Cheap flights from Ottawa to Cape Town

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Ottawa (YOW) to Cape Town (CPT)

All the information you need to plan the best YOW to CPT flight in 2022: compare Ottawa to Cape Town flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Cape Town.
YOW - CPT
Price
C$ 813 - C$ 1,528
CPT
Temperature
12 - 21 °C
CPT
Rainfall
20 - 100 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 32% potential price rise

Cheapest in

November

Best time to find cheap flights, 22% potential price drop

Average price

C$ 1,169

Average for round-trip flights in May 2022

Round-trip from

C$ 1,044

From Ottawa to Cape Town Intl

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
When is the cheapest time to fly from Ottawa to Cape Town (YOW - CPT)?

It’s optimal to fly from Ottawa to Cape Town in the evening. By choosing this option you can save up to 14% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight in the morning.

What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from Ottawa 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.

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

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in December. For low rates, November can be a great choice for travel to Cape Town. Flights to Cape Town from Ottawa in November are about C$ 1,342 on average during November, but can be found for as low as C$ 916.

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

Find a great deal and save up to 29% by booking at least 26 days prior to your desired departure date, rather than waiting until the week of travel. According to our data, there are a number of flights available from Ottawa to Cape Town within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at C$ 1,252.

Ottawa to Cape Town 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Cape Town from Ottawa found for this year
25 Sep - 9 Oct
C$ 1,294pp
YOW
Ottawa
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
YOW
Ottawa
25 Sep - 9 Oct
C$ 1,429pp
YOW
Ottawa
KLM
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
KLM
   
2 STOPS
YOW
Ottawa
6 Nov - 6 Dec
C$ 1,579pp
YOW
Ottawa
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
YOW
Ottawa

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Flight FAQs

From Ottawa to Cape Town

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

Lufthansa, KLM, and South African 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 Ottawa to Cape Town for under C$ 1,300 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Ottawa to Cape Town for under C$ 1,300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just C$ 1,294, but on average you can expect to pay C$ 2,730.

How popular is this Ottawa to Cape Town flight route?

This flight path from Ottawa to Cape Town Intl was viewed by 77 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

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

Our cheapest airline available from Ottawa to Cape Town is KLM. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as C$ 1,429 on this airline. An additional option worth looking into is United Airlines, starting at C$ 1,579.

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

Air Canada, KLM and Lufthansa are the most popular airlines when flying from Ottawa to Cape Town.

What are the cheapest flights from Ottawa to Cape Town?

The cheapest flight price from Ottawa to Cape Town is C$ 1,142. On average you can expect to pay C$ 1,296. The most popular route, (Ottawa - Cape Town Intl), can usually be booked for C$ 1,294.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Cape Town, South Africa

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

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

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

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Ottawa must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 24 hours for Antigen (quick-test) before departing to Cape Town Intl.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Ottawa 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 Ottawa from Cape Town?

Returning to Ottawa 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 Ottawa.

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

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Destination information for Cape Town

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Ottawa to Cape Town.
Today's exchange rate
C$ 1 = R12.44
Average temperature for May in Cape Town
22.0 °C
Avg rainfall for May in Cape Town
64.0 mm

Airports servicing Ottawa

Airports servicing Cape Town

Top 3 airlines flying from Ottawa to Cape Town Intl

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Ottawa 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
KLM
C$ 953 C$ 1,249 No cancel fee 75%
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Lufthansa
C$ 1,134 C$ 1,197 No cancel fee 76%
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South African
C$ 1,558 C$ 2,104 No cancel fee 78%
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