Cheap flights from Philadelphia (PHL) to Cape Town (CPT)

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

All the information you need to plan the best PHL to CPT flight in 2022: compare Philadelphia to Cape Town flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Cape Town.
PHL - CPT
Price
$1,140 - $1,787
CPT
Temperature
53.6 - 69.8 °F
CPT
Precipitation
0.8 - 3.9 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 Intl

One-way from

$791

One-way flight from Philadelphia 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 day to fly round-trip from Philadelphia to Cape Town?

Flights from Philadelphia to Cape Town are found to be more expensive on Sunday. This shouldn't discourage you from searching as you can still find great deals by being flexible with your options. Use our search form to find deals on tickets to Cape Town.

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 $1,405 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $1,060. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in June.

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

It’s optimal to fly from Philadelphia to Cape Town in the afternoon. By choosing this option you can save up to 19% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight in the evening.

Cheap flights from Philadelphia to Cape Town in January, February 2022

The best prices found for PHL to CPT flights for January, February
28 Jan - 30 Jan
$878pp
PHL
Philadelphia
British Airways
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
British Airways
 
1 STOP
PHL
Philadelphia
28 Jan - 30 Jan
$883pp
PHL
Philadelphia
British Airways
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
British Airways
 
1 STOP
PHL
Philadelphia
28 Jan - 30 Jan
$892pp
PHL
Philadelphia
British Airways
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
British Airways
   
2 STOPS
PHL
Philadelphia

Philadelphia to Cape Town 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Cape Town from Philadelphia found for this year
1 May - 1 Jun
$869pp
PHL
Philadelphia
British Airways
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
British Airways
   
2 STOPS
PHL
Philadelphia
28 Jan - 30 Jan
$878pp
PHL
Philadelphia
British Airways
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
British Airways
 
1 STOP
PHL
Philadelphia
1 May - 1 Jun
$879pp
PHL
Philadelphia
British Airways
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
British Airways
 
1 STOP
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
29 Jan - 28 Feb
$1,090pp
PHL
Philadelphia
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
PHL
Philadelphia
29 Jan - 28 Feb
$1,095pp
PHL
Philadelphia
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
PHL
Philadelphia
29 Jan - 28 Feb
$1,099pp
PHL
Philadelphia
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
PHL
Philadelphia

One-way flights to Cape Town Intl from Philadelphia

The cheapest one-way flights from Philadelphia to Cape Town
1:45 pm - 6:00 am
Lufthansa
1 Stop
34h 15m
PHL - CPT
Lufthansa
$791
KAYAK
12:30 am - 5:50 am
Multiple Airlines
3 Stops
46h 20m
PHL - CPT
Multiple Airlines
$2,486
Kiwi.com
2:05 pm - 6:30 am
British Airways
1 Stop
33h 25m
PHL - CPT
British Airways
$3,782
Travelgenio

Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From Philadelphia to Cape Town

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 $900 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Philadelphia to Cape Town for under $900. The cheapest flight booked recently is on British Airways for just $869, but on average you can expect to pay $908.

Are there last-minute flights available from Philadelphia to Cape Town for under $1,100?

There are currently 19+ open flights from Philadelphia to Cape Town within the next 7 days for less than $1,100.

What is the cheapest airline to fly from Philadelphia to Cape Town round-trip?

Our cheapest airline available from Philadelphia to Cape Town is British Airways. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $869 on this airline. British Airways is priced at 38% lower than the current average price of a flight leaving 3 months from now.

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

To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with British Airways, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at $673. Lufthansa flights start at $791 while deals on United Airlines start at $2,940 one-way.

What are the cheapest flights from Philadelphia to Cape Town?

Looking for the cheapest flight from Philadelphia to Cape Town? While on average our users pay $1,299, our data indicates the cheapest price to be $707. The most popular route (Philadelphia - Cape Town Intl), is priced around $869.

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

Before booking your flight from Philadelphia to Cape Town check out the most popular airlines for this route: American Airlines, British Airways or Delta.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Cape Town, South Africa

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

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

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

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

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Philadelphia 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 Philadelphia from Cape Town?

Returning to Philadelphia 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 Philadelphia.

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

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Destination information for Cape Town

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Philadelphia 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 Philadelphia

Airports servicing Cape Town

Top 5 airlines flying from Philadelphia to Cape Town Intl

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
British Airways
$1,110 $1,538 No cancel fee 70%
Qatar Airways
$1,114 $1,518 No cancel fee 68%
Delta
$1,162 $1,588 No cancel fee N/A
American Airlines
$1,166 $2,232 No cancel fee 71%
Iberia
$1,399 $1,879 No cancel fee 77%
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