Cheap flights from New York to Cape Town from $467

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Flight information for New York to Cape Town
(NYC to CPT)

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Best Price Found

$467

Fastest flight time

14h 30m

Direct flights

None

Airports in Cape Town

1 airport
The best one-way flight to Cape Town from New York in the past 72 hours is $467. The best round-trip flight deal from New York to Cape Town found on momondo in the last 72 hours is $831.
The fastest flight from New York to Cape Town takes 14h 30m
There are no direct flights from New York to Cape Town. Popular non-direct routes for this connection are New York LaGuardia Airport - Cape Town Intl Airport, Newark Airport - Cape Town Intl Airport and New York John F Kennedy Intl Airport - Cape Town Intl Airport.
There is 1 airport near Cape Town: Cape Town Intl (CPT)

How to get the cheapest flight ticket from New York to Cape Town

Look no further. We've gone through all the searches for this route on momondo so you have the important information and insights to find the cheapest flight ticket for your trip

What is the cheapest month to fly from New York to Cape Town?

November. The cheapest time of year to fly to Cape Town from New York is November. Most expensive is July

What is the cheapest day to depart New York for Cape Town?

Tuesday. The cheapest day of the week is typically Tuesday. The most expensive is typically Sunday

When is the cheapest time to fly from New York to Cape Town?

at noon. New York to Cape Town flights are approximately 17% more expensive in the afternoon than at noon

What is the cheapest airline that flies to Cape Town from New York?

Juneyao Airlines. Ethiopian Air, Juneyao Airlines, and Kenya Airways are the most popular carriers operating from New York to Cape Town

What is the cheapest New York to Cape Town flight route?

New York John F Kennedy Intl - Cape Town Intl. Fly from New York John F Kennedy Intl to Cape Town Intl for the best New York - Cape Town flight prices

How far in advance should you book New York to Cape Town flights?

17 days before. The cheapest time to buy a flight from New York to Cape Town is approximately 17 days to departure

When you’re planning your trip from New York to Cape Town, the most popular airport-to-airport route is New York John F Kennedy Intl Airport to Cape Town Intl Airport. When booking your trip to Cape Town, it is helpful to have an alternative airport to fly out of. Good options for departure airports when traveling to Cape Town, you can try Newark Airport (in Newark), New York LaGuardia Airport (in New York), or New Windsor Stewart Airport (in New Windsor). The least expensive flight option from New York to Cape Town will typically be JFK — CPT during the month of October with an average price of $831 RT.

New York John F Kennedy Intl Airport (JFK) to Cape Town Intl Airport (CPT)$831
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Newark Airport (EWR) to Cape Town Intl Airport (CPT)$851
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New York LaGuardia Airport (LGA) to Cape Town Intl Airport (CPT)$980
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New Windsor Stewart Airport (SWF) to Cape Town Intl Airport (CPT)$1,773
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Easily compare round-trip flights from New York to Cape Town

Below you can see the best fares for your round-trip flight route over the next three months. All fares were found on momondo this week. Browse the quickest and cheapest flights from New York to Cape Town by changing tabs
Turkish Airlines
Jan 30
EWR7:25 pmNewark
28h 35m
1 stop
CPT12:00 amCape Town Intl
Mar 1
CPT1:35 pmCape Town Intl
35h 10m
1 stop
EWR12:45 amNewark
Ethiopian Air
Nov 13
EWR4:15 pmNewark
33h 30m
2 stops
CPT1:45 amCape Town Intl
Nov 24
CPT9:35 amCape Town Intl
35h 40m
2 stops
EWR9:15 pmNewark
Kenya Airways
Nov 9
JFK8:45 amNew York John F Kennedy Intl
24h 55m
1 stop
CPT9:40 amCape Town Intl
Nov 19
CPT9:05 amCape Town Intl
23h 30m
1 stop
JFK8:35 amNew York John F Kennedy Intl
Multiple Airlines
Feb 5
JFK8:45 amNew York John F Kennedy Intl
40h 50m
2 stops
CPT1:35 amCape Town Intl
Feb 11
CPT4:20 amCape Town Intl
28h 15m
2 stops
JFK8:35 amNew York John F Kennedy Intl
Delta
Feb 11
LGA8:55 amNew York LaGuardia
21h 20m
1 stop
CPT6:15 amCape Town Intl
Feb 19
CPT5:50 pmCape Town Intl
20h 50m
1 stop
LGA2:40 pmNew York LaGuardia
KLM
Jan 29
LGA11:00 amNew York LaGuardia
23h 50m
2 stops
CPT10:50 amCape Town Intl
Feb 9
CPT7:40 pmCape Town Intl
25h 53m
2 stops
LGA9:33 pmNew York LaGuardia

Find the cheapest one-way flights from New York to Cape Town

If you're looking for one-way flights from New York to Cape Town, view some of our deals below provided by British Airways, Delta and Kenya Airways
Kenya Airways
Jan 15
JFK8:45 amNew York John F Kennedy Intl
40h 50m
2 stops
CPT1:35 amCape Town Intl
Multiple Airlines
Nov 9
JFK8:45 amNew York John F Kennedy Intl
24h 05m
2 stops
CPT8:50 amCape Town Intl
British Airways
Jan 16
EWR4:30 pmNewark
29h 45m
1 stop
CPT10:15 pmCape Town Intl

Search last-minute flights to Cape Town from New York

Find and compare round-trip flight prices for your last-minute flight from New York to Cape Town
Turkish Airlines
Oct 12
JFK2:55 pmNew York John F Kennedy Intl
34h 10m
1 stop
CPT1:05 amCape Town Intl
Oct 24
CPT1:30 pmCape Town Intl
34h 45m
1 stop
JFK12:15 amNew York John F Kennedy Intl
Ethiopian Air
Oct 12
EWR2:00 amNewark
25h 45m
2 stops
CPT3:45 amCape Town Intl
Oct 20
CPT10:35 amCape Town Intl
34h 55m
2 stops
EWR9:30 pmNewark
Multiple Airlines
Oct 9
JFK9:45 amNew York John F Kennedy Intl
38h 30m
2 stops
CPT12:15 amCape Town Intl
Oct 17
CPT1:45 pmCape Town Intl
25h 50m
1 stop
JFK3:35 pmNew York John F Kennedy Intl
Kenya Airways
Oct 12
JFK9:45 amNew York John F Kennedy Intl
25h 55m
1 stop
CPT11:40 amCape Town Intl
Dec 6
CPT9:25 amCape Town Intl
23h 10m
2 stops
JFK8:35 amNew York John F Kennedy Intl
Delta
Oct 12
JFK3:45 pmNew York John F Kennedy Intl
20h 20m
1 stop
CPT12:05 pmCape Town Intl
Dec 5
CPT7:40 pmCape Town Intl
25h 50m
1 stop
JFK9:30 pmNew York John F Kennedy Intl
KLM
Oct 10
JFK3:45 pmNew York John F Kennedy Intl
20h 20m
1 stop
CPT12:05 pmCape Town Intl
Oct 16
CPT7:55 pmCape Town Intl
25h 45m
2 stops
JFK9:40 pmNew York John F Kennedy Intl

Best airlines flying from New York to Cape Town

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AirlineRatingFree CancellationPrice
Juneyao AirlinesPriceFrom $13Free CancellationRating
0.0
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Ethiopian AirPriceFrom $733Free CancellationRating
7.9
7.8

Boarding

7.9

Comfort

8.0

Crew

7.4

Entertainment

7.3

Food

Reviews

I checked in online but I have to wait on queue at the airport again. Abuja airport should be digitalized.

1 / 10
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Turkish AirlinesPriceFrom $765Free CancellationRating
8.0
8.0

Boarding

8.0

Comfort

8.1

Crew

7.9

Entertainment

8.1

Food

Reviews

All was perfect

1 / 10
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Kenya AirwaysPriceFrom $766Free CancellationRating
6.6
6.4

Boarding

7.1

Comfort

7.2

Crew

5.8

Entertainment

6.4

Food

Reviews

Cons: Nice flight cheap n cheerful

1 / 5
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United AirlinesPriceFrom $792Free CancellationRating
7.2
7.5

Boarding

7.1

Comfort

8.0

Crew

6.9

Entertainment

6.5

Food

Reviews

Meal preferences were not saved/changed despite having the information being saved on the United profile, requested at the time of booking, and requested again more than 24 hours before the flight. As a result, a suitable meal was not available during the flight.

1 / 10
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South AfricanPriceFrom $822Free CancellationRating
8.1
8.2

Boarding

8.2

Comfort

8.4

Crew

8.0

Entertainment

7.8

Food

Reviews

Pros: Beef for lunch

Cons: The wine, the eggs and the bathroom never clean

1 / 4
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DeltaPriceFrom $841Free CancellationRating
7.9
7.9

Boarding

8.0

Comfort

8.3

Crew

7.8

Entertainment

7.3

Food

Reviews

This is another disease as if you have the Internet, you are ordinary deceivers!

1 / 10
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LufthansaPriceFrom $875Free CancellationRating
7.2
7.3

Boarding

7.3

Comfort

7.8

Crew

6.7

Entertainment

6.8

Food

Reviews

The staff were amazing, they took such good care of us and our toddler. Love Lufthansa for that!

1 / 10
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Qatar AirwaysPriceFrom $876Free CancellationRating
7.9
8.0

Boarding

7.9

Comfort

8.3

Crew

8.0

Entertainment

7.7

Food

Reviews

Airport staff are good but no signage to help incoming passengers unless you know the airport in Doha.

1 / 10
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British AirwaysPriceFrom $936Free CancellationRating
6.4
6.7

Boarding

6.6

Comfort

7.3

Crew

6.3

Entertainment

6.1

Food

Reviews

Not pleased with the staff allowing their friend to save seats that nobody used except their friend to lay down using all three seats. Also, food was served and three hours later they give the same meal to another passenger that turned on her light and kept the 25 people around her awake!

1 / 10
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  • United Airlines Flights From New York to Cape Town

    United Airlines operates around 3 flights from New York to Cape Town every week. The average price of these flights found in the last 72 hours has been $1,295, but momondo users have found United Airlines deals from New York to Cape Town from as low as $792 round-trip. United Airlines has been scored 7.2/10 in 1,419 reviews.


Kenya Airways flights from New York to Cape Town

Our best Kenya Airways deals on New York to Cape Town flight tickets
Kenya Airways
Nov 9
JFK8:45 amNew York John F Kennedy Intl
24h 55m
1 stop
CPT9:40 amCape Town Intl
Nov 19
CPT9:05 amCape Town Intl
23h 30m
1 stop
JFK8:35 amNew York John F Kennedy Intl
Kenya Airways
Feb 12
JFK8:45 amNew York John F Kennedy Intl
40h 50m
2 stops
CPT1:35 amCape Town Intl
Feb 18
CPT9:05 amCape Town Intl
23h 30m
1 stop
JFK8:35 amNew York John F Kennedy Intl
Kenya Airways
Feb 24
JFK8:45 amNew York John F Kennedy Intl
40h 50m
2 stops
CPT1:35 amCape Town Intl
Mar 4
CPT9:05 amCape Town Intl
23h 30m
1 stop
JFK8:35 amNew York John F Kennedy Intl

Ethiopian Air flights from New York to Cape Town

Our best Ethiopian Air deals on New York to Cape Town flight tickets
Ethiopian Air
Nov 13
EWR4:15 pmNewark
33h 30m
2 stops
CPT1:45 amCape Town Intl
Nov 24
CPT9:35 amCape Town Intl
35h 40m
2 stops
EWR9:15 pmNewark
Ethiopian Air
Oct 30
EWR6:15 pmNewark
33h 30m
2 stops
CPT3:45 amCape Town Intl
Nov 7
CPT9:35 amCape Town Intl
35h 40m
2 stops
EWR9:15 pmNewark
Ethiopian Air
Jan 12
EWR4:15 pmNewark
33h 30m
2 stops
CPT1:45 amCape Town Intl
Jan 26
CPT9:35 amCape Town Intl
35h 40m
2 stops
EWR9:15 pmNewark

  • Are airlines flying from New York to Cape Town Intl offering flexible cancellation due to COVID-19?

    Due to the global impact of COVID-19, some of our airline partners operating flights from New York to Cape Town Intl, such as South African, United Airlines, and Delta may have put in place flexible cancellation policies. Use our site to search for all of the airlines offering this flexibility to you.

  • How far is New York to Cape Town Intl by plane?

    There are 7803.4 mi between New York and Cape Town Intl. Flights usually cover this in 19h 15m, depending on flying conditions and air traffic around both airports.



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