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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 March or February, booked 48 days in advance, depart on a Monday or Tuesday and return on a Sunday

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

LAX - CPT
Price
$973 - $1,601
CPT
Temperature
66.2 - 84.2 °F
CPT
Rainfall
0.4 - 3.7 inches
Popular in June High demand for flights, 25% potential price rise
Cheapest in March Best time to find cheap flights, 18% potential price drop
Round-trip from $973 From Los Angeles to Cape Town
One-way from $711 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.

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 20% on your trip compared to booking a flight at noon.

Cheap flights from Los Angeles to Cape Town in September, October 2020

The best prices found for LAX to CPT flights for September, October
30 Oct - 11 Nov
$771pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
28 Oct - 7 Dec
$782pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
14 Oct - 18 Nov
$788pp
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 2020 flight deals

Cheap flights to Cape Town from Los Angeles found for this year
16 Nov - 2 Dec
$731pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
3 Nov - 17 Nov
$757pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
19 Nov - 30 Nov
$761pp
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
6:30 pm - 8:45 am
Ethiopian Air
2 Stops
28h 15m
LAX - CPT
Ethiopian Air
$711
Ovago
8:15 pm - 6:55 am
Qatar Airways
2 Stops
49h 40m
LAX - CPT
Qatar Airways
$749
Ovago
6:15 am - 6:15 am
British Airways
2 Stops
38h 00m
LAX - CPT
British Airways
$753
Ovago

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Los Angeles to Cape Town flights.

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.

Can I find flights from Los Angeles to Cape Town for under $700 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Los Angeles to Cape Town for under $700. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Qatar Airways for just $614, but on average you can expect to pay $731.

Are there nonstop flights from Los Angeles to Cape Town for under $600 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 2 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 31h 35m. Turkish Airlines provides one of the quickest options available for as low as $731. 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?

Qatar Airways, at $614, was found to be the cheapest airline from Los Angeles to Cape Town. An alternate airline flying to your destination would be Turkish Airlines. Users have found that Qatar Airways is 48% 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 Qatar Airways, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at $465. British Airways flights start at $605 while deals on Ethiopian Air start at $699 one-way.

Alternative routes for Los Angeles to Cape Town

Destination information for Cape Town

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Los Angeles to Cape Town
Today's exchange rate
$1 = R16.34
Average temperature for September in Cape Town
69.8 °F
Avg rainfall for September in Cape Town
1.7 ″

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