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Cheapest flights to Australia

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Flights from Cape Town to Australia

Flights from Cape Town to Australia will see you arriving ‘down under’ within approximately 15 hours and 45 minutes. Flights depart from Cape Town International Airport (CPT) and land at Sydney Airport (SYD). Major airlines flying from Cape Town to Australia are: South African Airways, British Airways, Singapore Airlines, Emirates and Cathay Pacific Airways. There are no direct flights from Cape Town to Australia, but connecting flights with one stop-over will take you to your destination.

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Things to know before you travel to Australia

General information

Essential details you need to know before your trip.

Country Australia
Currency Australian Dollar
Exchange rate 1 ZAR = 0.096 AUD
Language English
Hub airport Sydney Airport (SYD)
Time difference Sydney is 8 hours ahead of Cape Town.
Travel adaptor Type D / M / N

Travel documents

South African citizens will need a valid passport and visa to fly from Cape Town to Australia.

Airport information

Sydney Airport is a 20-minute drive or 10-minute train ride from the city centre of Sydney.

Main attractions

Discover breath-taking attractions in Australia, including Sydney's Harbour Bridge, St. Peter’s Cathedral in Adelaide and Perth Mint.

Cost of living in Australia

Compare the costs of everyday items in Cape Town and Australia

Average meal

Inexpensive restaurant

Cape Town R100
Sydney R157

Local beer

0,5L Draught

Cape Town R26
Sydney R73

Pack of cigarettes


Cape Town R39
Sydney R282

Taxi 1km

Normal Tariff

Cape Town R10
Sydney R24



Cape Town R23
Sydney R40
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