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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 2022: compare Cape Town to Los Angeles flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Los Angeles.
CPT - LAX
Price
R711 - R1 203
LAX
Temperature
14 - 23 °C
LAX
Rainfall
0 - 87 mm

Popular in

July

High demand for flights, 21% potential price rise

Cheapest in

March

Best time to find cheap flights, 25% potential price drop

Round-trip from

R11 652

From Cape Town Intl to Los Angeles

One-way from

R9 538

One-way flight from Cape Town Intl to Los Angeles

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
When is the cheapest time to fly from Cape Town to Los Angeles (CPT - LAX)?

It’s optimal to fly from Cape Town to Los Angeles in the morning. By choosing this option you can save up to 27% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight in the afternoon.

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

Departing on a Tuesday is a good option for securing a great price. You can expect to save up to 22% when planning your travel around this day of the week.

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

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 61 days in advance, which can save you up to 23% on flights from Cape Town to Los Angeles compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 61 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 R16 535. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from R19 960.

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

The best pricing can be found in the month of March. Prices to Los Angeles from Cape Town average R15 489. You can even find prices in March for less than R15 489, as users have found deals to Los Angeles from as low as R10 685. The month of July appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Los Angeles from Cape Town. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 27%.

Cheap flights from Cape Town to Los Angeles in August, September 2022

The best prices found for CPT to LAX flights in August, September
20 Sep - 7 Oct
R19 174pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
29 Sep - 31 Oct
R20 354pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
16 Sep - 23 Sep
R21 583pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl

Cape Town Intl to Los Angeles 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Los Angeles from Cape Town found for this year
12 Oct - 26 Oct
R16 371pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
21 Nov - 13 Jan
R17 043pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
11 Nov - 18 Nov
R17 306pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Virgin Atlantic
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Virgin Atlantic
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl

Cheap KLM flights from Cape Town to Los Angeles

20 Nov - 13 Jan
R17 601pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
KLM
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
KLM
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
18 Aug - 6 Sep
R30 547pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
KLM
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
KLM
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
18 Aug - 11 Sep
R31 039pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
KLM
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
KLM
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl

Cheap American Airlines flights from Cape Town to Los Angeles

11 Nov - 18 Nov
R17 961pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
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
19 Aug - 30 Aug
R29 859pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Delta
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Delta
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
17 Aug - 10 Sep
R30 236pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
17 Aug - 10 Sep
R30 465pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
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
16:00 - 18:10
American Airlines
2 stops
36h 10m
CPT - LAX
American Airlines
R9 538
15:50 - 5:43
United Airlines
1 stop
23h 53m
CPT - LAX
United Airlines
R10 423
United
1:45 - 3:40
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
34h 55m
CPT - LAX
Multiple Airlines
R11 340
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Flight FAQs

From Cape Town to Los Angeles

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 Qatar Airways, British Airways, and Emirates. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

Can I find flights from Cape Town to Los Angeles for under R16 400 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Cape Town to Los Angeles for under R16 400. The cheapest flight booked recently is on United Airlines for just R16 371, but on average you can expect to pay R17 486.

Are there last-minute flights available from Cape Town to Los Angeles for under R29 900?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Cape Town to Los Angeles within the next 7 days for less than R29 900.

How popular is this Cape Town to Los Angeles flight route?

The Cape Town Intl to Los Angeles flight path was viewed by 2 339 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Cape Town to Los Angeles round-trip?

Currently priced at R16 371, United Airlines will fly you from Cape Town to Los Angeles and back. In addition to United Airlines, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Search Cheapflights for deals from Virgin Atlantic and Lufthansa - these airlines can fly you to your destination from R16 634 and R17 453, respectively.

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

R9 062 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from American Airlines. You may also be able to find cheap deals on United Airlines and SWISS, with prices starting from R10 423 and R10 537, respectively.

What are the cheapest flights from Cape Town to Los Angeles?

While on average a flight from Cape Town to Los Angeles is generally R133 803, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is R12 200. When looking at the most popular route, (Cape Town Intl - Los Angeles), you can expect to pay R16 503 for that flight.

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

Before booking your flight from Cape Town to Los Angeles, check out the most popular airlines for this route: Air France, British Airways or Cathay Pacific.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Los Angeles, CA

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

Information is based on travel restrictions from Cape Town Intl to Los Angeles

Most visitors from Cape Town Intl need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Los Angeles.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Cape Town Intl are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering Los Angeles.

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

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

Returning to Cape Town Intl from Los Angeles

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Los Angeles are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering Cape Town Intl.

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

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Top 10 airlines flying from Cape Town Intl 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
Qatar Airways
R10 430 R12 211 No cancel fee 68%
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Emirates
R11 670 R18 196 No cancel fee 75%
Search Emirates flights
British Airways
R13 166 R14 824 No cancel fee 70%
Search British Airways flights
Turkish Airlines
R14 042 R15 908 No cancel fee 77%
Search Turkish Airlines flights
Air France
R14 959 R17 664 No cancel fee 77%
Search Air France flights
United Airlines
R15 668 R18 013 No cancel fee 69%
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Iberia
R15 748 R17 717 No cancel fee 77%
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Lufthansa
R16 478 R18 623 No cancel fee 76%
Search Lufthansa flights
Etihad Airways
R16 837 R19 810 No cancel fee 75%
Search Etihad Airways flights
KLM
R17 086 R21 670 No cancel fee 75%
Search KLM flights
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