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How to find the cheapest flight from
Ireland to South Africa

All the information you need to plan the best null to JNB flight in 2022: compare Ireland 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 Ireland to South Africa?

Travelers have found it’s best to book a flight 22 days in advance to save up to 15% compared to booking the same week of travel. As your travel date approaches, the cost of this flight route may potentially increase. While opting to book 22 days out may not be an option for all, there are still additional ways to secure a deal in the near future. You might find a flight from Ireland to South Africa 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as £466, or £541 for flights within the next 24 hours.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Ireland to South Africa (IE - ZA)?

When flying from Ireland to South Africa, the time of day you decide to fly out makes little to no difference towards the overall price you’ll pay on tickets.

Cheap flights from Ireland to South Africa in June, July 2022

The best prices found for Ireland to South Africa flights in June, July
9 Jul - 13 Jul
£712pp
DUB
Dublin
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
DUB
Dublin
23 Jul - 17 Aug
£754pp
DUB
Dublin
Egypt Air
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Egypt Air
 
1 STOP
DUB
Dublin
27 Jun - 18 Jul
£763pp
DUB
Dublin
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
SWISS
 
1 STOP
DUB
Dublin

Ireland to South Africa 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to South Africa from Ireland found for this year
27 Nov - 11 Dec
£430pp
DUB
Dublin
KLM
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
KLM
 
1 STOP
DUB
Dublin
27 Nov - 11 Dec
£437pp
DUB
Dublin
KLM
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
KLM
 
1 STOP
DUB
Dublin
27 Nov - 11 Dec
£452pp
DUB
Dublin
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
KLM
 
1 STOP
DUB
Dublin

Last-minute flights from Ireland to South Africa

Late deals on return flights to South Africa from Ireland, departing today and this week
30 Jun - 30 Jul
£791pp
DUB
Dublin
KLM
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
KLM
 
1 STOP
DUB
Dublin
30 Jun - 30 Jul
£792pp
DUB
Dublin
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Air France
   
2 STOPS
DUB
Dublin
30 Jun - 4 Aug
£856pp
DUB
Dublin
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Air France
   
2 STOPS
DUB
Dublin

One-way flights to South Africa from Ireland

The cheapest one-way flights from Ireland to South Africa
10:20 - 03:10
Egypt Air
1 stop
15h 50m
DUB - JNB
Egypt Air
11:00 - 06:45
Qatar Airways
1 stop
18h 45m
DUB - CPT
Qatar Airways
£441
StudentUniverse
10:00 - 03:55
Etihad Airways
2 stops
40h 55m
DUB - JNB
Etihad Airways
£484
Gotogate

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">Ireland</span> to <span class="emphasized">South Africa</span> flights.

Flight FAQs

From Ireland to South Africa

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

Some of our airline partners flying from Ireland to South Africa have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. British Airways, Turkish Airlines, and Ethiopian Air are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like British Airways with this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from Ireland to South Africa for under £500 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Ireland to South Africa for under £500. The cheapest flight booked recently is on KLM for just £430, but on average you can expect to pay £474.

Are there last-minute flights available from Ireland to South Africa for under £800?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Ireland to South Africa within the next 7 days for less than £800.

How popular is this Ireland to South Africa flight route?

This flight path from Ireland to South Africa was viewed by 462 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

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

The cheapest airlines for a one-way flight from Ireland to South Africa are Egypt Air (£277), Turkish Airlines (£384), and Qatar Airways (£426).

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for South Africa

Do I need a COVID test to fly to South Africa from Ireland?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Ireland to South Africa

Most visitors from Ireland need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter South Africa.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Ireland must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 48 hours for Antigen (quick-test) before departing to South Africa.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Ireland are not required to quarantine after entering South Africa.

Documents
Health Declaration Form - Must be completed in 48 hours prior to arrival in South Africa.


Do I need a test to fly back to Ireland from South Africa?

Returning to Ireland from South Africa

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from South Africa are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering Ireland.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from South Africa are not required to quarantine after entering Ireland.

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Destination information for South Africa

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Ireland to South Africa.
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Airports servicing

Dublin (DUB)
Galway (GWY)
Knock (NOC)
Cork (ORK)
Shannon (SNN)

Airports servicing

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

Top 10 airlines flying from Ireland to South Africa

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Ireland 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
SWISS
£315 £462 No cancel fee 79%
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Ethiopian Air
£343 £509 No cancel fee 72%
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Lufthansa
£347 £510 No cancel fee 76%
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Turkish Airlines
£351 £481 No cancel fee 77%
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Air France
£352 £462 No cancel fee 77%
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KLM
£355 £479 No cancel fee 75%
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Etihad Airways
£356 £411 No cancel fee 75%
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British Airways
£374 £537 No cancel fee 70%
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Egypt Air
£380 £508 No cancel fee N/A
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Qatar Airways
£392 £496 No cancel fee 68%
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