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

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

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 2022: 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
53.6 - 69.8 °F
CPT
Rainfall
0.8 - 3.9 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 Intl

One-way from

$622

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

Users have found that booking a flight from Los Angeles to Cape Town at least 35 days early can save you up to 15% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 35 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from Los Angeles to Cape Town for as little as $1,101 when booking for a departure date within the next two weeks. You can also check prices now. Some users have found airline tickets as low as $1,228 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

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

It’s typically best to fly out from Los Angeles to Cape Town in the morning. Doing so could potentially save you 19% on the flight price compared to flying at noon, which is usually more expensive.

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 Saturday 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?

Our data shows that February tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Cape Town from Los Angeles. Users have commonly found prices around $1,118 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $631. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in June.

Cheap flights from Los Angeles to Cape Town in May, June 2022

The best prices found for LAX to CPT flights for May, June
28 May - 4 Jun
$947pp
LAX
Los Angeles
KLM
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
KLM
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
20 May - 31 May
$1,033pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Delta
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Delta
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
20 May - 27 May
$1,049pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Delta
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Delta
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles

Los Angeles to Cape Town 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Cape Town from Los Angeles found for this year
2 Nov - 7 Dec
$832pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
21 Sep - 12 Oct
$833pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
26 Oct - 9 Nov
$835pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles

Last minute flights from Los Angeles to Cape Town

Late deals on round-trip flights to Cape Town from Los Angeles, departing today and this week
28 May - 4 Jun
$947pp
LAX
Los Angeles
KLM
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
KLM
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
28 May - 4 Jun
$1,090pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Delta
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Delta
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
27 May - 4 Jun
$1,425pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Delta
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Delta
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles

One-way flights to Cape Town Intl from Los Angeles

The cheapest one-way flights from Los Angeles to Cape Town
12:55 pm - 5:35 pm
KLM
1 Stop
43h 40m
LAX - CPT
KLM
$622
KLM
7:27 pm - 5:35 pm
Delta
2 Stops
37h 08m
LAX - CPT
Delta
$626
Delta
9:30 am - 7:25 am
Turkish Airlines
1 Stop
36h 55m
LAX - CPT
Turkish Airlines
$662
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Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">Los Angeles</span> to <span class="emphasized">Cape Town</span> flights.

Flight FAQs

From Los Angeles to Cape Town

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

British Airways, Turkish Airlines, and Qatar Airways 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 $832, but on average you can expect to pay $885.

Are there last-minute flights available from Los Angeles to Cape Town for under $1,000?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Los Angeles to Cape Town within the next 7 days for less than $1,000.

How popular is this Los Angeles to Cape Town flight route?

Within the past month, 14 users have taken a look at flights from Los Angeles to Cape Town Intl.

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

Currently priced at $832, Turkish Airlines will fly you from Los Angeles to Cape Town and back. In addition to Turkish Airlines, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Search Cheapflights for deals from Delta and Air France - these airlines can fly you to your destination from $861 and $867, respectively. Turkish Airlines is currently priced 25% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

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

One-way options have recently been found by users for as low as $538 on Turkish Airlines. Other airlines that offer cheap prices include Delta from $585 and Lufthansa from $598 one-way.

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

When booking a flight from Los Angeles to Cape Town, you may want to consider flying on Major Airline, American Airlines or British Airways as they are the most popular for this route.

What are the cheapest flights from Los Angeles to Cape Town?

Looking for the cheapest flight from Los Angeles to Cape Town? While on average our users pay $2,346, our data indicates the cheapest price to be $27. The most popular route (Los Angeles - Cape Town Intl), is priced around $832.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Cape Town, South Africa

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

Information is based on travel restrictions from Los Angeles to Cape Town Intl

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

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Los Angeles must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 24 hours for Antigen (quick-test) before departing to Cape Town Intl.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Los Angeles 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 Los Angeles from Cape Town?

Returning to Los Angeles 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 1 day for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 1 day for Antigen (quick-test) before departing to Los Angeles.

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

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Alternative routes for Los Angeles 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 Los Angeles to Cape Town.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = R15.98
Average temperature for May in Cape Town
71.6 °F
Avg rainfall for May in Cape Town
2.5 ″

Airports servicing Los Angeles

Airports servicing Cape Town

Top 10 airlines flying from Los Angeles to Cape Town Intl

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
Juneyao Airlines
$13 $16 No cancel fee 66%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Juneyao Airlines. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

Turkish Airlines
$789 $870 No cancel fee 77%
Etihad Airways
$825 $1,111 No cancel fee 75%
United Airlines
$832 $1,226 No cancel fee 69%
Lufthansa
$859 $1,077 No cancel fee 76%
Delta
$877 $1,267 No cancel fee N/A
KLM
$880 $1,024 No cancel fee 75%
British Airways
$909 $1,080 No cancel fee 70%
Qatar Airways
$918 $1,050 No cancel fee 68%
American Airlines
$952 $1,004 No cancel fee 71%
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