Cheap flights from Richmond (RIC) to Cape Town (CPT)

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How to find the cheapest flight from
Richmond (RIC) to Cape Town (CPT)

All the information you need to plan the best RIC to CPT flight in 2022: compare Richmond to Cape Town flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Cape Town.
What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from Richmond, Virginia to Cape Town?

Saturday flights are generally found to be more expensive for flights from Richmond, Virginia to Cape Town. 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.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Richmond, Virginia to Cape Town?

May is one of the best times of the year to fly to Cape Town from Richmond, Virginia. Prices for May average $1,615 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $953. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of February. Opting for a May flight can save you 26% on your journey compared to booking in May

When is the cheapest time to fly from Richmond, Virginia to Cape Town (RIC - CPT)?

It’s optimal to fly from Richmond, Virginia to Cape Town at noon. By choosing this option you can save up to 23% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight in the morning.

Cheap flights from Richmond to Cape Town in January, February 2022

The best prices found for RIC to CPT flights for January, February
31 Jan - 11 Feb
$992pp
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
British Airways
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
British Airways
   
2 STOPS
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
31 Jan - 10 Feb
$2,040pp
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
Delta
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Delta
   
2 STOPS
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl

Richmond Byrd Intl to Cape Town 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Cape Town from Richmond found for this year
31 Jan - 11 Feb
$992pp
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
British Airways
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
British Airways
   
2 STOPS
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
1 Jul - 31 Jul
$1,386pp
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
British Airways
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
British Airways
   
2 STOPS
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
31 Jan - 10 Feb
$2,040pp
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
Delta
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Delta
   
2 STOPS
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl

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Flight FAQs

From Richmond to Cape Town

Which airlines flying from Richmond Byrd 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, United Airlines, and KLM flying from Richmond Byrd Intl to Cape Town Intl have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Richmond, Virginia to Cape Town for under $1,000. The cheapest flight booked recently is on British Airways for just $992, but on average you can expect to pay $1,472.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Richmond, Virginia to Cape Town round-trip?

British Airways, at $992, was found to be the cheapest airline from Richmond, Virginia to Cape Town. An alternate airline flying to your destination would be Delta. Users have found that British Airways is 38% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

What are the cheapest flights from Richmond, Virginia to Cape Town?

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for $1,738. While the most popular route (Richmond Byrd Intl - Cape Town Intl) can be booked for $992 on average our data indicates $1,738 when flying from Richmond, Virginia to Cape Town.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Richmond, Virginia to Cape Town?

When booking a flight from Richmond, Virginia to Cape Town, you may want to consider flying on Delta, KLM or United Airlines as they are the most popular for this route.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Cape Town, South Africa

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

Information is based on travel restrictions from Richmond Byrd Intl to Cape Town Intl

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

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

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Richmond Byrd Intl 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 Richmond from Cape Town?

Returning to Richmond Byrd Intl 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 24 hours before departing to Richmond Byrd Intl.

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

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Alternative routes for Richmond 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 Richmond to Cape Town.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = R15.40
Average temperature for January in Cape Town
82.4 °F
Avg rainfall for January in Cape Town
0.4 ″

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