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Cape Town (CPT) to California

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

Users have found that booking a flight from Cape Town to California at least 61 days early can save you up to 5% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 61 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from Cape Town to California for as little as R14 549 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 R14 749 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

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

February can be a great time to fly to California from Cape Town with a flight ticket averaging about R14 423. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of February for as cheap as R11 688. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December.

Cheap flights from Cape Town to California in August, September 2021

The best prices found for CPT to California flights in August, September
8 Sep - 2 Nov
R13 004pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
British Airways
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
British Airways
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
10 Sep - 3 Nov
R13 176pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
British Airways
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
British Airways
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
8 Sep - 30 Oct
R13 305pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
British Airways
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
British Airways
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl

Cape Town to California 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to California from Cape Town found for this year
6 Oct - 13 Oct
R12 017pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
British Airways
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
British Airways
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
31 Dec - 2 Apr
R12 217pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
British Airways
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
British Airways
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
6 Oct - 13 Oct
R12 275pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
British Airways
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
British Airways
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl

One-way flights to California from Cape Town

The cheapest one-way flights from Cape Town to California
13:45 - 6:54
United Airlines
2 stops
50h 09m
CPT - LAX
United Airlines
R9 528
United
7:20 - 8:55
British Airways
2 stops
35h 35m
CPT - SFO
British Airways
R9 643
KAYAK
13:45 - 11:50
Lufthansa
1 stop
31h 05m
CPT - SFO
Lufthansa
R10 158
Lufthansa

Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From Cape Town to California

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

Most people fly from Cape Town Intl (CPT) if they book a flight from Cape Town to California. Cape Town Intl is conveniently located just 15,6 km from Cape Town’s city centre.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from Cape Town Intl to California 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 California 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.

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

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like Emirates, British Airways, and Qatar Airways flying from Cape Town Intl to California have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

Can I find flights from Cape Town to California for under R12 875 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Cape Town to California for under R12 875. The cheapest flight booked recently is on British Airways for just R12 017, but on average you can expect to pay R12 503.

Are there direct flights from Cape Town to California for under R11 445 on Cheapflights?

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

How popular is this flight route?

Within the past month, 1 430 users have taken a look at flights from Cape Town Intl to California.

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

Consider American Airlines, Air France or British Airways when booking your flight. These represent the most popular airlines when flying from Cape Town to California.

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

Most travellers choose Cape Town Intl - Los Angeles, Cape Town Intl - San Diego or Cape Town Intl - San Francisco when deciding on the best route from Cape Town to California.

What are the cheapest flights from Cape Town to California?

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for R9 740. While the most popular route (Cape Town Intl - Los Angeles) can be booked for R12 018 on average our data indicates R12 323 when flying from Cape Town to California

How long does is the flight from Cape Town to California?

Departing from Cape Town to California will take you 26h 20m. Both multi-stop and direct flights can be found to your destination and back.

What are the cheapest airlines to flying from Cape Town to California return?

British Airways, at R12 017, was found to be the cheapest airline from Cape Town to California.Alternate airlines flying return to your destination include American Airlines and Virgin Atlantic.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Cape Town to California one-way?

To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with British Airways, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at R8 183. Turkish Airlines flights start at R9 199 while deals on Lufthansa start at R9 356 one-way.

Destination points for flights from Cape Town to California

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Destination information for California

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Cape Town to California.
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Top 9 airlines flying from Cape Town to California

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Cape Town to California 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
Turkish Airlines
R946 R1 052 No cancel fee 77%
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Air France
R913 R1 078 No cancel fee 77%
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Qatar Airways
R878 R1 100 No cancel fee 68%
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Emirates
R892 R1 135 No cancel fee 75%
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Etihad Airways
R1 027 R1 209 No cancel fee 75%
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Cathay Pacific
R960 R1 221 No cancel fee 72%
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KLM
R923 R1 265 No cancel fee 75%
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British Airways
R900 R1 279 No cancel fee 70%
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United Airlines
R1 003 R1 430 No cancel fee 69%
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