Cheap flights from Auckland to Cape Town

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The best prices from Auckland Intl to Cape Town Intl are usually found in August or June, booked 50 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Saturday and return on a Monday

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How to find the cheapest flight from
Auckland (AKL) to Cape Town (CPT)

All the information you need to plan the best AKL to CPT flight in 2021: compare Auckland to Cape Town flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Cape Town.
AKL - CPT
Price
R948 - R1 654
CPT
Temperature
12 - 21 °C
CPT
Precipitation
20 - 100 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 32% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 16% potential price drop

Round-trip from

R13 994

From Auckland Intl to Cape Town Intl

One-way from

R11 543

One-way flight from Auckland Intl to Cape Town 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 Auckland to Cape Town?

Flights from Auckland to Cape Town are generally found to be more expensive on Monday. This shouldn't discourage you from searching, as you can still find great deals by being flexible with your options. Use our search form to find deals on tickets to Cape Town.

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

Travellers have found it’s best to book a flight 49 days in advance to save up to 14% 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 49 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 Auckland to Cape Town 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as R18 216, or R19 795 for flights within the next 24 hours.

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

August can be a great time to fly to Cape Town from Auckland with a flight ticket averaging about R16 650. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of August for as cheap as R12 562. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Auckland to Cape Town (AKL - CPT)?

It’s typically best to fly out from Auckland to Cape Town in the afternoon. Doing so could potentially save you 11% on the flight price compared to flying in the morning, which is usually more expensive.

Auckland Intl to Cape Town 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Cape Town from Auckland found for this year
23 Dec - 14 Jan
R23 146pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
AKL
Auckland Intl
23 Dec - 14 Jan
R24 238pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Emirates
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Emirates
   
2 STOPS
AKL
Auckland Intl
23 Dec - 14 Jan
R25 050pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
AKL
Auckland Intl

One-way flights to Cape Town Intl from Auckland

The cheapest one-way flights from Auckland to Cape Town
13:15 - 6:45
Emirates
2 stops
52h 30m
AKL - CPT
Emirates
R11 543
14:10 - 14:55
Multiple Airlines
3 stops
35h 45m
AKL - CPT
Multiple Airlines
R34 497
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Flight FAQs

From Auckland to Cape Town

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

Some of our airline partners flying from Auckland Intl to Cape Town Intl have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. Cathay Pacific, Qatar Airways, 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 Cathay Pacific with this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from Auckland to Cape Town for under R17 700 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Auckland to Cape Town for under R17 700. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Singapore Airlines for just R17 610, but on average you can expect to pay R21 758.

How popular is this Auckland to Cape Town flight route?

This flight path from Auckland Intl to Cape Town Intl was viewed by 96 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 Auckland to Cape Town return?

Cheapflights users have booked flights from Auckland to Cape Town from R17 610 return. Another airline that can offer you cheap pricing is Emirates.

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

When booking a flight from Auckland to Cape Town, you may want to consider flying on Cathay Pacific, Emirates or Lufthansa as they are the most popular for this route.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Cape Town, South Africa

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

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

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

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

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

Documents
Health Declaration Form - Must be completed in 48 hours prior to arrival in South Africa.


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

Returning to Auckland Intl from Cape Town Intl

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

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

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Alternative routes for Auckland to Cape Town

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Destination information for Cape Town

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Auckland to Cape Town.
Today's exchange rate
R1 = R1,00
Average temperature for October in Cape Town
23.0 °C
Avg rainfall for October in Cape Town
37.0 mm

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