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Frequently asked questions

The average flight time to Cape Town is 14 hours and 35 minutes. We've calculated this based on journeys from Washington, D.C..
United and Delta both fly non-stop to Cape Town.
The cheapest month to fly to Cape Town is usually November.
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Yes – the average flight time is 14 hours and 43 minutes.
The best price we found for a round-trip flight to Cape Town is $749. This is an estimate based on information collected from different airlines and travel providers over the last 4 days and is subject to change and availability.
After crunching the numbers on our flight calendar, we found that the cheapest date to fly to Cape Town Airport is Sunday, November 3, 2024.
We crunched all the numbers in our flight calendar, and it looks like the cheapest time to book a flight to Cape Town is around 40 days in advance, so don’t leave your flight to the last minute.
Currently, Virgin Atlantic and United offer the cheapest flight tickets to Cape Town.

Flying to Cape Town

The things to know before you go.
Cheapest flight found$749
Cheapest month to flyNovember
Average flight time14 hrs, 44 mins
Most popular airlineUnited
Average flights per week12

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How to find cheap flights to Cape Town International Airport

Finding cheap flights to Cape Town International Airport is simple with Skyscanner. Ticket prices often change depending on your travel dates, seat availability, and time of booking. We've compared fares from all major online travel agents and airlines flying to Cape Town International Airport to find you the best flights. With Skyscanner, what you see is what you get – no hidden costs.

Best time to visit Cape Town

The best time to visit Cape Town is from December to February, when the city experiences its warmest weather. During this peak period, the average maximum temperature can reach up to 78°F, making it an ideal time to hit the beach or enjoy other outdoor activities. If you prefer fewer crowds or want cheaper prices, consider visiting during the low season from June to August. However, keep in mind that temperatures can drop to around 44°F during these cooler months.

Best time to book flights to Cape Town International Airport

Looking for budget-friendly flights to Cape Town International Airport from the United States? We recommend booking your flight about 45-60 days in advance – this is generally the sweet spot for snagging a great deal. Don't forget to utilize Skyscanner's Price Alert feature for added convenience. Once you set it up, we'll monitor prices and alert you of any changes, helping you get the most bang for your travel buck.

Cape Town International Airport amenities: where to eat, shop and rest

If you're hungry, grab a bite at Ocean Basket, KFC, PRIMI, Mugg & Bean, or the Cape Town Flying Club. If you’re in the mood to shop, browse through Cross Trainer, Twill, Ocean Africa, and Sneakers. Expecting a longer layover? You’ll find comfortable rooms nearby at Hotel Verde and Road Lodge.

How to reach Cape Town city center from Cape Town International Airport

Cape Town International Airport is just 12.4 miles away from the city center. You can easily reach the city by car in about 20 minutes. Alternatively, many privately owned services provide an airport shuttle to the city center. You could even hire a car – why not compare some deals with us?

Top things to see and do in Cape Town

Cape Town features a blend of contemporary buildings and natural beauty. Table Mountain offers a panoramic view of the city, while Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens is a favorite for strolls. Head to Long Street for unique shops and crafts, or walk along the V&A Waterfront to enjoy some local fare. If architecture interests you, the buildings in the City Bowl are worth visiting. After touring the Zeitz MOCAA and Kirstenbosch Gardens, unwind at a bistro and enjoy a rooibos tea or a glass of pinotage.


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