Cheap flights from Denver (DEN) to Cape Town (CPT)

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The best prices from Denver Intl to Cape Town Intl are usually found in February or May, booked 45 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Tuesday and return on a Friday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Denver (DEN) to Cape Town (CPT)

All the information you need to plan the best DEN to CPT flight in 2021: compare Denver to Cape Town flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Cape Town.
DEN - CPT
Price
$1,073 - $1,672
CPT
Temperature
53.6 - 69.8 °F
CPT
Precipitation
0.8 - 3.9 inches

Popular in

June

High demand for flights, 19% potential price rise

Cheapest in

February

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

Round-trip from

$1,073

From Denver Intl to Cape Town Intl

One-way from

$858

One-way flight from Denver Intl to Cape Town Intl

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest month to fly from Denver to Cape Town?

Our data shows that February tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Cape Town from Denver. Users have commonly found prices around $1,358 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $960. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in June.

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

Travelers have found it’s best to book a flight 46 days in advance to save up to 11% 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 46 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 Denver to Cape Town 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $1,449, or $1,479 for flights within the next 24 hours.

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

Leaving on a Tuesday 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 22% on the overall cost on flights from Denver to Cape Town.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Denver to Cape Town (DEN - CPT)?

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from Denver to Cape Town is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are at noon tend to be the most expensive. A flight in the afternoon could potentially save you up to 15% on airfare.

Cheap flights from Denver to Cape Town in November, December 2021

The best prices found for DEN to CPT flights for November, December
30 Nov - 15 Dec
$1,155pp
DEN
Denver Intl
Lufthansa
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
DEN
Denver Intl
30 Nov - 15 Dec
$1,156pp
DEN
Denver Intl
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
DEN
Denver Intl
30 Nov - 15 Dec
$1,159pp
DEN
Denver Intl
Lufthansa
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Lufthansa
   
2 STOPS
DEN
Denver Intl

Denver Intl to Cape Town 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Cape Town from Denver found for next year
30 Nov - 15 Dec
$1,155pp
DEN
Denver Intl
Lufthansa
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
DEN
Denver Intl
30 Nov - 15 Dec
$1,156pp
DEN
Denver Intl
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
DEN
Denver Intl
30 Nov - 15 Dec
$1,159pp
DEN
Denver Intl
Lufthansa
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Lufthansa
   
2 STOPS
DEN
Denver Intl

Last minute flights from Denver to Cape Town

Late deals on round-trip flights to Cape Town from Denver, departing today and this week
6 Dec - 11 Dec
$1,353pp
DEN
Denver Intl
Lufthansa
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Lufthansa
   
2 STOPS
DEN
Denver Intl
6 Dec - 11 Dec
$1,453pp
DEN
Denver Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
British Airways
   
2 STOPS
DEN
Denver Intl
5 Dec - 11 Dec
$1,454pp
DEN
Denver Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
British Airways
   
2 STOPS
DEN
Denver Intl

One-way flights to Cape Town Intl from Denver

The cheapest one-way flights from Denver to Cape Town
6:30 pm - 8:45 am
Ethiopian Air
2 Stops
29h 15m
DEN - CPT
Ethiopian Air
$858
KAYAK
11:15 am - 5:50 am
United Airlines
2 Stops
57h 35m
DEN - CPT
United Airlines
$1,339
United
1:00 am - 12:00 am
Qatar Airways
2 Stops
38h 00m
DEN - CPT
Qatar Airways
$1,519
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Flight FAQs

From Denver to Cape Town

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

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

Can I find flights from Denver to Cape Town for under $1,100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Denver to Cape Town for under $1,100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $1,059, but on average you can expect to pay $1,145.

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

There are currently 20+ open flights from Denver to Cape Town within the next 7 days for less than $1,400.

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

According to our current data, Kenya Airways ($1,082), Lufthansa ($1,147), and United Airlines ($1,198) offers the cheapest pricing from Denver to Cape Town. You may be able to fly from Denver to Cape Town for 20% less than the average price by searching for these airlines.

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

$858 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from Ethiopian Air. You may also be able to find cheap deals on United Airlines and Lufthansa, with prices starting from $905 and $914, respectively.

What are the cheapest flights from Denver to Cape Town?

Looking for the cheapest flight from Denver to Cape Town? While on average our users pay $1,509, our data indicates the cheapest price to be $396. The most popular route (Denver Intl - Cape Town Intl), is priced around $1,162.

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

When booking a flight from Denver to Cape Town, you may want to consider flying on American Airlines, British Airways or Delta as they are the most popular for this route.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Cape Town, South Africa

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

Information is based on travel restrictions from Denver Intl to Cape Town Intl

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

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

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Denver Intl 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 Denver from Cape Town?

Returning to Denver Intl 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 Denver Intl.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Cape Town Intl are not required to quarantine after entering Denver Intl.

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Alternative routes for Denver to Cape Town

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.

Destination information for Cape Town

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Denver to Cape Town.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = R16.26
Average temperature for November in Cape Town
77.0 °F
Avg rainfall for November in Cape Town
0.9 ″

Airports servicing Denver

Airports servicing Cape Town

Top 7 airlines flying from Denver Intl to Cape Town Intl

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Denver 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
American Airlines
$171 $1,338 No cancel fee 71%
United Airlines
$212 $1,621 No cancel fee 69%
Lufthansa
$949 $1,381 No cancel fee 76%
KLM
$965 $1,265 No cancel fee 75%
British Airways
$989 $1,894 No cancel fee 70%
Ethiopian Air
$1,093 $1,522 No cancel fee 72%
Delta
$1,193 $1,435 No cancel fee N/A
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