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Most popular time to fly (8% more expensive on average)
Flight from Dublin to OR Tambo Airport, Johannesburg
Top tips for finding cheap flights to South Africa
Book at least 4 weeks before departure in order to get a below-average price.
High season is considered to be January, November and December. The cheapest month to fly from Ireland is May.
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FAQs - booking South Africa flights
An average direct flight from Ireland to South Africa takes 22h 07m, covering a distance of 9797 km. The most popular route is Dublin - Cape Town with an average flight time of 14h 30m.
The cheapest ticket to South Africa from Ireland found in the last 72 hours was €564. The most popular route is from Dublin to Cape Town Intl and the cheapest round-trip airline ticket found on this route in the last 72 hours was €617.
Based on KAYAK flight searches, the most popular destination is Cape Town (49% of total searches to South Africa). The next most popular destinations are Johannesburg (36%) and Durban (12%).Searches for flights to Port Elizabeth (2%) and to George (1%) are also popular.
KAYAK’s flight Price Forecast tool uses historical data to determine whether the price for a given destination and date is likely to change within 7 days, so travellers know whether to wait or book now.