Cheap flights from Newark Intl (EWR) to Cape Town (CPT)

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The best prices from Newark Intl to Cape Town are usually found in October or November, booked 0 days in advance, depart on a Monday or Tuesday and return on a Thursday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Newark Intl (EWR) to Cape Town (CPT)

All the information you need to plan the best EWR to CPT flight in 2021: compare Newark Intl to Cape Town flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Cape Town.
EWR - CPT
Price
$897 - $1,547
CPT
Temperature
66.2 - 84.2 °F
CPT
Precipitation
0.4 - 3.7 inches

Popular in

June

High demand for flights, 30% potential price rise

Cheapest in

October

Best time to find cheap flights, 17% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$897

From Newark Intl to Cape Town

One-way from

$658

One-way flight from Newark Intl 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 Newark Intl to Cape Town?

Travelers have found that booking a Sunday departure is the best way to save up to 15% on the cost of booking your flights compared to booking on days of the week where this route is of high demand.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Newark Intl to Cape Town?

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in December. For low rates, April can be a great choice for travel to Cape Town. Flights to Cape Town from Newark Intl in April are about $1,322 on average during April, but can be found for as low as $879.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Newark Intl to Cape Town (EWR - CPT)?

Unlike in the evening, when flights are generally more expensive, you can save up to 24% on flights from Newark Intl to Cape Town by exploring options for tickets in the morning.

Cheap flights from Newark Intl to Cape Town in August, September 2021

The best prices found for EWR to CPT flights for August, September
23 Sep - 27 Sep
$761pp
EWR
Newark
Ethiopian Air
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Ethiopian Air
   
2 STOPS
EWR
Newark
23 Sep - 30 Sep
$765pp
EWR
Newark
Ethiopian Air
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Ethiopian Air
   
2 STOPS
EWR
Newark
15 Aug - 16 Oct
$766pp
EWR
Newark
Ethiopian Air
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Ethiopian Air
   
2 STOPS
EWR
Newark

Newark Intl to Cape Town 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Cape Town from Newark Intl found for this year
20 Nov - 3 Dec
$707pp
EWR
Newark
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
4 Dec - 15 Dec
$728pp
EWR
Newark
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
20 Nov - 1 Dec
$749pp
EWR
Newark
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark

Non-stop flights to Cape Town from Newark Intl

Save time with Newark Intl to Cape Town direct flight deals
28 Jan - 5 Feb
$914pp
EWR
Newark
United Airlines
Non-Stop
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
EWR
Newark
1 Dec - 27 Jan
$1,038pp
EWR
Newark
United Airlines
Non-Stop
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
EWR
Newark
5 Dec - 20 Dec
$1,137pp
EWR
Newark
United Airlines
Non-Stop
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
EWR
Newark

Last minute flights from Newark Intl to Cape Town

Late deals on round-trip flights to Cape Town from Newark Intl, departing today and this week
15 Aug - 16 Oct
$766pp
EWR
Newark
Ethiopian Air
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Ethiopian Air
   
2 STOPS
EWR
Newark
12 Aug - 4 Nov
$837pp
EWR
Newark
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
12 Aug - 13 Oct
$853pp
EWR
Newark
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark

One-way flights to Cape Town from Newark Intl

The cheapest one-way flights from Newark Intl to Cape Town
5:35 pm - 6:10 am
British Airways
1 Stop
30h 35m
EWR - CPT
British Airways
$658
Ovago
7:55 pm - 7:20 am
Turkish Airlines
1 Stop
29h 25m
EWR - CPT
Turkish Airlines
7:00 pm - 11:40 am
Ethiopian Air
2 Stops
34h 40m
EWR - CPT
Ethiopian Air

Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From Newark Intl to Cape Town

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

Cape Town Intl (CPT) is the airport you will fly into if you book a flight from Newark to Cape Town. You should not have trouble finding flights to Cape Town Intl from Newark; the airport handles an average of 0 inbound flights from Newark per day. You should also have plenty of airline options to choose from since 11 airlines have flights to the Cape Town airport from Newark. It is only a 9.7 mi journey from Cape Town Intl (CPT) to Cape Town’s city center.

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

Some of our airline partners flying from Newark to Cape Town Intl have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. United Airlines, British Airways, and Emirates are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like United Airlines with this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from Newark Intl to Cape Town for under $800 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Newark Intl to Cape Town for under $800. The cheapest flight booked recently is on TAP AIR PORTUGAL for just $707, but on average you can expect to pay $773.

Are there nonstop flights from Newark Intl to Cape Town for under $1,000 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 16 direct flights from Newark Intl to Cape Town under $1,000. A good price for a nonstop flight from Newark Intl to Cape Town is less than $2,660.

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

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

Does it rain more in Newark Intl or Cape Town?

The rainfall in Newark Intl is generally less than the rainfall in Cape Town. This will continue over the next 14 days.

Is Newark Intl weather warmer or cooler than Cape Town?

Temperatures around the 88 °F's can be experienced in July. The weather in Cape Town is colder than in Newark Intl. Plan for potential changes in flight availability as peak weather approaches in this location.

How long is the flight from Newark Intl to Cape Town?

Airlines like TAP AIR PORTUGAL, Turkish Airlines, and Ethiopian Air fly from Newark Intl to Cape Town in about 22h 55m. The time it takes to get you to your destination can typically vary by up to 9h 50m. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Newark Intl to Cape Town round-trip?

According to our current data, TAP AIR PORTUGAL ($707), Ethiopian Air ($761), and Turkish Airlines ($779) offers the cheapest pricing from Newark Intl to Cape Town. Users have found that TAP AIR PORTUGAL is 34% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Newark Intl to Cape Town one-way?

The cheapest airline one-way is SWISS, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as $478. However, be on the lookout for offers from Ethiopian Air and British Airways, as they are both options that can get you from Newark Intl to Cape Town for a low price.

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COVID Restrictions

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Do I need a COVID test to fly to Cape Town from Newark Intl?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Newark to Cape Town Intl

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

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

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Newark 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 Newark Intl from Cape Town?

Returning to Newark 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 72 hours before departing to Newark.

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

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Alternative routes for Newark Intl 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 Newark Intl to Cape Town.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = R14.31
Average temperature for August in Cape Town
66.2 °F
Avg rainfall for August in Cape Town
2.7 ″

Airports servicing Newark

Airports servicing Cape Town

Top 9 airlines flying from Newark Intl to Cape Town

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Newark Intl 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%
Ethiopian Air
$795 $1,128 No cancel fee 72%
South African
$854 $1,172 No cancel fee 78%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by South African. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

British Airways
$809 $1,185 No cancel fee 70%
Emirates
$809 $1,282 No cancel fee 75%
American Airlines
$799 $1,327 No cancel fee 71%
Lufthansa
$901 $1,427 No cancel fee 76%
Delta
$708 $1,557 No cancel fee N/A
United Airlines
$780 $1,590 No cancel fee 69%
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