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

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

All the information you need to plan the best HOU to CPT flight in 2022: compare Houston to Cape Town flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Cape Town.
HO1 - CPT
Price
$775 - $1,554
CPT
Temperature
53.6 - 69.8 °F
CPT
Precipitation
0.8 - 3.9 inches

Popular in

June

High demand for flights, 30% potential price rise

Cheapest in

May

Best time to find cheap flights, 29% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$775

From Houston to Cape Town Intl

One-way from

$738

One-way flight from Houston 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 day to fly round-trip from Houston to Cape Town?

It’s generally more expensive to depart on a Sunday, if you have to leave on this day you can still search on Cheapflights to find great options that meet your needs.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Houston to Cape Town (HO1 - CPT)?

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from Houston to Cape Town in the evening. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 21% on your trip compared to booking a flight at noon.

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

Flights from Houston to Cape Town lean towards being more expensive in June. Prices are generally better when you fly from Houston to Cape Town in May, with the cheapest ticket starting at $739.

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

The best prices found for HOU to CPT flights for January, February
23 Feb - 24 Mar
$875pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
2 Feb - 5 Mar
$879pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
2 Feb - 5 Mar
$880pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl

Houston to Cape Town 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Cape Town from Houston found for this year
23 Feb - 24 Mar
$875pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
2 Feb - 5 Mar
$879pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
2 Feb - 5 Mar
$880pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl

One-way flights to Cape Town Intl from Houston

The cheapest one-way flights from Houston to Cape Town
11:25 am - 5:50 am
Lufthansa
1 Stop
34h 25m
IAH - CPT
Lufthansa
$738
KAYAK
12:30 pm - 1:00 am
Qatar Airways
1 Stop
28h 30m
IAH - CPT
Qatar Airways
$798
KAYAK
7:33 am - 6:30 am
British Airways
2 Stops
38h 57m
HOU - CPT
British Airways
$804
KAYAK

Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From Houston to Cape Town

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

Cape Town Intl (CPT), located 9.7 mi from the city center, is the airport you fly into when you book flights from Houston to Cape Town. 13 airlines have flights to Cape Town Intl from Houston on a regular basis. Booking flights from Houston to Cape Town Intl should not be difficult; the airport handles an average of 0 inbound flights from Houston per day.

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

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

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

$520 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from RwandAir. You may also be able to find cheap deals on Lufthansa and Qatar Airways, with prices starting from $738 and $798, respectively.

What are the cheapest flights from Houston to Cape Town?

The cheapest flight price from Houston to Cape Town is $592. On average you can expect to pay $1,018. The most popular route, (Houston Hobby - Cape Town Intl), can usually be booked for $875.

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

The most popular airlines flying from Houston to Cape Town are British Airways, Delta and Emirates. Something to consider prior to booking your flight.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Cape Town, South Africa

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

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

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

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

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Houston 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 Houston from Cape Town?

Returning to Houston 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 Houston.

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

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Alternative routes for Houston 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 Houston to Cape Town.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = R15.40
Average temperature for January in Cape Town
82.4 °F
Avg rainfall for January in Cape Town
0.4 ″

Airports servicing Houston

George Bush Intcntl (IAH)

Airports servicing Cape Town

Top 10 airlines flying from Houston to Cape Town Intl

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Houston 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
Qatar Airways
$640 $1,294 No cancel fee 68%
United Airlines
$683 $1,342 No cancel fee 69%
SWISS
$703 $751 No cancel fee 79%
Lufthansa
$715 $1,084 No cancel fee 76%
Delta
$731 $1,141 No cancel fee N/A
KLM
$737 $1,040 No cancel fee 75%
Air France
$774 $926 No cancel fee 77%
Turkish Airlines
$792 $1,074 No cancel fee 77%
British Airways
$807 $1,166 No cancel fee 70%
Emirates
$1,089 $1,438 No cancel fee 75%
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