Cheap flights from John F Kennedy Intl (JFK) to Cape Town (CPT)

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How to find the cheapest flight from
John F Kennedy Intl (JFK) to Cape Town (CPT)

All the information you need to plan the best JFK to CPT flight in 2022: compare John F Kennedy Intl to Cape Town flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Cape Town.
JFK - CPT
Price
$832 - $1,502
CPT
Temperature
53.6 - 69.8 °F
CPT
Precipitation
0.8 - 3.9 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 35% potential price rise

Cheapest in

March

Best time to find cheap flights, 14% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$832

From New York John F Kennedy Intl to Cape Town Intl

One-way from

$464

One-way flight from New York John F Kennedy Intl to Cape Town Intl

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
How far in advance should I book a flight from New York John F Kennedy Intl Airport to Cape Town?

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 37 days in advance, which can save you up to 4% on flights from New York John F Kennedy Intl Airport to Cape Town compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 37 days out may not be for everyone, so we have options available for flights within the next two weeks, with the lowest price starting at $939. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $953.

What is the cheapest month to fly from New York John F Kennedy Intl Airport to Cape Town?

Flights from New York John F Kennedy Intl Airport to Cape Town lean towards being more expensive in December. Prices are generally better when you fly from New York John F Kennedy Intl Airport to Cape Town in March, with the cheapest ticket starting at $770.

When is the cheapest time to fly from New York John F Kennedy Intl Airport to Cape Town (JFK - CPT)?

Regardless of the time of day you decide to fly, the ticket price will remain around the same. Book flights from New York John F Kennedy Intl Airport to Cape Town as you normally would.

Cheap flights from John F Kennedy Intl to Cape Town in January, February 2022

The best prices found for JFK to CPT flights for January, February
11 Feb - 18 Feb
$692pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
RwandAir
     
3 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
RwandAir
     
3 STOPS
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
18 Feb - 2 Mar
$721pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
RwandAir
     
3 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
RwandAir
     
3 STOPS
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
31 Jan - 8 Feb
$734pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Ethiopian Air
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Ethiopian Air
   
2 STOPS
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl

New York John F Kennedy Intl to Cape Town 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Cape Town from John F Kennedy Intl found for this year
11 Feb - 18 Feb
$692pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
RwandAir
     
3 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
RwandAir
     
3 STOPS
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
18 Feb - 2 Mar
$721pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
RwandAir
     
3 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
RwandAir
     
3 STOPS
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
2 Nov - 11 Nov
$730pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Ethiopian Air
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Ethiopian Air
   
2 STOPS
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl

Last minute flights from John F Kennedy Intl to Cape Town

Late deals on round-trip flights to Cape Town from John F Kennedy Intl, departing today and this week
26 Jan - 4 Feb
$721pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
RwandAir
     
3 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
RwandAir
     
3 STOPS
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
31 Jan - 8 Feb
$734pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Ethiopian Air
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Ethiopian Air
   
2 STOPS
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
26 Jan - 4 Feb
$735pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Ethiopian Air
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Ethiopian Air
   
2 STOPS
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl

One-way flights to Cape Town Intl from New York John F Kennedy Intl

The cheapest one-way flights from John F Kennedy Intl to Cape Town
6:30 pm - 7:05 am
Turkish Airlines
1 Stop
29h 35m
JFK - CPT
Turkish Airlines
$464
Fareboom
5:15 pm - 5:25 am
Singapore Airlines
3 Stops
54h 10m
JFK - CPT
Singapore Airlines
$482
Fareboom
4:00 pm - 6:30 am
Iberia
2 Stops
31h 30m
JFK - CPT
Iberia
$484
Fareboom

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Flight FAQs

From John F Kennedy Intl to Cape Town

What airport do you fly into for flights to Cape Town from New York John F Kennedy Intl?

If you book a flight to Cape Town from New York John F Kennedy Intl, 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. There are 0 flights from New York John F Kennedy Intl to Cape Town Intl per day from 15 different airlines.

Which airlines flying from New York John F Kennedy Intl to Cape Town Intl have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like South African, Kenya Airways, and Delta flying from New York John F Kennedy Intl to Cape Town Intl have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

Can I find flights from New York John F Kennedy Intl Airport to Cape Town for under $700 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from New York John F Kennedy Intl Airport to Cape Town for under $700. The cheapest flight booked recently is on RwandAir for just $692, but on average you can expect to pay $758.

Are there last-minute flights available from New York John F Kennedy Intl Airport to Cape Town for under $800?

There are currently 20+ open flights from New York John F Kennedy Intl Airport to Cape Town within the next 7 days for less than $800.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from New York John F Kennedy Intl Airport to Cape Town round-trip?

RwandAir, at $692, was found to be the cheapest airline from New York John F Kennedy Intl Airport to Cape Town.Alternate airlines to your destination round-trip include Ethiopian Air and Turkish Airlines. Users have found that RwandAir is 28% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from New York John F Kennedy Intl Airport to Cape Town one-way?

The cheapest airline one-way is RwandAir, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as $424. However, be on the lookout for offers from Kenya Airways and Turkish Airlines, as they are both options that can get you from New York John F Kennedy Intl Airport to Cape Town for a low price.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from New York John F Kennedy Intl Airport to Cape Town?

Before booking your flight from New York John F Kennedy Intl Airport to Cape Town check out the most popular airlines for this route: Major Airline, American Airlines or Air France.

What are the cheapest flights from New York John F Kennedy Intl Airport to Cape Town?

On average you can expect to pay $1,810 for a flight from New York John F Kennedy Intl Airport to Cape Town. The cheapest flight overall is $551 while the most popular route, (New York John F Kennedy Intl - Cape Town Intl) is currently priced at $692.

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COVID Restrictions

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Do I need a COVID test to fly to Cape Town from John F Kennedy Intl?

Information is based on travel restrictions from New York John F Kennedy Intl to Cape Town Intl

Most visitors from New York John F Kennedy Intl need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Cape Town Intl.

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

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from New York John F Kennedy Intl 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 John F Kennedy Intl from Cape Town?

Returning to New York John F Kennedy Intl 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 New York John F Kennedy Intl.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Cape Town Intl are not required to quarantine after entering New York John F Kennedy Intl.

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Alternative routes for John F Kennedy Intl 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 John F Kennedy Intl to Cape Town.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = R15.16
Average temperature for January in Cape Town
82.4 °F
Avg rainfall for January in Cape Town
0.4 ″

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Airports servicing Cape Town

Top 10 airlines flying from New York John F Kennedy Intl to Cape Town Intl

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from John F Kennedy Intl 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
SWISS
$575 $702 No cancel fee 79%
Kenya Airways
$737 $937 No cancel fee 82%
Qatar Airways
$748 $1,282 No cancel fee 68%
Turkish Airlines
$784 $1,595 No cancel fee 77%
Air France
$789 $1,294 No cancel fee 77%
Lufthansa
$797 $1,734 No cancel fee 76%
British Airways
$806 $1,475 No cancel fee 70%
Delta
$810 $1,253 No cancel fee N/A
KLM
$812 $1,140 No cancel fee 75%
American Airlines
$818 $1,151 No cancel fee 71%
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