Flights to Italy from South Africa

Flights to Italy from South Africa in 2022

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High demand for flights, 10% potential price rise

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Best time to find cheapest flights, 2% potential price drop

Average price

R7 536

Average for round-trip flights in May 2021

Round-trip from

R6 147

From Johannesburg OR Tambo to Italy

One-way from


One-way flight from Johannesburg to Italy

Cheapest prices for flights to Italy from South Africa by month

October is currently the cheapest month for flights to Italy from South Africa. Right now, July is the most expensive month. These prices are determined by several factors and booking in advance can help keep costs low if your schedule is not as flexible.

When is the best time to book flights to Italy from South Africa?

High season: of tourists take cheapest flights annually to experience “la dolce vita”, a.k.a. The good life in Italy. The high season for Italy’s beach resorts occurs between June and September, but cities experience the high season from April to October annually. You will have to be prepared to pay more for airline tickets if you plan to visit Italy during the high season, and you will also have to endure the crowds and increased entertainment and accommodation fees.

Low season:

In general, from November to March is the low tourist season in Italy. Many attractions operate during shorter winter times during this period, and some beach resorts are deserted, but it can still be a perfect time to find the cheapest flights. If you are able to travel to Italy during the winter, try going to Deep South (somewhere like Sicily), where temperatures remain pleasant all year round.

Which day is cheaper to fly to Italy?

The cheapest day to fly to Italy is usually Wednesday. At the moment, Saturday is the most expensive.

What time of day is the cheapest for flights to Italy from South Africa?

For the best value, try booking a flight in the afternoon when visiting Italy. Generally, prices increase for night flights, as they tend to have greater demand.

The fantastic food, the captivating landscape, the excellent wine and the rich history; Italy has all the great reasons why someone would like to travel, and you will surely fall in love with it whenever you visit this romantic country. From the vineyards of Tuscany to the wonders of Florence, from the antiquity found in the streets of Rome to the romantic canals of Venice, Italy is irresistible for all these reasons and more. With so much to see and do, it can take a few repeat visits to complete the Italian experience!

How long is the flights to Italy from South Africa?

                                                                           Rome            13 hours, 25 minutes


Which airlines operate flights to Italy from South Africa?

International flights from South Africa to Italy are serviced by two major port cities: Rome and Milan. The cheapest flights to Italy from South Africa are often stopover flights and are operated by airlines such as Etihad Airways, Royal Air Maroc, South African Airlines, and Kiwi Intl Airlines. Italy is a popular holiday destination, which is why there are a lot of carriers offering very competitive packages on flights to and from Italy. Be sure to compare deals based on a few different days and times to help you secure the best deal.

How to get from the airport to the city center?


Upon your arrival at Rome Fiumicino Airport, you’ll have to make your way 26 kilometers towards the city center. One of the cheapest and easiest ways of getting into the heart of town from the airport is via the Leonardo Express train, which departs every 30 minutes from the airport. You may also use one of the metered taxis parked outside of the arrival terminals at the airport.


If you’re arriving in Italy via the Milan Malpensa Airport and need to get to the city center, you’re going to have to travel 49 kilometers to reach downtown Milan. The Malpensa Express train departs from the airport every 30 minutes and will get you to the city within half-an-hour. Alternatively, you can also make use of one of the private cabs found outside of the arrival terminals.