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Cheap flights from New York (NYC) to Cape Town (CPT)

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The best prices from New York to Cape Town are usually found in November or February, booked 0 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Saturday and return on a Tuesday

NYC - CPT
Price
$868 - $1626
CPT
Temperature
66.2 - 84.2 °F
CPT
Rainfall
0.4 - 3.7 inches
Popular in December High demand for flights, 35% potential price rise
Cheapest in November Best time to find cheap flights, 17% potential price drop
Round-trip from $868 From New York to Cape Town
One-way from $819 One-way flight from New York to Cape Town
Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.

Cheap flights from New York to Cape Town in May, June 2020

The best prices found for JFK to CPT flights for May, June
1 Jun - 11 Jun
$859pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
2 Jun - 27 Jun
$895pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
29 Jun - 21 Jul
$927pp
EWR
Newark
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark

New York to Cape Town 2020 flight deals

Cheap flights to Cape Town from New York found for this year
26 Nov - 9 Dec
$600pp
EWR
Newark
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
26 Nov - 9 Dec
$600pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
26 Nov - 4 Dec
$604pp
EWR
Newark
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark

One-way flights to Cape Town from New York

The cheapest one-way flights from New York to Cape Town
5:35 pm - 6:10 am
British Airways
1 Stop
30h 35m
EWR - CPT
British Airways
$819
Ovago
5:15 pm - 9:45 am
Ethiopian Air
2 Stops
34h 30m
EWR - CPT
Ethiopian Air
$820
Ovago
5:55 pm - 12:05 pm
SWISS
2 Stops
36h 10m
EWR - CPT
SWISS
$847
Kiwi.com

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about New York to Cape Town flights.

Flight FAQs

From New York to Cape Town

Are flight prices decreasing from New York 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 New York 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 New York to Cape Town for under $700 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from New York to Cape Town for under $700. The cheapest flight booked recently is on SWISS for just $687, but on average you can expect to pay $701.

Are there nonstop flights from New York to Cape Town for under $700 on Cheapflights?

There are no nonstop flights from New York 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?

Flights from New York to Cape Town Intl have been viewed 34 times in the past calendar month.

Is New York weather warmer or cooler than Cape Town?

Expect the weather to be around 86 °F on average in July. As the temperature peaks, try to get your plans done early, as flight price and availability will have an impact on your travels. The climate in Cape Town is generally colder than in New York.

Alternative routes for New York to Cape Town

Destination information for Cape Town

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from New York to Cape Town
Today's exchange rate
$1 = R17.52
Average temperature for May in Cape Town
71.6 °F
Avg rainfall for May in Cape Town
2.5 ″

Airports servicing New York

Newark Intl (EWR)
La Guardia (LGA)
Newburgh (SWF)

Airports servicing Cape Town