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Cape Town (CPT) to New York

All the information you need to plan the best CPT to JFK flight in 2022: compare Cape Town to New York flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in New York.
When is the cheapest time to fly from Cape Town to State of New York (CPT - NY)?

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

How far in advance should I book a flight from Cape Town to State of New York?

To save up to 8% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 61 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 State of New York from R14 816 1-2 weeks out and tickets from R15 529 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Cape Town to State of New York?

Our data shows that February tends to be the cheapest month to fly to State of New York from Cape Town. Users have commonly found prices around R13 885 for the month, but tickets can be as low as R10 067. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in July.

Cheap flights from Cape Town to New York in August, September 2022

The best prices found for CPT to New York flights in August, September
11 Aug - 4 Sep
R15 400pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
United Airlines
Direct
EWR
Newark
EWR
Newark
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
19 Sep - 26 Sep
R15 416pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
United Airlines
Direct
EWR
Newark
EWR
Newark
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
20 Sep - 26 Sep
R15 659pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl

Cape Town Intl to New York 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to New York from Cape Town found for this year
1 Nov - 9 Nov
R13 681pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Kenya Airways
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
1 Nov - 9 Nov
R13 698pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Kenya Airways
   
2 STOPS
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Kenya Airways
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
18 Oct - 9 Nov
R13 762pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl

Cheap KLM flights from Cape Town to New York

13 Nov - 23 Nov
R15 708pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
KLM
 
1 STOP
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
KLM
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
31 Jan - 16 Mar
R15 789pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
KLM
 
1 STOP
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
KLM
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
15 Nov - 22 Nov
R16 567pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
KLM
   
2 STOPS
EWR
Newark
EWR
Newark
KLM
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl

Cheap Kenya Airways flights from Cape Town to New York

1 Nov - 9 Nov
R13 698pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Kenya Airways
   
2 STOPS
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Kenya Airways
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
10 Dec - 4 Jan
R13 795pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Kenya Airways
 
1 STOP
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Kenya Airways
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
18 Oct - 9 Nov
R13 860pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Kenya Airways
   
2 STOPS
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Kenya Airways
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl

Direct flights to New York from Cape Town

Save time with Cape Town to New York direct flight deals
7 Nov - 4 Dec
R15 724pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
United Airlines
Direct
EWR
Newark
EWR
Newark
United Airlines
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl
10 Oct - 26 Oct
R20 474pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
United Airlines
Direct
EWR
Newark
EWR
Newark
United Airlines
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl
10 Dec - 4 Jan
R28 352pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
United Airlines
Direct
EWR
Newark
EWR
Newark
United Airlines
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl

Last-minute flights from Cape Town to New York

Late deals on return flights to New York from Cape Town, departing today and this week
17 Aug - 21 Aug
R30 556pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
20 Aug - 27 Aug
R30 637pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
17 Aug - 21 Aug
R31 270pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Lufthansa
   
2 STOPS
EWR
Newark
EWR
Newark
Lufthansa
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl

One-way flights to New York from Cape Town

The cheapest one-way flights from Cape Town to New York
18:00 - 1:35
Kenya Airways
1 stop
38h 35m
CPT - JFK
Kenya Airways
R7 781
StudentUniverse
16:00 - 9:46
American Airlines
2 stops
48h 46m
CPT - EWR
American Airlines
R9 256
2:00 - 3:35
Multiple Airlines
3 stops
31h 35m
CPT - JFK
Multiple Airlines
R9 710
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Flight FAQs

From Cape Town to New York

What airport do you fly from for flights from Cape Town to New York?

Cape Town Intl (CPT) is the airport you will fly out of if you book a flight from Cape Town to New York. It is only a 15,6 km journey to Cape Town Intl (CPT) from Cape Town’s city centre.

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

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like Qatar Airways, South African, and Emirates flying from Cape Town Intl to New York have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

Can I find flights from Cape Town to State of New York for under R13 700 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Cape Town to State of New York for under R13 700. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just R13 681, but on average you can expect to pay R14 314.

Are there direct flights from Cape Town to State of New York for under R15 800 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 19 direct flights from Cape Town to State of New York under R15 800. A good price for a direct flight from Cape Town to State of New York is less than R52 440.

Are there last-minute flights available from Cape Town to State of New York for under R30 600?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Cape Town to State of New York within the next 7 days for less than R30 600.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Cape Town to State of New York one-way?

The cheapest airline one-way is Kenya Airways, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as R7 522. However, be on the lookout for offers from American Airlines and Turkish Airlines, as they are both options that can get you from Cape Town to State of New York for a low price.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Cape Town to State of New York?

Before booking your flight from Cape Town to State of New York, check out the most popular airlines for this route: British Airways, Emirates or Ethiopian Air.

What are the most popular routes from Cape Town to State of New York?

The most popular route from Cape Town to State of New York is Cape Town Intl - New York John F Kennedy Intl. You may also consider Cape Town Intl - Newark or Cape Town Intl - New York LaGuardia.

What are the cheapest flights from Cape Town to State of New York?

While on average a flight from Cape Town to State of New York is generally R17 150, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is R12 395. When looking at the most popular route, (Cape Town Intl - New York John F Kennedy Intl), you can expect to pay R13 892 for that flight.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for New York (NY)

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

Information is based on travel restrictions from Cape Town Intl to New York

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

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 New York.

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

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

Returning to Cape Town Intl from New York

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

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

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Top 10 airlines flying from Cape Town Intl to New York

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Cape Town to New York 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
R9 970 R12 101 No cancel fee 68%
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Turkish Airlines
R10 127 R14 398 No cancel fee 77%
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Virgin Atlantic
R10 302 R11 186 No cancel fee 72%
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Emirates
R10 391 R13 239 No cancel fee 75%
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Ethiopian Air
R11 332 R12 377 No cancel fee 72%
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British Airways
R11 852 R14 191 No cancel fee 70%
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United Airlines
R12 908 R17 928 No cancel fee 69%
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South African
R13 128 R15 810 No cancel fee 78%
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Kenya Airways
R13 951 R20 120 No cancel fee 82%
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Iberia
R14 702 R16 864 No cancel fee 77%
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