Cheap flights from Sydney to Cape Town

SYD — CPT
24 May — 31 May1
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The best prices from Sydney Kingsford Smith to Cape Town Intl are usually found in February or March, booked 28 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Thursday and return on a Sunday

How to find the cheapest flight from Sydney to Cape Town

All the information you need to plan the best SYD to CPT flight in 2022: compare Sydney to Cape Town flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Cape Town.

SYD - CPT

Price

$897 - $1,477

CPT

Temperature

12 - 21 °C

CPT

Rainfall

20 - 100 mm

Popular inDecemberHigh demand for flights, 29% potential price rise
Cheapest inFebruaryBest time to find cheap flights, 15% potential price drop
Average price$1,296Average for round-trip flights in May 2022
Round-trip from$1,281From Sydney Kingsford Smith to Cape Town Intl

What is the cheapest day to fly return from Sydney to Cape Town?

Friday flights are found to be more expensive to fly from Sydney 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 Sydney to Cape Town?

To save up to 8% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 29 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from Sydney to Cape Town from $1,714 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $1,867 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

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

Our data shows that February tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Cape Town from Sydney. Users have commonly found prices around $1,502 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $1,081. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in December.

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 morning. Doing so could potentially save you 30% on the flight price compared to flying at midday, which is usually more expensive.

Cheap flights from Sydney to Cape Town in May, June 2022

The best prices found for SYD to CPT flights in May, June
22 May - 23 May
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

CPT

Cape Town Intl

1 stop

37h 35m
CPT

Cape Town Intl

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

43h 45m
$1,807

Emirates

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Deal found 17/5/22

22 May - 23 May
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

CPT

Cape Town Intl

1 stop

37h 35m
CPT

Cape Town Intl

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

3 stops

50h 25m
$1,834

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 17/5/22

22 May - 23 May
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

CPT

Cape Town Intl

1 stop

37h 35m
CPT

Cape Town Intl

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

3 stops

50h 25m
$1,836

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 18/5/22

Sydney to Cape Town 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Cape Town from Sydney found for this year
4 Aug. - 25 Aug.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

CPT

Cape Town Intl

1 stop

33h 30m
CPT

Cape Town Intl

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

40h 45m
$1,541

Singapore Airlines

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Deal found 16/5/22

23 Aug. - 6 Sep.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

CPT

Cape Town Intl

1 stop

28h 40m
CPT

Cape Town Intl

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

39h 45m
$1,553

Singapore Airlines

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Deal found 18/5/22

10 Aug. - 27 Aug.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

CPT

Cape Town Intl

2 stops

29h 00m
CPT

Cape Town Intl

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

2 stops

25h 05m
$1,561

Singapore Airlines

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Deal found 17/5/22

Cheap Singapore Airlines flights from Sydney to Cape Town

4 Aug. - 25 Aug.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

CPT

Cape Town Intl

1 stop

33h 30m
CPT

Cape Town Intl

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

40h 45m
$1,541

Singapore Airlines

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Deal found 16/5/22

23 Aug. - 6 Sep.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

CPT

Cape Town Intl

1 stop

28h 40m
CPT

Cape Town Intl

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

39h 45m
$1,553

Singapore Airlines

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Deal found 18/5/22

10 Aug. - 27 Aug.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

CPT

Cape Town Intl

2 stops

29h 00m
CPT

Cape Town Intl

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

2 stops

25h 05m
$1,561

Singapore Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 17/5/22

Cheap Emirates flights from Sydney to Cape Town

3 Aug. - 27 Aug.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

CPT

Cape Town Intl

2 stops

32h 25m
CPT

Cape Town Intl

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

3 stops

52h 10m
$1,847

Emirates

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Deal found 18/5/22

4 Aug. - 25 Aug.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

CPT

Cape Town Intl

1 stop

37h 35m
CPT

Cape Town Intl

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

27h 45m
$1,884

Emirates

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Deal found 16/5/22

26 May - 28 May
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

CPT

Cape Town Intl

1 stop

37h 35m
CPT

Cape Town Intl

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

27h 55m
$1,888

Emirates

View Deal

Deal found 17/5/22

Last-minute flights from Sydney to Cape Town

Late deals on return flights to Cape Town from Sydney, departing today and this week
26 May - 28 May
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

CPT

Cape Town Intl

1 stop

37h 35m
CPT

Cape Town Intl

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

27h 55m
$1,888

Emirates

View Deal

Deal found 17/5/22

26 May - 28 May
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

CPT

Cape Town Intl

2 stops

47h 20m
CPT

Cape Town Intl

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

27h 55m
$2,000

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 17/5/22

26 May - 28 May
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

CPT

Cape Town Intl

1 stop

37h 35m
CPT

Cape Town Intl

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

3 stops

57h 20m
$2,007

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 17/5/22

One-way flights to Cape Town Intl from Sydney

The cheapest one-way flights from Sydney to Cape Town
29 May
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

CPT

Cape Town Intl

2 stops

44h 40m
$1,146

Singapore Airlines

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Deal found 18/5/22

29 May
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

CPT

Cape Town Intl

1 stop

44h 40m
$1,168

Singapore Airlines

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Deal found 18/5/22

8 Jun.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

CPT

Cape Town Intl

2 stops

29h 00m
$1,186

Singapore Airlines

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Deal found 18/5/22

Related info for your journey

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

Which airlines flying from Sydney Kingsford Smith 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 Sydney to Cape Town for under $1,600 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Sydney to Cape Town for under $1,600. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Singapore Airlines for just $1,541, but on average you can expect to pay $1,656.

Are there last-minute flights available from Sydney to Cape Town for under $1,900?

There are currently 19+ open flights from Sydney to Cape Town within the next 7 days for less than $1,900.

How popular is this Sydney to Cape Town flight route?

Within the past month, 971 users have taken a look at flights from Sydney Kingsford Smith to Cape Town Intl.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Sydney to Cape Town round-trip?

Currently priced at $1,541, Singapore Airlines will fly you from Sydney to Cape Town and back. In addition to Singapore Airlines, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Check Cheapflights for deals on Emirates for as low as $1,847.

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

The most popular airlines flying from Sydney to Cape Town are British Airways, Cathay Pacific and Emirates. Something to consider prior to booking your flight.

What are the cheapest flights from Sydney to Cape Town?

On average you can expect to pay $5,959 for a flight from Sydney to Cape Town. The cheapest flight overall is $1,195 while the most popular route, (Sydney Kingsford Smith - Cape Town Intl) is currently priced at $1,561.

Alternative routes for Sydney to Cape Town

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Top 5 airlines flying from Sydney to Cape Town

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Sydney to Cape Town choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
South AfricanCheapest$1,089Average$1,663FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time78%COVID-19 safety
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Cathay PacificCheapest$1,171Average$1,692FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time72%COVID-19 safety
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Singapore AirlinesCheapest$1,346Average$1,902FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time81%COVID-19 safety
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Qatar AirwaysCheapest$1,400Average$2,304FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time68%COVID-19 safety
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EmiratesCheapest$1,483Average$1,821FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time75%COVID-19 safety
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