Cheap flights from Vancouver to South Africa

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How to find the cheapest flight from
Vancouver (YVR) to South Africa

How far in advance should I book a flight from Vancouver to South Africa?

Travellers have found it’s best to book a flight 61 days in advance to save up to 25% 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 South Africa 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as C$ 1,194, or C$ 1,426 for flights within the next 24 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Vancouver to South Africa?

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in December. For low rates, March can be a great choice for travel to South Africa. Flights to South Africa from Vancouver in March are about C$ 1,118 on average during March, but can be found for as low as C$ 921.

Cheap flights from Vancouver to South Africa in December, January 2021

The best prices found for YVR to South Africa flights for December, January
13 Jan - 2 Mar
C$ 927pp
YVR
Vancouver Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
YVR
Vancouver Intl
13 Jan - 2 Mar
C$ 932pp
YVR
Vancouver Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
YVR
Vancouver Intl
13 Jan - 2 Mar
C$ 946pp
YVR
Vancouver Intl
British Airways
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
British Airways
 
1 STOP
YVR
Vancouver Intl

Vancouver to South Africa 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to South Africa from Vancouver found for this year
14 Dec - 31 Dec
C$ 1,048pp
YVR
Vancouver Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
YVR
Vancouver Intl
9 Dec - 15 Jul
C$ 1,055pp
YVR
Vancouver Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Air France
   
2 STOPS
YVR
Vancouver Intl
8 Dec - 15 Jul
C$ 1,090pp
YVR
Vancouver Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Air France
   
2 STOPS
YVR
Vancouver Intl

Last minute flights from Vancouver to South Africa

Late deals on round-trip flights to South Africa from Vancouver, departing today and this week
9 Dec - 15 Jul
C$ 1,055pp
YVR
Vancouver Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Air France
   
2 STOPS
YVR
Vancouver Intl
8 Dec - 15 Jul
C$ 1,090pp
YVR
Vancouver Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Air France
   
2 STOPS
YVR
Vancouver Intl
7 Dec - 7 Jan
C$ 1,201pp
YVR
Vancouver Intl
Delta
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Delta
   
2 STOPS
YVR
Vancouver Intl

One-way flights to South Africa from Vancouver

The cheapest one-way flights from Vancouver to South Africa
3:30 a.m. - 5:50 a.m.
Lufthansa
2 stops
40h 20m
YVR - CPT
Lufthansa
C$ 939
KAYAK
2:44 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
KLM
2 stops
28h 46m
YVR - CPT
KLM
C$ 959
KLM
8:25 a.m. - 6:30 a.m.
Multiple Airlines
3 stops
60h 05m
YVR - CPT
Multiple Airlines
C$ 6,484

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Vancouver to South Africa flights.

Flight FAQs

From Vancouver to South Africa

Can I find flights from Vancouver to South Africa for under C$ 907 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Vancouver to South Africa for under C$ 907. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Cathay Pacific for just C$ 876, but on average you can expect to pay C$ 928.

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

Airlines globally have implemented additional safety measures to accommodate you. Delta is one of them. Airline carriers are regularly disinfecting and sanitizing their aircraft. Masks are provided and are mandatory while on board. Pre-flight testing for symptoms and antibodies, alongside socially-distanced seating (for a limited time) will work towards keeping travellers safer while flying from Vancouver to South Africa. Policies will vary by airline.

Which airlines flying from Vancouver to South Africa have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of our airline partners flying from Vancouver to South Africa have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. Air Canada, British Airways, and Cathay Pacific are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like Air Canada with this kind of flexibility.

Are there direct flights from Vancouver to South Africa for under C$ 907 on Cheapflights?

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

Are there last-minute flights available from Vancouver to South Africa for under C$ 1,166?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Vancouver to South Africa within the next 7 days for less than C$ 1,166.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Vancouver to South Africa?

Consider American Airlines, Air Canada or British Airways when booking your flight. These represent the most popular airlines when flying from Vancouver to South Africa.

What are the most popular routes from Vancouver to South Africa?

While some choose either Vancouver Intl - Johannesburg OR Tambo or Vancouver Intl - Durban King Shaka Intl, Vancouver Intl - Cape Town Intl is the most popular route from Vancouver to South Africa.

What are the cheapest flights from Vancouver to South Africa?

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for C$ 1,004. While the most popular route (Vancouver Intl - Cape Town Intl) can be booked for C$ 886 on average our data indicates C$ 1,401 when flying from Vancouver to South Africa

How long is the flight from Vancouver to South Africa?

A quick flight from Vancouver to South Africa can take about 25h 05m. KLM provides one of the quickest options available for as low as C$ 1,023. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

What are the cheapest airlines to flying from Vancouver to South Africa round-trip?

Flying on Cathay Pacific is currently your cheapest option to South Africa, with prices starting at C$ 877. Additional round-trip tickets that might be worth considering are offered by American Airlines and British Airways, with the lowest prices starting at C$ 886 and C$ 922, respectively.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Vancouver to South Africa one-way?

One-way options have recently been found by users for as low as C$ 924 on KLM. Another option is Lufthansa, who have fights from C$ 939.

Arrival points for flights from Vancouver to South Africa

Destination information for South Africa

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Vancouver to South Africa
Today's exchange rate
C$ 1 = R11.83

Airports servicing Vancouver

Vancouver Coal Harbour (CXH)

Airports servicing

Bloemfontein Intl (BFN)
Cape Town (CPT)
Durban King Shaka Intl (DUR)
East London (ELS)
George (GRJ)
Sabi Sabi (GSS)

Top 10 airlines from Vancouver to South Africa

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Vancouver to South Africa 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$ 846 C$ 958 No cancel fee 71%
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Air Canada
C$ 809 C$ 1,069 No cancel fee 67%
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Cathay Pacific
C$ 871 C$ 1,086 No cancel fee 72%
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Lufthansa
C$ 789 C$ 1,118 No change fee 76%
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KLM
C$ 805 C$ 1,139 No change fee 75%
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United Airlines
C$ 769 C$ 1,172 No cancel fee 69%
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Delta
C$ 823 C$ 1,217 No cancel fee N/A
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SWISS
C$ 815 C$ 1,222 No change fee 79%
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South African
C$ 797 C$ 1,377 No change 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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British Airways
C$ 708 C$ 1,391 No cancel fee 70%
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