Cheap flights from Illinois (IL) to Cape Town (CPT)

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

All the information you need to plan the best null to CPT flight in 2021: compare Illinois to Cape Town flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Cape Town.
When is the cheapest time to fly from Illinois to Cape Town (IL - CPT)?

Regardless of the time of day you decide to fly, the ticket price will remain around the same. Book flights from Illinois to Cape Town as you normally would.

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

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in December. For low rates, February can be a great choice for travel to Cape Town. Flights to Cape Town from Illinois in February are about $1,161 on average during February, but can be found for as low as $817.

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

To save up to 33% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 61 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from Illinois to Cape Town from $1,251 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $1,423 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

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

The best prices found for Illinois to CPT flights for November, December
9 Dec - 31 Jan
$943pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
30 Dec - 12 Jan
$955pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
30 Dec - 17 Jan
$978pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Illinois to Cape Town 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Cape Town from Illinois found for next year
9 Dec - 31 Jan
$943pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
30 Dec - 12 Jan
$955pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
30 Dec - 17 Jan
$978pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Last minute flights from Illinois to Cape Town

Late deals on round-trip flights to Cape Town from Illinois, departing today and this week
6 Dec - 20 Jan
$1,023pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
6 Dec - 21 Jan
$1,026pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
6 Dec - 20 Jan
$1,027pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

One-way flights to Cape Town Intl from Illinois

The cheapest one-way flights from Illinois to Cape Town
3:35 pm - 3:00 am
Iberia
1 Stop
27h 25m
ORD - CPT
Iberia
$640
Fareboom
1:05 pm - 5:55 am
SWISS
2 Stops
32h 50m
ORD - CPT
SWISS
$808
swiss
8:00 am - 5:50 am
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
37h 50m
ORD - CPT
Multiple Airlines
$810
Lufthansa

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">Illinois</span> to <span class="emphasized">Cape Town</span> flights.

Flight FAQs

From Illinois to Cape Town

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

If you book a flight to Cape Town from Illinois, you will be flying to Cape Town Intl, which is the city’s only airport. Cape Town Intl (CPT) is located 9.7 mi from the center of Cape Town.

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

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

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Illinois to Cape Town for under $800. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $766, but on average you can expect to pay $837.

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

There are currently 20+ open flights from Illinois to Cape Town within the next 7 days for less than $1,100.

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

The cheapest airline one-way is British Airways, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as $456. However, be on the lookout for offers from Iberia and Ethiopian Air, as they are both options that can get you from Illinois to Cape Town for a low price.

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

Before booking your flight from Illinois to Cape Town check out the most popular airlines for this route: American Airlines, Air France or British Airways.

What are the most popular routes from Illinois to Cape Town?

When deciding which route to take from Illinois to Cape Town consider Chicago O'Hare Intl - Cape Town Intl, Chicago Midway - Cape Town Intl or Lambert-St Louis - Cape Town Intl as they are the most popular.

What are the cheapest flights from Illinois to Cape Town?

Looking for the cheapest flight from Illinois to Cape Town? While on average our users pay $836, our data indicates the cheapest price to be $652. The most popular route (Chicago O'Hare Intl - Cape Town Intl), is priced around $821.

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COVID Restrictions

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

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

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

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

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Illinois 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 Illinois from Cape Town?

Returning to Illinois 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 Illinois.

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

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Departure points for flights from Illinois 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 Illinois 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

Bloomington (BMI)
Champaign (CMI)
Decatur (DEC)
Moline (MLI)
Marion (MWA)

Airports servicing Cape Town

Top 10 airlines flying from Illinois to Cape Town Intl

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Illinois 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
$736 $1,026 No cancel fee 68%
Turkish Airlines
$744 $1,033 No cancel fee 77%
SWISS
$752 $862 No cancel fee 79%
Lufthansa
$805 $1,116 No cancel fee 76%
Emirates
$920 $1,077 No cancel fee 75%
KLM
$925 $1,310 No cancel fee 75%
British Airways
$930 $1,724 No cancel fee 70%
United Airlines
$972 $1,725 No cancel fee 69%
Delta
$1,005 $1,373 No cancel fee N/A
Ethiopian Air
$1,013 $1,197 No cancel fee 72%
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