Cheap flights from Montreal to Cape Town

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Cape Town (CPT)
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The best prices from Montreal to Cape Town Intl are usually found in May or April, booked 38 days in advance, depart on a Monday or Tuesday and return on a Monday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Montreal (YMQ) to Cape Town (CPT)

All the information you need to plan the best YMQ to CPT flight in 2021: compare Montreal to Cape Town flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Cape Town.
YMQ - CPT
Price
C$ 981 - C$ 1,755
CPT
Temperature
19 - 29 °C
CPT
Precipitation
9 - 94 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 31% potential price rise

Cheapest in

May

Best time to find cheap flights, 20% potential price drop

Round-trip from

C$ 981

From Montreal to Cape Town Intl

One-way from

C$ 917

One-way flight from Montreal to Cape Town Intl

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 round-trip from Montreal to Cape Town?

It’s generally more expensive to depart on a Sunday, if you have to leave on this day you can still search on Cheapflights to find great options that meet your needs.

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

To save on the cost of your flight from Montreal to Cape Town, book at least 39 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 35% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from C$ 1,376 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as C$ 1,684.

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

Flights from Montreal to Cape Town lean towards being more expensive in December. Prices are generally better when you fly from Montreal to Cape Town in May, with the cheapest ticket starting at C$ 906.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Montreal to Cape Town (YMQ - CPT)?

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from Montreal to Cape Town in the afternoon. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 44% on your trip compared to booking a flight at noon.

Cheap flights from Montreal to Cape Town in September, October 2021

The best prices found for YMQ to CPT flights for September, October
13 Oct - 29 Dec
C$ 1,039pp
YUL
Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
YUL
Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl
13 Oct - 29 Dec
C$ 1,065pp
YUL
Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl
Lufthansa
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
YUL
Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl
15 Sep - 27 Sep
C$ 1,079pp
YUL
Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl
Delta
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Delta
   
2 STOPS
YUL
Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl

Montreal to Cape Town 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Cape Town from Montreal found for this year
13 Oct - 29 Dec
C$ 1,039pp
YUL
Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
YUL
Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl
13 Oct - 29 Dec
C$ 1,065pp
YUL
Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl
Lufthansa
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
YUL
Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl
15 Sep - 27 Sep
C$ 1,079pp
YUL
Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl
Delta
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Delta
   
2 STOPS
YUL
Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl

Last minute flights from Montreal to Cape Town

Late deals on round-trip flights to Cape Town from Montreal, departing today and this week
25 Sep - 2 Oct
C$ 1,436pp
YUL
Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
KLM
   
2 STOPS
YUL
Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl
25 Sep - 2 Oct
C$ 1,482pp
YUL
Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Lufthansa
   
2 STOPS
YUL
Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl
25 Sep - 2 Oct
C$ 1,739pp
YUL
Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
YUL
Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl

One-way flights to Cape Town Intl from Montreal

The cheapest one-way flights from Montreal to Cape Town
4:00 p.m. - 6:35 a.m.
British Airways
2 stops
55h 35m
YUL - CPT
British Airways
C$ 917
Expedia
12:00 p.m. - 1:45 a.m.
SWISS
1 stop
30h 45m
YUL - CPT
SWISS
C$ 961
Kiwi.com
2:50 p.m. - 6:15 a.m.
Qatar Airways
1 stop
32h 25m
YUL - CPT
Qatar Airways
C$ 2,666
qatarairways.com

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">Montreal</span> to <span class="emphasized">Cape Town</span> flights.

Flight FAQs

From Montreal to Cape Town

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

For a flight from Montreal to Cape Town, you will be flying into Cape Town Intl. Cape Town Intl (CPT) is just 15.6 km from the centre of the city. Cape Town Intl is the only Cape Town airport and it handles 0 inbound flights from Montreal per day. 11 airlines have flights to Cape Town Intl from Montreal on a regular basis.

Which airlines flying from Montreal to Cape Town Intl have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

KLM, British Airways, and Delta 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 Montreal to Cape Town for under C$ 900 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Montreal to Cape Town for under C$ 900. The cheapest flight booked recently is on American Airlines for just C$ 856, but on average you can expect to pay C$ 1,167.

Are there last-minute flights available from Montreal to Cape Town for under C$ 1,500?

There are currently 4+ open flights from Montreal to Cape Town within the next 7 days for less than C$ 1,500.

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

Flying on American Airlines is currently your cheapest option to Cape Town, with prices starting at C$ 856. Additional round-trip tickets that might be worth considering are offered by British Airways and Air France, with the lowest prices starting at C$ 870 and C$ 1,003, respectively. Users have found that American Airlines is 29% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

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

C$ 912 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from SWISS. You may also be able to find cheap deals on British Airways and Qatar Airways, with prices starting from C$ 917 and C$ 2,586, respectively.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Cape Town, South Africa

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Cape Town from Montreal?

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

Most visitors from Montreal need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Cape Town Intl.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Montreal must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Cape Town Intl.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Montreal 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.


Do I need a test to fly back to Montreal from Cape Town?

Returning to Montreal from Cape Town Intl

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Cape Town Intl must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Montreal.

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

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Destination information for Cape Town

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Montreal to Cape Town.
Today's exchange rate
C$ 1 = R11.24
Average temperature for September in Cape Town
21.0 °C
Avg rainfall for September in Cape Town
44.0 mm

Airports servicing Montreal

Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl (YUL)
Montreal St Hubert (YHU)

Airports servicing Cape Town

Top 10 airlines flying from Montreal to Cape Town Intl

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Montreal to Cape Town choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
American Airlines
C$ 503 C$ 650 No cancel fee 71%
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SWISS
C$ 658 C$ 779 No cancel fee 79%
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Austrian Airlines
C$ 817 C$ 885 No cancel fee 78%
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Lufthansa
C$ 703 C$ 901 No cancel fee 76%
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United Airlines
C$ 692 C$ 909 No cancel fee 69%
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Qatar Airways
C$ 750 C$ 973 No cancel fee 68%
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British Airways
C$ 640 C$ 986 No cancel fee 70%
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Delta
C$ 670 C$ 1,032 No cancel fee N/A
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Air France
C$ 839 C$ 1,110 No cancel fee 77%
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KLM
C$ 782 C$ 1,241 No cancel fee 75%
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