Cheap flights from Raleigh (RDU) to Cape Town (CPT)

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How to find the cheapest flight from
Raleigh (RDU) to Cape Town (CPT)

All the information you need to plan the best RDU to CPT flight in 2021: compare Raleigh to Cape Town flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Cape Town.
RDU - CPT
Price
$1,124 - $1,716
CPT
Temperature
53.6 - 69.8 °F
CPT
Precipitation
0.8 - 3.9 inches

Popular in

June

High demand for flights, 23% potential price rise

Cheapest in

April

Best time to find cheap flights, 15% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$1,124

From Raleigh Raleigh-Durham to Cape Town Intl

One-way from

$648

One-way flight from Raleigh Raleigh-Durham 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 Raleigh to Cape Town?

Flying to your destination on a Friday 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.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Raleigh to Cape Town (RDU - CPT)?

When flying from Raleigh to Cape Town, the time of day you fly usually plays a role in the price. Save by searching for a flight in the morning, which can drop the price by up to 16% versus a flight at noon.

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

April is one of the best times of the year to fly to Cape Town from Raleigh. Prices for April average $1,325 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $991. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of June. Opting for a April flight can save you 29% on your journey compared to booking in April

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

The best prices found for RDU to CPT flights for November, December
28 Dec - 4 Jan
$1,659pp
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
British Airways
   
2 STOPS
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
18 Dec - 31 Dec
$1,997pp
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
British Airways
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
British Airways
   
2 STOPS
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
17 Dec - 24 Dec
$2,317pp
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
Lufthansa
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Lufthansa
   
2 STOPS
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham

Raleigh Raleigh-Durham to Cape Town 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Cape Town from Raleigh found for next year
28 Dec - 4 Jan
$1,659pp
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
British Airways
   
2 STOPS
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
18 Dec - 31 Dec
$1,997pp
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
British Airways
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
British Airways
   
2 STOPS
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
17 Dec - 24 Dec
$2,317pp
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
Lufthansa
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Lufthansa
   
2 STOPS
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham

One-way flights to Cape Town Intl from Raleigh

The cheapest one-way flights from Raleigh to Cape Town
9:11 am - 3:00 am
British Airways
2 Stops
34h 49m
RDU - CPT
British Airways
$648
Ovago
1:00 am - 1:00 am
Multiple Airlines
3 Stops
41h 00m
RDU - CPT
Multiple Airlines
$656
Kiwi.com
3:00 pm - 1:00 pm
United Airlines
1 Stop
39h 00m
RDU - CPT
United Airlines
$786
United

Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From Raleigh to Cape Town

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

Some of our airline partners flying from Raleigh Raleigh-Durham to Cape Town Intl have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. Delta, United Airlines, and Lufthansa are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like Delta with this kind of flexibility.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Raleigh to Cape Town for under $1,000. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Turkish Airlines for just $977, but on average you can expect to pay $1,390.

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

Our cheapest airline available from Raleigh to Cape Town is Turkish Airlines. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $977 on this airline. Additional options worth looking into are United Airlines and Lufthansa, starting at $998 and $1,013 round-trip. Users have found that Turkish Airlines is 26% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

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

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

What are the cheapest flights from Raleigh to Cape Town?

While on average a flight from Raleigh to Cape Town is generally $2,018, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is $646. When looking at the most popular route, (Raleigh Raleigh-Durham - Cape Town Intl), you can expect to pay $977 for that flight.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Cape Town, South Africa

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

Information is based on travel restrictions from Raleigh Raleigh-Durham to Cape Town Intl

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

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

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Raleigh Raleigh-Durham 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 Raleigh from Cape Town?

Returning to Raleigh Raleigh-Durham 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 Raleigh Raleigh-Durham.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Cape Town Intl are not required to quarantine after entering Raleigh Raleigh-Durham.

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Alternative routes for Raleigh to Cape Town

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Destination information for Cape Town

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

Raleigh Raleigh-Durham (RDU)

Airports servicing Cape Town

Top 6 airlines flying from Raleigh Raleigh-Durham to Cape Town Intl

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Raleigh 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
Ethiopian Air
$1,003 $1,234 No cancel fee 72%
Delta
$1,113 $1,668 No cancel fee N/A
British Airways
$1,118 $2,911 No cancel fee 70%
Lufthansa
$1,120 $1,419 No cancel fee 76%
Air France
$1,205 $1,350 No cancel fee 77%
United Airlines
$1,292 $2,274 No cancel fee 69%
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