Cheap flights from San Diego (SAN) to Cape Town (CPT)

SAN — CPT
Oct 11 — Oct 181

The best prices from San Diego to Cape Town Intl are usually found in January or March, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Friday and return on a Wednesday

How to find the cheapest flight from San Diego (SAN) to Cape Town (CPT)

All the information you need to plan the best SAN to CPT flight in 2022: compare San Diego to Cape Town flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Cape Town.

SAN - CPT

Price

$982 - $1,682

CPT

Temperature

53.6 - 69.8 °F

CPT

Rainfall

0.8 - 3.9 inches

Popular inJulyHigh demand for flights, 22% potential price rise
Cheapest inJanuaryBest time to find cheap flights, 25% potential price drop
Average price$1,210Average for round-trip flights in October 2022
Round-trip from$982From San Diego to Cape Town Intl

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

Tuesday is generally a great day to depart. Flying on this day could help you save up to 21%.

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

Users have found that booking a flight from San Diego to Cape Town at least 61 days early can save you up to 18% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 61 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from San Diego to Cape Town for as little as $1,541 when booking for a departure date within the next two weeks. You can also check prices now. Some users have found airline tickets as low as $1,568 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

What is the cheapest month to fly from San Diego to Cape Town?

January can be a great time to fly to Cape Town from San Diego with a flight ticket averaging about $1,311. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of January for as cheap as $969. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of July.

When is the cheapest time to fly from San Diego to Cape Town (SAN - CPT)?

Unlike at noon, when flights are generally more expensive, you can save up to 10% on flights from San Diego to Cape Town by exploring options for tickets in the afternoon.

Cheap flights from San Diego to Cape Town in October, November 2022

The best prices found for SAN to CPT flights for October, November
Nov 9 - Nov 30
SAN

San Diego

CPT

Cape Town Intl

1 stop

28h 05m
CPT

Cape Town Intl

SAN

San Diego

2 stops

42h 08m
$1,183

Lufthansa

Pick Dates

Deal found 10/3/22

Nov 9 - Nov 30
SAN

San Diego

CPT

Cape Town Intl

2 stops

34h 30m
CPT

Cape Town Intl

SAN

San Diego

2 stops

42h 08m
$1,188

Lufthansa

Pick Dates

Deal found 10/3/22

Nov 14 - Dec 5
SAN

San Diego

CPT

Cape Town Intl

2 stops

32h 23m
CPT

Cape Town Intl

SAN

San Diego

2 stops

34h 40m
$1,251

SWISS

Pick Dates

Deal found 10/5/22

San Diego to Cape Town 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Cape Town from San Diego found for this year
Nov 9 - Nov 30
SAN

San Diego

CPT

Cape Town Intl

1 stop

28h 05m
CPT

Cape Town Intl

SAN

San Diego

2 stops

42h 08m
$1,183

Lufthansa

Pick Dates

Deal found 10/3/22

Nov 9 - Nov 30
SAN

San Diego

CPT

Cape Town Intl

2 stops

34h 30m
CPT

Cape Town Intl

SAN

San Diego

2 stops

42h 08m
$1,188

Lufthansa

Pick Dates

Deal found 10/3/22

Dec 7 - Dec 14
SAN

San Diego

CPT

Cape Town Intl

1 stop

28h 05m
CPT

Cape Town Intl

SAN

San Diego

2 stops

67h 31m
$1,201

Lufthansa

Pick Dates

Deal found 10/4/22

Cheap Lufthansa flights from San Diego to Cape Town

Jan 17 - Jan 28
SAN

San Diego

CPT

Cape Town Intl

1 stop

28h 05m
CPT

Cape Town Intl

SAN

San Diego

1 stop

40h 10m
$1,173

Lufthansa

Pick Dates

Deal found 10/3/22

Jan 18 - Jan 27
SAN

San Diego

CPT

Cape Town Intl

1 stop

28h 05m
CPT

Cape Town Intl

SAN

San Diego

1 stop

40h 10m
$1,174

Lufthansa

Pick Dates

Deal found 10/4/22

Jan 18 - Jan 28
SAN

San Diego

CPT

Cape Town Intl

2 stops

29h 25m
CPT

Cape Town Intl

SAN

San Diego

1 stop

40h 10m
$1,178

Lufthansa

Pick Dates

Deal found 10/3/22

Cheap Delta flights from San Diego to Cape Town

Jan 22 - Feb 4
SAN

San Diego

CPT

Cape Town Intl

2 stops

37h 10m
CPT

Cape Town Intl

SAN

San Diego

2 stops

33h 33m
$1,184

Delta

Pick Dates

Deal found 10/4/22

Jan 17 - Jan 27
SAN

San Diego

CPT

Cape Town Intl

3 stops

36h 10m
CPT

Cape Town Intl

SAN

San Diego

2 stops

31h 58m
$1,209

Delta

Pick Dates

Deal found 10/3/22

Jan 17 - Jan 27
SAN

San Diego

CPT

Cape Town Intl

2 stops

38h 25m
CPT

Cape Town Intl

SAN

San Diego

2 stops

31h 58m
$1,230

Delta

Pick Dates

Deal found 10/3/22

Last minute flights from San Diego to Cape Town

Late deals on return flights to Cape Town from San Diego, departing today and this week
Oct 15 - Nov 4
SAN

San Diego

CPT

Cape Town Intl

3 stops

54h 05m
CPT

Cape Town Intl

SAN

San Diego

3 stops

38h 45m
$8,539

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 10/5/22

Oct 15 - Nov 2
SAN

San Diego

CPT

Cape Town Intl

2 stops

39h 10m
CPT

Cape Town Intl

SAN

San Diego

2 stops

45h 10m
$10,486

Delta

Pick Dates

Deal found 10/5/22

Oct 15 - Nov 1
SAN

San Diego

CPT

Cape Town Intl

2 stops

39h 10m
CPT

Cape Town Intl

SAN

San Diego

2 stops

43h 23m
$10,491

Delta

Pick Dates

Deal found 10/5/22

One-way flights to Cape Town from San Diego

The cheapest one-way flights from San Diego to Cape Town
Jan 22
SAN

San Diego

CPT

Cape Town Intl

1 stop

28h 05m
$766

Lufthansa

Pick Dates

Deal found 10/5/22

Jan 22
SAN

San Diego

CPT

Cape Town Intl

3 stops

41h 10m
$814

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 10/5/22

Jan 22
SAN

San Diego

CPT

Cape Town Intl

2 stops

55h 40m
$837

British Airways

Pick Dates

Deal found 10/5/22

Related info for your journey

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

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

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like British Airways, United Airlines, and Delta flying from San Diego to Cape Town Intl have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

Can I find flights from San Diego to Cape Town for under $1,200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from San Diego to Cape Town for under $1,200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Lufthansa for just $1,173, but on average you can expect to pay $1,212.

Are there last-minute flights available from San Diego to Cape Town for under $8,600?

There are currently 6+ open flights from San Diego to Cape Town within the next 7 days for less than $8,600.

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

Currently priced at $1,173, Lufthansa will fly you from San Diego to Cape Town and back. In addition to Lufthansa, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Search Cheapflights for deals from KLM and Delta - these airlines can fly you to your destination from $1,179 and $1,184, respectively. Users have found that Lufthansa is 10% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

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

The cheapest airlines for a one-way flight from San Diego to Cape Town are Lufthansa ($766), British Airways ($837), and United Airlines ($1,435).

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

When booking a flight from San Diego to Cape Town, you may want to consider flying on American Airlines, British Airways or Delta as they are the most popular for this route.

What are the cheapest flights from San Diego to Cape Town?

The cheapest flight price from San Diego to Cape Town is $972. On average you can expect to pay $2,914. The most popular route, (San Diego - Cape Town Intl), can usually be booked for $1,157.

Alternative routes for San Diego to Cape Town

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Top 4 airlines flying from San Diego to Cape Town

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from San Diego to Cape Town choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
British AirwaysCheapest$1,081Average$1,274FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time70%COVID-19 safety
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LufthansaCheapest$1,138Average$1,222FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time76%COVID-19 safety
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DeltaCheapest$1,154Average$1,669FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-timeN/ACOVID-19 safety
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United AirlinesCheapest$1,195Average$1,551FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time69%COVID-19 safety
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