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Cape Town (CPT) to New York (NYC)

All the information you need to plan the best CPT to NYC flight in 2021: compare Cape Town to New York flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in New York.
CPT - NYC
Price
R12 771 - R15 427
NYC
Temperature
6 - 30 °C
NYC
Precipitation
65 - 130 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 12% potential price rise

Cheapest in

March

Best time to find cheap flights, 5% potential price drop

Round-trip from

R12 771

From Cape Town Intl to New York

One-way from

R8 824

One-way flight from Cape Town Intl to New York

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 New York?

Departing on a Monday is a good option for securing a great price. You can expect to save up to 7% when planning your travel around this day of the week.

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

To save on the cost of your flight from Cape Town to New York, book at least 58 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 6% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from R13 816 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as R13 830.

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

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in December. For low rates, March can be a great choice for travel to New York. Flights to New York from Cape Town in March are about R13 505 on average during March, but can be found for as low as R10 667.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Cape Town to New York (CPT - NYC)?

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from Cape Town to New York is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are in the evening tend to be the most expensive. A flight at midday could potentially save you up to 12% on airfare.

Cheap flights from Cape Town to New York in September, October 2021

The best prices found for CPT to NYC flights in September, October
24 Oct - 8 Nov
R11 029pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
EWR
Newark
EWR
Newark
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
25 Oct - 8 Nov
R11 653pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
25 Oct - 8 Nov
R11 697pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
EWR
Newark
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl

Cape Town Intl to New York 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to New York from Cape Town found for this year
16 Nov - 17 Nov
R10 434pp
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
16 Nov - 17 Nov
R10 449pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Kenya Airways
   
2 STOPS
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Kenya Airways
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
9 Nov - 16 Nov
R10 492pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Virgin Atlantic
 
1 STOP
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Virgin Atlantic
 
1 STOP
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
24 Sep - 29 Sep
R11 900pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Ethiopian Air
   
2 STOPS
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Ethiopian Air
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
22 Sep - 30 Sep
R12 118pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Ethiopian Air
   
2 STOPS
EWR
Newark
EWR
Newark
Ethiopian Air
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
24 Sep - 29 Sep
R12 292pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
EWR
Newark
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl

One-way flights to New York from Cape Town

The cheapest one-way flights from Cape Town to New York
13:45 - 13:30
American Airlines
2 stops
30h 45m
CPT - LGA
American Airlines
R8 824
14:45 - 9:10
SWISS
1 stop
24h 25m
CPT - EWR
SWISS
R8 838
swiss
13:50 - 18:25
Turkish Airlines
1 stop
34h 35m
CPT - EWR
Turkish Airlines
R8 867
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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?

If you book a flight to New York from Cape Town, you will be flying from Cape Town Intl, which is the city’s only airport. Cape Town Intl (CPT) is located 15,6 km from the centre of Cape Town. There are 0 flights from Cape Town Intl to New York per day from 12 different airlines.

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 South African, Emirates, and Qatar Airways flying from Cape Town Intl to New York have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

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

Airlines globally have implemented additional safety measures to accommodate you. Etihad Airways is one of them. Some of the new policies that have been implemented to accommodate travellers flying from Cape Town Intl to New York 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 New York for under R10 200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Cape Town to New York for under R10 200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Virgin Atlantic for just R10 144, but on average you can expect to pay R10 942.

Are there last-minute flights available from Cape Town to New York for under R11 900?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Cape Town to New York within the next 7 days for less than R11 900.

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

Flying on Virgin Atlantic is currently your cheapest option to New York, with prices starting at R10 144. Additional return tickets that might be worth considering are offered by Kenya Airways and British Airways, with the lowest prices starting at R10 434 and R10 580, respectively. Virgin Atlantic is currently priced 24% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

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

For one-way options, check prices for Turkish Airlines. According to our data, you can fly for as low as R8 388. Users have also found prices from R8 504 and R8 794 on Turkish Airlines and British Airways, respectively.

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 will not be allowed to enter New York.

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

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

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Destination information for New York

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Cape Town to New York.
Today's exchange rate
R1 = $0,07
Average temperature for September in New York
26.0 °C
Avg rainfall for September in New York
110.0 mm

Airports servicing Cape Town

Airports servicing New York

Newark (EWR)
LaGuardia (LGA)
New York Skyports SPB (NYS)

Top 9 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
Etihad Airways
R479 R824 No cancel fee 75%
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Kenya Airways
R723 R888 No cancel fee 82%
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Qatar Airways
R760 R944 No cancel fee 68%
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Emirates
R593 R949 No cancel fee 75%
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South African
R810 R975 No cancel fee 78%

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

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Turkish Airlines
R835 R1 021 No cancel fee 77%
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British Airways
R749 R1 095 No cancel fee 70%
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KLM
R800 R1 261 No cancel fee 75%
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United Airlines
R884 R1 421 No cancel fee 69%
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