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Australia to Cape Town (CPT)

All the information you need to plan the best null to CPT flight in 2021: compare Australia to Cape Town flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in 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 $1,546.

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

The best pricing can be found in the month of February. Prices to Cape Town from Australia average $1,355. You can even find prices in February for less than $1,355, as users have found deals to Cape Town from as low as $975. The month of December appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Cape Town from Australia. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 40%.

Cheap flights from Australia to Cape Town in May, June 2021

The best prices found for Australia to CPT flights in May, June
20 May - 30 Jun
$2,966pp
ADL
Adelaide
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ADL
Adelaide
18 May - 25 May
$3,431pp
BNE
Brisbane
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
BNE
Brisbane
20 May - 30 Jun
$7,656pp
ADL
Adelaide
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
ADL
Adelaide

Australia to Cape Town 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Cape Town from Australia found for this year
12 Oct - 3 Apr
$1,421pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
12 Oct - 3 Apr
$1,425pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
12 Oct - 3 Apr
$1,495pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith

One-way flights to Cape Town from Australia

The cheapest one-way flights from Australia to Cape Town
12:00 - 06:35
Singapore Airlines
1 stop
27h 35m
SYD - CPT
Singapore Airlines
$1,131
Jettzy
18:10 - 07:00
Qatar Airways
1 stop
44h 50m
SYD - CPT
Qatar Airways
$1,267
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Flight FAQs

From Australia to Cape Town

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.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from Australia to Cape Town Intl to control the spread of COVID-19?

New policies can now be found on Etihad Airways to help keep travellers safe while flying. New policies for travellers booking flights from Australia to Cape Town Intl include masks being provided and required on board, daily cleaning and sanitisation, use of HEPA filters, pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms, and socially-distanced seating (for a limited time). Keep in mind that policies will vary by airline.

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 $1,546 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Australia to Cape Town for under $1,546. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $1,421, but on average you can expect to pay $1,697.

Are there direct flights from Australia to Cape Town for under $1,417 on Cheapflights?

There are no direct flights from Australia to Cape Town, but Cheapflights can provide you with all the information you need to find the fastest route with the fewest stops.

How popular is this flight route?

Within the past month, 1,549 users have taken a look at flights from Australia to Cape Town Intl.

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

When booking a flight from Australia to Cape Town, you may want to consider flying on British Airways, Cathay Pacific or Emirates as they are the most popular for this route.

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

Most travellers choose Melbourne - Cape Town Intl, Adelaide - Cape Town Intl or Brisbane - Cape Town Intl when deciding on the best route from Australia to Cape Town.

What are the cheapest flights from Australia to Cape Town?

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for $871. While the most popular route (Melbourne - Cape Town Intl) can be booked for $1,544 on average our data indicates $2,532 when flying from Australia to Cape Town

How long does is the flight from Australia to Cape Town?

Departing from Australia to Cape Town will take you 23h.

What are the cheapest airlines to flying from Australia to Cape Town return?

Flying on Qatar Airways is currently your cheapest option to Cape Town, with prices starting at $1,544. Additional return tickets that might be worth considering are offered by Emirates and Singapore Airlines, with the lowest prices starting at $1,741 and $1,749, respectively.

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

For one-way options, check prices for Singapore Airlines. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $1,116. Users have also found tickets on Qatar Airways for as little as $1,192.

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Today's exchange rate
$1 = R10.97
Average temperature for May in Cape Town
22.0 °C
Avg rainfall for May in Cape Town
64.0 mm

Airports servicing Cape Town

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.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Qatar Airways
$619 $887 No cancel fee 68%
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Cathay Pacific
$820 $1,162 No cancel fee 72%
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South African
$640 $1,169 No cancel fee 78%

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Singapore Airlines
$746 $1,189 No cancel fee 81%
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Emirates
$877 $1,320 No cancel fee 75%
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Etihad Airways
$1,092 $1,441 No cancel fee 75%
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