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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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Thu. 5/11
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How to find the cheapest flight from
Sydney (SYD) to Cape Town (CPT)

SYD - CPT
Price
$1,338 - $2,081
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

$1,338

From Sydney to Cape Town

One-way from

$1,281

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 $1,729 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 $1,913 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 $1,202.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Sydney to Cape Town (SYD - CPT)?

It’s typically best to fly out from Sydney to Cape Town in the evening. Doing so could potentially save you 11% on the flight price compared to flying in the morning, which is usually more expensive.

Cheap flights from Sydney to Cape Town in October, November 2020

The best prices found for SYD to CPT flights in October, November
19 Nov - 19 Dec
$2,709pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
British Airways
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
British Airways
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
19 Nov - 19 Dec
$2,867pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
British Airways
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
British Airways
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
6 Nov - 5 Dec
$3,043pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith

Sydney to Cape Town 2020 flight deals

Cheap flights to Cape Town from Sydney found for this year
19 Nov - 19 Dec
$2,709pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
British Airways
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
British Airways
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
10 Dec - 7 Jan
$2,725pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
10 Dec - 7 Jan
$2,802pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
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3 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith

Last-minute flights from Sydney to Cape Town

Late deals on return flights to Cape Town from Sydney, departing today and this week
28 Oct - 25 Nov
$4,359pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
28 Oct - 25 Nov
$4,458pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
28 Oct - 25 Nov
$4,613pp
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Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
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One-way flights to Cape Town from Sydney

The cheapest one-way flights from Sydney to Cape Town
11:30 - 06:30
British Airways
2 stops
52h 00m
SYD - CPT
British Airways
$1,281
KAYAK
16:45 - 06:45
Emirates
1 stop
47h 00m
SYD - CPT
Emirates
$1,557
Kiwi.com
04:05 - 04:25
Singapore Airlines
2 stops
33h 20m
SYD - CPT
Singapore Airlines

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 $1,409 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Sydney to Cape Town for under $1,409. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Qatar Airways for just $1,361, but on average you can expect to pay $2,225.

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

Etihad Airways is one of the many airlines that have implemented additional safety measures to control the spread of COVID-19. New policies for travellers booking flights from Sydney Kingsford Smith 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 Sydney Kingsford Smith to Cape Town Intl have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Cathay Pacific, Qatar Airways, and Emirates 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.

Are there direct flights from Sydney to Cape Town for under $1,409 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.

Are there last-minute flights available from Sydney to Cape Town for under $4,368?

There are currently 6+ open flights from Sydney to Cape Town within the next 7 days for less than $4,368.

How popular is this flight route?

Within the past month, 1,763 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 less than in Cape Town. You can expect this to be the case over the next 13 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.

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

For as low as $2,875, KLM can have you in Cape Town from Sydney in 38h 30m. Both multi-stop and direct flights can be found to your destination and back.

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

According to our current data, Qatar Airways ($1,361), British Airways ($1,838), and KLM ($2,759) offers the cheapest pricing from Sydney to Cape Town. Users have found that Qatar Airways is 13% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

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

One-way options have recently been found by users for as low as $1,180 on Emirates. Other airlines that offer cheap prices include British Airways from $1,281 and Qatar Airways from $1,502 one-way.

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 = R11.62
Average temperature for October in Cape Town
23.0 °C
Avg rainfall for October in Cape Town
37.0 mm

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