Cheap flights from Phoenix (PHX) to Cape Town (CPT)

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The best prices from Phoenix to Cape Town Intl 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)

All the information you need to plan the best PHX to CPT flight in 2021: compare Phoenix to Cape Town flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Cape Town.
PH1 - CPT
Price
$1,369 - $1,706
CPT
Temperature
53.6 - 69.8 °F
CPT
Precipitation
0.8 - 3.9 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 Intl

One-way from

$728

One-way flight from Phoenix 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 month to fly from Phoenix to Cape Town?

The best pricing can be found in the month of August. Prices to Cape Town from Phoenix average $1,460. You can even find prices in August for less than $1,460, as users have found deals to Cape Town from as low as $1,036. The month of June appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Cape Town from Phoenix. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 16%.

What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from Phoenix to Cape Town?

Leaving on a Sunday is a viable option for saving on travel. Heavily demanded days of the week can typically drive up the prices you see. Booking your travel for a less competitive day can save up to 14% on the overall cost on flights from Phoenix to Cape Town.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Phoenix to Cape Town (PH1 - CPT)?

Unlike at noon, when flights are generally more expensive, you can save up to 20% on flights from Phoenix to Cape Town by exploring options for tickets in the morning.

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

Travelers have found it’s best to book a flight 61 days in advance to save up to 13% 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 61 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 Phoenix to Cape Town 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $1,496, or $1,621 for flights within the next 24 hours.

Cheap flights from Phoenix to Cape Town in October, November 2021

The best prices found for PHX to CPT flights for October, November
30 Nov - 7 Dec
$1,060pp
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Kenya Airways
     
3 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Kenya Airways
     
3 STOPS
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
11 Nov - 18 Nov
$1,100pp
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
British Airways
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
British Airways
 
1 STOP
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
11 Nov - 18 Nov
$1,101pp
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
British Airways
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
British Airways
 
1 STOP
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl

Phoenix to Cape Town 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Cape Town from Phoenix found for this year
30 Nov - 7 Dec
$1,060pp
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Kenya Airways
     
3 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Kenya Airways
     
3 STOPS
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
11 Nov - 18 Nov
$1,100pp
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
British Airways
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
British Airways
 
1 STOP
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
11 Nov - 18 Nov
$1,101pp
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
British Airways
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
British Airways
 
1 STOP
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
27 Oct - 3 Jan
$1,628pp
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
27 Oct - 3 Jan
$1,684pp
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
27 Oct - 3 Jan
$2,144pp
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Emirates
     
3 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Emirates
     
3 STOPS
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl

One-way flights to Cape Town Intl from Phoenix

The cheapest one-way flights from Phoenix to Cape Town
2:25 pm - 1:00 am
Lufthansa
2 Stops
50h 35m
PHX - CPT
Lufthansa
$728
Ovago
7:59 pm - 3:40 am
Multiple Airlines
3 Stops
46h 41m
PHX - CPT
Multiple Airlines
$880
Kiwi.com
1:30 am - 1:00 pm
United Airlines
1 Stop
26h 30m
PHX - CPT
United Airlines
$893
United

Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From Phoenix to Cape Town

What airport do you fly into for flights to Cape Town from Phoenix?

For a flight from Phoenix to Cape Town, you will be flying into Cape Town Intl. Cape Town Intl (CPT) is just 9.7 mi from the center of the city. Cape Town Intl is the only Cape Town airport and it handles 0 inbound flights from Phoenix per day. 7 airlines have flights to Cape Town Intl from Phoenix on a regular basis.

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

Delta, British Airways, and Iberia are some of the carriers that may have flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for other airlines that may also have this kind of flexibility.

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 Qatar Airways for just $982, but on average you can expect to pay $1,079.

Are there last-minute flights available from Phoenix to Cape Town for under $1,700?

There are currently 6+ open flights from Phoenix to Cape Town within the next 7 days for less than $1,700.

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

Cheapflights users have booked flights from Phoenix to Cape Town round-trip from $982. Other airlines that can offer you cheap pricing are Kenya Airways, from $1,039, and British Airways, from $1,067. Users have found that Qatar Airways is 32% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

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

One-way options have recently been found by users for as low as $613 on British Airways. Other airlines that offer cheap prices include Lufthansa from $728 and United Airlines from $881 one-way.

What are the cheapest flights from Phoenix to Cape Town?

While on average a flight from Phoenix to Cape Town is generally $1,997, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is $824. When looking at the most popular route, (Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl - Cape Town Intl), you can expect to pay $982 for that flight.

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

Consider American Airlines, British Airways or Delta when booking your flight. These represent the most popular airlines when flying from Phoenix to Cape Town.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Cape Town, South Africa

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

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

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

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

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Phoenix 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 Phoenix from Cape Town?

Returning to Phoenix 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 72 hours before departing to Phoenix.

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

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Destination information for Cape Town

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Phoenix to Cape Town.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = R14.47
Average temperature for October in Cape Town
73.4 °F
Avg rainfall for October in Cape Town
1.5 ″

Airports servicing Phoenix

Phoenix-Mesa Gateway (AZA)

Airports servicing Cape Town

Top 5 airlines flying from Phoenix to Cape Town Intl

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
British Airways
$1,343 $1,897 No cancel fee 70%
Delta
$1,376 $1,652 No cancel fee N/A
United Airlines
$1,384 $1,579 No cancel fee 69%
American Airlines
$1,425 $2,486 No cancel fee 71%
Iberia
$1,441 $1,650 No cancel fee 77%
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