Cheap flights from Vancouver to Cape Town

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The best prices from Vancouver to Cape Town are usually found in May or April, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Monday and return on a Sunday

How to find the cheapest flight from
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$ 1,115 - C$ 1,724
CPT
Temperature
19 - 29 °C
CPT
Rainfall
9 - 94 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

Average price

C$ 1,115

Average for round-trip flights in May 2021

Round-trip from

C$ 1,115

From Vancouver 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 Vancouver to Cape Town?

Users have found that flying from Vancouver to Cape Town on a Friday typically leans towards higher prices. However, this doesn’t mean you still can’t find a deal. Flexibility with other aspects of your flight can still land a great price for your trip.

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

Users have found that booking a flight from Vancouver to Cape Town at least 49 days early can save you up to 29% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 49 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from Vancouver to Cape Town for as little as C$ 1,310 when booking for a departure date within the next two weeks. You can also check prices now. Some users have found airline tickets as low as C$ 1,530 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

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

May can be a great time to fly to Cape Town from Vancouver with a flight ticket averaging about C$ 1,159. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of May for as cheap as C$ 869. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Vancouver to Cape Town (8CA - CPT)?

It’s typically best to fly out from Vancouver to Cape Town in the afternoon. Doing so could potentially save you 7% on the flight price compared to flying in the morning, which is usually more expensive.

Cheap flights from Vancouver to Cape Town in May, June 2021

The best prices found for YVR to CPT flights for May, June
23 May - 13 Jun
C$ 1,788pp
YVR
Vancouver Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
YVR
Vancouver Intl
23 May - 13 Jun
C$ 1,952pp
YVR
Vancouver Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
YVR
Vancouver Intl
23 May - 13 Jun
C$ 2,016pp
YVR
Vancouver Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
YVR
Vancouver Intl

Vancouver to Cape Town 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Cape Town from Vancouver found for this year
7 Sep - 4 Oct
C$ 954pp
YVR
Vancouver Intl
British Airways
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
British Airways
 
1 STOP
YVR
Vancouver Intl
7 Sep - 4 Oct
C$ 987pp
YVR
Vancouver Intl
British Airways
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
British Airways
 
1 STOP
YVR
Vancouver Intl
9 Sep - 6 Oct
C$ 998pp
YVR
Vancouver Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
YVR
Vancouver Intl

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.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from Vancouver to Cape Town Intl to control the spread of COVID-19?

Airlines globally have implemented additional safety measures to accommodate you. Delta is one of them. Some of the new policies that have been implemented to accommodate travellers flying from Vancouver to Cape Town Intl are improved sanitation, HEPA filters, mask requirements, socially-distanced seating (for a limited time), and pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms. Policies will vary by airline.

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$ 982 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Vancouver to Cape Town for under C$ 982. The cheapest flight booked recently is on British Airways for just C$ 954, but on average you can expect to pay C$ 1,050.

Are there direct flights from Vancouver to Cape Town for under C$ 982 on Cheapflights?

There are no direct flights from Vancouver to Cape Town, but Cheapflights can provide you with all the information you need to find the fastest route with the fewest stops.

Is Vancouver weather warmer or cooler than Cape Town?

Temperatures around the 29 °C's can be experienced in February. The weather in Cape Town is hotter than in Vancouver. Plan for potential changes in flight availability as peak weather approaches in this location.

How long is the flight from Vancouver to Cape Town?

Delta, British Airways, and Lufthansa can get you from Vancouver to Cape Town in just under 27h 35m. Your travel time can differ by up to 2h 25m. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

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

British Airways, at C$ 955, was found to be the cheapest airline from Vancouver to Cape Town.Alternate airlines to your destination round-trip include Turkish Airlines and KLM. British Airways is priced at 27% lower than the current average price of a flight leaving 3 months from now.

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 = R11.73
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

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
Air Canada
C$ 809 C$ 1,001 No cancel fee 67%
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Cathay Pacific
C$ 892 C$ 1,061 No cancel fee 72%
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SWISS
C$ 906 C$ 1,152 No cancel fee 79%
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United Airlines
C$ 769 C$ 1,172 No cancel fee 69%
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Lufthansa
C$ 882 C$ 1,200 No cancel fee 76%
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KLM
C$ 805 C$ 1,224 No cancel fee 75%
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Delta
C$ 854 C$ 1,320 No cancel fee N/A
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British Airways
C$ 708 C$ 1,400 No cancel fee 70%
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South African
C$ 815 C$ 1,517 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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