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Cape Town (CPT) to China

All the information you need to plan the best CPT to SHA flight in 2021: compare Cape Town to China flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in China.
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.

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

Flights from Cape Town to China lean towards being more expensive in June. Prices are generally better when you fly from Cape Town to China in May, with the cheapest ticket starting at R9 195.

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 49 days early can save you up to 19% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 49 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from Cape Town to China for as little as R12 051 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 R13 042 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

Cheap flights from Cape Town to China in October, November 2021

The best prices found for CPT to China flights in October, November
20 Nov - 25 Nov
R281 335pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl

Cape Town Intl to China 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to China from Cape Town found for this year
7 Dec - 4 Jan
R24 292pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
7 Dec - 4 Jan
R47 433pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
7 Dec - 4 Jan
R68 388pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
KLM
     
3 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl

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Flight FAQs

From Cape Town to China

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.

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

Emirates, Ethiopian Air, and Kenya Airways are some of the carriers that may have flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for other airlines that may also have this kind of flexibility.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from Cape Town Intl to China to control the spread of COVID-19?

Etihad Airways is one of the many airlines that have implemented additional safety measures to control the spread of COVID-19. Some of the new policies that have been implemented to accommodate travellers flying from Cape Town Intl to China are improved sanitation, HEPA filters, mask requirements, socially-distanced seating (for a limited time), and pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms. Policies will vary by airline.

Can I find flights from Cape Town to China for under R24 300 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Cape Town to China for under R24 300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just R24 292, but on average you can expect to pay R105 358.

What are the cheapest flights from Cape Town to China?

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for R5 647. While the most popular route (Cape Town Intl - Guangzhou Baiyun) can be booked for R127 742 on average our data indicates R9 497 when flying from Cape Town to China

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

Before booking your flight from Cape Town to China, check out the most popular airlines for this route: Cathay Pacific, Emirates or Ethiopian Air.

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

While some choose either Cape Town Intl - Beijing Capital or Cape Town Intl - Shanghai Hongqiao Intl, Cape Town Intl - Guangzhou Baiyun is the most popular route from Cape Town to China.

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COVID Restrictions

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

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

Most visitors from Cape Town Intl will not be allowed to enter China.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Cape Town Intl must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 48 hours before departing to China.

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

Documents
Health Declaration Form - Must be presented upon arrival


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

Returning to Cape Town Intl from China

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

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

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Airports servicing Cape Town

Top 8 airlines flying from Cape Town Intl to China

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Cape Town to China choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
RwandAir
R7 715 R9 862 No cancel fee N/A

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by RwandAir. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

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Kenya Airways
R8 085 R10 181 No cancel fee 82%
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Emirates
R8 309 R11 700 No cancel fee 75%
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Qatar Airways
R8 599 R12 599 No cancel fee 68%
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Ethiopian Air
R8 643 R11 191 No cancel fee 72%
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Singapore Airlines
R9 203 R12 280 No cancel fee 81%
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Cathay Pacific
R9 405 R11 609 No cancel fee 72%
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Air China
R11 218 R11 716 No cancel fee 67%
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