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The best prices from Boston to Cape Town are usually found in May or March, booked 34 days in advance, depart on a Monday or Wednesday and return on a Tuesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Boston (BOS) to Cape Town (CPT)

BOS - CPT
Price
$870 - $1,635
CPT
Temperature
66.2 - 84.2 °F
CPT
Rainfall
0.4 - 3.7 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 31% potential price rise

Cheapest in

May

Best time to find cheap flights, 23% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$870

From Boston to Cape Town

One-way from

$513

One-way flight from Boston to Cape Town

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from Boston to Cape Town?

Leaving on a Sunday is a viable option for saving on travel. Heavily demanded days of the week can typically drive up the prices you see. Booking your travel for a less competitive day can save up to 19% on the overall cost on flights from Boston to Cape Town.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Boston to Cape Town?

Users have found that booking a flight from Boston to Cape Town at least 37 days early can save you up to 4% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 37 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from Boston to Cape Town for as little as $939 when booking for a departure date within the next two weeks. You can also check prices now. Some users have found airline tickets as low as $953 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

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

Flights from Boston to Cape Town lean towards being more expensive in December. Prices are generally better when you fly from Boston to Cape Town in March, with the cheapest ticket starting at $770.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Boston to Cape Town (BOS - CPT)?

It’s optimal to fly from Boston to Cape Town in the evening. By choosing this option you can save up to 14% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight at noon.

Cheap flights from Boston to Cape Town in November, December 2020

The best prices found for BOS to CPT flights for November, December
25 Nov - 5 Dec
$891pp
BOS
Boston Logan Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Ethiopian Air
     
3 STOPS
BOS
Boston Logan Intl
29 Dec - 24 Feb
$920pp
BOS
Boston Logan Intl
British Airways
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
British Airways
 
1 STOP
BOS
Boston Logan Intl
29 Dec - 24 Feb
$928pp
BOS
Boston Logan Intl
British Airways
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
British Airways
   
2 STOPS
BOS
Boston Logan Intl

Boston to Cape Town 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Cape Town from Boston found for next year
25 Nov - 5 Dec
$891pp
BOS
Boston Logan Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Ethiopian Air
     
3 STOPS
BOS
Boston Logan Intl
29 Dec - 24 Feb
$920pp
BOS
Boston Logan Intl
British Airways
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
British Airways
 
1 STOP
BOS
Boston Logan Intl
29 Dec - 24 Feb
$928pp
BOS
Boston Logan Intl
British Airways
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
British Airways
   
2 STOPS
BOS
Boston Logan Intl

Last minute flights from Boston to Cape Town

Late deals on round-trip flights to Cape Town from Boston, departing today and this week
4 Dec - 10 Jan
$1,152pp
BOS
Boston Logan Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Qatar Airways
   
2 STOPS
BOS
Boston Logan Intl
4 Dec - 10 Jan
$1,267pp
BOS
Boston Logan Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Qatar Airways
   
2 STOPS
BOS
Boston Logan Intl
4 Dec - 10 Jan
$1,462pp
BOS
Boston Logan Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
BOS
Boston Logan Intl

One-way flights to Cape Town from Boston

The cheapest one-way flights from Boston to Cape Town
5:35 pm - 7:00 am
Turkish Airlines
1 Stop
30h 25m
BOS - CPT
Turkish Airlines
$513
Flights by SU
1:00 am - 8:45 am
Ethiopian Air
2 Stops
24h 45m
BOS - CPT
Ethiopian Air
$707
SmartFares
3:02 pm - 5:40 am
United Airlines
2 Stops
55h 38m
BOS - CPT
United Airlines
$811
United

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Boston to Cape Town flights.

Flight FAQs

From Boston to Cape Town

Are flight prices decreasing from Boston to Cape Town due to COVID-19 (coronavirus)?

At this time, Cheapflights has noticed price decreases for many domestic flights due to COVID-19. Travel is not necessarily recommended at this time, and flights may be prone to cancellation: please check with local authorities in both Boston and Cape Town for travel alerts, and be sure to review the airline's cancellation policy and travel advisories before booking. For more information, please view our post on what to know about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and travel.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from Boston Logan Intl to Cape Town Intl to control the spread of COVID-19?

New policies can now be found on Delta to help keep travelers safe while flying. New policies for travelers booking flights from Boston Logan Intl to Cape Town Intl include masks being provided and required on board, daily cleaning and sanitization, use of HEPA filters, pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms, and socially distanced seating (for a limited time). Keep in mind that policies will vary by airline.

Which airlines flying from Boston Logan Intl to Cape Town Intl have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of the carriers operating flights from Boston Logan Intl to Cape Town Intl that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are Delta, British Airways, and United Airlines. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

Can I find flights from Boston to Cape Town for under $800 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Boston to Cape Town for under $800. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Turkish Airlines for just $738, but on average you can expect to pay $799.

Are there nonstop flights from Boston to Cape Town for under $700 on Cheapflights?

There are no nonstop flights from Boston to Cape Town, but Cheapflights can provide you with all the information you need to find the fastest route with the fewest stops.

Are there last-minute flights available from Boston to Cape Town for under $1,200?

There are currently 16+ open flights from Boston to Cape Town within the next 7 days for less than $1,200.

How popular is this flight route?

This flight path from Boston Logan Intl to Cape Town Intl was viewed by 11 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

Does it rain more in Boston or Cape Town?

In Boston, there will be greater rainfall in Boston compared to Cape Town over the next 13 days.

Is Boston weather warmer or cooler than Cape Town?

Our data indicates that the weather will be 84 °F on average in the month of February. The temperature in Cape Town is typically hotter than in Boston. If you're traveling when the temperature is at its warmest, push to plan early, as flight price and availability will have an impact on your travels. For the best results, search for flights well in advance or after peak season.

How long is the flight from Boston to Cape Town?

A quick flight from Boston to Cape Town can take about 24h 45m. Ethiopian Air provides one of the quickest options available for as low as $835. Both multi-stop and nonstop flights can be found to your destination and back.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Boston to Cape Town round-trip?

According to our current data, Turkish Airlines ($738), and Ethiopian Air ($835) offers the cheapest pricing from Boston to Cape Town. You may be able to fly from Boston to Cape Town for 34% less than the average price by searching for these airlines.

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

The cheapest airlines for a one-way flight from Boston to Cape Town are Turkish Airlines ($473), Ethiopian Air ($707), and British Airways ($754).

Alternative routes for Boston to Cape Town

Destination information for Cape Town

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Boston to Cape Town
Today's exchange rate
$1 = R15.37
Average temperature for November in Cape Town
77.0 °F
Avg rainfall for November in Cape Town
0.9 ″

Airports servicing Boston

Airports servicing Cape Town

Top 10 airlines from Boston to Cape Town

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Boston 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
$788 $989 No cancel fee 77%
SWISS
$734 $1,014 No change fee 79%
Air France
$817 $1,179 No change fee 77%
Emirates
$881 $1,195 No cancel fee 75%
Lufthansa
$802 $1,214 No change fee 76%
United Airlines
$793 $1,317 No cancel fee 69%
KLM
$816 $1,351 No change fee 75%
Qatar Airways
$958 $1,354 No cancel fee 68%
Ethiopian Air
$1,002 $1,358 No cancel fee 72%
British Airways
$857 $1,443 No cancel fee 70%
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