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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 Thursday and return on a Tuesday

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

EWR - CPT
Price
$897 - $1,547
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

October

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

Round-trip from

$897

From Newark Intl to Cape Town

One-way from

$787

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 13% 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 21% on flights from Newark Intl to Cape Town by exploring options for tickets at noon.

Cheap flights from Newark Intl to Cape Town in January, February 2021

The best prices found for EWR to CPT flights for January, February
28 Jan - 26 Apr
$745pp
EWR
Newark
Ethiopian Air
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
28 Jan - 26 Apr
$751pp
EWR
Newark
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
19 Jan - 17 Apr
$758pp
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
7 May - 15 May
$722pp
EWR
Newark
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
4 May - 10 May
$723pp
EWR
Newark
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
2 Dec - 8 Dec
$727pp
EWR
Newark
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 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
24 Jan - 28 Jan
$780pp
EWR
Newark
Ethiopian Air
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Ethiopian Air
   
2 STOPS
EWR
Newark
21 Jan - 28 Jan
$793pp
EWR
Newark
Ethiopian Air
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Ethiopian Air
   
2 STOPS
EWR
Newark
24 Jan - 28 Jan
$857pp
EWR
Newark
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
EWR
Newark

One-way flights to Cape Town from Newark Intl

The cheapest one-way flights from Newark Intl to Cape Town
4:00 pm - 8:45 am
Ethiopian Air
2 Stops
33h 45m
EWR - CPT
Ethiopian Air
$787
Kiwi.com
2:40 pm - 4:50 am
SWISS
2 Stops
31h 10m
EWR - CPT
SWISS
$795
swiss
1:10 pm - 2:10 pm
Multiple Airlines
3 Stops
42h 00m
EWR - CPT
Multiple Airlines
$802
Kiwi.com

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Newark Intl to Cape Town flights.

Flight FAQs

From Newark Intl to Cape Town

Are flight prices decreasing from Newark Intl 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 Newark Intl 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 Newark to Cape Town Intl to control the spread of COVID-19?

New policies can now be found on Delta to help keep travelers safe while flying. Some of the new policies that have been implemented to accommodate travelers flying from Newark to Cape Town Intl are improved sanitation, HEPA filters, mask requirements, social distance seating (for a limited time), and pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms. Policies will vary by airline.

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 Ethiopian Air for just $722, but on average you can expect to pay $775.

Are there nonstop flights from Newark Intl to Cape Town for under $700 on Cheapflights?

There are no nonstop flights from Newark Intl 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 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 15 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 Turkish Airlines, SWISS, and Lufthansa fly from Newark Intl to Cape Town in about 29h 10m. The time it takes to get you to your destination can typically vary by up to 1h 40m. 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, Ethiopian Air ($722), British Airways ($817), and Turkish Airlines ($826) offers the cheapest pricing from Newark Intl to Cape Town. Users have found that Ethiopian Air is 32% 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 $535. However, be on the lookout for offers from Ethiopian Air and Lufthansa, as they are both options that can get you from Newark Intl to Cape Town for a low price.

Alternative routes for Newark Intl to Cape Town

Destination information for Cape Town

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Newark Intl to Cape Town
Today's exchange rate
$1 = R15.18
Average temperature for January in Cape Town
82.4 °F
Avg rainfall for January in Cape Town
0.4 ″

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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