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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
There are currently 4+ open flights from Cape Town to Australia within the next 7 days for less than R79 400.
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Visitors from Cape Town Intl are not required to quarantine after entering Australia.
Travel Authorization Form - Travelers who are not in an exempt category may request an individual exemption to Australia's travel restrictions using this form.
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.
Visitors from Australia are not required to quarantine after entering Cape Town Intl.
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