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Cheap flights from Richards Bay to Cape Town

RCB — CPT
May 29 — Jun 51
1 adult
Wed 29/5
Wed 5/6

The best prices from Richards Bay to Cape Town Intl are usually found in January or July, booked 37 days in advance, depart on a Monday or Friday and return on a Tuesday

Cheap flight deals from Richards Bay to Cape Town

Discover tips and strategies to find the most affordable flight options for your journey from Richards Bay (RCB) to Cape Town (CPT). Learn about various techniques such as flexible date searches, comparing prices across and setting up price alerts. Use these methods to find the cheapest flights available for your travel needs. Data last updated 24 May 2024.

Popular in

October

Cheapest in

January

Average price

R6 087

Round-trip from

R1 960
High demand for flights, 24% potential price rise
Best time to find cheap flights, 21% potential price drop
Average for round-trip flights in May 2024
From Richards Bay to Cape Town Intl

What is the cheapest day to fly return from Richards Bay to Cape Town?

It’s generally more expensive to depart on a Sunday, if you have to leave on this day you can still search on Cheapflights to find great options that meet your needs.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Richards Bay 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 38 days in advance, which can save you up to 60% on flights from Richards Bay to Cape Town compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 38 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 R6 345. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from R8 717.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Richards Bay to Cape Town?

January can be a great time to fly to Cape Town from Richards Bay with a flight ticket averaging about R6 239. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of January for as cheap as R4 487. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of October.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Richards Bay to Cape Town (RCB - CPT)?

It’s typically best to fly out from Richards Bay to Cape Town at midday. Doing so could potentially save you 10% on the flight price compared to flying in the morning, which is usually more expensive.

When is the best time to book a flight from Richards Bay to Cape Town?

Use this chart to determine the optimal time to book a return flight from Richards Bay to Cape Town. Price data was last updated on 22 May 2024.
The best time to book flights from Richards Bay to Cape Town is 37 days before your desired departure date. The cost of your flight will likely increase significantly if you book two weeks in advance of your flight.
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When is the cheapest time to fly from Richards Bay to Cape Town?

Use this chart to determine the cheapest time to fly return from Richards Bay to Cape Town. Price data was last updated on 19 May 2024.
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Travellers seeking maximum savings on their Richards Bay to Cape Town flight should consider departing on Thursday afternoons when fares are most often at their lowest. Thursday mornings flights should be avoided if possible as fares are typically the most expensive at this time.
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Best time to book a flight from Richards Bay to Cape Town

Have a flexible travel schedule? Discover the best time to fly to Cape Town from Richards Bay with our price prediction graph.
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Temperature and rainfall in Cape Town by month

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CPT

Temperature

12 - 21 °C

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  • What does RCB to CPT mean?

    RCB stands for Richards Bay Airport, while CPT stands for Cape Town Intl Airport. These codes are often called IATA codes, a set of identifiers established by IATA (International Air Transport Association) that is widely used by airlines and the aviation industry.

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

    The amount of baggage you can bring on your Richards Bay 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 Richards Bay to Cape Town with specific airlines?

    Yes, Cheapflights allows you to browse and filter Richards Bay 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 Richards Bay to Cape Town that include hotel bookings?

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

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

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

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

    Yes. Cheapflights offers flight deals from Richards Bay 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 Richards Bay to Cape Town that allow pets onboard?

    Many airlines flying from Richards Bay 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 Richards Bay to Cape Town?

    Yes, you can often find last-minute deals on Richards Bay 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.

  • When is the best time to book a flight from Richards Bay to Cape Town?

    Currently, January is the cheapest month in which you can book a flight from Richards Bay to Cape Town (average of R107). Flying from Richards Bay 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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