respectively.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from New Zealand to South Africa one-way?

The cheapest airline one-way is Qatar Airways, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as $677. However, be on the lookout for offers from Emirates and Singapore Airlines, as they are both options that can get you from New Zealand to South Africa for a low price.

Destination points for flights from New Zealand to South Africa

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Destination information for South Africa

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from New Zealand to South Africa.
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Dunedin (DUD)
Great Barrier Island (GBZ)
Gisborne Airport (GIS)

Airports servicing

Bloemfontein Intl (BFN)
Cape Town (CPT)
Durban (DUR)
East London (ELS)
George (GRJ)
Sabi Sabi (GSS)

Top 10 airlines flying from New Zealand to South Africa

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from New Zealand to South Africa choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Etihad Airways
$747 $1,156 No cancel fee 75%
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Singapore Airlines
$623 $1,179 No cancel fee 81%
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Ethiopian Air
$1,145 $1,195 No cancel fee 72%
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Qatar Airways
$805 $1,210 No cancel fee 68%
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Emirates
$740 $1,288 No cancel fee 75%
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Qantas Airways
$842 $1,316 No cancel fee 74%
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Cathay Pacific
$930 $1,390 No cancel fee 72%
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South African
$1,083 $1,543 No cancel fee 78%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by South African. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

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Air China
$862 $1,625 No cancel fee 67%
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Air New Zealand
$1,246 $1,821 No cancel fee 78%
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