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Cheap flights from California to Cape Town from R11 008

This is the cheapest one-way flight price found by a Cheapflights user in the last 72 hours by searching for a flight departing on 7/8. Fares are subject to change and may not be available on all flights or dates of travel. Click the price to replicate the search for this deal.
LAX — CPT
Jun 24 — Jul 11
1 adult
Mon 24/6
Mon 1/7

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

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 18 days in advance, which can save you up to 36% on flights from California to Cape Town compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 18 days out may not be for everyone, so we have options available for flights within the next two weeks, with the lowest price starting at R21 617. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from R27 112.

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

Our data shows that January tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Cape Town from California. Users have commonly found prices around R25 471 for the month, but tickets can be as low as R16 557. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in June.

What is the cheapest time of day to fly from CA to CPT?

When flying from California to Cape Town, the time of day you decide to fly out makes little to no difference towards the overall price you’ll pay on tickets.

Cheap Air France flights from California to Cape Town

Explore cheap flight options specifically provided by Air France for the route between California and Cape Town. Find affordable fares and compare prices with other airlines to secure the best deal for your journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 580 764 searches. Data last updated 19 June 2024.
Peruse some of the lowest-priced Air France flights we've found from California to Cape Town. Come back soon if you're not finding the exact deal you're looking for.
Wed 18/918:20LAX - CPT
2 stops42h 05mAir France
Wed 2/1023:15CPT - LAX
2 stops45h 10mAir France
Deal found 18/6R20 928
Wed 20/1121:05LAX - CPT
1 stop23h 25mAir France
Fri 6/120:35CPT - LAX
2 stops31h 00mAir France
Deal found 18/6R34 548

Cheap Ethiopian Air flights from California to Cape Town

Explore cheap flight options specifically provided by Ethiopian Air for the route between California and Cape Town. Find affordable fares and compare prices with other airlines to secure the best deal for your journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 580 764 searches. Data last updated 19 June 2024.
Some of the best deals we've found on Ethiopian Air flights travelling from California to Cape Town. Check back soon if you're not seeing flights that suit your needs.
Wed 30/1022:50LAX - CPT
2 stops29h 55mEthiopian Air
Mon 18/1114:35CPT - LAX
3 stops34h 34mEthiopian Air
Deal found 18/6R21 454
Thu 31/1022:59LAX - CPT
2 stops30h 31mEthiopian Air
Mon 4/1114:35CPT - LAX
3 stops34h 34mEthiopian Air
Deal found 18/6R21 526
Sun 6/1023:35SFO - CPT
2 stops29h 55mEthiopian Air
Fri 25/1014:35CPT - SFO
3 stops35h 43mEthiopian Air
Deal found 18/6R22 052
Mon 24/623:20LAX - CPT
2 stops29h 25mEthiopian Air
Tue 30/714:35CPT - LAX
3 stops43h 17mEthiopian Air
Deal found 18/6R47 242
Mon 24/614:15LAX - CPT
3 stops62h 30mEthiopian Air
Tue 30/714:35CPT - LAX
3 stops43h 17mEthiopian Air
Deal found 18/6R50 198

Cheap California to Cape Town flights in June & July 2024

Find cheap flight options from California to Cape Town specifically for the months of June and July 2024. Explore affordable fares based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 580 764 searches. Prices were last updated on 19 June 2024.
Listed are some of the best fares we've found on flights departing from California to Cape Town in 2024. For more flight deals, be sure to check back very soon.
Tue 30/718:35SFO - CPT
1 stop32h 15mTurkish Airlines
Mon 26/816:35CPT - SFO
1 stop27h 45mTurkish Airlines
Deal found 18/6R22 433
Tue 18/619:40LAX - CPT
2 stops42h 10mMultiple Airlines
Tue 25/617:45CPT - LAX
2 stops30h 30mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 18/6R26 078
Sun 14/713:35LAX - CPT
1 stop37h 15mTurkish Airlines
Thu 25/716:35CPT - LAX
1 stop28h 05mTurkish Airlines
Deal found 18/6R26 496
Mon 22/78:10LAX - CPT
1 stop22h 10mUnited Airlines
Sun 4/820:00CPT - LAX
1 stop33h 00mUnited Airlines
Deal found 18/6R26 568
Mon 22/78:10LAX - CPT
1 stop22h 10mUnited Airlines
Sun 4/820:00CPT - LAX
2 stops31h 10mUnited Airlines
Deal found 18/6R26 641
Tue 30/713:50SFO - CPT
2 stops36h 10mIberia
Mon 26/818:55CPT - SFO
1 stop27h 20mIberia
Deal found 18/6R26 659
Tue 18/68:15LAX - CPT
2 stops64h 45mLufthansa
Tue 25/617:45CPT - LAX
2 stops30h 30mLufthansa
Deal found 17/6R26 731
Wed 24/712:45RNO - CPT
2 stops37h 15mAmerican Airlines
Tue 6/818:55CPT - RNO
2 stops37h 14mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 18/6R27 094
Tue 18/619:40LAX - CPT
2 stops42h 10mMultiple Airlines
Tue 25/617:45CPT - LAX
1 stop28h 15mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 18/6R27 257

California to Cape Town 2024 flight deals

Discover exclusive flight deals for travel between California and Cape Town in 2024. Find excellent offers based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 580 764 searches. Data last updated 19 June 2024.
Listed are some of the best fares we've found on flights departing from California to Cape Town in 2024. For more flight deals, be sure to check back very soon.
Tue 10/919:25LAX - CPT
1 stop31h 25mTurkish Airlines
Thu 10/1016:35CPT - LAX
1 stop33h 55mTurkish Airlines
Deal found 18/6R16 956
Mon 11/1118:55LAX - CPT
1 stop31h 05mTurkish Airlines
Fri 6/1217:15CPT - LAX
1 stop33h 45mTurkish Airlines
Deal found 18/6R17 047
Sat 9/1111:20LAX - CPT
1 stop21h 40mDelta
Fri 22/118:30CPT - LAX
1 stop38h 35mDelta
Deal found 18/6R17 102
Mon 18/1118:50SFO - CPT
1 stop31h 10mTurkish Airlines
Mon 2/1217:15CPT - SFO
1 stop33h 30mTurkish Airlines
Deal found 17/6R18 335
Tue 22/1010:30LAX - CPT
2 stops45h 50mUnited Airlines
Thu 31/1018:30CPT - LAX
2 stops37h 08mUnited Airlines
Deal found 18/6R18 389
Mon 11/1119:10LAX - CPT
2 stops33h 20mSWISS
Fri 6/1215:20CPT - LAX
2 stops35h 15mSWISS
Deal found 18/6R18 570
Wed 18/923:45LAX - CPT
1 stop33h 05mDelta
Wed 2/1023:15CPT - LAX
1 stop24h 35mDelta
Deal found 18/6R18 661
Tue 3/1218:55LAX - CPT
1 stop31h 05mTurkish Airlines
Sat 21/1217:15CPT - LAX
1 stop33h 45mTurkish Airlines
Deal found 18/6R18 716
Tue 22/1019:25LAX - CPT
1 stop31h 25mTurkish Airlines
Thu 31/1017:15CPT - LAX
1 stop27h 55mTurkish Airlines
Deal found 18/6R19 332

California to Cape Town flights leaving soon

Find last-minute flight options from California to Cape Town for spontaneous travel. Discover available flights and compare prices based on user searches. Secure great deals and offers for spontaneous trips with quick booking options. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 580 764 searches. Data last updated 19 June 2024.
Have a look at some of the last-minute flights available departing from California to Cape Town. It's wise to confirm all flight details are correct before booking.
Mon 24/610:30LAX - CPT
2 stops45h 50mUnited Airlines
Tue 30/720:00CPT - LAX
2 stops29h 37mUnited Airlines
Deal found 18/6R30 794
Mon 24/613:50LAX - CPT
1 stop22h 35mDelta
Tue 30/721:30CPT - LAX
1 stop26h 07mDelta
Deal found 18/6R31 156
Mon 24/613:50LAX - CPT
1 stop22h 35mKLM
Tue 30/723:15CPT - LAX
2 stops28h 45mKLM
Deal found 18/6R31 174
Wed 26/66:10SFO - CPT
2 stops30h 15mDelta
Fri 28/621:30CPT - SFO
1 stop28h 17mDelta
Deal found 18/6R34 638
Wed 26/66:10SFO - CPT
2 stops30h 15mDelta
Fri 28/623:15CPT - SFO
2 stops32h 58mDelta
Deal found 18/6R35 237
Thu 27/611:00SAN - CPT
2 stops25h 25mKLM
Sat 6/723:15CPT - SAN
2 stops28h 27mKLM
Deal found 18/6R38 628
Tue 25/60:07SFO - CPT
2 stops36h 18mDelta
Fri 28/621:30CPT - SFO
1 stop29h 52mDelta
Deal found 18/6R38 991
Tue 25/60:07SFO - CPT
2 stops36h 18mDelta
Fri 28/623:15CPT - SFO
2 stops29h 29mDelta
Deal found 18/6R39 589
Wed 26/613:50SFO - CPT
1 stop22h 35mDelta
Fri 28/621:30CPT - SFO
1 stop32h 29mDelta
Deal found 18/6R43 434

One-way flights to Cape Town from California

Search for one-way flight options from California to Cape Town. Find affordable one-way fares based on user searches. Compare prices and availability to plan your one-way journey according to your preferred dates and budget. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 580 764 searches. Data last updated 19 June 2024.
Users in need of a one-way flight from California to Cape Town can choose from these deals. Users can also find round-trip California to Cape Town flights by using the search form above.
Wed 7/814:55LAX - CPT
1 stop34h 55mQatar Airways
Deal found 18/6R11 008
Fri 23/814:55LAX - CPT
1 stop34h 55mQatar Airways
Deal found 18/6R11 516
Fri 8/1115:15LAX - CPT
1 stop39h 40mQatar Airways
Deal found 18/6R11 752
Thu 8/814:55LAX - CPT
1 stop34h 55mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 18/6R12 622
Fri 23/87:30LAX - CPT
2 stops42h 20mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 18/6R12 695
Fri 8/118:00LAX - CPT
2 stops46h 55mQatar Airways
Deal found 18/6R12 985
Fri 8/1115:15LAX - CPT
1 stop39h 40mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 18/6R13 293
Wed 7/814:55LAX - CPT
1 stop34h 55mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 18/6R13 348
Wed 27/1114:50SFO - CPT
1 stop33h 40mQatar Airways
Deal found 18/6R13 348

Find flights from California to Cape Town within your budget

Customise your flight search to find flights from California to Cape Town that fit within your specific budget. Explore options based on user searches and filter the results based on your desired price range. Find flights that match your budget for a cost-effective journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 580 764 searches. Data last updated 19 June 2024.

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R16 956 - R24 501

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Los AngelesCape Town Intl

LAX - CPT

LAXCPT

Los Angeles

Tue 10/9

1 stop31h 25m

Cape Town Intl

Thu 10/10

1 stop33h 55m

R16 956

Los AngelesCape Town Intl

LAX - CPT

LAXCPT

Los Angeles

Sat 9/11

1 stop21h 40m

Cape Town Intl

Fri 22/11

1 stop38h 35m

R17 102

Los AngelesCape Town Intl

LAX - CPT

LAXCPT

Los Angeles

Tue 22/10

2 stops45h 50m

Cape Town Intl

Thu 31/10

2 stops37h 08m

R18 389

Los AngelesCape Town Intl

LAX - CPT

LAXCPT

Los Angeles

Mon 11/11

2 stops33h 20m

Cape Town Intl

Fri 6/12

2 stops35h 15m

R18 570

San FranciscoCape Town Intl

SFO - CPT

SFOCPT

San Francisco

Tue 17/9

2 stops39h 40m

Cape Town Intl

Tue 1/10

3 stops33h 04m

R20 130

Los AngelesCape Town Intl

LAX - CPT

LAXCPT

Los Angeles

Mon 12/8

1 stop33h 30m

Cape Town Intl

Mon 9/9

1 stop27h 25m

R20 783

Los AngelesCape Town Intl

LAX - CPT

LAXCPT

Los Angeles

Wed 18/9

2 stops42h 05m

Cape Town Intl

Wed 2/10

2 stops45h 10m

R20 928

Los AngelesCape Town Intl

LAX - CPT

LAXCPT

Los Angeles

Wed 30/10

2 stops29h 55m

Cape Town Intl

Mon 18/11

3 stops34h 34m

R21 454

San DiegoCape Town Intl

SAN - CPT

SANCPT

San Diego

Tue 5/11

1 stop28h 20m

Cape Town Intl

Thu 14/11

1 stop39h 55m

R24 501

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Deals found on 18/6

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Best time to book a flight from California to Cape Town

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Reviews of airlines servicing Cape Town

Get insights into the airlines that provide service to Cape Town. Read reviews, discover amenities, and learn about the overall travel experience offered by airlines. Use this information to make informed decisions when choosing an airline for your flight to Cape Town. Reviews last updated 19 June 2024.
Peruse reviews from past customers who have flown with Air France, Ethiopian Air and Iberia from California to Cape Town to help guide your decision. You can also see how each airline stacks up in terms of entertainment options, comfort, food, crew/service, and boarding process.
8,1
Very Good
3 850 reviews

Entertainment

8,3

Comfort

8,0

Crew

8,3

Overall

8,1

Food

7,9

Boarding

8,1

Reviews

1 / 10

The seats were very uncomfortable. I along with maybe 4 other passengers were never given our breakfast meal. The attendant completely forgot about us. For such a long flight the seats should be made with more comfort in mind. Just because it is economy doesn’t mean we don’t deserve comfort.

8,1
Very Good
3 850 reviews
8,1
Very Good
3 850 reviews

Entertainment

8,3

Comfort

8,0

Crew

8,3

Overall

8,1

Food

7,9

Boarding

8,1

Reviews

1 / 10

The seats were very uncomfortable. I along with maybe 4 other passengers were never given our breakfast meal. The attendant completely forgot about us. For such a long flight the seats should be made with more comfort in mind. Just because it is economy doesn’t mean we don’t deserve comfort.

8,0
Very Good
10 000 reviews
8,1
Very Good
3 850 reviews

Entertainment

8,3

Comfort

8,0

Crew

8,3

Overall

8,1

Food

7,9

Boarding

8,1

Reviews

1 / 10

The seats were very uncomfortable. I along with maybe 4 other passengers were never given our breakfast meal. The attendant completely forgot about us. For such a long flight the seats should be made with more comfort in mind. Just because it is economy doesn’t mean we don’t deserve comfort.

7,9
Good
1 442 reviews
8,1
Very Good
3 850 reviews

Entertainment

8,3

Comfort

8,0

Crew

8,3

Overall

8,1

Food

7,9

Boarding

8,1

Reviews

1 / 10

The seats were very uncomfortable. I along with maybe 4 other passengers were never given our breakfast meal. The attendant completely forgot about us. For such a long flight the seats should be made with more comfort in mind. Just because it is economy doesn’t mean we don’t deserve comfort.

7,8
Good
1 006 reviews
8,1
Very Good
3 850 reviews

Entertainment

8,3

Comfort

8,0

Crew

8,3

Overall

8,1

Food

7,9

Boarding

8,1

Reviews

1 / 10

The seats were very uncomfortable. I along with maybe 4 other passengers were never given our breakfast meal. The attendant completely forgot about us. For such a long flight the seats should be made with more comfort in mind. Just because it is economy doesn’t mean we don’t deserve comfort.

7,7
Good
1 882 reviews
8,1
Very Good
3 850 reviews

Entertainment

8,3

Comfort

8,0

Crew

8,3

Overall

8,1

Food

7,9

Boarding

8,1

Reviews

1 / 10

The seats were very uncomfortable. I along with maybe 4 other passengers were never given our breakfast meal. The attendant completely forgot about us. For such a long flight the seats should be made with more comfort in mind. Just because it is economy doesn’t mean we don’t deserve comfort.

Related info for your journey

Find useful and relevant information for your journey from California to Cape Town. Access travel guides, tips, and recommendations to enhance your travel experience. Get information about local attractions, weather, transportation options, and more.
  • What airport do you fly into for flights to Cape Town from California?

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

  • Can I find flights from California to Cape Town for under R17 000 on Cheapflights?

    Yes, there are multiple flights from California to Cape Town for under R17 000. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Turkish Airlines for just R16 956, but on average you can expect to pay R19 241.

  • Are there last-minute flights available from California to Cape Town for under R30 800?

    There are currently 20+ open flights from California to Cape Town within the next 7 days for less than R30 800.

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

    The cheapet airlines for a one-way flight from California to Cape Town are Qatar Airways (R11 008), American Airlines (R12 622), and Turkish Airlines (R18 534).

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

  • What does LAX to CPT mean?

    This is defined as Los Angeles Airport (LAX) and Cape Town Intl Airport (CPT). Codes like Cape Town Intl Airport are often used to just call airports uniquely. Ready for more IATA code knowledge? These are related airports for your current travel destination: San Francisco Airport (SFO), San Diego Airport (SAN), Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty Airport (SNA), San Jose Airport (SJC), Ontario Airport (ONT).

  • Can I find deals for flights from California to Cape Town that include extra baggage allowance?

    The amount of baggage you can bring on your California to Cape Town flight depends on the airline and the type of fare you've chosen. After entering your flight details, you'll be able to view the specific baggage policies for each deal in the search results. Keep in mind that certain deals may offer additional baggage allowance.

  • Can I find deals on flights from California to Cape Town with specific airlines?

    Yes, Cheapflights allows you to browse and filter California to Cape Town flight deals by airline. After entering your origin and destination, use the available filters to view flights offered by airlines.

  • Can I find deals for flights from California to Cape Town that include hotel bookings?

    Yes. In addition to deals on California to Cape Town flights, Cheapflights offers holiday packages that include both flights and hotel.

  • How can I find direct flights from California to Cape Town?

    After entering your origin and destination, apply the non-stop filter on the search result page to find direct flights from California to Cape Town.

  • Can I find deals for business class flights from California to Cape Town?

    Yes. Cheapflights offers flight deals from California to Cape Town by cabin class. In addition to browsing deals, you can also filter by cabin class on the search results page after making a search.

  • Can I find deals for flights from California to Cape Town that allow pets onboard?

    Many airlines flying from California to Cape Town offer the option to travel with pets. After selecting a flight deal, you can find more information about the airline's pet policy on their official website or by contacting the airline directly. Please note that additional fees and restrictions may apply.

  • Can I find deals on last-minute flights from California to Cape Town?

    Yes, you can often find last-minute deals on California to Cape Town flights on Cheapflights. However, these deals can vary and may not always be available. We recommend checking back frequently or signing up for price alerts for the most up-to-date deals.

  • How recently were the California to Cape Town flight deals updated?

    The California to Cape Town flight deals you see on this page were last updated on 18/6.

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

  • What is the cheapest month to book a flight from California to Cape Town?

    Currently, January is the cheapest month in which you can book a flight from California to Cape Town (average of R107). Flying from California to Cape Town in December is currently the most expensive (average of R141). There are several factors that can impact the price of a flight, so comparing airlines, departure airports and flight times can provide users with more options.

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Top 6 airlines flying from California to Cape Town

Discover the top 6 airlines that operate flights from California to Cape Town. Compare their services, reliability, and customer satisfaction ratings to choose the airline that best suits your travel preferences and needs. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 580 764 searches. Data last updated 19 June 2024.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-time
Turkish AirlinesCheapestR15 149AverageR17 627FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time77%
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Virgin AtlanticCheapestR16 495AverageR24 426FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time72%
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United AirlinesCheapestR20 353AverageR28 585FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time69%
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Qatar AirwaysCheapestR20 379AverageR27 513FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time68%
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DeltaCheapestR23 885AverageR29 782FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-timeN/A
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KLMCheapestR26 175AverageR34 009FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time75%
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