Cheap flights from California to Cape Town (CPT)

LAX — CPT
Dec 10 — Dec 171

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

Travelers have found it’s best to book a flight 27 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 27 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 California to Cape Town 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $1,428, or $1,524 for flights within the next 24 hours.

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

Flights from California to Cape Town lean towards being more expensive in July. Prices are generally better when you fly from California to Cape Town in February, with the cheapest ticket starting at $843.

When is the cheapest time to fly from California to Cape Town (CA - CPT)?

Regardless of the time of day you decide to fly, the ticket price will remain around the same. Book flights from California to Cape Town as you normally would.

Cheap flights from California to Cape Town in December, January 2022

The best prices found for California to CPT flights for December, January
Jan 23 - Feb 2
LAX

Los Angeles

CPT

Cape Town Intl

1 stop

37h 00m
CPT

Cape Town Intl

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

32h 10m
$830

Turkish Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 12/3

Jan 23 - Jan 30
LAX

Los Angeles

CPT

Cape Town Intl

1 stop

37h 00m
CPT

Cape Town Intl

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

32h 10m
$831

Turkish Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 12/3

Jan 27 - Feb 8
LAX

Los Angeles

CPT

Cape Town Intl

1 stop

37h 00m
CPT

Cape Town Intl

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

26h 45m
$871

Turkish Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 12/3

California to Cape Town 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Cape Town from California found for this year
Dec 30 - Jan 12
LAX

Los Angeles

CPT

Cape Town Intl

1 stop

24h 40m
CPT

Cape Town Intl

LAX

Los Angeles

2 stops

29h 25m
$1,409

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 12/4

Dec 5 - Dec 12
SFO

San Francisco

CPT

Cape Town Intl

1 stop

29h 50m
CPT

Cape Town Intl

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

33h 45m
$1,422

Iberia

Pick Dates

Deal found 12/2

Dec 8 - Dec 13
SFO

San Francisco

CPT

Cape Town Intl

1 stop

33h 45m
CPT

Cape Town Intl

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

33h 45m
$1,423

Iberia

Pick Dates

Deal found 12/4

Cheap Turkish Airlines flights from California to Cape Town

Feb 22 - Mar 13
LAX

Los Angeles

CPT

Cape Town Intl

1 stop

37h 00m
CPT

Cape Town Intl

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

32h 10m
$830

Turkish Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 12/2

Jan 23 - Jan 30
LAX

Los Angeles

CPT

Cape Town Intl

1 stop

37h 00m
CPT

Cape Town Intl

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

32h 10m
$831

Turkish Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 12/3

Feb 6 - Mar 13
LAX

Los Angeles

CPT

Cape Town Intl

1 stop

37h 00m
CPT

Cape Town Intl

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

32h 10m
$866

Turkish Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 12/4

Cheap United Airlines flights from California to Cape Town

Feb 22 - Mar 13
SNA

Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty

CPT

Cape Town Intl

1 stop

24h 47m
CPT

Cape Town Intl

SNA

Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty

1 stop

25h 09m
$934

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 12/2

Feb 10 - Feb 20
LAX

Los Angeles

CPT

Cape Town Intl

1 stop

30h 15m
CPT

Cape Town Intl

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

24h 44m
$935

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 12/5

Feb 10 - Feb 20
LAX

Los Angeles

CPT

Cape Town Intl

2 stops

33h 05m
CPT

Cape Town Intl

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

30h 42m
$939

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 12/5

Last minute flights from California to Cape Town

Late deals on return flights to Cape Town from California, departing today and this week
Dec 10 - Dec 17
SFO

San Francisco

CPT

Cape Town Intl

1 stop

25h 15m
CPT

Cape Town Intl

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

29h 20m
$1,423

British Airways

Pick Dates

Deal found 12/2

Dec 12 - Dec 23
LAX

Los Angeles

CPT

Cape Town Intl

2 stops

23h 10m
CPT

Cape Town Intl

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

33h 28m
$1,484

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 12/5

Dec 10 - Dec 16
SFO

San Francisco

CPT

Cape Town Intl

1 stop

41h 45m
CPT

Cape Town Intl

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

26h 25m
$1,548

KLM

Pick Dates

Deal found 12/2

One-way flights to Cape Town from California

The cheapest one-way flights from California to Cape Town
Apr 16
SFO

San Francisco

CPT

Cape Town Intl

1 stop

36h 50m
$526

Turkish Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 12/4

Feb 7
LAX

Los Angeles

CPT

Cape Town Intl

1 stop

31h 35m
$570

Turkish Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 12/4

Feb 16
SFO

San Francisco

CPT

Cape Town Intl

1 stop

37h 00m
$616

Turkish Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 12/3

Related info for your journey

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

What airport do you fly into for flights to Cape Town from California?

Most people fly into Cape Town Intl (CPT) if they book a flight to Cape Town from California. Cape Town Intl is conveniently located just 9.7 mi from Cape Town’s city center.

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

Some of our airline partners flying from California to Cape Town Intl have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. British Airways, United Airlines, and Turkish Airlines 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 California to Cape Town for under $900 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from California to Cape Town for under $900. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Turkish Airlines for just $830, but on average you can expect to pay $908.

Are there last-minute flights available from California to Cape Town for under $1,500?

There are currently 20+ open flights from California to Cape Town within the next 7 days for less than $1,500.

How popular is this California to Cape Town flight route?

Within the past month, 12 users have taken a look at flights from California to Cape Town Intl.

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

$526 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from Turkish Airlines. You may also be able to find cheap deals on RwandAir and Lufthansa, with prices starting from $745 and $757, respectively.

What are the most popular routes from California to Cape Town?

Most travelers choose Los Angeles - Cape Town Intl, San Francisco - Cape Town Intl or Oakland - Cape Town Intl when deciding on the best route from California to Cape Town.

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

Undisclosed Carrier, American Airlines and Air France are the most popular airlines when flying from California to Cape Town.

What are the cheapest flights from California to Cape Town?

While on average a flight from California to Cape Town is generally $3,998, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is $602. When looking at the most popular route, (Los Angeles - Cape Town Intl), you can expect to pay $830 for that flight.

Departure points for flights from California to Cape Town

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Top 10 airlines flying from California to Cape Town

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from California to Cape Town choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
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Juneyao AirlinesCheapest$13Average$18FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time66%COVID-19 safety
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Turkish AirlinesCheapest$819Average$970FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time77%COVID-19 safety
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Etihad AirwaysCheapest$825Average$1,111FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time75%COVID-19 safety
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United AirlinesCheapest$843Average$1,597FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time69%COVID-19 safety
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KLMCheapest$867Average$1,492FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time75%COVID-19 safety
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LufthansaCheapest$870Average$1,260FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time76%COVID-19 safety
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DeltaCheapest$871Average$1,599FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-timeN/ACOVID-19 safety
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SWISSCheapest$878Average$1,348FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time79%COVID-19 safety
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Qatar AirwaysCheapest$908Average$1,146FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time68%COVID-19 safety
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British AirwaysCheapest$924Average$1,446FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time70%COVID-19 safety
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