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 2021: compare Vancouver to Cape Town flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Cape Town.
8CA - CPT
Price
C$ 1,161 - C$ 1,795
CPT
Temperature
12 - 21 °C
CPT
Precipitation
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

$1,161

From Vancouver to Cape Town Intl

One-way from

C$ 936

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

To save on the cost of your flight from Vancouver to Cape Town, book at least 61 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 18% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from C$ 1,439 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as C$ 1,564.

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$ 1,380 per person but you can even find prices for as low as C$ 1,065. 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 May

When is the cheapest time to fly from Vancouver to Cape Town (8CA - 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.

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

The best prices found for YVR to CPT flights for September, October
31 Oct - 26 Apr
C$ 1,051pp
YVR
Vancouver Intl
British Airways
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
British Airways
 
1 STOP
YVR
Vancouver Intl
30 Oct - 26 Apr
C$ 1,111pp
YVR
Vancouver Intl
British Airways
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
British Airways
 
1 STOP
YVR
Vancouver Intl
30 Oct - 27 Apr
C$ 1,123pp
YVR
Vancouver Intl
Lufthansa
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Lufthansa
   
2 STOPS
YVR
Vancouver Intl

Vancouver to Cape Town 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Cape Town from Vancouver found for this year
4 Nov - 30 Apr
C$ 953pp
YVR
Vancouver Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
YVR
Vancouver Intl
1 Nov - 26 Apr
C$ 976pp
YVR
Vancouver Intl
British Airways
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
British Airways
 
1 STOP
YVR
Vancouver Intl
15 Nov - 11 Jan
C$ 991pp
YVR
Vancouver Intl
British Airways
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
British Airways
 
1 STOP
YVR
Vancouver Intl

One-way flights to Cape Town Intl from Vancouver

The cheapest one-way flights from Vancouver to Cape Town
1:05 p.m. - 7:05 a.m.
Turkish Airlines
1 stop
32h 00m
YVR - CPT
Turkish Airlines
C$ 936
6:30 a.m. - 2:40 a.m.
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
34h 10m
YVR - CPT
Multiple Airlines
C$ 971
Lufthansa
7:00 a.m. - 5:25 p.m.
KLM
2 stops
24h 25m
YVR - CPT
KLM
C$ 977
KLM

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 11 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, Cathay Pacific, and Delta. 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$ 1,000 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Vancouver to Cape Town for under C$ 1,000. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Turkish Airlines for just C$ 942, but on average you can expect to pay C$ 989.

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

Turkish Airlines, at C$ 942, was found to be the cheapest airline from Vancouver to Cape Town.Alternate airlines to your destination round-trip include British Airways and American Airlines. These flights start at 31% lower than the current average price 3 months from now.

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

To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with Turkish Airlines, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at C$ 936. British Airways flights start at C$ 966 while deals on KLM start at C$ 977 one-way.

What are the cheapest flights from Vancouver to Cape Town?

On average you can expect to pay C$ 3,225 for a flight from Vancouver to Cape Town. The cheapest flight overall is C$ 809 while the most popular route, (Vancouver Intl - Cape Town Intl) is currently priced at C$ 949.

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.

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) test taken 72 hours 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) test taken 72 hours 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 = R11.57
Average temperature for September in Cape Town
21.0 °C
Avg rainfall for September in Cape Town
44.0 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
British Airways
C$ 906 C$ 1,790 No cancel fee 70%
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United Airlines
C$ 983 C$ 1,499 No cancel fee 69%
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KLM
C$ 1,030 C$ 1,565 No cancel fee 75%
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Air Canada
C$ 1,035 C$ 1,280 No cancel fee 67%
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South African
C$ 1,043 C$ 1,939 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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Delta
C$ 1,092 C$ 1,689 No cancel fee N/A
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Lufthansa
C$ 1,128 C$ 1,535 No cancel fee 76%
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Cathay Pacific
C$ 1,141 C$ 1,357 No cancel fee 72%
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SWISS
C$ 1,158 C$ 1,473 No cancel fee 79%
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