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Cape Town (CPT) to Australia

All the information you need to plan the best CPT to SYD flight in 2021: compare Cape Town to Australia flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Australia.
How far in advance should I book a flight from Cape Town to Australia?

Travellers have found it’s best to book a flight 56 days in advance to save up to 10% 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 56 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 Cape Town to Australia 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as R15 850, or R17 115 for flights within the next 24 hours.

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

The best pricing can be found in the month of August. Prices to Australia from Cape Town average R14 936. You can even find prices in August for less than R14 936, as users have found deals to Australia from as low as R11 954. The month of January appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Australia from Cape Town. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 9%.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Cape Town to Australia (CPT - AU)?

When flying from Cape Town to Australia, 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 Cape Town to Australia in October, November 2021

The best prices found for CPT to Australia flights in October, November
11 Nov - 18 Nov
R14 674pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Emirates
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Emirates
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
16 Nov - 15 Aug
R14 821pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Emirates
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Emirates
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
16 Nov - 15 Aug
R15 733pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Emirates
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Emirates
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl

Cape Town Intl to Australia 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Australia from Cape Town found for this year
11 Nov - 18 Nov
R14 674pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Emirates
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Emirates
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
16 Nov - 15 Aug
R14 821pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Emirates
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Emirates
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
23 Dec - 1 Jan
R15 512pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl

Last-minute flights from Cape Town to Australia

Late deals on return flights to Australia from Cape Town, departing today and this week
29 Oct - 5 Nov
R79 385pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Emirates
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
29 Oct - 5 Nov
R80 605pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
29 Oct - 4 Nov
R106 763pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl

One-way flights to Australia from Cape Town

The cheapest one-way flights from Cape Town to Australia
6:40 - 1:55
Singapore Airlines
2 stops
35h 15m
CPT - SYD
Singapore Airlines
R12 219
13:25 - 3:25
Emirates
2 stops
54h 00m
CPT - BNE
Emirates
R12 792
mytrip.com
14:10 - 13:45
Qatar Airways
1 stop
38h 35m
CPT - SYD
Qatar Airways
R12 998
qatarairways.com

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Flight FAQs

From Cape Town to Australia

What airport do you fly from for flights from Cape Town to Australia?

If you book a flight to Australia from Cape Town, you will be flying from Cape Town Intl, which is the city’s only airport. Cape Town Intl (CPT) is located 15,6 km from the centre of Cape Town.

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

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

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

New policies can now be found on Etihad Airways to help keep travellers safe while flying. New policies for travellers booking flights from Cape Town Intl to Australia include masks being provided and required on board, daily cleaning and sanitisation, use of HEPA filters, pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms, and socially-distanced seating (for a limited time). Keep in mind that policies will vary by airline.

Can I find flights from Cape Town to Australia for under R14 600 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Cape Town to Australia for under R14 600. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Qatar Airways for just R14 542, but on average you can expect to pay R15 983.

Are there last-minute flights available from Cape Town to Australia for under R79 400?

There are currently 4+ open flights from Cape Town to Australia within the next 7 days for less than R79 400.

How popular is this Cape Town to Australia flight route?

This flight path from Cape Town Intl to Australia was viewed by 2 385 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 to fly from Cape Town to Australia one-way?

The cheapest airline one-way is Qatar Airways, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as R8 837. However, be on the lookout for offers from Emirates and Singapore Airlines, as they are both options that can get you from Cape Town to Australia for a low price.

What are the cheapest flights from Cape Town to Australia?

On average you can expect to pay R16 815 for a flight from Cape Town to Australia. The cheapest flight overall is R7 538 while the most popular route, (Cape Town Intl - Sydney Kingsford Smith) is currently priced at R14 542.

What are the most popular routes from Cape Town to Australia?

Most travellers choose Cape Town Intl - Sydney Kingsford Smith, Cape Town Intl - Adelaide or Cape Town Intl - Brisbane when deciding on the best route from Cape Town to Australia.

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

The most popular airlines flying from Cape Town to Australia are British Airways, Cathay Pacific and Emirates. Something to consider prior to booking your flight.

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

Information is based on travel restrictions from Cape Town Intl to Australia

Most visitors from Cape Town Intl will not be allowed to enter Australia.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Cape Town Intl must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Australia.

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

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

Returning to Cape Town Intl from Australia

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Australia must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Cape Town Intl.

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

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Airports servicing Cape Town

Top 6 airlines flying from Cape Town Intl to Australia

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Cape Town to Australia 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
Qatar Airways
R6 496 R14 823 No cancel fee 68%
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South African
R11 670 R16 787 No cancel fee 78%

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Singapore Airlines
R11 694 R15 949 No cancel fee 81%
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Emirates
R12 400 R15 980 No cancel fee 75%
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Etihad Airways
R12 636 R15 858 No cancel fee 75%
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Cathay Pacific
R12 982 R16 073 No cancel fee 72%
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