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Flights to Cape Town in 2021

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, 6% potential price rise
Cheapest inMayBest time to find cheap flights, 5% potential price drop
Average priceC$ 1,223Average for round-trip flights in October 2021
Round-trip fromC$ 811From Toronto to Cape Town Intl
One-way fromC$ 12One-way flight from Toronto to Cape Town Intl (CPT)

Cheap flights to Cape Town in October, November 2021

The best prices found for CPT flights for October, November
16 Nov - 23 Nov
C$ 884pp
YYZ
Toronto Pearson Intl
British Airways
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
British Airways
 
1 STOP
YYZ
Toronto Pearson Intl
8 Nov - 15 Nov
C$ 910pp
YYZ
Toronto Pearson Intl
British Airways
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
British Airways
   
2 STOPS
YYZ
Toronto Pearson Intl
16 Nov - 23 Nov
C$ 924pp
YYZ
Toronto Pearson Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
YYZ
Toronto Pearson Intl

Cape Town 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Cape Town found for this year
16 Nov - 23 Nov
C$ 884pp
YYZ
Toronto Pearson Intl
British Airways
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
British Airways
 
1 STOP
YYZ
Toronto Pearson Intl
8 Nov - 15 Nov
C$ 910pp
YYZ
Toronto Pearson Intl
British Airways
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
British Airways
   
2 STOPS
YYZ
Toronto Pearson Intl
16 Nov - 23 Nov
C$ 924pp
YYZ
Toronto Pearson Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
YYZ
Toronto Pearson Intl

Cheapest prices for Cape Town flights by month

The cheapest ticket to Cape Town found for each month in 2021 based on historical flight searches by Cheapflights users.
January
C$ 1,057
February
C$ 1,029
March
C$ 1,079
April
C$ 1,130
May
C$ 1,084
June
C$ 1,201
July
C$ 1,654
August
C$ 1,373
September
C$ 1,252
October
C$ 1,191
November
C$ 1,016
December
C$ 1,207
Currently, the cheapest month for flights to Cape Town Intl is November. The most expensive month for flights is July. The cheapest prices are shown above but prices will vary according to departure times, airlines, class and how early you book.

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

Average Cape Town Intl flight ticket prices and weather conditions for 2021 and 2022 by month.
YTO - CPT
Price
C$ 1,016 - C$ 2,013
CPT
Temperature
19 - 29 °C
CPT
Precipitation
9 - 94 mm
Whilst there are several times of the year to choose from, June is seen as the time to fly to Cape Town, however, it is possible to get good deals throughout the year. If weather is an important factor for you when considering when to fly to Cape Town, the warmest period tends to be February, with the wettest being July.

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

Booking 49 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, Saturday 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 in the morning 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.

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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. 

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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.

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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. 

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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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