Cheap flights from Portland (PDX) to Cape Town (CPT)

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The best prices from Portland to Cape Town Intl are usually found in August or February, booked 41 days in advance, depart on a Monday or Tuesday and return on a Monday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Portland (PDX) to Cape Town (CPT)

All the information you need to plan the best PDX to CPT flight in 2021: compare Portland to Cape Town flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Cape Town.
PDX - CPT
Price
$1,106 - $1,989
CPT
Temperature
53.6 - 69.8 °F
CPT
Precipitation
0.8 - 3.9 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 31% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

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

Round-trip from

$1,106

From Portland to Cape Town Intl

One-way from

$746

One-way flight from Portland 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 Portland to Cape Town?

Flying to your destination on a Thursday can be more expensive, but this shouldn’t discourage you from finding affordable options to get to Cape Town. Check prices with Cheapflights to find a great deal for your trip.

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

Our data shows that August tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Cape Town from Portland. Users have commonly found prices around $1,373 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $1,022. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in December.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Portland to Cape Town (PDX - CPT)?

It’s optimal to fly from Portland to Cape Town in the morning. By choosing this option you can save up to 12% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight at noon.

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

Travelers have found it’s best to book a flight 41 days in advance to save up to 16% 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 41 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 Portland to Cape Town 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $1,324, or $1,327 for flights within the next 24 hours.

Cheap flights from Portland to Cape Town in November, December 2021

The best prices found for PDX to CPT flights for November, December
29 Nov - 6 Dec
$1,218pp
PDX
Portland
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
PDX
Portland
3 Dec - 5 Dec
$1,674pp
PDX
Portland
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
PDX
Portland
29 Nov - 6 Dec
$1,709pp
PDX
Portland
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
PDX
Portland

Portland to Cape Town 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Cape Town from Portland found for next year
29 Nov - 6 Dec
$1,218pp
PDX
Portland
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
PDX
Portland
3 Dec - 5 Dec
$1,674pp
PDX
Portland
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
PDX
Portland
29 Nov - 6 Dec
$1,709pp
PDX
Portland
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
PDX
Portland

Last minute flights from Portland to Cape Town

Late deals on round-trip flights to Cape Town from Portland, departing today and this week
3 Dec - 5 Dec
$1,674pp
PDX
Portland
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
PDX
Portland
3 Dec - 5 Dec
$1,792pp
PDX
Portland
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
PDX
Portland
3 Dec - 5 Dec
$2,020pp
PDX
Portland
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
British Airways
   
2 STOPS
PDX
Portland

One-way flights to Cape Town Intl from Portland

The cheapest one-way flights from Portland to Cape Town
6:25 am - 5:50 am
Lufthansa
2 Stops
37h 25m
PDX - CPT
Lufthansa
$746
Ovago
6:05 pm - 1:00 pm
United Airlines
1 Stop
32h 55m
PDX - CPT
United Airlines
$921
United
7:50 pm - 5:25 pm
Delta
2 Stops
35h 35m
PDX - CPT
Delta
$1,497
Delta

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">Portland</span> to <span class="emphasized">Cape Town</span> flights.

Flight FAQs

From Portland to Cape Town

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

Delta, KLM, and United Airlines 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 Portland to Cape Town for under $1,000 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Portland to Cape Town for under $1,000. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $964, but on average you can expect to pay $1,736.

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

There are currently 8+ open flights from Portland to Cape Town within the next 7 days for less than $1,700.

How popular is this Portland to Cape Town flight route?

This flight path from Portland to Cape Town Intl was viewed by 13 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

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

Our cheapest airline available from Portland to Cape Town is American Airlines. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $1,146 on this airline. Additional options worth looking into are British Airways and United Airlines, starting at $1,181 and $1,248 round-trip. Users have found that American Airlines is 16% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

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

For one-way options, check prices for Lufthansa. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $734. Users have also found prices from $921 and $1,497 on United Airlines and Delta, respectively.

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

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

What are the cheapest flights from Portland to Cape Town?

The cheapest flight price from Portland to Cape Town is $799. On average you can expect to pay $1,774. The most popular route, (Portland - Cape Town Intl), can usually be booked for $964.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Cape Town, South Africa

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

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

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

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

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Portland 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 Portland from Cape Town?

Returning to Portland 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 Portland.

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

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Destination information for Cape Town

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Portland to Cape Town.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = R16.26
Average temperature for November in Cape Town
77.0 °F
Avg rainfall for November in Cape Town
0.9 ″

Airports servicing Portland

Airports servicing Cape Town

Top 5 airlines flying from Portland to Cape Town Intl

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Portland 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
KLM
$1,161 $1,515 No cancel fee 75%
Delta
$1,169 $1,598 No cancel fee N/A
United Airlines
$1,244 $1,606 No cancel fee 69%
American Airlines
$1,299 $1,827 No cancel fee 71%
Lufthansa
$1,456 $1,606 No cancel fee 76%
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