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Flights to Cape Town in 2022

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
Popular inDecemberHigh demand for flights, 5% potential price rise
Cheapest inNovemberBest time to find cheap flights, 4% potential price drop
Average priceC$ 1,561Average for round-trip flights in June 2022
Round-trip fromC$ 895From Toronto to Cape Town Intl
One-way fromC$ 13One-way flight from Toronto to Cape Town Intl (CPT)

Cheap flights to Cape Town in June, July 2022

The best prices found for CPT flights for June, July
28 Jul - 4 Aug
C$ 2,264pp
YYZ
Toronto Pearson Intl
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
YYZ
Toronto Pearson Intl
20 Jul - 24 Jul
C$ 2,292pp
YYZ
Toronto Pearson Intl
Air France
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Air France
   
2 STOPS
YYZ
Toronto Pearson Intl
20 Jul - 24 Jul
C$ 2,293pp
YYZ
Toronto Pearson Intl
Air France
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Air France
   
2 STOPS
YYZ
Toronto Pearson Intl

Cape Town 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Cape Town found for this year
4 Dec - 29 Dec
C$ 1,264pp
YYZ
Toronto Pearson Intl
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Ethiopian Air
   
2 STOPS
YYZ
Toronto Pearson Intl
16 Nov - 22 Nov
C$ 1,270pp
YYZ
Toronto Pearson Intl
Delta
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Delta
 
1 STOP
YYZ
Toronto Pearson Intl
16 Nov - 23 Nov
C$ 1,272pp
YYZ
Toronto Pearson Intl
KLM
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
KLM
 
1 STOP
YYZ
Toronto Pearson Intl

Last minute flights to Cape Town

Late deals on round-trip flights to Cape Town, departing today and this week
3 Jul - 9 Jul
C$ 2,632pp
YYZ
Toronto Pearson Intl
Delta
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Delta
 
1 STOP
YYZ
Toronto Pearson Intl
3 Jul - 7 Jul
C$ 2,736pp
YYZ
Toronto Pearson Intl
Delta
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Delta
   
2 STOPS
YYZ
Toronto Pearson Intl
4 Jul - 9 Jul
C$ 2,832pp
YYZ
Toronto Pearson Intl
Delta
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Delta
 
1 STOP
YYZ
Toronto Pearson Intl

COVID Restrictions

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Can I fly to Cape Town Intl from Canada right now?

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

Most visitors from Canada can enter Cape Town Intl without restrictions.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Canada are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering Cape Town Intl.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Canada 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.


Can I fly back to Canada from Cape Town Intl?

Returning to Canada from Cape Town Intl

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Cape Town Intl must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 1 day for Antigen (quick-test) before departing to Canada.

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

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What is the cheapest month to fly to Cape Town?

The cheapest ticket to Cape Town found for each month in 2022 based on historical flight searches by Cheapflights users.
January
C$ 1,096
February
C$ 1,175
March
C$ 1,214
April
C$ 1,279
May
C$ 1,270
June
C$ 1,134
July
C$ 1,608
August
C$ 1,344
September
C$ 1,247
October
C$ 1,308
November
C$ 1,156
December
C$ 1,430
January is currently the cheapest month to fly to Cape Town. At this moment in time July is the most expensive month. These prices are determined by multiple factors and booking in advance can help keep costs down if your schedule is not as flexible.

When is the best time to fly to Cape Town Intl Airport?

Average Cape Town Intl flight ticket prices and weather conditions for 2022 and 2023 by month.
YTO - CPT
Price
C$ 1,096 - C$ 2,336
CPT
Temperature
19 - 29 °C
CPT
Rainfall
9 - 94 mm

When is the best time to book a flight to Cape Town?

Booking 44 days in advance of your planned departure date is, on average, the best time to get cheap flights to Cape Town. The general trend is that the closer you book to the departure date, the more expensive your flight will be.

Which day is cheapest to fly to Cape Town?

The cheapest day to fly to Cape Town is usually Tuesday. At the moment, Monday is the most expensive.

What time of day is cheapest to fly to Cape Town?

Flights in the evening are typically the cheapest time of the day to fly to Cape Town. Flights at noon are usually the most expensive.

Cape Town may the oldest city in South Africa, but its beauty reigns on. Travellers book flights to Cape Town for a trendy South African experience and wind up captivated by the majestic landscape of beaches, mountains and miles of coastline. Cape Town is famed as one of the best destinations in South Africa. 

There’s as much culture in Cape Town as there is throughout South Africa, but unlike the rest of the country, this city is laid-back and relaxed. Many Cape Town flights are filled with travellers heading to one of the city’s charming vineyards. Award-winning wine and South African architecture grace the vineyards, making them a must-see tourist spot for anyone aboard flights to Cape Town. After a relaxing day at the vineyards, a drive into Cape Town’s bustling city provides tourists with a glimpse of South African nightlife at its best. The city centre features retail stores, vendors and street markets selling everything from African souvenirs to clothes and accessories. Or, find cheap flights to Cape Town and spend your days lazy on the beach. 

Keep your trip to Cape Town flexible. Regardless of what you choose to see and do, you’ll likely board your Cape Town flight wishing for more time to explore this South African city. 

Book a flight to Cape Town, and return with a new sense of wonder.

Cape Town climate

Sandwiched between the Atlantic and Indian Oceans, Cape Town catches sea breezes from both sides making flights to Cape Town ideal for those looking to vacation in a moderate climate. Its peninsular location leaves it experiencing mild-mannered winters and comfortable summers with temperatures spiking no higher than 26 degrees Celsius. 

When is the best time to fly to Cape Town?

Whether you’re hiking to the top of Table Mountain or heading downtown for a Ladysmith Black Mambazo show, there’s no wrong time to book your flight to Cape Town.

Peak Season: 

Flights to Cape Town are packed between the months of November and February, when it’s summer in South Africa and tourists are flocking to the tip of the continent to enjoy the hottest spots in the sun-soaked Southern Hemisphere. 

Off-Peak Season: 

The best time to grab a cheap flight to Cape Town is during the transitional seasons of autumn and spring.  Because of the mild variation in seasons, Cape Town in the fall or spring experiences balmy weather and wind-free days. Several concerts and festivals are scheduled to draw visitors to Cape Town throughout the year.

Getting around Cape Town

The best way to get downtown after your Cape Town flight is by hopping aboard a taxi or bus at the airport. In the city’s centre, the cheapest option to get around is Cape Town’s public bus system. Save some money by buying your tickets ahead of time and in bulk – books of 10 tickets are sold. But be careful if you’re on a tight schedule. Posted drop-off and pick-up times are just estimates, and you don’t want to get stranded. If you’d rather take a taxi, you’ll be spending more money, but saving time. If you feel like doing the research, the tourism centre offers shuttle buses to popular tourist attractions like the Table Mountain Cableway. 

Cape Town airport overview

Africa’s third-busiest airport, and the winner of the 2009 Skytrax award for Best Airport in Africa, Cape Town International (CPT) is a sleek, light and spacious transport hub – and a suitably lovely introduction for foreign visitors to the Cape of Good Hope.

Recently upgraded for the 2010 FIFA World Cup, Cape Town International is a truly world-class airport, and a prime tourism gateway. Flights to Cape Town International are operated by a huge array of airlines, bringing eager visitors from all over the world to the city’s sunny shores.

Boasting an impressive array of facilities and amenities, just as you’ll have no shortage of things to do in South Africa’s Mother City – with hiking trails up iconic Table Mountain, long stretches of beautiful beaches, trips out to historic Robben Island, and serious partying in Long Street all in the offing – rest assured that your time spent in transit in Cape Town International will be very painless indeed.

What airport do you fly into for flights to Cape Town?

Booking a flight to Cape Town Intl (CPT) is your only option if you intend on flying to Cape Town. It is only a 15.6 km journey from Cape Town Intl to Cape Town’s city centre.

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