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Cheap flights from Houston (IAH) to Cape Town (CPT)

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The best prices from Houston to Cape Town are usually found in August or January, booked 40 days in advance, depart on a Saturday or Monday and return on a Monday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Houston (IAH) to Cape Town (CPT)

IAH - CPT
Price
$799 - $1,564
CPT
Temperature
66.2 - 84.2 °F
CPT
Rainfall
0.4 - 3.7 inches
Popular in June High demand for flights, 29% potential price rise
Cheapest in August Best time to find cheap flights, 28% potential price drop
Average price $1,037 Average for round-trip flights in setiembre 2020
Round-trip from $799 From Houston 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 Houston to Cape Town?

Users have found that flying from Houston to Cape Town on a Thursday typically leans towards higher prices. However, this doesn’t mean you still can’t find a deal. Flexibility with other aspects of your flight can still land a great price for your trip.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Houston to Cape Town (IAH - CPT)?

When flying from Houston to Cape Town, the time of day you fly usually plays a role in the price. Save by searching for a flight at noon, which can drop the price by up to 7% versus a flight in the morning.

Cheap flights from Houston to Cape Town in September, October 2020

The best prices found for IAH to CPT flights for September, October
19 Oct - 21 Oct
$1,168pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
19 Oct - 21 Oct
$1,784pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
KLM
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
KLM
   
2 STOPS
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl

Houston to Cape Town 2020 flight deals

Cheap flights to Cape Town from Houston found for this year
5 Nov - 9 Nov
$877pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
5 Nov - 9 Nov
$902pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
British Airways
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
British Airways
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
21 Nov - 28 Nov
$946pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl

Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From Houston to Cape Town

Are flight prices decreasing from Houston 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 Houston 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.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Houston to Cape Town for under $800. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Ethiopian Air for just $781, but on average you can expect to pay $860.

Are there nonstop flights from Houston to Cape Town for under $800 on Cheapflights?

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

Does it rain more in Houston or Cape Town?

In Houston, there will be greater rainfall in Houston compared to Cape Town over the next 12 days.

Is Houston weather warmer or cooler than Cape Town?

Temperatures around the 86 °F's can be experienced in August. The weather in Cape Town is colder than in Houston. Plan for potential changes in flight availability as peak weather approaches in this location.

How long is the flight from Houston to Cape Town?

Qatar Airways, Turkish Airlines, and British Airways can get you from Houston to Cape Town in just under 27h 30m. Your travel time can differ by up to 6h 35m. Both multi-stop and nonstop flights can be found to your destination and back.

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

Flying on Ethiopian Air is currently your cheapest option to Cape Town, with prices starting at $781. Additional round-trip tickets that might be worth considering are offered by British Airways and Turkish Airlines, with the lowest prices starting at $842 and $887, respectively. Users have found that Ethiopian Air is 29% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

Alternative routes for Houston to Cape Town

Destination information for Cape Town

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Houston to Cape Town
Today's exchange rate
$1 = R16.96
Average temperature for September in Cape Town
69.8 °F
Avg rainfall for September in Cape Town
1.7 ″

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