Cheap flights from Atlanta (ATL) to Cape Town (CPT)

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The best prices from Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson to Cape Town Intl are usually found in May or March, booked 51 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Tuesday and return on a Monday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Atlanta (ATL) to Cape Town (CPT)

All the information you need to plan the best ATL to CPT flight in 2021: compare Atlanta to Cape Town flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Cape Town.
ATL - CPT
Price
$950 - $1,815
CPT
Temperature
53.6 - 69.8 °F
CPT
Precipitation
0.8 - 3.9 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 34% potential price rise

Cheapest in

May

Best time to find cheap flights, 21% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$950

From Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson to Cape Town Intl

One-way from

$603

One-way flight from Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson to Cape Town Intl

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
How far in advance should I book a flight from Atlanta to Cape Town?

Travelers have found it’s best to book a flight 52 days in advance to save up to 51% 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 52 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 Atlanta to Cape Town 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $1,272, or $1,808 for flights within the next 24 hours.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Atlanta to Cape Town (ATL - CPT)?

It’s typically best to fly out from Atlanta to Cape Town in the evening. Doing so could potentially save you 31% on the flight price compared to flying at noon, which is usually more expensive.

What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from Atlanta to Cape Town?

Travelers have found that booking a Tuesday departure is the best way to save up to 22% on the cost of booking your flights compared to booking on days of the week where this route is of high demand.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Atlanta to Cape Town?

Our data shows that May tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Cape Town from Atlanta. Users have commonly found prices around $1,197 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $917. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in December.

Cheap flights from Atlanta to Cape Town in October, November 2021

The best prices found for ATL to CPT flights for October, November
3 Nov - 11 Nov
$822pp
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
3 Nov - 8 Nov
$856pp
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
3 Nov - 12 Nov
$886pp
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson

Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson to Cape Town 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Cape Town from Atlanta found for this year
3 Nov - 11 Nov
$822pp
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
3 Nov - 8 Nov
$856pp
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
3 Nov - 12 Nov
$886pp
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson

Last minute flights from Atlanta to Cape Town

Late deals on round-trip flights to Cape Town from Atlanta, departing today and this week
23 Oct - 30 Oct
$1,311pp
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Turkish Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
23 Oct - 30 Oct
$1,347pp
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Emirates
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Emirates
   
2 STOPS
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
23 Oct - 30 Oct
$1,429pp
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Emirates
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Emirates
     
3 STOPS
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson

One-way flights to Cape Town Intl from Atlanta

The cheapest one-way flights from Atlanta to Cape Town
6:40 pm - 6:10 am
British Airways
2 Stops
30h 30m
ATL - CPT
British Airways
$603
KAYAK
4:45 pm - 3:00 am
Multiple Airlines
1 Stop
27h 15m
ATL - CPT
Multiple Airlines
$939
KAYAK
11:50 am - 5:50 am
Lufthansa
1 Stop
35h 00m
ATL - CPT
Lufthansa
$957
KAYAK

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">Atlanta</span> to <span class="emphasized">Cape Town</span> flights.

Flight FAQs

From Atlanta to Cape Town

Which airlines flying from Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson to Cape Town Intl have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like Delta, Qatar Airways, and KLM flying from Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson to Cape Town Intl have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

Can I find flights from Atlanta to Cape Town for under $900 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Atlanta to Cape Town for under $900. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Turkish Airlines for just $822, but on average you can expect to pay $880.

Are there last-minute flights available from Atlanta to Cape Town for under $1,400?

There are currently 9+ open flights from Atlanta to Cape Town within the next 7 days for less than $1,400.

How popular is this Atlanta to Cape Town flight route?

The Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson to Cape Town Intl flight path was viewed by 21 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 flying from Atlanta to Cape Town round-trip?

Cheapflights users have booked flights from Atlanta to Cape Town round-trip from $822. Other airlines that can offer you cheap pricing are British Airways, from $877, and American Airlines, from $880. Users have found that Turkish Airlines is 31% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Atlanta to Cape Town one-way?

To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with British Airways, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at $603. Turkish Airlines flights start at $900 while deals on Lufthansa start at $957 one-way.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Atlanta to Cape Town?

Consider American Airlines, Air France or British Airways when booking your flight. These represent the most popular airlines when flying from Atlanta to Cape Town.

What are the cheapest flights from Atlanta to Cape Town?

The cheapest flight price from Atlanta to Cape Town is $819. On average you can expect to pay $2,593. The most popular route, (Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson - Cape Town Intl), can usually be booked for $874.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Cape Town, South Africa

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Cape Town from Atlanta?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson to Cape Town Intl

Most visitors from Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Cape Town Intl.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Cape Town Intl.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson are not required to quarantine after entering Cape Town Intl.

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 Atlanta from Cape Town?

Returning to Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson from Cape Town Intl

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Cape Town Intl must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Cape Town Intl are not required to quarantine after entering Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson.

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Destination information for Cape Town

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Atlanta to Cape Town.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = R14.60
Average temperature for October in Cape Town
73.4 °F
Avg rainfall for October in Cape Town
1.5 ″

Airports servicing Atlanta

Airports servicing Cape Town

Top 9 airlines flying from Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson to Cape Town Intl

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Atlanta to Cape Town 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
Turkish Airlines
$840 $1,234 No cancel fee 77%
Qatar Airways
$866 $1,138 No cancel fee 68%
Lufthansa
$902 $1,063 No cancel fee 76%
KLM
$916 $1,313 No cancel fee 75%
British Airways
$920 $1,198 No cancel fee 70%
Air France
$933 $1,218 No cancel fee 77%
Delta
$936 $1,330 No cancel fee N/A
South African
$1,013 $1,969 No cancel fee 78%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by South African. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

United Airlines
$1,335 $1,919 No cancel fee 69%
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