Cheap flights from Seattle (SEA) to Cape Town (CPT)

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The best prices from Seattle/Tacoma Intl to Cape Town Intl are usually found in August or November, booked 26 days in advance, depart on a Friday or Wednesday and return on a Friday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Seattle (SEA) to Cape Town (CPT)

All the information you need to plan the best SEA to CPT flight in 2022: compare Seattle to Cape Town flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Cape Town.
SEA - CPT
Price
$907 - $1,577
CPT
Temperature
53.6 - 69.8 °F
CPT
Rainfall
0.8 - 3.9 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 27% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 21% potential price drop

Average price

$1,281

Average for round-trip flights in June 2022

Round-trip from

$907

From Seattle/Tacoma Intl 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 month to fly from Seattle to Cape Town?

August can be a great time to fly to Cape Town from Seattle with a flight ticket averaging about $1,148. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of August for as cheap as $881. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Seattle to Cape Town (SEA - CPT)?

It’s optimal to fly from Seattle to Cape Town in the evening. By choosing this option you can save up to 35% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight in the morning.

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

Flying to your destination on a Sunday 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.

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

To save up to 26% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 26 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from Seattle to Cape Town from $1,367 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $1,536 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

Cheap flights from Seattle to Cape Town in June, July 2022

The best prices found for SEA to CPT flights for June, July
30 Jun - 13 Jul
$2,064pp
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
21 Jul - 18 Aug
$2,112pp
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
19 Jul - 18 Aug
$2,186pp
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
KLM
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
KLM
   
2 STOPS
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl

Seattle/Tacoma Intl to Cape Town 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Cape Town from Seattle found for this year
31 Oct - 15 Nov
$971pp
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
Air France
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Air France
 
1 STOP
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
23 Nov - 4 Dec
$972pp
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
Delta
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Delta
   
2 STOPS
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
31 Oct - 13 Nov
$976pp
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
Delta
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Delta
   
2 STOPS
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl

Last minute flights from Seattle to Cape Town

Late deals on round-trip flights to Cape Town from Seattle, departing today and this week
30 Jun - 13 Jul
$2,064pp
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
30 Jun - 13 Jul
$2,456pp
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
KLM
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
KLM
   
2 STOPS
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
30 Jun - 13 Jul
$2,957pp
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl

One-way flights to Cape Town Intl from Seattle

The cheapest one-way flights from Seattle to Cape Town
2:46 am - 6:00 am
SWISS
2 Stops
42h 14m
SEA - CPT
SWISS
$929
KAYAK
10:20 am - 6:00 am
Lufthansa
1 Stop
34h 40m
SEA - CPT
Lufthansa
$942
KAYAK
2:30 pm - 3:00 am
British Airways
1 Stop
26h 30m
SEA - CPT
British Airways
$983
KAYAK

Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From Seattle to Cape Town

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

British Airways, Qatar Airways, and Emirates 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 Seattle to Cape Town for under $1,000 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Seattle to Cape Town for under $1,000. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Air France for just $971, but on average you can expect to pay $1,024.

Are there last-minute flights available from Seattle to Cape Town for under $2,100?

There are currently 16+ open flights from Seattle to Cape Town within the next 7 days for less than $2,100.

How popular is this Seattle to Cape Town flight route?

This flight path from Seattle/Tacoma Intl to Cape Town Intl was viewed by 12 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 Seattle to Cape Town round-trip?

Flying on Air France is currently your cheapest option to Cape Town, with prices starting at $971. Additional round-trip tickets that might be worth considering are offered by Delta and KLM, with the lowest prices starting at $972 and $976, respectively. These flights start at 15% lower than the current average price 3 months from now.

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

The cheapest airlines for a one-way flight from Seattle to Cape Town are SWISS ($929), Lufthansa ($942), and Qatar Airways ($971).

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

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

What are the cheapest flights from Seattle to Cape Town?

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for $601. While the most popular route (Seattle/Tacoma Intl - Cape Town Intl) can be booked for $972 on average our data indicates $6,195 when flying from Seattle to Cape Town.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Cape Town, South Africa

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

Information is based on travel restrictions from Seattle/Tacoma Intl to Cape Town Intl

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

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Seattle/Tacoma Intl must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 48 hours for Antigen (quick-test) before departing to Cape Town Intl.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Seattle/Tacoma 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 Seattle from Cape Town?

Returning to Seattle/Tacoma Intl from Cape Town Intl

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Cape Town Intl are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering Seattle/Tacoma Intl.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Cape Town Intl are not required to quarantine after entering Seattle/Tacoma Intl.

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Destination information for Cape Town

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Seattle to Cape Town.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = R15.95
Average temperature for June in Cape Town
66.2 °F
Avg rainfall for June in Cape Town
3.1 ″

Airports servicing Seattle

Airports servicing Cape Town

Top 7 airlines flying from Seattle/Tacoma Intl to Cape Town Intl

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Seattle 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
American Airlines
$673 $1,034 No cancel fee 71%
United Airlines
$813 $1,634 No cancel fee 69%
KLM
$860 $1,230 No cancel fee 75%
British Airways
$921 $1,030 No cancel fee 70%
Delta
$979 $1,266 No cancel fee N/A
Qatar Airways
$995 $1,174 No cancel fee 68%
Emirates
$1,161 $1,512 No cancel fee 75%
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