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The best prices from Sydney to Cape Town are usually found in November or February, booked 41 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Monday and return on a Thursday

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

SYD - CPT
Price
$950 - $1,477
CPT
Temperature
19 - 29 °C
CPT
Rainfall
9 - 94 mm
Popular in December High demand for flights, 24% potential price rise
Cheapest in November Best time to find cheap flights, 15% potential price drop
Round-trip from $950 From Sydney to Cape Town
One-way from $831 One-way flight from Sydney to Cape Town
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 Sydney to Cape Town?

Flying to your destination on a Thursday can be more expensive, but this shouldn’t discourage you from finding affordable options to get to Cape Town. Check prices with Cheapflights to find a great deal for your trip.

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

Users have found that booking a flight from Sydney to Cape Town at least 15 days early can save you up to 6% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 15 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from Sydney to Cape Town for as little as $2,542 when booking for a departure date within the next two weeks. You can also check prices now. Some users have found airline tickets as low as $2,813 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

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

Flights from Sydney to Cape Town lean towards being more expensive in December. Prices are generally better when you fly from Sydney to Cape Town in February, with the cheapest ticket starting at $1,228.

Cheap flights from Sydney to Cape Town in July, August 2020

The best prices found for SYD to CPT flights in July, August
16 Jul - 23 Jul
$1,310pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
South African
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
16 Jul - 23 Jul
$1,345pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
16 Jul - 23 Jul
$14,591pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Lufthansa
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Lufthansa
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith

Sydney to Cape Town 2020 flight deals

Cheap flights to Cape Town from Sydney found for this year
12 Oct - 22 Oct
$1,111pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Singapore Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Singapore Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
12 Oct - 22 Oct
$1,120pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
12 Oct - 22 Oct
$1,182pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
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Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith

One-way flights to Cape Town from Sydney

The cheapest one-way flights from Sydney to Cape Town
17:55 - 06:55
Qatar Airways
1 stop
45h 00m
SYD - CPT
Qatar Airways
$1,196
StudentUniverse
13:35 - 19:50
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
38h 15m
SYD - CPT
Multiple Airlines
06:30 - 06:00
Lufthansa
2 stops
55h 30m
SYD - CPT
Lufthansa
$10,478
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Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From Sydney to Cape Town

Can I find flights from Sydney to Cape Town for under $1,200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Sydney to Cape Town for under $1,200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Singapore Airlines for just $1,111, but on average you can expect to pay $1,513.

Are there direct flights from Sydney to Cape Town for under $1,100 on Cheapflights?

There are no direct flights from Sydney 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, 1,770 users have taken a look at flights from Sydney Kingsford Smith to Cape Town Intl.

Does it rain more in Sydney or Cape Town?

Expected rainfall in Sydney is more than in Cape Town. You can expect this to be the case over the next 11 days.

Is Sydney weather warmer or cooler than Cape Town?

We forecast the temperature to be around the 29 °Cs in February, on average. The temperature in Cape Town is generally hotter than in Sydney. Book flights in a timely manner in correlation to your departure date.

Destination information for Cape Town

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Sydney to Cape Town
Today's exchange rate
$1 = R11.70
Average temperature for July in Cape Town
19.0 °C
Avg rainfall for July in Cape Town
94.0 mm

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Airports servicing Cape Town

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