Melbourne to South Africa Flight Duration

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What is the flight duration from Melbourne to South Africa?
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Average flight time is 12 hours 34 minutes

The fastest flight time from Melbourne to South Africa is 12 hours 34 minutes

Melbourne to South Africa flight duration breakdown

Average flight duration 12 hours 34 minutes
Shortest flight duration Not available
Longest flight duration Not available
The average flight time from Melbourne to South Africa is 12 hours 34 minutes. However, the duration of flights can differ depending on weather conditions, flight path and congestion in the air. This means individual flight times can be quicker, but on occasion, they can also be longer.

The distance from Melbourne to South Africa is 6,412 miles / 10,320 km

Melbourne airports

Melbourne has 2 airports: Melbourne Airport (MEL) and Melbourne Avalon Airport (AVV).

If you don't fancy flying from Melbourne there are a number of airports nearby that fly to South Africa: Burnie Airport (BWT), Mount Gambier Airport (MGB), Launceston Airport (LST), Canberra International Airport (CBR) and Hobart International Airport (HBA).

South Africa airports

There are a number of airports nearby that fly to Melbourne: Port Elizabeth Airport (PLZ), Cape Town International Airport (CPT), Johannesburg OR Tambo International Airport (JNB) and Durban King Shaka International Airport (DUR).

We found some additional routes that may be of interest to you: Australia to South Africa, Melbourne to Johannesburg, Sydney to Cape Town, Adelaide to Johannesburg, Brisbane to Johannesburg, Sydney to Durban and Sydney to Johannesburg.

Melbourne & South Africa local times and timezones

Melbourne
AEST +10:00
SAST +02:00
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Melbourne, Australia is 8 hours ahead of South Africa, South Africa

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Melbourne to South Africa FAQs

How long does it take to fly from Melbourne to South Africa?

On average, the flight time from Melbourne to South Africa is 12 hours 34 minutes. But remember, flight times can vary slightly depending on weather conditions, flight path and congestion in the air.

This means that your flight from Melbourne to South Africa could be longer or shorter than the average flight time.

What is the distance between Melbourne and South Africa?

The distance between Melbourne and South Africa is 6,412 miles or 10,320 km.

What is the shortest flight duration from Melbourne to South Africa?

The shortest flight time from Melbourne to South Africa is 12 hours 34 minutes. However, flight times can vary depending on weather conditions, air congestion and flight path, so this time is never guaranteed.

Can I fly from Melbourne to South Africa?

The average flight time from Melbourne to South Africa is 12 hours 34 minutes. Nearby airports to consider flying from include: Melbourne Airport (MEL) and Melbourne Avalon Airport (AVV). Check ticket prices and review carrier requirements carefully before booking your trip.

What is the timezone difference between Melbourne and South Africa?

The time zone difference between Melbourne and South Africa is 8 hours.