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Cheap flights from Cape Town to China from R12 643

This is the cheapest return flight price found by a Cheapflights user in the last 72 hours by searching for a flight to China departing on 7/3. 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.
CPT — SHA
Mar 5 — Mar 121
1 adult
Tue 5/3
Tue 12/3

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

Users have found that booking a flight from Cape Town to China at least 53 days early can save you up to 31% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 53 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from Cape Town to China for as little as R18 541 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 R27 956 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

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

Flights from Cape Town to China lean towards being more expensive in March. Prices are generally better when you fly from Cape Town to China in January, with the cheapest ticket starting at R11 989.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Cape Town to China (CPT - CN)?

Regardless of the time of day you decide to fly, the ticket price will remain around the same. Book flights from Cape Town to China as you normally would.

Cheap Cathay Pacific flights from Cape Town to China

Explore cheap flight options specifically provided by Cathay Pacific for the route between Cape Town and China. 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 670 482 searches. Data last updated 1 March 2024.
Consider these cheap Cathay Pacific flights we've found departing from Cape Town to China. Deals update often to give you more flight options matching your criteria
Thu 7/312:35CPT - SHA
2 stops41h 45mCathay Pacific
Mon 11/313:35SHA - CPT
2 stops26h 55mCathay Pacific
Deal found 29/2R30 166
Wed 6/312:35CPT - PVG
2 stops25h 40mCathay Pacific
Sat 9/311:25PVG - CPT
2 stops36h 10mCathay Pacific
Deal found 28/2R78 354

Cheap Qatar Airways flights from Cape Town to China

Explore cheap flight options specifically provided by Qatar Airways for the route between Cape Town and China. 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 670 482 searches. Data last updated 1 March 2024.
Browse through some of the cheapest Qatar Airways flights travelling from Cape Town to China. Deals are refreshing constantly so come back soon for more options.
Mon 11/319:10CPT - CAN
1 stop37h 15mQatar Airways
Sun 17/30:55CAN - CPT
1 stop22h 40mQatar Airways
Deal found 28/2R14 276
Mon 11/317:55CPT - CAN
2 stops38h 30mQatar Airways
Sun 17/30:55CAN - CPT
1 stop22h 40mQatar Airways
Deal found 28/2R15 967
Sat 6/417:55CPT - CAN
2 stops39h 35mQatar Airways
Tue 16/41:35CAN - CPT
1 stop21h 40mQatar Airways
Deal found 28/2R18 906
Mon 11/317:55CPT - CAN
2 stops38h 30mQatar Airways
Sun 17/30:55CAN - CPT
2 stops37h 35mQatar Airways
Deal found 28/2R19 195
Sat 6/415:15CPT - CAN
2 stops42h 15mQatar Airways
Tue 16/41:35CAN - CPT
2 stops42h 50mQatar Airways
Deal found 28/2R22 096
Thu 7/317:55CPT - PVG
2 stops38h 25mQatar Airways
Mon 11/323:45PVG - CPT
2 stops26h 20mQatar Airways
Deal found 29/2R23 768

Cheap Cape Town to China flights in March & April 2024

Find cheap flight options from Cape Town to China specifically for the months of March and April 2024. Explore affordable fares based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 670 482 searches. Prices were last updated on 1 March 2024.
The lowest fares we've come across on flights travelling from Cape Town to China in February and March 2024. Check back soon for alternative fares.
Thu 7/315:20CPT - PVG
1 stop19h 10mEthiopian Air
Mon 11/323:20PVG - CPT
1 stop20h 25mEthiopian Air
Deal found 29/2R12 643
Mon 11/319:10CPT - CAN
1 stop37h 15mQatar Airways
Sun 17/30:55CAN - CPT
1 stop22h 40mQatar Airways
Deal found 28/2R14 276
Mon 11/317:55CPT - CAN
2 stops38h 30mQatar Airways
Sun 17/30:55CAN - CPT
1 stop22h 40mQatar Airways
Deal found 28/2R15 967
Thu 7/318:40CPT - PVG
2 stops37h 40mMultiple Airlines
Mon 11/323:45PVG - CPT
1 stop23h 50mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 29/2R18 445
Mon 11/317:55CPT - CAN
2 stops38h 30mQatar Airways
Sun 17/30:55CAN - CPT
2 stops37h 35mQatar Airways
Deal found 28/2R19 195
Mon 11/320:20CPT - CAN
2 stops30h 35mMultiple Airlines
Mon 18/310:10CAN - CPT
2 stops37h 25mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 28/2R19 444
Mon 11/314:35CPT - CAN
1 stop19h 05mMultiple Airlines
Mon 18/319:00CAN - CPT
1 stop22h 50mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 28/2R22 884
Mon 11/314:35CPT - CAN
1 stop19h 05mMultiple Airlines
Mon 18/322:25CAN - CPT
2 stops19h 15mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 28/2R23 076
Mon 11/36:15CPT - CAN
3 stops38h 00mMultiple Airlines
Mon 18/312:15CAN - CPT
3 stops33h 45mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 28/2R23 287

Cape Town to China 2024 flight deals

Discover exclusive flight deals for travel between Cape Town and China in 2024. Find excellent offers based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 670 482 searches. Data last updated 1 March 2024.
The lowest fares we've come across on flights travelling from Cape Town to China in February and March 2024. Check back soon for alternative fares.
Thu 7/315:20CPT - PVG
1 stop19h 10mEthiopian Air
Mon 11/323:20PVG - CPT
1 stop20h 25mEthiopian Air
Deal found 29/2R12 643
Wed 6/1110:40CPT - CAN
2 stops40h 50mSingapore Airlines
Sun 10/1110:45CAN - CPT
2 stops28h 40mSingapore Airlines
Deal found 28/2R13 431
Wed 6/1110:40CPT - CAN
2 stops40h 50mSingapore Airlines
Sun 10/1110:45CAN - CPT
2 stops28h 40mSingapore Airlines
Deal found 27/2R13 469
Mon 11/319:10CPT - CAN
1 stop37h 15mQatar Airways
Sun 17/30:55CAN - CPT
1 stop22h 40mQatar Airways
Deal found 28/2R14 276
Thu 7/1110:40CPT - PEK
2 stops38h 35mSingapore Airlines
Mon 11/118:45PEK - CPT
2 stops30h 40mSingapore Airlines
Deal found 28/2R15 237
Thu 7/1110:40CPT - PEK
2 stops38h 35mSingapore Airlines
Mon 11/118:45PEK - CPT
2 stops30h 40mSingapore Airlines
Deal found 27/2R15 256
Mon 11/317:55CPT - CAN
2 stops38h 30mQatar Airways
Sun 17/30:55CAN - CPT
1 stop22h 40mQatar Airways
Deal found 28/2R15 967
Sun 17/1110:40CPT - PVG
2 stops20h 05mSingapore Airlines
Thu 21/1116:25PVG - CPT
2 stops23h 00mSingapore Airlines
Deal found 28/2R16 332
Wed 6/1118:25CPT - CAN
1 stop38h 00mQatar Airways
Sat 9/110:55CAN - CPT
1 stop22h 00mQatar Airways
Deal found 28/2R17 043

Cape Town to China flights leaving soon

Find last-minute flight options from Cape Town to China 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 670 482 searches. Data last updated 1 March 2024.
Check out these flights departing soon from Cape Town to China. Tip: verify your flight details before completing your reservation.
Thu 7/318:40CPT - PVG
2 stops37h 40mMultiple Airlines
Mon 11/323:45PVG - CPT
1 stop23h 50mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 29/2R18 445
Thu 7/35:45CPT - PVG
2 stops22h 25mMultiple Airlines
Mon 11/316:30PVG - CPT
3 stops36h 15mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 29/2R23 364
Thu 7/317:55CPT - PVG
2 stops38h 25mQatar Airways
Mon 11/323:45PVG - CPT
2 stops26h 20mQatar Airways
Deal found 29/2R23 768
Thu 7/315:20CPT - PVG
3 stops27h 00mMultiple Airlines
Mon 11/316:30PVG - CPT
3 stops36h 15mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 29/2R24 248
Thu 7/312:35CPT - SHA
2 stops41h 45mCathay Pacific
Mon 11/313:35SHA - CPT
2 stops26h 55mCathay Pacific
Deal found 29/2R30 166
Wed 6/312:35CPT - PVG
2 stops25h 40mCathay Pacific
Sat 9/311:25PVG - CPT
2 stops36h 10mCathay Pacific
Deal found 28/2R78 354
Wed 6/320:00CPT - PVG
2 stops32h 10mMultiple Airlines
Sat 9/312:55PVG - CPT
1 stop33h 50mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 28/2R81 006
Wed 6/320:00CPT - PVG
2 stops32h 10mMultiple Airlines
Fri 8/31:20PVG - CPT
1 stop41h 00mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 28/2R104 408
Wed 6/312:35CPT - PVG
1 stop19h 45mMultiple Airlines
Sat 9/323:20PVG - CPT
1 stop21h 10mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 28/2R121 297

Find flights from Cape Town to China within your budget

Customise your flight search to find flights from Cape Town to China 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 670 482 searches. Data last updated 1 March 2024.

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R12 816 - R20 232

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Price

Cape Town IntlShanghai Pu Dong

CPT - PVG

CPTPVG

Cape Town Intl

Fri 29/3

1 stop19h 55m

Shanghai Pu Dong

Thu 4/4

1 stop42h 40m

R12 816

Cape Town IntlGuangzhou Baiyun

CPT - CAN

CPTCAN

Cape Town Intl

Mon 11/3

1 stop37h 15m

Guangzhou Baiyun

Sun 17/3

1 stop22h 40m

R14 276

Cape Town IntlGuangzhou Baiyun

CPT - CAN

CPTCAN

Cape Town Intl

Mon 11/3

2 stops38h 30m

Guangzhou Baiyun

Sun 17/3

1 stop22h 40m

R15 967

Cape Town IntlShanghai Pu Dong

CPT - PVG

CPTPVG

Cape Town Intl

Fri 29/3

1 stop19h 25m

Shanghai Pu Dong

Fri 5/4

1 stop39h 35m

R18 234

Cape Town IntlGuangzhou Baiyun

CPT - CAN

CPTCAN

Cape Town Intl

Mon 11/3

2 stops30h 35m

Guangzhou Baiyun

Mon 18/3

2 stops37h 25m

R19 444

Cape Town IntlGuangzhou Baiyun

CPT - CAN

CPTCAN

Cape Town Intl

Fri 12/4

3 stops22h 35m

Guangzhou Baiyun

Wed 24/4

3 stops21h 30m

R19 848

Cape Town IntlGuangzhou Baiyun

CPT - CAN

CPTCAN

Cape Town Intl

Fri 12/4

3 stops31h 05m

Guangzhou Baiyun

Wed 24/4

2 stops20h 40m

R20 021

Cape Town IntlShanghai Pu Dong

CPT - PVG

CPTPVG

Cape Town Intl

Fri 29/3

1 stop19h 25m

Shanghai Pu Dong

Thu 4/4

2 stops26h 00m

R20 040

Cape Town IntlGuangzhou Baiyun

CPT - CAN

CPTCAN

Cape Town Intl

Sat 6/4

1 stop27h 00m

Guangzhou Baiyun

Tue 16/4

1 stop22h 35m

R20 232

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Reviews of airlines servicing China

Get insights into the airlines that provide service to China. 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 China. Reviews last updated 1 March 2024.
Read through reviews of airlines operating flights from Cape Town to China, such as Cathay Pacific, Qatar Airways and Ethiopian Air. Users can see the overall rating for each airline as well as how each is rated in terms of entertainment options, comfort, food, crew/service, and boarding process.
8,3
Very Good
1 558 reviews

Food

7,9

Boarding

8,5

Crew

8,7

Overall

8,3

Entertainment

8,2

Comfort

8,2

Reviews

1 / 10

Everything went smoothly, the staff was friendly, the special meal was correct. It was with Singapore Airlines for the first two legs (Penang to Singapore then Singapore to LAX). The final leg of LAX to BWI was with United.

8,3
Very Good
1 558 reviews
8,3
Very Good
1 558 reviews

Food

7,9

Boarding

8,5

Crew

8,7

Overall

8,3

Entertainment

8,2

Comfort

8,2

Reviews

1 / 10

Everything went smoothly, the staff was friendly, the special meal was correct. It was with Singapore Airlines for the first two legs (Penang to Singapore then Singapore to LAX). The final leg of LAX to BWI was with United.

8,1
Very Good
4 318 reviews
8,3
Very Good
1 558 reviews

Food

7,9

Boarding

8,5

Crew

8,7

Overall

8,3

Entertainment

8,2

Comfort

8,2

Reviews

1 / 10

Everything went smoothly, the staff was friendly, the special meal was correct. It was with Singapore Airlines for the first two legs (Penang to Singapore then Singapore to LAX). The final leg of LAX to BWI was with United.

7,8
Good
4 644 reviews
8,3
Very Good
1 558 reviews

Food

7,9

Boarding

8,5

Crew

8,7

Overall

8,3

Entertainment

8,2

Comfort

8,2

Reviews

1 / 10

Everything went smoothly, the staff was friendly, the special meal was correct. It was with Singapore Airlines for the first two legs (Penang to Singapore then Singapore to LAX). The final leg of LAX to BWI was with United.

7,8
Good
1 766 reviews
8,3
Very Good
1 558 reviews

Food

7,9

Boarding

8,5

Crew

8,7

Overall

8,3

Entertainment

8,2

Comfort

8,2

Reviews

1 / 10

Everything went smoothly, the staff was friendly, the special meal was correct. It was with Singapore Airlines for the first two legs (Penang to Singapore then Singapore to LAX). The final leg of LAX to BWI was with United.

7,3
Good
15 571 reviews
8,3
Very Good
1 558 reviews

Food

7,9

Boarding

8,5

Crew

8,7

Overall

8,3

Entertainment

8,2

Comfort

8,2

Reviews

1 / 10

Everything went smoothly, the staff was friendly, the special meal was correct. It was with Singapore Airlines for the first two legs (Penang to Singapore then Singapore to LAX). The final leg of LAX to BWI was with United.

Related info for your journey

Find useful and relevant information for your journey from Cape Town to China. 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 from for flights from Cape Town to China?

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

Can I find flights from Cape Town to China for under R12 900 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Cape Town to China for under R12 900. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Ethiopian Air for just R12 816, but on average you can expect to pay R20 175.

Are there last-minute flights available from Cape Town to China for under R18 500?

There are currently 15+ open flights from Cape Town to China within the next 7 days for less than R18 500.

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

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

What does CPT to SHA mean?

Cape Town Intl Airport is CPT and Shanghai Hongqiao Intl Airport is SHA. These codes are created by the International Air Transport Association (IATA) and airlines use them to identify the departing and arrival airports in the flight routes they service. This flight route has multiple associated airports, so we think it might be helpful to learn the name and codes of them as well. They are Shanghai Pu Dong Airport (PVG), Guangzhou Baiyun Airport (CAN), Beijing Capital Airport (PEK), Shenzhen Airport (SZX), Qingdao Jiaodong Intl Airport (TAO).

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Top 4 airlines flying from Cape Town to China

Discover the top 4 airlines that operate flights from Cape Town to China. 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 670 482 searches. Data last updated 1 March 2024.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-time
Singapore AirlinesCheapestR10 544AverageR14 793FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time81%
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Qatar AirwaysCheapestR12 812AverageR16 364FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time68%
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Ethiopian AirCheapestR13 201AverageR18 395FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time72%
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EmiratesCheapestR16 824AverageR19 274FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time75%
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