Cheap flights from Detroit (DTT) to Cape Town (CPT)

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The best prices from Detroit All airports to Cape Town Intl are usually found in August or February, booked 22 days in advance, depart on a Sunday or Wednesday and return on a Tuesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Detroit (DTT) to Cape Town (CPT)

All the information you need to plan the best DTT to CPT flight in 2022: compare Detroit to Cape Town flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Cape Town.
DTT - CPT
Price
$1,238 - $1,774
CPT
Temperature
53.6 - 69.8 °F
CPT
Precipitation
0.8 - 3.9 inches

Popular in

July

High demand for flights, 15% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 18% potential price drop

Average price

$1,617

Average for round-trip flights in January 2022

Round-trip from

$1,238

From Detroit (DTT) 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 Detroit to Cape Town?

Our data shows that August tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Cape Town from Detroit. Users have commonly found prices around $1,501 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $1,151. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in July.

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

Friday flights are found to be more expensive to fly from Detroit to Cape Town. 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.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Detroit to Cape Town (DTT - CPT)?

It’s optimal to fly from Detroit to Cape Town in the morning. By choosing this option you can save up to 25% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight in the afternoon.

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

To save on the cost of your flight from Detroit to Cape Town, book at least 23 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 41% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $1,477 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $2,068.

Cheap flights from Detroit to Cape Town in January, February 2022

The best prices found for DTT to CPT flights for January, February
7 Feb - 11 Feb
$1,026pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Qatar Airways
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Qatar Airways
   
2 STOPS
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
26 Feb - 5 Mar
$1,110pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Qatar Airways
   
2 STOPS
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
7 Feb - 11 Feb
$1,262pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Emirates
     
3 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Emirates
   
2 STOPS
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

Detroit All airports to Cape Town 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Cape Town from Detroit found for this year
24 Mar - 5 Apr
$994pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
24 Mar - 6 Apr
$996pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Qatar Airways
   
2 STOPS
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
7 Apr - 18 Apr
$1,004pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Qatar Airways
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Qatar Airways
   
2 STOPS
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

Last minute flights from Detroit to Cape Town

Late deals on round-trip flights to Cape Town from Detroit, departing today and this week
7 Feb - 11 Feb
$1,026pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Qatar Airways
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Qatar Airways
   
2 STOPS
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
7 Feb - 11 Feb
$1,262pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Emirates
     
3 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Emirates
   
2 STOPS
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
7 Feb - 10 Feb
$1,618pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Delta
 
1 STOP
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

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Flight FAQs

From Detroit to Cape Town

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

Delta and KLM are some of the carriers that may have flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for other airlines that may also have this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from Detroit to Cape Town for under $1,000 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Detroit to Cape Town for under $1,000. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $994, but on average you can expect to pay $1,139.

Are there last-minute flights available from Detroit to Cape Town for under $1,100?

There are currently 5+ open flights from Detroit to Cape Town within the next 7 days for less than $1,100.

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

Currently priced at $1,004, Qatar Airways will fly you from Detroit to Cape Town and back. In addition to Qatar Airways, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Check Cheapflights for deals on Emirates for as low as $1,202. You may be able to fly from Detroit to Cape Town for 33% less than the average price by searching for these airlines.

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

Before booking your flight from Detroit to Cape Town check out the most popular airlines for this route: Delta, KLM or United Airlines.

What are the cheapest flights from Detroit to Cape Town?

While on average a flight from Detroit to Cape Town is generally $1,065, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is $911. When looking at the most popular route, (Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County - Cape Town Intl), you can expect to pay $994 for that flight.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Cape Town, South Africa

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

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

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

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

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Detroit 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 Detroit from Cape Town?

Returning to Detroit 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 24 hours before departing to Detroit.

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

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Alternative routes for Detroit to Cape Town

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Destination information for Cape Town

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Detroit to Cape Town.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = R15.55
Average temperature for January in Cape Town
82.4 °F
Avg rainfall for January in Cape Town
0.4 ″

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