Given below is the flight time from Melbourne, Australia to Cape Town, South Africa. Flight time calculator to calculate time taken to reach Cape Town from Melbourne by air. The nearest airport to Melbourne is Tullamarine Airport (MEL) and the nearest airport to Cape Town is Cape Town International Airport (CPT)

Cape Town

Flight time from Melbourne to Cape Town is 26 hours

One stop flight time from MEL to CPT via DXB is 26 hours (Operated by Emirates Airline)

Quickest one-stop flight takes close to 26 hours. However, some airlines could take as long as 50 hours based on the stopover destination and waiting duration.

Waiting time at intermediate airports could be anywhere between 2 hrs to 24 hrs.

Number of Airports in Cape Town : 1 International Airport  
Number of Airports in Melbourne : 1 International Airport and 2 Medium Airport

Distance Between Melbourne, Australia & Cape Town, South Africa is 10310 Kilo Meters

Flight time from Melbourne to Cape Town via Dubai • MEL to CPT via DXB

Flight duration from Tullamarine Airport to Cape Town International Airport via Dubai Airport, United Arab Emirates on Emirates Airline flight is 26 hours

Emirates Airline MEL to DXB
14 hrs 5 mins
 Waiting Time
2 hrs 20 mins
9 hrs 35 mins
Total Duration:
26 hrs

Flight time from Melbourne to Cape Town via Doha • MEL to CPT via DOH

Flight duration from Tullamarine Airport to Cape Town International Airport via Doha Airport, Qatar on Qatar Airways flight is 43 hours 55 minutes

Qatar Airways MEL to DOH
14 hrs 20 mins
 Waiting Time
19 hrs 40 mins
9 hrs 55 mins
Total Duration:
43 hrs 55 mins

Airlines operating flights between Melbourne and Cape Town

Melbourne time is 8 hours ahead of Cape Town

Current time in Melbourne, Australia : Thu, 22 Apr, 2021,
Melbourne Timezone: AEST (+10:00)

09:23 PM

Current time in Cape Town, South Africa :, Thu, 22 Apr, 2021,
Cape Town Timezone: SAST (+02:00)

01:23 PM

Flight Time between Melbourne & Cape Town • MEL - CPT Flight Duration

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MEL to CPT Flight - Melbourne Airport to Cape Town Airport Flight Route Map

The airports map below shows the location of Melbourne Airport & Cape Town Airport. Know the flight direction and Melbourne to Cape Town flight path

Melbourne - Lat: -37.6733, Long: 144.843
Cape Town - Lat: -33.9666, Long: 18.5944

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