Cheap flights from New Orleans (MSY) to Cape Town (CPT)

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

All the information you need to plan the best MSY to CPT flight in 2022: compare New Orleans to Cape Town flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Cape Town.
MSY - CPT
Price
$1,032 - $1,796
CPT
Temperature
53.6 - 69.8 °F
CPT
Precipitation
0.8 - 3.9 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 21% potential price rise

Cheapest in

September

Best time to find cheap flights, 27% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$1,032

From New Orleans Louis Armstrong to Cape Town Intl

One-way from

$677

One-way flight from New Orleans Louis Armstrong to Cape Town Intl

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest month to fly from New Orleans to Cape Town?

Our data shows that September tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Cape Town from New Orleans. Users have commonly found prices around $1,417 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $1,028. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in December.

What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from New Orleans to Cape Town?

Travelers have found that booking a Saturday departure is the best way to save up to 25% on the cost of booking your flights compared to booking on days of the week where this route is of high demand.

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

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from New Orleans to Cape Town in the morning. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 16% on your trip compared to booking a flight in the evening.

New Orleans Louis Armstrong to Cape Town 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Cape Town from New Orleans found for this year
5 May - 9 May
$1,009pp
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
British Airways
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
British Airways
   
2 STOPS
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
5 May - 9 May
$1,010pp
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
British Airways
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
British Airways
   
2 STOPS
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
5 May - 9 May
$1,013pp
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
British Airways
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
British Airways
   
2 STOPS
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong

One-way flights to Cape Town Intl from New Orleans

The cheapest one-way flights from New Orleans to Cape Town
12:03 pm - 7:05 am
British Airways
2 Stops
36h 02m
MSY - CPT
British Airways
$677
KAYAK
10:09 am - 7:10 am
Multiple Airlines
3 Stops
38h 01m
MSY - CPT
Multiple Airlines
$678
FlightHub
1:40 pm - 6:00 am
Lufthansa
2 Stops
33h 20m
MSY - CPT
Lufthansa
$794
Travel2Be

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Flight FAQs

From New Orleans to Cape Town

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

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like British Airways, Delta, and United Airlines flying from New Orleans Louis Armstrong to Cape Town Intl have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

Can I find flights from New Orleans to Cape Town for under $1,100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from New Orleans to Cape Town for under $1,100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on British Airways for just $1,009, but on average you can expect to pay $1,108.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from New Orleans to Cape Town round-trip?

Cheapflights users have booked flights from New Orleans to Cape Town round-trip from $1,009. Another airline that can offer you cheap pricing is Emirates. These flights start at 28% lower than the current average price 3 months from now.

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

On average you can expect to pay $1,982 for a flight from New Orleans to Cape Town. The cheapest flight overall is $1,143 while the most popular route, (New Orleans Louis Armstrong - Cape Town Intl) is currently priced at $1,010.

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

American Airlines, British Airways and Delta are the most popular airlines when flying from New Orleans to Cape Town.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Cape Town, South Africa

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

Information is based on travel restrictions from New Orleans Louis Armstrong to Cape Town Intl

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

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

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from New Orleans Louis Armstrong 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 Orleans from Cape Town?

Returning to New Orleans Louis Armstrong 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 Orleans Louis Armstrong.

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

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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 Orleans to Cape Town.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = R15.10
Average temperature for January in Cape Town
82.4 °F
Avg rainfall for January in Cape Town
0.4 ″

Airports servicing New Orleans

Airports servicing Cape Town

Top 3 airlines flying from New Orleans Louis Armstrong to Cape Town Intl

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from New Orleans 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
Delta
$1,226 $1,469 No cancel fee N/A
United Airlines
$1,277 $2,024 No cancel fee 69%
British Airways
$1,280 $1,519 No cancel fee 70%
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