Cheap flights from Philadelphia (PHL) to Cape Town (CPT) from $1,254

This is the cheapest round-trip flight price found by a Cheapflights user in the last 72 hours by searching for a flight departing on 9/8. Fares are subject to change and may not be available on all flights or dates of travel. Click the price to replicate the search for this deal.
PHL — CPT
abr. 28 — may. 51

The best prices from Philadelphia to Cape Town Intl are usually found in May or November, booked 23 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Friday and return on a Tuesday

Cheap flight deals from Philadelphia to Cape Town

Discover tips and strategies to find the most affordable flight options for your journey from Philadelphia (PHL) to Cape Town (CPT). Learn about various techniques such as flexible date searches, comparing prices across and setting up price alerts. Use these methods to find the cheapest flights available for your travel needs. Data last updated abril 23, 2024.

Popular in

December

Cheapest in

May

Average price

$1,314

Round-trip from

$1,251
High demand for flights, 18% potential price rise
Best time to find cheap flights, 14% potential price drop
Average for round-trip flights in April 2024
From Philadelphia to Cape Town Intl

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 Monday. 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.

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

Travelers have found it’s best to book a flight 24 days in advance to save up to 76% 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 24 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 $1,422, or $1,816 for flights within the next 24 hours.

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

Our data shows that May tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Cape Town from Philadelphia. Users have commonly found prices around $1,472 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $1,074. 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)?

It’s optimal to fly from Philadelphia to Cape Town in the evening. By choosing this option you can save up to 15% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight in the morning.

Cheap Delta flights from Philadelphia to Cape Town

Explore cheap flight options specifically provided by Delta for the route between Philadelphia and Cape Town. Find affordable fares and compare prices with other airlines to secure the best deal for your journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 3,073,952 searches. Data last updated abril 23, 2024.
Peruse some of the lowest-priced Delta flights we've found from Philadelphia to Cape Town. Make sure to check back often as deals are often changing.
dom. 5/196:00 amPHL - CPT
2 stops33h 10mDelta
dom. 5/269:30 pmCPT - PHL
1 stop25h 26mDelta
Deal found 4/21$1,368
dom. 5/196:00 amPHL - CPT
2 stops33h 10mDelta
dom. 5/269:30 pmCPT - PHL
2 stops31h 34mDelta
Deal found 4/21$1,372
lun. 7/228:05 amPHL - CPT
1 stop27h 45mDelta
mar. 8/69:30 pmCPT - PHL
1 stop22h 50mDelta
Deal found 4/23$1,609
lun. 7/226:06 amPHL - CPT
2 stops29h 44mDelta
mar. 8/69:30 pmCPT - PHL
2 stops32h 01mDelta
Deal found 4/23$1,613
lun. 6/39:00 amPHL - CPT
1 stop26h 50mDelta
sáb. 7/611:15 pmCPT - PHL
2 stops26h 25mDelta
Deal found 4/21$1,642
vie. 6/146:36 amPHL - CPT
2 stops32h 49mDelta
vie. 6/219:30 pmCPT - PHL
2 stops31h 39mDelta
Deal found 4/22$1,646
vie. 6/77:28 pmPHL - CPT
1 stop40h 22mDelta
sáb. 7/611:15 pmCPT - PHL
2 stops26h 25mDelta
Deal found 4/21$1,649
dom. 6/23:05 pmPHL - CPT
2 stops24h 05mDelta
mié. 7/311:15 pmCPT - PHL
2 stops24h 52mDelta
Deal found 4/21$1,675
jue. 6/63:35 pmPHL - CPT
1 stop20h 15mDelta
mar. 7/29:30 pmCPT - PHL
1 stop24h 06mDelta
Deal found 4/21$4,156

Cheap Qatar Airways flights from Philadelphia to Cape Town

Explore cheap flight options specifically provided by Qatar Airways for the route between Philadelphia and Cape Town. Find affordable fares and compare prices with other airlines to secure the best deal for your journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 3,073,952 searches. Data last updated abril 23, 2024.
Some of the best deals we've found on Qatar Airways flights traveling from Philadelphia to Cape Town. Deals are refreshing constantly so come back soon for more options.
jue. 5/28:45 pmPHL - CPT
1 stop32h 05mQatar Airways
jue. 6/131:00 pmCPT - PHL
2 stops34h 25mQatar Airways
Deal found 4/21$1,590
lun. 7/228:45 pmPHL - CPT
1 stop32h 05mQatar Airways
vie. 7/261:00 pmCPT - PHL
1 stop32h 20mQatar Airways
Deal found 4/22$1,732
vie. 6/148:45 pmPHL - CPT
1 stop32h 05mQatar Airways
vie. 6/211:00 pmCPT - PHL
1 stop32h 20mQatar Airways
Deal found 4/22$2,400

Cheap Philadelphia to Cape Town flights in April & May 2024

Find cheap flight options from Philadelphia to Cape Town specifically for the months of April and May 2024. Explore affordable fares based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 3,073,952 searches. Prices were last updated on abril 23, 2024.
These are some of the most attractive deals on flights from Philadelphia to Cape Town in 2024. Check back in a little while for more flight options.
dom. 5/126:30 pmPHL - CPT
1 stop34h 30mAmerican Airlines
dom. 5/196:40 pmCPT - PHL
2 stops42h 20mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 4/23$1,261
dom. 5/128:45 pmPHL - CPT
2 stops32h 15mAmerican Airlines
dom. 5/196:40 pmCPT - PHL
2 stops42h 20mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 4/23$1,265
mar. 5/2110:45 pmPHL - CPT
1 stop30h 15mBritish Airways
mar. 5/286:40 pmCPT - PHL
2 stops33h 14mBritish Airways
Deal found 4/21$1,331
mar. 5/216:46 pmPHL - CPT
2 stops34h 14mBritish Airways
mar. 5/286:40 pmCPT - PHL
2 stops33h 14mBritish Airways
Deal found 4/21$1,336
mar. 5/216:30 pmPHL - CPT
1 stop34h 30mBritish Airways
mar. 5/289:20 amCPT - PHL
2 stops37h 15mBritish Airways
Deal found 4/23$1,357
mar. 5/218:55 pmPHL - CPT
2 stops32h 05mBritish Airways
mar. 5/282:00 pmCPT - PHL
2 stops32h 35mBritish Airways
Deal found 4/23$1,360
mié. 5/2211:47 amPHL - CPT
2 stops27h 38mKLM
mié. 5/2911:15 pmCPT - PHL
2 stops28h 32mKLM
Deal found 4/22$1,367
dom. 5/196:00 amPHL - CPT
2 stops33h 10mDelta
dom. 5/269:30 pmCPT - PHL
1 stop25h 26mDelta
Deal found 4/21$1,368
dom. 5/196:00 amPHL - CPT
2 stops33h 10mDelta
dom. 5/269:30 pmCPT - PHL
2 stops31h 34mDelta
Deal found 4/21$1,372

Philadelphia to Cape Town 2024 flight deals

Discover exclusive flight deals for travel between Philadelphia and Cape Town in 2024. Find excellent offers based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 3,073,952 searches. Data last updated abril 23, 2024.
These are some of the most attractive deals on flights from Philadelphia to Cape Town in 2024. Check back in a little while for more flight options.
dom. 9/86:30 pmPHL - CPT
1 stop34h 30mBritish Airways
sáb. 9/216:40 pmCPT - PHL
1 stop27h 55mBritish Airways
Deal found 4/21$1,254
dom. 9/86:30 pmPHL - CPT
2 stops34h 30mBritish Airways
sáb. 9/216:40 pmCPT - PHL
1 stop27h 55mBritish Airways
Deal found 4/21$1,259
dom. 5/126:30 pmPHL - CPT
1 stop34h 30mAmerican Airlines
dom. 5/196:40 pmCPT - PHL
2 stops42h 20mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 4/23$1,261
dom. 5/128:45 pmPHL - CPT
2 stops32h 15mAmerican Airlines
dom. 5/196:40 pmCPT - PHL
2 stops42h 20mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 4/23$1,265
mié. 9/116:30 pmPHL - CPT
2 stops38h 00mBritish Airways
lun. 9/236:40 pmCPT - PHL
1 stop27h 55mBritish Airways
Deal found 4/23$1,290
vie. 8/306:30 pmPHL - CPT
2 stops38h 00mBritish Airways
sáb. 9/76:40 pmCPT - PHL
1 stop27h 55mBritish Airways
Deal found 4/21$1,291
dom. 9/81:03 pmPHL - CPT
2 stops39h 57mBritish Airways
sáb. 9/212:00 pmCPT - PHL
2 stops32h 35mBritish Airways
Deal found 4/21$1,295
mié. 9/116:30 pmPHL - CPT
2 stops38h 00mBritish Airways
lun. 9/232:00 pmCPT - PHL
2 stops32h 35mBritish Airways
Deal found 4/23$1,299
vie. 8/306:30 pmPHL - CPT
1 stop34h 30mBritish Airways
sáb. 9/76:40 pmCPT - PHL
1 stop27h 55mBritish Airways
Deal found 4/21$1,321

Philadelphia to Cape Town flights leaving soon

Find last-minute flight options from Philadelphia to Cape Town for spontaneous travel. Discover available flights and compare prices based on user searches. Secure great deals and offers for spontaneous trips with quick booking options. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 3,073,952 searches. Data last updated abril 23, 2024.
Users seeking a last-minute flight from Philadelphia to Cape Town should consider booking one of these fares. Users should double check the flight they book to ensure it matches the day, time, and destination they're looking for.
jue. 5/210:45 pmPHL - CPT
2 stops31h 55mMultiple Airlines
jue. 6/134:30 pmCPT - PHL
2 stops26h 10mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 4/21$1,441
jue. 5/28:45 pmPHL - CPT
1 stop32h 05mQatar Airways
jue. 6/131:00 pmCPT - PHL
2 stops34h 25mQatar Airways
Deal found 4/21$1,590
jue. 5/26:30 pmPHL - CPT
1 stop34h 30mAmerican Airlines
jue. 6/131:00 pmCPT - PHL
1 stop32h 20mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 4/21$2,499

Find flights from Philadelphia to Cape Town within your budget

Customize your flight search to find flights from Philadelphia to Cape Town that fit within your specific budget. Explore options based on user searches and filter the results based on your desired price range. Find flights that match your budget for a cost-effective journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 3,073,952 searches. Data last updated abril 23, 2024.

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PhiladelphiaCape Town Intl

PHL - CPT

PHLCPT

Philadelphia

dom. 5/12

1 stop34h 30m

Cape Town Intl

dom. 5/19

2 stops42h 20m

$1,261

PhiladelphiaCape Town Intl

PHL - CPT

PHLCPT

Philadelphia

mar. 5/21

1 stop30h 15m

Cape Town Intl

mar. 5/28

2 stops33h 14m

$1,331

PhiladelphiaCape Town Intl

PHL - CPT

PHLCPT

Philadelphia

mié. 5/22

2 stops27h 38m

Cape Town Intl

mié. 5/29

2 stops28h 32m

$1,367

PhiladelphiaCape Town Intl

PHL - CPT

PHLCPT

Philadelphia

dom. 5/19

2 stops33h 10m

Cape Town Intl

dom. 5/26

1 stop25h 26m

$1,368

PhiladelphiaCape Town Intl

PHL - CPT

PHLCPT

Philadelphia

dom. 5/12

1 stop34h 25m

Cape Town Intl

dom. 5/19

1 stop28h 15m

$1,398

PhiladelphiaCape Town Intl

PHL - CPT

PHLCPT

Philadelphia

jue. 5/2

2 stops31h 55m

Cape Town Intl

jue. 6/13

2 stops26h 10m

$1,441

PhiladelphiaCape Town Intl

PHL - CPT

PHLCPT

Philadelphia

mar. 6/4

2 stops38h 41m

Cape Town Intl

jue. 7/4

2 stops29h 56m

$1,539

PhiladelphiaCape Town Intl

PHL - CPT

PHLCPT

Philadelphia

jue. 5/2

1 stop32h 05m

Cape Town Intl

jue. 6/13

2 stops34h 25m

$1,590

PhiladelphiaCape Town Intl

PHL - CPT

PHLCPT

Philadelphia

lun. 7/22

2 stops25h 45m

Cape Town Intl

mar. 8/6

3 stops29h 17m

$2,372

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Deals found on 4/23

When is the best time to book a flight from Philadelphia to Cape Town?

Use this chart to determine the optimal time to book a round-trip flight from Philadelphia to Cape Town. Price data was last updated on January 28, 2024.
Booking 23 days in advance of your planned departure date is, on average, the best time to get cheap flights from Philadelphia to Cape Town. The general trend is that the closer you book to the departure date, the more expensive your flight will be.
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When is the cheapest time to fly from Philadelphia to Cape Town?

Use this chart to determine the cheapest time to fly round-trip from Philadelphia to Cape Town. Price data was last updated on April 14, 2024.
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Travelers seeking maximum savings on their Philadelphia to Cape Town flight should consider departing on Wednesday mornings when fares are most often at their lowest. Thursday mornings flights should be avoided if possible as fares are typically the most expensive at this time.
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Average price of flights to Cape Town by month

Plan your trip from Philadelphia to Cape Town by taking into account the cheapest months to travel. The average price of a one-way flight from Philadelphia to Cape Town is currently $0 while a round-trip flight costs $1,519. Price data was last updated on April 14, 2024.

Currently, January is the cheapest month in which you can book a flight from Philadelphia to Cape Town (average of $1,251). Flying from Philadelphia to Cape Town in July is currently the most expensive (average of $1,718). There are several factors that can impact the price of a flight, so comparing airlines, departure airports and flight times can provide users with more options.

January

$1,251

February

$1,327

March

$1,382

April

$1,384

May

$1,395

June

$1,626

July

$1,718

August

$1,447

September

$1,412

October

$1,381

November

$1,341

December

$1,417

Temperature and rainfall in Cape Town by month

Plan your trip to Cape Town by taking into account the average temperature and rainfall totals by month.

CPT

Temperature

53.6 - 69.8 °F

Reviews of airlines servicing Cape Town

Get insights into the airlines that provide service to Cape Town. Read reviews, discover amenities, and learn about the overall travel experience offered by airlines. Use this information to make informed decisions when choosing an airline for your flight to Cape Town. Reviews last updated abril 23, 2024.
See what other customers who have flown with Delta, Qatar Airways and British Airways from Philadelphia to Cape Town have to say. Users can see the overall rating for each airline as well as how each is rated in terms of entertainment options, comfort, food, crew/service, and boarding process.
8.1
Very good
11,028 reviews

Boarding

8.2

Comfort

7.9

Crew

8.6

Entertainment

8.0

Overall

8.1

Food

7.5

Reviews

1 / 10

Terrible flight crew that skipped our row for service multiple times.

8.1
Very good
11,028 reviews
8.1
Very good
11,028 reviews

Boarding

8.2

Comfort

7.9

Crew

8.6

Entertainment

8.0

Overall

8.1

Food

7.5

Reviews

1 / 10

Terrible flight crew that skipped our row for service multiple times.

7.9
Good
1,632 reviews
8.1
Very good
11,028 reviews

Boarding

8.2

Comfort

7.9

Crew

8.6

Entertainment

8.0

Overall

8.1

Food

7.5

Reviews

1 / 10

Terrible flight crew that skipped our row for service multiple times.

7.7
Good
4,483 reviews
8.1
Very good
11,028 reviews

Boarding

8.2

Comfort

7.9

Crew

8.6

Entertainment

8.0

Overall

8.1

Food

7.5

Reviews

1 / 10

Terrible flight crew that skipped our row for service multiple times.

7.4
Good
11,289 reviews
8.1
Very good
11,028 reviews

Boarding

8.2

Comfort

7.9

Crew

8.6

Entertainment

8.0

Overall

8.1

Food

7.5

Reviews

1 / 10

Terrible flight crew that skipped our row for service multiple times.

7.3
Good
14,914 reviews
8.1
Very good
11,028 reviews

Boarding

8.2

Comfort

7.9

Crew

8.6

Entertainment

8.0

Overall

8.1

Food

7.5

Reviews

1 / 10

Terrible flight crew that skipped our row for service multiple times.

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  • Can I find flights from Philadelphia to Cape Town for under $1,300 on Cheapflights?

    Yes, there are multiple flights from Philadelphia to Cape Town for under $1,300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on American Airlines for just $1,261, but on average you can expect to pay $1,418.

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    There are currently 3+ open flights from Philadelphia to Cape Town within the next 7 days for less than $1,500.

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

    Our cheapest airline available from Philadelphia to Cape Town is American Airlines. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $1,261 on this airline. Additional options worth looking into are British Airways and KLM, starting at $1,331 and $1,367 round-trip. American Airlines is priced at 14% lower than the current average price of a flight leaving 3 months from now.

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  • What does PHL to CPT mean?

    This is defined as Philadelphia Airport (PHL) and Cape Town Intl Airport (CPT). Codes like Cape Town Intl Airport are often used to just call airports uniquely.

  • Can I find deals for flights from Philadelphia to Cape Town that include extra baggage allowance?

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Qatar AirwaysCheapest$872Average$1,646FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time68%
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American AirlinesCheapest$1,173Average$1,219FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time71%
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British AirwaysCheapest$1,177Average$1,320FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time70%
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United AirlinesCheapest$1,196Average$1,380FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time69%
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