Cheap flights from the United States to Cape Town (CPT)

LAX — CPT
Dec 10 — Dec 171

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

Travelers have found it’s best to book a flight 47 days in advance to save up to 16% compared to booking the same week of travel. As your travel date approaches, the cost of this flight route may potentially increase. While opting to book 47 days out may not be an option for all, there are still additional ways to secure a deal in the near future. You might find a flight from USA to Cape Town 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $1,275, or $1,466 for flights within the next 24 hours.

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

Our data shows that January tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Cape Town from USA. Users have commonly found prices around $1,199 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $840. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in July.

When is the cheapest time to fly from USA to Cape Town (US - CPT)?

Regardless of the time of day you decide to fly, the ticket price will remain around the same. Book flights from USA to Cape Town as you normally would.

Cheap flights from USA to Cape Town in December, January 2022

The best prices found for USA to CPT flights for December, January
Jan 23 - Jan 30
IAD

Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl

CPT

Cape Town Intl

1 stop

30h 35m
CPT

Cape Town Intl

IAD

Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl

1 stop

31h 55m
$802

Turkish Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 12/5

Jan 30 - Feb 13
IAD

Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl

CPT

Cape Town Intl

1 stop

30h 35m
CPT

Cape Town Intl

IAD

Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl

1 stop

31h 55m
$820

Turkish Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 12/3

Jan 24 - Feb 2
EWR

Newark

CPT

Cape Town Intl

2 stops

33h 30m
CPT

Cape Town Intl

EWR

Newark

2 stops

35h 40m
$823

Ethiopian Air

Pick Dates

Deal found 12/4

USA to Cape Town 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Cape Town from USA found for this year
Dec 4 - Dec 7
IAD

Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl

CPT

Cape Town Intl

1 stop

30h 00m
CPT

Cape Town Intl

IAD

Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl

1 stop

37h 25m
$1,059

Qatar Airways

Pick Dates

Deal found 12/3

Dec 6 - Dec 18
IAD

Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl

CPT

Cape Town Intl

1 stop

30h 35m
CPT

Cape Town Intl

IAD

Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl

1 stop

30h 00m
$1,134

Qatar Airways

Pick Dates

Deal found 12/4

Dec 9 - Dec 20
IAD

Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl

CPT

Cape Town Intl

1 stop

30h 35m
CPT

Cape Town Intl

IAD

Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl

1 stop

31h 55m
$1,200

Turkish Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 12/2

Cheap Turkish Airlines flights from USA to Cape Town

Feb 14 - Feb 21
IAD

Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl

CPT

Cape Town Intl

1 stop

30h 35m
CPT

Cape Town Intl

IAD

Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl

1 stop

31h 55m
$801

Turkish Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 12/2

Jan 30 - Feb 13
IAD

Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl

CPT

Cape Town Intl

1 stop

30h 35m
CPT

Cape Town Intl

IAD

Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl

1 stop

31h 55m
$820

Turkish Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 12/3

Feb 22 - Mar 13
LAX

Los Angeles

CPT

Cape Town Intl

1 stop

37h 00m
CPT

Cape Town Intl

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

32h 10m
$830

Turkish Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 12/2

Cheap Ethiopian Air flights from USA to Cape Town

Feb 24 - Mar 6
EWR

Newark

CPT

Cape Town Intl

2 stops

33h 30m
CPT

Cape Town Intl

EWR

Newark

2 stops

35h 40m
$807

Ethiopian Air

Pick Dates

Deal found 12/3

Apr 20 - May 1
EWR

Newark

CPT

Cape Town Intl

2 stops

34h 15m
CPT

Cape Town Intl

EWR

Newark

2 stops

34h 55m
$821

Ethiopian Air

Pick Dates

Deal found 12/4

Jan 24 - Feb 2
EWR

Newark

CPT

Cape Town Intl

2 stops

33h 30m
CPT

Cape Town Intl

EWR

Newark

2 stops

35h 40m
$823

Ethiopian Air

Pick Dates

Deal found 12/4

Non-stop flights to Cape Town from USA

Save time with USA to Cape Town direct flight deals
Feb 2 - Mar 21
IAD

Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl

CPT

Cape Town Intl

Nonstop

14h 30m
CPT

Cape Town Intl

IAD

Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl

Nonstop

16h 00m
$1,196

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 12/3

Feb 11 - Feb 28
IAD

Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl

CPT

Cape Town Intl

Nonstop

14h 30m
CPT

Cape Town Intl

IAD

Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl

Nonstop

16h 00m
$1,197

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 12/2

Apr 6 - Apr 28
IAD

Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl

CPT

Cape Town Intl

Nonstop

14h 35m
CPT

Cape Town Intl

IAD

Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl

Nonstop

16h 00m
$1,296

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 12/4

Last minute flights from USA to Cape Town

Late deals on return flights to Cape Town from USA, departing today and this week
Dec 11 - Jan 22
JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

CPT

Cape Town Intl

1 stop

32h 05m
CPT

Cape Town Intl

JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

1 stop

27h 10m
$1,362

British Airways

Pick Dates

Deal found 12/3

Dec 11 - Jan 22
JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

CPT

Cape Town Intl

1 stop

32h 05m
CPT

Cape Town Intl

JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

2 stops

25h 10m
$1,382

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 12/3

Dec 11 - Dec 18
JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

CPT

Cape Town Intl

1 stop

29h 45m
CPT

Cape Town Intl

JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

1 stop

28h 00m
$1,408

Qatar Airways

Pick Dates

Deal found 12/4

One-way flights to Cape Town from USA

The cheapest one-way flights from USA to Cape Town
Feb 5
JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

CPT

Cape Town Intl

2 stops

40h 50m
$407

Kenya Airways

Pick Dates

Deal found 12/4

Jan 18
JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

CPT

Cape Town Intl

1 stop

24h 55m
$437

Kenya Airways

Pick Dates

Deal found 12/4

Feb 8
JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

CPT

Cape Town Intl

1 stop

24h 55m
$449

Kenya Airways

Pick Dates

Deal found 12/4

Related info for your journey

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

What airport do you fly into for flights to Cape Town from United States?

If you book a flight to Cape Town from United States, you will be flying to Cape Town Intl, which is the city’s only airport. Cape Town Intl (CPT) is located 9.7 mi from the center of Cape Town.

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

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

Can I find flights from USA to Cape Town for under $900 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from USA to Cape Town for under $900. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Turkish Airlines for just $801, but on average you can expect to pay $834.

Are there nonstop flights from USA to Cape Town for under $1,200 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from USA to Cape Town under $1,200. A good price for a nonstop flight from USA to Cape Town is less than $1,578.

Are there last-minute flights available from USA to Cape Town for under $1,400?

There are currently 20+ open flights from USA to Cape Town within the next 7 days for less than $1,400.

How popular is this USA to Cape Town flight route?

The United States to Cape Town Intl flight path 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 to fly from USA to Cape Town one-way?

$407 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from Kenya Airways. You may also be able to find cheap deals on Turkish Airlines and Qatar Airways, with prices starting from $451 and $550, respectively.

What are the most popular routes from USA to Cape Town?

While some choose either Newark - Cape Town Intl or New York LaGuardia - Cape Town Intl, New York John F Kennedy Intl - Cape Town Intl is the most popular route from USA to Cape Town.

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

When booking a flight from USA to Cape Town, you may want to consider flying on Undisclosed Carrier, American Airlines or Air France as they are the most popular for this route.

What are the cheapest flights from USA to Cape Town?

While on average a flight from USA to Cape Town is generally $3,998, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is $602. When looking at the most popular route, (New York John F Kennedy Intl - Cape Town Intl), you can expect to pay $833 for that flight.

Departure points for flights from USA to Cape Town

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Top 10 airlines flying from USA to Cape Town

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from USA to Cape Town choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
Juneyao AirlinesCheapest$9Average$19FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time66%COVID-19 safety
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Ethiopian AirCheapest$733Average$1,102FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time72%COVID-19 safety
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Turkish AirlinesCheapest$765Average$950FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time77%COVID-19 safety
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Kenya AirwaysCheapest$766Average$867FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time82%COVID-19 safety
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United AirlinesCheapest$794Average$1,533FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time69%COVID-19 safety
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Qatar AirwaysCheapest$804Average$1,285FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time68%COVID-19 safety
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South AfricanCheapest$822Average$1,731FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time78%COVID-19 safety
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Etihad AirwaysCheapest$825Average$1,111FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time75%COVID-19 safety
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Air FranceCheapest$862Average$1,310FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time77%COVID-19 safety
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DeltaCheapest$862Average$1,436FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-timeN/ACOVID-19 safety
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