Cheap flights from USA to Cape Town (CPT)

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

All the information you need to plan the best null to CPT flight in 2021: compare USA to Cape Town flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Cape Town.
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.

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

Our data shows that April tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Cape Town from USA. Users have commonly found prices around $1,322 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $879. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in December.

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

The best prices found for USA to CPT flights for December, January
12 Jan - 21 Jan
$763pp
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
12 Jan - 21 Jan
$764pp
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
26 Jan - 9 Feb
$764pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl

USA to Cape Town 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Cape Town from USA found for this year
8 Dec - 20 Jan
$792pp
EWR
Newark
United Airlines
Non-Stop
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
EWR
Newark
9 Dec - 13 Dec
$811pp
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
8 Dec - 20 Jan
$827pp
EWR
Newark
United Airlines
Non-Stop
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark

Non-stop flights to Cape Town from USA

Save time with USA to Cape Town direct flight deals
28 Jan - 5 Feb
$791pp
EWR
Newark
United Airlines
Non-Stop
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
EWR
Newark
28 Jan - 5 Feb
$792pp
EWR
Newark
United Airlines
Non-Stop
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
EWR
Newark
9 Feb - 24 Feb
$841pp
EWR
Newark
United Airlines
Non-Stop
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
EWR
Newark

Last minute flights from USA to Cape Town

Late deals on round-trip flights to Cape Town from USA, departing today and this week
8 Dec - 20 Jan
$792pp
EWR
Newark
United Airlines
Non-Stop
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
EWR
Newark
8 Dec - 20 Jan
$827pp
EWR
Newark
United Airlines
Non-Stop
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
8 Dec - 22 Jan
$830pp
EWR
Newark
United Airlines
Non-Stop
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark

One-way flights to Cape Town Intl from United States

The cheapest one-way flights from USA to Cape Town
4:15 pm - 8:45 am
Ethiopian Air
2 Stops
33h 30m
EWR - CPT
Ethiopian Air
$481
Fareboom
1:30 pm - 3:00 am
Iberia
1 Stop
30h 30m
JFK - CPT
Iberia
$483
Fareboom
2:25 pm - 5:55 am
SWISS
2 Stops
32h 30m
EWR - CPT
SWISS
$488
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Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From USA to Cape Town

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. British Airways, 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 British Airways with this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from USA to Cape Town for under $800 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from USA to Cape Town for under $800. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $761, but on average you can expect to pay $770.

Are there nonstop flights from USA to Cape Town for under $800 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from USA to Cape Town under $800. A good price for a nonstop flight from USA to Cape Town is less than $1,140.

Are there last-minute flights available from USA to Cape Town for under $800?

There are currently 20+ open flights from USA to Cape Town within the next 7 days for less than $800.

How popular is this USA to Cape Town flight route?

The United States to Cape Town Intl flight path was viewed by 17 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?

$458 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from SWISS. You may also be able to find cheap deals on Turkish Airlines and United Airlines, with prices starting from $464 and $467, respectively.

What are the cheapest flights from USA to Cape Town?

While on average a flight from USA to Cape Town is generally $1,921, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is $462. When looking at the most popular route, (Newark - Cape Town Intl), you can expect to pay $828 for that flight.

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

While some choose either New York John F Kennedy Intl - Cape Town Intl or New York LaGuardia - Cape Town Intl, Newark - 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 Major Airline, American Airlines or Air France as they are the most popular for this route.

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

Information is based on travel restrictions from USA to Cape Town Intl

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

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

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from USA 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 USA from Cape Town?

Returning to USA 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 72 hours before departing to USA.

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

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Departure points for flights from USA 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 USA to Cape Town.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = R15.88
Flight duration from United States to CPT
15h 15m
Average temperature for December in Cape Town
80.6 °F
Avg rainfall for December in Cape Town
0.7 ″

Airports servicing Cape Town

Top 10 airlines flying from USA to Cape Town Intl

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.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Iberia
$438 $2,037 No cancel fee 77%
SWISS
$530 $964 No cancel fee 79%
Ethiopian Air
$631 $1,047 No cancel fee 72%
Qatar Airways
$675 $1,242 No cancel fee 68%
American Airlines
$700 $1,599 No cancel fee 71%
Kenya Airways
$737 $937 No cancel fee 82%
Lufthansa
$757 $1,446 No cancel fee 76%
Turkish Airlines
$784 $1,262 No cancel fee 77%
Air France
$789 $1,411 No cancel fee 77%
United Airlines
$793 $1,905 No cancel fee 69%
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