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$ 1,040 - C$ 1,954
CPT
Temperature
12 - 21 °C
CPT
Precipitation
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

Round-trip from

$1.040

From Ottawa to Cape Town Intl

One-way from

C$ 964

One-way flight 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.
What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from Ottawa to Cape Town?

Flying to your destination on a Wednesday 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.

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$ 1,247.

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$ 1,336 on average during November, but can be found for as low as C$ 912.

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 afternoon. By choosing this option you can save up to 14% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight at noon.

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

The best prices found for YOW to CPT flights for September, October
20 Oct - 27 Oct
C$ 1,118pp
YOW
Ottawa
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
YOW
Ottawa
20 Oct - 27 Oct
C$ 1,119pp
YOW
Ottawa
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
YOW
Ottawa
3 Oct - 22 Oct
C$ 1,244pp
YOW
Ottawa
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
YOW
Ottawa

Ottawa to Cape Town 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Cape Town from Ottawa found for this year
1 Dec - 14 Dec
C$ 1,068pp
YOW
Ottawa
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Air France
   
2 STOPS
YOW
Ottawa
1 Dec - 14 Dec
C$ 1,069pp
YOW
Ottawa
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Air France
   
2 STOPS
YOW
Ottawa
1 Dec - 14 Dec
C$ 1,072pp
YOW
Ottawa
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Air France
   
2 STOPS
YOW
Ottawa

One-way flights to Cape Town Intl from Ottawa

The cheapest one-way flights from Ottawa to Cape Town
2:00 p.m. - 5:50 a.m.
Lufthansa
2 stops
56h 50m
YOW - CPT
Lufthansa
C$ 964
mytrip.com
8:20 a.m. - 2:40 a.m.
SWISS
3 stops
35h 20m
YOW - CPT
SWISS
C$ 1,040
mytrip.com

Related info for your journey

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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?

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.

Can I find flights from Ottawa to Cape Town for under C$ 1,100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Ottawa to Cape Town for under C$ 1,100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just C$ 1,068, but on average you can expect to pay C$ 1,650.

How popular is this Ottawa to Cape Town flight route?

This flight path from Ottawa to Cape Town Intl was viewed by 128 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 United Airlines. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as C$ 1,339 on this airline. Additional options worth looking into are Lufthansa and KLM, starting at C$ 2,366 and C$ 3,077 round-trip.

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$ 677. On average you can expect to pay C$ 2,422. The most popular route, (Ottawa - Cape Town Intl), can usually be booked for C$ 1,118.

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) test taken 72 hours 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) test taken 72 hours 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 = R11.57
Average temperature for September in Cape Town
21.0 °C
Avg rainfall for September in Cape Town
44.0 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$ 997 C$ 1,769 No cancel fee 75%
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Lufthansa
C$ 1,068 C$ 1,579 No cancel fee 76%
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South African
C$ 1,552 C$ 2,095 No cancel fee 78%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by South African. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

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