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How to find the cheapest flight from
Philadelphia (PHL) to Cape Town (CPT)

PHL - CPT
Price
$1,140 - $1,787
CPT
Temperature
66.2 - 84.2 °F
CPT
Rainfall
0.4 - 3.7 inches

Popular in

June

High demand for flights, 21% potential price rise

Cheapest in

March

Best time to find cheap flights, 19% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$1,140

From Philadelphia to Cape Town

One-way from

$905

One-way flight from Philadelphia 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 Philadelphia to Cape Town?

Travelers have found that booking a Tuesday departure is the best way to save up to 26% on the cost of booking your flights compared to booking on days of the week where this route is of high demand.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Philadelphia to Cape Town?

Travelers have found it’s best to book a flight 37 days in advance to save up to 4% compared to booking the same week of travel. As your travel date approaches, the cost of this flight route may potentially increase. While opting to book 37 days out may not be an option for all, there are still additional ways to secure a deal in the near future. You might find a flight from Philadelphia to Cape Town 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $939, or $953 for flights within the next 24 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Philadelphia to Cape Town?

Our data shows that March tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Cape Town from Philadelphia. Users have commonly found prices around $986 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $770. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in December.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Philadelphia to Cape Town (PHL - CPT)?

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from Philadelphia to Cape Town in the afternoon. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 21% on your trip compared to booking a flight in the evening.

Cheap flights from Philadelphia to Cape Town in November, December 2020

The best prices found for PHL to CPT flights for November, December
10 Dec - 20 Dec
$1,030pp
PHL
Philadelphia
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
PHL
Philadelphia
10 Dec - 20 Dec
$1,243pp
PHL
Philadelphia
Qatar Airways
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
PHL
Philadelphia
10 Dec - 20 Dec
$1,480pp
PHL
Philadelphia
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
PHL
Philadelphia

Philadelphia to Cape Town 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Cape Town from Philadelphia found for next year
10 Dec - 20 Dec
$1,030pp
PHL
Philadelphia
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
PHL
Philadelphia
10 Dec - 20 Dec
$1,243pp
PHL
Philadelphia
Qatar Airways
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
PHL
Philadelphia
10 Dec - 20 Dec
$1,480pp
PHL
Philadelphia
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
PHL
Philadelphia

Last minute flights from Philadelphia to Cape Town

Late deals on round-trip flights to Cape Town from Philadelphia, departing today and this week
3 Dec - 21 Dec
$2,443pp
PHL
Philadelphia
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
PHL
Philadelphia
3 Dec - 19 Dec
$2,452pp
PHL
Philadelphia
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
PHL
Philadelphia
6 Dec - 21 Dec
$2,496pp
PHL
Philadelphia
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
British Airways
   
2 STOPS
PHL
Philadelphia

One-way flights to Cape Town from Philadelphia

The cheapest one-way flights from Philadelphia to Cape Town
10:30 am - 5:30 pm
KLM
2 Stops
24h 00m
PHL - CPT
KLM
$905
KLM
3:55 pm - 6:20 am
Qatar Airways
1 Stop
31h 25m
PHL - CPT
Qatar Airways
$971
KAYAK
4:05 pm - 6:30 am
British Airways
1 Stop
31h 25m
PHL - CPT
British Airways
$4,322
KAYAK

Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From Philadelphia to Cape Town

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

Delta is one of the many airlines that have implemented additional safety measures to control the spread of COVID-19. Airline carriers are regularly disinfecting and sanitizing their aircraft. Masks are provided and are mandatory while on board. Pre-flight testing for symptoms and antibodies, alongside socially distanced seating (for a limited time) will work towards keeping travelers safer while flying from Philadelphia to Cape Town Intl. Policies will vary by airline.

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

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

Can I find flights from Philadelphia to Cape Town for under $1,000 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Philadelphia to Cape Town for under $1,000. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Turkish Airlines for just $952, but on average you can expect to pay $1,049.

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

There are no nonstop flights from Philadelphia 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 Philadelphia to Cape Town for under $2,500?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Philadelphia to Cape Town within the next 7 days for less than $2,500.

Does it rain more in Philadelphia or Cape Town?

In Philadelphia, there will be greater rainfall in Philadelphia compared to Cape Town over the next 13 days.

Is Philadelphia weather warmer or cooler than Cape Town?

Expect the weather to be around 88 °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 Philadelphia.

How long is the flight from Philadelphia to Cape Town?

Airlines like KLM, British Airways, and Qatar Airways fly from Philadelphia to Cape Town in about 26h 23m. The time it takes to get you to your destination can typically vary by up to 5h 02m. When browsing for deals, the options you’ll see will be for both nonstop flights and flights with stops.

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

Currently priced at $952, Turkish Airlines will fly you from Philadelphia to Cape Town and back. In addition to Turkish Airlines, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Search Cheapflights for deals from British Airways and Qatar Airways - these airlines can fly you to your destination from $1,020 and $1,127, respectively. You may be able to fly from Philadelphia to Cape Town for 32% less than the average price by searching for these airlines.

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

The cheapest airline one-way is Iberia, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as $898. However, be on the lookout for offers from KLM and Qatar Airways, as they are both options that can get you from Philadelphia to Cape Town for a low price.

Alternative routes for Philadelphia to Cape Town

Destination information for Cape Town

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Philadelphia to Cape Town
Today's exchange rate
$1 = R15.18
Average temperature for November in Cape Town
77.0 °F
Avg rainfall for November in Cape Town
0.9 ″

Airports servicing Philadelphia

Airports servicing Cape Town

Top 5 airlines from Philadelphia to Cape Town

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Philadelphia 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
Qatar Airways
$1,114 $1,518 No cancel fee 68%
British Airways
$1,110 $1,538 No cancel fee 70%
Delta
$1,162 $1,588 No cancel fee N/A
Iberia
$1,399 $1,879 No change fee 77%
American Airlines
$1,166 $2,232 No cancel fee 71%
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