Cheap flights from Vancouver to Cape Town

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Vancouver (YVR) to Cape Town (CPT)

All the information you need to plan the best YVR to CPT flight in 2022: compare Vancouver to Cape Town flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Cape Town.
YVR - CPT
Price
C$ 908 - C$ 1,404
CPT
Temperature
12 - 21 °C
CPT
Rainfall
20 - 100 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 23% potential price rise

Cheapest in

May

Best time to find cheap flights, 16% potential price drop

Round-trip from

C$ 1,166

From Vancouver to Cape Town Intl

One-way from

C$ 1,158

One-way flight from Vancouver 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 Vancouver to Cape Town (YVR - CPT)?

When flying from Vancouver to Cape Town, the time of day you decide to fly out makes little to no difference towards the overall price you’ll pay on tickets.

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

May is one of the best times of the year to fly to Cape Town from Vancouver. Prices for May average C$ 1,385 per person but you can even find prices for as low as C$ 1,070. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December. Opting for a May flight can save you 30% on your journey compared to booking in December

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

Travellers have found it’s best to book a flight 61 days in advance to save up to 18% 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 61 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 Vancouver to Cape Town 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as C$ 1,445, or C$ 1,570 for flights within the next 24 hours.

Cheap flights from Vancouver to Cape Town in May, June 2022

The best prices found for YVR to CPT flights for May, June
1 Jun - 12 Jun
C$ 1,252pp
YVR
Vancouver Intl
British Airways
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
British Airways
   
2 STOPS
YVR
Vancouver Intl
1 Jun - 12 Jun
C$ 1,264pp
YVR
Vancouver Intl
British Airways
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
British Airways
   
2 STOPS
YVR
Vancouver Intl
31 May - 8 Jun
C$ 1,311pp
YVR
Vancouver Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
YVR
Vancouver Intl

Vancouver to Cape Town 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Cape Town from Vancouver found for this year
26 Sep - 1 Nov
C$ 1,068pp
YVR
Vancouver Intl
British Airways
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
British Airways
 
1 STOP
YVR
Vancouver Intl
13 Sep - 7 Nov
C$ 1,079pp
YVR
Vancouver Intl
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
YVR
Vancouver Intl
25 Sep - 2 Nov
C$ 1,103pp
YVR
Vancouver Intl
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Lufthansa
   
2 STOPS
YVR
Vancouver Intl

Last minute flights from Vancouver to Cape Town

Late deals on round-trip flights to Cape Town from Vancouver, departing today and this week
28 May - 5 Jun
C$ 1,365pp
YVR
Vancouver Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
YVR
Vancouver Intl
28 May - 5 Jun
C$ 1,430pp
YVR
Vancouver Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
YVR
Vancouver Intl
27 May - 5 Jun
C$ 1,952pp
YVR
Vancouver Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
YVR
Vancouver Intl

One-way flights to Cape Town Intl from Vancouver

The cheapest one-way flights from Vancouver to Cape Town
1:40 p.m. - 5:35 p.m.
Delta
1 stop
42h 55m
YVR - CPT
Delta
C$ 1,158
Delta
1:40 p.m. - 5:35 p.m.
KLM
1 stop
42h 55m
YVR - CPT
KLM
C$ 1,221
KLM
8:20 p.m. - 1:10 p.m.
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
31h 50m
YVR - CPT
Multiple Airlines
C$ 1,226
United

Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From Vancouver to Cape Town

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

Located just 15.6 km from the city centre, Cape Town Intl is the airport most travellers will use when flying to Cape Town from Vancouver. Booking flights from Vancouver to Cape Town Intl (CPT) should be relatively easy as there are 0 daily inbound flights from Vancouver from 10 different airlines.

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

Some of the carriers operating flights from Vancouver to Cape Town Intl that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are British Airways, Lufthansa, and Cathay Pacific. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Vancouver to Cape Town for under C$ 1,100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on British Airways for just C$ 1,068, but on average you can expect to pay C$ 1,126.

Are there last-minute flights available from Vancouver to Cape Town for under C$ 1,400?

There are currently 8+ open flights from Vancouver to Cape Town within the next 7 days for less than C$ 1,400.

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

British Airways, at C$ 1,068, was found to be the cheapest airline from Vancouver to Cape Town.Alternate airlines to your destination round-trip include United Airlines and Lufthansa. These flights start at 22% lower than the current average price 3 months from now.

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

The most popular airlines flying from Vancouver to Cape Town are American Airlines, Air Canada and British Airways. Something to consider prior to booking your flight.

What are the cheapest flights from Vancouver to Cape Town?

On average you can expect to pay C$ 3,389 for a flight from Vancouver to Cape Town. The cheapest flight overall is C$ 961 while the most popular route, (Vancouver Intl - Cape Town Intl) is currently priced at C$ 1,109.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Cape Town, South Africa

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

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

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

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Vancouver 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 Vancouver 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 Vancouver from Cape Town?

Returning to Vancouver 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 Vancouver.

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

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Destination information for Cape Town

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Vancouver 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 Vancouver

Vancouver Intl (YVR)
Vancouver Coal Harbour (CXH)

Airports servicing Cape Town

Top 9 airlines flying from Vancouver to Cape Town Intl

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Vancouver 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$ 860 C$ 1,069 No cancel fee 71%
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British Airways
C$ 899 C$ 1,100 No cancel fee 70%
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Turkish Airlines
C$ 949 C$ 1,126 No cancel fee 77%
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Air Canada
C$ 1,039 C$ 1,285 No cancel fee 67%
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South African
C$ 1,047 C$ 1,947 No cancel fee 78%
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KLM
C$ 1,052 C$ 1,464 No cancel fee 75%
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Lufthansa
C$ 1,056 C$ 1,174 No cancel fee 76%
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Delta
C$ 1,058 C$ 1,108 No cancel fee N/A
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Cathay Pacific
C$ 1,146 C$ 1,363 No cancel fee 72%
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