Cheap flights from Australia to Cape Town

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

Find a great deal and save up to 8% by booking at least 29 days prior to your desired departure date, rather than waiting until the week of travel. According to our data, there are a number of flights available from Australia to Cape Town within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at $1,669.

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

February is one of the best times of the year to fly to Cape Town from Australia. Prices for February average $1,462 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $1,053. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December. Opting for a February flight can save you 40% on your journey compared to booking in February

When is the cheapest time to fly from Australia to Cape Town (AU - CPT)?

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

Cheap flights from Australia to Cape Town in January, February 2022

The best prices found for Australia to CPT flights in January, February
23 Feb. - 10 Mar.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

CPT

Cape Town Intl

1 stop

41h 15m
CPT

Cape Town Intl

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

38h 35m
$1,326

Qatar Airways

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Deal found 19/1/22

23 Feb. - 10 Mar.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

CPT

Cape Town Intl

2 stops

31h 35m
CPT

Cape Town Intl

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

38h 35m
$1,425

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 19/1/22

23 Feb. - 10 Mar.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

CPT

Cape Town Intl

2 stops

24h 45m
CPT

Cape Town Intl

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

2 stops

25h 00m
$1,542

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 19/1/22

Australia to Cape Town 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Cape Town from Australia found for this year
23 Feb. - 10 Mar.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

CPT

Cape Town Intl

1 stop

41h 15m
CPT

Cape Town Intl

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

38h 35m
$1,326

Qatar Airways

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Deal found 19/1/22

21 Mar. - 23 Mar.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

CPT

Cape Town Intl

1 stop

41h 15m
CPT

Cape Town Intl

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

44h 50m
$1,338

Qatar Airways

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Deal found 19/1/22

10 Mar. - 26 Mar.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

CPT

Cape Town Intl

1 stop

46h 30m
CPT

Cape Town Intl

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

37h 45m
$1,392

Qatar Airways

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Deal found 20/1/22

Last-minute flights from Australia to Cape Town

Late deals on return flights to Cape Town from Australia, departing today and this week
1 Feb. - 21 Feb.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

CPT

Cape Town Intl

1 stop

47h 00m
CPT

Cape Town Intl

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

2 stops

52h 00m
$7,346

Emirates

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Deal found 19/1/22

1 Feb. - 15 Feb.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

CPT

Cape Town Intl

1 stop

47h 00m
CPT

Cape Town Intl

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

2 stops

52h 05m
$7,353

Emirates

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Deal found 19/1/22

1 Feb. - 17 Feb.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

CPT

Cape Town Intl

1 stop

47h 00m
CPT

Cape Town Intl

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

2 stops

52h 00m
$7,493

Emirates

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Deal found 19/1/22

One-way flights to Cape Town Intl from Australia

The cheapest one-way flights from Australia to Cape Town
2 Apr.
PER

Perth

CPT

Cape Town Intl

2 stops

21h 25m
$1,034

Singapore Airlines

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Deal found 21/1/22

1 Apr.
PER

Perth

CPT

Cape Town Intl

2 stops

38h 15m
$1,064

Singapore Airlines

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Deal found 21/1/22

18 Feb.
PER

Perth

CPT

Cape Town Intl

1 stop

42h 25m
$1,086

Qatar Airways

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Deal found 21/1/22

Related info for your journey

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

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

If you book a flight to Cape Town from Australia, you will be flying to Cape Town Intl, which is the city’s only airport. Cape Town Intl (CPT) is located 15.6 km from the centre of Cape Town.

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

Singapore Airlines, South African, and Cathay Pacific 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 Australia to Cape Town for under $1,400 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Australia to Cape Town for under $1,400. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Qatar Airways for just $1,326, but on average you can expect to pay $1,453.

Are there last-minute flights available from Australia to Cape Town for under $7,400?

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

How popular is this Australia to Cape Town flight route?

This flight path from Australia to Cape Town Intl was viewed by 1,763 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 Australia to Cape Town one-way?

To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with Singapore Airlines, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at $1,034. Qatar Airways flights start at $1,086 while deals on Egypt Air start at $1,471 one-way.

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

The most popular flight routes from Australia to Cape Town are Sydney Kingsford Smith - Cape Town Intl, Melbourne - Cape Town Intl and Brisbane - Cape Town Intl.

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

Consider British Airways, Cathay Pacific or Emirates when booking your flight. These represent the most popular airlines when flying from Australia to Cape Town.

What are the cheapest flights from Australia to Cape Town?

The cheapest flight price from Australia to Cape Town is $896. On average you can expect to pay $1,572. The most popular route, (Sydney Kingsford Smith - Cape Town Intl), can usually be booked for $1,326.

Can I fly to Cape Town Intl from Australia right now?

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

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

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

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Australia 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.


Can I fly back to Australia from Cape Town Intl?

Returning to Australia from Cape Town Intl

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

Departure points for flights from Australia to Cape Town

Select to see more specific information for flights to Cape Town from all departure points in Australia

Top 6 airlines flying from Australia to Cape Town

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Australia to Cape Town choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
Qatar Airways
Cheapest$861
Average$1,234
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time68%
COVID-19 safety
South African
Cheapest$890
Average$1,625
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time78%
COVID-19 safety
Singapore Airlines
Cheapest$1,038
Average$1,653
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time81%
COVID-19 safety
Cathay Pacific
Cheapest$1,140
Average$1,616
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time72%
COVID-19 safety
Emirates
Cheapest$1,220
Average$1,836
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time75%
COVID-19 safety
Etihad Airways
Cheapest$1,519
Average$2,004
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time75%
COVID-19 safety