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

RIC — CPT
Jan 30 — Feb 61

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 2023: compare Richmond to Cape Town flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Cape Town.

RIC - CPT

Price

$966 - $2,005

CPT

Temperature

53.6 - 69.8 °F

CPT

Rainfall

0.8 - 3.9 inches

Popular inMarchHigh demand for flights, 30% potential price rise
Cheapest inFebruaryBest time to find cheap flights, 31% potential price drop
Average price$974Average for round-trip flights in January 2023
Round-trip from$966From Richmond Byrd Intl to Cape Town Intl

What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from Richmond, Virginia to Cape Town?

Friday 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?

February is one of the best times of the year to fly to Cape Town from Richmond, Virginia. Prices for February average $1,408 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $966. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of March. Opting for a February flight can save you 42% on your journey compared to booking in March

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 in the morning. By choosing this option you can save up to 32% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight in the afternoon.

Cheap flights from Richmond to Cape Town in January, February 2023

The best prices found for RIC to CPT flights for January, February
Feb 27 - Mar 9
RIC

Richmond Byrd Intl

CPT

Cape Town Intl

2 stops

38h 07m
CPT

Cape Town Intl

RIC

Richmond Byrd Intl

2 stops

26h 56m
$1,070

American Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/24

Feb 27 - Mar 9
RIC

Richmond Byrd Intl

CPT

Cape Town Intl

3 stops

31h 00m
CPT

Cape Town Intl

RIC

Richmond Byrd Intl

2 stops

34h 24m
$1,082

American Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/24

Feb 27 - Mar 8
RIC

Richmond Byrd Intl

CPT

Cape Town Intl

1 stop

28h 13m
CPT

Cape Town Intl

RIC

Richmond Byrd Intl

2 stops

30h 40m
$1,242

Delta

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/24

Richmond to Cape Town 2023 flight deals

Cheap flights to Cape Town from Richmond found for this year
Feb 27 - Mar 9
RIC

Richmond Byrd Intl

CPT

Cape Town Intl

2 stops

38h 07m
CPT

Cape Town Intl

RIC

Richmond Byrd Intl

2 stops

26h 56m
$1,070

American Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/24

Feb 27 - Mar 9
RIC

Richmond Byrd Intl

CPT

Cape Town Intl

3 stops

31h 00m
CPT

Cape Town Intl

RIC

Richmond Byrd Intl

2 stops

34h 24m
$1,082

American Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/24

Feb 27 - Mar 8
RIC

Richmond Byrd Intl

CPT

Cape Town Intl

1 stop

28h 13m
CPT

Cape Town Intl

RIC

Richmond Byrd Intl

2 stops

30h 40m
$1,242

Delta

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/24

Cheap United Airlines flights from Richmond to Cape Town

Feb 27 - Mar 9
RIC

Richmond Byrd Intl

CPT

Cape Town Intl

1 stop

18h 08m
CPT

Cape Town Intl

RIC

Richmond Byrd Intl

1 stop

32h 13m
$1,690

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/24

Feb 17 - Feb 20
RIC

Richmond Byrd Intl

CPT

Cape Town Intl

1 stop

21h 46m
CPT

Cape Town Intl

RIC

Richmond Byrd Intl

1 stop

27h 23m
$1,821

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/22

Apr 15 - Apr 22
RIC

Richmond Byrd Intl

CPT

Cape Town Intl

1 stop

22h 42m
CPT

Cape Town Intl

RIC

Richmond Byrd Intl

1 stop

21h 13m
$1,994

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/23

Cheap American Airlines flights from Richmond to Cape Town

Feb 27 - Mar 9
RIC

Richmond Byrd Intl

CPT

Cape Town Intl

2 stops

38h 07m
CPT

Cape Town Intl

RIC

Richmond Byrd Intl

2 stops

26h 56m
$1,070

American Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/24

Feb 27 - Mar 9
RIC

Richmond Byrd Intl

CPT

Cape Town Intl

3 stops

31h 00m
CPT

Cape Town Intl

RIC

Richmond Byrd Intl

2 stops

34h 24m
$1,082

American Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/24

Mar 7 - Apr 5
RIC

Richmond Byrd Intl

CPT

Cape Town Intl

2 stops

40h 21m
CPT

Cape Town Intl

RIC

Richmond Byrd Intl

2 stops

35h 11m
$1,262

American Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/22

One-way flights to Cape Town from Richmond

The cheapest one-way flights from Richmond to Cape Town
Jul 24
RIC

Richmond Byrd Intl

CPT

Cape Town Intl

3 stops

45h 25m
$2,411

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/23

Jul 24
RIC

Richmond Byrd Intl

CPT

Cape Town Intl

2 stops

40h 38m
$5,355

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/23

Jul 24
RIC

Richmond Byrd Intl

CPT

Cape Town Intl

1 stop

20h 30m
$7,986

Delta

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/23

Reviews of Airlines Servicing Cape Town

Delta
7.9
Good
1,995 reviews

Overall

7.9

Boarding

8.0

Crew

8.5

Comfort

7.9

Entertainment

7.8

Food

7.2

Reviews

1 / 10

How the check in and gate agents made the process easy and fast and they were very friendly and professional. The flight attendants were very nice also. The flight itself was calm

Delta
7.9
Good
1,995 reviews
Delta
7.9
Good
1,995 reviews

Overall

7.9

Boarding

8.0

Crew

8.5

Comfort

7.9

Entertainment

7.8

Food

7.2

Reviews

1 / 10

How the check in and gate agents made the process easy and fast and they were very friendly and professional. The flight attendants were very nice also. The flight itself was calm

United Airlines
7.6
Good
1,142 reviews
Delta
7.9
Good
1,995 reviews

Overall

7.9

Boarding

8.0

Crew

8.5

Comfort

7.9

Entertainment

7.8

Food

7.2

Reviews

1 / 10

How the check in and gate agents made the process easy and fast and they were very friendly and professional. The flight attendants were very nice also. The flight itself was calm

American Airlines
7.4
Good
1,666 reviews
Delta
7.9
Good
1,995 reviews

Overall

7.9

Boarding

8.0

Crew

8.5

Comfort

7.9

Entertainment

7.8

Food

7.2

Reviews

1 / 10

How the check in and gate agents made the process easy and fast and they were very friendly and professional. The flight attendants were very nice also. The flight itself was calm

Qatar Airways
7.3
Good
1,007 reviews
Delta
7.9
Good
1,995 reviews

Overall

7.9

Boarding

8.0

Crew

8.5

Comfort

7.9

Entertainment

7.8

Food

7.2

Reviews

1 / 10

How the check in and gate agents made the process easy and fast and they were very friendly and professional. The flight attendants were very nice also. The flight itself was calm

British Airways
6.6
Okay
328 reviews
Delta
7.9
Good
1,995 reviews

Overall

7.9

Boarding

8.0

Crew

8.5

Comfort

7.9

Entertainment

7.8

Food

7.2

Reviews

1 / 10

How the check in and gate agents made the process easy and fast and they were very friendly and professional. The flight attendants were very nice also. The flight itself was calm

Related info for your journey

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

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 United Airlines and Delta 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 $1,100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Richmond, Virginia to Cape Town for under $1,100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on American Airlines for just $1,070, but on average you can expect to pay $1,581.

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

American Airlines, at $1,070, was found to be the cheapest airline from Richmond, Virginia to Cape Town.Alternate airlines to your destination round-trip include Delta and United Airlines. Users have found that American Airlines is 23% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

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.

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

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for $1,084. While the most popular route (Richmond Byrd Intl - Cape Town Intl) can be booked for $1,266 on average our data indicates $2,203 when flying from Richmond, Virginia to Cape Town.

Alternative routes for Richmond to Cape Town

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.
Norfolk to Cape Townfrom $1,318 pp
Roanoke to Cape Townfrom $1,474 pp
Richmond to Durbanfrom $1,842 pp

Top 2 airlines flying from Richmond to Cape Town

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Richmond to Cape Town choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
United AirlinesCheapest$1,114Average$1,617FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time69%COVID-19 safety
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DeltaCheapest$1,122Average$1,233FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-timeN/ACOVID-19 safety
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