Cheap flights from Los Angeles (LAX) to Cape Town (CPT)

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The best prices from Los Angeles to Cape Town are usually found in February or May, booked 35 days in advance, depart on a Monday or Wednesday and return on a Sunday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Los Angeles (LAX) to Cape Town (CPT)

All the information you need to plan the best LAX to CPT flight in 2021: compare Los Angeles to Cape Town flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Cape Town.
LAX - CPT
Price
$842 - $1,598
CPT
Temperature
66.2 - 84.2 °F
CPT
Rainfall
0.4 - 3.7 inches

Popular in

June

High demand for flights, 30% potential price rise

Cheapest in

February

Best time to find cheap flights, 25% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$842

From Los Angeles to Cape Town

One-way from

$840

One-way flight from Los Angeles 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 Los Angeles to Cape Town?

Users have found that flying from Los Angeles 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.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Los Angeles to Cape Town?

April can be a great time to fly to Cape Town from Los Angeles with a flight ticket averaging about $1,322. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of April for as cheap as $879. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Los Angeles to Cape Town (LAX - CPT)?

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

Cheap flights from Los Angeles to Cape Town in May, June 2021

The best prices found for LAX to CPT flights for May, June
14 Jun - 30 Jun
$869pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
14 Jun - 30 Jun
$873pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
14 Jun - 23 Jun
$891pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles

Los Angeles to Cape Town 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Cape Town from Los Angeles found for this year
16 Nov - 2 Dec
$805pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
13 Sep - 29 Sep
$826pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
27 Sep - 13 Oct
$832pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles

One-way flights to Cape Town from Los Angeles

The cheapest one-way flights from Los Angeles to Cape Town
4:35 am - 6:00 am
Lufthansa
2 Stops
40h 25m
LAX - CPT
Lufthansa
$840
Flyus
2:30 pm - 6:10 am
British Airways
1 Stop
30h 40m
LAX - CPT
British Airways
8:45 pm - 6:00 am
United Airlines
2 Stops
48h 15m
LAX - CPT
United Airlines
$928
United

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Flight FAQs

From Los Angeles to Cape Town

Are flight prices decreasing from Los Angeles 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 Los Angeles 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.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from Los Angeles to Cape Town Intl to control the spread of COVID-19?

New policies can now be found on Etihad Airways to help keep travelers safe while flying. New policies for travelers booking flights from Los Angeles to Cape Town Intl include masks being provided and required on board, daily cleaning and sanitization, use of HEPA filters, pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms, and socially distanced seating (for a limited time). Keep in mind that policies will vary by airline.

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

British Airways, Qatar Airways, and Delta are some of the carriers that may have flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for other airlines that may also have this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from Los Angeles to Cape Town for under $900 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Los Angeles to Cape Town for under $900. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Turkish Airlines for just $826, but on average you can expect to pay $877.

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

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

How popular is this flight route?

The Los Angeles to Cape Town Intl flight path was viewed by 17 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

Does it rain more in Los Angeles or Cape Town?

Expected rainfall in Los Angeles is more than in Cape Town. You can expect this to be the case over the next 4 days.

Is Los Angeles weather warmer or cooler than Cape Town?

Our data indicates that the weather will be 90 °F on average in the month of August. The temperature in Cape Town is typically colder than in Los Angeles. 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 Los Angeles to Cape Town?

A quick flight from Los Angeles to Cape Town can take about 22h 30m. KLM provides one of the quickest options available for as low as $893. Both multi-stop and nonstop flights can be found to your destination and back.

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

Turkish Airlines, at $826, was found to be the cheapest airline from Los Angeles to Cape Town.Alternate airlines to your destination round-trip include Delta and KLM. Users have found that Turkish Airlines is 26% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

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

To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with British Airways, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at $635. Lufthansa flights start at $835 while deals on United Airlines start at $928 one-way.

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Destination information for Cape Town

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Today's exchange rate
$1 = R14.12
Average temperature for May in Cape Town
71.6 °F
Avg rainfall for May in Cape Town
2.5 ″

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Top 10 airlines flying from Los Angeles to Cape Town

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Los Angeles 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
Ethiopian Air
$631 $736 No cancel fee 72%
SWISS
$530 $779 No cancel fee 79%
Etihad Airways
$825 $1,111 No cancel fee 75%
Turkish Airlines
$791 $1,176 No cancel fee 77%
American Airlines
$700 $1,216 No cancel fee 71%
Emirates
$847 $1,339 No cancel fee 75%
Lufthansa
$757 $1,376 No cancel fee 76%
KLM
$827 $1,379 No cancel fee 75%
Air France
$862 $1,507 No cancel fee 77%
United Airlines
$799 $1,780 No cancel fee 69%
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