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Cape Town (CPT) to Los Angeles (LAX)

All the information you need to plan the best CPT to LAX flight in 2021: compare Cape Town to Los Angeles flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Los Angeles.
CPT - LAX
Price
R14 486 - R18 269
LAX
Temperature
20 - 32 °C
LAX
Rainfall
0 - 123 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 15% potential price rise

Cheapest in

May

Best time to find cheap flights, 7% potential price drop

Round-trip from

R14 486

From Cape Town to Los Angeles

One-way from

R8 462

One-way flight from Cape Town to Los Angeles

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest day to fly return from Cape Town to Los Angeles?

Monday is generally a great day to depart. Flying on this day could help you save up to 9%.

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

Travellers have found it’s best to book a flight 61 days in advance to save up to 5% compared to booking the same week of travel. As your travel date approaches, the cost of this flight route may potentially increase. While opting to book 61 days out may not be an option for all, there are still additional ways to secure a deal in the near future. You might find a flight from Cape Town to Los Angeles 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as R14 248, or R14 444 for flights within the next 24 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Cape Town to Los Angeles?

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in December. For low rates, February can be a great choice for travel to Los Angeles. Flights to Los Angeles from Cape Town in February are about R14 124 on average during February, but can be found for as low as R11 446.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Cape Town to Los Angeles (CPT - LAX)?

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from Cape Town to Los Angeles in the afternoon. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 4% on your trip compared to booking a flight in the morning.

Cheap flights from Cape Town to Los Angeles in May, June 2021

The best prices found for CPT to LAX flights in May, June
9 Jun - 16 Jun
R12 469pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
9 Jun - 16 Jun
R12 567pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
30 Jun - 22 Jul
R12 875pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
British Airways
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
British Airways
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl

Cape Town to Los Angeles 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Los Angeles from Cape Town found for this year
20 Nov - 23 Nov
R11 670pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Virgin Atlantic
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Virgin Atlantic
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
20 Nov - 23 Nov
R11 768pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Virgin Atlantic
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Virgin Atlantic
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
2 Jul - 31 Jul
R12 020pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl

Last-minute flights from Cape Town to Los Angeles

Late deals on return flights to Los Angeles from Cape Town, departing today and this week
17 May - 25 May
R14 542pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
17 May - 25 May
R14 598pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Lufthansa
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
17 May - 25 May
R14 696pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl

One-way flights to Los Angeles from Cape Town

The cheapest one-way flights from Cape Town to Los Angeles
15:15 - 17:28
American Airlines
2 stops
35h 13m
CPT - LAX
American Airlines
R8 462
9:30 - 15:10
British Airways
2 stops
38h 40m
CPT - LAX
British Airways
R9 275
hutchgo.com
13:45 - 9:05
United Airlines
1 stop
28h 20m
CPT - LAX
United Airlines
R9 443
United

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Flight FAQs

From Cape Town to Los Angeles

Can I find flights from Cape Town to Los Angeles for under R12 609 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Cape Town to Los Angeles for under R12 609. The cheapest flight booked recently is on American Airlines for just R12 020, but on average you can expect to pay R13 169.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from Cape Town Intl to Los Angeles 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 Los Angeles 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 Los Angeles have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of the carriers operating flights from Cape Town Intl to Los Angeles that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are Emirates, Qatar Airways, and British Airways. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

Are there direct flights from Cape Town to Los Angeles for under R12 609 on Cheapflights?

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

Are there last-minute flights available from Cape Town to Los Angeles for under R15 411?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Cape Town to Los Angeles within the next 7 days for less than R15 411.

How popular is this flight route?

This flight path from Cape Town Intl to Los Angeles was viewed by 1 430 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

Does it rain more in Cape Town or Los Angeles?

Cape Town will have greater rainfall in 0 compared to Los Angeles over the next 13 days.

Is Cape Town weather warmer or cooler than Los Angeles?

You can imagine temperatures to be in the 32 °C range in August. The weather in Los Angeles is generally hotter than Cape Town's. As flight availability is subject to become more limited as peak season approaches it is ideal to book in a timely manner.

How long does is the flight from Cape Town to Los Angeles?

Departing from Cape Town to Los Angeles will take you 27h 20m. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

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

Cheapflights users have booked flights from Cape Town to Los Angeles from R12 021 return. Other airlines that can offer you cheap pricing are British Airways, from R12 343, and Turkish Airlines, from R14 291. These flights start at 22% lower than the current average price 3 months from now.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Cape Town to Los Angeles one-way?

To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with American Airlines, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at R8 462. British Airways flights start at R9 275 while deals on United Airlines start at R9 443 one-way.

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Destination information for Los Angeles

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Cape Town to Los Angeles.
Today's exchange rate
R1 = $0,08
Average temperature for May in Los Angeles
26.0 °C
Avg rainfall for May in Los Angeles
6.0 mm

Airports servicing Cape Town

Airports servicing Los Angeles

Top 9 airlines flying from Cape Town to Los Angeles

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Cape Town to Los Angeles 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
Air France
R913 R1 078 No cancel fee 77%
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Turkish Airlines
R946 R1 085 No cancel fee 77%
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Qatar Airways
R878 R1 100 No cancel fee 68%
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Emirates
R892 R1 132 No cancel fee 75%
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Etihad Airways
R1 027 R1 209 No cancel fee 75%
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KLM
R923 R1 268 No cancel fee 75%
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Cathay Pacific
R1 147 R1 282 No cancel fee 72%
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British Airways
R900 R1 304 No cancel fee 70%
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United Airlines
R1 003 R1 490 No cancel fee 69%
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