Cheap flights from New Jersey (NJ) to Cape Town (CPT)

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How to find the cheapest flight from
New Jersey to Cape Town (CPT)

All the information you need to plan the best null to CPT flight in 2022: compare New Jersey to Cape Town flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Cape Town.
How far in advance should I book a flight from New Jersey to Cape Town?

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 37 days in advance, which can save you up to 4% on flights from New Jersey to Cape Town compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 37 days out may not be for everyone, so we have options available for flights within the next two weeks, with the lowest price starting at $939. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $953.

When is the cheapest time to fly from New Jersey to Cape Town (NJ - CPT)?

When flying from New Jersey to Cape Town, the time of day you decide to fly out makes little to no difference towards the overall price you’ll pay on tickets.

What is the cheapest month to fly from New Jersey to Cape Town?

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in December. For low rates, March can be a great choice for travel to Cape Town. Flights to Cape Town from New Jersey in March are about $986 on average during March, but can be found for as low as $770.

Cheap flights from New Jersey to Cape Town in January, February 2022

The best prices found for New Jersey to CPT flights for January, February
18 Feb - 25 Feb
$721pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
RwandAir
     
3 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
RwandAir
     
3 STOPS
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
18 Feb - 12 Mar
$734pp
EWR
Newark
Ethiopian Air
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Ethiopian Air
   
2 STOPS
EWR
Newark
25 Feb - 19 Mar
$735pp
EWR
Newark
Ethiopian Air
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Ethiopian Air
   
2 STOPS
EWR
Newark

New Jersey to Cape Town 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Cape Town from New Jersey found for this year
18 Feb - 25 Feb
$721pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
RwandAir
     
3 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
RwandAir
     
3 STOPS
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
2 Nov - 22 Nov
$732pp
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
14 May - 2 Sep
$734pp
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

Non-stop flights to Cape Town from New Jersey

Save time with New Jersey to Cape Town direct flight deals
9 Feb - 21 Feb
$792pp
EWR
Newark
United Airlines
Non-Stop
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
EWR
Newark
9 Feb - 14 Feb
$794pp
EWR
Newark
United Airlines
Non-Stop
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
EWR
Newark
9 Mar - 17 Mar
$843pp
EWR
Newark
United Airlines
Non-Stop
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
EWR
Newark

Last minute flights from New Jersey to Cape Town

Late deals on round-trip flights to Cape Town from New Jersey, departing today and this week
2 Feb - 9 Feb
$721pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
RwandAir
     
3 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
RwandAir
     
3 STOPS
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
2 Feb - 18 Feb
$760pp
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
2 Feb - 8 Feb
$761pp
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

One-way flights to Cape Town Intl from New Jersey

The cheapest one-way flights from New Jersey to Cape Town
4:30 pm - 9:45 am
RwandAir
3 Stops
34h 15m
JFK - CPT
RwandAir
$456
KAYAK
6:30 pm - 7:05 am
Turkish Airlines
1 Stop
29h 35m
JFK - CPT
Turkish Airlines
$464
Fareboom
4:40 pm - 4:25 am
Singapore Airlines
2 Stops
52h 45m
JFK - CPT
Singapore Airlines
$484
Fareboom

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Flight FAQs

From New Jersey to Cape Town

What airport do you fly into for flights to Cape Town from New Jersey?

Cape Town Intl (CPT) is the airport you will fly into if you book a flight from New Jersey to Cape Town. It is only a 9.7 mi journey from Cape Town Intl (CPT) to Cape Town’s city center.

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

South African, Kenya Airways, and British 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 New Jersey to Cape Town for under $800 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from New Jersey to Cape Town for under $800. The cheapest flight booked recently is on RwandAir for just $721, but on average you can expect to pay $743.

Are there nonstop flights from New Jersey to Cape Town for under $800 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from New Jersey to Cape Town under $800. A good price for a nonstop flight from New Jersey to Cape Town is less than $1,525.

Are there last-minute flights available from New Jersey to Cape Town for under $800?

There are currently 20+ open flights from New Jersey to Cape Town within the next 7 days for less than $800.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from New Jersey to Cape Town one-way?

The cheapest airlines for a one-way flight from New Jersey to Cape Town are RwandAir ($446), Ethiopian Air ($464), and Turkish Airlines ($464).

What are the cheapest flights from New Jersey to Cape Town?

While on average a flight from New Jersey to Cape Town is generally $1,324, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is $600. When looking at the most popular route, (New York John F Kennedy Intl - Cape Town Intl), you can expect to pay $721 for that flight.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from New Jersey to Cape Town?

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

What are the most popular routes from New Jersey to Cape Town?

The most popular flight routes from New Jersey to Cape Town are New York John F Kennedy Intl - Cape Town Intl, Newark - Cape Town Intl and New York LaGuardia - Cape Town Intl.

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COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Cape Town, South Africa

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Cape Town from New Jersey?

Information is based on travel restrictions from New Jersey to Cape Town Intl

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

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from New Jersey must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Cape Town Intl.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from New Jersey 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 New Jersey from Cape Town?

Returning to New Jersey 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 24 hours before departing to New Jersey.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Cape Town Intl are not required to quarantine after entering New Jersey.

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Departure points for flights from New Jersey 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 New Jersey to Cape Town.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = R15.10
Flight duration from New Jersey to CPT
15h 15m
Average temperature for January in Cape Town
82.4 °F
Avg rainfall for January in Cape Town
0.4 ″

Airports servicing

Caldwell Wright (CDW)
Morristown (MMU)
Teterboro (TEB)
Trenton (TTN)
Atlantic City (ACY)

Airports servicing Cape Town

Top 9 airlines flying from New Jersey to Cape Town Intl

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from New Jersey 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 $944 No cancel fee 79%
Delta
$708 $1,557 No cancel fee N/A
United Airlines
$780 $1,590 No cancel fee 69%
Ethiopian Air
$795 $1,128 No cancel fee 72%
American Airlines
$799 $1,327 No cancel fee 71%
British Airways
$809 $1,185 No cancel fee 70%
Emirates
$809 $1,282 No cancel fee 75%
South African
$854 $1,172 No cancel fee 78%
Lufthansa
$901 $1,427 No cancel fee 76%
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