Cheap flights from Cape Town to Abu Dhabi

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The best prices from Cape Town Intl to Abu Dhabi Intl are usually found in February or January, booked 16 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Sunday and return on a Thursday

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How to find the cheapest flight from
Cape Town (CPT) to Abu Dhabi (AUH)

All the information you need to plan the best CPT to AUH flight in 2022: compare Cape Town to Abu Dhabi flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Abu Dhabi.
CPT - AUH
Price
R336 - R751
AUH
Temperature
18 - 35 °C
AUH
Rainfall
10 - 20 mm

Popular in

August

High demand for flights, 33% potential price rise

Cheapest in

February

Best time to find cheap flights, 34% potential price drop

Average price

R6 617

Average for round-trip flights in June 2022

Round-trip from

R5 357

From Cape Town Intl to Abu Dhabi Intl

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 return from Cape Town to Abu Dhabi?

Tuesday is generally a great day to depart. Flying on this day could help you save up to 26%.

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

Users have found that booking a flight from Cape Town to Abu Dhabi at least 17 days early can save you up to 9% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 17 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from Cape Town to Abu Dhabi for as little as R8 626 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 R9 854 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Cape Town to Abu Dhabi (CPT - AUH)?

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from Cape Town to Abu Dhabi in the evening. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 44% on your trip compared to booking a flight in the afternoon.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Cape Town to Abu Dhabi?

Flights from Cape Town to Abu Dhabi lean towards being more expensive in August. Prices are generally better when you fly from Cape Town to Abu Dhabi in February, with the cheapest ticket starting at R5 612.

Cape Town Intl to Abu Dhabi 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Abu Dhabi from Cape Town found for this year
17 Oct - 3 Jan
R6 091pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
AUH
Abu Dhabi Intl
AUH
Abu Dhabi Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
26 Dec - 4 Jan
R6 330pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
AUH
Abu Dhabi Intl
AUH
Abu Dhabi Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
26 Dec - 4 Jan
R6 346pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
AUH
Abu Dhabi Intl
AUH
Abu Dhabi Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl

One-way flights to Abu Dhabi Intl from Cape Town

The cheapest one-way flights from Cape Town to Abu Dhabi
15:40 - 12:15
Qatar Airways
1 stop
18h 35m
CPT - AUH
Qatar Airways
R6 808
travelstart.co.za
11:15 - 12:15
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
23h 00m
CPT - AUH
Multiple Airlines
R9 997
travelstart.co.za
1:50 - 8:40
Multiple Airlines
3 stops
28h 50m
CPT - AUH
Multiple Airlines
R9 918
Kiwi.com

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Flight FAQs

From Cape Town to Abu Dhabi

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

Some of our airline partners flying from Cape Town Intl to Abu Dhabi Intl have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. Qatar Airways, Etihad Airways, and Emirates are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like Qatar Airways with this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from Cape Town to Abu Dhabi for under R6 100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Cape Town to Abu Dhabi for under R6 100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Qatar Airways for just R6 091, but on average you can expect to pay R23 773.

How popular is this Cape Town to Abu Dhabi flight route?

The Cape Town Intl to Abu Dhabi Intl flight path was viewed by 1 320 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

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

Currently priced at R6 091, Qatar Airways will fly you from Cape Town to Abu Dhabi and back. In addition to Qatar Airways, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Search Cheapflights for deals from Turkish Airlines and SWISS - these airlines can fly you to your destination from R12 325 and R20 728, respectively. You may be able to fly from Cape Town to Abu Dhabi for 24% less than the average price by searching for these airlines.

What are the cheapest flights from Cape Town to Abu Dhabi?

While on average a flight from Cape Town to Abu Dhabi is generally R5 913, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is R5 787. When looking at the most popular route, (Cape Town Intl - Abu Dhabi Intl), you can expect to pay R6 346 for that flight.

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

The most popular airlines flying from Cape Town to Abu Dhabi are Emirates, Etihad Airways and Air Seychelles. Something to consider prior to booking your flight.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

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

Information is based on travel restrictions from Cape Town Intl to Abu Dhabi Intl

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

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Cape Town Intl must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 48 hours before departing to Abu Dhabi Intl.

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

Do I need a test to fly back to Cape Town from Abu Dhabi?

Returning to Cape Town Intl from Abu Dhabi Intl

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Abu Dhabi Intl must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 48 hours for Antigen (quick-test) before departing to Cape Town Intl.

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

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Destination information for Abu Dhabi

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Cape Town to Abu Dhabi.
Today's exchange rate
R1 = AED 0,24
Average temperature for June in Abu Dhabi
41.0 °C
Avg rainfall for June in Abu Dhabi
3.0 mm

Airports servicing Cape Town

Airports servicing Abu Dhabi

Top 4 airlines flying from Cape Town Intl to Abu Dhabi Intl

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Cape Town to Abu Dhabi 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
Etihad Airways
R4 994 R9 532 No cancel fee 75%
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Qatar Airways
R5 107 R6 788 No cancel fee 68%
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Turkish Airlines
R9 345 R10 410 No cancel fee 77%
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Emirates
R10 383 R11 780 No cancel fee 75%
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