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The best prices from Phoenix to Cape Town are usually found in August or September, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Monday or Tuesday and return on a Tuesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Phoenix (PHX) to Cape Town (CPT)

PHX - CPT
Price
$1,369 - $1,706
CPT
Temperature
66.2 - 84.2 °F
CPT
Rainfall
0.4 - 3.7 inches

Popular in

June

High demand for flights, 14% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 6% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$1,369

From Phoenix to Cape Town

One-way from

$896

One-way flight from Phoenix 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 Phoenix to Cape Town?

Sunday is generally a great day to depart. Flying on this day could help you save up to 12%.

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

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 37 days in advance, which can save you up to 4% on flights from Phoenix to Cape Town compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 37 days out may not be for everyone, so we have options available for flights within the next two weeks, with the lowest price starting at $939. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $953.

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

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in December. For low rates, March can be a great choice for travel to Cape Town. Flights to Cape Town from Phoenix in March are about $986 on average during March, but can be found for as low as $770.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Phoenix to Cape Town (PHX - CPT)?

It’s optimal to fly from Phoenix to Cape Town in the morning. By choosing this option you can save up to 16% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight at noon.

Cheap flights from Phoenix to Cape Town in December, January 2021

The best prices found for PHX to CPT flights for December, January
30 Jan - 13 Feb
$933pp
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
30 Jan - 14 Feb
$1,069pp
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
30 Jan - 12 Feb
$1,104pp
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl

Phoenix to Cape Town 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Cape Town from Phoenix found for this year
23 Dec - 29 Dec
$1,484pp
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
23 Dec - 29 Dec
$1,520pp
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
23 Dec - 3 Jan
$1,535pp
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Qatar Airways
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Qatar Airways
   
2 STOPS
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl

Last minute flights from Phoenix to Cape Town

Late deals on round-trip flights to Cape Town from Phoenix, departing today and this week
11 Dec - 5 Mar
$1,559pp
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Qatar Airways
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Qatar Airways
   
2 STOPS
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
11 Dec - 5 Mar
$2,252pp
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
British Airways
 
1 STOP
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
11 Dec - 4 Mar
$2,489pp
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Delta
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Delta
   
2 STOPS
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl

One-way flights to Cape Town from Phoenix

The cheapest one-way flights from Phoenix to Cape Town
2:20 pm - 8:45 am
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
57h 25m
PHX - CPT
Multiple Airlines
$896
Kiwi.com
3:16 pm - 8:45 am
Multiple Airlines
3 Stops
56h 29m
PHX - CPT
Multiple Airlines
$920
Kiwi.com
9:29 pm - 3:15 am
Multiple Airlines
3 Stops
44h 46m
PHX - CPT
Multiple Airlines
$1,858
Kiwi.com

Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From Phoenix to Cape Town

Are flight prices decreasing from Phoenix 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 Phoenix 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 Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl 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. 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 Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl to Cape Town Intl. Policies will vary by airline.

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

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like Delta, British Airways, and United Airlines flying from Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl to Cape Town Intl have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Phoenix to Cape Town for under $1,000. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $933, but on average you can expect to pay $1,085.

Are there nonstop flights from Phoenix to Cape Town for under $900 on Cheapflights?

There are no nonstop flights from Phoenix 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 Phoenix to Cape Town for under $1,600?

There are currently 4+ open flights from Phoenix to Cape Town within the next 7 days for less than $1,600.

Does it rain more in Phoenix or Cape Town?

When traveling, it's generally smart to pack in preparation for rain or any other conditions that may arise. The rainfall in Phoenix is roughly similar to Cape Town. You can assume this to be the case over the next 6 days.

Is Phoenix weather warmer or cooler than Cape Town?

You can imagine temperatures to be in the 108 °F range in July. The weather in Cape Town is generally colder than Phoenix's. As flight availability is subject to become more limited as peak season approaches it is ideal to book in a timely manner.

How long is the flight from Phoenix to Cape Town?

For as low as $1,202, British Airways can have you in Cape Town from Phoenix in 29h 55m. Both multi-stop and nonstop flights can be found to your destination and back.

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

Currently priced at $961, Turkish Airlines will fly you from Phoenix 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 Lufthansa and British Airways - these airlines can fly you to your destination from $1,109 and $1,141, respectively. You may be able to fly from Phoenix to Cape Town for 34% less than the average price by searching for these airlines.

Alternative routes for Phoenix to Cape Town

Destination information for Cape Town

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Phoenix to Cape Town
Today's exchange rate
$1 = R15.33
Average temperature for December in Cape Town
80.6 °F
Avg rainfall for December in Cape Town
0.7 ″

Airports servicing Phoenix

Airports servicing Cape Town

Top 5 airlines from Phoenix to Cape Town

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Phoenix 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
United Airlines
$1,384 $1,579 No cancel fee 69%
Iberia
$1,441 $1,650 No change fee 77%
Delta
$1,376 $1,652 No cancel fee N/A
British Airways
$1,343 $1,897 No cancel fee 70%
American Airlines
$1,425 $2,486 No cancel fee 71%
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