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 2021: 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
66.2 - 84.2 °F
CPT
Precipitation
0.4 - 3.7 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 John F. Kennedy Intl to Cape Town

One-way from

$455

One-way flight from John F. Kennedy Intl 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 month to fly from John F. Kennedy Intl to Cape Town?

The best pricing can be found in the month of April. Prices to Cape Town from John F. Kennedy Intl average $1,322. You can even find prices in April for less than $1,322, as users have found deals to Cape Town from as low as $879. The month of December appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Cape Town from John F. Kennedy Intl. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 55%.

Cheap flights from John F. Kennedy Intl to Cape Town in August, September 2021

The best prices found for JFK to CPT flights for August, September
18 Sep - 28 Sep
$766pp
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
5 Sep - 13 Sep
$829pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
11 Aug - 13 Oct
$831pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl

John F. Kennedy Intl to Cape Town 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Cape Town from John F. Kennedy Intl found for this year
20 Nov - 30 Nov
$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
22 Nov - 30 Nov
$740pp
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
20 Nov - 30 Nov
$744pp
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
11 Aug - 13 Oct
$831pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
13 Aug - 7 Sep
$834pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Kenya Airways
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Kenya Airways
   
2 STOPS
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
13 Aug - 11 Oct
$844pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl

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

The cheapest one-way flights from John F. Kennedy Intl to Cape Town
5:00 pm - 6:40 pm
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
1 Stop
42h 40m
JFK - CPT
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
6:20 pm - 7:00 am
Turkish Airlines
1 Stop
29h 40m
JFK - CPT
Turkish Airlines
$476
Fareboom
4:10 pm - 2:40 am
SWISS
2 Stops
51h 30m
JFK - CPT
SWISS
$499
swiss

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Flight FAQs

From John F. Kennedy Intl to Cape Town

Are flight prices decreasing from John F. Kennedy Intl 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 John F. Kennedy Intl 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.

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.

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.

Can I find flights from John F. Kennedy Intl to Cape Town for under $800 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from John F. Kennedy Intl to Cape Town for under $800. The cheapest flight booked recently is on TAP AIR PORTUGAL for just $707, but on average you can expect to pay $762.

Are there nonstop flights from John F. Kennedy Intl to Cape Town for under $700 on Cheapflights?

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

Are there last-minute flights available from John F. Kennedy Intl to Cape Town for under $900?

There are currently 20+ open flights from John F. Kennedy Intl to Cape Town within the next 7 days for less than $900.

Does it rain more in John F. Kennedy Intl or Cape Town?

John F. Kennedy Intl will have greater rainfall in 0 compared to Cape Town over the next 13 days.

Is John F. Kennedy Intl weather warmer or cooler than Cape Town?

Our data indicates that the weather will be 84 °F on average in the month of February. The temperature in Cape Town is typically hotter than in John F. Kennedy Intl. If you're traveling when the temperature is at its warmest, push to plan early, as flight price and availability will have an impact on your travels. For the best results, search for flights well in advance or after peak season.

How long is the flight from John F. Kennedy Intl to Cape Town?

Airlines like TAP AIR PORTUGAL, Turkish Airlines, and Ethiopian Air fly from John F. Kennedy Intl to Cape Town in about 18h 40m. The time it takes to get you to your destination can typically vary by up to 15h 05m. Both multi-stop and nonstop flights can be found to your destination and back.

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

Flying on TAP AIR PORTUGAL is currently your cheapest option to Cape Town, with prices starting at $707. Additional round-trip tickets that might be worth considering are offered by Ethiopian Air and Kenya Airways, with the lowest prices starting at $735 and $784, respectively. TAP AIR PORTUGAL is currently priced 27% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

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

The cheapest airline one-way is TAP AIR PORTUGAL, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as $321. However, be on the lookout for offers from Kenya Airways and Turkish Airlines, as they are both options that can get you from John F. Kennedy Intl to Cape Town for a low price.

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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 72 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 = R14.37
Average temperature for August in Cape Town
66.2 °F
Avg rainfall for August in Cape Town
2.7 ″

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

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%
Emirates
$831 $1,073 No cancel fee 75%
KLM
$812 $1,140 No cancel fee 75%
American Airlines
$818 $1,151 No cancel fee 71%
Delta
$810 $1,253 No cancel fee N/A
Qatar Airways
$748 $1,282 No cancel fee 68%
Air France
$789 $1,294 No cancel fee 77%
British Airways
$806 $1,475 No cancel fee 70%
Turkish Airlines
$784 $1,595 No cancel fee 77%
Lufthansa
$797 $1,734 No cancel fee 76%
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