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Cheap flights from Brisbane to Cape Town

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The best prices from Brisbane to Cape Town Intl are usually found in August or March, booked 41 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Wednesday and return on a Saturday

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

All the information you need to plan the best BNE to CPT flight in 2021: compare Brisbane to Cape Town flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Cape Town.
BNE - CPT
Price
$1,281 - $2,061
CPT
Temperature
12 - 21 °C
CPT
Precipitation
20 - 100 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 28% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 14% potential price drop

Average price

$1,570

Average for round-trip flights in September 2021

Round-trip from

£1,281

From Brisbane to Cape Town Intl

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest day to fly return from Brisbane to Cape Town?

Thursday flights are generally found to be more expensive for flights from Brisbane to Cape Town. This shouldn’t discourage you from searching, as you can still find great deals by being flexible with your options. Use our search form to find deals on tickets to Cape Town.

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

To save on the cost of your flight from Brisbane to Cape Town, book at least 42 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 27% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $1,843 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $1,867.

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

August can be a great time to fly to Cape Town from Brisbane with a flight ticket averaging about $1,485. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of August for as cheap as $1,161. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Brisbane to Cape Town (BNE - CPT)?

It’s typically best to fly out from Brisbane to Cape Town in the afternoon. Doing so could potentially save you 25% on the flight price compared to flying at midday, which is usually more expensive.

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Flight FAQs

From Brisbane to Cape Town

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

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like Singapore Airlines, South African, and Emirates flying from Brisbane to Cape Town Intl have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

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

Airlines globally have implemented additional safety measures to accommodate you. Etihad Airways is one of them. New policies for travellers booking flights from Brisbane 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.

Can I find flights from Brisbane to Cape Town for under $3,100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Brisbane to Cape Town for under $3,100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $3,084, but on average you can expect to pay $6,197.

How popular is this Brisbane to Cape Town flight route?

The Brisbane to Cape Town Intl flight path was viewed by 1,092 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

What is the cheapest airline to fly from Brisbane to Cape Town return?

According to our current data, Emirates ($6,879), offers the cheapest pricing from Brisbane to Cape Town.

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

Cathay Pacific, Emirates and Etihad Airways are the most popular airlines when flying from Brisbane to Cape Town.

What are the cheapest flights from Brisbane to Cape Town?

On average you can expect to pay $2,186 for a flight from Brisbane to Cape Town. The cheapest flight overall is $972 while the most popular route, (Brisbane - Cape Town Intl) is currently priced at $3,084.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Cape Town, South Africa

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

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

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

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

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Brisbane 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 Brisbane from Cape Town?

Returning to Brisbane 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 Brisbane.

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

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Destination information for Cape Town

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Brisbane to Cape Town.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = R10.73
Average temperature for September in Cape Town
21.0 °C
Avg rainfall for September in Cape Town
44.0 mm

Airports servicing Brisbane

Airports servicing Cape Town

Top 5 airlines flying from Brisbane to Cape Town Intl

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Brisbane 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
South African
$882 $1,373 No cancel fee 78%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by South African. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

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Singapore Airlines
$1,038 $1,619 No cancel fee 81%
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Cathay Pacific
$1,165 $1,609 No cancel fee 72%
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Emirates
$1,250 $1,818 No cancel fee 75%
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Etihad Airways
$1,900 $2,081 No cancel fee 75%
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