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How to find the cheapest flight from
Cape Town (CPT) to China

All the information you need to plan the best CPT to PVG flight in 2021: compare Cape Town to China flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in China.
How far in advance should I book a flight from Cape Town to China?

To save up to 28% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 42 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from Cape Town to China from R10 358 1-2 weeks out and tickets from R11 656 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

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

February can be a great time to fly to China from Cape Town with a flight ticket averaging about R9 646. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of February for as cheap as R4 431. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of January.

Cape Town to China 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to China from Cape Town found for this year
8 Nov - 10 Nov
R28 492pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
8 Nov - 10 Nov
R32 711pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
8 Nov - 11 Nov
R39 542pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
SWISS
   
2 STOPS
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
SWISS
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl

One-way flights to China from Cape Town

The cheapest one-way flights from Cape Town to China
13:45 - 3:15
Multiple Airlines
1 stop
31h 30m
CPT - PVG
Multiple Airlines
R55 376
Travelocity
8:45 - 3:00
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
36h 15m
CPT - PVG
Multiple Airlines
R12 814
Kiwi.com
10:35 - 15:35
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
47h 00m
CPT - CAN
Multiple Airlines
R16 765
Kiwi.com

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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.

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.

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.

Can I find flights from Cape Town to China for under R29 635 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Cape Town to China for under R29 635. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Lufthansa for just R28 492, but on average you can expect to pay R50 831.

Are there direct flights from Cape Town to China for under R28 224 on Cheapflights?

There are no direct flights from Cape Town to China, but Cheapflights can provide you with all the information you need to find the fastest route with the fewest stops.

How popular is this flight route?

The Cape Town Intl to China flight path was viewed by 1 364 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

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

Cathay Pacific, Emirates and Ethiopian Air are the most popular airlines when flying from Cape Town to China.

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

The most popular route from Cape Town to China is Cape Town Intl - Shanghai Hongqiao Intl. You may also consider Cape Town Intl - Guangzhou Baiyun or Cape Town Intl - Beijing Capital.

What are the cheapest flights from Cape Town to China?

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for R9 400. While the most popular route (Cape Town Intl - Shanghai Hongqiao Intl) can be booked for R39 542 on average our data indicates R9 977 when flying from Cape Town to China

How long does is the flight from Cape Town to China?

Ethiopian Air, Lufthansa, and Air France can get you from Cape Town to China in just under 18h 40m. Your travel time can differ by up to 16h 30m. Both multi-stop and direct flights can be found to your destination and back.

What are the cheapest airlines to flying from Cape Town to China return?

Flying on Lufthansa is currently your cheapest option to China, with prices starting at R28 492. Additional return tickets that might be worth considering are offered by Ethiopian Air and SWISS, with the lowest prices starting at R32 712 and R39 542, respectively.

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Airports servicing Cape Town

Top 8 airlines flying from Cape Town 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.
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RwandAir
R529 R677 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
R555 R699 No cancel fee 82%
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Ethiopian Air
R593 R768 No cancel fee 72%
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Cathay Pacific
R645 R797 No cancel fee 72%
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Emirates
R570 R803 No cancel fee 75%
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Air China
R770 R804 No cancel fee 67%
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Singapore Airlines
R632 R843 No cancel fee 81%
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Qatar Airways
R590 R865 No cancel fee 68%
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