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 Monday or Thursday and return on a Wednesday

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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 2022: 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
Rainfall
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

Average price

R15 651

Average for round-trip flights in May 2022

Round-trip from

R15 360

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 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 R18 275. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of August for as cheap as R13 788. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December.

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 R19 994, or R21 727 for flights within the next 24 hours.

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 Saturday. 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.

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 at midday. Doing so could potentially save you 38% on the flight price compared to flying in the afternoon, which is usually more expensive.

Cheap flights from Auckland to Cape Town in May, June 2022

The best prices found for AKL to CPT flights in May, June
13 Jun - 20 Jun
R22 068pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Emirates
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Emirates
   
2 STOPS
AKL
Auckland Intl
1 Jun - 15 Jun
R22 197pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Emirates
   
2 STOPS
AKL
Auckland Intl
13 Jun - 20 Jun
R22 392pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Emirates
     
3 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Emirates
   
2 STOPS
AKL
Auckland Intl

Auckland Intl to Cape Town 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Cape Town from Auckland found for this year
1 Nov - 19 Nov
R17 774pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
AKL
Auckland Intl
6 Aug - 15 Aug
R17 952pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
AKL
Auckland Intl
10 Sep - 23 Sep
R18 049pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Singapore Airlines
     
3 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Singapore Airlines
     
3 STOPS
AKL
Auckland Intl

Last-minute flights from Auckland to Cape Town

Late deals on return flights to Cape Town from Auckland, departing today and this week
26 May - 22 Jun
R24 304pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Singapore Airlines
     
3 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Singapore Airlines
     
3 STOPS
AKL
Auckland Intl
26 May - 22 Jun
R25 470pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Singapore Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Singapore Airlines
   
2 STOPS
AKL
Auckland Intl
26 May - 22 Jun
R25 940pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Singapore Airlines
     
3 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Singapore 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
10:10 - 5:25
Singapore Airlines
2 stops
29h 15m
AKL - CPT
Singapore Airlines
R72 684
5:00 - 8:35
Multiple Airlines
3 stops
37h 35m
AKL - CPT
Multiple Airlines
R74 272
Kiwi.com
2:00 - 7:35
Emirates
2 stops
63h 35m
AKL - CPT
Emirates
R102 674

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">Auckland</span> to <span class="emphasized">Cape Town</span> flights.

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. Singapore Airlines, Emirates, and Cathay Pacific are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like Singapore Airlines with this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from Auckland to Cape Town for under R17 800 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Auckland to Cape Town for under R17 800. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just R17 774, but on average you can expect to pay R19 200.

Are there last-minute flights available from Auckland to Cape Town for under R24 400?

There are currently 9+ open flights from Auckland to Cape Town within the next 7 days for less than R24 400.

How popular is this Auckland to Cape Town flight route?

This flight path from Auckland Intl to Cape Town Intl was viewed by 84 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 round-trip?

Cheapflights users have booked flights from Auckland to Cape Town round-trip from R18 049. Other airlines that can offer you cheap pricing are Emirates, from R19 540, and Qatar Airways, from R21 517. These flights start at 1% lower than the current average price 3 months from now.

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.

What are the cheapest flights from Auckland to Cape Town?

On average you can expect to pay R20 409 for a flight from Auckland to Cape Town. The cheapest flight overall is R12 003 while the most popular route, (Auckland Intl - Cape Town Intl) is currently priced at R17 774.

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) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 24 hours for Antigen (quick-test) 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) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 48 hours for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 24 hours for Antigen (quick-test) 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

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.

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 May in Cape Town
22.0 °C
Avg rainfall for May in Cape Town
64.0 mm

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