Cheap flights from Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport (DTW) to Cape Town (CPT) from $1,141

This is the cheapest round-trip flight price found by a Cheapflights user in the last 72 hours by searching for a flight to Cape Town departing on 9/18. Fares are subject to change and may not be available on all flights or dates of travel. Click the price to replicate the search for this deal.
DTW — CPT
Mar 5 — Mar 121

Cheap flight deals from Detroit to Cape Town

Discover tips and strategies to find the most affordable flight options for your journey from Detroit (DTW) to Cape Town (CPT). Learn about various techniques such as flexible date searches, comparing prices across and setting up price alerts. Use these methods to find the cheapest flights available for your travel needs. Data last updated February 29, 2024.

Popular in

August

Cheapest in

March

Average price

$1,547

Round-trip from

$1,247
High demand for flights, 41% potential price rise
Best time to find cheap flights, 23% potential price drop
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From Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County to Cape Town Intl

What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport to Cape Town?

Flights from Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport to Cape Town are found to be more expensive on Saturday. This shouldn't discourage you from searching as you can still find great deals by being flexible with your options. Use our search form to find deals on tickets to Cape Town.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport to Cape Town?

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in September. For low rates, April can be a great choice for travel to Cape Town. Flights to Cape Town from Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport in April are about $1,876 on average during April, but can be found for as low as $1,319.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport to Cape Town (DTW - CPT)?

It’s optimal to fly from Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport 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 in the afternoon.

Cheap Lufthansa flights from Detroit to Cape Town

Explore cheap flight options specifically provided by Lufthansa for the route between Detroit and Cape Town. Find affordable fares and compare prices with other airlines to secure the best deal for your journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 3,314,962 searches. Data last updated February 29, 2024.
Take a peek at the cheapest Lufthansa flights we've detected traveling from Detroit to Cape Town. Make sure to check back often as deals are often changing.
Fri 5/314:05 pmDTW - CPT
1 stop35h 55mLufthansa
Thu 6/133:15 pmCPT - DTW
2 stops29h 00mLufthansa
Deal found 2/29$1,851
Thu 5/24:05 pmDTW - CPT
2 stops41h 05mLufthansa
Wed 5/153:15 pmCPT - DTW
2 stops29h 00mLufthansa
Deal found 2/27$1,905
Thu 3/74:15 pmDTW - CPT
1 stop35h 40mLufthansa
Sun 3/176:30 pmCPT - DTW
1 stop26h 40mLufthansa
Deal found 2/27$2,561
Wed 4/36:04 pmDTW - CPT
2 stops30h 36mLufthansa
Thu 4/185:45 pmCPT - DTW
1 stop26h 30mLufthansa
Deal found 2/28$6,653

Cheap United Airlines flights from Detroit to Cape Town

Explore cheap flight options specifically provided by United Airlines for the route between Detroit and Cape Town. Find affordable fares and compare prices with other airlines to secure the best deal for your journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 3,314,962 searches. Data last updated February 29, 2024.
Some of the lowest-priced United Airlines flights we've found at this time heading from Detroit to Cape Town. Ensure the flight price, dates, time, and airline match your criteria before you book.
Mon 5/272:44 pmDTW - CPT
1 stop18h 36mUnited Airlines
Sat 6/157:50 pmCPT - DTW
1 stop19h 59mUnited Airlines
Deal found 2/28$1,875
Thu 5/22:12 pmDTW - CPT
1 stop19h 08mUnited Airlines
Tue 5/148:00 pmCPT - DTW
1 stop20h 12mUnited Airlines
Deal found 2/27$1,925
Thu 5/302:44 pmDTW - CPT
1 stop18h 36mUnited Airlines
Wed 6/123:15 pmCPT - DTW
2 stops24h 34mUnited Airlines
Deal found 2/28$1,934
Mon 5/272:44 pmDTW - CPT
1 stop18h 36mUnited Airlines
Sat 6/157:50 pmCPT - DTW
1 stop19h 59mUnited Airlines
Deal found 2/29$2,150
Fri 3/223:45 pmDTW - CPT
1 stop19h 35mUnited Airlines
Wed 3/276:30 pmCPT - DTW
1 stop26h 40mUnited Airlines
Deal found 2/29$2,703
Sat 4/132:00 pmDTW - CPT
1 stop19h 20mUnited Airlines
Sat 4/207:50 pmCPT - DTW
1 stop21h 16mUnited Airlines
Deal found 2/29$10,745

Cheap Detroit to Cape Town flights in February & March 2024

Find cheap flight options from Detroit to Cape Town specifically for the months of February and March 2024. Explore affordable fares based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 3,314,962 searches. Prices were last updated on February 29, 2024.
Check out some of the best flight deals from Detroit to Cape Town in 2024. Check back soon for alternative fares.
Mon 3/257:14 amDTW - CPT
2 stops30h 41mMultiple Airlines
Sun 3/312:30 pmCPT - DTW
3 stops33h 04mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 2/28$1,476
Tue 3/121:50 pmDTW - CPT
2 stops40h 30mTurkish Airlines
Tue 3/194:40 pmCPT - DTW
2 stops49h 02mTurkish Airlines
Deal found 2/29$1,488
Mon 3/257:14 amDTW - CPT
3 stops33h 31mMultiple Airlines
Sun 3/312:30 pmCPT - DTW
3 stops33h 04mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 2/28$1,526
Tue 3/121:50 pmDTW - CPT
2 stops40h 30mTurkish Airlines
Tue 3/194:40 pmCPT - DTW
1 stop33h 10mTurkish Airlines
Deal found 2/29$1,681
Mon 3/257:14 amDTW - CPT
2 stops30h 41mMultiple Airlines
Sun 3/311:50 pmCPT - DTW
2 stops31h 58mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 2/28$1,683
Thu 3/78:43 pmDTW - CPT
2 stops34h 47mMultiple Airlines
Sun 3/172:25 pmCPT - DTW
3 stops33h 09mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 2/27$1,729
Fri 3/225:10 pmDTW - CPT
2 stops42h 25mQatar Airways
Tue 3/267:10 pmCPT - DTW
2 stops35h 13mQatar Airways
Deal found 2/27$1,741
Thu 3/74:22 pmDTW - CPT
2 stops66h 13mMultiple Airlines
Sun 3/176:45 pmCPT - DTW
2 stops34h 01mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 2/27$1,785
Mon 3/259:35 pmDTW - CPT
1 stop32h 45mTurkish Airlines
Sun 3/315:05 pmCPT - DTW
2 stops56h 25mTurkish Airlines
Deal found 2/28$1,816

Detroit to Cape Town 2024 flight deals

Discover exclusive flight deals for travel between Detroit and Cape Town in 2024. Find excellent offers based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 3,314,962 searches. Data last updated February 29, 2024.
Check out some of the best flight deals from Detroit to Cape Town in 2024. Check back soon for alternative fares.
Wed 9/184:00 pmDTW - CPT
2 stops37h 50mTurkish Airlines
Wed 9/254:35 pmCPT - DTW
1 stop32h 40mTurkish Airlines
Deal found 2/29$1,141
Thu 11/710:35 pmDTW - CPT
1 stop30h 25mTurkish Airlines
Thu 11/286:00 pmCPT - DTW
1 stop31h 50mTurkish Airlines
Deal found 2/27$1,246
Wed 12/42:04 pmDTW - CPT
2 stops38h 56mTurkish Airlines
Sun 12/156:00 pmCPT - DTW
1 stop31h 50mTurkish Airlines
Deal found 2/28$1,248
Wed 9/184:00 pmDTW - CPT
2 stops37h 50mTurkish Airlines
Wed 9/254:35 pmCPT - DTW
1 stop32h 40mTurkish Airlines
Deal found 2/28$1,250
Thu 11/74:40 pmDTW - CPT
2 stops36h 20mTurkish Airlines
Thu 11/286:00 pmCPT - DTW
1 stop31h 50mTurkish Airlines
Deal found 2/27$1,257
Wed 12/49:35 pmDTW - CPT
1 stop31h 25mTurkish Airlines
Sun 12/156:00 pmCPT - DTW
1 stop31h 50mTurkish Airlines
Deal found 2/28$1,272
Thu 9/56:04 amDTW - CPT
2 stops47h 46mTurkish Airlines
Thu 9/264:35 pmCPT - DTW
1 stop32h 40mTurkish Airlines
Deal found 2/28$1,290
Thu 9/59:00 pmDTW - CPT
1 stop32h 50mTurkish Airlines
Thu 9/264:35 pmCPT - DTW
1 stop32h 40mTurkish Airlines
Deal found 2/28$1,300
Thu 11/74:45 pmDTW - CPT
2 stops58h 45mMultiple Airlines
Thu 11/2812:35 pmCPT - DTW
2 stops58h 07mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 2/27$1,341

Detroit to Cape Town flights leaving soon

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Users seeking a last-minute flight from Detroit to Cape Town should consider booking one of these fares. Users should examine the flight details to ensure there are no surprises.
Thu 3/78:43 pmDTW - CPT
2 stops34h 47mMultiple Airlines
Sun 3/172:25 pmCPT - DTW
3 stops33h 09mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 2/27$1,729
Thu 3/74:22 pmDTW - CPT
2 stops66h 13mMultiple Airlines
Sun 3/176:45 pmCPT - DTW
2 stops34h 01mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 2/27$1,785
Thu 3/74:22 pmDTW - CPT
2 stops66h 13mMultiple Airlines
Sun 3/176:30 pmCPT - DTW
1 stop26h 40mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 2/27$2,168
Thu 3/74:15 pmDTW - CPT
1 stop35h 40mLufthansa
Sun 3/176:30 pmCPT - DTW
1 stop26h 40mLufthansa
Deal found 2/27$2,561
Thu 3/76:20 pmDTW - CPT
1 stop21h 25mKLM
Sat 3/1612:35 amCPT - DTW
1 stop22h 25mKLM
Deal found 2/27$2,656
Thu 3/73:50 pmDTW - CPT
2 stops23h 55mKLM
Sat 3/1612:35 amCPT - DTW
1 stop22h 25mKLM
Deal found 2/27$2,709
Thu 3/73:50 pmDTW - CPT
2 stops23h 55mKLM
Sat 3/1612:35 amCPT - DTW
2 stops27h 21mKLM
Deal found 2/27$2,768

Find flights from Detroit to Cape Town within your budget

Customize your flight search to find flights from Detroit to Cape Town that fit within your specific budget. Explore options based on user searches and filter the results based on your desired price range. Find flights that match your budget for a cost-effective journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 3,314,962 searches. Data last updated February 29, 2024.

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DTW - CPT

DTWCPT

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

Mon 5/13

2 stops32h 37m

Cape Town Intl

Sat 5/18

2 stops37h 50m

$1,404

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne CountyCape Town Intl

DTW - CPT

DTWCPT

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

Wed 5/1

1 stop32h 50m

Cape Town Intl

Tue 5/14

1 stop32h 40m

$1,434

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne CountyCape Town Intl

DTW - CPT

DTWCPT

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

Fri 5/3

1 stop32h 50m

Cape Town Intl

Tue 5/14

1 stop32h 40m

$1,474

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne CountyCape Town Intl

DTW - CPT

DTWCPT

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

Mon 3/25

2 stops30h 41m

Cape Town Intl

Sun 3/31

3 stops33h 04m

$1,476

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne CountyCape Town Intl

DTW - CPT

DTWCPT

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

Fri 3/22

2 stops42h 25m

Cape Town Intl

Tue 3/26

2 stops35h 13m

$1,741

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne CountyCape Town Intl

DTW - CPT

DTWCPT

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

Fri 5/31

1 stop35h 55m

Cape Town Intl

Thu 6/13

2 stops29h 00m

$1,851

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne CountyCape Town Intl

DTW - CPT

DTWCPT

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

Mon 5/27

1 stop18h 36m

Cape Town Intl

Sat 6/15

1 stop19h 59m

$1,875

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne CountyCape Town Intl

DTW - CPT

DTWCPT

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

Wed 5/1

1 stop23h 20m

Cape Town Intl

Wed 5/15

1 stop44h 00m

$1,877

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne CountyCape Town Intl

DTW - CPT

DTWCPT

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

Mon 5/13

1 stop21h 00m

Cape Town Intl

Sat 5/18

1 stop22h 55m

$2,114

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When is the cheapest time to fly from Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport to Cape Town?

Use this chart to determine the cheapest time to fly round-trip from Detroit to Cape Town. Price data was last updated on February 25, 2024.
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Travelers seeking maximum savings on their Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport to Cape Town flight should consider departing on Saturday evenings when fares are most often at their lowest. Sunday afternoons flights should be avoided if possible as fares are typically the most expensive at this time.
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Average price of flights to Cape Town by month

Plan your trip from Detroit to Cape Town by taking into account the cheapest months to travel. The average price of a one-way flight from Detroit to Cape Town is currently $0 while a round-trip flight costs $1,694. Price data was last updated on February 25, 2024.

Currently, January is the cheapest month in which you can book a flight from Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport to Cape Town (average of $1,247). Flying from Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport to Cape Town in July is currently the most expensive (average of $1,715). There are several factors that can impact the price of a flight, so comparing airlines, departure airports and flight times can provide users with more options.

January

$1,247

February

$1,327

March

$1,404

April

$1,351

May

$1,337

June

$1,549

July

$1,715

August

$1,417

September

$1,374

October

$1,346

November

$1,351

December

$1,417

Temperature and rainfall in Cape Town by month

Plan your trip to Cape Town by taking into account the average temperature and rainfall totals by month.

CPT

Temperature

53.6 - 69.8 °F

Reviews of airlines servicing Cape Town

Get insights into the airlines that provide service to Cape Town. Read reviews, discover amenities, and learn about the overall travel experience offered by airlines. Use this information to make informed decisions when choosing an airline for your flight to Cape Town. Reviews last updated February 29, 2024.
Peruse reviews from past customers who have flown with Lufthansa, United Airlines and KLM from Detroit to Cape Town to help guide your decision. You can also see how each airline compares in terms of entertainment options, comfort, food, crew/service, and boarding process.
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7.9

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1 / 10

Food could have been better they served beef on the flight to India so they did not have enough option of the veg option for customers and half the flight did not get a meal

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4,318 reviews
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4,318 reviews

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8.1

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8.1

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Food could have been better they served beef on the flight to India so they did not have enough option of the veg option for customers and half the flight did not get a meal

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Food could have been better they served beef on the flight to India so they did not have enough option of the veg option for customers and half the flight did not get a meal

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Food could have been better they served beef on the flight to India so they did not have enough option of the veg option for customers and half the flight did not get a meal

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4,318 reviews

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Food could have been better they served beef on the flight to India so they did not have enough option of the veg option for customers and half the flight did not get a meal

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4,318 reviews

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Food could have been better they served beef on the flight to India so they did not have enough option of the veg option for customers and half the flight did not get a meal

Related info for your journey

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Can I find flights from Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport to Cape Town for under $1,500 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport to Cape Town for under $1,500. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $1,404, but on average you can expect to pay $1,587.

Are there last-minute flights available from Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport to Cape Town for under $1,800?

There are currently 7+ open flights from Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport to Cape Town within the next 7 days for less than $1,800.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport to Cape Town round-trip?

Turkish Airlines, at $1,434, was found to be the cheapest airline from Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport to Cape Town. An alternate airline flying to your destination would be Qatar Airways. You may be able to fly from Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport to Cape Town for 26% less than the average price by searching for these airlines.

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What does DTW to CPT mean?

DTW and CPT are unique codes to identify airports used in the aviation industry. They are defined by IATA (International Air Transport Association) and are commonly called IATA codes. DTW to CPT refers to a flight route from Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport to Cape Town Intl Airport.

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Top 4 airlines flying from Detroit to Cape Town

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Turkish AirlinesCheapest$1,181Average$1,216FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time77%
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DeltaCheapest$1,403Average$1,966FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-timeN/A
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United AirlinesCheapest$1,403Average$1,842FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time69%
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KLMCheapest$1,708Average$1,836FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time75%
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