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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 Tuesday and return on a Sunday

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

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

$658

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

Cheap flights from Los Angeles to Cape Town in January, February 2021

24 Feb - 6 Mar
$823pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
3 Feb - 3 Mar
$824pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
25 Feb - 5 Mar
$828pp
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

1 Mar - 31 Mar
$766pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
24 Nov - 29 Nov
$774pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
15 Nov - 15 Dec
$807pp
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

3 Feb - 3 Mar
$824pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
3 Feb - 13 Feb
$828pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
4 Feb - 3 Mar
$829pp
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

1:25 pm - 7:00 am
Turkish Airlines
1 Stop
31h 35m
LAX - CPT
Turkish Airlines
4:05 pm - 10:00 am
British Airways
2 Stops
31h 55m
LAX - CPT
British Airways
$698
KAYAK
10:35 am - 5:35 am
Emirates
1 Stop
33h 00m
LAX - CPT
Emirates
$775
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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 Delta and 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 $800 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Los Angeles to Cape Town for under $800. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Turkish Airlines for just $766, but on average you can expect to pay $842.

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.

Are there last-minute flights available from Los Angeles to Cape Town for under $900?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Los Angeles to Cape Town within the next 7 days for less than $900.

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 less than in Cape Town. You can expect this to be the case over the next 10 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 27h 40m. British Airways provides one of the quickest options available for as low as $840. 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 $766, was found to be the cheapest airline from Los Angeles to Cape Town.Alternate airlines to your destination round-trip include British Airways and Ethiopian Air. Users have found that Turkish Airlines is 31% 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 $493. Turkish Airlines flights start at $547 while deals on Ethiopian Air start at $726 one-way.

Alternative routes for Los Angeles to Cape Town

Destination information for Cape Town

Today's exchange rate
$1 = R15.19
Average temperature for January in Cape Town
82.4 °F
Avg rainfall for January in Cape Town
0.4 ″

Airports servicing Los Angeles

Airports servicing Cape Town

Top 10 airlines flying from Los Angeles to Cape Town

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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