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 2021: compare Ottawa to Cape Town flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Cape Town.
YOW - CPT
Price
C$ 986 - C$ 1,853
CPT
Temperature
19 - 29 °C
CPT
Rainfall
9 - 94 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$ 1,104

Average for round-trip flights in May 2021

Round-trip from

C$ 986

From Ottawa to Cape Town

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 Ottawa to Cape Town?

Wednesday flights are generally found to be more expensive for flights from Ottawa 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 Ottawa to Cape Town?

Travellers have found it’s best to book a flight 49 days in advance to save up to 29% compared to booking the same week of travel. As your travel date approaches, the cost of this flight route may potentially increase. While opting to book 49 days out may not be an option for all, there are still additional ways to secure a deal in the near future. You might find a flight from Ottawa to Cape Town 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as C$ 1,294, or C$ 1,511 for flights within the next 24 hours.

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

May is one of the best times of the year to fly to Cape Town from Ottawa. Prices for May average C$ 1,145 per person but you can even find prices for as low as C$ 859. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December. Opting for a May flight can save you 43% on your journey compared to booking in May

When is the cheapest time to fly from Ottawa to Cape Town (YOW - CPT)?

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from Ottawa to Cape Town is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are at noon tend to be the most expensive. A flight in the afternoon could potentially save you up to 14% on airfare.

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Flight FAQs

From Ottawa to Cape Town

Does it rain more in Ottawa or Cape Town?

The rainfall in Ottawa is generally same as the rainfall in Cape Town. This will continue over the next 19 days.

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

KLM, South African, and Lufthansa 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.

Is Ottawa weather warmer or cooler than Cape Town?

With an average temperature of 29 °C, peak weather can be found in February. As a traveller, expect to see changes in flight prices during that period. The temperatures in Cape Town are hotter than in Ottawa.

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 = R11.59
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

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
Lufthansa
C$ 835 C$ 1,235 No cancel fee 76%
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KLM
C$ 780 C$ 1,383 No cancel fee 75%
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South African
C$ 1,213 C$ 1,638 No cancel fee 78%

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